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  • MOLECULAR WINE MICROBIOLOGY
    ALFONSO V. CARRASCOSA SANTIAGO
    Molecular Wine Microbiology features rigorous scientific content written at a level comprehensible for wine professionals as well as advanced students. It includes information on production and spoilage issues, the microbial groups relevant for wine production and microbial wine safety. Microbiology has long been recognized as a key tool in studying wine production, however onl...

    $1,861.00

  • INTRODUCTION TO RELATIVITY: FOR PHYSICISTS AND ASTRONOMERS
    KOGUT, JOHN B.
    Introduction to Relativity is intended to teach physics and astronomy majors at the freshman, sophomore or upper-division levels how to think about special and general relativity in a fundamental, but accessible, way. Designed to render any reader a "master of relativity", everything on the subject is comprehensible and derivable from first principles. The book emphasizes probl...

    $699.00

  • THE MORAL LAW
    IMMANUEL KANT
    Few books have had as great an impact on intellectual history as Kant's The Moral Law. In its short compass one of the greatest minds in the history of philosophy attempts to identify the fundamental principle 'morality' that governs human action. Supported by a clear introduction and detailed summary of the argument, this is not only an essential ...

    $459.00

  • SPIRITUALITY AND MENTAL HEALTH
    GARY W HARTZ
    Learn to conduct a client-centered assessment of spirituality—and use the findings to enhance your interventions as well as your clients' psychospiritual coping abilities Even to clinicians practiced in helping clients to manage their stress, the impact of clients’ spirituality upon their mental health can be difficult to di ...

    $1,259.00

  • LEISURE AND RECREATION MANAGEMENT
    GEORGE TORKILDSEN
    This revised and updated edition reflects the changes that have taken place within the field of leisure and recreation management in recent years. Issues such as social inclusion, cultural strategy, exercise for health have risen to the top of the policy agenda. Commercial pressures, changes in the voluntary and public sector and emerging leisure professions such as sports deve...

    $1,459.00

  • THE NOTEBOOKS OF SIMONE WEIL
    SIMONE WEIL
    Simone Weil (1909-1943) was a defining figure of the twentieth century; a philosopher, Christian, resistance fighter, anarchist, feminist, Labour activist and teacher. She was described by T. S. Eliot as 'a woman of genius, of a kind of genius akin to that of the saints', and by Albert Camus as 'the only great spirit of our time'. Originally published posthumously in two volume...

    $1,099.00

  • WINDOWS ONTO JEWISH LEGAL CULTURE
    AUTHOR
    This book opens windows onto various aspects of Jewish legal culture. Rather than taking a structural approach, and attempting to circumscribe and define ‘every’ element of Jewish law, Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture takes a dynamic and holistic approach, describing diverse manifestations of Jewish legal culture, and its general mind-set, without seeking to fit them into a si...

    $1,059.00

  • TODAY I AM A WOMAN
    “The amazing tales of Jewish girls on six different continents who celebrate the Jewish ritual of becoming a woman.” —The Jewish Journal   Winner, Spirituality Category, New England Festival Best Books of the Holiday Season   Divided into nine regions—Africa; Asia; Australia and New Zealand; the Caribbean, Europe; the former Soviet Union, former Yugoslavia and Eastern Europe; L...

    $299.00

  • AN UNREAL ESTATE
    LUCINDA CARSPECKEN
    In An Unreal Estate, Lucinda Carspecken takes an in-depth look at Lothlorien, a Southern Indiana nature sanctuary, sustainable camping ground, festival site, collective residence, and experiment in ecological building, stewardship, and organization. Carspecken notes the way fiction and reality intertwine on this piece of land and argues that examples such as Lothlorien have the...

    $229.00

  • YEARNING FOR THE NEW AGE
    DIANE SASSON
    This biography of an unconventional woman in late 19th Century America is a study of the search for individual autonomy and spiritual growth.   Laura Holloway-Langford, a “rebel girl” from Tennessee, moved to New York City, where she supported her family as a journalist. She soon became famous as the author of Ladies of the White House, which secured her financial independence....

