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Part of the Family
Author: Jason Hensley
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1532740530
Pages: 422
Year: 2016-05-14
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In 1938 and 1939, via a movement known as the Kindertransport, thousands of Jewish children were taken from Nazi-occupied territories to safety in Great Britain. They came to a new family, a new country, and a new life. Approximately 250 of these children were sponsored by Christadelphians, a small Christian group. Often the Holocaust is considered in terms of statistics: how many perished and how many were affected, so much so that at times the individual stories are lost in the numbers. This series examines the experiences of the individuals who came to England as children, and lived with Christadelphians. Ten of these child survivors, and their families, participated in the effort to bring about this first volume. These are their stories.
Part of the Family - Volume 2
Author: Jason Hensley
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1545528624
Pages: 484
Year: 2017-06-16
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The first volume of this series described the beliefs of the Christadelphians, and told the stories of ten of the children who had left their parents and come to live with Christadelphians via the Kindertransport. This second volume does the same. Just as the first, ten of these child survivors, and their families, give their testimony. Unlike the first volume, however, some of these survivors did not live with Christadelphian families - living instead in Elpis Lodge, the hostel sponsored by Christadelphians in Birmingham. Because of that, this second volume includes further details and primary sources relating to the hostel, in addition to recounting their childhood, flight from Germany, and new life in England. These are their stories.
Jesus, the Final Days
Author: Craig A. Evans, Nicholas Thomas Wright
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 0664233597
Pages: 116
Year: 2008
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What do history and archaeology have to say about Jesus' death, burial, and resurrection? In this superb general-reader book, two of the world's most celebrated writers on the historical Jesus share their greatest findings. Together, Craig A. Evans and N. T. Wright concisely and compellingly convey the drama and the world-shattering significance of Jesus' final days on earth. Certain to be a best seller during the Lent/Easter season and beyond!
How to Find Your (First) Husband
Author: Rosie Blake
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782398635
Pages: 123
Year: 2016-06-02
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Isobel quits her dead-end job and travels the world seeking the man she believes she is meant to be with. A hilarious and irresistible romantic comedy about a globetrotting quest to find love. Perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella, Lindsay Kelk and Mhairi McFarlane. Isobel Graves moved to LA determined to be the Next Big Thing. Instead, she is dressed as a giant prawn handing out fliers promoting a fish market. Rather than attending glamorous parties and dating exciting men, her evenings consist of watching box sets with her sort-of boyfriend, whose idea of romance is a late-night drunken text. Where did it all go wrong? When Isobel catches sight of Andrew Parker, her childhood sweetheart, in the background of a TV news story she feels it's a sign. If she'd stuck with Andrew everything would have turned out better. Now she just needs to find him... Join Isobel as she travels from LA to Devon and to a remote Malaysian island in search of true love.
Rescuing the Children
Author: Deborah Hodge
Publisher: Tundra Books
ISBN: 1770493662
Pages: 64
Year: 2012-10-09
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This important book tells the story of how ten thousand Jewish children were rescued out of Nazi Europe just before the outbreak of World War 2. They were saved by the Kindertransport — a rescue mission that transported the children (or Kinder) from Nazi-ruled countries to safety in Britain. The book includes real-life accounts of the children and is illustrated with archival photographs, paintings of pre-war Nazi Germany by artist, Hans Jackson, and original art by the Kinder commemorating their rescue.
An Invitation to Forever
Author: Anna Tikvah
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1478393343
Pages: 334
Year: 2012-12-18
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Intrigued by a conversation overheard in the dark, Sandra Carrington is drawn into a conflict where emotions run deep. Why would someone who seems so kind, adamantly refuse to attend his brother's upcoming wedding? Why does he live all alone and close the door on his very own family? Is it a lack of love...or something else? Puzzled by such incongruities, Sandra probes deeper and in doing so discovers an ancient promise that leads to something much greater, richer, and more exciting than she could have ever imagined! Well-supported by Scripture, this unique novel follows the thread of the Gospel message from Genesis to Revelation. There's a royal wedding to which all have been invited...it's an invitation to forever!
Falling Like Ember
Author: Christina L. Schmidt
Publisher:
ISBN: 0996896902
Pages:
Year: 2016-08-27
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Falling Like Ember asks what if music could fill the infinite between two souls? Sixteen-year-old painter Lux Tazo once had paramount plans for her future; falling for musician Ember Sweeney was not one of them. The prodigy and the headliner of his band, Falling Like Ember, speaks in song titles and writes lyrics about Lux. Just when they finally take a chance on each other, tragedy takes her to a crossroads called Boreloque. Ember fights for Lux back home in Briar Heights, while she struggles for her very soul. Will they break down walls of expectation and fear, through the power of music and love, and find each other in a place that defines and unites them? Can Lux and Ember move through infinity and find each other in the darkness?
