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Religion



link to catalog page AGNEW, From Charity to Social Work

From Charity to Social Work

Mary E. Richmond and the Creation of an American Profession

Author: Elizabeth N. Agnew
Pub Date: January 2004

Examination of the development of modern social work from its roots in late 19th Century charity through the 1920’s, focusing on the life and leadership of Mary E. Richmond. Highlights the important role of charity organization philosophy in the transformation from voluntary charity to professional social work.   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Intersecting Journeys

Intersecting Journeys

The Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism

Author: Edited by Ellen Badone and Sharon R. Roseman
Pub Date: October 2004

An interdisciplinary collection that bridges the dichotomy between sacred and secular travel   learn more...
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link to catalog page HUGHES, Myths America Lives By Author: Richard T. Hughes
Pub Date: 2004

Exploring the history of the myths that define American identity, the ways many Americans have absolutized those myths, and the ways African Americans and other dissenters have exposed those myths for their discriminatory dimensions   learn more...
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link to catalog page LEVINAS, Unforeseen History Author: Emmanuel Levinas
Pub Date: January 2004

Collection of essays providing an entry into Levians’ work.   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Without a Tear

Without a Tear

Our Tragic Relationship with Animals

Author: Mark H. Bernstein
Pub Date: June 2004

A clarion call for drastic revision of many of our most common practices involving animals   learn more...
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link to catalog page ADDAMS, The Long Road of Woman's Memory Author: Jane Addams
Pub Date: November 2001

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link to catalog page ELIASON, Mormons and Mormonism

Mormons and Mormonism

An Introduction to an American World Religion

Author: Edited by Eric A. Eliason
Pub Date: March 2001

Key essays by leading scholars on the history, foundational ideas and practices, and worldwide expansion of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints   learn more...
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link to catalog page WIGGER, Taking Heaven by Storm

Taking Heaven by Storm

Methodism and the Rise of Popular Christianity in America

Author: John H. Wigger
Pub Date: August 2001

Thorough, readable, and comprehensive, this is the best history of Methodism from the founding of the country into the 1820s   learn more...
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link to catalog page BOYER, The Golden Age of Gospel Author: Text by Horace Clarence Boyer Photography by Lloyd Yearwood
Pub Date: March 2000

The best and most definitive history of gospel music in the United States, enhanced by the emotion-packed photos of Lloyd Yearwood   learn more...
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link to catalog page PHELPS, Three Spiritualist Novels Author: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Pub Date: September 2000

A fascinating trilogy of novels that delineates the afterlife as viewed from the “Spiritualist” perspective--a movement that was very strong in the 19th century and still has adherents today   learn more...
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