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A Glimpse of Evil

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Professional psychic Abigail Cooper is about to discover that some cold cases are better off dead... As the FBI's newest Civilian Profiler, Abby Cooper is using her powers of intuition to help solve a backlog of the bureau's cold cases. But when she's the only one who's convinced that several separate cold cases are related, she'll have to call on every intuitive bone in her body before she's the one put on ice...

Glimpses of the Devil

Glimpses of the Devil Pdf/ePub eBook Author: M. Scott Peck
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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The legendary bestselling author and renowned psychiatrist M. Scott Peck, whose books have sold over 14 million copies, reveals the amazing true story of his work as an exorcist -- kept secret for more than twenty-five years -- in two profoundly human stories of satanic possession. In the tradition of his million-copy bestseller People of the Lie: The Hope for Healing Human Evil, Scott Peck's new book offers the first complete account of exorcism and possession by a modern psychiatrist in this extraordinary personal narrative of his efforts to heal patients suffering from demonic and satanic possession. For the first time, Dr. Peck discusses his experience in conducting exorcisms, sharing the spellbinding details of his two major cases: one a moving testament to his healing abilities, and the other a perilous and ultimately unsuccessful struggle against darkness and evil. Twenty-seven-year-old Jersey was of average intelligence; a caring and devoted wife and mother to her husband and two young daughters, she had no history of mental illness. Beccah, in her mid-forties and with a superior intellect, had suffered from profound depression throughout her life, choosing to remain in an abusive relationship with her husband, one dominated by distrust and greed. Until the day Dr. Peck first met the young woman called Jersey, he did not believe in the devil. In fact, as a mature, highly experienced psychiatrist, he expected that this case would resolve his ongoing effort to prove to himself, as scientifically as possible, that there were absolutely no grounds for such beliefs. Yet what he discovered could not be explained away simply as madness or by any standard clinical diagnosis. Through a series of unanticipated events, Dr. Peck found himself thrust into the role of exorcist, and his desire to treat and help Jersey led him down a path of blurred boundaries between science and religion. Once there, he came face-to-face with deeply entrenched evil and ultimately witnessed the overwhelming healing power of love. In Glimpses of the Devil, Dr. Peck's celebrated gift for integrating psychiatry and religion is demonstrated yet again as he recounts his journey from skepticism to eventual acknowledgment of the reality of an evil spirit, even at the risk of being shunned by the medical establishment. In the process, he also finds himself compelled to confront the larger paradox of free will, of a commitment to goodness versus enslavement to the forms of evil, and the monumental clash of forces that endangers both sanity and the soul. Glimpses of the Devil is unquestionably among Scott Peck's most powerful, scrupulously written, and important books in many years. At once deeply sensitive and intensely chilling, it takes a clear-eyed look at one of the most mysterious and misunderstood areas of human experience.

A Glimpse of God

A Glimpse of God Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Debra Niswander
Editor: WestBow Press
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A Glimpse of God by Debra Niswander Summary

Who is God to you? Do you call Him Father? Is He at the top of your friends list? Do you count Jesus as your Savior and Lord? Is His Holy Spirit your teacher? Is His fruit growing inside you, and are you sharing Him with others? Come and see how every day—in the ordinary occurrences, in the intense inner struggles and trials, in my failures, in the pain and hurt, in the tears and laughter, in the joy and triumphs—I have found God to be all those and more. Each life is full of glimpses of God: who He is and how He wants you to know Him in every one of those ways. Maybe in sharing my glimpses with you, I can help you find some of your own!

A Glimpse of Light

A Glimpse of Light Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Laitman
Editor: Laitman Kabbalah Publishers
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A Glimpse of Light offers contemplations from the ocean of wisdom contained in the wisdom of Kabbalah, touching upon topics such as pleasure, ego, love, men and women, education, Nature, The Book of Zohar, and spirituality. Just open the book wherever you wish, and begin to read, and the words within will serve you as a “glimpse of the Light” illuminating the profound emotions and perceptions we can all attain.

