Cross-Country Ski-ing by Arnold Lunn

By Arnold Lunn

Arnold Lunn
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Memorial to Arnold Lunn in Mürren, Switzerland. The textual content reads, "It was once right here in Mürren that Arnold Lunn set the 1st slalom in 1922 and organised the 1st international championship in downhill and slalom racing in 1931."

Sir Arnold Henry Moore Lunn (18 April 1888 – 2 June 1974) was once a skier, mountaineer and author. He was once knighted for "services to British snowboarding and Anglo-Swiss relatives" in 1952. His father used to be a lay Methodist minister, yet Lunn was once an agnostic and wrote severely approximately Catholicism earlier than he switched over to Catholicism on the age of forty five and have become a Catholic apologist.

He was once born in Madras, India[1] and died in London.

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The Spinoza Problem by Irvin D. Yalom

By Irvin D. Yalom

Whilst sixteen-year-old Alfred Rosenberg is named into his headmaster’s place of work for anti-Semitic comments he made in the course of a college speech, he's compelled, as punishment, to memorize passages approximately Spinoza from the autobiography of the German poet Goethe. Rosenberg is shocked to find that Goethe, his idol, used to be an excellent admirer of the Jewish seventeenth-century thinker Baruch Spinoza. lengthy after commencement, Rosenberg is still haunted via this “Spinoza problem”: how may well the German genius Goethe were encouraged via a member of a race Rosenberg considers so not as good as his personal, a race he was firm to destroy?

Spinoza himself used to be no stranger to punishment in the course of his lifetime. due to his unorthodox non secular perspectives, he used to be excommunicated from the Amsterdam Jewish group in 1656, on the age of twenty-four, and banished from the one international he had ever identified. although his existence used to be brief and he lived with out ability in nice isolation, he still produced works that modified the process history. Over the years, Rosenberg rose during the ranks to develop into an outspoken Nazi ideologue, a devoted servant of Hitler, and the most writer of racial coverage for the 3rd Reich. nonetheless, his Spinoza obsession lingered. through imagining the unforeseen intersection of Spinoza’s lifestyles with Rosenberg’s, across the world bestselling novelist Irvin D. Yalom explores the mindsets of 2 males separated via three hundred years. utilizing his talents as a psychiatrist, he explores the interior lives of Spinoza, the saintly secular thinker, and of Rosenberg, the godless mass assassin.

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Angel on a Leash: Therapy Dogs and the Lives They Touch by David Frei

By David Frei

Publication ISBN: 9781937049232

David Frei’s heartwarming choice of tales in regards to the treatment canines in his lifestyles and the folks whom they contact, Angel on a Leash celebrates the “ministry” that Frei stocks along with his spouse, Chaplain Cherilyn Frei, the director of non secular care on the Ronald McDonald condo of latest York.Frei could be the so much recognizable face and identify within the puppy recreation, as “the Voice of Westminster,” the well-known long island kennel membership for which he has labored for the earlier 20 years, yet his actual ardour in canines is remedy work.

In the book’s eighteen chapters, Frei retells the tales of the typical miracles he’s witnessed his treatment canine practice over hundreds of thousands of journeys to their favourite locations. presently in his moment new release of treatment canines, Frei supplies his Cavalier King Charles Spaniel “Angel” and Brittany “Grace” all of the credits for the life-altering paintings they do cheering up sick little ones at Morgan Stanley’s Children’s clinic, spending time with improving sufferers at NewYork- Presbyterian clinic, and putting a paw within the hand of world-weary veterans on the Washington DC VA scientific Center.

Never sappy or sentimental, Frei’s writing sort is simple and sincere with a swiftness that retains the reader turning pages (and wiping tears). past the inspiring storytelling, the ebook additionally bargains useful recommendation to power remedy puppy handlers approximately how you can get a puppy qualified with a formal registry, the tasks that accompany treatment paintings, and the significance of neighborhood involvement.

Frei’s organization with Westminster yielded the formation of a nonprofit association known as Angel on a Leash (the book’s namesake), which Frei used to be the major founder. even though the association is now a separate entity from its well-known “parent,” most sensible in express winners of Westminster have often retired from the convey ring into the world of treatment paintings, receiving Frei’s encouragement and advice. one of many beautiful moments captured within the book’s images part are graphics of Rufus, the coloured Bull Terrier; James, the English Spring Spaniel; and Uno, the Beagle, all ideally suited victors of the well-known exhibit, spending time with young children on remedy visits.

