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Praying For The Men In Your Life

Author : Suzan J. Cook
ISBN : 0310236274
Genre : Religion
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A guide for women offers recommendations on how to pray for male family members, friends, and co-workers, counseling readers to ask God to work through the men the care about, rather than change them, while offering advice on how to pray specifically for men. Original.
Category: Religion

The Women Were Leaving The Men

Author : Andrew Mozina
ISBN : 0814333621
Genre : Fiction
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Intriguing, quirky, and deeply felt stories from Michigan fiction writer Andy Mozina, collected in his first full-length fiction release.
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The Men And The Boys

Author : Raewyn W. Connell
ISBN : 9780745666020
Genre : Social Science
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In recent years, questions about men and boys have aroused remarkable media interest, public concern and controversy. Across the world, health services are noticing the relevance of men’s gender to problems as diverse as road accidents, diet and sexually transmitted disease. Teachers are increasingly preoccupied with the poor educational performance of boys, and criminologists have begun to explore why men and boys continue to dominate the crime statistics. In this timely new volume, one of the world’s leading authorities on masculinity helps us to understand these developments, and make sense of the multiplying issues about men and boys. Five years on from the publication of the seminal study Masculinities, this book reflects on the growing social scientific research in this area. Connell assesses its strengths and weaknesses and explores its implications for contemporary problems from boys’ education and men’s health to international peacemaking. Written in a lively and accessible way, this book will be essential reading for all students of sociology, politics and gender studies, as well as anyone interested in the future of gender relations.
Category: Social Science

The Mission The Men And Me

Author : Pete Blaber
ISBN : 9781101443194
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“A book about the complexities of combat that's just as applicable for dealing with the complexities of business and our personal lives.”—Kevin Sharer, chairman and CEO, Amgen As a commander of Delta Force-the most elite counter—terrorist organization in the world—Pete Blaber took part in some of the most dangerous, controversial, and significant military and political events of our time. Now he takes his intimate knowledge of warfare—and the heart, mind, and spirit it takes to win—and moves his focus from the combat zone to civilian life. In this book, you will learn the same lessons he learned, while experiencing what the life of a Delta Force Operator is like—from the extreme physical and psychological training to the darkest of shadow ops all around the world. From each mission, Pete Blaber has taken a life lesson back with him. You will learn these enlightening lessons as you gain insights into never-before-revealed missions executed around the globe. And when the smoke clears, you will emerge wiser, more capable, and better prepared to succeed in life than you ever thought possible.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Men Who Stare At Goats

Author : Jon Ronson
ISBN : 1451665970
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Bizarre military history: In 1979, a crack commando unit was established by the most gifted minds within the U.S. Army. Defying all known laws of physics and accepted military practice, they believed that a soldier could adopt the cloak of invisibility, pass cleanly through walls, and—perhaps most chillingly—kill goats just by staring at them. They were the First Earth Battalion, entrusted with defending America from all known adversaries. And they really weren’t joking. What’s more, they’re back—and they’re fighting the War on Terror. An uproarious exploration of American military paranoia: With investigations ranging from the mysterious “Goat Lab,” to Uri Geller’s covert psychic work with the CIA, to the increasingly bizarre role played by a succession of U.S. presidents, this might just be the funniest, most unsettling book you will ever read—if only because it is all true and is still happening today.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Men

Author : Stephen Leal Jackson
ISBN : 9781608444878
Genre : History
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Submarine duty during World War II was one of the most statistically deadly, physically demanding, and emotionally challenging assignments in the U. S. Navy. The boats had few crew comforts, and war patrols, typically thirty to sixty days in length, were so exhausting that the submarine sailors often got a month of rest after each patrol. What would motivate men to volunteer for this unmistakably difficult and dangerous job? This is the question that The Men will answer using the oral histories of enlisted submarine veterans, a collection of letters of one sailor who did not return, and other primary sources. These volunteers, from diverse locales and backgrounds, ignored the danger, accepted the privations, and exalted in the camaraderie. Their excitement, fear, and humble heroism is captured in their own words; the real story of the undersea war in the Pacific told by the men who fought it. A veteran of the United States Navy, Stephen Leal Jackson spent eight years in the submarine force serving on the USS Los Angeles (SSN 688) and the USS Florida(SSBN 728). Jackson's service included several Western Pacific cruises to the oceans, lands, and ports described in The Men. A lifelong student of American history, Jackson's ongoing research concentrates specifically on World Wars I and II. Jackson received his Master of Arts in American History from Providence College and is currently in the Ph.D. program at Salve Regina University. Jackson has served as the primary spokesperson for a major electrical utility on nuclear and environmental issues. His unique perspective as a onetime navy enlisted submariner, trained historian, and skilled communicator allows Jackson to provide clear and easy access to the fascinating experiences of the men who fought the undersea battles during World War II.
Category: History

