this book is an anthology from the more than one thousand articles
and short picces that J.H.Donner has written about chess since 1950. we have resisted the
temptation great thoughit was to include... More > work dealing with other subjects.< Less
This book takes an out of the ordinary look at one of America's most celebrated icons. The author takes a unique look at Martin Luther King, Jr. from a biblical and historical perspective and sought... More > to determine from the wisdom found in the Bible whether King was a true or false prophet. The civil rights movement along with the goal of integration are discussed to provide another viewpoint from the one most accepted today.< Less
Everyone was rushing around! I didn’t know my left from right. Family from strangers. Up from down. Nothing! And being the smallest person in our area, I got trampled. When that area... More > cleared, I stood up, dusted myself off, and tried going the way everyone else went, but I wasn’t exactly sure which way that was. Apprehensively, I tried to escape from the reach of the hoses. I came by a big crowd, and thinking on my feet, I went in to look for my family. As it turned out, I got lost. Thanks a lot, Feet! Next time I will think on my knuckles, or my head, or maybe even on my back--but definitely not on my feet!< Less
The subject of the King, based on the research topics conducted by Fernand D'Amico and Jacques Wisman, is proposed in this book as a themed walk through the passages of Scripture from the Old and... More > New Testament. The biblical text (KJV) is presented deliberately devoid of additional comments to offer an immediate and direct perception of the selected track.
The thematic reading of the biblical text opens to the reader as a fascinating experience that allows him to benefit in a short time, a surprising and rich picture of content.
As part of the Sacred texts, the figure of the king takes on a symbolic relationship between the human and the divine. The king embodies the temporal power, but gets his legittamazione by divine will and consent of the people. Two limits and at the same time two guides that illuminate the proper exercise of political power so that no overflows as a swollen river in arrogance and violence against its own people.< Less
Set in the High Place of En-dor, one of the hill-top sanctuaries of ancient Palestine, this play brings to the stage the final days in the life of the first King of Israel, Saul of Benjamin.
Faced... More > with defeat at the hands of the Philistines and treachery from his son-in-law David, and hearing that a witch may be able to conjure up the shade of the prophet Samuel (the one man who could, if still alive, give him the counsel and support he needs), Saul turns in desperation to the Holy Woman of En-dor. For although he himself has been persecuting and burning such women for years, the Old Religion still flourishes on the hills and in the woods, Holy Women are still revered, and despite Saul's efforts, ritual prostitution under a green tree is still the normal and accepted mode of worshipping the gods of the land.
Saul is a king who has hitherto never known anything but triumph; now he faces the reality of imminent death.< Less
Jason is a half blooded vampire who was born on the plains of Soceed. When his mother takes him to live in the vampire Kingdom of Delirium, she lies about his lineage and what she has been doing for... More > the past few years. For seven years Jason is lonely except for the company of his half siblings and his uncle. He is later caught while fraternizing with his half brother Kite. And as if he didn't have enough on his mind, he has more things going on in his body when he's taken to the quiet village of Koran and tries to make a living of his new surroundings.< Less
The Grace and Beauty of Women is a powerful in-depth look at capturing the essence of a woman's heart. It teaches the power of letting go of all insecurities and pain and allowing the true nature of... More > women to shine through. Prepare to be reminded just how lovely your sisters, mothers, friends, and wives are. Experience true inspiration as you read this reminder for both men and women of the grace of feminine beauty and the respect and admiration it deserves.< Less