Promotions - Title Listings - Technical and Reference, July 2, 2018

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - MEDICINE - MILITARY SCIENCE - PHILOSOPHY. PSYCHOLOGY. RELIGION - SCIENCE - SOCIAL SCIENCES - TECHNOLOGY
LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Top
LUCK OF FRIENDSHIP
LAUGHLIN,JAMES
NORTON
ISBN 978-0-393-24620-9
Est list price: $39.95
CLOTH
The chronicle of Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin's unlikely yet enduring literary and personal relationship. Their story provides a window into the literary history of the mid-20th century and reveals the struggles of a great artist and the publisher he considered his true friend.
MEDICINE Top
COMPASSIONATE CONNECTION
RAKEL,DAVID
NORTON
ISBN 978-0-393-24774-9
Est list price: $25.95
CLOTH
In The Compassionate Connection, Dr. Rakel provides an innovative approach to enhancing health in others and strengthening relationships through the art of connecting. These tools guide us to improve our connections and live with clarity, wisdom, and good health.
INVISIBLE
HIRSCH,MICHELE
BEACON
ISBN 978-0-8070-2395-2
Est list price: $26.95
CLOTH
Already appearing on must-read lists for Bitch, PopSugar, BookRiot, and Autostraddle, this is an exploration of women navigating serious health issues at an age where they're expected to be healthy, dating, and having careers and children.
MILITARY SCIENCE Top
ARMY OF NONE
SCHARRE,PAUL
W W NORTON
ISBN 978-0-393-60898-4
Est list price: $27.95
CLOTH
The technology already exists to create weapons that can attack targets without human input. Paul Scharre draws on deep research and firsthand experience to explore how these next-generation weapons are changing warfare.
PHILOSOPHY. PSYCHOLOGY. RELIGION Top
CHRISTIAN HOSPITALITY AND MUSLIM IMMIGRATION IN AN AGE OF FEAR
KAEMINGK,MATTHEW
EERDMANS
ISBN 978-0-8028-7458-0
Est list price: $28.00
PAPER
In this book, theologian and ethicist Matthew Kaemingk offers a thought-provoking Christian perspective on the growing debates over Muslim presence in the West.
DIVINE CHRIST
CAPES,DAVID
BAKER
ISBN 978-0-8010-9786-7
Est list price: $24.99
PAPER
David Capes, a veteran teacher and highly regarded scholar, examines Paul's letters to show how the apostle constructed his unique portrait of Jesus as divine through a rereading of Israel's Scriptures.
FLUNK. START.
HALL,SANDS
COUNTERPOINT
ISBN 978-1-61902-178-5
Est list price: $26.00
CLOTH
In Flunk. Start., Sands Hall chronicles her slow yet willing absorption into the Church of Scientology. She compellingly reveals what drew her into the religion and how she came to confront its darker sides.
INTRODUCING MEDIEVAL BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION
LEVY,IAN
BAKER
ISBN 978-0-8010-4880-7
Est list price: $29.99
PAPER
This introductory guide, written by a leading expert in medieval theology and church history, offers a thorough overview of medieval biblical interpretation. It is the only current, compact introduction to the whole range of medieval exegesis.
JESUS THE LORD ACCORDING TO PAUL THE APOSTLE
FEE,GORDON
BAKER
ISBN 978-0-8010-4982-8
Est list price: $19.99
PAPER
Representing the fruit of a lifetime of study, this work from a revered evangelical scholar provides a concise summary of Paul's teaching about Jesus. Fee offers the results of his work in a form accessible to any reader of Scripture.
JONATHAN EDWARDS
CRISP,OLIVER
EERDMANS
ISBN 978-0-8028-7269-2
Est list price: $28.00
PAPER
More than two centuries after his death, theologians and historians alike are finding the larger-than-life Edwards more interesting than ever. Crisp and Strobel's concise yet comprehensive guide will help students of this preacher understand why.
KARL BARTH, THE JEWS, AND JUDAISM
HUNSINGER,GEORGE
EERDMANS
ISBN 978-0-8028-7576-1
Est list price: $65.00
CLOTH
This volume brings together nine eminent Jewish and Christian theologians reflecting on a crucial aspect of Barth's thought and legacy. These scholarly essays demonstrate possibilities for building positive relations without theological compromise.
MATTHEW
WILLIAMS,D H
EERDMANS
ISBN 978-0-8028-2578-0
Est list price: $65.00
CLOTH
This volume on Matthew contains select freshly translated excerpts from patristic commentators. Ranging chronologically from the second to the seventh century, these selections splendidly display a neglected part of the church's interpretation of Matthew.
PARTICIPATING IN GOD'S MISSION
VAN GELDER,CRAIG
EERDMANS
ISBN 978-0-8028-7498-6
Est list price: $35.00
PAPER
After analyzing contemporary challenges and developing a missiological approach for the U.S. church, Craig Van Gelder and Dwight Zscheile reflect on the long, complex, and contested history of Christian mission in America.
PAUL
WRIGHT,N T
HARPER
ISBN 978-0-06-173058-0
Est list price: $29.99
CLOTH
In this definitive biography, renowned Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N.T. Wright offers a radical look at the apostle Paul, illuminating the humanity and remarkable achievements of this intellectual who invented Christian theology.
PAUL
CAMPBELL,DOUGLAS
EERDMANS
ISBN 978-0-8028-7347-7
Est list price: $22.00
PAPER
Ideal for students, individual readers, and study groups, Paul: An Apostle's Journey dramatically recounts the life of one of early Christianity's most fascinating figures - and offers powerful insight into his mind and his influential message.
