AK: Adventures of the Agape Kid

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In religious stories that included ordinarily impossible events brought about by divine intervention, claims about the status of the protagonist varied sharply with exposure to religion.” Children who went to church or were enrolled in a parochial school, or both, judged the protagonist in religious stories to be a real person, whereas secular children with no such exposure to religion judged the protagonist in religious stories to be fictional. It is interesting to note here that Catholics believe the 4 living creatures not only represent humanity but they are Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

The Godfool

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But no picket is strong enough to hold off a party of warriors who fear nothing but the loss of their ancient ways. Under the harvest moon / Beth Wiseman -- Love and buggy rides / Amy Clipston -- A quiet love / Kathleen Fuller -- Mischief in the autumn air / Vannetta Chapman. "Faith, hope, and love remain forever in season in this collection of four richly absorbing novellas set amidst the wonder of an Amish autumn. -- Under the Harvest Moon, by Beth Wiseman.

The First Flake: A Short Story of Christmas Hope

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It does contain references to "Catholic", "Islam", "Judaism", "Amish", "Hopi", etc. They publish fiction and nonfiction (spiritual, history, health, biography, psychology, philosophy, science, and nature). While the research base includes no studies that we are aware of that show a direct causal relationship between charter school expansion and neighborhood school closure, there are plenty of documented instances of charter schools replacing neighborhood public schools and otherwise draining those schools of resources, thus causing closure.

Where is God on my bad days?

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Based on the Stephen King short story Trucks. This is not to say that a good writer cannot create well rounded characters in a story with religious messages, just that the ideas are more important than the characters. Comments like this recent one on Amazon make my day: “I will read more Christian novels, based on the fact that this writer has convinced me that Christians can actually […] ... Much of the literature currently indexed was chosen simply because it was available at the local library.

Lucy Out of Bounds (Faithgirlz / A Lucy Novel)

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Just when things seem worst, Sang Ly learns a secret about the ill-tempered rent collector who comes demanding money - a secret that sets in motion a tide that will change the life of everyone it sweeps past. Email: kbccadminassistant@kingdombuilders.org. Many critics believe that Christmas is the most popular holiday around the world at present, not because of the Nativity story, but because of its revival in Dickens’s mid-Victorian novella about charity for all, regardless of religion, social standing, or anything else.

Heaven for Kids

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Davidsen (2013) discusses the religious potential of fiction based upon ideas, practices, and identities from particular fictional works or genres. It does not help that the book has been badly edited. The bottom line for Mormons, the authors say? “Mormons like everyone else, while almost everyone else dislikes Mormons.” The only fellow religious group to give Mormons a “net positive” rating was the Jews. (This is interesting, considering the anger many Jews have expressed about Holocaust baptisms, a detail the authors don’t discuss.

Never Blame The Umpire

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The arrow’s scream grew, its pitch rising until its keening filled his hearing. One of His greatest promises is found in Matthew 7:7 – “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” Not only that, but God has also given us a helper. Basically every CBA publishing house doing fiction is either publishing or planning to publish an Amish novel," says Chip MacGregor, president of MacGregor Literary Inc speaking on Crosswalk.com.

Through Heaven's Eyes: The Prince of Egypt Deluxe Scrapbook

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And while it remains hard to find good representation of queer characters, and good representation of religious characters, you’re more likely to catch a Mewtwo at your local grocery store than you are to find a meaningful and balanced representation of someone who ticks both boxes. Since Beverly Lewis’ first Amish novel in 1997, the number of authors and their various series has grown tremendously. The ECPA Bestseller lists are based on monthly sales data from Nielsen Bookscan, a division of The Nielsen Company (US), LLC.

Raised Catholic: Can You Tell? (American Storytelling)

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According to his heritage he sees it not as sickness or an accident of environment, but as a responsible choice of offense against God which involves his eternal future.” –Flannery O’Connor, “Novelist and Believer” Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose, (New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux, 1969), 167. Once Lynette’s adolescent crush, Nick knows more about her mother’s death than he lets on. It’s essential [for us] to publish a wide range of Christian fiction to meet the needs of diverse readers, explains FaithWords editor Boys.

Bible for Students (Red Letter)

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I think Flannery O’Connor would have argued that the CBA approach to fiction is neither Christian or even fiction. But in the midst of battle, he is assigned to protect those he’s expected to hate and kill. The two men, talking as they wait to cross the event horizon to their deaths, speak about their journey: VICTOR: "Oh, I don't know exactly… I, I, I, I'm a scientist, I don't know anything about God, but, no, ah...a sort of... 'cosmic intelligence' is what I've got in mind."