A Glimpse of the Chosen

A Glimpse of the Chosen Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Richard J. “Dick” Hill
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A Glimpse of the Chosen challenges readers to ponder the Bibles teaching of the doctrine of election. The writer begins by giving a small glimpse into the domain of the absolute holiness of God, his amazing power, his righteousness, and his love. God, who is the ultimate genius, has a divine purpose for everything that occurs in time and space, both good and evil, in order to ultimately reveal the amazing riches of his glory. A Glimpse of the Chosen unfolds a glimpse of Gods work in calling people to him, beginning in the Garden of Eden, continuing throughout history, and ending with the kingdom of Jesus Christ. The writer demonstrates that we are fallen creatures with a distorted knowledge of life. We can take comfort in the fact that no matter how things appear, God is in control and has a purpose for every human being, both saved and lost, that he creates.

A Glimpse of Glory

A Glimpse of Glory Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rick East with coauthor Yvonne Erwin
Editor: WestBowPress
ISBN: 1490803777
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A Glimpse of Glory by Rick East with coauthor Yvonne Erwin Summary

“A Glimpse of Glory is a wonderful testament to God’s love and promises from one who experienced death—only reluctantly returning to life as we know it from the hereafter. The author wipes away the trepidation even Christians feel toward death and an inkling of what comes next while sharing his own humble beginnings, rugged upbringing and experiences. Rick East is the real deal and has a great message in his acceptance of Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior and what he believes God wants him to share with as many as possible. This story is first rate with a vivid emotional impact and obviously has God’s blessing.” —Nick Weyland, fellow author and Christian brother A Glimpse of Glory A mysterious illness caused Rick East to lapse into respiratory failure the afternoon of December 25, 2012. Rick discovered his spirit was in heaven and was being coached by the Holy Spirit. Rick saw the city of heaven and had many conversations with the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit answered questions that have puzzled Christians for years.

The Ice People 43 - A Glimpse of Tenderness

The Ice People 43 - A Glimpse of Tenderness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Margit Sandemo
Editor: Jentas
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The battle against Tengel the Evil had evolved into a life-and-death race, in which everything depended on being the first to reach the Valley of the Ice People. The Ice People had able helpers, but Tengel’s forces were incredibly powerful and, not least, merciless. In the midst of the struggle, the ill-starred Tova experienced the first and perhaps only romance of her life with the mortally ill Irishman Ian Morahan ...

Diary of an Evil Genius

Diary of an Evil Genius Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gary Patella
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
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Diary of an Evil Genius by Gary Patella Summary

When does a character fall under the evil genius category? Victor Steingardt is the prototypical evil genius, (although admittedly not much), who is bent on ruling the world. At the start of the year, he picks up a journal and begins writing. Gary Patellas fiction, Diary of an Evil Genius, invites readers to follow this antiheros thoughts, taking a glimpse of how his mind works as his plans come to a close. Through his journal entries, readers are able to follow Victors plans. Some entries deal with global domination, while others go off on a tangent. Seasoned with witty and conceited remarks, Diary of an Evil Genius contains reflections of past events, and reflections on events of the day. Henchmen are also given some depth as they step into the spotlight. Each reader will have his or her own feelings about Victor the calculating, misogynistic, egotistical mastermind with the sole aim of global domination who tries to show that he is different from all of the others that have tried to rule the world. But whether he is loved or hated, his writings are sure to be enjoyed by many.

Career of Evil

Career of Evil Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert Galbraith
Editor: Mulholland Books
ISBN: 0316349925
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Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith Summary

A disturbing package leads Detective Cormoran Strike and his assistant Robin Ellacott to investigate four dangerous murder suspects in this "magnetic" British mystery (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) that inspired the acclaimed HBO Max series C.B. Strike. When Robin Ellacott opens an unexpected delivery, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but just as alarmed. He suspects that four people from his past could be responsible -- and any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality. With the police focusing on the one suspect Strike has essentially ruled out, he and Robin take matters into their own hands and delve into the dark and twisted worlds of the other three men. But as more horrendous acts occur, time is running out for the two of them . . . Career of Evil is the third in J. K. Rowling's highly acclaimed series featuring private detective Cormoran Strike and his assistant Robin Ellacott. A fiendishly clever mystery with unexpected twists around every corner, Career of Evil is also a gripping story of a man and a woman at a crossroads in their personal and professional lives.

