Winklers Traum vom Wasser

Roman

Author: Anthony Doerr

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 3406671071

Category: Fiction

Page: 487

View: 7104

David Winkler wächst in Anchorage, Alaska, auf, ein stiller Junge mit einer Vorliebe für Schnee und die Schönheit der Eiskristalle. Manchmal kann er Ereignisse sehen, bevor sie eintreten werden – ein Mann mit einer Hutschachtel wird von einem Bus angefahren werden, er wird sich in eine Frau in einem Supermarkt verlieben. Als David davon träumt, daß seine neugeborene Tochter in einer Flut ums Leben kommt, während er versucht sie zu retten, flieht er panisch aus Cleveland, wo die Familie inzwischen lebt. Kann er so den Lauf der Dinge ändern? Mittellos, allein und ohne Gewißheit, ob seine Tochter überlebt hat – der Ohio ist tatsächlich in Cleveland über die Ufer getreten –, wohnt Winkler auf einer karibischen Insel bei einem Ehepaar mit einer Tochter, die sich um ihn kümmern. Schließlich ist es die Tochter, die ihn in die Welt zurückholt, um nach den Menschen zu suchen, die er verlassen hat. 25 Jahre nach seiner Flucht kehrt Winkler zurück nach Amerika. Anthony Doerr ist nicht nur ein Autor mit einer meisterhaften Beobachtungsgabe für Menschen und ihre Empfindungen und mit einem ungewöhnlichen Mitgefühl für die menschliche Verletzlichkeit. Seine Beschreibungen der Natur, der Landschaft, des Wassers, der Gerüche und Farben sind von einer großen Magie und überwältigenden Schönheit. Nach dem preisgekrönten Erzählungsband «Der Muschelsammler» beweist Anthony Doerr mit seinem ersten Roman, daß er ein herausragendes literarisches Talent besitzt.

What's So Amazing about Grace?

Author: Philip Yancey

Publisher: HarperCollins Christian Publishing

ISBN: 0310249473

Category: Religion

Page: 144

View: 4281

The visual edition takes the text of the Gold Medallion Award-winning original and illustrates its themes and message with provocative full-color photography and illustrations; readers can 'experience grace' as they interact with its engaging content.

About Grace

A Novel

Author: Anthony Doerr

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 143910378X

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 3996

The first novel by the author of the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning #1 New York Times bestseller All the Light We Cannot See, one of the most beautiful, wise, and compelling debuts of recent times. David Winkler begins life in Anchorage, Alaska, a quiet boy drawn to the volatility of weather and obsessed with snow. Sometimes he sees things before they happen—a man carrying a hatbox will be hit by a bus; Winkler will fall in love with a woman in a supermarket. When David dreams that his infant daughter will drown in a flood as he tries to save her, he comes undone. He travels thousands of miles, fleeing family, home, and the future itself, to deny the dream. On a Caribbean island, destitute, alone, and unsure if his child has survived or his wife can forgive him, David is sheltered by a couple with a daughter of their own. Ultimately it is she who will pull him back into the world, to search for the people he left behind. Doerr's characters are full of grief and longing, but also replete with grace. His compassion for human frailty is extraordinarily moving. In luminous prose, he writes about the power and beauty of nature and about the tiny miracles that transform our lives. About Grace is heartbreaking, radiant, and astonishingly accomplished.

#Grace

Was du für deine Nachfolge unbedingt brauchst

Author: Kyle Idleman

Publisher: Brunnen Verlag Gießen

ISBN: 3765575054

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 192

View: 9065

"Gebt acht, dass niemand hinter der Gnade Gottes zurückbleibt" (Hebräer 12,15). Das steht auf dem Zettel, den der Pastor Kyle Idleman auf einer Lesereise zu "Not a Fan." erhält. Und Jahre nach seinem erfolgreichen Buch macht er sich erneut auf die Reise - Gottes große Gnade zu erforschen. Humorvoll und aufrichtig erzählt er aus seinem eigenen Leben, wie die Gnade darin lebendig wurde und welche Anstöße ihn bei seiner persönlichen Nachfolge bereichert haben. Dabei taucht er tief in die ganz eigene Mathematik des Evangeliums ein und inspiriert zu Lösungswegen in einer Gleichung, in der die Gnade immer größer ist.

