Council of Florence by Joseph Gill

By Joseph Gill

Initially released in 1959, this e-book offers an in depth research of the Council of Florence (originally often called the Council of Basel). The lifestyles of the Council, which operated in a number of types from 1431 until eventually the mid-fifteenth century, constituted a key occasion within the background of the Church, the repercussions of which are visible within the improvement of the Reformation. while earlier money owed had analysed the Council in a generalised demeanour or focused on particular points, this was once the 1st prolonged learn of its operations. Consummately researched, this ebook might be of worth to a person with an curiosity in ecclesiastical historical past.

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Making Sense of Television: The Psychology of Audience by Sonia Livingstone

By Sonia Livingstone

Taking the cleaning soap opera as a case learn, this publication explores the 'parasocial interplay' humans have interaction in with tv programmes. It appears to be like on the nature of the 'active viewer' and the position of the textual content in social psychology. It additionally investigates the prevailing theoretical versions provided by means of social psychology and different discourses. This moment variation takes into consideration contemporary learn paintings and theoretical advancements in fields similar to narrative psychology, social illustration conception and ethnographic paintings on audiences, and look ahead to the constructing function of viewers study. it is going to be an important learn for college kids and academics in social psychology and media experiences.

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Evil Bible Quotes: A Collection of Untold Biblical Text That by Jonathan Welles

By Jonathan Welles

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This publication used to be certainly issued in 2011 as a sister book to Bible secrets and techniques Revealed via Ray Kay, an auther who's longer referenced at the Kindle store.
However, there does exist a Kindle e-book with the just about the exact same name (Evil Biblical Quotes) and canopy, and the same publication precis; simply the date (2013) and the author's identify (Jonathan Welles) are varied. The content material is additionally prone to be exact: a do-it-yourself, virtually decently formatted publication (the computerized ToC is a bit of unsuitable whereas the guide ToC is absolutely functional).


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Your Priest won´t ever mention... yet perhaps you could ask him!

Honestly, after you´ve learn those prices from the Christian Bible, you´ll be thinking about in the event that they have been from a Satanic Bible by means of mistake... is that this quite what clergymen conceal from us?

Simply decide up a bible and skim to the quoted reference given on the finish of every quote.  There are a number of model of the outdated and New Testaments, so that you would wish the proper model to cross-reference.

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50 Simple Questions for Every Christian by Guy P. Harrison

By Guy P. Harrison

Written in a deferential and conversational kind, this designated booklet is designed to advertise positive discussion and foster mutual figuring out among Christians and non-Christians. the writer, a skeptic and journalist, asks easy questions about Christian trust.

What is the born-again event? Why may God are looking to sacrifice his merely son for the area? Do miracles fairly ensue? How trustworthy is the Bible? what's the rapture? Why isn't every person a Christian? every one query is through remark and research that's skeptical and difficult yet by no means argumentative or condescending.

Christians will locate the e-book necessary as a foundation for constructing their apologetics, whereas skeptics will welcome Harrison's probing rational research of spiritual claims.  

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Production Culture: Industrial Reflexivity and Critical by John Thornton Caldwell

By John Thornton Caldwell

In construction tradition, John Thornton Caldwell investigates the cultural practices and trust platforms of Los Angeles–based movie and video construction staff: not just these in prestigious positions reminiscent of manufacturers and administrators but in addition many “below-the-line” employees, together with gaffers, editors, and digital camera operators. Caldwell analyzes the narratives and rituals during which employees make feel in their exertions and critique the movie and television in addition to the tradition writ huge. As a self-reflexive undefined, Hollywood continuously exposes itself and its creation techniques to the general public; staff’ principles concerning the are embedded of their day-by-day practices and the media they carry. Caldwell indicates ways in which students may perhaps study from the industry’s ordinary self-scrutiny.
Drawing on interviews, observations of units and offices, and analyses of television indicates, records, monetary info, and promotional fabrics, Caldwell exhibits how movie and video employees functionality in a remodeled, post-network undefined. He chronicles how staff have spoke back to adjustments together with media convergence, hard work outsourcing, more and more risky exertions and enterprise kin, new creation applied sciences, company conglomeration, and the proliferation of user-generated content material. He explores new struggles over “authorship” inside of collective artistic endeavors, the best way that branding and syndication became vital enterprise ideas for networks, and the “viral” use of commercial self-reflexivity to inspire shoppers via DVD bonus tracks, behind-the-scenes documentaries, and “making-ofs.” an important, on-the-ground research of an in flux, creation tradition bargains new methods of wondering media creation as a cultural job.

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Utopie Terrania (Perry Rhodan Neo, Band 2; Vision Terrania, by Christian Montillon

By Christian Montillon

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Perry Rhodan is the identify of a technology fiction sequence released on the grounds that 1961 in Germany, in addition to the identify of its major personality. it's a area opera, facing all significant topics of technological know-how fiction. Having offered over billion copies in pulp publication layout around the globe, it's the such a lot winning technology fiction publication sequence ever written.
Perry Rhodan Neo is a reboot of the storyline beginning within the 12 months 2036 rather than 1971.
For additional info at the subject material, see the English Wikipedia article on Perry Rhodan and/or the corresponding German Wikipedia article.

