Dark History of the Popes (Dark Histories) by Brenda Ralph Lewis

By Brenda Ralph Lewis

Within the tenth century, being head of the Catholic Church didn’t cease Pope John XII from allegedly committing incest together with his sisters, calling on pagan gods and goddesses, being an alcoholic and placing his mistress in control of his brothel. after all, being pope didn’t make popes renowned both: in 896AD, Pope Formosus died, yet that was once no hindrance to Lambert of Spoleto, who bore anything of a grudge, in exhuming the pontiff and placing him on trial. Formosus used to be discovered to blame of being unworthy of his papal place of work, had all his acts annulled and his physique used to be thrown within the Tiber. From corruption to nepotism, from campaign to witch-burning to Inquisition, from popes sanctioning homicide to popes being murdered, darkish heritage of The Popes explores greater than a thousand years of sinister deeds surrounding the papacy. starting from the ninth century advert to Pope Pius XII’s place in the course of international battle II, the publication examines political, spiritual and social historical past throughout the skulduggery of popes and courtiers, the function the Borgias kinfolk performed within the papacy, the persecution of Jews and the non secular controversy over Galileo Galilei’s heretical perspectives, between different issues. utilizing diaries, letters, reviews from overseas ambassadors to the Vatican and reliable registers of the ecclesiastical courts, an image of either sinning and sinned opposed to popes is printed. jam-packed with greater than 2 hundred color and black-&-white photos, work and artistic endeavors, darkish historical past of The Popes is an eye-opening account of the heritage of the papacy that pontiffs may really now not point out.

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God Wants You Happy: From Self-Help to God's Help by Father Jonathan Morris

By Father Jonathan Morris

In God desires You Happy, Father Jonathan Morris replaces the unsatisfying, fleeting recommendations we obtain from the recent Age self-help with the simplicity and intensity of genuine Christian spirituality. In his paintings touring the realm for FOX information and in his parish paintings in ny urban, Father Jonathan couldn't comprehend why humans have been deciding upon the obscure and infrequently damaging suggestion of the self-help authorities and ignoring the verified and real support the Christian religion bargains. He came across that a part of the matter was once packaging: humans idea the church dealt in simple terms in sin and guilt and never aid and therapeutic. yet what if we reframed God's excellent news within the related phrases because the self-help world?

Morris argues that self-help can merely take you to this point; what we'd like is God-help. God wishes You Happy deals a life-long non secular software that teaches you the way to open your self as much as God's loving presence to be able to turn into every thing he created you to be—joyful, flourishing women and men. In different phrases, God wishes you to be happy.

Illuminated with biblical passages and choked with case experiences and routines, God desires You Happy is helping you to:

Open your brain and center to the all-loving God who desires to aid and empower you

paintings in the course of the Faith-Hope-Love remedy to rid your self of self-destructive and self-limiting conduct whereas forming new conduct for receiving grace, forgiveness, attractiveness, and love

faucet into the normal mechanisms of self-improvement God has already positioned inside of you

become aware of your divine mission

A life of happiness is at your fingertips and the writer of the universe desires to assist you in attaining it.

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Lessons from Saint Benedict: Finding Joy in Daily Life by Donald S Raila

By Donald S Raila

A part of a suite written over two decades, classes from Saint Benedict includes 26 letters written by means of Donald Raila, O.S.B., a Benedictine monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey. utilizing the 1500 12 months outdated Rule of Benedict and Benedictine spirituality as his origin, Father Donald bargains phrases of non secular encouragement and suggestions for persevering throughout the trip of lifestyle. With the Gospel and Rule of Benedict as courses, Raila says, we will be able to learn how to see God's graces in each size of our lives, even the main likely mundane. Father Donald presents either critical and light-hearted examples from his personal lifestyles to illustrate how we will be able to renew and develop our spirituality throughout the day-by-day grind, and even perhaps locate pleasure within the process.

Some of the themes addressed include:

-Anxiety -Boredom -Change -Choices -Communication -Death -Desire -Detachment -Fear -Hospitality -Humility -Loss -Materialism -Order -Patience -Rushing -Sacrifice -Stewardship -Youth

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Book Publishing Encyclopedia by Dan Poynter

By Dan Poynter

You might have questions about writing, publishing & selling. This e-book has solutions and they're effortless to discover. This booklet is the easiest funding you'll make on your publishing destiny. It comprises hundreds of thousands of counsel and references in an easy-to use alphabetical encyclopedia. it's your "Book Publishing solution Book." This booklet will prevent time, prevent funds and make you glance extraordinary. you are going to underline, spotlight and dog-ear this publication. this can be the publication publicist's consultant to web assets. greater than 1001 how one can write, post & advertise your publication.

