The Confessions of St Augustine

  • Filename: the-confessions-of-st-augustine.
  • ISBN: 9780486113869
  • Release Date: 2012-03-05
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: St. Augustine
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation



Influential work recalls author's mid-4th-century origins in rural Algeria; lavish lifestyle in Milan; his struggle with sexual desires; eventual renunciation of secular ambitions and marriage; and recovery of his Catholic faith.

The Confessions of Saint Augustine

  • Filename: the-confessions-of-saint-augustine.
  • ISBN: 9781783793716
  • Release Date: 2014-09-05
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Saint Augustine of Hippo
  • Publisher: Catholic Way Publishing



THE CONFESSIONS OF SAINT AUGUSTINE SAINT AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO — A Catholic Classic! — Includes a Foreword by the Translator — Includes an Active Index, Table of Contents and Layered NCX Navigation — Includes Illustrations by Gustave Dore Publisher: Available in Paperback: ISBN-13: 978-1-78379-369-3 What gives the Confessions their special quality is that Augustine was a passionate man with two passions not often found at such intensity in the one man: there was his bodily passion for women, which came to him with adolescence, and his intellectual passion for truth, which seems to have come a few years later with the reading of Cicero’s Hortensius. A clamorous body and a clamorous mind both demanded satisfaction, and he could not silence either for the other. What the body wanted was simple enough. What the mind wanted was truth about God (especially how could He be everywhere unless He Himself had spatial dimensions); and it wanted the truth about God both because it was the primary truth and it was the condition of having any other truth at all. PUBLISHER: CATHOLIC WAY PUBLISHING

The Confessions

  • Filename: the-confessions.
  • ISBN: 0192833723
  • Release Date: 1998-03-05
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Saint Augustine
  • Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks



In this new translation the brilliant and impassioned descriptions of Augustine's colourful early life are conveyed to the English reader with accuracy and art. Augustine tells of his wrestlings to master his sexual drive, his rare ascent from a humble Algerian farm to the edge of the corridors of high power at the imperial court of Milan, and his renunciation of secular ambition and marriage as he recovered the faith that his mother had taught him. It was in a Milan garden that Augustine finally achieved the act of will to Christian conversion, which he compared to a lazy man in bed finally deciding it is time to get up and face the day.

Confessions

  • Filename: confessions.
  • ISBN: 9780316200912
  • Release Date: 2014-08-19
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Kanae Minato
  • Publisher: Hachette UK



Her pupils murdered her daughter. Now she will have her revenge. After calling off her engagement in the wake of a tragic revelation, Yuko Moriguchi had nothing to live for except her only child, four-year-old child, Manami. Now, following an accident on the grounds of the middle school where she teaches, Yuko has given up and tendered her resignation. But first she has one last lecture to deliver. She tells a story that upends everything her students ever thought they knew about two of their peers, and sets in motion a diabolical plot for revenge. Narrated in alternating voices, with twists you'll never see coming, Confessions probes the limits of punishment, despair, and tragic love, culminating in a harrowing confrontation between teacher and student that will place the occupants of an entire school in danger. You'll never look at a classroom the same way again.

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

  • Filename: confessions-of-an-economic-hit-man.
  • ISBN: 1576755126
  • Release Date: 2004-11-09
  • Number of pages: 250
  • Author: John Perkins
  • Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers



Perkins, a former chief economist at a Boston strategic-consulting firm, confesses he was an "economic hit man" for 10 years, helping U.S. intelligence agencies and multinationals cajole and blackmail foreign leaders into serving U.S. foreign policy and awarding lucrative contracts to American business.

Confessions of a Microfinance Heretic

  • Filename: confessions-of-a-microfinance-heretic.
  • ISBN: 9781609945183
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 268
  • Author: Hugh Sinclair
  • Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers



Argues that microfinance is an industry focused on maximizing profits and plagued by predatory lending practices, scandals, cover-ups and corruption, and offers solutions for the future.

