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July
Christians and the Common Good: How Faith Intersects with Public Life - Charles E. GutensonChristians across the spectrum have soured on religious involvement in politics, tempted either to withdraw or to secularize their public engagement. Yet the kingdom of God is clearly concerned with justice and communal well-being. How can Christians be active in public life without getting mired down in political polarization and controversy? For too long, the question of faith in public life has centered on what the Bible says about government. Charles Gutenson, a theologian respected by both evangelical and mainline Christians, argues that we should first ask how God intends for us to live
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July
Worlds of History Volume Two: A Comparative Reader: Since 1400 - Kevin ReillyAssembled by award-winning community college teacher and distinguished world historian Kevin Reilly, the documents in the best-selling "Worlds of History" bring history alive for students. Students read voices from the distant and more recent past that address topics and issues -- like patriarchy, love and marriage, and imperialism -- of enduring interest and relevance. Ranging widely across regions and cultures, each chapter takes up a major theme and asks students to examine it in the context of two or more cultures, encouraging them to make cross-cultural connections and comparisons. The
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July
Principles and Practice of Sport Management - Lisa P. Masteralexis, Carol Barr, Mary HumsTeaching Sport Management Has Never Been More Exciting And Challenging. Principles And Practice Of Sport Management, Fourth Edition, Provides A Comprehensive, Current Overview Of The Sport Industry And The Sport Management Field. Students Are Introduced To Various Segments Of The Industry Providing Them With A Foundation Of Knowledge And Understanding Important For Anyone Interested In Pursuing A Career In Sports. The Fourth Edition Continues To Offer Historical Perspectives As Well As Insight Into Current And Future Industry Issues And Trends. It Has, However, Undergone Substantial Content
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July
Rockin Out: Popular Music in the U.S.A. - Reebee Garofalo'Rockin Out' offers a comprehensive social history of popular music in the United States that takes the reader from the invention of the phonograph to the promise of the Internet, from the heyday of Tin Pan Alley to the present day sounds of singer-songwriters, pop country crossovers, rock, and contemporary hip hop.
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July
What is Religion?: An Introduction - John F. HaughtSurveys the history of religion, identifies four ways of being religious, and discusses secularism, skepticism, nihilism and humanism.
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July
The Heritage Of World Civilizations, Volume C: Since 1700 (6th Edition) - Albert M. Craig, William A. Graham, Steven E. Ozment, Frank M. Turner, Donald KaganThis comprehensive, accessible survey of world history has been extensively revised to provide an even more global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world. Written by leading scholars in their respective fields. Interactive maps"--one Web-based interactive map in each chapter--provides readers with opportunities to explore the relationships between time and space in shaping world history. Volume C covers the Enlightenment to the present. The Sixth edition now provides roughly the same amount of coverage for European and
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July
Crafting and Executing Strategy: Text and Readings - Arthur A. Thompson Jr., A.J. Strickland, John E. GambleThompson, Strickland and Gambles', CRAFTING AND EXECUTING STRATEGY, 17e presents the latest research findings from the literature and cutting-edge strategic practices of companies have been incorporated to keep step with both theory and practice. The chapter content continues to be solidly mainstream and balanced, mirroring both the best academic thinking and the pragmatism of real-world strategic management. An attractive collection of 20 readings that amplify important topics in managing a company's strategy-making, strategy-executing process is included in this Text and Readings version to
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July
Development Through the Lifespan (MyDevelopmentLab Series) - Laura E. BerkFocusing on human development, this book discusses the factors that influence social and emotional adaptation. The Social Issues boxes are useful in engaging students in topics of real-life importance that go beyond the individual.
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July
The End of Poverty - Jeffrey D. Sachs, BonoJeffrey D. Sachs has been cited by The New York Times Magazine as “probably the most important economist in the world” and by Time as “the world’s best-known economist.” He has advised an extraordinary range of world leaders and international institutions on the full range of issues related to creating economic success and reducing the world’s poverty and misery. Now, at last, he draws on his entire twenty-five-year body of experience to offer a thrilling and inspiring big-picture vision of the keys to economic success in the world today and the steps that are necessary to achieve prosperity for