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Divided Soul: The Life Of Marvin Gaye

Author : David Ritz
Publisher : Omnibus Press
Page : 384 pages
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Release : 2010-01-07
Category : Music
ISBN : 9780857121608

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Divided Soul: The Life Of Marvin Gaye by David Ritz Pdf

David Ritz presents his uniquely candid and and intimate account of the tumultuous life of the Prince of Soul music, Marvin Gaye. Author Ritz has assembled years of conversations and interviews from his life as a close friend and lyricist to the gifted Soul sensation, and tells the Marvin Gaye story with fly-on-the-wall accuracy and detail. From his early years as an abused child in the slums of Washington DC, through his rise to the very peaks of the Motown phenomenon, his fall from grace and subsequent comeback, to his untimely death at the hands of his father, Marvin's story is the stuff of legends. The cast of characters includes the Jacksons, Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross and countless other icons of the world of soul music.The definitive biography of an enormously gifted and sensitive musician.

Divided Soul - Spanish Edition

Author : David Alan Harvey
Publisher : Phaidon Press
Page : 164 pages
File Size : 44,8 Mb
Release : 2003-07-01
Category : Photography
ISBN : 071484313X

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Divided Soul - Spanish Edition by David Alan Harvey Pdf

Divided Soul represents photographer David Alan Harvey's thirty-year journey through the Spanish and Portuguese diaspora in the Americas. In this selection of over a hundred colour photographs, Harvey explores the exuberance and incongruities of a life and culture that hold for him an endless fascination. The photographs are presented within thematic chapters, each of which is introduced by Harvey's own commentary. The passionate and divided soul of the Hispanic world, where tradition and ritual are inherent to everyday life, is revealed in Harvey's evocative, and often contradictory, images: a pulsating carnival in Cuba's Trinidad, a fervent African tribal ceremony in Brazil, an erotic disco in Lisbon, a Whitsuntide procession in Andalucia and a first Communion in Mexico. Adopting an approach that combines intuition, patience and persistent curiosity - together with a rejection of cumbersome equipment - Harvey succeeds in minimizing the distance between himself and his subjects, producing images that capture the natural choreography of people within places and that resonate with magic.

Supreme Discomfort

Author : Kevin Merida,Michael Fletcher
Publisher : Crown
Page : 450 pages
File Size : 41,5 Mb
Release : 2008-04-08
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780767916363

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Supreme Discomfort by Kevin Merida,Michael Fletcher Pdf

“Justice Clarence Thomas is the Supreme Court’s most reclusive member [and] a prime candidate for a careful, fair-minded biography. In delivering it, Kevin Merida and Michael A. Fletcher have done some quiet justice of their own.”—Washington Post There is no more powerful, detested, misunderstood African American in our public life than Clarence Thomas. Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas is a haunting portrait of an isolated and complex man, savagely reviled by much of the black community, not entirely comfortable in white society, internally wounded by his passage from a broken family and rural poverty in Georgia, to elite educational institutions, to the pinnacle of judicial power. His staunchly conservative positions on crime, abortion, and, especially, affirmative action have exposed him to charges of heartlessness and hypocrisy, in that he is himself the product of a broken home who manifestly benefited from racially conscious admissions policies. Supreme Discomfort is a superbly researched and reported work that features testimony from friends and foes alike who have never spoken in public about Thomas before—including a candid conversation with his fellow justice and ideological ally, Antonin Scalia. It offers a long-overdue window into a man who straddles two different worlds and is uneasy in both—and whose divided personality and conservative political philosophy will deeply influence American life for years to come.

The Divided Soul

Author : Clifford Williams
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Page : 108 pages
File Size : 44,6 Mb
Release : 2009-07-03
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781606087350

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The Divided Soul by Clifford Williams Pdf

S¯ren Kierkegaard's Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing is an astute analysis of inner dividedness. In this striking little book, Kierkegaard gently yet incisively specifies the precise forms it takes. Like many of S¯ren Kierkegaard's books, however, Purity of Heart contains a good deal of formidable prose. The aim of The Divided Soul: A Kierkegaardian Exploration is to make Kierkegaard's scrutiny of our inner terrain in Purity of Heart accessible and inviting. With clear, direct prose, Clifford Williams lays bare Kierkegaard's discerning descriptions of the tension between a desire for goodness and resistance to goodness. Williams then reflects on themes arising from Kierkegaard's conception of faith.

