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A Different Kind of Courage

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Editor: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1418558109
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As a decorated Navy combat pilot, Jim Horsley flew to the top of his field, yet still felt unfulfilled. A Different Kind of Courage is the engaging account of his search for true significance.

A Different Kind Of Magic

A Different Kind Of Magic Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ellis Michaels
Editor: Infinite Summer Publishing
ISBN: 1733324046
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Pick a card, any card. Eli has loved magic – the pick-a-card, any-card kind – for as long as he can remember. The talented young magician is forced to leave home and attend a private school in Salem, Massachusetts—the most notable location in the history of witchcraft. Once there, he’s shocked to learn of the hand fate has dealt him. Magic – far greater than any parlor trick – lies within him, waiting to be unleashed. But Eli isn’t the only one eager to tap into that power. His potential has caught the attention of another, one with sinister intentions and a cruel plan. Witches begin disappearing, with Eli’s own father and sister as victims. What this has to do with him, Eli has yet to uncover. Now, to prevent anyone else from getting hurt, Eli must learn to harness the magic within him... before his lurking enemy can claim it as their own. Fans of gripping urban fantasy and young adult page-turners are sure to love A Different Kind of Magic written by Ellis Michaels!

What a Life! a Different Kind of Biography

What a Life! a Different Kind of Biography Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nelson Herbert LaFountain
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1664141448
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Herein are printed stories and poems I have written over the years in my own way of telling my story. Rather than an autobiography I thought this may be a better way of presenting one’s life rather than in one mundane book. I began with a book and then I found I like to present my life this way. These are truthful works and not fiction. Some had memory “holes” that needed filling, who said what, or who I gave credit to but nothing that would take away from the story. It’s just the way I tell my life. After all, my life has been a series of short stories and poems not one continuous biography or even one long story. I tried to keep them truthful at all times. My poetry is not the deep thinking style but happenings in poetry form. I hope you enjoy it. The Chapter numbers are assigned to the places I lived when the stories happened, not necessarily in the order that they happened. You will find the stories and poems are not numbered. I began writing short stories and poems before I started my book. Then after a few stories, I figured it would be a good way to write a book. So this is it, for good or ill and I am not an author with an extensive vocabulary by any stretch of the imagination, I hope you’ll forgive that. They, so I’m told, are quite interesting and easy reading. Take them like vitamins, one or two a day. I hope you will laugh and cry and enjoy! The stories, poems, musings and thoughts in this book, are the product of but not limited to, a lifetime of memories, love, life, pain and laughter. It is a labor of love in an effort to sing the praises of those that deserve it the most, and not for the writer. For it was the people that this work was dedicated to that I have to thank for almost all the memories. If it weren’t for the people, there would be absolutely no need for writing this book.

A Different Kind of Woman

A Different Kind of Woman Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mariella Starr
Editor: Blushing Books
ISBN: 1645631370
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Nothing less than pure love and trust will win over the woman he is determined to have as his own. Fianna is a different kind of woman. She’s built her life around solitude and caring for those who have been damaged by others. She is one of those damaged souls. She has been hurt so deeply, she doesn’t believe love can exist for her. Men can’t be trusted, people can’t be trusted, and that leaves her with her wild creatures. She has chosen to isolate herself, and remain with the animals she loves, and the horses that have been injured beyond what most men can fix. She can feel their fear and pain; can understand it, and help. Being a receptor of second sight frightens most, but she must live a life of sometimes knowing the wonder, and the evil of the future. The problem is sometimes she knows the future, but other times it is as surprising and shocking to her as it is to those around her. Fianna agrees to work with a father she doesn’t trust, and tolerate a spoiled half-sister to pay a life debt. She has already seen what is coming, although she doesn’t know when. She doesn’t know her father’s business, and when Quinn Russell and his cousin come to the ranch, she gets little or no warning of what is about to change her life. Most people fear what they can’t understand, but not Quinn Russell. One glance at the tiny free spirit, and he’s captivated. Where others see strange, he sees beauty both outside and in. Dealing with a walking, breathing barometer of true feelings is going to mean he has to let down his guard. He has to let her see the man he is, the man he wants to be. Only then may he have a chance of winning her heart. Publisher’s Note: This steamy Western romance contains elements of action, adventure, and power exchange.

A Different Kind of Christmas and Other Stories

A Different Kind of Christmas and Other Stories Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marcia Canter
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1483422089
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A Different Kind of Christmas and Other Stories will fill your heart with love and hope and make you smile. The characters in the collection of Christmas stories have experienced pain and tragedy, but somehow connect with others during the Yuletide season. From a young teacher helping a veteran teacher deal with a family crisis by just listening to a veterinarian dealing with a homeless man’s newborn kitten to a family reconnecting after their son/brother’s serious injury, the characters face major challenges but experience the miracle of people helping each other. The stories will provide cheer throughout the year.

