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  The Chosen :: A Buffy Virtual Series Continuation by 4Paws Studios
Welcome to The Chosen, a continuation of Buffy the Vampire Slayer that picks up where the real thing left off — when you find something so sweet, the last thing you want to do is let go.
Following on the heels of our first successful year, all of us at The Chosen (all three of us) have returned to continue bringing you the ongoing adventures of Buffy, Willow, Xander, Giles and a few of their friends.
Thirdly (because I'm such a lying little scoundrel), I'm proud to announce that The Chosen has been nominated in several categories over at The Sunnydale Memorial Fanfiction Awards.
www.btvschosen.com   (746 words)

  Massachusetts Constitution
Article V. The resolutions and advice of the council shall be recorded in a register, and signed by the members present; and this record may be called for at any time by either house of the legislature; and any member of the council may insert his opinion, contrary to the resolution of the majority.
The said delegates to be chosen in the same manner and proportion as their representatives in the second branch of the legislature are by this constitution to be chosen.] [Annulled by Amendments, Art.
Eight councillors shall be annually chosen by the inhabitants of this commonwealth, qualified to vote for governor.
www.mass.gov /legis/const.htm   (6264 words)

  Chosen people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The sense of being a "chosen people" is therefore often associated with a particular ideological movement —it is a sense of importance which drives people to further the ends of their ideology.
Some groups who have elected to think of themselves as "chosen," but who are uncomfortable with the superiority this would seem to imply, have argued that the "chosen status" by definition is a humbling one, as it carries responsibility and sacrifice, rather than simple privilege.
Korea, Moon says, was "chosen by God to be the birthplace of the leading figure of the age",[1] and to be the birthplace of "Heavenly Tradition", ushering in God's kingdom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chosen_people   (2086 words)

 "chosen Child" - Adoption Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A problem with the "chosen child" story is that it was not always accurate in the past and is less likely to be so now, except in some international adoptions.
The parents are not "stuck with" the biological child, although the "chosen child" story does imply that they are when a child is born into a family.
The "chosen child" story also has an underlying implication that the child should feel grateful he was chosen when, in fact, most adoptive parents feel very grateful themselves that they have had an opportunity to adopt this child.
encyclopedia.adoption.com /entry/chosen-child/84/1.html   (537 words)

 The Chosen (Chaim Potok) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chosen is a novel by Chaim Potok published in 1967.
The Chosen is set in the 1940s, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, New York.
The Chosen was made into a movie in 1981 and into a play in 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Chosen_(Chaim_Potok)   (549 words)

 Chosen - Planet Blood
A man ruled by his emotions, he'd bring the Chosen, the Cabal, and the world to the brink of destruction to get what he wants.
Her thick battle armor and heavy weapons slow her down significantly, but she is invaluable to the Chosen as the anchor in any heavy firefight.
His command of the dark arts is greater than any of the other Chosen, and he uses that power and knowledge to decimate anyone who opposes him.
www.planetblood.com /baytor/b2-chosen.shtml   (703 words)

 The Chosen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chosen (film), is a 1981 film, starring Robby Benson and Rod Steiger.
The Chosen (fictional group), a religious group that is featured in Reborn, an Adversary Cycle novel by author F. Paul Wilson
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Chosen   (111 words)

 The War of the Chosen
The outbreak of the so-called War of the Chosen was only a matter of time: Black and white mages acumulated huge armies and began ferocious battles against each other to gain predomination of the known world.
The War of the Chosen is also mentioned in Book II of the elven myths contained in the Cárpa'dosía as a war the Gods fought against each other using the Children of Avá only as pawns in their cosmological game.
Those "Chosen" who were selected by Queprur and her allies wore fl therefore they were called the "Black Mages".
www.santharia.com /history/war_of_the_chosen.htm   (1800 words)

 Mapping the Human Heart: Chaim Potok's The Chosen
The Chosen is the story of two young men who form a friendship that changes both their lives.
As a boy, Potok had been taught to believe that paganism was evil, yet in the faces of devout Buddhists in prayer he saw the same intensity that he knew in the faces of the faithful Jews in his synagogue.
The Chosen is the book of the month for May. I'm already receiving comments from readers who have enjoyed it and its sequel, The Promise.
www.meridianmagazine.com /bestbooks/010517map.html   (1590 words)

 The Chosen News
There are just five actors in "The Chosen," the exquisitely limned stage adaptation of Chaim Potok's semiautobiographical novel, now in a produc- tion by Writers' Theatre.
The play "The Chosen" is the story of a friendship between two Jewish teenagers, one Orthodox and the other Hasidic, and the radically different worldviews that threaten to tear the friendship apart.
Madison - Clutching a copy of the book "The Chosen," former state Senate Majority Leader Chuck Chvala reported to the Dane County Jail on Monday to begin serving a nine-month sentence on two felony counts of...
www.topix.net /movies/the-chosen   (395 words)

