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Ancient Near Eastern thought and the Old Testament - introducing the conceptual world of the Hebrew Bible by Walton, John H., 1952- Ancient Near Eastern thought and the Old Testament - introducing the conceptual world of the Hebrew Bible

Jan 14, 2017
Ancient Near Eastern thought and the Old Testament - introducing the conceptual world of the Hebrew Bible by Walton, John H., 1952- , author. Ancient Near Eastern thought and the Old Testament - introducing the conceptual world of the Hebrew Bible

This volume provides a thoughtful introduction to the literature of the ancient Near East and a well-considered apology for its importance to exegetical work. John Walton suggests that there are three important roles comparative studies can play in biblical interpretation: critical analysis, defense of the biblical text, and exegesis. He focuses particularly on the third aspect and its importance for preventing misinterpretation through the imposition of modern worldviews. In the main body of th

Jan 20, 2017
Android Programming - The Big Nerd Ranch Guide by Phillips, Bill/ Stewart, Chris Android Programming - The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

Jan 20, 2017
Animals strike curious poses - essays by Passarello, Elena, author. Animals strike curious poses - essays

Jan 20, 2017
Arthur and Sherlock - Conan Doyle and the creation of Holmes by Sims, Michael, 1958- Arthur and Sherlock - Conan Doyle and the creation of Holmes

"As a young medical student, Arthur Conan Doyle studied in Edinburgh under the vigilant eye of a diagnostic genius, Dr. Joseph Bell. Doyle often observed Bell identifying a patient's occupation, hometown, and ailments from the smallest details of dress, gait, and speech. Although Doyle was training to be a surgeon, he was meanwhile cultivating essential knowledge that would feed his literary dreams and help him develop the most iconic detective in fiction. Michael Sims traces the circuitous deve

Jan 19, 2017
Assassin's Creed - a walk through history (1189-1868) - a visual guide by Barba, Rick, author. Assassin's Creed - a walk through history (1189-1868) - a visual guide

The characters and places from the Assassin's Creed video games come to life in this unique non-fiction guide to the historical time periods of the games. It's a perfect-and age appropriate-- book for middle grade and YA fans of the Assassin's Creed franchise, exploring how the game's characters figure into their various time periods and then diving into the real history of each. It features the true stories behind the battles, assassinations, and historical figures such as George Washington, Le

Jan 17, 2017
Astrology - a guide to understanding your birth chart by Boland, Yasmin, author. Astrology - a guide to understanding your birth chart

An insightful introductory guide to the age-old wisdom of astrology and how it can help you to make informed and successful decisions in all areas of your life. With a free, personalized chart provided online for every reader, this book will help you to understand more than just your Sun sign - you'll also get to know the other planets in your chart and the role they play. Learn about your all-important Moon sign and Rising sign, your love planet Venus and your sex planet Mars!

Jan 17, 2017
At the end of the world - a true story of murder in the Arctic by Millman, Lawrence, author. At the end of the world - a true story of murder in the Arctic

"At the End of the World is the remarkable story of a series of murders that occurred in an extremely remote corner of the Arctic in 1941. Those murders show that senseless violence in the name of religion is not only a contemporary phenomenon, and that a people as seemingly peaceful as the Inuit can become unpeaceful at the drop of a hat or, in this instance, a meteor shower. At the same time, the book is a warning cry against the destruction of what's left of our culture's humanity, along the

Jan 17, 2017
Attending - medicine, mindfulness, and humanity by Epstein, Ronald, author. Attending - medicine, mindfulness, and humanity

"The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most--safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care--from the foremost expert in the field,"--Amazon.com.

Jan 19, 2017
Audacity - how Barack Obama defied his critics and created a legacy that will prevail by Chait, Jonathan, author. Audacity - how Barack Obama defied his critics and created a legacy that will prevail

"An unassailable case that, in the eyes of history, Barack Obama will be viewed as one of America's best and most accomplished presidents. Over the course of eight years, Barack Obama has amassed an array of outstanding achievements. His administration saved the American economy from collapse, expanded health insurance to millions who previously could not afford it, negotiated an historic nuclear deal with Iran, helped craft a groundbreaking international climate accord, reined in Wall Street an

Jan 17, 2017
Bach flower essences and Chinese medicine by Noriega, Pablo, 1962- Bach flower essences and Chinese medicine

"A guide to applying the power and wisdom of Chinese Medicine to Bach Flower Therapy"--

Jan 17, 2017
Bad girls throughout history - 100 remarkable women who changed the world by Shen, Ann, author, artist. Bad girls throughout history - 100 remarkable women who changed the world

"Bad Girls Throughout History features some of the fiercest women of all time - the famous, the infamous, and the ones you haven't even heard of yet. Explore the notable works, impressive feats, and striking portraits of these wild women from around the globe who challenged the status quo"--

Jan 18, 2017
Ballerina body - dancing and eating your way to a leaner, stronger, more graceful you by Copeland, Misty, author. Ballerina body - dancing and eating your way to a leaner, stronger, more graceful you

The celebrated ballerina and role model shares step-by-step advice for how to reshape the body and achieve a lean, strong physique and maximum health, outlining key recommendations for diet, exercise, and staying motivated.

Jan 20, 2017
Beastly brains - exploring how animals think, talk, and feel by Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author. Beastly brains - exploring how animals think, talk, and feel

"In this fascinating nonfiction account, author Nancy F. Castaldo reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than one might expect. Humans may have the biggest brains, but intelligence is not a quality exclusive to only us!"--

Jan 20, 2017
Becoming a woman of excellence by Heald, Cynthia, author. Becoming a woman of excellence

Jan 17, 2017
Becoming a woman of simplicity by Heald, Cynthia. Becoming a woman of simplicity

Jan 17, 2017
Becoming the iceman by Hof, Wim Becoming the iceman

Jan 20, 2017
Bill Clinton - the American presidents by Tomasky, Michael, 1960- author. Bill Clinton - the American presidents

Jan 19, 2017
Bleaker house - chasing my novel to the end of the world by Stevens, Nell, 1985- author. Bleaker house - chasing my novel to the end of the world

"A whimsical blend of memoir and travelogue, laced with wry and indispensable writing advice, Bleaker House is a story of creative struggle that brilliantly captures the self-torture of the writing life. Twenty-seven-year-old Nell Stevens was determined to write a novel, but somehow life kept getting in the way. Then came a game-changing opportunity: she won a fellowship that let her spend three months, all expenses paid, anywhere in the world to research and write a book. Would she choose a gli

Jan 20, 2017
Bluetooth Low Energy With Android and Arduino - Short-range Wireless Sensor Networking by Gaitatzis, Tony Bluetooth Low Energy With Android and Arduino - Short-range Wireless Sensor Networking

Jan 20, 2017

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