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No Go World

by Ruben Andersson University of California Press (March 26, 2019)

The dream of a smoothly connected Earth has ended. No Go World casts an anthropologist’s eye on the faultlines of fear now rending the glossy surface of globalization, painting large parts of our world in...

Mindful Listening (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)

by Harvard Business Review, Jack Zenger, Rasmus Hougaard & Jacqueline Carter et al. Harvard Business Review Press (March 05, 2019)

A carefully curated selection of articles about how to listen more empathically and actively from Harvard Business Review.

  • Highly curated collections of HBR articles.
  • Teaches active and empathetic listening.
  • Helps...

Four Fingers, Just One Thumb

by Cassandra Webb Library For All (March 01, 2019)

Eat some fruit and play some games with all your fingers and just one thumb. Reading Level 2 Keywords: body parts; friendship; growth and development; children

Social Movements

by Paul Almeida University of California Press (February 05, 2019)

Social Movements cleverly translates the art of collective action and mobilization by excluded groups for those interested in understanding social change from below. Students will learn the core components of...

The Indoctrination of the Wehrmacht

by Bryce Sait Berghahn Books (February 01, 2019)

Far from the image of an apolitical, “clean” Wehrmacht that persists in popular memory, German soldiers regularly cooperated with organizations like the SS in the abuse and murder of countless individuals...

From Extinct Monsters to Deep Time

by Diana E. Marsh Berghahn Books (January 01, 2019)

From Extinct Monsters to Deep Time is an ethnography that documents the growing friction between the research and outreach functions of the museum in the 21st century. Marsh describes participant observation...

Monetising the Dividual Self

by Julian Hopkins Berghahn Books (January 01, 2019)

Combining theoretical and empirical discussions with shorter case studies, this book offers an anthropological exploration of the emergence in Malaysia of lifestyle bloggers – precursors to current “microcelebrities”...


by Kym Simoncini Library For All (November 29, 2018)

Counting things is fun! Reading Level 1 Keywords: counting; animals; numeracy; nature

How night came to Opio's village

by Robert Ekuka African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

There is no night time in Opio's village. One day he goes hunting and arrives at a place he doesn't know. When night falls there, Opio thinks he has gone blind. Then he discovers the truth and likes night so...

Big Cats

by Nora May & Micah May Library For All (September 21, 2018)

Big cats live in many parts of the world. Tigers are the biggest cats of all. How many other big cats do you know? Reading Level 2 Keywords: natural world; animals; tigers; cats

Daily Life in the Abyss

by Vahé Tachjian Berghahn Books (May 01, 2017)

Historical research into the Armenian Genocide has grown tremendously in recent years, but much of it has focused on large-scale questions related to Ottoman policy or the scope of the killing. Consequently,...

Labour, Unions and Politics under the North Star

by Mary Hilson, Silke Neunsinger & Iben Vyff Berghahn Books (May 01, 2017)

"This welcome book provides very interesting and well-argued views on a rich variety of topics in recent and current Nordic labour history research, and on the current state of art in Nordic labour relations...

Peace and Violence in the Ethics of Dietrich Bonhoeffer: An Analysis of Method

by Trey Palmisano & Reinhard Krauss Wipf and Stock (December 30, 2015)

Not many theologians have had as great an impact on the study of peace and violence as Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who was labeled an Enemy of the State and eventually executed in April 1945. In this book, Trey Palmisano...

Almighty Matters: God's Hidden Politics in the Bible

by Nicholas Berry Resource Publications (December 30, 2015)

Almighty Matters: God's Politics in the Bible explores the underlying politics of the Hebrew and Christian Bibles by uncovering their political-theological connection in a single story line. The politics of...

Church Reform and Leadership of Change

by Harald Askeland & Ulla Schmidt Pickwick Publications (December 07, 2015)

Reforms and processes of change have become an increasingly pervasive characteristic of European Protestant churches in the last fifteen to twenty years. Driven by perceptions of crises, such as declining membership...

The Blessing of Mercy: Biblical Perspectives and Ecological Challenges

by Veronica M. Lawson Wipf and Stock (October 22, 2015)

One of Australia's leading biblical scholars offers a wonderful guide to the Church to help Catholics and other Christians celebrate the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis. In this book,...

The Recent Unpleasantness: Calvary Church's Role in the Preservation of the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Pittsburgh

by Harold T. Lewis & Mark Hollingsworth Wipf and Stock (June 12, 2015)

In the wake of the 2003 General Convention approval of the consecration of Gene Robinson, an openly gay and partnered man, to be a bishop, the Convention of the Diocese of Pittsburgh took steps to secede from...

Christ Died for Our Sins: Representation and Substitution in Romans and Their Jewish Martyrological Background

by Jarvis J. Williams Pickwick Publications (May 18, 2015)

In Christ Died for Our Sins, Jarvis J. Williams argues a twofold thesis: First, that Paul in Romans presents Jesus' death as both a representation of, and a substitute for, Jews and Gentiles. Second, that the...