A Different Kind of Animal

A Different Kind of Animal Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert Boyd
Editor: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400888522
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How our ability to learn from each other has been the essential ingredient to our remarkable success as a species Human beings are a very different kind of animal. We have evolved to become the most dominant species on Earth. We have a larger geographical range and process more energy than any other creature alive. This astonishing transformation is usually explained in terms of cognitive ability—people are just smarter than all the rest. But in this compelling book, Robert Boyd argues that culture—our ability to learn from each other—has been the essential ingredient of our remarkable success. A Different Kind of Animal demonstrates that while people are smart, we are not nearly smart enough to have solved the vast array of problems that confronted our species as it spread across the globe. Over the past two million years, culture has evolved to enable human populations to accumulate superb local adaptations that no individual could ever have invented on their own. It has also made possible the evolution of social norms that allow humans to make common cause with large groups of unrelated individuals, a kind of society not seen anywhere else in nature. This unique combination of cultural adaptation and large-scale cooperation has transformed our species and assured our survival—making us the different kind of animal we are today. Based on the Tanner Lectures delivered at Princeton University, A Different Kind of Animal features challenging responses by biologist H. Allen Orr, philosopher Kim Sterelny, economist Paul Seabright, and evolutionary anthropologist Ruth Mace, as well as an introduction by Stephen Macedo.

Finding a Different Kind of Normal

Finding a Different Kind of Normal Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeanette Purkis
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781846424694
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Jeanette Purkis spent her early life reacting violently against her feelings of embarrassment, anger and confusion about her 'difference' from other people. She was unaware until well into adulthood that everything she found difficult, including her lack of success in forming relationships, could be a result of having Asperger Syndrome. Used to being a misfit from a very young age, Jeanette found that being a member of a group in which she had a label - Jeanette the Communist; Jeanette, Enemy of the State; Jeanette the convict; Jeanette the drug addict - gave her a sense of order she could depend on, particularly in prison, where each day had a set routine and the inmates accepted her because of her rebel attitude. Finally diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of 20, the author only began to accept her diagnosis some years later when she felt for the first time that she might learn to cope with being herself. Jeanette's remarkable life and her journey towards finding a different kind of normal is compelling and inspiring reading for people with autism spectrum disorders, and those living or working with them.

A Different Kind of Daughter

A Different Kind of Daughter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Maria Toorpakai
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 014319691X
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The incredible story of a girl from tribal Pakistan who risked everything just to play and ended up taking on the Taliban and inspiring the world. Maria Toorpakai hails from Pakistan's violently oppressive northwest tribal region, where women are forbidden from playing sports and girls rarely leave their homes. But she did, chopping off her hair and passing as a boy in order to play the sports she loved, thus becoming a lightning rod in her country's fierce battle over women's rights. A Different Kind of Daughter tells of Maria's harrowing journey to play the sport she knew was her destiny, first living as a boy and roaming the violent back alleys of the frontier city of Peshawar, rising to become the number one female squash player in Pakistan. For Maria, squash was not only liberation, though--it was also a death sentence, thrusting her into the national spotlight and the crosshairs of the Taliban, who wanted Maria and her family dead. Maria knew her only chance of survival was to flee the country. Enter Canadian Jonathon Power, the first North American to earn the title of top squash player in the world, and the only person to heed Maria's plea for help. Recognizing her determination and talent, Jonathon invited Maria to train and compete internationally in Canada. After years of living on the run from the Taliban, Maria packed up and left the only place she had ever known to move halfway across the globe to pursue her dream in Toronto. Now Maria is well on the way to becoming world champion and continues to be a voice for oppressed women everywhere. A Different Kind of Daughter is about equality, courage, determination, parents' love, and the ability to turn to what is best in us to fight against what is worst in the world.

A Different Kind of Poverty

A Different Kind of Poverty Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Peter G. Brown
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1796008079
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Set in the 1980s before the age of smart phones, computers and the internet, 24 year old diarist Nicholas narrates the difficulties, tragedies, failed relationships and intellectual obsessions that continually torment him. But then he meets some people who are much worse off than himself.

The Secret of Fire

The Secret of Fire Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J. J. Fischer
Editor: Ambassador International
ISBN: 1649600968
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Only one can save them. The Rebellion has fallen. The door to the Outside has been opened. And the one who opened it—Jurien Arminius—is now the most powerful man in Darcentaria. But everything they have known is about to change forever. Separated by Arminius but fighting to get back to each other, El and Torsten encounter unlikely allies that reveal stunning truths about each other, the Outside, and the very beginnings of Darcentaria itself.

