Cross Justice

Cross Justice
Author: James Patterson
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780316407144
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Release: 2015-11-23
Editor: Little, Brown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

For Alex Cross, the toughest cases hit close to home-and in this deadly thrill ride, he's trying to solve the most personal mystery of his life. When his cousin is accused of a heinous crime, Alex Cross returns to his North Carolina hometown for the first time in over three decades. As he tries to prove his cousin's innocence in a town where everyone seems to be on the take, Cross unearths a family secret that forces him to question everything he's ever known. Chasing a ghost he believed was long dead, Cross gets pulled into a case that has local cops scratching their heads and needing his help: a grisly string of socialite murders. Now he's hot on the trail of both a brutal killer, and the truth about his own past-and the answers he finds might be fatal.

Cross Justice

Cross Justice
Author: James Patterson
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780316407144
Available:
Release: 2015-11-23
Editor: Hachette UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

For Alex Cross, the toughest cases hit close to home-and in this deadly thrill ride, he's trying to solve the most personal mystery of his life. When his cousin is accused of a heinous crime, Alex Cross returns to his North Carolina hometown for the first time in over three decades. As he tries to prove his cousin's innocence in a town where everyone seems to be on the take, Cross unearths a family secret that forces him to question everything he's ever known. Chasing a ghost he believed was long dead, Cross gets pulled into a case that has local cops scratching their heads and needing his help: a grisly string of socialite murders. Now he's hot on the trail of both a brutal killer, and the truth about his own past-and the answers he finds might be fatal.

Cross Justice

Cross Justice
Author: James Patterson
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781473505452
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Release: 2015-11-05
Editor: Random House
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Detective Alex Cross is going home – to solve his most personal case yet. When his cousin stands accused of a terrible murder, Alex Cross returns to his North Carolina hometown for the first time in thirty years. As he strives to prove his cousin’s innocence amid small-town corruption and prejudice, Cross unearths a family secret that makes him question everything he thought he knew. Chasing the ghosts of the past, Cross is pulled into a case baffling local police: a grisly string of murders, all of socialites. Hot on the trail of a brutal killer as well as his own past, Cross knows the answers he finds might be fatal...

Cross Cultural Awareness and Social Justice in Counseling

Cross Cultural Awareness and Social Justice in Counseling
Author: Cyrus Marcellus Ellis,Jon Carlson
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781135918699
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Release: 2008-03-07
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Many societal and cultural changes have taken place over the past several decades, almost all of which have had a significant effect on the mental health professions. Clinicians find themselves encountering clients from highly diverse backgrounds more and more often, increasing the need for a knowledge of cross-cultural competencies. Ellis and Carlson have brought together some of the leaders in the field of multicultural counseling to create a text for mental health professionals that not only addresses diversity but also emphasizes the counselor’s role as an advocate of social justice. The theoretical foundation for this book rests on research into diversity, spirituality, religion, and color-specific issues. Each chapter addresses the unique needs and relevant issues in working with a specific population, such as women, men, African Americans, Asian Americans, Spanish-speaking clients, North America’s indigenous people, members of the LGBT community, new citizens, and the poor, underserved, and underrepresented. Issues that enter into the counselor-patient relationship are discussed in detail for all of these groups, with the hope that this will lead to a greater understanding and sensitivity on the part of the counselor for their patients. This is an important and timely book for both counselors-in-training and those already established as professionals in today’s highly diverse and constantly-changing society.

Culture Under Cross Examination

Culture Under Cross Examination
Author: Tim Kelsall
Pages: 298
ISBN: 9780521767781
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Release: 2009-10-22
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An examination of the challenges posed by the largely unfamiliar culture in which the Special Court for Sierra Leone operates.

Cross Justice

Cross Justice
Author: Vincent Brooks
Pages: 124
ISBN: 1523219823
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Release: 2016-01-01
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Alex Cross: by James Patterson - Analysis, Summary & Quiz (Alex Cross Series)Make a cup of tea, brew some coffee, or pour a glass of wine. Then sit down and prepare yourself for a real page turner. Once again Alex Cross faces a seemingly unsolvable case, but this time, instead of one case, he has three cases: The murder of a teenager, Rashawn Turnbull, for which Alex's cousin Stefan Tate is being framed; The murders of several rich West Palm Beach socialites; and Conflicting stories about his own mother's and father's deaths 35 years ago. While, as readers, we always know a bit more about what is going on than Alex, nevertheless the facts and circumstances reveal themselves to us slowly chapter by chapter. We sense that the three cases are related but we don't really find out exactly how until the very end, just a few moments after Alex!Alex struggles more with his emotions in this book than in others as he confronts painful childhood memories on which he has worked hard all of his life to suppress. His wife Bree is by his side to help him solve the case and deal with his pain. In the end, the healing can begin.Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... Book Review Setting of the Story Historical Moment Geographical Locations Plot Analysis Main & Secondary Characters Lists Main Characters Analysis Summary & Analysis Motifs, Themes & Symbols Other Literary Devices Vocabulary Quiz for Readers Much, much more! Scroll Up and Get Your Copy Right Now* * * * * * * * * *Tags: cross justice, alex cross, alex cross series, james patterson, alex cross books, the survivor, james patterson books

