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📒The Chosen ✍ Jerome Karabel
✏The Chosen Book Summary : A professor of sociology at the University of California presents the findings of his survey of admissions at Princeton, revealing a century of exclusion that cuts to the core of the American experience, while raising important questions about the stratification of higher education in America. Reprint.
📒The Chosen Shore ✍ Ellen Alexander Conley
✏The Chosen Shore Book Summary : A Korean street child is adopted into an upper-middle-class suburban home. A Vietnamese monk dishes up fast food to fund a spiritual center. A woman saves for a home back in Ghana, where she will never live. All are immigrants to the United States, known to most of their fellow Americans only as statistics. The stories that statistics can't tell unfold in this book, in which twenty-three recent immigrants recall navigating the paradoxes, pitfalls, and triumphs of becoming Americans. Candid, evocative, and richly detailed, their oral histories comprise a compelling portrait of the changing face of the American population. In venues from the "San Francisco Chronicle "to the "New York Times, "Ellen Alexander Conley's fiction has been hailed as "wonderful," "impassioned," and "memorable." Conley brings the same passion and skill to her depiction of our nation's most recent arrivals. These personal histories, along with Conley's thoughtful overview of literature on immigration, give us a firsthand sense of what it means to become an American.
📒Chaim Potok S The Chosen ✍ Harold Bloom
✏Chaim Potok s The Chosen Book Summary : An overview of the work features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work.
📒The Chosen City ✍ Nicholas Schoon
✏The Chosen City Book Summary : Comprehensively researched, the book serves as a wake-up call for everyone interested and involved in urban regeneration."--BOOK JACKET.
📒The Chosen Peoples ✍ Todd Gitlin
✏The Chosen Peoples Book Summary : Americans and Israelis have often thought that their nations were chosen, in perpetuity, to do God’s work. This belief in divine election is a potent, living force, one that has guided and shaped both peoples and nations throughout their history and continues to do so to this day. Through great adversity and despite serious challenges, Americans and Jews, leaders and followers, have repeatedly faced the world fortified by a sense that their nation has a providential destiny. As Todd Gitlin and Liel Leibovitz argue in this original and provocative book, what unites the two allies in a “special friendship” is less common strategic interests than this deep-seated and lasting theological belief that they were chosen by God. The United States and Israel each has understood itself as a nation placed on earth to deliver a singular message of enlightenment to a benighted world. Each has stumbled through history wrestling with this strange concept of chosenness, trying both to grasp the meaning of divine election and to bear the burden it placed them under. It was this idea that provided an indispensable justification when the Americans made a revolution against Britain, went to war with and expelled the Indians, expanded westward, built an overseas empire, and most recently waged war in Iraq. The equivalent idea gave rise to the Jewish people in the first place, sustained them in exodus and exile, and later animated the Zionist movement, inspiring the Israelis to vanquish their enemies and conquer the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Everywhere you look in American and Israeli history, the idea of chosenness is there. The Chosen Peoples delivers a bold new take on both nations’ histories. It shows how deeply the idea of chosenness has affected not only their enthusiasts but also their antagonists. It digs deeply beneath the superficialities of headlines, the details of negotiations, the excuses and justifications that keep cropping up for both nations’ successes and failures. It shows how deeply ingrained is the idea of a chosen people in both nations’ histories—and yet how complicated that idea really is. And it offers interpretations of chosenness that both nations dearly need in confronting their present-day quandaries. Weaving together history, theology, and politics, The Chosen Peoples vividly retells the dramatic story of two nations bound together by a wild and sacred idea, takes unorthodox perspectives on some of our time’s most searing conflicts, and offers an unexpected conclusion: only by taking the idea of chosenness seriously, wrestling with its meaning, and assuming its responsibilities can both nations thrive.
📒Evangelizing The Chosen People ✍ Yaakov Shalom Ariel
✏Evangelizing the Chosen People Book Summary : Offers a history of the Protestant evangelization of Jews in the United States.
📒The Chosen ✍ A. Beker
✏The Chosen Book Summary : The Chosen explores Judaism s key defining concept and inquires why it remains the central unspoken and explosive psychological, historical, and theological problem at the heart of Jewish-Gentile relations. Crisscrossing the twin cultural and theological divides between Judaism, Christendom, and Islam, The Chosen explains how the Jews, of all people, have come to represent at once the epitome of both the good and the odious. Beker covers not only the great stories of how the Jews came to be chosen and the Christian, Muslim, and Nazi efforts to appropriate the title, but also the key role "chosenness" plays in contemporary anti-Semitism and in the current Middle East conflict over the Land of Israel and the chosen city of Jerusalem.
📒The Chosen ✍ J.E. Runnion
✏The Chosen Book Summary : Author J.E. Runnion invites you to begin the first book of a trilogy series filled with action, suspense, and full of surprises involving a group of men Chosen to fight evil in this tale of adventure. JD is taken away by the archangel Michael to begin training as one of God’s Chosen. His abilities are in the forms of a white owl, timber wolf, and Siberian tiger. Taking any of the animal forms allows him to confront, defeat, and banish evil.
📒The Chosen ✍ Athena Taylor Lester
✏The Chosen Book Summary : Will she obey? Will she follow? Can she trust? Can she succeed? Tachee, the last of the mantii race, faces these questions as she begins her journey. She is constantly being taught and trained; but for what? She wonders, and she prays... Tachee awakes one morning to find her usual routine and lone companion are taken away suddenly. In the elvish city, Un Wava, Tachee begins discovering her skills, learns a history she never knew, and develops much longed for friends. She finds contentment, when she is called to leave it all behind, and by someone Tachee never thought she would encounter. Unsure of herself but discontent to stay, she chooses to obey and embarks on a journey that both reveals and develops her true character. Danger, excitement, rest and friendship await her on a journey through a land full of secrets, darkness and enemies. However, light is coming... Athena Taylor Lester is a home school student who loves reading, and particularly enjoys fantastical fiction. She started writing at an early age, and at 13 decided to try her hand at writing a full-scale fantasy novel. Her passion is to write stories that are not bogged down with superfluous spooks or false ideas frequently found in fantasy novels. In contrast, her desire is to write enjoyable adventures wherein her readers are left encouraged and with themes reinforcing truth. In all of her novels (this one and the ones still in her head) she strives for messages reflecting truth and inspiration to press on toward the mark set before us. Athena lives in North Central Arkansas and she wants everyone to know her favorite color is pink.
📒The Chosen ✍ David Salner
✏The Chosen Book Summary :