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Reason, Faith, and Tradition: Explorations in Catholic Theology - Martin C. AlblAn introductory text that shows that reason and Christian belief are compatible and mutually supportive, and that both can lead to the truth. The central aim of Reason, Faith, and Tradition is to show that reason and Christian belief are in fact not contradictory, but are simply two different orientations, two different ways of looking at the world, and that both can lead to truth. In the end they cannot be separated. Here students see that a faith-based approach to theology is wholly compatible with a historical and critical approach. Topics covered include faith and reason; science and
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Museums, Monuments, and National Parks: Toward a New Genealogy of Public History - Denise D. MeringoloThe rapid expansion of the field of public history since the 1970s has led many to believe that it is a relatively new profession. In this book, Denise D. Meringolo shows that the roots of public history actually reach back to the nineteenth century, when the federal government entered into the work of collecting and preserving the nations natural and cultural resources. Scientists conducting research and gathering specimens became key figures in a broader effort to protect and interpret the nations landscape. Their collaboration with entrepreneurs, academics, curators, and bureaucrats alike
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Sociology - John J. MacionisThis best-selling comprehensive introduction to sociology--text/multimedia package--features the exceptionally strong combination of a global perspective, focus on social diversity, emphasis on critical thinking, and cutting-edge research base (including Census 2000). A widely acclaimed writing style, vivid illustration program, and extensive highlight features--applied chapter-opening vignettes, full-color Global and National Maps, thought-provoking theme boxes, applications and exercises--capture reader's imaginations and help them see clearly how sociological concepts and issues affect not only
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September
A Research Primer for Communication Sciences and Disorders - Timothy Meline"A Research Primer for Communication Sciences and Disorders "addresses the most current topics in research, presents them clearly for students and practitioners, focuses on getting research evidence into practice, directs students and instructors to additional resources, and provides many case examples and study questions. The book is ideal for face-to-face classroom teaching or distance-learning courses. FEATURES: Each chapter begins with a word definition that introduces each chapter's key theme, and is referred to throughout the chapter in notes and boxes which highlight technology and other
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Their Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neale HurstonWhen Janie, at sixteen, is caught kissing shiftless Johnny Taylor, her grandmother swiftly marries her off to an old man with sixty acres. Janie endures two stifling marriages before meeting the man of her dreams, who offers not diamonds, but a packet of flowering seeds ... 'For me, THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD is one of the very greatest American novels of the 20th century. It is so lyrical it should be sentimental; it is so passionate it should be overwrought, but it is instead a rigorous, convincing and dazzling piece of prose, as emotionally satisfying as it is impressive. There is no novel I
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September
Much Ado About Nothing - William Shakespeare, Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine, Gail Kern PasterThe action is set in Sicily, where Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon, has recently defeated his half-brother, the bastard Don John, in a military engagement. Apparently reconciled, they return to the capital, Messina, as guests of the Governor, Leonato. There Count Claudio, a young nobleman serving in Don Pedro's army, falls in love with Hero, Leonato's daughter, whom Don Pedro woos on his behalf. The play's central plot shows how Don John maliciously deceives Claudio into believing that Hero has taken a lover on the eve of her marriage, causing Claudio to repudiate her publicly, at the altar.
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September
Developmental Biology - Scott F. Gilbert, Susan R. SingerIncreased emphasis on gene activity, signal transduction and the emphasis on the roles of paracrine factors in development.
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September
Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for K-12 Teachers (4th Edition) - Suzanne F. Peregoy, Owen F. BoylePraised for its strong research base, engaging style, and inclusion of specific teaching ideas, the Fourth Edition comprehensively examines oral language, reading, and writing development in English for K-12 students. This Fourth Edition of Peregoy & Boyle's text continues the strengths of the third with its comprehensiveness and accessibility, providing a wealth of practical strategies for promoting literacy and language development in English language learners (K-12). Unlike many texts in this field, Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL takes a unique approach by exploring contemporary
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September
Stephens' Visual Basic Programming 24-Hour Trainer - Rod StephensUnique book-and-DVD package for novice Visual Basic programmersStart from scratch, and even if you don?t know a thing about Visual Basic, you soon will with this thorough introduction to Visual Basic programming. Using easy-to-follow lessons and step-by-step instruction, this practical book teaches you concepts and hands-on techniques, then reinforces your learning with video screencasts and supplemental materials. Follow the exercises, then access the Try It section on the DVD, and watch as well-known VB authority and author Rod Stephens works through programming problems. Introduces Visual