Pascal S Journey

Author: Claire Mankey
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781519378859
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Pascal is a little boy that loves learning and logic, but one question has him stumped- who is God? He sets aside his logic to try to find his faith. Will his journey lead him to God or will his busy brain derail his search? This book is a voice of reason in a culture that says 'faith is blind.' Discover how Pascal learns that logic is not hindering his search, but rather fueling his understanding of God.

Understanding Luigi Pirandello

Author: Fiora A. Bassanese
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781570030819
Size: 33.77 MB
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. Bassanese's discussion begins with an overview of key episodes in Pirandello's life and with an explanation of how such events shaped his fictional universe. She reveals Pirandello's literary microcosm to be a world marked by paradox, relativity, uncertainty, madness, and existential angst.

Faith Journey

Author: Johnathan Mun
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1591606586
Size: 79.58 MB
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Journey To The Soul

Author: J.B. O’Ryan
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1796032301
Size: 43.64 MB
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A Journey Through Philosophy In 101 Anecdotes

Author: Nicholas Rescher
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
ISBN: 0822980444
Size: 80.58 MB
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Nicholas Rescher presents the first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, spanning from antiquity to the current era. He introduces us to the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over time to engage with issues of philosophical concern: questions of meaning, truth, knowledge, value, action, and ethics. Rescher’s anecdotes touch on a wide range of themes—from logic to epistemology, ethics to metaphysics—and offer much insight into the breadth and depth of philosophical inquiry. This book illustrates the various ways philosophers throughout history have viewed the issues in their field, and how anecdotes can work to inform and encourage philosophical thought.

Into Thin Places

Author: Robert P. Vande Kappelle
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1610970934
Size: 77.98 MB
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In this third volume of his "Adventures in Spirituality" trilogy, Dr. Robert Vande Kappelle travels from Amsterdam to Cairo in search of his cultural and spiritual roots, inviting readers to join him in exploring fabled places across the Mediterranean World. Despite the grave problems centered in this region, it is the birthplace of Western civilization and the source of the world's three guiding religions. Readers unfamiliar with the emergence and development of Western civilization will find Into Thin Places a compelling introduction; others will discover here a new perspective.Affirming the human quest for adventure, meaning, and wholeness, Professor Vande Kappelle beckons adventurers to enjoy the wonderful experiences described in the book's "travel entries." Those seeking historical and cultural perspective will want to examine the numerous "explanatory entries" scattered throughout the narrative. These vignettes expand and deepen the storyline, piquing curiosity about seminal events, persons, and places that helped shape Western sensibility.As Dr. Vande Kappelle points out in his closing chapter, our world is in a state of crisis, precipitated by numerous factors but primarily by the loss of the sacred. "Whether the current crisis is curable is debatable, but it will clearly require massive cultural reorientation. More importantly, it will require a transformation of the human spirit and a commitment of will." Into Thin Places encourages readers to find "thin places"--places transparent to the divine--in their own transformative journeys of discovery.

Pick Shovel Poet

Author: Jim Murphy
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395776100
Size: 75.95 MB
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A biography of an Italian peasant who immigrated to America in the early twentieth century and endured poverty and the difficult life of an unskilled laborer, determined to become a published poet.

Jagua A Journey Into Body Art From The Amazon

Author: Carine Fabius
Publisher: eBookIt.com
ISBN: 0978500326
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In search of the jagua fruit, author Carine Fabius takes readers on a journey into the deepest realms of the Amazon jungle, where a prized tattoo ink weaves magical tales into the heart and culture of the region's indigenous people. Written in a breezy, engaging style, the book includes: - 40 pages of gorgeous color photographs, including contributions by noted documentary photographer and travel writer Cristina Mittermeier - Over 25 black & white photographs and illustrations - The author's personal account of her and her artist/explorer husband's journey into the world of temporary body art, beginning with henna and culminating with the discovery of the jagua fruit's promise to deliver a beautiful tattoo that looks real -- yet fades after two weeks - Excerpts from her husband Pascal Giacomini's diary as he travels on a motorized dugout canoe into the deepest reaches of the jungle, where he spends weeks with an indigenous group called the Matses - Brief histories of various indigenous groups associated with jagua - Personal and insightful essays by veteran explorers and lovers of the Amazon - Information on the medicinal and mystical properties of the jagua fruit - Magical tales and beliefs surrounding this extraordinary fruit - A short history of tattoos - A short history of ink - Frequently asked questions (and answers, of course!) about jagua tattoos - Overview of the Amazon, the Indians that populate the area, and issues that currently dominate throughout the region - Traditional tales from the Amazon

Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

Author: David Whitehouse
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0297608819
Size: 61.52 MB
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The journey to the centre of the earth is a voyage like no other we can imagine. Over 3,000 km below the earth's surface an extraordinary inner world the size of Mars awaits us. Dive through the molten iron of the outer core and eventually you will reach a solid sphere - an iron-clad world held within a metal sea and unattached to anything above. At the earth's core is the history of our planet written in temperature and pressure, crystals and minerals . . . Our planet appears tranquil from outer space. And yet the arcs of volcanoes, the earthquake zones and the auroral glow rippling above our heads are testimony to something remarkable happening inside . . . For thousands of years these phenomena were explained in legend and myth. Only in recent times has the brave new science of seismology emerged. One hundred and fifty years after the extraordinary, imaginative feat of Jules Verne's JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH, David Whitehouse embarks on a voyage of scientific discovery into the heart of our world.

Number Mosaics

Author: Adi R. Kanga
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9789810218881
Size: 50.61 MB
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Number Mosaics has little in common with most other books of recreational mathematics. Though it contains much for the reader to marvel at and wonder about, it is far from being just another book of mind bending puzzles. It is more in the nature of a story of discovery and adventure in hitherto unexplored regions of the fascinating universe of numbers and patterns. As the story unfolds, the reader is drawn into it and soon becomes a member of the exploring party.The problems which feature in the book are intriguing in themselves, but the focus is not so much on obtaining the right answers as on the numerous and ingenious ways of arriving at the solutions.The approach adopted is similar to that often used in the past by old masters like Fermat, Euler and Gauss, to name a few. The critical examination of raw data initially invokes a response in the form of a conjecture which is then refined and tested in wider and wider fields.The book abounds with illustrative examples and illuminating diagrams, and throughout it the search for universals continues like a powerful undercurrent, as master keys are forged which work under all manner of changing conditions for solving a variety of problems, often without the need for calculations. This is a book which lovers of number lore will surely relish.