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The Sunflower

The Sunflower
Author : Simon Wiesenthal
Publisher : Schocken
Release Date : 2008-12-18
Category : Religion
Total pages :304
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A Holocaust survivor's surprising and thought-provoking study of forgiveness, justice, compassion, and human responsibility, featuring contributions from the Dalai Lama, Harry Wu, Cynthia Ozick, Primo Levi, and more. While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Simon Wiesenthal was taken one day from his work detail to the bedside of a dying member of the SS. Haunted by the crimes in which he had participated, the soldier wanted to confess to--and obtain absolution from--a Jew. Faced with the choice between compassion and justice, silence and truth, Wiesenthal said nothing. But even years after the way had ended, he wondered: Had he done the right thing? What would you have done in his place? In this important book, fifty-three distinguished men and women respond to Wiesenthal's questions. They are theologians, political leaders, writers, jurists, psychiatrists, human rights activists, Holocaust survivors, and victims of attempted genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia, China and Tibet. Their responses, as varied as their experiences of the world, remind us that Wiesenthal's questions are not limited to events of the past.

The Sunflower

The Sunflower
Author : Richard Paul Evans
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2007-06-19
Category : Fiction
Total pages :352
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After her fiancé calls off their marriage a week before the wedding. heartbroken Christine Hollister reluctantly agrees to accompany her friend Jessica to Peru to do volunteer work in an orphanage, where she meets American doctor Paul Cook. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.

The Sunflower Sword

The Sunflower Sword
Author : Mark Sperring
Publisher : Andersen Press USA
Release Date : 2014-01-01
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Total pages :32
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In a land filled with fire and smoke and endless fighting, where knights fight dragons, there lives a little knight who wants to be big like the others, and fight like the others, and have a sword like the others. But his mother won’t let him. Instead of a sword, she gives him a sunflower, which, as it turns out, can be mightier than a sword.

Flavonoids of the Sunflower Family (Asteraceae)

Flavonoids of the Sunflower Family (Asteraceae)
Author : Bruce A. Bohm,Tod F. Stuessy
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2013-11-27
Category : Science
Total pages :840
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Flavonoids are secondary plant products that have previously been shown to be helpful in determining relationships among plant groups. This work presents comprehensively the occurrence, patterns of variation, and systematic and evolutionary importance of flavonoids in the sunflower family (Asteraceae), the largest family of flowering plants (23,000 species). It gathers together the more than 2500 reports of flavonoids in Asteraceae published between 1950 to the present and interprets these data in context of new taxonomic (especially generic) alignments. The authors discuss flavonoid patterns with reference to modern phylogenetic studies based on morphology and DNA data. This book provides, therefore, the most exhaustive synthesis and evaluation of the systematic and evolutionary import of flavonoids ever accomplished for any large family of angiosperms.

The Sunflower Forest

The Sunflower Forest
Author : William R. Jordan
Publisher : University of California Press
Release Date : 2012-02-07
Category : Nature
Total pages :264
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Ecological restoration, the attempt to guide damaged ecosystems back to a previous, usually healthier or more natural, condition, is rapidly gaining recognition as one of the most promising approaches to conservation. In this book, William R. Jordan III, who coined the term "restoration ecology," and who is widely respected as an intellectual leader in the field, outlines a vision for a restoration-based environmentalism that has emerged from his work over twenty-five years. Drawing on a provocative range of thinkers, from anthropologists Victor Turner, Roy Rappaport, and Mary Douglas to literary critics Frederick Turner, Leo Marx, and R.W.B. Lewis, Jordan explores the promise of restoration, both as a way of reversing environmental damage and as a context for negotiating our relationship with nature. Exploring restoration not only as a technology but also as an experience and a performing art, Jordan claims that it is the indispensable key to conservation. At the same time, he argues, restoration is valuable because it provides a context for confronting the most troubling aspects of our relationship with nature. For this reason, it offers a way past the essentially sentimental idea of nature that environmental thinkers have taken for granted since the time of Emerson and Muir.

The Sunflower

The Sunflower
Author : John Maximovitch
Publisher : Holy Trinity Publications
Release Date : 2018-09-01
Category : Religion
Total pages :352
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"May our love for the Sun, the will of God, be as strong as the sunflower's, so that even in days of hardship and sorrow we will continue to sail unerringly along the sea of life, following the directions of the barometer and compass of God's will that leads us to the safe haven of eternity." This is a thoroughly practical manual of the spiritual life focusing on the central goal of every Christian: learning the will of God and struggling to mold our life to it, just as Christ "humbled Himself and became obedient." (Phil. 2:8) Even more fundamentally, St John addresses the question of why we should care about God's will. Finally, the reader will find eternal wisdom running through these writings on questions of theodicy, free will, and Divine Providence. This work is reminiscent of the classic text Unseen Warfare in its historical genesis as an Orthodox redaction of an originally Roman Catholic text. First published in 1627 as The Heliotropium it was the work of a German Jesuit writer Jeremias Drexelius. The future St John adapted this text for an Orthodox audience as a student and then teacher at the Kiev Academy in the 1670's but it was not published until 1714, just a year before the author's death. This is the first English edition of St John's text, further edited and abbreviated for the contemporary reader.

