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Radioactivity And Radioactive Substances: An Introduction To by James Chadwick, Ernest Rutherford

By James Chadwick, Ernest Rutherford

This scarce antiquarian ebook is a facsimile reprint of the unique. because of its age, it may well include imperfections akin to marks, notations, marginalia and improper pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally very important, we have now made it to be had as a part of our dedication for safeguarding, holding, and selling the world's literature in reasonable, top of the range, glossy variants which are real to the unique paintings.

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Inconsistencies in Greek and Roman Religion, Vol. I: Ter by H. S. Versnel

By H. S. Versnel

This is often the 1st of a two-volume choice of stories in inconsistencies in Greek and Roman faith. Their universal objective is to argue for the old relevance of assorted varieties of ambiguity and dissonance. the 1st quantity specializes in the valuable paradoxes in old henotheism. The time period 'henotheism' -- a latest formation after the stereotyped acclamation: #EIS O QEOS# ("one is the god"), universal to early Christianity and contemporaneous paganism -- denotes the particular devotion to 1 specific god with no denying the life of, or maybe cultic consciousness to, different gods. After its leading within the twenties and thirties of this century the time period fell into disuse. still, the thought of henotheism represents some of the most striking and demanding shifts in Graeco-Roman faith and as a result merits clean reconsideration.

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From Erdös to Kiev: Problems of Olympiad Caliber by Ross Honsberger

By Ross Honsberger

Ross Honsberger's love of arithmetic comes via very sincerely in From Erdös to Kiev. He offers interesting, stimulating difficulties that may be solved with ordinary mathematical strategies. it is going to supply excitement to inspired scholars and their lecturers, however it also will attract a person who enjoys a mathematical problem. lots of the difficulties within the assortment have seemed on nationwide or overseas Olympiads or different contests. therefore, they're relatively demanding (with options which are all of the extra rewarding). The ideas use basic arguments from straightforward arithmetic (often now not very technical arguments) with merely the occasional foray into subtle or complicated rules. someone acquainted with easy arithmetic can savor a wide a part of the e-book. the issues integrated during this assortment are taken from geometry, quantity thought, likelihood, and combinatorics. ideas to the issues are integrated.

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Romancing the Difference: Kenneth Burke, Bob Jones by Camille K. Lewis

By Camille K. Lewis

Romancing the adaptation examines the rhetoric of fundamentalism as noticeable in the course of the lens of Bob Jones collage. Highlighting the romantic language utilized by non secular separatists, Lewis argues that fundamentalism isn't the offended cry of an intruder, neither is it the mocking of secular tradition. in its place, it really is an try to include and articulate issues which are gorgeous so that it will woo others to a wholly various type of lifestyles.

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The Pseudepigrapha and Christian Origins: Essays from the by Gerbern S. Oegema, James H. Charlesworth

By Gerbern S. Oegema, James H. Charlesworth

Within the Seminar "The Pseudepigrapha and Christian Origins of the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas," chaired from 2000 to 2006 by way of Professors James H. Charlesworth (Princeton) and Gerbern S. Oegema (McGill), the relation among the Pseudepigrapha and the recent testomony has been mentioned systematically and intensively in a fashion by no means visible prior to. The seminar and its individuals have all in favour of the use, model, reinterpretation and additional improvement of non-canonical traditions within the canonical writings of Early Christianity.The Pseudepigrapha investigated incorporated the outdated testomony ones and people present in the Qumran in addition to the Pseudepigrapha of the hot testomony and those utilized in the Early Church. The seminar and its individuals, who have been all internally well known specialists from around the globe, have concerned about the use, edition, reinterpretation and extra improvement of non-canonical traditions (except for Philo, Josephus, the Essene and early Rabbinic writings) within the canonical writings of Early Christianity. The seminar has met in overall 5 instances in quite a few destinations, whereas systematically being prepared round the following themes: The Pseudepigrapha and the Synoptic Gospels, the "Gospel of John", the "Epistles of Paul", the opposite New testomony Writings, and the "Revelation of John".This sequence makes a speciality of early Jewish and Christian texts and their formative contexts additionally comprises sourcebooks that aid make clear the traditional global. 5 facets distinguish this sequence. First, the sequence displays the necessity to situate, and to hunt to appreciate, those old texts inside their originating social and historic contexts. moment, the sequence assumes that it's now usually tough to differentiate among Jewish and Christian records, on the grounds that all early 'Christians' have been Jews. Jesus and his earliest fans have been religious Jews who shared many rules with the well known Jewish teams, specially the Pharisees, the Essenes, and many of the apocalyptic groups.Third, the sequence acknowledges that there have been (and nonetheless are) many ways of realizing authoritative literature or scripture. for this reason, we mustn't ever impose a static suggestion of 'canon' at the early interval of our tradition and in flip denigrate a few texts with labels equivalent to 'non-canonical', due to the fact that such phrases are anachronistic designations that have been basically later imposed at the early records. Fourth, the sequence emphasizes the necessity to contain all appropriate assets and records, together with non-literary information, and that every one vital methodologies - from archaeology and sociology to rhetoric and theology - can be hired to explain the foundation and which means of the files. 5th, clinical study is on the origin of those courses that are directed to students and people attracted to Jewish and Christian origins.

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Transitions Between Contexts of Mathematical Practices by Guida de Abreu, Alan J. Bishop, Norma C. Presmeg

By Guida de Abreu, Alan J. Bishop, Norma C. Presmeg

This e-book focuses consciousness on arithmetic beginners in transition and on their practices in several contexts; at the institutional and socio-cultural framing of the transition methods concerned; and at the verbal exchange and negotiation of mathematical meanings in the course of transition. The publication deals either empirical reports and critical theoretical reflections from a socio-cultural point of view, with the purpose of offering the bases for the advance of extra socially and culturally responsive arithmetic studying environments. it's going to entice researchers and postgraduate scholars within the fields of arithmetic schooling, cultural psychology, multicultural schooling, immigrant and indigenous education.

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