Be Still

Be Still Author Amy Reinhold
ISBN-10 9781416577324
Release 2007-12-04
Pages 232
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Stop Breathe Listen Be Still In a world that moves too fast and places little value on quiet times, the practice of contemplative prayer offers rest to your soul and invites God's presence into your life. This thoughtful book, inspired by the best-selling DVD of the same name, invites you into the joy and peace that can be found in the age-old practice of contemplative prayer and features writings from some of today's most highly respected authors and speakers, including: • Max Lucado • Dr. Henry Cloud • Philip Yancey • Michelle McKinney Hammond • Richard Foster • Dallas Willard • Dr. Calvin Miller • Ken Gire In these pages you will be introduced to the practice of lectio divina, which simply means "sacred reading." Using Scripture and silence, you will learn to invite God's presence and direction into your life through the thirty-one meditations in this beautifully illustrated book. You don't have to be a scholar or a saint to experience contemplative prayer or enjoy God's divine companionship. As you walk through these thirty-one days, you will grow daily into a deeper, more satisfying prayer life with God. Open the book. Be still. Find rest for your soul. Compiled by Amy and Judge Reinhold.

Damals warst du still

Damals warst du still Author Christa von Bernuth
ISBN-10 9783641023676
Release 2009-03-11
Pages 435
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Ein Nerven zerreißender psychologischer Thriller. Der Sohn des Familientherapeuten Fabian Plessen wird tot aufgefunden. In seine Leiche wurde das Wort „warst“ geritzt. Kaum hat Kriminalhauptkommissarin Mona Seiler zu ermitteln begonnen, taucht eine zweite Leiche auf: Auch auf dem Körper von Sonja Martinez steht ein Wort: „damals“. Als Mona erfährt, dass Sonja Martinez bei Plessen in Behandlung gewesen war, scheint der Fall klar. Aber Mona hat das Gefühl, etwas Wichtiges übersehen zu haben. Bei ihrem Chef stößt sie jedoch auf taube Ohren – und das hat tödliche Konsequenzen ...

Do Museums Still Need Objects

Do Museums Still Need Objects Author Steven Conn
ISBN-10 9780812201659
Release 2010-11-24
Pages 272
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"We live in a museum age," writes Steven Conn in Do Museums Still Need Objects? And indeed, at the turn of the twenty-first century, more people are visiting museums than ever before. There are now over 17,500 accredited museums in the United States, averaging approximately 865 million visits a year, more than two million visits a day. New museums have proliferated across the cultural landscape even as older ones have undergone transformational additions: from the Museum of Modern Art and the Morgan in New York to the High in Atlanta and the Getty in Los Angeles. If the golden age of museum-building came a century ago, when the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Field Museum of Natural History, and others were created, then it is fair to say that in the last generation we have witnessed a second golden age. By closely observing the cultural, intellectual, and political roles that museums play in contemporary society, while also delving deeply into their institutional histories, historian Steven Conn demonstrates that museums are no longer seen simply as houses for collections of objects. Conn ranges across a wide variety of museum types—from art and anthropology to science and commercial museums—asking questions about the relationship between museums and knowledge, about the connection between culture and politics, about the role of museums in representing non-Western societies, and about public institutions and the changing nature of their constituencies. Elegantly written and deeply researched, Do Museums Still Need Objects? is essential reading for historians, museum professionals, and those who love to visit museums.

What Computers Still Can t Do

What Computers Still Can t Do Author Hubert L. Dreyfus
ISBN-10 0262540673
Release 1992
Pages 354
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Rev. ed. of What computers can't do, 1979.

