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It celebrates the victory of the Maccabees over the Seleucids, although greater import is attached to the rededication of the Temple. The overriding impression of this collection is of the variety of viewpoints from people who called themselves humanists. Diane Nash is chosen to head direct action efforts and Charles Jones is chosen to head voter registration activity. The only approach to the church was through a graveyard, but we were too late, the mob was already there, blocking the entrances to the church.

Pages: 216

Publisher: Stanford University Press (July 14, 2010)

ISBN: 0804770190

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