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Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Elle Dowd
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-10 - Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishers

For years Elle Dowd considered herself an advocate for justice, but her well-meaning support always took a back burner to what Martin Luther King Jr. called the tension-free, ordered ""negative peace"" of white moderates. Then Michael Brown, a Black man, was murdered by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri,
Baptized in Tear Gas
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Elle Dowd
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-10 - Publisher: Broadleaf Books

For years Elle Dowd considered herself an advocate for justice, but her well-meaning support always took a back burner to what Martin Luther King Jr. called the tension-free, ordered "negative peace" of white moderates. Then Michael Brown, a Black man, was murdered by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri,
Animals and the Environment in Turkish Culture
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Kim Fortuny
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-22 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Landscape and animals have been fundamental elements of Turkish culture from the Ottomans to the present day. This book examines representations of and attitudes toward land and animals in selected Turkish literary texts and cultural contexts. Informed by global debates in ecocriticism, ecopoetics and animal studies, Kim Fortuny explores literary
Hinterland
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Phil A. Neel
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-15 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

Over the last forty years, the human landscape of the United States has been fundamentally transformed. The metamorphosis is partially visible in the ascendance of glittering, coastal hubs for finance, infotech, and the so-called creative class. But this is only the tip of an economic iceberg, the bulk of which
Cross Sections
Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Matt Schur
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-18 - Publisher:

"Cross Sections is a powerful book of poetry-as-prayers weaving together Christian imagery, tradition, progressive theology, and fresh vision. For those of us familiar with scripture, especially, Schur's words challenge us to boldly and tenderly engage some of the verses and stories that are so familiar to us that they have