Bulletproof Faith

Author: Candace Chellew-Hodge
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 0470279281
Release Date: 2008-09-22
Genre: Religion

This thoughtful, practical guide shows readers a way through the minefield of condemnation and persecution faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Christians and helps foster a faith that is bulletproof—impervious to attacks, yet loving and savvy in its approach. Bulletproof Faith is filled with useful insights and proven spiritual practices that deflect attacks and enhance and strengthen faith by turning attacks into opportunities for spiritual growth.

Handbook of Race Ethnicity and Gender in Psychology

Author: Marie L. Miville
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461488606
Release Date: 2014-02-06
Genre: Social Science

Multicultural aspects of psychology have received some attention in the literature in the last decade. A number of texts currently address these significant concerns, for example, Counseling the Culturally Different (Sue & Sue, 2008); Handbook of Multicultural Counseling ( Poterotto et l., 2009); and Handbook of Multicultural Counseling Competencies (Pope-Davis & Coleman, 2005). In their most recent editions, several of these books address more nuanced complexities of diversity, for example, the intersections of gender or social class with race-ethnicity. Meanwhile, other texts have addressed gender issues in psychology (Handbook of Counseling Women, Counseling Men), with some attention paid to racial-ethnic and other diversity concerns. Clearly the progression of scholarship in this field reflects the importance of incorporating multiple aspects of diversity within psychology. However, no book currently exists that fully addresses the complexities of race-ethnicity and gender together. Better understanding of the dual impact of race-ethnicity and gender on psychological functioning may lead to more effective conceptualizations of a number of mental health issues, such as domestic violence, addictions, health-related behaviors and achievement. Exploring the impact of race-ethnicity and gender also may provide a broader understanding of self-in-community, as this affects individuals, families and other social groups and work and career development. Topics of interest may include identity development, worldviews and belief systems, parenting styles, interventions for promoting resilience and persistence and strategies for enhancing more accurate diagnostic and treatment modalities. Today’s world is comprised of multiple and intersecting communities that remain in need of psychological models and interventions that support and promote both individual and collective mental health. We believe that utilizing unidimensional conceptual models (e.g. focusing solely on race-ethnicity or gender) no longer adequately addresses psychological concerns that are dynamic, complex and multi-faceted. The proposed Handbook will focus on timely topics which historically have been under-addressed for a number of diverse populations.

Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement

Author: Sheila R. Morris
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781611178142
Release Date: 2017-12-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

In Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home, Sheila R. Morris has collected essays by South Carolinians who explore their gay identities and activism from the emergence of the HIV-AIDS pandemic to the realization of marriage equality in the state thirty years later. Each of the volume’s nineteen essays addresses an aspect of gay life, from hesitant coming-out acts in earlier decades to the creation of grassroots organizations. All the contributors have taken public roles in the gay rights movement. The diverse voices include a banker, a drag queen from a family of prominent Spartanburg Democrats, a marching minister who grew up along the Edisto River, a former Catholic priest and his tugboat dispatcher husband from Long Island, the owner of a feminist bookstore, a Hispanic American who interned for Republican strategist Lee Atwater, a philanthropist politician from Faith, North Carolina, and a straight attorney recognized as the “Mother of Pride” who became active in 1980, when she learned her son was gay. Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement challenges the conventional understanding of the LGBTQ movement in the United States in both place and time. Typically associated with pride marches and anti-AIDS activism on both the east and west coasts and rooted in the counterculture of the 1960s and “Stonewall Rebellion” in New York City, Southern variants of the queer liberation movement have found little room in public or scholarly memory. Confronting an aggressively hostile environment in the South, queer political organization was a late-comer to the region. But it was the very unfriendliness of Southern political soil that allowed a unique and, at times, progressive LGBTQ political community to form in South Carolina. The compelling Southern voices collected here for the first time add a missing piece to the complex puzzle of postwar queer activism in the United States. Harlan Greene, author of the novels Why We Never Danced the Charleston, What the Dead Remember, and The German Officer’s Boy, provides a foreword.

Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling

Author: Geri Miller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118721773
Release Date: 2014-09-09
Genre: Psychology

Introduces counselors, social workers, and students to the field of addiction counseling and helps them acquire the knowledge and develop the skills needed to counsel individuals who are caught in the destructive cycle of addiction. Drawing from her years of experience working in the addiction-counseling field, Geri Miller provides an engaging, balanced overview of the major theoretical foundations and clinical best practices in the field.

