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Honor (Quaker Brides)
Lyn Cote

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2014

When unexpected circumstances leave Honor Penworthy destitute after the death of her grandfather, she is forced to leave her Maryland plantation—and the slaves she hoped to free—and seek refuge with a distant relative. With no marketable skills, her survival hinges on a marriage arranged through the Quaker community to local glass artisan Samuel Cathwell. Samuel is drawn to Honor, but he has been unwilling to open his heart to anyone since ...


On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington)
David Weber

Baen, 2002

Comprehensive Teacher's Guide available.


Honor: A History
James Bowman

Encounter Books, 2007

The importance of honor is present in the earliest records of civilization. Today, while it may still be an essential concept in Islamic cultures, in the West, honor has been disparaged and dismissed as obsolete. In this lively and authoritative book, James Bowman traces the curious and fascinating history of this ideal, from the Middle Ages through the Enlightenment and to the killing fields of World War I and the despair of Vietnam. Bowman ...


The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen
Kwame Anthony Appiah

W. W. Norton & Company, 2011

"[Appiah's] work reveals the heart and sensitivity of a novelist. . . .Fascinating, erudite and beautifully written."— The New York Times Book Review In this groundbreaking work, Kwame Anthony Appiah, hailed as "one of the most relevant philosophers today" ( New York Times Book Review ), changes the way we understand human behavior and the way social reform is brought about. In brilliantly arguing that new democratic movements over the last ...


The Honor Key: Unlock a Limitless Life
Russell Evans

My Healthy Church, 2014

Russell Evans writes, "our relationship with God was restored with honor, and honor is the system God has built for blessing our relationships with Him and others."  Honor affects every part of your life - your family, your job, your finances, and your church life. In fact, it affects everything. God has a great deal more for us than the narrow slice of life so many of us experience - more abilities, blessings, and inheritance. He wants us to ...


Culture of Honor: Sustaining a Supernatural Environment
Danny Silk

Destiny Image, 2009

An Environment That Sustains Life, Hope, Honor and Destiny! In this powerful, revelation-packed book, Danny Silk describes the significant paradigm shift in church life, government, and relationships that has created and sustained the revival culture at Bethel Church in Redding, California. Through many relevant and true-life stories, the church is revealed as a place of freedom, respect, empowerment, and healthy discipline (not ...


Honor: A Novel
Elif Shafak

Penguin Books, 2014

“Rich in psychological complexity, [ Honor ] presents an intricate pattern of events to show how a practice as heinous as honor killing could persist.” — Shelf Awareness Turkey’s leading female writer, Elif Shafak has won international acclaim for her lyrical blend of Eastern and Western storytelling styles. In this heartbreaking tale of love and misunderstanding, Shafak draws upon the dazzling insight, emotion, and drama that ...


Honor (Vows)

Harlequin MIRA, 2014

Kevin Halloran had defied his lofty family tradition in order to wed lower-class Lacey Granger—and he'd been a better man for it. Surely, then, there was no dragon he couldn't slay to honor and protect his beloved bride. Yet time and tide proved unstoppable…and youthful passion was eclipsed by doubt. Worse, white knight Kevin took a near-mortal blow. Would Lacey be able to slay the dragon of time so that this fallen knight would rise again? ...


For Honor We Stand (Man of War Book 2)
H. Paul Honsinger

47North, 2014

In 2315, the Earth Union is losing a thirty-year-long war with the Krag Hegemony. Having encountered the Krag before, Space Commander Max Robicheaux now faces daunting challenges aboard the USS Cumberland : the dangers from the enemy without…and clashes with crew and superiors within. Meanwhile, Doctor Sahin receives a coded message summoning him to a secret meeting that aims to forge an alliance that could change the balance of power in ...


Frank Henderson Stewart

University of Chicago Press, 1994

What is honor? Is it the same as reputation? Or is it rather a sentiment? Is it a character trait, like integrity? Or is it simply a concept too vague or incoherent to be fully analyzed? In the first sustained comparative analysis of this elusive notion, Frank Stewart writes that none of these ideas is correct. Drawing on information about Western ideas of honor from sources as diverse as medieval Arthurian romances, Spanish dramas of the ...