Win The Men

Author : J.K. Goodson
ISBN : 9781450035149
Genre : Religion
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In this book Pastor Goodson introduces concepts that will challenge ministries to win the men in a time when women outnumber men in most of our churches we need to seek out men who have loss there way both in the church and outside the church this book will help pastors, leaders and priests implement the concepts from this book. In this book pastor Goodson challenge the body of Christ to go after the men this book is a must read for churches who want balance in their churches lets "Win the Men.
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The Men S Section

Author : Elana Maryles Sztokman
Genre : Equality
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All The Men Of The Bible

Author : Herbert Lockyer
ISBN : 0310280818
Genre : Religion
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This is a monumental achievement to benefit Christians who want to have information on Biblical characters at their fingertips. The Bible contains more than three thousand named men, ALL of whom are dealt with. The many thousands of unnamed men are also classified. Included in the book is a guide to the pronunciation of all names. For the guidance and profit of pastors, hundreds of men from A to Z are dealt with biographically. This remarkable book is packed with sermonic material and is brimful of facts.
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The Men

Author : Lisa Robertson
ISBN : 9780973974256
Genre : Poetry
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In Vancouver as the dark winter tapered into springI undertook to singMy life my body these wordsThe men from a perspective. The Men is a work that will be both familiar and fresh to anyone who has read Lisa Robertson. As a poet Robertson has received unrivaled praise for her uncompromising intelligence and style. The Men will not only compliment her previous work, but will add a new layer as a far more personal and lyrical book than anything she has yet published. Who are the men? The Menare a riddle. What do they want? Their troubles become lyric. The Men explores a territory between the poet and a lyric lineage among men. Following a tradition that includes Petrarch’s Sonnets, Cavalcanti, Dante’s works on the vernacular, Montaigne, and even Kant, Robertson is compelled towards the construction of the textual subjectivity these authors convey - a subjectivity that honours all the ambivalence, doubt, and tenderness of the human. Yet she remains angered by the structure of gender these works advance. It is this troubled texture of identification that she examines in The Men. How does a woman of the present century see herself, in men’s lyric texts of the renaissance, in the tradition of the philosophy of the male subject, as well as in the men that surround her, obfuscating, dear, idiotic and gorgeous as they often seem? What if ‘she’ wrote ‘his’ poems? At once intimate and oblique, humorous and heartbreaking, composed and furious, - The Men seeks to defamiliarize both who, and what men are.
Category: Poetry

The Men S Share

Author : Claire Eustance
ISBN : 9781136181511
Genre : History
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The opposition of men to women's suffrage is well-known. However, men's support for women's suffrage is a neglected subject. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, over one thousand men were prepared to join societies and actively work for women's suffrage, whilst many other men offered support. The Men's Share?, edited by Angela John and Claire Eustance, examines who these men were, how they organized themselves and how they put pressure on the government.
Category: History

The Men Of Matriarchy

Author : Tony Martin
ISBN : 9781469112114
Genre : Fiction
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The Men of Matriarchy is composed of two books. Book One, A Few More Good Funerals, begins in central Texas in 1838 and traces the creation and evolution of the East Texas matriarchy through Jane White and her descendents in Sugar Springs to the present day. Book Two, Newtons Sewer, is the contemporary story of Dub Newton, one of Jane Whites descendents, and the impact the matriarchy had on his life and his character. Together, the two books are an accurate and detailed account of life in East Texas.
Category: Fiction

Let The Men Fight

Author : Gregory G. Ogle
ISBN : 9781463491703
Genre : Education
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Involvement by men, especially African American men, in the Christian church has always been notoriously sparse. Pastors, seminary scholars, and Christian leaders, male and female, have pondered the problem, but it remains a question. The women ask, “What is wrong with the brothers?” My response is, “Why does it have to be something wrong with the brothers?” Could it be that as African American males want to hear something other than what is being preached? Have we considered preaching the Gospel of Christ from a masculine perspective? Is it possible that because the majority of churches are 70% female, that the Good News is inadvertently preached by male and female preachers from an implicit female perspective? Perhaps preachers are subconsciously more concerned with maintaining the satisfaction of the bulk of the tithing parishioners, who are women? Let the Men Fight challenges the notion that the fault resides with African American men, and strives to provide a “male sensitive” Word. However, there is a caveat. The warning is, upon learning and accepting the truth, God expects us to go tell and teach others. Matthew 28:19-20 says, “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. 20. Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you and lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world.”
Category: Education

The Men S Club

Author : Leonard Michaels
ISBN : 1429936959
Genre : Fiction
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Seven men, friends and strangers, gather in a house in Berkeley. They intend to start a men's club, the purpose of which isn't immediately clear to any of them; but very quickly they discover a powerful and passionate desire to talk. First published in 1981, The Men's Club is a scathing, pitying, absurdly dark and funny novel about manhood in the age of therapy. "The climax is fitting, horrific, and wonderfully droll" (The New York Times Book Review).
Category: Fiction