Grace

Author: Paula Kanzleiter

Publisher: neobooks

ISBN: 3738077251

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 50

View: 4907

"Sie ist wie die Blumen, die sie malt. Strahlend und wunderschön." In einer kleinen Stadt am Fluss beginnt die erste Liebe. Hier findet ihr erster Kuss statt, hier fliegen die ersten Schmetterlinge. Und hier, in der Stadt am Fluss, wird Grace so oft geschlagen, bis ihre Haut blauer als der Himmel an einem scheinenden Sommertag und ihre Seele bewölkter als der Himmel an einem Regentag ist. In einer kleinen Stadt am Fluss malt Grace eine Blume. Doch sie beginnt zu verwelken, bevor das letzte Blütenblatt Platz auf dem weißen Papier gefunden hat.

alias Grace

Roman

Author: Margaret Atwood

Publisher: Piper ebooks

ISBN: 349297743X

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

View: 8052

Toronto, 1843: Das junge Dienstmädchen Grace wird mit sechzehn des Doppelmordes an ihren Arbeitgebern schuldig gesprochen. In letzter Sekunde wandelt das Gericht ihr Todesurteil in eine lebenslange Gefängnisstrafe um. Sie verbringt Jahre hinter Gittern, bis man sie schließlich entlässt. Im Haushalt des Anstaltdirektors begegnet sie dem Nervenarzt Simon, der ihrer Geschichte auf den Grund gehen will: Ist Grace eine gemeingefährliche Verbrecherin oder unschuldig? Margaret Atwood hat einen Roman von hypnotischer Spannung geschrieben, der die Geschichte einer realen Gestalt, einer der berüchtigtsten Frauen Kanadas erzählt.

The Truth about Grace

Author: John MacArthur

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 1400204127

Category: Religion

Page: 110

View: 3736

Best-selling author and pastor John MacArthur illuminates this profound concept with verse upon verse of Scripture. He also shows that misunderstandings about grace have led to some of the church s greatest problems, perhaps because grace is her most precious gift."

The Truth about Grace

Spirit-Empowered Perspectives

Author: Vinson Synan

Publisher: Charisma Media

ISBN: 1629995045

Category: Religion

Page: 288

View: 7687

HAS THE GRACE MESSAGE BECOME LAWLESS? MANY MINISTRIES TODAY SAY GRACE IS FREEDOM FROM THE "THOU SHALT NOTS" OF THE BIBLE. SOME SAY WE LIVE UNDER GRACE, NOT UNDER THE LAW. BUT IS THIS WHAT GOD'S GRACE ACTUALLY MEANS?

Grace

Author: Lois Hite-Overbay

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1456717529

Category: Fiction

Page: 112

View: 1653

The stories in this book are fiction, but are true to life. The stories will take you through everyday happenings and show how God is there to help you, if you ask him.

Grace

A Biological Basis for the Theory and Practice of Christianity

Author: Frank Dale Robinette

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595253903

Category: Religion

Page: 212

View: 1403

Do you want to feel better, more successful, and be a better parent, spouse, or friend? Then maybe you should read Frank's book. It might change your life. Grace takes religion and psychotherapy away from the experts, and gives them back to you, where they belong. That's what Jesus did to begin with; that's what Grace does now. Grace turns most church teachings inside out, putting you in the driver's seat, letting you experience the miracles promised by the New Testament not in a supernatural way, but biologically. It's a way to put zest and enthusiasm in your life! Grace offers step by step instructions on how to pray effectively, and what happens when you do. You'll learn THE WAY as Jesus taught it a real lesson in biology. Grace is not easy as pie or pie in the sky when you die. Grace is work, hard work, but the satisfaction it brings will astonish you. Grace is the scientific application of the three teachings of Jesus-Love, Honesty, and Nonjudgment. Give it a try and see for yourself. The experience of true Grace is more than worth the effort.

