Alcorn uses the Bible to approach this often touchy subject head-on, sounding a wake-up call to Christians who have adopted the world's attitude towards wealth and prosperity. Thought-provoking arguments challenge readers to change their attitudes and use their God-given resources in ways that will impact eternity. Alcorn deals straightforwardly with materialism, stewardship, and rewards in heaven.
The "Better Homes and Gardens New Baby Book" combines old-fashioned wisdom with the latest information on caring for and nurturing one's child from birth to age three. With advice from the nation's leading obstetricians, pediatricians, and child-care experts, this indispensable guide also includes practical tips from mothers nationwide.
The acclaimed author of The Good Apprentice draws on the entire history of philosophy--and particularly on Plato and Kant--to formulate her own model of morality and demonstrate how thoroughly it is bound up with our daily lives. "An utterly absorbing book".--The Wall Street Journal.
Half a century later, the investigation of Hollywood radicals by the House Committee on Un-American Activities still haunts the public conscience. Naming Names, reissued here with a new afterword by the author, is the definitive account of the hearings, a National Book Award winner widely hailed as a classic. Victor S. Navasky adroitly dissects the motivations for the investigation and ...
The Life Application Bible Commentary is ideal for use by individuals in their personal Bible study, by Bible teachers in their small groups, classes, and seminars, and by pastors for their sermon preparation. It is the only commentary to offer sermon and lesson applications alongside stirring commentary.
Prince Roger MacClintock is heading for a ceremonial appearance when his space ship crashes, stranding him and his guardian Royal Marines on a jungle planet held by enemy forces. To survive, they must trek to the planet's only spaceport, and a spoiled prince must learn to be a man. This is the first volume in a new series by the ...
In his classic text, two-time Pulitzer Prize--winner John Noble Wilford recounts the history of cartography from antiquity to the space age. With this revised edition, Wilford brings the story up to the present day, as he shows the impact of new technologies that make it possible for cartographers to go where no one has been before, from the deepest reaches ...
DAZZLING."--Time"[THEROUX'S] WORK IS DISTINGUISHED BY A SPLENDID EYE FOR DETAIL AND THE TELLING GESTURE, a storyteller's sense of pacing and gift for granting closure to the most subtle progression of events, and the graceful use of language. . . . We are delighted, along with Theroux, by the politeness of the Turks, amazed by the mountainous highlands in Syria, touched ...