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God"s peoples

Donald Harman Akenson

God"s peoples

covenant and land in South Africa, Israel and Ulster

by Donald Harman Akenson

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montréal, Qué .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nationalism -- South Africa.,
  • Nationalism -- Israel.,
  • Nationalism -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Covenants -- Religious aspects.,
  • Northern Ireland -- Civilization,
  • South Africa -- Civilization.,
  • Israel -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDonald Harman Akenson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB"197"A44"1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 404 p. :
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20169760M
    ISBN 100773509402

    This is a world-ranging book of sharp juxtapositions and surprises: MacGregor writes of a Torah binder in the same breath as he does the dreadlocks of young Vanuatuan men as well as the meeting of the worlds of the beatific Buddha, the suffering Christ, and the ancient gods: “Clothed in drapery clearly influenced by Greek and Roman models.   "Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes" is a big, beautiful book about Greek mythology told from Percy's perspective. Percy puts a contemporary spin on the traditional tales of 12 Greek heroes; Perseus, Psyche, Phaethon, Otrera, Daedalus, Theseus, Atalanta, Bellerophon, Cyrene, Orpheus, Hercules, and Jason.


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