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Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans By Plutarch & John Dryden
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Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans is a series of biographies, arranged in pairs illuminating virtues & vices. As explained in the opening of his Life of Alexander, he wasn't... More > concerned with history so much as the influence of character on life & destiny. Whereas sometimes he barely touched on great events, he devoted much space to anecdote & incidental triviality, this often telling more about his subjects than their famous accomplishments. He sought to provide rounded portraits, likening his craft to painting. Indeed, he went to great length to draw parallels between physical appearance & character. He's amongst the earliest moral philosophers. Some of the Lives, like those of Heracles, Philip II of Macedon & Scipio Africanus, are lost. Many remaining Lives are truncated, contain lacunae or have been tampered with.< Less
Hot Ice in Roman Ruins By Kerry Mote
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Kay Etom is vacationing in Rome, Italy from North Carolina when things go wrong. Her experience working in the US State Department in Zagreb, Croatia did not prepare her for the life and death... More > struggle she was about to face as an unsuspecting “mark”. This isn’t your typical international suspense novel. At the book’s core is Kay Etom, a 40-year-old gun-toting, motorcycle riding, intuitive healer who happens to be a former State Department employee and is now a school counselor. Mote brings in crisp details of Rome that asks what beauty is and where humanity is going. Kay Etom follows not only her heart, but her convictions. She is an memorable character who wants to experience the richness of food, nature and travel, and most of all love. Read this book for its cultural references, suspense, and passion, and come away with a greater insight into why a life lived authentically matters.< Less
Hot Ice in Roman Ruins By Kerry Mote
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Kay Etom is vacationing in Rome, Italy from North Carolina when things go wrong. Her experience working in the US State Department in Zagreb, Croatia did not prepare her for the life and death... More > struggle she was about to face as an unsuspecting “mark”. This isn’t your typical international suspense novel. At the book’s core is Kay Etom, a 40-year-old gun-toting, motorcycle riding, intuitive healer who happens to be a former State Department employee and is now a school counselor. Mote brings in crisp details of Rome that asks what beauty is and where humanity is going. Kay Etom follows not only her heart, but her convictions. She is an memorable character who wants to experience the richness of food, nature and travel, and most of all love. Read this book for its cultural references, suspense, and passion, and come away with a greater insight into why a life lived authentically matters.< Less
Rousseau and the Real Culture War By David Heleniak
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In his examination of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Second Discourse, David Heleniak contends that libertarians are the heirs of the Greco-Roman pagans and the "modern pagans" of the... More > Enlightenment, conservatives are the end product of the Christian doctrine of original sin, and the American Left is the consequence of the doctrine as transformed by Rousseau.< Less
Rousseau and the Real Culture War By David Heleniak
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In his examination of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Second Discourse, David Heleniak contends that libertarians are the heirs of the Greco-Roman pagans and the "modern pagans" of the... More > Enlightenment, conservatives are the end product of the Christian doctrine of original sin, and the American Left is the consequence of the doctrine as transformed by Rousseau.< Less
Culture LGBT Numéro 1 - Juin 2013 By Culture LGBT Culture LGBT
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Le tout premier numéro du webzine GRATUIT Culture LGBT est enfin disponible avec, exceptionnellement, deux versions accessibles pour ceux et celles souhaitant se procurer les versions... More > imprimées ! N'hésitez pas à le télécharger, à le feuilleter, à le partager avec vos amis! Ce premier numéro est le résultat d'une belle collaboration entre divers organismes et soutiens de la communauté LGBT francophone en Europe, en outre-mer et au Québec.< Less
Word Pictures in the New Testament - Romans By A.T. Robertson
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A. T. Robertson was a renowned Greek New Testament scholar. His work on the Greek language is still consulted today. Word Pictures in the New Testament is his insightful treatment of that book. In... More > the Greek New Testament, there are a variety of meaningful pictorial nuances implicit in the Greek constructions that are often lost in translation. Robertson examines Greek constructions from many different Testament passages. He provides background to many of the Greek words and their connotations in the original Greek, thereby shedding new light on the meaning of passages. Many readers have gained a new, richer understanding of the New Testament by studying Word Pictures in the New Testament. And although no technical knowledge is required to study this work, familiarity with the Greek language makes this work much easier to digest. Consequently, it is ideal for pastors, theologians, and students of the New Testament. -Tim Perrine, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
CULTURE OF CORRUPTION IN INDIA By SATISHCHANDER YADAV
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The word of corruption means the destruction, ruining or the spoiling of a society or a nation. A corrupt society stops valuing integrity, virtue or moral principles. It changes for the worse. Such a... More > society begins to decay and sets itself on the road to self-destruction. Corruption is an old age phenomena. Selfishness and greed are two main cause of corruption. Political corruption is the abuse of their power by the state official for their unlawful private gain. Over 1500 year ago the mighty Roman Empire disintegrated when its rulers became corrupt and selfish. Nations having tyrannical powerful ruling elite that refuses to punish the corrupt within it, face menace of corruption. A corrupt society is characterized by immorality and lack of fear and respect for law. Corruption cannot be divorced from the economics. Inequality of wealth, low wages and salaries are some of the economics cause of corruption. Employees often strike corrupt deals to supplement their meagre income. -SATISHCHANDER YADAV< Less
Plutarch “The Roman and Greek Questions” By Apostle Horn
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Plutarch was born in 46 C.E. in Chaeronea, in Boeotia, Greece, and died about 119-127. He was one of the two priests of Apollo at the Oracle of Delphi. His skills as a writer and speaker brought him... More > fame in the first century Roman Empire. Often cited in other books at this site, of interest are the extensive passages where he discusses puzzling points about ancient Paganism. In spite of his priestly background, Plutarch was a bit of a free thinker, and loved to speculate multiple explanations for natural and cultural phenomena. As such, he is one of the predecessors of modern social science.< Less
Initiation across cultures – Eight essays By Eric Serejski
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A series of essays by Eugène Goblet d'Alviella, J. Takakusu, J. E. Harrison, J. Jolly and W. Crooke, W. Brandt, Jivanji Jamshedji Modi, C. Densmore Curtis, L. A. Waddell. These essays come... More > from the article ‘Initiation’, Encyclopaedia of religion and ethics, 1914, 7: 314-329. They represent an introductory overview of the topic, starting with the evaluation of the nature, aims, and evolution of initiation. With these preliminary definition, the essays then cover various practices according to Buddhist, Greek, Hinduist, Jewish, Parsi, Roman and Tibetan traditions. These studies are the antechamber of the field of knowledge one may wish to acquire as he or she travels through conceptualizing and building the great edifice of an initiatory life. They could be approached, among others, with Oliver’s History of Initiation and the various works of René Guénon on the topic. ISBN-13: 978-1-944175-30-6< Less

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