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Unmasking the Face

By Paul Ekman,Wallace V. Friesen
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  • Publisher : ISHK
  • Isbn : 1883536367
  • Pages : 212
  • Category : Psychology
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Can you tell when someone who is actually afraid is trying to look angry? Can you tell when someone is feigning surprise? With the help of 'Unmasking the face', you will be able to improve your recognition of the facial clues to emotion, increase your ability to detect 'facial deceit', and develop a keener awareness of the way your own face reflects your emotions. Using scores of photographs of faces that reflect the emotions of surprise, fear, disgust, anger, happiness, and sadness, the authors of 'Unmasking the face' explain how to identify correctly these basic emotions and how to tell when people try to mask, simulate, or neutralize them. And, to help you better understand our own emotions and those of others, this book describes not only what these emotions look like when expressed on the face, but also what they feel like when you experience them. In addition, this book features several practical exercises that will help actors, teachers, salesmen, counselors, nurses, and physicians - and everyone else who deals with people - to become adept, perceptive readers of the facial expressions of emotion.

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  • Publisher : Routledge
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  • Pages : 174
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Suffering and death are two topics that are frequently referred to in the Epistle to the Hebrews, but have rarely been examined within scholarship on this important New Testament text. Dyer redresses the balance in this study of these topics, conducting a thorough investigation using semantic domain analysis. He incorporates recent advancements in modern linguistics, in particular the 'context of situation', and then connects these topics to the social situation addressed in Hebrews. In so doing he is able to reveal how the author is responding to the reality of suffering in the lives of his audience. With this awareness, it becomes clear how the author also responds to his audience's pain by creating models of endurance in suffering and death. These serve to motivate his audience toward similar endurance within their own social context. Dyer shows that it is possible to make significant determinations about the social setting of Hebrews based upon an examination and analysis of the language used therein.

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  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
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  • Pages : 384
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Fascinating study examines Sumerians, Babylonians, Egyptians, Hittites, Canaanites, Israelites, Persians, others. "...a valuable introduction, perhaps the best available in English." — American Historical Review. 32 halftones. 5 figures. 1 map.

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  • Publisher : NavPress
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  • Pages : 256
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We’ve all lost something. No matter what it is—a loved one, a treasured relationship, the life we thought we would have—our grief can overshadow us with its heaviness and ache. How do we get through each day? Where is God in these hardest of times? No loss is too small or too big for our God. In the midst of every trial, He is waiting to give you comfort and peace. In this beautiful book, bestselling author Jill Kelly offers a vision of healing and hope for whatever circumstance you’re facing. Her own stories of deep loss and unexpected joy will help you see how God shows up, even when grief seems insurmountable. God’s promise in the face of loss proves true: You are not alone. The Creator sees you and your heartache—and He will meet you there.

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  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Isbn : 1250033543
  • Pages : 32
  • Category : Fiction
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From the author of In Farleigh Field comes Rhys Bowen's short story "The Face in the Mirror"; it offers just the taste of mystery and mayhem fans will need to tide them over until the next Molly Murphy novel. Molly Murphy—Molly Sullivan, now that she and Daniel are finally married—is bored. Having given up her detective agency when she married, she now finds that her life is much less exciting, her days an endless stretch of housekeeping and chores. But when Molly secretly attends a suffragist meeting with her friends Sid and Gus and meets a shy, distracted woman who claims to live in a haunted house, everything is about to change.

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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Isbn : 1610976223
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Religion
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Taking its cue from Mark Nation's regret that John Howard Yoder refrained from a fuller engagement with the Western philosophical tradition, this book is an effort to explore the possibilities inherent in that conversation. It develops a dialogue between Yoder and the French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas. The placement of Yoder's work alongside of Levinas' conception of otherness cashes out the embedded hope in Nation's remarks by demonstrating the continuing relevancy of Yoder's thought for current Christian sociopolitical discourse. This book is especially aimed at those who seek to continue exploring the themes and ideas of John Howard Yoder.

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  • Publisher : Mysterious Press
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 972
  • File Pdf: a-smile-on-the-face-of-the-tiger.pdf

Book Summary:

In Estleman's latest novel, Amos Walker is back on the streets of Detroit as he investigates the mysterious death of an ageing pulp fiction writer.

