By Marty Gitlin
Playmakers introduces younger readers to their present heroes off and on the sector. Joe Flacco: tremendous Bowl MVP summarizes Flaccos' lifestyles and profession so far and attracts recognition to accomplishments past his athletic ability in addition to occupation highlights to this point. brief, informative sidebars upload to the enticing, easy-to-read textual content, making Playmakers successful for any reader on your library! Aligned to universal middle criteria and correlated to nation criteria. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing corporation.
By Charles George
Profiles the lifetime of instructor, lecturer, spiritual and religious chief, the Dalai Lama of Tibet.
By Miguel Ángel Ladero Quesada
L. a. biograf?a de Hernando de Zafra se convierte en un modelo de c?mo se ascend?a en l. a. Corte castellana a fines de l. a. Edad Media, desde niveles modestos hasta puestos de primera importancia mediante l. a. combinaci?n de aptitudes, buena fortuna, apoyos y, sobre todo, confianza regia.
By H. Paul Jeffers
What The Vatican does not wish You To Know:
The lies. The conspiracies. The cover-ups. The truth.
Deep at the back of the partitions of the world's holiest website is a dense community of lies, corruption, and conspiracies fueling the Vatican's massive and unchecked impact on international occasions. From the Holy Orders that rejected the commandment "Thou Shalt no longer Kill" to the scandals splashed throughout overseas headlines, the Vatican isn't any longer shrouded in secret, legend, and secrecy.
It's all here:
The stunning and unsolved homicide of the corrupt Vatican financier referred to as "God's Banker"
Real-life exorcism--and stunning rumors of Satanism
The Vatican's startling perspectives on extraterrestrials and end-of-world prophesies
The Vatican's hidden ties to Nazi Germany and the Mafia
The extraordinary rituals of the ultraconservative Opus Dei
The Vatican's ruthless 500-year conflict with the Freemasons
Pope Pius XII's anti-Semitic indifference to the plight of Europe's Jews and the Holocaust
And a lot more!
This totally interesting, unflinching account is the main definitive exposé ever written concerning the so much secretive establishment within the world.
H. Paul Jeffers is the writer of The Bilderberg Conspiracy, Freemasons: contained in the World's Oldest mystery Society and Freemasons in the USA: contained in the mystery Society, between fifty different books. He has seemed on C-SPAN, Fox information, and The historical past Channel.
By David Armentrout
Publication by way of Armentrout, David, Armentrout, Patricia
By Beethoven, Ludwig van; Crowest, Frederick James; Beethoven, Ludwig van
By Saint Augustine of Hippo, Marcus Dods
One of many nice cornerstones within the background of Christian philosophy, the town of God presents an insightful interpretation of the advance of contemporary Western society and the starting place of so much Western proposal. Contrasting earthly and heavenly cities--representing the omnipresent fight among strong and evil--Augustine explores human background in its relation to all eternity. In Thomas Merton's phrases, "The urban of God is the autobiography of the Church written via the main Catholic of her nice saints." this contemporary Library Paperback Classics variation is an entire and unabridged model of the Marcus Dods translation. From the exchange Paperback edition. Read more...
summary: one of many nice cornerstones within the historical past of Christian philosophy, the town of God presents an insightful interpretation of the advance of contemporary Western society and the foundation of such a lot Western inspiration. Contrasting earthly and heavenly cities--representing the omnipresent fight among strong and evil--Augustine explores human historical past in its relation to all eternity. In Thomas Merton's phrases, "The urban of God is the autobiography of the Church written by way of the main Catholic of her nice saints." this contemporary Library Paperback Classics version is a whole and unabridged model of the Marcus Dods translation. From the alternate Paperback variation
By Dennis Abrams
Starting to be up terrible within the barrios of Fresno, California, Gary Soto came upon it approximately most unlikely to visualize a greater existence for himself. This biography tells how this baby of farm employees used to be in a position to break out his lifetime of poverty and melancholy to turn into a favored and flexible writer.
By Kenneth Baxter Wolf
Within the existence and Afterlife of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Kenneth Baxter Wolf bargains a examine and translation of the testimony given by way of witnesses on the canonization hearings of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, who died in 1231 in Marburg, Germany, on the age of twenty-four. the majority of the depositions have been taken from those who claimed to were healed via the intercession of this new saint. Their descriptions in their maladies and their efforts to safe reduction at Elizabeth's shrine in Marburg give you the sleek reader not just with an in depth, inside of examine the genesis of a saint's cult, but additionally with an strangely transparent window into the lives and hopes of normal humans dwelling in Germany on the time. past testimony approximately her miracles, the papal commissioners additionally heard witnesses communicate to the holiness of Elizabeth's existence. 4 ladies who knew Elizabeth from her arrival on the Wartburg citadel in Thuringia because the destiny spouse of Landgrave Ludwig IV to her demise as a caregiver within the medical institution that she based in Marburg offer bright vignettes approximately her existence. including the testimony of Elizabeth's confessor and mum or dad, Conrad of Marburg, they seize in phrases the Hungarian princess's tireless, artistic efforts to "cure" her lifetime of privilege with its contrary: a lifetime of voluntary deprivation and direct carrier to the negative and ailing.