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Love Canal

By Richard S. Newman
  • ISBN Code: : 0199705410
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
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  • Category : History
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In the summer of 1978, residents of Love Canal, a suburban development in Niagara Falls, NY, began protesting against the leaking toxic waste dump in their midst-a sixteen-acre site containing 100,000 barrels of chemical waste that anchored their neighborhood. Initially seeking evacuation, area activists soon found that they were engaged in a far larger battle over the meaning of America's industrial past and its environmental future. The Love Canal protest movement inaugurated the era of grassroots environmentalism, spawning new anti-toxics laws and new models of ecological protest. Historian Richard S. Newman examines the Love Canal crisis through the area's broader landscape, detailing the way this ever-contentious region has been used, altered, and understood from the colonial era to the present day. Newman journeys into colonial land use battles between Native Americans and European settlers, 19th-century utopian city planning, the rise of the American chemical industry in the 20th century, the transformation of environmental activism in the 1970s, and the memory of environmental disasters in our own time. In an era of hydrofracking and renewed concern about nuclear waste disposal, Love Canal remains relevant. It is only by starting at the very beginning of the site's environmental history that we can understand the road to a hazardous waste crisis in the 1970s-and to the global environmental justice movement it sparked.

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  • Pdf File: the-prudence-of-love.pdf

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The Prudence of Love focuses upon the intersection of philosophical, theological, and psychological issues related to love. Eric Silverman defends an account of love derived from the views of Thomas Aquinas and argues that love provides numerous psychological and relational benefits that increase the lover's happiness. Furthermore, he argues that love is beneficial according to all major contemporary accounts of happiness.

Love's Prophecy

By Betty McLain
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  • Publisher : Next Chapter
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 134
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 205
  • Pdf File: love-s-prophecy.pdf

Book Short Summary:

June and Maddie saw the faces of their loved ones reflected in the magic mirrors, but even that couldn't prepare them for the wild ride predicted by Love's Prophecy. Every girl was excited to take a look at the magic mirrors in Denton and Rolling Fork. Not all saw their true loves, but many claimed to see the reflection of the man they were meant to marry. Maddie and June were two of the lucky ones. Maddie knew the name of the man in her reflection, but caution led her to wait before pursuing their love. June caught a glimpse of her true love, but his identity was a mystery to her. Content to wait, the girls were surprised by the words of a street fair fortune teller. It was time to let their true loves know how they felt about them, before it was too late and someone stole them away. But can the girls claim their true loves before time runs out? Betty's note: each book in the Love's Magic series is a standalone romance novel, and can be enjoyed even if you haven't read other books in the series.


By Joanna C. Chestnut
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 148363017X
  • Total of Pages : 121
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 845
  • Pdf File: true-love-waits.pdf

Book Short Summary:

True Love Waits promotes saving sex for marriage after a courtship long enough to get to know your potential partner on all levels of a relationship: intellectual, emotional, and spiritual. The author’s social conservativism is not based on any religious teachings. Rather, it is based on achieving a holistic intimacy with your boyfriend or girlfriend before becoming physically intimate. The book describes the author’s journey from the hippie days of free love to a conservative philosophy of waiting for marriage. The author’s transformation is a direct result of growing up in the 1950s and her teenage years in the late 1960s as well as her raising six children over the course of forty years.

Bob Dylan: Bootleg Songbook

By Wise Publications
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wise Publications
  • Book Code : 1783238992
  • Total of Pages : 225
  • Category : Music
  • Members : 555
  • Pdf File: bob-dylan.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Read and download full book Bob Dylan: Bootleg Songbook

Seven Dangers Facing Your Church

By Juan Sanchez
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : The Good Book Company
  • Book Code : 1784983403
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 394
  • Pdf File: seven-dangers-facing-your-church.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Our culture is changing, and the church seems to be under increasing pressure. But these dangers are not new-and God's word shows us how to meet them head on. In this book, discover how Jesus' messages to seven first-century churches in Revelation 2 – 3 is his message to your church today too. Chapter by chapter, seasoned pastor Juan Sanchez opens up each Bible passage with warmth and clarity. He offers helpful historical details on circumstances faced by the early church, and pushes you to ask the hard questions about your own church and ministry in the light of each message. He turns the tables to show that the most deadly dangers come from within the church, not from outside of it. But more than anything, this book will help the stressed and the struggling to fix their eyes on the risen and reigning Lord Jesus-who holds your local church in his hands. This is a book for every pastor and elder, and anyone committed to playing their part in helping their local church thrive in an increasingly hostile environment. Together, you can live as Christ's faithful, hope-filled people in a changing culture.

