By Leo de Hartog
Genghis Khans armies breached the good Wall of China, captured Beijing, and overwhelmed all resistance in Afghanistan, Persia and Southern Russia by means of ruthless massacres and pillage. His armies additionally invaded Europe. but beforehand no traditionally trustworthy booklet approximately him has been written for a favored viewers. This booklet analyses how Genghis Khan used to be in a position to unite the primitive Mongol tribes of the cruel Siberian steppes and get them organized into hugely cellular and disciplined troops. It indicates how he created a regime so robust that his son was once in a position to expand the conquests after the loss of life of Genghis Khan himself. Leo de Hartog will pay specific recognition to the little-studied Mongol invasion of Europe and explores Europes contacts with the good Khan.
By Dr. Peter S. Ruckman
This publication is Dr. Ruckman’s “take” on John Stormer’s publication “None Dare name It Treason,” answering questions Stormer poses in his paintings: “Have we long gone crazy?” and “How has it happened?” This booklet will express you ways american citizens misplaced their minds, once they misplaced their minds, who triggered them to lose their minds, and why they'll by no means be mentally fit back. it's the Biblical reason behind the within which the USA unearths itself this day. during this paintings, Dr. Ruckman offers the 5 steps that destroyed the United States internally, externally, economically, socially, spiritually, and politically, and the boys chargeable for that destruction. Illustrated with unique “political cartoons” via Dr. Ruckman.
Dr. Peter S. Ruckman bought his Bachelor of Arts measure from the collage of Alabama and complete his formal schooling with six years of teaching at Bob Jones collage (four complete years and sped up summer time sessions), finishing necessities for the grasp of Arts and physician of Philosophy degree.
Reading at a expense of 7 hundred phrases according to minute, Dr. Ruckman had controlled to examine 6,500 books earlier than receiving his doctorate, and he nonetheless reads a typical of a publication each one day.
Dr. Ruckman stands for absolutely the authority of the approved model and gives no apology to any famous pupil wherever for his stand. as well as preaching the gospel and instructing the Bible, Dr. Ruckman has produced a accomplished number of apologetic and polemic literature and assets helping the authority of the approved model of the Holy Scriptures.
By Gary Scott Smith
In his hugely praised ebook Faith and the Presidency, Gary Scott Smith forged a revealing mild at the position faith has performed in presidential politics all through our nation's heritage, supplying entire, even-handed examinations of the position of faith within the lives, politics, and regulations of 11 presidents.
Now, in Religion within the Oval Office, Smith takes on 11 extra of our nation's best and influential leader executives: John Adams, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, William McKinley, Herbert Hoover, Harry Truman, Richard Nixon, George H. W. Bush, invoice Clinton, and Barack Obama. Drawing on a variety of resources and paying shut realization to historic context and America's moving social and ethical values, he examines their spiritual ideals, commitments, affiliations, and practices and scrutinizes their relationships with spiritual leaders and groups. the result's a desirable account of the ways that faith has contributed to shaping the process our background. From John Quincy Adams' remedy of local american citizens, to Harry Truman's selection to acknowledge Israel, to invoice Clinton's promoting of non secular liberty and welfare reform, to Barack Obama's guidelines on poverty and homosexual rights, Smith exhibits how strongly our presidents' spiritual commitments have affected coverage from the earliest days of our country to the current.
Together with Faith and the Presidency, Religion within the Oval Office offers the main finished exam of the inseparable and exciting dating among religion and the yankee presidency. This e-book can be worthy to somebody attracted to the presidency and the function of faith in politics.
By Chris Korzen
At the eve of an important presidential election in many years, A state FOR ALL sounds the trumpet to the hundreds of thousands of U.S. Catholics who've refused to shop for the suggestion that folks of religion needs to sign up for the slender time table of the a ways correct. via shining the sunshine of actual Catholic instructing on urgent modern matters like struggle, human dignity, poverty, and the looming worldwide weather hindrance, this publication exhibits Catholics how their very own religion culture calls them to take on a sweeping array of concerns regularly disregarded of the religion and politics conversation. most vital, A state FOR ALL demonstrates how the center Catholic and Christian trust in selling the typical reliable gives you american citizens of all religion traditions with a much-needed technique to the downward spiral of greed, materialism, and over the top individualism.
