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A Chance to Die

By Elisabeth Elliot
  • ISBN Code: : 1493434454
  • Publisher : Revell
  • Pages : 273
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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A Chance to Die is a vibrant portrayal of Amy Carmichael, an Irish missionary and writer who spent fifty-three years in south India without furlough. There she became known as "Amma," or "mother," as she founded the Dohnavur Fellowship, a refuge for underprivileged children. Amy's life of obedience and courage stands as a model for all who claim the name of Christ. She was a woman with desires and dreams, faults and fears, who gave her life unconditionally to serve her Master. Bringing Amma to life through inspiring photos and compelling biographical narrative, Elisabeth Elliot urges readers to examine the depths of their own commitment to Christ.

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  • Pdf File: the-right-to-die-with-dignity.pdf

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“Can I choose to die?” As the number of requests for euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide continues to rise, human rights law faces a new conflict: the right to die vs. the right to life... The right to die or, in other words, ‘the right to choose the time and manner of one’s own death’ is a question of personal autonomy and its limits. This book provides a comprehensive understanding of the right to die and sheds light on its possible future under the European Convention on Human Rights. After setting a clear framework by defining the key terminology, the book takes a two-part approach to achieving its aim. The first part focuses on the right to die in practice by examining selected jurisdictions. Switzerland, which is famous for its assisted suicide organizations, and the Netherlands, which was the first country to legalize euthanasia, are examined in detail. Belgium, Germany, the United Kingdom, and -as an exception to the Convention perspective - Canada are also included. While this examination offers a better understanding of what the right to die looks like in practice, it also provides insights on the slippery slope argument, which serves as a counterweight to personal autonomy, without making a definitive statement on its validity. This part also illustrates the different paths that led or did not lead to the right to die in practice. The second part is an analysis of the European Court of Human Rights case law on the right to die. The Court has made important statements in only very cases, while its caution when approaching such a delicate and controversial topic among its 47 members is understandably emphasized. This analysis of the Court’s approach to the balancing of personal autonomy against other interests allows us to take a look back at the practice in more permissive jurisdictions through the lens of the Convention. Taken together, the book’s two parts provide valuable lessons for countries that decide to practice assisted dying, which are outlined in the conclusion. In addition, given that a purely legal approach can only offer a partial picture, the book argues that an interdisciplinary approach would be much more favorable in terms of providing the necessary basis for the right to die debate.

The Dying Patient

By Orville Gilbert Brim,Sol Levine,Howard E. Freeman
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  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Book Code : 9781412836593
  • Total of Pages : 420
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 149
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“Recommended for the provocative questions it raises concerning the effect on the patient of the structure of medical care, concerning the important decisions regarding policy facing the medical profession, the hospital administrator, and the public, and for the discussions of legal and economic dimensions which are frequently forgotten by personnel working directly with the patient. –Edmund C. Payne, Psychiatry in Medicine The fourteen original articles in The Dying Patient examine the problems of dying and medical conduct from the perspectives of sociology, economics, medicine, and the law.

The Camp Fire Girls Do Their Bit

By Hildegard G. Frey
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1627937641
  • Total of Pages : 154
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 380
  • Pdf File: the-camp-fire-girls-do-their-bit.pdf

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The long train, which for nearly an hour had been gliding smoothly forward with a soothing, cradling motion of its heavy trucked Pullmans, and a crooning, lullaby sound of its droning wheels, came to a jarring stop at one of the mountain stations, and Lieutenant Allison wakened with a start. The echo of the laugh that he had heard in his dream still sounded in his ears, a tantalizing, compelling note, elusive as the Pipes of Pan, luring as a will-o'-the-wisp. Above the bustle of departing and incoming passengers, the confusion of the station and the grinding of the wheels as the train started again that haunting peal of laughter still rang in his ears, still held him in its thrall, calling him back into the dream from which he had just awakened. Still heavy with sleep and also somewhat light-headed—for he had been traveling for two days and the strain was beginning to tell on him, although the doctors had at last pronounced him able to make the journey home for a month's furlough—he leaned his head against the cool green plush back-rest and stared idly through half-closed eyelids down the long vista of the Pullman aisle. Then his pulses gave a leap and the blood began to pound in his ears and he thought he was back in the base hospital again and the fever was playing tricks on him. For down in the shadowy end of the aisle there moved a figure which his sleep-heavy eyes recognized as the Maiden, the one who had flitted through his weeks of delirium, luring him, beckoning him, calling him, eluding him, vanishing from his touch with a peal of silvery laughter that echoed in his ears with a haunting sweetness long after she and the fever had fled away together in the night, not to return. And now, weeks afterward, here she stood, in the shadowy end of a Pullman aisle, watching him from afar, just as she had stood watching in those other days when he and the fever were wrestling in mortal combat.

Harlequin Medical Romance June 2018 - Box Set 2 of 2

By Sue MacKay,Kate Hardy,Louisa Heaton
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 1488089086
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 505
  • Pdf File: harlequin-medical-romance-june-2018-box-set-2-of-2.pdf

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Harlequin Medical Romance brings you a collection of three new titles, available now! Enjoy these stories packed with pulse-racing romance and heart-racing medical drama. This Harlequin Medical Romance box set includes: BABY MIRACLE IN THE ER by Sue MacKay Their chemistry is as hot as ever! But could a little miracle bind paramedic Steph and doctor Michael Laing forever? UNLOCKING THE ITALIAN DOC’S HEART by Kate Hardy Dr. Lorenzo Conti is devastated when he loses his beloved daughter from his life—could pediatrician Jenna help heal his heart? SAVING THE SINGLE DAD DOC by Louisa Heaton When GP Bethan Monroe discovers single father Dr. Cameron Brodie is hiding a serious illness, dare she risk her heart again?

