U2 And The Religious Impulse

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Author: Scott Calhoun
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350032557
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U2 And The Religious Impulse by Scott Calhoun

Original Title: U2 And The Religious Impulse

U2 and the Religious Impulse examines indications in U2's music and performances that the band work at conscious and subconscious levels as artists who focus on matters of the spirit, religious traditions, and a life guided by both belief and doubt. U2 is known for a career of stirring songs, landmark performances and for its interest in connecting with fans to reach a higher power to accomplish greater purposes. Its success as a rock band is unparalleled in the history of rock 'n' roll's greatest acts. In addition to all the thrills one would expect from entertainers at this level, U2 surprises many listeners who examine its lyrics and concert themes by having a depth of interest in matters of human existence more typically found in literature, philosophy and theology. The multi-disciplinary perspectives presented here account for the durability of U2's art and offer informed explanations as to why many fans of popular music who seek a connection with a higher power find U2 to be a kindred spirit. This study will be of interest to scholars and students of religious studies and musicology, interested in religion and popular music, as well as religion and popular culture more broadly.

Impulse The Faces Of Evil 2

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Author: Debra Webb
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755396898
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Impulse The Faces Of Evil 2 by Debra Webb

Original Title: Impulse The Faces Of Evil 2

The second novel in Debra Webb's internationally bestselling FACES OF EVIL series, for fans of Karen Rose, Katia Lief and Mary Burton. He will hurt those she loves... Special Agent Jess Harris is the only person to have come close to The Player, a terrifying serial killer. And now, as she tries to rebuild her life in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama - with the offer of promotion and the prospect of love - The Player has other ideas... Until she is his. He is fixated on Jess, on how close she came to catching him and on the terrifying revenge he plans to enact when he finds her. As it becomes clear that he is targeting those closest to her, Jess realises that the only way to save them is to sacrifice herself. But can he be stopped? Jess is determined to protect those she loves and defend her way of life. But will she be strong enough? And how high a price might she have to pay? Catch the rest of the heart-stopping series: Obsession, Power, Rage, Revenge and Ruthless.

Commentary On Romans

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Author: William G.T. Shedd
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1579102883
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Commentary On Romans by William G.T. Shedd

Original Title: Commentary On Romans

ÒTo promote the critical and doctrinal study of this important portion of the New Testament,Ó the author, a leading evangelical theologian of the late nineteenth century, wrote this commentary on Romans. He intended it for use primarily by Òtheological students and clergy....Ó The Greek text (that of Lachmann) is printed at the top of each page of commentary. The notes themselves are concise and bear strictly and directly upon the word or clause. They are primarily critical and philological, although at times the author examines in detail the theological import of the text. This is particularly true in chapter 5 (where the doctrine of original sin is discussed), chapters 7-8 (indwelling sin), and chapters 9-11 (election and reprobation). The author held the Epistle to the Romans to be Òin reality an inspired system of theology.Ó

Sound Systems Design And Optimization

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Author: Bob McCarthy
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317911091
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Sound Systems Design And Optimization by Bob McCarthy

Original Title: Sound Systems Design And Optimization

Sound Systems: Design and Optimization provides an accessible and unique perspective on the behavior of sound systems in the practical world. The third edition reflects current trends in the audio field thereby providing readers with the newest methodologies and techniques. In this greatly expanded new edition, you’ll find clearer explanations, a more streamlined organization, increased coverage of current technologies and comprehensive case studies of the author’s award-winning work in the field. As the only book devoted exclusively to modern tools and techniques in this emerging field, Sound Systems: Design and Optimization provides the specialized guidance needed to perfect your design skills. This book helps you: Improve your design and optimization decisions by understanding how audiences perceive reinforced sound Use modern analyzers and prediction programs to select speaker placement, equalization, delay and level settings based on how loudspeakers interact in the space Define speaker array configurations and design strategies that maximize the potential for spatial uniformity Gain a comprehensive understanding of the tools and techniques required to generate a design that will create a successful transmission/reception model


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Author: Ellen Hopkins
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442423579
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Perfect by Ellen Hopkins

Original Title: Perfect

What would you give up to be perfect? Four teens find out in the New York Times bestselling companion to Impulse. Everyone has something, someone, somewhere else that they’d rather be. For four high school seniors, their goals of perfection are just as different as the paths they take to get there. Cara’s parents’ unrealistic expectations have already sent her twin brother Conner spiraling toward suicide. For her, perfect means rejecting their ideals to take a chance on a new kind of love. Kendra covets the perfect face and body—no matter what surgeries and drugs she needs to get there. To score his perfect home run—on the field and off—Sean will sacrifice more than he can ever win back. And Andre realizes that to follow his heart and achieve his perfect performance, he’ll be living a life his ancestors would never understand. A riveting and startling companion to the bestselling Impulse, Ellen Hopkins’s Perfect exposes the harsh truths about what it takes to grow up and grow into our own skins, our own selves.

Ultrasonics International 87

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Author: Yong Zhou
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483140539
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Ultrasonics International 87 by Yong Zhou

Original Title: Ultrasonics International 87

Ultrasonics International 87 contains the Proceedings of the Ultrasonics International Conference and Exhibition held at London, United Kingdom on July 1987. The conference discussed and reviewed some of the developments in the field of ultrasonics. The compendium consists of over 150 contributed papers, four invited papers and three plenary papers. Topics discussed include generation of unipolar ultrasonic pulses by signal processing; scattering of longitudinal waves by partially closed slots; piezoelectric materials for ultrasonic transducers; and measuring turbulent flow characteristics using a multi- dimensional ultrasonic probe. Fiber optic sensors, medical imaging and inverse methods, and laser generation of ultrasound are covered as well. Physicians, technicians, researchers, and physical scientists will find the book insightful.

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