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Peter’s Last Sermon: Identity and Discipleship in the Gospel of Mark
By author: James M. Dawsey
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P417
ISBN: 9780881462241
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $25.00
What Christian would not want to hear Mark’s gospel as the first believers heard it? Using the tools of modern scholarship, Peter’s Last Sermon takes seriously Mark’s audience. The community would have heard rather than read the gospel. It would have encountered the story as a whole instead of piecemeal in short texts for sermons. Missing would have been the static of Matthew, Luke, and John.

Stormy Weather & Other Stories
By author: Lisa Alther
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H851
ISBN: 9780881463866
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $24.00
Stormy Weather & Other Stories is probably as close as Lisa Alther will ever come to writing an autobiography. These stories, written over the course of her career, are set in the three places that have meant the most to her—the Southern mountains, Vermont, and New York City. Most of these stories were published in journals or anthologies, though three are previously unpublished.

Varieties of Southern Evangelical
Product Code: H018
ISBN: 9780865540156
Product Format: Hardback
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In the national resurgence of Evangelicalism, there is a noticeable distinction between “Southern” Evangelicalism and all other varieties. In this collection of essays, various authors observe and discuss the variety, uniqueness, and importance of Southern Evangelicalism.

Nation with the Soul of a Church, The
By author: Sidney E. Mead
Product Code: H175
ISBN: 9780865541887
Product Format: Hardback
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Footnotes to History: A Primer on the American Political Character
Original author: Griffin B. Bell   Edited by: John P. Cole
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H668
ISBN: 9780865549043
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $25.00
Footnotes to History serves as a first reader on American government. These vignettes illustrate certain traits of the American political system. Whether read in its entirety or a chapter or two at a time, Footnotes to History should give the reader some notion of why the American political system, in its ideals and in its reality, has served its citizens so well for over 230 years.

African Americans in Georgia: A Reflection of Politics and Policy in the New South
Edited by: Dr. Pearl Ford
Product Code: H799
ISBN: 9780881461848
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $40.00
African Americans in Georgia: A Reflection of Politics and Policy in the New South provides an understanding of the intersection of race and region while addressing contemporary issues such as the future of elementary and higher education, the nature of health- care disparities, and voting and representation.

Sober Cannibals, Drunken Christians: Melville, Kierkegaard, and Tragic Optimism in Polarized Worlds
By author: Jamie Lorentzen
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P409
ISBN: 9780881462005
Product Format: Paperback
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Despite that they didn’t know each other, the writing styles of American writer Herman Melville (1819–1891) and Danish writer Søren Kierkegaard (1813–1855) complement each other, especially their humor, irony, penchants for paradox, and passions for imagery and poetics. In addition, their works similarly address issues of the world and time. Esthetic, ethical, social, philosophical, and theological paths on which they walk reveal similar footprints.

Jews of the South : selected essays from the Southern Jewish Historical Society
Edited by: Proctor   With: Malcom Stern
Product Code: H094
ISBN: 9780865541023
Product Format: Hardback
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This collection of essays from the annual conferences of the Southern Jewish Historical Society discuss the importance of the Jewish experience in the South and examine how Jews have become an irremovable part of Southern society.

An Exegetical Bibliography of the New Testament: Luke and Acts
Edited by: Gunter Wagner
Product Code: H131
ISBN: 9780865541405
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $45.00
This bibliography spanning five volumes contains valuable information about the treatments of each chapter and verse in the New Testament, including periodicals, journals, listings, and essays written by various theologians with diverse backgrounds.

Separation of Church and State: Founding Principle of Religious Liberty
By author: Frank Lambert
Product Code: H884
ISBN: 9780881464771
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $29.00
Frank Lambert tackles the central claims of the Religious Right "historians" who insist that America was conceived as a "Christian State," that modern-day "liberals" and "secularists" have distorted and/or ignored the place of religion in American history, and that the phrase "the separation of church and state" does not appear in any of the founding documents and is, therefore, a myth created by the Left. He discusses what separates "bad" history from "good" history, and concludes that the self-styled "historians" of the Religious Right create a "useful past" that enlists the nation's founders on behalf of present-day conservative religious and political causes. The result exposes the Religious Right "history" as fabrications and half-truths. In fact, one of the foundational principles of the Constitution is that of separation as the key to safeguarding freedom: separation of powers, separation of federal and state governments, and separation of church and state.

Selected Spiritual Writings of Anne Dutton: Eighteenth-Century, British-Baptist, Woman Theologian: Volume 1: Letters
By author: JoAnn Ford Watson
Product Code: H601
ISBN: 9780865547940
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Questioning Psychological Health and Well-Being: Historical and Contemporary Dialogues
By author: Britt-Mari Sykes
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P399
ISBN: 9780881461718
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $32.00
In this illuminating study Sykes explores the meaning of psychological health and well-being. She examines three historical illustrations of interdisciplinary dialogue between theologians and psychologists that took place in the United States from 1940 to 1960 and two contemporary theoretical voices—critical psychology and existential analysis—within the discipline of psychology.

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