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Items in Philosophy, Psychology or Religion that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 30 days.


  • Handbook of conspiracy theory and contemporary religion / edited by Asbjørn Dyrendal, David G. Robertson, Egil Asprem
    BP 603 H355 2018eb

  • Buddhist monastic life : according to the texts of the Theravāda tradition / Mohan Wijayaratna ; translated by Claude Grangier and Steven Collins ; with an introduction by Steven Collins
    BQ 6084 W5513 1990
    This 1991 book provides a brief yet detailed account of the ideal way of life prescribed for Buddhist monks and nuns in the Pali texts of the Theravada school of Buddhism. The author describes the way in which the Buddha's disciples institutionalized his teachings about such things as food, dress, money, chastity, solitude and discipleship. This tradition represents an ideal of religious life that has been followed in South and Southeast Asia for over two thousand years. In previous writing on the early period of Buddhist monasticism, scholars have usually tried to give an historical account of the evolution of the monastic order, and so have seen the extant Vinaya texts as coming from distinct historical periods. This book takes a different approach by presenting a synchronic account, which allows the author to show that sources are in fact predominantly consistent and coherent.

  • Individual, relational, and contextual dynamics of emotions / edited by Laura Petitta, Charmine E. J. Härtel, Neal M. Ashkanasy and Wilfred J. Zerbe
    B 105 E46 I53 2018eb
    This volume of Research on Emotions in Organizations contributesto the ongoing study of the emotion-related forces that shape the functioning of individual, interpersonal workplace relationships and the organizationalsystem as a whole. The chapters in this book demonstrate the complex interplaybetween emotion, cognitive processes, brain functioning and contextual factorsthat contribute to a better understanding of organizational behavior atmultiple levels of workplace life and in the context of a fast-paced, uncertainand dynamically changing work environment. Taken together, they provide recent advances on the dynamics of emotions and point to future researchvenues consistent with the increasing interest in cross-country investigationand the role of neuroscience in organizational psychology.

    This volume isorganized in three parts to provide coverage of the latest developments in eachof the following areas: micro-level self-related dynamicsof emotions; relational-centered dynamics of emotions; and emotional dynamics related to macro contextual factors.


  • Visual ethics / edited by Michael Schwartz, Howard Harris and Debra R. Comer
    BJ 1012 V57 2018eb
    This volume includes six varied contributions tothe study of visual ethics in organizations. The implications of our visualworld for organizational life and personal behaviour have received scantresearch attention. This volume sets out to address that lack of research. Itincludes contributions on empirical studies, film, personal portraits, socialresearch using the photovoice method, bureaucracy and critical theory.Contributors show how the application of disciplines developed for the study offilms can help us to understand how organizations areperceived, and how visual images can be used in empiricalresearch about organizations, ethics and organizational citizenship behaviour.Some say philosophy has abandoned art, some that humans lack moralvision. A number of contributors show how a careful and informed study ofart can enhance our understanding of organizational life. This volume seeks toput the visual back into ethics and organizations.

  • Child psychology and childhood education : a cognitive-developmental view / Lawrence Kohlberg with Rheta DeVries [and others]
    BF 121 K55 1987

  • With greater liberty : a short history of Christian monasticism and religious orders / by Karl Suso Frank ; translated by Joseph T. Lienhard
    BX 2461.2 F6913 1993

  • Give me this mountain : an autobiography / by Helen Roseveare
    BV 3625 C63 R643 1966b

  • The church in the world / by F.A. Forbes
    BX 945 F6

  • Methodological pragmatism : a systems-theoretic approach to the theory of knowledge / Nicholas Rescher
    B 832 R4

  • A Eucharistic ontology : Maximus the Confessor's eschatological ontology of being as dialogical reciprocity / Nicholas Loudovikos ; translated by Elizabeth Theokritoff
    BR 65 M416 L6413 2010

  • The Holy Trinity : in the beginning there was love / Dumitru Stăniloae ; translated by Roland Clark ; foreword by His Beatitude Teoctist Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church
    BX 323 S72513 2012

  • Microaggressions and traumatic stress : theory, research, and clinical treatment / Kevin L. Nadal
    BF 575 A3N33 2018eb

  • Assessment using the MMPI-2-RF / David M. McCord
    BF 698.8 M5M155 2018eb
    The MMPI-2-RF represents a paradigm shift in psychology. What was once a black-and-white approach to diagnosis--you either had a disorder or you didn't -- has given way today to a more flexible and more realistic system that recognizes a continuum of functioning. This modern way of thinking is reflected in David McCord's approach to interpreting the MMPI-2-RF, which he presents in this handy introductory guide.