    $229.00

  • DEMONIZING THE JEWS
    CHRISTOPHER J. PROBST
    “An insightful analysis of the ways in which Protestant reformer Martin Luther’s anti-Jewish writings were used by German Protestants during the Third Reich.” —Contemporary Church History Quarterly   The acquiescence of the German Protestant churches in Nazi oppression and murder of Jews is well documented. In this book, Christopher J. Probst demonstrates that a significant num...

    $229.00

  • KIERKEGAARD AND DEATH
    “This impressive [anthology] succeeds admirably at demonstrating how the Kierkegaardian corpus presents . . . a philosophy of finite existence” (Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews). Few philosophers have devoted such sustained, almost obsessive attention to the topic of death as Søren Kierkegaard. Kierkegaard and Death brings together new work on Kierkegaard’s multifaceted discus...

    $229.00

  • SECULARISM SOVIET STYLE
    SONJA LUEHRMANN
    A study of the USSR’s effort to build a society without gods or spirits that “greatly enhances our understanding of the post-Soviet revival of religion” (Review of Politics). Combining archival research on atheist propaganda of the 1960s and 1970s with ethnographic fieldwork in the autonomous republic of Marij El in Russia’s Volga region, Sonja Luehrmann examines how secularist...

    $229.00

  • ECOLOGIES OF FAITH IN NEW YORK CITY
    RICHARD CIMINO
    Ecologies of Faith in New York City examines patterns of interreligious cooperation and conflict in New York City. It explores how representative congregations in this religiously diverse city interact with their surroundings by competing for members, seeking out niches, or cooperating via coalitions and neighborhood organizations. Based on in-depth research in New York's ethni...

    $229.00

  • THE PHENOMENOLOGY OF RELIGIOUS LIFE
    MARTIN HEIDEGGER
    “Scrupulously prepared and eminently readable,” this volume presents Heidegger’s most important lectures on religion from 1920–21 (Choice). In the early 1920s, Martin Heidegger delivered his famous lecture course, Introduction to the Phenomenology of Religion, at the University of Freiburg. He also prepared notes for a course on The Philosophical Foundations of Medieval Mystici...

    $229.00

  • JEWISH PHILOSOPHY AS A GUIDE TO LIFE
    HILARY PUTNAM
    An “engagingly personal” exploration of Rosenzweig, Buber, Levinas, and the relationship between philosophy and religion (Times Literary Supplement). In this book, distinguished philosopher and practicing Jew Hilary Putnam questions the thought of three major Jewish philosophers of the twentieth century—Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, and Emmanuel Levinas—to help him reconcile ...

    $229.00

  • THE PARADOXICAL RATIONALITY OF SØREN KIERKEGAARD
    RICHARD MCCOMBS
    Richard McCombs presents Søren Kierkegaard as an author who deliberately pretended to be irrational in many of his pseudonymous writings in order to provoke his readers to discover the hidden and paradoxical rationality of faith. Focusing on pseudonymous works by Johannes Climacus, McCombs interprets Kierkegaardian rationality as a striving to become a self consistently unified...

    $229.00

  • THE LEADERSHIP OF MUHAMMAD
    JOHN ADAIR
    The Leadership of Muhammad is a very personal study of the life-story and leadership skills of the Prophet. John Adair served with a Bedouin regiment in the Arab Legion and this story is full of fascinating detail of desert life and Bedouin beliefs. A business book that crosses boundaries it highlights the key leadership skills displayed by Muhammad and allows you to share in h...

    $599.00

  • RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS IN COMMUNITY SERVICES
    TERRY TIRRITO
    This book explores the scope and breadth of religious organizations in social work practice. It begins by tracing the origins of the social work profession back to the earliest civilizations and their religious traditions, establishing the precedent for a fruitful commingling of religion and social welfare. The contributors propose that religious/faith organizations can assume ...

    $1,685.00

  • THE PSYCHOLOGIES IN RELIGION
    NIELSON, STEVAN / DOWD, E. THOMAS
    Listed in Today's Books, Book Register as a "!!!Must Read" title."This book is really a manual that every therapist should have, if he or she does not already have the knowledge and insight contained within its pages. ...Infinitely enjoyable"--PsycCRITIQUESReligious upbringing influences people in ways that are difficult or impossible to describe; this book provides a "window o...

