Studying Men And Masculinities

Author: David Buchbinder
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415578299
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The late-twentieth-century anxiety about a 'crisis in masculinity' still persists today, particularly in English-speaking cultures. Studying Men and Masculinities offers an engaging and comprehensive overview of masculinity. Drawing on a wide range of cultural practices and texts from different genres and media, David Buchbinder examines the notion of patriarchy and the challenges to patriarchal power, including queer theory. The book considers whether crisis may in fact be built into the very structure of the masculine, and examines emergent masculinities post-9/11. Theoretical positions within the field are clearly explained and applied to real life case studies from literature, film, and television. Interspersed in each chapter are a series of questions and tasks aimed at encouraging the reader to engage her/himself in the study of masculinities in everyday life and popular culture. This topical and thought-provoking book will be an invaluable resource for students of masculinities studies, sexuality studies, cultural studies, and gender theory.

J K Rowling

Author: Connie Ann Kirk
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313322051
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This unofficial biographical study of J. K. Rowling invites fans and critics alike to take a close look at the person behind the phenomenon.

Xv Congress Of The International Organization For Septuagint And Cognate Studies

Author: Wolfgang Kraus
Publisher: SBL Press
ISBN: 0884141616
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Essays from experts in the field of Septuagint studies The study of Septuagint offers essential insights in ancient Judaism and its efforts to formulate Jewish identity within a non-Jewish surrounding culture. This book includes the papers given at the XV Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS), held in Munich, Germany, in 2013. The first part of this book deals with questions of textual criticism. The second part is dedicated to philology. The third part underlines the increasing importance of Torah in Jewish self-definition. Features: Essays dealing with questions of textual criticism, mostly concerning the historical books and wisdom literature and ancient editions and translations Philological essays covering the historical background, studies on translation technique and lexical studies underline the necessity of both exploring general perspectives and working in detail

Teaching Haftarah

Author: Lainie Blum Cogan
Publisher: Behrman House, Inc
ISBN: 9780867050547
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A guidebook to help educators teach middle school or high school students in formal instructional courses and to teach all students about the prophets in an informal setting.

Ho Chari Poter Kai Ho Aichmal Tos Tou Azkampan

Author: J. K. Rowling
Publisher:
ISBN: 9789602744345
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During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents' deaths.

Psalms And Mythology

Author: Dirk J. Human
Publisher: Bloomsbury T&T Clark
ISBN:
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Accumulating discussions and renewed focus on the study of the Psalms and mythology have stimulated scholars to address issues of interest prevalent in contemporary research. As the Psalter itself endlessly diverse, dense, and complex and existentially captivating with infinite potential for theological contemplation and re-appropriation, this book offers unique insights and sketches a variety of interpretive possibilities. The exposition of Psalm texts against the background of their different historical, cultic, and mythological settings in the ancient Near East sets as a firm basis for their reapplication in the Church and society today. In the history of interpretation the Psalms have proven themselves to be natural texts for a variety of uses inside and outside the Church. This book revives various ways of interpreting and applying the Psalms.

Market Share Reporter

Author: Robert Lazich
Publisher: Gale
ISBN: 9780787672195
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Presenting comparative business statistics in a clear, straightforward manner, this resource provides an overview of U.S. companies, products and services. A convenient arrangement by four-digit SIC code helps business decisionmakers and researchers easily access needed data for more than 2,000 entries. Each entry features a descriptive title; data and market description; a list of producers/products along with their market share; and more. The new 2005 edition combines "Market Share Reporter with "World Market Share Reporter (see p. 163), providing global coverage in a new, two-volume format.

The Life Death And Resurrection Of Harry Potter

Author: John Killinger
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780881461626
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John Killinger, popular preacher, teacher, and author of more than sixty books, has pastored eight churches, including the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles and Marble Collegiate Church of New York City. He has also taught at seven colleges and divinity schools, including Vanderbilt, Chicago, Princeton, and Claremont. Holder of doctorates in both literature and theology, he was one of the early leaders of the interdisciplinary approach to Christianity.