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Facing the King of Terrors

Wells, Robert V.

Facing the King of Terrors

death and society in an American community, 1750-1990

by Wells, Robert V.

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- Schenectady -- History,
  • Mortality -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- Schenectady -- History,
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies -- New York (State) -- Schenectady -- History,
  • Mourning customs -- New York (State) -- Schenectady -- History,
  • Schenectady (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementRobert V. Wells
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1073.U62 S348 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 301 p. :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16956053M
    ISBN 100521633192
    LC Control Number99021118

    King James Version (KJV) SEARCH THE BIBLE. SELECT A BOOK CHAPTER. VERSE. You searched for and I will give all Judah into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall carry them captive into Babylon, and shall slay them with the sword. Jeremiah | .   For the YA reader. One of my very favorite novels, this tender coming-of-age story follows college student Devin Jones, who takes a summer job at the Joyland carnival hoping to forget the girl who broke his heart, but he winds up facing the legacy of a murder, the fate of a dying child, and revelations about life that will change his world forever.

      In 'King of Terrors' Holland describes an outer reality that terrifies, and an inner conviction that assures. This paradoxical relationship between the certain knowledge of our inner self and the provisional knowledge of outward fact informs all Holland's philosophy and theology, as well as his social and political beliefs. Highlighting a bunch of King Terrors available for sale online. Our team offers a curated selection of items for sale at reasonable pricing. Shop King Terrors now!

      sister projects: Wikidata item.; A sermon preached in St Paul’s Cathedral, London, Sunday 15th May The sermon was preached following the death of King Edward VII, whose coffin lay in state in Westminster Hall from 17 to 19 May, where it was viewed by about a quarter of a million people. Robert V. Wells, Facing the «King of Terrors». Death and Society in an American Community, , Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, , p. - Volume 56 Issue 1 - .


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