By Janet Pascal, Nancy Harrison, John O'Brien
By Samuel Willard Crompton
After years of teaching with the British Mount Everest excursion, Edmund Hillary, besides Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, accomplished the tough climb to develop into the 1st males to arrive the summit of the world's optimum top, Mount Everest, on might 29, 1953. This identify is helping you find out about this bold explorer and his accomplishments.
By Heather E. Schwartz
You could understand Zendaya from the Disney Channel's Shake It Up. yet were you aware that she:
• danced in a hip-hop workforce while she was once 8 years previous?
• was once the youngest contestant ever on Dancing with the Stars—and she earned moment position?
• hopes to have her personal style line sometime?
Want to grasp extra approximately this gifted celebrity? learn directly to study all approximately Zendaya's lifestyles sooner than stardom, upward push to popularity, leap forward roles, passions, and extra!
By Matthew Levering
This publication makes a massive contribution to modern theological and philosophical debates, bridging scriptural and metaphysical techniques to the triune God.
- Bridges the distance among scriptural and metaphysical ways to biblical narratives.
- Retrieves Aquinas’s figuring out of theology as contemplative knowledge.
- Structured round Aquinas’s treatise at the triune God in his ‘Summa Theologiae’.
- Argues that highbrow contemplation is a part of a broader religious trip in the direction of a greater realizing of God.
- Contributes to the present resurgence of Thomistic theology in either Protestant and Catholic circles.
By Jan F. Brouwer
Jan F. Brouwer's moment publication "Champions of Enlightenment" discusses the
spirituality of a few of the main recognized thinkers of worldwide background, like
Friedrich Nietzsche, Alan Watts, Osho, Etty Hillesum, Aldous Huxley and
many extra. a few chances are you'll comprehend already. Others can be new to you. yet
what the entire 30 thinkers during this quantity have in universal is their ecstatic
love for the Divine. pay attention. This love may possibly turn out to be very contagious!
By Ann Gaines
Ladies Explorers chronicles the lives of six intrepid girls whose starvation for experience and data forced them on paths of discovery all over the world. Their discoveries not just introduced shops of knowledge on themes starting from historic dinosaur fossils to existence in Tibet, but additionally challenged the demonstrated roles of girls of their fields. Hendrickson made heritage in 1990 whilst she chanced on the main whole T. rex fossil--named Sue in her honor--ever came upon. She keeps to discover historical ruins as an ocean diver.
By Louise Chipley Slavicek
By Marie Powell
This intriguing publication follows the travels of Portuguese explorer and navigator Ferdinand Magellan who led an day trip to the Spice Islands that ended up circumnavigating the Earth. historic details and high-interest truth packing containers are offered in a tabloid-news sort that courses readers via significant voyages, explorations, and discoveries. issues comprise what led Magellan to sail west on behalf of Spain, lifestyles on board send, the first-ever exploration of the Pacific Ocean, the of entirety of the voyage after Magellan's demise in conflict, and Magellan's legacy.
By Robert J. O'Connell
As a tender pupil in Paris, O'Connell used to be first enamored of the fascinating creative imagery of Augustine's works. The imagery endured to provoke him as his scholarship persevered. Now, after decades of study and relating to research at the subject, an intensive therapy of Augustine's snapshot clustersis printed during this quantity, Soundings in St. Augustine's mind's eye. That St. Augustine's writings are empowered by way of use of poetic imagery is of curiosity to readers of philosophy, theology, in addition to language. during this paintings, Augustine's imagery is used as a foundation to make clear a few of his inspiration which had formerly wondered the scholarly global. Soundings in St. Augustine's mind's eye is an important addition to any philosophical library and a wealthy present for all intrigued through his dramatic use of language and metaphor.