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The Three Patriarchs of Confucianism By Peter M.K. Chan
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This book is an abridged and systematic reconstitution of what Confucius, Mencius, and Xun-zi had actually said about man, society, and government. It is a user-friendly version designed for students... More > and readers who are interested in Confucianism and its moral, social and political philosophy. A total of 131 pages with Chinese textual documentation, suitable for students of Chinese philosophy, culture, and language.< Less
The Six Patriarchs of Chinese Humanism By Peter M.K. Chan
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This book is designed for those who would like to know what Confucius, Moh-zi, Lao-zi, Zhuan-zi, Mencius, and Xun-zi had actually said about the problem of man and society, but were not able to get a... More > systematic view from their utterances on these same topics scattered here and there in the ancient texts where their actual words are found. It is to show that when many of their utterances on one and the same topic are gathered to roost, what these patriarchs of Chinese humanism had in mind were in fact more comprehensive and engaging than any secondary material is able to duplicate. A total of 249 pages with Chinese textual documentation, suitable for students of Chinese philosophy, culture and language.< Less
The History of Joseph the Patriarch by Saint Ephraim By Rev. Shmuel Dawid
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St. Ephraim or Mar Aprim was born in 303 in Nisibis. He is considered one of the greatest poet-theologians of the Christian Church. He wrote hundreds of hymns, poems, and prose works which survive... More > today in their original Syriac as well as in translations into Greek, Latin, Armenian and many other languages. In honor of his many contributions, he is known as the “Malpana Raba” or the Great Doctor of the Syriac speaking/using churches. Among his many works is a poem in 12 parts on the life of Joseph, the Old Testament Patriarch. The original Syriac text was edited and published by Paul Bedjan in 1891. This volume presents a modern Assyrian translation by Qasha Shmuel Dawid (1872-1930) that was published in Chicago in 1925.< Less
Old Church Slavonic Grammar By Grigore Nandris
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In 1959, the Athlone Press of the University of London sought to publish a handbook to Old Church Slavonic in its London East European Series. Grigore Nandris wrote the first part of this handbook, a... More > grammar of the language. Later, Robert Auty published a selection of readings as the second part. Nandris covers the writing systems (Cyrillic and Glagolitic), phonology, morphology and word formation of OCS. His approach is diachronic, as he discusses the sound changes that separate Common Slavonic from other branches of Indo-European, and he traces noun and verb inflection back to Proto-Indo-European.< Less
The Pragmatic Confucianism of Xun-zi By Peter M.K. Chan
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Xun-zi (ca.298 – 238 BC) was the third patriarch of Confucianism, known also to be the most eminent thinker and scholar of his day. This ebook is an abridged and systematic reconstitution of... More > his words as they appear in the Book of Xun-zi. It highlights his challenge to the then popular anthropomorphic view of Heaven; his foray into the epistemological and problematic aspects of the human mind; as well as his theory on society and government, including the organizational aspects of public administration. It also explains why he was at odds with Mencius over the inborn nature of man. A total of 65 pages with Chinese textual documentation, suitable for students of Chinese philosophy, culture, and language.< Less
The Chav Family Robinson By Paul Richard Scott
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In the green and leafy suburbs of Sheffield lurks the Wybourn council estate where the members of the Chav Family Robinson live. Freddie is patriarch of this strange clan, and is twice married, twice... More > divorced, unemployed for almost thirty years and yet still on incapacity benefits… But the winds of change are blowing through the estate. Over the course of one weekend in April of 2011, skeletons are dragged from closed cupboards, dark secrets unearthed and a dysfunctional family gradually falls apart. Warning: This book contains material that may be unsuitable for those under the age of eighteen and deals with adult themes using frequent industrial language liable to cause offence.< Less
Histoire Complete de Joseph By Mar Ephrem
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St. Ephraim or Mar Aprim was born in 303 in Nisibis. He is considered one of the greatest poet-theologians of the Christian Church. He wrote hundreds of hymns, poems, and prose works which survive... More > today in their original Syriac as well as in translations into Greek, Latin, Armenian and many other languages. In honor of his many contributions, he is known as the “Malpana Raba” or the Great Doctor of the Syriac speaking/using churches. Among his many works is a poem in 12 parts on the life of Joseph, the Old Testament Patriarch. This volume contains the original Syriac text that was edited and published by Paul Bedjan in 1891.< Less
The Chav Family Robinson By Paul Richard Scott
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In the green and leafy suburbs of Sheffield lurks the Wybourn council estate where the members of the Chav Family Robinson live. Freddie is patriarch of this strange clan, and is twice married, twice... More > divorced, unemployed for almost thirty years and yet still on incapacity benefits… But the winds of change are blowing through the estate. Over the course of one weekend in April of 2011, skeletons are dragged from closed cupboards, dark secrets unearthed and a dysfunctional family gradually falls apart. Warning: This book contains material that may be unsuitable for those under the age of eighteen and deals with adult themes using frequent industrial language liable to cause offence.< Less
Nestorius: The Bazzar of Heracleides By G. R. Driver
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Nestorius became Patriarch of Constantinople in 428. His theological views on the union of the human and divine natures in the one person of Jesus Christ led him to denounce the use of the term... More > “Mother of God” as well as other language which tended to ascribe divine attributes to the humanity and human attributes to the divinity of Christ such as “God died” or “God was born”. Nestorius was opposed by Cyril of Alexandria, who was largely motivated by rivalry with Constantinople. Through Cyril’s political machinations, Nestorius was condemned unheard at the Council of Ephesus in 431. In exile he wrote a defense of his beliefs under a pseudonym before he died. The original Greek of the “Book of Heraclides” was lost but a Syriac translation survived in a single manuscript. Although the Assyrian Church of the East had no personal contacts with Nestorius it refuses to accept his condemnation and considers him an orthodox theologian. This volume contains an English translation of the Syriac text.< Less
Nestorius: Le Livre d’Héraclide de Damas By Paul Bedjan
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Nestorius became Patriarch of Constantinople in 428. His theological views on the union of the human and divine natures in the one person of Jesus Christ led him to denounce the use of the term... More > “Mother of God” as well as other language which tended to ascribe divine attributes to the humanity and human attributes to the divinity of Christ such as “God died” or “God was born”. Nestorius was opposed by Cyril of Alexandria, who was largely motivated by rivalry with Constantinople. Through Cyril’s political machinations, Nestorius was condemned unheard at the Council of Ephesus in 431. In exile he wrote a defense of his beliefs under a pseudonym before he died. The original Greek of the “Book of Heraclides” was lost but a Syriac translation survived in a single manuscript. Although the Assyrian Church of the East had no personal contacts with Nestorius it refuses to accept his condemnation and considers him an orthodox theologian. This volume contains the Syriac text edited by Paul Bedjan.< Less

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Left to Die Left to Die By Wes Rand
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