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Patrick Mehaffy

By Patrick Mehaffy
Photographs by Wendy McEahern

Exploring the pathos and promise of the human experience, New Mexico artist Patrick Mehaffy creates sculptures, drawings, and, more recently, paintings that harken back to the timelessness of cultures past while affirming human relevance in a precarious world.

Subjects: Art

Poetry of Healthcare and Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

This eighth volume by Professor Pietroni focuses on why the concept of compassion is so important in our health-care system and what can be done to restore its centrality in the doctor/patient encounter.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry of Leadership and Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

This final volume in Professor Pietroni’s impressive collection explores the concept of leadership. In developing its theme, the book introduces the myth of the great leader and details the attributes of the compassionate leader.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry of Economics, Politics and Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In this volume Professor Pietroni explores the poetry of economics and politics using the metaphor of the Greek god Atlas, who carries Earth on his shoulders as punishment for being unhospitable to Perseus.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry of Morality, the Religions, and Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

This particular volume focuses on the emergence of the major religions in human societies and explores how these religions agree that compassion is among the highest of human virtues.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

The Poetry and the Evolution of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

This particular volume focuses on the evolution of compassion and tries to bring together two of the most contested subjects in academia.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry and the Psychology of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In this fifth volume of his series of poems on compassion, Professor Patrick Pietroni outlines how the more modern study of the brain using MRI scanning and neuroimagining has enhanced our understanding of the psychology of compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry and the Education of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In this fourth volume of his series of poems on compassion, Professor Patrick Pietroni focuses specifically on the education of compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Jane Culp

Echoes of the San Andreas: Paintings and Drawings
By Jane Culp
Edited by Susan Hallsten McGarry

Working in harsh weather conditions that force her to strap her easel to her knees, Culp explores wilderness terrain along the spine of the Sierra Nevada, transporting viewers from her home base north of the Anza-Borrego Desert, through Joshua Tree and Death Valley national parks, up to Tioga Pass, and into Yosemite Valley.

Subjects: Art

Relicarios

The Forgotten Jewels of Latin America
By Martha J. Egan
Edited by Carol Eastes

Relicarios reflects forty years of the author’s research, including correspondence and interviews with relicarieros, art historians, curators, collectors, silversmiths, anticuarios, and clergy as well as the author’s collection of several hundred examples.

Subjects: ArtHistory

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