Michael Parsons: essay and books

Michael Parsons
Author's Genres:
Psychology

All books by Michael Parsons:

Text and Task: Scripture and Mission

Text and Task: Scripture and Mission

Practical, scriptural and contemporary, Text and Task is a series of essays on Scripture and mission. It aims to show the significance of reading the biblical text appropriately and with faithful engagement for our theology and missiology.
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The Falklands War

The Falklands War

Parsons relates the background of the Falklands conflict and the events of the war itself, assessing different perceptions of the whole affair and reviewing developments since 1982.
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The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea: Their Systematics and Biology

The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea: Their Systematics and Biology

The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea presents a vital inventory of the present fauna, in addition to projections of the discovery of new species and the fortunes of those already in existence there. Key Features: Examines butterflies as key indicators of environments under pressure ...
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Before I Was I: Psychoanalysis and the Imagination

Before I Was I: Psychoanalysis and the Imagination

She focuses on the understanding of pre-verbal and bodily processes, and the interface of the pre-verbal and verbal. Her central concept is that of imaginative perception, without which, she claims, the world around us cannot be seen and felt as alive.
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On Eagles' Wings: An Exploration of Strength in the Midst of Weakness

On Eagles' Wings: An Exploration of Strength in the Midst of Weakness

This is a volume of practical, scriptural, and contemporary essays exploring the idea of strength in weakness in the context of Christian life and ministry. Biblical scholars, theologians, and Christian ministry practitioners have thought about the biblical paradigm of strength in weakness...
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Global Warming

Global Warming

Global Warming: The Truth behind the Myth is a provocative discussion of the relationship between global climate and the greenhouse effect. Dr. Michael Parsons, an esteemed scientist and writer in the area of atomic spectroscopy and environmental analysis, uses the term myth to capture the...
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The Dove That Returns, the Dove That Vanishes: Paradox and Creativity in Psychoanalysis

The Dove That Returns, the Dove That Vanishes: Paradox and Creativity in Psychoanalysis

From such varied topics evolves a deepening apprehension of the nature of the clinical experience. Illustrated throughout, the book should prove of interest to those in the field of psychoanalysis, and to those in the arts and humanities who are interested in contemporary psychoanalytic thinking.
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Before I Was I: Psychoanalysis and the Imagination

Before I Was I: Psychoanalysis and the Imagination

Numerous case studies bring her ideas to life and demonstrate the subtlety and flexibility with which she uses herself, and lets herself be made use of, as a psychoanalyst. In the final chapter of the book - a verbatim account of an interview with Juliet Mitchell - Balint describes how she...
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Victory

Victory

A stirring tribute to the Greatest Generation of Americans, Victory brings together the finest military fiction writers in the world with short novels of courage, skill, daring, and sacrifice. Here you will meet the men and women who fought and won World War II and truly made the...

Scripture

Scripture

In a society saturated by the doctrine of tolerance and an air of post-modernism, one might wonder about the role and significance of the once almighty Scripture. Despite what some would consider a time of revival in the church, confidence in the Scripture is consistently being undermined by...

The Raven

The Raven

Visions in Poetry is an exciting and unique series of classic poems illustrated by outstanding contemporary artists in stunning hardcover editions. The fifth book in the series, Edgar Allan Poe's ?The Raven,? delves into the hidden horrors of the human psyche. Originally published in...