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In His Image

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Language: English
Wordcount: 73,262 / 213 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.8
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 907
Added to site: 2004.07.06 8751
Genres: Religion, Essays

This book is an event of importance. The author is spokesman for a large segment of the people, for the most part unheard, and his work is a frank, vigorous, often eloquent, appeal to revelation--to the Bible literally accepted as the supreme teacher. Mr. Bryan has the courage of his convictions and realizes that world religion must rest squarely upon the validity of its revelation.

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nd it I sometimes find a delicate pink or red. Whose hand caught the hues of a summer sunset and wrapped them around the radish's root down there in the darkness in the ground? I cannot understand a radish; can you? If one refused to eat anything until he could understand the mystery of its growth, he would die of starvation; but mystery does not bother us in the dining-room,--it is only in the church that mystery seems to give us trouble.

In travelling around the world I found that the egg is a universal form of food. When we reached Asia the cooking was so different from ours that the boiled egg was sometimes the only home-like thing we could find on the table. I became so attached to the egg, that, when I returned to the United States, for weeks I felt like taking my hat off to every hen I met. What is more mysterious than an egg? Take a fresh egg; it is not only good food, but an important article of merchandise. But loan a fresh egg to a hen, after the hen has developed a well-settled tendency to sit,



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Alexander McNabb
When Alexander McNabb stopped smoking, he had to find something constructive to do with his hands - so he started writing. His debut novel Olives - A Violent Romance, sparked a lot of controversy in the Middle East because of his use of common family names and because it contained themes such as drinking alcohol, sex before marriage etc. So he followed it with Beirut, in which there’s booze aplenty, sex, gambling, murder, violence and general mayhem. As our Author of the Day, McNabb chats about his love for the Middle East, why his books always deal with politics, democratic values and religion and reveals what music he listens to while writing.
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