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One Hundred Renaissance Jokes

Author : Barbara C. Bowen
ISBN : 0917786653
Genre : English wit and humor
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An anthology of Renaissance jokes (or "facetiae") taken from Latin, Italian, German, Middle French, and Middle English collections between 1345 and 1549. "...the translations are accurate and couched in remarkably natural and expressive English... (we) recommend this little volume warmly both to the scholarly and to the hedonistic attention of Renaissance specialists in all fields." --Sixteenth-Century Journal. For students and scholars alike who wish to investigate the "lighter" side of Renaissance belles lettres.

A Priest And His Dog

Author : Jean Gautier
ISBN : LCCN:57010091
Genre : Dogs
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The Modern Dog

Author : Stanley Coren
ISBN : 9781416593683
Genre : Pets
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Evaluates the cultural, literary, religious, and economic ways in which the human race has shaped its relationship with dogs throughout the past 15,000 years, sharing stories of how dogs have become entangled in human political, legal, and evolutionary processes.

Duke The Dog Priest

Author : José Domício Coutinho
ISBN : IND:30000126328842
Genre : Fiction
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Let the reader be warned: this tale will challenge even the most sophisticated with its dazzling mix of priests, brothers, nuns, students, church workers, parishioners, city luminaries and, yes, a dog named Duke. From the very first pages, readers will be thrown into a debate underlying the wonderful absurdity of Coutinho's premise, for his novel fabulously purports to be the tale of a dog who desires to become a priest; or at least learn Latin. Originally published in Brazil in 1998, the story of Duke is a contemporary masterwork.

Dogs And People In Social Working Economic Or Symbolic Interaction

Author : L. Snyder
ISBN : 9781785704284
Genre : Social Science
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This, the final title to be published from the sessions of the 2002 ICAZ conference, focuses on the role of man's best friend. As worker or companion, the dog has enjoyed a unique relationship with its human master, and the depth and variety of the papers in this fascinating collection is a testament to the interest that this symbiotic arrangement holds for many scholars working in archaeology today. The book covers an eclectic range of subjects, such as considering dogs as animals of sacrifice and animal components of ancient and modern religious ritual and practice; dogs as human companions subject to loving care, visual/symbolic representation, deliberate or accidental breed manipulation; as working dogs; and finally as co-inhabitors of uman dwelling paces and co-consumers of human food resources. While many of the papers in this volume have a predominant focus, they also demonstate that the relationships between humans and dogs are rarely , if ever singular or simple. Instead these relationships are complex, often combining the practical, the ideological and the symbolic.

Tudor Folk Tales

Author : Dave Tonge
ISBN : 9780750966733
Genre : Fiction
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In Tudor times the ‘common sort’ were no different from us, laughing together, mocking each other and sharing bawdy tales in tavern yards, marketplaces and anywhere else that people came together. These stories were later collected in the cheap print of the period, and professional storyteller Dave Tonge has sought them out to assemble here. Within these pages hide smooth-talking tricksters, lusty knaves, wayward youths and stories of the eternal struggle to wear the breeches in the family, for a sometimes coarse but often comic telling of the everyday ups and downs in Tudor life.

The Breadth And Depth Of The Atonement

Author : Christian D. Kettler
ISBN : 9781498289023
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Atonement. For some this word is the heart of the Christian faith. For others, it is irrelevant for Christianity and how they live their Christian lives. Often we do not see "the breadth and depth" of the atonement in the gospel. Christian D. Kettler, in his fourth book on "the vicarious humanity of Christ," suggests that we consider that the atonement is not only a vicarious death in our place and on our behalf--whether in the form of a "penal substitute" or a "moral example"--but also his vicarious humanity, having atoning significance for all of our lives, indeed, all of reality: the church, the world, and the self. These essays are collected from several years of Kettler's thought on the doctrine of the vicarious humanity of Christ and its implications for all of life and reality, seeking to demonstrate that the doctrine of the atonement is not to be restricted to one small part of the doctrinal agenda, but has profound implications that theology sometimes does not explore. These issues include the nature of culture, aesthetics, creation out of nothing, spiritual formation, emotional weakness, the priesthood of Christ and creation, genetic engineering, and trusting in the "ideal" self.

Finding Peddie In A State Of Grace

Author : Eamon Kolarity
ISBN : 9780595394623
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During Holy Week in Santa Fe, New Mexico, a young boy named Pedro "Peddie" Martinez turns up missing. At Palm Sunday Mass, Father Andy Leary has a sixth sense that a parishioner is involved. When the parishioner comes to confession the next day, Father Andy's suspicions are confirmed. But is the boy's disappearance an abduction for immoral purposes, or something else entirely? To complicate matters, Father Andy is faced with his weakness of the flesh. He is impossibly attracted to the nun who is principal of their parochial school. Even as he gallantly fights his lust, the nature of their relationship comes to a head as he involves her in the search for Peddie. But in finding Peddie, Father Andy also finds himself-his real limitations and his true vocation.