Finding Faith in the Face of Doubt

By Joseph S Willis
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Quest Books
  • Isbn : 0835630986
  • Pages : 155
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 734
  • File Pdf: finding-faith-in-the-face-of-doubt.pdf

Book Summary:

Many Americans say they are uncertain about their religious beliefs, although they continue to attend Christian and other churches. Interdenominational minister Willis presents this beautifully written book to help questioners maintain their integrity while relating to the vast Mystery that informs the universe beyond all understanding. "We know we don't know," Willis says, "and yet we all (even atheists) must stand on assumptions that help us lead good lives." To explore these assumptions, he discusses different ways of thinking about God, scientific and mythical views, the sources of good and evil, and the need for both freedom and commitment. He assures us we can all think reasonably about Ultimate Reality and find a faith that fits. The book grew from theology classes Willis taught in Unitarian churches and universities and from conversations with discontented members of other discussion groups. His clear and engaging prose is full of lively exchanges with his students. Frequent references to the best contemporary theologians (Bishop Spong, for example) and to philosophers, physicists, mythologists, and Bible experts provide an inspiring resource for those who long to resolve the conflict between faith and reason, doubt and belief.

The Face That Launched A Thousand Bullets (The Cartel Publications Presents)

By T. Styles
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : The Cartel Publications
  • Isbn : 0982391323
  • Pages : 283
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 930
  • File Pdf: the-face-that-launched-a-thousand-bullets.pdf

Book Summary:

The partnership between Kevon and Shy, two rival hustlers whose drug empire spans from Washington, D.C. to Baltimore, disintegrates after Shy tries to take Kevon's girlfriend Tara away from him.

The Face Behind the Veil

By Flora Reigada
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Isbn : 9781418464042
  • Pages : 632
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 643
  • File Pdf: the-face-behind-the-veil.pdf

Book Summary:

In ancient Israel, only high priests were allowed through the veil into the "Holy of Holies" of the temple. Thousands of years later, this legacy continues with a baby girl. As the Great Depression looms, Naomi is born with the legendary "birth veil" over her face. In those superstitious times, many believed this meant the child possessed supernatural abilities. After leaving their Jewish faith in the old country, Naomi's family dabbled in such mystical beliefs. But what would "the veil" really mean to Naomi and what does it mean to us today? And who is the mysterious visitor only little Naomi can see? Part the curtains of time with Naomi, then her daughter and granddaughter, as each discovers the hidden secrets of the veil.

The Face of Apollo

By Fred Saberhagen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : JSS Literary Productions, LLC
  • Isbn : 1937422119
  • Pages : 382
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 422
  • File Pdf: the-face-of-apollo.pdf

Book Summary:

In fine form, Saberhagen turns to a world that recalls (and may actually be) that of his Swords series. The ancient classical gods have returned but are at war among themselves, and this yarn opens with a battle to the death between Apollo and Hades. Although Hades appears the victor, the face of Apollo is carried off by one of the sun god's human votaries. It ends up entering the body of 15-year-old Jeremy Redthorn, turning him into an avatar of Apollo who possesses many attributes of the god. That … gives him the power to summon swarms of bees against his enemies, but it also imposes responsibilities equal to the new powers and thrusts him forcibly into the front lines of the cosmic battle of good and evil. Saberhagen offers classical scholarship, wit, and brisk pacing in an admirable coming-of-age story that should appeal even to readers unfamiliar with the Swords books and attract Swords-familiar readers in swarms. Roland Green --

Across the Face of France

By James Alvin Huston
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Isbn : 9781557531445
  • Pages : 251
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 886
  • File Pdf: across-the-face-of-france.pdf

Book Summary:

In a book that is part military and political history, part meditation on the tragic predicament of humanity, and an affectionate portrayal of the French and their country, Huston, who fought across France with the 134th infantry, follows the approximate liberation route as he revisits the towns decades later.

