New Titles for the Week of July 23, 2012

Sigmund Freud: Analysis of a Mind, A&E Television Networks (2008) Origionally broadcast in 1995, Gloria Steinem highlights this in-depth portrait of the man whose controversial theories transformed our understanding of the mind and sexualitye BASIC Series by Francis Chan

The BASIC Series by Francis Chan (2012)
The Christian life was meant to be a journey, not a routine. BASIC is a seven-part short film series from the creators of NOOMA featuring Francis Chan inviting us to reclaim the simple, full, and beautiful journey that our lives are intended to be. The first three BASIC films begin at the most fundamental level asking, Who is God? Francis addresses, reveals, and reinforces a foundational framework to better understand the complex truths of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Films four through seven focus on ldquo;The Practices of the Church and by living these out, we are the Church.We’re all looking for a solid foundation something we can build our lives around. We crave a profound assurance that God, His ways, and His Word will carry us through leading to basic conclusions to complex questions we wrestle with.

Baseball : A Film by Ken Burns Boxed Set Produced and Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick (2010)
Get ready for the new Baseball DVD set (which includes “The Tenth Inning”)! Here is the story of America’s national pastime from master storyteller Ken Burns. It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. A saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the immigrant experience, the transformation of popular culture, and the enduring appeal of the national pastime.

Spirituality and Ethics in Management edited by Laszlo Zsolnai (2011)
This book is a collection of scholarly papers focusing on the role of spirituality and ethics in renewing the contemporary management praxis. The basic argument is that a more inclusive, holistic and peaceful approach to management is needed if business and political leaders are to uplift the environmentally degrading and socially disintegrating world of our age. The book uses diverse value-perspectives (Hindu, Catholic, Buddhist, and Humanist) and a variety of disciplines (philosophy, ethics, management studies, psychology, and organizational sciences) to extend traditional reflections on corporate purpose and focuses on a self-referential organizational-existential search for meaning, identity and success.

The Big Thirst : The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water by Charles Fishman Free Press (2012).
As Charles Fishman brings vibrantly to life in this mind-changing narrative, water runs our world, yet we take it completely for granted. Bringing readers along on a fascinating journey-from the moons of Saturn to the hotels of Las Vegas-Fishman vividly shows that we’ve already left behind a golden age of thoughtlessly abundant, free, and safe water, but also that as dramatic as the challenges are, we have all the means we need to meet them. Knowing what to do is not the problem; the hardest part is changing our water consciousness. The Big Thirst will forever change the way we think about water, our essential relationship to it, and the creativity we can bring to protecting it.

The Holy Trinity: Understanding God’s Life by Stephen R. Holmes (2012)
Stephen Holmes offers the reader a clear and thorough examination of the the doctrine of the Trinity and speaks of the life of God, the God of Jesus Christ, the God who is for us.


About jessicashuck

Jessica is a Library Associate at Cornerstone University's Miller Library and a future librarian. Currently, she is working on her MLIS through the University of South Florida. In her free time, she enjoys reading, crafting, and spending time with her husband and two dogs.
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