    McCord offers a thorough overview of the MMPI-2-RF and each of its 51 scales, along with practical considerations for administration and scoring. Building on this foundational material, he then lays out a step-by-step framework for interpreting test results using a two-pass approach. In the first pass, the examiner quickly scans the results to get a broad sense of the client's personality and psychopathology. The second pass entails a more methodical analysis that focuses on specific domains, such as somatic/cognitive dysfunction and interpersonal functioning. A rich case example brings this process to life by showing readers how to evaluate an actual score report and communicate their interpretations in narrative format.

  • The dynamics of infidelity : applying relationship science to psychotherapy practice / Lawrence Josephs
    BF 692 J67 2018eb

  • 125 years of the American Psychological Association / edited by Wade E. Pickren and Alexandra Rutherford
    BF 11 A68 2018eb

  • Woman's embodied self : feminist perspectives on identity and image / Joan C. Chrisler, Ingrid Johnston-Robledo
    BF 201.4 C47 2018eb

  • Meaning in life : a therapist's guide / Clara E. Hill
    B 105 M4H54 2018eb

  • Heroic humility : what the science of humility can say to people raised on self-focus / Everett L. Worthington Jr. and Scott T. Allison
    BJ 1533 H93W665 2018eb
    In this age of selfies, instant celebrity, and corporate scandals, the need for greater humility is pressing. This book synthesizes both research and theory relevant to humility and heroism, articulating a vision of heroic humility --humility of such great depth that it inspires others.

    Fortunately, humility can be learned. It has three parts: an honest self‑appraisal (including an attitude that one is teachable), modest self‑presentation, and an orientation toward building others up rather than putting them down. People who embody heroic humility not only demonstrate instances of great humility, but practice it throughout their lives, even when severely tested. Thus, this book likens the formation of a humble character to a hero's journey, with a "call," a passage through challenges and temptations, a descent into abyss, and redemption.

    An impressive array of examples--such as Mother Teresa, Malala Yousafzai, and Abraham Lincoln--illustrates that no two heroic journeys are identical. This insightful volume challenges readers to embark on their own journey of heroic humility in their work, service, and personal lives.

  • Human intelligence / Earl Hunt
    BF 431 H814 2011
    This book is a comprehensive survey of our scientific knowledge about human intelligence, written by a researcher who has spent more than 30 years studying the field. It takes a non-ideological view of a topic in which, too often, writings are dominated by a single theory or social viewpoint. The book discusses the conceptual status of intelligence as a collection of cognitive skills that include, but also go beyond, those skills evaluated by conventional tests; intelligence tests and their analysis; contemporary theories of intelligence; biological and social causes of intelligence; the importance of intelligence in social, industrial, and educational spheres; the role of intelligence in determining success in life, both inside and outside educational settings; and the nature and causes of variations in intelligence across age, gender, and racial and ethnic groups.

  • Witchcraft and sorcery; an anthropological perspective of the occult, by John A. Rush
    BF 1411 R85 1974

  • The Christian doctrine of justification and reconciliation; the positive development of the doctrine. English translation, edited by H.R. Mackintosh and A.B. Macaulay
    BT 764 R513 1966

  • The erotic cloth : seduction and fetishism in textiles / edited by Lesley Millar and Alice Kettle
    BF 275 E76 2018eb
    Through their metaphorical and material qualities, textiles can be seductive, exciting, intimate and, at times, shocking and disquieting. This book is the first critical examination of the erotically charged relationship between the surface of the skin and the touch of cloth, exploring the ways in which textiles can seduce, conceal and reveal through their interactions with the body. From the beautiful cloth which is quietly suggestive, to bold expressions of deviant sexuality, cloth is a message carrier for both desiring and being desired. The drape, fold, touch and feel, the sound and look of cloth in motion, allow for the exploration of identity as a sensual, gendered or political experience. The book features contributions on the sensory rustle and drape of silk taffeta and the secret pleasures of embroidery, on fetishistic punk street-style and homoerotic intimacy in men's shirts on screen, and a new perspective on the role of cloth and skin in the classic film Blade Runner . In doing so, it interrogates experiences of cloth within social, historical, psychological and cultural contexts.Divided into four sections on representation, design, otherness and performance, The Erotic Cloth showcases a variety of debates that are at the heart of contemporary textile research, drawing on the fields of art, design, film, performance, culture and politics. Playful, provocative and beautifully illustrated with over 50 color images, it will appeal to students and scholars of textiles, fashion, gender, art and anthropology.

