Bitten by a Camel

Leaving Church, Finding God

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Author: Kent Dobson

Publisher: Fortress Press

ISBN: 1506417752

Category: Religion

Page: 166

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Kent Dobson climbed Mount Sinai in search of the God who had eluded him. Instead he got bitten by a camel. Dobson was climbing the ladder of Christianity, too: a worship leader, teacher, and ultimately senior pastor of one of the largest and most prominent churches in America. But he was growing disillusioned with the faith, at least inside the shell of organized religion. One Sunday morning, he preached to his congregation, “I don’t know what the word God even means anymore.” He soon left the church, but his quest for God became more intense than ever. In Bitten by a Camel, Dobson deconstructs much of what passes as Christianity, but on the foundation of Jesus and the Bible, he reconstructs a faith that is fulfilling, life-giving, and true—true to himself and true to God. Dobson’s message is funny, poignant, and winsome. And it is ultimately, like the message of Jesus himself, hopeful.

Reifes Leben

Eine spirituelle Reise

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Author: Richard Rohr

Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH

ISBN: 3451808900

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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Richard Rohrs Buch über die spirituelle Dimension des Älter- und Reiferwerdens: Was ist von Bedeutung auf der Lebensreise? Während Menschen in der ersten Hälfte in Beruf und Partnerschaft an der »Form" ihres Lebens arbeiten, rückt in der zweiten Lebenshälfte dessen »Inhalt" in den Mittelpunkt. Darüber entscheiden nicht zuerst Altersstufen, sondern vor allem Erfahrungen des Loslassens und wie wir damit umgehen - auf dem Weg zu unserem »wahren Selbst".

Facing the Limits of the Law

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Author: Erik Claes,Wouter Devroe,Bert Keirsbilck

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540798560

Category: Law

Page: 533

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Many legal experts no longer share an unbounded trust in the potential of law to govern society efficiently and responsibly. They often experience the 'limits of the law', as they are confronted with striking inadequacies in their legal toolbox, with inner inconsistencies of the law, with problems of enforcement and obedience, and with undesired side-effects, and so on. The contributors to this book engage in the challenging task of making sense of this experience. Against the background of broader cultural transformations (such as globalisation, new technologies, individualism and cultural diversity), they revisit a wide range of areas of the law and map different types of limits in relation to some basic functions and characteristics of the law. Additionally, they offer a set of strategies to manage justifiably law's limits, such as dedramatising law's limits, conceptual refinement ('constructivism'), striking the right balance between different functions of the law, seeking for complementarity between law and other social practices.

A Rifleman's Diary

Kicking Against the Pricks

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Author: Eric Fawbert

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1425154174

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 270

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A ranker's critical account of six years war service in the infantry from 1940 to 1946, including four years front-line' service in N.Africa, Italy, and NW Europe.

Courage After Fire

Coping Strategies for Troops Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and Their Families

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Author: Keith Armstrong,Suzanne Best,Paula Domenici

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 156975277X

Category: Psychology

Page: 280

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Australia's Muslim Cameleers

Pioneers of the Inland, 1860s-1930s

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Author: Philip Jones,Anna Kenny

Publisher: Wakefield Press

ISBN: 1862548722

Category: Afghans

Page: 199

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Between 1870 and 1920 as many as 2000 cameleers and 20,000 camels arrived in Australia from Afghanistan and northern India. Australia's Muslim Cameleers is a rich pictorial history of these men, their way of life and the vital role they played in pioneering transport and communication routes across outback Australia's vast expanses. Many of the images and artefacts in this fascinating account are published here for the first time, and this new edition contains additions to the biographical listing of more than 1200 cameleers.

Die Pferde der Sahara

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Author: Melchior Joseph Eugène Daumas

Publisher: Georg Olms Verlag

ISBN: 9783487415161

Category:

Page: 202

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Ich wünschte, ich könnte dich hassen

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Author: Lucy Christopher

Publisher: Chicken House

ISBN: 364692070X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 368

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Du hast mich zuerst gesehen. Auf dem Flughafen, an jenem Tag im August. Dein intensiver Blick, noch nie hat mich jemand so angeschaut. Ich hab dir vertraut. Dann hast du mich entführt. Raus aus meinem Leben, weg von allem, was ich kannte. Hinein ins Nirgendwo, in Sand und Hitze und Dreck und Gefahr. Du hast geglaubt, dass ich mich in dich verliebe. Und dort im Nirgendwo, in Sand und Hitze und Dreck und Gefahr, hab ich mich in dich verliebt. Doch ich wünschte, ich könnte dich hassen. Die Geschichte einer Entführung - sensibel, verstörend, dramatisch.

