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Wilfrid Laurier University Press

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  • Of God and Maxim Gunsby Geoffrey Johnston

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95

    Co-winner of the Presbyterian Church in Canada History Prize for 1989. more...

  • The Huguenots and French Opinion, 1685-1787by Geoffrey Adams

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    The decision of Louis XIV to revoke the Edict of Nantes and thus liquidate French Calvinism was well received in the intellectual community which was deeply prejudiced against the Huguenots. This antipathy would gradually disappear. After the death of the Sun King, a more sympathetic view of the Protestant minority was presented to French readers... more...

  • Cruel but Not Unusualby Ramona Alaggia; Cathy Vine

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 44.95

    Violence in families and intimate relationships affects a significant proportion of the population-from very young children to the elderly. Although no one is immune to violence, some groups are particularly vulnerable. Cruel but Not Unusual: Violence in Canadian Families is the first book to offer a national survey of the latest research and practice,... more...

  • Backpacks Full of Hopeby Eduardo Aldunate

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2010; US$ 21.95

    Backpacks Full of Hope: The UN Mission in Haiti describes the experience of a Chilean general as Deputy Force Commander of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) during the particularly turbulent year September 2005 to September 2006. It details the realities of commanding more than 7,000 men from eleven countries while working... more...

  • The Life Writings of Mary Baker McQuestenby Mary J. Anderson

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 16.95

    How did a privileged Victorian matron, newly widowed and newly impoverished, manage to raise and educate her six young children and restore her family to social prominence? Mary Baker McQuesten's personal letters, 155 of which were carefully selected by Mary J. Anderson, tell the story. In her uninhibited style, in letters mostly to her children,... more...

  • The Faces of Reasonby Leslie Armour; Elizabeth Trott

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 39.95

    The Faces of Reason traces the history of philosophy in English Canada from 1850 to 1950, examining the major English-Canadian philosophers in detail adn setting them in the context of the main currents of Canadian thought. The book concludes with a brief survey of the period after 1950. What is distinctive in Canadian philosophy, say the authors,... more...

  • Studies in the Book of Jobby Walter E. Aufrecht

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95

    The four essays in this volume present an overview of current issues in studies of the book of Job. The opening essay, by Williams, deals with major aspects of Joban research: new commentaries, Near Eastern backgrounds, textual criticism, language and vocabulary, literary criticism, dating problems, and theological ideas. The remaining essays focus... more...

  • Education for Development or Underdevelopment?by M.K. Bacchus

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 41.95

    How critical is education in the development struggle of a third world country? Responding to popular demands for more accessible education, the Guyanese government instituted numerous educational reforms, hoping to promote economic growth in both the modern and the traditional sectors of the economy. Many in the traditional sector, however, saw... more...

  • Babies for the Nationby Denyse Baillargeon; W. Donald Wilson

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2009; US$ 42.95

    Described by some as a "necropolis for babies," the province of Quebec in the early twentieth century recorded infant mortality rates, particularly among French-speaking Catholics, that were among the highest in the Western world. This "bleeding of the nation" gave birth to a vast movement for child welfare that paved the way for a medicalization... more...

  • Lord, Giver of Lifeby Jane Barter Moulaison

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    George Lindbeck once characterized postliberalism, which received its initial structure from his book The Nature of Doctrine , as an attempt to recover pre-modern scriptural interpretation in contemporary form. In Lord, Giver of Life: Toward a Pneumatological Complement to George Lindbeck's Theory of Doctrine , Jane Barter Moulaison explores the... more...