Shades of Honor: A Forbidden Once-in-a-lifetime Love (Grayson Brothers Book 1)

Rustic Studio Publishing, 2010

With over 200 5-star reviews, RITA award-winner SHADES OF HONOR kicks off this NY Times & USA Today bestselling Grayson Brothers series by Wendy Lindstrom. When love is forbidden should you walk away or grab that one true love with both hands? Everything Radford Grayson wanted was in his hometown: his beloved mother and brothers, and the unscarred part of himself he’d left behind. After surviving a gruesome war, all Radford wants ...


The Child Prince (The Artifactor Book 1)

Raconteur House, 2013

Sevana Warran, reigning prodigy Artifactor of the age, has absolutely no desire to selflessly serve her fellow man. She wants, in fact, to be left alone so that she can putter about in her workroom. But her efforts in avoiding other people prove to be in vain. The reigning family of Windamere is no longer sitting upon the throne and the Council has instead taken power. The sole hope of avoiding the evil machinations of the Council is Bellomi ...


To Honor You Call Us (Man of War Book 1)
H. Paul Honsinger

47North, 2014

The Terran Union is engaged in a vast interstellar war against the Krag, ruthless aliens intent on exterminating humankind. In 2315, the wily Max Robichaux is given command of the USS Cumberland , a destroyer with state-of-the-art capabilities but a combat record so bad, she’s known as the “Cumberland Gap.” Capt. Robichaux’s first mission: to take his warship to the Free Corridor, where the Krag have secretly been buying strategic ...


The Honor of the Queen (Honor Harrington #2)
David Weber

Baen, 2002

Right Woman, Wrong PlaceHonor Harrington has been sent to defend the planet Grayson -- where women are without rights, and her very presence is an affront to the establishment. But only she can save the planet from an enemy attack!


Honor's Reward: How to Attract God's Favor and Blessing
John Bevere

FaithWords, 2007

In HONOR'S REWARD, bestselling author John Bevere unveils the power and truth of an often-overlooked principle-the spiritual law of honor. Bevere explains that understanding the vital role of this virtue will enable readers to attract blessing both now and for eternity.


HONOR BOUND (The Spare Heir Book 1), 2012

His every wish, his every dream, was that some day he could be like his older brothers. A valiant warrior, a champion among men, that's what Jorem wanted to be. To be respected by others and loved by his father the King. Faced with decisions that could affect an entire kingdom he must choose between the comforts of life in a castle and the grueling work of a blacksmith's servant. He'll do this, if not for his family, at least for the people the ...


Quest for Honor

David Tindell, 2014

"I love the name of honor, more than I fear death." Julius Caesar Jim Hayes lives a quiet life in Wisconsin, training in martial arts and studying the warrior ethos. Unable to prevent the murder of his wife six years earlier, Jim is determined that the next time he is called upon to act, things will be different, and he can restore the sense of honor he believes he has lost. His estranged brother Mark, an Army colonel commanding a ...


Honor, Patronage, Kinship & Purity: Unlocking New Testament Culture
David A. deSilva

IVP Academic, 2000

Contemporary Western readers may find it surprising that honor and shame, patronage and reciprocity, kinship and family, and purity and pollution offer us keys to interpreting the New Testament. But as recent scholarship has proposed and as David deSilva demonstrates, paying attention to these cultural themes opens our eyes and ears to new discoveries and deeper understanding. Through our understanding of honor and shame in the Mediterranean ...


Deepwoods (Deepwoods Saga Book 1)

Raconteur House, 2014

“I was stopped by a messenger from Blackstone,” Sylvie said simply and held out a folded sheet of paper that had been sealed with black wax, the crest of the main guild of the city impressed into it. “Seems urgent.” Siobhan broke the seal with a quick twist of her fingers before unfolding the paper. Deepwoods had strong ties to Blackstone, the master guild of Goldschmidt, and often took on minor jobs for them. To be given a ...


Bannon Brothers: Honor (Bannon Brothers Trilogy)
Janet Dailey

Zebra, 2013

Bannon Brothers: Honor (Bannon Brothers Trilogy)



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