Category : Religion
Editor : Baker Academic
ISBN : UOM:39015050314890
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Now organized around 14 key moments in church history, this well-received text provides contemporary Christians with a fuller understanding of God as He has revealed his purpose through the centuries and around the world. Original.

Category : History
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ISBN : 030018770X
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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The Battle of Britain. Pearl Harbor. Stalingrad. D-Day. These defining events of the Second World War exemplify both the immense heroism and the grievous costs of global conflict. They are the tense, thrilling moments that had the potential to swing the war in favor of either side and in turn change the course of history. In this gripping new look at the twentieth century's most crucial conflict, historian P. M. H. Bell analyzes twelve unique turning points that determined the character and the ultimate outcome of the Second World War. Be they military campaigns, economic actions, or diplomatic summits, Bell's twelve turning points span the full breadth of the war, from the home front to the front line. Many are familiar--Barbarossa and Hiroshima among them--while sections on war production, the Atlantic convoy system, and the conferences at Tehran and Yalta emphasize the importance of the combatants' actions off the battlefield. Through these keenly narrated episodes, Bell reveals how the Allied and Axis powers achieved their greatest successes and stumbled into their strategic failures, inviting us to think about the Second World War in a fresh, stimulating way. Ultimately, his close study of these dozen turning points reminds us, often terrifyingly, how easily things might have turned out differently.

Category : Family & Relationships
Editor : Vintage
ISBN : 9780679730026
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Drawing from extensive research and in-depth interviews, an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to understand—or prevent—the collapse of a relationship. How do relationships end? Why does one partner suddenly become discontented with the other—and why is the onset of that discontentment not so sudden after all? What signals do partners send each other to indicate their doubts? Why do those signals so often go unnoticed? And how do people who saw themselves as part of a couple come to terms not just with absence and abandonment, but with a new, single identity? This groundbreaking book reveals a process that begins in secret but gradually becomes public, implicating not only partners but their social milieu. Enlightening, accessible, and deeply affecting, Uncoupling offers a startling vision of what really happens behind the surface when relationships come apart.

Category : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : Lion Books
ISBN : 9780745958255
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 192
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When tragedy touched Julia Ogilvy's life, she found herself reassessing the way she lived. Married into a life of privilege - her wedding was attended by the Queen and Princess of Wales - and recently acclaimed Business Woman of the Year, she took the decision to leave her career to found a charity. Her story provides a powerful example of how a successful and glamorous life does not always bring peace - and how her new role gives her the fulfilment she sought. Julia's turning point was the death of baby Cameron, and after telling her story she charts the journeys of others whose lives have been similarly changed, from Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Bob Geldof to a young carer in an impoverished inner city environment. This book will provide inspiration to anyone disillusioned by the empty materialism of society.

Category : Literary Criticism
Editor : Stanford University Press
ISBN : 0804727082
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Turning Points demonstrates the role of style and form in promoting and shaping cultural development by studying important critics, and analyzing cultural change in literature, music, art, and philosophy.

Category : Religion
Editor : CSS Publishing
ISBN : 9780788002830
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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In these nine sermons preachers will find brilliant use of story to illustrate the Lenten message. Beringer focuses on different journeys throughout the New Testament and examines the "turning points" recorded there. As is stated in the introduction, our Christian faith is a pilgrim faith. The author shows in modern parables how we are called by Christ to be a people on the move with him through time to eternity and the kingdom of God. He shows that we are travelers on the road of faith, never quite arriving at our destination, but always growing and being transformed by each encounter with the living God. Following each sermon is a set of discussion questions based on the preceding sermon and the scripture on which the sermon is based. These questions can be copied into the bulletin to help the congregation follow the sermon, used as small group discussion starters, distributed to worshipers as they leave church or be printed in weekly newsletters to reinforce the message given the previous Sunday. Robert Beringer, along with serving as pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Metuchen, New Jersey, is a Visiting Lecturer in Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary. He holds degrees from Cornell and Princeton Universities. Previous books by Beringer include "The Easter People"; "Something's Coming, Something Great"; and "Batteries Not Included."

