Biography & Autobiography

A Different Kind of Life

Author: Virginia Williams

Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 276

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In 1986, racing car constructor Frank Williams' life was turned upside down when a crash left him quadriplegic. For his wife, Ginny, the accident meant becoming head of the household while also struggling to overcome grief and anger. In this memoir, she tells her story with honesty and humor, set against the backdrop of Formula One racing.

Biblical Leadership

Author: Ken Collier

Publisher: Ambassador International


Category: Religion


View: 452

There are many different types of leaders--leaders in the business world, in government, in the home, and in the local church. Sadly, many times leadership has been completely contrary to what the Bible teaches. Many leaders are focused on what they can get from their positions of authority rather than on what they can give to the works in which they are involved. While some view it as a tool for popularity and power, leadership is a privilege. Leadership requires responsibility. We need biblical leaders who are people of integrity and humility--leaders who are willing to be different.
Social Science

Cultural Studies

Author: Chris Barker

Publisher: SAGE


Category: Social Science

Page: 484

View: 118

"Cultural Studies maps the field, and guides the reader through all the core topics included on Cultural Studies courses, including: the key concepts in cultural studies; the key figures and schools of thought; the essential methodologies; the historical roots of the subject; the turns toward ideology, language, gender, race and identity; the challenges posed by postmodernism and postcolonialism."--Publisher.

New Models In Geography

Author: PhD Richard Peet

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Science

Page: 408

View: 177

First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Finding a Different Kind of Normal

Author: Jeanette Purkis

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers


Category: Self-Help

Page: 192

View: 708

Jeanette Purkis spent her early life reacting violently against feelings of embarrassment, anger and confusion about her 'difference' from other people. She was unaware until adulthood that this could be a result of having Asperger Syndrome. Jeanette's remarkable life and her journey towards finding a different kind of normal is inspiring reading.

Key Thinkers on Space and Place

Author: Phil Hubbard

Publisher: SAGE


Category: Science

Page: 356

View: 504

A comprehensive guide to the latest work on space. Each entry is a short interpretative essay, outlining the contributions made by the key theorists.
Social Science

A New Kind of Public

Author: Graham Cassano

Publisher: BRILL


Category: Social Science

Page: 228

View: 927

In A New Kind of Public: Community, Solidarity, and Political Economy in New Deal Cinema, 1935-1948, Graham Cassano examines the contending ways in which New Deal cinema attempted to explain the causes and consequences of the Great Depression to audiences shaped by economic struggle and new forms of collective solidarity.

Perpetually Reforming: A Theology of Church Reform and Renewal

Author: John P. Bradbury

Publisher: A&C Black


Category: Religion

Page: 256

View: 214

One of the slogans of the reformation was ecclesia reformata semper reformanda Â? 'the reformed church always reforming'. Churches throughout the western world are currently engaged in reform and renewal programmes through internal structural reforms as well as movements such as 'emerging church'. This book presents a challenging theology of church reform and renewal that offers a contemporary understanding of this historic slogan. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Bradbury discerns processes and practices which are perpetually reforming and renewing the identity of the church. It examines doctrinal and confessional conceptions of the church, re-examines texts concerned with covenantal renewal and explores Jewish-Christian dialogue as an example of renewal. A constructive theology is offered utilizing the categories of collective memory and mimetic practice. This upholds fundamental Christian identity, whilst driving the process of reform and renewal under God in the context of a three-way relationship between God, the church and the world.

The Very Best of Tad Williams

Author: Tad Williams

Publisher: Tachyon Publications


Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 353

Within these pages you will find such delightful and curious things as a strange storytelling vampire, two woefully-overmatched angels, a dragon in cahoots with a knight and a witch, an ineptly duplicitous fish, the loyal robot butler of Werner Von Secondstage Booster, and the Greatest Wizard of All (disputed). From his epic fantasy series, including Memory Sorrow and Thorn—which George R. R. Martin cited as an inspiration for Game of Thrones—to the classic novel Tailchaser’s Song, Tad Williams has mastered every genre he has set his pen to. Here are the stories that showcase the exhilarating breadth of Williams’ imagination, hearkening back to such classic fantasists as J. R. R. Tolkien, Ray Bradbury, Peter S. Beagle, and beyond. Whether you are a devoted reader of his longer works, already a devotee of his short fiction, or even new to his writing entirely, The Very Best of Tad Williams is the perfect place to discover one of the most talented and versatile authors writing at any length today.
Performing Arts

About Raymond Williams

Author: Monika Seidl

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Performing Arts

Page: 208

View: 126

About Raymond Williams represents the overdue critical acclaim of Williams’ lasting influence and unbroken repercussions in critical thought. His writings have effectively shaped the ways in which people understand the complexity of the notion of 'culture' and many of the ways it has been taken up in scholarly practice.