Date of publication: 2017-08-30 08:03
Derya M. Little has a . in politics from Durham University, England and an MA in history from Bilkent University, Turkey, and now lives in Pennsylvania.
From Catholic News Service comes this story of an Iraqi Christian woman who says Islamic State militants snatched her three-year-old daughter while the child sat next to her on a bus August 79. The abduction [ ]
The Magician’s Nephew and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe , by . Lewis. Again, books that I try to re-read at least once every few years, the Chronicles of Narnia remain some of the greatest works of epic fiction ever composed (although, the allegory is so thick in parts, that it is almost questionable whether to call it “fiction”). This year I read these two to my daughter, in what I hope to make a permanent tradition.
Indeed. And not only did they have their inheritance but both their aunt in town and their uncle in London could have been counted upon to keep them from true destitution.
Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death . If you want to think a bit about how media technology influences our lives, there’s no better book than this one, which seems, if anything, even more relevant now than at its publication date.
They are far better off than Jane Eyre or Agnes Grey or even presumably Lucy Steele , who has 8775 nothing at all. 8776 Or Catherine Morland one of ten children of a clergyman, or Fanny Price, living with wealthy relatives because her parents can 8767 t afford her. Elizabeth Bennet isn 8767 t a Bronte heroine and Pride and Prejudice is a light Austen work compared to Mansfield Park.
Interesting take I 8767 ve never looked at Mrs. Bennett from that perspective and agree with the post that notes Mr. Bennett as a layabout. I was thinking just that as I was reading this piece. I also have a similar take on Louisa May Alcott 8767 s father who used her success to create a comfortable life for himself. In her diaries, that 8767 s one of the more striking aspects of her working life.
Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War by Sebastian Gorka. In less than 755 pages, Gorka summarizes how jihadist ideology evolved through the centuries, especially in the 75th century. Even though I find the solution of Muslim Reformation optimistic, this book is a must-read for those who wish to understand how jihad progressed to become the foremost threat to the West.