The Golden Thread

Author: Ewan Clayton
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782390340
Size: 37.24 MB
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The Golden Thread from the Author: Ewan Clayton. The Golden Thread is an enthralling and accessible history of the cultural miracle that is the written word. It is an invention that has been used to share ideas in every field of human endeavour, and a motor of cultural, scientific and political progress. From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and animals in ancient Egypt, to the sophisticated typographical resources available to the twenty-first-century computer user, the story of writing is the story of human civilization itself. Ewan Clayton marks each step in the historical development of writing, and explores the social and cultural impact of every stage: the invention of the alphabet; the replacement of the papyrus scroll with the codex in the late Roman period; the perfecting of printing using moveable type in the fifteenth century and the ensuing spread of literacy; the industrialization of printing during the Industrial Revolution; the impact of artistic Modernism on the written word in the early twentieth century - and of the digital switchover at the century's close. The Golden Thread raises issues of urgent interest for a society living in an era of unprecedented change to the tools and technologies of written communication. Chief amongst these is the fundamental question: 'What does it mean to be literate in the world of the early twenty-first century?' The Golden Thread belongs on the bookshelves of anyone who is inquisitive not just about the centrality of writing in the history of humanity, but also about its future.

The Golden Thread

Author: Natalie N. Banks
Publisher: Lucis Publishing Companies
ISBN: 9780853301271
Size: 62.38 MB
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The Golden Thread from the Author: Natalie N. Banks. The constant reappearance of the Ancient or Ageless Wisdom, that body of inner or esoteric teaching handed down from remote times in a form suitable to the period has always attracted the minds of thoughtful people. Through its remarkable preservation and continuity it has been compared in symbol to a golden thread: a spiritual life-line waxing or waning in clarity and intensity from century to century.

The Golden Thread

Author: Dorothy Boux
Publisher: Fulcrum Pub
ISBN: 9781555911607
Size: 71.88 MB
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The Golden Thread from the Author: Dorothy Boux. An anthology-written in calligraphy and delightfully illustrated with watercolor paintings-that draws on the teachings of many religions, cultures, and philosophies, all leading from the same beginning and pointing in a similar direction.

The Golden Thread

Author: Louis de Wohl
Publisher: Ignatius Press
ISBN: 1681494949
Size: 19.49 MB
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The Golden Thread from the Author: Louis de Wohl . As in his other popular novels, Louis de Wohl, with humility and deep religious conviction, takes us into the mind and heart of a saint, giving at the same time an enthralling picture of the era in which he lived. Here is a skillful weaving of the story of St. Ignatius Loyola's conversion and pilgrimage with the colorful and dangerous history of Spain and Italy in the early sixteenth century. The life of the very human, very great Basque nobleman who founded the Jesuit Order, makes for one of de Wohl's finest novels. Seriously wounded at the siege of Pamplona in 1521, Don Inigo de Loyola learned that to be a Knight of God was an infinitely greater honor (and infinitely more dangerous) than to be a Knight in the forces of the Emperor. Uli von der Flue, humorous, intelligent and courageous Swiss mercenary, was responsible for the canon shot which incapacitated the worldly and ambitious young nobleman, and Uli became deeply involved in Loyola's life. With Juanita, disguised as the boy Juan, Uli followed Loyola on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land to protect him, but it was the saint who protected Uli and Juan. Through Uli's eyes we see the surge and violence of the turbulent period in Jerusalem, Spain and Rome. Louis de Wohl has again created an exciting and spiritually inspiring novel for all readers of historical fiction.

The Golden Thread

Author: Ken Vincent
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 059536683X
Size: 40.19 MB
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The Golden Thread from the Author: Ken Vincent. The Golden Thread God's Promise of Universal Salvation In our modern pluralistic world, the barriers imposed by the old doctrine of religious exclusivity are confronted every day by individuals, families, and nations. Now more than ever, the inspirational message of God's Universal and eternal love for all humanity needs to be retold. By reacquainting readers with the God who is too good to condemn anyone to Eternal Hell, The Golden Thread, God's Promise of Universal Salvation offers a Biblical interpretation present in Christianity from the earliest Jesus-Followers to the 21st Century. Salvation for all is known as Universalism, and the idea that all people will be saved-either immediately or eventually-is called Universal Restoration. Proponents of Universalism can be found today within a wide variety of denominations from post-Vatican II Catholics to Primitive Baptists. The Golden Thread brings together the Bible verses that ancient and modern Universalist theologians have used to show that God is the parent of all and, in the end, will save the "Lost Sheep" and the "Prodigal Son." The Golden Thread continues with 2,000 years of Christian mystical religious experience and modern-day near-death experiences-testimony to God's abiding love for all.

History S Golden Thread

Author: Sofia Cavalletti
Publisher: LiturgyTrainingPublications
ISBN: 9781568542614
Size: 76.12 MB
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History S Golden Thread from the Author: Sofia Cavalletti. Fifty brief, scripturally based chapters about the history of salvation, from creation to Parousia.

The Golden Thread

Author: Penny Garrison
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781456840846
Size: 60.10 MB
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The Golden Thread from the Author: Penny Garrison. Can Anna Bailey, a former slave who never learned to read or write, become the heroine everyone needs especially on Christmas Day, 1939? Will Clifton Matthews, wealthy entrepreneur, fight for Shelby’s love or allow Josh Green to steal her heart?

The Golden Thread

Author: Monica Carly
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1780889828
Size: 60.91 MB
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The Golden Thread from the Author: Monica Carly. Two sisters, Claudia and Maria, grow up as happy playmates and the best of friends. Claudia, the elder by three years, is protective of her sibling, whose fun-loving ways often lead her into trouble. When their mother dies, Maria feels secure in the knowledge that Claudia is there to help and guide her. Both sisters are confident that nothing can shatter their close relationship. Until, that is, the arrival of handsome Italian businessman Stefano Volpe. With his continental charm and dazzling smile, he enters their lives with disturbing consequences. In a few short weeks, an event of heart-breaking proportions breaks the trust between the two sisters, souring Claudia’s outlook throughout her working life. She severs all ties with Maria for the next forty years. The sisters treads their own paths, neither able to share their burdens with the one person who knows them better than they know themselves. The bond between the sisters is stretched to breaking point until a chance encounter leads to a miracle. Claudia and Maria both find unexpected happiness and can finally share their joy together. Author Monica Carly has created a gripping tale with engaging characters and an intriguing plot that will absorb the reader right up until its feel-good ending. The Golden Thread is a work of romantic fiction with a twist and has been inspired by the author’s love of Jane Austen. Her writing style is comparable to Michele Roberts and Joanna Trollope. "It's a lovely story... elegant writing. There's an intricate web of relationships and Carly handles them well. It's a light, feel-good read but with some twists in the plot which I certainly wasn't expecting... a very enjoyable read." The Book Bag