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Identification of Hakka Cultural Markers By Grace E. Wright
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The Hakka are a minority group that has been in China since, at least 240 B.C. They have cultural markers that separate them from the majority Han Chinese Group. This book separates actual cultural... More > markers from ethnic stereotypes.< Less
Scriptural Expositions of Dr. Augustus Neander: III. The First Epistle of John, Practically Explained. By Augustus Neander
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In this book, Augustus Neander carefully explores practical and theoretical aspects of John's first epistle to the first century churches of Asia Minor against corruption. Neander begins by... More > discussing the political and religious climate under which John writes the epistle. It was John's task to remind the early Christians that the person of Christ is central to a complete and full understanding of Christianity. By exposing John's epistle, Neander aims to awaken the Christian consciousness. He suggests that Christianity is a way of life, not just a religion, and that the Christian church is the family of God, rather than an institution of creeds and hierarchies. Neander's careful illustration of the writings of John truly illuminates their spiritual value. This book is part of a larger series containing Neander's commentaries on the books of Philippians and James. -Emmalon Davis, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
Byzantine and Romanesque Court in the Crystal Palace By Matthew Digby Wyatt
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Catalogue for one of the great courts in the 1854 Crystal Palace at Sydenham. Detailed description of this exhibition, together with a brief survey of architectural and design history of Byzantium... More > and other parts of Christian Europe, including German and French Romanesque. Additional notes are provided on Irish art (550-1000AD), described as superior to Anglo-Saxon work in the same age, and on the effigies found in Temple Church, London belonging to the Order of the Temple, or Knights Templar. Facsimile of 1854 original edition.< Less
FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE APOSTLE PAUL AN ARTIST’S SKETCHBOOK BLACK & WHITE EDITION By Robert S. Lee
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On a trip to Turkey and Greece Robert Lee had the idea of drawing the monuments that the Apostle Paul visited. He set out to find a sketchbook and to work on as many drawings as possible. Due to time... More > constraints he really started the project after returning home. In four days the artist crisscrossed between Smyrna, Ephesus, the Isle of Patmos, Crete, and Santorini. Traveling first by bus and then by ship he saw beautiful landscapes, ruins, and rugged islands. Then he was off again for the next five days to Corinth, Cenchreae, Athens, Meteora, Vergina, Berea, Thessalonica, Philippi, and Kavala. As we look through the pages we can imagine being at the Museum of Ephesus or the Parthenon in Athens. We can feel the breeze blowing through the vineyards and olive groves. As we observe the drawings of the artifacts we are transported to a different time. He gives us the mythical Sphinx and the Centaur along with the lion and the eagle. Through these drawings we experience the essence of Asia Minor and Greece.< Less
FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE APOSTLE PAUL AN ARTIST’S SKETCHBOOK COLOR EDITION By Robert S. Lee
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On a trip to Turkey and Greece Robert Lee had the idea of drawing the monuments that the Apostle Paul visited. He set out to find a sketchbook and to work on as many drawings as possible. Due to time... More > constraints he really started the project after returning home. In four days the artist crisscrossed between Smyrna, Ephesus, the Isle of Patmos, Crete, and Santorini. Traveling first by bus and then by ship he saw beautiful landscapes, ruins, and rugged islands. Then he was off again for the next five days to Corinth, Cenchreae, Athens, Meteora, Vergina, Berea, Thessalonica, Philippi, and Kavala. As we look through the pages we can imagine being at the Museum of Ephesus or the Parthenon in Athens. We can feel the breeze blowing through the vineyards and olive groves. As we observe the drawings of the artifacts we are transported to a different time. He gives us the mythical Sphinx and the Centaur along with the lion and the eagle. Through these drawings we experience the essence of Asia Minor and Greece.< Less
The Terrace Builders: the Hani and their Neighbors in Yunnan's Ailao Mountains By Jim Goodman
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The rice terraces of the Ailao Mountains in southern Yunnan province, China, are some of the oldest terraced farms in Asia. First mentioned in Tang Dynasty records, these farms, 80% of which are... More > irrigated, with water running through them all year round, have been in continuous use for over a thousand years. In 2013 UNESCO declared the heartland of this area a World Heritage Site. The Terrace Builders is a detailed account of how these farms are made and used, the cities and mountains of Honghe Prefecture and the far north of Vietnam, as well as the various ethnic minorities who live there. The book pays special attention to the Hani people, the largest ethnic group in the area, and includes summaries of the culture and clothing of their neighbors the Yi, Miao, Yao, Zhuang and Dai. The book includes 300 photos of the land and its people.< Less
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Taiwan and Japan In Ten Days: Don’t Forget the Kit Kats By Morland Matthews
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In 2015 Will a former housemate and good friend invited my wife Sandra and me to visit him and his cousin in Taiwan and Japan. We said, HELL YEAH! These are not countries that the average Hispanic... More > American of African descent gets to experience, especially those who grew up in a low-income household in Brooklyn, like we did. The language barrier, costs and distance make it a challenge for most people to visit. We were eager to evaluate some common questions, myths and stereotypes about these wonderful countries. Specifically, those related to vegetarianism, technology, health, poverty, views towards American minorities and westernization. This book is an account of the wonderful people, food, customs, surprises and challenges we experienced during our ten-day visit.< Less
ARMENIA’S FRESCOES FROM URARTU AND CILICIA TO THE 21st CENTURY. 7000 Years of Art Treasures By Maximillien De Lafayette
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This is a fabulous book, elegantly printed, large format (Size: 8.50” x 11”) containing hundreds upon hundreds of photos in color, and rare/vintage illustrations, sketches, maps and... More > pictures. It includes: Armenia’s Early Frescoes. The Urartu era. Ancient Greco-Armenian frescoes and mosaic. Garni Temple. Armenia’s early Christian frescoes and figurative arts. Frescoes of medieval Armenia. Chronology and historical perspective of early Christian frescoes. 6th century and 7th century frescoes and murals. Between 921 and 930 A.D. Between 1,220 and 1,236 A.D. In the 14th century. Arrival of the Crusaders. In the 17th century and the 18th century. Frescoes from the Theodosia era to the 18th century. Armenia’s Modern and Contemporary Frescoes and Murals.< Less
Seven By Chris Bobblett
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This book is a study of the seven letters to the seven churches of Asia Minor set in it's cultural context. Come on a journey of information, inspiration and illumination concerning the early church... More > and letters to early churches that is often misunderstood and misinterpreted.< Less

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