The Herder Dictionary of Symbols

Symbols from Art, Archaeology, Mythology, Literature, and Religion

Author: Boris Matthews

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 222

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This new edition of Chiron's popular guide to the meaning of symbols in religion, archaeology, mythology, art, dreams, fairy tales, and literature contains more than 1,000 entries from all over the world, revealing an abundance of the types of human symbolic thinking. Formerly titled The Herder Symbol Dictionary. Over 450 illustrations.

Works of Love

Author: Robert L. Perkins

Publisher: Mercer University Press

ISBN:

Category: Philosophy

Page: 378

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"To claim that Works of Love is an important philosophical essay is to assume hazardous burden of proof. The book's title is an allusion to the Bible's injunction that we should love our neighbor as we love ourselves, a far cry, far instance, from Diotoma's ladder of erotic desire up which we climb from the love of bodies until we catch a vision of that "single sea of beauty," beauty itself (Plato, Symposium). This contrast, given that some of some of our neighbors may not be particularly likable or one may even be a determined enemy, suggests immediately to some that a book with such an obviously religious title must be excessively moralistic and, at best, full of sermon helps for the harried clergy or, at worst, laden with rules for the unlearned laity. A casual perusal of a few paragraphs, however, shows these "put-down" views of the book to be unfounded"--

Grief Dreams

How They Help Us Heal After the Death of a Loved One

Author: T. J. Wray

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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A program for using dreams as a tool for healing loss The universal experience of grief dreams can help us heal afterthe death of a loved one. T.J. Wray and Ann Back Price show howdreams can be uplifting, affirming, consoling, and inspiring. Theauthors guide readers in ways to understand and value their dreams,how to keep a grief dream journal, and how to use dreams as toolsfor healing and consolation. This book is designed to help mournersreclaim some measure of power in navigating the most difficultjourney of their lives. And, because it is helpful for any type ofloss, Grief Dreams is an ideal condolence gift.

Exploring Color Photography Fifth Edition

From Film to Pixels

Author: Robert Hirsch

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Photography

Page: 358

View: 420

The classic book on color photography is back in print and completely revamped for a digital photography audience! Learn from step-by-step instruction, illustrative charts, and unbelievably inspirational imagery in this guide meant just for color photographers. World renowned artists give you insight as to "how they did that" and the author provides challenging assignments to help you take photography to a new level. With aesthetic and technical instruction like no other, this book truly is the bible for color photographers. Be sure to visit the companion website, featuring portfolios and commentary by contemporary artists: www.exploringcolorphotography.com

American Reference Books Annual

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited Inc

ISBN:

Category: Reference books

Page: 761

View: 925

1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.