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African Christian Women, Finding Your Position for Success: Education, Prayers and Virtue

By Ibiloye Abiodun Christian
  • ISBN Code: : 1312899026
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Challenges,task and function of women,especially African women in reality of today’s social order and World advancement in Education, political consciousness, Science and Technology is disccussed seriously in this book. One of the greatest source of failure and frustration in life is wrong positioning. When someone is wrongly positioned, he/she cannot be reached by those who need him/her and, he/she too, can never maximise his/her potentials. The book highlight why and how African Christian women must position themselves first spiritually and then educationaly, skill wise and with virtue and moderation ( standing firm in faith). The author is lending a voice to gender discrimination and violence. Also, women empowerment to curb poverty and decaying value system. Examples of women who has succeded in this regard, globally are also given.

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This is the story of one man’s triumph over Cult Religion. As a preacher’s son, Jasper Love struggled to comply with the dogma and bigotry of the unpredictably changeable Doctrine of Good Enough dictated by Cult Religion. He and four sisters labored to comply with cult demands consistent with their mother’s mantra: “People expect preacher’s kids to be perfect.” The Voice of Truth (bestowed on Jasper as a child in a genuine salvation encounter with Jesus Christ) conflicts with voices of deception from pulpits and pews, triggering crippling anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation. Further compounding his confusion is a terrifying awareness of the cult’s distortion of scripture concerning his innate identity. When a Connecticut preacher detects his private struggle, the Bible scholar promises: “If you marry a good Pentecostal girl, this thing will just fade away.” Jasper foolishly accepts the challenge, believing that the pastor’s counsel is based on Truth. A 32-year battle ensues, during which a Pentecostal preacher’s daughter who, aware of his struggle and trained in Exploitation of Advantage, manipulates and controls the miserable husband who strives to suppress and conceal an innate identity which “simply won’t leave me alone.” Cultists despise his genuine relationship with God when the Holy Spirit weakens the tenacious grasp of the antiChrist’s claim on his soul, rescuing him from abominable doctrines through Spiritual Enlightenment to Truth Absolute. Spiritual Warfare ensues, during which he is molested by authority figures, betrayed by cult dishonesty, falls into sin, is attacked by demons, and is delivered by the Holy Ghost through visions of spiritual combat between the demons of Cult Religion and the Angels of Truth. In the end, his foolish attempt to conform with the Doctrine of Good Enough predictably results in the destruction of everything he wasted a lifetime building: marriage, family, home, career, material wealth, and reputation. Yet, in losing all, he is delivered from the Darkness of cult idolatry, whereupon he is finally free to immerse himself in genuine Truth, Light, and Love, breaking the tyrannical chains of Cult Religion. Released by the Holy Spirit from cult bondage, he is at last unleashed to fulfill his destiny: To teach the Truth about Jasper Love (that boundless, unconditional love known only to those who genuinely experience Spiritual Enlightenment) to a people deceived by the hateful harlots of idolatry who are nothing more than power-crazed, authoritarian, self-aggrandizing, despotic antiChrist heretics who worship only one god - CONTROL.

Mere Discipleship

By Lee C. Camp
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  • Publisher : Brazos Press
  • Book Code : 1441200819
  • Total of Pages : 266
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 567
  • Pdf File: mere-discipleship.pdf

Book Short Summary:

What does it mean to be a disciple of Christ today? And are Christians really prepared for the answers? In Mere Discipleship, Lee Camp sets forth his vision of what it means to truly follow Christ, challenging Christians to put obedience to Jesus as Lord ahead of allegiances to all earthly authorities--be they nationalistic, political, economic, or cultural. Camp clearly lays out a sound biblical framework of what disciples believe and therefore what they should do. This substantially revised and expanded second edition updates examples, adds chapter introductions and summaries, and includes new study questions.

Constructing Authentic Relationships in Clinical Practice

By Jade Logan,Brad van Eeden-Moorefield,Scott Browning
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1000475026
  • Total of Pages : 182
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 484
  • Pdf File: constructing-authentic-relationships-in-clinical-practice.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This essential text explores the intersectionality of the self in therapeutic practice, bringing together theoretical foundations and practical implications to provide clear guidance for students and practitioners. Bringing together a collection of insightful and experienced clinicians, this book examines the ways in which intersectionality influences all phases of clinical and supervisory work, from outreach, assessment, and through to termination. Integrating research with clinical practice, chapters not only examine the theoretical, intersectional location of the self for the therapist, client, or supervisee, but they also consider how this social identity effects the therapeutic process and, crucially, work with clients. The book includes first-hand accounts, case studies, and reflections to demonstrate how interactions are influenced by gender, race, and sexuality, offering practical ideas about how to work intentionally and ethically with clients. Engaging, informative, and practical, this book is essential reading for students, supervisors, family, marriage, and couple therapists, and clinical social workers who want to work confidently with a range of clients, as well as clinical professionals interested in the role of intersectionality in their work.