House of Shadows

House of Shadows Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jen Christie
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1488004579
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Torn between two centuries…and two men. The Great Charleston Earthquake catapults Penrose Heatherton from the 1880s into the present day. Though she's still residing in Arundell Manor, it's a very different world…with a different man inhabiting the ancestral estate. And Keat Arundell is every bit as brooding and intriguing as his ancestor—her former lover—had been. Scared beyond reason by the new reality and the brilliant man who now lives there, Penrose hides in the mansion's secret tunnels. Until Keat finds her, and soon they discover an immense passion. But their days are numbered. When strange things start happening, Penrose realizes she must go back to her own era. For if she can't close a loophole in time, the man she's come to love will never exist…

The Road Away from God

The Road Away from God Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jonathan Martin
Editor: Baker Books
ISBN: 1493437550
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It's no easy journey disentangling the good news of the gospel from the toxic theologies that have rendered Jesus unrecognizable. It's no wonder the church has sent many walking. In The Road Away from God, Jonathan Martin reimagines Luke's story of two disillusioned disciples walking the Emmaus road away from the holy city where they had watched their hope die a gruesome death right before their eyes. For anyone who is feeling their faith unravel, reckoning with religious trauma, or walking the long road of deconstruction, Martin speaks compassionate hope into the journey of today's disillusioned disciples, revealing that the resurrected Christ is profoundly present with them--even on what seems to be the road away from God. With "a pastor's heart and poet's touch," as Rachel Held Evans once wrote of Martin, this is a book to help you feel seen in your spiritual journey and all its complexities, and to find resurrection even where you least expect it.

Assessing the Effects of Fire Disturbance on Eco-Systems

Assessing the Effects of Fire Disturbance on Eco-Systems Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daniel Schmoldt
Editor: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788186639
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A team of fire scientists & resource managers convened to assess the effects of fire disturbance on ecosystems. Objectives of this workshop were to develop scientific recommendations for future fire research & management activities. These included a series of numerically ranked scientific & managerial questions & responses focusing on (1) links among fire effects, fuels, & climate; (2) fire as a large-scale disturbance; (3) fire-effects modeling structures; & (4) managerial concerns, applications, & decision support. The priority issues & approaches described here provide a template for fire science & fire management programs in the next decade & beyond.

Her Crown of Fire

Her Crown of Fire Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Renee April
Editor: SkyNation Publishing
ISBN: 0646841173
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In the dull, everyday world, seventeen-year-old Rose Evermore struggles to plan beyond her final year of high school. But when fire suddenly obeys her every command and her dreams predict the future, she becomes hungry for more of this strange power. Under her dreams' guidance, Rose lands in the fantasy realm of Lotheria-with a tagalong. Tyson, her best friend since childhood, winds up there with her, just as confused and a hell of a lot more vulnerable. In Lotheria, Rose is welcomed and celebrated as a fire mage at the Academy, while the very un-magical Tyson is forced into hiding under threat of death from the headmasters of Rose's new school. As Rose's talent in fire magic draws unwanted attention and Tyson struggles to transition from high school student to blacksmith, Rose must find a way to return Tyson to their own world before the headmasters discover and execute him-no matter the cost.


Timaeus Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Plato
Editor: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 1585108138
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Both an ideal entrée for beginning readers and a solid text for scholars, the second edition of Peter Kalkavage's acclaimed translation of Plato's Timaeus brings enhanced accessibility to a rendering well known for its faithfulness to the original text. An extensive essay offers insights into the reading of the work, the nature of Platonic dialogue, and the cultural background of the Timaeus. Appendices on music, astronomy, and geometry provide additional guidance. A brief outline of the themes of the work, a detailed glossary, and a selected bibliography are also included.

Freed by Fire

Freed by Fire Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kimber White
Editor: Nokay Press, LLC
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A powerful dragon shifter out of control. An enigmatic woman with a secret that could change the world. Their explosive passion is as deadly as it is destined. Kian Brandhart’s dragon has gone rogue. He knows he's done bad things but can’t remember what. Then he meets a beautiful mystery woman named Calla who sets his heart on fire. It's dangerous to be near her or anyone else, but Kian can't seem to get her out of his head. The more he tries to do the right thing, the stronger he feels himself sliding into darkness. To save Calla and himself, he'll have to find the strength to let her go. Calla Lazar knows the pull she has over shifters. She’s used it to stop dozens of shifter wars but it always comes with a price. If she stays too long in one place, the shifters start going mad. Kian Brandhart blazes into her life and stirs her heart, just when she’s about to run again. She knows she’s meant for him, but the minute he comes to town, people around Calla start showing up dead and she suspects Kian might be connected. As Calla races to stop a killer, her pull to Kian grows stronger. Though Calla holds the key to saving his soul, Kian knows it may already be too late. Freed By Fire is the smoldering final standalone in Kimber White’s Dragonkeepers series. If you like scorching hot chemistry, happily ever afters, and twists you won't see coming, then you'll love Kimber White's passionate, paranormal romance. Buy Freed By Fire to trust your life and your heart to a dragon today! Book Themes: dragon shifter romance, shapeshifters, wolf shifter romance, werewolves, magic, magical characters, strong female heroine, possessive alpha male hero, fated mates, immortals, forbidden love, shifter romance books

Are You Sealed with the Seal of God?

Are You Sealed with the Seal of God? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Heidi Rau
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1636611087
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Are You Sealed with the Seal of God? A Biblical Perspective on the Seal of God and How to Get It By: Heidi Rau There are many views in the world today regarding what people think the seal of God is. Are You Sealed with the Seal of God? focuses on a biblical view of the seal of God and why it cannot be some of the more traditional views many people believe today. Written in an easy-to-understand language, Heidi emphasizes the importance of the seal of God, as it determines who is saved and who is not at the coming of Jesus. Those who are not sealed will be deceived into obtaining the mark of the beast and will be eternally lost. It is vital that we are sealed now, before the coming deception that will deceive the whole world. Heidi’s ultimate goal is for readers to understand what the seal of God is and take the necessary steps to be sealed before it is too late. Are you sealed with the seal of God?

