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The Aesthetic Values of Islamic Architecture By Tarek Mahfouz
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This is not an engineering or architecture book. Rather, it is a book that introduces the beauty of Islamic architecture all over the world and answers several questions. Why are there crescents on... More > top of Minarets? Why are minarets shaped the way they are? Where does the shape of a dome come from? Why do old mosque courts have open spaces (without ceilings)? Why is the quibla shaped like a half dome? This book answers these questions and many more that you may think of regarding Islamic architecture. This book also discusses how different environments in the vast Islamic world, ranging from arid deserts to lush greens, affect architecture and what is similar and dissimilar among them. Included in this book are many illustrations of different architecture styles. It is written in simple Arabic that an intermediate Arabic language student will find easy to understand.< Less
Old Russian Children's Tales By George Nikolov
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This book is entirely dedicated to the folk tales of former Soviet Union republics which nowadays are independent states. Tales are the part of culture, traditions, customs and history of people who... More > lives in this part of world. Many generations of children have been brought up by these glorious and magnificent tales. I hope that you and your children will enjoy them too. In this comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales in English we meet both universal fairy-tale figures—thieves and heroes, kings and peasants, beautiful damsels and terrifying witches, enchanted children and crafty animals—and such uniquely Russian characters as Teryoshka, Baba Yaga, Prince Ivan, and the glorious Firebird. This book contains a collection of 55 tales culled from a centuries-old Russian storytelling tradition. They contain messages that help children to become wiser and better to recognize human values.< Less
A Dream of Old Rhodesia By Ted Pletts
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This story was written in 1967 shortly after Rhodesia embarked on its journey to become Zimbabwe. The author arrived in the land in 1936 to be a policeman with the British South African Police. He... More > served in the Second World War and returned to continue life in Rhodesia where he lived until his death in 1977. He writes of the people and animals of the land with a great affection . As a man of insight he could see that unless goodwill prevailed a time of great suffering would come upon all the people. The book was rejected by publishers at the time but in hindsight is a window on the attitudes and values that brought a beautiful land in to a time of suffering. His positive optimism is evident throughout the book and for anyone who has lived in Africa it will bring back memories of the beauty of the land and people. It is a story about a policeman, and a young lad who survived an attack by a leopard, and the extraordinary relationship that resulted between a white MP and an African Nationalist.< Less
Old Soviet Children's Folk Tales By George Nikolov
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This book is entirely dedicated to the folk tales of former Soviet Union republics which nowadays are independent states. Tales are the part of culture, traditions, customs and history of people who... More > lives in this part of world. Many generations of children have been brought up by these glorious and magnificent tales. I hope that you and your children will enjoy them too. This book contains a collection of 33 wonderful children's stories that are real cultural treasure. They contain hidden messages that help children to become wiser and better to recognize human values.< Less
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The New Chivalry By George McCaul
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The New Chivalry is not the old chivalry. It drives to much deeper levels of human existence, to our beliefs about ourselves and our resulting behavior towards others. It is a form of personal... More > declaration. If Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness are to be true for you, it must be true for all. The New Chivalry is not new, just forgotten. Now is the time for it to be remembered and applied to our modern life in ways that are meaningful to us. Let this be a guide to personal transformation, let it be the rebirth of the hope and honor, the sacred and the self, and the obligation of leadership to all that share this world.< Less
KARL HELD: GROWING UP IN THE KAISER'S TIME By Thomas Dressler
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This is the story of Karl Held, son of a Christian Prussian civil servant, growing up in a town not far from Berlin, the bustling capital of a newly united Germany at the beginning of the 20th... More > century. Karl deals with various problems in his young life, among them being bullied by other boys in his school. We follow his many adventures, as, with the help of his parents, his friends, and a Christian faith, he experiences both the joys and difficulties of growing into maturity.< Less
KARL HELD: GROWING UP IN THE KAISER'S TIME By Thomas Dressler
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This is the story of Karl Held, son of a Christian Prussian civil servant, growing up in a town not far from Berlin, the bustling capital of a newly united Germany at the beginning of the 20th... More > century. Karl deals with various problems in his young life, among them being bullied by other boys in his school. We follow his many adventures, as, with the help of his parents, his friends, and a Christian faith, he experiences both the joys and difficulties of growing into maturity.< Less
Why Is This Sex Book Different from All Other Sex Books?: A Parent’s Guide to Embracing Sexuality Through Jewish Wisdom By Meryl Slipakoff Cohen, M.Ed., LCSW
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Why is This Sex Book Different from All Other Sex Books? is different because Judaism is different. King Solomon’s Song of Songs is a perfect example of our appreciation for sensuality and the... More > beauty that our bodies can bring. The Hebrew word “yada” means “sex” but also means “to know.” In Judaism, we do not separate the body from the soul, and we encourage the total knowing that comes with sexual relationships. What a religion! The heritage has beautiful answers to help parents integrate sexual learning and Jewish wisdom to build pride in a tradition that values healthy sexuality. The author takes Judaism’s sex-positive values and applies them to our modern world. The book is written for parents of all ages of children, from infants to high school, to tackle the age-old questions children ask, like: Where do I come from? Why is my body changing? Am I normal? When is it OK to have sex? How do I know when I’m in love? I think I may be gay; what should I do?< Less
Why Is This Sex Book Different From All Other Sex Books?: A Parent’s Guide to Embracing Sexuality Through Jewish Wisdom By Meryl Slipakoff Cohen, M.Ed., LCSW
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Why is This Sex Book Different from All Other Sex Books? is different because Judaism is different. King Solomon’s Song of Songs is a perfect example of our appreciation for sensuality and the... More > beauty that our bodies can bring. The Hebrew word “yada” means “sex” but also means “to know.” In Judaism, we do not separate the body from the soul, and we encourage the total knowing that comes with sexual relationships. What a religion! The heritage has beautiful answers to help parents integrate sexual learning and Jewish wisdom to build pride in a tradition that values healthy sexuality. The author takes Judaism’s sex-positive values and applies them to our modern world. The book is written for parents of all ages of children, from infants to high school, to tackle the age-old questions children ask, like: Where do I come from? Why is my body changing? Am I normal? When is it OK to have sex? How do I know when I’m in love? I think I may be gay; what should I do?< Less