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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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Silence, the Word and the Sacredby E.D. Blodgett; H.G. Coward

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    The result of a dialogue between poets and scholars on the meaning and making of the sacred, this book endeavours to determine how the sacred emerges in sacred script as well as in poetic discourse. It ranges through scholarship in areas as apparently disparate as postmodernism and Buddhism. The perspectives developed are various and without closure,... more...

  • Rhetoric and Reality in Early Christianitiesby Willi Braun

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    One of the most pressing issues for scholars of religion concerns the role of persuasion in early Christianities and other religions in Greco-Roman antiquity. The essays in Rhetoric and Reality in Early Christianities explore questions about persuasion and its relationship to early Christianities. The contributors theorize about persuasion as the... more...

  • Killing Womenby Annette Burfoot; Susan Lord

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    The essays in Killing Women: The Visual Culture of Gender and Violence find important connections in the ways that women are portrayed in relation to violence, whether they are murder victims or killers. The book's extensive cultural contexts acknowledge and engage with contemporary theories and practices of identity politics and debates about... more...

  • The False Laws of Narrativeby Louis Cabri; Fred Wah

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2009; US$ 13.95

    The False Laws of Narrative is a selection of Fred Wah's poems covering the poets entire poetic trajectory to date. A founding editor of Tish magazine, Wah was influenced by leading progressive and innovative poets of the 1960s and was at the forefront of the exploration of racial hybridity, multiculturalism, and transnational family roots in... more...