The Men Of Fox Company

Author : Edgar Cox
ISBN : 9781475927368
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"The Men of Fox Company: History and Recollections of Company F, 291st Infantry Regiment, Seventy-Fifth Infantry Division" describes the actions of an infantry rifle company fighting in Europe during World War II. Sometimes the Seventy-Fifth Division was called the "Diaper Division" because the mean age of the men was just twenty-two years versus the widely acknowledged average age of twenty-six years for most other divisions. Fox Company was part of Second Battalion, 291st Infantry Regiment of the Seventy-Fifth ID, which were formally activated at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, on April 15, 1943. The division was thrown into combat soon after arriving in Europe in December of 1944. Over the next ninety-four days, they fought three campaigns in Europe. Fox Company first went into combat during the Battle of the Bulge and then moved to southern France to fight in the Colmar Pocket. Next, they went to Holland, where they defended along the Maas River and later in Germany along the Rhine River. Finally, Fox Company fought in the battle for the Ruhr. "The Men of Fox Company includes the recollections of several men providing a view of the war not often seen-directly from the soldiers, sergeants, and officers who survived the experience to tell their personal stories.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Where Have All The Men Gone

Author : Charlie Anderson
ISBN : 9781456840204
Genre : Religion
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I have found that there a so many issues that need to be addressed in the Church today. Not just in the Methodist church but in all Christian churches. I have realized that one need is to get Men back into church. Most congregations will have from 60% to 75% of Sunday service consisting of woman. We used to have congregations that were made up of at least half men. Why have they left and where did they go? I have tried to address this issue in this book. We have got to make church more friendly and comfortable for men. Many men feel that the Church has become feminine. Think about your church for a minute. What impression will a 25 year old construction worker have when he inters your church for the first time? Do the men in your church welcome first time men visitors? Are there activities in your church that this 25 year old construction worker can get involved in? There are many questions that need to be answered by us in our quest to regain the male presence that has become a missing part of our church today. I hope that this book will get some of you to try to answer these questions and start on the path to returning men back to Church. It will certainly make our churches stronger.
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The Men In Blue

Author : Larry R. Gerlach
ISBN : 0803270453
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The philosopher Jacques Barzun thought that "whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball." And whoever wants to know baseball had better learn about umpires. As Larry Gerlach points out in The Men in Blue, these arbiters transform competitive chaos into organized sport. They make it possible to "play ball," but nobody loves them. Considering the abuse meted out by fans and players, why would any sane person want to be an umpire? Many reasons emerge in conversations with a dozen former major league arbiters. While nobody loves them, they love the game. Gerlach has elicited entertaining stories from these figures under fire--about their lonely travels, their dealings with umpire baiters, battles for unionization, breaking through the color line, and much more. From Beans Reardon, who came up to the National League in 1926, to Ed Sudol, who retired in 1977, here is a witty and telling portrait of baseball from the boisterous Golden Age to the Jet Age of Instant Replay.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Men Of Lesbos

Author : Buck Young
ISBN : 1469107082
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The Men Of Boca Chica

Author : D. B. Hathaway
ISBN : 9781434968203
Genre : Fiction
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Mr. Hathaway is currently the Executive Director of the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation, which operates youth shooting programs for shotgun (SCTP) and handguns (SPP). He also owns Hathaway & Associates, LLC, which is a consulting company. He is a graduate of Ohio University (1966) with a BS in Education majoring in Social Studies. He attended various business schools including the ABA National Graduate Trust School at Northwestern University (1991). Mr. Hathaway served in the U.S. Navy as a Communications Crypto Officer, attaining the rank of Lieutenant with three years of active duty and two years of reserve duty. He is a Vietnam Veteran doing his one year tour in-country assigned to the Naval Communication Station at Cam Ranh Bay which was located at the Naval Support Facility which was also the home of Operation Market Time and CTF 115. He was awarded the Vietnam Service and Campaign Medals and the Meritorious Unit Commendation. A long time military history buff, Mr. Hathaway is interested in World War II and more recent conflicts. He has made it his special quest to research events surrounding a covert mission his late father was sent on at the end of WWII. He has written The Men of Boca Chica a fictional account based on a true story, garnered from his father¿s memoir and discussions with him about the events therein described. He continues his research as the basis for a non-fiction work that will document these events. Mr. Hathaway and his wife live in Maumee, Ohio along with their yellow lab, Lanie. They have two grown sons. In addition to his love of history, and golf, he is a member of NRA, National Shooting Sports Foundation, USA Shooting, Pheasants Forever, and the National Skeet Shooting Association, shooting competitively on a state and regional level.
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Joining The Men S Club

Author : Ruthann Pitaro
ISBN : 9780595252657
Genre : Fiction
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It is 1973 and the world is a different place. Drugs are abundant. There is a sexual revolution happening. Women are fighting for equality. A young woman graduates from the Police Academy in New York City hoping to change the world. Officer Reed is a strong willed and independent young woman. She is also naive. She struggles to be accepted by the men she works with and also by the public. She very quickly learns about life. She is introduced to hate, murder, death, biogtry and love. Consequently her own pain follows.
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