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Falling Man

By Don DeLillo
  • ISBN Code: : 9781416562078
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
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There is September 11 and then there are the days after, and finally the years. Falling Man is a magnificent, essential novel about the event that defines turn-of-the-century America. It begins in the smoke and ash of the burning towers and tracks the aftermath of this global tremor in the intimate lives of a few people. First there is Keith, walking out of the rubble into a life that he'd always imagined belonged to everyone but him. Then Lianne, his es-tranged wife, memory-haunted, trying to reconcile two versions of the same shadowy man. And their small son Justin, standing at the window, scanning the sky for more planes. These are lives choreographed by loss, grief and the enormous force of history. Brave and brilliant, Falling Man traces the way the events of September 11 have reconfigured our emotional landscape, our memory and our perception of the world. It is cathartic, beautiful, heartbreaking.

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  • Pdf File: the-collected-works-of-witness-lee-1991-1992-volume-3.pdf

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  • Book Code : 153600636X
  • Total of Pages : 519
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  • Total of Pages : 288
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Book Short Summary:

“The greatest epic poem in the English language . . . A work of unparalleled imaginative genius that shapes English literature even now.” —Benjamin Ramm, BBC.com Written in blank verse by the seventeenth-century English poet John Milton, this “epic of over 10,000 lines is a dramatic, imaginative version of Satan’s rebellion against God and of Adam and Eve’s eviction from Eden. Set at the beginnings of human history, it shifts us across an expansive universe: Heaven at the top—Earth dangling from it—and Hell at the bottom, a dark gloomy Chaos in between. It tells the story of divine creation, human ambition and hopeless rebellion, but is perhaps most famous for its presentation of Satan, an intensely deep character” (New Statesman). “Milton’s cosmos is a visionary unfolding and enfolding of the biblical map with others from his vast mental bookstore. Paradise Lost itself is a densely intertextual amalgam of fictional worlds, made newly brilliant by the imagination behind the poet’s now sightless eyes, embodied in blank verse at its most vigorously muscled. . . . That verse flows, twists, ripples and thunders like a team of miraculously tireless and synchronised horses. It’s the perfect body-mind work-out.” —The Guardian

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By Witness Lee
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  • Publisher : Living Stream Ministry
  • Book Code : 1536005045
  • Total of Pages : 559
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 781
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Book Short Summary:

The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1959, volume 2, contains messages given by Brother Witness Lee in June 1959 through September 1961. Historical information concerning Brother Lee's travels and the content of his ministry in 1959 can be found in the general preface that appears at the beginning of volume 1 in this set. The contents of this volume are divided into five sections, as follows: 1. Fourteen messages given in Manila, Philippines; Hong Kong; and Taipei, Taiwan, on June 14 through December 14, 1959. Chapters 6 through 9 consist of messages given in Manila on June 14 through July 7, chapters 1 through 5 consist of messages given in Hong Kong on July 27 through the first part of August, and chapters 10 through 14 consist of messages given in Taipei on August 19 through December 14. These messages were previously published in a book entitled Christ Making His Home in Our Heart and the Building Up of the Church and are included in this volume under the same title. 2. Fourteen messages given in Hong Kong on July 27 through August 8, 1959. These messages were previously published in a book entitled Knowing and Experiencing God as Life and are included in this volume under the same title. 3. Fourteen messages given in Hong Kong on July 31 and August 1, 1959 (chapters 13 and 14), and in Taipei, Taiwan, on March 10 through September 1, 1961 (chapters 1 through 12). These messages were previously published in a book entitled Leading the Young People with the Word and the Spirit and are included in this volume under the same title. 4. Six messages given in Hong Kong on August 12 through 16, 1959. These messages are included in this volume under the title Questions and Answers concerning Life and Service. 5. Thirteen messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on August 31 through October 1, 1959. These messages were previously published in a book entitled Christ Being the Burden of the Gospel and are included in this volume under the same title.

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  • Publisher : Living Stream Ministry
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  • Total of Pages : 131
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  • Pdf File: the-holy-word-for-morning-revival-crystallization-study-of-job-proverbs-and-ecclesiastes-volume-2.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book is intended as an aid to believers in developing a daily time of morning revival with the Lord in His word. At the same time, it provides a limited review of the semi-annual training held December 21-26, 2020, on crystallization-studies of Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes. Through intimate contact with the Lord in His word, the believers can be constituted with life and truth and thereby equipped to prophesy in the meetings of the church unto the building up of the Body of Christ.