Timaeus and Critias

Timaeus and Critias Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Plato
Editor: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191539787
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'The god wanted everything to be good, marred by as little imperfection as possible.' Timaeus, one of Plato's acknowledged masterpieces, is an attempt to construct the universe and explain its contents by means of as few axioms as possible. The result is a brilliant, bizarre, and surreal cosmos - the product of the rational thinking of a creator god and his astral assistants, and of purely mechanistic causes based on the behaviour of the four elements. At times dazzlingly clear, at times intriguingly opaque, this was state-of-the-art science in the middle of the fourth century BC. The world is presented as a battlefield of forces that are unified only by the will of God, who had to do the best he could with recalcitrant building materials. The unfinished companion piece, Critias, is the foundational text for the story of Atlantis. It tells how a model society became corrupt, and how a lost race of Athenians defeated the aggression of the invading Atlanteans. This new edition combines the clearest translation yet of these crucial ancient texts with an illuminating introduction and diagrams. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

The Handbook of Five Element Practice

The Handbook of Five Element Practice Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nora Franglen
Editor: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 0857011456
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A practical companion for students and practitioners of five element acupuncture that helps stimulate thoughts, refresh memories and strengthen the foundation of practice. With detailed outlines of the different components of five element diagnosis and treatment and overviews of the main characteristics of the five elements, this complete manual will support and invigorate practice. Full of examples, it explores the skills and techniques needed to nurture patient-practitioner relationships, assess patients correctly, select appropriate treatments and needle the points effectively. The book also includes a Teach Yourself Manual to further refresh understanding of this ancient form of healing. This comprehensive handbook will be of immeasurable use to students and practitioners of five element acupuncture, as well as those who are interested in studying acupuncture and want to know more.

Firefighters Then and Now

Firefighters Then and Now Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Melissa A. Settle
Editor: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1433390329
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Firefighting is an important and very dangerous job. Readers explore firefighting techniques and firefighting equipment from the past and present in this fascinating book. With plenty of vivid and interesting images, stunning facts, and supportive text, readers can easily compare and contrast the similarities and differences in fire extinction through the years. The accessible table of contents, glossary, and index work to aid students in better understanding the content.

Seek and Hide

Seek and Hide Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amy Gajda
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1984880756
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“This brilliant and thought-provoking book shows how America’s well-known emphasis on freedom of the press has long been balanced by a deep legal tradition that protects an individual’s right to privacy. Amy Gajda shows how battles over the right to privacy are nothing new, but they are particularly relevant in this era of digital media and social networks.”—Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs The surprising story of the fitful development of the right to privacy—and its battle against the public’s right to know—across American history. The battle between an individual’s right to privacy and the public’s right to know has been fought for centuries. The founders demanded privacy for all the wrong press-quashing reasons. Supreme Court jus­tice Louis Brandeis famously promoted First Amend­ment freedoms but argued strongly for privacy too; and presidents from Thomas Jefferson through Don­ald Trump confidently hid behind privacy despite intense public interest in their lives. The clash be­tween privacy rights and press rights has provoked constitutional crises (tapes and tax returns) and the arrests of journalists who published the truth about public officials. Today privacy seems simultaneously under siege and surging. And that’s doubly dangerous, as legal expert Amy Gajda argues. Too little privacy can mean extraordinary profits and power for people who deal in and publish soul-crushing secrets. Too much means the famous and infamous can cloak themselves in secrecy. Seek and Hide carries us from the very start, when privacy concepts first entered American law and society, to now, when the law al­lows a Silicon Valley titan to destroy a media site like Gawker out of spite. Muckraker Upton Sinclair, like Nellie Bly before him, pushed the envelope of privacy and propriety and then became a privacy advocate when journalists used the same techniques against him. In the 1960s those privacy interests gave way to the glory days of investigative reporting in the era of Vietnam and Watergate. By the early 2000s we were on our way to today’s full-blown crisis in the digital age, worrying that smartphones, webcams, basement publishers, and the forever internet had erased the right to privacy completely. The stories touch on the famous and the worthy but barely remembered, on presidents with secret babies, and on the evolution of a modern media emboldened to reveal the most inti­mate details about anyone—and how so much today rests on Section 230, a 1996 federal law that became privacy’s downfall and then the catalyst for its rebirth. Should everyone have privacy in their personal lives? Can privacy exist in a public place? Is there a right to be forgotten even in the United States? Is it too late to get control of data privacy? This fascinat­ing and necessary book shows us how the answers may not be what you expect, or hope, how technol­ogy makes these issues more complicated than ever before, and how we can learn from the mistakes of the past as we try to balance privacy and First Amend­ment freedoms in a modern age.


