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This Brutal World


Publisher: Phaidon Press


Category: Architecture

Page: 224

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A curated collection of some of the most powerful and awe-inspiring Brutalist architecture ever built This Brutal World is a global survey of this compelling and much-admired style of architecture. It brings to light virtually unknown Brutalist architectural treasures from across the former eastern bloc and other far flung parts of the world. It includes works by some of the best contemporary architects including Zaha Hadid and David Chipperfield as well as by some of the master architects of the 20th century including Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, Paul Rudolph and Marcel Breuer.

Hidden Mask

Journey Within

Author: Lady Dark Angel Of Nyx

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation


Category: Poetry

Page: 118

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The Hidden Mask – The Journey Within is a collection of poems from within my blacken heart. These are my tales. They are hidden deep within my blacken heart. My blacken heart could not allow another to walk alone in this world. We each have our hidden emotions that we keep locked away deep within our hearts. I want to bring them to world and let another know that they are not alone in this world. For I have walked in this world and experienced these tales. I am opening my blacken heart to you.

The Quimby Manuscripts

Author: Phineas Parkhurst Quimby

Publisher: Library of Alexandria


Category: Christian Science

Page: 446

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For many years a mass of documents of interest to Christian Scientists and to their critics as well, has been withheld from publication, although earnestly sought. These documents were written by Dr. P. P. Quimby, of Portland, Maine, and contain his views regarding mental and spiritual healing. They became familiar to Mrs. Mary Baker Eddy when she visited Dr. Quimby as a patient, and it has been charged by her critics that many of the ideas later promulgated in her teachings were born of the Quimby theories. In order to set this controversy at rest, many attempts have been made to gain access to the Quimby manuscripts, but heretofore without success except in piecemeal or disjointed form. The present editor, however, has been fortunate in securing from Mrs. George A. Quimby, owner of the manuscripts, permission to print the documents in full. Many of them now see the light of the printed page for the first time. Others give a full and authentic version of material from which only short extracts have previously appeared. The editor's point of view is that of the expositor, never critical save as the author of the manuscripts might have criticized his own work. All subject-matter in brackets is by the editor, also all footnotes. Italics and quotation-marks have been introduced to a slight extent. Scriptural quotations have not been corrected, because Dr. Quimby was in the habit of paraphasing in order to show how he interpreted the Bible. Some of the articles have been condensed to avoid repetition, but no material changes have been made. The terms Science, Truth, Wisdom, have been capitalized throughout in conformity with the usage in some of the articles in which these words are synonyms for Christ, or God. The same is true of the general terms for Quimby's theory, the Science of Health, the Science of Life and Happiness. The term Christian Science is used with reference to the growth of the original teaching of Jesus.

The Man & the Mountain

Author: Imtiyaz Khan

Publisher: Notion Press


Category: Fiction

Page: 170

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A young man is disappointed over his failure to commit suicide. He plots to try again after getting rid of an old mountaineer, who helps him recuperate. Forced to spend some time in the mountains, the wise mountaineer promises that he will show him a better method to end life if he accompanies him. It is a tussle between a believer and a non-believer, where the elderly man is bound by his promise and the young man is adamant in his decision.

The Quimby Manuscripts

Author: Horatio W. Dresser

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.


Category: Religion

Page: 448

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Many attempts had been made to gain access to the Quimby manuscripts, but never before had it been accomplished. Dr. P.P. Quimby wrote many documents relative to his views regarding mental and spiritual healing. Many critics of Mary Baker Eddy believe that her later teachings came from theories of Dr. Quimby, as she had been one of his patients. Contents: biographical sketch; history of the manuscripts; Quimby's restoration to health; mesmeric period; principles discovered; intermediate period; early writings; contemporary testimony; letters from and to patients; letters to patients and inquirers; Mrs. Eddy 1862-1875; questions and answers; Christ or science; world of the senses; disease and healing; God and man; religious questions; science, life, death.