    $1,561.00

  • CHERRY AMES, THE MYSTERY IN THE DOCTOR'S OFFICE
    HELEN WELLS
    As a doctor's office nurse in New York City, Cherry Ames faces new challenges and makes some extraordinary new friends. First in importance is her dynamo of an employer, Dr. William Fairall. Glamorous theatrical patients flock to his Victorian brownstone offices. His assistant, young Dr. Grey Russell, plays a vital role in Cherry's eventful summer--and so do funny little elderl...

    $249.00

  • CHERRY AMES, FLIGHT NURSE
    HELEN WELLS
    The United States is still fighting World War II. Cherry Ames is still an Army Nurse, this time aloft--as a flight nurse. Cherry is reunited with her corpsman Bunce--the two of them are in sole charge of ferrying severely wounded men out of the battlefield and to the nearest Army hospital. Much to Pilot Wade Cooper's chagrin, he has been taken off bomber duty to fly the wounded...

    $249.00

  • CHERRY AMES, PRIVATE DUTY NURSE
    HELEN WELLS
    Cherry has finally been discharged from the Army and is back to civilian life. What should she do next after her intense years of Army nursing? Dr. Joe finds her a job as the private nurse of a celebrated musician suffering from a dangerous heart condition. How can Cherry help him avoid the deadly stress his devoted sister unintentially causes when she visits fortuneteller afte...

    $249.00

  • CHERRY AMES, VISITING NURSE
    HELEN WELLS
    Cherry reunites with her old Spencer classmates Gwen, Bertha, Josie, Vivian, and Mai Lee, when they all decide to take an apartment together in New York City, and work for the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. Greenwish Village is a far cry from Hilton, Illinois, and farm-raised Bertha is ready to mutiny when she tries to cook in their tiny kitchen. Assigned to a specific nei...

    $249.00

  • CHERRY AMES, VETERAN'S NURSE
    HELEN WELLS
    The war is over, and Cherry is sent home. Her new assignment is working in a veteran's hospital, where she finds her biggest challenge in raising the spirits of men who have lost arms, legs, or other body parts. Will they be welcomed back to their families and able to work again? Jim Travers, the woodworker who has lost a leg and was the sole support of his elderly mother, isn'...

    $249.00

  • CHERRY AMES, CRUISE NURSE
    HELEN WELLS
    In order to become a flight nurse, Cherry Ames, already a professional nurse of skill, compassion, and courage, completes six weeks of intensive training that prepares her ñ and others ñ to fly in winged ambulances to every American battlefront on the globe ñ to places where wounded men need their help fast. Her home base turns out to be in England, and when her childhood mento...

    $124.00

  • CHERRY AMES, COMPANION NURSE
    HELEN WELLS
    Cherry's job as nurse to the well-known historical novelist Martha Logan would be an exciting assignment for any young and pretty RN. And it is doubly exciting for Cherry, for when the author goes to England to do research for her next book, Cherry goes along as companion nurse.But the glamour of new acquaintances and the thrill of seeing famous historic places is soon overshad...

    $249.00

  • CHERRY AMES, JUNGLE NURSE
    HELEN WELLS
    When Cherry Ames is offered a temporary assignment to help establish a health clinic in a small native African village, she sees it as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Not only will she be visiting a strange and exciting part of the world--but, more importantly, she will have a chance to help the underprivileged people of a very poor country.But no sooner has the clinic been b...

    $249.00

  • CHERRY AMES, SKI NURSE MYSTERY
    HELEN WELLS
    Cherry Ames is thrilled to be working in a picturesque ski resort town in the Swiss Alps. The town's only doctor has employed her to assist him in his ten-bed hospital.Within 24 hours after starting her new assignment, Cherry encounters a hostile, menacing patient who seeks emergency medical care at the hospital. A few days later, other suspicious persons turn up at the hotel w...

    $249.00

  • CHERRY AMES, CHIEF NURSE
    HELEN WELLS
    In Chief Nurse, Cherry is whisked off to a new assignment on an island in the Pacific close to the battlefront -as Acting Chief Nurse! Colonel Pillsbee thinks she is too "young and pretty" to successfully supervise sixty nurses and 200 corpsmen. Can she do it? For the first time Cherry and the nurses of the Spencer unit have to work under fire, in a makeshift tent hospital unco...

    $249.00