A Gift of Fire:Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for by Sara Baase

By Sara Baase

A reward of fireplace: Social, felony, and moral concerns for Computing and the net, 4e is perfect for classes in computing device Ethics and pcs and Society.

Sara Baase explores the social, felony, philosophical, moral, political, constitutional, and monetary implications of computing and the controversies they bring up. With a working laptop or computer scientist's viewpoint, and with historic context for plenty of matters, she covers the problems scholars will face either as individuals of a technological society and as pros in computer-related fields. a major aim is to enhance desktop pros who comprehend the consequences of what they convey and the way it matches into society at large. 

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Living Zoroastrianism: Urban Parsis Speak about their by Philip G. Kreyenbroek

By Philip G. Kreyenbroek

This textual content describes the realities of contemporary Parsi faith via 30 interviews within which city Parsis belonging to varied social milieus and spiritual colleges of suggestion speak about numerous facets in their non secular lives.

Zoroastrianism, the religion based via the Iranian prophet Zarathustra, originated round 1000BCE and is commonly considered as the world's first published faith. even supposing the variety of its fans declined dramatically within the centuries after the seventh century Islamic conquest of Iran, Zoroastrians live on in Iran to the current day. the opposite significant Zoroastrian group are the Parsis of India, descendants of Zoroastrians who fled Muslim dominion.

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Les relations internationales dans l'Europe moderne : by Jérôme Hélie

By Jérôme Hélie

L’histoire politique à l’époque moderne est faite de guerres que leur grand nombre rend confuses en apparence. Le yet de ce livre est donc avant tout de donner un tableau basic et clair des confl its qui ont façonné l’Europe au second où émergent des États qui cherchent à affirmer leur puissance par les armes et l. a. diplomatie. 
Il ne s’agit pas simplement de recenser guerres et batailles, mais surtout de souligner les grands enjeux, dynastiques, territoriaux, politiques ou religieux. Les principaux aff rontements sont analysés, en montrant remark ils ont modifi é des équilibres aussi fragiles que complexes. Cette histoire des kinfolk internationales ne saurait ainsi se limiter aux rivalités entre les grandes monarchies d’Occident, mais intègre l’ensemble des acteurs européens, de l’Empire ottoman jusqu’au Portugal, sans négliger le poids alors considérable de l’Europe du Nord et de l’Est.

Jérôme HÉLIE est professeur en periods préparatoires au lycée Henri IV et maître de conférences à l’IEP de Paris.

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Prayers, Verses And Devotions by John Henry Newman

By John Henry Newman

A fantastically sure, Bible paper quantity of Newman's such a lot profound devotional writings. His meditations at the Litany of Loreto for the month of might, and at the Stations of the pass are already well-known as classics of Catholic spirituality. And in his meditations on Christian doctrine Newman exhibits that the resource of actual piety is sound educating. His verses on a variety of events are profoundly inspiring as are the non secular hymns and canticles which distill the knowledge of the incomparable Newman.

In addition, additionally integrated are the devotions of Bishop Lancelot Andrewes, translated by way of Newman himself and utilized by him because the fundamental resource of his personal non secular lifestyles. Louis Bouyer, the best residing Newman pupil, says of those: "Newman fairly believed that during those routines of Andrewes he had chanced on that type of prayer which springs at once from the note of God and results in a lifestyles totally lived in Christ. not just as a clergyman, yet in a while as a cardinal of the Roman church, he might maintain the Preces privatae on his kneeler for his day-by-day instruction and thanksgiving ahead of and after Mass and for his so much own meditations."

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Eastern Christianity and Politics in the Twenty-First by Lucian N. Leustean

By Lucian N. Leustean

This ebook presents an up to date, finished evaluate of jap Christian church buildings in Europe, the center East, the US, Africa, Asia and Australia. Written via top overseas students within the box, it examines either Orthodox and Oriental church buildings from the top of the chilly conflict as much as the current day. The publication deals a different perception into the myriad church-state family in japanese Christianity and tackles modern matters, possibilities and demanding situations, reminiscent of non secular revival after the autumn of communism; church buildings and democracy; kin among Orthodox, Catholic and Greek Catholic church buildings; spiritual schooling and monastic existence; the scale and constitution of congregations; and the effect of migration, secularisation and globalisation on japanese Christianity within the twenty-first century.