Way of the Cross Way of Justice

Way of the Cross  Way of Justice
Author: Leonardo Boff
Pages: 140
ISBN: 9781666718560
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Release: 2021-05-01
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“Theology has two eyes. One looks back toward the past, where salvation broke in; the other looks toward the present, where salvation becomes reality here and now. “This Way of the Cross seeks to use both eyes of theology. It is a Way of the Cross, with one eye focusing on the historical Jesus: his life, condemnation, death, and resurrection. It is also a Way of Justice, its other eye focusing on the Christ of faith who continues his passion today in his brothers and sisters who are being condemned, tortured, and killed for the cause of justice. “In the light of the perspectives and convictions acquired over the course of seven years of christological studies, I now present this Way of the Cross, which is meant to be a prayerful theology or a theological prayer.” Leonardo Boff, from the Introduction

Atonement Justice and Peace

Atonement  Justice  and Peace
Author: Darrin W. Snyder Belousek
Pages: 668
ISBN: 9780802866424
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Release: 2011-12-29
Editor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In this substantial study Darrin W. Snyder Belousek offers a comprehensive and critical examination of penal substitution, the most widely accepted evangelical Protestant theory of atonement, and presents a biblically grounded, theologically orthodox alternative. Attending to all of the relevant biblical texts and engaging with the full spectrum of scholarship, Belousek systematically develops a biblical theory of atonement that centers on restorative -- rather than retributive -- justice. He also shows how Christian thinking on atonement correlates with major global concerns such as economic justice, capital punishment, "the war on terror," and ethnic and religious conflicts. Thorough and clearly structured, this book demonstrates how a return to biblical cruciformity can radically transform Christian mission, social justice, and peacemaking.

Atonement Law and Justice

Atonement  Law  and Justice
Author: Adonis Vidu
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781441245328
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Release: 2014-08-12
Editor: Baker Academic
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Adonis Vidu tackles an issue of great current debate in evangelical circles and of perennial interest in the Christian academy. He provides a critical reading of the history of major atonement theories, offering an in-depth analysis of the legal and political contexts within which they arose. The book engages the latest work in atonement theory and serves as a helpful resource for contemporary discussions. This is the only book that explores the impact of theories of law and justice on major historical atonement theories. Understanding this relationship yields a better understanding of atonement thinkers by situating them in their intellectual contexts. The book also explores the relevance of the doctrine of divine simplicity for atonement theory.

Handbook of Research on Promoting Cross Cultural Competence and Social Justice in Teacher Education

Handbook of Research on Promoting Cross Cultural Competence and Social Justice in Teacher Education
Author: Keengwe, Jared
Pages: 470
ISBN: 9781522508984
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Release: 2016-08-24
Editor: IGI Global
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Without proper training on the intricacies of race and culture, pre-service and in-service teachers may unwittingly continue outdated and ineffective pedagogies. As the demographics of student bodies shift to include more diverse backgrounds, fluency in the discourse of social justice becomes necessary. The Handbook of Research on Promoting Cross-Cultural Competence and Social Justice in Teacher Education elucidates the benefits, challenges, and strategies necessary to prepare teachers to meet the needs of a diverse student body. Featuring the newest research and pedagogical tools written by diverse scholars in the field of teacher training, this expertly crafted handbook is ideal for teachers, administrators, students of education, and policymakers.

