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He wrote a number of books and articles on sexual magic and various other esoteric studies, including The Yoga of Power: Tantra, Shakti, and the Secret Way ( 1949 ), Eros and the Mysteries of Love: The Metaphysics of Sex ( 1958 ), Meditations on the Peaks: Mountain Climbing as Metaphor for the Spiritual Quest ( 1974 ), The Path of Enlightenment According to the Mithraic Mysteries ( 1977 ).
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Saint Joseph, Abbot of Volokolamsk ( 1439 – 1515 ), wrote a number of influential works against heresy, and about monastic and liturgical discipline, and Christian philanthropy.
It rose to number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100, remaining on the charts for 15 weeks, as if, she wrote, her fans had been " waiting to embrace it ".
He wrote many theological and dogmatic treatises, as well as a few grammatical works and a number of poems.
He wrote a number of books and papers two of which are of immense importance namely ( 1 ). India in Transition, about the prepartition politics of India and ( 2 ). World Enough & Time-The Memoirs of Sir Sultan Mohammed Shah, Aga Khan III, his autobiography.
After interviewing a number of women who alleged that Thomas had frequently subjected them to sexually explicit remarks, Wall Street Journal reporters Jane Mayer and Jill Abramson wrote a book which concluded that Thomas had lied during his confirmation process.
Gil Evans wrote a number of large-ensemble arrangements in the late fifties and early sixties intended for recording sessions only.
Al-Baghdadi wrote that during the famine in Egypt in 597 AH ( 1200 AD ), he had the opportunity to observe and examine a large number of skeletons.
Nin was acquainted, often quite intimately, with a number of prominent authors, artists, psychoanalysts, and other figures, and wrote of them often, especially Otto Rank.
Bartók's large-scale orchestral works were still in the style of Johannes Brahms and Richard Strauss, but he wrote a number of small piano pieces which showed his growing interest in folk music.
Brueys wrote a letter describing the situation to Minister of Marine Étienne Eustache Bruix, reporting that " Our crews are weak, both in number and quality.
Ley was best known for his writings on rocketry and related topics, but he was trained in paleontology, and wrote a number of books about animals.
Langmuir wrote that " we shall denote by the term covalence the number of pairs of electrons which a given atom shares with its neighbors.
In 1970, he wrote a number of papers that outlined a new approach to database construction that eventually culminated in the groundbreaking A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks.
Designer Tom Hall wrote an elaborate design document called the Doom Bible, according to which the game would feature a detailed storyline, multiple player characters, and a number of interactive features.
Euclid also wrote works on perspective, conic sections, spherical geometry, number theory and rigor.
He also wrote a number of other mystery novels, both under his own name and the pseudonym Harrington Hext.
Munch returned to Christiania in 1897 where he also received grudging acceptance, where one critic wrote, " A fair number of these pictures have been exhibited before.
In their leisure time the children created a number of fantasy worlds, which were featured in stories they wrote and enacted about the imaginary adventures of their toy soldiers along with the Duke of Wellington and his sons, Charles and Arthur Wellesley.
He also wrote that " the number of idiots, epileptics, psychopaths, criminals, prostitutes, and tramps who descend from alcoholic and syphilitic parents, and who transfer their inferiority to their offspring, is incalculable.
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He wrote a mainstream novel that was set in Communist China, The Violent Man ( 1962 ); he said that to research this book he had read 100 books about China.
" Karpov acknowledged that his understanding of chess theory was very confused at that time, and wrote later that the homework which Botvinnik assigned greatly helped him, since it required that he consult chess books and work diligently.
When the press expanded to current titles, they wrote some books themselves and employed other writers, including Erasmus.
He spent a great deal of time working on these books, which he tells us he gradually wrote through the many stressful times of his reign to refresh his mind.
Anaximenes wrote a history of Greece in twelve books, stretching from the gods ' origins to the death of Epaminondas at the Battle of Mantinea ( Hellenica, ), and a history of Philip of Macedon ( Philippica ).
He wrote three books on chess strategy: Mein System ( My System ), 1925, Die Praxis meines Systems ( The Practice of My System ), 1929, commonly known as Chess Praxis, and Die Blockade ( The Blockade ), 1925, though much in the latter book is generally held to be a rehash of material already presented in Mein System.
" Comics ,” wrote Capp in 1970, “ can be a combination of the highest quality of art and text, and many of them are .” Capp would produce many giveaway educational comic books and public services pamphlets, spanning several decades, for the Red Cross, the Department of Civil Defense, the Department of the Navy, the U. S. Army, the Anti-Defamation League, the Department of Labor, Community Chest ( a forerunner of United Way ), and the Job Corps.
In February 1903, two followers of Muhammad ` Alí, including Badi ' u ' llah and Siyyid ` Aliy-i-Afnan, broke with Muhammad ` Ali and wrote books and letters giving details of Muhammad ` Ali's plots and noting that what was circulating about ` Abdu ' l-Bahá was fabrication.
The Babylonian Talmud was the first attempt to attach authors to the holy books: each book, according to the authors of the Talmud, was written by a prophet, and each prophet was an eyewitness of the events described, and Joshua himself wrote " the book that bears his name ".
He is specifically mentioned by Ben Sirah ( a writer of the Hellenistic period who listed the " great sages " of Israel ) and 4 Maccabees ( 1st century CE ), and by the 1st century CE historian Josephus, says that the prophet wrote two books.
In 1981, nominee John Banville wrote a letter to The Guardian requesting that the prize be given to him so that he could use the money to buy every copy of the longlisted books in Ireland and donate them to libraries, " thus ensuring that the books not only are bought but also read — surely a unique occurrence.
He wrote daily instructions to his gardener, precise designs and layouts for plantings, and invoices for his floral purchases and his collection of botany books.
Thomas Malthus wrote two books, An essay on the principle of population, published in 1798, and Principles of political economy, published in 1820.
Cotton Mather wrote more than 450 books and pamphlets, and his ubiquitous literary works made him one of the most influential religious leaders in America.
During the 1840s, Lyell traveled to the United States and Canada, and wrote two popular travel-and-geology books: Travels in North America ( 1845 ) and A Second Visit to the United States ( 1849 ).
He taught psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison ( 1957 – 63 ), during which time he wrote one of his best-known books, On Becoming a Person ( 1961 ).