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Sculpture in the Age of Doubt

Sculpture in the Age of Doubt
  • Author : Thomas C. Mcevilley
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  • Release Date :1999-08
  • Total pages :439
  • ISBN : 9781581150230
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Summary : Framed in a lucid discussion of the intellectual issues surrounding the postmodern movement, the essays in this book re-examine the course of twentieth-century art through the work of twenty-five major sculptors. McEvilley masterfully traces the evolution of modern sculpture from the readymades of Marcel Duchamp to the anti-painting statements of the 1960s to the spiritualism and conceptualism of the 1980s and 1990s. This is a groundbreaking work in the field of art criticism and a fundamental text for anyone interested in the history of current art and culture. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

The Age of Doubt

The Age of Doubt
  • Author : Christopher Lane
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2011
  • Total pages :244
  • ISBN : 0300168810
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Summary : The Victorian era was the first great ";Age of Doubt"; and a critical moment in the history of Western ideas. Leading nineteenth-century intellectuals battled the Church and struggled to absorb radical scientific discoveries that upended everything the Bible had taught them about the world. In "The Age of Doubt," distinguished scholar Christopher Lane tells the fascinating story of a society under strain as virtually all aspects of life changed abruptly. In deft portraits of scientific, literary, and intellectual icons who challenged the prevailing religious orthodoxy, from Robert Chambers and Anne Bronte; to Charles Darwin and Thomas H. Huxley, Lane demonstrates how they and other Victorians succeeded in turning doubt from a religious sin into an ethical necessity. The dramatic adjustment of Victorian society has echoes today as technology, science, and religion grapple with moral issues that seemed unimaginable even a decade ago. Yet the Victorians'; crisis of faith generated a far more searching engagement with religious belief than the ";new atheism"; that has evolved today. More profoundly than any generation before them, the Victorians came to view doubt as inseparable from belief, thought, and debate, as well as a much-needed antidote to fanaticism and unbridled certainty. By contrast, a look at today';s extremes-;from the biblical literalists behind the Creation Museum to the dogmatic rigidity of Richard Dawkins';s atheism-;highlights our modern-day inability to embrace doubt."

The Age of Doubt

The Age of Doubt
  • Author : William Graebner
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1998
  • Total pages :191
  • ISBN : 9781577660361
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Summary : The author examines American culture from a variety of perspectives, encompassing art, architecture, film, literature, music, dance, popular culture, & political & scientific thought.

The Age of Doubt

The Age of Doubt
  • Author : Andrea Camilleri
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2012-11-22
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 1447206746
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Summary : Andrea Camilleri's sensational Inspector Montalbano continues in the fourteenth instalment, The Age of Doubt. A chance encounter with a strange young woman leads Inspector Montalbano to Vigàta harbour – and into a puzzling new mystery. The crew of a mysterious yacht – the Vanna – due to dock in the area have discovered a corpse floating in the water, the dead man's face badly disfigured. It isn't long before Montalbano begins to become suspicious of the Vanna's inhabitants. Who is the yacht's owner, the glamorous and short-tempered Livia Giovannini? How has she accrued her riches? And why does she spend so much time at sea? Meanwhile Montalbano finds himself getting into tangles with the dreaded Commissioner, the exasperating Dr Lattes and a very beautiful young woman at the harbour, with whom he becomes dangerously besotted . . . Can the Inspector clear his head long enough to unravel this murky mystery? The Age of Doubt is followed by The Dance of the Seagull, the fifteenth book in the series.

Planted

Planted
  • Author : Patrick Q. Mason
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2015-12-28
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 9781629721811
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The Potter's Field

The Potter's Field
  • Author : Andrea Camilleri
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  • Release Date :2011-09-27
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 1101552611
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Summary : “You either love Andrea Camilleri or you haven’t read him yet. Each novel in this wholly addictive, entirely magical series, set in Sicily and starring a detective unlike any other in crime fiction, blasts the brain like a shot of pure oxygen. Aglow with local color, packed with flint-dry wit, as fresh and clean as Mediterranean seafood — altogether transporting. Long live Camilleri, and long live Montalbano.” A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window Witty and entertaining, the Montalbano novels by Andrea Camilleri-a master of the Italian detective story-have become favorites of mystery fans everywhere. In this latest installment, an unidentified corpse is found near Vigàta, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay. Meanwhile, a woman reports the disappearance of her husband, a Colombian man with Sicilian origins who turns out to be related to a local mobster. Then Inspector Montalbano remembers the story from the Bible-Judas's betrayal, the act of remorse, and the money for the potter's field, where those of unknown or foreign origin are to be buried-and slowly, through myriad betrayals, finds his way to the solution to the crime.