In the Face of Death

By PhD Danai Papadatou
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Isbn : 9780826103406
  • Pages : 360
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 717
  • File Pdf: in-the-face-of-death.pdf

Book Summary:

"Occasionally I read a book and say to myself that this is a book that I wished I had written. This is such a book! It is a delightful, practical, interesting, and inspiring book! Danai has written a soon-to-be classic in the field! Her writing is excellent! Her use of theories, concepts, history, and models are wonderful!"--Illness, Crisis and Loss "Danai PapadatouÖ[presents] an approach of Relational Care, care based on an understanding of relationships, that should be essential readingÖ.[S]he writes in an engaging and non-technical language, and manages to convey complex ideas in a manner that is accessible to all." --Colin Murray Parkes, OBE, MD, FRCPsych President, Cruse: Bereavement Care (From the Foreword) ì[A] wonderful contribution to the literature on caregiving and her well thought out ideas about relational caregiving are on the cutting edge. Congratulations.î -- Lynne Ann DeSpelder CoAuthor, The Last Dance: Encountering Death and Dying, 8th edition "This is no ordinary academic textbook. It is nothing short of a masterpiece in which Papadatou provides the field of death, dying and bereavement with invaluable and constructive insights into the world of caring for the dying and bereaved."--Grief Matters "This is a fascinating book, applying important theoretical modelsÖin order to describe and speculate about how professionals manage to work in an environment where suffering and grief are constantly present. This is an important and substantial addition to the mostly self-help literature about self-care for caregivers."--Doody's Medical Reviews In the Face of Death explores the experiences of health care professionals who care for the seriously ill, the dying, and the bereaved. In this book, Danai Papadatou offers a practical approach to caregiving, as well as a breadth and depth of insight into both the patient's and the caregiver's responses to death. The author discusses the issues and challenges health care professionals face when treating dying and bereaved patients. Topics include: compassion fatigue, the inevitability of suffering and the potential for growth, suffering in the workplace, team functioning in death situations, and team resilience. The main themes are: The Caring Relationship focuses on the relationship between the care provider and the person who is dying or grieving, and proposes a new, relationship-based model of care The Care Provider in Death Situations addresses the health professional's personal responses to death, using a model that illustrates the grieving process of the health professional The Team in the Face of Death provides recommendations for effective, interdisciplinary care services that support dying or bereaved patients as well as the health care provider

The Face of San Francisco

By Harold Gilliam
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Isbn : 1789123097
  • Pages : 201
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 193
  • File Pdf: the-face-of-san-francisco.pdf

Book Summary:

This is a love poem in prose—a shining ode to the most beautiful, sophisticated, decadent, provincial, elusive, and utterly paradoxical city in America. It is also a romantic portrait—a masterwork that captures the incredible loveliness of the city’s face even as it reveals a dark secret or two of its inconstant heart. This is THE FACE OF SAN FRANCISCO, from the Bay Bridge to the back alleys, from the dazzling mansions of Pacific Heights to the down-at-the-heels pads of North Beach—captured in words by the author of San Francisco Bay, and columnist for the San Francisco Examiner, Harold Gilliam, and caught in nearly 200 revealing faces by the camera of Phil Palmer (1911-1992).

The Face of the Earth Looks Up

By John Weaverson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Isbn : 1387709941
  • Pages :
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 836
  • File Pdf: the-face-of-the-earth-looks-up.pdf

Book Summary:

In times of distress, faces will look up in hope for a better world. Prayers are lifted for the care of families and others. The collective face of the earth could be viewed as the total mosaic of over 7 billion people who comprise our earthly world presently. We may think of humanity as the children of God, since God as creator formed all of us. So, all have a place in hopes for tomorrow. All are the resulting face of the earth. We look up.

The Face of the Business

By Rachel Nachmias
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
  • Isbn : 1683505247
  • Pages : 141
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 762
  • File Pdf: the-face-of-the-business.pdf

Book Summary:

Are you the Face of Your Business? Impressions matter. If you want to grow your business with video, you’re going to need to look the part. Crafting amazing video requires more than just great content. Most women want to make the right visual impression to attract viewers that are ready and willing to listen to their message, but are not sure how. To get maximum impact from their videos, women need the confidence and skills to master their image and truly become the face of their business. Based on her experience transforming hundreds of clients from fashion rookies into camera-ready women of style, Rachel Nachmias offers a step-by-step process to becoming your most beautiful and confident self, creating videos that grow your following, and turning viewers into clients willing to pay top dollar for your expertise. If you dream of creating a personal style that is an asset in your business, and not a liability, The Face of The Business is for you! What’s your style?