Henry Clay Frick

Henry Clay Frick Author George Harvey
ISBN-10 1587981270
Year 2002-01
Pages 392
Language en
Publisher Beard Books
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Harvey (1864-1928) offers a biography of his personal friend Frick (b. 1849), whose close relationship with the Carnegie family resulting in his obtaining absolute control, at age 41, of the newly reorganized Carnegie Steel Company. It discusses his legal difficulties with Andrew Carnegie, his role

Clay

Clay Author Melissa Harrison
ISBN-10 9781408842553
Year 2014
Pages 262
Language en
Publisher A&C Black
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An intimate and captivating portrait of four people struggling with the concrete confines of city life by first-time novelist Melissa Harrison

The Man from Oakdale

The Man from Oakdale Author Henry Coleman
ISBN-10 9781416593607
Year 2009-01-06
Pages 358
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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A tie-in to the daytime drama, As the World Turns, finds opportunist Henry Coleman searching for dowager Lucinda Walsh's missing granddaughter, who years earlier had kidnapped her infant half-brother to protect him from their manipulative father.

The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon Author George Samuel Clason
ISBN-10 1466369728
Year 2011
Pages 72
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
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Read by millions, this timeless book holds that the key to success lies in the secrets of the ancients. Based on the famous "Babylonian principles," it's been hailed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift and financial planning.

The Man From The Sea

The Man From The Sea Author Michael Innes
ISBN-10 9780755121038
Year 2010-02-20
Pages 198
Language en
Publisher House of Stratus
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When a man swims to shore from a freighter off the Scottish coast, he interrupts a midnight rendezvous between Richard Cranston and Lady Blair. Richard hears the swimmer's incredible tale of espionage, treason and looming death and is propelled into life threatening danger.

The Ultimate Revelations

The Ultimate Revelations Author Jamshed Akhtar
ISBN-10
Year 2015-06-19
Pages 244
Language en
Publisher Jamshed Akhtar
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Concurrent with a freak solar activity, a young scientist begins seeing strange and puzzling dreams of momentous events from the past. He sees an occurrence in the formation of solar system, a day in the Cretaceous period, Noah's boat being constructed, Buddha giving a sermon to a large multitude, Moses climbing the mountain to keep tryst with the mysterious fire, and child Mary's guardianship being decided in the temple. The mystic night visions end with an episode in Muhammed’s life, leave the young man perturbed and intrigued, and prod him to study and collect data on metaphysical aspect of life. Meanwhile, falling temperatures all over the world, herald the onset of an ice age. The planet in its fight for survival, tries to distribute the heat stored in oceans all over the land. Tornadoes, squalls and high velocity winds sweep the planet and add to the misery of the humanity already suffering from the energy crunch. At this crucial juncture, the young man gets an inspiration and presents before the world, a hypothesis about a Grand Cosmic Design... The Design is aesthetically beautiful, breathtakingly simple, and awesome in its expanse, yet the most remarkable thing about it is its promise of the expected arrival of a ‘Message from stars’ that has all the knowledge of Cosmos hidden in it… Identifying allegiance to the persona of past Prophets as the main cause, working against the introduction of new revelations, the Design predicts the replacement of human prophets with the arrival of an Ultimate Transmission on earth. From this transmission, the humanity will have to decode the future information itself, hidden in coded layers, in different time frames. Believing that this last transmission may contain a resolution of the global crisis, the young man begins to probe existing sources of all such knowledge on earth as its future possibility could not be investigated now. Identifying the latest scripture as a possible candidate, the young man examines and presents before the world, arguments from its historical records, its descent, its language, its peculiar time of arrival, characteristics of its recipient nation, its contents, the presence of an interpreting mechanism in it, and its collective effect on the world. Utilizing chaos and order tapestry, the young man outlines the effect of Quran, beginning from the initial seven centuries of development and progress of land under its sway, to the subsequent reign of chaos and then development of another part of the planet via transfer of its infra-structure of information. Lastly, he analyses a mathematical argument, corrects an anomaly in it, and suggests a key to the first coded layer of extra-terrestrial information in this transmission. Originally published in 1996, The Ultimate Revelations is the first and only science fiction in the world, centered around Quran. The author researcher, continuing his research, has subsequently published two more nonfiction books on this topic. In the present environment, where Quran lies at the centre of increasing assault of hatred and chaos, the author has initiated ‘Project Infinite Peace’ to collectively investigate his work, through a panel of linguists, scientists and science historians.

