Spiritual Reading – Matthew Kelly – Pillar 6

Spiritual Reading – Matthew Kelly – Pillar 6

Seven Pillars. Number 5: Fasting. Number 6: Spiritual Reading. Books change our lives. Why? Because we become the books we read. You give me a list of the books you read last year, I’ll tell you what happened in your life last year. You give me a list of the books you are going to […]

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Letters About Literature: 2010 National Book Festival

Letters About Literature: 2010 National Book Festival

>>From the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.>>Letters About Literature is a special project of the Center for the Book. It’s about years old. I’m about to introduce Cathy Gourley, who is the coordinator of the project and she’ll tell you a little bit about how today’s project works and then when we will meet […]

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Spiritual Direction from the Book of Mormon

Spiritual Direction from the Book of Mormon

“Wherefore, ye must press forward with a steadfastness in Christ, having a perfect brightness of hope, and a love of God and of all men. Wherefore, if ye shall press forward, feasting upon the word of Christ, and endure to the end, behold, thus saith the Father: Ye shall have eternal life.” 2 Nephi chapter […]

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Crash Course Literature Preview

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and I’m back! Over the next ten weeks we’re going to read a bunch of books together. I got some of them right here. We’re going to read Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, Lord of the Flies by William Golding (my least […]

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AP English Literature & Composition | PROTAGONISTS | 60second Recap®

AP English Literature & Composition | PROTAGONISTS | 60second Recap®

Protagonist. That’s a fancy way of saying main character. I’ll tell you everything you need to know about protagonists—just give me one minute of your time. Here’s an easy way to figure out the protagonist. Open your book. Does the book use the word “I” a lot? Like there’s a person telling you a story […]

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PTSD and Alien Abduction – Slaughterhouse-Five Part 2: Crash Course Literature 213

PTSD and Alien Abduction – Slaughterhouse-Five Part 2: Crash Course Literature 213

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and today we’re going to continue our discussion of Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five. So, Slaughterhouse Five is often called an anti-war novel. But that raises a question: What does it mean for a novel to be against war? Are novels in the business of passing judgment? […]

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Teal Swan -The Spiritual Catalyst, Speaks About Science and Spirituality, The Future and God

-What is Source? -Source is God but it’s not the God that you think of in terms of: it’s the separate entity that’s controlling life like chess Everything that is, is Source energy it’s just expressing itself differently So, this Source energy behind me is expressing itself as a book. The Source energy that is […]

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George Orwell’s 1984, Part 2: Crash Course Literature #402

George Orwell’s 1984, Part 2: Crash Course Literature #402

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course literature, and today we’re going back to the future–that is now past–to George Orwell’s 1984, which imagines a terrifying world in which every human activity is recorded and monitored. How unpleasant would that be, he said staring into a camera lens. So, as mentioned in our previous […]

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