The Book of Giants Book

The Book of Giants


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-08-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 1933865679

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The Book of Giants Excerpt :

Take a journey with the artist and writer Petar Meseldzija, who tells how he was allowed unparalleled access through the Invisible Curtain and into the land of giants. A year in the making, this book’s sixteen paintings and nearly ninety drawings bring to life Petar’s experiences on this journey and secrets uncovered, going back to ancient times. He shares stories of new discoveries that free giants from the murky abyss of myth and a forgotten past. Told in three stages, The Book of Giants includes the illustrated stories The Giants Are Coming, recounting a dynamic clash that lasted one hundred years; The Little Kingdom, where a giant befriends a nation of humans and becomes their adamant protector against ferocious invaders; The Northern Giants, who embrace the warrior spirit through countless battles; Giant Velles, the story of ignorance and how the strength of goodness perseveres; and The Great Forest, wherein the author discovers little creatures called the keppetz and relates his experiences spent with ogres while on his quest to meet the Golden One and to determine the purpose of his journey. Through the strength of his own power, he discovers his blessings, his limitations and finally his personal myth. Furthermore, you will discover why giants made a push into the underground, followed by their exodus and deliverance to a new land. You’ll also learn why the myth of giants is still alive, why their time spent with humans remains elusive and why giants prefer to remain hidden in their world. Join Petar Meseldzija on his journey of discovery.

The Book of Giants from Qumran Book

The Book of Giants from Qumran


  • Author : Loren T. Stuckenbruck
  • Publisher : Mohr Siebrek Ek
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 289
  • ISBN 10 : 3161467205

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The Book of Giants from Qumran Excerpt :

Before the Dead Sea discoveries, the Book of Giants was only extant through fragmentary Manichaean sources. Since Milik's identification of the Book of Giants from Qumran materials, there has been mounting interest in this work. Stuckenbruck presents a detailed analysis of all the pertinent fragments from Qumran -- with bibliography, critical text, translation, and commentary.

Jewish Lore in Manichaean Cosmogony Book

Jewish Lore in Manichaean Cosmogony


  • Author : John C. Reeves
  • Publisher : ISD LLC
  • Release Date : 2016-07-23
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780878201310

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Jewish Lore in Manichaean Cosmogony Excerpt :

A work entitled the "Book of Giants" figures in every list of the Manichaean "canon" preserved from antiquity. Both the nature of this work and the intellectual baggage of the third-century Persian prophet to whom it is ascribed remained unknown to scholars until 1943, when fragments of several Middle Iranian versions of the Book of Giants were published by W. B. Henning. Twenty-eight years later, at Qumran, J. T. Milik discovered several copies of a fragmentary Aramaic work which is unquestionably the precursor of the later Manichaean recension. One other important work, Mani's "autobiography," the so-called Cologne Mani Codex, was brought to scholarly attention in 1970 with evidence that Mani spent his youth among the Elchasaites, a Judeo-Christian sect that observed the Sabbath, strict dietary laws, and rigorous purification practices. Although leading Orientalists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries have consistently stressed the Iranian component in Mani's thought, Reeves argues, in the light of evidence drawn from the above-mentioned discoveries and from a rich panorama of other textual sources, that the fundamental structure of Manichaean cosmogony is ultimately indebted to Jewish exegetical expansions of Genesis 6:1-4. Reeves begins with an examination of the ancient testimonies about the contents of Mani's Book of Giants. Then, using documents from Second Temple Judaism, classical Gnostic literature, Christian and Muslim heresiological reports, Syriac texts, and Manichaean writings, he provides a detailed analysis of both the Qumran and Manichaean rescensions of the work, demonstrating additional interdependencies and suggesting new narrative arrangements. He addresses a series of quotations from an unnamed Manichaean source found in a paschal homily of the sixth-century Monophysite patriarch Severus of Antioch and a narrative from Thoeodore bar Konai. In sum, Reeves demonstrates that the motifs of Jewish Enochic literature, in particular those of the

The Book of Giants Book

The Book of Giants


  • Author : Joseph Lumpkin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-03-10
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1936533928

