How familiar are you with the world's second-largest and fastest-growing religion? In these 12 lectures, Professor Esposito guides you through the facts and myths surrounding Islam and its more than 1.2 billion adherents. Many in the West know little about the faith and are familiar only with the actions of a minority of radical extremists, but this lecture series will help you better understand Islam's role as both a religion and a way of life, and its deep impact on world affairs both historically and today.
"As a Muslim, this is fairly accurate"
From an early age, author Tom Ufert can remember his grandmother proclaiming that adversity builds character. At the time, he didn't completely understand what it meant-or know that he would actually live it. In Adversity Builds Character, Ufert shares the events that altered and shaped his life and shows how, with God's help, he was able to survive, thrive, and inspire others.
"Biased But Proud"
A collection of inspirational quotes by disabled, HIV, MS toting charity-fundraiser and ex-politician Tom Ufert. Tom shares the quotes that helped him through his darkest hours. Some are his own, some are from well known faces, some are from the unknown. Join Tom as he attempts to put a smile on your face. Tom Ufert is the best-selling author of Adversity Builds Character. A tell-all memoir that takes the reader through the harsh realities of life, death and sexual identity.
In the last fifteen years we have seen world tragedies, massive wars, great diseases, false prophets,The worlds economy crashing. Blame is being passed around; however little does many know that all this was prophesied in revelations is presently being fulfilled today! Falling Tears is a fiction novel that is based from the Book of Revelation! Falling Tears is a story that tells of a family that many looked at as angels sent by God.