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The Thinking Ministry of Jesus Casting Out Logs for Renewing Church Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,210. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / General
Written for pastors and parishioners, this book presents a new perspective on the teaching ministry of Jesus. Jesus' teaching work often aimed at correcting peoples' distorted thinking that kept them trapped in harmful reactions to others, their self, and to God. Jesus called these distorted ways of thinking "logs in your eyes." Understanding how Jesus "cast out logs" can bring renewed life.
FBI Hate Crime Data Collection Guidelines and Training Manual - Criteria and Definitions, Scenarios of Bias Motivation, Race, Religion, Ethnicity, Sexual Orientation, Disability, Gender
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,410. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
The passage of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act (the Act) in 2009 expanded the bias motivation definitions for hate crimes.
Endgame: The Ultimate Reality Show
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,850. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by RandyTatano. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
It's the reality show with the ultimate prize. The White House. A reality show contestant running for President? Since we have politicians showing up on Dancing with the Stars, why not reverse the process? Sounds far-fetched, but when you have a biased network that will pull out all the stops and a nation obsessed with celebrity, anything's possible.
A Book of Business Philosophy
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
You’re setting up a business. You know the product or service. You’ll locate customers. You’ve given it all you have. Suddenly you discover that others painted too rosy a picture of the possibilities, and have cut corners. This book has 20 principles to ethically guide your business and motivate its success, when others in the same business are failing. It’s a short read and well worth your time.
The DNA of Prejudice: On the One and the Many
Series: Subway Line, no. 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Essay » Sociology
Winner of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Social Change. This book takes the reader through the many layers of meaning that accompany the word ‘prejudice’. By critically confronting the ways in which we think and speak about prejudice, Michael Eskin clears the path for a new understanding of prejudice as a concept, a phenomenon, and a lived experience.
Public Affairs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by RandyTatano. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Even Satan takes a lunch break. Of course, the apple is always at the top of the food pyramid. In this case, the devil runs a television newsroom. And the world of television news is always shaken, not stirred. Because while life isn’t cheap in television news, it can be deeply discounted.
Marilyn Manson Banned from the United Kingdom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Warning: I wrote this letter to dozens of Jewish groups over a three week time period. I gave them my address, email, and phone number, which I never give out. Two people got back to me. The rabbi’s letter said it all. His response summed up the danger in the Jewish community with one line that read, “We are not equipped for this.”
My Toddler is Not a Terrorist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Islamic studies
Ramadan finished during the last full moon. During the evening gatherings for Ramadan, I went to different mosques to interviews parents. I am the author of the book, My Toddler Is Not a Terrorist. I was at Ground Zero during 9/11 when the World Trade Center was attacked yet I married a Muslim girl in New York City who was born in Ankara, Turkey.
Shia LaBeouf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Nonviolent
Antisemitic songs are sung with logos in the shape of swastikas. Jewish actors are standing by the bands expression of creativity. They are Jewish, but they are foolish enough to think that hate crimes against Jews are a thing of the past. Their luxury lives have allowed them to forget the holocaust. Shia LaBeouf is a role model yet he promotes Manson who created a new logo shaped like a swastika.
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
On June 19, 1986, Len Bias, one of the greats of college basketball, destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. The nation was stunned, and for the next several months, millions followed the unfolding tragedy at University of Maryland. In this account, Baltimore Sun reporter C. Fraser Smith examines the abuses that led to the Bias tragedy, and the crucial reform that followed.