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Wishful Thinking: A Theological ABC
In Wishful Thinking, the first book in his much-loved lexical trilogy, Frederick Buechner puts the language of God, the universe, and the human spirit under his wry linguistic microscope. In his often ironic and always keen-sighted reflections on such terms as agnostic, envy, love, and sin, he invited us to look at theses everyday words in new and enlightening ways. Freshl In Wishful Thinking, the first book in his much-loved lexical...

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Wicked Greek
For two thousand years visitors have been touring the rugged glory of Greece. But with a difference–when the early Romans went visiting, those wacky Greek gods were still holed up on Mount Olympus. Today they’ve come down, and they’re driving taxis, tending bar, dancing and yelling and throwing plates around restaurants. All of which spells adventure for the unsuspecting For two thousand years visitors have been touring the...

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The Runaway Jury
Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs to him. In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake begins routinely, then swerves mysteriously off course. The jury is behaving strangely, and at least one juror is convinced he’s being watched. Soon they have to be sequestered. Then a tip from an anonymous young woman sugg Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs to him. In...

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Brown’s Grammar Improved: The Institutes of English Grammar Methodically Arranged
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts – the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally importan This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for...

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The Tales of Beedle the Bard
The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a Wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers’ attention in the book known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Now, thanks to Hermione Granger’s new translation from the ancient runes, we present this stunning edition with an introduction, notes, and illustrations by J. K. Rowling, and extensive commentary by Albus Dumbledore. Never b The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a Wizarding classic, first came to...

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A Theory of Semiotics
..”. the greatest contribution to [semiotics] since the pioneering work of C. S. Peirce and Charles Morris.” –Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism ..”. draws on philosophy, linguistics, sociology, anthropology and aesthetics and refers to a wide range of scholarship… raises many fascinating questions.” –Language in Society ..”. a major contribution to the field of sem ..”. the greatest...

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New Testament: Novum Testamentum Latine (Nova Vulgata)
This is the text of the Nova Vulgata (the official Latin version of the New Testament of the Catholic Church). The second revised edition in the Latin text apparatus not only offers different variants from the Clementine and academic Vulgate editions but also those from the most important Vulgate editions of the 15th/16th centuries. Hendrickson Publishers distributing for This is the text of the Nova Vulgata (the official Latin version of...

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The recursive mind : the origins of human language, thought, and civilization
The Recursive Mind challenges the commonly held notion that language is what makes us uniquely human. In this compelling book, Michael Corballis argues that what distinguishes us in the animal kingdom is our capacity for recursion: the ability to embed our thoughts within other thoughts. Evolutionary psychology.Human evolution.Brain — Evolution.Language and languages — O The Recursive Mind challenges the commonly held notion...