Books by Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic Trade

    Conscience and Calling: Ethical Reflections on Catholic Women\'s Church Vocations

    By Anne E. Patrick

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    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.

    Identity, Agency and the Acquisition of Professional Language and Culture

    By Ping Deters

    Paperback Save £8.74 = £19.25

    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.

    Water: A Spiritual History

    By Ian Bradley

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    This book explores the changing ways in which water's health-giving and restorative powers have been conceived, packaged and marketed in an essentially spiritual way.

    What are You Laughing At?: A Comprehensive Guide to the Comedic Event

    By Dan O'Shannon

    Paperback Save £3.94 = £12.05

    This book presents a comprehensive guide to all the variables that can come into play when we come into contact with comedy.

    Invitation to Love 20th Anniversary Edition: The Way of Christian Contemplation

    By Thomas Keating

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    Twentieth anniversary edition of a best-selling spiritual classic, outlining the stages of the journey that begins when Centering Prayer is seriously undertaken.

    Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People

    Hardback Save £0.94 = £16.05

    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.

    In the Grip of Light: The Dark and Bright Journey of Christian Contemplation

    By Paul Murray

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    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.

    David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest

    By Stephen J. Burn

    Paperback Save £2.54 = £17.45

    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...

    Defeating Hitler: Whitehall\'s Top Secret Report on Why Hitler Lost the War

    By Paul Winter

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    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.

    In Search of the City on a Hill: The Making and Unmaking of an American Myth

    By Richard M. Gamble

    Hardback Save £4.74 = £13.25

    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.

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