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Loving To Know

Author : Esther Lightcap Meek
ISBN : 9781608999286
Genre : Religion
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Knowing is less about information and more about transformation; less about comprehension and more about being apprehended. This radical book develops the notion of covenant epistemology--an innovative, biblically compatible, holistic, embodied, life-shaping epistemological vision in which all knowing takes the shape of interpersonal, covenantal relationship. Rather than knowing in order to love, we love in order to know. Meek argues that all knowing is best understood as transformative encounter. Creatively blending insights from a diverse range of conversation partners--including Michael Polanyi, Michael D. Williams, Lesslie Newbigin, Parker Palmer, John Macmurray, Martin Buber, and James Loder--Meek offers critically needed "epistemological therapy" in response to the pervasive and damaging presumptions that those in Western culture continue to bring to efforts to know. The book's innovative approach--an unfolding journey of discovery-through-dialogue--itself subverts standard epistemological presumptions of timeless linearity. While it offers a sustained and sophisticated philosophical argument, Loving to Know's texts and textures interweave loosely to effect therapeutic epistemic transformation in the reader.
Category: Religion

The Reality Of The Mind

Author : Ludger Hölscher
ISBN : 9781134049141
Genre : Philosophy
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Among the various approaches to the question of the nature of the mind (or soul), Augustine’s philosophical arguments for the existence of an incorporeal and spiritual substance in man and against materialism are here thoroughly examined on their merits as a source of insight for contemporary discussion. This book, originally published in 1986, employs Augustine’s method of introspection, and argues that, as a philosopher, Augustine can teach the modern mind how to detect the reality of such a spiritual subject in and through basic human acts and faculties, such as imagination, memory, knowledge, free-will and self-knowledge. It presents a critical dialogue with various materialistic anthropologies directly addressed by Augustine himself, or those which have arisen at later periods, including epiphenomenalism, mind-brain identity theory, Marxism and others.
Category: Philosophy

Loving You

Author : Maureen Child
ISBN : 1429902787
Genre : Fiction
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#1 bestselling author Maureen Child first introduced you to the big, boisterous Candellano family in her novels Finding You and Knowing You. Now, welcome back to tiny Chandler, California, where there's always an extra place at the table and Mama Candellano is ready to offer lots of unsolicited advice, especially in matters of the heart... Loving You On the surface, things always came easy for Nick Candellano with his dashing good looks, easy charm, and penchant for women. When an injury permanently sidelines the pro football running back, he's forced to start over with a new job-and trouble in the form of Jonas, a twelve year-old boy, who claims Nick is his father. If it's true, he wants to do the right thing. The problem is Tasha Flynn, Jonas' foster mother, a woman as lovely as she is defiant... Tasha thinks Nick is bad news for Jonas and is trying to destroy the only family she's got. Tasha tries to ignore the sparks of attraction that go off every time the handsome football player is near her. She's got secrets no one knows about-and reasons she can never let her heart go unguarded. Nick Candellano is one person she should run from. But sometimes the last thing you want is the one thing you need...
Category: Fiction

Loving The Champion

Author : Jorge Gomez
ISBN : 9781452568201
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In Loving the Champion, you will learn how to guide your young golf champions (sons and daughters) and help them at each phase of their young careers as they grow and develop into the champions they are meant to be. A well-known golf coach, Jorge offers specific information on how to make this process effective, easygoing, and fun. He includes tips on how to create a successful "sports team" for your champion, the right role for you as parents, the role of the champion, the role of a golf coach, and many more interesting aspects that Jorge learned from his life path as a son, junior golf player, professional golf player, golf coach, and father. Loving the Champion has been created with knowledge, love, and understanding of the challenges and joys of raising young golf champions.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Recreating Marriage With The Same Old Spouse

Author : Sandra Gray Bender
ISBN : 0664257267
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 88.2 MB
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ng approach to marriage. Sandra Bender believes that every marriage, like its partners, is in a state of continuous change, yet most fail to take control of that change. "Recreating Marriage with the Same Old Spouse" educates couples in the skills of being married and gives examples, discussion questions, and practice exercises.
Category: Family & Relationships

