It s Dangerous to Believe by Mary Eberstadt

It S Dangerous To Believe
  • Author : Mary Eberstadt
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-06-21
  • Categories : Political Science
  • ISBN : 9780062454034

Mary Eberstadt, “one of the most acute and creative social observers of our time,” (Francis Fukuyama) shines a much-needed spotlight on a disturbing trend in American society: discrimination against traditional religious belief and believers, who are being aggressively pushed out of public life by the concerted efforts of militant secularists. In It’s Dangerous to Believe, Mary Eberstadt documents how people of faith—especially Christians who adhere to traditional religious beliefs—face widespread discrimination in today’s increasingly secular society. Eberstadt details how recent laws, court decisions, and intimidation on campuses and elsewhere threaten believers who fear losing their jobs, their communities, and their basic freedoms solely because of their convictions. They fear that their religious universities and colleges will capitulate to aggressive secularist demands. They fear that they and their families will be ostracized or will have to lose their religion because of mounting social and financial penalties for believing. They fear they won’t be able to maintain charitable operations that help the sick and feed the hungry. Is this what we want for our country? Religious freedom is a fundamental right, enshrined in the First Amendment. With It’s Dangerous to Believe Eberstadt calls attention to this growing bigotry and seeks to open the minds of secular liberals whose otherwise good intentions are transforming them into modern inquisitors. Not until these progressives live up to their own standards of tolerance and diversity, she reminds us, can we build the inclusive society America was meant to be.

Dangerous Trust by Cynthia Monet

Dangerous Trust
  • Author : Cynthia Monet
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2009-03-09
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781469106250

Trust within Parker Memorial Hospital suffers three months after an earthquake and deadly viral outbreak. Dr. Curtis Webb, on probation, struggles with depression and his relationship with Anne Winters, a charge nurse. The NIH selects PMH for a new Federal Biosafety Lab. David Milliken, the new PMH general counsel, hides his covert role in biolab projects. The Department of Homeland Security wants the biosafety lab to unfold fast, bypassing the usual competitive process. Curtis is appointed project director but refuses to take part in the dangerous plan. Values are tested through self-serving actions and a dangerous reordering of old and new relationships. The truth forces hard choices on them all.

Teachings from the Medicine Buddha Retreat by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Teachings From The Medicine Buddha Retreat
  • Author : Lama Zopa Rinpoche
  • Publisher : Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9781891868382

Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave these teachings during a Medicine Buddha retreat held at Land of Medicine Buddha in Soquel, California, from October 26 to November 17, 2001. Edited by Ailsa Cameron, this book covers an amazing range of topics. From a review in BuddhaDharma magazine: Teachings From the Medicine Buddha Retreat is a nearly complete record of the teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche during a twenty-five day Medicine Buddha retreat in the fall of 2001. The sections are short, on topics such as making offerings to the buddhas and the nature of mind. The retreat was held less than two months after the 9/11 attacks, and Lama Zopa's teachings are full of references to terrorism, war, Iraq, and Afghanistan. The book is not meant as a coherent presentation on any particular topic; however, one is rewarded by just opening it and reading anywhere. Lama Zopa is a clear and effective teacher, and his stories are endlessly entertaining and inspiring. This book is made possible by kind supporters of the Archive who, like you, appreciate how we make these teachings freely available in so many ways, including in our website for instant reading, listening or downloading, and as printed and electronic books. Our website offers immediate access to thousands of pages of teachings and hundreds of audio recordings by some of the greatest lamas of our time. Our photo gallery and our ever-popular books are also freely accessible there. Please help us increase our efforts to spread the Dharma for the happiness and benefit of all beings. You can find out more about becoming a supporter of the Archive and see all we have to offer by visiting our website. Thank you so much, and please enjoy this ebook.

The Nine Fantasies That Will Ruin Your Life and the Eight Realities That Will Save You by Joy Browne, M.D.