Paul's Concept of Justification: God's Gift of a Right Relationship

by Richard K. Moore Wipf and Stock (February 11, 2015)

The Greek family of words characterizing the doctrine of "justification by faith" (as it is known in English) is most prominent in the writings of the Apostle Paul. It was this doctrine that lay at the heart...

Ancient Apologetic Exegesis: Introducing and Recovering Theophilus's World

by Stuart E. Parsons Pickwick Publications (February 05, 2015)

New Testament scholarship uncovers much about first-century Christianity. Early Christian masters such as Origen and Augustine draw great attention to the third and following centuries. Yet oddly, despite this...

Purity: Essays in Bible and Theology

by Andrew Brower Latz & Arseny Ermakov Pickwick Publications (November 13, 2014)

In ancient religion and societies the concept of purity was of central importance; in many modern societies it is either irrelevant or, when it is used, attached to extremely conservative agendas. This suggests...

Ethics and the Autonomy of Philosophy: Breaking Ties with Traditional Christian Praxis and Theory

by Bernard James Walker Pickwick Publications (November 06, 2014)

In Ethics and the Autonomy of Philosophy, Bernard Walker sets out with two objectives. First, Walker argues that ethics is autonomous as a discipline. Oftentimes ethics books, from a Christian perspective, lean...

Anticipating Heaven Below: Optimism of Grace from Wesley to the Pentecostals

by Henry H. Knight Cascade Books (January 31, 2014)

Wesleyanism is a movement of hope. Wesleyans and their Holiness and Pentecostal offspring pray and work with the expectancy that the love and power of God will transform hearts and lives, renew the church, and...

Monks in the World: Seeking God in a Frantic Culture

by William Thiele Wipf and Stock (January 31, 2014)

In this moving spiritual memoir, Dr. William Thiele shares inspiring stories of the birthing of a monastery without walls among everyday women and men around New Orleans after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina...

The New Testament and Bioethics: Theology and Basic Bioethics Principles

by R. Dennis Macaleer Pickwick Publications (December 24, 2013)

Beauchamp and Childress's Principles of Biomedical Ethics is a well-accepted approach to contemporary bioethics. Those principles are based on what Beauchamp and Childress call the common morality. This book...

A Biblical Understanding of Pain: Its Reasons and Realities

by John Timmerman Cascade Books (November 30, 2013)

In A Biblical Understanding of Pain: Its Reasons and Realities, John Timmerman examines six different sources of pain, each with its own chapter of description and biblical response. These include physical pain,...

How to See the Holy Spirit, Angels, and Demons: Ignatius of Loyola on the Gift of Discerning of Spirits in Church Ethics

by Gordon James Klingenschmitt Wipf and Stock (November 30, 2013)

Are God, angels, and demons really invisible? Or can the spirits be seen with human eyes, through the lens of Church Ethics? The gift of discerning of spirits is indispensible to the study of church ethics....

An/Other Praxis: A Critical Option for Ecclesial Freedom

by Herry M. Mukdani & Theodore W. Jennings Wipf and Stock (November 30, 2013)

Today's ecclesial praxis has to add something to human capacity in order for the church to envision itself whole. This book addresses multiple struggles, as creative acts theologically, for rethinking a possibly...

The Geography of God's Incarnation: Landscapes and Narratives of Faith

by Ann Milliken Pederson Cascade Books (July 25, 2013)

What does geography have to do with the incarnation of God and with our spiritual lives as Christians? We will embark on a theological road trip that explores how geographies are at the heart of understanding...

A Book of Evidence: The Trials and Execution of Jesus

by Nancy L. Kuehl Resource Publications (March 08, 2013)

Jesus was a Jew, living in a Jewish culture and under Jewish laws, laws that governed the people of Israel at a time of conflict with their Roman overlords. A Book of Evidence takes into consideration the history...

Clark Ashton Smith: A Critical Guide to the Man and His Work, Second Edition

by Steve Behrends Wildside Press (April 08, 2013)

Clark Ashton Smith (1893-1961) was a major writer of fantasy and science fiction during the first half of the twentieth century. Together with H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, Smith was one of the "Three...

From Monks to Missionaries: Schools of Spirituality in the Christian Tradition

by Nicki Verploegen Cascade Books (November 30, 2012)

Have you ever wondered what the difference between the Franciscans and Jesuits is? Have you been curious about how a monk's life differs from a missionary's and about the origins of these traditions? This book...

Isaiah Speaks: A Voice from the Past for the Present

by Merrill Morse Resource Publications (October 31, 2012)

Meet the Isaiah you never knew. Isaiah Speaks connects this famous prophet to such concerns of modern life as Islam and world religions, family conflicts, worship, and globalization. Whether the topic is modern...

That Their Work Will Be a Joy: Understanding and Coping with the Challenges of Pastoral Ministry

by Cameron Lee & Kurt Fredrickson Cascade Books (August 31, 2012)

For those who are called to it, pastoral ministry can be a source of deep joy. But there are also challenges. An increasing number of pastors seem to be burning out under the load. Congregations may not be aware...

