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A Man Apart: Bill Coperthwaite's Radical Experiment in Living
Peter Forbes, Helen Whybrow

Chelsea Green Publishing, 2015

A story of friendship, encouragement, and the quest to design a better world A Man Apart is the story—part family memoir and part biography—of Peter Forbes and Helen Whybrow’s longtime friendship with Bill Coperthwaite ( A Handmade Life ), whose unusual life and fierce ideals helped them examine and understand their own. Coperthwaite inspired many by living close to nature and in opposition to contemporary society, and was often ...
  
  











  



  
Radicals (Blood & Fire Book 2), 2014

Radicals is Book 2 in the Blood & Fire Series. A life of fire A life of blood A life of sacrifice When Kit ran from the Sanctuary, she left behind the ghosts of all those she killed. However, unlike the dead, the living she left behind aren’t so easily escaped. Her father and his men are searching for her, and they won’t stop until they find her. Reunited with old friends, Ryka and Kit must put their trust in the man who ...
  
  











  



  
The Radical King (King Legacy)
Martin Luther King Jr.

Beacon Press, 2015

A revealing collection that restores Dr. King as being every bit as radical as Malcolm X “The radical King was a democratic socialist who sided with poor and working people in the class struggle taking place in capitalist societies. . . . The response of the radical King to our catastrophic moment can be put in one word: revolution—a revolution in our priorities, a reevaluation of our values, a reinvigoration of our public life, and a ...
  
  











  



  
The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope (Deckle Edge)
Austen Ivereigh

Henry Holt, 2014

A biography of Pope Francis that describes how this revolutionary thinker will use the power of his position to challenge and redirect one of the world's most formidable religions An expansive and deeply contextual work, at its heart The Great Reformer is about the intersection of faith and politics--the tension between the pope’s innovative vision for the Church and the obstacles he faces in an institution still strongly defined by its ...
  
  











  



  
Radicals: Portraits of a Destructive Passion
David Horowitz

Regnery Publishing, 2012

Radical liberals want to make America a better place, but their utopian social engineering leads, ironically, to greater human suffering. So argues David Horowitz , bestselling author in his newest book Radicals: Portraits of a Destructive Passion . From Karl Marx to Barack Obama, Horowitz shows how the idealistic impulse to make the world “a better place” gives birth to the twin cultural pathologies of cynicism and nihilism, and is the ...
  
  











  



  
Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds
Kelly A. Turner

HarperOne, 2014

In her  New York Times  bestseller, Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds , Dr. Kelly A. Turner, founder of the Radical Remission Project, uncovers nine factors that can lead to a spontaneous remission from cancer—even after conventional medicine has failed. While getting her Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkley, Dr. Turner, a researcher, lecturer, and counselor in integrative oncology, was shocked to discover that ...
  
  











  



  
Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals
Saul D. Alinsky

Vintage, 1989

First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best. Like Thomas Paine before him, Alinsky was able to ...
  
  











  



  
Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha
Tara Brach

Bantam, 2004

For many of us, feelings of deficiency are right around the corner. It doesn’t take much--just hearing of someone else’s accomplishments, being criticized, getting into an argument, making a mistake at work--to make us feel that we are not okay. Beginning to understand how our lives have become ensnared in this trance of unworthiness is our first step toward reconnecting with who we really are and what it means to live fully. -- from ...
  
  











  



  
Radical: My Journey Out Of Islamist Extremism
Maajid Nawaz

Lyons Press, 2013

Maajid Nawaz spent his teenage years listening to American hip-hop and learning about the radical Islamist movement spreading throughout Europe and Asia in the 1980s and 90s. At 16, he was already a ranking member in Hizb ut-Tahrir, a London-based Islamist group. He quickly rose through the ranks to become a top recruiter, a charismatic spokesman for the cause of uniting Islam’s political power across the world. Nawaz was setting up satellite ...
  
  











  



  
Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream
David Platt

Multnomah Books, 2010

What is Jesus worth to you? It's easy for American Christians to forget how Jesus said his followers would actually live, what their new lifestyle would actually look like. They would, he said, leave behind security, money, convenience, even family for him. They would abandon everything for the gospel. They would take up their crosses daily... But who do you know who lives like that? Do you? In Radical , David Platt challenges you to ...
  
