The Myth of Solid Ground

The Myth of Solid Ground Author David L. Ulin
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822033470501
Release 2004
Pages 290
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Explores how an unlikely collection of scientists, psychics, and doomsday prophets have made accurate earthquake predictions based on a wide range of empirical and otherworldly signs, observing how the practice of earthquake prediction reflects a human need for control. 20,000 first printing.



Myth Making and Religious Extremism and Their Roots in Crises

Myth Making and Religious Extremism and Their Roots in Crises Author Arthur G. Neal
ISBN-10 9780786498581
Release 2015-09-28
Pages 216
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According to sociologist C. Wright Mills, we do not live in a world of solid fact but in a world permeated by culture, constructed by humans through communication with each other. Myth-making shapes our lives, beliefs and behavior. Collective myths become plausible explanations for events past and future as each new generation constructs reality anew to make sense of the human condition. Providing a sociological and multicultural analysis, this book examines myth-making in the today's world amid religious extremism and terrorism. The authors discuss the imperative of myth in comprehending illness, sexuality, death and human relationships to the environment and other animals.



Teaching on Solid Ground

Teaching on Solid Ground Author Dominic Belmonte
ISBN-10 1412924634
Release 2005-12-08
Pages 156
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Using his trademark humor and encouraging style, the author explores the beginning teacher’s concerns with issues of instruction, curriculum, classroom management, and the rewards of teaching.



Solid Ground

Solid Ground Author Mark Finley
ISBN-10 082801731X
Release 2003
Pages 400
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This daily devotional is filled with inspirational true-life stories and personal testimonies from heroes of faith throughout history. You will meet transformed men and women whose love for God led them beyond failure to spiritual success. Start your day on solid ground with these powerful stories.



Myth Protest and Struggle in Okinawa

Myth  Protest and Struggle in Okinawa Author Miyume Tanji
ISBN-10 9781134217601
Release 2007-01-24
Pages 256
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Okinawan people have developed a unique tradition of protest in their long history of oppression and marginalization. Beginning with the Ryukyu Kingdom’s annexation to Japan in the late nineteenth century, Miyume Tanji charts the devastation caused by the Second World War, followed by the direct occupation of post-war Okinawa and continued presence of the US military forces in the wake of reversion to Japan in 1972. With ever more fragmented organizations, identities and strategies, Tanji explores how the unity of the Okinawan community of protest has come to rest increasingly on the politics of myth and the imagination. Drawing on original interview material with Okinawan protestors and in-depth analysis of protest history, Myth, Protest and Struggle in Okinawa will appeal to scholars of Japanese history and politics, and those working on social movements and protest.



Humana Festival 2007

Humana Festival 2007 Author Adrien-Alice Hansel
ISBN-10 9780970904638
Release 2008
Pages 375
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The Humana Festival 2007 anthology brings together all ten scripts from the 2007 Humana Festival of New American Plays, the thirty-first annual cycle of world premiere productions staged at Actors Theatre of Louisville. The seven full-length plays and three ten-minute plays represent an extraordinary range of work by some of the most exciting new voices in theater today, including recent Pulitzer Prize fi nalist Rolin Jones, as well as celebrated playwrights Constance Congdon, Kia Corthron, Michael John Garces, Naomi Iizuka, Sherry Kramer, Deb Margolin, Whit McLaughlin, Carlos Murillo, Julie Marie Myatt, A. Rey Pamatmat, Marco Ramirez, Alice Tuan, Kathryn Walat, Ken Weitzman, and Craig Wright.



Cape Cod Noir

Cape Cod Noir Author David L. Ulin
ISBN-10 9781936070978
Release 2011
Pages 221
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Presents a collection of crime stories inspired by the area of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.



College Bound on Solid Ground

College Bound on Solid Ground Author Kelsey Phillips
ISBN-10 9781632322487
Release 2014-05-28
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College challenges who you are and what you believe. If you are on your way to or already in college, this book will give you all the tools you need to be successful, safe, and solid in your faith throughout your college experience and beyond. Author Kelsey Phillips provides a wide variety of biblical, statistical, and practical information, including: • The critical need to grow in your relationship with God and other believers during college • Ways to grow in the areas in which Jesus grew as a young adult: wisdom, stature, and in favor with God and men • An overview of the many other belief systems you may encounter • How to create a workable course schedule • Choosing a major • Study tips and tricks • Being a good roommate • Dating wisely • Making the most of existing and new relationships • How to stay healthy • Avoiding pitfalls like alcohol, drugs, and date rape • 101 crazy, fun, and random things to do. If you want to make yours the best possible college experience, this book is a must-read for you.



Sensual Relations

Sensual Relations Author David Howes
ISBN-10 0472026224
Release 2010-02-22
Pages 288
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With audacious dexterity, David Howes weaves together topics ranging from love and beauty magic in Papua New Guinea to nasal repression in Freudian psychology and from the erasure and recovery of the senses in contemporary ethnography to the specter of the body in Marx. Through this eclectic and penetrating exploration of the relationship between sensory experience and cultural expression, Sensual Relations contests the conventional exclusion of sensuality from intellectual inquiry and reclaims sensation as a fundamental domain of social theory. David Howes is Professor of Anthropology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.