The Sunflower's

The Sunflower's
Author : Ann Marie Brezovski
Publisher : FriesenPress
Release Date : 2014-06-09
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Total pages :32
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In a magnificent garden overlooking the ocean there grew a beautiful Sunflower. This was no ordinary Sunflower; her petals were as bright as the rays of the sun; her seeds were magical, full of light and love. People travelled from far and wide to see the Sunflower and feel her radiant energy. The Sunflower loved the garden where she lived. She especially loved it when the children played close by and her friends, the birds, butterflies and small animals would come to visit her. As time passed the beautiful Sunflower’s life changed. The crowds that came to see her began to overwhelm her. She became sad and afraid, she could bear no more. With the help of her Angels, a wise old Goose and the power of the wind, the delicate Sunflower is taken to a place of peace and happiness. The Legacy she leaves behind is her Gift to the world; one that will live on in the hearts of the people forever. The Sunflower’s Gift is a book for children and adults alike, inspired by the life and death of Diana, Princess of Wales. The title of the book was inspired by the true story told at the back of the book. The Sunflower’s Gift tells Princess Diana’s story in a simple, heartwarming way so that children might know this beautiful “Angel” that once graced the earth with her presence and understand the impact she had on humanity.

The Sunflower Principle

The Sunflower Principle
Author : Donna Austin
Publisher : Inspiring Voices
Release Date : 2012-09-26
Category : Self-Help
Total pages :122
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In The Sunflower Principle: Life Lessons from a Simple Flower, author Donna Austin chronicles the role sunflowers played in her recovery from the ashes of divorce. Sunflowers were a favorite flower of her daughter, but it wasnt until she faced the agony of divorce and an empty nest that she realized they symbolized hope and love for her. From these big, bold, beautiful sunflowers and during time spent in her garden, she learned many valuable lessons about how to withstand the storms of life, lift up her head, and stand tall again. She has presented the lessons she learned from tending to the sunflowers in the form of seeds of wisdom in The Sunflower Principle. Through these lessons, she offers a simple guide for living, with all peopleregardless of race, religion, or national origin. In order to become a sunflower, it is necessary to sow some seeds ourselvesseeds of compassion, love, peace, and understanding. The result of sowing these four tiny seeds make a difference in our lives, and become the catalyst for change in our world.

The Sunflower

The Sunflower
Author : Ken King,Jennifer Kearney
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Release Date : 2008-10
Category : Fiction
Total pages :24
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18 beautifully illustrated pages! Very detailed drawings! You'll love reading this book over and over again. Inspirational story uses familiar characters to show children that not every place or situation is desirable, but if they have courage they can change things for the better for themselves and others.

The Sunflower Seeds

The Sunflower Seeds
Author : Pamela A. Riggleman
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Release Date : 2006-06-01
Category :
Total pages :40
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How will Ms. B, the Sunflower Seeds' fourth grade teacher, be able to lead the Sunflower Parade on Saturday? She has to be dressed in the Sunflower Parade tradition, but has nothing like that to wear.The Sunflower Seeds come up with the solution! The students use the moral lessons about the golden rules that Ms. B teaches them to figure out a way to help her lead the parade. Read about how they help Ms. B and how they become called the Sunflower Seeds.

The Sunflower Parable

The Sunflower Parable
Author : Liz Curtis Higgs
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
Release Date : 2007-02-04
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Total pages :32
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The Sunflower Parable shares the story of Logan, a young gardener who hopes to grow sunflowers that reach all the way to heaven by summer's end. Side by side with his father, the wise farmer, Logan discovers the value of planting seeds, not only in the ground, but also in the hearts of his friends and neighbors.

The Sunflower Rondo

The Sunflower Rondo
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 1875
Category :
Total pages :5
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Sunny the Sunflower

Sunny the Sunflower
Author : Cindy Kathleen Ernst
Publisher : FriesenPress
Release Date : 2012-11
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Total pages :32
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When Sunny the Sunflower starts to get teased about growing taller than all of his flower friends he tries to hide away from the sun so that he won't grow up so high. Sunny soon finds out that not being himself makes him feel really sad. When he finally allows himself to grow up big and tall he realizes just how special he is after all.

The Sunflower Queen

The Sunflower Queen
Author : Suplico, Marites C.
Publisher : Goodwill Trading Co., Inc.
Release Date : 1997
Category :
Total pages :40
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The Sunflower

The Sunflower
Author : Simon Wiesenthal
Publisher : Schocken
Release Date : 1976
Category : History
Total pages :216
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A young Jew listens silently while a dying Nazi begs absolution for taking part in the burning alive of an entire village of Jews. A moral query into the silent response of the Jew follows in the form of a symposium.