Calypso Drift

Author: Steinberg Henry

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation


Category: Music

Page: 433

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Steinberg Henry has composed for us this magical island adventure into song. It is made up of 14 segments and 119 chapters integrating leaps in consciousness, methods and disciplines with skill surprising. Calypso Drift passes by way of an island Parliament, Dread/Rastafari, memorable black-sand beaches, religious systems, the KwÉyòl language business, high-school learning remembrances, a touch of Kalinago sensibility and, American song selections on Caribbean radio in the 70s and 80s. The text leaps to record seven years of Dominican Calypso lyrics, contributing in the process to archiving an island's history. Calypso Drift implores us to listen again to warnings of our song-poets. This is a book for lovers of Calypso globally, one for culture enthusiasts. Those embracing entertainment education, history and the arts in general should find its methods provocative. Students in the natural and social sciences can comfortably uncover themselves herein. And most of all, musicians, song-writers, composers and performers of Calypso find space in its consuming fire. Drift, globality is inside!

Master Shepherd

Author: Ruth Baseley

Publisher: WestBow Press


Category: Fiction

Page: 72

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Jesus said that He knows His sheep by name. He says we are like sheep gone astray. Master Shepherd takes Sallmans familiar scene and given the sheep imaginary lives and situations similar to what we may encounter on our earthly journey. The answers He gives and the great love and forgiveness He bestows are found for us in Scripture. So look and identify faithful Seth, angry Mitch, abused Bonnie, proud Herman, and busy Irma. Mourn with Sue, care like Tabatha. There are many more kinds of sheep we might identify with or know. We certainly are not sheep, but we need the presence, love, forgiveness and grace He promised to us. Believe!

Truman and Israel

Author: Michael J Cohen

Publisher: Univ of California Press


Category: History

Page: 342

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An analysis of Truman's passionate support for the Zionist cause traces his intellectual development and his relationships with Jewish friends and associates


Integrated Exercise: Yoga, Pilates, and Chi Kung

Author: Ray Rizzo

Publisher: iUniverse


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 244

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"As a child, author Ray Rizzo suffered a head injury that left him with severe headaches and occasional visionary states. At seventeen, he began to study yoga and to practice fasting, meditation, and shamanism, which alleviated his chronic symptoms. In his own recovery, he discovered an ability to assist others in their healing processes-a quest that would culminate in a traditional shamanic apprenticeship deep in the Amazon jungle. There, after nearly a month of isolation and using more than ten years of experience in the healing arts, he developed his unique synthesis. " The style is no style. The goal is to practice what is most efficient and effective. "Weightlessness" includes guidance on a number of techniques and topics, including the Sun Salute; the Swimming Dragon; hatha yoga; essential Pilates; secret chi kung forms; therapeutic exercises; optimal nutrition; breathing; metaphysics. Whether you are an athlete, yoga practitioner, dancer, or martial artist-or even if you are new to movement-this guide can help you, in as little as fifteen minutes a day, to transform your body-mind, deepen your practice, increase energy, overcome injuries, and discover the feeling of "Weightlessness."

The Best Travel Writing 2008

True Stories from Around the World

Author: James O'Reilly

Publisher: Travelers' Tales


Category: Travel

Page: 328

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Since 1993, readers have looked to Travelers' Tales for award-winning stories about the world, adventure, spirituality, and the transformative experiences that accompany life on the road. The Best Travel Writing 2008 is the fifth volume in the series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing — much of it never before published — from Nobel Prize winners to up-and-coming new writers. The stories provide a perspective and depth of understanding that can only come from people who have actually been there, and encompass everything from high adventure to misadventure, spiritual growth to romance, service to humanity to encounters with exotic cuisines. Reading the book is like sitting in a café filled with fellow travelers, swapping tales about destinations near and far — readers emerge changed, eager for more, and ready to plan their next trips.

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