The Confessions

  • Filename: the-confessions.
  • ISBN: 9781586176839
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 522
  • Author: Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.)
  • Publisher: Ignatius Press



The Confessions of Saint Augustine is considered one of the greatest Christian classics of all time. It is an extended poetic, passionate, intimate prayer that Augustine wrote as an autobiography sometime after his conversion, to confess his sins and proclaim God's goodness. Just as his first hearers were captivated by his powerful conversion story, so also have many millions been over the following sixteen centuries. His experience of God speaks to us across time with little need of transpositions. This acclaimed new translation by Sister Maria Boulding, O.S.B., masterfully captures his experience, and is written in an elegant and flowing style. Her beautiful contemporary translation of the ancient Confessions makes the classic work more accessible to modern readers. Her translation combines the linguistic accuracy demanded by 4th-century Latin with the poetic power aimed at by Augustine, not as discernable in previous translations.

Confessions of a Military Wife

  • Filename: confessions-of-a-military-wife.
  • ISBN: 161121050X
  • Release Date: 2015-11-15
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Mollie Gross
  • Publisher: Savas Beatie



NEW: UPDATED AND EXPANDED. Confessions of a Military Wife is an honest, witty, and often hilarious look at the life of the new generation military wife. Mollie Gross learned the hard way to laugh instead of cry at what she could not control as a military spouseÑand as she quickly discovered, nearly everything was out of her control! A standup comedienne, public speaker, and wife of a Marine Corps officer, Mollie explores everything about the ÒissuedÓ spouse, from deployment and the stress of having a husband in a combat zone, to the realization that marriage changes when your husband returns home from war. Nothing is taboo or out-of-bounds in Confessions, including the ÒpartiesÓ military wives throw for themselves before hubby returns. (YouÕll have to read the book to find out about those!) Updated, expanded, and now in paperback, Confessions is a canÕt-put-down book that will leave you laughing and crying at the same time. About the Author: Mollie Gross is a professional stand-up comedienne, motivational speaker, and the wife of a USMC Iraq War veteran. She teaches audiences to ÒHandle it with HumorÓÑ to learn how to laugh through lifeÕs toughest challenges. To follow her on social media, listen to her podcast, or inquire about booking, please visit www.molliegross.com. ÒMollie Gross is the Chelsea Handler of the milspouse community. SheÕs unfiltered, honest, and hilarious, with an underlying message to stop whining and be proud. Think of it as heartfelt humor for the home front.Ó Ñ Military Spouse magazine ÒMollieÕs no-holds-barred account of what it was like during her first four years of being married to a Marine, dealing with the moves, wartime deployments, and life on the home front, will leave you laughing, crying, and shaking your head in disbelief asking, ÔDid she really just say that!?ÕÓ Ñ Kristine Schellhaas, founder USMC Life

Confessions

  • Filename: confessions.
  • ISBN: 1439103380
  • Release Date: 2008-06-16
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Kate Brian
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



Sometimes the truth hurts.... Reed Brennan came to superposh Easton Academy to make a brand-new life for herself. At first it seemed as though her dream had come true-she was living in the ultraexclusive Billings Hall, hanging out with the all-powerful Billings Girls, and dating the very hot Thomas Pearson. But Thomas turned out to be different from what she thought...and then he turned up dead. And if that wasn't twisted enough, Reed's new boyfriend, Josh Hollis, was arrested for Thomas's murder. Now everyone is back to worrying about the regular stuff, like how to sneak to the boys' dorms at night, whether two-ply cashmere is warm enough for fall, and whether to fly to London or Barcelona for Thanksgiving break. Everyone except for Reed. Reed is convinced that Josh is innocent, which means the killer is still out there. Now it's up to Reed to uncover the truth. But the deeper she digs, the more secrets she unearths and the closer she gets to the confession that will change everything...if she's alive to hear it.

