Diary of Early Winter Shower 1998

Takanosuke Ushio and Tae Horikawa are unable to forget each other, even though they met and fell in love 20 years ago. They had promised each other that they would build a retreat in Shiguretei, but Ushio was hospitalized after a stroke a few days later, and when his wife, Takako, rushed to the hospital, she discovered their love affair, which in reality had not gone beyond kissing. Now, 20 years later, against the advice of her ikebana mentor, Tae rushes to meet Ushio at Shiguretei, only to see him clutching his chest in pain. Eventually, the design and plans for the dream retreat are seen by Tae, but she has to visit Kyoto alone... or maybe she's heading for somewhere else.

Early spring

A short journey through the mind in early spring.

Faith Lessons on the Early Church, Vol. 5

Experience the Bible for yourself! This in-depth video Bible study—shot on location and featuring teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan—will help you understand the New Testament better by giving you abetter understanding of the Old Testament. Learn from first-century disciples what it means to conquer the gates of hell. Visit the Grotto of Pan and the site of pagan worship. Recognize the dangers the disciples faced at Ephesus. Learn the subtle differences between a Christian worldview and humanism and how to make a difference in today's world.

Motown: The Early Years

Are You Ready For A Brand-New Beat? The gritty urban environment, the burgeoning pride and drive of black Americans, and blues, soul and gospel influences combined to form the music coming out of Detroit in the early 1960s. The sounds of early Motown were hopeful and soulful and, above all, made you want to dance.

A History of the Bible: The Old Testament: Early Writings

The belief that Moses authored the Pentateuch was debunked by the end of the 19th century. But scholars then began to realize just how complex the authorship of the Old Testament was. They revived an ancient idea that Ezra had woven together all the divergent accounts that came to be the Pentateuch, and on to his work other books were added to produce our Old Testament.