• Vox Populi: The O'Shaughnessy Files by William O'Shaughnessy

    By William O'Shaughnessy

    Vox Populi is the long-awaited fourth selection of interviews, editorials, essays, observations and willing perception from mythical manhattan broadcaster William O'Shaughnessy. With this inspiring new anthology, invoice is again in an enormous means, providing compelling discussion and opinion on well timed concerns and present occasions in politics, media, the humanities and renowned culture.A masterful interviewer, O'Shaughnessy is going one-on- one with Barbara Taylor Bradford, Steve Forbes,Joe Califano and a colourful band of townie characters from Westchester - the Golden Apple. Broadcastingfor 5 a long time from what the Wall highway magazine hailed because the imperative neighborhood station inAmerica,his considerate and muscular commentaries were commonly praised in all of the very important journalsin the land.A self-styled First modification voluptuary,O'Shaughnessy is a stellar defender of unfastened Speech,having committed the nice a part of fifty years to combating censorship and executive intrusion from his influentialperch within the center of the jap Establishment.He's the single they roll out while the likes of Howard Stern, Bob supply and Imus get in a jam. colourful nationwide figures and beguiling towniesabound in Vox Populi that is additionally weighted down with exquisitely attractive eulogies and tributes to his departed buddies Tim Russert, Wellington Mara, Robert Merrill and Ossie Davis.And, as in each invoice O'Shaughnessy booklet, there's gorgeous and robust knowledge and tremendous observationsfrom Governor Mario Cuomo whom he so admires.The nice American historian David McCullough saw: I consistently wait for studying the historyof our occasions invoice O'Shaughnessy has written.O'Shaughnessy is an genuine American voice

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  • The Path of Purification: Visuddhimagga by Bhadantacariya Buddhaghosa, Bhikkhu Ñanamoli

    By Bhadantacariya Buddhaghosa, Bhikkhu Ñanamoli

    One of Buddhism’s foundational texts, the Visuddhimagga is a scientific exam and condensation of Buddhist doctrine and meditation method. a number of the teachings of the Buddha came across during the Pali canon are prepared in a transparent, accomplished direction resulting in the ultimate target of nibbana, the nation of entire purification. initially composed within the 5th century, this new translation presents English audio system insights into this foundational textual content. during this treatise complete and special directions are given on forty topics of meditation geared toward focus, an complex account of Buddhist Abhidhamma philosophy, and specific descriptions of the phases of perception culminating in ultimate liberation. This replaces 9552400236.

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  • The Wars of The Lord by Levi Ben Gershom, Seymour Feldman

    By Levi Ben Gershom, Seymour Feldman

    The Wars of the Lord is the most important treatise of Levi ben Gershom of Provence (1288-1344), some of the most artistic and bold minds of the medieval international. The paintings, an unheard of success of Jewish suggestion, is dedicated to an indication that the Torah, correctly understood, is similar to precise philosophy.

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  • Leading Change in Your School: How to Conquer Myths, Build by Douglas B. Reeves

    By Douglas B. Reeves

    Guiding colleges via major switch is among the hardest demanding situations academic leaders face, yet studying from the examples of these who've succeeded could make it much less daunting. In best swap on your institution, exclusive writer and researcher Douglas B. Reeves bargains classes discovered via his paintings with educators in hundreds of thousands of colleges world wide and offers real-life examples of leaders who've met the problem of switch head-on--with striking effects for his or her faculties and districts. Readers also will locate useful assets for attractive their colleagues in switch initiatives.Expanding on a couple of his columns within the magazine academic management, Reeves deals insights and suggestions in 4 areas:* developing stipulations for swap, together with exams to figure out own and organizational readiness for change;* making plans switch, together with cautionary notes approximately strategic planning;* imposing switch, together with the significance of relocating from rhetoric to daily fact; and* maintaining swap, together with the necessity to reorient priorities and values in order that person comfort offers approach to a shared feel of the larger good.The switch leaders--both lecturers and administrators--whose tales Reeves tells come from different districts, yet they percentage a keenness for growing colleges that paintings for all scholars. they're, Reeves says, "people such as you, sharing related demanding situations yet might be with assorted results."

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  • The Book of Ben Sira in Modern Research: Proceedings of the by Pancratius C. Beentjes

    By Pancratius C. Beentjes

    The Duetericanonical publication, Ben Sira, written circa one hundred ninety BCE in Jersualem, is taken into account to be a bridge among Judaism and Hellenism. it really is one of many few biblical books of this era among the previous and the recent Testaments.

    International famous specialists throw gentle at the historical past of the invention of the Hebrew Sira manuscripts in Cairo (1896), Qumran (as of 1947) and Massada (1964), in addition to at the dating of the Hebrew textual content to the oldest Greek and Syrian translations. different contributions take care of the advanced constitution, in addition to an important theological subject matters of the ebook. issues.

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  • Teacher-Led School Improvement by Judith Durrant, David Frost, Michael Head, Gary Holden

    By Judith Durrant, David Frost, Michael Head, Gary Holden

    A clean examine institution development from the viewpoint development.There are many stuff that academics can do to enhance the stipulations for studying and instructing of their personal colleges. This booklet indicates how employees can take the initiative and establish components of their tuition short of recognition, and take on them. It offers case-study money owed of schemes in a few colleges, including money owed of the motion examine established improvement paintings undertaken via lecturers to enhance their colleges. The reports remove darkness from matters comparable to: bettering the standard of studying and instructing; constructing an efficient university council; construction partnerships and neighborhood schemes; constructing fiscal and commercial realizing.

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