A Glimpse of Jesus

A Glimpse of Jesus Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brennan Manning
Editor: Zondervan
ISBN: 0062032046
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A Glimpse of Jesus by Brennan Manning Summary

Beloved Christian writer Brennan Manning has long been illuminating the transforming power of God's constant love for us in his bestselling books. Now he identifies self–hatred as the reason that so many of us seem unable to accept this incredible, unchanging love. By clearly examining and understanding Jesus' life, we can put self–hatred behind us forever and truly be transformed in the ways God intended.

Glimpses of a Strange Land

Glimpses of a Strange Land Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cyril S. Rodd
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
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In this challenging book Cyril Rodd questions many of the assumptions that lie behind recent studies of Old Testament ethics. He views the 'strangeness' of the biblical world and wonders whether there is an Old Testament ethics in the modern sense of the word - finding rather that the Old Testament writers did not regard many of today's ethical dilemmas as problems at all.Dr Rodd examines all the Old Testament writings on five ethical issues: the poor, war, treatment of animals, ecology and the position of women. He considers their validity and relevance for today and discusses the extent to which they can be referred to for authority - or for inspiration and guidance..

The Dark Side of the Supernatural

The Dark Side of the Supernatural Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brynne Larson
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Your Behind-the-Scenes Guide to the Unseen World of the ParanormalThe supernatural world is all around us. You cant turn on the TV, go to the movies, or browse a bookstore without being exposed to its influence upon culture today. Since The Exorcist, movies about demon possession have increased in quantity and gore. Witchcraft invades literature, coming packaged in stories directed towards children. Zombies, ghosts, vampires, and aliens are regular characters featured everywhere from TV dramas to History Channel specials. Some mock the supernatural. Some preach against it. Some act like it doesnt even exist. Brynne Larson may look like a normal girlexcept her version of normal involves exorcism of demons and teaching people around the world that the paranormal is very real. Get ready to: Learn how the supernatural impacts your everyday life from someone with practical experience with the unseen realm Hear powerful stories of people who were terrorized by paranormal activity and be inspired by their journeys to freedom Receive help and healing if you are a victim of the dark side of the supernatural You were created to experience the supernatural. The secret is learning how to avoid the dark side.

Death Perception

Death Perception Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Victoria Laurie
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440630976
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Abby Cooper?s betting the house on her inner eye... It took a while for Abby Cooper?s FBI agent boyfriend, Dutch Rivers, to accept her psychic gifts as the real deal. But these days he knows better than to question Abby?s visions. So when his favorite cousin Chase is kidnapped in Vegas, they both catch the next flight to Sin City. Abby?s inner eye insists that Chase is still alive, but nothing else about the case adds up?especially Dutch?s reluctance to involve his own Bureau. On top of everything, Dutch is battling a mysterious illness, and Abby keeps having disturbing dreams that predict his death. Dutch wants Abby to promise that if the investigation goes south, she?ll head home to safety. But when the chips are down, Abby won?t fold without a fight...

See No Evil

See No Evil Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Diane Young
Editor: Orca Book Publishers
ISBN: 1551436191
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Shawn and Daniel are scared after they witness a gang beating behind the mall.

A Glimpse From My Gallery

A Glimpse From My Gallery Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Vageesha
Editor: Authors Tree Publishing
ISBN: 939107829X
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A Glimpse From My Gallery by Vageesha Summary

‘A Glimpse From My Gallery’ is a collection of some of the best 25 poetic compositions and is all about a myriad of complicated human emotions that people at times are able and at other times, unable to showcase to their loved ones. The name itself signifies its pertinence by offering a glimpse of the outside world from my ‘gallery’. Here, you (all my readers) will have a ride through my perception of profuse aspects of emotional jerks within a life. In my debut book, I have assorted copious conversational dialogues in a manner to let people have a vision of mine to take a look over a situation under the segment of ‘Matter That I Want To Convey’. This segment will conceivably be able to assist you to put yourself into my shoes. However, the exciting aspect of this book is that you’d probably not be able to check out astonishing rhyming words, but I can assure you that you will have a great time reading it. This book is undoubtedly very special and close to my heart due to many reasons. In the list of why it is so exceptional to me as it consists of innumerable compositions of mine that hold an extraordinary corner of my heart. It is the epitome of accurate balance between the bond and how people relate to a particular emotion that comes across their way. And of course! It’s my debut book and this is more than enough to celebrate good luck. Hoping from all of you, the love and feedback on how much you loved it and what you would like me to write on ahead. At the end of this note, all I would love to say to all of you is, just keep reading, keep loving, and keep showering your blessings over this book that has traveled a long journey so far.