Women Church and Leadership New Paradigms

Author: Eunjoo Mary Kim
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 9781630879914
Release Date: 2012-04-06
Genre: Religion

This book is about leadership, a scholarly and pastoral response to the urgent demand for the renewal of the contemporary Christian church. It challenges readers to articulate the identity and vision of the church in new ways, and encourages them to revitalize their ministry with fresh insight and passion from women's perspectives. The eight essays written by female scholars in relation to various areas of theological study and the nine pastoral responses to the essays written by ministers from seven different denominations, based on their experiences of actual ministerial settings, provide new paradigms of church leadership--theologically profound, practically relevant, and historically timely. This volume, a product of a collaborative process between academia and church, promises to be a most useful resource to renew the leadership of the church and its vocational commitment to the transformation of the church and society.

Playing for God

Author: Annie Blazer
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9781479819904
Release Date: 2015-07-24
Genre: Religion

When sports ministry first emerged in the 1950s and 1960s, its founders imagined male celebrity athletes as powerful salespeople who could deliver a message of Christian strength: “If athletes can endorse shaving cream, razor blades, and cigarettes, surely they can endorse the Lord, too,” reasoned Fellowship of Christian Athletes founder Don McClanen. But combining evangelicalism and sport did much more than serve as an advertisement for religion: it gave athletes the opportunity to think about the embodied experiences of sport as a way to experience intimate connection with the divine. As sports ministry developed, it focused on individual religious experiences and downplayed celebrity sales power, opening the door for female Christian athletes to join and eventually dominate sports ministry. Today, women are the majority of participants in sports ministry in the United States. In Playing for God, Annie Blazer offers an exploration of the history and religious lives of Christian athletes, showing that evangelical engagement with popular culture can carry unintended consequences. When sport became an avenue for embodied worship, it forced a reckoning with evangelical teachings about the body. Female Christian athletes increasingly turned to their own bodies to understand their religious identity, and in so doing, came to question evangelical mainstays on gender and sexuality. What was once a male-dominated masculinist project of sports engagement became a female-dominated movement that challenged evangelical ideas on femininity, marriage hierarchy, and the sinfulness of homosexuality. Though evangelicalism has not changed sporting culture, for those involved in sports ministry, sport has changed evangelicalism.

Queer La gu a LGBT para adolescentes

Author: Kathy Belge
Publisher: Altea
ISBN: 9786073131308
Release Date: 2015-06-19
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction

En Queer Kathy Belge ofrece a sus lectores información honesta, relatos de la vida personal de los autores, hechos puntuales y sucesos que han marcado la historia de la comunidad LGBT. Queer ha sido pensado para los adolescentes a partir de los 15 años de la comunidad LGBT. Kathy Belge ha colaborado como directora del Sexual Minority Resource Center, el programa más grande para adolescentes LGBT. Este libro es un viaje iluminador hacia un mundo fabuloso (el cual puede resultar atemorizante) que incluye información sobre: 1.Salir del clóset y contárselo a los amigos y a la familia. 2.Aprender a navegar tu esfera social y las relaciones. 3.Enfrentar la homofobia. 4.Defender tus derechos. 5.Aprender sobre el sexo seguro. En Queer encontrarás relatos de la vida personal de los autores, así como hechos puntuales y sucesos que han marcado la historia de la comunidad LGBT. Gracias a la información comprensiva, cautivadora y honesta, este libro es una herramienta imprescindible para los adolescentes que se cuestionan acerca de su orientación sexual. Opiniones de la crítica especializada: "Por medio de un enfoque accesible, y con los pies bien puestos en la tierra, Kathy Belge y Marke Bieschke guían a los adolescentes para atravesar el mundo nuevo, excitante, maravilloso y desafiante que les aguarda". Kate Kendell, directora ejecutiva del National Center for Lesbian Rights "Queer cubre todos los aspectos importantes: el sexo, la religión, las relaciones, salir del clóset, incluso cómo decidir si eso en lo que te metiste es en verdad una cita. Si alguna vez te has cuestionado tu diferencia, en este libro encontrarás la respuesta". Ellen Friedrichs, editora de la sección LGBT para adolescentes en About.com www.megustaleer.com.mx Da

Gay y cristiano

Author: Michael Brown
Publisher: Charisma Media
ISBN: 9781621368793
Release Date: 2014-06-03
Genre: Religion

