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Pitching My Tent

Author : Anita Diamant
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From the bestselling author of The Red Tent and Good Harbor, a collection of intimate, autobiographical reflections on the milestones, revelations, and balancing acts of life as a wife, mother, friend, and member of a religious community. Before The Red Tent won her international literary acclaim, Anita Diamant was a columnist in Boston. Over the course of twenty years, she wrote essays that reflected the shape and evolution of her life, as well as the trends of her generation. In the end, her musings about love and marriage, birth and death, nature versus nurture, politics and religion—and everything from female friendships to quitting smoking—have created a public diary of the progress of her life that resonated deeply with her readers. Now, Pitching My Tent collects the finest columns of a writer who is a reporter by training and a storyteller by heart, all revised and enriched with new material. Personal, inspiring, and often funny, Pitching My Tent displays the warmth, humor, and wisdom that Diamant's legions of fans have come to cherish.

Re pitching the Tent

Author : Richard Giles
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Re-pitching the Tent is a handbook that aims to revitalise the way we regard church buildings, enabling us to see them afresh as a vital component of our worship and mission.

The Red Tent 20th Anniversary Edition

Author : Anita Diamant
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Her name is Dinah. In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that are about her father, Jacob, and his dozen sons. Told in Dinah's voice, this novel reveals the traditions and turmoils of ancient womanhood-the world of the red tent. It begins with the story of her mothers-Leah, Rachel, Zilpah, and Bilhah-the four wives of Jacob. They love Dinah and give her gifts that are to sustain her through a damaged youth, a calling to midwifery, and a new home in a foreign land. Dinah's story reaches out from a remarkable period of early history and creates an intimate, immediate connection. Deeply affecting, The Red Tent combines rich storytelling with a valuable achievement in modern fiction: a new view of Biblical women's society.

God s Tent Pitched Among Us

Author : Benjamin Carter
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How can small rural churches respond with confidence to the opportunities and challenges for mission and ministry? As the Church focuses more and more on growth in urban areas, God’s Tent shows that flourishing exists throughout the Church, and particularly in small and rural contexts.

The Best in Tent Camping Pennsylvania

Author : Matt Willen
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Between the state's two major population centers, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania offers the outdoor enthusiast thousands of square miles of hills, forests, and rivers to pursue a variety of outdoor activities--hiking, bicycling, skiing, fishing, boating, and camping. The Best In Tent Camping: Pennsylvania provides a guide to the fifty best places in the state to pitch a tent and spend the night without being bothered by the noise of loud portable stereos, large recreational vehicles, and crowds. In addition to providing campers with essential information about each campground (including season, rates, facilities, and how to reserve a site), the guide identifies the best sites at the best campgrounds, offers information on exciting day trips, suggests hikes and activities accessible from the campgrounds, and describes the flora and fauna campers might encounter on a trip. From the Pocono Mountain region to the Allegheny National Forest, the Laurel Highlands to the suburbs of Philadelphia, The Best in Tent Camping: Pennsylvania is an indispensable guide for the person who likes to sleep in a tent not far from the convenience of the car.

The Genesis of Fiction

Author : Terry R. Wright
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This book considers a range of twentieth-century novelists who practise a creative mode of reading the Bible, exploring aspects of the Book of Genesis which more conventional biblical criticism sometimes ignores. Each chapter considers some of the interpretive challenges of the relevant story in Genesis, especially those noted by rabbinic midrash, which serves as a model for such creative rewriting of the biblical text. All the novelists considered, from Mark Twain, John Steinbeck and Thomas Mann to Jeanette Winterson, Anita Diamant and Jenny Diski, are shown to have been aware of the midrashic tradition and in some cases to have incorporated significant elements from it into their own writing. The questions these modern and postmodern writers ask of the Bible, however, go beyond those permitted by the rabbis and by other believing interpretive communities. Each chapter therefore attempts to chart intertextually where the writers are coming from, what principles govern their mode of reading and rewriting Genesis, and what conclusions can be drawn about the ways in which it remains possible to relate to the Bible.

The Red Tent

Author : Anita Diamant
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In The Red Tent Anita Diamant brings the fascinating biblical character of Dinah to vivid life. Her name is Dinah. In the Bible her fate is merely hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the verses of the Book of Genesis that recount the life of Jacob and his infamous dozen sons. Anita Diamant's The Red Tent is an extraordinary and engrossing tale of ancient womanhood and family honour. Told in Dinah's voice, it opens with the story of her mothers – the four wives of Jacob – each of whom embodies unique feminine traits, and concludes with Dinah's own startling and unforgettable story of betrayal, grief and love. Deeply affecting and intimate, The Red Tent combines outstandingly rich storytelling with an original insight into women's society in a fascinating period of early history and such is its warmth and candour, it is guaranteed to win the hearts and minds of women across the world. 'I genuinely fell into this rich and colourful world and Dinah and Leah have stayed with me as ancestors and sisters brought to life by Anita Diamant's imaginative novel' - Maureen Lipman. Adapted as a TV mini series starring Rebecca Ferguson and Minnie Driver.

Into the wind chasing my shadow

Author : Judith Ypeij
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Ever since she was a young girl Judith Ypeij was intrigued by the USA. In 2006 she finally decided to give up everything in The Netherlands and cross the United States by herself. It became a bicycle ride from Florida to California. During her trip she turned out to be one of the few who rode the route from east to west, into the wind. She had to deal with steep hills, great ranges in temperature and a limited budget but thanks to the limitless hospitality of the Americans she encountered during her trip it became an experience of a lifetime.

the quiver

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The St Clair Papers

Author : Arthur St. Clair
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The Life and Public Services of Arthur St Clair

Author : William Henry Smith
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The Birds of passage

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Elephant hunting in East Equatorial Africa

Author : Arthur H. Neumann
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Being an Account of Three Years' Ivory-Hunting Under Mount Kenia and Among the Ndorobo Savages of the Lorogi Mountains. Including a Trip to the North of Lake Rudolph

Love at First Hike

Author : Michelle Pugh
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When recent graduate Michelle Pugh sets out to fulfill a childhood dream of hiking the A.T. from start to finish, she enjoys the bliss of being surrounded by nature, the peacefulness of small trail towns, and the companionship of fellow hikers.

The General Baptist repository and Missionary observer afterw The General Baptist magazine repository and Missionary observer afterw The General Baptist magazine

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Author : George Borrow
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The Advanced Backpacker

Author : Chris Townsend
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With thousands of all-weather miles to his credit, from North America, Europe, and Asia, Chris Townsend is the ultimate guide for backpackers of all levels. The Advanced Backpacker is an invaluable fusion of expert information and unlimited inspiration, featuring detailed discussions of everything from finding routes and choosing locations to planning, financing, equipping, and supplying oneself for the long haul.Offering readers unprecedented insight into the extensive preparations required to develop the body and psyche of a long-distance hiker, Townsend addresses the specifics of hiking in all climates, from deserts and mountains to the arctic tundra and the tropics. The Advanced Backpacker offers top-level navigation techniques as well as specific safety and health precautions for extreme heat and cold.

The United Service Magazine

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Six months at Sebastopol selections from the journal and correspondence of G Ranken by W B Ranken

Author : George Ranken
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Seventeen Trips Through Som liland

Author : H. G. C. Swayne
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