Athens Still Remains

Athens  Still Remains Author Jacques Derrida
ISBN-10 9780823232055
Release 2010
Pages 73
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Athens, Still Remains is an extended commentary on a series of photographs of contemporary Athens by the French photographer Jean-Franois Bonhomme. But in Derrida's hands commentary always has a way of unfolding or, better, developing in several unexpected and mutually illuminating directions.First published in French and Greek in 1996, Athens, Still Remains is Derrida's most sustained analysis of the photographic medium in relationship to the history of philosophy and his most personal reflection on that medium. At once photographic analysis, philosophical essay, and autobiographicalnarrative, Athens, Still Remains presents an original theory of photography and throws a fascinating light on Derrida's life and work.The book begins with a sort of verbal snapshot or aphorism that haunts the entire book: we owe ourselves to death.Reading this phrase through Bonhomme's photographs of both the ruins of ancient Athens and contemporary scenes of a still-living Athens that is also on its way to ruin and death, Derrida interrogates a philosophical tradition that runs from Socrates to Heidegger in which the human - and especiallythe philosopher - is thought to owe himself to death, to a certain thought of death of comportment with regard to death. Combining philosophical speculations on mourning and death, event and repetition, time and difference, with incisive commentary on Bonhomme's photographs and a narrative ofDerrida's 1995 trip to Greece, Athens, Still Remains is one of Derrida's most accessible, personal, and moving works without being, for all that, any less philosophical. As Derrida reminds us, the word photography - an eminently Greek word - means 'the writing of light', and it brings together todayinto a single frame contemporary questions about the work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction and much older questions about the relationship between light, revelation, and truth, in other words, an entire philosophical tradition that first came to light in the shadow of theAcropolis.

A Broken Heart Still Beats

A Broken Heart Still Beats Author Anne McCracken
ISBN-10 1568385560
Release 2000-09-01
Pages 295
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Still a Man s World

Still a Man s World Author Christine L. Williams
ISBN-10 0520915224
Release 1995-02-09
Pages 243
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Men who do "women's work" have consistently been the butt of jokes, derided for their lack of drive and masculinity. In this eye-opening study, Christine Williams provides a wholly new look at men who work in predominantly female jobs. Having conducted extensive interviews in four cities, Williams uncovers how men in four occupations—nursing, elementary school teaching, librarianship, and social work—think about themselves and experience their work. Contrary to popular imagery, men in traditionally female occupations do not define themselves differently from men in more traditional occupations. Williams finds that most embrace conventional, masculine values. Her findings about how these men fare in their jobs are also counterintuitive. Rather than being surpassed by the larger number of women around them, these men experience the "glass escalator effect," rising in disproportionate numbers to administrative jobs at the top of their professions. Williams finds that a complex interplay between gendered expectations embedded in organizations, and the socially determined ideas workers bring to their jobs, contribute to mens' advantages in these occupations. Using a feminist psychoanalytic perspective, Williams calls for more men not only to cross over to women's occupations, but also to develop alternative masculinities that find common ground with traditionally female norms of cooperation and caring. Until the workplace is sexually integrated and masculine and feminine norms equally valued, it will unfortunately remain "still a man's world."

Als die Welt still stand

Als die Welt still stand Author Atle Naess
ISBN-10 9783540312512
Release 2006-02-28
Pages 244
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Die preisgekrönte Biographie des norwegische Schriftstellers Atle Næss führt den Leser auf eine fesselnde Reise durch die Höhen und Tiefen des Lebens einer der schillerndsten Persönlichkeiten der europäischen Wissenschaftsgeschichte - Galileo Galilei. Mit feinsinniger Empathie entwickelt Naess das Portrait eines Mannes, der sich selbst durch die Zwänge der römischen Inquisition nicht von seinen wegweisenden Forschungen abbringen ließ. Aus den Rezensionen der norwegischen Ausgabe: "Mit umfassender Kenntnis und sicherem Erzählstil hebt Næss die epochemachenden Arbeiten hervor, die die Grundlage der modernen experimentellen Naturwissenschaften bilden. Er packt all die vielen Stationen [Galileis] Lebens in ein sehr lesenswertes Buch, das in vielerlei Hinsicht hervorsticht." Per Anders Madsen, Aftenposten Morgen "Diese Biographie stellt eine faszinierende kulturhistorische Studie dar und ist daher nicht nur für Leser mit Interesse an Naturwissenschaft und Wissenschaftsgeschichte geeignet. Sie kann auch hervorragend als Roman gelesen werden." Atle Abelsen, Teknisk Ukeblad

Still Alive

Still Alive Author Ruth Kluger
ISBN-10 1558616179
Release 2003-04-01
Pages 216
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Swept up as a child in the events of Nazi-era Europe, Ruth Kluger saw her family's comfortable Vienna existence systematically undermined and destroyed. By age eleven, she had been deported, along with her mother, to Theresienstadt, the first in a series of concentration camps which would become the setting for her precarious childhood. Kluger's story of her years in the camps and her struggle to establish a life after the war as a refugee survivor in New York, has emerged as one of the most powerful accounts of the Holocaust. Interwoven with blunt, unsparing observations of childhood and nuanced reflections of an adult who has spent a lifetime thinking about the Holocaust, Still Alive rejects all easy assumptions about history, both political and personal. Whether describing the abuse she met at her own mother's hand, the life-saving generosity of a woman SS aide in Auschwitz, the foibles and prejudices of Allied liberators, or the cold shoulder offered by her relatives when she and her mother arrived as refugees in New York, Kluger sees and names an unexpected reality which has little to do with conventional wisdom or morality tales. Still Alive is a memoir of the pursuit of selfhood against all odds, a fiercely bittersweet coming-of-age story in which the protagonist must learn never to rely on comforting assumptions, but always to seek her own truth.

