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Conscience and Courage: Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust

From Publishers Weekly Some sheltered one Jew for a night; others hid several Jews for years. Some performed a single spontaneous act of heroism, like the baker who saved the author's father in P [...]

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The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Vol. 2: Volume 2: Religious Affections (The Works of Jonathan Edwards Series)

This volume contains Edwards’ most mature and persistent attempt to judge the validity of the religious development in eighteenth-century America known as the Great Awakening. In developing criteria for such judgme [...]

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History of Christianity

Review Malcolm Muggeridge New Statesman (London) Paul Johnsons study of Christianity, from his namesake Apostle to Pope John XXIII, more particularly in relation to the role in world history of the Roman Catholic Church [...]

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The First Seven Ecumenical Councils (325-787): Their History and Theology (Theology and Life Series 21)

This unique work - no other work yet available in English treats this subject - illustrates the contribution of these Councils in the development and formulation of Christian beliefs. It then shows how their legacies lin [...]

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Peril: From Jackboots to Jack Benny

The daughter of Holocaust survivors, Pearl Goodman grew up in Toronto in the 1960s. In this exceptionally original memoir, written with wry humor and a sharp satirical eye, she juxtaposes popular culture with the jarring [...]

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The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men

Review 'Lichtblau brings ample investigative skills and an elegant writing style to this unsavory but important story. The Nazis Next Door is a captivating book rooted in first-rate research.' ?T [...]

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From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian Missions

Review This book, now better than ever, has no competition. No one has ever so ably, efficiently, and delightfully linked together the key personalities that portray so dynamically the story of the expansion of our faith [...]

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Demonology: Of King James I

The Demonology of King James I forms one of the most intriguing and well made texts of the burning times. Crafted at the end of the 16th century, it details the nature of sorcery, witches, Satan, fairies, and hauntings. [...]

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Torah in the Mouth: Writing and Oral Tradition in Palestinian Judaism 200 BCE-400 CE

Review This book is must reading for anyone interested in rabbinic literature, the history of ancient Judaism, and the role of orality in traditional societies and cultures.-- Religious Studies ReviewThe first word that [...]

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Churchless: Understanding Today's Unchurched and How to Connect with Them

From the Inside Flap From the inside flap: The surprising reasons why church avoidance is on the rise--and a hopeful analysis of what to do about it.What causes people to stay away from church? What makes them feel welco [...]

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Dictionary of American Family Names: 3-Volume Set

Product Description Where did your surname come from? Do you know how many people in the United States share it? What does it tell you about your lineage?From the editor of the highly acclaimed Dictionary of Su [...]

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Hunting Camp 52: Tales from a North Woods Deer Camp

About the Author John Marvin Hanson was born and raised in Hayward. After retiring from a career in the insurance industry, he moved with his wife Kathryn to a lake home near Hayward. [...]

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Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (Images of America)

About the Author Author Joseph-James Ahern?s photographic history of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, which contains approximately 150 historic photographs together with informative captions, exa [...]

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Decision in Philadelphia: The Constitutional Convention of 1787

About the Author Christopher Collier is an author and historian. He attended Clark University and Columbia University, where he earned his PhD. He was the official Connecticut State Historian fro [...]

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The Survival of the Bark Canoe

Amazon.com Review In an age of mass-produced and disposable objects, traditional crafts are becoming extinct, and appreciation for craftsmanship has become a hobby for the wealthy dilettante. But [...]

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Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America

About the Author Amy L. Arnold is the preservation planner for the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office. She earned her bachelor?s degree in history from Western Michigan University and st [...]

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Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism: College, Community, and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

Review Will invariably interest those eager to understand the historical relationship between the liberal arts and social activism.--History of Education QuarterlyAn engaging and well-written nar [...]

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Last Year of Malcolm X: The Evolution of a Revolutionary

Review 'Recommended for academic and public libraries.' --Library Journal'Recommended for all college libraries.' --Choice'Fascinating and provocative?.' --Michael Eric Dyson in the New York Time [...]

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Boston and Maine Locomotives (Images of Rail)

About the Author Author Bruce D. Heald, Ph.D., with the assistance of the Boston & Maine Railroad Historical Society, has assembled more than two hundred rare photographs of the Boston & Maine's [...]

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Rochester's Downtown (NY) (Images of America)

About the Author Donovan A. Shilling is also the author of Rochester's Lakeside Resorts and Amusement Parks. For a quarter of a century, he has taught local history at the Rochester Museum and Sc [...]

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