The Myth of the Stone-Campbell Movement

The Myth of the Stone-Campbell Movement

This study analyzes Barton Stone and Alexander Campbell. It brings new evidence to the debate regarding their influence on the branches of Christianity that emerged from Stone-Campbell Movement and argues that Stone wasn’t a viable leader in his own movement.

The Oliver Stone Encyclopedia

The Oliver Stone Encyclopedia

The 'Oliver Stone encyclopedia' provides an overarching evaluation of Stone's work as a screenwriter, producer, and director. Each entry is followed by a bibliography of published sources, both in print and online.

Virgin Film: Oliver Stone

Virgin Film: Oliver Stone

Three-time Oscar winner Oliver Stone is one of the most controversial and well-known contemporary American directors. He began his professional life as a screen writer and was responsible for the scripts of Midnight Express and Scarface. As a director he made one of the all-time great Vietnam war movies, Platoon, and went on to helm such definitive cinematic works as Wall Street, Born on the Fourth of July, JFK, Natural Born Killers and, most recently, Alexander - an epic biography of the legendary Greek king starring Colin Farrell and Anthony Hopkins. This indispensable guide takes each of Stone's writing and directoial features in chronological order, discussing them within categories such as Casting, Cut Scenes, Music Conspiriacy Theory? and Controversy. It looks at the inspiration behind his work, its connection with the real world and the story behind each film's development. Whether the subject is war, politics, sport or the defining aspects of an era, Stone is an expert at polarising audience views. This is an essential reference for all fans of Oliver Stone, writer, director and one of the most influential filmmakers of the last twenty-five years.

How to Get Kids Offline, Outdoors, and Connecting with Nature

200+ Creative activities to encourage self-esteem, mindfulness, and wellbeing

How to Get Kids Offline, Outdoors, and Connecting with Nature

Full of ideas, activities and exercises, this book provides imaginative ways to inspire young people to put down the computer games, disconnect from social media, and spend more time away from a screen. In an increasingly electronic world, creating enthusiasm for the great outdoors can seem an impossible task. Yet, the benefits of nature are endless, and they extend further than just improving physical health; being in natural surroundings is also an effective way to boost imagination, creativity and overall wellbeing. In whatever capacity you work or care for children and young people, this book will help you motivate them to reboot their connection with nature and become healthier for it. Addressing how nature-based activities can be used for improved mental health, this book will be an invaluable addition to the library of any professional who works with young people including counselors, educators, youth group workers, social workers, and childcare providers. It is also a useful resource for parents.

Earth History and Lost Civilizations

Earth History and Lost Civilizations

Speaks of Many Truths and Zoosh, through Robert Shapiro, explain that Planet Earth, the only water planet in this solar system, is on loan from Sirius as a home and school for humanity, the Explorer Race. Earth's recorded history goes back only a few thousand years, its archaelogical history a few thousand more. Now this book opens up the past as ifa light was turned on in the darkness, and we see the incredible panorama of brave souls coming from other planets to settle on different parts of Earth. We watch the origins of tribal groups and the rise and fall of civilizations, and we can begin to understand the source of the wonderous diversity of plants, animals, and humans that we enjoy here on beautiful Mother Earth.

Records in Stone

Papers in Memory of Alexander Thom

Records in Stone

Professor Alexander Thom, who died in 1985, was a distinguished engineer. Independently of his 'mainstream' academic career, he developed a deep and active interest in the prehistoric megalithic sites of Britain and Brittany. Thom's interpretations of the field data have aroused strong interest and some intense controversy.

The Spider Stone

The Spider Stone

In the crumbling remains of a tunnel that was part of the Underground Railroad, a mysterious artifact reveals one of the darkest secrets of Africa's ancient past. Intrigued by the strange, encrypted stone, archaeologist Annja Creed opens a door to a world—and a legend—bound by a fierce and terrible force. She is not alone in her pursuit of the impossible. A bloodthirsty African warlord, and an international corporate magnate exploiting a land, a culture and a people, are equally anxious to stake their claim on the relic's unknown power. Annja's odyssey deep into the primeval jungles of Senegal becomes a desperate race to stop those eager to unleash the virulence of the Spider God….

The Daily Message

Through the Bible in One Year

The Daily Message

The Daily Message is the perfect one-year reading Bible, allowing for both flexibility and time to let the readings soak into your heart and mind. Arranged into six readings per week, this simple, easy-to-do plan will revolutionize your daily quiet time with God. Features include: Discipleship Journal’s “Book-at-a-Time” reading plan Inspirational words from Psalms or Proverbs and thoughtful questions for deeper reflection Alternative reading plans that allow you to start any day of the year and read at your own pace

The Message//REMIX

The Bible in Contemporary Language

The Message//REMIX

Aha moments await you. Open up the REMIX and find them for yourself. The Message//REMIX presents the Bible in stirring clarity, bringing its deep truths into focus for first-time and long-time readers alike. Unlike any other Bible, the //REMIX’s unique design reveals that what’s inside is something special. Surprising readers with its vivid language, The Message compels readers to pause, reflect, and recognize their own lives from a new perspective—God’s perspective. Don’t let your Scripture reading settle into a sleepy routine. Experience the power of God’s voice in the language of today. Come and delight in the passion and personality that fill God’s Word.