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The Giant Book of Children's Sermons: Matthew to Revelation: by Wesley T. Runk

By Wesley T. Runk

“The enormous ebook Of kid's Sermons -- Matthew To Revelation” by means of Wesley T. Runk is a kid's sermons publication. listed below are the various issues coated during this kid's sermon book:

- teenagers sermons and kid's sermons
- brief kid's sermons
- kid's sermon illustrations
- kid's sermons for father's day
- Sermons for kids
- Matthew
- Revelation
- Scripture
- kid's church sermons
- Sermons for children
- early life sermons
-Sermons four kids
- young children sermons
- Mother's day kid's sermon
- item classes on forgiveness

Here finally is the excellent assortment you have been trying to find to minister successfully in your childrens in the course of worship. Drawn from each e-book of the hot testomony, the enormous publication Of kid's Sermons -- Matthew To Revelation includes 5 complete years’ worthy of kid's sermon fabric you could percentage together with your younger disciples. all of the 260 talks educate little ones God's observe by using universal items that illustrate a big thought within the scriptures.

The messages come from Wesley Runk, a pastor and grasp communicator with young ones who has written over 30 best-selling collections of kid's sermons, item classes, sermon books, sermon assets, and worship assets. Runk makes use of a hot and infrequently funny method of tackle even the harsh themes of the recent testomony -- and the analogies he creates with using such uncomplicated items as bananas, clocks, puzzles, and funnels upload visible concentration for the children and aid them clutch the purpose on a degree appropriate for his or her age.

Now, no matter if you are preaching from the Gospels, Acts, the letters of Paul, the final Epistles, or perhaps Revelation, you're sure to locate a suitable comparable speak for the kids. And with handy positive aspects like scripture and item indexes for quick finding fabric in addition to a CD with textual content documents that permits you to simply adapt the messages on your particular conditions, the large ebook Of kid's Sermons could be the final kid's assortment you ever need!

Lessons include:
* the good Picnic (Matthew 14:13-21)
* you're Jesus' Magnifying Glass (John 17:20-26)
* tips on how to Settle an issue (Acts 15:22)
* the foremost Ring That Unites Us (Romans 6:2b-11)
* Do The Dishes? (1 Peter 4:13-19)
* Counting Sand (Revelation 5:11-14)
... and plenty of more!

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Het sport-medisch formularium: Een praktische leidraad by W.L. Mosterd,J.M.A. Sitsen

By W.L. Mosterd,J.M.A. Sitsen

Het sport-medisch formularium biedt een duidelijk overzicht van de huidige inzichten in preventie, behandeling en revalidatie van sportletsel. Iedere aandoening wordt op een identieke wijze en in compacte vorm beschreven. De belangrijkste sportletsels komen aan de orde. Daarnaast wordt er veel aandacht besteed aan het steeds groter wordende probleem van chronische blessures.Na de anatomie, klachten, ongevalmechanisme, diagnostiek en differentiële diagnose worden de therapie en revalidatie, sporthervatting en preventie uitgewerkt.Dit formularium is primair bedoeld voor (sport)artsen en (sport)fysiotherapeuten. Daarnaast is het ook van belang voor degenen, die betrokken zijn bij begeleiding van sporters, zoals running shoes, coaches, verzorgers en masseurs.

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Congotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food by Candice Goucher

By Candice Goucher

on account that 1492, the precise cultures, peoples, and languages of 4 continents have met within the Caribbean and intermingled in wave after wave of post-Columbian encounters, with meals and their kinds of education being one of the such a lot consumable of the converging cultural components.

This ebook strains the pathways of migrants and visitors and the blending in their cultures within the Caribbean from the Atlantic slave exchange to the trendy tourism economic system. As an item of cultural alternate and worldwide alternate, foodstuff deals an interesting window into this global. the various issues coated within the ebook comprise foodways, Atlantic heritage, the slave exchange, the significance of sugar, where of nutrition in African-derived faith, resistance, sexuality and the Caribbean kitchen, modern Caribbean identification, and the politics of the hot globalisation. the writer attracts on archival resources and ecu written descriptions to reconstruct African foodways within the diaspora and areas them within the context of archaeology and oral traditions, functionality arts, ritual, proverbs, folktales, and the kid's track video game "Congotay." Enriching the presentation are 16 recipes positioned in distinctive containers in the course of the book.

