In Honor Book

In Honor | Download eBook Read Pdf-ePub-Kindle

Download full pdf book In Honor by Jessi Kirby available in full 240 pages, and make sure to check out other latest books Juvenile Fiction related to In Honor below.

In Honor

By Jessi Kirby
  • ISBN Code: : 9781442416994
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 803
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : in-honor.pdf

Book Excerpt :

A devastating loss leads to an unexpected road trip in what Sarah Ockler calls a “beautiful, engaging journey with heart, humor, and just a pinch of Texas sass.” Three days after learning of her brother Finn’s death, Honor receives his last letter from Iraq. Devastated, she interprets his note as a final request and spontaneously sets off to California to fulfill it. At the last minute, she’s joined by Rusty, Finn’s former best friend. Rusty is the last person Honor wants to be with—he’s cocky and obnoxious, just like Honor remembers, and she hasn’t forgiven him for turning his back on Finn when he enlisted. But as they cover the dusty miles together in Finn’s beloved 1967 Chevy Impala, long-held resentments begin to fade, and Honor and Rusty struggle to come to terms with the loss they share. As their memories of Finn merge to create a new portrait, Honor’s eyes are opened to a side of her brother she never knew—a side that shows her the true meaning of love and sacrifice.

Recommended Books For Reading

  • Festschrift in Honor of Peter Schmidt
    Festschrift in Honor of Peter Schmidt

    A Book written by Robin C. Sickles,William C. Horrace, published by Springer Science & Business Media 2014-03-15 - 409 pages - part of Business & Economics books.

    Get eBook
  • Cast in Honor
    Cast in Honor

    A Book written by Michelle Sagara, published by MIRA 2015-11-24 - 400 pages - part of Fiction books.

    Get eBook
  • Ministering in Honor-Shame Cultures
    Ministering in Honor-Shame Cultures

    A Book written by Jayson Georges,Mark D. Baker, published by InterVarsity Press 2016-09-02 - 295 pages - part of Religion books.

    Get eBook
  • In Honor of the Holy Spirit
    In Honor of the Holy Spirit

    A Book written by Cash Luna, published by Vida 2012-04-17 - 208 pages - part of Religion books.

    Get eBook
  • Developmental Perspectives in Written Language and Literacy
    Developmental Perspectives in Written Language and Literacy

    A Book written by Eliane Segers,Paul van den Broek, published by John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017-12-15 - 461 pages - part of Language Arts & Disciplines books.

    Get eBook
  • Re-visions of Shakespeare
    Re-visions of Shakespeare

    A Book written by Robert Ornstein,Evelyn Gajowski, published by University of Delaware Press 2004 - 318 pages - part of Drama books.

    Get eBook
  • Essays in Honor of James A. Graaskamp: Ten Years After
    Essays in Honor of James A. Graaskamp: Ten Years After

    A Book written by James R. DeLisle,Elaine Worzala, published by Springer Science & Business Media 2012-12-06 - 436 pages - part of Business & Economics books.

    Get eBook

Read Also This Books

Optimization and Its Applications in Control and Data Sciences

By Boris Goldengorin
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3319420569
  • Total of Pages : 507
  • Category : Mathematics
  • Members : 319
  • Pdf File: optimization-and-its-applications-in-control-and-data-sciences.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book focuses on recent research in modern optimization and its implications in control and data analysis. This book is a collection of papers from the conference “Optimization and Its Applications in Control and Data Science” dedicated to Professor Boris T. Polyak, which was held in Moscow, Russia on May 13-15, 2015. This book reflects developments in theory and applications rooted by Professor Polyak’s fundamental contributions to constrained and unconstrained optimization, differentiable and nonsmooth functions, control theory and approximation. Each paper focuses on techniques for solving complex optimization problems in different application areas and recent developments in optimization theory and methods. Open problems in optimization, game theory and control theory are included in this collection which will interest engineers and researchers working with efficient algorithms and software for solving optimization problems in market and data analysis. Theoreticians in operations research, applied mathematics, algorithm design, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and software engineering will find this book useful and graduate students will find the state-of-the-art research valuable.

