Here is a sample of the twenty two print and eBook acquisitions which were added to the collection in the past week. Click on the title for more information; TWU login may be required. To obtain print books which are marked "Available soon" in the catalouge, use the "Place hold" link and our staff will have the material ready for you within one working day.
Debates in the digital humanities 2016 /edited by Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein.
Pairing full-length scholarly essays with shorter pieces drawn from scholarly blogs and conference presentations, as well as commissioned interviews and position statements, Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016 reveals a dynamic view of a field in negotiation with its identity, methods, and reach.
Dull disasters?: how planning ahead will make a difference /Daniel J. Clarke and Stefan Dercon.
Dull Disasters? harnesses lessons from finance, political science, economics, psychology, and the natural sciences to show how countries and their partners can be far better prepared to deal with disasters. The insights can lead to practical ways in which governments, civil society, private firms, and international organizations can work together to reduce the risks to people and economies when a disaster looms. The book takes the reader through a range of solutions that have been implemented around the world to respond to disasters. It gives an overview of the evidence on what works and what doesn't and it examines the crucial issue of disaster risk financing
Foundations of mathematics 11 /Cathy Canavan-McGrath ... [et al.]
Introduction to the study of foreign missions [electronic resource]: being chapters I, II, VII, VIII, IX of Modern missions in the East /by Edward A. Lawrence, D.D.
Edward A. Lawrence’s Introduction to the Study of Foreign Missions consists of 5 chapters extracted from his larger work on the subject, Modern Missions in the East (1895).
Mathfocus series [Print]
Opera omnia Desiderii Erasmi: Ordinis secundi tomus quartus.
The fourth volume of the Adagia (Proverbs)
Pioneering in Morocco [electronic resource]: a record of seven years' medical mission work in the palace and the hut / by Dr. Robert Kerr.
This book is the personal account of Robert Kerr’s seven years (1886-1892) as a medical doctor in Morocco.
Relational apologetics: defending the Christian faith with holiness, respect, and truth / Michael C. Sherrard. [Print]"Relational Apologetics" is about your life "becoming" a defense of the Christian faith. Using stories and drawing on personal experiences, Sherrard teaches the importance of holiness, treating skeptics with respect, engaging in authentic conversations instead of shouting matches, and having well thought out answers to the skeptic's questions. The book doesn't delve deeply into the scientific and philosophical arguments for the existence of God and the validity of Christianity. Rather, it provides solid, simple, and easily remembered reasons why one should believe in each.
Return to me: a biblical theology of repentance /Mark J. Boda.[Print]Mark Boda offers a comprehensive overview of the theological witness of Scripture to the theme of repentance in this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume. The importance of repentance in redemptive history is emphasized. Addressing key issues in biblical theology, the works comprising New Studies in Biblical Theology are creative attempts to help Christians better understand their Bibles.