Amazing Grace

Author: Mary Hoffman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399186832
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Grace loves stories, whether they're from books, movies, or the kind her grandmother tells. So when she gets a chance to play a part in Peter Pan, she knows exactly who she wants to be. Remarkable watercolor illustrations give full expression to Grace's high-flying imagination.

Amazing Grace

Author: Mary Hoffman
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing
ISBN: 9780871298096
Size: 32.52 MB
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Grace proves she can be the best Peter Pan in spite of classmates telling her she can't because she's female and black.

Amazing Grace

Author: Mary Hoffman
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
ISBN: 9781845073831
Size: 36.35 MB
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Bestselling author Mary Hoffman's truly inspiring tale of a girl who loves stories is evocatively illustrated with detailed watercolour paintings. With its reissue in a dual-language format, this much-loved multicultural picture book now reaches a wider audience and becomes an even more valuable teaching resource. Amazing Grace is available in Bengali, Gujurati, Punjabi and Urdu, with parallel English text.Ages 4-7

Amazing Grace

Author: Kathleen Norris
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781573227216
Size: 44.76 MB
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The author blends history, memoir, and theology with a strong grasp of language in an investigation into the key words of Christian belief, such as "judgment," "prayer," "faith," and "Christ"

Amazing Grace

Author: Danielle Steel
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 9780307566331
Size: 66.19 MB
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On a warm May night in San Francisco, the Ritz-Carlton ballroom shimmers with crystal and silver as a glittering, celebrity-studded crowd gathers for a charity dinner dance. The evening is perfect–until, just minutes before midnight, the room begins to sway. Glass shatters. And as the lights go out, people begin to scream…. In the earthquake’s aftermath, the lives of four strangers will converge.… Sarah Sloane, the beautiful wife of a financial whiz, watches her perfect world fall to pieces…. Grammy-winning singer Melanie Free, the event’s headliner, comes to a turning point in her life and career…. Photographer Everett Carson, a former war correspondent whose personal demons have demoted him to covering society parties, finds new purpose amid the carnage…and Sister Maggie Kent, a nun who normally works in jeans and high-tops with the homeless, searches through the rubble–and knows instantly that there is much work to be done…. As the city staggers back to life, a chain reaction of extraordinary events will touch each of the survivors.… For Sarah, it begins with the discovery of a crime and a betrayal, then a strength she never knew she had. For Melanie, volunteering at a refugee camp will open new worlds of possibility. And Everett will be shaken by the unlikely relationship he forges with Maggie, who helps him rebuild his shattered life–and upends her own in the process. But as a year passes, and the anniversary of the earthquake approaches, more surprises are in store–as each discovers the unexpected gifts in a tragedy’s wake…and the amazing grace of new beginnings. Throughout these enthralling pages, Danielle Steel creates a stunning array of contrasts–from the dazzle of a society benefit to the chaos of a makeshift hospital, from the pampered lives of rock stars to the quiet heroism of emergency volunteers. It is her most powerful and life-affirming novel to date. From the Hardcover edition.

Amazing Grace

Author: Jonathan Kozol
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0770435661
Size: 15.29 MB
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A profile of impoverished children in Mott Haven, South Bronx, reveals the human realities of their difficult lives and poses critical questions about the value of such children to an unsupportive nation. 125,000 first printing. Tour.

Amazing Grace

Author: Steve Turner
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061857072
Size: 77.48 MB
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Behind our most beloved hymn is a fascinating story spanning continents, cultures, and centuries. Inspired by the way "Amazing Grace" continues to change and grow in popularity, acclaimed music writer Steve Turner embarks on a journey to trace the life of the hymn, from Olney, England, where it was written by former slave trader John Newton, to tiny Plantain Island off the coast of Africa, where Newton was held captive for almost a year, to the Kentucky-Tennessee border and other parts of the South, where the hymn first began to spread. Newton had been rescued from Africa by a merchant ship when, during an eleven-hour storm on the Atlantic, he converted to Christianity. Years later, as a minister, he wrote the hymn for use among his congregation. Through the nineteenth century, "Amazing Grace" appeared in more and more hymn books, and in the twentieth century it rose to a gospel and folk standard before exploding into pop music. It has been recorded by artists as varied as Elvis Presley, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Tiny Tim, Al Green, Johnny Cash, Rod Stewart, Chet Baker, and Destiny's Child. Amazing Grace closely examines this modern history of the hymn through personal interviews with recording artists. From John Newton's incredible life story to the hymn's role in American spirituality and culture, Amazing Grace is an illuminating, thorough, and unprecedented musical history.

Amazing Grace

Author: Michael Cristofer
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
ISBN: 9780573626999
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Marsha Mason returned to the New York stage to play the lead in this story of one woman's journey to redemption by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Shadow Box. Selma Goodall is a lonely, middle aged woman trapped in a life that is suffocating her. She tries to escape through prescription drug abuse. Confused by her religious upbringing and haunted by the ghost of sexual abuse, she sinks into despair and finds herself on trial for a series of murders of which she has no recollection. Convicted and sentenced to death, Selma spends her last days in prison where, ironically, she comes finally to an understanding of life, love and herself. The long journey out of the darkness ends in the light.

From Sin To Amazing Grace

Author: Patrick S. Cheng
Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781596272392
Size: 25.42 MB
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Unique synthesis of liberation, queer and postcolonial theologians over the last few decades within a unified theological framework Will advance the inclusion of LGBT people within church and society Useful resource for all people who struggle to make sense of the traditional Christian doctrines of sin and grace in the 21st century Throughout the history of Christianity, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (“LGBT” or?“queer”) people have been condemned as unrepentant sinners who are in dire need of God’s?saving grace. As a result of this condemnation, LGBT people have been subjected to great?spiritual, emotional and physical abuse and violence. This issue has taken on a particular?urgency in light of the horrific string of suicides over the last year of young LGBT people who?were subjected to harassment and bullying by their classmates. Cheng argues that people need to be liberated from the traditional legal model of thinking?about sin and grace as a violation of divine and natural laws in which grace is understood as?the strength to refrain from violating such laws. Rather Cheng proposes a Christological model?based upon the theologies of Irenaeus, Bonaventure and Barth, in which sin and grace are?defined in terms of what God has done for us in Jesus Christ. This book will serve as a useful resource for all people who struggle to make sense of the?traditional Christian doctrines of sin and grace in the context of the 21st century

God S Amazing Grace

Author: Ellen Gould Harmon White
Publisher: Review and Herald Pub Assoc
ISBN: 9780828015790
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A compilation of daily readings that explore God's grace as shown to undeserving human beings, including the purpose of grace, the covenant of grace, the cost of grace, and the power of grace.