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link to catalog page FITZGERALD, Habits of Compassion

Habits of Compassion

Irish Catholic Nuns and the Origins of New York's Welfare System, 1830-1920

Author: Maureen Fitzgerald
Pub Date: February 2006

The Sisters' critical contributions to charitable care in America   learn more...

link to catalog page LEVINAS, Humanism of the Other Author: Emmanuel Levinas
Pub Date: 2006

This work, a philosophical reaction to prevailing nihilism in the 1960's is urgent reading today when a new sort of nihilism, parading in the very garments of humanism, threatens to engulf our civilization. ---- A key text in Levinas’ work, introduces the concept of the humanity of each human being as only understood and discovered through understanding the humanity of others first   learn more...

link to catalog page ANIMAL STUDIES GROUP, Killing Animals Author: The Animal Studies Group
Pub Date: April 2006

A spectrum of scholarship on humans' deadly relationship with animals   learn more...

link to catalog page MAY, The Mormon History Association's Tanner Lectures Author: Edited by Dean L. May and Reid L. Neilson with Richard Lyman Bushman, Jan Shipps, and Thomas G. Alexander
Pub Date: May 2006

Twenty-one eminent non-Mormon historians’ “outsider” perspectives on Mormon history   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Old German Baptist Brethren

The Old German Baptist Brethren

Faith, Farming, and Change in the Virginia Blue Ridge

Author: Charles D. Thompson Jr.
Pub Date: June 2006

A traditional community's struggle to define itself in the face of agricultural change   learn more...

link to catalog page, Righteous Indignation

Righteous Indignation

Religion and the Populist Revolution

Author: Joe Creech
Pub Date: July 2006

A striking new understanding of Populism by uncovering the way religious commitments shaped the Populist revolt of the 1890s   learn more...

link to catalog page SALVATORE, Singing in a Strange Land

Singing in a Strange Land

C. L. Franklin, the Black Church, and the Transformation of America

Author: Nick Salvatore
Pub Date: July 2006

The remarkable biography of a magnetic leader, a very human man, and the father of “the Queen of Soul”   learn more...

link to catalog page, Women Shaping Islam

Women Shaping Islam

Reading the Qur'an in Indonesia

Author: Pieternella van Doorn-Harder
Pub Date: November 2006

The surprising work of women in, on, and through Islam   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon

A Reader's Edition

Author: Edited by Grant Hardy
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: 2005

A reader-friendly edition of the Book of Mormon, for Mormons as well as non-Mormons   learn more...

link to catalog page DANIEL, Dancing Wisdom

Dancing Wisdom

Embodied Knowledge in Haitian Vodou, Cuban Yoruba, and Bahian Candomblé

Author: Yvonne Daniel
Pub Date: September 2005

Landmark interdisciplinary study of religious systems through their dance performances   learn more...

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