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God-consciousness – in the wider sense just explained – constitutes, according to Islam , the meaning of human life. And it is this conception alone that shows us the possibility of man’s reaching perfection in his individual, earthly life. 2,067 more words

Political Philosophy

No Rest for the Wicked - Teaser #27

Vi’s body relaxed and she rolled to face the wall to better welcome sleep. She breathed into the gentle dark for a few moments, then an alarm bell suddenly went off in her head. 152 more words


Exclusive cover reveal and excerpt: ‘Every Deep Desire’ by Sharon Wray

HEA unveils the cover of romantic suspense Every Deep Desire (Deadly Force book one) by Sharon Wray, arriving March 6, 2018. We have an excerpt, too! 1,769 more words


An Unpracticed Heart: My Favorite Scene

So, I love my books. Even the parts of them that made me tear out my hair in frustration. And in each one, there is a scene, or a few scenes, that I love more than the rest. 867 more words


LUNNAH ☾Excerpt #15☽

The infant clasped onto her mother’s pinky and the operating room turned into an intergalactic Picasso painting.

Caressing the tan, micro crescent moon mark, Violet said, “Lunnah. 43 more words


Excerpt: Perishing Heathens

The following has been excerpted from Perishing Heathens: Stories of Protestant Missionaries and Christian Indians in Antebellum America by Julius H. Rubin (October 2017). Rubin is a professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Saint Joseph.  1,227 more words


We Should Be Talking About the Effect of Climate Change on Cities

Ashley Dawson | Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change | Verso | October 2017 |  4,535 more words