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The Bondage of the Will By Dr. Tom Morris
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Luther was not a pious bore. He was a real man and at times an earthy man who was brash and bold. In the political correct world of today some might have trouble with him. He did not speak for... More > sound bites. Through this book you will have an intimate look into his world and mind. There are things you will respect and things you will admire. This look will let Luther be Luther. This is what you would have heard if you were invited into the Luther House in Wittenberg, Germany. Katherine his wife brewed his beer. Luther is not the kind of man that would have a cry if you did not like him. He knew who he was and spoke with confidence. He won the hearts and minds of Wittenberg even Duke Fredrick, then Germany and the world. Table conversation was filled with challenging ideas. This is considered Luther's finest work of thought. What do you think about the freedom of the human will?< Less
Of Human Bondage By W. Somerset Maugham
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Of Human Bondage is W. Somerset Maugham's 1915 masterpiece featuring the young Philip Carey. The work is considered autobiographical, though Maugham claims that most was "pure invention."... More > The novel is set during the end of the 19th century, and Philip, an orphan, has to maneuver a life as a young apprentice in art and medicine. Philip moves on to Paris to live in a commune of sorts with other artists, which is contrasted with squalor of London. Philip becomes entangled in a love affair so viscous and compulsive it threatens to do him in. Of Human Bondage is a long work, but it allows Maugham to build up an incredible array of memorable characters. You won't forget Mildred Rogers, the torrid love interest, though she is shallow and unfaithful. You'll find that their twisted relationship is the almost a character itself, as Maugham demonstrates that love is itself a form of bondage.< Less
Of Human Bondage By W. Somerset Maugham
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Of Human Bondage (1915) is a novel by W. Somerset Maugham. It is generally agreed to be his masterpiece and to be strongly autobiographical in nature, although Maugham stated, "This is a novel,... More > not an autobiography, though much in it is autobiographical, more is pure invention." Story of Philip Carey, a boy who is orphaned and left to be raised be his elderly aunt and uncle who are highly religious and not very affectionate. The book begins with the death of Helen Carey, the mother of nine-year-old Philip Carey. Philip's father Henry had died a few months before, and the orphan Philip, born with a club foot, is sent to live with his Aunt Louisa and Uncle William Carey. Early chapters relate Philip's experience at the vicarage. Louisa tries to be a mother to Philip, but his uncle takes a cold disposition towards him. Philip's uncle has a vast collection of books, and Philip enjoys reading to find ways to escape his mundane existence. The Modern Library ranked in is list of the 100 best novels.< Less
Of Human Bondage By W. Somerset Maugham
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Of Human Bondage is a novel by W. Somerset Maugham. It is generally agreed to be his masterpiece. The book begins with the death of the mother of the nine-year-old protagonist, Philip Carey. Philip's... More > father had already died a few months before, and the orphan Philip is sent to live with his aunt and uncle. Philip inherits a small fortune but the money is held in custody by his uncle until he is twenty-one, giving his uncle a great deal of power over him until he reaches his maturity. He soon eventually meets a young woman. They have an affair, and when she thinks she is pregnant, Philip decides to give up his long-cherished plans to travel to exotic lands, and to marry Sally instead. Despite learning that it was a false alarm, Philip nonetheless becomes engaged to Sally, his lifelong quest for happiness and self-acceptance culminating in the conclusion that "the simplest pattern, that in which a man was born, worked, married, had children, and died, was likewise the most perfect".< Less
Of Human Bondage By W. Somerset Maugham
