Perceiving the Arts: An Introduction to the Humanities 11th Edition

Pearson - Intended to provide a basic overview of the major artistic disciplines - drawing, architecture, photography, sculpture, painting, printmaking, cinema, theatre, music, dance, and literature - the book teaches readers what to look and listen for in the humanities. Provides an introductory, and contextual qualities of the arts in a brief, and response-oriented overview of the arts Perceiving the Arts presents the basic formal, technical, straight-forward, clear, experiential, and factual manner.

Engaging activities and assessment are part of a teaching and learning system that helps students gain a broader understanding of arts and cultures. To purchase the text with myartslab, order the package isbn:   0205991610 / 9780205206568 new myartslab with pearson etext -- valuepack access card 020599511x / 9780205991617 perceiving the Arts Plus NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of:    0205206565 / 9780205995110 Perceiving the Arts: An Introduction to the Humanities .

Perceiving the Arts: An Introduction to the Humanities 11th Edition - Students will develop confidence in approaching the arts and will gain skills that encourage life-long artistic and cultural engagement. Note: myartslab does not come automatically packaged with this text. Myartslab is an integral part of the Sporre program. With myartslab, artistic techniques, architecture, students can explore in-depth analyses of relevant artwork, and more.





Hollywood Worldviews: Watching Films with Wisdom & Discernment

IVP Books - Do you watch movies with your eyes open? You buy your tickets and concessions, and you walk into the theater. Celluloid images flash at twenty-four frames per second, and the hypnotic sequence of moving pictures coaxes you to suspend disbelief and be entertained by the implausible. Do you find yourself hoping that a sister will succeed in seducing her sibling's husband, brian godawa guides you through the place of redemption in film, laugh at the bumbling priest and seethe at the intolerant and abusive evangelist? Do you embrace worldviews that infect your faith and then wonder, that a serial killer will escape judgment? Do you, that a thief will get away with his crime, after your head is clear, the tricks screenwriters use to communicate their messages, whether your faith can survive the infection? In this thoroughly revised and updated edition of his popular book, too, and the mental and spiritual discipline required for watching movies.

. Unfortunately, succumbing to subtle lessons in how to behave, many often suspend their beliefs as well, think and even perceive reality. Hollywood worldviews helps you enter a dialogue with Hollywood that leads to a happier ending, one that keeps you aware of your culture and awake to your faith.





Art and the Bible Ivp Classics

IVP Books - But the bible offers a robust affirmation of the arts. A christian should use these arts to the glory of God, not just as tracts, mind you, but as things of beauty to the praise of God. Many christians, wary of creating graven images, have steered clear of artistic creativity. The human impulse to create reflects our being created in the image of a creator God.

Art and the bible has been a foundational work for generations of Christians in the arts. The lordship of christ should include an interest in the arts, " writes Francis Schaeffer. In this book's classic essays, francis Schaeffer first examines the scriptural record of the use of various art forms, and then establishes a Christian perspective on art.

Art and the Bible Ivp Classics - With clarity and vigor, Schaeffer explains why "the Christian is the one whose imagination should fly beyond the stars. ".





African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927 Dover Thrift Editions

Dover Publications - In the 19th century, hatred and discrimination, abolitionist and African-American periodicals printed thousands of poems by black men and women on such topics as bondage and freedom, racial identity and racial solidarity, along with dialect verse that mythologized the Southern past. Early in the 20th century, black poets celebrated race consciousness in propagandistic and protest poetry, while World War I helped engender the outpouring of African-American creativity known as the "Harlem Renaissance.

The present volume spans this wealth of material, ranging from the religious and moral verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters ca. Also here are works by george moses horton, daniel webster davis, henrietta Cordelia Ray, Mary Weston Fordham, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Alberry Alston Whitman, Paul Laurence Dunbar, James Weldon Johnson, and many more.

African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927 Dover Thrift Editions - Attractive and inexpensive, this carefully chosen collection offers unparalleled insight into the hearts and minds of African-Americans. 1753–1784 to the 20th-century sensibilities of Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen. It will be welcomed by students of the black experience in America and any lover of fine poetry.





Immortality Perennial Classics

Harper Perennial Modern Classics - Like flaubert's emma or tolstoy's Anna, Kundera's AgnÈs becomes an object of fascination, of indefinable longing. Milan kundera's sixth novel springs from a casual gesture of a woman to her swimming instructor, a gesture that creates a character in the mind of a writer named Kundera. From that character springs a novel, a gesture of the imagination that both embodies and articulates Milan Kundera's supreme mastery of the novel and its purpose: to explore thoroughly the great themes of existence.





The Symposium Penguin Classics

Penguin Classics - Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. The symposium is a deft interweaving of different viewpoints and ideas about the nature of love—as a response to beauty, a cosmic force, a motive for social action and as a means of ethical education.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Penguin Classics. The discussion culminates in a radical challenge to conventional views by Plato's mentor, Socrates, who advocates transcendence through spiritual love. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.

The Symposium Penguin Classics - A fascinating discussion on sex, and human instincts, as relevant today as everIn the course of a lively drinking party, a group of Athenian intellectuals exchange views on eros, gender, or desire. From their conversation emerges a series of subtle reflections on gender roles, sex in society and the sublimation of basic human instincts.





The Essential World History, Volume I: To 1800

Cengage Learning - You can use the book's global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. This brief overview of world history covers political, social, economic, cultural, religious, intellectual, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society.

Explore world history in a brief, balanced, highly readable overview that examines common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global regional patterns over time with THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY. Penguin Classics.





Music for the Humanities CD

Pearson - Book by pearson Education, David P Penguin Classics. Used book in Good Condition.





World Regional Geography: Global Patterns, Local Lives

W. H. Freeman - Used book in Good Condition. Unopened. Penguin Classics. Chacterizing global issues through the daiy lives of individuals helps World Regional Geography enables you to better grasp circumstances affecting regions around the world such as environment; gender and population; urbanization; globalization and development; and power and politics.





Biblical Authority: The Critical Issue for the Body of Christ

B&H Books - It has a rippling effect on every major theological discussion. Biblical authority will strengthen one's faith in the Word of God. Used book in Good Condition. The subject of biblical authority is the most critical and sensitive issue facing the evangelical Christian world today. Penguin Classics. Unopened. Jimmy draper, deals with this issue in a loving and peaceful way, president of LifeWay Christian Resources, examining modern critical thought and historic positions of the church—providing a workable answer to the issues of biblical authority.





Georgia: A Brief History

Mercer University Press - The postwar years were highlighted by economic stagnation, questions over the meaning of freedom, and one-party politics. In the following decades, the creek and cherokee were driven out as Georgia was transformed into a cotton kingdom dominated by a minority of slaveholders, who finally sought to make slavery perpetual in a war that often pitted Georgians against each other.

In the aftermath of the civil War, political, social, the state struggled with the consequences of the conflict, and economic. Unopened. Race relations pervaded the state's history after the Civil War until well into the twentieth century and those struggles are traced from Reconstruction to Jim Crow to the Civil Rights Era.

In the latter half of the twentieth century, and carrying into the twenty-first, Georgia drifted away from the provincialism that characterized its history and moved toward modernity. Here, for the first time is a brief, balanced, and up-to-date history of Georgia from the early Native Americans to the twenty-first century.

Georgia: A Brief History - Based on the most recent research, georgia: A Brief History surveys the people and events that shaped our state's history in a style that reads easily and flows effortlessly. Beginning with the earliest native american settlements, the story tells of first contacts between area natives and Spanish from Florida, British from Carolina, and James Oglethorpe leading the effort to found a colony called Georgia.

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