Healing the Gospel

Healing the Gospel
Author: Derek Flood
Pages: 136
ISBN: 9781620321621
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Release: 2012-08-06
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Why did Jesus have to die? Was it to appease a wrathful God's demand for punishment? Does that mean Jesus died to save us from God? How could someone ever truly love or trust a God like that? How can that ever be called "Good News"? It's questions like these that make so many people want to have nothing to do with Christianity.Healing the Gospel challenges the assumption that the Christian understanding of justice is rooted in a demand for violent punishment, and instead offers a radically different understanding of the gospel based on God's restorative justice. Connecting our own experiences of faith with the New Testament narrative, author Derek Flood shows us an understanding of the cross that not only reveals God's heart of grace, but also models our own way of Christ-like love. It's a vision of the gospel that exposes violence, rather than supporting it--a gospel rooted in love of enemies, rather than retribution. The result is a nonviolent understanding of the atonement that is not only thoroughly biblical, but will help people struggling with their faith to encounter grace.

Humanitarian Jesus

Humanitarian Jesus
Author: Christian Buckley,Ryan Dobson
Pages: 224
ISBN: 1575674912
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Release: 2010-05-01
Editor: Moody Publishers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A resurgence of the Social Gospel is energizing many evangelicals, but what does the Bible say about the role of humanitarian works in the Christian life? As new covenant believers, Christians are called to a specific central task: to be ministers of God's message of salvation for sinners. At the same time, the New Testament justifies nearly every concern of the revitalized Social Gospel. Care for the poor and needy, reconciliation of social and racial divisions, and nurture for the sick and abused -- all can be biblical and Christ-honoring activities. Ryan Dobson and Christian Buckley have a message for believers on either side of the battle lines hardening around today's Social Gospel. To those on the Religious Left, they say: "Don't forget that Jesus Christ died to save sinners, not to bring about political change." To those on the Religious Right, they say: "Don't forget that Jesus spent much of his time helping the sick, the poor, and the needy." A corrective and a call to action all in one, Humanitarian Jesus shows that evangelism and good works coexist harmoniously when social investment is subservient to and supportive of the church's primary mission of worship, evangelism, and discipleship. In accessible and non-academic style, Dobson and Buckley outline the biblical case for humanitarian concern. They also engage the topic through interviews with leading Christian thinkers, activists, and humanitarian workers -- including Franklin Graham, Gary Haugen, Ron Sider, Tony Campolo, and many more -- seeking to define a broadly biblical approach to good works that all Christians can join hands around.

Achieving Environmental Justice

Achieving Environmental Justice
Author: Bell, Karen
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781447323433
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Release: 2014-04-28
Editor: Policy Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Environmental justice aspires to a healthy environment for all, as well as fair and inclusive processes of environmental decision-making. In order to develop successful strategies to achieve this, it is important to understand the factors that shape environmental justice outcomes. This optimistic, accessible and wide-ranging book contributes to this understanding by assessing the extent of, and reasons for, environmental justice/injustice in seven diverse countries - United States, Republic of Korea (South Korea), United Kingdom, Sweden, China, Bolivia and Cuba. Factors discussed include: race and class discrimination; citizen power; industrialisation processes; political-economic context; and the influence of dominant environmental discourses. In particular, the role of capitalism is critically explored. Based on over a hundred interviews with politicians, experts, activists and citizens of these countries, this is a compelling analysis aimed at all academics, policy-makers and campaigners who are engaged in thinking or action to address the most urgent environmental and social issues of our time.

Cross the Line

Cross the Line
Author: James Patterson
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780316407168
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Release: 2016-11-21
Editor: Little, Brown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Homicide Detective Alex Cross teams up with his wife to beat a D. C. criminal at his own game. Washington, DC, has never been more dangerous. After shots pierce the tranquil nighttime calm of Rock Creek Park, a man is dead: what looks at first like road rage might be something much more sinister. But Alex has only just begun asking questions when he's called across town to investigate a new murder, one that hits close to home: his former boss and the beloved mentor of Alex's wife, Bree. Now there's a killer on the loose, a long list of possible suspects, a city in panic, and nobody in charge of the besieged police force. . . until Bree gets tapped for the job. As Bree scrambles to find her footing and close two high-profile cases, new violence stuns the capital. What should be a time for her to rely on Alex for support and cooperation is instead a moment of crisis in their marriage as well as their city when their investigative instincts clash and their relationship reaches a breaking point. And the fiendish mind behind all the violence has appointed himself judge, jury, and executioner, with a terrifying master plan he's only begun to put in motion. To beat him at his own game, Alex and Bree must take the law back into their own hands before he puts them both out of commission . . . permanently.

