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A Laodicean A Story Of To Day

  [english | 1881]  

Thomas Hardy


Summary: [A vacillating young woman is thrust onto the horns of religious and romantic dilemmas.]
Genres: [fiction | religious | romanceDownloads: 165

Barchester Towers

  [english | 1857]  

Anthony Trollope


Summary: [Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [fiction | religiousDownloads: 131

Ben Hur A Tale Of The Christ

  [english | 1880]  

Lewis Wallace


Summary: [Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a novel by Lew Wallace published on November 12 1880 by Harper Brothers. Wallaces work is part of an important sub-genre of historical fiction set among the characters of the New Testament. The novel was a phenomenal best-seller it soon surpassed Harriet Beecher Stowes Uncle Toms Cabin (1852) as the best-selling American novel and retained this distinction until ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | religiousDownloads: 168

Dawn Of All

  [english | 1911]  

Robert Hugh Benson


Summary: [Boris Yeltsin: From Dawn to Dusk is a 1997 memoir book by Aleksandr Korzhakov former head of Boris Yeltsins security. In it Korzhakov describes eleven years of his service and the personality of his patron first president of Russia. Yeltsin is portrayed as a heavy-drinker who hides his health problems. Korzhakov claims that he was offered 5 million for not publishing this book by business ...]
Genres: [fiction | religious | science fictionDownloads: 219

Death Comes For The Archbishop

  [english | 1927]  

Willa Cather


Summary: [The 2nd work sung in English.]
Genres: [fiction | religiousDownloads: 130

Father Sergius

  [english | 1873]  

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy


Excerpts: [... acted otherwise. His father, a retired colonel of the Guards, had died when Stepan was twelve, and sorry as his mother was to part from her son, she ...... of their circle as possessed of such purity, and treated them accordingly. There was much that was false and harmful in this outlook, as concerning ...... did not reply but merely touched his hand. He understood that this meant: ...]
Genres: [fiction | religious | short storiesDownloads: 24

Hana

  [english | 1916]  

Ryunosuke Akutagawa


Summary: [Zenchi Naigu is a Buddhist priest during Japans Heian period. He is ascribed the wisdom of zen but is more concerned with diminishing his ungainly large and dangling nose. The story is mainly a commentary on vanity and religion in a style and theme typical to Akutagawas work.1916(from Wikipedia)Note: You may need to embed a Japanese unicode font into this file in order to view it on your reader.]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | religiousDownloads: 402

La Barriere

  [french | 1910]  

Rene Bazin


Summary: [The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs Being the first part of the geology of the voyage of the Beagle under the command of Capt. Fitzroy R.N. during the years 1832 to 1836 was published in 1842 as Charles Darwins first monograph and set out his theory of the formation of coral reefs and atolls. He conceived of the idea during the voyage of the Beagle while still in South America before he ...]
Genres: [fiction | religiousDownloads: 184

La Faute De Labbe Mouret

  [french | 1875]  

Emile Zola


Summary: [La Faute de labb Mouret est un roman dmile Zola paru en 1875 le cinquime volume de la srie les Rougon-Macquart. Faisant suite la Conqute de Plassans cest le second ouvrage de la srie qui trate du catholicisme le thme en est la vie dun prtre dchir entre sa vocation religieuse et lamour dune femme.]
Genres: [fiction | religious | romanceDownloads: 317

La Femme Pauvre

  [french | 1897]  

Leon Bloy


Summary: [Ce roman dcrit la vie dune jeune femme pauvre illumine inspire par sa foi chrtienne. Sa mre une mgre sordide et son compagnon un ivrogne lobligent se prostituer pour subvenir leurs besoins. Elle se retrouve sous la protection dun peintre dans le milieu duquel elle approchera dautres artistes crivains enlumineur etc. Aprs la mort de son bienfaiteur elle pousera lenlumineur... Ce texte est un ...]
Genres: [fiction | religiousDownloads: 95