Ministry Digest, Vol. 03, No. 04

By Witness Lee
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  • Publisher : Living Stream Ministry
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 185
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 132
  • Pdf File: ministry-digest-vol-03-no-04.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this issue we will continue four lines of ministry. The first line--The History of the Lord's Recovery--contains chapters 14 through 17 of Fellowship concerning the Urgent Need of the Vital Groups, which are in volume 3 of The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1991–1992. These chapters cover vital points concerning the vital group practice, an earnest talk concerning the practice of the vital groups, being burdened with God's loving concern for sinners and with converting sinners into members of Christ for the carrying out of God's economy, and fellowship concerning the living contents of the vital groups. The second line--Words for New Believers--contains chapters 9 through 12 of Crucial Truths in the Holy Scriptures, Volume 1, which are in volume 3 of The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1932–1949. These chapters cover topics related to justification, reconciliation, regeneration, and eternal life. The third line--Maturing in Life--continues with chapters 3 through 6 of Reward and Punishment, which are in volume 3 of The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1955. These chapters cover various aspects of the gospel revealed in the Gospels and Acts, God setting aside a portion of His salvation as a reward, reward and punishment in the New Testament, and the time, duration, and intention of reward and punishment. The fourth line--The High Peak of the Divine Revelation--continues with chapters 2 through 5 of God's New Testament Economy, which are in volume 3 of The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1984. These chapters cover the Word's incarnation and the Son's living on the earth, the Son's death in His humanity with His divinity through the Spirit, and the Son's resurrection in His divinity with His humanity.

The Perilous Planet

By Otis Adelbert Kline
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  • Publisher : eStar Books
  • Book Code : 1612103995
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 587
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Book Short Summary:

Contains the Perilous Planet series:Planet of Peril, Prince of Peril,and Port of Peril

Fatherhood

By William McInnes
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  • Publisher : Hachette Australia
  • Book Code : 0733635555
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 940
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Book Short Summary:

William McInnes, one of Australia's best-known storytellers and actors, has turned to a subject that is close to his heart. Fatherhood is about family, about memories of his father and the memories he's creating as a dad himself, with his own son and daughter. Warm, witty and nostalgic, these tales are just like a friendly chat over the back fence, or the banter of a backyard BBQ. They will stir your own memories: of hot summer days and cooling off under the sprinkler while Dad works in the garden with the radio tuned to the sports results; that time Dad tried to teach you to drive - and then got out of the car and kissed the ground; or taking your own kids on a family road trip. Fatherhood is full of memories: the happy, the hilarious, the sad, bad, and the unexpectedly poignant moments. You will laugh, you may even cry - but you will recognise yourself and those you love somewhere in these pages.

The Christian Life and Warfare

By Watchman Nee
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  • Publisher : Living Stream Ministry
  • Book Code : 073635722X
  • Total of Pages : 191
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 138
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Book Short Summary:

Watchman Nee's writings have become well known for their deep spiritual insight among Christians in many nations for many years. Through these volumes a full understanding of his balanced and proper view concerning the Bible and the spiritual life can be accurately appreciated. This new compilation and retranslation of Watchman Nee's writings present the reader a fresh and unedited version of his ministry and promises to shed new light on the reader's understanding of Watchman Nee's ministry.

The Prince of Peril

By Otis Adelbert Kline
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  • Publisher : Jovian Press
  • Book Code : 1537818104
  • Total of Pages : 218
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 539
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Book Short Summary:

Through the discoveries of the scientist, Dr. Morgan, a young Martian's astral body is projected into the body of one Harry Thorne on Earth, and from Earth to Venus, or "Zarovia," where the man of Mars becomes Prince Zinlo of the mighty empire of Olba. Zinlo is instructed by Morgan's fellow-scientist Vorn Vangal in the universal language of Venus and other skills. An attempt to kidnap Zinlo by Taliboz, a secret foe of the empire, forces him to flee in an Olban airship. He crashes in the empire of Adonijar, where his quarrel with Prince Gadrimel over the Princess Loralie of Tyrhana is interrupted by Taliboz, who seizes the girl. Zinlo and Gadrimel pursue Taliboz, and many thrilling adventures are encountered by Prince Zinlo.

