Gerard Manley Hopkins was born in London in 1844.His father was a writer and poet who founded a Marine Insurance firm .
After University he underwent a conversion to the Catholic Church which... More > estranged him from his family and some of his friends.
In pursuit of his new faith he gave up poetry and began teaching until deciding to become a Jesuit Priest.
His gradual acceptance years later, that writing poetry was not inconsistent with his devotion to God led him to produce some of his finest poetry.
However the return to teaching and his move to Dublin to became a professor of Greek literature led to a periods of depression until his death in 1889.
In the 20th Century Hopkins poetry was acclaimed for its striking imagery and use of language which contrasted greatly with the general trends of 19th Century poetry.
He was seen as a precursor of modernist and free verse poetry which would greatly influence later poets such as T.S Eliot, W.H Auden and Dylan Thomas.< Less
This commentary by Dr. Stephen Manley is the first volume within the Acts series. Stephen has been studying the book of Acts since late 1990s, and has been speaking, writing, and preaching the Word... More > since 1961.< Less
Since 1981, Dr. Stephen Manley has saturated within the Gospel of Matthew, both proclaiming and writing the Truth of the Message. A combination of exegetical commentary and expositional preaching,... More > this commentary investigates Matthew 1-2, seeking to know and experience the Person of Jesus.< Less
Since 1981, Dr. Stephen Manley has saturated within the Gospel of Matthew, both proclaiming and writing the Truth of the message. A combination of exegetical commentary and expositional preaching,... More > this commentary dives within Matthew 21-25, seeking to know and experience the Person of Jesus.< Less
In this second volume of the Jesus Pusher, Stephen Manley continues his study and proclamation on being a "Jesus Pusher" - someone who unashamedly offers Jesus as the answer to every... More > problem, the solution to every circumstance. These 52 Jesus Pushers will encourage, challenge, and yes, push you toward Jesus.< Less
From forward by Dr. William Greathouse: "In these pages, Stephen Manley shares the gleanings of his study and observations concerning the reality of redemption. He probes the depths of... More > inner-life experience as contrasted with nominal commitment and an intellectual acquiescence to doctrine.... [The] book has depth aplenty, but it is not dull or tedious reading. On the contrary, it is easy to read, and stimulating withal."< Less
I Was Born To Love You by Morgan Manley is a true life story of one woman's ability to overcome harsh adversity and impossible circumstances.
I Was Born to Love You is not a book to be read and... More > digested as other literary works, it is a guide or handbook referencing how to deal with the harshest adversity. A simple story is never that at all, many levels of implication and inference can be drawn upon through reading. I Was Born to Love You is impactful, stirring, infuriating and victorious all at the same time. A good read? Much more than that to be sure! What's more, it shares with the reader step-by-step process to oversome harsh adversities and move to a successful life< Less