Limit Theorems in Probability, Statistics and Number Theory

By Peter Eichelsbacher,Guido Elsner,Holger Kösters,Matthias Löwe,Franz Merkl,Silke Rolles
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 3642360688
  • Total of Pages : 317
  • Category : Mathematics
  • Members : 937
  • Pdf File: limit-theorems-in-probability-statistics-and-number-theory.pdf

Book Short Summary:

​Limit theorems and asymptotic results form a central topic in probability theory and mathematical statistics. New and non-classical limit theorems have been discovered for processes in random environments, especially in connection with random matrix theory and free probability. These questions and the techniques for answering them combine asymptotic enumerative combinatorics, particle systems and approximation theory, and are important for new approaches in geometric and metric number theory as well. Thus, the contributions in this book include a wide range of applications with surprising connections ranging from longest common subsequences for words, permutation groups, random matrices and free probability to entropy problems and metric number theory. The book is the product of a conference that took place in August 2011 in Bielefeld, Germany to celebrate the 60th birthday of Friedrich Götze, a noted expert in this field.

Frontiers of Statistical Decision Making and Bayesian Analysis

By Ming-Hui Chen,Peter Müller,Dongchu Sun,Keying Ye,Dipak K. Dey
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 1441969446
  • Total of Pages : 631
  • Category : Mathematics
  • Members : 677
  • Pdf File: frontiers-of-statistical-decision-making-and-bayesian-analysis.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Research in Bayesian analysis and statistical decision theory is rapidly expanding and diversifying, making it increasingly more difficult for any single researcher to stay up to date on all current research frontiers. This book provides a review of current research challenges and opportunities. While the book can not exhaustively cover all current research areas, it does include some exemplary discussion of most research frontiers. Topics include objective Bayesian inference, shrinkage estimation and other decision based estimation, model selection and testing, nonparametric Bayes, the interface of Bayesian and frequentist inference, data mining and machine learning, methods for categorical and spatio-temporal data analysis and posterior simulation methods. Several major application areas are covered: computer models, Bayesian clinical trial design, epidemiology, phylogenetics, bioinformatics, climate modeling and applications in political science, finance and marketing. As a review of current research in Bayesian analysis the book presents a balance between theory and applications. The lack of a clear demarcation between theoretical and applied research is a reflection of the highly interdisciplinary and often applied nature of research in Bayesian statistics. The book is intended as an update for researchers in Bayesian statistics, including non-statisticians who make use of Bayesian inference to address substantive research questions in other fields. It would also be useful for graduate students and research scholars in statistics or biostatistics who wish to acquaint themselves with current research frontiers.

Proceedings Of The Conference In Honor Of C N Yang's 85th Birthday: Statistical Physics, High Energy, Condensed Matter And Mathematical Physics

By Mo-lin Ge,Choo Hiap Oh,Kok Khoo Phua
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Book Code : 9814471569
  • Total of Pages : 584
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 152
  • Pdf File: proceedings-of-the-conference-in-honor-of-c-n-yang-s-85th-birthday.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Conference on Statistical Physics, High Energy, Condensed Matter and Mathematical Physics was held in honor of Professor Chen-Ning Yang's 85th birthday in Singapore in Oct-Nov 2007. The conference paid tribute to the breadth and depth of Professor Yang's achievements in physics and science education since he received his Nobel Prize in Physics fifty years ago.This notable birthday volume is a collection of the presentations made at the conference by many eminent scientists who had worked closely with him or who have been influenced to some extent by his work.

Passion For Physics, A: Essays In Honor Of Geoffrey Chew, Including An Interview With Chew

By Carleton Detar,J Finkelstein,Chung-i Tan
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Book Code : 9811219214
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 603
  • Pdf File: passion-for-physics-a.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Read and download full book Passion For Physics, A: Essays In Honor Of Geoffrey Chew, Including An Interview With Chew

Pastoral Essays in Honor of Lawrence Boadt, CSP

By Lawrence Boadt,Corrine L. Carvalho
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Book Code : 1587682508
  • Total of Pages : 162
  • Category : Bible
  • Members : 750
  • Pdf File: pastoral-essays-in-honor-of-lawrence-boadt-csp.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Read and download full book Pastoral Essays in Honor of Lawrence Boadt, CSP


By M. Eisenberg,Asher Ovadiah
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Giorgio Bretschneider editore
  • Book Code : 8876893156
  • Total of Pages : 351
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 752
  • Pdf File: cornucopia.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The studies presented in the book express the spirit of A. Segal research work and reflect his interest and curiosity in a wide spectrum of Classical archaeology, such as town planning and architecture in the Graeco-Roman world, Roman theatres, Roman temples, Herodian art and architecture, Nabataean art and architecture, architectural decoration, and more.

