Category: Biographies

New PDF release: Who Was Abraham Lincoln?

By Janet Pascal, Nancy Harrison, John O'Brien

ISBN-10: 0448448866

ISBN-13: 9780448448862

Born to a relatives of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was once six toes 4 inches tall.) As 16th President of the us, he guided the country in the course of the Civil conflict and observed the abolition of slavery. yet Lincoln used to be tragically shot one evening at Ford’s Theater—the first President to be assassinated. Over a hundred black-and-white illustrations and maps are included.

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Download PDF by Samuel Willard Crompton: Sir Edmund Hillary (Great Explorers)

By Samuel Willard Crompton

ISBN-10: 1604134208

ISBN-13: 9781604134209

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.

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Download e-book for kindle: Zendaya. Capturing the Stage, Screen, and Modeling Scene by Heather E. Schwartz

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!

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New PDF release: Scripture and Metaphysics: Aquinas and the Renewal of

By Matthew Levering


ISBN-13: 1405117338978

ISBN-10: 1405117338

ISBN-13: 9781405117333

ISBN-10: 1405117346

ISBN-13: 9781405117340

ISBN-10: 1405143673

ISBN-13: 9781405143677

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.

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Download PDF by Jan F. Brouwer: Champions of Enlightenment

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!

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Download e-book for kindle: Sue Hendrickson: Explorer on Land and Sea (Women Explorers) by Ann Gaines

By Ann Gaines

ISBN-10: 0791077136

ISBN-13: 9780791077139

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.

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Download e-book for kindle: Explore with Ferdinand Magellan by Marie Powell

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.

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Robert J. O'Connell's Soundings in St. Augustine's imagination PDF

By Robert J. O'Connell

ISBN-10: 082321348X

ISBN-13: 9780823213481

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.

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