POWERS, PRINCIPALITIES, AND THE SPIRIT
ACOLATSE,ESTHER
EERDMANS
ISBN 978-0-8028-6405-5
Est list price: $32.00
PAPER
In this follow-up to her book For Freedom or Bondage? African theologian Esther Acolatse bridges the enormous hermeneutical gap not only between the West and global Christianity but also between the West and its own biblical-theological heritage.
STORY OF LATINO PROTESTANTS IN THE UNITED STATES
MARTINEZ,JUAN
EERDMANS
ISBN 978-0-8028-7318-7
Est list price: $28.00
PAPER
Offering vital insights into key leaders, eras, and trends in Latino Protestantism, Martinez's work will prove an invaluable resource for all who are seeking to understand this rapidly growing U.S. demographic.
THIS INCREDIBLY BENEVOLENT FORCE
VAN DER KOOI,C
EERDMANS
ISBN 978-0-8028-7613-3
Est list price: $38.00
CLOTH
In this distillation of his Warfield Lectures, delivered at Princeton Theological Seminary in spring 2014, leading Reformed theologian Cornelis van der Kooi examines the relationship of the Holy Spirit to Jesus Christ.
WHO GOD SAYS YOU ARE
SNODGRASS,KLYNE
EERDMANS
ISBN 978-0-8028-7518-1
Est list price: $24.00
PAPER
In this book Klyne Snodgrass expertly draws out what the Bible tells us about who God says we are, how we fit within God's purposes, and how our God-given identity can and must impact the way we live our lives.
10 BEST-EVER ANXIETY MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
WEHRENBERG,MARGARET
NORTON
ISBN 978-0-393-71214-8
Est list price: $19.95
PAPER
Drawing on fresh insights into the anatomy of the anxious brain, Dr. Wehrenberg gets to the biologically based heart of the problem and offers readers practical, effective tips to manage their anxiety on a day-to-day basis.
SCIENCE Top
CONSCIOUSNESS INSTINCT
GAZZANIGA,MICHAEL
FARRAR/STRAUS/GIROUX
ISBN 978-0-374-71550-2
Est list price: $28.00
CLOTH
In The Consciousness Instinct, the neuroscience pioneer Michael S. Gazzaniga puts the latest research in conversation with the history of human thinking about the mind, giving a big-picture view of what science has revealed about consciousness.
JAWS
EHRLICH,PAUL
STANFORD
ISBN 978-1-503-60413-1
Est list price: $25.00
CLOTH
Our jaws are getting smaller and our teeth crooked and crowded, creating not only aesthetic challenges but also difficulties with breathing. Sandra Kahn and Paul R. Ehrlich propose simple adjustments that can alleviate this developing crisis.
LOSING THE NOBEL PRIZE
KEATING,BRIAN
W W NORTON
ISBN 978-1-324-00091-4
Est list price: $27.95
CLOTH
In 2014, astronomers wielding BICEP2, the most powerful cosmology telescope ever made, revealed that they'd glimpsed the spark that ignited the Big Bang. Keating takes us on an adventure, bringing to life the highly competitive world of modern science.
WHAT IS REAL?
BECKER,ADAM
BASIC BOOKS
ISBN 978-0-465-09605-3
Est list price: $32.00
CLOTH
From the 1920s to today, physicists like John Bell and Hugh Everett persisted in seeking the true meaning of quantum mechanics. What is Real? is the gripping story of this battle of ideas and the courageous scientists who dared to stand up for the truth.
SOCIAL SCIENCES Top
CAN DEMOCRACY SURVIVE GLOBAL CAPITALISM?
KUTTNER,ROBERT
W W NORTON
ISBN 978-0-393-60993-6
Est list price: $27.95
CLOTH
Can we find the political will to make capitalism serve democracy, and not the other way around? Charting a plan for action based on political precedent, this book is essential reading for anyone eager to reverse the decline of democracy in the West.
CHINA'S GREAT WALL OF DEBT
MCMAHON,DINNY
HOUGHTON
ISBN 978-1-328-84601-3
Est list price: $28.00
CLOTH
Debt, entrenched vested interests, a frenzy of speculation, and an aging population are all pushing China toward an economic reckoning. China's Great Wall of Debt unravels an incredibly complex and opaque economy, one whose fortunes will - for better or worse - shape the globe.
MIND OF THE LEADER
HOUGAARD,RASMUS
HARVARD
ISBN 978-1-63369-342-5
Est list price: $30.00
CLOTH
Based on extensive research, including assessments of more than 35,000 leaders, The Mind of the Leader concludes that organizations aren't meeting employees' basic human needs of finding meaning, purpose, connection, and genuine happiness in their work.
SEPARATE AND UNEQUAL
GILLON,STEVEN
BASIC BOOKS
ISBN 978-0-465-09608-4
Est list price: $32.00
CLOTH
Historian Steven M. Gillon offers a revelatory new history of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders - popularly known as the Kerner Commission. Essential for anyone seeking to understand the fraught politics of race in America.
TECHNOLOGY Top
BERENICE ABBOTT
VAN HAAFTEN,JULIA
W W NORTON
ISBN 978-0-393-29278-7
Est list price: $45.00
CLOTH
Abbott's sixty-year career established her not only as a master of American photography, but also as a teacher, writer, archivist, and inventor. Famously reticent in public, Abbott's fascinating life has long remained a mystery - until now.
ROCKET MEN
KURSON,ROBERT
RANDOM
ISBN 978-0-8129-8870-3
Est list price: $28.00
CLOTH
The inside, lesser-known story of NASA's boldest and riskiest mission: Apollo 8, mankind's first journey to the Moon on Christmas in 1968. A riveting account of three heroic astronauts who took one of the most dangerous space flights ever.