God's Glory Revealed in Christ

By James Hamilton,Denny Burk,Brian J. Vickers
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
  • Book Code : 1462795595
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 575
  • Pdf File: god-s-glory-revealed-in-christ.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Over his decades in Christian academia, Thomas R. Schreiner has created a diverse body of work in New Testament studies, biblical theology, and pastoral ministry. In honor of Schreiner’s ongoing work and commitment to faithful, winsome conversations about the central issues of our faith, editors Denny Burk, James M. Hamilton Jr. and Brian Vickers compiled nineteen essays addressing different aspects of biblical theology. These essays fall into four categories: Whole Bible Approaches to Biblical Theology as well as Major Themes and Issues, Background Issues, and Applications in Biblical Theology. Contributors discuss important topics, such as: dispensationalism, covenant theology, sanctification, and the kingdom of God and the public square. Readers of God’s Glory Revealed in Christ will deepen their understanding of biblical theology, learning, as Tom Schreiner has consistently modeled, how to apply biblical theology to life. Contributors: Clinton E. Arnold, Ardel Caneday, Denny Burk, D. A. Carson, Simon Gathercole, Joshua Greever, Donald A. Hagner, James M. Hamilton Jr., Barry Joslin, John Kimbell, Jason Meyer, Russell D. Moore, John Piper, Rob Plummer, Patrick Schreiner, Mark A. Seifrid, Ray Van Neste, Brian Vickers, Bruce Ware, Jarvis J. Williams, Shawn D. Wright, Robert W. Yarbrough

Radicalism, Revolution, and Reform in Modern China

By Catherine Lynch,Robert B. Marks,Paul G. Pickowicz
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Book Code : 0739165747
  • Total of Pages : 260
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 182
  • Pdf File: radicalism-revolution-and-reform-in-modern-china.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Representing a spectrum of current scholarship, this volume illuminates the relationship of China's radical past to its reformist present as China makes a way forward through contested visions of the future. It contributes new insights into Mao Zedong, including his surprising relations with the Dalai Lama, and into Communist legacies for the environment, the rural economy, and independent filmmaking as protest, at the same time posing the question of whether the radical past of envisioning new paths to a modern future has yet a role to play.

A God So Near

By Patrick D. Miller
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Eisenbrauns
  • Book Code : 1575060671
  • Total of Pages : 439
  • Category : History
  • Members : 644
  • Pdf File: a-god-so-near.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Annotation. Patrick Miller is widely known as an educator, editor, President of the Society of Biblical Literature, and academic who is concerned to ensure that academics and the life of the church are not torn asunder in this era of fragmentation. This volume honors him for his life's work, presenting 24 essays by students and colleagues on themes dear to Miller: (1) the Psalms and God's nearness to his people, and (2) Torah (Deuteronomy, in particular) and God's connection with his people in their lives together.

The Forefront of International Higher Education

By Alma Maldonado-Maldonado,Roberta Malee Bassett
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 9400770855
  • Total of Pages : 329
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 366
  • Pdf File: the-forefront-of-international-higher-education.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book honors the academic trajectory and global impact of Philip G. Altbach, one of the most important education comparativists worldwide for over forty years. From his early writings on India and student activism to his recent work on research universities, Altbach has served as a key developer of the expansion of the field to include comparative higher education. His capacity to find, support, and gather the best minds around the world, to organize research teams in order to explore the most relevant issues on comparative higher education has earned him international recognition. His service to the field of comparative higher education is invaluable and incomparable. This festschrift contains original pieces from colleagues and former students following a twofold discussion: the most relevant topics on comparative higher education and particular Altbach’s contributions to this field of work.