Le Desespere

  [french | 1887]  

Leon Bloy


Excerpts: [... francs par an et je les d'epense. Par cons'equent, je suis pauvre, plus pauvre que vous, peut-^etre, a cause des charges 'ecrasantes qui r'esultent ...... yeux d'un bleu si naif qu'il avait toujours l'air de s'en servir pour la premi`ere fois, - 'etait surabondamment attest'ee par l'extraordinaire 'energie ...... conjecture, sans oblit'erer en lui la soumission filiale `a ...]
Genres: [fiction | religiousDownloads: 44

Levangeliste

  [french | 1892]  

Alphonse Daudet


Summary: [Ce roman a souvent t considr comme le premier en France consacr la religion protestante depuis le XVIIe sicle. Mme Hautmann pouse dun banquier se proccupe dvangliser les milieux difficiles. Aprs avoir form des jeunes filles au niveau des institutrices elle les envoie comme vanglistes dans ces endroits difficiles. Le matin elles apprennent lire et crire. Le soir elles organisent des sances ...]
Genres: [fiction | religiousDownloads: 366

Lord Of The World

  [english | 1907]  

Robert Hugh Benson


Summary: [In or about the year 2000 humanity has reached that incredibly lofty goal to which its intrinsic efforts can carry it but rejected everything but crass materialism. Technology has advanced to the point where no one need work for a living while the social sciences have achieved a smoothly-running if almost unbearably sterile social order. Formal religious beliefs except for Catholicism have been ...]
Genres: [fiction | religious | science fictionDownloads: 471

Navidad En Las Montanas

  [spanish | 1871]  

Ignacio Manuel Altamirano


Summary: [Altamirano presenta en su libro a dos figuras contrapuestas: un militar liberal ateo perteneciente a las fuerzas polticas triunfantes y a un cura catlico espaol que se muestra un poco temeroso por la hostilidad con que supona iba a ser tratado por el capitn anticlerical. El encuentro de los dos hombres se da en una aldea perdida en plena montaa cuando uno va de camino hacia su curato y el otro ms ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | religiousDownloads: 271

Paradise Lost

  [english | 1667]  

John Milton


Summary: [A Preface to Paradise Lost is one of C. S. Lewiss most famous scholarly works. The book had its genesis in Lewiss Ballard Matthews Lectures which he delivered at the University College of North Wales in 1941.]
Genres: [fiction | poetry | religiousDownloads: 151

Pearl Maiden

  [english | 1901]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Excerpts: [... and ample shields. Their combat was to last for twenty minutes by the sand- glass, when, unless they had shown cowardice, those who were left alive ...... she loved, and for the child that, she remembered thankfully, Anna had foretold would be born and live out its life. Then she remembered also that ...... seemed ill at ease but if my first words are true, this is true also, that ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | religiousDownloads: 307

Piers Plowman

  [english | 1387]  

William Langland


Summary: [Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago 1912.]
Genres: [fiction | poetry | religiousDownloads: 10

Quo Vadis

  [english | 1896]  

Henryk Sienkiewicz


Summary: [Quo Vadis A Narrative Of The Time Of Nero by Henryk Sienkiewicz. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [fiction | historical | religiousDownloads: 148

Thais

  [french | 1890]  

Anatole France


Summary: [Thas tait ne de parents libres et pauvres adonns lidoltrie. Du temps quelle tait petite son pre gouvernait Alexandrie proche de la porte de la Lune un cabaret que frquentaient les matelots. Certains souvenirs vifs et dtachs lui restaient de sa premire enfance. Elle revoyait son pre assis langle du foyer les jambes croises grand redoutable et tranquille tel quun de ces vieux Pharaons que ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | religiousDownloads: 97

The Innocence Of Father Brown

  [english | 1911]  

Gilbert Keith Chesterton


Summary: [Twelve mysteries featuring Father Brown the short stumpy Catholic priest with uncanny insight into human evil.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | religiousDownloads: 3
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