Self-Motion Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mary Louise Gill,James G. Lennox
Editor: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 140088733X
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The concept of self-motion is not only fundamental in Aristotle's argument for the Prime Mover and in ancient and medieval theories of nature, but it is also central to many theories of human agency and moral responsibility. In this collection of mostly new essays, scholars of classical, Hellenistic, medieval, and early modern philosophy and science explore the question of whether or not there are such things as self-movers, and if so, what their self-motion consists in. They trace the development of the concept of self-motion from its formulation in Aristotle's metaphysics, cosmology, and philosophy of nature through two millennia of philosophical, religious, and scientific thought. This volume contains "Self-Movers" (David Furley), "Aristotle on Self-Motion" (Mary Louise Gill), "Aristotle on Perception, Appetition, and Self-Motion" (Cynthia Freeland), "Self-Movement and External Causation" (Susan Sauvé Meyer), "Aristotle on the Mind's Self-Motion" (Michael Wedin), "Mind and Motion in Aristotle" (Christopher Shields), "Aristotle's Prime Mover" (Aryeh Kosman), "The Transcendence of the Prime Mover" (Lindsay Judson), "Self-Motion in Stoic Philosophy" (David Hahm), "Duns Scotus on the Reality of Self-Change" (Peter King), "Ockham, Self-Motion, and the Will" (Calvin Normore), and "Natural Motion and Its Causes: Newton on the 'Vis Insita' of Bodies" (J. E. McGuire). Originally published in 1994. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

The New Spiritual Exercises

The New Spiritual Exercises Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Louis M. Savary
Editor: Paulist Press
ISBN: 0809146959
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This book presents a spiritual renewal system for contemporary believers based on Ignatius¿ Spiritual Exercises and inspired by the modern insights of Jesuit priest-scientist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

Love In the Mist

Love In the Mist Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cyndiann Lewis Walcott
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 145688719X
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The Choreography of Antony Tudor

The Choreography of Antony Tudor Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rachel S. Chamberlain Duerden
Editor: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
ISBN: 9780838639481
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The Choreography of Antony Tudor: Focus on Four Ballets presents both an analytical overview of the ballets created for the stage by Antony Tudor and an in-depth critical analysis of four key works: Jardin aux Lilas (1936), Dark Elegies (1937), Pillar of Fire (1942), and The Leaves Are Fading (1975). Tudor was a British choreographer who spent a large part of his working life in the United States, and although he was not prolific in his output, his works include several masterpieces of twentieth-century ballet repertoire. Characteristic of his work is an exceptionally creative and sensitive relationship of choreography with music, a relationship different from that developed by his equally musical contemporary, George Balanchine, in that it privileges subtle layers of dramatic, often psychological, exposition as well as complex mythmical structures. Tudor's ballets invariably involve a psychological human dimension, even when there is no story as such, and it is these two strands - the musical and the dramatic - that the choreographer exploits with consummate skill in the best of his work.


Blue Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Steve Aoki,Daniel Paisner
Editor: St. Martin\'s Press
ISBN: 1250111749
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Blue by Steve Aoki,Daniel Paisner Summary

The music. The mix. His life. "[A] passionate, introspective memoir." —Publishers Weekly "Sometimes I think my whole life can be seen through shades of blue..." —Steve Aoki Blue is the remarkable story—in pictures and words—of Steve Aoki, the superstar DJ/producer who started his career as a vegan straightedge hardcore music kid hellbent on defying his millionaire father, whose unquenchable thirst to entertain—inherited from his dad, Rocky Aoki, founder of Benihana—led him to global success and two Grammy nominations. Ranked among the top ten DJs in the world today, Grammy-nominated artist, producer, label head, fashion designer, philanthropist and entrepreneur Steve Aoki is an authentic global trendsetter and tastemaker who has been instrumental in defining contemporary youth culture. Known for his outrageous stage antics (cake throwing, champagne spraying, and the ‘Aoki Jump’) and his endearing personality, Steve is also the brains behind indie record label Dim Mak, which broke acts such as The Kills, Bloc Party, and The Gossip. Dim Mak also put out the first releases by breakout EDM stars The Chainsmokers and The Bloody Beetroots, as well as the early releases for Grammy-nominated artist Iggy Azalea, in addition to EDM star Zedd and electro duo MSTRKFT. In Blue, Aoki recounts the epic highs of music festivals, clubs and pool parties around the world, as well as the lows of friendships lost to drugs and alcohol, and his relationship with his flamboyant father. Illustrated with candid photos gathered throughout his life, the book reveals how Aoki became a force of nature as an early social media adopter, helping to turn dance music into the phenomenon it is today. All this, while remaining true to his DIY punk rock principles, which value spontaneity, fun and friendship above all else—demonstrable by the countless cakes he has flung across cities worldwide.

