Author: Philip E. Bishop, Genre: History, Total Page: 464, Publisher: Pearson, ISBN: 0205881475

A historical survey of the western humanities in a single-volume text. Adventures in the Human Spirit provides a balanced introduction to the major arts, philosophy, and religion. Appropriate for students with little background in the arts and humanities, this single-volume text approaches the humanities by focusing on principal events, styles, movements, and figures. The seventh edition engages students with new chapter-opening spreads, a refreshed color palette, and a clear pedagogical structure. New author Margaret Manos maintains the late Philip E. Bishop's approachability to understanding western humanities, bringing the past to life. The new edition continues to contain Bishop's coverage of music, religion, literature, philosophy, and science. MyArtsLab is an integral part of the Bishop program. Key learning applications include Closer Look tours, Art 21 and Studio Technique videos, and 360-degree architectural panoramas and simulations. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience - for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning - MyArtsLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. Improve Critical Thinking - Key Topics at the beginning of each chapter and critical thinking activities throughout help readers build critical thinking and study skills. Engage Students -- Global Perspectives and Key Concept boxesprovide a wonderful engaging student experience. Support Instructors - Instructor resources make it easy to prepare for teaching your course. You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor's Manual, Electronic "MyTest" Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. NOTE: MyArtsLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase the text with MyArtsLab, order the package ISBN: 0205955193 / 9780205955190 Adventures in the Human Spirit Plus NEW MyArtsLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205206565 / 9780205206568 NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205881475 / 9780205881475 Adventures in the Human Spirit

Author: Philip Bishop, Genre: Social Science, Total Page: 464, Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed, ISBN: 9780205952250

A historical survey of the western humanities in a single-volume text. Adventures in the Human Spirit provides a balanced introduction to the major arts, philosophy, and religion. Appropriate for students with little background in the arts and humanities, this single-volume text approaches the humanities by focusing on principal events, styles, movements, and figures. The seventh edition engages students with new chapter-opening spreads, a refreshed color palette, and a clear pedagogical structure. New author Margaret Manos maintains the late Philip E. Bishop’s approachability to understanding western humanities, bringing the past to life. The new edition continues to contain Bishop’s coverage of music, religion, literature, philosophy, and science. MyArtsLab is an integral part of the Bishop program. Key learning applications include Closer Look tours, Art 21 and Studio Technique videos, and 360-degree architectural panoramas and simulations. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience - for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning - MyArtsLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. Improve Critical Thinking - Key Topics at the beginning of each chapter and critical thinking activities throughout help readers build critical thinking and study skills. Engage Students — Global Perspectives and Key Concept boxesprovide a wonderful engaging student experience. Support Instructors - Instructor resources make it easy to prepare for teaching your course. You can create a Customized Text or use our Instructor’s Manual, Electronic “MyTest” Test Bank or PowerPoint Presentation Slides. NOTE: MyArtsLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase the text with MyArtsLab, order the package ISBN: 0205955193 / 9780205955190 Adventures in the Human Spirit Plus NEW MyArtsLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205206565 / 9780205206568 NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205881475 / 9780205881475 Adventures in the Human Spirit

Author: Graham Nicholls, Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit, Total Page: 144, Publisher: John Hunt Publishing, ISBN: 9781846949944

Avenues of the Human Spirit takes us on a compelling journey through many life-changing experiences towards a greater sense of spiritual fulfillment. Genuine life changing experiences such as perceptions through time, out-of-body experiences and a profound spiritual awakening illustrate how the author reached a philosophy of benevolence and freedom that we too can draw upon in our everyday lives. These Avenues of the Human Spirit are the ecstatic changes we can experience beyond our bodies, in deep meditation or removed from the everyday world in nature, but they are also the everyday choices we make that define our world. The author's spiritual awareness has also grown from an understanding of the spectrum of human experience, from the harsher sides of his childhood in working class London to the joys of spiritual exploration. The result of these combined perceptions is what makes Avenues of the Human Spirit a unique and life-affirming book.

Author: Philip E. Bishop, Genre: History, Total Page: 320, Publisher: Pearson College Division, ISBN: 0131412515

This is a chronologically developed anthology of major works of literature, philosophy and major religious traditions. This book features complete works or major excerpts. It ensures accurate yet reader accessible translations. Volume I covers Antiquity through Middle Ages. Volume II covers Renaissance through the 20th Century.

