The mysteries of John the Baptist : his legacy in by the Baptist Saint. John; Churton, Tobias; der Täufer

By the Baptist Saint. John; Churton, Tobias; der Täufer Johannes

The hunt for the genuine ancient individual referred to as John the Baptist and the traditions that all started with him

• Explores why John the Baptist is so crucially very important to the Freemasons, who have been initially referred to as “St. John’s males”

• finds how John and Jesus have been equivalent companions and shared a standard non secular imaginative and prescient to rebuild Israel and triumph over corruption within the Temple of Jerusalem

• Explains the connections among John as lord of the summer time solstice, his mysterious severed head, fertility rites, and historic Jewish harvest fairs

Few Freemasons this present day comprehend why the main major date within the Masonic calendar is June 24th--the dinner party of the delivery of St. John the Baptist and the conventional date for appointing Grand Masters. Nor do lots of them recognize that Masons was referred to as “St. John’s males” or that John the Baptist used to be primary to the unique Masonic philosophy of non-public transformation.

Starting with the secret of John in Freemasonry, Tobias Churton searches out the old Baptist during the gospels and historical histories, unearthing the genuine tale in the back of the determine lauded by way of Jesus’s phrases “no higher guy was once ever born of woman.” He investigates John’s hyperlinks with the Essenes and the Gnostics, hyperlinks that flourish to at the present time. Exposing how the apostle Paul challenged John’s following, twisting his message and developing identical to John as “merely” a bring in of Jesus, the writer indicates how Paul can have been at the back of the executions of either John and Jesus and divulges an actual date for the crucifixion and the outstanding that means of the word “the 3rd day.” He examines the importance of John’s severed head to holy knights, equivalent to the Knights Templar, and of Leonardo’s well-known portray of John. Churton additionally explains connections among John, the summer time solstice, fertility rites, and historic Jewish harvest fairs.

Revealing John as a brave, innovative determine as important to the origins of Christianity as his cousin Jesus himself, Churton exhibits how John and Jesus, as equivalent companions, introduced a covert non secular operation to beat corruption within the Temple of Jerusalem, re-initiate Israel, and resurrect production

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Lbj's Texas White House: ''Our Heart's Home'' by Hal K. Rothman

By Hal K. Rothman

If Lyndon Baines Johnson was once greater than lifestyles, the family members ranch with which he pointed out, which he and girl chicken fondly known as their "heart's home," and which he made the Texas White condominium in the course of his 5 years as president, used to be a part of the explanation. during this cutting edge heritage of the Johnson Ranch, its ethos and operation, Hal okay. Rothman has advised a narrative in contrast to the other in western historical past. it's a tale of nationwide or even overseas dimensions, but really grounded within the Texas earth. it's a tale of the connection among strength and position in American culture.

The Johnson Ranch, to which LBJ took overseas dignitaries and nationwide political leaders and to which he himself again frequently whereas in workplace for renewal and standpoint, represented the "real" the USA to lots of its viewers. for plenty of americans (and possibly for Johnson himself), the Texas White residence evoked the nationwide ethos approximately rural the US and family members ties, but it additionally had swift entry through jet and the main refined communications method within the world.

In this specific and engagingly written account of how the ranch used to be used in the course of Johnson's years in public place of work, readers will study who visited, how they have been fed and entertained and the way LBJ performed the nation's enterprise whereas there. Readers also will get a desirable interpretation of the function of the ranch in forming Johnson’s personal self-image, in selling Johnson and his rags-to-riches tale to the balloting public, and in supplying Johnson in retirement the single factor he actually craved: regulate. The Johnson Ranch deals a desirable perception into the that means of position in American politics and culture.

After the president's demise, and in keeping with Johnson's needs, elements of the ranch have been integrated into the Lyndon B. Johnson nationwide historic Park, which now contains the Boyhood domestic in Johnson urban, the Birthplace, the Johnson payment, and the Texas White apartment. during the reviews it represents, that are a vital part of Johnson's legacy, it has develop into another method within which this dynamic president has prompted U.S. history.

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Supplement to I/25 A-E by H. Schopper (eds.)

By H. Schopper (eds.)

The current quantity I/25F is delivering new facts (excitation energies, spin-parities, half-lifes, branching ratios, cross-sections, spectroscopic elements, etc.) for nuclei with atomic numbers Z starting from 2 (He) to 102 (No) released in 2010-2013, hence updating earlier compilations supplied within the Landolt-Börnstein volumes I/25A-E.