Criminal Law Criminal Justice

Criminal Law   Criminal Justice
Author: Noel Cross
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781446248195
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Release: 2009-12-09
Editor: SAGE
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This accessible text enables criminology and criminal justice students to understand and critically evaluate criminal law in the context of criminal justice and wider social issues. The book explains criminal law comprehensively, covering both general principles and specific types of criminal offences. It examines criminal law in its social context, as well as considering how it is used by the criminal justice processes and agencies which enforce it in practice. Covering all the different theoretical approaches that the student of criminology and criminal justice will need to understand, the book provides learning tools such as: -chapter objectives - making the structure of the book easy to follow for students -questions for discussion and student exercises - helping students to think critically about the ideas and concepts in each chapter, and to undertake further independent and reflective study -'definition boxes' explaining key concepts - helping students who are not familiar with specialist criminal law terminology to understand what the key basic concepts in criminal law really mean in practice -a companion Website which incorporates a range of resources for lecturers and students.

Hope to Die

Hope to Die
Author: James Patterson
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780316210942
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Release: 2014-11-24
Editor: Little, Brown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Detective Alex Cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius, forced to play the deadliest game of his career. Cross's family--his loving wife Bree, the wise and lively Nana Mama, and his precious children--have been ripped away. Terrified and desperate, Cross must give this mad man what he wants if he has any chance of saving the most important people in his life. The stakes have never been higher: What will Cross sacrifice to save the ones he loves? Widely praised by the greatest crime and thriller writers of our time, Cross My Heart set a jaw-dropping story in motion. Hope to Die propels Alex Cross's greatest challenge to its astonishing finish, proving why Jeffery Deaver says "nobody does it better" than James Patterson.

Criminal Law for Criminologists

Criminal Law for Criminologists
Author: Noel Cross
Pages: 262
ISBN: 9780429884610
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Release: 2020-03-25
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Criminal Law for Criminologists uses theoretical and practical research to bridge the gap between ‘the law in the books’ (criminal law doctrine) and ‘the law in action’ (criminal justice process). It introduces the key policies and principles that drive criminal law in England and then explains the law itself in terms of relevant statute and case law. Starting with an outline of the basic principles and theories of criminal law and criminal justice, the author goes on to discuss: Criminal law and criminal justice in historical perspective, General principles of criminal law, including actus reus and mens rea, Specific types of criminal offence, including property, homicide, sexual, public order and drug offences, An overview of defences to crime, An appendix outlining essential legal skills. In examining the links between the worlds of criminal law and criminal justice, Criminal Law for Criminologists brings a fresh perspective to this field of research. Written in a clear and direct style, this book will be essential reading for students of criminology, criminal justice, law, cultural studies, social theory, and those interested in gaining an introduction to criminal law.

Sail

Sail
Author: James Patterson,Howard Roughan
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0316032506
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Release: 2008-06-09
Editor: Little, Brown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Since the death of her husband, Anne Dunne and her three children have struggled in every way. In a last ditch effort to save the family, Anne plans an elaborate sailing vacation to bring everyone together once again. But only an hour out of port, everything is going wrong. The teenage daughter, Carrie, is planning to drown herself. The teenage son, Mark, is high on drugs and ten-year-old Ernie is nearly catatonic. This is the worst vacation ever. Anne manages to pull things together bit by bit, but just as they begin feeling like a family again, something catastrophic happens. Survival may be the least of their concerns. Written with the blistering pace and shocking twists that only James Patterson can master, SAIL takes "Lost" and "Survivor" to a new level of terror.

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Author: Robert Dimery
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1788403479
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Release: 2021-10-07
Editor: Cassell Illustrated
Language: en

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Cross Justice

Cross Justice
Author: James Patterson
Pages: 531
ISBN: 1629535664
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Release: 2013
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Alex Cross left his hometown, and some awful family tragedies, for a better life with Nana Mama in Washington, DC. He hasn't looked back. Now his cousin Stefan has been accused of a horrible, unthinkable murder, and Cross drives south with Bree, Nana Mama, Jannie, and Ali to Starksville, North Carolina, for the first time in thirty-five years. Back home, he discovers a once proud community down on its luck, and local residents who don't welcome him with open arms. As Cross steps into his family home, the horrors of his childhood flood back -- and he learns that they're not really over. He brings all his skill to finding out the truth about his cousin's case. But truth is hard to come by in a town where no one feels safe to speak. Chasing his ghosts takes Cross all the way down to the sugarcane fields of Florida, where he gets pulled into a case that has local cops needing his kind of expertise: a string of socialite murders with ever more grisly settings. He's chasing too many loose ends -- a brutal killer, the truth about his own past, and justice for his cousin -- and any one of the answers might be fatal.