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Catholic Advocate of the Evangelical Truth

By Franz Posset
  • ISBN Code: : 1532678703
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Pages : 222
  • Category : Religion
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Eight studies on the life and work of Marcus Marulus of Split (1450–1524) are assembled here under the title Catholic Advocate of the Evangelical Truth. They focus on what Marulus and Martin Luther have in common; on Marulus’s Carmen, “Christ Speaking from the Cross”; on his metaphors for “empires” in his Latin works and in comparison with the contemporary German Humanist Ulrich von Hutten; on Marulus’s open letter to the pope; on his reading of the four volumes of the illustrated Biblia Latina and samples of the marginalia which he entered; on his understanding of the “Rock” in Matthew 16:18; on the “Tree of the Cross” and other early Latin poetry; and on his view of Christian-Muslim relations.

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Hartry Field presents a selection of thirteen essays on a set of related topics at the foundations of philosophy; one essay is previously unpublished, and eight are accompanied by substantial new postscripts. Five of the essays are primarily about truth, meaning, and propositional attitudes, five are primarily about semantic indeterminacy and other kinds of 'factual defectiveness' in our discourse, and three are primarily about issues concerning objectivity, especially in mathematics and in epistemology. The essays on truth, meaning, and the attitudes show a development from a form of correspondence theory of truth and meaning to a more deflationist perspective. The next set of papers argue that a place must be made in semantics for the idea that there are questions about which there is no fact of the matter, and address the difficulties involved in making sense of this, both within a correspondence theory of truth and meaning, and within a deflationary theory. Two papers argue that there are questions in mathematics about which there is no fact of the mattter, and draw out implications of this for the nature of mathematics. And the final paper argues for a view of epistemology in which it is not a purely fact-stating enterprise. This influential work by a key figure in contemporary philosophy will reward the attention of any philosopher interested in language, epistemology, or mathematics.

Chronicle of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

By Piet Meiring
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 162564714X
  • Total of Pages : 386
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 710
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Book Short Summary:

For two-and-a-half years South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission was on everybody's lips. Newspapers and radio programs reported daily on the work of the Commission, and the faces of victims and offenders alike appeared on millions of television screens. In Chronicle of the Truth Commission, Pieter Meiring sheds light on the work of the Truth Commission: the stories and testimonies of victims, the applications for amnesty by offenders guilty of violating human rights, the necessary confrontations with the past, and the need for forgiveness and reconciliation. Meiring presents the course of the Truth Commission as a symbolic quest, an epic journey back into the past and onwards to the new future, a great trek that would leave not a single South African unaffected.

The Truth About Children and Divorce

By Robert E. Emery Ph.D.
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101157011
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 212
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Book Short Summary:

Nationally recognized expert Robert Emery applies his twenty-five years of experience as a researcher, therapist, and mediator to offer parents a new road map to divorce. Dr. Emery shows how our powerful emotions and the way we handle them shape how we divorce—and whether our children suffer or thrive in the long run. His message is hopeful, yet realistic—divorce is invariably painful, but parents can help promote their children’s resilience. With compassion and authority, Dr. Emery explains: • Why it is so hard to really make divorce work • How anger and fighting can keep people from really separating • Why legal matters should be one of the last tasks • Why parental love—and limit setting—can be the best “therapy” for kids • How to talk to children, create workable parenting schedules, and more

The Truth about Us

By Brant Hansen
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  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Book Code : 1493421476
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 983
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Book Short Summary:

What would happen if you admitted you weren't a good person? It's a seemingly crazy question. From priests to prisoners, nearly everyone thinks they're morally better than average. Why change our minds? Why admit the truth about ourselves? In his conversational, fun-to-read, and delightfully self-effacing style, Brant Hansen shows us why we should fight our drive to be self-righteous: it's breathtakingly freeing. What's more, just admitting that we're profoundly biased toward ourselves and want desperately to preserve our "rightness" at all costs even helps us think better, make better decisions, be better listeners, and improve our relationships with God and others. Hansen draws from biblical insight and the work of everyone from esteemed social psychologists to comedians to make his point: the sooner we get over ourselves, give up the "I'm good" internal dialogue, and admit the truth, the sooner we can live a more lighthearted, fruitful, fun-loving life. This book is about the freedom of childlike humility. After all, as Hansen writes, the humble life is truly your best one.