By Walter C. Kaiser Jr., Douglas J. Moo, Willem A. VanGemeren, Stanley N. Gundry
The displays and interchange are very informative. This e-book highlights the genuine transformations among those students' positions. the variations usually are not the straw males we regularly pay attention.
By Daniel Philpott, Gerard Powers
How can a simply peace be inbuilt websites of genocide, vast civil battle, dictatorship, terrorism, and poverty? In Strategies of Peace, the 1st quantity within the reports in Strategic Peacebuilding sequence, fifteen best students suggest an imaginitive and provocative method of peacebuilding. this present day the dominant pondering is the "liberal peace," which stresses stop fires, elections, and brief run peace operations performed through foreign associations, western states, and native political elites. however the liberal peace isn't adequate, the authors argue. A simply and sustainable peace calls for a much more holistic imaginative and prescient that hyperlinks jointly actions, actors, and associations in any respect degrees. through exploring cutting edge versions for development lasting peace-a United international locations counter-terrorism coverage that still promotes solid governance; coordination of the foreign prosecution of warfare criminals with neighborhood efforts to settle civil wars; expanding the involvement of spiritual leaders, who've a distinct skill to elicit peace settlements; and plenty of others--the authors boost a daring new imaginative and prescient for peacebuilding.
By Nestor Miguez, Visit Amazon's Joerg Rieger Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Joerg Rieger, , Jung Mo Sung
In past the Spirit of Empire, the authors research the worldwide empire not just in its political and fiscal dimensions, but additionally in its symbolic buildings of strength and in its common assumptions usually taken with no consideration. How does empire mildew human subjectivity, for example, and the way does it have an effect on the knowledge of people in the entire of construction? What are the non secular dimensions of empire, its claims to divine attributes like omniscience, omnipresence, omnipotence, eternity, and what approximately its alleged exclusiveness and pervasiveness that destroys human existence and freedom, which turns politics right into a banal topic? The authors suggest to appear past empire to the opportunity of politics and freedom, to the restoration of the idea of individuals, to the significance of ongoing difficulty for the oppressed and excluded, and to a messianic religion that permits us to reside in anticipation, even though ambiguously, of the promise of latest instances to return.
By J.B. Haws
Winner of the Mormon heritage organization most sensible booklet Award
What do american citizens fairly take into consideration Mormons, and why? via a desirable survey of Mormon encounters with the media, together with such personalities and occasions because the Osmonds, the Olympics, the Tabernacle Choir, evangelical Christians, the equivalent Rights modification, Sports Illustrated, or even leave out the United States, J.B. Haws unearths the dramatic transformation of the yankee public's figuring out of Mormons long ago half-century.
When the Mormon George Romney, former governor of Michigan, ran for president in 1968, he was once renowned for his own piety and characterised as "a form of political Billy Graham." while George's son Mitt ran in 2008, a generally allotted e-mail advised millions of Christians vote for Mitt Romney used to be a vote for devil. What had replaced within the intervening 4 a long time? Why have been the theology of the Latter-day Saints and their "Christian" prestige in general nonissues in 1968 yet so hotly contested in 2008? For years, the yank notion of Mormonism has been torn among admiration for person Mormons-seen as pleasant, hard-working, and family-oriented-and ambivalence towards institutional Mormonism-allegedly secretive, authoritarian, and bizarre.
The Mormon picture within the American Mind deals very important perception into the complicated shifts in public conception of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, its individuals, and its position in American society.
By John Fea
Fea bargains an even-handed primer on even if the United States was once based to be a Christian state, as many evangelicals assert, or an earthly kingdom, as others contend. He techniques the title's query from a ancient viewpoint, supporting readers see earlier the emotional rhetoric of at the present time to the recorded evidence of our prior. Readers on each side of the problems will take pleasure in that this booklet occupies a center flooring, noting the great issues and the less-nuanced arguments of each side and major us consistently again to the first assets that our shared American heritage includes.
By David Limbaugh
In this New York Times bestseller, David Limbaugh exposes the liberal hypocrisy of selling political correctness whereas discriminating opposed to Christianity. From the removal of college prayer to the eradication of the tale of Christianity in the US from historical past text-books, this persuasive publication exhibits that our social engineers inculcate hostility towards Christianity and its values within the identify of ''diversity,'' ''tolerance,'' and ''multiculturalism.''
Limbaugh explains via complaints, case experiences, and precise tales the common attack at the non secular liberties of Christians in the US at the present time and urges Christians to struggle again to revive their First modification correct of non secular freedom.