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Among the first seven scrolls discovered in the caves of Qumran at the Dead Sea is a scroll given the name, "The Book of Giants." It is thought to have been based on the Book of Enoch, a pseudepigraphical Jewish work from the 3rd century BCE. The Book of Giants, like the Book of Enoch, concerns itself with the Nephilim, which are the offspring of fallen angels, who are called the Watchers. Two main versions of the text exist. The Dead Sea version is written in Aramaic. Another version has been found written in middle Persian, adapted from the Aramaic to fit into the Manichean religion. Both versions will be examined.Following theories speculating that the Book of Giants was once part of the Book of Enoch, we will attempt to place the two texts back together to render the complete story of the Watchers and the Nephilim. We will discover the history and contributions of these ancient scrolls and look carefully at their content and meaning. Throughout the combined texts of the Book of Giants and the Book of Enoch we will examine all the biblical and apocryphal references and parallels within the text.The result is an in-depth and panoramic view of the Angels, the Watchers, and the Nephilim, and how one of the giants of the Nephilim race may have survived the flood intended to cleanse the Earth of their horror.

The Promises of Giants Book

The Promises of Giants


  • Author : John Amaechi
  • Publisher : Nicholas Brealey
  • Release Date : 2021-11-16
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781529345926

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"THE MOST UNLIKELY OF PEOPLE, IN THE MOST IMPROBABLE OF CIRCUMSTANCES, CAN BECOME EXTRAORDINARY." WE NEED MORE LEADERS. From socio-political chaos and workplace disruption to the climate change crisis, we have never needed people with the skill and will to collaborate to create a better world more than now. We need people who are willing to fill the leadership void. People who will embrace the influence they have. People who believe in improving society and workplace culture - not only because it makes life better, but because it is proven to yield positive results. The Promises of Giants is a challenge to anyone who aspires to make a difference in their environment. Over fourteen promises, it seamlessly intertwines personal anecdotes and workplace and social observation with the latest research, to provide practical, proven tips and strategies to empower you to maximize your own potential and inspire others. It is not a self-help book. It is a how-to guide for winning, rooted in the belief that the most unlikely of people, in the most improbable of circumstances, can become extraordinary. John Amaechi well understands the responsibilities and potential that come with being a giant. The Promises of Giants is the product of a lifetime spent observing and studying effective leadership - from accompanying his mother's visits to her dying patients to competing at the highest levels of professional sport, through two decades of management consulting with multinational corporations. These experiences have shown that everyone has the ability to act decisively to influence the world in a positive way. Everyone is a giant to someone.

Grunch  of Giants Book
Score: 3
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Grunch of Giants


  • Author : R. Buckminster Fuller
  • Publisher : Estate of R. Buckminster Fuller
  • Release Date : 1983-04-15
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 91
  • ISBN 10 : 9780312351946

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With the appearance of Grunch of Giants, R. Buckminster Fuller consummates his literary canon, his panoramic lifetime survey of all aspects of the responsibility of human beings for their own destiny. This book is a modern allegory - his long-gestated myth-of the villainy of capitalism and the fecklessness of classic economics. For Fuller, the academic discipline of economics is irrelevant since it derives from an invalid assumption of scarcity. In fact, he has long argued that future historians of our era may subsume our business practices as a branch of mythology; thus it is not surprising that the word economic appears nowhere in his text. Fuller’s myth is no idle fairy tale, since he faces his question - the question of a technological imperative which only he could raise with the deadly seriousness of satire. That question is: Can our system of national political sovereignties and corporate profits survive the inevitable technology revolution require to obviate wars by effecting a worldwide rise in the standard of living. One of the functions of myth is to resolve contradictions in our culture. Grunch of Giants portrays the rising of multinational corporations in the paradoxical role of function both as the epitome of capitalistic selfishness and as the inadvertent vehicle for the dissolution of national political boundaries - the last deterrent to a one-world economy. The result is more subversive of the property and profit values of the capitalist system than anything dreamed of since Karl Marx. —E.J. Applewhite, collaborator with RBF on Synergetics and Synergetics 2, author of Cosmic Fishing: A Memoir of Working With R. Buckminster Fuller

A Book of Giants Book

A Book of Giants


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1898
  • Genre: Giants
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN 10 : OXFORD:590948742

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A Book Of Giants Book

A Book Of Giants


  • Author : Henry Wysham Lanier
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-09-04
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN 10 : 9354207227

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In the Days of Giants  A Book of Norse Tales Book

In the Days of Giants A Book of Norse Tales


  • Author : Abbie Farwell Brown
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 675
  • ISBN 10 : EAN:4057664146441

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In the Days of Giants A Book of Norse Tales Excerpt :

"In the Days of Giants: A Book of Norse Tales" by Abbie Farwell Brown. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

GARGANTUOUS Nephilim and the Men of Shem Book

GARGANTUOUS Nephilim and the Men of Shem


  • Author : Richard A Rosenberger
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-03-10
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 177752430X

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A popular Nephilim mythology is projected onto Biblical history and GARGANTUOUS Nephilim and the Men of Shem: exposes that Giant Lie and Giant Truth concerning The Book of Giants.