  • Emerson, Thoreau et Brownson au Québec : éléments pour une comparaison des milieux intellectuels en Nouvelle-Angleterre et au Bas-Canada (1830-1860) / Yvan Lamonde
    B 905 L234 2018eb

  • Al Rashid Mosque : building Canadian Muslim communities / Earle H. Waugh
    BP 187.65 C2E3629 2018eb
    Al Rashid Mosque, Canada's first and one of the earliest in North America, was erected in Edmonton in the depth of the Depression of the 1930s. Over time, the story of this first mosque, which served as a magnet for more Lebanese Muslim immigrants to Edmonton, was woven into the folklore of the local community. --Baha Abu-Laban, ForewordEdmonton's Al Rashid Mosque has played a key role in Islam's Canadian development. Founded by Muslims from Lebanon, it has grown into a vibrant community fully integrated into Canada's cultural mosaic. The mosque continues to be a concrete expression of social good, a symbol of a proud Muslim Canadian identity. Al Rashid Mosque provides a welcome introduction to the ethics and values of homegrown Muslims. The book traces the mosque's role in education and community leadership and celebrates the numerous contributions of Muslim Canadians in Edmonton and across Canada. Al Rashid Mosque is a timely and important volume of Islamic and Canadian history."Forty years ago, as a young scholar in Islamic Studies at the University of Alberta, Al Rashid's Muslims welcomed my queries, tolerated my ignorance, and joyfully opened their homes and their hearts." --Earle H. WaughEarle H. Waugh has studied Islam in Canada and the Middle East for most of his adult life. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta and a senior scholar in the areas of religious studies, health and culture, and Indigenous language maintenance.

  • An introduction to MATLAB for behavioral researchers / Christopher R. Madan
    BF 76.5 M315 2014eb

  • Catholicism
    BX 1754 W28

  • Why were the Gospels written?
    BR 2555.5 A74

  • The letters to the Philippians, Colossians and Thessalonians / William Barclay
    BS 2643 B37 1975b

  • A Scots missionary in the Transkei; recollections of field works, by D.W. Semple
    BV 3555 S44

  • International morality / by Alfred De Soras ; Translated from the French by S.J. Tester
    BR 115 I7 S67 1963

  • Method in theology [by] Bernard J.F. Lonergan
    BR 118 L65

  • An introduction to the philosophy of methodology / Kerry E. Howell
    BD 241 H735 2013eb
    This book provides students with a concise introduction to the philosophy of methodology. The book stands apart from existing methodology texts by clarifying in a student-friendly and engaging way distinctions between philosophical positions, paradigms of inquiry, methodology and methods. Building an understanding of the relationships and distinctions between philosophical positions and paradigms is an essential part of the research process and integral to deploying the methodology and methods best suited for a research project, thesis or dissertation.

    Aided throughout by definition boxes, examples and exercises for students, the book covers topics such as:

    - Positivism and Post-positivism

    - Phenomenology

    - Critical Theory

    - Constructivism and Participatory Paradigms

    - Post-Modernism and Post-Structuralism

    - Ethnography

    - Grounded Theory

    - Hermeneutics

    - Foucault and Discourse

    This text is aimed at final-year undergraduates and post-graduate research students. For more experienced researchers developing mixed methodological approaches, it can provide a greater understanding of underlying issues relating to unfamiliar techniques.


  • Vérité de l'être et affirmation de Dieu : essai sur la philosophie de Saint Thomas / par F.M. Genuyt
    B 765 T54 G366

  • Nuclear weapons and Christian conscience [by] G.E.M. Anscombe [and others] Foreword by T.D. Roberts
    BR 115 A85 N8 1961

  • On Christian doctrine / translated with an introd., by D.W. Robertson, Jr
    BR 65 A655E5

  • Modern psychometrics with R / Patrick Mair
    BF39.5

  • Practical spirituality and human development : transformations in religions and societies / Ananta Kumar Giri, editor
    BL 624 P73 2018eb

  • Traditional churches, born again Christianity, and Pentecostalism : religious mobility and religious repertoires in urban Kenya / Yonatan N. Gez
    BR1443.K4

