Wisdom's Daughter: A Novel of Solomon and Sheba

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Indeed, democracy would have been unachievable if the citizens had no community forum in which to commiserate, plan, and debate their needs and desires. Even in films like a A Bug’s Life and Finding Nemo, in which humans only exist as backdrops for the action, humanity’s presence in the story is essential. FIGURE OF SPEECH: A scheme or a trope used for rhetorical or artistic effect. He is so put off by all his disappointments and her tone of voice, however, that he at once decides not to buy anything.
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Moon of Israel

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Taking aspects from mythological stories and using them in modern fiction is not the same as rewriting. He even claimed that, as heirs through Christ, men were no longer bound under the elemental powers of the universe, which were apprehended as negative, as was the Law, in Paul's mind. The story has roots deep in humanity’s ancient past, as Campbell, Raglan, and Rank understood. Strive for accuracy, but when necessary, make your best informed guess and move on. The concept of their purifying action is ancient, as is their use in ritual, especially in the religions of eastern and southern Asia.
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Yeshu'a: The story of the hidden life of Jesus: Book One

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Packletide wish to kill a tiger? (b) What made her decide to give a party in Loona Bimberton's honour? Carmi, an American by birth, was one of the earliest new poets to draw upon modernist American and French techniques for his verse. (Simon Halkin had preceded him.) He combines a deep knowledge of European and American poetry with a mastery of traditional sources. Further, man, instead of believing in our infinite Creator, invents degraded gods that are like himself. �For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
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Fallen

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Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting to develop a coherent overall context that incorporates philosophical and social perspectives on the recurrent questions: what is literature, how is it produced, how can it be understood, and what is its purpose? Other literary works containing characters with mental illness, possible mental illness, depression, severe social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, etc. — or who are “eccentric” or “slow” — include Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre (“madwoman in the attic” Bertha), Jean Rhys’ Jane Eyre prequel Wide Sargasso Sea (a more sympathetic Bertha as a younger woman), Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote (comically delusional title character), Goethe’s The Sorrows of Young Werther (despairing title character), Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment (psychologically sick Raskolnikov), and Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird (reclusive Boo Radley).
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ALABASTRON: A Novel Based on the Life and Times of Mary

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In the newspaper pieces, which are now conveniently located in the 1986 collection of Manganelli's essays entitled Laboriose inezie, Manganelli writes of Pinocchio as representative of the ancient figure of the "trickster," who is present in many cultural traditions. There are lots of books which define literary terms. Both stories can also be found in The (text pages) 421­444 Stories of John Cheever (New York: Random, 1978), which is available in a Ballantine paperback.
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Rachel and Leah (Women of Genesis (Forge))

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Secular works appeared alongside historical and economic changes, the emergence of an opulent class and the middle class who could avail of a European education. After the end of slavery and the American Civil War, a number of African American authors continued to write nonfiction works about the condition of African Americans in the country. Another part of the book discusses the methods of the great codifiers. POETRY: A variable literary genre characterized by rhythmical patterns of language.
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Sarah: Women of Genesis: 1 (Women of Genesis (Forge))

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This fifth book of the Twelve ( Minor ) Prophets contains no oracles and is thus unique among prophetic books. Athanasius ( Athanasius, Saint ), a 4th-century bishop of Alexandria and a significant theologian, delimited the canon and settled the strife between East and West. Ophia Jane Allen observes, "In Stanley [the sunbather] evokes the fear that he might fail to possess his wife, whom he would not permit to `lay about like that'" ("Structure and Motif in Doris Lessing's `A Man and Two Women,'" Modern Fiction Studies, 26:1 Spring 1980).
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Joshua's Warrior

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He came and seated himself by Miss Chancellor and broached a literary subject; he asked her if she were following any of the current "serials" in the magazines. And so All-thing hath the Being by the love of God. She breathed out: ``_Comme c'est romantique,_'' at large to the dusty studio as it were; then pointing to a chair at her right hand, and bending slightly towards me she said: I didn't say anything to that ingratiating speech. Murphy, "The Temple in the Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch," Journal of Biblical Literature 106.4 (Dec. 1987): 671-683.
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MOSES ON THE MOUNTAIN

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Tuckett, "1 Corinthians and Q," Journal of Biblical Literature 102.4 (Dec. 1983): 607-619. There was no clean water or electricity in the city, and some hotels and hospitals reported diesel fuel shortages. ^ But with no electricity, water or authority to resume work there, they moved operations to Baton Rouge, where they practiced in cramped quarters until Oct. Shaw used Pygmalion, the mythological sculptor who fell in love with his creation Galatea, as the basis for his play.
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All Roads Lead to Zion

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Law. an allegation that a fact exists that is known not to exist, made by authority of law to bring a case within the operation of a rule of law. 1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin fictiōn- (stem of fictiō) a shaping, hence a feigning, fiction, equivalent to fict(us) molded (past participle of fingere) + -iōn- -ion 3. fable, fantasy. A pitiable figure a century behind his time. These smart young peons in their spotless turbans and creaking shoes were always eager to express themselves. 20. would be seen sitting on his chair inside. he persevered and was always the first to arrive. and maybe he shed some blood within sacred precincts and is paying for it now. office clerks or postmasters. 16. but with a devout serenity born of hope and faith.
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