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Sacred Suicide

Hardback, 28/09/2014, £85.00
£76.50
The label 'Suicide Cults' has been applied to a wide variety of different alternative religions, from Jonestown to the Solar Temple to Heaven's Gate. Additionally, observers have asked if such group suicides are in any way comparable to Islamist suicide terrorism, or to historical incidents of mass suicide.

Becoming a Reflective Practitioner 5ed

Paperback, 23/06/2017, £34.99
£31.49
'Christopher Johns is an internationally recognised pioneer of reflective practice in nursing and health care.

Epic of Gilgamesh (O/P)

Hardback, 25/02/1999, £20.00
£18.00
Originally the work of an anonymous Babylonian poet, who lived over 3700 years ago, this is the tale of one man's struggle against death. Not content with the immortal renown won by reckless deeds, the hero of the epic seeks immortality itself and journeys to the end of the earth and beyond.

Essential Communication Skills for Nursing

Hardback, 15/09/2009, £22.99
£20.69
Effective communication skills are crucial in all aspects of nursing practice. This title enables you to communicate effectively and with confidence in your professional practice. It focuses on the communication skills needed for the development of effective professional and therapeutic relationships.

Tao Te Ching

Hardback, 24/11/1994, £8.99
£8.09
Written more than 2000 years ago, this classic Eastern meditative work is modernized here and presented with illustrations. It teaches that to follow the Tao, or Way of All Things, is to embody humility, spontaneity and generosity, and to develop balance and harmony.

Critically Reflective Practitioner 2ed

Paperback, 19/03/2018, £24.99
£22.49

Sacred History

Hardback, 29/08/2013, £25.00
£22.50
The Sacred History is an account of the workings of the supernatural in history. It tells the epic story of angels, from Creation, to Evolution through to the operations of the supernatural in the modern world.

Six Religions in the Twentieth Century

7, 21/09/2000, £17.00
£15.30
This best-selling comprehensive resource explores six major religions through themes and messages, scriptures, worship, pilgrimages and festivals.

Reflective Practice: Writing and Professional Development 5ed

Paperback, 10/03/2018, £25.99
£23.39
This bestselling book explains how expressive and explorative writing can develop reflective practice and invite critical examination of practice, values, roles, and responsibilities.

Sacred Dance

7, £8.95
£8.06
Explore a truly astonishing range of interests, philosophies, religions, and cultures -- from alchemy to angels, Buddhism to Hinduism, myth to magic. The distinguished authors bring a wealth of knowledge, visionary thinking, and accessible writing to each intriguing subject in these lavishly illustrated, large-format paperback books.

Atlantis

7, 05/10/1992, £8.95
£8.06
Describes the mythological background of Atlantis, shows examples of the Atlantis motif in art, and discusses the meanings associated with Atlantis.

Thoughtful Health Care: Ethical Awareness and Reflective Practice

Paperback, 06/06/2017, £22.99
£20.69
Using thought-provoking examples from health care and beyond, David Seedhouse advocates the restoration of thoughtfulness, creativity, and independence in health work.

Concise Introduction to World Religions 3ed

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £53.00
£45.00

Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy 2ed

Paperback, 01/12/2005, £26.99
£24.29
Offers selections from the works of Kongzi (Confucius), Mengzi (Mencius), Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu), and Xunzi (Hsun Tzu); two works, and, the dialogues "Robber Zhi" and "White Horse". This work also contains introductions and bibliographies for each work. Four appendices on important figures, periods and terms in Chinese thought are also included.

Innocence and Experience

Paperback, 07/10/1991, £27.95
£25.16

Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy

Paperback, 04/03/2011, £15.99
£14.39

Myths from Mesopotamia

Paperback, 11/12/2008, £8.99
£8.09

Sourcebook of Asian Philosophy

7, 27/12/1990, £33.11
£29.80
A convenient one-volume collection of English translations of the basic text that have shaped the major Asian philosophical traditions.

Challenge of Person-Centred Care: An Interprofessional Perspective

Paperback, 16/12/2008, £28.99
£26.09
This progressive new text shows how professionals can work as a team to provide seamless treatment that puts the patient first. By exploring the concept of care from different perspectives and discussing the values and ethics each group brings, it links the goals of patient-centred practice and interprofessionalism for the first time.

Scripture in World Religions

Paperback, 31/08/2000, £10.99
£9.89
A concise introduction to scripture in the world religions that offers an evaluation of the sacred word and covers everything from the role of the mantra in the eastern relgions to the lives of the ancient scribes.

Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives

Paperback, 24/04/2009, £9.99
£8.99
What happens to us when we die? And what does that tell us about being human?

Picturing God

Paperback, 01/09/1994, £25.00
£22.50
Addressing important issues of the day, this series examines how each of the eight major religions approaches a particular theme. Constructed to be comparative, the books are both authoritative and accessible.