The Potters House Which Type of Clay Are You

The Potters House  Which Type of Clay Are You Author K L Rich
ISBN-10 9781365783111
Year 2017-03-01
Pages 346
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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"THE POTTER'S HOUSE: Which Type of Clay Are YOU?" will help you get to know God as your Potter and you as His clay. There is a special intimacy that takes place between the Potter and the vessel He desires to make. He has designed you with purpose and just as clay has to be shaped, molded, spun and placed in the fire, the Potter has to do the same thing with all His children. Some clays are easier to mold than others, but once the Potter is done, every piece of clay that was once shapeless will have a PURPOSE as determined by Him. Sometimes, we get sidetracked and broken, but the Potter aims to fix our broken pieces and RESTORE us back to the vessels we were meant to be at the Potter's House. YOU are special to the Potter and in His eyes, you are absolutely priceless.

Staggering Secrets in the Clay Tablets

Staggering Secrets in the Clay Tablets Author Noel Stevens
ISBN-10 9781440126192
Year 2009-08
Pages 152
Language en
Publisher iUniverse
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The phone rang, and a voice in Spanish said, "I'm Carlos. In excavations in Rome, they have found a new Gospel, in Latin, on clay tablets. The tablets went directly into the Vatican. However, I have a copy from a friend within the Vatican-we'd like to have it in English. He said, "I have a Spanish translation. If I post you the transcript, could you translate it?" I said I could. I'm simply an Australian journalist, who worked for United Press. Carlos said, "I only ask your word that you will not photocopy the Spanish version, and when you finish, you'll hand it back to me, together with a copy of your own version." Leaving me hanging out on a limb, in thin air but when I read it, I could see that it was authentic. When I finished, we met. I asked him for his phone number, and he told me they'd call me if needed. A week later, he rang, and said, "That's beautifully written, what you've done." I never heard from him again.

Catawba Indian Pottery

Catawba Indian Pottery Author Thomas J. Blumer
ISBN-10 9780817350611
Year 2004
Pages 223
Language en
Publisher University of Alabama Press
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A comprehensive study that traces the craft of pottery making among the Catawba Indians of North Carolina from the late 18th century to the present.

Not Quite an Ordinary Life

Not Quite an Ordinary Life Author J. David Joyce
ISBN-10 9781440119187
Year 2009-02
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher iUniverse
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Full of wisdom and honesty, Not Quite an Ordinary Life shares the rather extraordinary life of J. David Joyce, a common man who took the common man's journey through life. One of eight children born to an Irish Catholic housepainter and his wife, Joyce grew up in the midst of poverty in a small New York town. In his youth, he endured (and survived) Catholic school, dealt with his father's addiction to morphine, and learned the importance of hard work. As an adult, he served a tour of duty in Vietnam, suffered through financial difficulties, and mourned the death of his only son. Yet through it all, Joyce continued to believe in a better life for himself and his family. His middle class success included a solid marriage, wonderful children, advanced education, and worldwide travel. He enjoyed a twenty-year career in the US Air Force working in foreign intelligence collection and analysis, as well as being a counselor to veterans. In later years, he became an IRS agent and finished his working life as an accountant. Rich with detail and brimming with emotion, Not Quite an Ordinary Life reveals one man's strength and courage against the odds and his remarkable zest in pursuing the American dream.

