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  • Ceremonies for Spiritual Healing and Growth

    By Henry Close

    Ceremony as therapyFormal ceremonies seem to be universal in human experience, addressing something very deep and basic in the human psyche. They tap into that vast subconscious reservoir of wisdom and strength that every human being possesses. To these qualities ceremonies add their own…

    Paperback – 2006-03-10

  • Sons of the Church

    The Witnessing of Gay Catholic Men

    By Thomas B Stevenson

    The book that can help you reconcile being both gay and CatholicSons of the Church: The Witnessing of Gay Catholic Men spotlights testimonials from over thirty gay Catholic men to answer the question, “How can you be gay and Catholic?” Dr. Thomas B. Stevenson, who received degrees from…

    Paperback – 2006-02-27

  • Young Clergy

    A Biographical-Developmental Study

    By Donald Capps

    Edited by Andrew J Weaver

    Five historic ministers—five formative career paths—which path are you on?According to Daniel Levinson’s developmental theory, each person’s professional career path forms at the same time in their life, in their 20s and 30s. Young Clergy: A Biographical and Developmental…

    Paperback – 2006-01-11

  • Archaeological Fantasies

    How Pseudoarchaeology Misrepresents the Past and Misleads the Public

    Edited by Garrett G. Fagan

    This edited volume examines the phenomenon of pseudoarchaeology from a variety of perspectives. The engaging and stimulating essays, written by a diverse group of scholars, scientists and writers, explore issues including: the differences between real and pseudoarchaeology pseudoarchaeology's…

    Paperback – 2006-01-06

  • Maltreatment of Patients in Nursing Homes

    There Is No Safe Place

    By Diana Harris, Harold G Koenig

    “Abuse, although often not detected or reported, existed in every facility we surveyed. It is a serious problem.”Old, weak, and often cognitively impaired, nursing home patients can be easy targets for physical, psychological, material, and financial mistreatment at the hands of those…

    Paperback – 2005-12-08

  • Digital Archaeology

    Bridging Method and Theory

    Edited by Patrick Daly, Thomas L. Evans

    The use of computers in archaeology is entering a new phase of unparalleled development, moving on from a specialist methodology on the margins to a powerful practical and analytical tool used across all areas of archaeological interest. With a thorough examination of the ways in which both…

    Paperback – 2005-12-01

  • The Egyptian Revival

    Ancient Egypt as the Inspiration for Design Motifs in the West

    By James Stevens Curl

    In this beautifully illustrated and closely argued book, a completely updated and much expanded third edition of his magisterial survey, Curl describes in lively and stimulating prose the numerous revivals of the Egyptian style from Antiquity to the present day. Drawing on a wealth of sources, his…

    Paperback – 2005-09-29

  • Buddhism

    Edited by Professor Paul Williams

    From a field primarily of interest to specialist orientalists, the study of Buddhism has developed to embrace inter alia, theology and religious studies, philosophy, cultural studies, anthropology and comparative studies. There is now greater direct access to Buddhism in the West than ever before,…

    Hardback – 2005-07-29
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Ritual and Domestic Life in Prehistoric Europe

    By Richard Bradley

    This fascinating study explores how our prehistoric ancestors developed rituals from everyday life and domestic activities. Richard Bradley contends that for much of the prehistoric period, ritual was not a distinct sphere of activity. Rather it was the way in which different features of the…

    Paperback – 2005-02-24

  • Sheela-na-gigs

    Unravelling an Enigma

    By Barbara Freitag

    Here Barbara Freitag examines all the literature on the subject since their discovery 160 years ago, highlighting the inconsistencies of the various interpretations in regard to origin, function and name. By considering the Sheela-na-gigs in their medieval social context, she suggests that they…

    Paperback – 2004-09-16

  • Matters of Conflict

    Material Culture, Memory and the First World War

    By Nicholas J. Saunders

    Matters of Conflict looks at the definitive invention of the twentieth century - industrialised war - and its vast and varied material legacy. From trench art and postcards through avant-garde art, museum collections and prosthetic limbs to battlefield landscapes, the book examines the First World…

    Paperback – 2004-08-26

  • The Djief Hunters, 26,000 Years of Rainforest Exploitation on the Bird's Head of Papua, Indonesia

    Modern Quaternary Research in Southeast Asia, volume 17

    By Juliette M. Pasveer

    Two prehistoric cave sites on the Bird's Head of western New Guinea provide a detailed narrative of 26,000 years of human occupation of this area. During Late Pleistocene times, lower temperatures allowed a suite of montane animal species to descend onto the lowland Ayamaru Plateau. When the…

    Hardback – 2004-07-01
    CRC Press

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