Seeing Evil

Seeing Evil Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jason Parent
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Fate in plain sight. Major Crimes Detective Samantha Reilly prefers to work alone—she’s seen as a maverick, and she still struggles privately with the death of her partner. The only person who ever sees her softer side is Michael Turcotte, a teenager she’s known since she rescued him eleven years ago from the aftermath of his parents’ murder-suicide. In foster care since his parents’ death, Michael is a loner who tries to fly under the bullies’ radar, but a violent assault triggers a disturbing ability to view people’s dark futures. No one believes his first vision means anything, though—not even Sam Reilly. When reality mimics his prediction, however, Sam isn’t the only one to take notice. A strange girl named Tessa Masterson asks Michael about her future, and what he sees sends him back to Sam—is Tessa victim or perpetrator? Tessa’s tangled secrets draw Michael and Sam inexorably into a deadly conflict. Sam relies on Michael, but his only advantage is the visions he never asked for. As they track a cold and calculating killer, one misstep could turn the hunters into prey.

At the Mountains of Madness

At the Mountains of Madness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241341329
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At the Mountains of Madness by H. P. Lovecraft Summary

'To that flash of semi-vision can be traced a full half of the horror which has ever since haunted us' An expedition to Antarctica goes horribly wrong as a group of explorers stumbles upon some mysterious ancient ruins, with devastating consequences. At the Mountains of Madness ranks among Lovecraft's most terrifying novellas, and is a firm favourite among fans of classic horror. The Penguin English Library - collectable general readers' editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century to the end of the Second World War.

A Different Kind of Evil

A Different Kind of Evil Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrew Wilson
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501145118
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Agatha Christie—the Queen of Crime—travels to the breathtaking Canary Islands to investigate the mysterious death of a British agent in this riveting sequel to the “twisty thriller” (Publishers Weekly) A Talent for Murder. Two months after the events of A Talent for Murder, during which Agatha Christie “disappeared,” the famed mystery writer’s remarkable talent for detection has captured the attention of British Special Agent Davison. Now, at his behest, she is traveling to the beautiful Canary Islands to investigate the strange and gruesome death of Douglas Greene, an agent of the British Secret Intelligence Service. As she embarks on a glamorous cruise ship to her destination, she suddenly hears a scream. Rushing over to the stern of the liner, she witnesses a woman fling herself over the side of the ship to her death. After this shocking experience, she makes it to the Grand Hotel in a lush valley on the islands. There, she meets a diverse and fascinating cast of characters, including two men who are suspected to be involved in the murder of Douglas Greene: an occultist similar to Aleister Crowley; and the secretary to a prominent scholar, who may also be a Communist spy. But Agatha soon realizes that nothing is what it seems here and she is surprised to learn that the apparent suicide of the young woman on the ocean liner is related to the murder of Douglas Greene. Now she has to unmask a different kind of evil in this sinister and thrilling mystery.

The Presence of God, from Garden to Table

The Presence of God, from Garden to Table Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Londie Phillips,Kristine DeBaca
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The Presence of God, from Garden to Table by Londie Phillips,Kristine DeBaca Summary

