By George Hodges

This e-book supplies an in depth heritage of the 1st 4 centuries of the Christian Church. vital themes contain the fight among Christianity and Pagan Rome, early persecutions, early heresies, and the institution of monasticism in either the Greek-speaking east, and the West. The Arian controversy is defined intimately, and the lifestyles tales of a number of the early church fathers are brought. George Hodges, D.D. DC.L, LL.D. (1856-1919), was once a truly influential Episcopal clergyman. Born in Rome, long island and expert at Hamilton collage, Hodges spent the early a part of his profession in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, serving as rector at Calvary Church from 1881 to 1894. In 1894 he used to be referred to as to be dean of the Episcopal Theological tuition in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a submit he held until eventually his premature demise within the influenza epidemic of 1919. As one of many early leaders of the social gospel, he was once inquisitive about a number of philanthropic and ecumenical events. A prolific writer, he wrote many books and articles, quite often for the final reader instead of for a scholarly viewers. even supposing he wrote on a superb number of subject matters, a few having to do with modern concerns, his such a lot enduring works have been these released for youngsters, on historic and bibilical issues. His first booklet for kids was once written for his personal Sunday-school periods whereas he used to be a pastor in Pittsburgh. His typewritten classes concerning the lifetime of Christ have been so well known they have been improved, placed into e-book shape, and released in 1904 as whilst the King got here: tales from the 4 Gospels. This ebook was once splendidly good written, demonstrating Hodges' nice expertise for storytelling. As one bishop stated: "It is a true tale, as jam-packed with mind's eye as a fairy story, as actual to truth as history." The e-book was once so successful, Hodges was once quickly requested to arrange classes from the outdated testomony besides. those Bible tales for kids have been first revealed within the women domestic magazine, yet later have been released in ebook shape, because the backyard of Eden, and The citadel of Zion. He released another quantity set for kids. the 1st quantity, Saints and Heroes to the top of the center a while, offers the lives of twenty early heroes of Christianity. the second one quantity, Saints and Heroes because the center a long time strains the lives of fourteen later heroes, predominately Protestant heroes from the Reformation period. additionally of curiosity to the final reader are his books on Church historical past, together with The Early Church, from Ignatius to Augustine, which deals a really attention-grabbing account of the expansion of the Christian church lower than the Roman Empire, and The Episcopal Church which lines the background of the Church of britain from the Reformation to fashionable instances. André de Thevet (1516 – 23 November 1590) used to be a French Franciscan priest, explorer, cosmographer and author

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Download E-books Mission Incomprehensible: The Linguistic Barrier to Effective Police Co-operation in Europe (Multilingual Matters) PDF

The purpose of the one ecu Act used to be to raise all regulations on loose circulation in the eu neighborhood however it does not anything to take away the centuries-old linguistic borders. The police forces in Europe are chargeable for facing terrorism, drug trafficking and organised crime in addition to a good many extra mundane issues. to fulfill their tasks, the police forces could be more and more required to paintings heavily with one another and the truth that there's no universal eu language represents a substantial drawback to potent collaboration. This booklet seems to be on the policing and felony justice structures which exist within the eu group and the way the multiplicity of languages impacts those at senior point, while engaging in legal investigations and while facing international viewers within the streets. It examines the measure of expertise of those difficulties which at present exists within the numerous police forces and experiences the stairs taken to beat or alleviate the problems — an element which varies significantly from kingdom to state and from strength to strength.

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Download E-books Surviving Hitler and Mussolini: Daily Life in Occupied Europe (Occupation in Europe) PDF

This e-book examines the social adventure of career in German- and Italian-occupied Europe, and specifically the suggestions traditional humans constructed so as to continue to exist. Survival integrated facing starvation, having to paintings for the enemy, girls having relationships with squaddies, upkeep of tradition in a fascist setting, resistance, and the response of neighborhood groups to punishment of resistance. The e-book adopts a comparative method from Denmark and the Netherlands to Poland and Greece, and gives a clean point of view at the moment global War.

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Download E-books Beachhead Don: Reporting The War From the European Theater, 1942-1945 PDF

By Don Whitehead

Winner of 2 Pulitzer Prizes, Don Whitehead added battlefield dispatches that have been classics of frontline reporting. one of many mythical newshounds of global struggle II, Whitehead coated virtually each very important Allied invasion and crusade in Europe-from landings in Sicily, Salerno, and Anzio at the Italian entrance to Normandy, the place he went ashore with the 1st military department. Writing for the linked Press, he coated the brutal beachhead combating and the Allied sweep to victory throughout France, Belgium, and Germany. bold, valiant, and fearless, Beachhead Donwas certainly one of 16 correspondents offered the Medal of Freedom by means of Harry S Truman.Collected right here for the 1st time, his dispatches are classics of battle journalism. This e-book, lengthy past due, may help a brand new iteration become aware of Whitehead's bright, robust, and unforgettable tales of fellows at struggle. John Romeiser offers a richly precise advent and historical past to the fellow, his paintings, and his world.

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Download E-books Social Policy in Western Europe and the USA, 1950-80: An Assessment PDF

This quantity seeks to track sure developments and advancements in social coverage in Western Europe and the us. within the first, that is common, Professor Girod remembers the ambitions of social coverage in addition to supplying a couple of eventualities or recommendations for the way forward for social coverage. The social coverage philosophy of Schumpeter, Hayek and Röpke, and their present energy, are traced via Professor de Luabier. Professor Delcourt, in his bankruptcy on Social coverage - trouble or mutation?, provides a severe research of assorted developments in social coverage and particularly the elitist philosophy of Hirschmann. the second one a part of the amount offers with specific nationwide stories: Switzerland by means of Professor Tschudi; Sweden via Dr. Hartmann; the us by way of Professor Bénéton; and Italy via Professor Donati. The publication extensively covers the varied variety of material encompassed in the time period 'social coverage' and may be of serious worth either to social coverage practitioners in addition to to these lecturers eager about the fields of economics, sociology and political technological know-how.

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Download E-books City and Cosmos: The Medieval World in Urban Form PDF

By Keith D. Lilley

In City and Cosmos, Keith D. Lilley argues that the medieval brain thought of the town actually a microcosm: even more than a set of homes, a urban additionally represented a scaled-down model of the very order and association of the cosmos. Drawing upon a large choice of resources, together with unique money owed, visible paintings, technology, literature, and architectural heritage, City and Cosmos offers an cutting edge interpretation of the way medieval Christians infused their city atmosphere with meaning.

Lilley combines either visible and textual facts to illustrate how the town carried Christian cosmological that means and symbolism, sharing universal spatial kinds and sensible ordering.  City and Cosmos won't simply entice a various diversity of students learning medieval background, archaeology, philosophy, and theology; however it also will discover a wide viewers in structure, city making plans, and paintings background. With extra of the world’s inhabitants inhabiting towns than ever ahead of, this unique viewpoint on city order and tradition will turn out more and more beneficial to somebody wishing to higher comprehend the position of town in society.

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