Rebekah: Women of Genesis

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In other cases, the characters are generally good, but some mistake on their part has derailed their hopes and dreams. He is not writing as a result of neurosis or as a form of therapy; he does this since immortality and preservation lies in the memory of people. I have worked with the interests of students young and old in mind, so if you want to learn more about epigrams while reading the exemplars, I think you've discovered the right page. The content was usually melodramatic, titillating, or thrilling.

Hagar (People of the Promise)

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Chuang understands that the only safe way to turn down a monarch is with wit and charm. FAVORITE STORIES (Student Choices in Rank Order) 1. His date for the fall of Jerusalem, for example, is wrong; Belshazzar is represented as the son of Nebuchadrezzar and the last king of Babylon, whereas he was actually the son of Nabonidus and, though a powerful figure, was never king; Darius the Mede, a fictitious character perhaps confused with Darius I of Persia, is made the successor of Belshazzar instead of Cyrus.

TRIAL BY FIRE: Christian Fiction End-Times Prophecy

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For who could mistake the state that made Jos Ortega the figure he was, inspiring both pity and fear? Cather "deterritorialized" her own language for the so-called French novels because she saw in seventeenth-century French aesthetics something akin to her own. It was received with immediate and wholehearted enthusiasm. It rests on no ascertainable historical fact, but apparently is an extravagant and varying version of the occurrence related by Josephus, "Against Apion", 1I, 5.

The Red Tent - 20th Anniversary Edition: A Novel

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The origins of modern Israeli literature lie in the Hebrew literature written in Eastern Europe during the 19th century. The national literature was seen as offering a valuable unifying cultural tradition, both in Britain after the shock and disruptions of World War I (1914–1918), and in the United States after the Civil War (1861–1865) and massive waves of immigration in the second half of the nineteenth century. Other patristic notices give rise to some uncertainty whether the Gospel of the Twelve Apostles of antiquity was really distinct from that of the Hebrews.

PHARAOH's CHILDREN

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Her action, and the demonstrations which it stimulated, led to a series of legislative and court decisions that contributed to undermining the Jim Crow system. Read “The Garden Party” by Katherine Mansfield, the short story starting on page 245. The calming of mind expands conscious awareness and connection with spirit. Moreover, it is clear that David could not have written all the psalms attributed to him because some of them presuppose the existence of the Temple in Jerusalem, which was not constructed until later.

Encounters with Truth

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Scholars have attempted to discover the basic message of the author. In this sense writers of political fiction are exercising a responsible moral choice as to the canons of scientific method that is too infrequently faced by writers of political science. The main character, a black woman in her early forties named Janie Crawford, tells the story of her life and journey via an extended flashback to her best friend, Pheoby.

In His Shadow

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Later on in the program we'll talk with the authors of the book “Impounded,” which if you'd like to take a look at some of the previously unreleased photos of World War II American interment camps, you can go to our Web page at npr.org. Her first novel, The Lying Days (1953), was based largely on her own life and set in her home town. The fairy tell retold from the wolf's point of view. Text and context are less clearly distinct in New Historicist practice.

The Gospel Libel (Volume I)

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Solomon Maimon's contribution to Hebrew literature was insignificant compared to his role as a German post-Kantian philosopher and to his literary contribution as the author of an autobiography in German which influenced later autobiographical writing in Hebrew. Part of a "Finding Out About Holidays" series, this fun and interesting book informs about the different ways St. They can be sent home at any time, for any reason. There are stories like Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet that make people cry, even stories like those of Moses, Krishna, or Confucius that shape the ways hundreds of millions of people throughout the world live and believe.

Book of God

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Because of Hurston's gender and the fact that her work was not seen as socially or politically relevant, her writings fell into obscurity for decades. The overshadowing malevolence of the ancient house—almost as alive as Poe’s House of Usher, though in a subtler way—pervades the tale as a recurrent motif pervades an operatic tragedy; and when the main story is reached, we behold the modern Pyncheons in a pitiable state of decay. The word "bible" can't be found anywhere in the Bible.

The First Prophet (The Methuselah Chronicles Book 2)

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The hymns of chapters 1 and 2 (the Magnificat, beginning “My soul magnifies the Lord”; the Benedictus, beginning “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel”; the Nunc Dimittis, beginning “Now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace”) and the birth narratives of John the Baptist and Jesus either came from some early oral tradition or were consciously modelled on the basis of the language of the Septuagint.