Meru and the Magic Thread

Author: Marla Hanson

Publisher: Trafford Publishing


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 59

View: 881

A young boy faces the dominions of evil as he responds to a divine invitation that will inevitably require him to accept a great responsibility. Illustrated children's book.

The Magic Thread

Overcoming Challenges During World War II, a Young Girl Discovers Secrets That Change Adversity Into Adventure

Author: M. J. MacPherson

Publisher: iUniverse


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 208

View: 993

December 7, 1941 changed life forever. Uprooted from her Michigan home, a young girl moves with her parents, to a primitive desert near old Palm Springs in an effort to save her father's life. Experience WWII through her eyes as she faces challenges that shape her personality and mystical moments that fill her heart with wonder the first time she hears an angel voice - the strange tale of a reappearing Butterfield stagecoach in the canyon. Leaving country school to attend school in Palm Springs, she wants to look glamorous like the city girls, but then, there are Daddy's old country ideas and the freckles

The Magic Thread

Astrological Chart Interpretation Using Depth Psychology

Author: Richard Idemon

Publisher: Wessex Astrologer


Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 274

View: 739


Book of Virtues

Author: William J. Bennett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Education

Page: 831

View: 792

A senior editor of National Review and leading conservative spokesperson provides commentary to accompany this anthology of character-building stories from history, the Bible, and such poets as Frost and Angelou. 60,000 first printing. National ad/promo. Tour.

I Kissed Dating Goodbye

A New Attitude Toward Relationships and Romance

Author: Joshua Harris

Publisher: Multnomah


Category: Religion

Page: 238

View: 317

Joshua Harris's first book, written when he was only 21, turned the Christian singles scene upside down...and people are still talking. More than 800,000 copies later, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, with its inspiring call to sincere love, real purity, and purposeful singleness, remains the benchmark for books on Christian dating. Now, for the first time since its release, the national #1 bestseller has been expanded with new content and updated for new readers. Honest and practical, it challenges cultural assumptions about relationships and provides solid, biblical alternatives to society's norm.Clear, stylish typeset, with user-friendly links to referenced Scripture.

The Magic Nuts

Author: Mrs. Molesworth



Category: Aunts

Page: 194

View: 816

St. Nicholas

Author: Mary Mapes Dodge



Category: Children's literature


View: 515

Ancient Magic and the Supernatural in the Modern Visual and Performing Arts

Author: Filippo Carlà-Uhink

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing


Category: History

Page: 352

View: 446

To what extent did mythological figures such as Circe and Medea influence the representation of the powerful 'oriental' enchantress in modern Western art? What role did the ancient gods and heroes play in the construction of the imaginary worlds of the modern fantasy genre? What is the role of undead creatures like zombies and vampires in mythological films? Looking across the millennia, from the distrust of ancient magic and oriental cults, which threatened the new-born Christian religion, to the revival and adaptation of ancient myths and religion in the arts centuries later, this book offers an original analysis of the reception of ancient magic and the supernatural, across a wide variety of different media – from comics to film, from painting to opera. Working in a variety of fields across the globe, the authors of these essays deconstruct certain scholarly traditions by proposing original interdisciplinary approaches and collaborations, showing to what extent the visual and performing arts of different periods interlink and shape cultural and social identities.

St. Nicholas




Category: Children's literature


View: 345

Dialogue and Critical Discourse

Language, Culture, Critical Theory

Author: Michael Macovski

Publisher: Oxford University Press


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

View: 160

This interdisciplinary volume of collected, mostly unpublished essays demonstrates how Mikhail Bakhtin's theory of dialogic meaning--and its subsequent elaborations--have influenced a wide range of critical discourses. With essays by Michael Holquist, Jerome J. McGann, John Searle, Deborah Tannen, Gary Saul Morson, Caryl Emerson, Shirley Brice Heath, Don H. Bialostosky, Paul Friedrich, Timothy Austin, John Farrell, Rachel May, and Michael Macovski, the collection explores dialogue not only as an exchange among intratextual voices, but as an extratextual interplay of historical influences, oral forms, and cultural heuristics as well. Such approaches extend the implications of dialogue beyond the boundaries of literary theory, to anthropology, philosophy, linguistics, and cultural studies. The essays address such issues as the establishment and exercise of political power, the relation between conversational and literary discourse, the historical development of the essay, and the idea of literature as social action. Taken together, the essays argue for a redefinition of literary meaning--one that is communal, interactive, and vocatively created. They demonstrate that literary meaning is not rendered by a single narrator, nor even by a solitary author--but is incrementally exchanged and constructed.

Story Time at the Altar

86 Messages for Children

Author: Elaine M. Ward

Publisher: CSS Publishing


Category: Religion

Page: 120

View: 236

Jesus told stories, and the scriptures are the sacred story of God and his people and since children love stories too, is there a better way to plant the seeds of faith than with stories? This outstanding collection provides 86 enchanting parables written in a simple, direct style that children of all ages can easily relate to. Brief talking points and questions in each message help youngsters clearly understand the good news of God's incredible grace and unconditional love. A convenient scripture index is included.

With the Poets

A Selection of English Poetry

Author: Frederic William Farrar

Publisher: W. Briggs


Category: English poetry

Page: 290

View: 995

Stories of the Magicians

Thalaba and the Magicians of the Domdaniel, Rustem and the Genii, Kehama and His Sorceries

Author: Alfred John Church



Category: Children

Page: 309

View: 260