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by Kathryn B. KempMake A Joyful Noise traces the origin of African American gospel music from its Biblical roots; "code songs" and Negro spirituals, to the gospel music created by Dr. Thomas A. Dorsey and Rev. James Cleveland. Interviews with gospel griots are a highlight of the book. Information on the gospel music organizations : National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses of Thomas Dorsey-NCGCC and the Gospel Music Workshop of America-GMWA of James Cleveland is included.
by Stanley Jackson and Gavin JacksonThis ingenious book tells the story of how a simple family game based on telling a story using ten unconnected words grew into a unique creative writing programme. Packed with illustrative stories and screenplays, it will entertain and inspire you in equal measure as you discover that Decamot can be used to cure writer’s block, promote collaborative writing, and enhance typical book club activities, or if you happen to be a teacher, to create clever competitive educational courses for students. ... more
by Joan BrownAnd Then Came Hope is a story for anyone searching for peace and hope, and it is a story for those whose journey has already begun. And Then Came Hope is the story of Joan Brown’s life, her challenges growing up during the Depression and coming of age and grace, of marrying and raising a family, and of battles with cancer and Parkinson’s disease. And in the midst of this, it is the story of a woman who found God. Walk with Joan as she learns to live in the present moment, to walk with Jesu... more
by Stuart E. Elwell
How can we possibly believe the old ideas about God in the face of modern scientific understandings? ...But it doesn’t have to be God vs. science, or God vs. evolution? This new book explains why.
These are the biggest questions humanity has ever asked: Why are we here, what is the meaning of life, and who, or what, is God? It all boils down to asking why there is something more than nothing? But even nothing means nothing, unless it is not being something... more
by Miguel MendonçaMeet the Hybrids explores the lived experience of eight individuals who understand that they are part-human and part-extraterrestrial. Guided by their star families and other entities, they are dedicated to personal missions which contribute to a larger process involving the flourishing of human consciousness, and the protection and evolution of life on Earth at this critical time. Based on over 100 hours of interviews and conversations, this book gives each of the hybrids their own voice. They ... more
by Philip SegalInvestigation is as much art as it is science. This book helps lawyers, investigators and others to get the information they need for litigation, due diligence and finding assets. New York-based investigative lawyer Philp Segal shows through real-life examples the way a good investigation actually works. Which techniques of searching, database use and interviewing are the most effective? The Internet has made searching for facts faster but has also made investigation more complicated: Within the... more
by Elias Berlinger and Lianna BerlingerThe Little Music Masters Series is a completely new way for children to learn music. Reading Music Book 1: Meet the Notes, invites readers into a world of music with vibrant illustrations, engaging stories, friendly characters, and exciting activities. It teaches while entertaining!
by Lalitha Chitttoor
MAKAR SANKRANTI/PONGAL, first book, in a one-of-a-kind planned series 'Indian Festivals Series'm describes how Makar Sankranti is celebrated in its myriad forms and under different names in India and brings out the fervor and excitement of the 1 billion people celebrating the festival through pictures. It also explains the science behind the festival and provides a small dose of astronomy to the readers..
My 4 year-old daughter loves it.
by Susan Daley
After 20 years as bass player for Tom Petty, Howie took his role as 'Heartbreaker' too far, now he's dead.
This left me bereft, he was my best friend. Mercifully, he got back in touch the night of his funeral, which is excellent because I had a lot of questions, and he has to tell the truth, lest he be deported to the netherworld.
Here lies a collection of conversations and memories, good and bad
by Martini FisherMartini Fisher is back with the second installment of "Wayang: Stories of the Shadow Puppets" with stories of the first giants. Living with the giants were also the first kings, descended from the gods themselves, trying to build their own places on earth, claiming a little bit of the world ruled by their forefathers. And throughout their lives, the gods weaved their divine presences, changing the mortals destinies as they see fit.
by Martini FisherThe Three Realms is the first book of the series "Wayang: Stories from the Shadow Puppets". It is a story of the creation of the demigods and their heavens according to the Javanese culture, so recognized and beloved that they are accepted to the hearts of the Javanese people especially through wayang ("Shadow Puppets") performances. In an attempt to immortalize these stories that have been passed down through generations, Martini Fisher undertakes to delve deep into the heart of the Javanese c... more
by Dean ChavooshianOver the centuries we have been witness to transformational changes that have altered the way we think and live. The chapters in The Pursuit of Wisdom are dedicated to heroic individuals throughout history who have attempted to de-mystify the unknown in the secular world of Science and the venerable worlds of Philosophy and Science. Their vision has transcended what we have been taught, what we have read, and what we thought we knew. Chronicled in the pages are the essential discoveries each sou... more
by Catalin Negru
If religion is the opium of the masses, then the beliefs about the end of the world are overdoses. The belief in the imminent end of the world is one of the most powerful and radical motivations of the human psyche. It is the overspill of adrenaline of the religious beliefs that combines urgent passions with deep megalomaniac tendencies. Fatalistic beliefs have the ability to generate incredible powers by setting into motion large masses of people and converting their feelings into a collecti... more
by Beth Revis
From Wattpad sensation to bestselling how-to book, the Paper Hearts series takes aspiring authors from idea to marketed book from a NY Times bestselling author with experience in both self and traditional publishing.
Fight the blank page.
When it comes to writing, there’s no wrong way to get words on paper. But it’s not always easy to make the ink flow. Paper Hearts: Some Writing Advice won’t make writing any simpler, but it may help spark your imagination and get your hands back ... more
The Pursuit of Wisdom: A Chronological Inquiry of the World's Most Influential Seekers of Wisdom in the Fields of Theology, Philby Dean ChavooshianOver the centuries we have been witness to transformational changes that have altered the way we think and live. The chapters in The Pursuit of Wisdom are dedicated to heroic individuals throughout history who have attempted to de-mystify the unknown in the secular world of Science and the venerable worlds of Philosophy and Theology. Their vision has transcended what we have been taught, what we have read, and what we thought we knew. Chronicled in the pages are the essential discoveries each on... more
by Karen HaidBlog about Calabria and Italy that explores the culture of this wonderful region and country. It includes everything from food to museums, holidays, towns, people, history and curiosities - all illustrated with beautiful photos!