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release date: Apr 04, 2017
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Wait, What?: And Life's Other Essential Questions

New York Times Bestseller

What, What? is a welcome—and joyful—reminder that true wisdom comes from asking the right questions. Should you read this book? Absolutely.”

 Clayton Christensen, bestselling author of How Will You Measure Your Life?

Based on the wildly popular commencement address, the art of asking (and answering) good questions by the Dean of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.

Whether we’re in the boardroom or the classroom, we spend far too much time and energy looking for the right answer. But the truth is that questions are just as important as answers, often more so. If you ask the wrong question, for instance, you’re guaranteed to get the wrong answer. A good question, on the other hand, inspires a good answer and, in the process, invites deeper understanding and more meaningful connections between people. Asking a good question requires us to move beyond what we think we know about an issue or a person to explore the difficult and the unknown, the awkward, and even the unpleasant.

In Wait, What?, Jim Ryan, dean of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, celebrates the art of asking—and answering—good questions. Five questions in particular: Wait, what?; I wonder…? Couldn’t we at least…?; How can I help?; and What truly matters? Using examples from politics, history, popular culture, and social movements, as well as his own personal life, Ryan demonstrates how these essential inquiries generate understanding, spark curiosity, initiate progress, fortify relationships, and draw our attention to the important things in life—from the Supreme Court to Fenway Park. By regularly asking these five essential questions, Ryan promises, we will be better able to answer life’s most important question: “And did you get what you wanted out of life, even so?” At once hilarious and illuminating, poignant and surprising, Wait, What? is an inspiring book of wisdom that will forever change the way you think about questions.

 

release date: Aug 06, 2008
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Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus: Experiencing the Peace and Promise of Christmas

An anthology of Advent readings collected from the writings and sermons of 22 classic and contemporary theologians and Bible teachers.

Between purchasing presents and planning travel, enjoying holiday pageants and attending parties, it is all too easy for Christmas to silence the sacredness and crowd out a quiet anticipation of the season's truths. So when editor Nancy Guthrie decided she wanted a reflective book of Advent readings that would help her pause and consider the riches of Christ come to earth, she embarked on what she calls "a sacred adventure," putting together such a collection herself.

The result-this special volume-draws from the works and sermons of classic theologians such as Whitefield, Luther, Spurgeon, and Augustine, and from leading contemporary communicators such as John Piper, J. Ligon Duncan, Randy Alcorn, John MacArthur, Francis Schaeffer, R. C. Sproul, Skip Ryan, and Joni Eareckson Tada to beckon you and your family into the wonder of Jesus' incarnation and birth.

With its high view of Scripture and its focus on the gift of Jesus, this lovely book is sure to ready your heart and mind for a fresh experience of "Immanuel, God with us" this and every Advent season. Open the cover and discover what Christmas was meant to be…

release date: Aug 28, 1992
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The Intellectual Life: Its Spirit, Conditions, Methods

"Fr. Sertillanges's teachings are as timeless as any truths which describe the genuine nature of things. . . . This book is highly recommended not only for intellectuals, but also for students and those discerning their vocation in life."―New Oxford Review

"[This] is above all a practical book. It discusses with a wealth of illustration and insight such subjects as the organization of the intellectual worker's time, materials, and his life; the integration of knowledge and the relation of one's specialty to general knowledge; the choice and use of reading; the discipline of memory; the taking of notes, their classification and use; and the preparation and organization of the final production."―The Sign

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release date: Oct 30, 2015
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ESV Men's Devotional Bible

Our world presents daily distractions that can easily displace Christ as the center of a man’s heart and life. The goal of the ESV Men’s Devotional Bible is to strengthen and encourage men through the life-giving Word of God and sound devotional content aimed at nurturing godliness.

With 365 theologically rich and gospel-centered devotions drawn directly from the Bible, this all-new resource was created under the editorial oversight of Dr. Sam Storms with contributions from over fifty Christian leaders. Introductions orient men to each book of the Bible, exploring its unique contribution to a man’s walk with God. Thoughtful and instructive articles address the importance of sound doctrine, life in the local church, leadership, the heart, calling, and a host of other relevant issues for today.

The Men’s Devotional Bible will strengthen men in their walk with Christ, helping them apply the gospel and the truth of God's Word in their homes, churches, and workplaces.

Features:

  • Size: 5.375" x 8.375"
  • 8.5-point Lexicon type
  • 1,616 pages
  • Black letter text
  • Double-column, paragraph format
  • 365 brand-new devotions
  • Brand-new book introductions
  • 14 brand-new articles 
  • Dictionary of key terms
  • Smyth-sewn binding
  • Lifetime guarantee on TruTone edition
  • Packaging: slipcase (TruTone), L-card (HC), permanent slipcase (Cloth over Board)
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release date: Jan 01, 2015
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Those Who Can, Teach
Thinking about entering the field of teaching? When you enter a teacher education program, be sure to read THOSE WHO CAN, TEACH, 14th Edition. This book's state-of-the-art and reader-friendly approach will help you make an informed decision about becoming a teacher while inspiring and welcoming them to a rewarding, high-impact career. Using multiple sources, including biographies, narratives, profiles, and interviews with top educators and scholars, the text shows you the realities of teaching. Written by an acclaimed author team, the book's direct, conversational tone invites you to reflect on the satisfactions and problems of teaching in the United States, and casts a teaching career as a positive challenge.
release date: Oct 01, 2011
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Five Miles Away, A World Apart: One City, Two Schools, and the Story of Educational Opportunity in Modern America
How is it that, half a century after Brown v. Board of Education, educational opportunities remain so unequal for black and white students, not to mention poor and wealthy ones?