Bridges of Reconciliation

It's All about Grace

Author: Bruce Farrant,Linda Farrant

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1619965070

Category: Religion

Page: 298

View: 9213

For centuries Indigenous Nations and people endured a holocaust of unimaginable proportions, much of the suffering and betrayal coming from those who claimed to be representing the Christian God. If we desire reconciliation and friendship with Native people and Nations, how do we build those bridges? Knowing that historically we have not loved our first neighbors well, how do we now communicate grace? Can we learn from the tragedies and failures of the past? Are we willing to pave the way of reconciliation with our tears? These questions and more we ponder throughout this book. What we are learning is the gift of many friends representing many tribes and cultures who have graciously and generously shared their stories and their hearts with us. Now we pass along some of our gleanings to you. We hope it will set you to thinking and even unpacking your baggage, to sort it out and pack again-wherever you might be going in this life. God help us all to travel light and may we always move to the music of God's extravagant grace. About the Farrants... We are simply two very ordinary people given the extraordinary privilege of spending time with people of other cultures who have been and are still our teachers. We are not the Indigenous voice. They have voices of their own. We hope the offering of this little book will encourage you to listen to those voices. Currently, Bruce serves as coordinator of Native American/First Nations Ministries with Mission to North America. We make our home in Maryville, TN, just west of what the Cherokee call the Shakonohey, Land of the Blue Smoke (Great Smoky Mountains). God has blessed us with four wonderful children and eleven grandchildren. Contact Us: www.onechurchonetribe.com or [email protected]

Grace

The Power to Change

Author: James B. Richards

Publisher: Whitaker House

ISBN: 1603747966

Category: Religion

Page: 192

View: 6733

There are many things that we all believe yet do not experience. We all want victory, yet few find it. One of our greatest frustrations is that much of what we believe really doesn’t work. Too often we spend our lives struggling with the same issues. The feeling of defeat can be agonizing. It is as if we are caught in a maze of formulas and rules. We know there’s something missing, but we’re not sure what. In our search for truth, we lose our way among the dos and don’ts of religion. Christians everywhere have been missing the truth about grace--and the result is defeat and frustration. In this life-changing book, Dr. James Richards unfolds the mystery of grace. You will find the power to overcome instead of repeatedly seeking forgiveness. You will conquer personal issues instead of enduring them. You will discover God’s power of effortless change instead of your best effort to change. This reality will transform everything you are experiencing with God. Grace: The Power to Change will bring you into the dimension of Christian living that Jesus called “easy and light.” This is a must-read for every believer!

Der Muschelsammler

Erzählungen

Author: Anthony Doerr

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 340667108X

Category: Fiction

Page: 255

View: 1615

In seinem preisgekrönten Debüt, den Erzählungen aus «Der Muschelsammler», nimmt Anthony Doerr seine Keser mit auf eine Reise von der Afrikanischen bis zu den Nadelwäldern Montanas und den Mooren von Lappland. Er entwirft dabei eine weite und reiche Natur- und Seelenlandschaft, die etwas Magisches besitzt: Ein blinder Muschelsammler an der Küste Kenias entdeckt die wunderbaren Heilkräfte einer hochgiftigen Meeresschnecke, Touristen fangen einen Karpfen, der so groß ist, daß man ihn nicht fotografieren kann. Die Frau eines Jägers kann die Traumbilder der Tiere nacherleben, wenn sie sie berührt. In einer fast beängstigend schönen, ebenso genauen wie eleganten Sprache erforscht Doerr die conditio humana in allen Variationen – die Veränderung, den Kummer, die Zerbrechlichkeit von Freundschaften, ein Herz, das langsam wieder geheilt wird – und beschreibt die Natur als wunderbaren Überfluß ebenso wie als zerstörerische Macht. Einige seiner Figuren haben mit den Härten des Lebens zu kämpfen, andere besitzen ungewöhnliche Fähigkeiten. Alle verbindet ihre Achtung vor dem überwältigenden Kosmos außerhalb ihrer selbst. Die amerikanischen Kritiken waren überschwenglich, «Doerr ist das allwissende, alles sehende Auge, wie wir es bei D.H.Lawrence, Tolstoi, Hemingway, Pynchon, DeLillo und Richard Powers vorfinden» (The Philadelphia Inquirer) und «Diese Geschichten erzählen vom Wunder und der eisigen Indifferenz der Natur, und sie sind meisterhaft geschrieben.» (Outside)

