Showing posts with label book suggestions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label book suggestions. Show all posts

16 February 2018

Ten Plus One Books Worth Reading - Fox's Picks

Borrowed this idea from another blog post. Listing 10 books plus the Book, that in my humble opinion are worth reading. Some of them are books for kids but recommended for adults who still eat sugary cereals when nobody's looking. Picture books, in particular, are quick and easy reads, often fun, and sometimes very profound!!




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  • (3)  The World of Steve Ditko
  • (4)  Brothers in Arms
If you like biographies.
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For fans (like me) of Jane Yolen or students of ancient China.

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The Phoenix rising from the ashes is a myth. However, the American bald eagle is real and almost became extinct. But now the eagle soars again!

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Urban fantasy is rising to the top of popular book genres.
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  • (8)  Shipwrecked: Tang Treasures and Monsoon Winds
  • (9)  Island of the Lost: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World
  • (10) Shipwreck: A Saga of Sea Tragedy and Sunken Treasure

Mysteries revealed. True stories of ships lost at sea. (SPOILER: None of them were attacked by pirates.)

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BONUS!  Final suggestion:  The Book aka The Bible.  More specifically?

13 November 2017

Book Suggestion: Knight Life by Peter David

The legendary King Arthur emerges from an enchanted cave and returns to reign once again in Camelot. Only it’s 1500 years later and Camelot is now known as New York, New York. Hardly a fairy tale city. “Because New Yorkers are all crazy” and they are not in the habit of calling anybody “Your highness”.

So don’t think you can just show up and take over. You have to run a campaign for a public office and win the votes of the people. Running for Mayor shouldn’t be too hard. Especially since you still have Merlin as your trusted counselor.







"Knight Life" by Peter David



24 December 2014

What Do Muslims Believe About Angels?

Many of us in Western civilizations have somewhat of a familiarity with what the Bible teaches about angels, such as the scene depicted in the image below of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane.  But what do Muslims believe?

“Belief in angels is one of the six articles of faith in Islam, and all Muslims must accept their existence. The Qur’an emphasizes this in the following verse: 'The Messenger believes in what has been revealed to him from his Lord, and so do the believers. All believe in Allah, His Angels, His Books and His Messengers.' (Qur’an 2:285). Although angels are part of the unseen and therefore mysterious, the Qur’an and hadith offer some insight into the creation of angels, their attributes, and their purpose."  (Quote Source: via What Do Muslims Believe About Angels? | suite.io)
  • Learn the basic teachings of Islam regarding angels, their creation, and their attributes.

* * This article discusses:

  • What Are Angels?

  • Why Were Angels Created?

  • How Many Angels Are There? Where Do Angels Live?

  • What Do Angels Look Like? Do Angels Have Wings?

  • How Big Are Angels?

  • Are Angels Male or Female?

  • Angels Can Take the Form of Humans


* * More Reading on Islamic Beliefs

If you enjoyed this article, you might also like:
  • Angels in Islam (Al-Malaikah) – Learn the names and duties of angels mentioned in the Qur’an and Hadith.
  • What Do Muslims Believe? – An overview of the basic beliefs of Muslims, also called the six articles of faith.
  • Satan in Islam Compared to Satan in Christianity – Learn how Muslims’ belief about the devil differs from that of Christians.

* Muslims invoke Allah’s blessings on the Prophet Muhammad whenever his name is mentioned.
All articles were written by Christine Benlafquih, a Morocco-based writer who covers varied topics including religion, food, health and culture.


**BLOG PUBLISHER’S COMMENT: 
I used to contribute articles to this site and like to share contributions made by fellow freelance writers such as this one. Writers for Suite101.com are often professionals who publish articles on a wide range of topics from current political issues to ancient history, health, food, entertainment, religion and more. It takes no effort to search the database and find articles on just about anything.  Info extracted from the Suite.io articles can likely be found at this site:  Islam Religion - Articles



Image Credit:
Carl Heinrich Bloch: Angel comforts Jesus before his arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane
Source: Wikimedia Commons


* * * Additional reading?
( #giftabook - Public libraries often operate on limited budgets. If you purchase a book, after reading it, please consider donating to your local library.)

“… the fruit of 16 years of research in Talmudic, gnostic, cabalistic, apocalyptic, patristic, and legendary texts. …”


What Do Muslims Believe?: The Roots and Realities of Modern Islam



(NOTE:  Previously posted at cmoneyspinner.wordpress.com, Dec 3, 2013.)

19 June 2014

cmoneyspinner1tf on HubPages | Happy Anniversary to Me!

Received a note of congrats from the HUBPages Editor.


“You have hit a pretty impressive milestone
—your 1 Year Anniversary on Hubpages!

Well!  That Hallelujah chorus just went off in my head again!!  :)




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This one is not my favorite HUB.  It’s the HUB with my favorite title.
In my opinion, what really makes this HUB so cool is the image of Samson and Delilah.
The winner and still champion, i.e. my favorite HUB.

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