The Gospel for an Age of Doubt

The Gospel for an Age of Doubt
  • Author : Henry Van Dyke
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1919
  • Total pages :327
  • ISBN :
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Africa in Transformation

Africa in Transformation
  • Author : Carlos Lopes
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  • Release Date :2018-11-19
  • Total pages :164
  • ISBN : 3030012913
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Summary : “Lopes brings his rigour, insight, and experience to this timely new book, presenting a compelling rethink of traditional development models in Africa and the need to seize on transformational change to build a sustainable future for the continent." —Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary General “Some readers will enjoy Lopes’ eclectic brilliance and breath-taking culture. Others will salute his ability to bring compelling new angles to every topic. Everyone will be impressed with his craftsmanship, his rich and multi-faceted approach to development, and his high ethical standards. It is impossible to read this jewel book and not feel smarter.” —Célestin Monga, African Development Bank’s Vice President and Chief Economist “Drawing on his distinguished academic career, policy experience at the highest level, and deep love of the continent, Lopes provides a visionary analysis of Africa's current problems and future prospects. This book provides a highly unusual combination of intellectualism and hard-nosed pragmatism. A singular achievement.” —Ha-Joon Chang, University of Cambridge, UK “Thorough, thought-provoking, and beyond rhetoric: definitely a must-read for anyone who wants to understand Africa’s present and future.” —Enrico Letta, former Prime Minister of Italy, Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po, France Lopes delivers an overview of the critical development issues facing the African continent today. He offers readers a blueprint of policies to address issues, and an intense, heartfelt meditation on the meaning of economic development in the age of democratic doubts, identity crises, global fears and threatening issues of sustainability.

The Age of Doubt

The Age of Doubt
  • Author : Andrea Camilleri
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2012-05-29
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 1101584874
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Summary : From the New York Times bestselling author of The Potter's Field, the fourteenth mystery in Andrea Camilleri's "savagely funny" (The New York Times Book Review) Inspector Montalbano series The day after a storm floods Vigàta, Inspector Montalbano encounters a strange, bedraggled woman who expresses interest in a certain yacht scheduled to dock that afternoon. Not long after she's gone, the crew of the yacht reports having found a dinghy in the port, and within it, a disfigured corpse. Also at anchor is an eighty-five-foot luxury boat with a somewhat shady crew. Both boats will have to stay in Vigàta until the investigation is over—the unidentified man was poisoned, it seems. Based on the information—and misinformation—the mysterious woman shared with him, Montalbano begins to think the occupants of the yacht just might know a little more about the man's death than they're letting on.

Religious Authority in an Age of Doubt

Religious Authority in an Age of Doubt
  • Author : Rupert Eric Davies
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1968
  • Total pages :228
  • ISBN :
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The gospel for an age of doubt. Yale lects. on preaching

The gospel for an age of doubt. Yale lects. on preaching
  • Author : Henry Jackson Van Dyke
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1896
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN :
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Religion in an Age of Doubt (Classic Reprint)

Religion in an Age of Doubt (Classic Reprint)
  • Author : Charles John Shebbeare
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  • Release Date :2017-09-13
  • Total pages :242
  • ISBN : 9781528054874
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Summary : Excerpt from Religion in an Age of Doubt N no branch of human knowledge has there been a more lively increase of the spirit of research during the past few years than in the study of Theology. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Waging War in an Age of Doubt

Waging War in an Age of Doubt
  • Author : Robert Smart
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  • Release Date :2020-02-15
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 9781601787620
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Summary : "An overview of spiritual warefare that combines knowledge of the Bible, historical theology, contemporary culture, apologetics, practical theology, and biblical counseling"--

Unbelievers

Unbelievers
  • Author : Alec Ryrie
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  • Release Date :2019-12-24
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 0674243277
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Summary : Long before philosophers started making the case for atheism, powerful, affectively laden cultural currents were sowing doubt in Europe. Alec Ryrie looks to the history of the Reformation and argues that emotions—anger at priestly corruption and anxieties attending the erosion of time-honored certainties—were the handmaidens of atheism.

Believing Again

Believing Again
  • Author : Roger Lundin
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  • Release Date :2009-02-05
  • Total pages :292
  • ISBN : 0802830773
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Summary : In Believing Again Roger Lundin brilliantly explores the cultural consequences of the rather sudden nineteenth-century emergence of unbelief as a widespread social and intellectual option in the English-speaking world. / Lundin's narrative focuses on key poets and novelists from the past two centuries Dostoevsky, Dickinson, Melville, Auden, and more showing how they portray the modern mind and heart balancing between belief and unbelief. Lundin engages these literary luminaries through chapters on a series of vital subjects, from history and interpretation to beauty and memory. Such theologians as Barth and Balthasar also enter the fray, facing the challenge of modern unbelief with a creative brilliance that has gone largely unnoticed outside the world of faith. Lundin's Believing Again is a beautifully written, erudite examination of the drama and dynamics of belief in the modern world. In Believing Again Roger Lundin brilliantly explores the cultural consequences of the rather sudden nineteenth-century emergence of unbelief as a widespread social and intellectual option in the English-speaking world. Lundin s narrative focuses on key poets and novelists from the past two centuries Dostoevsky, Dickinson, Melville, Auden, and more showing how they portray the modern mind in tension between faith and doubt. Lundin engages these literary luminaries through chapters on a series of vital subjects, from history and interpretation to beauty and memory. Such theologians as Barth and Balthasar also enter the discussion, facing the challenge of modern unbelief with a creative brilliance that has gone largely unnoticed outside the world of faith. Lundin s Believing Again is a beautifully written, erudite examination of the drama and dynamics of belief in the modern world.