To Die for Honor

By Scarlett Finn
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  • Publisher : Moriona Press
  • Book Code : 1914517040
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 790
  • Pdf File: to-die-for-honor.pdf

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Everything is different. Learning the truth hasn’t loosened the chains. Do I run? Do I hide? No. I sit. I wait. Comply. No one seems to have figured out I’m not one of them. I’m still alone in the world. Well… I should be alone. Wanting him is wrong. We made the sacrifice for the greater good. I gave him to his purpose. Why do our bodies, our desires, our needs, keep forgetting that? Nothing ever stays the same. Play along. That’s what I’m supposed to do. Who knew it would flip the game on its head? I’m alone. Until I meet my prince. Now there’s a chance of getting out alive. A slim one. I’m not one of them, but I have to play by their rules. My prince’s rules are simple: tell no one. That means lying to my Heart… for another man. Will he ever forgive me? Warning: Contains explicit language and imagery. Suitable only for ages 18 and over.

Something to Die For

By Piper Doone
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  • Publisher : Dreamspinner Press
  • Book Code : 1632164825
  • Total of Pages : 53
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 389
  • Pdf File: something-to-die-for.pdf

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Josh faces an impossible choice: stay in his delusional world and be happy, or take a leap of faith for a life with Adam.

High Mountain Hussy

By Jory Sherman
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  • Publisher : Speaking Volumes
  • Book Code : 1628150319
  • Total of Pages : 193
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 121
  • Pdf File: high-mountain-hussy.pdf

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Read and download full book High Mountain Hussy

Triumphant Love

By J. Hans Kommers
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1725289792
  • Total of Pages : 662
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 950
  • Pdf File: triumphant-love.pdf

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“This scientific-historical biography explores the influences that shaped the spirituality of Amy Carmichael of Dohnavur. J. (Hans) Kommers investigates the historical background of Amy’s childhood in Millisle and Belfast and provides new and more scholarly information than existing biographies. He researched a variety of Keswick-related literature in order to provide a fuller picture of Amy’s connection with the Keswick Convention and their teaching. The descriptions of the life of the millworkers in Belfast, the happenings on the worldwide stage and Victorian missionary work and methods round out the picture to give the reader a greater understanding of Amy Carmichael. These new facts are most enlightening.” —Dr Jackuelin Woolcock MB BChir MRCP (Lond), Director Dohnavur Fellowship Corporation, Shoreham by Sea, UK, and Doctor in Dohnavur India 1969–1987 “Triumphant Love: The Contextual, Creative and Strategic Missionary Work of Amy Beatrice Carmichael in South India provides the msot extensive biography thus far of Amy Carmichael (1867–1951), a major figure on the missionary landscape of the late 19th and the first half of the 20th century. She is seen by some as the Protestant mother Teresa (both women worked in India and devoted all of their time and energy to the poor). The book is very well researched. The author states that the purpose of the extensive research he undertook ‘was to get a closer and clearer picture of Amy Carmichael as the founder off the Dohnavur Fellowship.’ Also, he wanted ‘to give a balanced account of her dealings with people and especially her life with God.’ He does this. It provides the most comprehensive picture of this remarkable woman. It is the definitive source of reference. J. (Hans) Kommers’s view of the life of Amy Carmichael is that of a fellow evangelical. He explains that not only Amy, but many missionaries of her time were inspired by the ideal that all people should have the opportunity to hear of Christ’s salvation. According to him, her inspirational work is still relevant today.” —Prof. Dr Gijsbert van den Brink, URC Professor for Theology and Science, Faculty of Theology, Free University Amsterdam, the Netherlands

50 Women Every Christian Should Know

By Michelle DeRusha
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  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Book Code : 1441220623
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 316
  • Pdf File: 50-women-every-christian-should-know.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Throughout history, countless women have boldly stepped out in faith and courage, leaving their indelible mark on those around them and on the kingdom of God. In lively prose Michelle DeRusha tells their stories, bringing into focus fifty incredible heroines of the faith. From Catherine of Siena, Teresa of Avila, and Anne Hutchison to Susanna Wesley, Harriet Tubman, and Corrie ten Boom, women both famous and admirable live again under DeRusha's expert pen. These engaging narratives are a potent reminder to readers that we are not alone, the battles we face today are not new, and God is always with us in the midst of the struggle.

Kennedy Stern Christian Suspense Complete Box Set (Books 1-9)

By Alana Terry
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  • Publisher : Firstfruits Publishing via PublishDrive
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 2214
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 586
  • Pdf File: kennedy-stern-christian-suspense-complete-box-set.pdf

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College is easy for missionary kid Kennedy Stern. It's staying alive that's a lot more difficult. Kennedy could thrive in Harvard's pre-med program ... if only there weren't so many people who wanted her dead. Engrossing, thought-provoking, and never preachy, the Kennedy Stern Christian suspense series follows Kennedy as an undergrad who gets kidnapped while volunteering at a crisis pregnancy center, experiences police brutality firsthand, finds herself on a hijacked airplane, and much more. "Alana Terry is one of the few authors that doesn't create a bad book. Her stories are crafted with a lot of insight and tackle issues most authors wouldn't dream of touching." ~ Sheila McIntyre, book reviewer Find out why the Kennedy Stern novels are being called "the most relevant Christian series of the decade." Buy the complete nine-book library today, but be prepared to stay up late.