Category : Electronic books
Editor : Australian Academic Press
ISBN : 9781921513381
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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In this remarkable book, Professor Diego De Leo, distinguished Italian psychiatrist and world leading researcher into suicide prevention, takes us on a revealing journey into the suicidal mind. Told in the form of letters, twelve life stories disclose much about the human spirit, as well as the deep complexities of suicidal behaviour and the struggle for science to understand - in the words of the author - "the worst of all human tragedies". Diego adds his own honest interpretations and comments as a roadmap to guide the reader on the many messages these stories entail.

Category : Bereavement
Editor : Lulu.com
ISBN : 9781445747347
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 70
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Category : History
Editor : AuthorHouse
ISBN : 9781468594782
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Terry W. Bettis has published two books: "Guards at the Gate and co-authored The Spiral Notebook, transcribed from her diary, written by Billie K. Bettis. His passions to seek out the stories of history and current events is without question as to his motives. Ever wonder what is happening to our country? In Turning Points; Terry W. Bettis, takes you through the history of this country, looking at how through the years our Republic has had its ups and downs. As you read, you will learn about things that have given life to this country, as well as things that have drained the life from it. You will discover things that you thought were a blessing to this country, only to find that in fact, they are destroying our freedoms, and our Constitution, turning our country from one filled with Gods blessing to one of slavery. Discover those things which are causing our Republic to fade completely away. The United States was founded on Christian principals, though far from perfect, it has been blessed by God, because we had put Him first. Being attacked on many fronts God is being pushed out the door of America. We are seeing the results. In Turning Points, you will learn how this is happening, plus the effect it is having on our country, churches, families and the future generations, yet to be born. It is a deep desire of Terrys to awaken the American people to what is happening to our beloved United States. You will learn and be blessed with this book as well as with, Terrys first book, Guards at the Gate, hopefully finding understand about what our country is experiencing and what we are leaving for our children and grandchildren. Gail Odegaard - Wyoming April 13, 2012 My friend Terry Bettis is a keen observer of life and life in motion. I have known him for decades and Terrys incisive mind is ever at work on society and its transmogrification's. He is a constitutional scholar and an exponent of personal freedom. I am in awe of the depth of Terrys knowledge of our Constitution and the freedoms it bestows. As a human being? Terry Bettis is hard to beat. He is revered by his friends and associates. He works hard and remains pleasant under even the most adverse circumstances. He and his wife, Billie, have been dear friends of ours for decades. If we needed someone to administer our estate, we would choose the Bettises. They are honest and intelligent. My wife and I regretted that Terry and Billie moved from Texas to New Mexico. We figured the move increased the median IQ of New Mexico and decreased that of Texas. Paul Freeman Marble Falls, Texas Terry is well qualified to write a book because of his fervor and passion for history the way it was written. He has demonstrated to me and others his great attention to detail in his research and fact finding in preparation for those books he has authored and co authored. He possesses the ability to build a story line and back it up with facts. His conclusions are based on historical facts. Mr Bettis is a true Patriot. His zeal and passions to preserve this great Republic through his teachings and lecture are well known in TEA party and conservative circles. Mr. Bettis is a resident of New Mexico with deep roots in Texas as well. His service to this country and to the public as a law enforcement officer qualify him to be a patriotic American.

Category : Education
Editor : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781119443858
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Milestones for adult basic education include: It was first federally funded in 1964. The National Literacy Act passed in 1991. The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 was enacted. The field then remained relatively static until 2014 when: a new version of the GED® test was launched, new content standards were developed, new data on adult cognitive skills were released, and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), with its laser focus on employment and training, was enacted. This volume reviews where the field is in relation to these turning points and discusses where it could go. Taking up critical discussions of the many recent and influential changes as well as topics of enduring interest, this volume will be valuable to practitioners, researchers, and policy makers. This is the 155th volume of the Jossey Bass series New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Noted for its depth of coverage, it explores issues of common interest to instructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in a broad range of education settings, such as colleges and universities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, and museums.