Tag: Shape

The Shape of Practical Theology Empowering Ministry with Theological Praxis


Ray S. Anderson, "The Shape of Practical Theology: Empowering Ministry with Theological Praxis"
English | 2001 | pages: 346 | ISBN: 0830815597 | PDF | 7,9 mb
Too often in the life of the church, theological reflection and the practical matters of leading and serving have been considered independently. The result has been the impoverishment of both Christian faith and Christian practice. In this groundbreaking book Ray Anderson reflects theologically and practically on preaching, worship, ethics, social justice, therapy, family, homosexuality, burnout in ministry, reconciliation in relationships and theological education itself. The result is The Shape of Practical Theology, a new and renewing foundation for engaging in Christian ministry. Anderson lays out his threefold goal as follows:

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The Shape of the Roman Order The Republic and Its Spaces


The Shape of the Roman Order: The Republic and Its Spaces (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome) by Daniel J. Gargola
English | March 6, 2017 | ISBN: 1469631822, 146966870X | True EPUB | 304 pages | 3.2 MB
In recent years, a long-established view of the Roman Empire during its great age of expansion has been called into question by scholars who contend that this model has made Rome appear too much like a modern state. This is especially true in terms of understanding how the Roman government ordered the city-and the world around it-geographically. In this innovative, systematic approach, Daniel J. Gargola demonstrates how important the concept of space was to the governance of Rome. He explains how Roman rulers, without the means for making detailed maps, conceptualized the territories under Rome’s power as a set of concentric zones surrounding the city. In exploring these geographic zones and analyzing how their magistrates performed their duties, Gargola examines the idiosyncratic way the elite made sense of the world around them and how it fundamentally informed the way they ruled over their dominion.

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Understanding the Artificial On the Future Shape of Artificial Intelligence


Understanding the Artificial: On the Future Shape of Artificial Intelligence by Massimo Negrotti
English | PDF | 1991 | 168 Pages | ISBN : 3540196129 | 21.7 MB
In recent years a vast literature has been produced on the feasibility of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The topic most frequently discussed is the concept of intelligence, with efforts to demonstrate that it is or is not transferable to the computer. Only rarely has attention been focused on the concept of the artificial per se in order to clarify what kind, depth and scope of performance (including intelligence) it could support. Apart from the classic book by H.A. Simon, The Sciences of the Artificial, published in 1969, no serious attempt has been made to define a conceptual frame for understanding the intimate nature of intelligent machines independently of its claimed or denied human-like features. The general aim of this book is to discuss, from different points of view, what we are losing and what we are gaining from the artificial, particularly from AI, when we abandon the original anthropomorphic pretension.

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Get Back in Shape After 50 Jump Start the Second Half of Your Life


Get Back in Shape After 50: Jump Start the Second Half of Your Life by Richard Schuller
English | 2018 | ISBN: N/A | ASIN: B07GSJNY3H | 190 pages | EPUB | 8.73 Mb
A comprehensive program specifically designed for men over 50 to build a great looking, powerful and healthy body. Build muscle, lose fat, look great and feel amazing. Designed by a 78 year old retired scientist who is a living example of the elite fitness that is possible for people over age 50. He is the author is the highly acclaimed book Powerlifting Over 50 currently selling world wide.

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