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The Children Of Light The Children Of Darkness A Vindication Of Democracy And A Critique Of Its Traditional Defense

Author : Reinhold Niebuhr
ISBN : PSU:000028828129
Genre : Political Science
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The Children Of Light And The Children Of Darkness

Author : Reinhold Niebuhr
ISBN : 9780226584010
Genre : History
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The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness, first published in 1944, is considered one of the most profound and relevant works by the influential theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, and certainly the fullest statement of his political philosophy. Written and first read during the prolonged, tragic world war between totalitarian and democratic forces, Niebuhr’s book took up the timely question of how democracy as a political system could best be defended. Most proponents of democracy, Niebuhr claimed, were “children of light,” who had optimistic but naïve ideas about how society could be rid of evil and governed by enlightened reason. They needed, he believed, to absorb some of the wisdom and strength of the “children of darkness,” whose ruthless cynicism and corrupt, anti-democratic politics should otherwise be repudiated. He argued for a prudent, liberal understanding of human society that took the measure of every group’s self-interest and was chastened by a realistic understanding of the limits of power. It is in the foreword to this book that he wrote, “Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible; but man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.” This edition includes a new introduction by the theologian and Niebuhr scholar Gary Dorrien in which he elucidates the work’s significance and places it firmly into the arc of Niebuhr’s career.

Children Of Light Vs Children Of Darkness

Author : John D. Yates
ISBN : 1414107323
Genre : Religion
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The author provides elucidation and "fresh bread" for the reader regarding the majesty and goodness of Jesus Christ. He helps the believer understand the "why?" behind many mysteries of God's kingdom and the origin of mankind.

Child Of Darkness Child Of Light

Author : Dennis Dufour
ISBN : 1425141056
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When a gutsy detective attempts to discover the identity of a crazed killer, he unwittingly becomes entangled in a life-altering web of deception in this suspenseful murder mystery.

Children Of Darkness And Light

Author : Nicholas Mosley
ISBN : 1564781518
Genre : Fiction
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A middle-aged, burnt-out reporter is sent to Cumbria to investigate reports that a group of children is being visited by the Virgin Mary

House Of Darkness House Of Light

Author : Andrea Perron
ISBN : 9781491829882
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Roger and Carolyn Perron purchased the home of their dreams and eventual nightmares in December of 1970. The Arnold Estate, located just beyond the village of Harrisville, Rhode Island seemed the idyllic setting in which to raise a family. The couple unwittingly moved their five young daughters into the ancient and mysterious farmhouse. Secrets were kept and then revealed within a space shared by mortal and immortal alike. Time suddenly became irrelevant; fractured by spirits making their presence known then dispersing into the ether. The house is a portal to the past and a passage to the future. This is a sacred story of spiritual enlightenment, told some thirty years hence. The family is now somewhat less reticent to divulge a closely-guarded experience. Their odyssey is chronicled by the eldest sibling and is an unabridged account of a supernatural excursion. Ed and Lorraine Warren investigated this haunting in a futile attempt to intervene on their behalf. They consider the Perron family saga to be one of the most compelling and significant of a famously ghost-storied career as paranormal researchers. During a seance gone horribly wrong, they unleashed an unholy hostess; the spirit called Bathsheba; a God-forsaken soul. Perceiving herself to be the mistress of the house, she did not appreciate the competition. Carolyn had long been under siege; overt threats issued in the form of fire…a mother's greatest fear. It transformed the woman in unimaginable ways. After nearly a decade the family left a once beloved home behind though it will never leave them, as each remains haunted by a memory. This tale is an inspiring testament to the resilience of the human spirit on a pathway of discovery: an eternal journey for the living and the dead.

Child Of Darkness

Author : Virginia Andrews
ISBN : 9781471103841
Genre : Fiction
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She grew up in the shadows of lies. Now the past will come to light ... As a child, she was Baby Celeste, the one thing that kept her mother in touch with reality. But now her mother is in an institution, and 16-year-old Celeste Atwell is alone in the world. Adopted by a wealthy couple, Celeste has everything a girl could desire: designer clothes, luxury cars, even a handsome boyfriend. But her indulgence may come at a steep price - because the secrets hidden within her new family are too dangerous to keep under wraps ...

Chains Of Darkness Chains Of Light

Author : Michelle Sagara West
ISBN : 9781933771182
Genre : Fiction
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With the power of the Bright Heart waning under growing shadows of the Dark Heart, Erin of Eliarth (formerly Lady Sara and now the legendary Lady of Mercy) must once again journey back into the Dark Empire, where High Priests battle for supremacy and the First of the Sundered, Lord Stefanos, awaits the return of his Lady Sara.

The Sons Of Darkness Holding A Lamp To The Children Of Light Being The Substance Of A Sermon On Luke Xvi 8 Fourth Edition

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Little Pieces Of Light

Author : Joyce Rupp
ISBN : 0809135124
Genre : Religion
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A violent robbery, an entire family killed...except for one. A violent robbery has taken place in an affluent area of the Costa Del Sol, in which an entire family are killed--grandmother, mother, father and 2 children. Annika Bengtzon is assigned to the story, and when she arrives in Spain and gains access to the crime scene, she is horrified to discover there was a 3rd child--a teenage daughter--who is unaccounted for. Annika makes it her mission to find the missing Suzette. But as she delves into the mystery, she becomes embroiled in a far darker side of Spanish life than she'd envisioned as once again those closest to her turn out to be the ones she knows the least about...

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