books by Scott Blum
Persuasion and Rhetoric (Italian Literature and Thought)
Yale University Press, 2004
This translation of Carlo Michelstaedter’s Persuasion and Rhetoric brings the powerful and original work of a seminal cultural figure to English-language readers for the first time. Ostensibly a commentary on Plato’s and Aristotle’s relation to the pre-Socratic philosophers, Michelstaedter’s deeply personal book is an extraordinary rhetorical feat that reflects the author’s struggle to make sense of modern life. This edition includes ...
Waiting for Autumn
Hay House, 2009
In the tradition of The Alchemist, Way of the Peaceful Warrior, and The Celestine Prophecy, this enchanting semiautobiographical parable follows the inquisitive Scott as he finds himself in a parking lot where he meets a cardboard-sign-toting homeless man named Robert with a penchant for changing lives. With Robert and the sleepy black lab Puppy Don at his side, Scott embarks on a spiritual awakening and attempts to heal his past while ...
Vale of Tears : New Essays on Religion and Reconstruction
Mercer University Press
The authors of this book show that the Civil War and Reconstruction proved to be valleys of the shadows and epiphanies for religious identies and interests, as blacks and whites, Northerners and Southerners, Protestants and Catholics struggled to make sense of freedom, Union, war, a "lost Cause," and "redemption." ........FROM THE BACK COVER.
Hay House, Inc.
WALK-IN is a distinctive dark comedy that boldly confronts some of life’s biggest mysteries. In this emotionally gripping and profoundly transformative independent film, ailing engineer Don Newport comes face-to-face with his personal destiny when he meets an angel named Robert while on his deathbed. Robert ultimately inhabits Don’s previous body while comically grappling with his newfound humanness. A surprise ending leaves viewers with a ...
Autumn Hill Books
Divided into three parts—fire, earth, and wind—this novel follows Walter from his rural adolescence through his adult years as he leaves his known world for the chaos and complexity of Rome. Wrestling with difficult family relationships and outgrowing childhood friendships, Walter finds himself in the end searching for a long-lost friend and the certainty he once knew.
Molecular Neurobiology of Addiction Recovery: The 12 Steps Program and Fellowship (SpringerBriefs in ...
Humans are biologically programmed to seek out pleasurable experiences. These experiences are processed in the mesolimbic system, also referred to as the "reward center" of the brain, where a number of chemical messengers work in concert to provide a net release of dopamine in the Nucleus Accumbens. In some genetically predisposed individuals, addiction occurs when the mechanisms of the mesolimbic system are disrupted by the use of ...
Apocalypse and the Millennium in the American Civil War Era (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the ...
LSU Press, 2013
In the Civil War era, Americans nearly unanimously accepted that humans battled in a cosmic contest between good and evil and that God was directing history toward its end. The concept of God's Providence and of millennialism -- Christian anticipations of the end of the world -- dominated religious thought in the nineteenth century. During the tumultuous years immediately prior to, during, and after the war, these ideas took on a greater ...
Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Common Courage Press
Is the United States a Force for Democracy? From China in the 1940s to Guatemala today, William Blum provides the most comprehensive study of the ongoing American holocaust. Covering U.S. intervention in more than 50 countries, KILLING HOPE describes the grim role played by the U.S. in overthrowing governments, perverting elections, assassinating leaders, suppressing revolutions, manipulating trade unions and manufacturing "news."
Summer's Path (Expanded Edition)
Hay House, 2010
The #1 best-selling e-book is now available as an expanded-edition hardcover. Now with two additional chapters, this first printed edition of Summer’s Path presents the remarkable story of Don Newport, an engineer who comes face-to-face with his personal destiny under extraordinary circumstances. After losing his job and his health insurance, Don learns that he has a terminal disease, with only a few months left to live. On his deathbed, he ...
Winter Moon Rises
Hay House, 2011
The third installment in Scott Blum's best-selling series of enchanting novels, Winter Moon Rises continues where the semiautobiographical Waiting for Autumn left off. This book follows Scott and his soul mate, Madisyn, as they prepare for their most profound adventure together: the journey of bringing their first child into this world. Discovering that the miracle of birth is not limited by the physical world, Scott and Madisyn embark on an ...
Opioids 1 (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology / Opioids) (v. 104, Pt. 1)
Part of a two-volume work which surveys the current state of opioid research, this book concentrates on opioid receptors, the chemistry of opiates, the biochemistry of opioid peptides, the neurophysiology of opioids and their molecular actions.
Summer's Path [SUMMERS PATH EXPANDED/E] [Hardcover]
Associations Between Prior Life Experiences and Perceptions of Risk of Future Terrorism, Crime, and Disaster ...
Scott Christopher Blum
ProQuest, UMI Dissertation Publishing
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Schoolwide screening and positive behavior supports: identifying and supporting students at risk for school ...
This digital document is an article from Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, published by Thomson Gale on September 22, 2005. The length of the article is 8560 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Amazon.com Digital Locker immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser. Citation Details Title: Schoolwide screening ...
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Opioids I (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology / Opioids)
This two-volume book provides the first comprehensive survey of opioid research, a field which has accumulated a tremendous amount of literature since the identification of opioid receptors and their endogenous ligands. In more than 60 chapters experts present state-of-the-art reviews of this fascinating field, the topics ranging from molecular biology to clinical applications. Part I covers the multiplicity of opioid receptors, the chemistry of ...
Center for the Preservation of Modern History
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