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February
Christian Reflections on the Leadership Challenge - John C. Maxwell, James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner"Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge" is a faith-based companion to the best-selling leadership book of all time--"The Leadership Challenge." Grounded in Jim and Barry's time-tested research, "Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge" describes their Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership (R) --Model the Way, Inspire a Shared Vision, Challenge the Process, Enable Others to Act, and Encourage the Heart--and offers practical guidance and inspiring examples about how Christian leaders can have a powerful impact in their workplaces, communities, and congregations by bringing
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February
Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy - Mark M. LowenthalLowenthal (a professor at Columbia U. and a former U.S. intelligence official) presents an academic introduction to the history and current role of intelligence agencies in the foreign policy of the United States. He surveys the growth of the intelligence agencies, examines their place in the general structure of government, reviews policy debates about the scope and nature of intelligence activities, and discusses intelligence reforms. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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February
Raja Yoga - Sivananda Saraswati, VenkatesanandaThis book interpretation of Raja Yoga,a part of Patanjali's Yoga sutras,is by Swami Sivananda. Raja Yoga is the King of all Yogas. It concerns directly with the mind. In this Yoga there is no struggling with Prana or physical body. There are no Hatha Yogic Kriyas. The Yogi sits at ease,watches his mind and silnces the bubbling thoughts. He stills the mind and restrains the thought waves, enters into the thoughtless state of Asamprajnata Samadhi. Hence the name Raja Yoga. Though Raja Yoga is a dualisitic philosophy and treats of Prakriti and Purusha,it helps the student in Advaitic
09
February
Quantum Information - Stephen BarnettQuantum information- the subject- is a new and exciting area of science, which brings together physics, information theory, computer science and mathematics. Quantum Information- the book- is based on two successful lecture courses given to advanced undergraduate and beginning postgraduate students in physics. The intention is to introduce readers at this level to the fundamental, but offer rather simple, ideas behind ground-breaking developments including quantum cryptography, teleportation and quantum computing. The text is necessarily rather mathematical in style, but the mathematics nowhere