Criminal Interrogation and Confessions

  • Filename: criminal-interrogation-and-confessions.
  • ISBN: 9780763799366
  • Release Date: 2011-09-26
  • Number of pages: 469
  • Author: Fred E. Inbau
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



Criminal Interrogation and Confessions, Fifth Edition presents the Reid Technique of interviewing and interrogation and is the standard used in the field. This updated Fifth Edition presents interviewing and interrogation techniques, based on actual criminal cases, which have been used successfully by thousands of criminal investigators. This practical text is built around simple psychological principles and examines interrogation as a nine-step process that is easily understood by the reader. New and Key Features of the updated Fifth Edition: -The text contains updated photographs throughout to illustrate behavior symptoms; the proper room setting and positioning; as well as the placement of electronic recording equipment. -Every chapter of the text includes updated information. -Chapter 9 (Behavior Symptom Analysis) contains new research that has been conducted on the efficacy of behavior symptom analysis, as well as building for the reader the behavioral model of the truthful individual versus the subject who is withholding or fabricating relevant information. -Chapters 7 through 12 discuss in detail how to build the investigative interview, including the proper use of both investigative and behavior provoking questions, as well as guidelines for evaluating the credibility of allegations, and the proper use of follow-up and bait questions. -Chapter 15 (Distinguishing between True and False Confessions) has been updated to include new cases throughout and contains two new sections; "The Issue of False Confessions in the Courtroom – The Testimony of Expert Witnesses" and “The Issue of False Confessions in the Courtroom – Court Decisions”. -Chapter 17 discusses all of the legal issues related to interrogation and confession law, including Miranda, the meaning of custody, the use of threats and/or promises, the use of deception, and confession voluntariness. The chapter contains update legal references including 2011 court decisions.

Confessions of a Public Speaker

  • Filename: confessions-of-a-public-speaker.
  • ISBN: 9781449388706
  • Release Date: 2009-10-20
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Scott Berkun
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."



In this hilarious and highly practical book, author and professional speaker Scott Berkun reveals the techniques behind what great communicators do, and shows how anyone can learn to use them well. For managers and teachers -- and anyone else who talks and expects someone to listen -- Confessions of a Public Speaker provides an insider's perspective on how to effectively present ideas to anyone. It's a unique, entertaining, and instructional romp through the embarrassments and triumphs Scott has experienced over 15 years of speaking to crowds of all sizes. With lively lessons and surprising confessions, you'll get new insights into the art of persuasion -- as well as teaching, learning, and performance -- directly from a master of the trade. Highlights include: Berkun's hard-won and simple philosophy, culled from years of lectures, teaching courses, and hours of appearances on NPR, MSNBC, and CNBC Practical advice, including how to work a tough room, the science of not boring people, how to survive the attack of the butterflies, and what to do when things go wrong The inside scoop on who earns $30,000 for a one-hour lecture and why The worst -- and funniest -- disaster stories you've ever heard (plus countermoves you can use) Filled with humorous and illuminating stories of thrilling performances and real-life disasters, Confessions of a Public Speaker is inspirational, devastatingly honest, and a blast to read.

Confessions of a Gynecologist

  • Filename: confessions-of-a-gynecologist.
  • ISBN: 1469737337
  • Release Date: 2003-05-08
  • Number of pages: 408
  • Author: Dr. Gary Dresden
  • Publisher: iUniverse



Dr. Dresden leaves no stone unturned as he navigates through the exciting world of the development and practice of an obstetrician and gynecologist. From start to finish, his story is wrought with startling revelations and shocking exposes. His journey uncovers the needs, hopes, anticipations and expectations of men who choose to become physicians and, later on, obstetricians and gynecologists. He deals, without evasion, with the compromises that must be made in a physician's personal life in order to first learn and then practice his chosen profession. He explores, in stark detail, the life experiences that motivate men to strive to serve women's medical needs. He uncovers the self-serving and abusive nature of medical training and the resultant waste, inefficiency and danger. He confronts the flaws and dangers in the medical delivery system that threaten our expectation of quality medical care. He exposes the rot, self-interest and hypocrisy that pervade the political power structure of hospitals and medical societies. Lastly, he uncovers the power that drug companies can exert to control the pricing and delivery of pharmaceuticals and concomitantly keep physicians in line. The task is monumental and the author has met the challenge.

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