Turning Point 1997 2008 hardcover

Author: Hayao Miyazaki
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 1421560909
Release Date: 2014-04-08
Genre: Performing Arts

In the mid-1990s, filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki moved from success to success as his work found an audience outside of Japan. His animated films of the era, including Princess Mononoke, Howl’s Moving Castle, and Ponyo, were internationally lauded, and Miyazaki won an Academy Award® in 2003 for his popular and critical hit Spirited Away. Follow Miyazaki as his vision matures, as cinema-lovers worldwide embrace his creations, and as critics such as Roger Ebert take up the cause of animation and Miyazaki’s films. In a legendary career, these crucial years represent the turning point.

Starting Point Turning Point Series Book Three

Author: N. R. Walker
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1532783124
Release Date: 2016-05-17
Genre:

After going past the point of no return and finally reaching breaking point, the only thing Matthew Elliott can do now is start over. Matthew Elliott is a recovering man. As an ex-cop and ex-fighter, his new job teaching kids at the local community gym about drug awareness and self-defense, is a little bit of both. His new focus on helping street kids is helping him heal, and with Kira by his side, he's making strides. Brother and sister, Rueben and Claudia, are homeless kids and they're very much alone. As they strike a chord with Matt, he does everything in his power to help them. But when Ruby and Claude need more help than he bargained for, it stops being about work, and starts being about home. The day he met Kira, Matt's life changed direction, and it's only now he realizes that everything he's been through was a lead up to this. It was never about endings. His life, his purpose, was just beginning. **Third Edition: May 2016 New publisher, new editing, new cover. No new content has been added.

Turning Points

Author: Mark A. Noll
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781441238801
Release Date: 2012-07-01
Genre: Religion

In this popular introduction to church history, now in its third edition, Mark Noll isolates key events that provide a framework for understanding the history of Christianity. The book presents Christianity as a worldwide phenomenon rather than just a Western experience. Now organized around fourteen key moments in church history, this well-received text provides contemporary Christians with a fuller understanding of God as he has revealed his purpose through the centuries. This new edition includes a new preface; updates throughout the book; revised "further readings" for each chapter; and two new chapters, including one spotlighting Vatican II and Lausanne as turning points of the recent past. Students in academic settings and church adult education contexts will benefit from this one-semester survey of Christian history.

Cancer As a Turning Point

Author: Lawrence LeShan
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101664704
Release Date: 1994-08-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Psychotherapist Lawrence LeShan has worked with cancer patients for more than thirty-five years and his research has led people with cancer to find new, effective ways to fight for their lives. He has put his findings--full of meaning and purpose--into this revised edition that shows how psychological change, along with medical treatment, mobilizes a compromised immune system for healing. Included is a life-transforming workbook of hands-on exercises designed to help readers evaluate their inner selves and teach them how to get the most out of their immune systems by leading fuller, richer lives.

My Breaking Point God s Turning Point

Author: Ricky Texada
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781441267221
Release Date: 2014-08-26
Genre: Religion

God Gives Us Hope in Crisis Everyone faces heartache and disappointment at some point in life, but when there is profound loss and tragedy you may feel helpless and hopeless. You may even find yourself questioning everything you have believed about your future and about God's love and His plan for your life. Ricky Texada shares his own story of unexpected loss and personal devastation, offering new perspective on God's amazing ability to restore. Would God reveal Himself in the midst of the darkest days of his soul? Could He be trusted after allowing so much pain? Was it possible for the sorrow to be turned into joy, allowing Ricky to run the race of life again with purpose and determination? My Breaking Point, God's Turning Point demonstrates that hope can be found in the midst of devastation. As you join Ricky on this journey, you will find that God hears those who seek after Him, and that in the midst of loss and heartache, He reaches out . . . and restores. "This book will inspire you to believe that God can and will work all things out for those who love Him. It is filled with hope and the promise of restoration for any situation."--Donald Driver, New York Times bestselling author, Super Bowl Champion, and Dancing with the Stars winner

Starting Point 1979 1996 paperback

Author: Hayao Miyazaki
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 1421561042
Release Date: 2014-04-08
Genre: Performing Arts

The first of a pair of memoirs in collection form, featuring essays, interviews, and even a brief comic on the history of airline food, from the master animator. In the first two decades of his career, filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki laid the groundwork for his legendary movies. Starting Point is a collection of essays, interviews, and memoirs that go back to the roots of Miyazaki's childhood, the formulation of his theories of animation, and the founding of Studio Ghibli. Before directing such acclaimed films as Spirited Away, Miyazaki was just another salaried animator, but with a vision of his own. Follow him as he takes his first steps on the road to success, experience his frustrations with the manga and animation industries that often suffocate creativity, and realize the importance of bringing the childhood dreams of the world to life. Starting Point: 1979-1996 is not just a chronicle of the life of a man whose own dreams have come true, it is a tribute to the power of the moving image.

Global Turning Points

Author: Mauro F. Guillén
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139577045
Release Date: 2012-09-20
Genre: Business & Economics

The twenty-first century is replete with uncertainty and complexity: game-changing events and trends are transforming the world beyond recognition. For the first time in human history more people live in cities than in the countryside and greater numbers suffer from obesity than from hunger. Emerging economies now represent half of the global economy and during the next few decades India will be the biggest country in terms of population, China the largest in output and the United States the richest among the major economies on a per capita income basis. Food and water shortages will likely become humankind's most important challenge. In this accessible introduction, Mauro Guillén and Emilio Ontiveros deploy the tools of economics, sociology and political science to provide an analytical perspective on both the problems and opportunities facing business in the modern world.

