David And Goliath

David And Goliath

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Explore the power of the underdog in Malcolm Gladwell's dazzling examination of success, motivation, and the role of adversity in shaping our lives, from the bestselling author of The Bomber Mafia. Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a stone and a sling, and ever since then the names of David and Goliath have stood for battles between underdogs and giants. David's victory was improbable and miraculous. He shouldn't have won. Or should he have? In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwellchallenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages, offering a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against, or cope with a disability, or lose a parent, or attend a mediocre school, or suffer from any number of other apparent setbacks. Gladwell begins with the real story of what happened between the giant and the shepherd boy those many years ago. From there, David and Goliath examines Northern Ireland's Troubles, the minds of cancer researchers and civil rights leaders, murder and the high costs of revenge, and the dynamics of successful and unsuccessful classrooms—all to demonstrate how much of what is beautiful and important in the world arises from what looks like suffering and adversity. In the tradition of Gladwell's previous bestsellers—The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What the Dog Saw—David and Goliath draws upon history, psychology, and powerful storytelling to reshape the way we think of the world around us.

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Genre : Psychology
Author by : Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher : Little, Brown
Release : 2013-10-01
File : 320 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780316204385


The David Story A Translation With Commentary Of 1 And 2 Samuel

The David Story A Translation With Commentary Of 1 And 2 Samuel

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"A masterpiece of contemporary Bible translation and commentary."—Los Angeles Times Book Review, Best Books of 1999 Acclaimed for its masterful new translation and insightful commentary, The David Story is a fresh, vivid rendition of one of the great works in Western literature. Robert Alter's brilliant translation gives us David, the beautiful, musical hero who slays Goliath and, through his struggles with Saul, advances to the kingship of Israel. But this David is also fully human: an ambitious, calculating man who navigates his life's course with a flawed moral vision. The consequences for him, his family, and his nation are tragic and bloody. Historical personage and full-blooded imagining, David is the creation of a literary artist comparable to the Shakespeare of the history plays.

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Genre : Religion
Author by : Robert Alter
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2009-10-21
File : 448 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780393070255


Niv Value Outreach Bible Paperback

Niv Value Outreach Bible Paperback

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This NIV Value Outreach Bible is a low-cost softcover Bible perfect for churches and ministries buying in bulk to present to first-time Bible readers.

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Genre : Bibles
Author by : Zondervan
Publisher :
Release : 2017-02-07
File : 864 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0310446821


The Story Of David And Goliath

The Story Of David And Goliath

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A classic tale of bravery and faith in this inspiring retelling of a timeless Bible story. A long time ago, there was a giant named Goliath, who even the toughest soldiers were afraid to fight. But one young boy, David, was very brave, and he found the courage to stand up to Goliath. Armed with only his slingshot and his faith in God, David defeated Goliath and brought peace to his people. Share the classic, remarkable tale of David and Goliath with young ones in the third book of this delightful series. With stunning art by Helen Dardik and simplified text for little readers, The Story of David and Goliath is sure to become a perennial favorite for families.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author by : Running Press
Publisher : Running Press Kids
Release : 2018-06-05
File : 24 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780762463336


David And Goliath

David And Goliath

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Can young David win against a giant? Read the story of David, the shepherd boy who fights the mighty giant, Goliath. These beautifully illustrated classic Bible stories are perfect for reading together as well as reading alone. The most popular stories from the Old Testament are retold in easy-to-read language and provide a perfect introduction into the Bible. The series allows children to become familiar with colorful stories from the Old Testament using the familiar picture story format. Whilst the language is simple and easy to understand, the detailed illustrations support the text and provide ideal opportunities for spotting things and for further discussion.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author by : Katherine Scully
Publisher : QEB Publishing
Release : 2015-03-25
File : 24 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781609922610


David And Goliath

David And Goliath

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David and Goliath is the story of a shepherd boy who is the youngest of 8 children every day David takes care of his father's sheep, goes to market, practice's his slingshot and play music in his spare time. David wants to grow up to be a warrior just like his big brothers when he grows up. One day David hears about a war between his tribe Judah and another tribe called the Philistines. The King, Sal is stressed and worried about losing the war because the General of the Philistine army is a giant named Goliath. Everyone was scared to accept Goliath's challenge to a one-on-one fight to win the war. The Giant Goliath threatened to take David's entire tribe as slaves if no man accepted the challenge. When David heard this he was not scared and accepted the challenge. But David's father, King Sal and his brothers thought he was just a little boy and would not let him fight. But David's belief in himself and in God was unstoppable. Finally after hearing of David's bravery protecting his father's sheep from loins and dangerous predators with this slingshot the King was convinced to let the Boy David fight the Giant Goliath to save his people.

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Author by : A. D. Largie
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2018-06-25
File : 38 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1721883681


David And Goliath

David And Goliath

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The Philistine army has gathered for a vicious war against King Saul and the Israelites. With great suspense, a Philistine giant named Goliath boldly approaches the Israelites presenting a challenge: Defeat him and the Philistines will forever be their slaves; but if the Israelites lose, then they must become slaves to the Philistines. But who would want to defy such a giant, wearing only the finest armor and carrying the sharpest spear?Nearby, a young boy named David is told to bring food to his older brothers in the army. When he arrives, he hears of Goliath's challenge. He offers to face the giant by himself. Goliath is convinced this must be some joke. But don't underestimate young David! Enjoy reading one of the Bible's best stories illustrated in LEGO as a family.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author by : Brendan Powell Smith
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2013-09-01
File : 34 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781628733525


Facing The Giant

Facing The Giant

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A nation in danger. A challenge he can't refuse. War rages between Israel and their enemies. For forty days, the Philistines most fearsome warrior - a brutish giant named Goliath - mocks the Israelites from across the valley, challenging them to a fight. No one dare respond. When the king learns that David wants to battle the giant, everything changes. With no weapons aside from a slingshot, the young shepherd must fully trust God to defend the Israelites. Filled with colorful illustrations and biblical truth, Facing the Giant is part of the Bible Pathway Adventures' series of biblical adventures. If your children like gripping action and courageous Israelites, then they'll love this biblical adventure series from Bible Pathway Adventures. The search for truth is more fun than tradition!

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author by : Bible Pathway Adventures
Publisher : Bible Pathway Adventures
Release : 2019-12-12
File : 22 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781988585819


A Giant Headache

A Giant Headache

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A Giant Headache is the biblical story of David and Goliath in a rhyming, fun format. It teaches how we receive courage and strength from God when we trust in him completely. The soldiers all line up. A battle will begin. Who will be the bravest? Who is going to win?

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author by : Paul Gully
Publisher : BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC
Release : 2018-03-06
File : 32 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781424557226


David Goliath

David Goliath

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Bible stories from the historical books of the Old Testament, retelling events from the entry into the Promised Land to the rebuilding of Jerusalem after the return from capitivity, are accompanied by information about life in Old Testament times.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author by :
Publisher : Dk Pub
Release : 1997-04-01
File : 64 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0849940338