Anthropology Now and Next

By Thomas Hylland Eriksen,Christina Garsten,Shalini Randeria
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Book Code : 1782384502
  • Total of Pages : 324
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 788
  • Pdf File: anthropology-now-and-next.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The scholarship of Ulf Hannerz is characterized by its extraordinary breadth and visionary nature. He has contributed to the understanding of urban life and transnational networks, and the role of media, paradoxes of identity and new forms of community, suggesting to see culture in terms of flows rather than as bounded entities. Contributions honor Hannerz’ legacy by addressing theoretical, epistemological, ethical and methodological challenges facing anthropological inquiry on topics from cultural diversity policies in Europe to transnational networks in Yemen, and from pottery and literature to multinational corporations.

The Third Wave of Historical Scholarship on Nigeria

By Saheed Aderinto,Paul Osifodunrin
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Book Code : 1443847127
  • Total of Pages : 430
  • Category : History
  • Members : 632
  • Pdf File: the-third-wave-of-historical-scholarship-on-nigeria.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This festschrift in honor of Professor Ayodeji Olukoju, one of Nigeria’s brightest historians, brings together scholarship representative of the third wave of historical scholarship on Nigeria. Olukoju, a pioneering historian of Nigerian maritime history, also produced significant revisionist scholarship in the areas of economic, urban, and infrastructure history. The contributions in this volume epitomize the groundbreaking directions of his career; they are marked by a search for new explanations and venture into uncharted terrain in Nigerian history. Aside from its critical engagement of Olukoju’s impressive scholarship, this volume presents chapters on such underresearched aspects of Nigerian history as sexuality, children and youth, crime, memory, and HIV/AIDS. It offers historical explanations of a host of development challenges confronting Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, and resilient reinterpretations of the place of history in nation building. The contributors, pioneering experts in their various subfields, bring their research and teaching experience to the fore and deploy neglected data as they unfold topics that shed light on Nigeria, its peoples, and cultures. They show that history, both as a daily practice and as an academic endeavor, remains vital as Africans seek solutions to the continent’s critical development challenges.

Law and Tradition in Classical Islamic Thought

By M. Cook,N. Haider,I. Rabb,A. Sayeed
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 1137078952
  • Total of Pages : 326
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 984
  • Pdf File: law-and-tradition-in-classical-islamic-thought.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Bringing together essays on topics related to Islamic law, this book is composed of articles by prominent legal scholars and historians of Islam. They exemplify a critical development in the field of Islamic Studies: the proliferation of methodological approaches that employ a broad variety of sources to analyze social and political developments.

Shakespeare Performed

By R. A. Foakes
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University of Delaware Press
  • Book Code : 9780874137323
  • Total of Pages : 315
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 992
  • Pdf File: shakespeare-performed.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Many of the contributors to this collection, including E. A. J. Honigmann, M. M. Mahood, Jonathan Bate, and Stanley Wells (among others), have been centrally involved in examining, promoting, and sometimes questioning the critical dominance of the stable Shakespeare text, particularly as a result of performance. The essays range from the traditional poetical and theater history inquiries through bibliographical examinations and hermeneutical interpretations.

Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra

By Hiroaki Hijikata,Heisuke Hironaka,Masaki Maruyama
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Book Code : 1483265188
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Mathematics
  • Members : 128
  • Pdf File: algebraic-geometry-and-commutative-algebra.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra in Honor of Masayoshi Nagata presents a collection of papers on algebraic geometry and commutative algebra in honor of Masayoshi Nagata for his significant contributions to commutative algebra. Topics covered range from power series rings and rings of invariants of finite linear groups to the convolution algebra of distributions on totally disconnected locally compact groups. The discussion begins with a description of several formulas for enumerating certain types of objects, which may be tabular arrangements of integers called Young tableaux or some types of monomials. The next chapter explains how to establish these enumerative formulas, with emphasis on the role played by transformations of determinantal polynomials and recurrence relations satisfied by them. The book then turns to several applications of the enumerative formulas and universal identity, including including enumerative proofs of the straightening law of Doubilet-Rota-Stein and computations of Hilbert functions of polynomial ideals of certain determinantal loci. Invariant differentials and quaternion extensions are also examined, along with the moduli of Todorov surfaces and the classification problem of embedded lines in characteristic p. This monograph will be a useful resource for practitioners and researchers in algebra and geometry.