Point of No Return

Author: N. R. Walker
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1548757403
Release Date: 2017-07-16
Genre:

Book one in the Turning Point Series Matthew Elliot is one of LA's best detectives. He's been labeled the golden boy of the Fab Four: a team of four detectives who've closed down drug-rings all over the city. He's smart, tough and exceptionally good at his job. He's also a closeted gay man. Enter Kira Takeo Franco, the new boxing coach at the gym. Matthew can't deny his immediate attraction to the man his fellow cops know as Frankie. But in allowing himself to fall in love with a man known to his colleagues, Matthew risks outing them both. Matt and Kira work to keep their relationship and private lives hidden from Matt's very public life, fearing it would be detrimental to their careers. But it's not the other cops who Matthew should be worried about finding out his deepest, darkest secret... it's the bad guys.

Turning Points in Jewish History

Author: Marc J. Rosenstein
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780827612631
Release Date: 2018-07
Genre: History

Examining the entire span of Jewish history by focusing on thirty pivotal moments in the Jewish people’s experience from biblical times through the present—essentially the most important events in the life of the Jewish people—Turning Points in Jewish History provides “the big picture”: both a broad and a deep understanding of the Jewish historical experience. Zeroing in on eight turning points in the biblical period, four in Hellenistic-Roman times, five in the Middle Ages, and thirteen in modernity, Marc J. Rosenstein elucidates each formative event with a focused history, a timeline, a primary text with commentary as an intimate window into the period, and a discussion of its legacy for subsequent generations. Along the way he candidly analyzes various controversies and schisms arising from Judaism’s encounters with power, powerlessness, exile, messianism, rationalism, mysticism, catastrophe, modernity, nationalism, feminism, and more. The book’s thirty distinct and logically connected events lend themselves to a full course or to customized classes on specific turning points. Discussion questions for every chapter (some in print, more online) facilitate reflection and continuing conversation.

Biography and Turning Points in Europe and America

Author: Karla B. Hackstaff
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781847428608
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Social Science

This sociological collection advances the argument that the concept of a "turning point" expands our understanding of life experiences from a descriptive to a deeper and more abstract level of analysis.

Turning Points in Compassion

Author: Gypsy Wulff
Publisher: Spiritwings
ISBN: 0987192965
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Genre: Animal rights activists

"A powerful narrative...makes a compelling case." -Dr Shannon Brincat, Research Fellow, Griffith University. This inspirational collection of personal stories from many of the most eloquent, passionate and intellectually progressive voices in today's growing Animal Rights movement challenges widespread perceptions of our relationship with animals and ourselves. With a powerful blend of compassion and honesty, the writers share pivotal moments that awakened them to a life-changing awareness. With open eyes, hearts and minds, they describe their entry to a new world of compassionate living and understanding that will touch the hearts of people everywhere. No readers will be left unchallenged by this book. "A remarkable, inspirational exploration of plant-based eating."-G.A. Bradshaw PhD, Founder and Director, The Kerulos Center. All profits from sales are donated to animal sanctuaries and rescue groups.

Starting Point

Author: Jack Travis
Publisher:
ISBN: 0692955240
Release Date: 2017-10
Genre:

Find out how Jack Travis went from being in and out of psychiatric hospitals to living a happy and fulfilling life in less than a year! In Starting Point: Your Journey To A Better Life Starts Here, Jack Travis not only talks about his personal journey with recovering from mental illness, but also invites others to join him on his journey and offers to teach them how to overcome their struggles. The goal of this book is to help guide people to a better life, and give them the tools they may not have in order to get better. Jack spent years working with different professionals and mentors to not only learn what he knows, but also to get the guidance and support he needed to overcome his illnesses. In addition to that, Jack also shares the many techniques, theories, methods, and strategies he developed and used to help him overcome his struggles. Jack¿s methods and strategies help to complement the support and treatment he receives for his illnesses, and he shares them all. Learn how to work through your struggles and join Jack on his journey!

The Axial Age and Its Consequences

Author: Robert N. Bellah
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674067400
Release Date: 2012-10-31
Genre: Religion

This book makes the bold claim that intellectual sophistication was born worldwide during the middle centuries of the first millennium bce. From Axial Age thinkers we inherited a sense of the world as a place not just to experience but to investigate, envision, and alter. A variety of utopian visions emerged and led to both reform and repression.

The Fifth Beginning

Author: Robert L. Kelly
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520293120
Release Date: 2016-11-15
Genre: History

ÒI have seen yesterday. I know tomorrow.Ó This inscription in TutankhamunÕs tomb summarizesÊThe Fifth Beginning. Here, archaeologist Robert L. Kelly explains how the study of our cultural past can predict the future of humanity. Ê In an eminently readable style, Kelly identifies four key pivot points in the six-million-year history of human development: the emergence of technology, culture, agriculture, and the state. In each example, the author examines the long-term processes that resulted in a definitive, no-turning-backÊchange for the organization of society. Kelly then looks ahead, giving us evidence for what he calls aÊfifth beginning, one that started about AD 1500. Some might call it Òglobalization,Ó but the author places it in its larger context:Êa five-thousand-year arms race, capitalismÕs global reach, and the cultural effects of a worldwide communication network. Ê Kelly predicts that the emergent phenomena of this fifth beginning will include the end of war as a viable way to resolve disputes, the end of capitalism as we know it, the widespread shift toward world citizenship, and the rise of forms of cooperation that will end the near-sacred status of nation-states. ItÕs the end of life as we have known it. However, the author is cautiously optimistic: he dwells not on the coming chaos, but on humanityÕs great potential. Ê Ê