Ark of Civilization
Author: Sally Crawford, Katharina Ulmschneider, Jas Elsner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199687552
Pages: 416
Year: 2017-03-09
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In the opening decades of the twentieth century, Germany was at the cutting edge of arts and humanities scholarship across Europe. However, when many of its key thinkers--leaders in their fields in classics, philosophy, archaeology, art history, and oriental studies--were forced to flee to England following the rise of the Nazi regime, Germany's loss became Oxford's gain. From the mid-1930s onwards, Oxford could accurately be described as an "ark of knowledge" of western civilization: a place where ideas about art, culture, and history could be rescued, developed, and disseminated freely. The city's history as a place of refuge for scientists who were victims of Nazi oppression is by now familiar, but the story of its role as a sanctuary for cultural heritage, though no less important, has received much less attention. In this volume, the impact of Oxford as a shelter, a meeting point, and a center of thought in the arts and humanities specifically is addressed, by looking both at those who sought refuge there and stayed, and those whose lives intersected with Oxford at crucial moments before and during the war. Although not every great refugee can be discussed in detail in this volume, this study offers an introduction to the unique conjunction of place, people, and time that shaped Western intellectual history, exploring how the meeting of minds enabled by libraries, publishing houses, and the University allowed Oxford's refugee scholars to have a profound and lasting impact on the development of British culture. Drawing on oral histories, previously unpublished letters, and archives, it illuminates and interweaves both personal and global histories to demonstrate how, for a short period during the war, Oxford brought together some of the greatest minds of the age to become the custodians of a great European civilization.
Tales of Loving and Leaving
Author: Gaby Weiner
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1524635073
Pages: 210
Year: 2016-09-14
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The stories of so-called ordinary families and their place in history are important. Though theyre not the stuff of kings and queens or governments or wars, they shed light on how political movements and decisions affect ordinary individuals and how those individuals react to those decisions. In Tales of Loving and Leaving, author Gaby Weiner tells the story of three of her family members: her maternal grandmother, Amalia Moszkowicz Dinger; her mother, Steffi Dinger; and her father, Uszer Frocht. Weiner shares how these peoples lives were profoundly affected by the great movements and isms of the twentieth century that included not only Nazism, but also the Russian Revolution, the rise and fall of Communism, and the displacement and migration of more than 60,000,000 people following the Second World War. The stories, told in chronological slices, tell about ordinary people who were rendered extraordinary by the period through which they lived. The narratives also focus on the treatment and experiences of Jewish migrants before, during, and after the war in different countries and the impact of these countries politics on them. Weiner illustrates the effects of separation and trauma and how human beings, when confronted with horror, respond, get on with life, go on to make different futures, and seek to be ordinary again. Tales of Loving and Leaving shows how, following the impact of the Nazi-led genocide, myths were created, secrets were perpetuated, lies were told, shelter was found, futures were shaped, and hope was rekindled.
Samson
Author: Shawn Hoffman
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 0849965063
Pages: 352
Year: 2013-11-05
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“You are a man who has vowed to protect his family, even at the cost of your own life. So you have no other choice. . . . You must fight, Samson. You must.” The year is 1941, and Samson Abrams makes a life-or-death decision that lands him, and his entire family, in the notorious concentration camp Auschwitz. When Samson is recognized by Dr. Josef Mengele and Commandant Rudolf Höss as a former boxing champion, he is ordered box for their entertainment. A win means extra rations, but the penalty for losing is death in the gas chambers. One question haunts Samson as he and his family face one atrocity after another: Where is God in the face of such evil? An unexpected friendship between the Jewish Samson and the Polish Catholic priest Maximilian Kolbe challenges Samson to examine what little is left of his faith, but will it give him strength when he needs it most? Based on true stories, Samson: A Savior Will Rise blends Shawn Hoffman’s thorough research with a compelling narrative that provokes questions about faith, hope, and love.
The Religious Life of London
Author: James Ewing Ritchie
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
ISBN:
Pages: 386
Year: 1870
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Into the Arms of Strangers
Author: Mark Jonathan Harris, Deborah Oppenheimer
Publisher:
ISBN: 1408892278
Pages: 320
Year: 2017-02
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With a preface by Lord Richard Attenborough, a collection of accounts from some of the 10,000 children rescued from the Nazi Regime and brought to the UK by the Kinderstransport schemeIn November 1938, international public opinion was shocked by the news of Kristallnacht - the anti-Jewish pogrom that led to the burning of synagogues and the first mass arrests of Jewish men. Twelve days later, the British government implemented the Kindertransport plan, which allowed many children to leave the horrors of the Nazi regime and find temporary refuge within British families and hostels. By the time war was declared in September 1939, this brave undertaking had saved 10,000 lives.This book, based on the Academy Award-winning feature documentary of the same name, reveals what it was like to grow up in the shadow of the Nazi threat, to escape danger and fear, but also to leave family and friends, perhaps for ever. It is poignantly told in the words of those directly involved. It is both an astonishing insight into a remarkable moment of history and a timely reminder of how welcoming our country has been in the past to those who need welcome, shelter and hope.
One Step Ahead
Author: Avraham Azrieli
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1401082807
Pages: 185
Year: 2004-07-21
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In the Shadow of the Swastika
Author: Hermann Wygoda
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252071395
Pages: 224
Year: 2003-02-28
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The author, who passed as a Gentile throughout the war, shares wartime observations and describes his experiences with the Italian resistance movement
Churchill and the Jews
Author: Martin Gilbert
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805088644
Pages: 400
Year: 2008-09-02
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Details Churchill's support for Jewish rights while maintaining concerns for British interests in the Arab world through an examination of sources including private papers, speeches, and personal correspondence.