The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1965, volume 4

By Witness Lee
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  • Publisher : Living Stream Ministry
  • Book Code : 1536005460
  • Total of Pages : 605
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 259
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Book Short Summary:

The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1965, volume 4, contains messages given by Brother Witness Lee from September 21 through December 26, 1965. Brother Lee spent the final quarter of 1965 in Taiwan and other places in Southeast Asia, during which time he ministered entirely in Chinese. The contents of this volume are divided into six sections, as follows: 1. Twenty-two messages taken from Brother Lee's ministry in Taiwan in September and October. These messages were previously published in Chinese under the title The Way of the Lord's Recovery. 2. Five messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, from September 26 through October 3. These messages are included in this volume under the title The Goal of God's Economy. 3. Seven messages given in Taichung, Chiayi, Tainan, and Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from October 7 through 18. These messages are included in this volume under the title Experiencing the Spirit in the Epistles. 4. Three messages given during a visit to Singapore from November 20 through December 6. These messages are included in this volume under the title God's Original Way. 5. Ten messages given in Baguio, Philippines, from December 23 through 26. These messages were previously published in Chinese and are included in this volume under the title God's Creation, Man's Fall, and the Lord's Redemption. 6. Eleven messages given in Taiwan and several places in Southeast Asia from September through November. Except for chapter 10, which is based on a transcript of the meeting, the other chapters in this section were compiled from notes taken by Brother K. H. Weigh. They are included in this volume under the title Notes on Miscellaneous Messages.

The Conclusion of the New Testament (1)

By Witness Lee
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  • Publisher : Living Stream Ministry
  • Book Code : 0736359818
  • Total of Pages : 653
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 834
  • Pdf File: the-conclusion-of-the-new-testament.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In the Lord’s recovery during the past five hundred years the church’s knowledge of the Lord and His truth has been continually progressing. This monumental and classical work by Brother Witness Lee builds upon and is a further development of all that the Lord has revealed to His church in the past centuries. It is filled with the revelation concerning the processed Triune God, the living Christ, the life-giving Spirit, the experience of life, and the definition and practice of the church. In this set Brother Lee has kept three basic principles that should rule and govern every believer in their interpretation, development, and expounding of the truths contained in the Scriptures. The first principle is that of the Triune God dispensing Himself into His chosen and redeemed people; the second principle is that we should interpret, develop, and expound the truths contained in the Bible with Christ for the church; and the third governing principle is Christ, the Spirit, life, and the church. No other study or exposition of the New Testament conveys the life nourishment or ushers the reader into the divine revelation of God’s holy Word according to His New Testament economy as this one does.

The Two Babylons

By Hislop, Alexander
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  • Publisher : Delmarva Publications, Inc.
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 170
  • Category : History
  • Members : 132
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Book Short Summary:

"The Two Babylons" was first published as a booklet in 1853, but has been significantly extended to include all Hislop's writings on the subject. It is a must read for anyone interested in Church history. There is this great difference between the works of men and the works of God, that the same minute and searching investigation, which displays the defects and imperfections of the one, brings out also the beauties of the other. If the most finely polished needle on which the art of man has been expended be subjected to a microscope, many inequalities, much roughness and clumsiness, will be seen. But if the microscope be brought to bear on the flowers of the field, no such result appears. Instead of their beauty diminishing, new beauties and still more delicate, that have escaped the naked eye, are forthwith discovered; beauties that make us appreciate, in a way which otherwise we could have had little conception of, the full force of the Lord's saying, "Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: and yet I say unto you, That even Solomon, in all his glory, was not arrayed like one of these." The same law appears also in comparing the Word of God and the most finished productions of men. There are spots and blemishes in the most admired productions of human genius. But the more the Scriptures are searched, the more minutely they are studied, the more their perfection appears; new beauties are brought into light every day; and the discoveries of science, the researches of the learned, and the labors of infidels, all alike conspire to illustrate the wonderful harmony of all the parts, and the Divine beauty that clothes the whole.

The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1959, volume 5

By Witness Lee
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  • Publisher : Living Stream Ministry
  • Book Code : 153600510X
  • Total of Pages : 513
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 183
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Book Short Summary:

The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1959, volume 5, contains messages given by Brother Witness Lee in November 1959 through January 1960. Historical information concerning Brother Lee's travels and the content of his ministry in 1959 can be found in the general preface that appears at the beginning of volume 1 in this set. The contents of this volume are divided into two sections, as follows: 1. Nine messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, in the fourth part of a training that began on October 5, 1959, and concluded on January 22, 1960. The messages in this section were given in November and December 1959 and are included in this volume under the title Synopsis of Exodus. 2. Thirty-seven messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, in the fifth part of a training that began on October 5, 1959, and concluded on January 22, 1960. The messages in this section were given from the end of December 1959 through January 21, 1960, and are included in this volume under the title Synopsis of Leviticus.

