Sanctified Aggression: Legacies of Biblical and by Jonneke Bekkenkamp, Yvonne Sherwood (eds.)

By Jonneke Bekkenkamp, Yvonne Sherwood (eds.)

Sanctified Aggression allies itself neither with the simple assumption that religions are by way of definition violent (and that simply the secular/humanist/humane can supply a spot of shelter from the ravages of non secular authority) nor with the both facile opposing view that faith expresses the 'best' of human aspiration and that this top is usually able to diffusing or sublating the worst. relatively, it really works from the basis that biblical, Jewish and Christian vocabularies proceed to resonate, motivate and misfire. a few of the essays discover how those vocabularies and emblems have stimulated, or resonate with, occasions comparable to the bloodbath of Jews in Jedwabne, Poland (1941), the Rwandan bloodbath (1994), the tragedy at Columbine highschool (1999) and the emergence of the 'Phineas Priesthood' of white supremacists in North the United States. different individuals research how issues of martyrology, sacrifice and the messianic proceed to move and mutate in literature, track, drama and picture. The collective end is that it's not attainable to manage biblical and non secular violence through easily picking out canonical trouble-spots, then fencing them off with barbed twine or retaining peace summits a

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A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by T E. Thorpe

By T E. Thorpe

This publication used to be initially released ahead of 1923, and represents a duplicate of an incredible ancient paintings, conserving a similar structure because the unique paintings. whereas a few publishers have opted to observe OCR (optical personality acceptance) expertise to the method, we think this ends up in sub-optimal effects (frequent typographical blunders, unusual characters and complicated formatting) and doesn't competently look after the old personality of the unique artifact. We think this paintings is culturally vital in its unique archival shape. whereas we try to appropriately fresh and digitally increase the unique paintings, there are sometimes cases the place imperfections equivalent to blurred or lacking pages, negative photographs or errant marks can have been brought because of both the standard of the unique paintings or the scanning technique itself. regardless of those occasional imperfections, we've introduced it again into print as a part of our ongoing international ebook maintenance dedication, delivering shoppers with entry to the very best old reprints. We take pleasure in your realizing of those occasional imperfections, and essentially wish you take pleasure in seeing the booklet in a layout as shut as attainable to that meant by means of the unique writer.

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The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography by B. T. Sue Atkins, Michael Rundell

By B. T. Sue Atkins, Michael Rundell

This can be a down-to-earth, 'how to do it' textbook at the making of dictionaries. Written by way of expert lexicographers with over seventy years' event among them, the e-book provides a step by step direction for the educational of lexicographers in all settings, together with publishing homes, faculties, and universities world-wide, and for the educating of lexicography as an instructional self-discipline. It takes readers during the procedures of designing, amassing, and annotating a corpus of texts; exhibits how one can examine the knowledge so one can extract the suitable details; and demonstrates how those findings are drawn jointly within the semantic, grammatical, and pedagogic parts that make up an access. The authors clarify the relevance and alertness of modern linguistic theories, akin to prototype thought and body semantics, and describe the position of software program within the manipulation of information and the compilation of entries. they supply functional workouts at each level. The Oxford consultant to useful Lexicography attracts on fabrics built through the authors over greater than 20 years of educating classes for publishing homes and universities within the US, Japan, Hong Kong and China, South Africa, Australia, the united kingdom, and Europe. will probably be welcomed in every single place by way of lexicographers, academics of lexicography, and their scholars. it's also attention-grabbing interpreting for all these drawn to researching how dictionaries are made.

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Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter

By W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter

The unique phrases saying nice medical discoveries, from the 1st 'Eureka!' to the cloning of Dolly the sheep, can all be present in this interesting new assortment, an enormous addition to the world-famous 'Oxford Quotations' diversity. a vital reference instrument, prepare over 15 years with the help of a unusual crew of professional advisers, it comprises complete writer descriptions, unique resources, and a word-finding index for simple reference. Scholarly yet available, it additionally offers the human face of technological know-how, as scientists examine achievements and screw ups of their personal lives and people of others. Darwin not just describes ordinary choice, yet rigorously assesses the professionals and cons of marriage, whereas James Clerk Maxwell constructs an electrical yet poetic Valentine in addition to his 'demon'. From Archimedes to Einstein and past, the Oxford Dictionary of medical Quotations charts the growth of the good rules of technological know-how.

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