The Handbook of Bible Application

The Handbook of Bible Application Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tyndale
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 1496453654
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How does prayer work? What does the Bible really say about money? Does the Bible have anything to say about friendship? You’ll find answers to these questions—and many more—quickly and easily in The Handbook of Bible Application. The Bible is chock full of wisdom about life. Yet it’s not always easy to connect the dots between the various Bible passages on any particular subject you may be interested in, whether your question is about dealing with money and success or about overcoming depression. The Handbook of Bible Application is your guide to the Bible, organized by topics that impact the way you live your life every day. Accountability Attitudes Contentment Depression Doubt Encouragement Friendship Money Popularity Possessions Prayer Procrastination Sex Singleness Suffering Worry The Handbook of Bible Application is a resource you won’t want to do without. Discover the Bible in a new light today.

Spiritual Terrorism

Spiritual Terrorism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Boyd C. Purcell, Ph.D.
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Spiritual Terrorism is about the impact of fear-based religion on people's lives who have been spiritually abused by a negative conception of God through eternal hell-fire preaching and teaching. The doctrine of eternal punishment in literal fire is at the heart of many forms of spiritual abuse and all forms of spiritual terrorism which is the most extreme form of spiritual abuse. This book effectively explains the symbolic use of fire in the Holy Bible and other Holy Books. The common misunderstanding of the metaphorical usage of fire is the primary cause of spiritual terrorism. Dr. Purcell clarifies the confusion over the Christian doctrine of salvation by grace and judgment which is based on the deeds of life—good or bad. This allows readers to grasp the liberating truth that people are totally free to live their lives but are also totally accountable, at the end of life, for how they have lived their lives. God will ultimately teach universal empathy and bring about perfect justice for all without violating anyone's free will. Spiritual abuse has the potential to affect all stages of life: in the womb, childhood, youth, young adults, older adults, end of life, and bereavement after the deaths of loved ones. Spiritual abuse may also affect all areas of life: marriage/divorce, emotional/mental/physical abuse, medical treatment or refusal of such treatment for self and children, and domestic and international terrorism. All major world religions are addressed: Judeo/Christianity, Islam, and the Eastern Religions—Buddhism and Hinduism. Included as well are Native American Beliefs. There is a theme running through all major religions of God's unconditional love, amazing grace, infinite mercy, perfect justice, and a universal homecoming.

Necroscope: Defilers

Necroscope: Defilers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brian Lumley
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Packed with hideous nightmares, walking corpses, last-minute escapes, blood-sucking ghouls, and even true love, Necroscope: Defilers will more than satisfy any Brian Lumley fan! Jake Cutter is reluctantly learning how to be a Necroscope--how to use the Mobius continuum to travel instantaneously from place to place, how to talk to the dead--but dead humans don't like him much. It seems Jake's got a hitchhiker named Korath. Since Korath holds the key to the Mobius equations, Jake can't just kick him out . . . though he's certainly trying. Jake's not sure he really wants to be a member of E-Branch, the supersecret ESP-powered organization that's dedicated to eradicating the vampire infestation of Earth. To the freewheeling, passionate Jake, the E-Branchers seem a little stuffy and hidebound--except for the lovely Liz, whom Jake wants to get to know better, body and mind. But Liz is a telepath, and if Jake's not careful, she'll find out about Korath. And that will likely be the end of Jake Cutter. In Australia, Jake helped E-Branch destroy the aerie of the mind-master , Nephtam Malinari, one of a trio of Great Vampires who came to Earth from the vampire world. Malinari escaped and went to ground with the hideously beautiful Lady Vavara. Vavara has taken over a holy monastary on a beautiful Greek island and turned the nuns into most unholy creature with fearsome appetites for all things carnal. Jake wants revenge against the Italian mobsters who killed the woman he loved and nearly killed him. As far as he's concerned, E-Branch can search for Malinari, Vavara, and the metamorphic Lord Szwart without him until he's satisfied his own bloodlust. But it seems vampire hunting is truly Jake's job now--the men he's trying to kill aren't men at all, but vampire spawn, hidden for two generations in human guise! To defeat them, Jake will need every weapon in a Necroscope's arsenal, including the power to all the unsleeping dead out of their moldering graves. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Accumulation Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nick Axel,Nikolaus Hirsch,Daniel Barber,Anton Vidokle
Editor: U of Minnesota Press
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Examines how images of accumulation help open up the climate to political mobilization The current epoch is one of accumulation: not only of capital but also of raw, often unruly material, from plastic in the ocean and carbon in the atmosphere to people, buildings, and cities. Alongside this material growth, image-making practices embedded within the fields of art and architecture have proven to be fertile, mobile, and capacious. Images of accumulation help open up the climate to cultural inquiry and political mobilization and have formed a cultural infrastructure focused on the relationships between humans, other species, and their environments. The essays in Accumulation address this cultural infrastructure and the methodological challenges of its analysis. They offer a response to the relative invisibility of the climate now seen as material manifestations of social behavior. Contributors outline opportunities and ambitions of visual scholarship as a means to encounter the challenges emergent in the current moment: how can climate become visible, culturally and politically? Knowledge of climatic instability can change collective behavior and offer other trajectories, counteraccumulations that draw the present into a different, more livable, future. Contributors: Emily Apter, New York U; Hans Baumann; Amanda Boeztkes, U of Guelph; Dominic Boyer, Rice U; Lindsay Bremner, U of Westminster; Nerea Calvillo, U of Warwick; Beth Cullen, U of Westminster; T. J. Demos, U of California, Santa Cruz; Jeff Diamanti, U of Amsterdam; Jennifer Ferng, U of Sydney; Jennifer Gabrys, U of Cambridge; Ian Gray, U of California, Los Angeles; Gökçe Günel, Rice U; Orit Halpern, Concordia U; Gabrielle Hecht, Stanford U; Cymene Howe, Rice U; Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Simon Fraser U; Robin Kelsey, Harvard U; Bruno Latour, Sciences Po, Paris; Hannah le Roux, U of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Stephanie LeMenager, U of Oregon; Nashin Mahtani; Kiel Moe, McGill U; Karen Pinkus, Cornell U; Stephanie Wakefield, Life U; McKenzie Wark, The New School; Kathryn Yusoff, Queen Mary U of London.