Respuestas a las preguntas difíciles acerca de la homosexualidad y las iglesia con AMOR y VERDAD. ¿Cómo deben responder los cristianos a quienes llevan un estilo de vida gay pero que afirman que aman profundamente al Señor? ¿Cómo les respondemos cuando dicen que la ley más importante es el amor y que este nos obliga a aceptarlos tal como son? ¿Qué hacemos con el argumento de que las leyes del Antiguo Testamento ya no son válidas? ¿Gay y cristiano? responde a estas y otras preguntas con una perspectiva y un conocimiento bíblicos, ofreciendo una guía útil para todos los cristianos que tienen amigos o miembros de la familia que son gays o luchan con su propia sexualidad. No hay duda de que la homosexualidad se ha convertido en un gran problema moral y espiritual para la iglesia en esta generación. Pero, ¿qué piensa Dios sobre este asunto? ¿Qué está escrito en su Palabra? ¿Qué querría Jesús que hiciéramos? Con amor, misericordia y sin diluir la verdad de la Escritura, Michael Brown le guía a través de diversos debates, argumentos y puntos de vista para que llegue a una conclusión compasiva, franca y cimentada en la Palabra de Dios.

Der Gerechte

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 9783641188160
Release Date: 2016-03-21
Genre: Fiction

Im Zweifel gegen den Angeklagten Sebastian Rudd ist kein typischer Anwalt. Seine Kanzlei ist ein Lieferwagen, eingerichtet mit Bar, Kühlschrank und Waffenschrank. Er arbeitet allein, sein einziger Vertrauter ist sein Fahrer, der zudem als Leibwächter und Golfcaddie fungiert. Sebastian Rudd verteidigt jene Menschen, die andere als den Bodensatz der Gesellschaft bezeichnen. Warum? Weil er Ungerechtigkeit verabscheut und überzeugt ist, dass jeder Mensch einen fairen Prozess verdient. Mit Sebastian Rudd hat John Grisham seinen brillantesten, eigenwilligsten und lebendigsten Helden geschaffen. Der Gerechte ist hart, clever und packend und zeigt den Meister des Justizthrillers in Höchstform.


Author: Enno Freye
Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"
ISBN: 9783437316197
Release Date: 2015-11-27
Genre: Medical

Mehr als 80 % aller chronischen Erkrankungen sind vermeidbar, wenn der Patient hinreichend darauf hingewiesen und an die Hand genommen wird, dagegen auch selber etwas zu unternehmen. Zellulären Organellen, die Mitochondrien, werden durch Umweltgifte und chemische Zusatzstoffe in Nahrungsmitteln beeinträchtigt und können durch präventive Maßnahmen und Strategien Erkrankungen wie Krebs, Diabetes, Depression, Bluthochdruck, Alzheimer, Parkinson und viele weitere neurodegenerativen Krankheitsformen verhindern helfen. Der ursächlich gestörte Stickoxid-Peroxynitrit-Zyklus (NO/ONOO-) und die daraus entstehenden Effekte auf die mitochondriale Energieproduktion werden im Detail dargestellt und evidenzbasierte Ergebnisse erläutert. Ziel ist, die Bedeutung dieser veränderten Vorgänge in den Mitochondrien bewusst zu machen, das Augenmerk auf die Ursache einer Erkrankung zu richten, sowie das Verständnis für alle Mitochondriopathie-bedingten Erkrankungen dem Arzt und seinem Patienten näher zu bringen.

Rettungsassistent und Rettungssanit ter

Author: Bodo Gorgaß
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783662097649
Release Date: 2013-07-02
Genre: Medical

Der "Gorgaß" et al. gehört seit langem zur Standardliteratur in der rettungsdienstlichen Ausbildung. Sein Erfolgskonzept: - absoluter Realitätsbezug - ausgewogene Kombination von Grundlagen- und Praxiswissen - lern- und arbeitsgerechte Didaktik und Gestaltung Die 4. Auflage gibt einen praxisbezogenen Überblick über alle Aspekte der präklinischen Notfallmedizin. -> Komplett aktualisiert o ergänzt durch die Empfehlungen des European Resuscitation Council o mit neuen Kapiteln über pädiatrische Notfälle, Drogennotfälle und psychologische Problemlösungen im Rettungsdienst. o in wesentlichen Abschnitten neu strukturiert und insgesamt weiter verbessert -> Umfassend konzipiert o fundiertes Einzelwissen o gezieltes Training aller notfallmedizinischen Bewältigungsstrategien o solide Grundkenntnisse, die Ihnen helfen, neben den beschriebenen Krankheitsbildern und Verletzungsmustern auch neue, andersartige Situationen zu erkennen und zu bewältigen. -> Klar strukturiert o mit vorgegebenen Lernschritten fit für die Prüfung o schneller Zugriff auf alle wichtigen Daten für Ausbilder und Praxisprofis o didaktisch hervorragende Abbildungen und packende Fallbeispiele, auf Ihre Alltagssituationen zugeschnitten