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I didn't apply for this job, but it's in my field so I've heard rumors enough that add up to it being a poorly run search both last year and this year. Applications from minorities and women scholars are strongly encouraged. Prereq: 6 credits in religious studies and permission of instructor, approval of chairman. Explores in detail the relationship between religious beliefs and moral practice. Acts chapters 9-28 record the apostles being Christ's witnesses "to the ends of the earth." Rosa Parks - black woman whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus helped launch the U.

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Publisher: Howard Books; Original edition (June 2, 2009)

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