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Game Day and God: Football, Faith and Politics in the American South
By author: Eric Bain-Selbo
Product Code: P458
ISBN: 9780881464177
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Pages: 272
Product Format: Paperback
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Game Day and God: Football, Faith, and Politics in the American South takes seriously the often-stated assertion that college football in the South is a religion. To this end, Eric Bain-Selbo draws upon a wide range of theoretical approaches in religious studies and cultural criticism. He also relies upon field research on several campuses in the Southeastern Conference where he interviewed fans and experienced “game day.” Game Day and God also recounts the role that college football has played in Southern history and culture. Going back as far as the Civil War, the work explains the cultural meaning of college football in the South, delivering a much-needed critical perspective to the subject.
By author: Hermann Gunkel
Product Code: H400
ISBN: 9780865545175
Pages: 477
Product Format: Hardback
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Since the appearance of its first edition in 1901, Gunkel's commentary on Genesis has beenone of the most influential standards in the field. Available for the first time in English, Gunkel’s work on Genesis is available for future generations of Bible students!
Georgia’s Civil War: Conflict on the Home Front
By author: David Williams
Product Code: H942
ISBN: 9780881466317
Product Format: Hardback
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In September 1864, at a gathering in Macon, Georgia, Confederate President Jefferson Davis admitted that two-thirds of his troops were absent, most without leave. Some had opposed secession to begin with. Others came to see the conflict as a “rich man’s war.” But it was hardship and hunger among their families that drew most soldiers back home. For more than a century and a half, historians have often ignored the Confederacy’s home front difficulties, which had so much to do with desertion and defeat. Anyone with even a passing knowledge of the Civil War knows that Confederate armies were outnumbered two to one. In a presumptive way, the manpower disparity is usually attributed to the North’s larger population. Lost in that simplistic view is the impact that desertion had on sapping the Confederacy’s fighting strength. And this is but one of the many critical issues historians too often brush aside.
God, Nimrod, and the World: Exploring Christian Perspectives on Sport Hunting
Edited by: Bracy V. Hill II, John B. White
Product Code: P552
ISBN: 9780881466331
Product Format: Paperback / softback
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GOD, NIMROD, AND THE WORLD presents the perspectives of more than two-dozen authors on the controversial sport of hunting, surveying the relationship between the blood sport and the salvation religion of Christianity. The first half of the book provides sketches of the diverse interpretations of hunting in Hebrew and Christian cultures of the last two millennia, finally giving voice to those in the field who are both practitioners and persons of faith. The second half offers prescriptions for the place of hunting in the life of contemporary Christians, with perspectives arguing for prohibition to those contending that hunting has a practical, even perfecting, place in the life of faith.
How They Shine : Melungeon Characters in the Fiction of Appalachia
By author: Katherine Vande Brake
Product Code: P324
ISBN: 9780865549838
Pages: 298
Product Format: Paperback
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How They Shine is the first book of its kind—a book about books with Melungeon characters. Its clear, readable presentation invites scholarly attention from a variety of disciplines, lay readers, residents of Appalachia, and readers who love good books that ask an interesting question: “Why would someone choose to write about Melungeons?”

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