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Jesus Land A Memoir by Julia Scheeres

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Published by Counterpoint .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Child abuse,
  • Christian social thought & activity,
  • Religious Education Of Children,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Women,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Religious,
  • Biography,
  • Christian education,
  • Dominican Republic,
  • Education,
  • Escuela Caribe (Dominican Republic),
  • Problem children,
  • Students

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8787267M
ISBN 101582433542
ISBN 109781582433547

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Dec 09,  · Jesus Land is a story of racism, religion and dysfunction in a family that had all the right appearances. In fact, most people probably thought the Scheeres . I was born in Lafayette, Indiana and now live in the Bay Area. I'm the author of the memoir "Jesus Land," which was a New York Times and London Times bestseller and of the award-winning "A Thousand Lives: The Untold Story of Jonestown," which is being developed into a feature film.4/5. Feb 02,  · In his book, Jesus: A Pilgrimage, Father Martin explores the Holy Land and who Jesus was through the question, how was Jesus was both fully human and fully divine. He points out that looking at Jesus as a man is a stumbling block for many/5. Dec 26,  · Jesus Land by Julia Scheeres – remembering a silent rebellion The author’s searing memoir of growing up in a violent, fundamentalist household shows how defiance is sometimes a Author: Lorraine Berry.

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