Essays in Honor of Cheng Hsiao

By Dek Terrell,Tong Li,M. Hashem Pesaran
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Book Code : 1789739594
  • Total of Pages : 472
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 264
  • Pdf File: essays-in-honor-of-cheng-hsiao.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Including contributions spanning a variety of theoretical and applied topics in econometrics, this volume of Advances in Econometrics is published in honour of Cheng Hsiao.

Slavic Poetics

By Roman Jakobson,Cornelis H. van Schooneveld,Dean S. Worth
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Book Code : 3110889714
  • Total of Pages : 582
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 761
  • Pdf File: slavic-poetics.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Read and download full book Slavic Poetics

Shakespearean Illuminations

By Marvin Rosenberg
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University of Delaware Press
  • Book Code : 9780874136579
  • Total of Pages : 390
  • Category : Drama
  • Members : 502
  • Pdf File: shakespearean-illuminations.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Topics in this collection include discussions of acting the "Big Four, " as well as studies on politics, language, and history.

Comfortable Words

By John D. Koch,Todd H. W. Brewer
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1630870749
  • Total of Pages : 294
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 724
  • Pdf File: comfortable-words.pdf

Book Short Summary:

What is grace? And more important, what difference do the "comfortable words" of grace make in the lives of everyday people? These are the questions to which Paul F. M. Zahl has devoted his life, and this book is a collection of essays written in honor of him that seeks to answer these great questions. From literary theory to exegesis to systematic theology, these essays are representative of the breadth and depth of the influence Dr. Zahl has had on a variety of scholars, and reflect his emphasis on the relationship between theology as an academic discipline and the pastoral impact of "one-way love" on everyday people. Contributors include: C. FitzSimons Allison, Todd Brewer, George Carey, James D. G. Dunn, Susan G. Eastman, Mark Mattes, Geiko Muller-Farenholz, Justin S. Holcomb, John D. Koch Jr., Lauren Larkin, Jonathan A. Linebaugh, Jurgen Moltmann, Heinz-Dieter Neef, J. Ashley Null, Raymond C. Ortlund Jr., Dylan D. Potter, Justyn Terry, Tullian Tchividjian, Jonathan K. M. Wong, Paul F. M. Zahl, and Simeon Zahl.

Renaissance Historicisms

By Arthur F. Kinney
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Associated University Presse
  • Book Code : 9780874130010
  • Total of Pages : 355
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 505
  • Pdf File: renaissance-historicisms.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This collection of essays by major Renaissance scholars demonstrates the vitality and variety of current historical approaches to studying early modern England - itself developing new ways to view the past. Here are, for example, a hitherto unpublished memoir, a discussion of Shakespeare's printed texts, new biographical approaches to Tudor writers, the recovery of manuscript sources, the tracing of intertextual relations, the impact of Renaissance humanism, and close readings that join an understanding of words' ambiguity to a refreshed awareness of historical context. --From publisher's description.

Rhetorical Criticism

By Jaren J. Jackson,Martin Kessler,Dikran Hadidian
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 091513800X
  • Total of Pages : 306
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 831
  • Pdf File: rhetorical-criticism.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Read and download full book Rhetorical Criticism

Reinventing (with) Theory in Rhetoric and Writing Studies

By Andrea Alden,Kendall Gerdes,Judy Holiday,Ryan Skinnell
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University Press of Colorado
  • Book Code : 1607328933
  • Total of Pages : 326
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 708
  • Pdf File: reinventing.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Reinventing (with) Theory in Rhetoric and Writing Studies collects original scholarship that takes up and extends the practices of inventive theorizing that characterize Sharon Crowley’s body of work. Including sixteen chapters by established and emerging scholars and an interview with Crowley, the book shows that doing theory is a contingent and continual rhetorical process that is indispensable for understanding situations and their potential significance—and for discovering the available means of persuasion. For Crowley, theory is a basic building block of rhetoric “produced by and within specific times and locations as a means of opening other ways of believing or acting.” Doing theory, in this sense, is the practice of surveying the common sense of the community (doxa) and discovering the available means of persuasion (invention). The ultimate goal of doing theory is not to prescribe certain actions but to ascertain what options exist for rhetors to see the world differently, to discover new possibilities for thought and action, and thereby to effect change in the world. The scholarship collected in Reinventing (with) Theory in Rhetoric and Writing Studies takes Crowley’s notion of theory as an invitation to develop new avenues for believing and acting. By reinventing the understanding of theory and its role in the field, this collection makes an important contribution to scholarship in rhetorical studies and writing studies. It will be valuable to scholars, teachers, and students interested in diverse theoretical directions in rhetoric and writing studies as well as in race, gender, and disability theories, religious rhetorics, digital rhetoric, and the history of rhetoric. Publication supported in part by the Texas Tech University Humanities Center. Contributors: Jason Barrett-Fox, Geoffrey Clegg, Kirsti Cole, Joshua Daniel-Wariya, Diane Davis, Rebecca Disrud, Bre Garrett, Catherine C. Gouge, Debra Hawhee, Matthew Heard, Joshua C. Hilst, David G. Holmes, Bruce Horner, William B. Lalicker, Jennifer Lin LeMesurier, James C. McDonald, Timothy Oleksiak, Dawn Penich-Thacker, J. Blake Scott, Victor J. Vitanza, Susan Wyche

