Fighting for Faith and Nation: Dialogues with Sikh Militants

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Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to the High Point University Career Center, As well, the course will cover the basics of the most common of world faiths (owing to the time limitations and interests of most Western peoples): Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, with a portion of this all-too short semester devoted to Western faiths that adhere to texts individual to their beliefs.

Pages: 314

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (December 1996)

ISBN: 0812233611

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