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Fuentes, Jazmyne

Overview
Works: 82 works in 83 publications in 1 language and 83 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Classifications: LD785,
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Most widely held works by Jazmyne Fuentes
Lies about ourselves : [Inner Compass no. 1103]( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now and then through the decades there's a swell of complaints that America has strayed from its Christian roots. But others question whether the U.S. was ever designed to be a Christian nation. Notre Dame historians Mark Noll and George Marsden, authors of many works on early American history and on evangelical Christianity, consider current interpretations of the founding fathers
Accomodating the autism spectrum : [Inner Compass no. 1007]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

With the definition of autism now encompassing a wide range of behaviors, more people find themselves daily encountering those diagnosed with some version of this disorder. How can we make more room for differing styles of relating? Laurel Falvo of The Gray Center for Social Learning and Understanding provides ideas for improving communication on all sides
Starting a free African school : [Inner Compass no. 1119]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thousands of children in Uganda don't go to school because their parents can't afford books, a uniform, or sometimes, just a pencil. The orphans there have even less of a chance. When Twesigye Jackson Kaguri was confronted with this picture, he and his wife decided to use their savings to establish a free school for orphans. Hear his adventures, also described in his book, The Price of Stones: Building a School for My Village
Making globalization work : [Inner Compass no. 1122]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

As the world's markets become more intermingled, we see new kinds of foods on our grocery shelves and hear new accents in our business calls. But we also lose domestic jobs as they are moved to other countries, where workers now get their first taste of middle class living. Is it possible to grow economies and improve living conditions for one population without hurting another? John Tiemstra of the Calvin College economics department describes the moral choices that shape globalized trade
The new monasticism : [Inner Compass no. 1219]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A new kind of contemplative life is gaining traction among Christians who want to live simply and carefully. Sometimes called the New Monasticism, this lifestyle looks for ways to expand community into neighborhood streets & homes. Shane Claiborne, co-founder of The Simple Way community in Philadelphia, and author of The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical, describes this mindset and how it works
Creative farming : [Inner Compass no. 1212]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Organic is just the beginning: why stop there?" asks Joel Salatin, entrepreneur and owner of Polyface Farm in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, known for its unique approach to sustainable farming. His home-made inventions rely on creative problem-solving and hi-tech materials to gain the most wholesome use of his land and livestock. Featured in Food, Inc. and Omnivore's Dilemma, Salatin sums it up with his latest book title, Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World
Speaking of faith : [Inner Compass no. 1112]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

After Krista Tippett graduated from seminary, she noticed a hole in the media. There was finally plenty of religion coverage, but the simplicity of the reports drove her to launch a public radio interview show, "Speaking of faith" (now titled "On being"). Tippett explains how she helps her guests reveal the complexities of their beliefs and values
Ethics of young adult literature : [Inner Compass no. 1005]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Scowling cheerleaders and thirsty vampires beckon from the Young Adult bookshelves. How can concerned parents evaluate what their kids are reading? Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Schmidt of the Calvin College English department suggests ways to judge a book other than by its cover
Relating with North Korea : [Inner Compass no. 1013]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

When there's a country on the other side of the planet developing nuclear capabilities plus long-range missiles, what should the U.S. do? We're suspicious of North Korea, while North Korea is suspicious of us. January Series guest Tony Namkung, an independent consultant and expert on North Korea, US/Asian relations, and nuclear arms for 20 plus year, shares his observations about what both sides need to understand and do
Transforming troubled schools : [Inner Compass no. 1115]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A factory still using production systems from the 1950s would not make sense in today's technological world. Unfortunately, some K-12 schools still use decades-old educational techniques and policies. School turnaround specialist Sajan George describes progressive technologies and approaches currently under consideration to turn around troubled school districts
Bonhoeffer, pastor, martyr, prophet, spy : [Inner Compass no. 1209]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a remarkable young theologian and pastor in World War II Germany who joined the Resistance in several plots to assassinate Hitler. His devotional books are still best sellers today. That's because, according to Eric Metaxas, Bonhoeffer was also a prophet. Metaxas, author of the New York Times #1 bestseller Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, explains that term and what it means for all of us
Does sexual orientation = identity? : [Inner Compass no. 1205]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The practice of labeling people by sexual orientation, homosexual, heterosexual, etc., started only a century ago. At times labels can help make sense of our world, but at other times labeling individuals can be dehumanizing and can even be a form of injustice. Our sexuality need not define us, argues Jenell Williams Paris, anthropology professor at Messiah College and author of The End of Sexual Identity: Why Sex is Too Important to Define Who We Are
Wikipedia, Internet democracy : [Inner Compass no. 1012]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wikipedia began with the goal of distributing a free, high-quality encyclopedia to every person on the planet. This internet project, written collaboratively by volunteers in over 260 languages, is now over 10 times larger than Encyclopedia Britannica. Founder Jimmy Wales considers how the project is meeting its many ideals
Racial harmony in the city : [Inner Compass no. 1306]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In some cities, pockets of serenity can be found where people of many races find themselves mingling and enjoying each other's presence. Yale sociologist Elijah Anderson, author of The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life, has studied these public spaces and shares what they reveal about us and our hope as a society
Making it to college : [Inner Compass no. 1110]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

For too many students, the hurdles to getting a college diploma are nearly insurmountable. Brandy Johnson, Michigan director of College Access Network, describes the national program designed to support, inform, and encourage students so they have a better chance at career choices and salaries they'd like
Religion & reporters, oil & water? : [Inner Compass no. 1003]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

As religion becomes a central theme in the headlines of the day, many journalists find themselves to be under-informed. Michael Cromartie of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. describes how he brings religion experts and reporters together for some revealing conversations
Navigating conflict : [Inner Compass no. 1108]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

What is your tendency when you see conflict coming, run and hide? Tackle it head-on? Bob Hall, founder of Learning to Live with Conflict, Inc., looks beyond winning and losing to suggest ways the very presence of conflict can help us learn and grow together
Executive coaching( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

To get to the top, business executives need drive and determination. But to be their "best selves," they must slow down enough to look around and see how they're affecting those who work for them. Rubi Ho, vice president of Sherpa Executive Coaching, tells how he helps leaders confront and overcome the haunting pressures they face--or aren't facing--using his own story of overcoming as inspiration
Comprehensive immigration reform : [Inner Compass no. 1310]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Since the U.S. economy relies on immigrant workers, not to mention the $12 billion they pay in taxes, many argue there should be more avenues for them to legally come and go as needed. Jenny Yang, Vice President of Advocacy at World Relief, describes what comprehensive reform should include, as laid out in her book Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion & Truth in the Immigration Debate
A faith-based community organizing story : [Inner Compass no. 1307]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

At a time of life when most people would be relaxing into retirement, Vern Hoffman started up a faith-based justice organization that now involves hundreds in his city. Focusing on aspects where change is most possible, the Micah Center has seen some exciting results. Hear the story, which now includes Jordan Bruxvoort, the young man Hoffman selected to carry on the charge
 
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