By Nancy Rue
Grow with the lively, occasionally awkward, yet continually charming Lily as she learns what actual good looks is.
In this enjoyable, interesting tale, readers meet awkward 6th grader Lily Robbins who, after receiving a praise approximately her seems from a girl within the modeling company, turns into keen about her visual appeal and with changing into a version. As she units her attractions on profitable the version seek style convey, she exchanges her rock and feather assortment for lip gloss, type magazines, and a personal “club” together with her closest acquaintances. but if the unthinkable occurs the evening earlier than the style convey, Lily learns a necessary lesson approximately genuine beauty.
This best-selling, biblically established fiction sequence for girls—with a clean new glance and up to date content—addresses social concerns and coming-of-age themes, all with the spunk and humor of Lily Robbins as she fumbles her manner via strange territory. As readers come to like Lily and her tales, they’ll additionally enjoy the spouse nonfiction books that may aid them via their very own turning out to be pains.
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128 Just peacemaking theory has emerged as a powerful rubric for thinking about war, peace, and justice, as well as a practical route to addressing situations of conflict and promoting peacebuilding. In developing a theory of just revolution, I have turned to the notion of just peacemaking to provide the bedrock for jus ante armed resistance; just peacemaking theory acts as a conceptual framework for thinking about how justly to employ nonviolent tactics against oppression. It also constitutes one wheel of what I call the “tandem approach” to revolution in which nonviolent strategies are used alongside armed resistance.
60 For Augustine war is sometimes an unhappy necessity to secure earthly peace. ” 61 War, even when it seeks to correct severe injustices, is never to be sought or celebrated, but only undertaken as a duty to participate in and promote the well-ordered harmony of civic and political life. This harmony is also called peace, and Christians make use of it to focus their attention on God. The more a political community is able to cultivate peace, the nearer it will be to the happiness that is ultimately fulfilled only in the heavenly city.
Peace, even the derivative peace of the earthly city, is to be consciously pursued; so much so that Augustine contends that the only valid reason for waging war is to reestablish peace when it is threatened by sin and disorder. Among the texts that likely earn Augustine the title “Father of the Just War Tradition” 39 is his response to the theological ideas of the Manichean bishop, Faustus. The response is not a systematic attempt to generate a “just war theory” and Augustine likely had little sense that his statements on war in this text would become the foundation of a major ethical approach to conflict that would stand for centuries.