Today these ideas pervade our schools, businesses, homes, and even the church. As we continue to unknowingly subscribe to their philosophies, Julius Wellhausen, Sigmund Freud, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, we keep the grave open for Charles Darwin, John Dewey, and Soren Kierkegaard. He also reminds us of the only man whose life and words we can trust completely- Jesus Christ.
The World: Life and Travel 1950-2000W. W. Norton & Company #ad - To read it is to take an epic armchair journey through the last half of twentieth-century history. A san francisco chronicle Best Book of 2003. The travel book of the season. Craig seligman, new york times book reviewthe first book to distill Jan Morris's entire body of work into one volume, The World is a magnum opus by the most-celebrated travel writer in the world.
. A breathtakingly vivid guide to our greatest cosmopolitan cities and cultures from Manhattan to Venice and from Baghdad to Barbados, this book assembles fifty years of Morris's finest travel writing. With eyewitness accounts of such seminal moments as the first successful ascent of Everest, the Eichmann trial, and the handover of Hong Kong, the fall of the Berlin Wall, The World promises to create an entirely new generation of Jan Morris readers.
Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study Of The Years 1900-1925Weidenfeld & Nicolson #ad - A passionate record of a lost generation, and has lost none of its power to shock, it made Vera Brittain one of the best-loved writers of her time, move and enthral readers since its first publication in 1933. Four years later her life - and the life of her whole generation - had changed in a way that would have been unimaginable in the tranquil pre-war era.
Testament of youth, one of the most famous autobiographies of the first World War, is Brittain's account of how she survived those agonising years; how she lost the man she loved; how she nursed the wounded and how she emerged into an altered world. This classic memoir of the First World War is now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington.
Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study Of The Years 1900-1925 #ad - . Includes an afterword by Kate Mosse OBE. In 1914 vera brittain was 20, and as war was declared she was preparing to study at Oxford.
Modern FascismConcordia Publishing House #ad - This book clearly defines fascism as a complex core of ideas that exalts the nation-state or race, disregards the individual and the individual's rights, employs thought control and strict regimentation, and disregards moral objectivity. Dr. He carefully clarifies fascism's relation to other ideas that also mold our thinking.
Veith shows how fascism is shaping society, unwittingly as well as knowingly. Veith exposes, explains, and counsels without dogmatically prescribing responses. Most important, cultural criticism, he skillfully and convincingly combines historical narrative, and theological analysis, offering guidance and hope for those jostled and shaken by ideological crosscurrents.
Modern Fascism #ad - . He convincingly demonstrates that Christian theology provides a useful framework for acquiring and for integrating knowledge and doesn't stifle the pursuit of truth. The author also exposes the fallacy in the criticism that belief in theological dogma inhibits an open-ended search for knowledge and truth.
The Thinking Toolbox: Thirty-Five Lessons That Will Build Your Reasoning SkillsChristian Logic #ad - . It's useful and great comedy at the same time. Sarah age 11 --studentthis book is like a toolbox, full of different kinds of tools you can use for different thinking tasks. Just as you use the wrench in a regular tool box to fix the sink, so you can use the tools we give you in this book to solve thinking problems.
When it is dumb to argue- using the scientific method- five rules of brainstorming- Who has a reason to lie?- How to analyze opposing viewpoints- How to analyze evidence and sources- How to list reasons why you believe something- And much moreWe wrote this book for children and adults who want to learn logic and critical thinking skills.
I would highly recommend this book. Ballor at the acton institute --acton Institute web site"I think the best part of The Thinking Toolbox would be the examples because they are hilarious. The thinking toolbox has been the best selling text for teaching critical thinking skills and introduction to logic for over 15 years.
The bluedorns have certainly achieved their goal of creating a logic textbook that is neither boring nor distant, but rather informative, approachable, enjoyable, and valuable. Jordan J. Parents and teachers, as well as anybody who wants to learn logic, will find The Thinking Toolbox easy to use and practical.
The Thinking Toolbox: Thirty-Five Lessons That Will Build Your Reasoning Skills #ad - Features:- fun to use not dry like a math textbook- can be used after The Fallacy Detective- Introductory teaches skills you can use right away- Self-teaching format- For ages thirteen and older- Over 60 cartoon illustrations by Richard LaPierre. The thinking toolbox follows the same style as The Fallacy Detective with lessons and exercises and an answer key in the back.
Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic EconomicsCurrency #ad - With over a million copies sold, Economics in One Lesson is an essential guide to the basics of economic theory. Economic commentators across the political spectrum have credited Hazlitt with foreseeing the collapse of the global economy which occurred more than 50 years after the initial publication of Economics in One Lesson.
Hazlitt’s focus on non-governmental solutions, and general emphasis on free markets, economic liberty of individuals, strong — and strongly reasoned — anti-deficit position, and the dangers of government intervention make Economics in One Lesson every bit as relevant and valuable today as it has been since publication.
Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics #ad - A fundamental influence on modern libertarianism, Hazlitt defends capitalism and the free market from economic myths that persist to this day. Concise and instructive, it is also deceptively prescient and far-reaching in its efforts to dissemble economic fallacies that are so prevalent they have almost become a new orthodoxy.
Considered among the leading economic thinkers of the “Austrian School, Ludwig von Mises, ” which includes Carl Menger, Friedrich F. A. Hayek, henry hazlitt 1894-1993, an economist, was a libertarian philosopher, and others, and a journalist. He was the founding vice-president of the Foundation for Economic Education and an early editor of The Freeman magazine, an influential libertarian publication.
Hazlitt wrote economics in One Lesson, his seminal work, in 1946.
The Plutarch Project Volume Five: Alexander and TimoleonAnne E. White #ad - The book includes vocabulary and discussion questions, plus edited text for the Lives of Alexander a double-length study and Timoleon. This fifth volume in The Plutarch Project tells the stories of an ambitious king and a reluctant general.
In Vital Harmony: Charlotte Mason and the Natural Laws of Education#ad - It’s not a rote system, but a flexible set of ideas that keep education in focus. They are no more difficult to implement than the principle of gravity which allows you to walk, run, and even--when you know what you are doing--to soar. Then she wondered. Charlotte mason looked at the world and saw that it was governed by universal laws, such as the law of gravity.
What if there were similar laws that governed the way people learn? If we knew what those laws were, we’d be able to pursue education along the most promising lines. The result is a comprehensive picture of living and learning that breathes life into education at every level—from babyhood to the adult years.
In Vital Harmony: Charlotte Mason and the Natural Laws of Education #ad - . These principles are for everyone concerned with teaching and learning. She devoted her life to finding the key principles of education and then developing methods to make the most of them.
Rescue and Redeem History Lives Book 5Christian Focus Publications #ad - As the modern world exploded with rapid changes - in transportation, in communication, in manufacturing - people around the globe faced overwhelming new challenges. Extra features throughout this book look deeper into issues such as modern Bible translation, living the Golden Rule, new developments in missions, and big moments in modern Christianity.
From niijima jo and pandita ramabai to dietrich Bonhoeffer and Janani Luwum, they set out to rescue God's global people and redeem them to new life in Christ. Many adults also enjoy these as a good read. And they realized that great injustice was everywhere! So they met the challenges of modern life with new ways of communicating Christ's ancient gospel.
Rescue and Redeem History Lives Book 5 #ad - Written primarily for 9-14 year olds with a modern, relaxed and enthusiastic style. This is history without the wooliness - and with all the wonder. As christians arrived for the first time in other countries, they realized that being a Christian was about living out the gospel in every culture. Let history come to life - just the way it should do.
The fifth book in a series intended to cover the history of the Christian church through its people and key events.
10 Books that Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn't HelpRegnery Publishing #ad - You've heard of the "Great Books"? These are their evil opposites. And yet these authors' bad ideas are still popular and pervasive--in fact, they might influence your own thinking without your realizing it. Here with the antidote is Professor Benjamin Wiker. From machiavelli's the prince to karl marx's the communist manifesto to Alfred Kinsey's Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, genocide, totalitarian oppression, family breakdown, these "influential" books have led to war, and disastrous social experiments.
In his scintillating new book, 10 books that screwed Up the World And 5 Others That Didn't Help, he seizes each of these evil books by its malignant heart and exposes it to the light of day.