New This Week

Conversations with Cinematographers by David A.Ellis, Scarecrow Press, (2012). David Ellis has interviewed some of the most influential and highly regarded cameramen of the last half century and more, and he has assembled these exchanges in Conversations with Cinematographers.

 

Serving God Globally: Finding Your Place in International Development by Roland Hoksbergen, Baker Academic, (2012). This practical handbook explains what development is, what development workers actually do, and how young people can prepare for mission careers in this field, both in North America and abroad.

 

Globalization and Media: Global Village of Babel by Jack Lule, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, (2012). By breaking down the economic, cultural, and political impact of media, and through a rich set of case studies from around the globe, the author describes a global village of Babel-invoking the biblical town punished for its vanity by seeing its citizens scattered, its language confounded, and its destiny shaped by strife.

 

Nonprofit Sustainability: Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability by Jeanne Bell, Jossey-Bass, (2010). “A must-read for every nonprofit CEO, CFO, and board member.”-Julia A. McClendon, chief executive officer, YWCA Elgin, Illinois.

 

Calder’s Portraits: a New Language by Barbara Zabel, Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press; in cooperation with Rowman & Littlefield, (2011). Executed over a fifty-year period from the early 1920s to the 1970s, Calder’s portraits reveal a real talent for portraiture, for encapsulating individual character traits in both representational and abstract art, and in two and three dimensions.

 

Learning from My Father: Lessons on Life and Faith by David Lawther Johnson, W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co. (2012). Devora Steinmetz sees kinship in ancient narratives as a symbolic structure representing the ability of the emerging culture to survive despite conflict that threatened society’s existence.

 

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