Eye Of The Needle

Author: Ken Follett
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101990244
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The worldwide phenomenon from the bestselling author of The Pillars of the Earth, World Without End, and A Column of Fire His code name was “The Needle.” He was a German aristocrat of extraordinary intelligence—a master spy with a legacy of violence in his blood, and the object of the most desperate manhunt in history. . . . But his fate lay in the hands of a young and vulnerable English woman, whose loyalty, if swayed, would assure his freedom—and win the war for the Nazis. . . .

Through The Eye Of A Needle

Author: Peter Brown
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400844533
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Jesus taught his followers that it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter heaven. Yet by the fall of Rome, the church was becoming rich beyond measure. Through the Eye of a Needle is a sweeping intellectual and social history of the vexing problem of wealth in Christianity in the waning days of the Roman Empire, written by the world's foremost scholar of late antiquity. Peter Brown examines the rise of the church through the lens of money and the challenges it posed to an institution that espoused the virtue of poverty and called avarice the root of all evil. Drawing on the writings of major Christian thinkers such as Augustine, Ambrose, and Jerome, Brown examines the controversies and changing attitudes toward money caused by the influx of new wealth into church coffers, and describes the spectacular acts of divestment by rich donors and their growing influence in an empire beset with crisis. He shows how the use of wealth for the care of the poor competed with older forms of philanthropy deeply rooted in the Roman world, and sheds light on the ordinary people who gave away their money in hopes of treasure in heaven. Through the Eye of a Needle challenges the widely held notion that Christianity's growing wealth sapped Rome of its ability to resist the barbarian invasions, and offers a fresh perspective on the social history of the church in late antiquity.

The Eye Of The Needle

Author: Teri Sloat
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780882405353
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Sent out by his grandmother to find food, Amik consumes a series of animals of ever-increasing size and brings back more than he thinks.

Through The Eye Of A Needle

Author: Hal Clement
Publisher: Gateway
ISBN: 0575110252
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Time was running out for Bob Kinnaird. Without much warning, the Hunter - the green protoplasmic alien that lived inside him and cured all his ills - had suddenly become his destroyer. Day by day Bob grew weaker and weaker, but only specialists from the Hunter's distant world would know what was wrong with him and, more importantly, how to save him. But the only way searchers from his planet could find him was to locate his missing spaceship . . . a spaceship that had crashed beneath the ocean years before, its location still very much a mystery. Once again leading an investigation against time - as he had done so many years before - the Hunter knew he had to find comrades and find them fast . . . before someone murdered his best friend.

Defending The Eye Of The Needle

Author: Ian Campbell McKellar
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780958749268
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When the shadows of war became a reality in September 1939 Australia was forced to look to its own resources for its defence. Initially this involved reopening a number of World War 1 Naval lookouts, known as War Signal Stations, at key points around its coast. These were quickly proved ineffective as in 1940 the German Navy had sent a number of disguised, heavily armed ships to prey on commercial shipping in all parts of the world. One of these ships easily evaded the War Signal Stations at both Wilsons Promontory and Cape Otway to lay 110 mines in Bass Strait. Those mines claimed two ships before they could be cleared. This prompted plans to deploy top secret radar stations at Cape Otway and other key points.Before the radars could be commissioned Japan sent a submarine to the vicinity of King Island. An aircraft was launched from it to make a reconnaissance flight over Melbourne. It was sighted but before action could be taken it had flown back to the submarine which quickly left the area. In both cases radar would have provided timely warning of the intrusion so that defences could have reacted successfully. The Cape Otway radar station was duly brought into operation and in these pages you can read accounts of it by the men who served there as well as the above events.

The Eye Of A Needle

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Publisher: Feldheim Publishers
ISBN: 9781568713571
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An eye-opening look at the foundations of Judaism--designed for the observant Jew who wishes to venture into the world of kiruv. This comprehensive, well-organized primer lays a solid foundation for one's own hashkafah, as well as providing useful techniques and answers which will be useful when involved with outreach. This book features an acclaimed line-up of writers, including R' Noach Weinberg, Dr. Gerald Schroeder, and R' Nechemia Coopersmith, among others. No "hot" topic is left undiscussed in these fascinating pages--from evolution to Christianity; from the seven wonders of Jewish history to the role of women in Judaism, this book truly has it all. Includes a wonderful, innovative Convictions List to help every Jew clarify his or her own convictions about Judaism--a great self-awareness tool and/or conversation starter!

Through The Eye Of The Needle

Author: Mary Katharine Duffié
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780155069824
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"Here, the voice of Heeni, a relative of the current Maori Queen, chronicles the history of the Maori of New Zealand and the adaptations they have made to survive as a group in the modern world."--BOOK JACKET.