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Parasuicidality and Paradox: Breaking Through the Medical by Ross D. Ellenhorn MSW PhD

By Ross D. Ellenhorn MSW PhD

"This publication describes parasuicidality from a unique standpoint, but nonetheless in the framework of DBT. those thoughts can be precious to clinicians, who frequently spend a lot in their time facing those troubling behaviorsÖ.This booklet is easily definitely worth the cost and the reader are not disappointed." Score: ninety four, four stars


"Ross Ellenhorn brings a clean, new examine what has been referred to as parasuicidality. fairly seeing it exclusively as a medicalized symptom of psychological disease, he incisively exhibits how threats of suicide emerge from the social context and will be higher understood and handled inside a framework of social relationships. This good documented and obviously written publication is needs to interpreting for someone attracted to higher knowing and working with parasuicidality. "

"This publication offers with the problem of parasuicidality utilizing a dialectical habit remedy (DBT) technique, yet posits that medical interactions reduction and abet that categorical habit. It offers either theoretical and pragmatic principles of the way to deal wi th sufferers who usually pose the best problem to clinicians. " Gary B Kaniuk, Psy.D. (Cermak healthiness Services)

--Peter Conrad, Harry Coplan Professor of Social Sciences, Brandeis collage, and writer of The Medicalization of Society: at the Transformation of Human stipulations into clinical Disorders

    In this targeted and groundbreaking booklet, Dr. Ellenhorn deals a truly assorted method of aiding parasuicidal sufferers with their difficulties, an method that avoids medicalized interactions whereas improving actual encounters with sufferers. He makes vast use of vignettes to illustrate quite a few different types of situations among clinicians and sufferers. a few different powerful ideas are mentioned, including:

  • Ways to reinforce group remedy making plans via a brainstorming procedure known as "The Hourglass"
  • Alternative tools of documenting therapy that serves to guard clinicians from issues approximately liability
  • Helping sufferers specialise in lifestyles ambitions and altering themselves via clinician-patient interactions

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Histoire de l'Empire perse : De Cyrus à Alexandre by Pierre Briant

By Pierre Briant

Pratiquement inconnu jusqu'alors sur les registres de l'Histoire, le peuple perse, depuis sa base de l'Iran méridional (Fàrs), se lance vers 550 av. J.-C. dans une aventure prodigieuse qui, sous los angeles conduite de Cyrus le Grand et de ses successeurs, va aboutir à los angeles création d'un empire colossal entre Asie centrale et Haute-Egypte, entre Indus et Danube. L'Empire perse ou Empire achéménide (du nom de los angeles dynastie régnante) a rassemblé en son sein des will pay, des peuples, des langues et des cultures d'une diversité prodigieuse. Cette conquête des will pay du Moyen-Orient a causé un bouleversement dans l'histoire du monde: pour l. a. première fois, un Etat unitaire aussi vaste que le futur Empire romain voit le jour et se développe durant plus de deux siècles (550-330). Cette histoire se poursuit jusqu'à los angeles mort d'Alexandre le Grand (323) qui, du aspect de vue géopolitique, est en quelque sorte " le dernier des Achéménides ". Aujourd'hui encore les terrasses, palais, reliefs, peintures et briques émaillées de Pasargades, Persépolis et Suse, les impressionnantes tombes royales de Naqsi-Rustam, los angeles statue monumentale de Darius le Grand, tout vient rappeler au visiteur abasourdi los angeles puissance et le luxe inouïs des Grands Rois et de leurs Fidèles.

Longtemps reléguée dans une ombre épaisse par le status conjugué de l'" Orient millénaire " et de l. a. " Grèce éternelle " dont elle était exclue, l'histoire achéménide a reçu une impulsion entièrement nouvelle au cours des vingt dernières années. Débarrassée des oripeaux de los angeles " décadence orientale " et de los angeles " stagnation asiatique ", l. a. recherche a également bénéficié de découvertes documentaires décisives dont le nombre n'a cessé de croître, qu'il s'agisse de textes ou de vestiges archéologiques, numismatiques ou bien iconographiques.

C'est cette documentation substantial et diversifiée que le livre met entre les mains du lecteur: les multiples citations de records écrits et insertions d'images permettent de suivre l'auteur dans sa démarche d'historien qui, à travers l'espace et le temps, cherche à comprendre remark naît, se développe et sombre un tel empire. Construit sur ces piliers documentaires, nourri par des discussions qui ne masquent pas les interrogations persistantes, clairement articulé autour de chapitres-bilans, ce livre sans précédent ni équivalent offre aussi le minutieux exposé des divergences interprétatives et des hypothèses possible choices, une bibliographie exhaustive et un index très développé. Il s'adresse aussi bien aux historiens, sociologues et anthropologues qu'au lecteur passionné de recherches historiques et de vastes espaces.

Pierre Briant, professeur d'histoire de l'Antiquité à l'université de Toulouse-II Le Mirail, est spécialiste de l'histoire du Moyen-Orient à l'époque de los angeles domination perse et des conquêtes d'Alexandre. Il est notamment l'auteur d'Alexandre le Grand (1994), d'Etat et pasteurs au Moyen-Orient ancien (1982), de Rois, tributs et paysans (1982) et de Darius, les Perses et l'Empire (1992).

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