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The Modern Shepherd

Author: Dave Brown,Sam Meadowcroft

Publisher: Diamond Farm Book Publications

ISBN: 9780852361887

Category: Sheep

Page: 228

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This manual on sheep rearing links the advances in scientific techniques to the best practices in traditional husbandry. It emphasizes increased lamb output as the key to improved gross margins per year.

The sheep book

a handbook for the modern shepherd

Author: Ronald B. Parker,Garrison Keillor

Publisher: Swallow Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 321

View: 507

The Sheep Book is widely recognized as a classic. Ron Parker brings together a farmer's day-by-day practical experience and a scientist's mind in a gracefully written narrative. In this revised edition, he updates many aspects of sheep stewardship-such as new or newly banned medications, progress in reproductive technology, popular new sheep breeds, and the growing dairy sheep field. Updated nutrition tables, as well as email and web addresses, further enhance the sensible advice and gentle wit of The Sheep Book.

Mein Leben als Schäfer

Author: James Rebanks

Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641183235

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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Das Leben auf dem Land – packend und authentisch erzählt James Rebanks’ Familie lebt seit Generationen im englischen Hochland, dem Lake District. Die Lebensweise ist seit Jahrhunderten von den Jahreszeiten und Arbeitsabläufen bestimmt. Im Sommer werden die Schafe auf die kahlen Berge getrieben und das Heu geerntet; im Herbst folgen die Handelsmessen, wo die Herden aufgestockt werden, im Winter der Kampf, dass die Schafe am Leben bleiben, und im Frühjahr schließlich die Erleichterung, wenn die Lämmer geboren und die Tiere wieder in die Berge getrieben werden können. James Rebanks erzählt von einer archaischen Landschaft, von der tiefen Verwurzelung an einen Ort. In eindrucksvoll klarer Prosa schildert er den Jahresablauf in der Arbeit eines Hirten, bietet uns einen einzigartigen Einblick in das ländliche Leben. Er schreibt auch von den Menschen, die ihm nahe stehen, Menschen mit großer Beharrlichkeit, obwohl sich die Welt um sie herum vollständig verändert hat.

Religious Pedagogy in the Modern Sunday School

Author: Robert Perry Shepherd

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religious education

Page: 107

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Lessons of Nature, from a Modern-Day Shepherd

Author: Don F. Pickett

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1546220151

Category: Religion

Page: 118

View: 5165

We live in an environment that is comprised of both natural and artificial objects. The former is comprised of Gods creations, which manifest themselves in all their varieties in a state of perfection, order, and beauty, while the latter consists of creations of man, which exhibit the frailties and imperfections common to humankind. No occupation brings a person closer to nature than that of a shepherd. It was these humble, earthbound workers who, according to the Gospel of St. Luke, heard good tidings of great joy and saw this thing which is come to pass when called upon to witness the birth of our Creator. Shepherds live amid nature, entirely removed from the artificial world that unfortunately tends to occupy our attention. Shepherds place themselves in a position to clearly see what we might call the first law of nature, which is obedience, followed by a second law, which is that everything in nature has a purpose, including our own mortal existence. This simple book sets forth some of the great lessons of nature with each lesson beginning with a poem, symbolic of the harmony and rhythm of nature itself, as witnessed by a modern-day herdsman.

The Minister As Shepherd

Author: Charles Jefferson

Publisher: CLC Publications

ISBN: 161958039X

Category: Religion

Page: 129

View: 7485

This book deals with the need of ministers to take their proper place as undershepherds of Christ. "Never before have there been so many important things for them to do."

Pope John XXIII, Shepherd of the Modern World

Author: Peter Hebblethwaite

Publisher: Doubleday Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 550

View: 845

Drawing on new sources, this biography illuminates the life, beliefs, and character of the "simple peasant" who transformed the Catholic Church by calling the Second Vatican Council

Romance of the Gold and Silver Lock

And Other Poems

Author: Catherine Harriet Maynard (Hon.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 96

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The Genius of Spenser

Author: William John Courthope

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 95

View: 1848

A Shepherd's Journey

An Exploration of I Peter 5:1-4 Illustrating Moral Principles and Missional Purpose

Author: Steve Crawford

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1449775713

Category: Religion

Page: 164

View: 3519

Experience a journey filled with timeless principles and practical applications. Along the way, you will discover spiritual growth; fairness; attitude; leadership; and missional purpose. Take your journey to the limit, leaving the rest area in your rearview mirror and move on! "In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight." Prov. 3:6

Sheep

Their Breeds, Management, and Diseases : to which is Added the Mountain Shepherd's Manual

Author: William Youatt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sheep

Page: 604

View: 1741

Rule Britannia: Nationalism, Identity and the Modern Olympic Games

Author: Matthew P. Llewellyn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317979761

Category: History

Page: 214

View: 8084

On 6 July 2005, the International Olympic Committee awarded the 2012 summer Olympic Games to the city of London, opening a new chapter in Great Britain’s rich Olympic history. Despite the prospect of hosting the summer Games for the third time since Pierre de Coubertin’s 1894 revival of the Olympic movement, the historical roots of British Olympism have received limited scholarly attention. With the conclusion of the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the passing of the baton to London, Rule Britannia remedies that oversight. This book uncovers Britain’s early Olympic involvement, revealing how the British public, media, and leading governmental officials were strongly opposed to international Olympic competition. It explores how the British Olympic Association focused on three main factors in the midst of widespread national opposition: it embraced early Olympian spectacles as a platform for maintaining a sporting union with Ireland, it fostered a greater sense of imperial identity with Britain’s white dominions, and it undertook an ambitious policy of athletic specialization designed to reverse the nation’s waning fortunes in international sport. This book was previously published as a special issue of International Journal of the History of Sport.

The modern practice of adult education

from pedagogy to andragogy

Author: Malcolm Shepherd Knowles

Publisher: Association Press ; Chicago : Follett Pub. Co.

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 400

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Fanaticism and Conflict in the Modern Age

Author: MATTHEW HUGHES,Gaynor Johnson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135753644

Category: History

Page: 208

View: 2978

What is fanaticism? Is the term at all useful? After all, one person's fanatic is another's freedom fighter. This new book probves these key questions of the twenty first century. It details how throughout history there have been fanatics eager to pursue their religious, political or personal agendas. Fanaticism has fuelled many of the conflicts of the twentieth century, in particular the theatres of combat of the Second World War. More recently, religious fanaticism has bedevilled affairs in the Middle East and elsewhere. Is fanaticism becoming more fanatical in the new millennium? As the events of 11 September 2001 prove, fanaticism, however it is defined, continues to dominate international affairs. The volume covers the nature and philosophy of fanaticism, the connection between political ideology and fanaticism, and the relationship between fanaticism and war in the contemporary era. To illustrate these themes, the volume presents a broad range of case studies including the Dervishes in the Sudan in the 1890s, fanaticism in the context of the Pacific war, 1937-45, the 12th SS Hitler Jugend Division in action in Normandy in 1944, the German army on the Eastern Front, and terrorism and guerrilla war after 1945.

Asaph, or, The Herrnhutters, a rhythmical sketch of the modern history of the Church of the Unitas fratrum, commonly called Moravians, by one of its members [S. Bird].

Author: Selina Bird

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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A Kingdom Transformed: Early Mormonism and the Modern Lds Church, New Edition

Author: Gordon Shepherd,Gary Shepherd

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781607814443

Category: Religion

Page: 368

View: 1238

First edition had subtitle: Themes in the development of Mormonism.

Soul, Self, and Society

The New Morality and the Modern State

Author: Edward L. Rubin

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199348677

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

View: 1708

Political and social commentators regularly bemoan the decline of morality in the modern world. They claim that the norms and values that held society together in the past are rapidly eroding, to be replaced by permissiveness and empty hedonism. But as Edward Rubin demonstrates in this powerful account of moral transformations, these prophets of doom are missing the point. Morality is not diminishing; instead, a new morality, centered on an ethos of human self-fulfillment, is arising to replace the old one. As Rubin explains, changes in morality have gone hand in hand with changes in the prevailing mode of governance throughout the course of Western history. During the Early Middle Ages, a moral system based on honor gradually developed. In a dangerous world where state power was declining, people relied on bonds of personal loyalty that were secured by generosity to their followers and violence against their enemies. That moral order, exemplified in the early feudal system and in sagas like The Song of Roland, The Song of the Cid, and the Arthurian legends has faded, but its remnants exist today in criminal organizations like the Mafia and in the rap music of the urban ghettos. When state power began to revive in the High Middle Ages through the efforts of the European monarchies, and Christianity became more institutionally effective and more spiritually intense, a new morality emerged. Described by Rubin as the morality of higher purposes, it demanded that people devote their personal efforts to achieving salvation and their social efforts to serving the emerging nation-states. It insisted on social hierarchy, confined women to subordinate roles, restricted sex to procreation, centered child-rearing on moral inculcation, and countenanced slavery and the marriage of pre-teenage girls to older men. Our modern era, which began in the late 18th century, has seen the gradual erosion of this morality of higher purposes and the rise of a new morality of self-fulfillment, one that encourages individuals to pursue the most meaningful and rewarding life-path. Far from being permissive or a moral abdication, it demands that people respect each other's choices, that sex be mutually enjoyable, that public positions be allocated according to merit, and that society provide all its members with their minimum needs so that they have the opportunity to fulfill themselves. Where people once served the state, the state now functions to serve the people. The clash between this ascending morality and the declining morality of higher purposes is the primary driver of contemporary political and cultural conflict. A sweeping, big-idea book in the vein of Francis Fukuyama's The End of History, Charles Taylor's The Secular Age, and Richard Sennett's The Fall of Public Man, Edward Rubin's new volume promises to reshape our understanding of morality, its relationship to government, and its role in shaping the emerging world of High Modernity.

The Modern Pythagorean

A Series of Tales, Essays, and Sketches

Author: Robert Macnish,David Macbeth Moir

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Soft Shepherd or Almighty Pastor?

Power and Pastoral Care

Author: Annemie Dillen

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1630875562

Category: Religion

Page: 220

View: 5358

In Soft Shepherd or Almighty Pastor? contributors seek to go beyond the taboo on "power" within pastoral contexts. They not only discuss fundamental theological and philosophical questions about power but also develop ways to prevent power abuse in pastoral context. Power is considered as omnipresent and is analyzed in its positive and negative aspects. Not only the classical associations of "power over" or "domination" are discussed in relation to ecclesial and pastoral situations, but also forms of power linked to "service" and "care." A sacrificial spirituality might also be dangerous. Soft Shepherd or Almighty Pastor? gathers ten contributions, all of which reflect on the complexity of power issues, also in relation to sexual abuse. The authors argue that dealing adequately with power requires renewed forms of theological thinking, especially about ministry.

Muslim Preacher in the Modern World

A Jordanian Case Study in Comparative Perspective

Author: Richard T. Antoun

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400860075

Category: Religion

Page: 306

View: 2384

Richard Antoun documents and exemplifies the single most important institution for the propagation of Islam, the Friday congregational sermon delivered in the mosque by the Muslim preacher. In his analysis of various sermons collected in a Jordanian village and in Amman, the author vividly demonstrates the scope of the Islamic corpus (beliefs, ritual norms, and ethics), its flexibility with respect to current social issues and specific social structures, and its capacity for interpretation and manipulation. Focusing on the pivotal role of preacher as "culture broker," Antoun compares the process of "the social organization of tradition" in rural Jordan with similar processes outside the Muslim world. He then highlights the experiential dimension of Islam. The sermons discussed range over such topics as family ethics, political attitudes, pilgrimage, education, magic, work, compassion, and individual salvation. Originally published in 1989. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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