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Product Description: Provides a comprehensive overview of 10 major slave revolts and examines how those uprisings and conspiracies impacted slaveholding colonies and states from 1663 to 1861.Offers an overview of American slave revolts and conspiracies to revoltExplores the context of chronic fear of uprising in slaveholding colonies and states in North America from 1663 to 1861Offers accounts gleaned from primary resources regarding slave leaders and their lieutenants, and of the trials that condemned themDescribes the climate of fear in which slaveholding whites lived, as well as the various social practices and legal statutes they enacted to minimize the risk of slave revoltIncludes a narrative, primary materials, biographics, a chronology, and an annotated bibliography―all of which will be helpful to students writing papers on the topi...read more

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9781610696593 | Abc-Clio Inc, September 22, 2015, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: Provides a comprehensive overview of 10 major slave revolts and examines how those uprisings and conspiracies impacted slaveholding colonies and states from 1663 to 1861.

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Product Description: Founder of missions, preacher of the faith, and center of controversy, Franciscan Junipero Serra was a man of complexity and contradictions. Kerry Walters offers a brief portrait of this fascinating man—our newest saint—and the times he lived in...read more

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9781616369774 | Franciscan Media, August 28, 2015, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Founder of missions, preacher of the faith, and center of controversy, Franciscan Junipero Serra was a man of complexity and contradictions.

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Product Description: The whole world’s looking for happiness, but few seem to find it. And it’s no wonder, when we’re told to seek it in pleasure, conspicuous consumption and narcissism—paths that end instead in self-destruction and despair. Amid so much confusion, one voice pierces through the clamor and offers real, lasting advice for finding "perfect joy": St...read more

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9781616369217 | Franciscan Media, April 1, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The whole world’s looking for happiness, but few seem to find it.

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Product Description: The National was once the grandest hotel in the capital. In 1857, it twice hosted President-elect James Buchanan and his advisors, and on both occasions, most of the party was quickly stricken by an acute illness. Over the course of several months, hundreds fell ill, and over thirty died from what became known as the National Hotel disease...read more

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9781626196384 | History Pr, October 21, 2014, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The National was once the grandest hotel in the capital.

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Product Description: Everyday life requires courage. From physical challenges to moral and spiritual ones, Profiles in Christian Courage tells the stories of inspiring figures whose lives can encourage us in our own struggles. In twenty reader-friendly chapters, Kerry Walters explores the meaning and scope of Christian courage, offers tips on how to cultivate it in daily life, and profiles of Christians who have exemplified it themselves...read more

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9781442223318 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 7, 2014, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Everyday life requires courage.

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Product Description: His adult life was unremarkable; in his role as Papal Nuncio to France, he was considered an “affable amateur.” When he was elected pope in 1958, it was thought he would be a placeholder, someone who was easily controllable until the Curia could decide on a worthy successor...read more

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9781616367510 | Franciscan Media, November 19, 2013, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: His adult life was unremarkable; in his role as Papal Nuncio to France, he was considered an “affable amateur.

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Product Description: Poet, philosopher, playwright, peacemaker, political activist, pope: this is a brief look at the rich life of Karol Wotyla, whom we know today as Pope John Paul II. He was the most widely traveled of all popes, and made pastoral visits to 129 countries in all...read more

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9781616367497 | Franciscan Media, November 19, 2013, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Poet, philosopher, playwright, peacemaker, political activist, pope: this is a brief look at the rich life of Karol Wotyla, whom we know today as Pope John Paul II.

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Product Description: About the Contributor(s): Kerry Walters is William Bittinger Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Peace and Justice Studies at Gettysburg College. He is the author of thirty books in philosophy, peace studies, theology, and history...read more
By Kerry Walters (editor)

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9781498216494 | Gardners Books, September 13, 2013, cover price $36.25 | About this edition: About the Contributor(s): Kerry Walters is William Bittinger Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Peace and Justice Studies at Gettysburg College.

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Product Description: An exploration of the ways in which we genuflect to false gods, and what happens when we let them go and open ourselves to the experience of Love and Wisdom.Kerry Walters unmasks the golden calves we have been taught to worship and enlightens us living in presence of Spirit...read more

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9781626980426, titled "Giving Up God... to Find God: Breaking Free from Idolatry" | Orbis Books, September 1, 2013, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: An exploration of the ways in which we genuflect to false gods, and what happens when we let them go and open ourselves to the experience of Love and Wisdom.

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Product Description: In 1844, the USS Princeton" was the most technologically sophisticated warship in the world. Its captain, Robert Stockton, and President John Tyler were both zealous expansionists, and they hoped that it would be the forerunner in a formidable steam-powered fleet...read more

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9781626191976 | History Pr, August 27, 2013, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In 1844, the USS Princeton" was the most technologically sophisticated warship in the world.

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Product Description: Locke argued that religious belief ought to be compatible with reason, that no king, prince or magistrate rules legitimately without the consent of the people, and that government has no right to impose religious beliefs or styles of worship on the public...read more
By Kerry Walters (editor)

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9781554811250 | Broadview Pr, June 12, 2013, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Locke argued that religious belief ought to be compatible with reason, that no king, prince or magistrate rules legitimately without the consent of the people, and that government has no right to impose religious beliefs or styles of worship on the public.

