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Indiscretion by Thomas A. Carlson
How can one think and name an inconceivable and ineffable God? Christian mystics have approached the problem by speaking of God using "negative" language—devices such as grammatical negation and the rhetoric of "darkness" or "unknowing"—and their efforts have fascinated contemporary scholars. In this strikingly original work, Thomas A. Carlson reinterprets premodern approaches to God's ineffability and postmodern approaches to the mystery of the human subject in light of one another. The recent interest in mystical theological traditions, Carlson argues, is best understood in relation to contemporary philosophy's emphasis on the idea of human finitude and mortality. Combining both historical research in theology (from Pseudo-Dionysius to Aquinas to Eckhart) and contemporary philosophical analysis (from Hegel and Nietzsche to Heidegger, Derrida, and Marion), Indiscretion will interest philosophers, theologians, and other scholars concerned with the possibilities and limits of language surrounding both God and human subjectivity.
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Indiscretion by Jillian Hunter
A man sent to protect one of the queen's ladies-in-waiting while she investigates a murder begins to fall for his charge, and his passions could land him in serious trouble. Reissue.
Indiscretion by Jude Morgan
A deliciously entertaining novel of Austenesque love and misunderstanding, from the master of Regency fiction. When Caroline Fortune's prodigal father loses all they possess, he arranges for his daughter to become the companion of the formidable (but extremely wealthy and childless) Mrs Catling. Although uncomfortable with the plan Caroline resolves to make the most of this introduction to polite society, and her beauty and intelligence soon attract many admirers. But, much to her dismay, she is just as quick to realise that love and romance are not what some 'gentlemen' seek and finds herself unjustly implicated in their indiscretions. Exasperated by her predicament can Miss Fortune retain her reputation without losing her head? And will she discover that there is at least one good man who is more than willing to take her side and, indeed, her fancy?
A Minor Indiscretion by Graham Hutt
'This story begins in 1998, when a French couple, two Canadians (of Finnish origin), and myself were arrested. One of them was found to be in possession of a small black bag containing something the police and a judge were to deem 'illegal in Morocco'a "Bibles. The penalties totaled nearly half a million dollars, plus imprisonmenta "a pronouncement that contributed to his death.' Graham and two Canadians sailed into Morocco's Marina Smir. Everything went smoothly, and they were prepared for a pleasant five-day stay. On their second day, they and a French couple were arrested without explanation. They were taken to a center where they were interrogated without a lawyer or interpreter present, despite Graham's persistent requests. They soon found themselves attending a trial for charges they didn't understand. The claim? That they had failed to pay duty on some Bibles. But their sentencing was strangely harsh for such A Minor Indiscretion. This true, thrilling story chronicles Graham's relentless pursuit for answers and justice. As he fights to prove their innocence and regain freedom, readers will find themselves on an emotional roller coaster with surprising twists and a thread of unending faith.
A Small Indiscretion by Jan Ellison
At nineteen, Annie Black trades a bleak future in her washed-out hometown for a London winter of drinking and abandon. Twenty years later, she is a San Francisco lighting designer and happily married mother of three who has put her reckless youth behind her. Then a photo from that distant winter in Europe arrives inexplicably in her mailbox, and an old obsession is awakened."--
The Indiscretion Of The Duchess by Anthony Hope
Settle in for a roller-coaster ride of intrigue, mystery and misconduct in Anthony Hope's The Indiscretion of the Duchess. Two young men venture out on a visit to a coquettish female acquaintance whose husband happens to be out of town, setting off a staggering array of unforeseeable consequences. If drawing-room mysteries are your cup of tea, this thrilling tale should merit a spot on your must-read list.
Lessons In Indiscretion by Karen Erickson
Widowed Lady Julia Renwick is still young enough to crave a man's touch; but she's too old to think that the Earl of Bedingfield could see her as anything more than a family friend. Garrett Walker is handsome, charming and only 26 years old—the perfect catch for any one of this year's debutantes. Garrett has no interest in the maidens vying for his attentions. He wants only Julia. With just two weeks left in the season, he makes a bold move by asking her to dance. When she counters with a shocking request of her own, Garrett eagerly agrees. Soon, they are stealing away for passionate encounters at every society event they attend. Garrett introduces Julia to excitements she never knew existed, and her newfound confidence quickly attracts other eligible men. It's not long before Garrett realizes he must find a way to keep the lady all to himself... 17,000 words
Lady Eve S Indiscretion by Grace Burrowes
USA Today Bestseller! "Burrowes delivers red-hot chemistry with a masterful mix of playfulness and sensuality."—Publishers Weekly Starred Review Lady Eve's Got The Perfect Plan Pretty, petite Evie Windham has been more indiscreet than her parents, the Duke and Duchess of Moreland, suspect. Fearing that a wedding night would reveal her past, she's running out of excuses to dodge adoring swains. Lucas Denning, the newly titled Marquis of Deene, has reason of his own for avoiding marriage. So Evie and Deene strike a deal, each agreeing to be the other's decoy. At this rate, matrimony could be avoided indefinitely...until the two are caught in a steamy kiss that no one was supposed to see. Windham series: The Heir (Book 1) The Soldier (Book 2) The Virtuoso (Book 3) Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish (Book 4) Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal (Book 5) Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (Book 6) Lady Eve's Indiscretion (Book 7) Lady Jenny's Christmas Portrait (Book 8) Praise for Lady Maggie's Secret Scandal: "A tantalizing, delectably sexy story that is one of the best yet from an author on the way to the top."—Library Journal Starred Review "A delight...strikingly unique characters with realistic emotions and exciting antics."—RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars "Captivating...historical romance at its finest and rife with mystery and intrigue."—Romance Fiction on Suite 101
Rumors Of Indiscretion by Lawrence J. Nelson
Annotation In March 1929 a questionnaire was distributed among University of Missouri students to measure their attitudes toward marriage. Students were instructed to answer the questions as best they could, then drop their responses into any campus mailbox for delivery to the Bureau of Personnel Research. Rumors of Indiscretion explores how a college senior's psychology class project, a seemingly innocuous questionnaire, could cause a statewide uproar that attracted national attention. The questionnaire, quickly brought to the notice of the University of Missouri's dean of women, soon found its way into the university president's office, the local media, and even the Missouri legislature. Many people, never having read the questionnaire, were forced to rely on rumors or excerpts in the newspapers about what it actually contained. Yet, a cry arose for the expulsion of the students and professors responsible for this, as one headline labeled it, "filthy questionnaire." The controversy surrounding the questionnaire drew, lines between young and old, with the rising generation challenging the Victorian ideas of those who were frightened by this coming of age of America during the Jazz Age. Nelson brings out the historical significance of this episode by placing it into two contexts: the history of the University of Missouri and the "culture war" in America during the 1920s. He argues that the 1920s were a time of continuity as well as change in Missouri and the United States. What was actually lost was Victorianism and its mandate for an orderly culture in which each member had a sharply defined role, violations of which carried societal consequences. The youth of this time rebelled against theconstraints of such a society. Many sought change, but few were what would later be called radicals. Nelson uses the University of Missouri episode to demonstrate that while Victorianism's unrealistic notions were lost, tradition.