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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...

  • Where I Come Fromby Vijay Agnew

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 16.95

    "Where do you come from?" When Vijay Agnew first immigrated to Canada people would often ask her "Where do you come from?" She thought it a simple, straightforward question, and would answer in the same simple, straightforward manner, by telling them where she had been born and where she grew up. But over the years she learned that many so-called... more...

  • Reflections on Cultural Policyby Evan Alderson; Robin Blaser; Harold Coward

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    This book looks at the roles various world views have played in generating cultural policies at various times in Western history. Evan Alderson's introduction places the work within its social, political and historical framework. Robin Blaser addresses the problem of how we can begin to locate a responsible cultural position at the present time.... more...

  • Developments in Buddhist Thoughtby Roy C. Amore

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95

    Nine Canadian scholars of Buddhism consider philosophical and cultural issues in Buddhist thought. Part I, ?On Being,? discusses the philosophical problem of Being in the school of the Middle Way, Madhyamika Buddhism, and in the Tantric School of Mahayana Buddhism. Part II, ?On the Indian Milieu,? surveys Hindu views of Buddhism and explores Buddhism?s... more...

  • Weaving Relationshipsby Kathryn Anderson

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    Weaving Relationships tells the remarkable, little-known story of a movement that transcends barriers of geography, language, culture, and economic disparity. The story begins in the early 1980s, when 200,000 Maya men, women, and children crossed the Guatemalan border into Mexico, fleeing genocide by the Guatemalan army and seeking refuge.... more...

  • Religious Rivalries and the Struggle for Success in Sardis and Smyrnaby Richard S. Ascough

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    This volume, one in a series of books examining religious rivalries, focuses in detail on the religious dimension of life in two particular Roman cities: Sardis and Smyrna. The essays explore the relationships and rivalries among Jews, Christians, and various Greco-Roman religious groups from the second century bce to the fourth century ce. The... more...

  • Education as and for Legitimacyby M. Kazim Bacchus

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95

    This study of the development of education in the British West Indian colonies during the last half of the nineteenth century examines the educational policies and curriculum used in schools following the abolition of slavery. During this period the nature and development of the educational system in the region was profoundly affected by the decline... more...

  • Religious Studies in Manitoba and Saskatchewanby John M. Badertscher; Gordon Harland; Roland E. Miller

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 46.95

    This fourth volume in a series of state-of-the-art reviews of religious studies programs in Canadian provinces traces the formative role of religion in the establishment of the universities in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Despite strong roots in denominational colleges, with their confessionally oriented study of religion, by the 1960s, "there was... more...

  • Imperial Power and Regional Tradeby Abigail B. Bakan; David Cox; Colin Leys

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95

    The election of Ronald Reagan as President of the United States in November 1980 opened a new chapter in international relations; U.S. foreign policy shifted from an alliance-based, consensual approach to one based on a more overt use of its immense economic and, above all, military power. This policy entailed some stark choices for the U.S.A.'s... more...

  • Baptism, Peace and the State in the Reformed and Mennonite Traditionsby Ross T. Bender; Alan P.F. Sell

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    What are the most significant points at issue between the Reformed and Mennonite communions?Baptism, peace and church-state relations? Is there a way forward? In the hope that there may be, the contributors to this book attempt to clear the way to closer relations between Reformed and Mennonites by careful scholarly discussion of the traditionally... more...