books about: reimagined
Church Re-Imagined: The Spiritual Formation of People in Communities of Faith (Emergentys)
Not a method, but a great direction in which to move...
This is a retitling of the earlier-released "Re-Imagining Spiritual Formation." It may be that you are coming to realize that the program-driven, "what can you do for me now" consumer approach to Christianity is quickly becoming unworkable. Sure... it may seem still to be reaching many... but where are all your 18-30 year olds? Many are at churches like Solomon's Porch and other emerging ...
Preaching Re-Imagined: The Role of the Sermon in Communities of Faith
Important and Practical, But not New
The book "Preaching Re-Imagined" re-discovers and re-packages the idea of dialogical preaching. Creative styles of preaching in general, and dialogical styles of preaching in particular, have been discussed and used for a long time. While this book doesn't present anything "new," it does offer a practical guide to understanding one way of preaching in a conversational style. This style is ...
Leonardo's Legacy: How Da Vinci Reimagined the World
Da Capo Press
Even "legacy" seems inadequate...
Leonardo Da Vinci may have been the most prolific and inspiring mind in human history. With manic unpredictability, he meandered through innumerable fields of science, art, and engineering, a jack-of-every-conceivable-trade, and seemingly master of all. //Leonardo's Legacy// tracks the many creations of Da Vinci, and parallels them with key events in Leonardo's life, weaving a tapestry of ...
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined
I borrowed this book from the library/ and need to own it
I borrowed the book to learn more about tamales/ but found myself actually reading the book. Excellent. I now want to own it.
Free Trade Reimagined: The World Division of Labor and the Method of Economics
Roberto Mangabeira Unger
Princeton University Press
The deepest critic of the "globalization", "free trade".
This book worth its weight because Mangabeira Unger reclaims Marx's category - Market-value (Das Kapital, chapter 10, vol. III) - which has been untouched till the present day, and this category does revert the predomination of the market-price. Mangabeira Unger makes the deepest critic of the "globalization", "commodification" by bringing up, indirectly, this Marxist category that also ...
Tales of Crossed Destinies: The Modern Turkish Novel in a Comparative Context (World Literatures Reimagined)
Modern Language Association of America
A look at how understanding Turkish fiction is crucial to understanding Turkey
The novel a culture enjoys can tell quite the story about the culture. "Tales of Crossed Destinies: The Modern Turkish Novel in a Comparative Context" is an examination of modern Turkish literature and how it got to where it is today. Looking at its evolution alongside the history of Turkey and how the Turkish novel has changed along with the Turkish state, "Tales of Crossed Destinies" is ...
Ingres: Painting Reimagined
Prof. Susan L. Siegfried
Yale University Press
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780–1867) produced a body of work that strongly appealed to his contemporaries while disconcerting them. Even today, the odd qualities of his work continue to fascinate scholars, critics, and artists. In this handsomely illustrated and elegantly written book, Susan L. Siegfried argues that the strangeness associated with Ingres?s paintings needs to be located in the complex and richly invested nature of the ...
Paul Among the People: The Apostle Reinterpreted and Reimagined in His Own Time
What a Beastly Lot Those Romans Were
"What a beastly lot those Romans were" --- C. S. Lewis, The Four Loves. People ill-disposed to Christianity and steeped in modernity find in the words of St. Paul every bete noir of modern man and, especially, modern woman. If Paul's message was so horrible, why did it succeed? The answer, according to Sarah Ruden, is that it was not so horrible. In fact, many of the pronouncements that ...
Speakeasy: The Employees Only Guide to Classic Cocktails Reimagined
Ten Speed Press
A drinks cookbook from the mixologist owners of Employees Only, a speakeasy-themed bar/restaurant in New York, with 90 recipes for cocktails inspired by classic potent potables. The Prohibition Era and the Roaring Twenties evoke a time of glamour and intrigue, when speakeasies served alcohol illegally. Mixed drinks like the sidecar were born of the era; however, they were usually made with ingredients of dubious quality. In Speakeasy , authors ...
Fairy Tales Reimagined: Essays on New Retellings
Susan Redington Bobby
Helping fill a gap...
To put it simply, this is the type of book students are always seeking when they are researching their own papers. I receive many emails and read many posts from students needing more articles about modern retellings of fairy tales, some very desperate for anything to help them write about the topics they are choosing. This book helps to fill the large gap--at least a little--with analysis of ...
Childhood Re-imagined: Images and Narratives of Development in Analytical Psychology
What can Jungian psychology contribute to understanding children and childhood? Childhood Re-imagined considers Carl Jung's psychological approach to childhood and argues that his symbolic view deserves a place between the more traditional scientific and social-constructionist views of development. Divided into four sections this book covers: Jung on development theoretical and methodological discussion the Developmental School ...
Monumental: The Reimagined World of Kevin O'Callaghan
Kevin O?Callaghan is a design wizard and Monumental is his manifesto, featuring hundreds of beautiful and useful design objects made out of obsolete, useless, cast-off technology. Since 1985, O?Callaghan has taught a now-legendary 3-D design class at New York?s School of Visual Arts, where students solder, rivet, and weld the flotsam of mass-produced consumer culture into new, different, and, most importantly, functional objects. For ?Yugo ...
Nobility Reimagined: The Patriotic Nation In Eighteenth-century France
Jay M. Smith
Cornell University Press
The mature nationalism that fueled the French Revolution grew from patriotic sensibilities fostered over the course of a century or more. Jay M. Smith proposes that the French thought their way to nationhood through a process of psychic adjustment premised on the reimagining of nobility, a social category and moral concept that had long dominated the cultural horizons of the old regime. Nobility Reimagined follows the elaboration of French ...
Purgataori #1A Re-Imagined
Dan Jolley & Fabiano Neves
Open Range: Poetry of the Reimagined West
Laurie Wagner Buyer
Ghost Road Press
This formidable collection of contemporary poetry embraces the West of personal conviction. Its editors have assembled the works of twenty writers, whose poems compellingly and memorably represent the modern West. The collection recalls those who have lived and those who live now, revealing tension and harmony between psychological and geographic landscapes, embodying an authentic, unadulterated spirit. Contributors include Mike Blakely, ...
Galatians Re-Imagined: Reading With the Eyes of the Vanquished (Paul in Critical Contexts)
No empire ever rose to power without crushing people under its heel
No empire ever rose to power without crushing people under its heel. "Galatian Re-Imagined: Reading with the Eyes of the Vanquished" delves into the history of the Galatians, better known as the Gauls. Brigitte Kahl offers a different interpretation of history as Kahl analyzes biblical and historical texts to provide a different image of a people mostly lost to history. Focusing heavily on the ...
Planet of the Apes: Reimagined by Tim Burton (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks)
A beautifull Collector's piece.
This is a beautifull book about the 2001 version of Planet of the Apes directed by Tim Burton. It is varied, with lots articles on many aspects of the film and richly illustrated througout with incredible film and "behind the camera" images. Additionally you will find the complete screenplay with related photos. All those elements combined make it an excpetional piece of film memorabilia. ...
Looking for Mr. Gilbert: The Reimagined Life of an African American
John Hanson Mitchell
"Reimagined" -- because we'll never know for sure
Robert A. Gilbert (1870-1942) was probably the first African-American landscape photographer. Author John Hanson Mitchell sets out to prove this fact after finding thousands of glass plates initially attributed to William Brewster (1851-1919) , the first president of the Massachusetts Audubon Society. For it turns out that Brewster had a "factotum" -- Mr. Gilbert, an employee who accompanied him ...
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