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The Shaftesbury Miracle By Leif Bodnarchuk
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"How the f%%k are we gonna get Jesus a passport?" Meet Beamer. He and his best mate Dave live in Belfast. It’s 1993 and everybody’s drunk and stoned. One night a guy shows up... More > at their door, desperate for a place to stay. Meet Jesus Christ – the Son of Man needs to lie low. A corrupt Heaven wants him upstairs, so The Vatican send bounty hunters. If they get their hands on Jesus... well... there’ll be much gnashing of teeth on Earth. Meet Katya from Belarus…and Sergei, and Agnes-Marie, and Bob & Doug the vipers, and Inspector Whiteside, and PJ the knicker-thief…Meet Sprout the spide, and the Brits and the RUC…Meet a local crime lord from the telly. Some of them want to help Beamer spirit the Holy Spirit to safety. Some don’t. Others…haven’t a baldy.< Less
The Shaftesbury Miracle By Leif Bodnarchuk
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"How the f%%k are we gonna get Jesus a passport?" Meet Beamer. He and his best mate Dave live in Belfast. It’s 1993 and everybody’s drunk and stoned. One night a guy shows up... More > at their door, desperate for a place to stay. Meet Jesus Christ – the Son of Man needs to lie low. A corrupt Heaven wants him upstairs, so The Vatican send bounty hunters. If they get their hands on Jesus... well... there’ll be much gnashing of teeth on Earth. Meet Katya from Belarus…and Sergei, and Agnes-Marie, and Bob & Doug the vipers, and Inspector Whiteside, and PJ the knicker-thief…Meet Sprout the spide, and the Brits and the RUC…Meet a local crime lord from the telly. Some of them want to help Beamer spirit the Holy Spirit to safety. Some don’t. Others…haven’t a baldy.< Less
Shastonian:A Boarding School Memoir By Stewart McKie
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This book is a personal memoir of boarding school life at Shaftesbury Grammar School in Dorset, England. The book gives a flavor of what life was like as a boarder during the period 1968-75. Unless... More > you collect memoirs, are a boarding school junkie or a former Old Shastonian yourself, this book is unlikely to be of interest to you. However some people have found it amusing who are none of the above. Could also be educational reading for parents considering sending their child to boarding school. The book is well reviewed on Amazon and has a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5.< Less
Profit and Loss By Sylvia Le Breton
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A Community Drama to commemorate the Huskar Pit disaster in 1838. 26 children between the ages of 7 and 17, working as 'hurriers' and 'trappers', were drowned after the dayhole through which they... More > were attempting to escape from the Husker (or Huskar) Pit at Silkstone was flooded. There was a public outcry, led by politician and the reformer Anthony Ashley Cooper, later Lord Shaftesbury. He called for a Royal Commission of inquiry into the working conditions of children and women in Britain's mines. Eventually the law was changed and women and children could no longer work in the mines. The play was performed in Silkstone on the 4th July 2008, the 170th anniversary of the flood.< Less
Profit and Loss By Sylvia Le Breton
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A Community Drama to commemorate the Huskar Pit disaster in 1838. 26 children between the ages of 7 and 17, working as 'hurriers' and 'trappers', were drowned after the dayhole through which they... More > were attempting to escape from the Husker (or Huskar) Pit at Silkstone was flooded. There was a public outcry, led by politician and the reformer Anthony Ashley Cooper, later Lord Shaftesbury. He called for a Royal Commission of inquiry into the working conditions of children and women in Britain's mines. Eventually the law was changed and women and children could no longer work in the mines. The play was performed in Silkstone on the 4th July 2008, the 170th anniversary of the flood.< Less
Da Cartesio a Rousseau By Enrico Galavotti
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Studi sul razionalismo, l'empirismo e l'illuminismo in Cartesio, Spinoza, Leibniz, Hobbes, Locke, Hume, Shaftesbury, Berkeley, Bentham, Montaigne, Grozio, Gassendi, Pascal, Bayle, Meslier, Vico,... More > Voltaire, Rousseau< Less
The Nature and Danger of Infidel Philosophy By Timothy Dwight
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During troubled times at Yale University, then president Timothy Dwight saw his students drawn to the radical republicanism and “infidel philosophy” of the French Revolution; including... More > the philosophies of Hume, Hobbes, Tindal, Lords Shaftesbury & Bolingbroke and other so called philosophers. Between 1797 and 1800, Dwight frequently warned audiences against the threats of this “infidel philosophy” in America. An address to the candidates for the baccalaureate in Yale College called "The Nature and Danger of Infidel Philosophy, Exhibited in Two Discourses, Addressed to the Candidates for the Baccalaureate, In Yale College" was delivered on September 9, 1797. It was published by George Bunce in 1798. This reprint is taken word for word from an original printing held in the archives at A. Webb Roberts Library, Fort Worth, Texas.< Less
The Nature and Danger of Infidel Philosophy By Timothy Dwight
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During troubled times at Yale University, then president Timothy Dwight saw his students drawn to the radical republicanism and “infidel philosophy” of the French Revolution; including... More > the philosophies of Hume, Hobbes, Tindal, Lords Shaftesbury & Bolingbroke and other so called philosophers. Between 1797 and 1800, Dwight frequently warned audiences against the threats of this “infidel philosophy” in America. An address to the candidates for the baccalaureate in Yale College called "The Nature and Danger of Infidel Philosophy, Exhibited in Two Discourses, Addressed to the Candidates for the Baccalaureate, In Yale College" was delivered on September 9, 1797. It was published by George Bunce in 1798. This reprint is taken word for word from an original printing held in the archives at A. Webb Roberts Library, Fort Worth, Texas.< Less
The Works of John Locke By John Locke
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The Two Treatises of Civil Government On Human Understanding In Four Books Elements of Natural Philosophy Some Thoughts Concerning Reading And Study For A Gentleman Of The Conduct Of The... More > Understanding A Defence Of Mr. Locke's Opinion Concerning Personal Identity Letters to Bishop of Worcester On Toleration In Four Letters The Reasonabless Of Christianity, As Delivered In The Scriptures A Paraphrase On The Epistle Of St. Paul To The Galatians A Paraphrase On The First Epistle Of St. Paul To The Corinthians A Paraphrase On The Second Epistle Of St. Paul To The Corinthians A Paraphrase On The Epistle Of St. Paul To The Romans A Paraphrase On The Epistle Of St. Paul To The Ephesians Some Thoughts Concerning Education Of Seeing All Things In God: An Examination Of P. Malebranche's Opinion A Discourse Of Miracles Memoirs Relating To The Life Of Anthony First Earl of Shaftesbury. Some Familiar Letter Between John Locke, And Several Of His Friends. The Fundamental Constitutions Of Carolina< Less
"There Are No Flowers Here...": Collected Letters of Jack Richardson By John 'Jack' Richardson
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In 1913 John 'Jack' Richardson was the 20 year-old son of the headmaster of Shaftesbury Road Elementary School in Forest Gate, East London. Jack was a lover of the countryside, a talented artist and... More > a linguistics scholar; he adored Beowulf, and quoted Robert Louis Stevenson and Omar Khayyam. May Larby, 18, was the daughter of a local police constable; she was a sharp-minded mathematician with a great thirst for all knowledge, cultural as well as abstract. After a chance meeting on an underground train these two brilliant young people began a doomed love affair. May Jack Jack was one of the many millions of young men who were soon to die, victims of the insane slaughter of the First World War. Before his death Jack wrote letters to May from his training camp, from his French billets and ultimately from the trenches. These letters, a short essay, a poem and some excerpts from May's memoirs tell their tragic story.< Less

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