Do you have a gift, talent, or insight that you would like to share, but need the tools to begin? Are you looking for an open door to teach, lead, or mentor a certain demographic of people? The Presence of God, from Garden to Table is the perfect launching vehicle. The study is designed for seasoned believers who know there is still more to see and experience. Written also with new believers and seekers in mind, lessons introduce key Bible stories through the perspective of a meal; realizing we might forget, or never really listen to the details of a story, we always remember the food. Each relationship-based segment includes a thought-provoking and personal exercise, and chapters end with suggested dishes to taste and experience as a group. This rich study—designed to open the dialogue with the familiar topic of food—provides a foundation for evangelism, apologetics, discipleship training, counseling, and fellowship/friendship opportunities. Consider the possibilities. Enjoy as a devotional study or in any group setting. MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES— · Bible Study—Experience a fresh approach. It is about knowing God, and knowing who he is. Taste his creation—enjoy his plan. Accept his invitation to dine. · Marriage and Relationships—Unveil the mystery and hidden drama that is a common challenge. Intentionally recognize God’s design as a pattern to follow. · Teens—Learn the impact of family dynamics and experience the power of God in your life as you enter the world. Find out what you missed in Sunday School. · Budgeting and Stewardship—Marketing and choice are designed with you in mind. Learn to recognize the traps intended hold us captive. Discover a plan that effectively works. · Women's Ministries—Relationships are important—experience how lingering at the table brings opportunity for healing and restoration. · Family and Home—Learn to cook with fresh ingredients, and embrace the bigger story behind food. · Men's Ministries—The presence of God in your life directly affects the people you love. The power of God is available to you when you acknowledge him. When you know who he is—faith works. · Prison Ministries—How did I get here and what can I do now? What was your place at the table—let’s talk. · Hospitality and Serving—Beyond a perfect meal and a lovely setting, preparations begin in your heart. · Evangelism—Present the gospel in bite size pieces that are tasty and easy to digest. · Apologetics—Discover how to defend the gospel with an approachable narrative about food. · Discipleship Training—Be transformed as you pattern you walk, your talk, and your faith according to the goodness of God. · Counseling—Renew your mind as you discover God’s ways are higher than ours are. · Fellowship/Friendship—Enjoy studying God’s word together—with the added understanding of God’s design for celebration. · New Believers—From beginning to end—read the stories, learn the basics. God’s presence is real. Faith is tangible. Love is eternal.

Saints Codependent

Saints Codependent Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Angie Galler Bowen LCSW
Editor: Covenant Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1646707346
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Saints Codependent is the first in a trilogy. Pure fiction, yet influenced by real life stories, it offers fast-paced action and suspense. Follow the journey of three women, struggling to find their own identities. Wanting to "do the Christian thing" yet habitually leaving themselves out of their circle of care. Constance fails to see how her intense community and social needs have blinded her to Norma's needs. Norma and Libby's choice to be loyal to their abusive husbands becomes harmful to everyone. The evils these women have suffered are many. Domestic violence, sexual abuse, murder, kidnapping is just a glimpse of the skeletons in their closets, the "blemishes" upon their seemingly quiet, undisturbed towns. This book gives insights to become more aware of the commonality of evil in all families, regardless of income, gender, sexual orientation, or race. It will challenge readers to learn, understand, and grow so that they might know themselves. From beginning to end these characters will capture your heart and touch the deepest and most painful parts of who we can be when needs go unfulfilled. Their stories are gut-wrenching yet healing, reminding all of us that trusting God's love will not fail, even in unfathomable pain. As you become privy to this family's darkest secrets, sit in on psychotherapy sessions, vicariously learning as they learn. If desired, at the end, answer some gentle yet probing questions for the individual reader or to be used in a group format.

The Ethics of Time

The Ethics of Time Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Panteleimon Manoussakis
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474299172
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The Ethics of Time utilizes the resources of phenomenology and hermeneutics to explore this under-charted field of philosophical inquiry. Its rigorous analyses of such phenomena as waiting, memory, and the body are carried out phenomenologically, as it engages in a hermeneutical reading of such classical texts as Augustine's Confessions and Sophocles's Oedipus Rex, among others. The Ethics of Time takes seriously phenomenology's claim of a consciousness both constituting time and being constituted by time. This claim has some important implications for the "ethical†? self or, rather, for the ways in which such a self informed by time, might come to understand anew the problems of imperfection and ethical goodness. Even though a strictly philosophical endeavour, this book engages knowledgeably and deftly with subjects across literature, theology and the arts and will be of interest to scholars throughout these disciplines.

