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A Short Introduction to Martin Luther
by John Lord

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English

Pages

27

Publication Date

April 22, 2017

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Among great benefactors, Martin Luther is one of the most illustrious. He headed the Protestant Reformation. This movement is so completely interlinked with the literature, the religion, the education, the prosperity—yea, even the political history—of Europe, that it is the most important and interesting of all modern historical changes. It is a subject of such amazing magnitude that no one can claim to be well informed who does not know its leading issues and developments, as it spread from Germany to Switzerland, France, Holland, Sweden, England, and Scotland.<br />The central and prominent figure in the movement is Luther; but the way was prepared for him by a host of illustrious men, in different countries,—by Savonarola in Italy, by Huss and Jerome in Bohemia, by Erasmus in Holland, by Wyclif in England, and by sundry others, who detested the corruptions they ridiculed and lamented, but could not remove...
A Short Introduction to Pope Leo the Great
by John Lord

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English

Pages

28

Publication Date

April 22, 2017

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With the great man who forms the subject of this Lecture are identified those principles which lay at the foundation of the Roman Catholic power for fifteen hundred years. I do not say that he is the founder of the Roman Catholic Church, for that is another question. Roman Catholicism, as a polity, or government, or institution, is one thing; and Roman Catholicism, as a religion, is quite another, although they have been often confounded. As a government, or polity, it is peculiar,—the result of the experience of ages, adapted to society and nations in a certain state of progress or development, with evils and corruptions, of course, like all other human institutions. As a religion, although it superadded many dogmas and rites which Protestants do not accept, and for which they can see no divine authority,—like auricular confession, the deification of the Virgin, indulgences for sin, and the infallibility of the Pope,—still, it has at the same time defended the cardinal principles of Christian faith and morality; such as the personality and sovereignty of God, the divinity of Christ, salvation in consequence of his sufferings and death, immortality, the final judgment, the necessity of a holy life, temperance, humility, patience, and the virtues which were taught upon the Mount and enforced by the original disciples and apostles, whose writings are accepted as inspired.<br />In treating so important a subject as that represented by Leo the Great, we must bear in mind these distinctions. While Leo is conceded to have been a devout Christian and a noble defender of the faith as we receive it,—one of the lights of the early Christian Church, numbered even among the Fathers of the Church, with Augustine and Chrysostom,—his special claim to greatness is that to him we trace some of the first great developments of the Roman Catholic power as an institution. More than any other one man, he laid the foundation-stone of that edifice which alike sheltered and imprisoned the European nations for more than a thousand years. He was not a great theologian like Augustine, or preacher like Chrysostom, but he was a great bishop like Ambrose,—even far greater, inasmuch as he was the organizer of new forces in the administration of his important diocese. In fact he was a great statesman, as the more able of the popes always aspired to be. He was the associate and equal of princes...
John D. Rockefeller: The Wealthiest Man In American History
by Michael W. Simmons

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English

Pages

123

Publication Date

April 20, 2017

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John D. Rockefeller is held to be one of the wealthiest men who ever lived; he is also one of the most controversial figures in American history. Born of the unlikely union between a strict Baptist matriarch and her husband, a bigamist, alleged rapist, and snake-oil salesman, Rockefeller’s early childhood was spent learning how to shoulder an adult’s responsibility for his family and turn a deaf ear to the gossip that followed wherever his father went.<br /><br />This book contains highlights from the extraordinarily long life of a man many believed to be little better than a criminal, preying on small business owners to establish the supremacy of the Standard Oil Trust. John D. Rockefeller crushed his competitors and sparked massive public outrage against his businesses. Yet he also saved thousands of lives and helped establish respect for evidence-based medicine in the United States. From his teen years as a bookkeeper in a small commodities trading firm, to his imperial rule over the oil industry, to his early retirement and the decades he spent establishing philanthropic trusts in the fields of education and medicine, you will learn that there is no simple way to pass judgment on John D. Rockefeller’s life.<br />
The Journey Continues: A sequel to Apprenticed to a Himalayan Mas...
by Sri M

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English

Pages

208

Publication Date

April 20, 2017

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Sri M was born in Trivandrum, Kerala. At the age of nineteen and a half, attracted by a strange and irresistible urge to go to the Himalayas, he left home. At the Vyasa Cave, beyond the Himalayan shrine of Badrinath, he met his Master and lived with him for three and a half years, wandering freely, the length and breadth of the snow clad Himalayan region. What he learnt from his Master Maheshwarnath Babaji, transformed his consciousness totally.<br /><br />Back in the plains, he, as instructed by his Master, lived a normal life, working for a living, fulfilling his social commitments and at the same time preparing himself to teach all that he had learnt and experienced. At a signal from his Master he entered the teaching phase of his life. Today, he travels all over the world to share his experiences and knowledge.<br /><br />Equally at home in the religious teachings of most major religions, Sri M, born as Mumtaz Ali Khan, says “Go to the core. Theories are of no use.”<br /><br />Sri M is married and has two children. During 2015-16 Sri M undertook the Walk of Hope, from Kanyakumari to Kashmir for 15 months covering a distance of 7500 kms, spreading the message of peace and harmony to restore the nation fit enough to be bequeathed to the future generations. He leads a simple life – teaching and heading the Satsang Foundation, a charitable concern promoting excellence in education. At present he lives in Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh, three hours drive from Bangalore.<br /><br />For more information about Sri M, please visit: http://www.satsang-foundation.org<br /><br />For getting your print copy of the book, please visit: http://magentapress.in
From Shy girl to Bitch Femdom: How to shed your shy girl nature t...
by Mistress Soren

