Counter Culture by David Platt

Genre : Religion
Editor : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Release : 2017-02-07
ISBN-13 : 9781496425850
Hardcover : 320 Pages


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Welcome to the front lines. Everywhere we turn, battle lines are being drawn—traditional marriage vs. gay marriage, pro-life vs. pro-choice, personal freedom vs. governmental protection. Seemingly overnight, culture has shifted to the point where right and wrong are no longer measured by universal truth but by popular opinion. And as difficult conversations about homosexuality, abortion, and religious liberty continue to inject themselves into our workplaces, our churches, our schools, and our homes, Christians everywhere are asking the same question: How are we supposed to respond to all this? In Counter Culture, New York Times bestselling author David Platt shows Christians how to actively take a stand on such issues as poverty, sex trafficking, marriage, abortion, racism, and religious liberty—and challenges us to become passionate, unwavering voices for Christ. Drawing on compelling personal accounts from around the world, Platt presents an unapologetic yet winsome call for Christians to faithfully follow Christ into the cultural battlefield in ways that will prove both costly and rewarding. The lines have been drawn. The moment has come for Christians to rise up and deliver a gospel message that’s more radical than even the most controversial issues of our day.

Genre : Philosophy
Editor : Tuttle Publishing
Release : 1998
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105020164088
Hardcover : 105 Pages


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A collection of lectures presented during the 1960s explores the roots of the American counter-cultural movement.

Counter Culture by Joseph H. Berke

Genre : Civilization, Modern
Editor :
Release : 1969
ISBN-13 : UCSC:32106010375118
Hardcover : 416 Pages


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Explores in depth the expression of social/cultural revolution and experiment now taking place in the economically developed countries.

Counter Culture by Eleanor Dunfey-Freiburger

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Editor :
Release : 2019-03
ISBN-13 : 1942155158
Hardcover : 320 Pages


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In Counter Culture we meet The Dunfeys, an Irish Catholic, Lowell, MA, family with mill worker parents and twelve children who started a hospitality empire, that included Omni International Hotels, from a luncheonette and fried clam stand on Hampton Beach, a seaside resort in New Hampshire.The book has been endorsed by such dignitaries as Archbishop Emeritus Desmond and Mrs. Leah Tutu. They noted the engaging storytelling as well as the life lessons the book offers, when they said, "This spirited and spiritual journey of the Dunfey family is shared in loving, often humorous stories that reach from a mill town in America to townships in South Africa. Thank God for parents who inspired their twelve children to make a difference in our world." The book is well-illustrated with 250 black and white photographs including the Kennedys, Coretta Scott King, Malcolm X, Gloria Steinem, Nelson Mandela, and many more.

Genre : Education
Editor : Critical Vision
Release : 2004
ISBN-13 : 1900486350
Hardcover : 256 Pages


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An indispensable sampling of the vast assortment of publications which exist as an adjunct to the mainstream press, or which promote themes and ideas that may be defined as pop culture, alternative, underground or subversive. Updated and revised from the pages of the critically acclaimed Headpress journal, this is an enlightened and entertaining guide to the counter culture - including everything from cult film, music, comics and cutting-edge fiction, by way of its books and zines, with contact information accompanying each review.

Genre :
Editor :
Release : 1972
ISBN-13 :
Hardcover : Pages


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The Illuminati by Robert Howells

Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
Editor : Watkins Media Limited
Release : 2016-10
ISBN-13 : 9781780288727
Hardcover : 320 Pages


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This book demonstrates that the old secret societies were driven by the same impulse as Anonymous and WikiLeaks are today. These marginalised groups have always rebelled against the establishments; some subversively by spreading progressive ideas through art and literature, while others are far more proactive, driving revolution and exposing government secrets. The Illuminati, founded in 1776, aimed to rid Europe of the ruling aristocracy and religious control of education, politics and science. They supported the Age of Enlightenment and were accused of fuelling the dissent that culminated in the French Revolution. Since that time the term Illuminati has become a meme, giving a name to a secret network believed by conspiracy theorists to control the world. These were depicted as pranksters, working in the shadows to manipulate society. It was in this climate of pranks, memes and conspiracy theories that the hacktivist collective Anonymous were born. Their ideals of freedom from censorship and the empowering of societies against their rulers make them the spiritual successors of the Illuminati. The kindling of the French Revolution by the Illuminati has found a modern counterpart in how Anonymous and WikiLeaks played a key role in the Arab Spring uprisings using the internet as a new weapon against dictatorships. It is the same battle fought by secret societies for a millennia but the new inquisition has shifted its focus from secret societies to wage a war on the connected communities of the internet age. This is the story of that war and how you need to be a part of it.

Towards A Counter Culture by L. Jeyaseelan

Genre : India
Editor : Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Release : 1999
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015042419955
Hardcover : 112 Pages


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Study of Sebastian Kappen's contribution to counter-culture towards the transformation of Indian society

British Counter Culture 1966 73 by Elizabeth Nelson

Genre : History
Editor : Springer
Release : 1989-09-25
ISBN-13 : 9781349202171
Hardcover : 182 Pages


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The Making Of A Counter Culture Icon by Maria R. Bloshteyn

Genre : Literary Criticism
Editor : University of Toronto Press
Release : 2007
ISBN-13 : 9780802092281
Hardcover : 261 Pages


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At first glance, the works of Fedor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) do not appear to have much in common with those of the controversial American writer Henry Miller (1891-1980). However, the influencer of Dostoevsky on Miller was, in fact, enormous and shaped the latter's view of the world, of literature, and of his own writing. The Making of a Counter-Culture Icon examines the obsession that Miller and his contemporaries, the so-called Villa Seurat circle, had with Dostoevsky, and the impact that this obsession had on their own work. Renowned for his psychological treatment of characters, Dostoevsky became a model for Miller, Lawrence Durrell, and Anais Nin, interested as they were in developing a new kind of writing that would move beyond staid literary conventions. Maria Bloshteyn argues that, as Dostoevsky was concerned with representing the individual's perception of the self and the world, he became an archetype for Miller and the other members of the Villa Seurat circle, writers who were interested in precise psychological characterizations as well as intriguing narratives. Tracing the cross-cultural appropriation and (mis)interpretation of Dostoevsky's methods and philosophies by Miller, Durrell, and Nin, The Making of a Counter-Culture Icon gives invaluable insight into the early careers of the Villa Seurat writers and testifies to Dostoevsky's influence on twentieth-century literature.