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Wondrous Love and other Gospel addresses
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Wondrous Encounters: Scripture for Lent
Richard Rohr O.F.M.
St. Anthony Messenger Press
Rohr's meditations on the daily readings of Lent are not for the sake of mere information, or even for academia (although the author hopes it will satisfy both), but for the sake of our transformation into our original "image and likeness," which is the very image of God. What always and finally matters for all of us is encounter! Father Rohr begins each meditation with a single title or phrase that sums up the point. Then he offers the ...
Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers (“Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don’t miss it.”—Thomas Fleming) and Civil War Wives (“Utterly fresh . . . Sensitive, poignant, thoroughly fascinating.”—Jay Winik), here is the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore, whose marriage in 1803 to Jérôme ...
The Wondrous Story of Anesthesia
Edited and written by an international "who's who" of more than 100 authors, including anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, bench scientists, a surgeon, and representatives of industry, this text provides a comprehensive history of anesthesia, unique in its focus on the people and events that shaped the specialty around the world, particularly during the past 70 years when anesthesia emerged from empiricism and developed into a science-based ...
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister—dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú—a curse that has haunted Oscar’s family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulating Dominican-American ...
Wondrous Words: Writers and Writing in the Elementary Classroom
Katie Wood Ray
National Council of Teachers of English
Writing in the elementary classroom. Filled with voices of writers, young and old, experience and inexperienced. Beginning with thte concepts that underlie how we teach students to write by studing other writers. They discover the magic of literature and discover its value.
Wondrous One Sheet Origami
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
This is a step by step how-to book for folding stunning single sheet origami. You will be amazed that these designs are made out of something as ordinary as a single sheet of paper, employing no cuts or glue. Author Meenakshi Mukerji is the winner of Origami USA’s 2005 Florence Temko Award and after four highly acclaimed books on modular origami, she has launched her first book on single sheet origami. The designs presented in this richly ...
Wondrous Strange (Wondrous Strange (Quality))
Since the dawn of time, the Faerie have taken. . . . Seventeen-year-old actress Kelley Winslow always thought faeries were just something from childhood stories. Then she meets Sonny Flannery. He's a changeling—a mortal taken as an infant and raised among Faerie—and within short order he's turned Kelley's heart inside out and her life upside down. For Kelley's beloved Central Park isn't just a park—it's a gateway between her ordinary ...
Wondrous Easter: 10 Contemporary Arrangements for Easter Sunday (Sacred Performer Collections)
These fresh, contemporary arrangements will inspire pianists and congregations during Easter celebrations. Titles: All Glory, Laud and Honor * Because He Lives * Christ Arose * Christ the Lord Is Risen Today * Easter Song * God So Loved the World * He Lives * In the Garden * Then Came the Morning * Thine Is the Glory.
The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science
A science book like no other, The Where, the Why, and the How turns loose 75 of today's hottest artists onto life's vast questions, from how we got here to where we are going. Inside these pages some of the biggest (and smallest) mysteries of the natural world are explained in essays by real working scientists, which are then illustrated by artists given free rein to be as literal or as imaginative as they like. The result is a celebration of ...
Wondrous Cold: An Antarctic Journey
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service/Smithsonian Books
For centuries Antarctica has captured the imagination of explorers, scientists, and armchair travelers. Its starkly beautiful landscape, extraordinary wildlife, and harsh climate only begin to suggest the wonders of the world's least understood continent. Intrigued by a part of the planet vividly described in the journals of explorers Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Henry Shackleton, award-winning photographer Joan Myers set out to see for ...
This Odd and Wondrous Calling: The Public and Private Lives of Two Ministers
Martin B. Copenhaver
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
This Odd and Wondrous Calling offers something different from most books available on ministry. Two people still pastoring reflect honestly here on both the joys and the challenges of their vocation. / Anecdotal and extremely readable, the book covers a diversity of subjects revealing the incredible variety of a pastor’s day. The chapters move from comedy to pathos, story to theology, Scripture to contemporary culture. This Odd and Wondrous ...
Angkor: Cambodia's Wondrous Khmer Temples (Sixth Edition) (Odyssey Illustrated Guides)
Airphoto International Ltd.
This long-awaited sixth edition, with an additional 180 pages of text and more than 80 new color photographs, offers detailed monument-by-monument itineraries and maps to the temple sites. Includes practical information on hip Siem Reap, plus historic Phnom Penh. The great legacy of the ancient Khmer civilization, the temples of Angkor cover an area well over 200 square kilometers (77 square miles) in northwest Cambodia. These monuments, built ...
Wondrous Hot Ice
Devlin O'Neill, 2014
Sonia Kenie got her first skates and her first dreams of flying across the ice to a championship at quite a young age. A few years later, Coach Cameron entered her life, though quietly and unbeknown to her. When he saw that Sonia was ready, he stepped up for real, bringing with him a stern, no-nonsense brand of coaching, but also hope for treasured gold at the big Winter Games. Was it worth it, though? The brutal hours of practice he insisted ...
Michael R. Kellogg
Upper Light Publishing
Today interest in Kabbalah has exploded worldwide. Millions of people are seeking answers as to what this ancient wisdom really is, and where they can find authentic instruction. With so many conflicting ideas about Kabbalah on the internet, in books, and in the mass media; the time has finally arrived to answer humanity's need, and reveal the wisdom to all who truly desire to know. In Wondrous Wisdom you will receive the first steps, an initial ...
What Wondrous Love: Holy Week in Word and Art (Discussion Guide)
Thomas G. Long
MOREHOUSE EDUCATION RESOURCES
Holy Week and Easter come alive in these challenging video commentaries by academic luminaries, coupled with masterpiece illustrations by John August Swanson. The DVD features six individual "chapter" commentaries by the scholars plus a Swanson work of art, focused on a familiar Scripture passage. The accompanying Study Guide depicts the Swanson artwork from the DVD, along with thought-provoking questions, to spark fresh ...
What Wondrous Love Is This (with CD): Hymns of Wonder and Worship to Remember His Love (Great Hymns of Our ...
Joni Eareckson Tada
There are few things that create in our hearts such myriad emotions as meditating on Christ's crucifixion. Focusing on His sacrifice moves us to struggle with our humanity and guilt. Yet we cannot help but sing with joy as we remember His resurrection and the life that it brings us. The heart-stirring lyrics of the hymns that center on these momentous events help us fully experience the meaning of Christ's great work on the cross. The ...
Wondrous Times on the Frontier
In his first work of nonfiction in twelve years, celebrated historian Dee Brown draws on more than fifty years of research in this good-humored social history of the American frontier. In a work rich in anecdotes about pioneers, women, lawmen, outlaws, newspapermen, schoolteachers, cowboys, tenderfeet, preachers, and native Americans, Brown portrays the diversity of the frontier experience.
The Wondrous Whirligig: The Wright Brothers' First Flying Machine
Inspired by a model helicopter and encouraged by their parents and sister, young Orville and Wilbur Wright attempt to build a life-size helicopter from scrap.
Wondrous Depth: Preaching the Old Testament
Ellen F. Davis
Westminster John Knox Press
Ellen Davis is concerned by what she calls a "shallow reading" of Scripture--a reading of what we think we already know instead of an attempt to dig deeper for new insights and revelations. Wondrous Depth is a collection of essays in which Davis argues for a more engaged reading of Scripture that opens the reader up to new knowledge and understanding. Davis also demonstrates that preaching and biblical interpretation are essentially related to ...
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