Primal Bonds

When female Shifter Andrea Gray comes to town seeking refuge, Feline Shifter Sean Morrissey claims her, expecting a submissive she-wolf, but gets more than he bargained for when an intense attraction develops between them.

Primal Bonds

When female Shifter Andrea Gray comes to town seeking refuge, Feline Shifter Sean Morrissey claims her, expecting a submissive she-wolf, but gets more than he bargained for when an intense attraction develops between them.

Primal Bonds

Nikki Jefford. PRIMAL BONDS A WOLF HOLLOW SHIFTERS NOVELLA NIKKI JEFFORD PRIMAL BONDS A WOLF HOLLOW SHIFTERS NOVELLA NIKKI JEFFORD. Front Cover.

Primal Bonds

Language, custom, and ancestry forge seemingly impassable barriers between a woman and a bear shifter, but words cannot stand in the way when it comes to the language of the heart. Autumn’s settlement is still reeling in the wake of the werewolves’ reign. If they are to protect themselves from future attacks, they will need help from their new bear guardians. The villagers are eager to give the bear shifters a reason to stay, especially after learning there are single males in the tribe interested in human wives. But before any of the bear shifters can court the village women, they must first wait for their chief to claim a mate. Kohana saved Autumn from a vicious werewolf attack. When he offers to claim her as his mate, she is baffled. She’s a human widow with two unruly boys. The mysterious and majestic indigenous bear shifter is chief of his tribe and the most gorgeous man she’s ever seen. Surely he wants a young bride with her maidenhood intact. The tribe’s translator assures Autumn that she is the only female Kohana wants. He has witnessed her strength and position as a leader within her village. She has birthed two strong sons and looks out for her people. After a passionless marriage, will Autumn make peace with the past and give in to her desires? This novella follows immediately after Animal Attraction, Wolf Hollow Shifters, book 5. Best enjoyed after reading Animal Attraction. Print version of Primal Bonds included in the beautiful Animal Attraction paperback.

Primal Bonds

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Primal Bonds

Collared and controlled, Shifters are outcast from humanity. But waiting within are passions that no collar can contain in this novel in the New York Times bestselling Shifters Unbound series. When a female Shifter comes to town seeking refuge, feline Shifter Sean Morrissey claims the new arrival, expecting a submissive little she-wolf. Instead, he finds a beautiful woman who looks him straight in the eye without fear, stirring the mating frenzy within him. As a half-Fae, half-Shifter, Andrea Gray is used to looking out for herself. But in order to relocate to a new Shiftertown and escape an unwanted mate claim, Andrea must accept a new mate. A Guardian seems as good a candidate as any, but Andrea’s intense attraction to Sean is something she never expected—and a perilous complication for a woman with a troubled past.

Christian Mission in the Twentieth Century

21 Such primal bonds and groupings are part of the creation . Because they are God - given , they are to be fostered and strengthened . Along with this perception of society , Gutmann believed in a kind of vitalism , whereby society was ...

Christian Mission in the Twentieth Century

Presents a historical overview of the main developments in the theory and practice of Christian mission in the twentieth century.

Shadow Walker

Dear Reader, Please keep reading for a sneak peek of Primal Bonds, from the Shifters Unbound series I write as my alter ego, Jennifer Ashley. Twenty years ago, shape-shifters of all kinds were rounded up and made to live in Shiftertowns ...

Shadow Walker

Stormwalker Janet Begay returns home only to have the ground collapse beneath her-literally. After tumbling two hundred feet underground, Janet is rescued by her dragon boyfriend, Mick. But something dark touches Mick while in the sinkhole, and Janet might lose him forever unless she recruites the most unlikely of allies to stop the growing shadow.

The Breaking of Bonds

... before even having someone else's blood, it had created a strong, primal bond between us, at least on my part. I slowly discovered a new kind of normal in our private little bubble, where only Hesrah, Magnus, and Seth were welcomed.