  











  



  
Common Prayer Pocket Edition: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals
Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Zondervan, 2012

Common Prayer Pocket Edition helps individuals and today’s diverse church pray together across traditions and denominations. With an ear to the particulars of various liturgical prayer traditions, and using an advisory team of liturgy experts, the authors have created a tapestry of prayer that celebrates the best of each tradition. This convenient and portable book also includes tools for prayer scattered throughout to aid those unfamiliar ...
  
  











  



  
The Anti-Social Family (Radical Thinkers)
Michele Barrett, Mary McIntosh

Verso, 2015

Despite much talk of its decline, the nuclear family persists as a structure central to contemporary society, a fact to be lamented, according to the ideas of Michèle Barrett and Mary McIntosh. The Anti-social Family dissects the network of household, kinship and sexual relations that constitute the family form in advanced capitalist societies to show how they reinforce conditions of inequality. This classic work explores the personal and ...
  
  











  



  
Radical Honesty: How to Transform Your Life by Telling the Truth
Brad Blanton

Sparrowhawk Publications, 2005

The first edition of Radical Honesty became a nationwide best seller in 1995 because it was not a kinder, gentler self-help book. It was a shocker! In it, Dr. Brad Blanton, a psychotherapist and expert on stress management, explored the myths, superstitions and lies by which we all live. And this newly revised edition is even worse! Blanton shows us how stress comes not from the environment, but from the self-built jail of the mind. What keeps ...
  
  











  



  
Radical Brewing: Recipes, Tales and World-Altering Meditations in a Glass
Randy Mosher

Brewers Publications, 2004

Radical Brewing takes a hip and creative look at beer brewing, presented with a graphically appealing two-color layout.
  
  











  



  
Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation
Patricia Benner, Molly Sutphen, ...

Jossey-Bass, 2009

Since the last national nursing education study forty years ago, profound changes in science, technology, patient activism, the market-driven health care environment, and the nature of nursing practice have all radically transformed nursing education. Educating Nurses , part of the Preparation for the Professions series from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, explores key issues for the future of the field as well as ...
  
  











  



  
Radical for Capitalism: An Introduction to the Political Thought of Ayn Rand

The Atlas Society, 2014

This essay explores the political theory of Ayn Rand, a topic that catapulted to the national stage during the last presidential election following the nomination of Rep. Paul Ryan (a self-described enthusiast of Rand's ideas and novels) to the Romney ticket. Ayn Rand's ideas continue to generate public debate in political and cultural circles, but those ideas are frequently misunderstood and misrepresented. This book provides a succinct summary ...
  
  











  



  
Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo

PublicAffairs, 2012

Why do the poor borrow to save? Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs? In Poor Economics , Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two practical visionaries working toward ending world poverty, answer these questions from the ground. In a book the Wall Street Journal called “marvelous, rewarding,” the authors tell how the stress of living on less than 99 cents per day encourages the poor to ...
  
  











  



  
Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure (Radical Thinkers)
Lynne Segal

Verso, 2015

Is heterosexual sex inherently damaging to women? This is the central question of Straight Sex , Lynne Segal’s account of twentyfive years of feminist thinking on sexuality. Covering the thought of sixties-era sexual liberationists, alongside the ensuing passionate debates over sex and love within feminist and lesbian communities, Segal covers certain shifts toward greater sexual conservatism in the eighties. Straight Sex examines an array ...
  
  











  



  
Radical Forgiveness: A Revolutionary Five-Stage Process to Heal Relationships, Let Go of Anger and Blame, ...
Colin Tipping

Sounds True, 2009

Could there be a divine purpose behind everything that happens? If you’re willing to embrace this possibility, every aspect of your life can change. This is the theory behind Radical Forgiveness, Colin Tipping’s revolutionary method for liberating your energy for the soul’s highest expression. In Radical Forgiveness , readers join Colin for step-by-step ...
  
  











  



  
Radical Compassion: Shambhala Publications Authors on the Path of Boundless Love

Shambhala Publications, 2014

What is compassion? Much more than just being nice , compassion is about looking deeply at ourselves and others and recognizing the fundamental goodness we all share. It’s about opening up to the vulnerable space inside every one of us and letting our barriers down. And it’s about daring to be present to ourselves and others with genuine love and kindness. Empowering personal awakening and social change, it might be the most radical and ...
  
  











  








   



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