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Leisure - the basis of culture ; The philosophical act by Pieper, Josef, 1904-1997.

Leisure - the basis of culture ; The philosophical act

One of the most important philosophy titles published in the twentieth century, Joseph Pieper's Leisure, the Basis of Culture is more significant, even more crucial than it was when it first appeared fifty years ago. Pieper shows that Greeks understood and valued leisure, as did the medieval Europeans. He points out that religion can be born only in leisure. Leisure that allows time for the contemplation of the nature of God. Leisure has been, and always will be, the first foundation of any cult

Jun 27, 2016
Letters to my daughters - the art of being a wife by Rainey, Barbara, author.

Letters to my daughters - the art of being a wife

As her daughters began their married lives, Barbara wanted to share with them, and now you, some of the lessons learned throughout her own marriage as well as those gleaned from years of ministry to couples. In these heartfelt, insightful letters, she answers the tough questions and addresses the realities of marriage. Through personal stories--including her own mistakes--and practical advice, Barbara provides the tools and direction to help you become a godly wife and determine your part in ach

Jun 28, 2016
Letters to my daughters - the art of being a wife by Rainey, Barbara, author.

Letters to my daughters - the art of being a wife

Offers Christian women advice on how to be a good wife and build a strong marriage.

Jun 23, 2016
Living by vow - a practical introduction to eight essential zen chants and texts by Okumura, Shohaku, 1948-

Living by vow - a practical introduction to eight essential zen chants and texts

A Sot Zen priest and Dharma successor of Kosho Uchiyama Roshi explores Zen's most essential and universal liturgical texts and explains how the chants in these works support meditation and promote a life of freedom and compassion.

Jun 23, 2016
Look at you now - my journey from shame to strength by Pryor, Liz, 1961- author.

Look at you now - my journey from shame to strength

"The author describes her experience hidden away by her wealthy Chicago parents in a dreary government facility for impoverished pregnant teens after she discovered she was accidentally expecting at age 17 in 1979,"--NoveList.

Jun 28, 2016
Look by Sharif, Solmaz

Look

Jun 28, 2016
Losing Susan - brain disease, the priest's wife, and the God who gives and takes away by Austin, Victor Lee, author.

Losing Susan - brain disease, the priest's wife, and the God who gives and takes away

"In this personal story of love and loss, a seasoned pastor-theologian shares how caring for his wife during her long and painful struggle with brain cancer brought him face-to-face with his God and with his faith in unsettling ways,"--NoveList.

Jun 28, 2016
Machine learning for dummies by Mueller, John, 1958- author.

Machine learning for dummies

Jun 24, 2016
Macs for Seniors for Dummies by Chambers, Mark L.

Macs for Seniors for Dummies

Jun 23, 2016
Magic and loss - the Internet as art by Heffernan, Virginia, author.

Magic and loss - the Internet as art

A digital-culture expert discusses the logic, aesthetics, cultural potential, and societal impact of the Internet, a medium that favors speed, accuracy, wit, prolificacy, and versatility.

Jun 28, 2016
Make Pincushions - 12 Darling Projects to Sew by C&t Publishing (COR)

Make Pincushions - 12 Darling Projects to Sew

Jun 23, 2016
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Make pincushions - 12 darling projects to sew.

12 playful patterns from top designers, from 3D shapes to cute little critters. Try out a variety of techniques-like applique´, embroidery, and piecing-in this value-packed booklet. Perfect for swaps, gifts, and stocking stuffers, these charming pincushions are so quick to sew, you'll want to make them again and again.

Jun 28, 2016
Making it modern - the folk art collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman by Hofer, Margaret K., 1965- author.

Making it modern - the folk art collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman

Jun 28, 2016
Man enough? - Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the politics of presidential masculinity by Katz, Jackson, author.

Man enough? - Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the politics of presidential masculinity

Jun 28, 2016
Marathon and Half Marathon - A Training Guide by Hilditch, Graeme

Marathon and Half Marathon - A Training Guide

Jun 23, 2016
Marconi - the man who networked the world by Raboy, Marc, 1948- author.

Marconi - the man who networked the world

Jun 28, 2016
Martha's Vineyard - Isle of dreams by Branch, Susan, author, artist.

Martha's Vineyard - Isle of dreams

"In the winter of 1982, long before she became the watercolor artist and author we know today, Susan Branch, 34-years-old and heartbroken from the sudden and unexpected end of her marriage in California, "ran away from home" to the Island of Martha's Vineyard hoping to gain perspective. It was meant to be temporary, a three-month time-out from the daily grind of being broken up and miserable, but within days of her arrival, alone and not quite in her right mind, Susan "accidentally" bought a tin

Jun 28, 2016
Master Basic Plumbing and Central Heating by Treloar, Roy

Master Basic Plumbing and Central Heating

Jun 23, 2016
Master basic plumbing and central heating by Treloar, Roy, author.

Master basic plumbing and central heating

A straightforward guide to such easy, yet frequently mysterious, tasks as replacing a radiator or changing a tap, it also offers ample help for such crises as blocked toilets and frozen pipes. It will tell you all about the layout of a house and water system, then show you how to undertake basic emergency repairs, small and achievable projects, and even tackle bigger things like installing a bathroom suite or plumbing in a dishwasher.

Jun 28, 2016
Matthias Buchinger - "the greatest German living" by Jay, Ricky, author.

Matthias Buchinger - "the greatest German living"

Jun 28, 2016