A Documentary History of Lutheranism, Volumes 1 and 2

A Documentary History of Lutheranism, Volumes 1 and 2 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eric Lund,Mark Granquist
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This unique collection of excerpts from Lutheran historical and theological documents--many translated here for the first time-presents readers with a full picture of how the Lutheran movement developed in its thought and practice. The editors‘ judicious selections and helpful introductions acquaint readers with both the enduring characteristics and changing features of this revolutionary Christian momement, always with an eye to how it affected and was experienced by ordinary people. Volume one covers the period from the Reformation to the rise of Pietism. Volume Two analyzes the evolution of post-Enlightenment Lutheranism as it spreads to all the religions of the world.

Gabriel’s Extinguishing the Atomic Hell Series

Gabriel’s Extinguishing the Atomic Hell Series Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Yousuf Gabriel
Editor: Balboa Press
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At a time unparalleled in history, humanity faces a threat of universal nuclear doomsday with an end result of total annihilation of life on earth. Being an enthusiast for global peace, with an extensive research background, Yousuf Gabriel explores the root cause of the nuclear problem. Probing deep into the realms of theology, philosophy, atomism, nuclear science, literature, and history, amid a mist of mystification regarding universal nuclear dilemma, Gabriel has tried to resolve the issue in the light of the Scriptures. He is a philanthropist who warns humanity about nuclear hell and wants to shun the two-edged sword of nuclear energy, either for war or so-called peaceful purpose. Gabriel’s Extinguishing the Atomic Hell Series serves as the key to the future destiny of this now-doomed humankind. It is a case of dwindled religion and diminished faith versus science. It is based on a miraculous prophecy, rather a warning about nuclear hell given by the Quran more than fourteen centuries ago. The prophecy has described the characteristics of the age in which atomism was supposed to appear, as well as of the people who would become the victims of nuclear fire. It has also given the remedial measures and solutions to avoid this nuclear doomsday. The whole nuclear phenomena, with all its characteristic scientific features, is described in its entirety by this prophecy of the Holy Quran. The major focus of criticism is the philosophy of Francis Bacon, who preferred “natural philosophy” over “moral philosophy” for “man’s right of dominion over nature for the material utility.” Educate yourself about the dreadful outcome of adopting nuclear energy, whether for war or peaceful purposes. Learn how, after a prolonged use of nuclear energy, human and animal species may be converted to abhorrent monsters and chimeras. Enlighten yourself in the light of Scriptures how humanity can avoid this shameful and dreadful end. KHALID MALIK

At Home and in the Field

At Home and in the Field Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Suzanne S. Finney,Mary Mostafanezhad,Guido Carlo Pigliasco,Forrest Wade Young
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Crossing disciplinary boundaries, At Home and in the Field is an anthology of twenty-first century ethnographic research and writing about the global worlds of home and disjuncture in Asia and the Pacific Islands. These stories reveal novel insights into the serendipitous nature of fieldwork. Unique in its inclusion of "homework"—ethnography that directly engages with issues and identities in which the ethnographer finds political solidarity and belonging in fields at home—the anthology contributes to growing trends that complicate the distinction between "insiders" and "outsiders." The obligations that fieldwork engenders among researchers and local communities are exemplified by contributors who are often socially engaged with the peoples and places they work. In its focus on Asia and the Pacific Islands, the collection offers ethnographic updates on topics that range from ritual money burning in China to the militarization of Hawai'i to the social role of text messages in identifying marriage partners in Vanuatu to the cultural power of robots in Japan. Thought provoking, sometimes humorous, these cultural encounters will resonate with readers and provide valuable talking points for exploring the human diversity that makes the study of ourselves and each other simultaneously rewarding and challenging.

