Conditional sentences are among the most intriguing and puzzling features of language, and analysis of their meaning and function has important implications for, and uses in, many areas of philosophy. Jonathan Bennett, one of the world's leading experts, distils many years' work and teaching into this Philosophical Guide to Conditionals, the fullest and most authoritative treatment of the subject. An ideal introduction for undergraduates with a philosophical grounding, it also offers a rich source of illumination and stimulation for graduate students and professional philosophers.
Noah expected to spend Christmas alone, but he never expected to spend it falling in love with his boss. With his third divorce looming and his bank accounts frozen, Chip Harington was surprisingly okay with spending Christmas alone, even if he was living out of a suitcase in his office. He had already decided to skip the office Christmas party, until some surprising words from one of his employees makes him change his mind. Noah always expected the crush for his boss to fade, but after two years working under Chip, his feelings are stronger than ever.
With Chip’s personal life in tatters once more, Noah never expected his boss to show his face at the office Christmas party, so he was even more surprised when his drunken attempt to kiss Chip turned into so much more. Chip assumed his encounter with Noah was nothing more than a one-night stand, but when his employee emerges from a snowstorm on Christmas Eve, they are forced to spend Christmas together in a London office block. With the lines between employer and employee blurred, will either man emerge from the snow the same, or will their Christmas encounter change the course of their lives forever, making them wish they had spent Christmas alone after all? *** Genre: Christmas, Gay Romance, MM Romance, Christmas novella. Released: November 22nd 2016 Words: 30,000 Standalone: Yes Cliff-hanger: No
Fade in on a girl, with a hunger for fame... ...and with her uproariously funny, widely circulated, and often totally unhinged recaps of the television show SMASH, author, playwright, and perpetual non-speaking townsperson Rachel Shukert finally got a scrap of it to gnaw on. A once-aspiring actress who never quite got over her dreams of Broadway stardom, Shukert lovingly sunk her teeth into analyzing (and often, inventing) every detail of NBC's embattled little-musical-that-couldn't, and before long, found herself at the center of the backstage drama behind the backstage drama that captivated America (or at least, the part of it that spends a lot of time handing out their head shots in Times Square.) Childhood heroes became devoted fans. Rabid internet mobs called for her death. And through it all, Rachel kept recapping, risking her health, her sanity, and her sleep hygiene forever. And somehow, she made her Broadway dreams come true, although in a way she never could have imagined as a nine-year-old lip-synching her way through the original cast album of "Sunday in the Park With George" back in her living room in Omaha. An inventive blend of memoir, cultural criticism, and wildly absurdist fan fiction (and including never-before-published material, suitable for sing-alongs!), LET ME BE YOUR STAR is your recap of recaps from a master of the form, lifting the veil on fan culture, Broadway, and the woman behind the keyboard desperately trying to think of another mildly erotic joke about Elaine Stritch at 4:30 am on a Tuesday. Anyone who loves television, the Internet, or Into the Woods (and if you don't fall into any of these categories, please prove to this computer that you are a human being) won't want to miss this thoughtful, hilarious meditation on life, art, and the act of creation by one of our most inimitable comic voices.
The theology of the Eucharist has long been the subject of heated debate, particularly since the Reformation. George Hunsinger's book explores ways in which Christians might resolve their differences in this area. With the aim of fostering ecumenical convergence, he tackles three key issues dividing the churches about the Eucharist: real presence, Eucharistic sacrifice, and ordained ministry. Hunsinger, a Protestant theologian in the Reformed tradition, brings Eastern Orthodox views more systematically into the discussion than has been common in the West.
He also discusses the social significance of the Eucharist. His detailed conclusion summarizes and clarifies the argument as a whole with an eye to explaining how the views proposed in the book could lead the churches, beginning with the Reformed church, closer to the day when obstacles to Eucharistic sharing are overcome. George Hunsinger has been chosen as the recipient of the 2010 Karl Barth Prize by the jury of the Union of Evangelical Churches in the Evangelical Church in Germany.
Silver Winner 2010 IP'S Living Now Award 1st Runner Up 2010 Eric Hoffer Award Endorsement - 2010 IP's Highlighted Title Award Finalist 2010 Book of the Year Award by ForeWord Magazine Finalist 2010 USA Best Book Award Hojo Undo means supplementary training, and using these tools is the key for developing the devastating power of karate techniques.
Without Hojo Undo, a practitioner cannot reach the profound strength levels required for a lifetime of karate training. This book details how to construct and use many training tools; provides accurate mechanical drawings, comprehensive training methods, and an historical context to understand why Hojo Undo was created in old Okinawa. Warm up exercises Detailed construction drawings Build your own Hojo Undo tools! Learn how to use the tools to develop devastating power Link your increased power to fighting techniques Hear what Okinawan Masters say about Hojo Undo training"
Pride hasn't had an easy life. No matter what he does, things seem to go bad. This time, though, he's not sure he can get out of his predicament, and he figures he might just have to call it quits. Bear is a mountain of a man, making a home where most folks woudn't, and he comes across Pride right when the other man's irons are all hanging in the fire. Bear doesn't even hesitate, he just barges in and saves Pride's bacon, taking the man home with him to give him a second chance. Or third or fourth. When they get snowed in for the winter, they figure they have plenty of time to get to know one another. They laugh, learn, and love, both of them finding it incredibly easy to get to know all about the other.
It's not all easy with these two hard-headed men.
Pride lives up to his name, and Bear is just as stubborn. They can survive their petty struggles, but will the bigger demons in Bear's past tear them apart before the spring thaws come? Kiernan Kelly spins a great tale of the late 1800s in Colorado, with a heartwarming relationship that will keep the home fires burning for a long time to come.
This book is the first in the series and is aimed for 8 - 10 year old children and is a small chapter book to help transition the children from picture books to novels.The main character, Abigail Andrews is an eight year old with a wild imagination. This imagination takes her on amazing adventures while she plays.
Pirate’s Playground is the first book to launch the series.
Abby finds a stick near her playground, in her backyard and imagines that it’s a powerful sword. She meets a little girl named, Rachel and learns that she’s the Holder of the sword and is the only one who can defeat the pirates and save Rachel’s little brother, James. Rachel teaches Abby how to use the sword and harness its power and the battle begins. The two girls work as a team to fight off the pirates. Even though they hit a couple twists and snags, Abby is able to force Captain SeaGilly to surrender, reuniting Rachel and James. As Abby raises her sword in victory, she hears her mom calling. When she looks for her mother, she realizes that she is once again in her backyard, on her playground. The book ends with Abby wondering what adventure she would find herself in next.