In his important new book, Five Miles Away, A World Apart, James E. Ryan answers this question by tracing the fortunes of two schools in Richmond, Virginia--one in the city and the other in the suburbs. Ryan shows how court rulings in the 1970s, limiting the scope of desegregation, laid the groundwork for the sharp disparities between urban and suburban public schools that persist to this day. The Supreme Court, in accord with the wishes of the Nixon administration, allowed the suburbs to lock nonresidents out of their school systems. City schools, whose student bodies were becoming increasingly poor and black, simply received more funding, a measure that has proven largely ineffective, while the independence (and superiority) of suburban schools remained sacrosanct. Weaving together court opinions, social science research, and compelling interviews with students, teachers, and principals, Ryan explains why all the major education reforms since the 1970s--including school finance litigation, school choice, and the No Child Left Behind Act--have failed to bridge the gap between urban and suburban schools and have unintentionally entrenched segregation by race and class. As long as that segregation continues, Ryan forcefully argues, so too will educational inequality. Ryan closes by suggesting innovative ways to promote school integration, which would take advantage of unprecedented demographic shifts and an embrace of diversity among young adults.

Exhaustively researched and elegantly written by one of the nation's leading education law scholars, Five Miles Away, A World Apart ties together, like no other book, a half-century's worth of education law and politics into a coherent, if disturbing, whole. It will be of interest to anyone who has ever wondered why our schools are so unequal and whether there is anything to be done about it.
release date: Nov 30, 2016
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Cross the Line (Alex Cross)
When a prominent police official in Washington D.C. is murdered, leaving police scrambling for answers, Alex Cross is swept up in a series of deadly attacks by a vigilante killer who is targeting suspected criminals. By the award-winning author of Cross Justice. Simultaneous.
release date: Nov 28, 2017
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Cable: The Hellfire Hunt
An action-packed era for the mutant out of time! When Cable saves reporter Irene Merryweather from the Hellfire Club, he learns of their plot to slay Apocalypse and seize his power! Cable can't let that happen -and he can't let Apocalypse return either. Can Irene help him save the world, or will she just paint another bull's eye on her back? Then, Cable finds himself in Wakanda...can he and the Black Panther silence Klaw, Master of Sound? Domino returns -but there's a price on her head! Can Cable rescue his mentor without his powers? And will Cable and Machine Man be allies or enemies? Plus: Flash back to Cable's arrival in the present -and his fi rst battle with Wolverine!

COLLECTING: CABLE (1993) -1, 48-58; CABLE & MACHINE MAN ANNUAL 1998; MACHINE MAN & BASTION ANNUAL 1998; WOLVERINE/CABLE 1

release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Those Who Can, Teach
Thinking about entering the field of teaching? When you enter a teacher education program, be sure to read THOSE WHO CAN, TEACH, Thirteenth Edition. This book's state-of-the-art and reader-friendly approach will help you make an informed decision about becoming a teacher. Using multiple sources, including biographies, narratives, profiles, and interviews with top educators and scholars, the book exposes you to the realities of teaching. The acclaimed author team's direct, conversational tone invites you to reflect on the satisfactions and problems of teaching in the United States, and casts a teaching career as a positive challenge.
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release date: May 31, 2017
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sex positions: 30 days of sex! Each day learn and try a new technique to try with your partner! This book guaranties to improve your sex life and make her scream!
Are you tired of being “just average” when it comes to having sex? Have the once amazing carnal techniques that you once had up your sleeve just not doing the trick in satisfying your or your partner anymore? Are you just ready for something excitingly new when it comes to pleasuring and being pleasured? Well, you are in LUCK! The book you have stumbled upon today holds pages upon pages of new-fangled skills that will give you the knowledge to embrace your inner sexual fiend! Enhancing yourself to be better when it comes to animal-like intimacy comes easy for some and hard for others. The chapters of this book will discuss proven tips, techniques and strategies on the best ways to stimulate your partner for more intense sexual pleasure. This book includes: • Techniques for phenomenal foreplay • Approaches to various sexual positions to try out in other places other than the bedroom to spice things up! • Mastering the location of her G-Spot and how to thrillingly satisfy her with it • Ways to last longer during intercourse • How to please your man in bed • How to please your woman in bed • How to give amazing oral sex! • How to perform arousing sexual massages • And much more! Even those that are sexually advanced with their partners will benefit from the tips and knowledge that this book has to offer! If you are an individual who is a bit shy to really get down and dirty, this book is written to provide you with the absolute confidence to really get out of your comfort zone and try new things. When it comes to satisfying each other in bed, now a days we lack the commitment to the time we really should be spending literally tasting our spouses or party go-er friends! What is the point of having sex if it does not excite you in some way or another? The last thing you want is for you and your partner’s sex life to become boring and stale. And if the act of sex is starting to seem more like a chore than a fun, physically bonding activity, it is beyond time to spice things up and try new techniques! So, what the heck are ya waiting for?! Purchase this book and get to reading! I promise you that it will be one of the best things you did, and possibly one of the best books your eyes have feasted their eyes upon!
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