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The Search For Logos

Author : Dennis Knotts
ISBN : 9781631352836
Genre : Fiction
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We all deal with what ifs. This series of books is a collection of what if questions: What if God made an alternative universe? What if that world fell into sin? What steps would God take to redeem that world? David James and his sister Tanya find themselves in another world filled with mythical creatures. They rescue Queen Dianna and join her and her followers on a quest to find Logos the Talking Sword to prove her right to rule. But they must return to Dula before the forces of Magar can overrun and destroy her city. Join them as they fly Suma the Star Ship throughout the Lands of the Adoni and risk death to find the missing blade. The Search for Logos: The Dulan Archives – Book One is the first of a six-book series.
Category: Fiction

The Silence Of The Sword

Author : Dennis Knotts
ISBN : 9781948858298
Genre : Fiction
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It happened without warning. Millions were torn from their peaceful sleep as the Song of Morning cut off in mid-sentence. The voice of Logos, the Talking Sword, was forever silenced as the Curse came upon the Lands of the Adoni. The Sword would still sing, but the ears of all those in the Lands of the Adoni would be forever deaf to the songs of worship and praise. Asseem left the Council of Ancients, came to live among the gnomes, and eventually found the lost Garden of Tangar in his efforts to lift the Curse. Through it all, the Adoni continued to work behind the scenes preparing the world for the coming Battle of Es-Soh-en that would resolve forever the issue of who owned the Lands of the Adoni. This is the story of one man ? Singer ? as he serves the Adoni to prepare the Chosen Kingdom for the coming battle. It is a story that will cover many lifetimes, and he will be able to live them all since he has eaten of the Tree of Unending Life.
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Stirring Of Soul In The Workplace

Author : Alan Briskin
ISBN : 9781609943967
Genre : Business & Economics
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This deeply lyrical book offers perspective for those struggling to hear the quiet voice of the soul over the din of the contemporary workplace. Alan Briskin shows how the modern organization has gradually increased its demands on us-beginning with our bodies, then our minds, and now our souls. But through the moving personal stories of people fighting to reclaim their souls, he also sends a message that encourages individuals to keep their spiritual integrity and values alive. In The Stirring of Soul In the Workplace, Briskin weaves together lessons from history, psychology, and management theory, with numerous real-life examples, to tell the story of how the modern workplace has evolved to value technology and productivity over soulfulness and relationship. From the Industrial Revolution's marriage of mechanization and efficiency to the management theories of the early 20th century, Briskin traces the emergence of the quest for efficiency and control in the workplace. He questions the corporate concept of "individual personality" that asks us to check our emotions, fantasies, imaginations, and souls at the door. He describes the history of the soul as a dynamic force that continues to influence our behavior, and shows how excluding it from our work life actually flattens our potential and dampens our creativity. Rather than solve the conventional question organizations have been asking for years-how can we change people?-Alan Briskin examines how organizations can better reflect personal and human values in the workplace. For organizations that too often have sacrificed the well-being of the individual for the goals of the organization, the author suggests a more active way of taking up our work roles that can bring more of our experience and imagination into play. He points out that meaning cannot come from corporate mission statements or reengineering programs. Instead, it needs to be nurtured through dialogue and reflection, the courage to ask troubling questions, and a willingness to face the consequences of our collective and individual actions. When we learn to honor the contradictions, uncertainties, and interconnections inherent in the workplace, the energies of the soul will begin to stir with revitalizing results.
Category: Business & Economics

Signing Policies Procedures Practices And Fees For Logo And Tourist Oriented Directional Signing

Author : Archie C. Burnham
ISBN : 0309049075
Genre : Advertising
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"This synthesis will be of interest to traffic engineers, pplanners, and others interested in providing directorial guidance to motorists. Information is provided on policies and procedures used by states in establishing and operating signing programs that provide information on available motorist services and tourist attractions."Avant-propos.
Category: Advertising

Silence In The Land Of Logos

Author : Silvia Montiglio
ISBN : 1400823765
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In ancient Greece, the spoken word connoted power, whether in the free speech accorded to citizens or in the voice of the poet, whose song was thought to know no earthly bounds. But how did silence fit into the mental framework of a society that valued speech so highly? Here Silvia Montiglio provides the first comprehensive investigation into silence as a distinctive and meaningful phenomenon in archaic and classical Greece. Arguing that the notion of silence is not a universal given but is rather situated in a complex network of associations and values, Montiglio seeks to establish general principles for understanding silence through analyses of cultural practices, including religion, literature, and law. Unlike the silence of a Christian before an ineffable God, which signifies the uselessness of words, silence in Greek religion paradoxically expresses the power of logos--for example, during prayer and sacrifice, it serves as a shield against words that could offend the gods. Montiglio goes on to explore silence in the world of the epic hero, where words are equated with action and their absence signals paralysis or tension in power relationships. Her other examples include oratory, a practice in which citizens must balance their words with silence in very complex ways in order to show that they do not abuse their right to speak. Inquiries into lyric poetry, drama, medical writings, and historiography round out this unprecedented study, revealing silence as a force in its own right.
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The Big Book Of Logos