Gardens of the Moon

By Steven Erikson
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  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Book Code : 1429926589
  • Total of Pages : 496
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 668
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Book Short Summary:

Vast legions of gods, mages, humans, dragons and all manner of creatures play out the fate of the Malazan Empire in this first book in a major epic fantasy series The Malazan Empire simmers with discontent, bled dry by interminable warfare, bitter infighting and bloody confrontations with the formidable Anomander Rake and his Tiste Andii, ancient and implacable sorcerers. Even the imperial legions, long inured to the bloodshed, yearn for some respite. Yet Empress Laseen's rule remains absolute, enforced by her dread Claw assassins. For Sergeant Whiskeyjack and his squad of Bridgeburners, and for Tattersail, surviving cadre mage of the Second Legion, the aftermath of the siege of Pale should have been a time to mourn the many dead. But Darujhistan, last of the Free Cities of Genabackis, yet holds out. It is to this ancient citadel that Laseen turns her predatory gaze. However, it would appear that the Empire is not alone in this great game. Sinister, shadowbound forces are gathering as the gods themselves prepare to play their hand... Conceived and written on a panoramic scale, Gardens of the Moon is epic fantasy of the highest order--an enthralling adventure by an outstanding new voice. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Mammoth Book Of Steampunk Adventures

By Sean Wallace
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  • Publisher : Robinson
  • Book Code : 1472110757
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 116
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Book Short Summary:

From the editor of The Mammoth Book of Steampunk, this anthology of steam-powered short stories, dirigibles aloft, retro-tech wonders, and astounding adventure will set clockwork-loving hearts hammering with delight. Longtime steampunk fans: prepare to gleefully grab your goggles to read these remarkable stories! Newcomers: prepare to become fans of this popular genre involving both the past and present?entertainingly and provocatively re-thought, re-invented, and re-evaluated. With stories by K.W. Jeter, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Ken Liu, Cherie Priest, Carrie Vaughn, and many others. Full list of contributors: Christopher Barzak; Tobias Buckell; C. S. E. Cooney; Aliette de Bodard; Lisa L. Hannett; Samantha Henderson; K. W. Jeter; Caitlin R. Kiernan; Jay Lake; Ken Liu; Alex Dally MacFarlane; Tony Pi; Cherie Priest; Cat Rambo; Chris Roberson; Margaret Ronald; Sofia Samatar; Gord Sellar; Nisi Shawl; Benjanun Sriduangkaew; E. Caterine Tobler; Genevieve Valentine; Carrie Vaughn; AC Wise; Jonathan Wood. Praise for the author: The Mammoth Book of Steampunk, edited by Sean Wallace, focuses on newer elements of steampunk and proudly includes work by Mary Robinette Kowal, Jay Lake, Cat Rambo, Ekaterina Sedia, Catherynne M. Valente, Genevieve Valentine and more. Kirkus Reviews The Mammoth Book of Steampunk, edited by Sean Wallace, includes five original stories (and a large selection of good recent work). All the originals are worthy of attention. Locus World Fantasy Award-winning editor Wallace has compiled an outstanding anthology of thirty stories (including four originals) sure to satisfy even the most jaded steampunk fans and engage newcomers and skeptics. Each story exemplifies steampunk?s knack for critiquing both the past and the present, in a superb anthology that demands rereading. Publishers Weekly, starred review What I liked best about the majority of these short stories was that they?re true to steampunk; no real unusual deviations for those of you looking for goggles and corsets . . . Wired

Functioning in Life as Gifts Given to the Body of Christ

By Witness Lee
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  • Publisher : Living Stream Ministry
  • Book Code : 0736375929
  • Total of Pages : 84
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 362
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Book Short Summary:

“The Bible tells us clearly that the church is the Body of Christ with many members, and all the members must function (Rom. 12:4-5). However, we must realize that function depends on the growth of life. If there is no life and no growth of life, there is no function. Function comes from growth, and growth is something of life.” In this book Witness Lee touches on the need for all believers to function in life and in coordination as a royal and holy priesthood for the Body of Christ.