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Deeper Than Words

Author : David Steindl-rast
ISBN : 9780307589620
Genre : Religion
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Spiritual teacher and bridge-builder Brother David Steindl-Rast translates the Apostles' Creed for today, uncovering the deeper universal truths that can be an inspiration to all people. In Deeper than Words: Living the Apostles’ Creed, Brother David reexamines the words with which the early followers of Jesus summarized their faith. Reading line-by-line with an open perspective, he reveals the often overlooked message of trust, compassion, peace, love, and awareness contained in this widely known but rarely examined statement. Deeper than Words moves beyond ritual and exclusivity and instead finds a deeper faith based in real human experience and the sense of limitless belonging that is shared by all people who seek to understand themselves and the world. The words of the Apostles' Creed are Christian, but its heart is a universal and timeless guide to fullness of life. From this transformation perspective, developed over a lifetime of contemplation, Brother David presents a powerful call to renewal through reconnection with the spiritual and a reawakening to shared sacred truths. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Religion

Deeper Than Words

Author : Tony Samara
ISBN : 9781462854288
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More Than Words

Author : Steve Potter
ISBN : 9781496915986
Genre : Family & Relationships
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More Than Words is a compilation of the author's work from the past ten years. The book contains poetic narratives on family, friends, society, patriotism and athletics. The intent is that readers are intrigued by the heartfelt words of the author and that they gain a positive perspective and can associate the poems with events in their daily lives as well.
Category: Family & Relationships

More Than Words Can Say A Patchwork Family Novel Book 2

Author : Karen Witemeyer
ISBN : 9781493418602
Genre : Fiction
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After fulfilling a pledge to a dying friend, Zacharias Hamilton is finally free. No family entanglements. No disappointing those around him. Just the quiet bachelor existence he's always craved. Until fate snatches his freedom away when the baker of his favorite breakfast bun is railroaded by the city council. Despite not wanting to get involved, he can't turn a blind eye to her predicament . . . or her adorable dimples. Abigail Kemp needs a man's name on her bakery's deed. A marriage of convenience seems the best solution . . . if it involves a man she can control. That person definitely isn't the stoic lumberman who oozes silent confidence whenever he enters her shop. Control Zacharias Hamilton? She can't even control her pulse when she's around him. When vows are spoken, Abigail's troubles should be over. Yet threats to the bakery worsen, and darker dangers hound her sister. Can she put ever more trust in Zach without losing her dreams of independence?
Category: Fiction

Louder Than Words

Author : Benjamin K. Bergen
ISBN : 9780465033331
Genre : Science
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Whether it’s brusque, convincing, fraught with emotion, or dripping with innuendo, language is fundamentally a tool for conveying meaning—a uniquely human magic trick in which you vibrate your vocal cords to make your innermost thoughts pop up in someone else’s mind. You can use it to talk about all sorts of things—from your new labradoodle puppy to the expansive gardens at Versailles, from Roger Federer’s backhand to things that don’t exist at all, like flying pigs. And when you talk, your listener fills in lots of details you didn’t mention—the curliness of the dog’s fur or the vast statuary on the grounds of the French palace. What’s the trick behind this magic? How does meaning work? In Louder than Words, cognitive scientist Benjamin Bergen draws together a decade’s worth of research in psychology, linguistics, and neuroscience to offer a new theory of how our minds make meaning. When we hear words and sentences, Bergen contends, we engage the parts of our brain that we use for perception and action, repurposing these evolutionarily older networks to create simulations in our minds. These embodied simulations, as they're called, are what makes it possible for us to become better baseball players by merely visualizing a well-executed swing; what allows us to remember which cupboard the diapers are in without looking, and what makes it so hard to talk on a cell phone while we’re driving on the highway. Meaning is more than just knowing definitions of words, as others have previously argued. In understanding language, our brains engage in a creative process of constructing rich mental worlds in which we see, hear, feel, and act. Through whimsical examples and ingenious experiments, Bergen leads us on a virtual tour of the new science of embodied cognition. A brilliant account of our human capacity to understand language, Louder than Words will profoundly change how you read, speak, and listen.
Category: Science

