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Writing In The San D

Author : Keyan G. Tomaselli
ISBN : 0759109516
Genre : History
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Writing in the San/d details experiences and encounters with First People's ("Bushmen") living in the Kalahari Desert (Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa) (1995-2004), and a Khoi (1984) community in the eastern Cape, South Africa.
Category: History

Writing In The Sand

Author : Thomas Moore
ISBN : 9781458771940
Genre : Religion
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In his latest book, Writing in the Sand, Thomas Moore finds striking new meaning in the rich stories and imagery of the Gospels, recasting Jesus not as a teacher of morals and beliefs but as a spiritual visionary with a radical vision for humanity. This highly original take on the Gospels offers a fresh, new way of imagining human life and society. It presents Jesus not as the founder of a religion but as a world reformer offering a spiritual path to everyone, from every background. It offers a personal spirituality fit for the twenty-first century, where the individual bears responsibility for meaning and for a creative, convivial way of life. In his examination of the original Greek texts, Moore dismisses the cautionary voice of tradition and explores the deeper significance of language, stressing the origins of words and the many levels of meaning in stories and imagery. Through his study, Moore shows that the teachings of Jesus are challenging in a far different way than the moralism often associated with them. Based on being open to life, deepening your understanding, and giving up all defensiveness around your convictions, the Gospels can be the source of a new kind of certainty and stability that cannot be codified and enshrined in a list of rules. Writing in the Sand presents the essence of Jesus' teachings and offers a way of understanding them intelligently and devotedly in the twenty-first century.
Category: Religion

Writing In The Sand

Author : Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110449449
Genre : Nature
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The British seaside at its most welcoming.
Category: Nature

Writing In The Sand

Author : Angus Dunn
ISBN : 1905222475
Genre : Fiction
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On the tip of the Dark Isle, lies the tranquil fishing village of Cromness, where the normal round of dominoes matches, meetings of the Ladies' Guild and twice-daily netting of salmon continues as it has always done. But all is not well. Down on the beach, an old man rakes the sand, looking for clues to the future. The patterns show him the harmony of the universe, but they also show him that there is something wrong in Cromness. Strange things are beginning to happen. Because this is no ordinary island. Centuries ago, so it is said, the Celtic gods and goddesses took refuge here. Now, behind the walls of the world, there are restless stirring sounds. Mist descends. Strange animals move through the fog, turnip fields disappear and the fishing fleet begin to blockade the island. As the islanders prepare to celebrate the famed Dark Isle Show, the moment of Truth approaches. Soon everyone is drawn into the struggle against the shadows that threaten the Dark Isle. But is anyone truly aware of the scale of events? And who will prevail?
Category: Fiction

Music Writing Literature From Sand Via Debussy To Derrida

Author : Peter Dayan
ISBN : 9781351557108
Genre : Music
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Why does poetry appeal to music? Can music be said to communicate, as language does? What, between music and poetry, is it possible to translate? These fundamental questions have remained obstinately difficult, despite the recent burgeoning of word and music studies. Peter Dayan contends that the reasons for this difficulty were worked out with extraordinary rigour and consistency in a French literary tradition, echoed by composers such as Berlioz and Debussy, which stretches from Sand to Derrida. Their writing shows how it is both necessary and futile to look for music in poetry, or for poetry in music: necessary, because each art defines itself by reference to what it is not, and cannot be, in order to point to an idealized totality outside itself; futile, because the musicality of poetry, like the poetic meaning of music, must remain as elusive as that idealized totality; its distance is the very condition of the art. Thus is generated a subtle but unmistakable general definition of the nature of art which has proved uniquely able to survive all the probings of poststructuralism. That definition of art is inseparable from a disturbingly effective scepticism towards all forms of explication and explanation in critical discourse, so it is doubtless not surprising that critics in general have done their best to ignore it. But by bringing out what Sand, Baudelaire, Mallarmé, Proust, Debussy, Berlioz, Barthes, and Derrida all do in the same way as they work on the limits of the analogy between music and literature, this book shows how it is possible, productive, illuminating, and fascinating to work on those limits; though to do so, as we find repeatedly, in Chopin's dreams as in Derrida's 'tombeaux', requires us to have the courage to face, in music, our literal death, and the limits of our intelligence.
Category: Music

Writing In The Sand

Author : Helen Brandom
ISBN : 9781409579410
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A subtle, insightful and utterly absorbing novel about teen pregnancy. Sixteen-year-old Amy is used to keeping secrets – about her mum's illness, her irresponsible sister and about her ex-boyfriend Liam. But now Amy has a secret that cannot be kept. Should she tell the truth about the abandoned baby or keep quiet and live a lie...for ever? "Helen Brandom's protagonist, Amy, is a delight." - The Independent on Sunday "Deals head on with important, all-too-common teenage issues" - Irish Examiner "Fast-paced, realistic... it kept me interested throughout" - Teen Titles "Written with insight, wisdom, a deep understanding of important teen issues and with extra material at the end for reading groups, this is a book to set hearts beating and minds in motion. An outstanding debut" - Lancashire Evening Post
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Written In The Sand

Author : D. B. James
ISBN : 198685633X
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Writing your wishes in the sand and believing in the magic of them coming true is for children. Tenley Grace stopped believing in the enchantment of them the day she lost her husband of twelve years. Left with an obliterated heart, she struggles to find the woman she once was. Stumbling upon sexy tattoo artist, Case Ballantyne, could be the perfect distraction she needs to help her pick up the pieces again. His time in town is temporary which is exactly what Tenley is looking for. Fate keeps bringing them together even when life should keep them apart. Can a wish Written in the Sand by Case withstand the storms life throws at them or will it forever be washed away with the tide?

Lines In The Sand

Author : Mary Hoffman
ISBN : 0972952918
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Offers a collection of poems, stories, and drawings on war and peace, assembled in response to the war in Iraq but inspired by a variety of conflicts throughout history.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sand On The Gumshoe

Author : David Latta
ISBN : UVA:X002086518
Genre : Fiction
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10 stories representing the various types and styles of crime fiction that Australians wrote and read in the century from 1850.
Category: Fiction