Supporting People: Towards a Person-Centred Approach

Paperback, 16/05/2011, £19.99
£17.99
Based on the largest independent UK study of person-centred support and written by an experienced team of authors, this book explores with service users, practitioners, carers and managers what person-centred support means to them, what barriers stand in the way and how these can be overcome.

Introduction to Indian Philosophy

Paperback, 11/11/2010, £18.99
£17.09
Introduces students to the full range of Indian philosophical thought. This textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to all the major philosophical concepts and issues in Indian thought. Ideal for undergraduate students, it describes the various relationships and disputes between Indian traditions of thought in a chronological framework.

Prayers For Peace

Paperback, 01/06/2011, £7.99
£7.19
A uniquely wide-ranging selection of prayers and readings drawn from all the major world religions and from over 25 nations.

Power, Freedom, Compassion: Transformations For A Better World

Paperback, 02/12/2011, £10.00
A critical review of contemporary politics using a combination of Marxist and Buddhist perspectives and focusing on education

Reflective Practice in Nursing 3ed

Paperback, 18/02/2016, £19.99
£17.99
This is an excellent resource to introduce nursing students to the importance of reflection. It is easy to read and guides and assists the nursing students to see just how importance reflective practice is in nursing.' Mark Wheatley, Nursing and Midwifery, University of Teesside

Cult of Divine Birth in Ancient Greece

Paperback, 18/03/2011, £27.99
£25.19
This book argues that specialized cadres of virgin priestesses in ancient Greece were believed to give birth in miraculous fashion as a means of bringing forth holy political and spiritual leaders.

Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World - His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams

Hardback, 22/09/2016, £12.99
£11.69
In April 2015, Archbishop Tutu travelled to the Dalai Lama's home in Dharamsala, India, to celebrate His Holiness' eightieth birthday. They looked back on their long lives to answer a single burning question: how do we find joy in the face of life's inevitable suffering? This book covers their meeting from the first embrace to the final goodbye.

Twelve Theories of Human Nature 6ed

Paperback, 28/06/2013, £30.00
£27.00
Rev. ed. of: Ten theories of human nature / Leslie Stevenson, David L. Haberman.

Student Nurse Guide to Decision Making in Practice

Paperback, 01/06/2010, £19.99
£17.99
Being full of scenarios, exercises, examples and links between practice issues, this student-friendly text promises to be an engaging book for nurse students on all branches.

e-Communication skills:a guide for primary care

Paperback, 01/11/2005, £24.95
£22.46
A patient-centred approach to e-communication that can serve as a reference guide. This book covers potential issues, considering both clinical and non-clinical settings, and is also a very useful teaching resource. It adopts the approach that communication is the responsibility of everyone in the primary care team, and aims to help everyone.

Coaching with Empathy

Paperback, 01/08/2013, £23.99
£21.59
This ground-breaking book will give you the skills you need to become an advanced coach, focusing on both empathy and outcomes.

Until Today!

7, 01/10/2001, £7.99
£7.19

REFLECTIVE PRACTICE FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

Paperback, 01/05/2010, £23.99
£21.59
This popular book provides practical guidance for healthcare professionals wishing to reflect on their work and improve the way they undertake clinical procedures, interact with other people at work and deal with power issues.

Person Centered Practice for Professionals

Paperback, 01/12/2007, £24.99
£22.49
This valuable text offers a range of practical, person centred and evidence based approaches to tackling challenges faced by professionals working with people with learning disabilities.

Health Communication: Theory and practice

Paperback, 01/10/2006, £30.99
£27.89
This book assesses current research and practice in the area of effective health communication and provides some practical guidance for those involved in communicating health information.

Practical Guide to Therapeutic Communication for Health Professionals

Paperback, 01/03/2006, £30.99
£27.89
Provides students with the tools to communicate with patients and other health care professionals. This work presents tips to help students engage into the practice of communication. It helps learning the basic principles, and integrating elements such as case scenarios, questions, or hints and tips to encourage application of those principles.

Experiencing the World's Religions

Paperback, 01/12/2009, £39.99
£35.99
Provides an account of the world's major religious traditions. This text conveys the vitality and richness of the world's religions. It views religion as a living cultural wellspring that not only concerns systems of belief but how those beliefs are expressed in ceremonies, food, clothing, art, architecture, pilgrimage, scripture, and music.

History of God

Paperback, 07/01/1999, £9.99
£8.99
The idea of a single divine being - God, Yahweh, Allah - has existed for over 4,000 years. But the history of God is also the history of human struggle. This account of the evolution of belief examines Western society's unerring fidelity to this idea of One God and the many conflicting convictions it engenders.

Oxford Dictionary of World Mythology

Paperback, 17/04/1986, £12.99
£11.69
Now reissued in new covers, Arthur Cotterell's fascinating book sets out clearly the chief myths of the world and explains why different mythologies arose in different lands, from the powerful gods of Greece, Rome, and Scandinavia to the mystical deities of Buddhist and Hindu India.

 

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