Healing of a Divided Soul

Author : Thomas L. White III
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Page : 132 pages
File Size : 49,9 Mb
Release : 2013-02-05
Category : Poetry
ISBN : 9781481707176

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Healing of a Divided Soul by Thomas L. White III Pdf

There is a distinctive way each word earns its space in Thomas Whites first book of poetry and quotes, Healing of a Divided Soul. They fit accordingly after the mastermind of their structure. Giving you imagery in each piece, and taking you on a journey deep inside the soul of a man determined to overcome life difficulties through faith and commitment. Healing of a Divided Soul uniquely shares his story through poetry of living and escaping life on the bottom tier of the violent inner-city streets of Detroit. We all understand how the word dysfunction has become synonymous to a world that knows normal is not a given. Though the past may be a part of who we are, we cant let it dictate the kind of person we want to become. Remember the heaviest chain we will ever wear is the chain that stops us from changing! For once your mind is free the rest will follow! Healing of a Divided Soul is sure to cleanse, restore, and bring the reader unprecedented wisdom from a Soul no more divided.

Plato's Moral Psychology

Author : Rachana Kamtekar
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Page : 240 pages
File Size : 52,9 Mb
Release : 2017-12-01
Category : Philosophy
ISBN : 9780192519382

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Plato's Moral Psychology by Rachana Kamtekar Pdf

Plato's Moral Psychology is concerned with Plato's account of the soul and its impact on our living well or badly, virtuously or viciously. The core of Plato's moral psychology is his account of human motivation, and Rachana Kamtekar argues that throughout the dialogues Plato maintains that human beings have a natural desire for our own good, and that actions and conditions contrary to this desire are involuntary (from which follows the 'Socratic paradox' that wrongdoing is involuntary). Our natural desire for our own good may be manifested in different ways: by our pursuit of what we calculate is best, but also by our pursuit of pleasant or fine things - pursuits which Plato assigns to distinct parts of the soul. Kamtekar develops a very different interpretation of Plato's moral psychology from the mainstream interpretation, according to which Plato first proposes that human beings only do what we believe to be the best of the things we can do ('Socratic intellectualism') and then in the middle dialogues rejects this in favour of the view that the soul is divided into parts with some good-dependent and some good-independent motivations ('the divided soul').

Kingmaker: Divided Souls

Author : Toby Clements
Publisher : Random House
Page : 384 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 2016-06-30
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781473535534

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Kingmaker: Divided Souls by Toby Clements Pdf

'An enthralling adventure story, honest and powerful. The Wars of the Roses are imagined here with energy, with ferocity, with hunger to engage the reader.' Hilary Mantel 1469: Although the Yorkist King Edward sits on his throne in Westminster, within his family there is discord as his former ally, the Earl of Warwick, continues to conspire against him. And while to one another's faces they are all smiles, their household men speak in lies and whispers. No man comes to court unarmed. As riot and rebellion stalk the land, so too do rumours of a secret, which, if proved true, will have devastating effects on the kingdom. Once again Thomas and Katherine Everingham are drawn into the fray by ruthless enemies and by past lives that refuse to be forgotten... 'Mesmerising' The Times 'Consistently enthralling' Daily Telegraph 'Exhilarating'' Daily Express 'Wonderfully accurate' Daily Mail 'Rich, exciting, seamless and convincing' Hilary Mantel

Singleness of Heart

Author : Clifford Williams
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Page : 152 pages
File Size : 51,5 Mb
Release : 2009-01-01
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781556359033

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Singleness of Heart by Clifford Williams Pdf

A challenging but much-needed book for Christians across a broad spectrum--from laypersons and students to pastors and Christian philosophers--Singleness of Heart systematically yet gently searches the secret places of the Christian heart, taking readers beyond the cursory acquaintance they often have with their own true selves and leading them to the healing power of God's grace and the single-minded pursuit of eternity.

Plato and the Divided Self

Author : Rachel Barney,Tad Brennan,Charles Brittain
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Page : 409 pages
File Size : 48,7 Mb
Release : 2012-02-16
Category : History
ISBN : 9780521899666

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Plato and the Divided Self by Rachel Barney,Tad Brennan,Charles Brittain Pdf

Investigates Plato's account of the tripartite soul, looking at how the theory evolved over the Republic, Phaedrus and Timaeus.

