Subject Guide to Books in Print

Titre : Subject Guide to Books in Print
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ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105025888533
Libération : 2003

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Christ in Egypt

Titre : Christ in Egypt
Auteur : D. M. Murdock
Éditeur : Stellar House Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9780979963117
Libération : 2008-12

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This comparative religion book contains a startling perspective of the extraordinary history of the Egyptian religion and its profound influence upon the later Christian faith. The text demonstrates that the popular god Horus and Jesus possessed many characteristics and attributes in common.

Threading My Prayer Rug

Titre : Threading My Prayer Rug
Auteur : Sabeeha Rehman
Éditeur : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN-13 : 9781628726664
Libération : 2016-06-14

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ONE OF BOOKLIST'S TOP TEN RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY BOOKS OF 2016 This enthralling story of the making of an American is also a timely meditation on being Muslim in America today. Threading My Prayer Rug is a richly textured reflection on what it is to be a Muslim in America today. It is also the luminous story of many journeys: from Pakistan to the United States in an arranged marriage that becomes a love match lasting forty years; from secular Muslim in an Islamic society to devout Muslim in a society ignorant of Islam, and from liberal to conservative to American Muslim; from student to bride and mother; and from an immigrant intending to stay two years to an American citizen, business executive, grandmother, and tireless advocate for interfaith understanding. Beginning with a sweetly funny, moving account of her arranged marriage, the author undercuts stereotypes and offers the refreshing view of an American life through Muslim eyes. In chapters leavened with humor, hope, and insight, she recounts an immigrant’s daily struggles balancing assimilation with preserving heritage, overcoming religious barriers from within and distortions of Islam from without, and confronting issues of raising her children as Muslims—while they lobby for a Christmas tree! Sabeeha Rehman was doing interfaith work for Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the driving force behind the Muslim community center at Ground Zero, when the backlash began. She discusses what that experience revealed about American society.

An Atlas of Another America

Titre : An Atlas of Another America
Auteur : Keith Krumwiede
Éditeur : Park Publishing (WI)
ISBN-13 : 3038600024
Libération : 2016-11

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Owning a home is the pinnacle of the American Dream, the ultimate status symbol of the middle class. But is the dream in crisis? As the suburban single-family home has been endlessly multiplied and mass-marketed, it has become entwined with environmental catastrophe and economic crisis. Never before have we been so badly in need of a reconsideration of our cultural values and consumption from an architectural perspective. With An Atlas of Another America, Keith Krumwiede has written a bold and highly original work of speculative architectural fiction that calls on Americans--and, increasingly, the rest of the world--to seriously reconsider the concept of the single-family home. Krumwiede's "Freedomland" is a fictional utopia of communal superhomes constructed from the remains of the suburban metropolis. Eschewing formal innovation for its own sake, Freedomland's radical architects rely on artful appropriation and the reorganization of found forms. Krumwiede produces the complete plans for Freedomland in the style of a historical architectural treatise, supplemented with more than two hundred plans and drawings and five essays that draw on a long lineage of architectural thought--from Piranesi to Ledoux, Branzi, and Koolhaas. Among the essays, "Atypical Plans" is a redaction of Koolhaas's landmark text "Typical Plan," "Supermodel Homes" looks at the mad genius of developer David Weekley," and "New Homes for America" is a short story in which a young architect produces new forms of communal living.

Nancy Drew Starter Set

Titre : Nancy Drew Starter Set
Auteur : Carolyn Keene
Éditeur : Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN-13 : 0448464969
Libération : 2012-05

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Introduce young readers to everyone's favorite girl detective with this starter set that includes six hardcover stories: "The Secret of the Old Clock, The Hidden Staircase, The Bungalow Mystery, The Mystery at Lilac Inn, The Secret of Shadow Ranch," and "The Secret of Red Gate Farm." Pkg.

The Composition

Titre : The Composition
Auteur : Antonio Skármeta
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0888995504
Libération : 2003-01

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When his friend's father is arrested and an army captain visits the school and asks them to write a paper on "What my family does at night," nine-year-old Pedro must make a difficult decision.

Life at Extremes

Titre : Life at Extremes
Auteur : Elanor Bell
Éditeur : CABI
ISBN-13 : 9781845938147
Libération : 2012

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From arid deserts to icy poles, outer space to the depths of the sea, this exciting new work studies the remarkable life forms that have made these inhospitable environments their home. Covering not only micro-organisms, but also higher plants and animals such as worms, fish and polar plants, this book details the ecological, biological and biogeochemical challenges these organisms face and unifying themes between environments. Equally useful for the expert, student and casual scientific reader, this book also explores the impact of climate change, rapid seasonal changes and pollution on these extraordinary creatures.