Osun Across the Waters: A Yoruba Goddess in
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Osun Across the Waters: A Yoruba Goddess in

Òsun is a brilliant deity whose imagery and worldwide devotion demand broad and deep scholarly reflection. Contributors to the ground-breaking Africa’s Ogun, edited by Sandra Barnes (Indiana University Press, 1997), explored the complex nature of Ogun, the orisa who transforms life through iron and technology. Òsun across the Waters continues this exploration of Yoruba religion by documenting Òsun religion. Òsun presents a dynamic ex...

Stammering Its Cause and Cure
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Stammering Its Cause and Cure

Benjamin Bogue stammered for over 20 years. He is the author of Bogue Unit Method of Restoring Perfect Speech and Founder of the Bogue Institute for Stammerers. In Stammering he talks about his life with a speech problem, the causes of stuttering and stammering, a cure, and setting the tongue free.

John Dewey in China: To Teach and to Learn (S U N Y Series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture)
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John Dewey in China: To Teach and to Learn

Shows how John Dewey’s visit to China from 1919 to 1921 influenced his social and political thought. Combining biography with philosophy, this book explores John Dewey’s two-year trip to China (1919–1921) and its legacy for him as a teacher and a learner. Jessica Ching-Sze Wang looks at how Dewey was received in China, what he learned, and how he was changed as a result. She examines the intriguing dynamics shaping China’s reactions ...

Love and War in London: A Woman’s Diary 1939-1942 (Life Writing)
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Love and War in London: A Woman's Diary 1939-1942 (Life Writing)

``A rich medley of voices skilfully blended in an absolutely compelling story, both personal and historic. Olivia Cockett writes with lively and critical intelligence as a contributor to Mass-Observations inquiries into the lives and opinions of ordinary people, and with humour and passion in her own private diaries about her secret love affair with a married man, her family life, her friends, and her keen desire for children. Malcol...

The Making of a Sage: A Study in Rabbinic Ethics
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The Making of a Sage: A Study in Rabbinic Ethics

Jonathan Schofer offers the first theoretically framed examination of rabbinic ethics in several decades. Centering on one large and influential anthology, The Fathers According to Rabbi Nathan, Jonathan Schofer situates that text within a broader spectrum of rabbinic thought, while at the same time bringing rabbinic thought into dialogue with current scholarship on the self, ethics, theology, and the history of religions. Notable Se...

Combating Hatred: Educators Leading the Way
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Combating Hatred: Educators Leading the Way

Combating Hatred provides several practical case studies of teachers, administrators, and school board members who have successfully combated intolerance, prejudice, and hatred in their schools. Furin details innovative ways used in the case studies to create communities that sought the highest social justice values of respect and equality for everyone.

Finding Ben : A Mother's Journey Through the Maze of Asperger's
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Finding Ben : A Mother's Journey Through the Maze of Asperger's

FINDING BEN is intellectually and emotionally devastating reading for all parents who have raised a challenged child for whatever reason. Barbara Lasalle has put into the written word what all such parents think and feel; a sense of guilt, frustration, heartbreak, sleepless nights, marriage under stress and most of all, the long journey to finally reaching acceptance. What this author has done is nothing short of reading our minds an...