C. S. Lewis and a Problem of Evil

C. S. Lewis and a Problem of Evil Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jerry Root
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C. S. Lewis was concerned about an aspect of the problem of evil he called subjectivism: the tendency of one's perspective to move towards self-referentialism and utilitarianism. In C. S. Lewis and a Problem of Evil, Jerry Root provides a holistic reading of Lewis by walking the reader through all of Lewis's published work as he argues Lewis's case against subjectivism. Furthermore, the book reveals that Lewis consistently employed fiction to make his case, as virtually all of his villains are portrayed as subjectivists. Lewis's warnings are prophetic; this book is not merely an exposition of Lewis, it is also a timely investigation into the problem of evil.

The Art of Aubrey Beardsley

The Art of Aubrey Beardsley Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Arthur Symons
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The Art of Aubrey Beardsley is a study about English artist and illustrator Aubrey Beardsley, written by British editor and critic Arthur Symons. The book includes biographical essay and numerous illustrations by the artist. Beardsley's drawings in black ink, influenced by the style of Japanese woodcuts, emphasized the grotesque, the decadent, and the erotic. He was a leading figure in the aesthetic movement which also included Oscar Wilde and James McNeill Whistler.

The Secret of Evil

The Secret of Evil Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Roberto Bolaño
Editor: New Directions Publishing
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A collection that gathers everything Bolano was working on before his untimely death. A North American journalist in Paris is woken at 4 a.m. by a mysterious caller with urgent information. For V. S. Naipaul the prevalence of sodomy in Argentina is a symptom of the nation’s political ills. Daniela de Montecristo (familiar to readers of Nazi Literature in the Americas and 2666) recounts the loss of her virginity. Arturo Belano returns to Mexico City and meets the last disciples of Ulises Lima, who play in a band called The Asshole of Morelos. Belano’s son Gerónimo disappears in Berlin during the Days of Chaos in 2005. Memories of a return to the native land. Argentine writers as gangsters. Zombie schlock as allegory... The various pieces in the posthumous Secret of Evil extend the intricate, single web that is the work of Roberto Bolano.

The Drama of Discipleship

The Drama of Discipleship Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gregory R. Perry
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1666704172
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How do Christ's followers reach across the dividing lines of our culture to offer hospitality and hope? How do local congregations worship God faithfully on Sunday and bear witness to their neighbors with fitting words and deeds during the week? Christ has called his people to follow the ways of his kingdom in their homes, workplaces, schools, churches, and neighborhoods. The Drama of Discipleship is a resource for being and making disciples of Jesus in the everyday tasks of being human. Each episode offers at least one group activity that is designed to catalyze group action on your local stage and build your congregation's practice of taking off the old ways of being human and putting on the true image of God--Christ. The Drama concludes with additional tools for those who lead small groups in the heartwork of discipleship, as well as a neighborhood survey for those who lead congregations in the fieldwork of discipling the nations.

The Many Faces of Evil (Revised and Expanded Edition)

The Many Faces of Evil (Revised and Expanded Edition) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John S. Feinberg
Editor: Crossway
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In this examination of the questions posed by the problem of evil, John Feinberg addresses the intellectual and theological framework of theodicy. Beginning with a discussion of the logical problem of evil, he interacts with leading thinkers who have previously written on these themes.

See No Evil

See No Evil Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert Baer
Editor: Crown
ISBN: 1400045983
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In See No Evil, one of the CIA’s top field officers of the past quarter century recounts his career running agents in the back alleys of the Middle East. In the process, Robert Baer paints a chilling picture of how terrorism works on the inside and provides compelling evidence about how Washington politics sabotaged the CIA’s efforts to root out the world’s deadliest terrorists. On the morning of September 11, 2001, the world witnessed the terrible result of that intelligence failure with the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. In the wake of those attacks, Americans were left wondering how such an obviously long-term, globally coordinated plot could have escaped detection by the CIA and taken the nation by surprise. Robert Baer was not surprised. A twenty-one-year veteran of the CIA’s Directorate of Operations who had left the agency in 1997, Baer observed firsthand how an increasingly bureaucratic CIA lost its way in the post–cold war world and refused to adequately acknowledge and neutralize the growing threat of Islamic fundamentalist terror in the Middle East and elsewhere. A throwback to the days when CIA operatives got results by getting their hands dirty and running covert operations, Baer spent his career chasing down leads on suspected terrorists in the world’s most volatile hot spots. As he and his agents risked their lives gathering intelligence, he watched as the CIA reduced drastically its operations overseas, failed to put in place people who knew local languages and customs, and rewarded workers who knew how to play the political games of the agency’s suburban Washington headquarters but not how to recruit agents on the ground. See No Evil is not only a candid memoir of the education and disillusionment of an intelligence operative but also an unprecedented look at the roots of modern terrorism. Baer reveals some of the disturbing details he uncovered in his work, including: * In 1996, Osama bin Laden established a strategic alliance with Iran to coordinate terrorist attacks against the United States. * In 1995, the National Security Council intentionally aborted a military coup d’etat against Saddam Hussein, forgoing the last opportunity to get rid of him. * In 1991, the CIA intentionally shut down its operations in Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia, and ignored fundamentalists operating there. When Baer left the agency in 1997 he received the Career Intelligence Medal, with a citation that says, “He repeatedly put himself in personal danger, working the hardest targets, in service to his country.” See No Evil is Baer’s frank assessment of an agency that forgot that “service to country” must transcend politics and is a forceful plea for the CIA to return to its original mission—the preservation of our national sovereignty and the American way of life.