Author: Beverly L. Driver, Genre: Nature, Total Page: 504, Publisher: Venture Pub, ISBN: MINN:31951D01468650C

This provocative and timely text advocates an expanded ethic oriented toward ecosystem sustainability and focuses on the role of nature in maintaining the human spirit. Diverse views are put forth in 38 chapters by 49 authors who represent all types of users and interests. This text presents a balanced, in-depth perspective on this difficult topic of hard-to-define values. The text encourages a sense of awe about the complexity of natural systems as it redefines the words spirit and spirituality by redirecting the reader from the realms of the sectarian, religious, or mystical toward a nature-based meaning. This perspective encompasses the physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, social, and economic well-being of people and communities, emphasizing the sameness of humans and land, and it lays the groundwork for an understanding of, and a need for an expanded land management ethic.

Author: Anita Smith, Genre: Medical, Total Page: 279, Publisher: NewSouth Books, ISBN: 9781603063081

Sports Rehabilitation and the Human Spirit tells the intersecting story of a man, Michael E. Stephens, and an organization, the Lakeshore Foundation of Birmingham, Alabama, whose campus is world-renowned for rehabilitation, sports, and fitness services for children and adults who have experienced physical disability as a result of injuries, birth conditions, illness, or in service to our nation. This includes those with paralysis, amputations, and limited mobility and function due to muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, stroke, and other health conditions that could present significant physical challenges. Stephens himself experienced a spinal injury and paralysis as a young man, later becoming a successful hospital executive and entrepreneur. The Foundation came out of this work, and today the Foundation operates a 45-acre campus, the showcase of which is a state-of-the-art 126,000-square-foot building that hosts many regional and national competitions for individual and team sports for those with physical disabilities. Some Lakeshore participants engage in sports and recreation for fun, others are Lakeshore-based athletes engaged in competitive sports, and still others are Paralympic and Olympic athletes who come to Lakeshore Foundation for training; in 2003, Lakeshore was designated by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) as an official U.S. Training Site for Paralympic and Olympic athletes. Mike Stephens’s story and Lakeshore’s story are told here along with the inspiring stories of many individuals with disabilities who have rebuilt their lives through sports and fitness.

Author: Warren Goldstein (Rabbi.), Genre: Religion, Total Page: 485, Publisher: Feldheim Publishers, ISBN: 158330732X

Expanded from the Chief Rabbi of South Africa's doctoral thesis, Defending the Human Spirit explores the Torah's legal system compared to Western law. Using real court cases to demonstrate the similarities and differences between Judaism's view of defending the vulnerable and Western legal practice, Rabbi Goldstein places halacha as truly ahead of its time. Covering such diverse topics as political tyranny, oppression of women, crime, and poverty, Defending the Human Spirit is fascinating, informative and inspiring reading.

Author: Kryon (Spirit), Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit, Total Page: 376, Publisher: Kryon, ISBN: 0963630482

"Kryon speaks of new human empowerment and says that we all meta-phorically "stood in line" to be here on the planet at this particular time. Can we really become different? Can we actually create our own reality or heal ourselves? Absolutely!"

Author: Michael L. Krenn, Genre: Political Science, Total Page: 312, Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press, ISBN: 9780807876411

During the Cold War, culture became another weapon in America's battle against communism. Part of that effort in cultural diplomacy included a program to arrange the exhibition of hundreds of American paintings overseas. Michael L. Krenn studies the successes, failures, contradictions, and controversies that arose when the U.S. government and the American art world sought to work together to make an international art program a reality between the 1940s and the 1970s. The Department of State, then the United States Information Agency, and eventually the Smithsonian Institution directed this effort, relying heavily on the assistance of major American art organizations, museums, curators, and artists. What the government hoped to accomplish and what the art community had in mind, however, were often at odds. Intense domestic controversies resulted, particularly when the effort involved modern or abstract expressionist art. Ultimately, the exhibition of American art overseas was one of the most controversial Cold War initiatives undertaken by the United States. Krenn's investigation deepens our understanding of the cultural dimensions of America's postwar diplomacy and explores how unexpected elements of the Cold War led to a redefinition of what is, and is not, "American."

Author: Philip E. Bishop, Genre: Civilization, Western, Total Page: 464, Publisher: , ISBN: 0205765394