The Nine Fantasies That Will Ruin Your Life  And The Eight Realities That Will Save You
  • Author : Joy Browne, M.D.
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2010-02-17
  • Categories : Self-Help
  • ISBN : 0307558630

Dr. Joy Browne has spent nearly twenty years advising thousands of women and men about their frustrations and disappointments. She has diagnosed the ways we get in trouble and stay there. In turn, Dr. Joy has developed a proven prescription to free us from our self-defeating thoughts and habits that allows for real progress toward our goals. She calls her plan for emotional health The Nine Fantasies That Will Ruin Your Life and the Eight Realities That Will Save You. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Joy Browne shows you how to apply these simple, powerful ideas to your marriage, personal relationships, career, finances, health, and every other area of your life. No matter how difficult or long-standing your problems, Dr. Joy will show you how to become a fearless, focused, and, most important, happy adventurer in your own life. That may sound like a fantasy, but you can make it your new reality. From the Trade Paperback edition.

I Know It s Dangerous by Lynnaire Maria Sheridan

 I Know It S Dangerous
  • Author : Lynnaire Maria Sheridan
  • Publisher : University of Arizona Press
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Categories : Social Science
  • ISBN : 0816528578

Recounts the experiences of Mexicans who have risked their lives to cross the Mexico-America border, explaining how the thrill of taking that risk has become a motivator for border crossers.

The One from the Other by Philip Kerr

The One From The Other
  • Author : Philip Kerr
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2009-02-03
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 144065767X

In the fourth mystery in Philip Kerr's New York Times bestselling series, Bernie Gunther—a former policeman and reluctant SS offier—attempts to start over in the aftermath of World War 2 and quickly learns that the past is never far behind you... Berlin, 1949. Amid the chaos of defeat, Germany is a place of dirty deals, rampant greed, and fleeing Nazis. For Bernie Gunther, Berlin has become far too dangerous. After being forced to serve in the SS in the killing fields of Ukraine, Bernie has moved to Munich to reestablish himself as a private investigator. Business is slow and his funds are dwindling when a woman hires him to investigate her husband's disappearance. No, she doesn't want him back—he's a war criminal. She merely wants confirmation that he is dead. It's a simple job, but in postwar Germany, nothing is simple—nothing is what it appears to be. Accepting the case, Bernie takes on far more than he'd bargained for, and before long, he is on the run, facing enemies from every side.

This I Believe by Carlos Fuentes

This I Believe
  • Author : Carlos Fuentes
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 9780307432797

In this masterly, deeply personal, and provocative book, the internationally renowned Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes, whose work has been called “a combination of Poe, Baudelaire, and Isak Dinesen” (Newsweek), steps back to survey the wellsprings of art and ideology, the events that have shaped our time, and his extraordinary life and fiercest passions. Arranged alphabetically from “Amore” to “Zurich,” This I Believe takes us on a marvelous inner journey with a great writer. Fuentes ranges wide, from contradictions inherent in Latin American culture and politics to his long friendship with director Luis Buñuel. Along the way, we find reflection on the mixed curse and blessing of globalization; memories of a sexual initiation in Zurich; a fond tracing of a family tree heavy with poets, dreamers, and diplomats; evocations of the streets, cafés, and bedrooms of Washington, Paris, Santiago de Chile, Cambridge, Oaxaca, and New York; and a celebration of literary heroes including Balzac, Cervantes, Faulkner, Kafka, and Shakespeare. Throughout, Fuentes captivates with the power of his intellect and his prose. Here, too, are vivid, often heartbreaking glimpses into his personal life. “Silvia” is a powerful love letter to his beloved wife. In “Children,” Fuentes recalls the births of his daughters and the tragic death of his son; in “Cinema” he relives the magic of films such as Citizen Kane and The Wizard of Oz. Further extending his reach, he examines the collision between history and contemporary life in “Civil Society,” “Left,” and “Revolution.” And he poignantly addresses the experiences we all hold in common as he grapples with beauty, death, freedom, God, and sex. By turns provocative and intimate, partisan and universal, this book is a brilliant summation of an international literary career. Revisiting the influences, commitments, readings, and insights of a lifetime, Fuentes has f

