New PDF release: Plutarch's Lives for Boys and Girls

By W. H. Weston, W. Rainey

ISBN-10: 1599152932

ISBN-13: 9781599152936

Chosen lives from Plutarch admirably retold through W. H. Weston, together with six Greeks (Aristides, Themistocles, Pelopidas, Timoleon, Alexander, Philopoemen) and 6 Romans (Coriolanus, Tiberius Gracchus, Caius Gracchus, Caius Marius, Julius Caesar, and Brutus). Introductory fabric through the reteller units each one existence in its historic context. appropriate for a while 10 and up.

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New PDF release: A Virgin Conceived: Mary and Classical Representations of

By Mary F. Foskett

ISBN-10: 0253108969

ISBN-13: 9780253108968

ISBN-10: 0253340551

ISBN-13: 9780253340559

The virginity of Mary has been an influential guiding principle of Christian trust, a catalyst for Marian devotion, and a starting place for the development of woman Christian piety and perform. unlike earlier biblical interpreters who've drawn on both linguistic or old facts to wonder if Mary the parthenos is certainly a "virgin," during this examine Mary F. Foskett takes a assorted path. instead of investigating the that means and implications of the Virgin as a reified image, A Virgin Conceived examines the portrayal of Mary as a virgin in very important early Christian narratives: the canonical Luke-Acts and the second-century Protevangelium of James. Foskett explores the a number of meanings and photographs that parthenos and virginity reveal in resources and describes how they take advantage of this diversity of attainable meanings of their representations of Mary. Her research departs from prior biblical interpretation by way of emphasizing neither the anomaly of the time period parthenos nor the heritage of culture pertaining to Mary. in its place, it monitors the a number of meanings of "virginity" and their implications for realizing representations of the Virgin Mary.

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Download e-book for iPad: Perspectives on Marital Dissolution: Divorce Biographies in by Sharon Ee Ling Quah

By Sharon Ee Ling Quah

ISBN-10: 981287464X

ISBN-13: 9789812874641

ISBN-10: 9812874658

ISBN-13: 9789812874658

This publication provides a sociological account on marital dissolution that engages and extends theorisations on individualisation and the modern employer of private relationships to debate how the adventure of divorce is probably not all debilitating yet to the contrary, may supply possibilities for productiveness, self-responsibility and courting formation. utilizing Singaporean divorcees’ narrative debts, the e-book explores how divorcees form and build what the writer refers to as, a divorce biography, to finish their unsatisfying marriages, take care of the hindrance, negotiate the linked hazards, organise post-divorce own groups and make destiny plans. It uncovers how divorcees navigate their divorce biographies in the monetary, coverage and social context they're situated in and examines the stipulations that facilitate or prevent the pursuit of productiveness in numerous elements in their post-divorce lives. faraway from a typical tale of divorce, this booklet offers the variety and complexity of Singaporean divorce biographies. The study demanding situations detrimental discourses linked to divorce and gives a extra nuanced point of view through discussing either the precarious and efficient facets of the adventure. extra importantly, it offers a serious dialogue at the restricted definition of relatives known in Singaporean society, and indicates how post-divorce family members lifestyles and practices proceed to thrive regardless of the rupture of marriage.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Sweetest Story Bible. Sweet Thoughts and Sweet Words for by Diane Stortz, Sheila Bailey

By Diane Stortz, Sheila Bailey

ISBN-10: 0310425212

ISBN-13: 9780310425212

The Sweetest factor of AllThe sweetest issues encompass your little girl's existence: hearts and vegetation, kittens and doggies, umbrellas and tea events, kisses and hugs. however the sweetest factor of all in her lifestyles is God's love.The Sweetest tale Bible contains 40 rigorously chosen Bible tales that exhibit how a lot God loves his humans and your little lady. candy innovations to consider and simple Scripture verses to recollect are integrated with every one tale to attach a bit girl's existence to God's note. This storybook Bible may help her see simply how impressive God's love quite is.

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Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins Pastrana - download pdf or read online

By Matt Scheff

Whilst Lyn-z sees a problem, she assaults head on. As a feminine in a male ruled recreation, Lyn-z has controlled to fly excessive. The tragedy of wasting her father at a tender age made her struggle tougher and move higher. She's now essentially the most recognizable ladies in skateboarding. entire with high-impact photographs, a timeline, word list, and extra. This name is a can't-miss for any motion activities fan. Aligned to universal middle criteria and correlated to nation criteria. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing corporation.

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