The Ragamuffin Gospel

Author: Brennan Manning
Publisher: Multnomah
ISBN: 1601428685
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Previously published: Sisters, Or.: Multnomah Publishers, c2000.

Man And His Symbols

Author: C. G. Jung
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 0307800555
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Man and His Symbols owes its existence to one of Jung's own dreams. The great psychologist dreamed that his work was understood by a wide public, rather than just by psychiatrists, and therefore he agreed to write and edit this fascinating book. Here, Jung examines the full world of the unconscious, whose language he believed to be the symbols constantly revealed in dreams. Convinced that dreams offer practical advice, sent from the unconscious to the conscious self, Jung felt that self-understanding would lead to a full and productive life. Thus, the reader will gain new insights into himself from this thoughtful volume, which also illustrates symbols throughout history. Completed just before his death by Jung and his associates, it is clearly addressed to the general reader. Praise for Man and His Symbols “This book, which was the last piece of work undertaken by Jung before his death in 1961, provides a unique opportunity to assess his contribution to the life and thought of our time, for it was also his firsat attempt to present his life-work in psychology to a non-technical public. . . . What emerges with great clarity from the book is that Jung has done immense service both to psychology as a science and to our general understanding of man in society, by insisting that imaginative life must be taken seriously in its own right, as the most distinctive characteristic of human beings.”—Guardian “Straighforward to read and rich in suggestion.”—John Barkham, Saturday Review Syndicate “This book will be a resounding success for those who read it.”—Galveston News-Tribune “A magnificent achievement.”—Main Currents “Factual and revealing.”—Atlanta Times

Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God

Author: Jonathan Edwards
Publisher: Charles River Editors via PublishDrive
ISBN: 162921678X
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Jonathan Edwards (17031758) was a Christian preacher and theologian who is widely considered to be one of Americas greatest intellectuals.Edwards also wrote many books including A Dissertation Concerning The End For Which God Created the World and The Life of David Brainerd. This version of Edwards Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God includes a table of contents.

The Life And Diary Of David Brainerd

Author: Jonathan Edwards
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers
ISBN: 1598560530
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This compilation, taken from Jonathan Edwards's edited versions of David Brainerd's Diary and Journal, offers a highly readable account of the life and labors of David Brainerd, an early American missionary to the American Indians in New York, New Jersey, and eastern Pennsylvania. Jonathan Edwards was an American Puritan theologian, preacher, and prolific author. When Brainerd died at the age of 29, Edwards preached the funeral sermon and published the diary that David had kept.

From Max Weber Essays In Sociology

Author: Max Weber
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN:
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Introducing the student to the work of a great sociologist, this book opens with a comprehensive biographical essay on Weber's life and work and includes his essays on science and politics, power, religion, and social structures.

Time For Dying

Author: Graham McAleer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351471856
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This book has been written for those who must work with and give care to the dying. Our discussion is not simple narrative or description; it is a ""rendition of reality,"" informed by a rather densely woven and fairly abstract theoretical scheme. This scheme evolved gradually during the course of our research. The second audience for this volume is social scientists who are less interested in dying than they are in useful substantive theory. Our central concern is with the temporal aspects of work. The theory presented here may be useful to social scientists interested in areas far removed from health, medicine, or hospitals. The training of physicians and nurses equips them for the technical aspects of dealing with illness.Medical students learn not to kill patients through error, and to save lives through diagnosis and treatment. But their teachers put little or no emphasis on how to talk with dying patients; how-or whether-to disclose an impending death; or even how to approach the subject with the wives, husbands, children, and parents of the dying. Students of nursing are taught how to give nursing care to terminal patients, as well as how to give ""post-mortem care."" But the psychological aspects of dealing with the dying and their families are virtually absent from training. Although physicians and nurses are highly skilled at handling the bodies of terminal patients, their behavior to them otherwise is actually outside the province of professional standards. Much, if not most, nontechnical conduct toward, and in the presence of, dying patients and their families is profoundly influenced by ""common sense"" assumptions, essentially untouched by professional or even rational considerations or by current advancement in social-psychological knowledge. The process of dying in hospitals is much affected by professional training and codes, and by the particular conditions of work generated by hospitals as places of work. A third important consideration in int

