God is everywhere, and that means he can speak to us in all sorts of interesting places! It doesn't take more than a page or two to get absorbed by this hugely enjoyable and original book, in which Sister Elizabeth invites us to read the Bible (in traditional or less obvious electronic form): ? over a gingerbread latte in Costa Coffee ? having a little...
Publisher : SPCK
published : 2014
The first historical appraisal of the astonishing life and times of a controversial twentieth-century saint Padre Pio is one of the world's most beloved holy figures, more popular in Italy than the Virgin Mary and even Jesus. His tomb is the most visited Catholic shrine anywhere, drawing more devotees than Lourdes. His miraculous feats included...
Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
published : 2010
This collection of inspiring, astonishing, and humorous anecdotes offers glimpses into the life and miracles of Padre Pio. Countless conversions were inspired through his gifts of bilocation, psychic ability, curative power, and multilingualism. Written by Pascal Cataneo, a fellow priest and contemporary of Padre Pio, readers are given a unique window...
Publisher : Pauline Books and Media
published : 2013
A Vintage Shorts ?Short Story Month? Selection Allen Fein? née Ari Feinberg?is on his way to Port Authority when he hears it: ?Girls,? the hawker says. ?Three-hundred-and-sixty-degree all-around stage.? This is the Times Square Allen remembers. But he?s a married man now. Well, maybe one little peek . . . From one of the most dazzling voices in...
Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
published : 2015
Poor Pio. Sometimes his parents didn't have enough money to buy him shoes. But, that didn't bother Pio. He liked to wear his older brother's hand-me-downs with their scars. Pio did wish he could grow big and strong like others his age. His frail health made him wonder if he would live to see his next birthday. But he did live--for eighty-one years....
Publisher : Hard Shell Word Factory
published : 2008
Anna and her community gardening friends spring into action to help raise baby chicks in the third book in the Friendship Garden series. When Anna moved to Chicago, Kaya became her first real friend, so for her birthday Anna is determined to give Kaya the best present ever! The problem is, the thing Kaya wants more than anything is a pet, but her...
Publisher : Aladdin
published : 2016
From mediations on explicit imagery and profiles of prominent performers to discussions of national nudities and the titillating thrills of new technologies, cine-erotica has become a significant and subversive category of contemporary film, media, and cultural studies. Expanding on recent work in gender, cultural, and audience-based studies, Peep...
Publisher : Columbia University Press
published : 2012
David Arbus will be graduating from high school in the spring of 1975. His divorced parents offer two options: embrace his mother?s Hasidic sect or go into his father?s line of work, running a porn theater in the heart of New York?s Times Square. He joins the family business. What else would a healthy seventeen-year-old with an interest in photography...
Publisher : Algonquin Books
published : 2010
This volume offers key insights into the crisis of legitimization that music as a subject of arts education seems to be in. Music as an educational subject is under intense pressure, both economically, due to the reduction of education budgets, as well as due to a loss of status with policy makers. The contributions in this book illuminate Martin Heidegger?s...
Publisher : Springer Netherlands
published : 2014