Hittite Studies in Honor of Harry A. Hoffner Jr. on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday

By Gary Beckman,Richard H. Beal,Gregory McMahon
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Book Code : 1575065436
  • Total of Pages : 424
  • Category : History
  • Members : 704
  • Pdf File: hittite-studies-in-honor-of-harry-a-hoffner-jr-on-the-occasion-of-his-65th-birthday.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A tribute to America’s preeminent scholar of Hittite language and culture, Professor Harry A. Hoffner, Jr., of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. The thirty-four contributors, students, and colleagues treat topics as diverse as Hittite contacts with the Mycenaean Greeks, the topography of the Hittite capital, and various aspects of Hittite grammar and etymology.

Extending the Eclectic Paradigm in International Business

By H. Peter Gray
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Book Code : 1781950288
  • Total of Pages : 271
  • Category :
  • Members : 760
  • Pdf File: extending-the-eclectic-paradigm-in-international-business.pdf

Book Short Summary:

John Dunning is undoubtedly the world's leading scholar on the subject of multinational corporations and international business. This collection of original essays is designed to honor this work, particularly his achievements during his association with Rutgers University.

Approaches to Byzantine Architecture and its Decoration

By Mark J. Johnson,Amy Papalexandrou
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1351957643
  • Total of Pages : 330
  • Category : Architecture
  • Members : 878
  • Pdf File: approaches-to-byzantine-architecture-and-its-decoration.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The fourteen essays in this collection demonstrate a wide variety of approaches to the study of Byzantine architecture and its decoration, a reflection of both newer trends and traditional scholarship in the field. The variety is also a reflection of Professor Curcic’s wide interests, which he shares with his students. These include the analysis of recent archaeological discoveries; recovery of lost monuments through archival research and onsite examination of material remains; reconsidering traditional typological approaches often ignored in current scholarship; fresh interpretations of architectural features and designs; contextualization of monuments within the landscape; tracing historiographic trends; and mining neglected written sources for motives of patronage. The papers also range broadly in terms of chronology and geography, from the Early Christian through the post-Byzantine period and from Italy to Armenia. Three papers examine Early Christian monuments, and of these two expand the inquiry into their architectural afterlives. Others discuss later monuments in Byzantine territory and monuments in territories related to Byzantium such as Serbia, Armenia, and Norman Italy. No Orthodox church being complete without interior decoration, two papers discuss issues connected to frescoes in late medieval Balkan churches. Finally, one study investigates the continued influence of Byzantine palace architecture long after the fall of Constantinople.

