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Jews of the South : selected essays from the Southern Jewish Historical Society
Edited by: Proctor   With: Malcom Stern
Product Code: H094
ISBN: 9780865541023
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Issues Of Justice : Social Sources And Religious Meanings
By author: Copeland
Product Code: P294
ISBN: 9780865549418
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The Splendour Falls
By author: Sam Pickering
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P470
ISBN: 9780881464498
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Alexander Smith stated that a good essayist needed “an ability to discern the infinite suggestiveness of common things.” Arthur Benson seconded the idea, saying an essayist needed a “far-ranging curiosity.” For three decades Sam Pickering has written essays, his words rolling in a fine frenzy over ordinary life discovering the marvelous and the absurd. His curiosity ranges, but it also rumpuses and rollicks. He wanders the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee, rural Connecticut, farmland in Nova Scotia, and islands in the sun. Strangers tell him their life stories—tales that are almost as odd as the fictional characters he meets. He runs half-marathons and wins prizes, but finishes so late in the day that he misses award ceremonies. His good friend David tells him, “Sam, if you weren’t so damn smart, you would have been a great success.” Add smiles and laughter, a smidgen of melancholy, and a pinch or two of happy lies, and you have Pickering the essayist.

Honey in the Rock : The Ruby Pickens Tartt Collection of Religious Folk Songs from Sumter County, Alabama
Product Code: P231
ISBN: 9780865548275
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Myth And Meaning, Myth And Order
By author: Stephen C. Ausband
Product Code: P265
ISBN: 9780865548992
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The way to know a man—as well as a society—is to understand his beliefs, values, and heroes. Professor Ausband explores the realm of American myth and so studies how Americans view themselves and the world around them.

Mercer Commentary on the Bible, Vol. 3: ( Wisdom ) Writings
Edited by: Watson Mills
Product Code: P135
ISBN: 9780865545083
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From the Plantation to the Prison : African-American Confinement Literature
Edited by: Tara T. Green
Product Code: H746
ISBN: 9780881460902
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Confinement appropriately describes the status of African Americans who have been incarcerated. Spaces of confinement include-but are not limited to- plantations, Jim Crow societies, and prisons. Contributors examine the related experiences of Malcolm X, Bigger Thomas of Native Son, Angela Davis, and other people of African descent.

Mystical and Ethical Experience
By author: Heard
Product Code: P317
ISBN: 9780865549814
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Exploring the human experience of God, Gerry C. Heard finds that human beings can find God through mystical experience or ethical experience, detailing relationships with oneself, other human beings, nonhuman beings and inanimate objects as ways to approach God.

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