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Prayer And Intelligence Selected Essays

Author : Jacques Maritain
ISBN : 1944418091
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Authored by Jacques and Raissa Maritain, Prayer and Intelligence is a practical book about mental prayer and how to pray. It is also a book about the intellectual life. How does our intellectual search for God influence our life of prayer and how does the discipline of a life of prayer act as the necessary grounding for a profound and sustained search for the truth? In the pages of this book, philosophy and the spiritual life intertwine and strengthen each other. Accompanying Prayer and Intelligence are two essays, Liturgy and Contemplation, also written by Jacques and Raissa together, and Notes on the Lord's Prayer, written by Raissa. The former is a study of how the Church's liturgy prepares for our union with God by contemplation of love. The latter is a powerful meditation on the great gift of the prayer of Christ himself, "the prayer that is universally true and needed." All three of the works contained in this volume are written by friends, for friends, seeking to know and love God. If we wish to grow in our spiritual life, this book serves as a great guide."

Intelligence And Strategy

Author : John Ferris
ISBN : 9781134233359
Genre : History
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John Ferris' work in strategic and intelligence history is widely praised for its originality and the breadth of its research. At last his major pioneering articles are now available in this one single volume. In Intelligence and Strategy these essential articles have been fundamentally revised to incorporate new evidence and information withheld by governments when they were first published. This volume reshapes the study of communications intelligence by tracing Britain's development of cipher machines providing the context to Ultra and Enigma, and by explaining how British and German signals intelligence shaped the desert war. The author also explains how intelligence affected British strategy and diplomacy from 1874 to 1940 and world diplomacy during the 1930s and the Second World War. Finally he traces the roots for contemporary intelligence, and analyzes intelligence and the RMA as well as the role of intelligence in the 2003 Gulf War. This volume ultimately brings new light to our understanding of the relations between intelligence, strategy and diplomacy between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 21st century.

Christian Prayer And General Laws

Author : George John Romanes
ISBN : UOM:39015012324854
Genre : Prayer
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The Rational Christian S Prayer Book Containing A Select Arrangement Under Proper Heads Of All Those Names Of Expression Suitable In An Address To The Divine Being And Various Forms Of Prayer Together With An Essay On The Nature Of And Motives To Prayer The Second Edition

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The Book Of Family Prayer A Guide To Devotion Selected From Works Of Eminent Christian Authors Prefatory Essay On Family Worship By J G L

Author : John Gordon LORIMER (D.D.)
ISBN : BL:A0017387279
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August Strindberg Selected Essays

Author : August Strindberg
ISBN : 0521034418
Genre : Drama
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This is the first fully edited translation of a series of essays by the great Swedish dramatist August Strindberg. The essays, edited and translated by Michael Robinson, have been selected for the light they shed, both directly and indirectly, on Strindberg's contribution to the European theatre, firstly in such masterpieces of psychological realism as The Father and Miss Julie, and subsequently in those works, including A Dream Play and The Ghost Sonata with which he largely established a basis for theatrical modernism.

Medical Repository Of Original Essays And Intelligence Relative To Physic Surgery Chemistry And Natural History

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Genre : Medicine
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The Selected Essays Of Donald Greene

Author : Donald Johnson Greene
ISBN : 0838755720
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Part III, "The Terrain of Literature," features Greene's examination of a variety of literary approaches to literature in an era when the subject needs to be referred as well to cognitive science as more conventional critical modes, even deconstruction, that have long defined it. Additionally, he illuminates important works by writers as various as Jane Austen and Evelyn Waugh. These essays, as well as the book as a whole, are framed here by Greene's assessment of Canadian literature that calls attention to the native terrain that he originally called home and how the latter contributed to the making of one of the most cosmopolitan scholars of his era."--Jacket.

The Gift Of Spirit

Author : Prentice Mulford
ISBN : 9781602061217
Genre : Philosophy
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Prentice Mulford was once described as a thinking man, not a reading man. His insights into the mysteries surrounding humanity derived from firsthand thought and experience, not from books. On such age-old topics as reincarnation, the power of thought, the mystery of sleep, the value of prayer, and the occult (all found in this collection), Mulford's attempts to understand our transcendental nature were intuitive and sympathetic, not ordered and logical. This very human quality, along with an unrelenting optimism and faith in man's goodness, lend a freshness and vitality to his work that transcend era. This is self-help for the soul, mind, and body. American author PRENTICE MULFORD (1834-1891) is one of the oddest fixtures of 19th-century literature. After moving for years in the literary and Bohemian sets of San Francisco in the 1860s as a writer of humorous short stories, he lived as a hermit in New Jersey, where he wrote the books of modern spirituality that made him a pioneer of modern self-help philosophies, including Thoughts Are Things and The God in You.

The Power Of Prayer

Author : William Paterson Paterson
ISBN : NYPL:33433068282916
Genre : Prayer
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