Religion & Spirituality

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Islam in the Hinterlands

Muslim Cultural Politics in Canada

Edited by Jasmin Zine
UBC Press

A collection of empirical studies and critical essays, Islam in the Hinterlands examines how politics, media, and education shape Muslim life in Canada.

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Two Mediterranean Worlds

Diverging Paths of Globalization and Autonomy

Edited by Yassine Essid and William D. Coleman; Translated by Käthe Roth
UBC Press

The Mediterranean, a region of uneven globalization, offers clues to understanding the future of democracy in North Africa and the Near East.

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Seated Taiji and Qigong

Guided Therapeutic Exercises to Manage Stress and Balance Mind, Body and Spirit

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This illustrated guide covers everything caregivers will need to know about Taiji and Qigong in order to help those with limited mobility experience these relaxing forms of exercise. The specially adapted program targets all the different parts of the body to improve strength and provide contemplative relaxation.

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The Five Levels of Taijiquan

By Xiaowang Chen; Commentaries by Jan Silberstorff; Translated by Christina Schulz
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

In order to learn Taijiquan you must begin with the most fundamental steps, and systematically work up to the advanced levels. This book explains the five levels of Taijiquan from complete beginner to highest level practitioner. Readers will learn how to assess their current ability and identify exactly what is needed to reach the next level.

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Palliative Care, Ageing and Spirituality

A Guide for Older People, Carers and Families

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This sensitive and compassionate book provides older people who are nearing the end of life and their loved ones with a greater depth of understanding of spiritual issues surrounding death and dying.

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Go Ask the River

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Go Ask the River is the haunting story of the female Chinese poet Hung Tu, tracing her rise from Flower-in-the-Mist to Official Hostess at the court of the governors of the Silk City, and her love affair with the poet Yuan Chen, against the backdrop of the scholars, poets, officials, and warring factions of ninth century China.

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