Meaning And Mystery
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In this fast-paced adventure, the Landons trail a wounded wolf in Yellowstone National Park. The park is abuzz with rumors of a wolf attack. Meanwhile, a killer stalks the woods. Unaware of the danger, Jack and Ashley are more concerned about rebellious teenage foster child, Troy Haverson. From the opening moments at Old Faithful through 48 action-packed hours, the tension builds: What is lodged in the wolf's radio collar? And what is the meaning of the Native American story of Sin-a-Wavi? A heady mix of suspense, adventure, and moments of tenderness lure readers into this story of kids discovering the natural world.
Packed with ideas and inspiration, The Mystery Feast offers numerous pathways into the magical world of storytelling. Beginning with a poem, ;All we do;, Booker prize-winning novelist Ben Okri presents his considered thoughts on the purpose and meaning of stories, concluding with a series of condensed; Notes to the modern storyteller;. The collection is completed with a; stoku; - a brief tale on the theme.
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: . VII. THE SACRED NAME A POINT
Jossey-Bass 2001. Weak front hinge. Good Condition. Light Wear. Unless Listed in this decription, VG or Better.
A noted naturalist explores the centrality of home in the lives of humans and other animals. A special treat for readers of natural history. "Kirkus Reviews"
THIS 22 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Bible Mystery and Bible Meaning, by Judge Thomas Troward. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 0766100375.
In The Mystery of Lewis Carroll, Jenny Woolf brings to life the brilliant, secretive, and self-contradictory creator of Alice in Wonderland, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a.k.a. Lewis Carroll. Reveling in double meanings and puzzles, in his fiction and his life, Carroll always-at least in part-seemed hidden, unknowable. Woolf uses rarely-seen and recently discovered sources like Carroll's private bank account records, letters from the family of the "real" Alice Liddell and unpublished correspondence with Carroll's own relatives.
This is a work on the high crosses of Ireland, their history, the developing theology which can be traced through them, and their importance in the cultural, artistic and religious history of the country."
In this important study of the meaning of the Grail, one of Europe's greatest esoteric philosophers discloses the pre-Christian and initiatic sources of this symbolic motif that is so central to Western mythology and culture. He demonstrates how the main features of the legend are from an older tradition analogous to the great heroic sagas and cycles of the North, and that the Grail itself is a symbol of initiation.
In "The Heron Dance Book of Love and Gratitude," Roderick MacIver uses text and pictures to encourage readers to discover that "all-transcendent meaning" in their daily lives. This wise and comforting book celebrates the open heart and the beauty and mystery that surround us through a wide array of voices and perspectives. MacIver weaves inspirational poetry and prose with his shimmering nature watercolors to create a book that helps readers discover-and honor-love and gratitude.
An exploration of the origins and influences of number from prehistory to modern time - Reveals the deeper meaning of the symbols and esoteric knowledge of secret societies - Explains the numerical sophistication of ancient monuments - Shows how the Templar design for Washington, D.C, represents the New Jerusalem The ubiquitous use of certain sacred numbers and ratios can be found throughout history, influencing everything from art and architecture to the development of religion and secret societies.
An explorer of that most wondrous of islands, the human brain," writes D.M. Thomas in The New York Times Book Review, "Oliver Sacks also loves the oceanic kind of islands." Both kinds figure movingly in this book-part travelogue, part autobiography, part medical mystery story-in which Sacks's journeys to a tiny Pacific atoll and the island of Guam become explorations of the meaning of islands, the genesis of disease, the wonders of botany, the nature of deep geological time, and the complexities of being human.
"Katal!" The black bird repeated the two syllables again and again. "Katal! Katal!" As Gulliver Queen seeks out the meaning of the strange word, he is drawn into the world of international diplomacy-and dangerous espionage! As he follows the trail of clues, Gully acquires two friends from India who aid him in the search for a missing embassy guard. Treachery and intrigue meet the young sleuths at every turn, and flying bullets lead to flying spies as Gully and his friends uncover a fantastic plot that threatens the very future of the United Nations!
Have you woken up to the journey of life? Have you reached a point where you long for "something more"? Have the things you have striven to achieve turned out to be far less than enough? Do you desire to unriddle life's mystery and pursue a life rich with significance?"Long Journey Home" is a seeker's road map to the quest for meaning. Rich in stories and profoundly personal as well as practical, it explores the great philosophies of life and charts the road toward meaning taken by countless thoughtful seekers over the centuries.
The Mystery of Individuality explores the nature of human individuality through twelve chapter-mirrors, whose main focal points are spirituality, psychology, sociology, and love, and also the meaning of sacred art. The issues of leadership and justice, as well as of politics, and even crime, are also examined in depth, along with the roles of sexuality and marriage.
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True religion is the discovery and fulfillment of the meaning of life through the acceptance of divine mystery. The God who created us is infinitely transcendent, yet by ineffable grace He makes Himself known to mortal human beings. We catch glimpses of G
1913. What I propose is that we shall reread the Bible on the supposition that Jesus and these other speakers really meant what they said. I hope that by helping, in however small a measure, to elucidate them, it will show the reasonableness of great trut
Keith Jessup is a PhD student at Oxford University completing his studies in early English literature. One of his professors has for years been searching for a 17th-century manuscript written by John Milton that purportedly addresses one of the major questions in English literature: the true meaning of "Paradise Lost." When this professor fails to arrive to deliver a lecture disclosing the contents of the long-sought Milton Manuscript, Keith begins to worry-and rightfully so, for he soon discovers that his professor is dead.
The Wonder of It All: Mystery and Meaning of Scripture explores the idea that error often appears as pairs of opposites. In this regard, we either minimize the persisting mystery or apparent meaning of Scripture. With this in mind, the present text is an attempt to cultivate a needed balance. Mystery first invites our attention. Paul observes, "We speak of God's secret wisdom, a wisdom that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began" (1 Cor.