Plain Language

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ISBN 100739434071
ISBN 139780739434079

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This is the second book in the newly branded Nelson's Plain Language series. This volume offers a comprehensive introduction to Christian ethics, suitable for individual study or textbook use in a Bible college or seminary.

The first four chapters overview the field of Christian ethics before beginning to focus on specific issues. Eighteen chapters confront all of the issues faced by believers /5(2). Feb 01,  · Finally, the book describes current Christianity -- it's growth as a world movement in Africa and South America and some of the very recent aspects of Church Christianity in America (tele-evangelism, Billy Graham, secularization, etc.) end the book is a fascinating overview of Church History -- "In Plain Language" as by: Check out this great listen on With more thanprint copies sold, this is the story of the church for today's listeners.

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Dec 26,  · About Author Bruce L Shelley: The writer of “Church History in Plain Language: Fourth Edition” is an American writer. Bruce L. Shelley is very well known for his writing work such as this book we are talking about.

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Readers should refer to the Table of Concordance which maps each plain language IIROC Rule to the corresponding current rule and identifies the changes, if any, made to the current rule. Please note that the “Repealed Current Rule” column in the plain language IIROC Rulebook will be removed prior to final publication.

Plain English (or layman's terms) is language that is intended to be clear and attempts to avoid complex vocabulary. It attempts to be free of clichés and needless technical jargon, and should be appropriate to the audience's developmental or educational level and their familiarity with the term is commonly used when discussing government or business communication.

The importance of Plain Language is underscored by Government-wide directives requiring Federal agencies to incorporate plain language elements in all documents, presentations, and electronic communications intended for the public and to avoid jargon and highly technical language.

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What separates Dr. Shelley's book from others is its clarity of language and organization. Church History in Plain Language treats history as the story of people--their motivations, the issues they grapple with, the decisions they make--and the result is that history reads like a story, almost as dramatic and moving as a /5(K).

Dec 04,  · What separates Dr. Shelley’s book from others is its clarity of language and organization. Church History in Plain Language treats history as the story of people — their motivations, the issues they grapple with, the decisions they make — and the result is that history reads like a story, almost as dramatic and moving as a Bruce Shelley.

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Plain Language BIM guides you through the complexities of the BIM process. It is intended for both beginners and intermediate users. Whilst the legislation covered in the book was enacted in the United Kingdom, it is still a valid basis for a guideline to the BIM process on an international basis.

Pentegra’s Pete Swisher has crafted a summary and plain language version of the SECURE Act’s multiple employer provisions – which you can find on our new SECURE Act resource page. Re-publication of Proposed IIROC Dealer Member Plain Language Rule Book. Executive Summary. IIROC has undertaken a project to rewrite, reformat, rationalize, and reorganize our Dealer Member Rules (DMR.

s) in plain language (the. PLR Project). We initially drafted and published for comment the PLR Project in a number of discrete tranches (the.Apr 11,  · Plain language is just as important when we speak as when we write. At CDC, we use plain language, not just plain writing.

CDC follows the federal plain language guidelines external icon and uses the Clear Communication Index to assess and improve our public communication materials. Our websites follow the best practices in web design and.A very good book has been added to that list is Plain Language in Plain English by Cheryl Stephens (founder of Plain Language Association InterNational, also known as PLAIN).

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