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Researchers have found that British Muslim women who wear a hijab generally have more positive body image, are less reliant on media messages about beauty ideals, and place less importance on appearance than those who do not wear a hijab. These effects appear to be driven by use of a hijab specifically, rather than religiosity.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a continued increase in the proportion of its journal titles indexed in the 2014 release of Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® (JCR). A total of 1,202 Wiley titles (approximately 70%) were indexed, up from 1,193 in the 2012 JCR, and including 13 titles which have been indexed for the first time.
For those who want to make a difference but don't know where to start, Charity and Philanthropy For Dummies is a friendly and practical guide to undertaking a range of charitable activities.
The revised edition of the bestselling Christian guide to a happy marriage
Lead With Wisdom: How Wisdom Transforms Good Leaders Into Great Leaders
At a critical time in American life, Parker J. Palmer looks with realism and hope at how to deal with our political tensions for the sake of the common good, without the shouting, blaming or defaming so common in our politics today. A book for all who care about democracy, no matter what their politic convitions.
Joe Vitale Shares The Final Secrets to "Zero Limits" and The Quest for Miracles Through Ho’oponopono in his New Book
At Zero shows readers how to easily overcome problems by ridding themselves of hindrances and opening up to infinite possibilities.
In an expanded second edition, One Word That will Change Your Life by Jon Gordon, bestselling author of The Energy Bus, Britton and Page, is beautifully illustrated in full-color and includes even more stories demonstrating the impact of embracing the One Word call to action and outlines six new dimensions to the Action Plan.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the results of its 2013 author survey on open access, with over eight thousand respondents from across Wiley’s journal portfolio. The survey is a follow up to Wiley’s 2012 open access author survey and is the second such survey conducted by Wiley. This year new sections were added including research funding and article licenses.
In Falling Upward, Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have gone “down” are the only ones who understand “up.” Those who have somehow fallen, and fallen well, are the only ones who can grow spiritually and not misuse “up”. More than anything else, he describes what “up” (in the second half of life) will look like and could look like.
A thorough revision of the best-selling Divine Intuition, this new edition provides an inspiring and practical guide that helps you find inspired solutions to difficult problems and life challenges through listening to what you feel as well as to what you think and recognizing the “divine hunches” that will direct you to success and greater happiness in your life.
Why does anything exist? Why is there something rather than nothing? Why not nothing?
A concise and practical guide to convening and sustaining formation mentoring groups that speak to the deeper questions of meaning and vocation in higher education.
Research explores the experiences of gay Christians who have sought help from the growing ‘ex-gay’ movement in the United States
The Transhumanist Reader: Classical and Contemporary Essays on the Science, Technology, and Philosophy of the Human Future
With new technologies emerging at such rapid pace, is life extension now inevitable?
Introducing children to philosophy is easier than you think... simply read them a picture book.
Imagine being able to find happiness in a pill...Or is the very idea just too hard to swallow?
2013 sees the return of Superman. Not only is it 75 years since mild-mannered reporter, Clark Kent, transformed himself into one of the most enduring superheroes of the last century but in June, we'll be treated to a brand new film, Man of Steel. And so, what better time to top up on your knowledge of one of the greatest American cultural icons and discover what our hero, the mean streets of Metropolis and its evil gang of villains can teach us about philosophy and about life?
The 50th anniversary of Lewis' death sees the work of this exceptional author as relevant today as ever, and his theological writings, which continue to have a wide and devoted following, remain immensely influential.
From: Brain and Behavior