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Museum Ethics (The Heritage) by Gary Edson

By Gary Edson

A couple of advancements within the museum move over the last few years have pressured museums to provide larger recognition to moral concerns. participants of the career are more and more considered as constituting a moral neighborhood and each individual inside of the sort of neighborhood should have a feeling of non-public legal responsibility in addition to a accountability for others to guarantee moral success. Museum Ethics firmly locations notions of ethics within the box of motion. It considers the theoretical and sensible parts of the philosophy of behavior in terms of either serious modern matters and museums. This dialogue encompasses the procurement of artifacts, the rights of indigenous peoples, repatriation, the politics of demonstrate, the conservation of gadgets and the function of schooling, in addition to the day by day administration of a museum. All folks energetic in museum matters--whether custodian, curator, or trustee--have a moral legal responsibility to the museum occupation and the general public. This quantity will enable the pro and pupil alike to paintings in the direction of a extra dependable and responsive museum group.

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After the Heart of God: The Life and Ministry of Priests at by Julian Porteous

By Julian Porteous

What kind of priest is required for the 3rd millennium? The cultural and ecclesial panorama has replaced so dramatically over the last fifty years. There are new and difficult forces at paintings influencing the path of tradition, and bearing in at the Church. The priest stands on the intersection of those forces as they play out within the lives of Catholics. now could be the time to think about the identification, personality, human fact, pastoral orientation and the non secular lifetime of monks. writer Julian Porteous does simply this in After the guts of God, additionally contemplating new symptoms of desire rising within the Church lately and looking out on the method during which the Church itself has replied to a couple of the demanding situations that clergymen have confronted.

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Managing Reputation in The Banking Industry: Theory and by Stefano Dell'Atti, Annarita Trotta

By Stefano Dell'Atti, Annarita Trotta

The subject of reputational problem within the banking region has acquired expanding cognizance from teachers and practitioners. This e-book offers specialist contributions that disguise 3 major features: first, an intensive assessment of the literature on reputational danger within the banking quarter aimed to spot the relationships among reasons, results, stakeholders, and key qualitative-quantitative variables concerned through the reputational main issue of a financial institution; moment, devising a conceptual framework for administration of reputational concern in banking, and at last, checking out this framework with the result of an empirical research conducted through looking at key variables of a few identified circumstances of reputational situation on the subject of overseas banks and offering case stories in regards to the dynamic technique of popularity administration.

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Ethics Management for Public Administrators: Building by Donald C Menzel

By Donald C Menzel

This functional, ''how-to'' ebook is devoted to construction corporations of integrity. it's been written for students considering careers in public carrier, elected and appointed officers, directors, and profession public servants in the United States and out of the country. Concise and complete, ''Ethics administration for Public Administrators'' takes a public administration standpoint in the direction of developing moral agencies. It comprises: an advent to ethics administration; a dialogue of the united states Constitutional and administrative surroundings during which officers perform their tasks; descriptions and tests of the instruments to be had to elected and appointed officers who're devoted to development moral companies; a evaluate of current ethics administration courses in American towns and counties; an summary of legislative and administrative measures taken by way of Congress, presidents, the judiciary, and the fifty states to foster moral governance; particular assurance of ethics administration all over the world, with a spotlight on Europe and Asia; hands-on skill-building routines that finish each one bankruptcy with energetic studying possibilities; and, an summary of the demanding situations confronting voters and public officers dedicated to moral governance.

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Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity (2nd by Gerald O'Collins, Mario Farrugia

By Gerald O'Collins, Mario Farrugia

The bestselling Catholicism has now been revised and up-to-date for an eagerly-anticipated moment variation. This lucid and obtainable account explains how Roman Catholicism and its ideals and practices got here to be what they're. well known students Gerald O'Collins and Mario Farrugia go through background to sum up the current features of Catholic Christianity and the foremost demanding situations it faces within the 3rd millennium. transparent and interesting, the authors current concerns in a clean and unique means. They skilfully depict the Catholic background and exhibit that Catholicism is a dynamic and dwelling religion. O'Collins and Farrugia have interaction with modern ethical matters and discover the demanding situations which Catholics and different Christians needs to face. this can be an authoritative, vigorous, and updated creation to Catholicism for the twenty-first century.

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People Over Profit: Break the System, Live with Purpose, Be by Dale Partridge

By Dale Partridge

Serial entrepreneur and enterprise visionary Dale Partridge unearths seven center ideals that create good fortune through placing humans first.

Every day significant headlines inform the tale of a brand new and higher American industry. verified organisations have started reevaluating the standard in their items, the ethics in their provide chain, and the way they could provide again via donating a section of their revenue to significant reasons. in the meantime, thousands of marketers who need a extra dependable and compassionate industry have introduced a brand new breed of socially centred company models.

Sevenly founder Dale Partridge uncovers the seven center ideals shared through shoppers, starters, and leaders at the back of this modification. those ideals have enabled Dale to construct a multimillion-dollar corporation that's revolutionizing undefined. He believes they're the key to making a sustainable global that values honesty over deception, transparency over secrecy, authenticity over hype, and finally, humans over revenue.

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