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The Heavenly Man: The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun [used book]

By: Brother Yun and Paul Hattaway

Price: $8.00

Publisher: USA, Monarch Books: 2006

Seller ID: 004087


This is the intensely dramatic story of how God took a young, half-starved boy from a poor village in Henan Province and used him mightily to preach the gospel, despite horrific opposition. Brother Yun is one of China's house church leaders, a man who despite his relative youth has suffered prolonged torture and imprisonment for his faith. Instead of focusing on the many miracles or experiences of suffering, however, Yun prefers to emphasise the character and beauty of J... View more info

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John Flynn

By: Ivan Rudolph

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2012

Seller ID: 003976


John Flynn is one of Australia's greatest folk heroes. His achievements are stuff of legend - no other Australian has had more monuments dedicated to him than John Flynn. Flynn established a network of cottage hospitals, flying doctors, patrol padres, welfare centres and radio transmitters to create a Mantle of Safety that would allow the Outback to be habitable for men, women and children. Critique: Ivan Rudolph brings out Flynn the man who, like no other,revolution... View more info

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The Complete Life of Krishna: Based on the Earliest Oral Traditions and the Sacred Scriptures

By: Mataji Devi Vanamali

Price: $37.95

Publisher: USA, Inner Traditions: 2012

Seller ID: 001035


The first book to cover Krishna's entire life, from his childhood pranks to his final powerful acts in the Mahabharata war - Draws from the Bhagavad Purana, the Bhagavad Gita, the Mahabharata, and India's sacred oral tradition - Shows how the stories of Krishna's life are expressed with such simplicity and humor that they enable anyone--man, woman, or child--to see the wisdom of his teachings - Provides a valuable meditative tool that allows the lessons of these stories ... View more info

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Taken on Trust: My Captivity in Lebanon [used book]

By: Terry Waite

Price: $9.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 1993

Seller ID: 004030


This autobiography describes the hours before and after Terry Waite was taken hostage in January 1987 in Beirut. Waite analyzes his thoughts and feelings immediately prior to captivity - what was the nature of his role as envoy for the Archbishop of Canterbury? What was his relationship with the Americans and Colonel Oliver North? The book looks at Waite from his upbringing in Styal, Cheshire, until after his release in November 1991, when he had become one of the best-k... View more info