Greta and the Giants Book
Score: 4.5
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Greta and the Giants


  • Author : Zoë Tucker
  • Publisher : Frances Lincoln Children's Books
  • Release Date : 2019-11-19
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 35
  • ISBN 10 : 9780711253773

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Greta and the Giants Excerpt :

This inspiring picture book retells the story of Nobel Peace Prize nominee Greta Thunberg—the Swedish teenager who has led a global movement to raise awareness about the world’s climate crisis—using allegory to make this important topic accessible to young children. Greta is a little girl who lives in a beautiful forest threatened by Giants. When the Giants first came to the forest, they chopped down trees to make houses. Then they chopped down more trees and made even bigger homes. The houses grew into towns and the towns grew into cities, until now there is hardly any forest left. Greta knows she has to help the animals who live in the forest, but how? Luckily, Greta has an idea… A section at the back explains that, in reality, the fight against the “giants” isn’t over and explains how you can help Greta in her fight. This book has been printed sustainably in the US on 100% recycled paper. By buying a copy of this book, you are making a donation of 3% of the cover price to 350.org.

Small Giants Book
Score: 4
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Small Giants


  • Author : Bo Burlingham
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-10-11
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101992333

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How maverick companies have passed up the growth treadmill — and focused on greatness instead. It’s an axiom of business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year after year. Yet quietly, under the radar, a small number of companies have rejected the pressure of endless growth to focus on more satisfying business goals. Goals like being great at what they do, creating a great place to work, providing great customer service, making great contributions to their communities, and finding great ways to lead their lives. In Small Giants, veteran journalist Bo Burlingham takes us deep inside fourteen remarkable companies that have chosen to march to their own drummer. They include Anchor Brewing, the original microbrewer; CitiStorage Inc., the premier independent records-storage business; Clif Bar & Co., maker of organic energy bars and other nutrition foods; Righteous Babe Records, the record company founded by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco; Union Square Hospitality Group, the company of restaurateur Danny Meyer; and Zingerman’s Community of Businesses, including the world-famous Zingerman’s Deli of Ann Arbor. Burlingham shows how the leaders of these small giants recognized the full range of choices they had about the type of company they could create. And he shows how we can all benefit by questioning the usual definitions of business success. In his new afterward, Burlingham reflects on the similarities and learning lessons from the small giants he covers in the book.

The Man Who Lived with a Giant Book

The Man Who Lived with a Giant


  • Author : Alana Fletcher
  • Publisher : University of Alberta
  • Release Date : 2019-08-29
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 9781772124682

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Our parents always taught us well. They told us to look on the good side of life and to accept what has to happen. The Man Who Lived with a Giant is a collection of traditional and personal stories told by Johnny Neyelle, a Dene Elder from Déline, Northwest Territories. Johnny used storytelling to teach Dene youth and others to understand and celebrate Dene traditions and knowledge. Johnny’s voice makes his stories accessible to readers young and old, and his wisdom reinforces the right way to live: in harmony with people and places. Storytelling forms the core of Dene knowledge-keeping, making this a vital book for Dene people of today and tomorrow, researchers working with Indigenous cultures and oral histories, and all those dedicated to preserving Elders’ stories.

Giants and Dwarfs Book

Giants and Dwarfs


  • Author : Edward J. Wood
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1868
  • Genre: Abnormalities, Human
  • Pages : 498
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:TZ1PYQ

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Giants and Dwarfs Excerpt :

Giants and Dwarfs considers two types of magical creatures: the very big and the very small. This thorough book considers giants from many perspectives from the Bible and beyond.?

Beyond the Essene Hypothesis Book

Beyond the Essene Hypothesis


  • Author : Gabriele Boccaccini
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 1998-03-30
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 0802843603

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Beyond the Essene Hypothesis Excerpt :

Convincingly argued, this work will surely spark fresh debate in the discussion on the Qumran community and the famous Dead Sea Scrolls.