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Down in the Chapel Religious Life in an American Prison

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ISBN-10: 1250050324

ISBN-13: 9781250050328

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joshua Dubler

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A bold and provocative interpretation of one of the most religiously vibrant places in America-a state penitentiaryBaraka, Al, Teddy, and Sayyid-four black men from South Philadelphia, two Christian and two Muslim-are serving life sentences at Pennsylvania's maximum-security Graterford Prison. All of them work in Graterford's chapel, a place that is at once a sanctuary for religious contemplation and an arena for disputing the workings of God and man. Day in, day out, everything is, in its twisted way, rather ordinary. And then one of them disappears.Down in the Chapel tells the story of one week at Graterford Prison. We learn how the men at Graterford pass their time, care for themselves,…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 8/12/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English