Ethics and the Discovery of the Unconscious

Ethics and the Discovery of the Unconscious Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Hanwell Riker
Editor: SUNY Press
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Develops an original and compelling moral psychology that recognizes both the centrality of unconscious motivation and the inescapability of moral responsibility.

The Memorial Ethics of Libeskind's Berlin Jewish Museum

The Memorial Ethics of Libeskind's Berlin Jewish Museum Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Arleen Ionescu
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This book is a detailed critical study of Libeskind’s Berlin Jewish Museum in its historical, architectural and philosophical context. Emphasizing how the Holocaust changed our perception of history, memory, witnessing and representation, it develops the notion of ‘memorial ethics’ to explore the Museum’s difference from more conventional post-World War Two commemorative sites. The main focus is on the Museum as an experience of the materiality of trauma which engages the visitor in a performative duty to remember. Arleen Ionescu builds on Levinas’s idea of ‘ethics as optics’ to show how Libeskind’s Museum becomes a testimony to the unpresentable Other. Ionescu also extends the Museum’s experiential dimension by proposing her own subjective walk through Libeskind’s space reimagined as a ‘literary museum’. Featuring reflections on texts by Beckett, Celan, Derrida, Kafka, Blanchot, Wiesel and Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger (Celan’s cousin), this virtual tour concludes with a brief account of Libeskind’s analogous ‘healing project’ for Ground Zero.

Philosophers of Consciousness

Philosophers of Consciousness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eugene Webb
Editor: University of Washington Press
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Philosophers of Consciousness is both an expository study of the thought of the six figures it focuses on and an original exploration of the themes they address. In addition, as Eugene Webb states, "it does not hesitate to probe the more problematic areas of the thought of each thinker and to suggest what to some of their advocates will probably seem rather bold and controversial interpreations of their ideas." The book reveals some deep differences that set the six off against one another in what is basically a clash between the intellectual emphasis of Lonergan and the more existential approaches of the other thinkers in this study. Readers of Kierkegaard may find much of Webb's interpretation surprising and perhaps disturbing.

The Way of Peace

The Way of Peace Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James M. Childs
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* A realistic vision of peace and peacemaking * A social ethical exploration of the roots of violence and peace * Combines moral wisdom and prophetic realism

You Have Words of Eternal Life

You Have Words of Eternal Life Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hans Urs von Balthasar
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The highly-respected Swiss theologian provides short, profound meditations on numerous scriptural passages throughout the New Testament. The simplicity and wisdom of these meditations demonstrates that, although he was a great theologian, von Balthasar was deeply interested in sustaining the spiritual lives of modern men and women in this difficult time of the Church.

