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天国与人间(四): 神学随想(孙基立) Heaven and Earth (4): Theological Meditations
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 23, 2018 by K. K. Yeo. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Theology
This is a collection of essays by professor Jili Sun at Northwestern University on her life in China, France, and USA. 美国西北大学孙基立老师的散文集,讲述各国风土人情,旅行见闻,中国文化和西方文化的对比和反思,神学的随想,文学作品中的宗教意味。 这里第四本文集是神学创作,分成三篇。上篇“神学随想”是信仰的随笔。中篇“秘园”是一些安静时光灵光一闪的思考。下篇“小王子的福音”:作者将法国著名童话“小王子”和福音的故事进行比较。这是一种返璞归真的尝试,在了解了信仰的复杂性后,作者有一段时间非常苦恼,因为好像基督原始的信息已经被各种声音和事件掩盖了,但是重新阅读小王子的故事让她耳目一新,小王子帮助她重新听到了童年熟悉的有关基督信仰的声音。
天国与人间(二): 异乡人(孙基立) Heaven and Earth (2): Foreigner
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 20, 2018 by K. K. Yeo. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is second volume of a collection of short essays by professor Sun Jili at Northwestern University on her life in China, France, and the USA. 美国西北大学孙基立老师的散文集,讲述各国风土人情,旅行见闻,中国文化和西方文化的对比和反思,神学的随想,文学作品中的宗教意味。“他乡人” 讲述作者我在各国遇到的友人,有的是多年的朋友,有的萍水相逢,但是短暂的相处留下了深刻的记忆。这本文集是作者旅居法国和美国生活近二十年的游历和思索。本书着意描述普通人的生活和信仰,真挚的友谊,对人生和自然界的宗教感悟,传统和现代在日常生活的冲突和交融。
天国与人间(一): 异国他乡(孙基立) Heaven and Earth (1): Foreign Land
Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 20, 2018 by K. K. Yeo. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is a collection of essays by professor Sun Jili at Northwestern University on her life in China, France, and USA. 美国西北大学孙基立老师的散文集,讲述各国风土人情,旅行见闻,中国文化和西方文化的对比和反思,神学的随想,文学作品中的宗教意味。这本文集是作者旅居法国和美国生活近二十年的游历和思索。本书着意描述普通人的生活和信仰,真挚的友谊,对人生和自然界的宗教感悟,传统和现代在日常生活的冲突和交融。本书希望更多地用心灵去感受那些还未被旅游业侵蚀的小镇,乡村和大城市中未被人注意的角落,一些隐而未现的,常被匆匆遗漏,但是却韵味无穷生活细节,美丽景色。异国他乡的故事以真实的生活告诉读者,人类内心深处的渴望和思考,生活中的痛苦,快乐和挣扎都是相通的。
A Week As A Teacher Aide In South London (And Other Stories)
You set the price! Words: 58,280. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A semi-autobiographical experimental text, accompanied by a series of anecdotal essays (or 'backpacker journalism') and diary entries depicting the worldview of the temp.
The Virtual Bridge
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » General
In this eBook, author and dowser Nigel Twinn explores his own journey, from novice dowser to experienced questor. It is a journey that has taken him from the end of the road to the ends of the earth - and heís still travelling, both physically and metaphorically.
The Virtual Bridge
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » General
In this eBook, author and dowser Nigel Twinn explores his own journey, from novice dowser to experienced questor. It is a journey that has taken him from the end of the road to the ends of the earth - and heís still travelling, both physically and metaphorically.
Travel Joy or Curse
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 30,730. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Travel Joy or Curse is a pictorial account of my travel experiences taking me to over 40 countries and countless airports while I circumnavigated the earth seven times in 60 years. Embedded with my own brand of dry wit, it is written as a series of events that happened during my travels. Time has a way of softening our attitude to the bad things and creates wonderful memories to share.
The Bike Ride
Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
The Bike Ride is a humorous account of a three day cycle ride across the south of England which due to negligible planning, an abysmal lack of preparation and poor eyesight was considerably more taxing than it needed to be. With a mistake waiting to be made around every tortuous bend and a near beating on the way, this essay can best be described as the diary of an incompetent cyclist.
Motions and Moments: More Essays on Tokyo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,520. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Motions and Moments is the third book by Michael Pronko on the fluid feel and vibrant confusions of Tokyo life. These 42 new essays burrow into the unique intensities that suffuse the city and ponder what they mean to its millions of inhabitants.
Scotland Is For Loners: A Misanthrope's Travelogue
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Not everyone loves to travel with family and friends. There's a certain freedom that comes with being on your own in a new place, far from all that you know. The only annoying travelers you may encounter on your journey into a strange new land? Everyone else. Join Alexander Zwick on his solo expedition through Scotland, as he gives his humorous yet honest take on the realities of modern travel.