Download and read online Die R ckkehr in PDF and EPUB Hisham Matar wuchs als Kind in Libyen auf, doch die Diktatur unter Gaddafi hat seine Familie früh zerstört. Er selbst lebt seit langem in England, sein Vater wurde in das berüchtigtste Gefängnis von Libyen verschleppt. In dem kurzen Zeitfenster nach Gaddafis Sturz und vor dem neuen Bürgerkrieg kehrt Hisham Matar in seine Heimat zurück, um endlich vor Ort nach seinem Vater zu suchen. Sein Buch ist ein bewegendes Dokument.
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Download and read online The Return in PDF and EPUB SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY WINNER OF THE SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZE ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES' TOP 10 BOOKS OF 2016 The Return is at once a universal and an intensely personal tale. It is an exquisite meditation on how history and politics can bear down on an individual life. And yet Hisham Matar's memoir isn't just about the burden of the past, but the consolation of love, literature and art. It is the story of what it is to be human. Hisham Matar was nineteen when his father was kidnapped and taken to prison in Libya. He would never see him again. Twenty-two years later, the fall of Gaddafi meant he was finally able to return to his homeland. In this moving memoir, the author takes us on an illuminating journey, both physical and psychological; a journey to find his father and rediscover his country.
Download and read online The Return of the Fathers in PDF and EPUB "Nathan and Rae Granger had been leading a local church until a series of strange events opened their eyes to a level of spiritual activity that threatened to totally undermine and possibly destroy everything they had worked for. They find themselves on the receiving end of a demonically inspired strategy being engineered to overcome the God-ordained destiny of their city. This activity pushes them headlong into a desperate struggle for physical and spiritual survival as they become embroiled in a multi-realm struggle for control of the city. The Grangers eventually discover they are not alone in the struggle as they get caught up in the prophetically declared intention that will take the city into its ultimate destiny"--Back cover.
Download and read online Return to the Land of My Fathers in PDF and EPUB Return to the Land of My Fathers is an inspiring novel that takes readers from pre-World War II Finland to modern day America. Ilmari grew up as a fisherman at a lake in Karelia, in Eastern Finland and bordering Russia. There he had a happy life with his growing family until World War II changed everything. His family was forcefully evacuated with 422,000 other Karelians. Ilmari's son, Aleksi, was taken as a prisoner of war and spent several hard years at a labor camp in Siberia, before serving the Soviet intelligence, and then becoming a gold medal candidate in shooting at the Olympic Games in Helsinki. Aleksi's goal was to defect during the Olympics, which resulted in incredible adventures throughout Finland, including meeting his future wife. Ilmari started a new career as a painter. Through his art, he expressed the longing for the Land of His Fathers, his beloved Karelia. He became a renowned artist, later finding inspiration also in the beautiful seashore landscape on Long Island. Aleksi became a literature professor and he reflects on the evacuation process from Karelia, comparing it to the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.At the age of ninety-five, Ilmari has the possibility to return to the Land of His Fathers with his grown-up children and grandchildren. He reflects on the Return to the Land of My Fathers. Was it an illusion or for real? Author Bio: Kenneth Lundstrom is a molecular biologist working in the area of cancer therapy. Originally from Helsinki, Finland, he now resides near Lausanne, Switzerland. He has previously published Taxi Trips to Remember or Forget, a travel memoir, and is now writing his next book. http: //sbpra.com/KennethLundstro
Download and read online The Power Of Love in PDF and EPUB Hagen attempts to help readers understand the bigger picture of personal existence. He illustrates how the kingdom of heaven is spread out upon the face of the Earth and believers enter that kingdom through the power of love.
Download and read online The Return of Daniel s Father in PDF and EPUB The black sheep had returned! Ethan Mills was back. To clear his name and claim his only son, little Daniel… But the town, the sheriff and the Rawley family were strongly united against him. Dr. Kate Rawley was torn. She'd raised her nephew since her sister died in childbirth. Now Ethan wanted time with Daniel—and her. Kate couldn't deny the heated attraction escalating between herself and the proud renegade. And she knew Ethan wanted her in every sense of the word. But when it came to Daniel's future, any tug of love between them could only become a tug of war. "Janice Kaiser…creates a sexy, unforgettable hero who embodies all that women find most seductive about men." —Romantic Times
Download and read online Being as Symbol in PDF and EPUB One of the most important theologians of the modern era, Karl Rahner is best known for his efforts to make Christianity credible in light of the intellectual questions of modern culture. Stephen M. Fields, SJ, now explains how Rahner developed his metaphysics as a creative synthesis of Thomism and the modern philosophical tradition. Focusing on Rahner's core concept of the Realsymbol, which posits all beings as symbolic, Fields establishes the place of the Realsymbol in philosophical theories of the symbol. He particularly concentrates on those key aspects of Rahner's metaphysics-his theories of finite realities and language—that have received insufficient attention. By examining a wide range of Rahner's works in the context of twelve medieval, modern, and contemporary thinkers, Fields locates the origins of this seminal thinker's metaphysics to an extent never before attempted. He notes the correlations that exist between the Realsymbol and such work as Aquinas's theory of the sacraments, Goethe's and Hegel's dialectics, Moehler's view of religious language, and Heidegger's aesthetics. Through this analysis, Fields reveals the structural core of Rahner's metaphysics and shows how art, language, knowledge, religious truth, and reality in general are all symbolic. Being as Symbol opens new perspectives on this important thinker and positions him in the broader spectrum of philosophical thought.
Download and read online Return to the Father in PDF and EPUB Cardinal Martini addresses the problem of recognizing and yielding our hearts to God the Father in contemporary society and argues that life has meaning only when we see it as a return to the Father.
