Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding New York Times bestseller transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free. She has too many memories of Sweet Home, the beautiful farm where so many hideous things happened. And Sethe’s new home is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who died nameless and whose tombstone is engraved with a single word: Beloved. Filled with bitter poetry and suspense as taut as a rope, Beloved is a towering achievement.

Author Toni Morrison
Isbn 9780307388629
Genre Fiction
Year 2007-07-24
Pages 352
Language English
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“This gentle, gorgeously written book may be one of my favorites ever.” —Jenna Bush Hager (A Today show “Read with Jenna” Book Club Selection!) “A thoughtful, beautiful multigenerational novel about love, God, jealousy, and friendship.” —Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love “A moving portrait of love and friendship set against a backdrop of social change.” —The New York Times Book Review (Editor’s Choice) “Here is the power of the novel in its simplest, richest form: bearing intimate witness to human beings grappling with their faith and falling in love. That Wall executes it so beautifully? Well, this is exactly why we read literary fiction...The best book about faith in recent memory.” —Entertainment Weekly (A-) Charles and Lily, James and Nan. They meet in Greenwich Village in 1963 when Charles and James are jointly hired to steward the historic Third Presbyterian Church through turbulent times. Their personal differences however, threaten to tear them apart. Charles is destined to succeed his father as an esteemed professor of history at Harvard, until an unorthodox lecture about faith leads him to ministry. How then, can he fall in love with Lily—fiercely intellectual, elegantly stern—after she tells him with certainty that she will never believe in God? And yet, how can he not? James, the youngest son in a hardscrabble Chicago family, spent much of his youth angry at his alcoholic father and avoiding his anxious mother. Nan grew up in Mississippi, the devout and beloved daughter of a minister and a debutante. James’s escape from his desperate circumstances leads him to Nan and, despite his skepticism of hope in all its forms, her gentle, constant faith changes the course of his life. In The Dearly Beloved, we follow these two couples through decades of love and friendship, jealousy and understanding, forgiveness and commitment. Against the backdrop of turbulent changes facing the city and the church’s congregation, these four forge improbable paths through their evolving relationships, each struggling with uncertainty, heartbreak, and joy. A poignant meditation on faith and reason, marriage and children, and the ways we find meaning in our lives, Cara Wall’s The Dearly Beloved is a gorgeous, wise, and provocative novel that is destined to become a classic.

Author Cara Wall
Isbn 1982104546
Genre Fiction
Year 2019-08-13
Pages 352
Language English
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One of the most wonderful things about God is that He lives in our praise. He's a loving God who wants to be with us. And when we worship Him, He is. Isn't that amazing? When we praise and worship God, His presence comes to dwell with us. Things that need to change, change. Always! You can count on it. Hearts change. Situations change. Lives change. Minds change. Power in Praise is a simple clear explanation of how and why the principles introduced in Songs of the Beloved work in everyday life.

Author Joselle Louis LaGuerre
Isbn 1572585021
Genre Christian ethics
Year 2007-01-01
Pages 130
Language English
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Despite being raised in a religion and culture that forbids secular music, John has always heard music where others simply hear sound. Entirely self-taught, John composes music that he hides from the world; music that has never been played out loud but exists only inside his mind. Then one day while working in the cornfield, John hears beautiful music coming from a nearby farmhouse. Entranced, he walks towards the music and through an open window sees a beautiful, young lady playing the piano. This chance encounter awakens within his heart the desire to hear his own music played. John places one of his compositions in an envelope along with a note and slides it under the door of the pianist. After a life of glamour, travel and music, acclaimed concert pianist, Elise finds herself facing a personal crisis entirely alone. Needing a quiet, peaceful place to recover and heal, Elise abandons her cosmopolitan life and retreats to the Indiana farmhouse she inherited from her grandparents. Broken-hearted and ill, Elise’s days seem to be filled with darkness and depression until she receives a note and sheet music from a stranger. Intrigued, she plays the composition and finds it to be unique, unorthodox and beautiful. Because the music brings joy into her previously dark days, Elise writes a note in response and leaves it on her doorstep hoping the mysterious person will return and find it. Thus, begins a journey that will take both John and Elise down a path that neither expected to walk. In the days ahead, they will face moral and spiritual dilemmas and will have to answer the question: will they follow God’s plan for their lives no matter how high the cost may be? Come: follow John and Elise on a musical journey that will either bring them the greatest heartache they have ever known or the greatest joy.

Author Deborah Wyatt
Isbn 140032646X
Genre Fiction
Year 2020-01-07
Pages 312
Language English
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Two of the greatest fears in life come in the form of questions we often ask ourselves but rarely say out loud: “Am I okay?” and “Do you love me?” The answer the Gospel gives us is both surprising and just what we need to hear: “No, you are not okay, and, yes, I love you.” Jesus holds these two truths about us together, and this is the good news we desperately need.

