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link to catalog page LAYTON, Didymus the Blind and His Circle in Late-Antique Alexandria

Didymus the Blind and His Circle in Late-Antique Alexandria

Virtue and Narrative in Biblical Scholarship

Author: Richard A. Layton
Pub Date: February 2004

First English study of a leading 4th Century Christian scholar who’s writings were thought to be completely destroyed and rediscovered in an Egyptian quarry during WWII.   learn more...

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...

link to catalog page LOVEJOY, His Brother's Blood

His Brother's Blood

Speeches and Writings, 1838-64

Author: Owen Lovejoy
Pub Date: August 2004

A history of Owen Lovejoy’s religious and political participation in the antislavery movment from 1838 to 1864   learn more...

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...

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...

link to catalog page RUST, Radical Origins

Radical Origins

Early Mormon Converts and Their Colonial Ancestors

Author: Val D. Rust
Pub Date: June 2004

The genological beginings of the Mormon religion from the radical Protestant Reformation movement in New England   learn more...

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...

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...

link to catalog page BECK, Women in Iran from 1800 to the Islamic Republic Author: Edited by Lois Beck and Guity Nashat
Pub Date: September 2004

The influence of women in Iranian history   learn more...

link to catalog page, All Abraham's Children

All Abraham's Children

Changing Mormon Conceptions of Race and Lineage

Author: Armand L. Mauss
Pub Date: April 2003

Example of Mormon beliefs and behavior towards minorities   learn more...

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