Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 039 cover

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 039

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1. Address of Senator John F. Kennedy to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association, September 12, 1960
2. The Anti-intellectualism of Kierkegaard
3. Battle of the Crater and Experiences of Prison Life
4. The Constitution of Japan, 1946
5. Darwinism Verified
6. The Dred Scott Decision, A History
7. John Faust or Fust
8. Letter to C. E. Norton, Esq., Downing Street, June 23, 1858
9. Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Chapter 18, on Apparitions
10. Miss Alice Mangold's Soiree Musicale
11. Mystic Theology
12. On Horsemanship - Xenophon
13. Philosophy of Religion
14. The Problem
15. Shopper's Tips for Watermelons and Cantaloupes
16. To a Stranger
17. The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
18. Wonders of the Invisible World, IV and V

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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include literary figures--Alice Mangold Diehl, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Arthur Hugh Clough; philosophers--Hegel, Kierkegaard; religious thinkers--Martin Luther, Cotton Mather; political leaders--Thomas Jefferson, John F. Kennedy; important documents--the Constitution of Japan (1946), the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom; moments in history--the Battle of the Crater, the Dred Scott Decision; historical figures--the Pseudo Dionysius and Xenophon; and, lastly, shopper's tips for watermelons and cantaloupes.