Grounds to Believe by Shelley Bates

Grounds To Believe
  • Author : Shelley Bates
  • Publisher : Steeple Hill
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781426853449

Ever since a cult took his daughter, police investigator Ross Malcolm's mission has been to protect children. So when a secretive sect is suspected of child endangerment, he's on the job, seeking evidence from the latest victim's aunt, Julia McNeill. Though taught to fear outsiders, Julia risks everything to help Ross. But her actions unleash a dangerous chain of events. Now Ross must save not one but three lives from the evil that threatens them.…

I Can t Believe It s Not Fattening by Devin Alexander

I Can T Believe It S Not Fattening
  • Author : Devin Alexander
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2010-10-27
  • Categories : Cooking
  • ISBN : 9780307768728

From the New York Times Bestselling author of The Biggest Loser cookbooks: amazingly simple, super-speedy, and decadent recipes that taste sinful but are 100 percent guilt-free Devin Alexander lives by the motto that "twenty minutes in the kitchen can save you 3 hours on the treadmill!" The chef and author of The Biggest Loser Cookbook has maintained a weight loss of fifty-five pounds for almost twenty years by transforming the decadent dishes that we all crave into fantastic lo-cal indulgences. Now, she shows us how to make those mouthwatering favorites in mere minutes. Because—let's face it, we want what we want and we want it NOW! With simple, super easy-to-follow recipes for delectable dishes such as Unbelievable Easy Chicken Parmesan, Carmelized Apple Buuter-Topped Pork Chops, Bacon Cheeseburger, and even a Peppermint Brown "Pizza," you can now whip up fantastic, slimming meals in the time it would take to go through the drive-thru. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Spera Ascension of the Starless by Josh Tierney

Spera  Ascension Of The Starless
  • Author : Josh Tierney
  • Publisher : BOOM! Studios
  • Release Date : 2014-11-19
  • Categories : Young Adult Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781613982686

The Starless Queen is plotting an invasion of Spera, and has sent the merciless General Zeal to secure its capital. Unfortunately for the Queen, her daughter-the exiled adventurer Princess Pira-and Pira's best friend Princess Lono have discovered her plot?and will go to any lengths to stop her. Along with their friends-the fire spirit, Yonder, and the ruthless cat Chobo-Pira and Lono must set off on a perilous journey to warn the Speran King, up monster-infested mountains, through villages full of crazed warriors, and down dark tunnels walled with madness itself

Whose Choice Is It by Dawill Estimable

Whose Choice Is It
  • Author : Dawill Estimable
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2014-01-25
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9781493159598

The book is divided in three important parts. Part one talks about God, devil, human, and choices. Part two talks about my biography. My biography reveals some of the reasons why I believe that we are who we are not by choice. Part three talks about the American justice system, and a law suit I filed on my own, against a bank. We say in America justice is for all! I say in America, the justice system is simply a little bit better than other places that I’ve been. Ask yourselves, if the law is run by humans, and we know humans don’t protect human’s right. Humans only protect interest in human rights. How can justice be served to everyone when according to us there is no interest in everyone’s right? But, it’s all about perception. Like our God, everyone thinks the way they perceive God is the right way! It may be true according to them. Because, I read an anonymous quote that says, “Everyone creates their own reality. As for me, I just order every fiber of my body to give glory to God for whom and what I am today. Who I am which resulting what I am today is all due to God. Because the LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. He has a heart for those of us who are nothing. He sees our needs, even before we ask for help. He blessed me even before I even knew him! He changes my messes in to messages. My biography in the middle of the book will tangibly prove my statement. You will learn about my existence throughout the book. You’ll see why I am so in love with the Lord! Most of my siblings have been killed. My father has had 19 kids with eight mothers. Only seven of us remain alive. From 19 kids, he has had five with my mother with whom he was married. I was the first one, but the only one remains alive. See my biography for details. When we create something, we humans issue a manual that tells others how to manage it. The Lord gave the manual of life written with his h

