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Probes the meaning and ethical implications of the powerful symbol of vocation from the vantage of contemporary Catholic women, with particular attention to the experiences of religious women. This title is suitable for catholic leaders, laity, and religious, as well as persons interested in Christian ethics and American religious history.
By Ping Deters
This title provides a succinct review of socially informed theories of second language acquisition, and presents an analysis of identity and agency that incorporates the work of Erik Erikson and George Herbert Mead with Vygotsky's sociocultural theory and Lave and Wenger's community of practicce framework.
This book presents a comprehensive guide to all the variables that can come into play when we come into contact with comedy.
Twentieth anniversary edition of a best-selling spiritual classic, outlining the stages of the journey that begins when Centering Prayer is seriously undertaken.
An introduction to Bede's Ecclesiastical History, a key text for any student of English history which, through his creation of a sense of national destiny for the new seventh century English kingdoms, has helped to shape English self-awareness thorughout the centuries.
By Paul Murray
Paul Murray OP explores the writings of key figures in the contemplative tradition, drawing attention to the wisdom and lived experience of men and women who knew, first hand, of the light and fire of which they speak.
Infinite Jest has been hailed as one the great modern American novels and its author, David Foster Wallace, who committed suicide in 2008, as one of the most influential and innovative authors of the past 20 years. Don DeLillo called Infinite Jest a "three-stage rocket to the future," a work...
By Paul Winter
Gives fresh insights into Hitler's personality and how Nazi Germany's military and intelligence apparatus operated. This title encompasses the peculiar idiosyncrasies of Hitler's personality and the failures of Germany's military organisation, and charts the rise and fall of the Third Reich.
Presents the American history of the 'city on a hill' metaphor from its Puritan beginnings to its role in Reagan's American civil religion and beyond. This title challenges the widespread assumption that Americans have always used this potent metaphor to define their national identity.