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Par Harold Bloom, Marvin W Meyer. 1992
An English translation of 114 wise sayings attributed to Jesus as collected in the Coptic text found near Nag Hammadi…in Upper Egypt. Discusses the history of the writings. Explanatory notes follow. Includes an interpretive essay by Harold Bloom. c1992.
Par Larry Pynn. 1996
In 1992, Vancouver Sun journalist Larry Pynn decided to undertake an adventure. He followed the old Stikine Trail in the…Yukon, by foot, horseback and canoe, to the Klondike. He discovered many relics, met colourful characters, and relived Canadian gold rush history.
Par Rita Anton. 1979
Following her husband's death in 1976, Anton spent several years in India as a volunteer Jesuit Lay Missionary. Having travelled…extensively in India, she presents a realistic look at this nation in transition. 1979.
Par Jerry Kobalenko. 2002
Ellesmere Island lays a mere 450 miles from the North Pole and has the highest peaks in the Western Hemisphere…east of the Rockies. For more than a decade, Kobalenko has traced the routes of explorers and Inuits, and broken many new trails across the frozen terrain of Ellesmere Island. He investigates the motives and mistakes of the island's first explorers, searches for clues to the mysterious disappearance of scientist-explorer Dr. Hans Kruger and the murder of an Inuit guide. 2002.
Par Donald Spoto. 1998
The author, a former Catholic monk and a theologian, examines Jesus in the context of the Holy Bible, other ancient…texts, and discoveries in biblical scholarship. In a series of meditations, Spoto offers his views on the significance of Jesus' life from his conception to his resurrection. 1998.
Par Pierre Berton. 1996
Berton relates the history of the Great Lakes and the humans who have lived around them. From their birth during…the Ice Age to the fight to save them from pollution, Berton tells the many stories which their shores have witnessed. 1996.
Par Deborah Baker. 2012
Baker offers an eye-opening account of Margaret Marcus' dramatic conversion from an American secular Jew to a proponent of radical…Islam. In 1962, Margaret left New York for Lahore, Pakistan, changed her name, and quickly became one of Islam's loudest critics of the West. 2012.
Par Jim DeFede. 2002
As flights were temporarily grounded following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the town of Gander found itself hosting over 6,000 stranded…commercial airline passengers. The people of Gander put up the unexpected guests in schools, community centres and even their own homes. A heartwarming story of strangers being greeted with exemplary kindness. 2002.
The author writes of her conversion from a Southern Baptist with a patriarchal view of the world to a feminist…who glories in the spiritual consciousness of womanhood. Kidd includes research from the Bible, fairy tales, myths, and feminist religious leaders to illustrate her beliefs. 1996.
Par Géza Vermès. 2001
Rather than attempting to retrieve the historical Jesus by eliminating later theological accretions, this book starts by setting out our…fully developed portraits, beginning with the most evolved and retreating towards the more primitive. 2001.
Atheist-turned-Christian, Strobel focuses on rediscovering the real Jesus, whose identity and message have come under attack in recent years. He…addresses six major challenges and claims. He attacks the issues as an investigative journalist. He searches out experts to refute each objection, offering readers evangelical scholarship revealed in everyday language while challenging the claims of liberal writers. c2007.
Par Lee Strobel. 2000
Strobel turns his journalistic skills to the most persistent emotional objections to belief - the eight "heart" barriers to faith.…The Case for Faith is for those who may be feeling attracted to Jesus but who are faced with intellectual barriers. It will also deepen the convictions of Christians and give them fresh confidence in discussing Christianity with even their most skeptical friends. c2000.
Par Matt Jackson. 2004
In 1997, Matt Jackson quit his job, strode to the edge of the Trans-Canada Highway near Lake Louise, and began…his journey. His plan was to hitchhike across Canada, expecting the trip to take three months - but didn't arrive in Newfoundland until three and a half years later. It's a good, old-fashioned road tale. 2004.
Par Andrew H Malcolm. 1985
Par Charles Gordon. 1997
In the summer of 1996, Charles Gordon and his wife Nancy packed up the family car and drove across Canada…and back. Gordon writes of the places they visited, the animals and other bizarre creatures they met, and the situations they found themselves in during the three month journey. 1997.
Par Derek Lundy. 2006
Author Derek Lundy, bearing in mind that the name "Lundy" is synonymous with traitor in Ulster, delves into the lives…of ancestors Robert Lundy, Protestant governor of Derry in 1688, William Steel Dickson, a Protestant preacher of the early 19th century who advocated resisting the English, and Billy Lundy, born in 1890 and the embodiment of what the Ulster Protestants became - a tribe united in their hostility to Catholics and to the prospect of an independent Ireland. 2006.
Par Christopher Moore, Janet Lunn, Bill Slavin. 2002
A coast-to-coast tour of Canada, examining the history and geography of Canada's 10 provinces and three territories, filled with little-known…facts and fascinating stories. Includes highlights of great historical moments, information about government and industries, and portraits of memorable men and women. There are also recipes for delicacies like Caribou Chilli, lists of the people who have gone over Niagara Falls, and things that people have seen in Lake Okanagan. For grades 4-7. c2002.
Par Pierre Lunel, Carine Marret. 2005
Le quatrième ouvrage de l'auteur consacré à Soeur Emmanuelle. Il retrace le parcours de cette femme hors du commun, religieuse…missionnaire qui a consacré sa vie à aider les plus déshérités, notamment au Soudan et en Égypte. Maintenant nonagénaire, elle reste très impliquée dans sa communauté du sud de la France, en particulier auprès des sans-abri de Fréjus. 2005.
Par James Laxer. 2006
In 1604, a small group of migrants fled political turmoil and famine in France to start a new colony on…Canada's east coast. Their roughly demarcated territory included what are now Canada's Maritime provinces, land that was fought over by the British and French empires until the Acadians were finally expelled in 1755. In the absence of a state, what defines an Acadian today is elusive, and while their community, centred in New Brunswick, is more confident than ever, it is entering a contentious debate about its future. Some descriptions of violence. 2006.
Par Sid Marty. 1999
Sid Marty presents a collection of true Rock Mountain tales drawn on his own memories and those of friends and…former colleagues. Among his subjects are: the old guide who built a staircase up a cliff; the stranded snowshoer who was rescued between rounds of beer in a Banff tavern; the man who catered to hungry grizzlies; an opinionated packrat with a gift for larceny; and a horse named Candy whose heart was as big as a stove. 1999.