In The Valley Of Wormwood
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📒In The Valley Of Wormwood ✍ Thomas Merton
✏In the Valley of Wormwood Book Summary : Shortly after entering the monastic life in December 1941, a relatively unknown Trappist monk called Frater Louis-who would later be known to the world by his given name, Thomas Merton-began to pen biographical sketches of early Cistercian blessed and saints. These were initially collected, printed, and bound inexpensively, with no mention of the author, by the Abbey of Gethsemani. They are now published here for a wide audience for the first time. This work of the very young Merton perhaps takes on added significance when one considers the writing that lay just ahead of him at the time. In 1948, his autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, was published and soon became an unexpected national bestseller. This long-awaited publication of In the Valley of Wormwood offers a window into Merton's thinking and his spiritual life just a few years before his phenomenal autobiography would see the light of day. Thomas Merton (1915–1968) was a monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky. He was a renowned writer, theologian, poet, and social activist. Patrick Hart, OCSO, a native of Green Bay, Wisconsin, entered the Abbey of Gethsemani in 1951 and served as secretary to Thomas Merton during the last year of his life. He has edited many books by and about Thomas Merton during the thirty-eight years since the latter's death on December 10, 1968. He has served on the board of directors for Cistercian Publications for the past thirty years.
📒Wormwood Nevada ✍ David Oppegaard
✏Wormwood Nevada Book Summary : Tyler and Anna Mayfield have just relocated from Nebraska to the sun scorched desert town of Wormwood, Nevada. They find themselves in a strange new landscape populated with old school cowboys, alien cultists, meth dealers, and doomsday prophets. Loneliness and desperation pervade Wormwood, and when a meteorite lands in the center of town, its fragile existence begins to unravel as many believe the end of the world is near, while others simply seek a reason to believe in anything at all.
📒From The Place In The Valley Deep In The Forest ✍ Mitch Cullin
✏From the Place in the Valley Deep in the Forest Book Summary : The stories and characters in this diverse collection of stories from the acclaimed novelist Mitch Cullin provide a fascinating gloss on events that have taken place in the second half of the 20th century. They begin at a remote Japanese beach house and end on an unnamed Alaskan island. These are stories about isolation, remembrances of past experiences, and the sometimes inaccurate nature of memory. Cullin's stories examine individuals who have survived momentous, often horrific, social upheavals-where relationships and common day-to-day life are suddenly shaken by unforeseen circumstances. `From the Place in the Valley Deep in the Forest' is a collection that deftly suggests we are all emigrants from personal histories we recall only fleetingly-moments which draw us back, but, as we imagine them, seem increasingly difficult to grasp. These polished and graceful stories are further evidence of the kind of work that makes Cullin one of our best young writers. "If something of the experimentalist shows in Cullin's novels, his stories are old-fashioned in the best sense, reporting slices of life as the characters experience them in a language that is economical yet richly evocative because of its precision."-Booklist
📒The Wormwood Ultimatum ✍ L.D. Nelson
✏The Wormwood Ultimatum Book Summary : Much has changed not only in his own life but also within the world as Erik Roskov, a special agent for the British intelligence service, leaves England to investigate a secret project taking place in the mountains just two hours from Moscow. Greta Burkov, a principle member of the project, is nearly out of her mind with worry. Her husband has been missing for well over six months and when Erik storms through the back door of her cabin with his pistol in hand it seems as though Thomas Burkov has simply disappeared into thin air. But somebody wants Greta dead. After she accepts her friend Otto Zorkovs invitation to stay in his mountain cabin where she hopes she will be safe, Otto and Greta soon learn that national security is in jeopardy just as Erik and his team discover the mysterious Wormwood files. Led to a select group of ecologists who, combined with a group of rogue military officers, are about to carry out a covert military operation that could disrupt the entire social and governmental structure of the world, Erik and his team must try to abort the diabolical plan and save the world government before it is too late.
✏Author : T. Apoleon Cheney
✏Publisher : Lulu.com
✏Release Date : 2017-09-11
✏Pages : 208
✏ISBN : 9780996535397
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏Historical Sketch of the Chemung Valley New York Elmira and Chemung County and Broome Herkimer Livingston Montgomery Onondaga Ontario Otsego Schoharie Schuyler Steuben Tioga Ulster Counties Book Summary : A beautifully reprinted special edition book by T. Apoleon Cheney. First published in 1868, this book provides a wonderful glimpse into Central New York State. Includes Elmira and Chemung County, and Broome, Herkimer, Livingston, Montgomery,Onondaga, Ontario, Otsego, Schoharie, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, Ulster Counties.
📒The Great Beginning Of Citeaux ✍ E. Rozanne Elder
✏The Great Beginning of Citeaux Book Summary : In the closing decades of the twelfth century, the Cistercian Order had become an important ecclesiastical and economic power in Europe. Yet it had lost its influential spokesman, Bernard of Clairvaux, and as the century drew to a close, religious sensibilities were changing. The new mendicant orders, the Franciscans and the Dominicans, and the impulses they embodied were to shift the center of gravity in Christian religious life for centuries to come. It was in this transitional period that Conrad of Eberbach gradually—between the 1180s and 1215—compiled the Exordium magnum cisterciense: The Great Beginning of Cîteaux. It is a book of history and lore, often with miraculous stories, meant to continue a great spiritual tradition, and it is also a book meant to justify and repair the Order. The Exordium magnum was in part an effort to provide a historical and formative context for those who were to be Cistercians in the thirteenth century. Conrad's combination of a historical sensibility and the edifying exempla makes the Exordium magnum a remarkably innovative book. Its unique combination of genres—narratio and exempla—is conceivable only within the intellectual world of the twelfth or early thirteenth centuries, before exempla collections came to be complied solely for edification or use in sermons. The Great Beginning of Cîteaux is a revealing book and an excellent place to begin more detailed study of the Cistercian Order between 1174 and the middle of the thirteenth century.
📒Annual Report ✍ Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota
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📒Catalogue Of The Flora Of Minnesota ✍ Warren Upham
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📒Lagomorphs ✍ Robert S Hoffmann
✏Lagomorphs Book Summary : This book is a continuation of the series of monographs on different orders of mammals. This volume is devoted to the description of the order Lagomorpha, which is represented by two extant familiesLeporidae and Ochotonidae. All descriptions of groups and species are given according to the scheme followed in the preceding volumes of the series. Pal