Author Sammy Rhodes
Isbn 1684510422
Genre Religion
Year 2020-03-31
Pages 208
Language English
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With the continued expansion of the literary canon, multicultural works of modern literary fiction and autobiography have assumed an increasing importance for students and scholars of American literature. This exciting new series assembles key documents and criticism concerning these works that have so recently become central components of the American literature curriculum. Each casebook will reprint documents relating to the work's historical context and reception, present the best in critical essays, and when possible, feature an interview of the author. The series will provide, for the first time, an accessible forum in which readers can come to a fuller understanding of these contemporary masterpieces and the unique aspects of American ethnic, racial, or cultural experience that they so ably portray. This casebook to Morrison's classic novel presents seven essays that represent the best in contemporary criticism of the book. In addition, the book includes a poem and an abolitionist's tra published after a slave named Margaret Garner killed her child to save her from slavery--the very incident Morrison fictionalizes in Beloved.

Author William L. Andrews,Nellie Y. McKay
Isbn 0199728119
Genre Literary Criticism
Year 1999-01-21
Pages 232
Language English
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Hier erhältlich ist die Notenausgabe des Jazztitels für Klavier.

Author Dieter Janik
Isbn 3737805881
Genre Music
Year 2015
Pages N.A
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Ramon LLull (1232-1316) was born the son of a prosperous Catalan merchant and spent his youth pursuing worldly pursuits, until a series of powerful visions of Christ moved him to devote his life entirely to serving God.

Author Mark D. Johnston
Isbn 1800345976
Genre Literary Collections
Year 1996-01-01
Pages 176
Language English
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The book re-centers the conversation back to what I believe anchors our identity and inspires our ways of being, living, and loving. That is, we all are beloved children of the Triune God whose image and likeness we bear—hence, we all are God’s beloved queers primed to flourish in more ways than we can ever dare to imagine for ourselves. I have drawn from a wide range of disciplines—pastoral theology, spirituality, counseling psychology, affective neuroscience, anthropology—to offer a more nuanced description of what it means, as queer folks, to be sacred icons of God like everyone else, offering multifarious windows into the spacious, gratuitous, and transforming love of God. It also explores with penetrating detail the inner psychological and spiritual terrain of our queer lives, along with spiritual practices that will help support our flourishing.

Author Rolf R. Nolasco
Isbn 1532606761
Genre Religion
Year 2019-07-29
Pages 140
Language English
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Come, you who thirst and you who are searching. Come, and dare to experience what you have believed to be true. There is a love that transforms, a peace that touches our innermost beings, a sweetness that heals. As you read this passionate blend of prayer and scriptural reflection, written in a similar call-and-response format to the Song of Songs, bring your doubts, fears, and wounds before the one who heals. As you listen to the voices of the Woman, the Beloved, and the Daughters of the Kingdom, contemplate your place in the Lord’s heart and among his people. Through the Woman’s journey from “A Troubled Night” to jubilant, victorious love, My Delight in My Beloved invites the reader to start or to continue a personal search for intimate delight in God’s presence. Come, enter in.

Author Naomi M. Wong
Isbn 1532693397
Genre Poetry
Year 2019-10-02
Pages 78
Language English
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Author Mary Hanlon
Isbn 1907276149
Genre Poetry
Year 2009-01-01
Pages 48
Language English
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The Well-Beloved: A Sketch of a Temperament is a novel by Thomas Hardy, serialized in 1892, and published as a book in 1897. The main setting of the novel, the Isle of Slingers, is based on the Isle of Portland in Dorset, southern England. Many of Hardy's novels were set in Dorset.

Author Thomas Hardy
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Genre Self-Help
Year 2021-10-16
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You're not what you do. You're not what you have. You are not what others say about you. You are God's beloved. Are you ever concerned that you don’t deserve to love and be loved because you are continually having to prove yourself? In You Are Beloved, Bobby Schuller shows you how to let go of these fears and put your trust in the One who sees you for who you really are. Here is an easy to follow, proven path to personal dignity for all those who think they are not good enough no matter how much they achieve. This path is illuminated by the truths that it is not about what you accomplish, but what has already been accomplished for you; not about what you have, but what has already been provided; and not about who others say you are, but who God says you are. Know that you are valued, cared for, and embraced. You Are Beloved will help you rebuild your life as a response to that assurance.

Author Bobby Schuller
Isbn 1400201691
Genre Religion
Year 2018-05-29
Pages 224
Language English
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Inspired by the romantic misadventures she’s witnessed in her own family, Cynthia Ceilán takes us jauntily through real-life stories about love: what demented things we do in the name of love, the wildly unusual choices people have made in their selection of a mate, and the joys and horrors of saying goodbye to a relationship that has long overstayed its welcome. In her fact-finding mission to write this collection, Cynthia Ceilán began in the bowels of her own family history, which always seemed unnecessarily shrouded in mystery. There she discovered a treasure trove of delightfully wicked secrets, which spurred her on to create this collection of true stories from around the world. Here's some of what she found: “Normal” is in the eye (and the bedsprings) of the beholder, especially when it comes to furries, objectophiles, and happily married conjoined twins. Same-sex marriage is illegal in most countries but a few are happy to let you marry your dog. You shouldn't be afraid to invite your crazy relatives to your wedding – unless your brothers are Scott, Erik, Aaron, Ryan, and Randall and they’re currently out on bail. Weirdly Beloved offers comforting proof that there is never only one way to fall in love, or one way to be properly married, or one way to suffer the necessary indignities of love gone wrong.

