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              Books in the Contributions to the Study of Religion series

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              Death and Afterlife: Perspectives of World Religions
               

              Death and Afterlife: Perspectives of World Religions (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Obayashi, Hiroshi

              • RRP: $87.99
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              Major religious traditions of the world contain perspectives of perennial importance on the topic of death and afterlife. In this volume, 13 scholars, each a specialist in a particular religious tradition, outline the beliefs, myths, and practises relating to death and afterlife.

              ISBN 9780275941048
              Released NZ 30 Nov 1991
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contributions to the Study of Religion
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              To Promote, Defend, and Redeem: The Catholic Literary Revival and the Cultural Transformation of American Catholicism, 1920-1960
                

              To Promote, Defend, and Redeem: The Catholic Literary Revival and the Cultural Transformation of American Catholicism, 1920-1960 (Hardback)

              By Sparr, Arnold

              • RRP: $314.50
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              The Catholic literary revival in America refers both to the impact of the modern resurgence in European Catholic thought and letters upon the American Church between 1920 and 1960, and to efforts by American Catholic educational and literary leaders to induce a similar flowering ...of Catholic life and culture in their own country.
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              ISBN 9780313263910
              Released NZ 27 Jun 1990
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Contributions to the Study of Religion
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              The Cross, The Flag, and The Bomb: American Catholics Debate War and Peace, 1960-1983
                

              The Cross, The Flag, and The Bomb: American Catholics Debate War and Peace, 1960-1983 (Hardback)

              By Au, William A.

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              ISBN 9780313247545
              Released NZ 22 Aug 1985
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              Series Contributions to the Study of Religion
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              Just War and Jihad: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives on War and Peace in Western and Islamic Traditions
               

              Just War and Jihad: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives on War and Peace in Western and Islamic Traditions (Hardback)

              By Kelsay, John; Johnson, James Turner

              • RRP: $314.50
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              An examination of Western and Islamic approaches to war, peace and statecraft, aiming to bridge the gap of knowledge and understanding between the two traditions. The two major themes stressed by the contributors are the historical and theoretical approaches to war and peace.

              ISBN 9780313273476
              Released NZ 21 May 1991
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contributions to the Study of Religion
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              Searching for Meaning in the Holocaust

              Searching for Meaning in the Holocaust (Hardback, New title)

              By Bolkosky, Sidney M.

              • RRP: $160.99
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              Examining oral histories provided by survivors, written accounts and explanations, scholarly analysis, and commonly held assumptions, this work challenges the usual collection of platitudes about the lessons or the meaning we can derive from the Holocaust.

              ISBN 9780313307645
              Released NZ 30 Jul 2002
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contributions to the Study of Religion
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              The Stones Will Cry Out: Pastoral Reflections on the Shoah (With Liturgical Resources)
               

              The Stones Will Cry Out: Pastoral Reflections on the Shoah (With Liturgical Resources) (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Huneke, Douglas K.

              • RRP: $209.50
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              1995 is the anniversary of the liberation of the death camps and of the martyrdom of the Protestant theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer. This work weaves together stories from the Shoah archives, former death camps and the Israeli Holocaust memorial to offer reflections and religious... service ideas.
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              ISBN 9780313292163
              Released NZ 30 Jun 1995
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              Series Contributions to the Study of Religion
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              Holocaust Education and the Church-Related College: Restoring Ruptured Traditions
               

              Holocaust Education and the Church-Related College: Restoring Ruptured Traditions (Hardback)

              By Haynes, Stephen R.; Foreword by Littell, Franklin H.

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              In this analysis of his nationwide survey, Stephen R. Haynes presents an accurate picture of Holocaust education at church-related colleges. This work should be an important resource for scholars and administrators.

              ISBN 9780313290237
              Released NZ 28 May 1997
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contributions to the Study of Religion
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              Choosing the Dream: The Future of Religion in American Public Life
               

              Choosing the Dream: The Future of Religion in American Public Life (Hardback)

              By Gedicks, Frederick Mark; Hendrix, Roger

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              Many Americans are deeply religious in their personal lives, yet the nation's public life is largely empty of religious content and often even hostile to religion. This contradiction between secular public and religious private life is the focus of this book.

              ISBN 9780313278099
              Released NZ 30 Jul 1991
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              Series Contributions to the Study of Religion
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              Church and Synagogue Affiliation: Theory, Research, and Practice
               

              Church and Synagogue Affiliation: Theory, Research, and Practice (Hardback)

              By Sales, Amy L.; Tobin, Gary A.; Foreword by Altman, Rabbi Renni S.

              • RRP: $207.50
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              An examination of religious affiliation in contemporary America. These essays explore the dynamics of congregational affiliation, the motivations which impel people to join a congregation, and the practices within churches and synagogues which attract or repel membership.

              ISBN 9780313296819
              Released NZ 14 Sep 1995
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contributions to the Study of Religion
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              The Star of Return: Judaism after the Holocaust
               

              The Star of Return: Judaism after the Holocaust (Hardback)

              By Marmur, Dow

              • RRP: $160.99
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              Examining the history, present state and possible future of Judaism, this work argues that the establishment of the State of Israel points to the beginning of a new paradigm and shows that halakhah , the legal tradition, has been superseded by mitzvah , the covenantal response to... the divine call.
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              ISBN 9780313276040
              Released NZ 30 Mar 1991
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contributions to the Study of Religion
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