Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature volume 2 Volumes by Taylor

By Taylor

The Encyclopedia of faith and Nature, initially released in 2005, is a landmark paintings within the burgeoning box of faith and nature. It covers an unlimited and interdisciplinary variety of fabric, from thinkers to spiritual traditions and past, with readability and magnificence. largely praised via reviewers and the recipient of 2 reference paintings awards considering its booklet (see www.religionandnature.com/ern), this new, more cost-effective model is a must have e-book for somebody attracted to the manifold and interesting hyperlinks among faith and nature, in all their many senses.

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People on People: The Oxford Dictionary of Biographical by Susan Ratcliffe

By Susan Ratcliffe

From Martin Amis on Jimmy Connors and Jane Austen on Henry VIII, to Liz Hurley on Marilyn Monroe and Madonna on Eva Peron, listed below are greater than 4,000 quotations approximately either old and modern figures from world wide. The audio system are besides often called the folks they're conversing approximately, and are available from a wide diversity of disciplines and professions, together with actors, architects, dancers, historians, mathematicians, literary figures, politicians, lecturers, activities personalities, and scientists. We learn Margot Fonteyn's compliment of Fred Astaire: "His approach is amazing, but every little thing is entire with the air of somebody sauntering throughout the park on a spring morning." Albert Einstein on Madame Curie: "Very clever yet as chilly as a herring." El Greco on Michaelangelo: "He was once an outstanding guy, yet didn't know the way to paint." And Barbara Streisand in protection of invoice Clinton: "We elected a President, now not a Pope." all of the quotations approximately anyone are introduced jointly in an access headed through a short description, making it attainable to check what diversified humans have stated approximately one individual. an in depth writer index supplies a context line from each one citation, biographical details on authors, and an outline in their reviews, usually revealing their personalities. a colourful resource of knowledge on recognized personalities prior and current, humans on humans is an interesting learn, ideal for looking.

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How to Grow as an Artist by Daniel Grant

By Daniel Grant

In this definitive advisor to assets, aspiring artists and critical amateurs dedicated to their artwork will locate rankings of time-tested recommendations to assist them organize and paintings competently from a house studio; examine the place and the way to obtain applicable paintings fabrics; increase their skills with others in addition to create artwork on my own; discover possibilities for schooling in a large choice of types; triumph over psychological blocks; mat, body, pack, and send artistic endeavors; and masses extra. Artists trying to convey and promote their paintings will locate no-fail principles for advertising and marketing, displaying, and coming into the realm of galleries. choked with interesting good fortune tales, this is often one quantity for the bookshelf of each artist hoping to achieve pride and delight notwithstanding his or her paintings. Plus, dozens of famous artists–as good as these winning all alone terms–share their very own good fortune tales and resources for creative inspiration.

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Off the Cuff: What to Say at a Moment's Notice by Anne Cooper Ready

By Anne Cooper Ready

Worry of public conversing nonetheless outpaces an individual's worry of dying, yet speaking in public is an important requirement of any expert at someday of their profession specially in view that ninety nine percentage of what humans say at any given time is unprepared. author and communications trainer Anne Cooper prepared offers beneficial suggestions and methods in her booklet titled "Off the Cuff." Soundview recommends this learn simply because it really is a good guidebook that is designed to aid the reader assemble and produce their ideas in an immediate, but motivating and pleasing subject whilst wear the spot. the writer presents either the elemental and complex abilities to aid bring an instantaneous, compelling assertion with little enhance detect. "Off the Cuff" is a kind of infrequent books that it really is higher to have learn and never desire - in preference to want and never read.

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Religious Language by Michael Scott

By Michael Scott

Michael Scott addresses quite a number vital questions about the which means of non secular language and discourse.

- should still we deal with spiritual discourse at face price or are there primary variations among spiritual discourse and different components of descriptive discourse?
- Is 'God' a reputation and the way does it refer?
- Are spiritual utterances metaphorical?
- Do spiritual utterances convey emotions, intentions or stances in addition to or rather than ideals?

The booklet attracts on present examine within the philosophy of language in addition to paintings in theology and Continental Philosophy to improve a unique idea of non secular language. New paintings and unique insights also are offered at the old improvement of study within the box. this can be first unique, wide-ranging account of the which means of non secular language in over 20 years.

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Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference by Richard Stim

By Richard Stim

Life has turn into an unending sequence of contracts―this is the manual.

There’s no cause to possibility your well-deserved funds signing a freelance you don’t comprehend. With Contracts: the fundamental enterprise table Reference, you get easy-to-understand reasons for each universal agreement time period. very quickly, you’ll seize mysterious recommendations comparable to “waiver,” “indemnity,” and “most favourite nation.”

Contracts: the fundamental enterprise table Reference is greater than simply an A–Z rationalization of over three hundred phrases. additionally it is:

  • common negotiating concepts
  • examples of agreement provisions
  • pattern contracts with factors
  • unlawful and hazardous agreement clauses to observe out for
  • what to anticipate if a freelance is damaged
  • up to date motives of digital contracts, and
  • tips about amending and enhancing agreements.

even if you’re beginning a enterprise, signing a hire, hiring a brand new worker or autonomous contractor, licensing an idea, promoting a ship, or contracting for a brand new hearth, Contracts: the fundamental enterprise table Reference can assist. vital for small enterprise proprietors, marketers, legal professionals, and legislations students―and somebody else whose good fortune is outfitted round figuring out and negotiating agreements.

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