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Handbook of Cross-Country Skiing: Olympic Handbook of Sports by Heikki Rusko

By Heikki Rusko

The Handbooks of activities drugs and technological know-how current easy scientific and medical details in a transparent variety and structure as regarding particular activities occasions drawn from the Olympic summer season and wintry weather video games. every one instruction manual is written by means of a small crew of specialists co-ordinated via an editor who's the world over revered and acknowledged within the specific recreation task. each one quantity offers updated info at the simple biology of the game, conditioning thoughts, foodstuff, and the scientific features of harm prevention, remedy, and rehabilitation.This instruction manual will represent the main entire and authoritative resource of data in lifestyles as regards the clinical and scientific features of pass kingdom snowboarding: body structure, food, biomechanics, damage prevention, therapy and care of scientific difficulties, and conditioning for festival.

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Digital Imaging for the Underwater Photographer by Jack Drafahl, Sue Drafahl

By Jack Drafahl, Sue Drafahl

This e-book is sweet for these simply getting into electronic images for the underwater international. it's going to specify that it's for newbies to as to prevent disappointing those who find themselves already skilled in electronic images.

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Boat Interior Construction by Michael Naujok

By Michael Naujok

Boat inside development is a bestselling consultant to home made inside boat construction. This ebook can be super worthy for these vendors no longer pleased with the format in their construction boat or who are looking to healthy out a brand new or renovated hull. each aspect of every undertaking is obviously defined and illustrated with significant step by step directions. The strategies and tactics proven are appropriate to each kind and dimension of boat. The author's adventure and schooling make him a grasp of his exchange and a very good advisor for all do-it-yourselfers. He illustrates first hand with over 450 colour pictures the sensible elements of establishing the internal fittings for a ship of any measurement.

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Yachtmaster for Sail and Power: A Manual for the RYA by Alison Noice

By Alison Noice

Yachtmaster for Sail and gear is an important reference e-book that has proved priceless for the numerous sailors following the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore direction. This hugely revered and refreshingly useful examine advisor covers the full syllabus intimately, illustrated all through with colour pictures, charts, and examples.

It covers:

Chartwork--with important, well-explained examples digital navigation--how to take advantage of the newest expertise for secure navigation: radar, digital chart plotting, and GPS Pilotage--buoyage absolutely defined and illustrated Communications--information on present maritime communications together with GMDSS Weather--the parts of meteorology, climate resources, and forecasts protection and survival--all the recent SOLAS laws intimately balance and buoyancy--the major rules easily defined.

With new paintings, the newest updates, and a latest layout, this fourth variation compliments the Yachtmaster syllabus and assists with examination instruction. it truly is an important spouse for a person enrolling within the RYA Yachtmaster path, even if for sail or power.

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Feminine Mysteries in the Bible: The Soul Teachings of the by Ruth Rusca

By Ruth Rusca

An exploration of the repressed, esoteric female mysteries within the Bible throughout the lives of 4 ladies, all archetypes of the sacred prostitute
• exhibits how those 4 archetypal ladies signify the 4 phases of improvement of soul consciousness
• finds how the phobia of the facility of the sacred prostitute ended in a rejection of girl sexuality and a damaging dualistic suggestion of guys and women
• Explains how the dogma of the stainless belief represents the repression of the divine female in Christianity
In Feminine Mysteries within the Bible, Ruth Rusca unveils sacred mysteries of the female and the alchemical dating of the female and male forces on the middle of the Judeo-Christian culture. Drawing on over 30 years of study, she explores 4 archetypal girls within the Bible: Tamar, the sacred prostitute; Rahab, the meretrix; Ruth, who redeems the soul; and Bathsheba, the daughter of the Goddess. those women--sacred prostitutes one and all--represent the indestructible female lifestyles strength, the knowledge of the Goddess, and the transformative strength of the soul, they usually represent the 4 phases of the improvement of soul attention.
Mary, mom of Jesus, is the quintessence of those 4 ladies, yet Rusca exhibits that the dogma of the stainless perception has repressed the importance of Mary and subverted the divine female in Christianity end result of the church’s worry of girls and their life-giving power. those ladies go an imperishable female existence strength from new release to new release, and realizing their lives creates a route to overcoming the damaging trends of dualistic “male-female” thinking--a duality that profanes female sexuality and mysteries instead of revering and celebrating them.

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