The In Between by Olivia Pierce

The In Between
  • Author : Olivia Pierce
  • Publisher : Full Fathom Five Digital
  • Release Date : 2014-11-26
  • Categories : Young Adult Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781633700185

Tara Jenkins and Justin Westcroft used to be childhood BFFs. Now in high school, Justin’s a popular, all-star athlete, and Tara spends her days admiring him from afar. But when Tara saves Justin from nearly drowning in a freak accident, he’s unable to get her out of his mind. In no time at all, Tara and Justin fall deeply in love. And even though it’s only high school, they seem destined for a happily ever after. Until tragedy strikes—and this time, Justin’s not so lucky. Tara passes through her days as a shell of her former self: Justin’s dead, but she can still feel his presence, and she can’t seem to let him go. But there’s a reason for that, and it’s not just grief: Justin is in between, and he’s still holding on. They say that when someone saves you, you’re tied to them for life. But what about in the afterlife? Praise for The In Between: “The question I keep asking myself is how have I never heard of this book before? How have I not heard of Olivia Pierce before? …keep on writing Olivia Pierce because I’ll be waiting for your next novel, and trust me when I say I will be the first one to buy it!” — My Bookish Things “What I did like about this book was how Pierce manages to get the right balance between realism and fantasy. It combines conventional young adult themes along with themes that are more unusual.” — The Great Catsby

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher

  • Author : Catherine Fisher
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2011-02-08
  • Categories : Young Adult Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781101537145

Incarceron is a prison so vast that it contains not only cells and corridors, but metal forests, dilapidated cities, and wilderness. It has been sealed for centuries, and only one man has ever escaped. Finn has always been a prisoner here. Although he has no memory of his childhood, he is sure he came from Outside. His link to the Outside, his chance to break free, is Claudia, the warden's daughter, herself determined to escape an arranged marriage. They are up against impossible odds, but one thing looms above all: Incarceron itself is alive . . .

I Can t Believe You Went Through My Stuff by Peter Sheras

I Can T Believe You Went Through My Stuff
  • Author : Peter Sheras
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-11-01
  • Categories : Family & Relationships
  • ISBN : 9781416588603

Do you really need to know if your daughter has tasted beer or your son has had his first kiss? Probably not. Teens keep secrets. They need this privacy to resolve their own dilemmas, make their own decisions, and start down the road to becoming independent, responsible adults. Although parents can't (and shouldn't) know everything, they are right to worry about giving their children too much freedom, since teens can be attracted to dangerous behaviors. Parenting teenagers means allowing them the freedom to explore, make mistakes, learn, and keep moving forward. Dr. Peter Sheras, an expert in adolescent development, has taught countless parents how to know when to step back, when to ask questions, and when to take definitive action. In I Can't Believe You Went Through My Stuff! he explains how pushing for information or attempting to keep teens confined in too small a box will undoubtedly result in anger, resentment, and worst of all a penchant for trouble. The book includes solid, practical advice on: How you can learn more about your teenager's life without invading his privacy or losing her trust How to start a conversation when your teen won't talk What to do about lying, whether it's infrequent or often How to discuss family rules and establish consequences that really work How to tell if your teen needs professional help and where to find it I Can't Believe You Went Through My Stuff! will give you the key to keeping your teenager safe while building a trusting, warm, and communicative relationship.

Oh My Gosh I Over Slept by Rita D. Anderson

Oh  My Gosh I Over Slept
  • Author : Rita D. Anderson
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2012-02
  • Categories : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • ISBN : 9781469751375