The Breaking of Bonds

As vampires fight over vengeance and freedom, a new breed of predator emerges A human sacrifice throws vampires of two worlds, trueborn and baseborn, into an escalating conflict. The trueborns stubbornly hunt for vengeance, pushed by Hesrah’s desire to avenge her human best friend, Alexa. The baseborns hesitate between rallying to those challenging Ankhsis’s rule and obeying the trueborns. As turmoil rocking vampire worlds surges, something emerges from the portal between Earth and Ankhsis. Neither human nor vampire, this new being will either damn them all or be their race’s most powerful weapon. Ankhsis is faced with a dire decision: embrace this new predator or put it down. In the end, who is guilty? Who will pay? Will anyone survive its wrath? The Breaking of Bonds is the second book in the gritty urban fantasy series Bad Blood. If you like vampires with a twist, gripping characters, and fast-paced adventure, then you will love Alina Popescu’s second part of this edge-of-your-seat story. Buy The Breaking of Bonds now to return to this innovative and enthralling vampire world.

Rise of a Folk God

Naturally, from the very beginning this relationship constitutes a special bond in a person's heart. This must be counted among the primal bonds, like the bond with a husband or wife or lover, or the bond ...

Rise of a Folk God

Vitthal, also called Vithoba, is the most popular god in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, and the best-known Hindu god of that region outside of India. This book by Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere is the foremost study of the history of Vitthal, his worship, and his worshippers.

When Prayer Takes Place

Again, it appears, this transition and its concomitant deep feelings—as of the rupture of primal bonds—are matrixal, hermeneutically speaking, for all subsequent experiences of separation and loss. Thus it is not surprising that, ...

When Prayer Takes Place

Where in the world was Jesus when he prayed? Where is any one of us when we pray? Since we are embodied creatures, our prayer location can be mapped onto space-time coordinates. Since we are social creatures, our prayers are also situated within our social locations. But do these sets of coordinates exhaustively identify the place that prayer takes when truly entered into? Conversely, can either set totally prevent prayer from taking place there? These questions lie at the intersection of resolutely religious vis-a-vis resolutely secular understandings of existence. The studies in this volume explore dimensions of these issues traced in selected texts from both parts of the Christian Bible.

The Romance of Arthur

When Arthur is about to move against Rome, to establish the principle that Britain is not obliged to pay tribute to the emperor, word comes to him that he has been betrayed, primal bonds of feudal loyalty having been broken: his nephew ...

The Romance of Arthur

The Romance of Arthur, James J. Wilhelm’s classic anthology of Arthurian literature, is an essential text for students of the medieval Romance tradition. This fully updated third edition presents a comprehensive reader, mapping the course of Arthurian literature, and is expanded to cover: key authors such as Chrétien de Troyes and Thomas of Britain, as well as Arthurian texts by women and more obscure sources for Arthurian romance extensive coverage of key themes and characters in the tradition a wide geographical range of texts including translations from Latin, French, German, Spanish, Welsh, Middle English, and Italian sources a broad chronological range of texts, encompassing nearly a thousand years of Arthurian romance. Norris J. Lacy builds on the book’s source material, presenting readers with a clear introduction to many accessible modern-spelling versions of Arthurian texts. The extracts are presented in a new reader-friendly format with detailed suggestions for further reading and illustrations of key places, figures, and scenes. The Romance of Arthur provides an excellent introduction and an extensive resource for both students and scholars of Arthurian literature.

The Person and the Common Life

The effect of the epoché is to disclose the primal belief upon which the cords which bind me to the things of the world are based . These primal bonds are so continuous and so subtle that in them the fullest sense of " taking for ...