  • The realizations of the self / Andrea Altobrando, Takuya Niikawa, Richard Stone, editors
    BF637.S4

  • The philosophical thought of Wang Chong = Wen nan / Alexus McLeod
    B 128 W254 M35 2018eb

  • Depth psychology and mysticism / Thomas Cattoi, David M. Odorisio, editors
    BL 625 D47 2018eb

  • Affect theory, genre, and the example of tragedy : dreams we learn / Duncan A. Lucas
    BF175.5.A35

  • Method Matters in Psychology : Essays in Applied Philosophy of Science / Brian D. Haig
    BF38.5

  • Change and Maintaining Change / Debra A. Hope, Rick A. Bevins, editors
    BF637.B4

  • Psychological Perspectives on Risk and Risk Analysis : Theory, Models, and Applications / Martina Raue, Eva Lermer, Bernhard Strecher, editors ; foreword by Paul Slovic
    BF637.R57

  • Knowing, not-knowing, and Jouissance : levels, symbols, and codes of experience in psychoanalysis / Raul Moncayo
    BF 173 M66 2018eb

  • The historicity of the patriarchal narratives : the quest for the historical Abraham / Thomas L. Thompson
    BS 410 Z5 v.133

    In der Reihe Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft (BZAW) erscheinen Arbeiten zu sämtlichen Gebieten der alttestamentlichen Wissenschaft. Im Zentrum steht die Hebräische Bibel, ihr Vor- und Nachleben im antiken Judentum sowie ihre vielfache Verzweigung in die benachbarten Kulturen der altorientalischen und hellenistisch-römischen Welt.


  • Infinity in early modern philosophy / Ohad Nachtomy, Reed Winegar, editors
    BD411

  • Life concepts from Aristotle to Darwin : on vegetable souls / Lucas John Mix
    BD431

  • Idealization and the laws of nature / Billy Wheeler
    B823

  • Religion, pacifism, and nonviolence / James Kellenberger
    BT736.6

  • Enrique Dussel's ethics of liberation : an introduction / Frederick B. Mills
    BT83.57

  • Creation Hypothesis in the Anthropocene Epoch / Andrzej Kaczmarczyk
    BL227

  • Priority Nominalism : Grounding Ostrich Nominalism as a Solution to the Problem of Universals / Guido Imaguire
    B105.U5

  • Medieval Welsh pilgrimage, c.1100--1500 / Kathryn Hurlock
    BX2320

  • On being Reformed : debates over a theological identity / Matthew C. Bingham, Chris Caughey, R. Scott Clark, Crawford Gribben, D.G. Hart
    BX9422.3

  • Mindfulness in the academy : practices and perspectives from scholars / Narelle Lemon, Sharon McDonough, editors
    BF637.M56

  • The psychology of emotions and humour in Buddhism / Padmasiri de Silva
    BQ4570.P76

  • The creative process : perspectives from multiple domains / edited by Todd Lubart
    BF408

  • Social dreaming, associative thinking and intensities of affect / Julian Manley ; foreword by Lita Crociani-Windland
    BF1078

  • Everyday creativity and the healthy mind : dynamic new paths for self and society / Ruth Richards
    BF408

  • Researching dreams : the fundamentals / Michael Schredl
    BF1091

  • Developing socio-emotional intelligence in higher education scholars / Camila Devis-Rozental
    BF576

  • L'histoire du salut chez les pères de l'eglise : la doctrine des ages du monde / par Auguste Luneau ..
    BR 115 H5L85

  • The Council of Chalcedon : a historical and doctrinal survey / by R.V. Sellers
    BR 225 S4

  • Dionysius, the Areopagite ; the Divine names and the Mystical theology / translated by C.E. Rolt
    BR 45 T6 D5 1940

  • Merleau-Ponty, existentialist of the social world / by Albert Rabil, Jr.
    B 2430 M38R3 1967

  • La règle de S. Benoit commentée : pour les Oblats de son ordre / G.A. Simon
    BX 3004 Z5 S5 1947

  • A history of vicarages in the Middle Ages, by R.A.R. Hartridge
    BV 775 H3 1968

  • Das Zweite Vatikanische Konzil : Dokumente und Kommentare / hrsg. von Heinrich Suso Brechter [and others]
    BR 95 L48 1957 suppl.

