Download E-books Hank Aaron: Home Run Hero (Crabtree Groundbreaker Biographies) PDF

By Jessica Morrison

Within the days ahead of performance-enhancing components, the nice Hank Aaron hit a career-record 755 domestic runs, a mark he held for 33 years. Born in cellular, Alabama, Hammerin' Hank all started his baseball profession within the Negro Leagues whilst black gamers have been nonetheless banned from significant League Baseball. The final Negro League participant to make the stream into the massive leagues, Hank performed for 23 years in Milwaukee and Atlanta and made the All-Star workforce in either the nationwide and American Leagues for 20 immediately years. this day, his striking expertise and his positive personality have made him probably the most very hot athletes in activities.

Show description

Read more

Download E-books Which Mary?: The Marys of Early Christian Tradition (Sbl - Symposium, 19) PDF

This ebook brings jointly state of the art contributions on early Christian Marys, supplying quite a few views via best students, suggesting solutions for identified questions and trying to reframe the dialogue via new questions. The stories overview the hot perception that the just a little innovative Mary in historic Christian writings who has usually been assumed to be Mary Magdalene is typically distinctive to be Mary the mum of Jesus. The booklet analyzes the cross-fertilization of traditions that has it seems that happened and in addition probes into the earliest preserved traditions at the Marys, either canonical and non-canonical, as preserved in Western and Oriental languages. those essays have been at the beginning awarded on the 2000 Society of Biblical Literature Annual assembly. F. Stanley Jones presents an creation; the participants are Francois Bovon, Ann Grahan Brock, Karen L. King, Jonathan Knight, Antti Narjanen, Stephen J. Shoemaker, and George T. Zervos. Paperback version is accessible from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org).

Show description

Read more

Download E-books Scripture and Metaphysics: Aquinas and the Renewal of Trinitarian Theology (Challenges in Contemporary Theology) PDF

By Matthew Levering

This e-book makes an incredible contribution to modern theological and philosophical debates, bridging scriptural and metaphysical ways to the triune God.

  • Bridges the space among scriptural and metaphysical techniques to biblical narratives.
  • Retrieves Aquinas’s knowing of theology as contemplative wisdom.
  • Structured round Aquinas’s treatise at the triune God in his ‘Summa Theologiae’.
  • Argues that highbrow contemplation is a part of a broader religious trip in the direction of a greater realizing of God.
  • Contributes to the present resurgence of Thomistic theology in either Protestant and Catholic circles.

Show description

Read more

Download E-books The Johnson Years (Presidential Profiles) PDF

Presidential Profiles is a brand new sequence that highlights the administrations of the latest U.S. Presidents. equipped in an easy-to-use, A-to-Z structure, every one quantity specializes in a specific management, together with an advent, a piece of biographical entries, a chronology that spans the historical past of the management, and masses extra. large appendixes include very important files similar to inaugural addresses, very important presidential speeches, tables directory the contributors of the White apartment employees, cupboard individuals, and contributors of Congress and the Senate. those well timed, fact-filled compendiums are written for prime college and faculty scholars and function great assets for a person attracted to American executive or those decide upon presidents.

Show description

Read more

Download E-books Who Was Abraham Lincoln? PDF

Born to a relatives of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was once six toes 4 inches tall.) As 16th President of the us, he guided the country in the course of the Civil warfare and observed the abolition of slavery. yet Lincoln was once tragically shot one evening at Ford’s Theater—the first President to be assassinated. Over a hundred black-and-white illustrations and maps are incorporated.

Show description

Read more

Download E-books Explore With Ferdinand Magellan (Travel With the Great Explorers) PDF

By Marie Powell

This fascinating publication follows the travels of Portuguese explorer and navigator Ferdinand Magellan who led an excursion to the Spice Islands that ended up circumnavigating the Earth. historic info and high-interest truth bins are offered in a tabloid-news type that courses readers via significant voyages, explorations, and discoveries. subject matters comprise what led Magellan to sail west on behalf of Spain, existence on board send, the first-ever exploration of the Pacific Ocean, the of entirety of the voyage after Magellan's loss of life in conflict, and Magellan's legacy.

Show description

Read more

Download E-books The Biographies of Rechung-pa: The Evolution of a Tibetan Hagiography PDF

By Peter Roberts

This e-book strains the lifestory of Rechungpa (1084-1161) - the scholar of the well-known instructor Milarepa - utilizing infrequent and little-known manuscripts, and discovers how a twin of either Milarepa and Rechungpa underwent primary modifications over a interval of over 3 centuries. Peter Alan Roberts compares major episodes within the lifetime of Rechungpa as portrayed in a succession of texts, and hence demonstrates the evolution of Rechungpa’s biography. this can be the 1st survey of the surviving literature which incorporates a specific research in their dates, authorship and interrelationships. It exhibits how Rechungpa was once more and more portrayed as a rebellious, unstable and tough scholar, as a lineage from a fellow-pupil prospered to develop into dominant in Tibet. Written in a mode that makes it obtainable to huge readership, Roberts' ebook will be of nice price to a person with an curiosity within the fields of Tibetan literature, heritage or faith.

Show description

Read more

Download E-books Their Eyes Were Watching God PDF

By Zora Neale Hurston

Reasonable and long-legged, self sustaining and articulate, Janie Crawford units out to be her personal individual -- no suggest feat for a black lady within the Nineteen Thirties. Janie's quest for identification takes her via 3 marriages and right into a trip again to her roots.

Show description

Read more