The Person and the Common Life

This Husserl-based social ethics claims that the properly philosophical life -- i.e. one lived within the noetic-noematic field -- is not cut off from action. Indeed, the ethical and political dimensions of the person are disclosed through various reductions. At the passive-synthetic level as well as at the higher founded levels of personal constitution a basic sense of will emerges, the telos of which is a godly intersubjective self-ideal. This `truth of will' is inseparably an `ought' and an `is' involving moral categoriality as a way of letting the good of others be part of one's own. Both moral categoriality and the polis actuate the latent first-person plural dative of manifestation which emerges with a common world. Thereby they actuate also senses of the common life which can develop to community as a higher-order person. This leads to a eutopian anti-statist theory of the polis and common good which has affinity with some communitarian-anarchist and `Green' views.

Earth Honoring Faith

What is the meaning of such primal bonds for a healthy, concrete way of life? What are cultural wealth and biological wealth and what wisdom do we need to sustain them in the places people live with the rest of life's community?

Earth Honoring Faith

Grand Winner of the 2014 Nautilus Book Awards Thoughtful observers agree that the planetary crisis we now face-climate change; species extinction; the destruction of entire ecosystems; the urgent need for a more just economic-political order-is pushing human civilization to a radical turning point: change or perish. But precisely how to change remains an open question. In Earth-honoring Faith, Larry Rasmussen answers that question with a dramatically new way of thinking about human society, ethics, and the ongoing health of our planet. Rejecting the modern assumption that morality applies to human society alone, Rasmussen insists that we must derive a spiritual and ecological ethic that accounts for the well-being of all creation, as well as the primal elements upon which it depends: earth, air, fire, water, and sunlight. He argues that good science, necessary as it is, will not be enough to inspire fundamental change. We must draw on religious resources as well to make the difficult transition from an industrial-technological age obsessed with consumption to an ecological age that restores wise stewardship of all life. Earth-honoring Faith advocates an alliance of spirituality and ecology, in which the material requirements for planetary life are reconciled with deep traditions of spirituality across religions, traditions that include mysticism, sacramentalism, prophetic practices, asceticism, and the cultivation of wisdom. It is these shared spiritual practices that can produce a chorus of world faiths to counter the consumerism, utilitarianism, alienation, oppression, and folly that have pushed us to the brink. Written with passionate commitment and deep insight, Earth-honoring Faith reminds us that we must live in the present with the knowledge that the eyes of future generations will look back at us.

Rethinking Culture in Health Communication

Magic Consciousness exists in interpersonal relationships: it is a primal bond that allows ourselves to see others as part of ourselves – an extension of our being. We share Magic Consciousness with those we love and hate.

Rethinking Culture in Health Communication

Rethinking Culture in Health Communication An interdisciplinary overview of health communication using a cultural lens—uniquely focused on social interactions in health contexts Patients, health professionals, and policymakers embody cultural constructs that impact healthcare processes. Rethinking Culture in Health Communication explores the ways in which culture influences healthcare, introducing new approaches to understanding social relationships and health policies as a dynamic process involving cultural values, expectations, motivations, and behavioral patterns. This innovative textbook integrates theories and practices in health communication, public health, and medicine to help students relate fundamental concepts to their personal experiences and develop an awareness of how all individuals and groups are shaped by culture. The authors present a foundational framework explaining how cultures can be understood from four perspectives—Magic Consciousness, Mythic Connection, Perspectival Thinking, and Integral Fusion—to examine existing theories, social norms, and clinical practices in health-related contexts. Detailed yet accessible chapters discuss culture and health behaviors, interpersonal communication, minority health and healthcare delivery, cultural consciousness, social interactions, sociopolitical structure, and more. The text features examples of how culture can create challenges in access, process, and outcomes of healthcare services and includes scenarios in which individuals and institutions hold different or incompatible ethical views. The text also illustrates how cultural perspectives can shape the theoretical concepts emerged in caregiver-patient communication, provider-patient interactions, social policies, public health interventions, and other real-life settings. Written by two leading health communication scholars, this textbook: Highlights the sociocultural, interprofessional, clinical, and ethical aspects of health communication Explores the intersections of social relationships, cultural tendencies, and health theories and behaviors Examines the various forms, functions, and meanings of health, illness, and healthcare in a range of cultural contexts Discusses how cultural elements in social interactions are essential to successful health interventions Includes foundational overviews of health communication and of culture in health-related fields Discusses culture in health administration, moral values in social policies, and ethics in medical development Incorporates various aspects and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic as a cultural phenomenon through the lens of health communication Rethinking Culture in Health Communication is an ideal textbook for courses in health communication, particularly those focused on interpersonal communication, as well as in cross-cultural communication, cultural phenomenology, medical sociology, social work, public health, and other health-related fields.

