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open book

signified spreading of truth by text and doctrine. [Christian Symbolism: Appleton, 13]
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Surely there are better ways to do that, and in the end, her goals are too lofty for such a short book.
The collected thoughts and wisdom of an experienced, creative and insightful teacher have been gathered in this charming short book for teachers new and experienced.
Peter Barnes' short book is an effort to paint, in broad strokes, a theory of the commons and an argument for intentional expansion, development and nurturing of the commons.
A narrower focus highlighting permanent principles and essential concepts would have been preferable in a short book aimed at introducing young people to a much-neglected part of our Catholic heritage.
Wardi's project is overly ambitious and somewhat unbalanced, dealing with 10 texts in a relatively short book featuring an unevenly argued thesis.
In 1966, he penned a short book titled The Cross in the Marketplace containing advice for houses of worship that remains relevant 40 years later.
But these virtues are hard to find, buried in repetitious verbiage, obscured by a tendentious thesis, diluted by a range of subjects too great to encompass in a short book.
Long favors a combination of the law enforcement and peacemaking approaches, and divides his short book into chapters examining the nature and causes of terrorism and warning of the dangers of an overzealous crusade that violates justice and provokes greater violence.
In a short book presenting their findings, the NRC researchers issued 26 recommendations, divided into four areas: risk assessment, health, sampling and decontamination standards, and decision making.
In a third section, "Regurgitating Jonah," she considers modern theories of reading and then gives her own post-structuralist exegesis of this very short book.
The second, Cink (Tsing, 1988), was followed by a rapid succession of other novels: Kratka knjiga (The Short Book, 1993), Snezni covek (Snow Man, 1995), Mamac (Bait, 1996), Mrak (Dark, 1997), Gec i Majer (Gotz and Meyer, 1998), and Svetski putnik (World Traveler, 2001).
A new short book from the Australian Collaboration, of which ACF is a member, Into the Future is an examination of Australia's current approach to long term analysis and planning.