The Revelation of John

By James L. Resseguie
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Baker Academic
  • Book Code : 9781441210005
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 755
  • Pdf File: the-revelation-of-john.pdf

Book Short Summary:

As the only book of its kind in the New Testament, Revelation can be difficult to understand, and for readers without specialized training, the historical-critical approach used in many commentaries can provide more complication than illumination. Here James Resseguie applies the easily understandable tools introduced in his primer on narrative criticism to this challenging book. He shows how Revelation uses such features as rhetoric, setting, character, point of view, plot, symbolism, style, and repertoire to construct its meaning. This literary approach draws out the theological and homiletical message of the book and highlights its major unifying themes: the need to listen well, an overwhelmingly God-centered perspective, and the exodus to a new promised land. Here is a valuable aid for pastor and serious lay reader alike.

Mindful Loving

By Henry Grayson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1440626774
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 374
  • Pdf File: mindful-loving.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Henry Grayson shares his breakthrough techniques for creating deeper and more lasting connections with our loved ones. Henry Grayson, a psychologist, relationship counselor, psychoanalyst, and former minister who has been working with couples and individuals to improve their relationships for over thirty years, has found that most people are actually more unhappy after marriage counseling or couples therapy. In Mindful Loving he sets aside the traditional methods of therapy to show you how to look at your relationships from a completely different perspective. By getting to the root of our relationship problems, which stem from our thoughts and beliefs and mistaken ideas about our own identities, Grayson creates a whole new framework—one where psychology, spirituality, and science meet—in which to view intimacy.

Resistance N Love - Style Is the Answer to Everything

By , Malachi
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Book Code : 1387762451
  • Total of Pages : 678
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 556
  • Pdf File: resistance-n-love-style-is-the-answer-to-everything.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"America's Flawless Fashionista must resist or confide the dark side of her voguish pride to keep her ideal man." Resistance~N~Love begins one month after a formal showcase introducing a prestigious, new designer to America's thirsting fashion industry. Journey along with the elegant couturier, Lady L'enga (El-en-na), and six of her favorite motivating mavericks making swift carnal and career moves on the runways of Manhattan as they accidentally discover their means to unconditional love... But only time will tell if such findings can fuel the clique with sheer confidence to succeed in the big city. "Best Novel Rankings" 2019-20' @ Wattpad: 1 GLAMOUR, WOMEN, UNIVERSAL-LOVE FICTION *Original/Raw Manuscript


By Gebre Menfes Kidus
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 9781452051505
  • Total of Pages : 578
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 762
  • Pdf File: mystery-and-meaning.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"MYSTERY and MEANING" is a compilation of inspirational quotes, mystical prose, philosophical polemics, and poetic verse from the mind and heart of GEBRE MENFES KIDUS ("Servant of the Holy Spirit"). The author’s words provide a unique and valuable perspective on many of the vital religious, social, and moral issues of our time. Gebre Menfes Kidus balances contemplative reflections with impassioned argument, leaving the reader both challenged and inspired. These essays and aphorisms provide edification for the philosopher, the theologian, the spiritual seeker, and the lay Christian. The author addresses a variety of topics, such as: + Orthodox Theology + Spiritual Warfare + Mysticism + Social Justice + Metaphysics + Christian Pacifism + Biblical Commentary + Human Rights + The Teachings of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church This book was written with the permission and blessing of the author's Priest, Tsebate YemaneBrhane Asrat GebreMariam. All opinions and views contained within are subject to the scrutiny and correction of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church.