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A Different Kind of Courage

By Jim Horsley,Mark Cutshall
  • ISBN Code: : 1418558109
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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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.

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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

By Eric Lund,Mark Granquist
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  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Book Code : 1506416659
  • Total of Pages : 824
  • Category : Religion
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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

By Yousuf Gabriel
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  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Book Code : 1452597014
  • Total of Pages : 718
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 115
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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

By Suzanne S. Finney,Mary Mostafanezhad,Guido Carlo Pigliasco,Forrest Wade Young
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  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Book Code : 082485554X
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 632
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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

By Joshua Palmatier
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  • Publisher : Baen Publishing Enterprises
  • Book Code : 1625793901
  • Total of Pages : 291
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 693
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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

By Pamela S. Turner
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  • Publisher : Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Book Code : 1632897733
  • Total of Pages : 112
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 555
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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

By God's Servant
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1499053339
  • Total of Pages : 852
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 807
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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

By Angela Carter
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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Book Code : 0141968370
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 119
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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

By Lian Yu
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  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Book Code : 164767493X
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 874
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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

By Emma Poulton,Martin Roderick
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317996267
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 390
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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

By Chuck Booth
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1984576283
  • Total of Pages : 668
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 571
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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.