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Product Description: The choice of whether or not to consume animals is more than merely a dietary one. It frequently reflects deep ethical commitments or religious convictions that serve as the bedrock of an entire lifestyle. Proponents of vegetarianism frequently infuriate nonvegetarians, who feel that they're being morally condemned because of what they choose to eat...read more

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9781441103505 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 7, 2012, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: The choice of whether or not to consume animals is more than merely a dietary one.

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9781441115294 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 7, 2012, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The choice of whether or not to consume animals is more than merely a dietary one.

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Product Description: The Age of Reason is one of the most influential defences of Deism (the idea that God can be known without organized religion) ever written. This edition presents Part 1, Paine’s controversial philosophical argument against revealed religion, with representative excerpts of his biblical analysis from Parts 2 and 3...read more
By Kerry Walters (editor)

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9781554810451 | Broadview Pr, July 14, 2011, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The Age of Reason is one of the most influential defences of Deism (the idea that God can be known without organized religion) ever written.

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Product Description: All of us face the prospect of death, if not this day, then one day. But most of us would rather defer that thought indefinitely. Earlier generations of Christians studied classic ars moriendi manuals on the art of dying to help them face and embrace morality...read more

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9781570759246 | Orbis Books, April 1, 2011, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: All of us face the prospect of death, if not this day, then one day.

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Product Description: This illuminating discussion of deism in the early American colonies presents an overview of its main tenets, showing how its influence rose swiftly and for a time became a highly controversial subject of debate among the first citizens of our nation...read more

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9781616141905 | Prometheus Books, August 24, 2010, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This illuminating discussion of deism in the early American colonies presents an overview of its main tenets, showing how its influence rose swiftly and for a time became a highly controversial subject of debate among the first citizens of our nation.

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Product Description: This title moves beyond the polemics to present an overview of atheism that is rigorous yet accessible. Interest in atheism has surged since the 'New Atheism' trinity of Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens launched their attack on religious belief...read more

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9780826443267 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 1, 2010, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This title moves beyond the polemics to present an overview of atheism that is rigorous yet accessible.

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9780826424938 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 1, 2010, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This title moves beyond the polemics to present an overview of atheism that is rigorous yet accessible.

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Product Description: "There are no words foul and filthy enough to describe war." So declared Geoffrey 'Woodbine Willie' Studdert Kennedy (1883-1929), a decorated frontline chaplain whose battlefield experiences in World War I transformed him into the most eloquent defender of Christian pacifism of his generation...read more

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9780718892012 | Lutterworth Pr, August 1, 2008, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: "There are no words foul and filthy enough to describe war.

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Product Description: Description: ""There are no words foul and filthy enough to describe war."" So declared Geoffrey ""Woodbine Willie"" Studdert Kennedy (1883-1929), a decorated frontline chaplain whose battlefield experiences in World War I transformed him into his generation's most eloquent defender of Christian pacificism...read more
By Kerry Walters (editor)

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9781556353796 | Wipf & Stock Pub, May 1, 2008, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Description: ""There are no words foul and filthy enough to describe war.

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Product Description: Here is a clear, concise and judicious examination of the bedrock Christian moral principles of mercy and meekness that leads the author, a professor of philosophy, to affirm their essential integration if we are to become complete Christians...read more

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9780809141197 | Paulist Pr, November 16, 2004, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Here is a clear, concise and judicious examination of the bedrock Christian moral principles of mercy and meekness that leads the author, a professor of philosophy, to affirm their essential integration if we are to become complete Christians.

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Using a host of gardening images as well as the Parable of the Sower, the author shows spiritual seekers how to grow in God and grow of God by discovering and nurturing the divine seed within us all. (view table of contents)

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9780809105434 | Paulist Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Using a host of gardening images as well as the Parable of the Sower, the author shows spiritual seekers how to grow in God and grow of God by discovering and nurturing the divine seed within us all.

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Product Description: A Quaker mystic and social activist, Rufus Jones was awarded a Nobel Prize as co-founder of the American Friends Service Committee. Widely considered one of the most significant religious voices in America at the time of his death in 1948, his writings impart an Emersonian vision of the ever-present reality of God in our souls and in our world...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781570753800 | Orbis Books, November 1, 2001, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A Quaker mystic and social activist, Rufus Jones was awarded a Nobel Prize as co-founder of the American Friends Service Committee.

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Product Description: Our worldly identities, characterized by criss-crossing ambitions, desires and jealousies, begin to peel away as the discipline of ceaseless prayer sinks ever deeper into our hearts. We shuck off the old self which previously demanded all our time and attention in order to make room for God...read more

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9780867163698 | Franciscan Media, April 1, 2000, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Our worldly identities, characterized by criss-crossing ambitions, desires and jealousies, begin to peel away as the discipline of ceaseless prayer sinks ever deeper into our hearts.

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Product Description: Godlust is the Original Sin, says the author, our desire to be like God corrupted into a lust to become God. We try to do this by "devouring" God's qualities, such as Truth, Good, and Beauty, but only end up corrupting these qualities as well...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780809139156 | Paulist Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Godlust is the Original Sin, says the author, our desire to be like God corrupted into a lust to become God.

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