Mighty Real An Anthology Of African American Same Gender Loving Writing

Author : Edited by R. Bryant Smith and Darius Omar Williams
ISBN : 9780557780686
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 30.6 MB
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A collection of African-American Same Gender Loving Literature featuring both new and established writers. Grounded in a poignant and truthful sensibility, imbued with the realities of sex and love, Smith and Williams present a culmination of poems, short stories, radical essays, sermons, plays and interviews honoring notable figures within the SGLBT community.
Category: Social Science


Author : James H. Burtness
ISBN : 1451410360
Genre : Religion
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Brings people with serious moral disagreements into constructive conversation.
Category: Religion

Loving Circumstances

Author : Rita Johnson
ISBN : 9781465322210
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 86.97 MB
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Amber Taylor had been taught to abstain from sex until she got married. Her vow to do just that wasnt difficult given the choices that presented themselves. As a result she became a workaholic who didnt have time for the challenges of a relationship. Trey Anderson, with his gorgeous smile and charming personality came along and changed her perception of that. She was hopelessly in love with him, which was something she swore shed never do. Shed seen the devastation being in love could cause. But the love of her life brought the baggage of his life before her and lies and attempted murder became a reality.
Category: Fiction

Lauren Fix S Guide To Loving Your Car

Author : Lauren Fix
ISBN : 1429991275
Genre : Transportation
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Lauren Fix's straight-forward, clear and fun advice makes caring for your car easy so you can actually enjoy driving and owning one. With Lauren Fix's Guide to Loving Your Car, you'll soon be a confident, knowledgeable car owner who knows what is important in taking care of your car. With Lauren Fix on your side, you'll know: *How to select the best car for your lifestyle--and safest car for your family *Essential and easy maintenance for your car *What to have ready in case of a crash or emergency *Driving tips for all kinds of weather and traffic conditions *How to talk to your car mechanic in language you can both understand *How to master easy car repairs--and which repairs to avoid *Much more! Lauren Fix is the ideal resource for all car-related questions, and Lauren Fix's Guide to Loving Your Car is full of tips and inside knowledge to keep you in the know and your car on the road.
Category: Transportation

Taste Your Emotions

Author : Damien Marie AtHope
ISBN : 0595828132
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Taste Your Emotions ~unplugged~ This is the second revised and expanded version of the earlier work “Taste Your Emotions” a book containing poems only each telling a story of the struggle for physical, emotional, and spiritual sobriety. The poems inside this book express a variety of emotions taking you through an experience from deep pain to the joy of emotional freedom. Attempting to balance between a short memoir written in a creative way, self-help book of sorts, as well as grouped enlightened writing trying to lead others in embarking of self freedom. Thus this book is simply not a book of poems and writings it is a dark journey of pain, confusion and addiction leading to a bright awakening of the heart and mind. The poems and writing are both heavy, raw, thought provoking, even forceful in there convictions at times and they are also light and touching in there innocence at other times, culminating in a moving expression of strength and determination. You will not just read these poems and writings you will experience them think about them, be moved by them and maybe if I am lucky even be some what changed by them. What was changed from the first edition was some poems of lesser relevance where removed. More back ground to the author his life and experiences behind the poems was added which makes the read much richer and deeply connecting. Likewise there is added writing on the thinking and philosophies which brought about his ever evolving and life enriching change. One mantra he lives by now which he created is: KNOW yourself, LOVE yourself, & BE yourself. Comments from Past readers: Well-organized and powerful/life-affirming works ~ Chris Massey A compilation of life's struggles and victories ~ Timothy Talosi Fascinating Read ~ Pat Sturt The poems are very emotional, touching to the heart ~ Tonya Graham The title is right on. As I read this book I experienced deep feelings and emotions. Most books don't touch my soul the way this one does ~ Becky Sedgwick
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit