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Confess

Confess

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Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1476791465

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 320

Number of Views: 549

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us, a novel about risking everything for love—and finding your heart somewhere between the truth and lies. At age twenty-one, Auburn Reed has already lost everything important to her. In her fight to rebuild her shattered life, she has her goals in sight and there is no room for mistakes. But when she walks into a Dallas art studio in search of a job, she doesn’t expect to find a deep attraction to the enigmatic artist who works there, Owen Gentry. For once, Auburn takes a chance and puts her heart in control, only to discover that Owen is keeping a major secret from coming out. The magnitude of his past threatens to destroy everything important to Auburn, and the only way to get her life back on track is to cut Owen out of it. To save their relationship, all Owen needs to do is confess. But in this case, the confession could be much more destructive than the actual sin.


Confess

Confess

Confess

Author: Rob Halford

Publisher: Hachette Books

Isbn 10: 0306874954

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Number of Pages: 368

Number of Views: 1497

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The legendary frontman of Judas Priest, one of the most successful heavy metal bands of all time, celebrates five decades of heavy metal in this tell-all memoir. Most priests hear confessions. This one is making his. Rob Halford, front man of global iconic metal band Judas Priest, is a true "Metal God." Raised in Britain's hard-working, heavy industrial heartland, he and his music were forged in the Black Country. Confess, his full autobiography, is an unforgettable rock 'n' roll story-a journey from a Walsall council estate to musical fame via alcoholism, addiction, police cells, ill-fated sexual trysts, and bleak personal tragedy, through to rehab, coming out, redemption . . . and finding love. Now, he is telling his gospel truth. Told with Halford's trademark self-deprecating, deadpan Black Country humor, Confess is the story of an extraordinary five decades in the music industry. It is also the tale of unlikely encounters with everybody from Superman to Andy Warhol, Madonna, Jack Nicholson, and the Queen. More than anything else, it's a celebration of the fire and power of heavy metal. Rob Halford has decided to Confess. Because it's good for the soul. Named one of the Best Music Books of 2020 by Rolling Stone and Kirkus Reviews


I Confess!

I Confess!

I Confess!

Author: Thomas Waugh,Brandon Arroyo

Publisher: McGill-Queen\'s Press - MQUP

Isbn 10: 0228000645

Category: Social Science

Number of Pages: 602

Number of Views: 1447

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In the postwar decades, sexual revolutions – first women's suffrage, flappers, Prohibition, and Mae West; later Alfred Kinsey, Hugh Hefner, and the pill – altered the lifestyles and desires of generations. Since the 1990s, the internet and its cataclysmic cultural and social technological shifts have unleashed a third sexual revolution, crystallized in the acts and rituals of confession that are a staple of our twenty-first-century lives. In I Confess!, a collection of thirty original essays, leading international scholars such as Ken Plummer, Susanna Paasonen, Tom Roach, and Shohini Ghosh explore the ideas of confession and sexuality in moving image arts and media, mostly in the Global North, over the last quarter century. Through self-referencing or autobiographical stories, testimonies, and performances, and through rigorously scrutinized case studies of "gay for pay," gaming, camming, YouTube uploads, and the films Tarnation and Nymph()maniac, the contributors describe a spectrum of identities, desires, and related representational practices. Together these desires and practices shape how we see, construct, and live our identities within this third sexual revolution, embodying both its ominous implications of surveillance and control and its utopian glimmers of community and liberation. Inspired by theorists from Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze to Gayle Rubin and José Esteban Muñoz, I Confess! reflects an extraordinary, paradigm-shifting proliferation of first-person voices and imagery produced during the third sexual revolution, from the eve of the internet to today.


A Confession

A Confession

A Confession

Author: Leo Tolstoy

Publisher: Phoemixx Classics Ebooks

Isbn 10: 3986778187

Category: Religion

Number of Pages: 122

Number of Views: 1384

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A Confession Leo Tolstoy - This short work was originally titled An Introduction to a Criticism of Dogmatic Theology. It is a brief autobiographical story of the author's struggle with a mid-life existential crisis, and describes his search for the answer to the ultimate philosophical question: If God does not exist, since death is inevitable, what is the meaning of life?


The Opposite of Me

The Opposite of Me

The Opposite of Me

Author: Sarah Pekkanen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 9781439134757

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 400

Number of Views: 773

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A "fresh, funny, and satisfying" (New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner) about the complicated bonds of sisterhood. Twenty-nine-year-old Lindsey Rose has, for as long as she can remember, lived in the shadow of her ravishingly beautiful fraternal twin sister, Alex. Determined to get noticed, Lindsey is finally on the cusp of being named VP creative director of an elite New York advertising agency, after years of eighty-plus-hour weeks, migraines, and profound loneliness. But during the course of one devastating night, Lindsey’s carefully constructed life implodes. Humiliated, she flees the glitter of Manhattan and retreats to the time warp of her parents’ Maryland home. As her sister plans her lavish wedding to her Prince Charming, Lindsey struggles to maintain her identity as the smart, responsible twin while she furtively tries to piece her career back together. But things get more complicated when a long-held family secret is unleashed that forces both sisters to reconsider who they are and who they are meant to be.


Confess, Fletch

Confess, Fletch

Confess, Fletch

Author: Gregory Mcdonald

Publisher: Blackstone Publishing

Isbn 10: 1538542536

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 264

Number of Views: 1928

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Offering up brisk, tightly written plots and a stellar cast of characters both new and old, Confess, Fletch finds our incorrigible protagonist back in deep waters once again. Fletch, now newly engaged and happily living out his days in Italy, finds himself embroiled in yet another scandal. His soon-to-be father-in-law has been kidnapped and is now presumed dead, and the priceless collection of rare art that belongs to his fiancee's family has been stolen. Ever the investigative reporter, he receives a tip about the missing art that lands him in Boston, where he walks right into a murder scene in his apartment. What clearly looks like a setup to the unfazed Fletch looks quite different to the detective assigned to the case, Mr. Francis Xavier Flynn. But even if the case is seemingly cut-and-dry, Flynn is reluctant to arrest the only suspect that stands before him. Now under the detective's watchful eye, Fletch must try to clear his name and search for the missing paintings, all while his gorgeous future mother-in-law works to persuade him for help the best way she knows how-seduction.


I Confess

I Confess

I Confess

Author: A.W. Richard Sipe

Publisher: FriesenPress

Isbn 10: 1460282957

Category: Poetry

Number of Pages: 150

Number of Views: 1305

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Throughout his remarkable life, Richard Sipe has followed one simple yet demanding dictum: Tell the truth. He has done so as a priest, a mental health clinician, and a writer exploring the trials of celibacy and the tragedy of child sexual abuse. Today, Sipe is best known for his work with clergy who molest children. His research guided the Boston Globe Spotlight Team in its Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. And he is an oracular presence in “Spotlight,” the hit movie about the Globe’s groundbreaking work. But in “I Confess” Sipe takes an unexpected turn, yielding to an inner muse to find a separate truth that is at once deeply personal and profoundly universal. In poems of love, loss, grief and renewal, Sipe assesses his life and his struggle with Catholicism. With an open heart and a keen intellect, he reveals the isolation and loneliness that come with priestly celibacy and a life of contemplation. He explores the cost of rebellion, and the joy of love and personal awakening. And he confronts the religious teachings of his youth, taking readers on a searing quest for identity – through bondage, struggle, liberation, and finally to the hard-earned peace that can only come with knowledge of the self. —Michael Rezendes, Boston Globe I Confess is…“A worthy example of applied self-reflection, that desire to find the words for complicated internal contentions and transformations, with some startling imagery that lingers long after the book is closed …” —Judith Vida-Spence, M.D. American Journal of Psychoanalysis, Section Editor: On the Arts Anyone reading Richard Sipe’s I Confess will be delighted, informed, and uplifted by his reflections and his poetry. From priesthood to layman, to husband, to father, his thoughts deepen one’s appreciation for the complexities of life, for the need and role of personal therapy, for the range of sexual feelings that help humanize us, including, finally, his reflections on our final moments. I recommend Sipe’s life journal. He is honest to his experiences… some of his imagery is haunting. —Gerald J. Gargiulo, PhD Psychoanalyst, poet, author of Broken Fathers/Broken Sons and Quantum Psychoanalysis.


I Confess

I Confess

I Confess

Author: Benjamin Gitlow

Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

Isbn 10: 1787208664

Category: Political Science

Number of Pages: 483

Number of Views: 1986

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In 1940, American socialist-turned-conservatist politician Benjamin Gitlow first published this work of political autobiography, I Confess: The Truth About American Communism. The book proved to be controversial and widely noticed, pushing Gitlow into the public eye as a leading opponent of American Communism. To this day, it remains an important primary document for the study of American Communism in the 1920s and 1930s. “This book is a faithful and, resolutely candid account from the inside—and what is more important, from the top—of a vital phase of recent American history. The history is secret, and might well have remained so but for the extraordinary poise and courage of this man, Ben Gitlow, and his ultimate recovery of clear vision and unmixed devotion to his ideals.”—Max Eastman, Introduction


The Confession

The Confession

The Confession

Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Dell

Isbn 10: 0385534132

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 448

Number of Views: 1181

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from John Grisham's The Litigators and Calico Joe. An innocent man is about to be executed. Only a guilty man can save him. In 1998, in the small East Texas city of Sloan, Travis Boyette abducted, raped, and strangled a popular high school cheerleader. He buried her body so that it would never be found, then watched in amazement as police and prosecutors arrested and convicted Donté Drumm, a local football star, and marched him off to death row. Now nine years have passed. Travis has just been paroled in Kansas for a different crime; Donté is four days away from his execution. Travis suffers from an inoperable brain tumor. For the first time in his miserable life, he decides to do what’s right and confess. But how can a guilty man convince lawyers, judges, and politicians that they’re about to execute an innocent man?


Doing His Best to Confess 2

Doing His Best to Confess 2

Doing His Best to Confess 2

Author: Satoru

Publisher: Kodansha America LLC

Isbn 10: 1636995268

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Number of Pages: 155

Number of Views: 542

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"Natsuaki-kun is popular with the girls for his good looks and cool demeanor. He also has a thing for his classmate, Nashida-san... even though he's so hard to read that you can't tell! Thanks to a school field trip, Natsuaki-kun is able to get closer to Nashida-san [music note] Even Natsuaki-kun's older brother is cheering him on!! He sincerely tries to help Natsuaki-kun out, even if he's a bit out of touch ♪ Natsuaki-kun is putting his all into confessing his feelings to Nashida-san. Will his efforts be rewarded...?!"


Confess

Confess

Confess

Author: Rob Halford

Publisher: Talent Editions

Isbn 10: 2378151845

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Number of Pages: 400

Number of Views: 330

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Rob Halford, chanteur du groupe iconique de metal Judas Priest, est un véritable dieu du metal. Élevé dans les terres ouvrières de la Grande-Bretagne, lui et sa musique furent forgés dans le Pays noir, au nord de Birmingham. Confess, son autobiographie, est une incroyable histoire de rock‘n’roll, un voyage de Walsall la ville où il est né au succès de son groupe, une trajectoire pleine d’embûches : de l’alcoolisme à l’addiction à toutes sortes de drogues, et ses nombreuses garde à vue, de pratiques sexuelles néfastes à de sombres histoires personnelles, puis la rédemption, désintoxication et coming-out... et la découverte de l’amour. Dans son livre, Rob nous raconte son histoire avec une totale sincérité, beaucoup d’autodérision et un humour british corrosif. Une carrière de 50 ans passée dans le heavy metal, faite de rencontres insolites avec Superman, Andy Warhol, Madonna, Jack Nicholson et la Reine d’Angleterre. Un livre à la gloire et à la puissance du heavy metal ! Judas Priest a sorti 20 albums à ce jour, gagné un Grammy Award de la meilleure prestation metal en 2010 pour Dissident Aggressor, et continue les tournées aujourd'hui. Rob Halford vit entre les Midlands au Royaume-Uni et l'Arizona aux États-Unis.


Why Kings Confess

Why Kings Confess

Why Kings Confess

Author: C. S. Harris

Publisher: Penguin

Isbn 10: 1101609788

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 352

Number of Views: 1721

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The gruesome murder of a young French physician draws aristocratic investigator Sebastian St. Cyr and his pregnant wife, Hero, into a dangerous, decades-old mystery as a wrenching piece of Sebastian’s past puts him to the ultimate test. Regency England, January 1813: When a badly injured Frenchwoman is found beside the mutilated body of Dr. Damion Pelletan in one of London’s worst slums, Sebastian finds himself caught in a high-stakes tangle of murder and revenge. Although the woman, Alexi Sauvage, has no memory of the attack, Sebastian knows her all too well from an incident in his past—an act of wartime brutality and betrayal that nearly destroyed him. As the search for the killer leads Sebastian into a treacherous web of duplicity, he discovers that Pelletan was part of a secret delegation sent by Napoleon to investigate the possibility of peace with Britain. Despite his powerful father-in-law’s warnings, Sebastian plunges deep into the mystery of the “Lost Dauphin,” the boy prince who disappeared in the darkest days of the French Revolution, and soon finds himself at lethal odds with the Dauphin’s sister—the imperious, ruthless daughter of Marie Antoinette—who is determined to retake the French crown at any cost. With the murderer striking ever closer, Sebastian must battle new fears about Hero’s health and that of their soon-to-be born child. When he realizes the key to their survival may lie in the hands of an old enemy, he must finally face the truth about his own guilt in a past he has found too terrible to consider....


The Culture of Confession from Augustine to Foucault

The Culture of Confession from Augustine to Foucault

The Culture of Confession from Augustine to Foucault

Author: Chloe Taylor

Publisher: Routledge

Isbn 10: 1135892792

Category: Philosophy

Number of Pages: 298

Number of Views: 1299

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Drawing on the work of Foucault and Western confessional writings, this book challenges the transhistorical and commonsense views of confession as an innate impulse resulting in the psychological liberation of the confessing subject. Instead, confessional desire is argued to be contingent and constraining, and alternatives to confessional subjectivity are explored.


Tortured into Fake Confession

Tortured into Fake Confession

Tortured into Fake Confession

Author: Raymond B. Lech

Publisher: McFarland

Isbn 10: 0786487852

Category: History

Number of Pages: 204

Number of Views: 1431

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In 1952, during the Korean War, Colonel Frank H. Schwable became the second-highest-ranking officer held as a prisoner of war by the Communists. His captivity was marked by months of physical and psychological torture that resulted in a signed confession asserting that the United States had used germ warfare on Korean civilians. This serious allegation reverberated throughout the American media with devastating consequences to Col. Schwable’s reputation. Once he was released, an official Marine Corps inquiry was made into his false confession and uncovered the effect psychological torture had on a distinguished and decorated officer’s actions.


Day of Confession

Day of Confession

Day of Confession

Author: Allan Folsom

Publisher: Vision

Isbn 10: 0446548766

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 576

Number of Views: 1247

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A heart-thumping whirlwind of action, suspense & murder that reaches deep into the highest levels of Vatican power & uncovers a demonic scheme to massacre hundreds of thousands of Chinese in an attempt to establish a new Holy Roman Empire on the Chinese mainland in the twenty-first century.


Confess to Me

Confess to Me

Confess to Me

Author: Sharon Doering

Publisher: Titan Books (US, CA)

Isbn 10: 1789097207

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 400

Number of Views: 547

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A wickedly gripping thriller about family secrets, infatuation and the lies we bury to protect ourselves from the author of She Lies Close. "Somewhere between Ozark and Sharp Objects, there is Sharon Doering’s Confess to Me… you won’t put this one down” – Samantha Downing "Wow! Doering delivers spellbinding plot twists… I loved every moment spent with this story!" – Wendy Walker “A truly menacing tale delivered one elegant twist at a time. You don't devour this book – it devours you." – P. J. Vernon Heather Hornne is going home. Haunted by a childhood tragedy and estranged from her family, Heather finds herself back in Hunther, Wisconsin after twenty years running from it. She returns to finally put the past to rest, but uncovers another tragedy and finds herself in the beguiling grip of a young woman who knows more of her family secrets than Heather does. To survive this homecoming, Heather must piece together a toxic history that she long tried to forget.


Confess Your Sins

Confess Your Sins

Confess Your Sins

Author: John Stott

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

Isbn 10: 1467447846

Category: Religion

Number of Pages: 116

Number of Views: 1950

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An evangelical classic for a new generation of Christian readers Back in print for the first time in many years, John Stott's classic treatise on confession discusses a neglected Christian practice. Though the Bible clearly teaches that confession is a necessary part of the redemption story, many Christians are uncertain how and to whom they should confess their sins. Stott offers vital answers in Confess Your Sins: The Way of Reconciliation. After presenting the necessity of confession, Stott distinguishes between three types of confession—in secret to God, in private to a person whom our sin has injured, and in public in the presence of a Christian congregation. He shows how this threefold distinction is biblically grounded, and he critically examines the practice of confessing to a priest. Offering assurance of forgiveness to Christians, this little book opens the door to fruitful conversation about the practice of confession.


The Good Confession

The Good Confession

The Good Confession

Author: Daniel R. Hyde

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Isbn 10: 1597528692

Category: Religion

Number of Pages: 192

Number of Views: 1676

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Today, too many Christians are followers of novelty, religious fads, and strange new doctrines unheard of in the history of the church. On the contrary, to be a Christian is to join the great cloud of witnesses (Heb 12:1) through the ages, confessing with the Body of Christ the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints (Jude 3). This is what Paul called the good confession (1 Tim 6:12). This workbook will lead you in a study of what it means to be a Christian from the vantage point of the Bible, the ancient Christian creeds, and the Protestant confessions of the sixteenth century.


Belhar Confession

Belhar Confession

Belhar Confession

Author: Mary-Anne Plaatjies-Van Huffel

Publisher: AFRICAN SUN MeDIA

Isbn 10: 1928357598

Category: Religion

Number of Pages: 522

Number of Views: 351

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"e;The subject of the Belhar Confession is an academic one which has enjoyed international attention, with congregations in the West having adopted it as one of their confessions for use. The content of this book is aimed chiefly at a scholarly community with ample knowledge of confessional documents and is a contribution on the subject of the Belhar Confession. The current challenges to the church and theology are discussed. Racism is one issue that poses an increasingly huge challenge to South Africa today. The book demonstrates what needs to be done extra to deal with the scourge of racism that seems to have percolated through virtually all aspects of our existence and particularly the church today in South Africa."e; - Prof. Rothney Tshaka (University of South Africa)


Confession

Confession

Confession

Author: Msgr. Louis Gaston de Segur

Publisher: TAN Books

Isbn 10: 1505103282

Category: Religion

Number of Pages: 68

Number of Views: 1113

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This popular French Catholic writer, from the Nineteenth Century, has assembled over 30 common objections to going to Confession. He has answered them all with kindness, wit and wisdom. A book to allay fears and to give courage in approaching Confession, that Sacrament which will unlock the Gates of Heaven for many. Includes How to go to Confession.


Sin and Confession in Colonial Peru

Sin and Confession in Colonial Peru

Sin and Confession in Colonial Peru

Author: Regina Harrison

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Isbn 10: 0292758863

Category: History

Number of Pages: 326

Number of Views: 940

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A central tenet of Catholic religious practice, confession relies upon the use of language between the penitent and his or her confessor. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, as Spain colonized the Quechua-speaking Andean world, the communication of religious beliefs and practices—especially the practice of confession—to the native population became a primary concern, and as a result, expansive bodies of Spanish ecclesiastic literature were translated into Quechua. In this fascinating study of the semantic changes evident in translations of Catholic catechisms, sermons, and manuals, Regina Harrison demonstrates how the translated texts often retained traces of ancient Andean modes of thought, despite the didactic lessons they contained. In Sin and Confession in Colonial Peru, Harrison draws directly from confession manuals to demonstrate how sin was newly defined in Quechua lexemes, how the role of women was circumscribed to fit Old World patterns, and how new monetized perspectives on labor and trade were taught to the subjugated indigenous peoples of the Andes by means of the Ten Commandments. Although outwardly confession appears to be an instrument of oppression, the reformer Bartolomé de Las Casas influenced priests working in the Andes; through their agency, confessional practice ultimately became a political weapon to compel Spanish restitution of Incan lands and wealth. Bringing together an unprecedented study (and translation) of Quechua religious texts with an expansive history of Andean and Spanish transculturation, Harrison uses the lens of confession to understand the vast and telling ways in which language changed at the intersection of culture and religion.


The Confession

The Confession

The Confession

Author: Jo Spain

Publisher: Quercus

Isbn 10: 1786488388

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 416

Number of Views: 1708

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SOMETIMES THE TRUTH IS NOT ALL IT SEEMS... SOMETIMES A CONFESSION IS JUST THE BEGINNING... NOW A NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER 'Brilliant' BA Paris, author of Behind Closed Doors and The Breakdown 'Chilling' Sunday Times 'Enthralling' JP Delaney, author of The Girl Before 'Compulsive' Sunday Mirror 'Addictive' Michelle Frances, author of The Girlfriend ********** Late one night a man walks into the luxurious home of disgraced banker Harry McNamara and his wife Julie. The man launches an unspeakably brutal attack on Harry as a horror-struck Julie watches, frozen by fear. It looks like Harry's many sins - corruption, greed, betrayal - have finally caught up with him. An hour later the intruder, JP Carney, hands himself in, confessing to the assault. The police have a victim, a suspect in custody and an eye-witness account, but Julie remains troubled. Has Carney's surrender really been driven by a guilty conscience or is this confession the first calculated move in a deadly game? PERFECT FOR FANS OF THEN SHE WAS GONE AND THE GOOD DAUGHTER ********** 'Brutal' Fiona Cummins, author of Rattle 'Gripping' Best 'Jaw-dropping' Chris Whitaker, author of Tall Oaks 'Vivid' Irish Times 'Fabulous' Amanda Jennings, author of In Her Wake 'A contender for the most arresting opening paragraph of the year' Sunday Express


Every Tongue Got to Confess

Every Tongue Got to Confess

Every Tongue Got to Confess

Author: Zora Neale Hurston

Publisher: Harper Collins

Isbn 10: 0061741809

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 320

Number of Views: 901

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A recently discovered collection of folktales celebrating African American oral tradition, community, and faith...”splendidly vivid and true.”—New York Times Every Tongue Got to Confess is an extensive volume of African American folklore that Zora Neale Hurston collected on her travels through the Gulf States in the late 1920s. The bittersweet and often hilarious taleswhich range from longer narratives about God, the Devil, White Folk, and Mistaken Identity to witty one-linersreveal attitudes about faith, love, family, slavery, race, and community. Together, this collection of nearly 500 folktales weaves a vibrant tapestry that celebrates the African American life in the rural South and represent a major part of Zora Neale Hurstons literary legacy.


Design Theory and Methods using CAD/CAE

Design Theory and Methods using CAD/CAE

Design Theory and Methods using CAD/CAE

Author: Kuang-Hua Chang

Publisher: Academic Press

Isbn 10: 0123985161

Category: Technology & Engineering

Number of Pages: 516

Number of Views: 1453

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The fourth book of a four-part series, Design Theory and Methods using CAD/CAE integrates discussion of modern engineering design principles, advanced design tools, and industrial design practices throughout the design process. This is the first book to integrate discussion of computer design tools throughout the design process. Through this book series, the reader will: Understand basic design principles and all digital modern engineering design paradigms Understand CAD/CAE/CAM tools available for various design related tasks Understand how to put an integrated system together to conduct All Digital Design (ADD) product design using the paradigms and tools Understand industrial practices in employing ADD virtual engineering design and tools for product development The first book to integrate discussion of computer design tools throughout the design process Demonstrates how to define a meaningful design problem and conduct systematic design using computer-based tools that will lead to a better, improved design Fosters confidence and competency to compete in industry, especially in high-tech companies and design departments


The Confession of Joe Cullen

The Confession of Joe Cullen

The Confession of Joe Cullen

Author: Howard Fast

Publisher: Open Road Media

Isbn 10: 1453237666

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 284

Number of Views: 829

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A New York detective’s investigation of a Catholic priest’s murder leads him to a shocking drug plot that reaches the highest seats of American power Detective Mel Freedman’s life changes forever the day Joe Cullen walks into his New York City office to confess to murder. Cullen, a pilot and Vietnam veteran, has come to admit his guilt in the murder of an American priest, thrown from a helicopter to his death in the jungles of El Salvador 800 feet below. But when a prostitute to whom Cullen also confessed turns up dead, Freedman quickly realizes that there is much more to Cullen’s story than meets the eye. As he digs deeper into the mystery, Freedman unravels a tangled web of conspiracy stretching from the cocaine fields of Central America all the way to CIA headquarters. Tense and thought-provoking, The Confession of Joe Cullen is a powerful thriller about government corruption and the individuals who try to combat it, by one of the most masterful American writers of the twentieth century. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Howard Fast including rare photos from the author’s estate.


The Second Helvetic Confession (Annotated Edition)

The Second Helvetic Confession (Annotated Edition)

The Second Helvetic Confession (Annotated Edition)

Author: Heinrich Bullinger

Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

Isbn 10: 3849620328

Category:

Number of Pages: 94

Number of Views: 1611

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* Including an annotation about the history of the Reformed Churches Helvetic Confessions, the name of two documents expressing the common belief of the Reformed churches of Switzerland. The Second Helvetic Confession (Latin: Confessio Helvetica posterior) was written by Bullinger in 1562 and revised in 1564 as a private exercise. It came to the notice of Elector Palatine Frederick III, who had it translated into German and published. It gained a favorable hold on the Swiss churches, who had found the First Confession too short and too Lutheran. It was adopted by the Reformed Church not only throughout Switzerland but in Scotland (1566), Hungary (1567), France (1571), Poland (1578), and next to the Heidelberg Catechism is the most generally recognized confession of the Reformed Church. (courtesy of wikipedia.com)


The Midwife's Confession

The Midwife's Confession

The Midwife's Confession

Author: Diane Chamberlain

Publisher: MIRA

Isbn 10: 9781459201538

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 400

Number of Views: 945

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Dear Anna, What I have to tell you is difficult to write, but I know it will be far more difficult for you to hear, and I’m so sorry… The unfinished letter is the only clue Tara and Emerson have to the reason behind their close friend Noelle’s suicide. Everything they knew about Noelle—her calling as a midwife, her passion for causes, her love for her friends and family—described a woman who embraced life. Yet there was so much they didn’t know. With the discovery of the letter and its heartbreaking secret, Noelle’s friends begin to uncover the truth about this complex woman who touched each of their lives—and the life of a desperate stranger—with love and betrayal, compassion and deceit. Told with sensitivity and insight, The Midwife’s Confession will have you turning pages late into the night. From the bestselling author of The Lies We Told and The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes comes a story of deception that asks: How much is too much to forgive?


Effective Management in Practice

Effective Management in Practice

Effective Management in Practice

Author: Robin Wensley

Publisher: SAGE

Isbn 10: 144628719X

Category: Business & Economics

Number of Pages: 248

Number of Views: 511

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Electronic inspection copies are available for instructors In this lively and entertaining book, Robin Wensley guides the reader through the basic analytical approaches to decision making required for more effective management practice. Packed with diagrams, anecdotes and examples which bring the book to life, Effective Management in Practice: - clearly presents a wide range of management tools, techniques and theoretical insights in just the right amount of depth for current and future managers - illustrates the need for a balanced approach, emphasizing the importance of the questioning process in clarifying the nature of action proposals and any underlying assumptions - eschews any approach which advocates one right way but at the same time encourages a greater appreciation of practical issues through analysis and theory Students of management, academics and any practitioner interested in exploring a range of different approaches to management will enjoy and treasure this book.


Recovering the Love Feast

Recovering the Love Feast

Recovering the Love Feast

Author: Paul Fike Stutzman

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Isbn 10: 1608994562

Category: Religion

Number of Pages: 294

Number of Views: 1630

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What is a Love Feast? How did the early church celebrate the Love Feast? How might Christians today celebrate the Love Feast? In Recovering the Love Feast, Paul Stutzman addresses these questions, offering a unique blend of liturgical history and practical theology. Part I outlines the history of the Love Feast, noting its prevalence in early church worship, its gradual decline, and its reemergence in the practices of several Pietist groups (e.g., the Moravians, Methodists, and Brethren). Particular focus is given to five elements of the celebration, that is: eucharistic preparation, feetwashing, the fellowship meal, the holy kiss, and the Eucharist proper. In Part II, Stutzman argues that the Love Feast is a valuable Christian practice and a celebration worth recovering in those traditions that may have forgotten the feast. Rather than prescribing a specific method for celebrating the Love Feast, Stutzman proposes that there are five key disciplines that today's Love Feasts should embody: submission, love, confession, reconciliation, and thanksgiving. This book encourages Christians from a range of traditions to experiment with reclaiming the Love Feast, with the hope that each celebration serves as an act of worship to God and an authentic expression of Christian discipleship.


Blank Confession

Blank Confession

Blank Confession

Author: Pete Hautman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1442436387

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 176

Number of Views: 1627

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Shayne Blank is the new kid in town—but that doesn’t stop him from getting into a lot of trouble, very quickly. The other kids don’t understand him. He’s not afraid of anything. He seems too smart. His background doesn’t add up. And when he walks into the police department to confess to a murder, it quickly becomes apparent that nothing is as it seems. There’s more to Shayne—and his story—than meets the eye. And as the details pile up, the only thing that becomes clear is that nothing is clear at all.


Belgic Confession

Belgic Confession

Belgic Confession

Author:

Publisher: Fig

Isbn 10: 1623145422

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Number of Pages: N.A

Number of Views: 1176


Individual and Small Group Decisions

Individual and Small Group Decisions

Individual and Small Group Decisions

Author: K.J. Radford

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Isbn 10: 1475720688

Category: Psychology

Number of Pages: 175

Number of Views: 1298

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ecision making is one of the most important activities in both our profes D sional and our private lives today. The literature on the subject has grown considerably over the last fifty years and it now covers many different approaches to the subject. These approaches range from that of creating a mathematical model of the decision situation under consideration, as in operations research and other forms of mathematical decision analysis, to those that are based on human and organizational behavior. Recently, those working in the field have begun to combine approaches to the study of decision situations that arise in organizations, in our personal lives and in the communities in which we live. This book is an attempt to assist those concerned with decision making to work with this combination of approaches. In the past, decision problems have been considered according to the condi tions under which they arise and to some extent in terms of the approaches available for their resolution. Writers on the subject who are mathematically oriented have devised a method of classifying decisions based on the type of mathematics that they suggest be used in the resolution of the problems. This approach leads to the division of decision situations into the categories of cer tainty, uncertainty, risk and competition. Deterministic models available in oper ations research have then been offered as the means of treating decision situations in the category of certainty.


A Mother's Confession

A Mother's Confession

A Mother's Confession

Author: Kelly Rimmer

Publisher: Bookouture

Isbn 10: 1786810646

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 384

Number of Views: 355


The Bible Answer Book

The Bible Answer Book

The Bible Answer Book

Author: R. A. Torrey

Publisher: Whitaker House

Isbn 10: 1629111236

Category: Religion

Number of Pages: 192

Number of Views: 1194

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In these intriguing pages, R. A. Torrey answers your most baffling questions about the Scriptures. Plus, you’ll find practical advice for living an abundant Christian life in these solid, biblically based discussions, including… Seven steps to living a successful Christian life. How to have daily victory over sin. How you can really know you’re saved. How to become an effective soulwinner. How to receive answers to your prayers. Renew and refresh your walk with God! As you enter this gold mine of foundational truths for living out your Christianity, you will find the Scriptures coming alive to you and your faith increased. Let your heart and mind rest as you discover what God’s Word really teaches, and, when applied, how it can powerfully change your life.


Cleopatra Confesses

Cleopatra Confesses

Cleopatra Confesses

Author: Carolyn Meyer

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1442422459

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 304

Number of Views: 428

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Meet teenage Cleopatra in this first-person account of history that captures “sibling rivalry at its most vicious” (Publishers Weekly). It is the first century B.C., an ancient time of everpresent drama and danger. Cleopatra, the third of the pharaoh’s six children, is whom her father has chosen to be the next queen of Egypt. But when King Ptolemy is forced into exile, Cleopatra is left alone to fend for herself in a palace rife with intrigue and murder. Smart, courageous, ambitious, and sensuously beautiful, Cleopatra possesses the charm to cause two of history’s most famous leaders to fall in love with her. But as her cruel sisters plot to steal the throne, Cleopatra realizes there is only one person on whom she can rely—herself. The tale of her teenage years is a story of power and romance that stands the test of time—centuries later, Cleopatra remains a figure of mystery and intrigue. Now, award-winning author Carolyn Meyer mesmerizes readers with revelations in this novel about one of the greatest women who ever lived.


Early Works of Thomas Becon

Early Works of Thomas Becon

Early Works of Thomas Becon

Author: Thomas Becon

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Isbn 10: 1592445519

Category: Religion

Number of Pages: 520

Number of Views: 1218

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The Parker Society was the London-based Anglican society that printed in fifty-four volumes the works of the leading English Reformers of the sixteenth century. It was formed in 1840 and disbanded in 1855 when its work was completed. Named after Matthew Parker -- the first Elizabethan Archbishop of Canterbury, who was known as a great collector of books -- the stimulus for the foundation of the society was provided by the Tractarian movement, led by John Henry Newman and Edward B. Pusey. Some members of this movement spoke disparagingly of the English Reformation, and so some members of the Church of England felt the need to make available in an attractive form the works of the leaders of that Reformation.


Preparation for Death

Preparation for Death

Preparation for Death

Author: St. Alphonsus Liguori

Publisher: TAN Books

Isbn 10: 1618902695

Category: Religion

Number of Pages: 146

Number of Views: 666

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Meditation on death, though it seems depressing to many, is essential for our Salvation! Death is the one journey every man must go through alone. It is the one thing that sobers us all and can set us on a more resolute path to Holiness. But this path only begins after facing the reality of death, for to avoid it only increases our fear. In this popular abridgment of his monumental Preparation for Death, St Alphonsus teaches us the proper attitude toward death, which is one of readiness, of always having our debts cleared. Each chapter is a short consideration with three points, easily understood by laity in all states of life. Each point is followed by meditations and prayers for perseverance in our efforts to lead good lives. To aid busy priests in their sermons, St Alphonsus purposely included texts from Scripture and passages from the Holy Fathers, personally selected by the Saint himself to touch the heart of every reader and listener. St Alphonsus shows us how death is, on the natural level, a great sorrow but, on the supernatural level, a great gift. Understanding it as a gift and implementing this knowledge in our lives is the lesson of each powerful meditation. This book is a wonderful way to enhance your Lenten devotions and gain a more profound gratitude for Christ's victory over Death and Hell through His crucifixion and Resurrection!


I Must Confess

I Must Confess

I Must Confess

Author: Rupert Smith

Publisher: Cleis Press

Isbn 10: 1573448486

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 256

Number of Views: 1885

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A stinging satire of tell-all showbiz memoirs starring a self-deluded gay icon who has managed to ride every pop culture trend of the last forty years. Marc LeJeune has had a remarkable career in the entertainment business. Despite the carping of critics, cruel twists of fate, and the treachery of former friends who were blind to his exceptional dramatic and musical talents, he has remained true to his unique artistic vision. From his early days as the face of Swinging London, to the late 1960s avant garde theater scene, through the sexually liberated cinema of the 1970s, to his current status as a much-loved household name and TV favorite, he tells all in this, his own astonishing story. Through this fabulous parody of the showbiz confession, Rupert Smith has created a witty and scathing satire of popular culture and entertainment over the last forty years. Marc LeJeune is a brilliant comic creation, inspired by Smith's many years of interviewing celebrities for Time Out and writing about showbiz in The Guardian (U.K.).


The Art of Confession

The Art of Confession

The Art of Confession

Author: Christopher Grobe

Publisher: NYU Press

Isbn 10: 1479839590

Category: Performing Arts

Number of Pages: 320

Number of Views: 1278

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The story of a new style of art—and a new way of life—in postwar America: confessionalism. What do midcentury “confessional” poets have in common with today’s reality TV stars? They share an inexplicable urge to make their lives an open book, and also a sense that this book can never be finished. Christopher Grobe argues that, in postwar America, artists like these forged a new way of being in the world. Identity became a kind of work—always ongoing, never complete—to be performed on the public stage. The Art of Confession tells the history of this cultural shift and of the movement it created in American art: confessionalism. Like realism or romanticism, confessionalism began in one art form, but soon pervaded them all: poetry and comedy in the 1950s and ’60s, performance art in the ’70s, theater in the ’80s, television in the ’90s, and online video and social media in the 2000s. Everywhere confessionalism went, it stood against autobiography, the art of the closed book. Instead of just publishing, these artists performed—with, around, and against the text of their lives. A blend of cultural history, literary criticism, and performance theory, The Art of Confession explores iconic works of art and draws surprising connections among artists who may seem far apart, but who were influenced directly by one another. Studying extraordinary art alongside ordinary experiences of self-betrayal and -revelation, Christopher Grobe argues that a tradition of “confessional performance” unites poets with comedians, performance artists with social media users, reality TV stars with actors—and all of them with us. There is art, this book shows, in our most artless acts.


The Confession Club

The Confession Club

The Confession Club

Author: Elizabeth Berg

Publisher: Ballantine Books

Isbn 10: 1984855182

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 320

Number of Views: 1834

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USA TODAY BESTSELLER • An uplifting novel about friendship, surprising revelations, and a second chance at love, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Story of Arthur Truluv. When a group of friends in Mason, Missouri, decide to start a monthly supper club, they get more than they bargained for. The plan for congenial evenings—talking, laughing, and sharing recipes, homemade food, and wine—abruptly changes course one night when one of the women reveals something startlingly intimate. The supper club then becomes Confession Club, and the women gather weekly to share not only dinners but embarrassing misdeeds, deep insecurities, and long-held regrets. They invite Iris Winters and Maddy Harris to join, and their timing couldn't be better. Iris is conflicted about her feelings for a charming but troubled man, and Maddy has come back home from New York to escape a problem too big to handle alone. The club offers exactly the kind of support they need to help them make some difficult decisions. The Confession Club is charming, heartwarming, and inspiring. And as in the previous books that take place in Mason, readers will find friendship, community, and kindness on full display. Advance praise for The Confession Club “[A] feel-good testament to taking risks, falling love, and reinvention . . . Berg effortlessly wraps her arms around this busy universe of quirky characters with heartbreaking secrets and unflagging faith. . . . Readers new to Berg’s Mason will be dazzled by this bright and fascinating story, and fans will be cheering for the next volume.”—Publishers Weekly