Download E-books Sustain Me with Raisin-cakes: Pesikta Derav Kahana and the Popularization of Rabbinic Judaism (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism) by Rachel A. Anisfeld (2009-04-07) PDF

By Rachel A. Anisfeld

Historical past and literature come jointly in a brand new manner during this examine of the midrashic assortment Pesikta deRav Kahana. The ebook combines the findings of rabbinic historians and early Christianity students with a detailed studying of this midrashic textual content by itself and when it comes to the tannaitic midrashim which preceded it. the wealthy photo that emerges means that PRK, in its new homiletical and aggadic stance, develops a non secular language extra attractive and available to the hundreds, an outreach language intended to win rabbinic attractiveness. Exploring problems with energy and rhetoric, the booklet additionally locations PRK's outreach language into the cultural context of the imperialism of Roman Christian homily.

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Download E-books Geistiges Eigentum: Herausforderung Durchsetzung PDF

By Michael Grünberger (auth.), Reto M. Hilty, Thomas Jäger, Volker Kitz (eds.)

Die „Durchsetzung" hat sich im Recht des geistigen Eigentums zu einem ebenso zentralen wie vielschichtigen Begriff entwickelt. Der Sammelband beleuchtet die unterschiedlichen Aspekte des Begriffs, analysiert Entwicklungstendenzen, diskutiert gelöste und ungelöste Fragen des geltenden Rechts und zeigt rechtspolitische Perspektiven auf.

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Download E-books Ronald Reagan and the 1980s: Perceptions, Policies, Legacies (Studies of the Americas) PDF

By Cheryl Hudson, Gareth Davies

By way of the tip of the Nineteen Eighties, many american citizens checked out the kingdom of the state with a renewed optimism. the USA used to be the world's simply superpower, Communism were defeated, the commercial distress and inflation of the overdue Seventies and early Nineteen Eighties had given technique to prosperity and monstrous international wealth, and a brand new swashbuckling patriotism had entered into the general public mind's eye. This patriotism and optimism was once personified via a permanent American president--Ronald Wilson Reagan. The essays during this quantity revisit the Eighties with the intention to learn the standards that contributed to Ronald Reagan's political and cultural triumphs, supply an overview of the political, social, and financial substance and legacy of his policies--not only for american citizens yet for the form of the realm order.  

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Download E-books Narrating Islam: Interpretations of the Muslim World in European Texts (Library of Modern Middle East Studies, Volume 80) PDF

By Gerdien Jonker, Shiraz Thobani

Mapping the various pictures of Islam and Muslims in academic texts as reproduced in nationwide contexts throughout Europe and neighboring areas, Narrating Islam explores either old perceptions and modern representations of Islam and Muslims as projected via tutorial media.  according to interdisciplinary examine, it seeks to excavate the layered photographs of Muslims and Islam which were traditionally embedded in semantic reservoirs and which feed into the trendy scripting of the ‘other’ in an international context.  Narrating Islam deals a framework to significantly talk about ecu identification via interrogating how pedagogical discourses negotiate the Muslim presence in and round Europe.

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Download E-books Higher Education in a Global Society PDF

By D. Bruce Johnstone, Madeleine B. D'ambrosio, Paul J. Yakoboski

Better schooling capabilities in an international surroundings of customers, staff, opponents and companions. it's been a strength for globalization and a version for edition, yet still faces demanding situations. This quantity of essays presents vital info on handling and reading the ever-changing panorama of foreign faculties and universities. concentrating on larger schooling in a foreign country permits strategically minded associations to raised satisfy their challenge. This quantity examines the possibilities and pitfalls excited by advancing larger schooling throughout borders whereas selling foreign collaboration and strengthening the worldwide financial system. bankruptcy authors contain favourite senior directors from better schooling and prime researchers on better schooling and globalization. they supply new and actionable info to augment decision-making and tell strategic making plans in addition to a modern exam of the enterprise of upper schooling and parts of strength new examine. This publication is a wonderful source for teachers and scholars in company, administration, economics, schooling and public region economics, in addition to for tutorial directors.

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Download E-books The Gifting God: A Trinitarian Ethics of Excess (Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics) PDF

By Stephen H. Webb

Theories of generosity, or present giving, have gotten more and more vital in fresh paintings in philosophy and faith. Stephen Webb seeks to construct in this renewed curiosity by means of surveying a distinctively smooth and postmodern method of the difficulty of generosity, after which constructing a theological framework for it. He contends that during some ways society has develop into suspicious of charity and generosity. This cynicism has ended in quickly and straightforward judgments, that, in flip, have ended in a brand new orthodoxy with its personal troubling effects. Webb believes that we have to get well the generosity that our tradition obscures in the back of this monologue on self-interest, and that theology, as a sort of severe notion, can play a precious position. in the course of the booklet, Webb argues for a concept of giving that's other-oriented with no being self-negating. He keeps that the generosity of God's grace, correctly understood, can reorient our personal thought of the present and has to be correlated to our personal practices of trade and reciprocity.

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Download E-books Facilitating Reflective Learning Through Mentoring & Coaching PDF

By Anne Brockbank, Ian McGill

Definitions of the phrases “coaching” and “mentoring” are typically ambiguous and are frequently complicated for consumers who have to verify some great benefits of those actions. Facilitating Reflective studying via Mentoring and training offers readability through delivering a theoretical framework featuring training and mentoring versions including examples of the way they are often utilized in perform. strong thought is sponsored up by way of sensible routines, case experiences, education workshop templates, studying accomplice handouts and instruments for choosing potential mentors. vital advice can be given on delicate parts akin to the boundary among mentoring or training and remedy, and the necessity for codes of perform.

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