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November
Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church - N.T. WrightFor years Christians have been asking, "If you died tonight, do you know where you would go?" It turns out that many believers have been giving the wrong answer. It is not heaven. Award-winning author N. T. Wright outlines the present confusion about a Christian's future hope and shows how it is deeply intertwined with how we live today. Wright, who is one of today's premier Bible scholars, asserts that Christianity's most distinctive idea is bodily resurrection. He provides a magisterial defense for a literal resurrection of Jesus and shows how this became the cornerstone for the Christian
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November
1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue - Francis GroseThe knees. To bring any one down on his marrow bones; to make him beg pardon on his knees: some derive this from Mary's bones, i.e. the bones bent in honor of the Virgin Mary; but this seems rather far- fetched. Marrow bones and cleavers; principal instruments in the band of rough music: these are generally performed on by butchers, on marriages, elections, riding skimmington, and other public or joyous occasions.
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November
Cases in Financial Reporting - D. Eric Hirst, Ellen Engel, Mary Lea McAnallyThis collection of financial accounting cases is designed to help learners become financial statement users. Each case utilizes financial statement information (balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flow and/or footnotes) and a number of topical questions. KEY TOPICS Readers use the financial statement information to infer and interpret the economic events underlying the numbers. Related articles taken from business publications accompany some cases, and information from the articles is incorporated into the case question material. For working professionals studying for the CFA exams.
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November
Music In Theory And Practice - Bruce Benward, Marilyn SakerThis best-selling text gives majors a solid foundation in the theory of music - generally and throughout history. It strengthens their musical intuition, builds technical skills, and helps them gain interpretive insights. The two-volume format ensures exhaustive coverage and maximum support for students and faculty alike. Volume I serves as a general introduction to music theory while volume II offers a survey of the theoretical underpinnings of musical styles and forms from Gregorian Chant through the present day.
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The End of Dialogue in Antiquity - Simon Goldhill'Dialogue' was invented as a written form in democratic Athens and made a celebrated and popular literary and philosophical style by Plato. Yet it almost completely disappeared in the Christian empire of late antiquity. This book, a general and systematic study of the genre in antiquity, asks: who wrote dialogues and why? Why did dialogue no longer attract writers in the later period in the same way? Investigating dialogue goes to the heart of the central issues of power, authority, openness and playfulness in changing cultural contexts. This book analyses the relationship between literary form
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November
Principles of Electrodynamics - Melvin SchwartzThis advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level text by the 1988 Nobel Prize winner establishes the subject's mathematical background, reviews the principles of electrostatics, then introduces Einstein's special theory of relativity and applies it throughout the book in topics ranging from Gauss' theorem and Coulomb's law to electric and magnetic susceptibility.
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November
Pronunciation Contrasts in English - Don L. F. Nilsen, Alleen Pace NilsenIn this vibrant second edition, the authors have drawn from their own multiple years of teaching and from the knowledge and ideas of 50 linguists and ESL teachers who specialize in particular languages. New to this edition is Part I, an entire section on English spelling as a morphophonemic system. Here, Nilsen and Nilsen clearly explain concepts and patterns of English spelling, pronunciation, and meaning to ease the process of learning English for non-native students as well as their teachers. In addition, the authors provide sample activities that creatively and effectively engage students in
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November
Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers [With Free Access to Online Student Resources] - Douglas C. Montgomery, George C. RungerWith Montgomery and Runger's best-selling engineering statistics text, you can learn how to apply statistics to real engineering situations. The text shows you how to use statistical methods to design and develop new products, and new manufacturing systems and processes. You'll gain a better understanding of how these methods are used in everyday work, and get a taste of practical engineering experience through real-world, engineering-based examples and exercises. Now revised, this Fourth Edition of "Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers" features many new homework exercises, including
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November
An Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (3rd Edition) - Ian HeywoodThis text provides a clear introduction to the world of Geographical Information Systems and explains how they are actually used, across a variety of disciplines and within a range of industries.. Revision questions - allows students to test their understanding 'Further Study - Reading' offers sources of additional information for those who wish to explore a topic further 'Further Study - Activities' offers a selection of practical activities for the student to undertake to put into practice the techniques they have studied Companion website includes simulated spreadsheet data for