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Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome

With clear, easy to understand directions, Dr. James Wilson shows you not only how to find out if you are suffereing from adrenal fatigue, but what to do to feel good again.
Published by: Smart Publications | Publication date: 01/01/2001
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 361 pages

The Book of James: Bible Study

The Book of James is about what observations, Implications, Insights, and Applications that were made by reading it. It has commentary information it about the book of James, and most of all it has questions that will give you a better insight once you have read and answered the questions! fun time in the Lord!
Published by: amazon.com | Publication date: 07/22/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 38 pages

The Earth Shall Weep: A History of Native America

Now available in paperback, The Earth Shall Weep is a groundbreaking, critically acclaimed history of the Native American peoples. Combining traditional historical sources with new insights from ethnography, archaeology, Indian oral tradition, and years of his original research, James Wilson weaves a historical narrative that puts Native Americans at the center of their struggle for survival against the tide of invading European peoples and cultures. The Earth Shall Weep charts the collision course between Euro-Americans and the indigenous people of the continent, from the early interactions at English settlements on the Atlantic coast, through successive centuries of encroachment and outright warfare, to the new political force of the Native American activists of today. It is a clash that would ultimately result in the reduction of the Native American population from an estimated seven to ten million to 250,000 over a span of four hundred years, and change the face of the continent forever. A tour de force of narrative history, The Earth Shall Weep is a powerful, moving telling of the story of Native Americans that has become the new standard for future work in the field.
Author: James Wilson
Published by: Grove Press | Publication date: 12/01/2007
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 498 pages

James Wilson, Patriot, and the Wilson Doctrine

This volume was published in 1906." 1 cannot do better than base my theory of governmental action upon the words and deeds of one of Pennsylvania's greatest sons, Justice James Wilson." PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT. With these words Theodore Roosevelt, in a recent oration,* focussed public attention upon James Wilson, who through the vista of the nineteenth century is looming the intellectual colos- sus of the formative years of the Republic, and whose principles must eventually be the basis for the solution of those subtle constitutional problems which result from our closely inter- locked dual form of government. To many in our day, James Wilson will prove a revelation; to others, to an unnumbered throng ever increasing with the oncoming years, his governmental theories will be a never-failing source of inspiration; and to the nation the Wilson doctrine is the harbinger, the hope and the salvation for untrammelled forward progress in the field of destiny.The object of these pages shall be to place this man in true perspective before the people whom he loved and in whose service he died. In order to do so, the writer will not confine himself to the enunciation of his personal views, lest in the recital Wilson suffer; but, with "wealth of quotation," he will draw from the opinions of that little band of constitutional lawyers and his- torians who, in the examination of the great problems of gov- ernmental action, are never satisfied until they have mastered the principles and sought the sources, and who, in seeking, found James Wilson, luminous, transcendant, constitution-maker, nation-builder; the intellectual giant, in whose train have followed that great galaxy of constitution interpreters Hamilton, Jay, Webster, Bradley, Taney and, peer of all, John Marshall whose work and whose names are an immortal part of our com- mon heritage. * Dedication of Pennsylvania's new Capitol, October 4th, 1906.
Publication date: 07/02/2010
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 24 pages

Fundamentals of Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer

Published by: Wiley Higher Ed | Publication date: 11/12/2007
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 740 pages

The Dark Clue: A Novel

Hailed by The New York Times Book Review as "a luscious Victorian thriller" that "sends two characters from Wilkie Collins's 1860s novel [The Woman in White] on a brilliant literary mission," James Wilson's The Dark Clue is as stylishly inventive as the oil paintings of J. M. W. Turner, the elusive genius who lies at the thriller's heart. Sheltered, upright Walter Hartright is commissioned to write a biography of England's great Romantic landscape artist. When he discovers the "dark clue" hidden deep within Turner's paintings, he becomes eerily obsessed with reconstructing a life that is shrouded in mystery and steeped in rumor. To do so, he seeks help from a Dickensian assemblage of the lowest and highest elements of society, from John Ruskin to the tawdry women of the dockside brothels. Soon enough, he uncovers evidence of unspeakable depravity, but can it be believed? Acclaimed historian James Wilson's debut novel offers a "compelling vision of the mean streets of London," a "marvelous period-piece mystery" whose "vivid evocation of Turner's paintings -- the brooding colors and dark clues -- will haunt the reader" (Helen Parramore, Tampa Tribune). "[Wilson's] descriptions ... are as luminous, majestic, and mysterious as Turner's finest paintings; you may read them in awe." -- The Washington Post Book World "Irresistibly flavorful ... Wilson keeps a firm grip on our attention." -- Bruce Allen, The Boston Globe "Evocative and sophisticated ... Wilson's exacting, detailed descriptions of Victorian England ... make for vivid storytelling." -- Publishers Weekly
Author: James Wilson
Published by: Grove Press | Publication date: 12/01/2007
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 484 pages