The Eclectic Magazine

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Author: John Holmes Agnew,Walter Hilliard Bidwell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Periodicals

Page: N.A

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The Tutankhamen code

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Author: Malcolm Grant Hutton

Publisher: Australian Self Publishing Group

ISBN: 1925152359

Category: Fiction

Page: 697

View: 348

“ When Claude Tarba showed off a family heirloom in a crowded Arabian restaurant in Melbourne, that simple act of pride among friends didn’t go unnoticed. It set in motion a journey through the little known high mountain country of The Yemen; then on to the Italianate City of Asmara in the Ancient land of Eritrea and a hi-jacking, which landed him in Western Turkey. Eventually after a number of risky adventures that took him to the far southern reaches of Egypt, he found himself committed to a treasure quest which if proved successful would change the future perception of the human race for the next couple of millennia. Clues uncovered in the Tomb of the God King Tutankhamen entrance our unwitting hero and his new friends, committing them all through something more than curiosity to a trail of intrigue, with villains popping up everywhere, intent on stopping them from achieving their main goal, the installation of Claude as an honorary new Pharaoh. Despite foiling several attempts on their lives, Claude and his companions then have to contend with another scoundrel and his giant of a servant, who have their eyes on the treasure whatever it may turn out to be. The story takes us back into the ancient world of 18th Dynasty Egypt where we meet the legendary King Solomon who with his son and heir, plan and set the stepping stones that may only be discovered and followed by a future generation worthy enough to restore the glory and spiritual beliefs of the Egypt that once was. Not only is the narrative one full of thrills and unusual situations, it is also transports the reader into the colourful life of contemporary and ancient Egypt. The unexpected climax will have everyone thinking, ‘What really did happen thousands of years ago to kick-start civilisation as we know it today?’”

Begums, Thugs and Englishmen

The Journals of Fanny Parkes

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Author: Fanny Parkes Parlby

Publisher: Penguin Books India

ISBN: 9780143029885

Category: India

Page: 353

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Fanny Parkes, Who Lived In India Between 1822 And 1846, Was The Ideal Travel Writer Courageous, Indefatigably Curious And Determinedly Independent. Her Delightful Journal Traces Her Journey From Prim Memsahib, Married To A Minor Civil Servant Of The Raj, To Eccentric Sitar-Playing Indophile, Fluent In Urdu, Critical Of British Rule And Passionate In Her Appreciation Of Indian Culture. Fanny Is Fascinated By Everything, From The Trial Of The Thugs And The Efficacy Of Opium On Headaches To The Adorning Of A Hindu Bride. To Read Her Is To Get As Close As One Can To A True Picture Of Early Colonial India The Sacred And The Profane, The Violent And The Beautiful, The Straight-Laced Sahibs And The More Eccentric White Mughals Who Fell In Love With India And Did Their Best, Like Fanny, To Build Bridges Across Cultures.

Ein Quantum Blut

ein Jaz-Parks-Roman

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Author: Jennifer Rardin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783453525856

Category:

Page: 415

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A Vet in Somalia

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Author: Charles Kingsley

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477102841

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 238

View: 1806

This is a true story, but because it took place so long ago it may not be true chronological sequence. The more I write the more episodes and incidents come back to me, the more real it is in remembering and I can still see the people and places vividly in my mind.

Oathbound

Arena

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Author: Bastion Press, Incorporated

Publisher: Bastion Press, Inc.

ISBN: 9781592630066

Category: Dungeons and Drgaons (Game)

Page: 160

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The vast red desert of Arena sprawls south and westward from the nurturing plains of Penance. Spurred onward by the ancient promise of gold buried beneath the sands, massive armies of brutal warriors rumble across the scarred and wasted terrain. For the fortunate few, the ultimate dream of Arena still comes true - immeasurable riches, supreme command, and decades of extravagant and luxurious living atop the Queen's pedestal of pleasure. For most however, whatever dreams they may harbor are soundly crushed under years of backbreaking labor, constant battle, exhausting marches, gruesome butchery, and an infinity of accursed crimson sand.For the prospective Warlord, a sea of troubled choices and impossible trials awaits. Can you lead your army to victory against the savage legions of Minos Spar, the terrible war golems of Asheanna, or the unnatural technology of Ossian? Will your hidden mine escape the attention of the flying navies of the Grand Asherake? Strategy, fortune, alliances, and leadership are your only weapons in this endless and unforgiving struggle for wealth, power, and glory.Oathbound: Arena provides a new entry point into the world of the Forge. This is the Domain of Barbello, the Mask of Fury, the invincible mistress of rage, pain, warfare, and death. Who amongst you can withstand her test?