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A Joyful Passion for Teaching
By author: Al Stramiello   Edited by: Mary Willingham, Carl A. Martray
Product Code: P344
ISBN: 9780865549975
Pages: 172
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Dedication, compassion, and commitment are common threads that weave their way through the pages of A Joyful Passion for Teaching. This compelling series of essays represents a wide array of teaching experiences and backgrounds of teachers in the trenches. The question of "Why does one teach" is explored in a heartfelt and meaningful way by each of the authors.
A Looking-Glass For Ladies : American Protestant Women And The Orient In The Nineteenth Century
By author: Lisa Joy Pruitt
Product Code: P313
ISBN: 9780865548886
Pages: 247
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Lisa Joy Pruitt offers a new look at women's involvement in the mission movement, with a welcome focus on the often overlooked antebellum era. Pruitt suggests that the feminization of the later mission movement actually stemmed in large part from images of the "degraded Oriental woman" that popular evangelical literature had been circulating since the 1790s and that the increasing focus on and involvement of women was supported by male denominational leaders as an important strategy for reaching the world with the Christian gospel.
A Poetics of Jonah : Art in the Service of Ideology
By author: Kenneth M. Craig, Jr.
Product Code: P175
ISBN: 9780865546141
Pages: 208
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A Wheel Within a Wheel : Southern Methodism and the Georgia Holiness Association
By author: Brian Turley
Product Code: H472
ISBN: 9780865546301
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Pages: 226
Product Format: Hardback
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This study examines the rise of the holiness movement in Georgia following the Civil War. Employing a blend of social and intellectual historical methods, the study pays particular attention to the shifting cultural conditions occurring in the Georgia and the rest of the southeast around the turn of the century and shows how these changes influenced the movement.
Academy and College : The History of the Woman's College of Furman University
By author: Judith Bainbridge
Product Code: H553
ISBN: 9780865547360
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Pages: 290
Product Format: Hardback
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The history fo the origin, evolution, and demise of the Greenville Woman's College (1854-1961)-a small, underfunded, Baptist institution in upstate South Carolina traces its beginning from a Female Academy, through its organization by the South Carolina Baptist Convention, its struggle for survival and improvement during the years after the Civil War, to its rising aspirations and drive for accreditation in the 1920's.

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