Author : David E. Carter
ISBN : 0823005380
Genre : Art
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This incredible treasury of more than 2,500 logo's were selected from over 10,000 submissions from the 500 best design firms in America. No wonder The Big Book of Logos has become a must have for everyone interested in design. This classic reference source provides a huge variety of styles and techniques designers can flip through for inspiration.
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Science Religion And The Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Author : David Wilkinson
ISBN : 9780191669613
Genre : Science
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If the discovery of life elsewhere in the universe is just around the corner, what would be the consequences for religion? Would it represent another major conflict between science and religion, even leading to the death of faith? Some would suggest that the discovery of any suggestion of extraterrestrial life would have a greater impact than even the Copernican and Darwinian revolutions. It is now over 50 years since the first modern scientific papers were published on the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). Yet the religious implications of this search and possible discovery have never been systematically addressed in the scientific or theological arena. SETI is now entering its most important era of scientific development. New observation techniques are leading to the discovery of extra-solar planets daily, and the Kepler mission has already collected over 1000 planetary candidates. This deluge of data is transforming the scientific and popular view of the existence of extraterrestrial intelligence. Earth-like planets outside of our solar system can now be identified and searched for signs of life. Now is a crucial time to assess the scientific and theological questions behind this search. This book sets out the scientific arguments undergirding SETI, with particular attention to the uncertainties in arguments and the strength of the data already assembled. It assesses not only the discovery of planets but other areas such as the Fermi paradox, the origin and evolution of intelligent life, and current SETI strategies. In all of this it reflects on how these questions are shaped by history and pop culture and their relationship with religion, especially Christian theology. It is argued that theologians need to take seriously SETI and to examine some central doctrines such as creation, incarnation, revelation, and salvation in the light of the possibility of extraterrestrial life.
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The Search For The Christian Doctrine Of God

Author : Richard Patrick Crosland Hanson
ISBN : 056703092X
Genre : Arianism
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First published in 1988, The Search for the Christian Doctrine of God is still considered by many scholars to be the finest work on the Arian Controversy. Examining scholarly works on the Controversy and many original texts, Professor Hanson, provides a clear understanding of how the traditional and historic doctrine of God as the Holy Trinity reached its most mature and enduring form. The author is not primarily concerned to defend the orthodox position itself, but rather to discover and examine the formation of that orthodoxy. The history of the events - the Councils, the interventions of the Emperor, the rivalries of sees, the behaviour of bishops, the varying fortunes of the different schools of thought and their leaders - is interwoven with the progression of thought and doctrine during the sixty years of the Controversy. Professor Hanson sees the problem of the reconciliation of two concepts which were both part of the very fabric of Christianity - monotheism and the worship of Jesus Christ as divine.
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The Search For A Methodology Of Social Science

Author : S. Turner
ISBN : 9789401734615
Genre : Philosophy
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Stephen Turner has explored the ongms of social science in this pioneering study of two nineteenth century themes: the search for laws of human social behavior, and the accumulation and analysis of the facts of such behavior through statistical inquiry. The disputes were vigorously argued; they were over questions of method, criteria of explanation, interpretations of probability, understandings of causation as such and of historical causation in particular, and time and again over the ways of using a natural science model. From his careful elucidation of John Stuart Mill's proposals for the methodology of the social sciences on to his original analysis of the methodological claims and practices of Emile Durkheim and Max Weber, Turner has beautifully traced the conflict between statistical sociology and a science offactual description on the one side, and causal laws and a science of nomological explanation on the other. We see the works of Comte and Quetelet, the critical observations of Herschel, Buckle, Venn and Whewell, and the tough scepticism of Pearson, all of these as essential to the works of the classical founders of sociology. With Durkheim's essay on Suicide and Weber's monograph on The Protestant Ethic, Turner provides both philosophical analysis to demonstrate the continuing puzzles over cause and probability and also a perceptive and wry account of just how the puzzles of our late twentieth century are of a piece with theirs. The terms are still familiar: reasons vs.
Category: Philosophy