The info provided are accrued from every kind of nuclear reactions, together with facts for nuclei faraway from the soundness line. because the time of choice of info for the volumes I/25A-E many new facts seemed from new measurements and evaluations.

The homes of excited nuclear states are of significance for clinical and functional functions. No systematic compilation of such information has been played to this point. the current compilation has been ready by way of eminent specialists within the box. one of many features of Landolt-Börnstein is that information are evaluated sooner than they're accredited for compilation. the belief is to offer ‘best values’ which might be used with self assurance by way of non-experts.

In view of the big volume of knowledge on hand a number of the details is given on-line basically on http://materials.springer.com.

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The Men & the Boys by Raewyn Connell

By Raewyn Connell

Men's matters are actually a media staple. Men's future health and schooling wishes are at the public schedule. And, during the last twenty years, overseas study on males and masculinity has blossomed. What have we realized during this time? within the males and the lads, R.W. Connell argues that masculinity isn't really biologically decided, although it has much to do with men's our bodies. really, cultural beliefs of masculinity provide males interpretations in their bodies-interpretations that may be harmful and unsafe for them. Masculinity takes varied shapes in several cultures. And it may be replaced. via case reports, Connell indicates how a few males and boys believe obliged to reside as much as the dominant types of masculinity, whereas others fight to discover replacement identities. She seems at how colleges form masculinities, and the way men's future health matters and makes an attempt to strive against violence are associated with men's gender behavior. None of this is often 'local' any longer. males, like girls, are prompted by means of gender styles on a global scale. From the media to the monetary markets, globalisation affects at the lives of guys and boys, and this booklet contains pioneering paintings on globalisation and masculinities.R.W. Connell is Professor of schooling on the collage of Sydney. She is the world over known as one of many world's prime researchers on males and masculinities. She is writer fifteen books together with Making the adaptation, Gender and tool and Masculinities.

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The Men of the Mighty Eighth by Christopher J Anderson

By Christopher J Anderson

The lads of the strong 8th КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Greenhill Books Серия: The G.I. sequence - The Illustrated heritage of the yankee Soldier Автор: Christopher J. Anderson Название: the lads of the strong 8th. The USAAF 1942-45 Язык: English Год издания: 2001 Количество страниц: seventy four ISBN: 1-85367-453-2 Формат: pdf Размер: 17.55 Мб0

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A Companion to Ronald Reagan by Andrew L. Johns

By Andrew L. Johns

A spouse to Ronald Reagan evaluates in extraordinary aspect the occasions, guidelines, politics, and other people of Reagan’s management. It assesses the scope and impression of his a number of careers in the context of the days, offering wide-ranging assurance of his management, and his legacy.

  • Assesses Reagan and his effect at the improvement of the United States based on new documentary proof and engagement with the newest secondary literature
  • Offers a mixture of historiographic chapters dedicated to overseas and family coverage, with subject matters built-in thematically and chronologically
  • Includes a bit on key figures linked politically and for my part with Reagan

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Mary Queen of Scots (Routledge Historical Biographies) by Retha Warnicke

By Retha Warnicke

"Scholars now have Warnicke to take advantage of as their leader one quantity research of Mary" Julian Goodare, collage of Edinburgh during this biography of 1 of the main interesting figures of early glossy ecu background, Retha Warnicke, generally considered as a number one historian on Tudor queenship, deals a clean interpretation of the lifetime of Mary Stuart, popularly referred to as Mary Queen of Scots. environment Mary's existence in the context of the cultural and highbrow weather of the time and bringing to existence the realities of being a feminine monarch within the 16th century, Warnicke additionally examines Mary's 3 marriages, her consistent sick well-being and her position in different plots and conspiracies. putting Mary in the context of early glossy gender relatives, Warnicke finds the demanding situations that confronted her and the forces that labored to wreck her. This hugely readable and engaging examine will pour clean mild at the much-debated lifetime of a relevant determine of the 16th century, offering a brand new interpretation of Mary Stuart's influence on politics, gender and nationhood within the Tudor period.  

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A Vision for Change: AD Patel and the Politics of Fiji by Brij V Lal

By Brij V Lal

Dr Lal's e-book is greater than an eloquent account of the political fight of 1 of Fiji's amazing leaders. it's a well timed reminder that the method of constitutional switch hangs within the stability, because it did on the time of Mr Patel's loss of life. i am hoping his instance will motivate destiny generations in Fiji to understand the imaginative and prescient articulated by way of a super and brave suggest of democracy, and a devoted son of Fiji. past due Adi Kuini Bavadra** [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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