Thriving in Babylon

By David B. Capes,J. Daryl Charles
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1606089560
  • Total of Pages : 426
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 633
  • Pdf File: thriving-in-ba.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This delightfully multifaceted volume, comprised of thoughtful essays by an esteemed array of cultural critics, probes the intersection of Christian faith and culture to honor the memory of A. J. "Chip" Conyers, a remarkably ecumenical Christian scholar and cultural "warrior" whose premature death in 2004 cut short a remarkable career in teaching and writing. As those who knew him can attest, Conyers lived his life at the intersection of Christian theology and cultural concern with a singular blend of astuteness, gracefulness, and Christian conviction. This festschrift, as esteemed theologian and Conyers's mentor Jurgen Moltmann indicates in the foreword, is intended to mirror Conyers's own commitment to incisive cultural criticism and theological faithfulness in the mold of the "great tradition." This is no small achievement even for so venerable a cast of scholars as the contributors to this volume, as Conyers crossed interdisciplinary boundaries--in a day of escalating hyper-specialization--with the greatest of ease. He was comfortable discussing contemporary church life or the christological controversy of the patristic era, Heideggerian hermeneutics or human dignity and the imago Dei, faith and the Enlightenment or the fatherhood of God, Catholic "substance" or Protestant reform. Yet Conyers always did this through the lens of historic Christian orthodoxy. Though he was a most incisive student of culture, in a most refreshing way he steered clear of being co-opted by the currents of culture. Neither retreating into pious devotionalism nor opting for the theologically unreflective activism that has become so chic in our post-consensus climate, he embodied a theological perspective that blends responsible cultural engagement with eschatological hope. The reader is sure to encounter the same blend in this festschrift, and to come away both challenged and edified toward fulfilling the message and hope of Conyers' life and work: to faithfully thrive in Babylon.

The Influence of Language on Culture and Thought

By Robert L. Cooper,Bernard J. Spolsky
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Book Code : 3110859017
  • Total of Pages : 290
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 617
  • Pdf File: the-influence-of-language-on-culture-and-thought.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Read and download full book The Influence of Language on Culture and Thought

Space-Efficient Data Structures, Streams, and Algorithms

By Andrej Brodnik,Alejandro Lopez-Ortiz,Venkatesh Raman,Alfredo Viola
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3642402739
  • Total of Pages : 363
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 282
  • Pdf File: space-efficient-data-structures-streams-and-algorithms.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This Festschrift volume, published in honour of J. Ian Munro, contains contributions written by some of his colleagues, former students, and friends. In celebration of his 66th birthday the colloquium "Conference on Space Efficient Data Structures, Streams and Algorithms" was held in Waterloo, ON, Canada, during August 15-16, 2013. The articles presented herein cover some of the main topics of Ian's research interests. Together they give a good overall perspective of the last 40 years of research in algorithms and data structures.

Tolkien in the New Century

By John Wm. Houghton,,Janet Brennan Croft,Nancy Martsch
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 1476614865
  • Total of Pages : 268
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 787
  • Pdf File: tolkien-in-the-new-century.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Widely considered one of the leading experts on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, Thomas Alan Shippey has informed and enlightened a generation of Tolkien scholars and fans. In this collection, friends and colleagues honor Shippey with 15 essays that reflect their mentor's research interests, methods of literary criticism and attention to Tolkien's shorter works. In a wide-ranging consideration of Tolkien's oeuvre, the contributors explore the influence of 19th and 20th century book illustrations on Tolkien's work; utopia and fantasy in Tolkien's Middle-earth; the Silmarils, the Arkenstone, and the One Ring as thematic vehicles; the pattern of decline in Middle-earth as reflected in the diminishing power of language; Tolkien's interest in medieval genres; the heroism of secondary characters; and numerous other topics. Also included are brief memoirs by Shippey's colleagues and friends in academia and fandom and a bibliography of Shippey's work.

Exploring Christian Spirituality

By Bruce H. Lescher,Elizabeth Liebert
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Book Code : 9780809142163
  • Total of Pages : 249
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 929
  • Pdf File: exploring-christian-spirituality.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Sandra Schneiders commands respect as one of the most significant and influential figures in the emergence of the study of Christian spirituality as an academic discipline, as the focused and disciplined exploration of religious experience. This book honors her contributions to the field by addressing issues that are emerging at the creative "edges" of the discipline. In this volume, colleagues and students of Dr. Schneiders and other collaborators in the academic discipline of Christian spirituality examine crucial issues from their various disciplinary and methodological perspectives. Questions of methodology address the status of spirituality as a discipline, interdisciplinarity, and self-implication. Other essays explore the "edges" of Christian spirituality and biblical spirituality, gender studies, the natural sciences, nature writing, the social sciences, and interfaith issues. This collection of essays will provoke students and scholars of Christian spirituality, as well as practitioners, to continue critically thinking, discussing, writing, and practicing it.