Deutsche Einführung
Perry Rhodan ist der Titelheld der gleichnamigen deutschen Science-Fiction-Serie, die seit dem eight. September 1961 ununterbrochen wöchentlich in shape von Heftromanen mit einer Druckauflage von etwa 80.000 Heften (Stand: Jahr 2011) erscheint. Insgesamt sind bisher 2700 Hefte mit run 160.000 Seiten erschienen, deren Geschichten einen Zeitraum von über 3000 Jahren umfassen (Stand: Mai 2013).
Am 30. September 2011 startete parallel zur alten Serie eine Neufassung additionally Perry Rhodan Neo, mit dem Untertitel „Die Zukunft beginnt von vorn“. In dieser landet Perry Rhodan erst im Jahr 2036 auf dem Mond. Die Serie erscheint zweiwöchentlich und ist nach drei Staffeln mit je acht Taschenheften ab Heft 25 in Staffeln mit jeweils zwölf Romanen gegliedert.
Während die Perry-Rhodan-Heftromanserie von den geopolitischen Begebenheiten der realen Welt Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts ausging und die Handlung in einer nahen Zukunft beginnen ließ, geht Perry Rhodan Neo 50 Jahre später von der realen Welt des frühen 21. Jahrhunderts aus und beginnt ebenfalls in einer nahen Zukunft. So fliegt Perry Rhodan nicht im Jahre 1971 zum Mond, sondern erst 2036. Die Handlung nimmt somit aufgrund der geänderten Ausgangslage einen alternativen Verlauf. Die klassischen cause der Serie werden ebenfalls in eine nahe Zukunft verlagert und entsprechend interpretiert. Es werden neue Figuren eingeführt und bekannte Figuren in einem neuen Licht gezeigt.
Die Serie ist somit nicht kanonisch in Bezug auf das klassische Perryversum. Nach der Aussage Klaus N. Fricks auf dem five. Weltcon 2011 in Mannheim wird es auch keine Überschneidungen oder Referenzen zwischen den Serien wie zu den Atlan-Serien geben. Perry Rhodan und Perry Rhodan Neo bilden jeweils einen „eigenen Kosmos“.

Zyklus: 1. Zyklus: Vision Terrania
Handlung und weitere Informationen (Achtung: Spoiler!): Perrypedia: PRN2

Wichtig: Um alle diesem Zyklus zugehörigen Hefte auf einmal herunterzuladen, bitte auf den Collections-Link in der Seitenleiste klicken und dann weiter in der Sammlung den .zip hyperlink klicken.

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Mediatisierte Welten der Vergemeinschaftung: Kommunikative by Andreas Hepp

By Andreas Hepp

Intensiv wird über die „Generation net“ diskutiert. Junge Menschen gelten als mit digitalen Medien breit vernetzt und durch Mobiltelefone immer erreichbar. Sie nutzen daneben ebenso umfassend (Internet-)Fernsehen und digitale Musik. Wenn sie politisch aktiv werden, so organisieren sie dies on-line. Vergemeinschaftung ist für junge Erwachsene – so die those – insbesondere Gemeinschaftsbildung in und durch Medien. Aber stimmt dieses Bild wirklich? Sind junge Menschen, wenn es um ihre kommunikative Vernetzung geht, tatsächlich auf eine solche Weise orientiert? Diesen Fragen geht das Buch auf foundation einer zweijährigen Forschung mit Jugendlichen und jungen Erwachsenen zwischen sixteen und 30 Jahren nach.​

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Crucial Confrontations: Tools for Resolving Broken Promises, by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler

By Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler

The authors of the New York Times bestseller Crucial Conversations allow you to in attaining own, staff, and organizational luck by means of therapeutic damaged grants, resolving violated expectancies, and influencing solid behavior.

Discover talents to unravel sensitive, debatable, and intricate concerns at paintings and at home--now on hand during this follow-up to the across the world renowned Crucial Conversations.

Behind the issues that often plague corporations and households, you'll locate people who are both unwilling or not able to house failed provides. Others have damaged ideas, ignored closing dates, did not reside as much as commitments, or simply simple behaved badly--and no one steps as much as the problem. Or they do, yet do a awful task and create an entire new set of difficulties. responsibility suffers and new difficulties spring up. New learn demonstrates that those disappointments aren't simply frustrating, they're costly--sapping organizational functionality via twenty to fifty percentage and accounting for as much as 90 percentage of divorces.

Crucial Confrontations teaches abilities drawn from 10,000 hours of real-life observations to extend self belief in dealing with matters like:
• An worker speaks to you in an insulting tone that crosses the road among sarcasm and insubordination. Now what?
• Your boss simply dedicated you to a time limit you recognize you can't meet--and not-so-subtly hinted he doesn't are looking to pay attention proceedings approximately it.
• Your son walks during the door wearing colourful new physique paintings that increases your blood strain via 40 issues. converse now, pay later.
• An accountant wonders the best way to step as much as a shopper who's violating the legislations. are you able to spell unemployment?
• family worry over the best way to inform granddad that he may still now not force his vehicle. this can be going to get gruesome.
• A nurse concerns approximately what to assert to an abusive medical professional. She quick recalls "how issues paintings round here" and makes a decision to not say whatever.

Everyone understands find out how to run for defense, or if effectively provoked, step as much as those confrontations in a manner that motives a true ruckus. that we have got down pat. Crucial Confrontations teaches you ways to house violated expectancies in a manner that solves the matter handy, and doesn't damage the relationship--and in truth, even strengthens it.

Crucial Confrontations borrows from 20 years of analysis concerning teams. greater than 25,000 humans helped the authors determine those that have been such a lot influential in the course of an important confrontations. They spent 10,000 hours observing those humans, documented what they observed, after which expert and proven with greater than 300,000 humans. moment, they measured the influence of an important confrontations advancements on organizational and crew performance--the effects have been quick and sustainable: twenty to fifty percentage advancements in measurable performance.

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