Goronwy and Me: A Narrative of Two Lives

by Proal Heartwell Resource Publications (August 29, 2012)

Goronwy Owen (1723-1769) was a Welsh poet and clergyman who spent the last dozen years of his life in Virginia. As a poet, Owen is still revered in his native land as in his work he revived the ancient bardic...

Sex, Love, and Marriage-A Celebration: The Song of Solomon

by Jonathan F. Bayes Resource Publications (August 28, 2012)

Sex is worth celebrating. It is one of God's loveliest gifts to the human race. But the loveliness of sex is ruined whenever it is found outside the proper context of marriage. And God knows what powerful temptations...

The Ten Commandments in Poems

by Ronald E. Hignite & Gene Williams Resource Publications (August 28, 2012)

The Ten Commandments in Poems will inspire its readers through the felt presence of God perceived from his spoken words revealed to Moses and his children at Mount Sinai around 1440 BC. These poems in rhyme...

Music as Theology: What Music Says about the Word

by Maeve Louise Heaney & Jeremy S. Begbie Pickwick Publications (August 28, 2012)

The conversation between music and theology, dormant for too long in recent years, is at last gathering pace. And rightly so. There will always be theologians who will regard music as a somewhat peripheral concern,...

Apocalyptic Fever: End-Time Prophecies in Modern America

by Richard G. Kyle Cascade Books (July 31, 2012)

How will the world end? Doomsday ideas in Western history have been both persistent and adaptable, peaking at various times, including in modern America. Public opinion polls indicate that a substantial number...

Just Money: The Vision of Shalom

by Wayne Kirkland & Tony Campolo Resource Publications (July 31, 2012)

Money. Such a little word . . . with such explosive power. For love of money reputations have been ruined, marriages have been destroyed, lifelong friendships have been torn apart, whole nations have bled. For...

Ordinary Missionary: A Narrative Approach to Introducing World Missions

by W. Jay Moon & Pamela A. Moon Resource Publications (July 31, 2012)

I am not like Hudson Taylor, David Livingstone, or William Carey. The stories of these people are inspiring, but they also make me question, Am I really good enough to be a missionary? Because I don't consider...

Sound Bites: A Novel about Politics and the Media

by Victor L. Cahn Resource Publications (July 30, 2012)

The absurdities of contemporary politics and culture are lampooned in this unique and biting novel, composed entirely of media sound bites. Here are the voices of our time: politicians, reporters, pundits, and...

Faith and Madness: A Spiritual and Psychological Journey

by Sarah Slagle Arnold & Eugene H. Peterson Cascade Books (July 30, 2012)

Nobody loves a father like his daughter. That truth comes through powerfully in this memoir. Sarah was enchanted by her father; she loved him with all her young heart. But when she turned five, her father began...

Being Church: Reflections on How to Live as the People of God

by John F. Alexander & Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove Cascade Books (June 29, 2012)

What modern church doesn't call itself a community? Yet for how many is it real? How many churches form disciples intimately connected enough to call themselves Christ's body? How many form disciples who know...

The Son of Man as the Last Adam: The Early Church Tradition as a Source of Paul's Adam Christology

by Yongbom Lee Pickwick Publications (June 29, 2012)

Most New Testament scholars today agree that Jesus used an enigmatic self-designation, bar nasha (the Son of Man), translated into Greek as ho huios tou anthropou in the Synoptic Gospels. In contrast, Paul,...

Words Unspoken: An Invitation to Christian Faith

by Peter Schmiechen Cascade Books (June 27, 2012)

This is a chance to explore the meaning of Christian faith for those in and outside of churches: adults who left the church in their youth, the many religious refugees pushed out by churches, as well as those...

After Freedom: How Boomers Pursued Freedom, Questioned Virtue, and Still Search for Meaning

by Mary VanderGoot Cascade Books (June 27, 2012)

The youngest Boomers are not quite fifty; the oldest have already turned sixty-five. A generation that started out in the 1960s, determined to be young forever, is now asking what the point is of growing old....

Lincoln's Political Ambitions, Slavery, and the Bible

by Edwin D. Freed Pickwick Publications (June 27, 2012)

Abraham Lincoln did not take his family Bible to the White House. And the reason he did not use the Bible in his first inaugural address was not because it failed to arrive in his baggage. Freed concentrates...

Pro Communione: Theological Essays on the Anglican Covenant

by Benjamin Guyer & Ephraim Radner Pickwick Publications (June 22, 2012)

The proposed Anglican Covenant impinges not only upon the future of the Anglican Communion but upon global Christianity as well. Pro Communione: Theological Essays on the Anglican Covenant is the first volume...

Between Mirage and Miracle: Selected Poems for Seasons, Festivals, and the Occasional Revelation

by J. Barrie Shepherd Wipf and Stock (May 30, 2012)

In this volume, Shepherd selects from these, and from other unpublished works, to shape a series of poems that seek to portray and even illuminate, to some extent, the life of the spirit. They begin by tracing...