Language

English

Pages

28

Publication Date

April 19, 2017

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Who this book intended for is for….<br /><br />This book is for shy women who are beginning their path on exploring or becoming the role of a dominant female. Women who are abruptly finding that their timid nature, niceties and politeness are creating a brick wall at the beginning of this exploratory path towards a more dominant role.<br /><br />
A View From The Podium: He wonders if he’s got what it takes an...
by Mikel Gerle

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English

Pages

64

Publication Date

April 20, 2017

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Mike’s longing for discipline leads him across the contest stage where he accidentally becomes Mr. Los Angeles Leather.<br /><br />His search for the holy grail of a hyper-masculine erotic brotherhood has him soaking up books on fetish and advice from an endless parade of self-appointed experts.<br /><br />Now, as he heads off to the biggest contest of them all, the Chicago, International Mister Leather competition, he wonders if he’s got what it takes and if the “community” has what he really wants.
I Love You My Child, I'm Abandoning You: Holocaust book memoirs
by Ariela Palacz

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English

Pages

248

Publication Date

April 19, 2017

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<h2>An exciting human documentary taking place in France during the Holocaust</h2><p>Little Paulette is an excellent pupil, surrounded by a loving family. But one day she is suddenly forced to confront the cruel reality of the Holocaust, together with the rest of French Jewry. Paulette is forced to separate from her family, and as a result, abandoned by her father. But despite her difficult and shocking life experiences, she remains naïve and optimistic, holding on to her thirst for life even in the darkest hours.</p><h3><b>An authentic and moving life story</b></h3><p><b>I Love You My Child, I'm Abandoning You</b> is an exciting human documentary, taking place in France during the Holocaust. It honors the memory of the French Jews who perished in the Second World War, while simultaneously giving voice the persistent will to live, and the strength and bravery that characterize those who survived and gave rise to the future generations of the Jewish people.</p><h3><b>An existential odyssey that puts a spotlight on the human need and right to belong</b></h3><p>Ariela Palacz shares her life story through the character of little Paulette Szenker, sensitively weaving past and present into an authentic and moving journey that shifts between WWII France and contemporary Jerusalem. A story about the human spirit and the thirst for a family, a tradition, and a nation, that will touch your heart.</p><h2><u>Get your copy of <b>I Love You My Child, I'm Abandoning You</b> now!</u></h2>
Diary of a Schizo Bitch
by Lily Bennett

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English

Pages

82

Publication Date

April 19, 2017

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<p>When I was 15, my house caught on fire. Ever since then I have experienced auditory hallucinations. This is my chance to rant, cry, laugh, and prove to the world that schizos can be successful. This is my chance to show that people with mental illnesses can do well.</p><br /><br /><p>This story shows my ups, my downs, and random things that people will probably either laugh or cry out of embarrassment. But I know you should read it if you ever had someone struggle with a mental illness, or if you yourself ever have.</p><br /><br /><p>This is my memoir. People ask me, “Hey, aren’t you a bit young to write that?” And they aren’t wrong. But if I can help even one person, well that will be worth it.</p><br /><br /><p>-Your Favorite Schizo</p>
Hverandre god natt. (Norwegian Edition)
by Magnus Flaa

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Norwegian

Pages

1490

Publication Date

April 20, 2017

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Soverom Alice var veldig søt. Den ble plassert på den godtebutikk på enden av huset. Ved soverom Hakuba som grenser et annet rom, mindre størrelse, med en enkeltseng og en vugge.<br />
Notice of Release: A Daughter's Journey to Forgive her Mother's K...
by Stephanie Cassatly

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English

Pages

246

Publication Date

April 19, 2017

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<p><i>“Stephanie Cassatly’s redemptive memoir is a great gift to humanity.”</i></p><p>—Marina Catacuzino,<br />Founder of The Forgiveness Project</p> <br /><p><b>When Stephanie Cassatly was eighteen years old</b>, her mother was shot and killed in a convenience store robbery in New Orleans, changing every preconceived notion she had about the world and what it meant to feel safe. Twenty years later, she found her mother’s killer and forgave him, just before he died in the notorious Angola State Penitentiary. It was then that she realized she had been as much of a prisoner as he had been.</p> <br /><p>With searing honesty that will make readers’ hearts both ache and sing, <i>Notice of Release</i> chronicles her traumatic and at times dangerous childhood as an expatriate in South America, her shift from grieving college student to high-powered ad-executive, and how she reconciled her deep connection to her own children with her fear of being taken prematurely from them. In this memoir, she proves that shedding the weight of the past can unlock a brave and beautiful future, and comes to see that finding and forgiving her mother’s killer is ultimately a journey to find herself.</p>

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