Bali Girl

Author: Anne Latour
ISBN: 1304995569
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As a successful business owner and single mom, Anne Latour takes a leap of faith to follow her calling to Indonesia with her church. While cliff diving with her team, she suffers a severe injury and is rescued to shore. Eventually airlifted to a hospital in Bali, doctors tell her she should not be able to walk. While trying to get the pain under control in a country that doesn't speak her language, Anne makes medical decisions that will change her life forever. Knowing that God called her to be on the trip, Anne wonders why this is happening. Why would God take her all the way to Indonesia, just to break her back? How was Anne able to walk for two days with a broken back? Why did God miraculously preserve her from paralysis and even death? Will Anne be able to communicate with the doctors, and what will she decide? Bali Girl will take you on a journey unlike any other you have experienced. Learn how the power of faith in God can lead you over any mountain, out of any ocean, and through any desert.

You Lost Me

Author: David Kinnaman
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441213082
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Close to 60 percent of young people who went to church as teens drop out after high school. Now the bestselling author of unChristian trains his researcher's eye on these young believers. Where Kinnaman's first book unChristian showed the world what outsiders aged 16-29 think of Christianity, You Lost Me shows why younger Christians aged 16-29 are leaving the church and rethinking their faith. Based on new research, You Lost Me shows pastors, church leaders, and parents how we have failed to equip young people to live "in but not of" the world and how this has serious long-term consequences. More importantly, Kinnaman offers ideas on how to help young people develop and maintain a vibrant faith that they embrace over a lifetime.

Deus X

Author: Norman Spinrad
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0575117370
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Can human consciousness exist within the framework of an electronic "brain" and still maintain its humanity? In DEUS X, a dying priest's consciousness is uploaded into the most advanced computer of the day - and what ensues is a thought-provoking, entertaining and overly intriguing clash between the various characters surrounding the experiment, a female Pope and a computer guru who'd rather be sailing and smoking pot, for example.

A Private and Convenient Place

Author: Michael G T Stokes
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1789011590
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Julia Hamilton, the beautiful but scheming girlfriend of recently convicted robber, Michael Doyle is so stand trial for her part in the kidnapping of Judge Campion's wife and the unsuccessful attempt to blackmail the judge into dismissing the case against Doyle.

A Dream of White Horses

Author: Edwin Drummond
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
ISBN: 1910240222
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'The best climbing book I've ever read.' Lito Tejada Flores High Ed Drummond is one of the great characters of the British climbing scene. An inspired climber and writer, he made first ascents across the UK and wrote some of the most unusual articles in the mountaineering world. In doing so, he won two Keats prizes, a National Poetry prize and created some of the country's most prized routes. A climbing book like no other, A Dream of White Horses mixes climbing tales with an intense personal story. The first ascent of the Long Hope Route on St John's Head and a solo ascent of El Capitan's Nose sit alongside Drummond's eventful childhood and a string of failed relationships that took him to the edge of despair. Political and social concerns appear as Drummond scales Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square in an anti-apartheid protest and the Statue of Liberty in support of civil-rights activists. Told through essays, poems and stories, it is at times exciting, frequently surreal and often deeply personal. First published in 1987, A Dream of White Horses received a mixed reception, reflecting the author's notoriety as a climber. Disregarded by the more conservative publishing and mountaineering establishments, it received rave reviews in the climbing press. Love it or hate it, the book is an undeniably fascinating read. 'The most challenging, disturbing and provocative piece of climbing literature I've ever read ... the consistent brilliance is astounding.' Stuart Pregnall, Climbing magazine

The Catholic Church in World Politics

Author: Eric O. Hanson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400858607
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Eric Hanson's multifaceted book examines the place of the church in the contemporary international system and the reciprocal influence of modern political and technological developments on the internal affairs of the church. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.