Mad M dchen

Yet as much as the mother-daughter nexus constitutes its own simplistic narrative, it nonetheless provides a useful touchstone given the complicated nature of initially primal bonds. These combine the sustenance that comes from ...

Mad M  dchen

The last two decades have been transformational, often discordant ones for German feminism, as a new cohort of activists has come of age and challenged many of the movement’s strategic and philosophical orthodoxies. Mad Mädchen offers an incisive analysis of these trans-generational debates, identifying the mother-daughter themes and other tropes that have defined their representation in German literature, film, and media. Author Margaret McCarthy investigates female subjectivity as it processes political discourse to define itself through both differences and affinities among women. Ultimately, such a model suggests new ways of re-imagining feminist solidarity across generational, ethnic, and racial lines.

A New Theory of Teenagers

Can our identification with political beliefs topple the most essential human bonds, even one as primal as father and son? ... It is slow-going and sometimes meandering work, but any repair to this primal bond.

A New Theory of Teenagers

A guide for families to thrive in the midst of the tumultuous teen years -- and the culmination of the author's twenty-five years of experience in both conventional psychology and alternative methods In her decades of practice and academic research, Dr. Christa Santangelo, a psychologist and assistant clinical professor at the University of California-San Francisco, has seen many relationships devastated by the emotional hurricane that teenagers can inflict on a family. Yet Dr. Santangelo also understands how that conflict can be resolved and a new way forward mapped together between parents and teen. In A New Theory of Teenagers, she gives parents the advice, tips, support, and big-picture overview needed to see the teen years as an opportunities for growth and positive relationship changes. With counterintuitive steps (such as "Endure Emotions"), she offers hope and empowerment. Dr. Santangelo asserts that parents have a far greater impact on conflict with their teen than they may realize, metaphorically handing parents back the power to shift the situation to harmony. And, Dr. Santangelo does it with a fresh and multi-dimensional approach to the parent-teen relationship by integrating conventional psychology with alternative methods including yoga and meditation-intended to work on building trust, sitting with and understanding emotions, and seeing room for positivity in the midst of it all.

Against Recognition

Other ways of modelling the primal bond between mother and child acknowledge the asymmetry of capability and power more explicitly. Jean Laplanche, for example, uses the notion of 'primal seduction' to capture the infant's helplessness ...

Against Recognition

The idea of the struggle for recognition features prominently in the work of various thinkers from Charles Taylor and Jurgen Habermas to Axel Honneth and Nancy Fraser who are concerned with the centrality of issues of identity in modern society. In differing ways, these thinkers use the idea of recognition to develop accounts of the individual which are opposed to the asocial individualism of liberal thought and to the abstraction of much work on the subject. The idea of recognition expresses the notion that individuality is an intersubjective phenomenon formed through pragmatic interactions with others. By highlighting the intersubjective features of individuality, the idea of recognition has both descriptive and normative content and it has important implications for a feminist account of gender identity. In this brilliant and original book, Lois McNay argues that the insights of the recognition theorists are undercut by their reliance on an inadequate account of power. The idea of recognition relies on an account of social relations as extrapolations of a primal dyad of interaction that overlooks the complex ways in which individuality is connected to abstract social structures in contemporary society. Using Bourdieu′s relational sociology, McNay develops an alternative account of individual agency that connects identity to structure. By focussing on issues of gender identity and agency, she opens up new pathways to move beyond the oppositions between material and cultural feminisms.

