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Religious Autobiographies 2nd Edition

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Part I: ABOUT RELIGIOUS AUTOBIOGRAPHY. 1. What Is Religious Autobiography? 2. What Is Religion? Part II: RELIGIOUS AUTOBIOGRAPHIES. 3. Lakota Sioux. John Fire Lame Deer. Mary Crow Dog. 4. Druidry. Philip Carr-Gomm. Emma Restall Orr. 5. Hinduism. Gopi Krishna. Shudha Mazumdar. 6. Buddhism. Thich Nhat Hanh. Satomi Myodo. 7. Creation Spirituality. Matthew Fox. Layne Redmond. 8. Judaism. Judith Magyar Isaacson. Samuel Heilman. 9. Honduran Catholicism. Padre Carney. Elvia Alvarado. 10. African-American Protestantism. Benjamin E. Mays. Bessie Jones. 11. Islam. Jalal Al-e Ahmad. Zaynab al-Ghazali.

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Gary L. Comstock is professor of philosophy and director of the ethics program at North Carolina State University. He is best known as the founder of the Bioethics Institute, a faculty development workshop that has helped five hundred scientists around the world integrate discussions of ethics into their courses. Dr. Comstock recently published VEXING NATURE? ON THE ETHICAL CASE AGAINST AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY. It explains how, after writing essays against genetic engineering, he changed his mind to become a "cautious proponent" of genetically modified foods. He is also the editor of LIFE SCIENCE ETHICS. Prior to his current position, Dr. Comstock was professor of religious studies at Iowa State University. He has held appointments at Oregon State University; is a Member of the Center of Theological Inquiry in Princeton, New Jersey; a past president of the Society for Agriculture and Human Values; and a popular speaker who has lectured across Europe, the US, and Canada, and in Israel, South Korea, Belize, and New Zealand. His work has been translated into Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Bulgarian. In 1998 he won his College's Award for Excellence in Outreach. Dr. Comstock has served as principal investigator or project director on more than fifteen grants totaling more than a million dollars, including major awards from NSF and USDA. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and his B.A. from Wheaton College.

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  • Paperback: 420 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 2 edition (October 31, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0534526411
  • ISBN-13: 978-0534526412
  • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 7.8 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #550,879 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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C. Wayne Mayhall, is Visiting Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Barton College (Wilson, North Carolina) where he teaches courses on Islam, Gun Violence in America, Ethics, Critical Thinking, History of Philosophy, and Comparative World Religions. As adjunct professor of philosophy at Winthrop University (Rock HIll, South Carolina) he teaches Introduction to Philosophy and Theories of Knowledge. At Limestone College (Gaffney, South Carolina) he is adjunct professor of philosophy and religion and teaches A Study of Jesus, Comparative World Religions, Critical Thinking, Logic, and Ethics. At University of North Carolina Charlotte he is adjunct professor of philosophy and teaches Arts and Society: Film. He has written six books, all available at Amazon and specializes in the fields of philosophy, ethics, bioethics, and comparative world religions. He also writes for Bar Charts and has written content for the following charts: Argumentative Research Writing; Political Science/International Relations; Sociology, and Geography. He has the BA in Mass Communications/Journalism and has been a professional writer for regional and national magazines for over 20 years. His MA is in Christian Thought/Philosophy of Religion from Bethel University (St. Paul, Minnesota). He has an MSHE (Master of Science in Higher Education/Online College Teaching) from Kaplan University and the MAB (Master of Arts in Bioethics) from Trinity Graduate School. He is Ed.D (ABD) at Liberty University in curriculum and instruction. He can be reached at wayne.mayhall@gmail.com.

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