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SHADOW GAME By Darryl Sollerh
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FIRST PLACE, READER VIEWS LITERARY AWARDS; CHOICE AWARD WINNER, REBECCA READS; A FIRST HORIZON AWARD FINALIST (Hoffer Awards) and a READERS' FAVORITE BOOK AWARD FINALIST. "Riveting...You don't... More > want to put it down!" S. Marie Vernon, PACIFIC BOOK REVIEW. -- When Jarret, a seasoned assassin agrees to do one last “hit" in Indonesia, and discovers his hands have gained the power to heal, his carefully planned, secret world is thrown into chaos. Desperate to understand what's happening to him, he seeks out a local mystic, a Dalang of the spiritual Shadow Puppet Theater and his mysterious, mesmerizing daughter, only to soon find himself healing the sick of Jakarta's slums by night, while by day, planning the hit on the very presidential candidate trying to help them -- driving Jarret to a mental, emotional and spiritual crisis from which there is no escape, save the SHaDOW GAME.< Less
Black Body Radiation and the Ultraviolet Catastrophe By Brown, Jefffrey P.
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A fifteen year old boy, gifted in science, with parents who give him everything except affection, goes from a normal, everyday earth-boy existence to encountering a mysterious being, druid priest,... More > monk/historian, the beautiful and matronly Queen Ogaboom, extraterrestrials, a black hole named Fudge, and war-gone Wargons. In the process, he discovers himself, comes to the aid of an embattled extraterrestrial race, and sets right the wrongs he’s inflicted on his dimension, thus curing a portion of general, all around, universal angst . . . or does he? Is there more to the story? Will the boy come to the aid of the Queen and her planet Doufear and the universe by stopping the Wargons in their plight to take out thousands of years of built up anger? Will earth survive? Will Doufear? Beta Bot? where the great Augur resides--spiritual healer of the universe. Lots of questions. Little time. Get the book! Before it's too late! Please visit my blog: http://people.lulu.com/blogs/view.php?user_id=41231< Less
The Creative Artist, Mental Disturbance, and Mental Health By Elliot Benjamin, Ph.D.
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This book describes The Artistic Theory of Psychology, in which a dominant focus is on the successful creative artist and mental health. However, the book also describes the relationship of the... More > creative artist to mental disturbance in various contexts, including an innovative academic treatment, personal experiential essays written by the author, excerpts related to the author’s semi-autobiographical novel, and illustrative blog excerpts from the author’s struggling actor son. The main theme of the book is that through humanistic supportive environments for creative artists, the phenomenon of the successful creative artist in the context of success in both one’s creative artistic endeavors as well as a satisfactory adjustment to day-to-day life, can be nourished and enhanced.< Less
To Speak Well of God: An Exposition of the Book of Job By John Pople
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It begins with the Divine injunction: “Have you considered my servant Job?” The Biblical drama of Job is haunting. A blameless man is tormented by ‘the Satan’: stripped of... More > wealth, status, possessions, health and children – all with God’s permission! Who is this Satan? More chilling still, who is this God? And why, despite this cataclysmic carnage, does the drama focus on the resulting argument between Job and his 3 friends? The ending of the drama seems no clearer. When God reveals Himself, what is He saying? Finally, God restores Job. Yet does this truly repair His permitted destruction of him? With its distinctive identification of the Satan, this interpretation offers unique insights into the classic interactions between God, Satan and the Righteous Man; revealing the Messianic message encoded within. Most importantly it lends reason to persevere in faith, as Job did; and speak well of God.< Less