The Animated Bestiary

... children share a primal relationship with animals that has its roots in the evolutionary process briefly summarized above. ... representations, and elisions of children and animals and the recall of primal bonds and lost knowledge.

The Animated Bestiary

Cartoonists and animators have given animals human characteristics for so long that audiences are now accustomed to seeing Bugs Bunny singing opera and Mickey Mouse walking his dog Pluto. The Animated Bestiary critically evaluates the depiction of animals in cartoons and animation more generally. Paul Wells argues that artists use animals to engage with issues that would be more difficult to address directly because of political, religious, or social taboos. Consequently, and principally through anthropomorphism, animation uses animals to play out a performance of gender, sex and sexuality, racial and national traits, and shifting identity, often challenging how we think about ourselves. Wells draws on a wide range of examples, from the original King Kongto Nick Park's Chicken Run to Disney cartoonsùsuch as Tarzan, The Jungle Book, and Brother Bearùto reflect on people by looking at the ways in which they respond to animals in cartoons and films.

The Practices of the Enlightenment

... the decrease and decline of a primal, natural relationship of man to nature and, on the other hand, man's increasing capacity for progress and world making, which compensates for the loss of natural, primal bonds to nature; ...

The Practices of the Enlightenment

Rethinking the relationship between eighteenth-century Pietist traditions and Enlightenment thought and practice, The Practices of Enlightenment unravels the complex and often neglected religious origins of modern secular discourse. Mapping surprising routes of exchange between the religious and aesthetic writings of the period and recentering concerns of authorship and audience, this book revitalizes scholarship on the Enlightenment. By engaging with three critical categories—aesthetics, authorship, and the public sphere—The Practices of Enlightenment illuminates the relationship between religious and aesthetic modes of reflective contemplation, autobiography and the hermeneutics of the self, and the discursive creation of the public sphere. Focusing largely on German intellectual life, this critical engagement also extends to France through Rousseau and to England through Shaftesbury. Rereading canonical works and lesser-known texts by Goethe, Lessing, and Herder, the book challenges common narratives recounting the rise of empiricist philosophy, the idea of the "sensible" individual, and the notion of the modern author as celebrity, bringing new perspective to the Enlightenment concepts of instinct, drive, genius, and the public sphere.

Animals Anthropomorphism and Mediated Encounters

For Wells, there is a primal connection between children and animals that is lost as they move into adulthood. Animation generally and Disney cartoons specifically are an opportunity to recall what Wells refers to as 'primal bonds and ...

Animals  Anthropomorphism and Mediated Encounters

This book critically investigates the pervasiveness of anthropomorphised animals in popular culture. Anthropomorphism in popular visual media has long been denounced for being unsophisticated or emotionally manipulative. It is often criticised for over-expressing similarities between humans and other animals. This book focuses on everyday encounters with visual representations of anthropomorphised animals and considers how attributing other animals with humanlike qualities speaks to a complex set of power relations. Through a series of case studies, it explores how anthropomorphism is produced and circulated and proposes that it can serve to create both misunderstandings and empathetic connections between humans and other animals. This book will appeal to academics and students interested in visual media, animal studies, sociology and cultural studies.

Wild Cat

Jennifer Ashley walks the razor's edge of primal passion as human and Shifter fight for their lives, their families, ... —Yasmine Galenorn, New York Times bestselling author PRIMAL BONDS “[A] sexually charged and imaginative tale.

Wild Cat

Heartbroken from the death of her mate three years ago, Shifter Cassidy Warden is tracking down his mysterious killer-one who could bring danger to all Shifters. But Detective Diego Escobar rekindles the flames of her mating desire. And once the fires begin, nothing and no one can put them out...

Teaching Through the Ill Body

in sound, repetition in colors and words create ancestral feelings, archaic feelings, primal bonds with animals. Archetypes-to-come. There are many who talk of the soul, there are many who deny the existence of the soul.

Teaching Through the Ill Body

This book raises questions around pedagogy and illness. Morris explores two large issues that run through the text. What does the ill body teach? What does the teacher do through the ill body?