  • Psychological testing : a practical approach to design and evaluation / Theresa J.B. Kline
    BF 176 K583 2005eb
    Psychological Testing offers a fresh and innovative approach to students and faculty in the fields of testing, measurement, psychometrics, research design and related areas of study. Author Theresa Kline guides readers through the process of designing and evaluating a test, paying careful attention to ensure that the test meets the highest professional standards. The author uses simple, clear examples throughout and fully details the required statistical analyses. Topics include--but are not limited to--design of item stems and responses; sampling strategies; classical and modern test theory; IRT program examples; reliability of tests and raters; validation using content, criterion-related, and factor analytic approaches; test and item bias; and professional and ethical issues in testing.

  • After Christianity / Gianni Vattimo ; translated by Luca D'Isanto
    BR 121.3 V38 2002
    What has been the fate of Christianity since Nietzsche's famous announcement of the "death of God"? What is the possibility of religion, specifically Christianity, thriving in our postmodern era? In this provocative new book, Gianni Vattimo, leading Italian philosopher, politician, and framer of the European constitution, addresses these critical questions.

    When Vattimo was asked by a former teacher if he still believed in God, his reply was, "Well, I believe that I believe." This paradoxical declaration of faith serves as the foundation for a brilliant exposition on Christianity in the new millennium--an age characterized by a deep uncertainty of opinion--and a personal account of how Vattimo himself recovered his faith through Nietzsche and Heidegger. He first argues that secularization is in fact the fulfillment of the central Christian message, and prepares us for a new mode of Christianity. He then explains that Nietzsche's thesis concerns only the "moral god" and leaves room for the emergence of "new gods." Third, Vattimo claims that the postmodern condition of fragmentation, anti-Eurocentrism, and postcolonialism can be usefully understood in light of Joachim of Fiore's thesis concerning the "Spiritual Age" of history. Finally, Vattimo argues for the idea of "weak thought." Because philosophy in the postmetaphysical age can only acknowledge that "all is interpretation," that the "real" is always relative and not the hard and fast "truth" we once thought it to be, contemporary thought must recognize itself and its claims as "weak" as opposed to "strong" foundationalist claims of the metaphysical past. Vattimo concludes that these factors make it possible for religion and God to become a serious topic for philosophy again, and that philosophy should now formally engage religion.

  • Christ's proclamation to the spirits; a study of 1Peter 3: 18-4:6
    BS 2795.3 D3

  • Luther et l'Église confessante
    BR 325 C28

  • Luther : early theological works / edited and translated by James Atkinson
    BR 330 E4 1962

  • Epistola de tolerantia. A letter on toleration; Latin text edited with a preface by Raymond Klibansky; English translation with an introduction and notes by J.W. Gough
    BR 1610 L823

  • I Chronicles. Introd., translation, and notes by Jacob M. Myers
    BS 192.2 A1 1964 G3 v.12
    I Chronicles(Volume 12 in the acclaimed Anchor Bible series) is a book closely related to three other books of the so-called Chronicler's History--II Chronicles,Ezra, andNehemiah.I Chroniclesbegins with the famous genealogical lists (from Adam to David), continues with an account of David's reign, in which the chronicler emphasizes David's efforts to restore the religion of Israel, and concludes with the accession of Solomon to the throne of Judah. A crucial book for historians of the biblical period and for students of the Bible,I Chroniclesis to be neither accepted as a faithful narrative of the Davidic period nor dismissed as a fanciful, imaginative re-creation of that history.  It must be taken as an important clue to the biblical process.  For here we find the Bible quoting itself--sometimes directly, sometimes in paraphrase. Professor Myers meticulously analyzes important aspects of the Chronicler and his work--his method of composition, his conviction that to rebuild the nation of Israel one had to restore and strengthen her traditional religion, his significantly post-Exilic perspective.  The book also examines the vast literature on Chronicles to find what it yields toward a better understanding of the Chronicler and a fuller appreciation of his work.  Finally, it compares--in exhaustive detail--I Chronicleswith the other books in the Bible to which it is parallel.  The volume Professor Myers has produced is no less than a definitive treatment of the subject.

  • Joseph the silent. Translated from the French by Jane Wynne Saul
    BS 2458 G313

  • The mirror and the cross: Scotland and the Catholic faith
    BX 1497 S35 1960

  • French Protestantism, 1559-1562 / by Caleb Guyer Kelly
    BX 9454 K45 1918
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