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Facing Leviathan

Author : Mark Sayers
ISBN : 9780802489814
Genre : Religion
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There are two styles of leadership at war in the world. On one side the mechanical leader casts a vision of heroic action aided by pragmatism, reason, technology, and power. On the other side the organic leader strives to bring forth creativity, defying convention, and relishing life in culture’s margins. This leadership battle is at the heart of our contemporary culture, but it is also an ancient battle. It is the reinvocation of two great heresies, one rooted in an attempt to reach for godlikeness, the other bowing before the sea monster of the chaotic deep. Today’s leader must answer many challenging questions including: What does it mean to lead in a cultural storm? How do I battle the darkness in my own heart? Is there such a thing as a perfect leader? Weaving a history of leadership through the Enlightenment, Romanticism, tumultuous 19th-century Paris, and eventually World War II, cultural commentator Mark Sayers brings history and theology together to warn of the dangers yet to come, calling us to choose a better way.
Category: Religion

In The House Of Leviathan

Author : Brian David Bruns
Genre : Fiction
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A fishing village nestled in Italian cliffs, peopled by simple folk with religion and superstition. A blind, deaf man is seen summoning the devil and chaos ensues. An old paper mill, an undelivered letter, gruesome deaths, haunting spirits and a damaged soldier’s vow to keep his younger sister safe, In the House of Leviathan is a trip back in time, filled with terror, uncertainty and pain. Book of the Year, Suspense, Finalist—Foreword Magazine Book of the Year, Horror, Finalist—Foreword Magazine From readers: “The descriptions in the book were fantastic, and made me feel like I was actually in 19th century Italy. The village of Amalfi came to life for me, along with its characters.” “With precision the author creates characters that are complex, realistic and unforgettable.” “Very well crafted. The characters are each unique and well fleshed out, each with their own story to tell. Their voices are rich and reach out to the reader in fine fashion.” “A brilliant novel. He mixes horror, love story, and detailed descriptions of a beautiful historical setting with a perfect balance.” —Critical Blast “A powerful blend of images and experiences that rely on well-developed protagonists and settings steeped in historical background and different acts of courage.” —Midwest Book Review “Bruns' prose invokes not only fear and suspense, but also proves his steady and deliberate writing voice.” —Writer’s Digest
Category: Fiction

The Book Of Job

Author : John E. Hartley
ISBN : 0802825281
Genre : Religion
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Hartley's study on the Book of Job is a contribution to The New International Commentary on the Old Testament which devotes care to achieving a balance between technical information and homiletic-devotional interpretation. The commentary is based on the author's own translation of the Hebrew text and discusses the book section by section.
Category: Religion

Deferrals Of Domain

Author : NA NA
ISBN : 9781349626168
Genre : History
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Contemporary female novelists tend to portray the relationship between women and the state as profoundly negative, in contrast to various constructions in current feminist theory. Martine Watson Brownley analyzes novels by Margaret Atwood, Paule Marshall, Nadine Gordimer, and Margaret Drabble to explore the significance of this disparity. The book uses literary analysis to highlight elements of state power that many feminist theorists currently occlude, ranging from women's still minimal access to state politics to the terrifying violence exercised by modern states. At the same time, however, feminist theory clarifies major elements in many contemporary women's lives about which the novels are ambivalent or misleading, such as romantic love and the role of sexuality in state politics. Deferrals of Domain fills a double gap, both authorial and topical, in current critical treatments of women writers and will be of interest to both literary and women's studies scholars.
Category: History

Global Capitalism

Author : Robert J. S. Ross
ISBN : 0791403408
Genre : Political Science
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How have global markets and global manufacturing changed the balance of social, economic and political power? With this volume Ross and Trachte challenge existing political-economic theory. In concise terms they show how traditional theories of monopoly capitalism and world systems are not well-suited to analyze the emergence of global capitalism. This book, in a series of case studies of U.S. metropolitan areas, examines the dramatic transformation of the world economy in the last two decades. The book’s last section examines political strategy and the political theory implied by the heightened power of capital.
Category: Political Science

New Models In Geog

Author : Richard Peet
ISBN : 9781134526703
Genre : Science
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First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Global Restructuring

Author : John Alexander Dickinson
ISBN : UOM:39015029699355
Genre : Canada Congresses
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The Role Of Government In The History Of Economic Thought

Author : Professor of Economics and Deputy Director of the James M Buchanan Center for Political Economy Peter Boettke
ISBN : UCSC:32106018315918
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Role of Government in the History of Economic Thought examines a controversial area of economic analysis: the appropriate role of government within the economic system. If the first two-thirds of the twentieth century were dominated by the active involvement of economists in government policymaking, blurring the lines between the spheres of economics and politics, then the last several decades have witnessed something of a reversion to the classical economics of Adam Smith and John Stuart Mill. This volume offers a comprehensive and integrated history of the evolution of the relationship between governments and economies, examining the British classical tradition, the American progressive movement, and corporatist ideology.
Category: Business & Economics

Age Of Mythology

Author : Doug Radcliffe
ISBN : 0782141668
Genre : Games & Activities
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Obliterate foes with Greek God Zeus's Bolt, turn enemy fortifications into rubble with a flick of Norse God Heimdall's hand, and banish enemies to the far side of the world with Egyptian God Ptah. Age of Mythology introduces fascinating new strategic dimensions to the world's best-selling real-time-strategy game series, and this exclusive guide will help you master the mythological mayhem. Written with the full support of Ensemble Studios and Microsoft, this ultra-detailed guide is packed with the strategies, tactics, and analysis you need to become an expert Age player. Inside you'll find: * Hardcore, advanced multiplayer strategies straight from Ensemble Studios' best players * Thorough analysis of each culture, including military units, Major and Lesser Gods, and their powers * In-depth stats for everything in the game * Step-by-step walkthrough of the incredible campaign * Detailed economic and military strategies so you can build a thriving economy and survive in combat
Category: Games & Activities

Michigan Law Review

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ISBN : UCAL:B5200575
Genre : Law reviews
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Category: Law reviews