August 30, 2016

New Titles Tuesday: August 30

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? 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.]
Nelson Education is pleased to support teachers and students with core resources carefully developed to help all students engage, connect, and succeed in the new Foundations of Mathematics program.

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]
96% of pilot teachers recommend Nelson Math Focus to their colleagues. It uses plenty of real-life examples. It is easy to use and covers all of the curriculum areas.

the complete works of Erasmus of Rotterdam arranged according to the division into nine ordines (categories) which Erasmus himself laid down for the posthumous publication of his collected works. The volumes presents critical editions of the Latin texts and introductions and commentary notes that provide the reader with useful philological, theological, linguistic and historical background information, elucidating the text and identifying Erasmus sources. Writings on philological and educational questions; contains a general introduction, and presents Erasmus attack on barbarous Latin, a commentary on Ovidius poem Nux, as well as Erasmus Latin translations of Euripides Hecuba and Iphigenia, declamations of Libanius, and works by Lucianus and Galenus. Writings on philological and educational questions, a critical edition of the Latin text of the Parabolae, or similes, and the Praise of Marriage.

Opera omnia Desiderii Erasmi: Ordinis secundi tomus quartus.
The fourth volume of the Adagia (Proverbs) The eighth volume of the Adagia (Proverbs) Proverbs and sayings (Adagia) The second half of Erasmus commentaries on eleven Psalms. Two of them not only explain the psalms themselves, but also deal with topical questions, viz. the war against the Turks and the disintegration of Christendom. One of the fiercest enemies of Erasmus was the Spanish theologian Jacobus Lopis Stunica who contributed to the Computensian Polyglot that rivalled Erasmus New Testament edition. This second volume of the Amsterdam edition of the apologias contains the critical edition of the Latin text of one of the apologias against Stunica Contains the critical edition of the Latin text of the "apologia" against Erasmus’ critic Thomas Lee.

This book is the personal account of Robert Kerr’s seven years (1886-1892) as a medical doctor in Morocco.

"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.

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.

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