Anatomy of Evil

Anatomy of Evil Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Will Thomas
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“Readers rejoice and scoundrels take heed—the streets of Victorian London just got a little safer. Newcomers are sure to be absorbed into these warm, witty, and richly atmospheric historicals, and devotees will not be disappointed.” —Library Journal Cyrus Barker is undoubtedly England's premiere private enquiry agent. With the help of his assistant Thomas Llewelyn, he's developed an enviable reputation for discreetly solving some of the toughest, most consequential cases in recent history. But one evening in 1888, Robert Anderson, the head of Scotland Yard's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), appears at Barker's office with an offer. A series of murders in the Whitechapel area of London are turning the city upside down, with tremendous pressure being brought to bear on Scotland Yard and the government itself. Barker is to be named temporary envoy to the Royal Family with regard to the case while surreptitiously bringing his investigative skill to the case. With various elements of society, high and low, bringing their own agenda to increasingly shocking murders, Barker and Llewellyn must find and hunt down the century's most notorious killer. The Whitechapel Killer has managed to elude the finest minds of Scotland Yard—and beyond—he's never faced a mind as nimble and a man as skilled as Cyrus Barker. But even Barker's prodigious skills may not be enough to track down a killer in time.

Unnecessary Evil

Unnecessary Evil Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sharon Anderson-Gold
Editor: SUNY Press
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Demonstrates the systematic connection between Kant's ethics and his philosophy of history.

Freeman Book, The

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Jean Delville

Jean Delville Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brendan Cole
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This book is the first full-length study of the art and writings of Jean Delville. As a member of the younger generation that emerged during the end of the nineteenth century, he was a dynamic leader of a group of avant-garde artists who sought to establish a new school of Idealist Art in Belgium. He was one of the most talented painters of his generation, producing a vast body of works that, in both scale and technical accomplishment, is unsurpassed amongst his contemporaries. In his extensive writings in contemporary journals and books, he pursued a singular vision for the purpose of art to serve as a vehicle for social change, as well as to inspire individuals to be drawn to a higher, spiritual reality. Delvilles thinking is heavily indebted to the hermetic and esoteric philosophy that was widely popular at the time, and his paintings, poetry and writings reformulate the main tenets of this tradition in a contemporary context. In this regard, his aesthetic and artistic goals are similar, if not identical, to those found in the writings and art of Kandinsky and Mondrian during the early twentieth century.

City of Villains Book 1 (Volume 1)

City of Villains Book 1 (Volume 1) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Estelle Laure
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Disney's Villains meet Gotham in this gritty fairy tale-inspired crime series. Mary Elizabeth Heart is a high school senior by day, but by night she's an intern at the Monarch City police department. She watches with envy from behind a desk as detectives come and go, trying to contain the city's growing crime rate. For years, tension has simmered between the city's wealthy elite, and their plans to gentrify the decaying neighborhood called the Scar - once upon a time the epicenter of all things magic. When the daughter of one of the city's most powerful businessmen goes missing, Mary Elizabeth is thrilled when the Chief actually puts her on the case. But what begins as one missing person's report soon multiplies, leading her down the rabbit hole of a city in turmoil. There she finds a girl with horns, a boyfriend with secrets, and what seems to be a sea monster lurking in a poison lake. As the mystery circles closer to home, Mary finds herself caught in the fight between those who once had magic, and those who will do anything to bring it back. This dark and edgy YA series explores the reimagined origins of Maleficent, Ursula, Captain Hook, and other infamous Disney Villains like you've never seen before.

Born of Hell

Born of Hell Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Sandycove
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The story of the book is about Satan creating a nation. This took place many centuries ago and follows how the nation develops. It is a story of many destinies of many people, nations and countries seen through eyes of philosophy, moral and ethics. It is a book of drama, deep thoughts and dilemmas. The eternal strife between God and Evil. Humanity has history, history has humanity. The book is a mixture of darkness and light of hope and hopelessness like life itself. The book can shake your mind and ask you the fundamental question on what side are you on?

Heroines

Heroines Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mary Riso
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
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You yearn for beauty and goodness, love and mercy—rare qualities in today’s world. Still, they can be found if you know where to look. Author Mary Riso explores the hearts of the heroines made famous in literary classics. Discover anew the unfounded love that blossoms in the orphan Jane Eyre; experience, with Betsey Trotwood, the courage to speak the truth in the face of evil in David Copperfield; thrill with Natasha of War and Peace, whose inner beauty transfixes those around her. You will be inspired and challenged to take on the true feminine virtues of these great heroines—finding new faith, purpose, wisdom, and courage. Nurture your heart as you discover that a good story with real virtue can draw you to its ultimate source: the Creator of all good things.

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