Author Cynthia Ceilan
Isbn 1599217252
Genre Humor
Year 2008-12-16
Pages 272
Language English
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TAPAT IS IN GREAT DANGER Unexpectedly caught in a battle between Roman forces and Jewish zealots, Tapat seeks refuge in a cave. When soldiers discover her hiding place outside Jerusalem, she's terrified. Then she realizes that their leader is Andronicus, the man whose life she saved six years ago. Seeing Tapat again reminds Andronicus of all he has sacrificed for Rome. As a soldier, he is forbidden to marry, but he's never forgotten the lovely Jewess he yearns to make his own. Now she's in danger, and he'll risk everything to protect her. But can he truly give up the soldier's life for the love of a woman?

Author Darlene Mindrup
Isbn 1460329538
Genre Fiction
Year 2014-04-01
Pages 192
Language English
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When his son began to lose his bearings on the other side of the continent, author Michael Kressy began putting together a series of letters outlining in clear and easy-to-follow terms a foundational belief system, together with suggested techniques for achieving peace and equilibrium. Beginning with his opening letter, where he states, “I’m not suggesting I have all the answers, but I know after some twenty-five years of meditation practice where they can be found and the discipline and dedication required to find them,” Kressy helps the reader build confidence in his or her own ability to access inner wisdom by offering a convincing series of arguments pointing to mind as the only reality there is. The letters that follow describe the obstacles that confront us (the ego, guilt, fear, and the split mind) and suggest how we can overcome them by developing healthy relationships instead of debilitating ones; learning to recognize authentic love; and going beyond thought and language in order to experience real peace. In the final letter, Kressy off ers practical suggestions for developing a meditative practice that emphasizes relaxation, developing the ability for sustained focus, learning how to become a disinterested witness to our own thoughts and, finally, experiencing liberation by entering into pure awareness itself. Accompanying his discussion of finding spiritual fulfillment are illuminating experiences drawn from his own life, including the lessons he has learned from them.

Author Michael Kressy
Isbn 9781452548746
Genre Religion
Year 2012-04-03
Pages 110
Language English
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Colleen O'Dowd manages a thriving bridal business with her sisters in Heaven, New Hampshire. After fleeing Manhattan and her cheating ex-fiancé, Colleen still believes in happily ever afters. But with a demanding business to run, her sisters to look after, and their 93-year-old grandmother to keep out of trouble, she's worried she'll never find Mr. Right. Playboy Slade Harrington doesn't believe in marriage. His father's six weddings have taught him life is better as an unencumbered single guy. But Slade loves his little sister. He'll do anything for her, including footing the bill for her dream wedding. He doesn't plan on losing his heart to a smart-mouthed, gorgeous wedding planner, though. When her ex-fiancé comes back into the picture, Colleen must choose between Mr. Right and Mr. Right Now.

Author Peggy Jaeger
Isbn 1509223665
Genre Fiction
Year 2018-11-12
Pages 430
Language English
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Kahlil Gibran (full Arabic name Gibran Khalil Gibran with the more standard spelling Khalil;[a] Arabic: Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān or Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān;) (January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931) was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer. Born in the town of Bsharri in the north of modern-day Lebanon (then part of Ottoman Mount Lebanon), as a young man he immigrated with his family to the United States, where he studied art and began his literary career, writing in both English and Arabic. In the Arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel. His romantic style was at the heart of a renaissance in modern Arabic literature, especially prose poetry, breaking away from the classical school. In Lebanon, he is still celebrated as a literary hero. He is chiefly known in the English-speaking world for his 1923 book The Prophet, an early example of inspirational fiction including a series of philosophical essays written in poetic English prose. The book sold well despite a cool critical reception, gaining popularity in the 1930s and again especially in the 1960s counterculture. Gibran is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu. Wikipedia

Author Khalil Gibran
Isbn 146557414X
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"The Fool Beloved" by John Jeffery Farnol. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Author John Jeffery Farnol
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Genre Fiction
Year 2021-08-31
Pages 212
Language English
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Tell My Beloved is a compilation of 225 discourses or letters and is written from the perspective of God speaking today. What God would say today is in complete harmony with what He has already spoken in His Word. As a result, you will find that in reading these words for today, the Bible will come alive. Tell My Beloved will challenge your thinking while confirming your own purpose and destiny. Imagine yourself sitting under Gods heaven upon His majestic earth, alone with Him. Your heart desires to know Him who created you. What is the purpose and meaning of life? How do I fit in? What am I meant to be? All these things and more are racing through your mind. Your emotions are flooded with a deep yearning to know God and make sense of all that is swirling around in your daily existence. You set your intentions on not just any God or concept or teaching. Rather, you position yourself before Him who is your creator. You address Almighty God, creator of heaven and earth, creator of the universe, and creator of you and me. You cry out to Him saying, God, I want to know you! And with your heart, as you begin to listen, He answers.

Author Vickie L. Brooks
Isbn 1973636913
Genre Religion
Year 2018-08-27
Pages 362
Language English
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