The Truth about Trade

By Clive George
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1848134894
  • Total of Pages : 193
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 727
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Book Short Summary:

Is it really true that the trade agreements pursued in the World Trade Organisation and through regional negotiations are vital for eliminating world poverty and achieving a sustainable future? Or is trade liberalization the villain of the piece? Clive George's provocative book examines the evidence, exposes the myths, and presents challenging new proposals for comprehensive reform of the global trading system. Based on ten years of in-depth research into the impacts of trade agreements on sustainable development, it reveals that few of the claims made by the major players stand up to scrutiny, while many of the counter-claims lack rigour in their analysis of key issues. It cuts through the rhetoric with illuminating anecdotes from the author's experience of working with trade negotiators, to present a more realistic view of their motives and the outcomes they achieve. Each of the components of the negotiation agenda is examined in turn, to identify the most likely economic, social and environmental impacts of liberalising trade in manufactured goods, agriculture, services, investment, intellectual property rights and the other rules by which trade is governed. In some cases the rhetoric approximates to reality while in many others the negotiated outcomes do more harm than good to both development and its environmental sustainability. From its analysis of the relationships between trade, social transformation, economic growth and environmental integrity, the book concludes with proposals for how the world trade regime might be reformed to help tackle the world's most pressing problems instead of making them worse.

The Truth About Psychics

By Sylvia Browne
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 9781439155653
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 466
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Book Short Summary:

HOW DO PSYCHIC ABILITIES WORK . . . AND HOW CAN YOU TELL IF THEY’RE REAL? Celebrity psychic and #1 New York Times bestselling author Sylvia Browne takes a fascinating look into the history of psychics dating from biblical times as she reveals the truth about spiritual phenomena like witches, talking boards, angels, astral projection, and more. Did you know . . . • If someone tells you that an object is “haunted,” they are probably fooling you. Objects can retain impressions of prior owners, but they don’t contain the spirits of those on the Other Side. • If you get rid of one item in your house, it should be the talking board. Using one is like leaving your front door unlocked, inviting anyone (good or evil) to waltz right in. • Sylvia didn’t believe in “living ghosts” until she had a terrifying experience that changed her mind. The phenomenon called a doppelgänger happened to her more than forty years ago. • It’s possible to tell if a psychic is giving you a good reading or just following a script. A few key phrases can give away a fake. Through a wealth of personal stories and research into the lives of great psychics, Sylvia offers solid advice on how to put valid procedures to use and ignore the rest. The Secret History of Psychics explains how you can spot a fraud and shows you how to tap into your own legitimate psychic skills!

Modern Trial Advocacy, Canada, Third Edition

By Steven Lubet,Cynthia Tape,Lisa Talbot
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  • Publisher : Wolters Kluwer
  • Book Code : 1601560869
  • Total of Pages : 481
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 252
  • Pdf File: modern-trial-advocacy-canada-third-edition.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Now in its Third Edition, Modern Trial Advocacy: Canadian Edition has set the standard for trial advocacy texts since 2000, presenting a realistic and contemporary approach to learning and developing trial advocacy skills. With the help of more than forty quick reference charts and checklists, Steven Lubet guides the student from developing a winning case theory through all phases of trial. Written in a clear, concise style that is attractive to students, Lubet shows them how to present their cases as a story . . . and to powerfully and persuasively tell that story to the jury. The Third Edition has been updated to reflect developments in the law, both jurisprudential and statutory, and has been expanded to include new material about the persuasive use of electronic documents and visuals and the conduct of fully electronic trials.

The Truth About Exercise Addiction

By Katherine Schreiber,Heather A. Hausenblas
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Book Code : 1442233303
  • Total of Pages : 228
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 716
  • Pdf File: the-truth-about-exercise-addiction.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Designed for individuals concerned about their workout habits, personal trainers, family and friends of folks with a problem, as well as working mental health professionals treating exercise addicts, The Truth About Exercise Addiction provides an easy-to-read, illuminating glimpse into the rising trend of over-exercise. Delving into the history of exercise addiction and the growing influence of “thinspiration,” Katherine Schreiber and Heather A. Hausenblas illustrate the symptoms and dangers of obsessive exercise with true stories from sufferers, all while exploring why and how such a seemingly healthy behavior morphs into a dangerous means of self-destruction. Analyzing the causes and consequences of excessive physical activity alongside the influence of genetics, culture, and personality, this book allows readers to gain a greater understanding of what exercise addiction looks and feels like. The Truth About Exercise Addiction also provides an unprecedented list of resources to address exercise addiction, a snapshot of treatments currently available for sufferers, and to top it off: guidelines on how to confront and care for someone who may have a problem.