Training Your Emotion To Be Happy

Author: Augusto Cury
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781418486235
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Never has the industry of entertainment, such as TV, the Internet, sports and music, been so developed, but we have never been sadder and predisposed to so many emotional disorders. Millions of children and adults have been developing the accelerated thought syndrome (ATS), discovered by Dr. Augusto Cury, psychiatrist and scientist of psychology. Agitated mind, suffering by anticipation, excessive fatigue and forgetfulness are some of this syndrome's symptoms. In this book you will find tools to train your emotion to overcome the ATS and prevent depression, anxiety, panic syndrome and improve your quality of life and your pleasure in living. You will also discover the Master of masters' emotional training. Perhaps "Training your emotion to be happy" will be psychology's first attempt at investigating how Jesus Christ navigated the waters of emotion and why he was happy and tranquil in a stressful and depressing environment. Over 300.000 people have read this book. Psychologists, teachers, businessmen, parents and teenagers have it as bedside reading. The only place where aging is forbidden is in the territory of emotions. Emotions are capable of turning wealth into misery and misery into wealth. Train your emotion to be happy, intelligent and young.! Something new will happen!

I Am My Family

Author: Rafael Goldchain
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568987385
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Old family photo albums are fascinating. If you're lucky enough to own one, you've probably spent hours poring overhalf-faded black-and-white portraits of your ancestors, searching for similarities in their facial features and wondering whattheir lives might have been. Unfortunately, not every family has such easy access to their own history. Photographer Rafael Goldchain's Polish-Jewish ancestors emigrated to South America in the 1930s, and many others perished in Polandduring the Nazi regime. Also lost in the turmoil of war and emigration were most of the portraits of his extended family.When Goldchain became a parent himself, he decided to make up for this lack of evidence and recreate the lost generations of the past, in the present. Rafael Goldchain's I Am My Family is a family album of traditional portrait photographs with an unconventional twist: the only subject is Goldchain himself. In an elaborate process involving genealogical research, the use of makeup, hair styling, costume, and props, Goldchain transforms himself into his ancestors and captures their personifications with the camera. Taking some liberties with historical accuracy, Goldchain has assembled a fascinating cast of characters: from his short-story-writing grandfather, to his great-aunts Pola and Fela, to the Rabbi Gur's nephew in wedding dress, Goldchain reinvents himself over and over again. These beautifully reproduced self-portraits trace the evolution of Jewish culture from tradition to modernity and invite us to engage the history of a family decimated and scattered by the traumatic events of the 20th century. Featuring an insightful essay by curator Martha Langford, the portraits are complemented by a selection of the archival images on which they are based as well as selections from the artist's handwritten sketchbooks.

Eros And Greek Athletics

Author: Thomas F. Scanlon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195348767
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Ancient Greek athletics offer us a clear window on many important aspects of ancient culture, some of which have distinct parallels with modern sports and their place in our society. Ancient athletics were closely connected with religion, the formation of young men and women in their gender roles, and the construction of sexuality. Eros was, from one perspective, a major god of the gymnasium where homoerotic liaisons reinforced the traditional hierarchies of Greek culture. But Eros in the athletic sphere was also a symbol of life-affirming friendship and even of political freedom in the face of tyranny. Greek athletic culture was not so much a field of dreams as a field of desire, where fervent competition for honor was balanced by cooperation for common social goals. Eros and Greek Athletics is the first in-depth study of Greek body culture as manifest in its athletics, sexuality, and gender formation. In this comprehensive overview, Thomas F. Scanlon explores when and how athletics was linked with religion, upbringing, gender, sexuality, and social values in an evolution from Homer until the Roman period. Scanlon shows that males and females made different uses of the same contests, that pederasty and athletic nudity were fostered by an athletic revolution beginning in the late seventh century B.C., and that public athletic festivals may be seen as quasi-dramatic performances of the human tension between desire and death. Accessibly written and full of insights that will challenge long-held assumptions about ancient sport, Eros and Greek Athletics will appeal to readers interested in ancient and modern sports, religion, sexuality, and gender studies.