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Reimagining America : a theological critique of the American mythos and biblical hermeneutics
By author: Charles Mabee
Product Code: H139
ISBN: 9780865541481
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Professor Mabee offers a new perspective on the understanding of the American religious experience by abandoning scientific objectivity and analyzing American mythos in association with the Bible.

Reading Sacred Texts Through American Eyes: Biblical Interpretation as Cultural Critique
By author: Charles Mabee
Product Code: P095
ISBN: 9780865544031
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Charles Mabee invites us to discover how we ca read the ancient texts of the Bible as if they had not been read before, freed from a meaning predetermined by ecclesiastical, scholarly, and cultural tradition. He aims to let us hear and understand the Bible within the context of American culture. Bydoing this, we can achieve a vantage point that allows us to understand anew both our culture and the biblical texts.

The Invisible Hand in the Wilderness: Economics, Ecology, and God
Product Code: P489
ISBN: 9780881464870
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Most environmental theologians focus their efforts on inspiring a love for the natural world. They seek out metaphors and images from the world’s scriptures to create an ethical revolution so that people will begin to passionately care for the earth. The problem with this approach is that most people already appreciate nature. However, the values that direct their lives at work and as consumers are more important to them. They are more likely to derive their sense of meaning and articulate their goals using the symbols and methodologies of economics. This book brings together insights from three fields: economics, ecology, and theology in order to construct a more healthy and productive picture of human wellbeing. Economic ideas have a theological history that needs to be addressed if we are to begin healing the world.

A Memory of Manaus
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P551
ISBN: 9780881466300
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Catharine Savage Brosman’s singular and authoritative voice, familiar to poetry readers in the South since the late 1960s, is heard again as she brings to scenes and topics, both new and familiar, her broad range of craftsmanship and styles, using, as one critic wrote, “metaphors brilliantly fitted in detail to the moods and workings of the human heart and mind.” Her poetic practice shows how closely the art of verse can, and must, be connected to human experience, the very feel of which comes through in the poems here. The book features travel poems from four continents, rhymed lyrics on small or expansive topics, narratives in blank verse (concerning El Cid, Swift, Dickens, Charles Dodgson, Saint-Exupéry, and two women writers), five translations from Baudelaire (among the least-known poems), and satires concerning painting and publishing. Recurring themes include “great age” and death, friendship, piano playing, flowers and gardens, and the desert.

The People Are Holy : The History And Theology of Free Church Worship
Product Code: P301
ISBN: 9780865549524
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Using biblical and historical data, this book first describes the biblical and theological basis for worship in the Free Church tradition, then shows how this tradition is expressed in worship at special occasions as well as in traditional services.

Murder Along the Cape Fear : A North Carolina Town in the Twentieth Century
By author: David T. Morgan
Product Code: H692
ISBN: 9780865549661
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Murder Along the Cape Fear is the story of Fayetteville and Fort Bragg, North Carolina, during the twentieth century. Engagingly told, this book is a wonderful blend of history, lore, and murder.

Dan Daniel: and the persistence of conservatism in Virginia
By author: Hayes
Product Code: H419
ISBN: 9780865545489
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Elegies for the Water: Poems
By author: Philip Lee Williams
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H757
ISBN: 9780881461428
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In this collection, Philip Lee Williams shows again his well-known ability to combine the arresting image with the moment of sudden insight. Deeply intertwined with the natural world of his Georgia country home, Williams's poems are testaments both to time-tested forms and the free impulse of contemporary verse.

Politics of Biblical Theology, The: A Postmodern Reading
By author: Penchansky
Product Code: P115
ISBN: 9780865544628
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The Biblical Theology Movement and its critics together represent a particular expression of a hundred-year-old conflict that defines late modernism. We are at the transition to a new paradigm that may be described as Postmodernism. A postmodern analysis of this historical moment gives unique insight into the present situation, which, while indeed different, is of course rooted in the earlier period. Along the way, David Penchansky proposes, sets forth, and models a new form of biblical criticism-for this historical moment-known as "Ideological Criticism."

Brothers 'Til Death : The Civil War Letters of William, Thomas, and Maggie Jones, 1861-1865
By author: Richard Trimble
Product Code: H517
ISBN: 9780865546981
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These letters of an Irish family from New Jersey detail forgotten aspects of the Civil War and present a view of the war from the immigrant's perspective. Brothers ‘til Death is a collection of over 150 letters found in the proverbial shoebox in a Red Bank, New Jersey attic. Most of them are from two brothers, William and Thomas Jones, who served in the 48th New York State Volunteers from 1861-1865, to their sister Maggie, a schoolteacher. The collection also contains correspondence from friends of William and Thomas.

Beyond Explanation: Religious Dimensions in Cultural Anthropology
By author: Mark Kline Taylor
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H155
ISBN: 9780865541658
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Drawing on one strand in the Christian tradition and another in contemporary philosophical theology, Professor Taylor presents the possibility of discerning and fostering a religious dimension in human experience, even within anthropological inquiry itself.

Gone With the Wind : The Three Day Premiere in Atlanta
By author: Herb Bridges
Product Code: P431
ISBN: 9780881462456
Product Format: Paperback
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Gone With the Wind is one of the most beloved novels and movies of all time. Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel has sold millions of copies world-wide and has been translated into numerous languages. This photographic essay contains photographs of the stars, of Atlanta before, during, and after the premiere event, and of the citizens of the city who turned out not just for the movie but for receptions, the premiere ball, and other events. From movie stars to horse-drawn carriages, from a transformed theater to Gone With the Wind merchandise, this is the book that takes you back to an event often neglected in the Gone With the Wind story.

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