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Par Miriam Adeney. 2002
Their clothing is often distinctive. Their values are strongly held. They love their families. They comprise nearly one-tenth of the… world's population, and they live everywhere around the globe. These are women of Muslim background. Many still belong to Islam, but some now belong to Christ. Ladan, Khadija, and Fatma are both representative of and unique among their Arab, Iranian, Southeast Asian and African sisters. Adeney explores their lives and provides insight into how to relate to other women of Muslim background--and how to introduce them to Christ. 2002.
Par Marjorie Harris. 2009
Harris - who has been an organic gardener since the 1960s - encourages the Canadian gardener to get back to… basics. With information updated for today's society, she shows how little use pesticides and chemicals are when making a lush and abundant garden. 2009.
Par Diane Ackerman. 2001
A celebration of the sensory pleasures of the garden, from deadheading flowers to studying slugs. Ackerman describes the unexpected drama,… and the sanctuary, that her garden provides. Her hymn to the outdoors and the pleasure we take in it ranges from descriptions of nature's violence to loneliness, portrayed by clamouring male crickets in spring, to sheer wonderment. 2001.
Par Kieran Egan. 2000
This narrative is a chronicle of Egan's Zen garden adventure with observations about the "Zen" principles that guided his work.… It is the education professor's first foray into the world of garden writing. 2000.
Par Steven Barboza. 1994
Barboza, an African American journalist who converted to orthodox Islam after being inspired by Malcolm X, taps the rich diversity… of the American Islamic experience in this collection of more than fifty brief interviews. Includes interviews with Muhammad Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (formerly H. Rap Brown), and Louis Farrakhan. 1994.
Par Michelle Obama. 2012
America’s First Lady describes the kitchen garden that she and White House staff planted in 2009 on the south lawn.… Discusses seasonal plants and chores, provides recipes, explores other gardens across the country, and examines the history of gardening. 2012.
Par Joann Woy. 1997
Advises gardeners with special needs on ideas, tools, and methods. Topics include garden design and layout, raised beds, container and… tabletop gardening, easy composting, watering, lawn care, and accessories to facilitate physical tasks. An appendix lists sources of tools, supplies, and information. c1997.
Par Lesley Hazleton. 2009
Journalist recreates the seventh-century lives of the prophet Muhammad and his ninth wife Aisha. Details the strife over succession that… followed his death and fostered different branches of Islam. Portrays tribal society, religious beliefs, rivalries, customs, and battles. Ties historical events to twentieth-century Middle East conflicts. Some descriptions of violence. 2009.
Par Cheryl Merser. 1994
In an unintimidating, conversational style, Cheryl Merser describes the basics of ornamental gardening for beginners. She discusses gardening tools, shortcuts,… year-round maintenance, and many types of plants from shrubs to herbs, perennials to annuals. c1994.
Par Merilyn Simonds. 2011
Traces a year of growing seasons at The Leaf, Simonds' acreage in eastern Ontario. A lifelong gardener, Simonds works the… soil and the soul for wide-ranging revelations about everything from flowers that keep time, to the strange gift of compost, to great gardens of the world, to things lost and found underground. 2011.
Par Anwar Rashid Siddiqui. 2010
The Qur'an is so precious to Muslims that many are able to recite it from beginning to end. Yet for… people outside Islam it is a closed book. This book seeks to bridge that divide such that the depth of the Qur'an's guidance becomes available to all. 2010.
Par Michael Griffin. 2001
Griffin chronicles the rise of the Taliban from their first appearance in 1994, examines their place in the context of… Afghanistan's political instability, and discusses the significance of their brand of Islamic fundamentalism. 2001.
Par Tarif Khalidi. 2001
This work presents, in English translation, the largest collection ever assembled of the sayings and stories of Jesus in Arabic… Islamic literature. Tarif Khalidi's introduction and commentaries place the sayings and stories in their historical context, showing how and why this "gospel" arose and the function it served within Muslim devotion. The sayings and stories, some 300 in number and arranged in chronological order, show us how the image of this Jesus evolved throughout a millennium of Islamic history. 2001.
Par Ousseynou Dieye. 2010
[...] Le guide 175 questions-réponses sur les produits ménagers répond aux nombreuses questions que les consommateurs se posent sur les… produits qu'ils utilisent tous les jours. Les réponses, simples et précises, vous permettront de comprendre facilement les mécanismes biologiques et chimiques en oeuvre et de choisir vos produits en toute sécurité. Grâce à ce livre, vous saurez comprendre les étiquettes, faire les bons choix et contribuer à la sauvegarde de l'environnement tout en nettoyant efficacement! -- 4e de couv.
Par Mary M Pratt, Guillaume Eyssartier. 2015
Quelques principes scientifiques simples peuvent nous apprendre beaucoup sur les plantes et améliorer notre pratique du jardinage. Une fois que… l'on sait comment vivent et fonctionnent les plantes, il est en effet plus facile d'obtenir d'elles une meilleure croissance, une floraison plus importante ou de plus beaux fruits. Le lecteur trouvera dans ce livre des informations sur ce qui fait la qualité d'un sol, sur les besoins des plantes pour bien se développer, sur le processus de germination ou encore les mécanismes de défense face aux ravageurs et maladies diverses... Mais l'auteur ne se contente pas d'expliquer la vie cachée des plantes, elle raconte aux jardiniers comment mettre en pratique leurs nouvelles connaissances pour apporter aux plantes les soins les plus appropriés et créer de superbes jardins. 2015. Titre uniforme: Practical science for gardeners.
Par Fred Halliday. 1995
The author examines the widely accepted image of confrontation between "Islam" and "the West", created largely by the rise of… Islamic militancy in the Middle East and the perceived influence of Islam on politics and society. Considering the sources of Islamic militancy and the rhetoric of Islamic and anti-Muslim leaders, he argues that the Middle East is a set of variant societies, facing the economic and political problems of the Third World.
Par Carmen Bin Ladin. 2004
On September 11th 2001, Carmen Bin Ladin heard the news on the radio that the Twin Towers had been struck.… She instinctively knew that her brother-in-law was involved in these horrifying acts of terrorism, and her heart went out to America. She also knew that her life and the lives of her family would never be the same again. In 1974 Carmen, half Swiss and half Persian, married into the Bin Laden family and found herself inside a complex and vast clan, part of a society that at that point she neither knew nor understood. Determined to protect her daughters from the inevitable restrictions within a society riddled with hypocrisy and contradiction, in 1985 Carmen moved back to her home country, Switzerland. Carmen's story takes us inside one of the most powerful, secretive and repressive kingdoms in the world and the Bin Laden family's role within it. 2004. Uniform title: Voile déchiré.
Par Miriam Ali, Jana Wain. 1995
For Miriam, the turning point in her life came with the confirmation that her daughters, Zana and Nadia, aged only… fifteen and fourteen respectively, had been taken from their home in Birmingham to be sold by their father to 'husbands' in Yemen. She finally took her remaining children and left, beginning the fight to bring Zana and Nadia back home. 1995.
Par Lois Bourne. 1985
The author, a "white" witch who uses her powers to cure illness and solve problems, recounts the experiences and visions… that convinced her of her powers, and the ways she has used her gift. 1985.
Par Sally Armstrong. 2002
Denied schooling, employment and adequate health care and confined to their homes unless accompanied by a male relative, the women… of Afghanistan struggled to survive under the Taliban regime. The author describes the ways these women and girls rebelled against the Taliban. 2002.