Jesus And His Dog Colored Version

Author : Michael Considine Jr
ISBN : 9781631874994
Genre : Fiction
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The Author truly believes that the dog is God's most perfect creation, and it shows by the unconditional love dog shows for man. This trait is not shown by any other creature and only shown in the relationship dog has with man, and is a gift from God to man. God is the only other that shows this unconditional love towards man, so the Author feels the dog is very special in God's eyes, even the name "Dog" is a reflection of the name "God". This book will touch on all your emotions, happiness, sadness, anger and in the final chapter this Author's vision of why dogs go to heaven, you will feel the unconditional love given to man only from God and Dog. We all have heard the Gospel stories of Jesus, but the Author tastefully injected a loving companion dog into some of these beautiful stories. He knew some might take offense with him messing with the Gospels, but he is a man of great faith as well as a dog parent, and he takes great pain in writing this book so as to not change the Gospel's real meaning. The best way to see if this book is for you is to hit the look inside button, and you will be able to read the full chapter before you buy. There are a few purely fictional chapters that were added, but they are respectfully written and take nothing from the scriptures.

Medieval Tales And Stories

Author : Stanley Appelbaum
ISBN : 9780486143132
Genre : Literary Collections
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Wide-ranging stories offer a glimpse into witchcraft, magic, Crusaders, astrology, alchemy, pacts with the Devil, chivalry, trial by torture, church councils, mercantile life, other elements of Middle Ages.

A Priest And His Dog

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Stepan Bandera The Life And Afterlife Of A Ukrainian Nationalist

Author : Grzegorz Rossolinski
ISBN : 9783838266848
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Wisconsin Library Bulletin

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Enniskerry Archives Notes And Stories From The Village

Author : Michael Seery
ISBN : 9780957425293
Genre : Enniskerry (Ireland)
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This book is a collection of essays, articles, and images gathered over the last two years at the Enniskerry History website. It tells the stories of people living in the village, from all social classes. It provides contemporary reports of buildings, developments, giving perspectives of both residents and visitors to the village. Those interested in their family history will find hundreds of names listed in the various land surveys, work account and pension books and other local sources, brought together and indexed for the first time. The book is illustrated with a diverse range of images of our village.

Screen Priests

Author : Peter Malone
ISBN : 9781925872927
Genre : Performing Arts
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There is never a shortage of priest characters on our screens. Even Spencer Tracy, Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald won Oscars for playing priests. Robert de Niro has been ordained four times (including a bishop). Many stars have been eager to play priests, as have numerous supporting actors. The question arises: how have been priests portrayed over the decades? There have been kindly priests with their advice, stern priests who laid down the law, heroic priests on mission, in more recent years, priests who have been abusers. And there have been priests who were part of the scenery, especially at funerals. This is something of a comprehensive look at priests on screen, looking at portrayals from the late 19th century, over the decades, for 120 years. The films considered are mainly English-language but quite there are a number from other cultures. The book offers some Church background and developments, the range of films, a highlighting of a key film representing each decade. It also has separate chapters on Irish priests, Australian priests, exorcism priests and a chapter on films and abuse. There also Appendices on historical films, saint priests and popes. While one could read the book from cover to cover, it is mainly a book for reference. There are some detailed appreciations. There are some shorter considerations. Not everyone can see every film, not for want of trying! There are Indexes for exploring: film titles, directors, and actors who have played priests. Screen Priests is a fascinating historical look at films about Roman Catholic priests from the first until Martin Scorseses 2016 religious and cinematic masterpiece Silence. With the scope spanning decades and the breadth embracing films mostly from the United States, Britain, Ireland, Canada and Australia, the researcher will find a treasure trove and the film aficionado will relish Peter Malones encyclopedia knowledge and sometimes trivia of the world of priests on the silver screen.

All My Patients Are Under The Bed

Author : Dr. louis J. Camuti
ISBN : 9780671554507
Genre : Pets
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Relates some of the veterinarian's cases, with observations about his patients and their owners in particular and the mystique of "cat people" in general

The Mysteries Of Egypt

Author : Lewis Spence
ISBN : 9781602062214
Genre : History
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This outstanding study examines the origin and philosophy of Egyptian rituals, their transplantation to other cultures, and their surviving vestiges. Among the topics covered: funerary rites intended to help equip departed souls for a higher, more exalted spiritual existence; transmigration of the soul; and the rites of rebirth.

The Art Of Political Murder

Author : Francisco Goldman
ISBN : 9781848875500
Genre : True Crime
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On a Sunday night in 1998, Bishop Juan Gerardi, Guatemala's leading human rights activist, was bludgeoned to death. Two days earlier, a Church-sponsored report had implicated Guatemala's government in the disappearances of 200,000 civilians. The Church, feeling that it could not rely on the legal system, took the controversial decision to assemble a team of men, Los Intocables (The Untouchables), to take down Gerardi's killers. In a gripping reconstruction, worthy of Graham Greene, Francisco Goldman traces Los Intocables struggle with the Guatemalan authorities to reveal the true story, uncovering the involvement of youth gangs, political corruption and organised crime. Most of all, he tells the story of an extraordinary group of courageous people and their fight for justice.

The Dog Fancier

Author : Eugene Glass
ISBN : UOM:39015080367868
Genre : Dogs
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An Illustrated Encyclopaedia Of Traditional Symbols

Author : J. C. Cooper
ISBN : 9780500770900
Genre : Reference
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In nearly 1500 entries, many of them strikingly and often surprisingly illustrated, J.C. Cooper has documented the history and evolution of symbols from prehistory to our own day. With lively, informative and often ironic texts, she discusses and explains an enormous variety of symbols extending from the Arctic to Dahomey, from the Iroquois to Oceana, and coming from systems as diverse as Tao, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Tantra, the cult of Cybele and the Great Goddess, the Pre-Columbian religions of the Western Hemisphere and the Voodoo cults of Brazil and West Africa.

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