Leaves of Flame

Leaves of Flame Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joshua Palmatier
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One hundred years have passed since Colin Harten--transformed to something more than human by the magic of the lifeblood contained in the Well of Sorrows--used his new powers to broker a peace agreement between the human, dwarren, and Alvritshai races of Wrath Suvane. Since then all three races have greatly expanded their empires. And Colin has continuously sought ways to defeat the dark spirits known as the sukrael--and the Wraiths they have created to act for them in the physical world. Yet Colin has not been able to prevent the dark spirits from reawakening more and more Wells, thus extending their power across the lands. Having mastered three of the five magics of Wrath Suvane, Colin has gifted each race with a magical Tree to protect them from incursionso f the dark forces. He has also realized that unless a certain number of the Wells are left open, their magic can never be stabilized, and the land will be torn apart by this uncontrolled force. But now the enemy has located the one Well that is key to controlling the entire network, and if Colin can't find a means to stop them from claiming and activating this Well, it could mean the end of all three races! At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

How to Build a Human

How to Build a Human Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pamela S. Turner
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The epic story of our evolution in seven big steps! How did we become who we are? With trademark wit, acclaimed science writer Pamela S. Turner breaks down human evolution into the seven most important steps leading to Homo sapiens. How, when, and why did we: 1. stand up, 2. smash rocks, 3. get swelled heads, 4. take a hike, 5. invent barbecue, 6. start talking (and never shut up), and 7. become storytellers? This fascinating, wickedly funny account of our evolutionary journey turns science into an irresistible story. Vetted by experts at the Smithsonian's Human Origins Program, the book also features incredibly detailed portraits by celebrated paleo-artist John Gurche that bring our early ancestors to life.

Giver of Truth Biblical Commentary-Vol. 1

Giver of Truth Biblical Commentary-Vol. 1 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: God's Servant
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
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God’s servant offers you convenient commentary books, which are practical, concise, and relevant. The Giver of Truth Biblical Commentary books are intellectually stimulating and include all that expensive multivolume commentaries have to offer. The Giver of Truth Biblical Commentary books present each book of the Bible, chapter by chapter, with consideration of the King James Bible as the standard and credit given to references within the text, which allows you to examine your Bible within its historical background and customs. The Giver of Truth Biblical Commentary illuminates the Bible within its time and place, which affords doctrinal penetrating insight into the practical application of truth for everyday living. God’s servant, former entrepreneur and educator, has devoted years of study to religious theology after completing degrees from community college, business college, state college, state university, Christian college, Seminary Studies, and Christian Growth Plans. God’s servant has written monographs for various churches, planned seminary classes, taught Bible classes, and serviced in the Church for years, and now writes in an easy to read manner for those who want complement their religious conscience with a solid foundation of Christianity, which offers a real relationship with God

Heroes and Villains

Heroes and Villains Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Angela Carter
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141968370
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Sharp-eyed Marianne lives in a white tower made of steel and concrete with her father and the other Professors. Outside, where the land is thickly wooded and wild beasts roam, live the Barbarians, who raid and pillage in order to survive. Marianne is strictly forbidden to leave her civilized world but, fascinated by these savage outsiders, decides to escape. There, beyond the wire fences, she will discover a decaying paradise, encounter the tattooed Barbarian boy Jewel and go beyond the darkest limits of her imagination. Playful, sensuous, violent and gripping, Heroes and Villains is an ambiguous and deliriously rich blend of post-apocalyptic fiction, gothic fantasy, literary allusion and twisted romance.

Medical Consort Raises the Hell

Medical Consort Raises the Hell Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lian Yu
Editor: Funstory
ISBN: 164767493X
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Give me a little sunshine, I can be brilliant, binding an empty hold, I can give the world a new sky! His right hand held the scalpel, his left hand held the high-tech, cutting through thorns and thorns, reneging on the marriage with the crown prince, reviving the house of the Marquis, holding hands with lovers, blocking people's path to murder, killing gods and gods! Gold is mine, home is mine, country is mine, you are mine, mine or mine!

Sport in Films

Sport in Films Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Emma Poulton,Martin Roderick
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317996267
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Sport offers everything a good story should have: heroes and villains, triumph and disaster, achievement and despair, tension and drama. Consequently, sport makes for a compelling film narrative and films, in turn, are a vivid medium for sport. Yet despite its regularity as a central theme in motion pictures, constructions and representations of sport and athletes have been marginalised in terms of serious analysis within the longstanding academic study of films and documentaries. In this collection, it is the critical study of film and its connections to sport that are examined. The collection is one of the first of its kind to examine the ways in which sport has been used in films as a metaphor for other areas of social life. Among the themes and issues explored by the contributors are: Morality tales in which good triumphs over evil The representation and ideological framing of social identities, including class, gender, race and nationality The representation of key issues pertinent to sport, including globalization, politics, commodification, consumerism, and violence The meanings ‘spoken’ by films – and the various ‘readings’ which audiences make of them This is a timely collection that draws together a diverse range of accessible, insightful and ground-breaking new essays. This book was published as a special issue of Sport in Society.


Watertown Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Chuck Booth
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1984576283
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The weapons of war that inflict debilitating wounds upon the men and women who fight with it have much greater range than the target they are aimed at. When men and women deploy to a war-torn theater, they do so with the prayers and fears of loved ones. When they return broken and dismembered, another battle begins as loved ones adjust, cope, and grieve. The parents, the unsung victims of the war, cry out, “Look what they did to my baby!” Logan was no stranger to the wages of war, but he wasn’t prepared for what he found in the Adirondack Mountains, only a few miles south of Fort Drum.

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