Emily D West and the Yellow Rose of Texas Myth

Emily D  West and the  Yellow Rose of Texas  Myth Author Phillip Thomas Tucker
ISBN-10 9780786474493
Release 2014-01-30
Pages 276
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"The book is successful at describing the world West lived in as well as the dangers she faced in Texas. Recommended."--Choice "Traces her entire life."--ProtoView For the first time, the true story of "The Yellow Rose of Texas" is told in full, revealing a host of new insights and perspectives on one of America's most popular stories. For generations, the Yellow Rose of Texas has been one of America's most popular western myths, growing larger over time and little resembling the truth of what happened on April 21, 1836, at the battle of San Jacinto, where a new Texas Republic won its independence. The woman who has been popularly connected to the story was an ordinary but also quite remarkable free black woman from the North, Emily D. West. This work reconstructs her experience, places it in full context and explores the evolution of a most fanciful myth.



The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation

The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation Author Chogyam Trungpa
ISBN-10 9781570629334
Release 2002
Pages 179
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Freedom is generally thought of as the ability to achieve goals and satisfy desires. But what are the sources of these goals and desires? If they arise from ignorance, habitual patterns, and negative emotions - psychologically destructive elements that actually enslave us - is the freedom to pursue them true freedom or just a myth?



The Myth of the Sacred

The Myth of the Sacred Author Donald E. Abelson
ISBN-10 0773524355
Release 2003-05
Pages 256
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In this collection the authors challenge the "myth of the sacred" - the idea that certain aspects of the constitutional process - judicial political behaviour, interest group politics, and centralization of power - are untouchable politically. They suggest that certain actors and institutions have contributed to a myth about the normative basis of Canadian constitutional politics, a myth perpetuated through the popular media as well as much of the scholarly literature. Such actors often disguise their overtly political behavior with a cloak of impartiality, presenting their actions as furthering the public good and therefore immune to challenge. The Myth of the Sacred seeks to challenge this ideal. At its core this myth embodies the Trudeauian ideal of Canadian society - one that features a constitution that empowers impartial judges at the expense of politically motivated legislators; one that allows each individual to enjoy a uniform range of rights, freedoms, and means of belonging to the larger Canadian society; and one that seeks to ensure the primacy of the national government rather than the provincial. Trudeau called his vision the Just Society. But justice is an illusive and amorphous concept. Defining it, much less institutionalizing it, is fraught with risk. In modern liberal democracies, justice is typically understood as the product of some mix of liberty and equality, process and substance, with the amount of each component varying according to taste. It is not unusual for political actors to seek to institutionalize their own formulas for justice, but it is also not reasonable to expect these formulas to go unchallenged. Such a challenge represents the dominant theme of this volume. Contributors include Donald E. Abelson, Tom Flanagan (University of Calgary), Patrick James, James B. Kelly (Brock University), Michael Lusztig, Christopher P. Manfredi (McGill University), Hudson Meadwell (McGill University), Anthony A. Peacock (Utah State University), Mark Rush (Washington and Lee University), and Shannon I. Smithey (Kent State University).



The Beatles The Music And The Myth

The Beatles  The Music And The Myth Author Patrick Humphries
ISBN-10 9780857123619
Release 2010-05-17
Pages 200
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From their 1962 debut single Love Me Do to the most recent remastered albums, this is an album-by-album, track-by-track catalogue of every songs ever released by The Beatles Includes: A chronology of key events in the life of the greatest ever rock band Separate sections on compilation albums, the Anthology series and non-EMI recordings Eight pages of colour picturesThis is the books that Beatles fans have been looking for - packed with details, facts and pictures it's the definitive concise guide to the music of The Beatles.



The Myth of Roo

The Myth of  Roo Author Deon le Roux
ISBN-10 9780473197704
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The Myth of Roo has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Myth of Roo also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Myth of Roo book for free.



The Myth of the Picaro

The Myth of the Picaro Author Alexander Blackburn
ISBN-10 9781469619873
Release 2014-06-30
Pages 277
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This critical interpretation of the origins of modern fiction follows the transformation of the picaresque novel over four centuries through the literature of Spain, France, England, Germany, Russia, and the United States. Blackburn uses for the first time the resources of myth criticism to demonstrate how the picaresque masterpieces of the Spanish Golden Age founded a narrative structure that was continued by Defoe, Smollett, Melville, Twain, and Mann. Originally published in 1979. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.



The Myth of the Magus

The Myth of the Magus Author E. M. Butler
ISBN-10 0521437776
Release 1993-03-26
Pages 281
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After identifying its anthropological origins in ancient rituals performed by a shaman or wizard, this text traces the development of the Magus through pre-Christian religious and mystic philosophers, medieval sorcerers and alchemists and the 18th and 19th century occult revival.



The Myth of the Non Christian

The Myth of the Non Christian Author Luke Cawley
ISBN-10 9780830844500
Release 2016-03-12
Pages 240
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There's no such thing as a non-Christian. Somebody might self-identify as spiritual but not religious. Or they might be a practicing Hindu, Buddhist or Muslim. Or they might call themselves an atheist, freethinker or agnostic. But the one thing that people never describe themselves as is a "non-Christian." So Christians who want to "reach non-Christians" need to realize that they're not all the same. Evangelism is not one-size-fits-all. Luke Cawley shows how Christians can contextualize the gospel in different ways to connect with different kinds of people. Here he unpacks the religious identities of three key demographics: the spiritual but not religious, committed atheists and nominal Christians. Each group has particular characteristics and requires specific approaches and practices to make the Christian faith plausible, desirable and tangible to them. Filled with real-life stories of changed lives, this book is a practical and hopeful resource for helping people to encounter God.