Grace

Author: Philip Yancey

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0310293197

Category: Religion

Page: 160

View: 8218

A stunningly innovative visual edition of the award-winning What's so amazing about grace? by bestselling author Philip Yancey. This visual edition takes the text of the Gold Medallion Award-winning original and illustrates its themes and message with provocative full-color photography and illustrations. You'll 'experience grace' as you interact with its engaging visual content.

Grace

The Free, Unconditional and Limitless Love of God

Author: Peter Groves

Publisher: Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd

ISBN: 1848250541

Category: Religion

Page: 160

View: 1851

The first in a new series of books explaining serious theology for a popular audience, Grace explores the free, unconditional and limitless love of God. Tackling common misunderstandings, both Protestant and Catholic, it gives an essential overview of one of the most important concepts in the Christian faith.

Grace

Author: T. Greenwood

Publisher: Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1786490994

Category: Fiction

Page: 276

View: 2393

Every family photograph hides a story. For thirteen-year-old Trevor Kennedy, taking photos helps make sense of his fractured world. His father struggles to keep a business going, while Trevor's mother, Elsbeth, all but ignores her son, instead doting on his five-year-old sister, Gracy. Though Trevor knows he can count on little Gracy's unconditional love, nothing compensates for the torment he has endured at school. But where Trevor once silently weathered the jabs and name-calling, now insuppressible fury threatens to wrest control. Only Crystal, a shop worker dealing with her own loss, sees the deep fissures in the Kennedy family - in the haunting photographs Trevor brings to be developed. And as their lives become more intertwined, each will be pushed to the breaking point, with shattering, unforeseeable consequences.

Where Is God When it Hurts/What's So Amazing About Grace?

Author: Philip Yancey

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 031086707X

Category: Religion

Page: 592

View: 2535

Award-winning author Philip Yancey takes you for a soul-searching look at two of Christianity’s most important topics WHAT’S SO AMAZING ABOUT GRACE? In this critically acclaimed, bestselling book, Philip Yancey explores the church’s great distinctive—grace—at street level. If grace is God’s love for the undeserving, and if Christians are its sole dispensers, then how are we doing at lavishing grace on a world that knows far more of cruelty and unforgiveness than it does of mercy? Offering compelling, true portraits of grace’s life-changing power, Yancey searches for its presence in his own life and in the church. And he challenges us to become living answers to a world that desperately wants to know, What’s So Amazing About Grace? WHERE IS GOD WHEN IT HURTS? If there is a loving God, then why is it that ... ? You’ve heard that question, perhaps asked it yourself. No matter how you complete it, at its root lies the issue of pain. In this award-winning book, Philip Yancey reveals a God who is neither capricious nor unconcerned. Using examples from the Bible and from his own experiences, Yancey looks at pain—physical, emotional, and spiritual—and helps us understand why we suffer. Where Is God When It Hurts? will speak to those for whom life sometimes just doesn’t make sense. And it will help equip anyone who wants to reach out to someone in pain but doesn’t know what to say.

Grace

Author: Charles Higgins

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595364594

Category: Fiction

Page: 216

View: 6057

Grace and Hank, both confident and hard working, marry, and their dominent personalities become a major challenge for them both. Add the vissitudes of life to the mix, and Grace's true essence unfolds as she becomes a woman in charge of her own destiny.