The Meaning Of The Body

Author : Mark Johnson
ISBN : 9780226026992
Genre : Philosophy
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In The Meaning of the Body, Mark Johnson continues his pioneering work on the exciting connections between cognitive science, language, and meaning first begun in the classic Metaphors We Live By. Johnson uses recent research into infant psychology to show how the body generates meaning even before self-consciousness has fully developed. From there he turns to cognitive neuroscience to further explore the bodily origins of meaning, thought, and language and examines the many dimensions of meaning—including images, qualities, emotions, and metaphors—that are all rooted in the body’s physical encounters with the world. Drawing on the psychology of art and pragmatist philosophy, Johnson argues that all of these aspects of meaning-making are fundamentally aesthetic. He concludes that the arts are the culmination of human attempts to find meaning and that studying the aesthetic dimensions of our experience is crucial to unlocking meaning's bodily sources. Throughout, Johnson puts forth a bold new conception of the mind rooted in the understanding that philosophy will matter to nonphilosophers only if it is built on a visceral connection to the world. “Mark Johnson demonstrates that the aesthetic and emotional aspects of meaning are fundamental—central to conceptual meaning and reason, and that the arts show meaning-making in its fullest realization. If you were raised with the idea that art and emotion were external to ideas and reason, you must read this book. It grounds philosophy in our most visceral experience.”—George Lakoff, author of Moral Politics
Category: Philosophy

More Than Words

Author : Andrea Shannon
ISBN : 9781450269483
Genre : Poetry
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Andrea Shannon writes poetry that reflects on life experiences and relationships – the good, the bad and the ugly. This collection of poems will draw you into her world and perhaps give you a closer look into your own. As you read, you will find yourself saying, “I know someone like that” or “I was in the same situation at one time”. See how many of your family, friends and acquaintances you can identify in these pages. You’ll find no flowery prose here; each poem is real, raw and straightforward. Ms. Shannon tells it like it is and doesn’t pull punches. Her writing takes you straight to her heart, exposing all the joy and pain, laughter and tears, anger and fear that come wrapped up in this thing we call life. This is a collection you will want to read again and again.
Category: Poetry

Deeper Than Oblivion

Author : Raz Yosef
ISBN : 9781441199263
Genre : Performing Arts
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In this collection, leading scholars in both film studies and Israeli studies show that beyond representing familiar historical accounts or striving to offer a more complete and accurate depiction of the past, Israeli cinema has innovatively used trauma and memory to offer insights about Israeli society and to engage with cinematic experimentation and invention. Tracing a long line of films from the 1940s up to the 2000s, the contributors use close readings of these films not only to reconstruct the past, but also to actively engage with it. Addressing both high-profile and lesser known fiction and non-fiction Israeli films, Deeper than Oblivion underlines the unique aesthetic choices many of these films make in their attempt to confront the difficulties, perhaps even impossibility, of representing trauma. By looking at recent and classic examples of Israeli films that turn to memory and trauma, this book addresses the pressing issues and disputes in the field today.
Category: Performing Arts

It S Deeper Than That

Author : Christopher Martin
ISBN : 9781329010468
Genre : Poetry
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“It’s Deeper Than That” Is All About That Moment When You’re Trying To Express What It Is You’re Feeling But The Words Just Don’t Seem To Come Out Right. It’s For That Moment When You’re Spilling Your Heart Out But People Misunderstand What It Is You’re Trying To Say. The Title Was Born From A Moment When I Was Trying To Explain Exactly What I Was Trying To Achieve But No One Would Understand. The Only Thing I Could Say Was “It’s Deeper Than That.” That Moment When Your Love For Something Becomes More Than Love And It Becomes Who You Are. As Many Has Encouraged Me I Encourage You To Keep Going And No Matter What Follow Your Dreams. Listen To Your Heart Because At The End Of The Day That’s The Only Thing That Knows What You Truly Want. So As You Read Through This Book I Hope You Understand That The Words Inside Of It Are Deeper Than What You May See Because They Mean Everything To Me.
Category: Poetry

Learn To Breathe

Author : Jim Mindling
ISBN : 9781449793524
Genre : Religion
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Have you plateaued in your faith? Does it seem you should be more like Christ than you are? Have you settled for a version of Christianity that is a far cry from the joy and adventure found in biblical Christlikeness? You’re not alone. Many are not even aware that the purpose of life is to become like Christ. Others sense there’s more but just don’t know how to make it happen. The key to becoming like Christ is discovering how to cooperate with the work of the Holy Spirit; learning the rhythm of breathing in His life-giving presence and breathing out the toxins that poison our soul. Learn to Breathe shows us how to intentionally align with the Holy Spirit’s work of spiritual formation as God develops Christlikeness in us. Exploring how Jesus cooperated with the Holy Spirit while he walked on earth reveals a fascinating model for us to follow today.
Category: Religion