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How the other half worships

Author: Camilo J Vergara
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2005.
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"Domestically and abroad, America is known as the richest country in the world. It is hard not to be impressed by the standard of living in the nation's most affluent suburban and urban neighborhoods. Yet, scattered amid stretches that abound in wealth, the country is home to neighborhoods rife with violence, poverty, segregation, and decay. Within these blighted urban landscapes, however, there is at least one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Camilo J Vergara
ISBN: 9780813536828 0813536820
OCLC Number: 57652553
Description: xiv, 283 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Religion, transcendence, and denial among America's urban poor --
Church stories --
Architecture, design, and urbanism --
I am here to preach the truth to you : church leaders --
Dealing in hope : pastor, preacher, apostle, minister, elder, congregant --
Theology --
Churches : the public face --
Christian supplies : creating an atmosphere of reverence and devotion.
Responsibility: Camilo José Vergara.
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Bringing together more than 300 color photographs and a series of candid interviews with pastors and church officials, this book explores the conditions, beliefs, and practices that shape the  Read more...

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