"This book is Powerful, Sharp and Insightful!"- Dr. Bollinger As if lightening has just struck you, your heart is racing and your mind is bombarded with what seems like an armored tank full of questions. Sudden bursts of regret and fear alternate causing you to momentarily hyperventilate. You manage to pull yourself together. For the next 10 minutes you try and do what would normally take anywhere from 40 minutes to an hour to complete. You are now in the throes of a panic attack. But you aren't alone; there are many others experiencing the same scenario. What do you do now? I'm glad you asked. Don't Settle! If the life God called you to live is not the one that is playing on the big screen at the moment, take time to find out why. Don't just sit there and settle for the way it is going. Don't live in the Panic Attack. Learn from it. Rita gives new meaning to redeeming the time. In this captivatingly witty inspirational guide you will find the support, strength and encouragement needed to live your life on time. You'll receive words of wisdom and divine insight necessary in order to chart your course for the life you've always wanted. You will learn how to apply practical truths, uncover your excuses and cure your snooze bar syndrome all in the same journey. So, what are you waiting for? Join the countless others that are well on their way to waking up on time!

Dare to Believe by Becky Dvorak

Dare To Believe
  • Author : Becky Dvorak
  • Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-02-21
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9780768488692

Empowered to Heal Where do sickness and disease come from, and what can we do about it? In this book, Becky Dvorak conveys a clear message from Scripture—human beings have been created in the mirror image of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit; we are a little lower than Elohim; and we’ve been given authority over satan and all of his works by the redeeming Blood of Jesus Christ. Dare to Believe traces sickness and disease from the Garden of Eden through the ascension of Christ and teaches you how to walk in divine healing and miracles. This book will equip the Body of Christ by showing how satan is the one responsible for sickness and disease—and Christians aren’t subject to the devil’s works! You will: Discover where sickness and disease originated from. Be equipped to walk in divine healings and miracles. Learn who you are in Christ and how to put your faith into action. Understand your authority over satan and all of his works, including sickness and disease. Learn how to use the ten faith principals that Jesus Christ put into practice when ministering to the sick. We can live in the manifest presence of God and create miracles if we dare to believe! Take the dare today!

Trust Me by Caroline Cross

Trust Me
  • Author : Caroline Cross
  • Publisher : Silhouette
  • Release Date : 2007-11-01
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781426809125

She had trusted him wtih her heart and been devestated. Now she had to trust him with her life. Lilah Cantrell: She couldn't imagine anything worse than being held in a Third World prison. Until she set eyes on Dominic Steele--the very first man who'd stirred her desires and broken her heart. Dominic Steele: The ex-U.S. Navy Seal turned bodyguard-for-hire tried to keep his rescue mission strictly professional, but Lilah--and the memories of their shared history--awakened his long-dormant protective instincts...and passion. Could their newfound trust, born of desperation, sustain them once they reached safety? Or was that when the real danger would begin?

Daily Crumbs Poetry by Anna Cellmer

Daily Crumbs Poetry
  • Author : Anna Cellmer
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014-04-12
  • Categories :
  • ISBN : 9788393882403

There is another journey through internal life more felt than seen, more inspired than touched but real as the heart and mind is.

There Are Two Errors in the the Title of This Book Revised and Expanded Again by Robert M. Martin

There Are Two Errors In The The Title Of This Book  Revised And Expanded  Again
  • Author : Robert M. Martin
  • Publisher : Broadview Press
  • Release Date : 2011-10-26
  • Categories : Philosophy
  • ISBN : 9781460402047

As this book richly and entertainingly demonstrates, philosophy is as much the search for the right questions as it is the search for the right answers. Robert M. Martin’s popular collection of philosophical puzzles, paradoxes, jokes, and anecdotes is updated and expanded in this third edition, with dozens of new entries.

Cirque Diabolique by Clara M. Miller

Cirque Diabolique
  • Author : Clara M. Miller
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2003-08-29
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781469109671

Cirque Diabolique, the fourth volume in the BROTHERS SERIES, continues the story of the inhabitants of the little town of Scajaquada and their war with Lucifer. Lucifer is out to destroy those who have displeased him. He expects this will gain him control of his natural son, Matthew, who is being raised by his mother, Cathie and his real father, Michael Angeli--aka Michael the Archangel. As his weapon, he choses a method he has tried before in ancient Rome--a Circus. The little band of friends must, once again, find a way to defeat him and save Matthew.