God Still Matters

God Still Matters Author Herbert McCabe
ISBN-10 0826476694
Release 2005-03-01
Pages 304
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In God Still Matters we have the chance to read McCabe on the topics that interested him most - philosophy of God, Christology, Fundamental theology, Sacramental theology and ethics. No-one who reads this volume will doubt that McCabe was one of the outst

Still Life

Still Life Author Victoria Charles
ISBN-10 9781780423166
Release 2011-07-01
Pages 256
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Cézanne transformed a teacup into something alive, raising still-life to the point that it ceased to be inanimate. Wassily Kandinsky said about the French artist: “He painted these things as human beings because he was endowed with the gift of divining the inner life in everything.” In addition to those of Cézanne, this book is devoted to still-life paintings by artists such as Van Gogh, Matisse, Chardin and Picasso.

Still Life

Still Life Author Louise Penny
ISBN-10 1429967234
Release 2008-09-30
Pages 320
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Winner of the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awards. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Surêté du Québec and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it's a tragic hunting accident and nothing more, but Gamache smells something foul in these remote woods, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless bowhunter. Still Life introduces not only an engaging series hero in Inspector Gamache, who commands his forces---and this series---with integrity and quiet courage, but also a winning and talented new writer of traditional mysteries in the person of Louise Penny.

Still Life in Photography

Still Life in Photography Author Paul Martineau
ISBN-10 9781606060339
Release 2010
Pages 111
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This is a sumptuous visual and narrative survey of the innovative ways in which photographers throughout the eras have explored the traditional genre of still life.

Looking at the Overlooked

Looking at the Overlooked Author Norman Bryson
ISBN-10 9781780232522
Release 2013-06-01
Pages 168
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In this, the only up-to-date critical work on still life painting in any language, Norman Bryson analyses the origins, history and logic of 'still life', one of the most enduring forms of Western painting. The first essay is devoted to Roman wall-painting while in the second the author surveys a major segment in the history of still life, from seventeenth-century Spanish painting to Cubism. The third essay tackles the controversial field of seventeenth-century Dutch still life. Bryson concludes in the final essay that the persisting tendency to downgrade the genre of still life is profoundly rooted in the historical oppression of women. In Looking at the Overlooked, Norman Bryson is at his most brilliant to date. These superbly written essays will stimulate us to look at the entire tradition of still life with new and critical eyes.

Still Failing at Fairness

Still Failing at Fairness Author David Sadker
ISBN-10 1439159432
Release 2009-04-28
Pages 384
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Despite decades of effort to create fair classrooms and schools, gender bias is alive and well, and in some ways growing. School practices continue to send boys and girls down different life paths, too often treating them not as different genders but as different species. Teachers and parents often miss the subtle signs of sexism in classrooms. Through firsthand observations and up-to-the-minute research, Still Failing at Fairness brings the gender issue into focus. The authors provide an in-depth account of how girls' and boys' educations are compromised from elementary school through college, and offer practical advice for teachers and parents who want to make a positive difference. The authors examine today's pressing issues -- the lack of enforcement for Title IX, the impact of the backlash against gender equity, the much-hyped "boys' crisis," hardwired brain differences, and the recent growth of singlesex public schools. This book documents how teaching, current testing practices, and subtle cultural attitudes continue to short-circuit both girls and boys of every race, social class, and ethnicity. Hard-hitting and remarkably informative, Still Failing at Fairness is "a fascinating look into America's classrooms" (National Association of School Psychologists).

Das Land ist still noch

Das Land ist still  noch Author Leonore Ansorg
ISBN-10 3412143065
Release 2009
Pages 394
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Das Land ist still noch has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Das Land ist still noch also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Das Land ist still noch book for free.


JPEG Author William B. Pennebaker
ISBN-10 0442012721
Release 1992-12-31
Pages 638
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JPEG has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from JPEG also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full JPEG book for free.