City and Soul in Divided Societies

Author : Scott A. Bollens
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Release : 2012
ISBN : 0415779227

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City and Soul in Divided Societies by Scott A. Bollens Pdf

First Published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Divided Soul

Author : Norman Coad
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 224 pages
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Release : 2016-02-26
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 0578177455

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The Divided Soul by Norman Coad Pdf

This 224 page reference book was written for two very different groups: one group is the professionals in the psychiatric community who are struggling with dissociation--what it is, and how to treat it, the other group is men and women who, like the believers of the first three centuries, do deliverance and healing in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. The book is written in non-technical language so that both groups may understand and gain insight and practical, helpful knowledge. To our understanding it is the first of its kind.

Divided Soul

Author : Henri Troyat
Publisher : Doubleday Books
Page : 532 pages
File Size : 48,8 Mb
Release : 1973
Category : Authors, Russian
ISBN : UCSC:32106001594081

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Human nature and history

Author : John T. Scott
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Page : 496 pages
File Size : 43,5 Mb
Release : 2006
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 0415350859

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Human nature and history by John T. Scott Pdf

Bringing together critical assessments of the broad range of Rousseau's thought, with a particular emphasis on his political theory, this systematic collection is an essential resource for both student and scholar.

Divided We Stand

Author : Dr. Christopher J. Metzler
Publisher : Post Hill Press
Page : 170 pages
File Size : 45,7 Mb
Release : 2019-02-12
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 9781682618226

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Divided We Stand by Dr. Christopher J. Metzler Pdf

With the election of Donald J. Trump to President in 2016, Middle America and conservatives rejoiced. Meanwhile many liberals melted down, not comprehending that a divided America did not start with President Trump. In actuality, the division was instigated by a left turn in politics enshrined in the courts, including unions which propped up the liberal agenda; a corrupt and incompetent Washington D.C.; an overall disgust with lawmakers; a failed education system; class warfare championed by liberal whites; a news media that believed its job was to tell us what to think; failed economic policies; rampant unemployment; the use of race as a weapon; a contempt displayed by liberal elites; and an out of control immigration system, where the “rights” of illegal immigrants were placed above Americans’ rights and foreign policies. But despite the mounting evidence, naysayers still fail to admit that the current state of division is, in part, because of the failed policies of the left. In the 1960s, America embraced a sharp turn to the political left. Those policies included an overly-broad view of illegal immigration, unlimited entitlement, federal control of the education system, welfare as a handout and not a hand-up, an attempt to assure government control of healthcare, a collegiate system that has systematically silenced conservative voices, a federal government that gets in the way of providing solutions rather than solves issues, and a judiciary that makes law rather than interpret law. This book debunks the opinions behind these myths, allowing readers to make their own decisions about both the cause of these problems and the potential solutions.

Divided Souls

Author : Elisheva Carlebach
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 45,6 Mb
Release : 2001
Category : Christian converts from Judaism
ISBN : 0300191405

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Divided Souls by Elisheva Carlebach Pdf

This pioneering book reevaluates the place of converts from Judaism in the narrative of Jewish history. Long considered beyond the pale of Jewish historiography, converts played a central role in shaping both noxious and positive images of Jews and Judaism for Christian readers. Focusing on German Jews who converted to Christianity in the sixteenth through mid-eighteenth centuries, Elisheva Carlebach explores an extensive and previously unexamined trove of their memoirs and other writings. These fascinating original sources illuminate the Jewish communities that the converts left, the Christian society they entered, and the unabating tensions between the two worlds in early modern German history. The book begins with the medieval images of converts from Judaism and traces the hurdles to social acceptance that they encountered in Germany through early modern times. Carlebach examines the converts’ complicated search for community, a quest that was to characterize much of Jewish modernity, and she concludes with a consideration of the converts’ painful legacies to the Jewish experience in German lands. “Carlebach’s reading of autobiographical texts by converts from Judaism is careful, intelligent, and skeptical--a model of how to treat spiritual memoirs.”--Todd M. Endelman, University of Michigan “This superb book highlights the ambiguous identities of these boundary crossers and their impact on both German and Jewish self-definitions.”--Paula E. Hyman, Yale University Elisheva Carlebach is professor of history at Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is the author of The Pursuit of Heresy: Rabbi Moses Hagiz and the Sabbatian Controversies, winner of the National Jewish Book Award for Jewish History, and coeditor of Jewish History and Jewish Memory.