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The Calling Of The Grave

Author : Simon Beckett
ISBN : 9781407083087
Genre : Fiction
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'As bone-chillingly bleak as its subject . . . this doesn't disappoint' Financial Times A serial killer is on the loose and David Hunter suddenly finds that the past is far from dead and buried. The escape of a psychotic rapist and multiple murderer brings DI Terry Connor to David Hunter's doorstep, years after their bitter rift. This unwelcome reminder of the past forces Hunter to confront the situation at hand: eight years earlier Hunter and an ill-fated Body Recovery tea, has tried to find the graves of Monk's teenage victims on the bleak expanse of Dartmoor. Only one of the missing girls' bodies was ever found. Suddenly Hunter receives an appeal from Sophie Keller, a young woman who also worked on the operation, and nothing is quite as it seems. Hunter is forced to question who he can really trust. Especially when his own life depends on it.
Category: Fiction

The Calling Of Education

Author : Edward Shils
ISBN : 0226753409
Genre : Education
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Throughout his long and prolific career, Edward Shils brought an extraordinary knowledge of academic institutions to discussions about higher education. The Calling of Education features Shils's most illuminating and incisive writing on this topic from the last twenty-five years of his life. The first essay, "The Academic Ethic," articulates the unique ethical demands of the academic profession and directs special attention to the integration of teaching and research. Other pieces, including Shils's renowned Jefferson lectures, focus on perennial issues in higher learning: the meaning of academic freedom, the connection between universities and the state, and the criteria for appointing individuals to academic positions. Edward Shils understood the university as a great symphonic conductor comprehends the value of each instrument and section, both separately and in cooperation. The Calling of Education offers Shils's insightful perspective on problems that are no less pressing than when he first confronted them. Edward Shils (1910-1995) was distinguished service professor in the Committee on Social Thought and the department of sociology at the University of Chicago. Among his many books published by the University of Chicago Press are Portraits: A Gallery of Intellectuals and the three-volume Selected Papers of Edward Shils.
Category: Education

Grace Beyond The Grave

Author : Stephen Jonathan
ISBN : 9781625644961
Genre : Religion
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Grace beyond the Grave explores the possibility of the opportunity for repentance and salvation on the other side of the grave. Stephen Jonathan, pastor and theologian, explores posthumous salvation as a viable evangelical alternative to the traditional view that death ends all possibility of salvation, doing so with humanity, integrity, and devotion to Scripture. Jonathan is not dissuaded from asking provocative questions for fear of being thought unorthodox. While scholarly, Grace beyond the Grave will be of benefit to pastors, theological students, and lay people alike. During nearly three decades of a teaching ministry, Jonathan became increasingly conscious that the common, mechanical answers to the more pressing questions are often inadequate and need revisiting. Grace beyond the Grave will both unsettle the "theologically comfortable" and reassure the open-minded in equal measure.
Category: Religion

The Calling Of A Cuckoo

Author : David Jenkins
ISBN : 0826470998
Genre : Religion
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Now in retirement, Jenkins attempts to explain the man behind the controversy.
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The Calling Of Law

Author : Ms Fiona Westwood
ISBN : 9781472401564
Genre : Law
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As one of the ‘learned’ professions requiring advanced learning and high principles, law enjoys a special standing in society. In return for its status and rank, the legal profession is expected to exhibit the highest levels of honesty, trust and morality, the very values which underpin the legal system itself. This, in turn, entrusts to legal education a particular problem of addressing, not only the substantive elements of the body of law, but a means through which the characteristics of the ‘calling’ of law are imparted and instilled. At a time when the very essence of the legal profession is under threat, this book calls for a realignment of the legal curriculum and pedagogies so as to emphasise the development of culture over industry; character over eloquence; and calling over skill. Chapters are grouped around the core content and key themes of Curiosity, Calling, Character and Conscientiousness, Contract, and Culture. The volume includes contributions from leading experts, drawn internationally and from other professional disciplines in order to present alternative approaches aimed at tackling common issues, providing insight, and provoking debate.
Category: Law

The Calling Of Fatherhood

Author : Andrew D. Finnicum
ISBN : 9781449758851
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Discover the holy calling of fatherhood, and find God's purpose for your family! Through a careful examination of the Word of God, the Calling of Fatherhood reveals a vision for your home that is refreshingly new, yet as old as Genesis. More than just another how-to book to sit on your shelf, the Calling of Fatherhood explains the will of God for you as a father. Have you ever wondered what your calling is as a Christian father? Do you know why God created marriage? Is your heart dedicated to pursuing the hearts of your children? Have you entered into a covenant with the God who longs to help you produce a godly seed? the Calling of Fatherhood answers these questions and much more. Discover what the Word of God says about: • the plan of God for your family • the responsibilities of a father • the promises of God for your home • the way to protect and prepare your children • the importance of a heart to heart relationship • the blessings of children • the heart of God for the next generation Be forewarned—you may never be the same.
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The Writings Of George Vicesimus Wigram

Author : George Vicesimus Wigram
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Genre : Religion
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The Glory of the Bride, the Lamb's Wife. Truth Learned in Communion with God. A Few Words on the Scriptures Is the Honour and Power of this World any part of the Endowment of the Saints? The Two Adams Two Old Letters Three Letters of the late G. V. Wigram The Seven Churches A Letter — 1846 The Good News of God's Purpose in the Apocalypse An Appeal to Saints that remain still in Bethesda and Salem They that are Christ's at His Coming A Word on the Fellowship of Saints Christ and the Church The Church: Its Present State and Prospects "The Coming Kingdom:" being an Outline of the Revelation The Coming of the Lord The Coming of the Lord The Conflict A Letter on Conscience, etc. An Answer of G. V. Wigram God's Dealings with His Children Death is Ours Notes of Three Lectures Devotedness and Separation "Doing" "Eloi, Eloi, Lama Sabachthani" The Eternal Life in Paul Two Letters on the Marriage of an Evangelist Extract from Letter Extracts from Letters Our Extremity is God's Opportunity Extract from a Letter Food for Believers Fragment Fragments A Gospel Address Notes of a Gospel Address The Hope of His Calling In Heaven God's Inheritance in the Saints, etc. Is It Thus With You? The Blood of Jesus Christ The Cross of Jesus Christ The Death of Jesus Christ Remarks and Notes on John's Writings
Category: Religion