 Chosenness, The Chosen People, Favoritism, Jewish Superiority - The Peace Encyclopedia
Kaplan advocated dropping chosenness for two reasons: to undercut accusations of the sort made by Shaw that the Chosen People idea was the model for racist ideologies, and because it went against modern thinking to see the Jews as a divinely chosen people.
Chosenness is so unconnected to any notion of race that Jews believe that the Messiah himself will descend from Ruth, a non­Jewish woman who converted to Judaism.
During most of Christian history, and among Evangelical Christians to the present day, Christian chosenness meant that only Christians go to heaven while the non­chosen are either placed in limbo or are damned.
www.yahoodi.com /peace/chosenness.html   (1237 words)

 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: About The Chosen
The Chosen comes out of experiences both relevant to twentieth century world history and the particular life of its author, Chaim Potok.
Other important but less-known details of Jewish culture included in The Chosen are "tefillin," which are box-like appurtenances that accompany prayer and are worn by Jewish adult males at morning services.
The Chosen also depends on historical knowledge relating to the end of the second world war and the establishment of Israel.
www.gradesaver.com /classicnotes/titles/chosen/about.html   (660 words)

 2 John 1-13 - The Chosen Lady
It is perfectly reasonable to think that the Chosen Lady had a church in her house.
Understanding "children" as referring to a congregation and "chosen lady" as referring to their pastor is the most natural, straightforward reading of the text.
In fact, in the face of so much evidence of women church leaders, it is the theologians who say that "chosen lady" is a symbolic term for a church, who ought to justify their position.
home.netcom.com /~cplampin/Lessons-on-Christian-Women/pastors-nt-eng/08-2john-chosen.htm   (5252 words)

 Chosen (X-Factor characters)
At some point in their past, the Chosen, who were humanoid in appearance, separated from the Rejects, who had varying degrees of inhuman physical qualities.
The separation between the Chosen and the Rejects may have been brought to an end when a third sect, the Beginagains, who desire unification, along with the human mutant group X-Factor, succeeded in uniting the three sects to drive off seeming impending doom at the hands of Celestial judgement.
A ruling triumvirate of Palik of the Chosen, Ryest of the Beginagains, and Zharkah of the Rejects, along with Lev representing the Dualers, was formed to guide the unification, It remains to be seen if this will persist once the threat of destruction has passed.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/chosen.htm   (1243 words)

 The Chosen People
Therefore, the concept of “the chosen people” is widely denounced by Americans of “Jewish descent” or “secular Jews” who fear that such a concept is undemocratic, does not fit our American values and must be ignored or in fact abolished.
That is true because our enemies have for years enjoyed using the “chosen people” concept as a means of denouncing us and justifying their crimes.
Then there is one more manner in which we are “the chosen.” Not in a biological sense but in a cultural sense we are “the chosen.” Jews by choice who came to us in their later years are included in that great Jewish enterprise known as Jewish inventiveness and intelligence.
www.jbuff.com /c092701.htm   (1142 words)

 SparkNotes: The Chosen: Context
The Chosen, Potok’s first novel, is part of a larger tradition of twentieth-century Jewish-American literature, which includes the authors Abraham Cahan, Henry Roth, Bernard Malamud, Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, and Cynthia Ozick.
The Chosen explores this theme in an unusual and distinctive manner, focusing on the ways in which different Jewish communities attempt to strike a balance between tradition and modernity, and the tension this effort creates.
The first third of the novel unfolds during the Allied offensive in World War II, the middle third deals with the American Jewish community’s response to the Holocaust, and the final third is concerned with the Zionist movement to create a Jewish state in Palestine.
www.sparknotes.com /lit/chosen/context.html   (641 words)

 The Chosen
The Chosen is the story of Reuven and Danny's friendship in spite of their conflicting cultures.
Although he is "the chosen" successor to his father as rebbe of the Hasidic community, he is strongly drawn to the intellectual world of Freudian psychology, which seriously challenges the most fundamental concepts of traditional religion.
He wrote The Chosen at the same time he was writing his doctoral dissertation, The Rationalism and Skepticism of Solomon Maimon.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /rels/002/lectures/chosen.html   (1148 words)

 The Chosen Ones
The chosen ones is a group for everyone.
I knew that there were other Chosen ones out there so to find them we needed a safe place to go.
They were happy to have a group that focuses on this and other STD related issues.
mysite.verizon.net /thechosenones   (177 words)

 The Complement of an Event
A single card is chosen at random from a standard deck of 52 playing cards.
A student is chosen at random from a class of 16 girls and 14 boys.
A number from 1 to 5 is chosen at random.
www.mathgoodies.com /lessons/vol6/complement.html   (593 words)

 3D Gamers :: Game Listing :: Blood 2: the Chosen Info
They are everywhere, and they consider Caleb and the other Chosen to be The Great Betrayers, those that destroyed the 16th incarnation of Tchernobog.
Blood 2 begins with a scene in which the final element Caleb needs in order to bring back The Chosen is being held by the Cabal.
The Chosen then form a shaky alliance against the Cabal, which has already dispatched a small army to deal with them.
www.3dgamers.com /games/blood2   (394 words)

 The Chosen; ISBN-10: 0618574581   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In The Chosen, the Berkeley sociologist Jerome Karabel lifts the veil on a century of admission and exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton.
The Chosen is a refreshingly candid account of the admissions madness at elite colleges, where merit often functioned simply as a handmaiden to power.” -- Lani Guinier, Bennett Boskey Professor at Harvard Law School and coauthor of The Miner’s Canary
Clemens and Mark Twain and Walt Whitman “As someone who was chosen for Princeton a long time ago (but surely couldn’t get in now), I was fascinated by Jerome Karabel’s full and rich account of how my alma mater, and Harvard and Yale, picked us so often for all the wrong reasons.
www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com /catalog/titledetail.cfm?titleNumber=689606   (651 words)

 ClassZone.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Help students explore the subject of religion in the United States today by identifying the different religions that Americans practice, by describing current religious controversies (such as the debate over school prayer), and by discussing the role that religious leaders play in their communities.
Discuss with students the concept that The Chosen is a bildungsroman.
In The Chosen, for example, Danny faces a dilemma--whether to become a rebbe like his father or to pursue his interest in psychology--and makes a difficult decision to be true to himself.
www.classzone.com /novelguides/litcons/chosen/guide.cfm   (583 words)

 The Imminent Demise of the Republican Party
They’ve chosen instead to live in a Crichton-esque science fiction fantasy in which real science has no standing and human actions have no tragic, irreversible, and global ecological consequences.
The Republican Party has chosen to deny social, ecological, cultural, religious, and economic realities which are unavoidably complicated, complex, diverse, ironic, and paradoxical.
Instead they have chosen to make their own simplistic, ideological, and chauvinistic fantasy world that has little affinity for law, science, a free and independent press, fairness, true security, ecological sustainability, and the accountability that is requisite for genuine democracy.
www.commondreams.org /views05/0112-36.htm   (977 words)

 The Chosen People
The second reason we need not concern ourselves regarding the possible negative effect of the “chosen people” phrase is that Jew haters need no excuse to promote their murderous hopes and deeds.
Obviously, we have for centuries been “chosen” for persecution and murder, both in Europe and in the Muslim countries.
This is the consequence of being “chosen” either because persecution has made us aware that we must exceed to survive, or because we are indeed more intelligent and competent than anyone else or because both are true.
www.jbuff.com /c081502.htm   (890 words)

 ONE of MANY - the CHOSEN fanlisting
From now on, every girl in the world who might be a slayer...
■■ You have stumbled across One of Many, the "Chosen" fanlisting, and a part of The Fanlistings.
"Chosen" is Episode 22 of Season 7 as well as the series finale of the critically acclaimed television show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
www.chosentwo.com /chosen   (301 words)

 The Swedenborgian Church-Sermons-The Chosen People
We tend to feel that when Israel ceased to be a nation, the "chosen people" ceased to exist.
We, then, are all "the chosen people," in the sense of Scripture.
The cross is the struggle, the agonizing, that must be experienced by any chosen people to move persistently and deeply into commitment to God.
www.swedenborg.org /odb/sermon_detail.cfm?sermonID=3355   (1249 words)

 The Chosen; ISBN-10: 0618574581   (Site not responding. Last check: )
So exalted was election to the Institute that the Boston newspapers and the Crimson published the names of the students in the precise order in which they were admitted, a practice that continued through 1904.19 Roosevelt, however, was bypassed not only by the “first ten” but also by the four groups that followed.
In late November, his roommate Lathrop Brown was chosen, and Roosevelt was in a state of intense anxiety.
Less than two decades later, when Harvard, Yale, and Princeton adopted selective admissions policies and for the first time imposed a limit on the size of the freshman class, it was this definition that profoundly shaped the admissions criteria — and the social composition — of the Big Three.
www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com /catalog/titledetail.cfm?textType=excerpt&titleNumber=689606   (3967 words)

 Star Wars: Message Boards: The Chosen One
The Chosen One is a sentient being, foretold by the gods/ancient people who were foretold by their gods, who will bring order to everything.
Date Posted: Feb 09, 2005 12:44 PM But the idea of a "Chosen One" is stupid.
A basic movie plot usually is about some seemingly insignificant guy that was "chosen" to save the world.
forums.starwars.com /thread.jspa?threadID=206439   (572 words)

 ‘Big Brother 7’: Rating the all-stars - REALITY TV - MSNBC.com
Why she was chosen: Her reputation for deserving better than her almost-win in “Big Brother 3” made her a natural choice.
Why he was chosen: His snarky monologues were reason enough to bring him back.
Why she was chosen: A shrewd player with her own vibe provides relief to the cookie cutter casting.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/13744353   (970 words)

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