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Experiments in Science and Religious Fiction By Dale Albert Johnson
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This is a series of seven short stories using these themes of the interaction of science and religion
Crime and Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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The poverty-stricken Raskolnikov, a talented student, devises a theory about extraordinary men being above the law, since in their brilliance they think “new thoughts” and so contribute... More > to society. He then sets out to prove his theory by murdering a vile, cynical old pawnbroker and her sister. The act brings Raskolnikov into contact with his own buried conscience and with two characters — the deeply religious Sonia, who has endured great suffering, and Porfiry, the intelligent and discerning official who is charged with investigating the murder — both of whom compel Raskolnikov to feel the split in his nature. Dostoevsky provides readers with a suspenseful, penetrating psychological analysis that goes beyond the crime.< Less
Crime And Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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A desperate young man plans the perfect crime -- the murder of a despicable pawnbroker, an old women no one loves and no one will mourn. Is it not just, he reasons, for a man of genius to commit such... More > a crime, to transgress moral law -- if it will ultimately benefit humanity? So begins one of the greatest novels ever written: a powerful psychological study, a terrifying murder mystery, a fascinating detective thriller infused with philosophical, religious and social commentary. Raskolnikov, an impoverished student living in a garret in the gloomy slums of St. Petersburg, carries out his grotesque scheme and plunges into a hell of persecution, madness and terror. Crime And Punishment takes the reader on a journey into the darkest recesses of the criminal and depraved mind, and exposes the soul of a man possessed by both good and evil ... a man who cannot escape his own conscience. This edition contains extensive overviews of both the author and the novel.< Less
Healing Syria – Improving Human Rights, Social Cohesion and Religious Education in the Syrian Arab Republic By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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The war in Syria caused over 470,000 victims, over 7 million internally displaced people and over 5 millions refugees. With Syria's human rights situation being among the worst in the world, an... More > inquiry by the United Nations found evidence which implicated President Bashar al-Assad in alleged war crimes. Critical, but also deeply sensitive and humane, this book endeavours to improve public policy in Syria, so that a just social peace can be manifested in this tormented country. Social challenges – such as civil unrest, military dictatorship and press freedom violations – are also explored in this work. Violent Extremism is another topic this book addresses; as both internally and externally, Syria is faced with major security problems in terms of countering extremism. Highly innovative and profound, this book explores social scientific- and ethical approaches, to improve human rights, civil liberties and social cohesion in Syria.< Less
Russia’s Counterinsurgency In North Caucasus: Performance And Consequences - The Strategic Threat Of Religious Extremism And Moscow’s Response By Ariel Cohen & Strategic Studies Institute
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The North Caucasus has been a source of instability for Russia ever since the Russian Empire brought the region under its control in the course of the late-18th and the first half of the 19th... More > centuries. General Alexei Yermolov, a top Russian commander in North Caucasus, used inhumanely harsh methods to conquer the region and retain it under the Romanov crown’s control. Hundreds of thousands were ethnically cleansed, and many civilians murdered. In the Russian Civil War (1918-21), which took place right after World War I, the North Caucasus became a victim of both the tsarist White Army and the communist Red Army, who plundered the region and refused to give its peoples the rights they hoped to regain after the war was over. A little over 2 decades after that, the North Caucasus nations faced merciless deportations as a result of imaginary crimes they allegedly committed against the Soviet Union during World War II.< Less
The Evil And Bloody Nature Of Our Biblical God. Yahweh Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity By Maximillien De Lafayette
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The Evil And Bloody Nature Of Our Biblical God. Yahweh Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity. Published by Times Square Press, New York. This is exactly, the delicate, fragile and controversial topic the... More > author explored, discussed and explained in this book. His findings and proof (s) are based solely upon verses and stories from the Old Testament. If you are fanatically religious and you believe every word you read in the Bible, and all the stories rabbis, cheiks, imams, bishops and priests tell you, then, do not read this book, because it could disturb you, and lead you to believe that it was written to discredit your faith and your beliefs in the Jewish Bible (Old Testament), the Torah, the Talmud, the Christian Bible (New Testament), Jesus Christ, the whole Christian Church, the Koran, and the Prophets. It is not the intention of the author to dishonor your religion or ridicule whatever you believe in. The book exclusively focuses on nature of the Biblical God, and not Judaism, Christianity, or Islam.< Less
The Eye of Sayf-Udeen By Roger Hardy
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A document is found in a Vatican archive and the search is on for the Eye of Sayf-Udeen, a fabled casket containing holy relics. The trail ends in Portugal, the last refuge of the Templars. The... More > Vatican has waited seven centuries to regain the casket but there are sinister forces at work with a far older claim. Father Afonso finds himself at the centre of a struggle for ownership that has tragic consequences as his allegiance to family and vocation are tested. Set against a backdrop of the Algarve, the Eye of Sayf-Udeen is a tale of discovery, betrayal and greed, combining intellectual treasure hunt with adventure in a tale that is both historically engaging and exciting. The Eye of Sayf-Udeen is a sequel to Roger Hardy’s first novel: Miracle in Carvoeiro.< Less
The Place Of A Skull By Berne Kent
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When bodies begin showing up on roadside crosses, church organist Wilson Allen begins to piece together the signs that will lead to the most unlikeliest of serial killers.
The Place Of A Skull By Berne Kent
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When bodies begin showing up on roadside crosses, church organist Wilson Allen begins to piece together the signs that will lead to the most unlikeliest of serial killers.
Rebrand By Michael Shodipo
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This story makes us understand that even though we might have failed and fallen short of God's expectation. He is ever ready to help us make amends.