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Down in the Chapel

Religious Life in an American Prison

Down in the Chapel( )
Author: Dubler, Joshua
ISBN:978-0-374-12070-2
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
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...
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Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Penology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.37 x 9.03 x 1.34 Inches
Book Weight:1.386 Pounds

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