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📒The Need And The Blessing Of Prayer ✍ Karl Rahner
✏The Need and the Blessing of Prayer Book Summary : With theological passion, spiritual intensity, and the infectious power of igniting thought, the late Karl Rahner, S.J., opens up a creative new understanding of prayer.
📒Giovanni Pascoli Gabriele D Annunzio And The Ethics Of Desire ✍ Elena Borelli
✏Giovanni Pascoli Gabriele D Annunzio and the Ethics of Desire Book Summary : This book focuses on the notion of desire in the Italian fin de siècle. It narrates how this notion informs the works of two of Italy’s most prominent authors in the fin de siècle, Giovanni Pascoli and Gabriele D’Annunzio.
📒Dear Paulo ✍ Sonia Nieto
✏Dear Paulo Book Summary : Dear Paulo: Letters from Those Who Dare Teach is a heartfelt response from teachers, academics, and community workers to the work of the internationally renowned educator and author Paulo Freire. From newly minted teachers terrified of facing their first day in the classroom to seasoned academics whose work has largely been inspired by Freire, this collection, accompanied by photographs of Freire with some of the letter writers, is both a loving memorial and a call to action to work for social justice, praxis, and democracy, ideals envisioned and brilliantly articulated by Paulo.
📒Matters Of Life And Longing ✍ Anne Line Dalsgaard
✏Matters of Life and Longing Book Summary : This book presents and describes Northeast Brazilian women's motives for accepting and often actively seeking sterilization. It centers on individual subjects and their life-worlds but shows, too, that immersion in lived phenomenological worlds does not preclude the study of political economy. The book is written in a lucid and accessible language and will be of interest to a wide and varied audience, including both graduate and undergraduate students. This book merited an Honorable Mention in the competition for the Eileen Basker Memorial Prize in Gender and Health 2004
📒Longing For The Bomb ✍ Lindsey A. Freeman
✏Longing for the Bomb Book Summary : Longing for the Bomb traces the unusual story of the first atomic city and the emergence of American nuclear culture. Tucked into the folds of Appalachia and kept off all commercial maps, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was created for the Manhattan Project by the U.S. government in the 1940s. Its workers labored at a breakneck pace, most aware only that their jobs were helping "the war effort." The city has experienced the entire lifespan of the Atomic Age, from the fevered wartime enrichment of the uranium that fueled Little Boy, through a brief period of atomic utopianism after World War II when it began to brand itself as "The Atomic City," to the anxieties of the Cold War, to the contradictory contemporary period of nuclear unease and atomic nostalgia. Oak Ridge's story deepens our understanding of the complex relationship between America and its bombs. Blending historiography and ethnography, Lindsey Freeman shows how a once-secret city is visibly caught in an uncertain present, no longer what it was historically yet still clinging to the hope of a nuclear future. It is a place where history, memory, and myth compete and conspire to tell the story of America's atomic past and to explain the nuclear present.
📒Karl Rahner ✍ Harvey D. Egan
✏Karl Rahner Book Summary : Karl Rahner was the most influential Catholic theologian of the 20th century. His writings helped prepare the way for Vatican II and did much to shape the Church in the post-conciliar period. Because of his intellectual influence, however, his significant contributions to spirituality are often overlooked. In this book, a colleague of Rahner’s (and fellow Jesuit) presents short passages of Rahner’s work with clear and engaging explanation of Rahner’s Christian mystical vision.
📒Sophie And Me ✍ Lois Young-Tulin
✏Sophie and Me Book Summary : She was the one, the only American Red Hot Mama. Her career spanned six decades, taking her from the cramped apartment above her parents restaurant in Hartford, Connecticut, to the worlds greatest music halls. And she became, and remains, one of the biggest influences on women entertainers and comedians in American history. Sophie and Me is the story of Sophie Tuckerthe colorful, spicy, bold entertainer who broke boundaries in the industry and whose popularity during her life, and celebrity even beyond it has not waned. Told through the eyes of her great-grand niece, to whom Sophie took under her wing and was both mentor and surrogate grandmother, Sophie and Me takes the reader on an intimate journey through Sophies extraordinary life. Sophie Tucker was an original. Zaftig, full-bodied in looks and voice, she was strong and independent before it became acceptable for women. Sophie and Me is the story of the American dream and of one woman who refused to compromise her looks or heritage to reach success. A woman who lived an untraditional life in traditional times. A woman who achieved vast fame and fortune, and yet never really was the Yiddishe Momme she sang about.
📒It Is The Same Light ✍ Daljit Singh Jawa
✏It is the same light Book Summary : In Volume Four of “It Is The Same Light” series (SGGS pages 601-800), author Daljit Singh Jawa continues to share the beauty of the SGGS with those who have limited familiarity with the language (Gurumukhi), history, or context. The following are some of the comments received on volume 1 of this series. “This translation of Guru Granth Sahib is one of the best English translations in my view, as it is in simple understandable English, each shabad’s summary message is given, there is connection between the shabads to reveal continuity of thought process in Guru ji’s message. Thanks to S Daljit Singh ji for the great work which will benefit future generations understand Guru Ji’s message easily.” -Amarjit Singh, M.D., University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York “A monumental undertaking, reflecting a lifetime of devotion to the Sri Guru Granth Sahib and to the scholarly study of its voluminous texts. Both its rendition of the original Gurmukhi script, with accompanying English transliteration, and its erudite commentary on each of the Granth’s many hymns mark this work as a stunning achievement which will benefit all serious students of the Sikh religion and of world religions in general.” -Barry Crawford, Ph.D., Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas
📒Longing For Certainty ✍ Nyanasobhano
✏Longing for Certainty Book Summary : This book confronts readers' inner hopes and fears and shows them the way to the sense of confident well-being that only a hearty spiritual practice can afford.
📒Roaming Free Inside The Cage ✍ William M. Schafer Ph. D.
✏Roaming Free Inside the Cage Book Summary : We are born with our hearts and arms open wide trusting, confident, and brimming with vibrant life energy. Over time, though, the challenges of life constrain that flow, leaving us unbalanced. We often find ourselves stuck in inertia, exhausted by overdoing, or strained and preoccupied with trying to control everything. Roaming Free Inside the Cage will help you identify your unique pattern of imbalance and reclaim your inborn freedom so that you can move forward with clarity of vision, confidence in your own power, and composure in the face of life's adversities. "There is much to digest and absorb here, principles and practices, history, symbolism, and poetic expression. This work requires only the caution that, as in much that is written about the Enneagram, we are dealing with subjective internal experience rather than objective external measurement. This is a book on experience of, rather than knowledge about. Come to it with a willingness to use the principles of optimal learning, be receptive and grounded in order to open your heart and mind with curiosity, and have the expectation of benefit. Then you will indeed benefit greatly from this fundamental, deep and penetrating work on the Enneagram and the Dao." David Daniels, M.D., September 2009, Clinical Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Stanford Medical School