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'It is very difficult for a writer of my generation, if he is honest, to pretend indifference to the work of Somerset Maugham,' wrote Gore Vidal. 'He was always so entirely there.' Originally... More > published in 1915, Of Human Bondage is a potent expression of the power of sexual obsession and of modern man's yearning for freedom. This classic bildungsroman tells the story of Philip Carey, a sensitive boy born with a clubfoot who is orphaned and raised by a religious aunt and uncle. Philip yearns for adventure, and at eighteen leaves home, eventually pursuing a career as an artist in Paris. When he returns to London to study medicine, he meets the androgynous but alluring Mildred and begins a doomed love affair that will change the course of his life. There is no more powerful story of sexual infatuation, of human longing for connection and freedom. 'Here is a novel of the utmost importance,' wrote Theodore Dreiser on publication. 'It is a beacon of light by which the wanderer may be guided.< Less
Of Human Bondage (Illustrated) By W. Somerset Maugham
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From an orphan with a clubfoot, Philip Carey grows into an impressionable young man with a voracious appetite for adventure and knowledge. Then he falls obsessively in love, embarking on a disastrous... More > relationship that will change his life forever.< Less
Bondage to Freedom By P.V.S. SURYANARAYANA RAJU
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Mind at rest is Self. Mind in movement is ego. Empty mind is free. Mind with contents feels that it is in bondage. Action without motive brings freedom. Action with intention is limited and so... More > binding. Humanity is caught up in self ignorance. Every human feels that he is a separate entity not only biologically but psychologically. It is this feeling of being a separate entity that is causing havoc in human society. So one starts accumulating things for himself and his family and is not bothered about the rest of mankind. The concept of community and country has its seeds in family. Because one feels insecure with family he identifies with community and country and accumulates armaments in case there is a war.< Less
Jekyll & Hyde: Breaking Bondages - Restoring Wholeness By James V. Potter, Ph.D.
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Jekyll & Hyde: Breaking Bondages and Restoring Wholeness, By James V. Potter, Ph.D., Psy.D. A guide to understanding the origins of Arrested Development, Dual-Personalities & other... More > Personality Disorders. Introduced Life-span Development, Human Bonding, Developmental Tasks and Rites of Passage, as well as the origins & manifestations of Developmental Wounds in twelve information packed chapters. Investigates the principle causes underlying the majority of emotional and developmental wounds which can mature into life-controlling problems and personality disorders. Detailed life-span development charts help students grasp the effects when developmental tasks were not completed, bonding is impaired, or rites-of passage from one stage to the next not successfully navigated.< Less
Jekyll & Hyde: Breaking Bondages - Restoring Wholeness By James V. Potter, Ph.D.
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Jekyll & Hyde: Breaking Bondages and Restoring Wholeness, By James V. Potter, Ph.D., Psy.D. A guide to understanding the origins of Arrested Development, Dual-Personalities & other... More > Personality Disorders. Introduced Life-span Development, Human Bonding, Developmental Tasks and Rites of Passage, as well as the origins & manifestations of Developmental Wounds in twelve information packed chapters. Investigates the principle causes underlying the majority of emotional and developmental wounds which can mature into life-controlling problems and personality disorders. Detailed life-span development charts help students grasp the effects when developmental tasks were not completed, bonding is impaired, or rites-of passage from one stage to the next not successfully navigated.< Less
MY BONDAGE AND MY FREEDOM : BY FREDRICK DOUGLAS (1855) By FREDRICK DOUGLAS
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MY BONDAGE and MY FREEDOM _By_ FREDERICK DOUGLASS _By a principle essential to Christianity, a PERSON is eternally differenced from a THING; so that the idea of a HUMAN BEING, necessarily excludes... More > the idea of PROPERTY IN THAT BEING_. COLERIDGE Entered according to Act of Congress in 1855 by Frederick Douglass in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Northern District of New York TO HONORABLE GERRIT SMITH, AS A SLIGHT TOKEN OF ESTEEM FOR HIS CHARACTER, ADMIRATION FOR HIS GENIUS AND BENEVOLENCE, AFFECTION FOR HIS PERSON, AND GRATITUDE FOR HIS FRIENDSHIP, AND AS A Small but most Sincere Acknowledgement of HIS PRE-EMINENT SERVICES IN BEHALF OF THE RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES OF AN AFFLICTED, DESPISED AND DEEPLY OUTRAGED PEOPLE, BY RANKING SLAVERY WITH PIRACY AND MURDER, AND BY DENYING IT EITHER A LEGAL OR CONSTITUTIONAL EXISTENCE, This Volume is Respectfully Dedicated, BY HIS FAITHFUL AND FIRMLY ATTACHED FRIEND, FREDERICK DOUGLAS. ROCHESTER, N.Y.< Less