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Download E-books The Ladder of Divine Ascent (The Classics of Western Spirituality) PDF

By John Climacus (author), Colm Luibheid, Norman Russell (translation), Normal Russel (notes on translation), Kallistos Ware (intro

The Ladder of Divine Ascent used to be the main familiar guide of the ascetic existence within the old Greek Church. well known between either lay and monastics, it used to be translated into Latin, Syriac, Arabic, Armenian, previous Slavonic, and lots of smooth languages. It used to be written whereas the writer (who bought his surname from this e-book) used to be abbot of the monastery of Catherine on Mount Sinai. As mirrored within the identify, the ascetical lifestyles is portrayed as a ladder which each and every aspirant needs to ascend, each one step being a advantage to be got, or a vice to be surrendered. Its thirty steps mirror the hidden lifetime of Christ himself. This paintings had a primary effect within the fairly the Hesychastic, Jesus Prayer, or Prayer of the center circulation. Pierre Pourrat in his heritage of Christian Spirituality calls John Climacus the "most vital ascetical theologian of the East, at this epoch, who loved an excellent recognition and exercised and demanding impact on destiny centuries."

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Download E-books Ozma of Oz (Books of Wonder) PDF

By L. Frank Baum

Readers of every age will welcome the opportunity to be reunited with Dorothy Gale and such loved characters because the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Cowardly Lion, in addition to to fulfill new favorites comparable to the Hungry Tiger, whose urge for food is never chuffed; Princess Langwidere, who has thirty heads; Billina, a speaking chook; and Tiktok, a mechanical man.

Blown overboard whereas crusing along with her uncle, Dorothy unearths herself within the fairy realm of Ev. She units out along with her pals to rescue the Queen of Ev and her ten young ones, who've been imprisoned through the tough Nome King. yet even Ozma, the clever Ruler of ounces, isn't any fit for the smart king, and it really is as much as Dorothy to save lots of every person from bad risk. yet will the Nome King's enchantments be an excessive amount of even for the plucky little lady from Kansas?

Ozma of ounces has extremely joyful youngsters and adults for over 80 years, and now new generations can benefit from the unforgettable characters and the mind-blowing and comic story during this deluxe facsimile of the infrequent first version, that includes forty-two of John R. Neill's full-color plates and twenty-one - colour illustrations, in addition to a colourful pictorial binding.

Afterword by means of Peter Glassman. New generations can take pleasure in this stunning and comic story of the rescue of the royal relatives of Ev from the evil Nome King in a deluxe facsimile of the infrequent first version. A Books of Wonder(R) vintage.

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Download E-books The Black Experience In America PDF

By Norman Coombs

This e-book (hardcover) is a part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It comprises classical literature works from over thousand years. almost all these titles were out of print and rancid the bookshop cabinets for many years. The ebook sequence is meant to maintain the cultural legacy and to advertise the undying works of classical literature. Readers of a TREDITION CLASSICS publication help the project to avoid wasting a few of the awesome works of worldwide literature from oblivion. With this sequence, tredition intends to make hundreds of thousands of overseas literature classics on hand in published structure back - around the globe.

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Download E-books Inscribing Sorrow: Fourth-Century Attic Funerary Epigrams (Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes) PDF








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