The world hates the Church that Jesus founded, just as He said it would (John 15:18). It reviles her doctrines, mocks her moral teachings and invents lies about her history. In every age, but especially in our modern day, historians and political powers have distorted the facts about her past (or just made up novel falsehoods from scratch) to make the Church, and the civilization it fostered, seem corrupt, backward, or simply evil.
"Wow, well read!"
In C. S. Lewis and the Catholic Church, Joseph Pearce delves into Lewis's life, writings, and spiritual influences to shed light on the matter. Although C. S. Lewis's conversion to Christianity was greatly influenced by J. R. R. Tolkien, a Catholic, and although Lewis embraced many distinctively Catholic teachings, such as purgatory and the sacrament of Confession, he never formally entered the Church.
My Journey at the Nuclear Brink is a continuation of William J. Perry's efforts to keep the world safe from a nuclear catastrophe. It tells the story of his coming of age in the nuclear era, his role in trying to shape and contain it, and how his thinking has changed about the threat these weapons pose. In a remarkable career, Perry has dealt firsthand with the changing nuclear threat.
"Engrossing and Educational!!"
Here, Anthony Esolen, professor at Providence College and a prolific writer, uses moral, theological, and cultural arguments to defend this holy and ancient institution, bedrock of society - and to illuminate the threats it faces from modern revolutions in law, public policy, and sexual morality.
"Excellent and thorough discussion on the topic"
Dr. Dilsaver promotes a new and untainted patriarchy in which the husband's ultimate authority is rooted in Christ's example of humility and self-sacrificing love. The Three Marks of Manhood can help Christian families realize their identity to the fullest - empowering them to resist the encroachment of secular culture. Listen to it and learn how to build a strong and lasting marriage, raise children to become faithful men and women of God, and foster an authentic Catholic culture in your home.
Experience the entire Civil War through the eyes of the soldiers - North and South. Fast paced, this very human story sounds like you're watching a movie.
While serving as a crew chief aboard a US Air Force Rescue helicopter, Airman First Class William A. Robinson was shot down and captured in Ha Tinh Province, North Vietnam, on September 20, 1965. After a brief stint at the "Hanoi Hilton", Robinson endured 2,703 days in multiple North Vietnamese prison camps, including the notorious Briarpatch and various compounds at Cu Loc, known by the inmates as the Zoo.
"I Was There"
The stories of 20 combat veterans in this book tell experiences of average Americans that fought enemies of the US in World War II. They relate much previously unavailable information about the military in which they served and the battles they fought, from North Africa to Europe, where the possibility of death and permanent physical and mental injury was their common experience. This book is a "must listen" for those that think they have learned all there is to know about World War II.
"True stories from real heroes"
The stories of 15 combat veterans featured in this audiobook tell of the experiences of average Americans who fought US enemies on Pacific islands, in China, and in Burma during World War II. They relate much previously unavailable information about the military in which they served and the battles they fought. The possibility of death and permanent physical and mental injury was a common experience. This audiobook is a "must listen" for those who think they have learned all there is to know about World War II.
"This book should be required listening in schools"
If anxiety dictates the way you live your life and you are ready to make a change and take charge of your life, this is the book to help you overcome anxiety. Included in this book is also a 30-day challenge that forces you to get out and face your anxiety to the point that it can no longer control your life. Thirty days is the average time to create a habit that sticks with you. Take the time now, to create the habit of overcoming your anxiety. Invest in yourself and your energy.
The South Beach Diet is a lifetime approach of healthy eating by balancing the lean protein, good carbs, and healthy fats in your meals. This diet focuses on consuming plenty of fiber by including more vegetables and fruits in your eating plan. The low glycemic load of this weight loss method also prevents the increase of blood sugar, which helps fight food cravings, which in turn helps shed the excess pounds and even prevent the development of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
"Good with info on the diet"
This volume contains 19 autobiographies and 59 photos of men that fought in the Korean War. Their stories give readers an understanding of what draftees, volunteers, and professional military men experienced in that war. They often tell information not available in U.S. military reports and government-authorized histories and sometimes counter them. This volume also contains an account of the war-prisoner experience told by a U.S. Army doctor that spent three years as a war prisoner. The first volume of Korean War Combat Veterans Stories contains 16 autobiographies, 41 photos.
Learn how to deliver the best first impression possible and have a great influence on others. Discover what the most common everyday body moves and habits mean and interpret feelings, thoughts, and intentions accurately.
"Mostly Just Basics, A Good Overview"
More than anything, however, Barnes' story is one of loss - of morale lost to alcoholism, teammates lost to friendly fire, missions aborted, and missions endlessly and futilely repeated. And yet against this dark background, Barnes graciously honors the quiet professionals whose service, overshadowed by the outsized story of Vietnam, nonetheless carried the day.
"outstanding story and well written"
Bill Vincent combines a biblical balance and practical teaching to draw listeners into new spiritual levels of relationship with God. Bill has been a prophetic leader for over 20 years. Learn how to integrate prophetic ministry into the life of your church. What is prophecy? Who is to prophesy? How do the prophetic gifts and ministries function in the local church? How can we recognize counterfeit gifts of the Spirit? This book will answer your questions and challenge you to know God and hear from him you never have before!
Father Vincent Robert Capodanno was a US Navy chaplain killed in Vietnam in 1967 with his Marine search unit in Operation Swift. Outnumbered 2,500 to 500 Marines, he was killed protecting a corpsman who was administering first aid to a soldier.
"Faith and Valor"
This volume contains 16 autobiographies of men who fought in the Korean War. Their stories give listeners an understanding of what draftees, volunteers, and professional military men experienced in that war. They often tell information not available in US military reports and government-authorized histories and sometimes counter it.
Drawing from a wide array of materials, Ian C. Hope refutes earlier charges of a lack of professionalization in the antebellum American army and an overreliance on the teachings of Swiss military theorist Antoine de Jomini. Instead, Hope shows that inculcation in West Point's American military curriculum eventually came to provide the army with an officer corps that shared a common doctrine and common skill in military problem solving.
"A New Perspective on History"
Following the North Korean assault on the Republic of Korea in June of 1950, the invaders captured more than a thousand American soldiers and brutally executed hundreds more. American prisoners who survived their initial moments of captivity faced months of neglect, starvation, and brutal treatment as their captors marched them north toward prison camps in the Yalu River Valley. Cold Days in Hell provides a detailed account of their captivity and offers valuable insights into an ongoing issue: the conduct of prisoners in the hands of enemy captors.
"Cold Days is exceptional audio entertainment"
A compilation of real stories told by more than 90 former officers and sailors who served aboard the USS Johnston DD-821. The stories are in each sailor's or officer's own words. It includes stories from commissioning to decommissioning plus WWII, Korean War, Vietnam, and the cold war. A must-hear for any former destroyer sailor or officer, or anyone simply interested in US naval history.
"Great Read For Any Navy Vet"