Communities in Action

By National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Committee on Community-Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States
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  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Book Code : 0309452996
  • Total of Pages : 582
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 947
  • Pdf File: communities-in-action.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In the United States, some populations suffer from far greater disparities in health than others. Those disparities are caused not only by fundamental differences in health status across segments of the population, but also because of inequities in factors that impact health status, so-called determinants of health. Only part of an individual's health status depends on his or her behavior and choice; community-wide problems like poverty, unemployment, poor education, inadequate housing, poor public transportation, interpersonal violence, and decaying neighborhoods also contribute to health inequities, as well as the historic and ongoing interplay of structures, policies, and norms that shape lives. When these factors are not optimal in a community, it does not mean they are intractable: such inequities can be mitigated by social policies that can shape health in powerful ways. Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity seeks to delineate the causes of and the solutions to health inequities in the United States. This report focuses on what communities can do to promote health equity, what actions are needed by the many and varied stakeholders that are part of communities or support them, as well as the root causes and structural barriers that need to be overcome.

Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States

By George Thomas Kurian,Mark A. Lamport
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Book Code : 1442244321
  • Total of Pages : 2864
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 233
  • Pdf File: encyclopedia-of-christianity-in-the-united-states.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From the Founding Fathers through the present, Christianity has exercised powerful influence in America—from its role in shaping politics and social institutions to its hand in art and culture. The Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States outlines the myriad roles Christianity has played and continues to play. This masterful multi-volume reference includes biographies of major figures in the Christian church in the United States, documents and Supreme Court decisions, and information on theology and theologians, denominations, faith-based organizations, immigration, art—from decorative arts and film to music and literature—evangelism and crusades, women’s issues, racial issues, civil religion, and more.

The Last Slave Market

By Alastair Hazell
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  • Publisher : Constable
  • Book Code : 1849018146
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : History
  • Members : 558
  • Pdf File: the-last-slave-market.pdf

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John Kirk was the only companion of explorer David Livingstone to emerge untainted from the disastrous, tragic expedition up the Zambezi river between 1859 and 1863. Three years later, Kirk returned to Africa, to the notorious island of Zanzibar, ancient post of the slave trade between Africa and the Middle East. Half a century after the abolition of slavery in Britain, slave traffi cking persisted on Africa's east coast, apparently tolerated and even connived with by parts of the British Empire in the Indian Ocean. Kirk, appointed as medical officer to the British Consulate in Zanzibar, could do nothing. This extraordinary and controversial book brings Kirk's years in Zanzibar to life. The horrors of the overland passage from the interior, and the Zanzibar slave market itself, are vividly described, together with Kirk's final, bitter conflict with Livingstone, who blamed Kirk for his own failings. But it was Kirk's success in closing down the slave trade on the island which made him famous across the world. Using private diaries and papers, a long forgotten Victorian hero and an extraordinary chapter in British history are revived in detail.

Black Star of Africa

By Brian Stewart
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  • Publisher : Boat Angel Outreach Center
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 417
  • Pdf File: black-star-of-africa.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The true value of the workers in the diamond mine is way beyond the value of any diamond miner from the fields of Africa. When people covet a valuable diamond, they will do anything to get it for themselves.

For a Voice and the Vote

By Lisa Anderson Todd
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  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Book Code : 0813147166
  • Total of Pages : 450
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 716
  • Pdf File: for-a-voice-and-the-vote.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this detailed memoir of political action, a civil rights volunteer recounts her experience with the MFDP during 1964’s Freedom Summer. During the summer of 1964, hundreds of American college students descended on Mississippi to help the state's African American citizens register to vote. Student organizers, volunteers, and community members canvassed black neighborhoods to organize the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, a group that sought to give a voice to black Mississippians despite the terror and intimidation they faced. In For a Voice and the Vote, author Lisa Anderson Todd gives a fascinating insider's account of her experience volunteering in Greenville, Mississippi, when she participated in organizing the MFDP. The party provided political education, ran candidates for office, and offered participation in local and statewide meetings for blacks who were denied the vote. For Todd, it was an exciting, dangerous, and life-changing experience. Offering the first full account of the group's five days in Atlantic City, the book draws on primary sources, oral histories, and the author's personal interviews of individuals who were supporters of the MFDP in 1964.

Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago

By Lise Winer
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  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Book Code : 077357607X
  • Total of Pages : 1072
  • Category : Reference
  • Members : 426
  • Pdf File: dictionary-of-the-english-creole-of-trinidad-tobago.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Using the historical principles of the Oxford English Dictionary, Lise Winer presents the first scholarly dictionary of this unique language. The dictionary comprises over 12,200 entries, including over 4500 for flora and fauna alone, with numerous cross-references. Entries include definitions, alternative spellings, pronunciations, etymologies, grammatical information, and illustrative citations of usage. Winer draws from a wide range of sources - newspapers, literature, scientific reports, sound recordings of songs and interviews, spoken language - to provide a wealth and depth of language, clearly situated within a historical, cultural, and social context.