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Without Reason By Ann Port
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The summer before Eleanor Chandler’s senior year in college, she spends an unforgettable week near Beynac-et-Cazenac, a medieval French town in the Perigord region of Southwestern France. As... More > she explores the crumbled ruins of the mighty fortresses, the ancient bastides, and the medieval abbeys, Ellie feels a strange connection to a place so familiar, yet so far removed from her experiences. Two years after returning home to California, still haunted by memories of the Perigord, Ellie gives up teaching and enrolls in McGill University to study archeology. Completing three years of study, she eagerly returns to the area that captured her imagination, this time to complete her doctoral dissertation under the guidance of Jean Oresme, an expert on Medieval life in the region. Without Reason is a gripping tale of a woman who, while looking toward the future, must answer questions about her past. The reader will join Ellie and Charles as they try to solve a mystery in an unforgettable land—the Perigord.< Less
The City of God By Aurelius Augustine
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One of Augustine’s most famous works, this book tells of the fall of the Roman Empire and the rise of the holy and righteous City of God from the ashes. While building a utopia much like The... More > Republic does, Augustine uses sound theology to build the foundations of the cities morals and lawful authority. Many theologies, especially within the Catholic tradition, owe their beginnings to the teachings of Augustine and this work is one of the starts of the field.< Less
INFERNO By Dante Alighieri
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Part of the author's three-part 'Divine Comedy', this work has served as inspiration for many later writers/poets including Milton, Byron, Shelley and T'S. Eliot - read it and you will soon see why!
INFERNO By Dante Alighieri
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Part of the author's three-part 'Divine Comedy', this work has served as inspiration for many later writers/poets including Milton, Byron, Shelley and T'S. Eliot - read it and you will soon see why!
THE FORTIETH YEAR OF A WOLLONGONG WOMAN By SAND-DEE R. WAYBILL
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A collection of chatty journal-article entries detailing the 40th year of a female living in Wollongong, Australia. Includes local events, places and people, attitudes, contemplations, discoveries,... More > reflections and beliefs. One year filled with many major changes.< Less
THE FORTIETH YEAR OF A WOLLONGONG WOMAN By SAND-DEE R. WAYBILL
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A collection of chatty journal-article entries detailing the 40th year of a female living in Wollongong, Australia. Includes local events, places and people, attitudes, contemplations, discoveries,... More > reflections and beliefs. One year filled with many major changes.< Less
Hound of Heaven: Saint Dominic de Guzmán By Augusta Theodosia Drane
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This is the most complete biography of Saint Dominic written by Augusta Drane (Mother Francis Raphael). An earlier one had been written nearly forty years previously, and is in print; but this much... More > more complete biography of the saint has been out of print for many decades. It contains not only many details of the saint's life, taken from the earliest and most reliable sources, but also many anecdotes from the lives of the early followers of Saint Dominic. For those whose knowledge of this great saint is incomplete, this biography introduces you to the life of the saint who was at the origin of the Rosary, and who lived a life completely given over to the truth revealed by God.< Less
The Lives of the Brethren By Gerard de Frachet
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This work by Gerard de Frachet is among the earliest works of the Dominican Order that treat of its foundation. The author lived from 1205 to 1271, so that he was able to learn many of the early... More > miracles and stories of the Founder and his first disciples.< Less
La Sorciére By J. Michelet
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A book written in the early 1800’s, La Sorcière gives us an insight into thinking of that time period concerning where the power of witches comes from. Although most contemporary witches... More > will deny the presence of Satan or demons as their power source, the thinking of the Christian church would probably agree with what this text says. It is accepted that witches do not generally accept Satan as any kind of master or lord and each witch has his or her own theology that describes their beliefs. This book however seeks to quash all those pagan ideas and gives credit to where the original authour thinks it is due.< Less
The Quests of the Silver Knight By Daniel Cure
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The year is 1455 and with England under the control of the Duke of York, Jack Templeman is sent on a series of secret missions by Queen Margaret in a bid to gain back power for the House of... More > Lancaster. Caught between the influence of the Earl of Warwick, and his allegiance to his King, Jack is disturbed by a succession of anonymous attempts upon his life. As York’s influence wanes, Jack finds himself wrapped in a maze of deceit; confused by the omnipresence of death and conflicting loyalties. As his relationship with Elizabeth blossoms, will peace last long enough for them to settle together, or will the bickering feuds break into full scale war? Will he survive the shadow of death or fall prey to the foreboding Black Shuck? From the wilderness of northern England, to the perilous seas of the Channel; from the fortress of Kenilworth to the tournament fields of the Welsh Marches, this is the second Jack Templeman novel, The Quests of the Silver Knight, from the period now known as The Wars of the Roses< Less

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