Download and read online Return The Hearts Of The Father in PDF and EPUB Gwin Brooklands leads a very tough life. She grew up without a father. Her mother hates her. Like any young child, Gwin longs for love. She settles for small doses from the tight bond she has with her brother Paul until one day when she meets Josh Lambe. At first she doesn't trust him. He seems too kind. In time, as she grows into her teens, Gwin begins to appreciate him despite the miles which now separate them. When Gwin nearly dies from an unfortunate accident in college, Josh plays a key role in her emotional and physical healing, which begins a spiritual awakening in her. She feels her life is finally complete. However, when Josh dies unexpectedly, Gwin realizes that he might have been her father.
Download and read online The Return in PDF and EPUB Everyone knows the story of the prodigal son - or do they? In this fascinating book, skilled communicators J.John and Chris Walley give a new twist to an old story. THE RETURN is a three-part exploration of this most loved parable, combining fiction, Bible study and real-life testimony to open up this timeless story and its themes of grace and reconciliation.
Download and read online The Return of Father Brown in PDF and EPUB In spite of the quiet setting, Bardo County in the American Midwest enjoys a lot of murders, and there is only person who is able to solve them: an old priest in his 90’s, serving as the Assistant Pastor as St. Dominic’s parish. His name is Father Brown. John Peterson has taken his expertise on the famous priest-sleuth and spun it into 44 irresistible short stories that will baffle you till each startling solution. It’s great to see Father Brown still in action. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “A jewel, a treasure, a thing to be enjoyed again and again.” —G.J. MEYER, award-winning author of "A World Undone: The Story of the Great War" “Father Brown made his fame by being quite ordinary; he is as plain as a Norfolk dumpling. In these new stories, despite his age and his need for a cane, his mind continues to be as sharp as a tack, his powers of reasoning clear, his moral fiber, well, fibrous.” —NANCY CARPENTIER-BROWN, author of "The Father Brown Reader" and other books about Chesterton’s famous detective-priest. “Criminals from the merely inept to the fiendishly clever, beware: Father Brown is very much alive and on your tail in Bardo County.” —THERESE WARMUS, Literary Editor, Gilbert Magazine From “THE EXACT TIME”: "Father Brown did not own a watch and he never used an alarm clock. He simply woke up about five in the morning each day as a matter of long habit. The day of the murder was no exception. After dressing, he climbed down the stairs of the rectory and, leaning a bit on his knobby cane, trudged the few steps to the church. After taking out a key to unlock the front door of the church, the old priest heard something that gave him pause. "Father Brown was getting a bit deaf, but he was quite sure he had just heard a gunshot. He turned around, but he could not see much in the darkness. The lighted clock-face in the tower of the First National Bank building stood out starkly in the gloom, and he saw that it was exactly twenty-five minutes after five. Father Brown entered the church."
Download and read online The Return of the Prodigal Son in PDF and EPUB A chance encounter with a reproduction of Rembrandt's The Return of the Prodigal Son catapulted Henri Nouwen on a long spiritual adventure. Here he shares the deeply personal and resonant meditation that led him to discover the place within where God has chosen to dwell. In seizing the inspiration that came to him through Rembrandt's depiction of the powerful Gospel story, Henri Nouwen probes the several movements of the parable: the younger son's return, the father's restoration of sonship, the elder son's vengefulness, and the father's compassion. In his reflection on Rembrandt in light of his own life journey, the author evokes a powerful drama of the parable in a rich, capativating way that is sure to reverberate in the hearts of readers. The themes of homecoming, affirmation, and reconciliation will be newly discovered by all who have known loneliness, dejection, jealousy, or anger. The challenge to love as the father and be loved as the son will be seen as the ultimate revelation of the parable known to Christians throughout time, and here represented with a vigor and power fresh for our times. For all who ask, "Where has my struggle led me?" or for those "on the road" who have had the courage to embark on the journey but seek the illumination of a known way and safe passage, this work will inspire and guide each time it is read. "The Return of the Prodigal Son is a beautiful book, as beautiful in the simple clarity of its wisdom as in the terrible beauty of the transformation to which it calls us." --New Oxford Review
Download and read online The Return of Shirley Temple in PDF and EPUB An American woman studying in Japan in the 1980s finds herself fascinated with an older Japanese woman. The Japanese woman shares an unpublished manuscript describing her childhood in Peru, her stay in an internment camp in Texas, and her adolescent life in an isolated Japanese village as WWII ended. Though not fully explained, the girl's relationship with an "uncle" seems central to her story. Deeply attracted to the girl of the manuscript and the woman she became, the American graduate student is able to learn the truth about the long-ago relationship of the girl with her "uncle" and other details of her childhood sexual experiences. In making these discoveries, the American woman herself becomes part of the story and its recurring themes.
Download and read online Lacan and L vi Strauss Or the Return to Freud 1951 1957 in PDF and EPUB Lacan and Levi-Strauss are often mentioned together in reviews of French structuralist thought, but what really links their distinct projects? In this important study, Markos Zafiropoulos shows how Lacan's famous 'return to Freud' was only made possible through Lacan's reading of Levi-Strauss. Via a careful and illuminating comparison of the work of the psychoanalyst and that of the anthropologist, Zafiropoulos shows how Lacan's theories of the symbolic function, of the power of language, of the role of the father and even of the unconscious itself owe a major debt to Levi-Strauss. Lacan and Levi-Strauss is much more than an academic study of the relations between these two thinkers: it is also a superb introduction to the work of Lacan, setting out with detail and lucidity the major concepts of his work in the 1950s.