Down in the Chapel
Religious Life in an American Prison
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Farrar, Straus & Giroux|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
A bold and provocative interpretation of one of the most religiously vibrant places in America--a state penitentiary Baraka, Al, Teddy, and Sayyid--four black men from South Philadelphia, two Christian and two Muslim--are serving life sentences at Pennsylvania's maximum-security Graterford Prison. All of them work in Graterford's chapel, a place that is at once a sanctuary for religious contemplation and an arena for disputing the workings of God and man....