The Man s Manual

The Man s Manual Author Gregg Stebben
ISBN-10 9781602392410
Year 2008
Pages 247
Language en
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
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A tongue-in-cheek reference for men on how to lead a well-rounded and fully masculine life shares step-by-step instructions for everything from making beer a part of every meal and being an effective lover to tying a bowtie and organizing a poker game. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Adam s Gene and the Mitochondrial Eve

Adam s Gene and the Mitochondrial Eve Author Dr. Kutty
ISBN-10 9781465316851
Year 2009-08-26
Pages 285
Language en
Publisher Xlibris Corporation
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Rating: Excellent Reviewed by: Eric Jones It’s become rather fashionable in literature today for authors to put a new spin on the link between science and religion. As both philosophies continue to collide, spin, and evolve into one another readers have been treated to books like Genome Scientist Francis Collins’ “Language of God”, which presents religion from a scientific point of view, along with rebuttals like Richard Dawkins’ “The God Delusion”, but nobody makes an argument quite like Ahamed V.P. Kutty. In his similar exploration of these worlds, Kutty presents evidence in the face of a religious question often overlooked among Christians, Muslims, and Jewish practitioners. The question is simple: If incest is a sin, and Adam and Eve were the first humans created by God to conceive and populate the earth, then wouldn’t their offspring be forced to mate with one another in order to achieve such ends? In essence, has God, or the creators of the Bible and Qur’an, created a situation where humanity must sin to survive? The answer, as always, is not as simple as the question. As the title might have given away, this is a book of scientific research which takes the writings of biblical scripture into account in order to achieve an answer. As such, it assumes that the reader is also religious. But not blindly so, as an overwhelming amount of scientists are turning to religion to solve the questions that they themselves cannot, it is no small readership that Kutty addresses. And his writing is cleverly detailed from both points of view so that ministers of faith will find it just as interesting as those of science. Answering the proposed thesis leads the reader on a journey through many questions that befuddle even the most devout religious followers. Where is the biblical Garden of Eden? How does religion account for the theory of evolution? Who are the real Adam and Eve? Is the Bible meant to be taken literally, or as hyperbole? Walking a middle path between the radical views of both science and religion is bound to offend fringe readers, but I think the majority of us tend to hold a similar middle ground. And for us, Kutty lays an overwhelming amount of evidence at our feet, which take all widely accepted viewpoints regarding the nature of evolution, the Garden of Eden, and the many different versions of Adam and Eve, into account. Often Kutty excludes the verbalized opinion that is so prominent in the works of his contemporaries, allowing the reader to connect the dots for themselves having looked over each textual exhibit. This layout is also helpful for quick reading, reference, and maintaining interest of laymen, like me, since all of these points are categorically organized and labeled. Each chapter begins with a clearly stated paragraph that elaborates on its title, and is often followed by the listing of evidence which lead the reader to the drawn conclusion. What Kutty is able to do, using this method, is clearly present his case without reducing anything to simple conjecture. Although this method does have a few minor holes since using evidence connecting so many different sources is sometimes thin. For instance, the use of a theory in general relativity to explain how angels of heaven might be able to travel through wormholes to get between Heaven and Earth is, according to Kutty himself, “not readily acceptable but feasible”. In other words, there is only so much that science can explain. However, the research regarding DNA histories which trace ancestry back to an original Adam and Eve, (though admittedly not the Bible’s Adam and Eve) is extremely positive. These many cases often provide a jumping point for those who wish to examine the issues more closely through the inclusion, at the end of each chapter, of a detailed bibliography. “Adam’s Gene and the Mitochondrial Eve” is brilliant. It constructs a dazzling house of carefully implemente

Symbolic Interactionism in the Gospel according to John

Symbolic Interactionism in the Gospel according to John Author Elia Shabani Mligo
ISBN-10 9781625643988
Year 2014-06-12
Pages 98
Language en
Publisher Wipf and Stock Publishers
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Symbolic interactionism is a social-scientific perspective that seeks to describe how human beings create meaning with one another in their daily lives. Since the world is populated by symbols that characterize all interactions among living beings, this book explores the importance of symbols and symbolic interaction while moving beyond the social sciences to theological studies. By examining the way symbolic interaction is portrayed among characters in the Gospel according to John in the "water narratives," this book argues that the Bible is a symbol that is itself full of symbols whose meanings are worthy of our study. Hence, the interaction of characters in the Gospel of John and the whole Bible, along with the symbols they use in their interactions, demonstrates that symbolism is directly linked to human life because symbols are major means of communication, and without symbols, human beings are in chaos.