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Down in the Chapel

Religious Life in an American Prison

Down in the Chapel( )
Author: Dubler, Joshua
ISBN:978-1-4668-3711-9
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Ebook
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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....
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Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Penology

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