The Vision of the Soul: Truth, Goodness, and Beauty in the Western Tradition

Ours is an age full of desires but impoverished in its understanding of where those desires lead-an age that claims mastery over the world but also claims to find the world as a whole absurd or unintelligible. In The Vision of the Soul, James Matthew Wilson seeks to conserve the great insights of the western tradition by giving us a new account of them responsive to modern discontents. The western- or Christian Platonist-tradition, he argues, tells us that man is an intellectual animal, born to pursue the good, to know the true, and to contemplate all things in beauty. Wilson begins by reconceiving the intellectual conservatism born of Edmund Burke's jeremiad against the French Revolution as an effort to preserve the West's vision of man and the cosmos as ordered by and to beauty. After defining the achievement of that vision and its tradition, Wilson offers an extended study of the nature of beauty and the role of the fine arts in shaping a culture but above all in opening the human intellect to the perception of the form of reality. Through close studies of Theodor W. Adorno and Jacques Maritain, he recovers the classical vision of beauty as a revelation of truth and being. Finally, he revisits the ancient distinction between reason and story-telling, between mythos and logos, in order to rejoin the two. Story-telling is foundational to the forms of the fine arts, but it is no less foundational to human reason. Human life in turn constitutes a specific kind of form-a story form. The ancient conception of human life as a pilgrimage to beauty itself is one that we can fully embrace only if we see the essential correlation between reason and story and the essential convertibility of truth, goodness and beauty in beauty. By turns a study in fundamental ontology, aesthetics, and political philosophy, Wilson's book invites its readers to a renewal of the West's intellectual tradition.
Published by: Catholic University of America Press | Publication date: 06/12/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 444 pages

The Moral Sense (Free Press Paperbacks)

Are human beings naturally endowed with a conscience? Or is morality artificially acquired through social pressure and instruction? Most people assume that modern science proves the latter. Further, most of our current social policies are based upon this “scientific” view of the sources of morality. In this book, however, James Q. Wilson seeks to reconcile traditional ideas with a range of important empirical research into the sources of human behavior over the last fifty years. Marshalling evidence drawn from diverse scientific disciplines, including animal behavior, anthropology, evolutionary theory, biology, endocrinology, brain science, genetics, primatology, education and psychology, Wilson shows that the facts about the origin and development of moral reasoning are not at odds with traditional views predating Freud, Darwin and Marx. Our basic sense of right and wrong actually does have a biological and behavioral origin. This “moral sense” arises from the infant’s innate sociability, though it must also be nurtured by parental influence. Thus, this book revives ancient traditions of moral and ethical argument that go back to Aristotle, and reunifies the separate streams of philosophical and scientific knowledge that for so long were regarded as unbridgeable.
Published by: Free Press | Publication date: 11/06/1997
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 338 pages

The Holy Spirit and the Endtimes: A Season of Unusual Miracles

In the Old Testament God prepared a people for the coming of Messiah. There were prophets amongst them. In the New Testament He seeds the people of Messiah into the Kingdom He won on the Cross. He is building a prophetic community in which prophets and prophetic leaders are charged with coaching and releasing members of the Body in the many parts and one spirit of 1 Corinthians 12 into their shared destiny of His composite revelation. In these days the Kingdom is very near; its coming is characterized by a season of unusual miracles.
Author: James Wilson
Published by: Destiny Image | Publication date: 07/28/2011
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 402 pages

Letter of James: Discipleship Lessons on Practical Christianity (JesusWalk Bible Study Series)

James’ Letter is the manifesto for practical, authentic discipleship.James was a practical man. He had seen hypocrisy -- in himself, in the Pharisees, in everyday Christians -- and he would have none of it. His letter to the early Christian churches is practical and convicting. He talks about heart Christianity worked out in actions. He discusses love and then insists that Christian love can’t just speak compassionate words to the hungry -- love must feed them. James was Jesus' younger brother, growing up in the same household. During Jesus’ ministry, James had been a skeptic. After Christ’s resurrection, however, he believed and became the lead pastor of the Church at Jerusalem, helping to set the tone for the emerging Christian movement.Martin Luther called James' Letter "a right strawy epistle" since it didn't present salvation by grace as clearly as in Paul's letters. But many have found it to be a right convicting epistle. James has a way of slicing through all our rationalizations and defenses, and speaking to our hearts with power. This volume explores the letter in 8 lessons. Thought-provoking discussion questions make it a useful tool for personal enrichment, small groups, and classes. Extensive footnotes and word studies make it ideal for teachers and preachers who are doing careful background research for sermon and lessons.
Published by: JesusWalk Publications | Publication date: 01/17/2012
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 106 pages
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