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6 edition of The Parish Behind God"s Back found in the catalog.

The Parish Behind God"s Back

The Changing of Rural Barbados

by George Gmelch

  • 278 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Waveland Pr Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • Religion,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Barbados,
  • Social life and customs,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8751786M
    ISBN 101577662091
    ISBN 109781577662099

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    Love and devotion to Mary has been a part of Christianity that can be traced back to the very first Christians. Many holy men and women of monumental virtue considered Mary to be a sure path to a deep relationship with God. Paris, in Greek legend, son of King Priam of Troy and his wife, Hecuba. The ‘judgment of Paris,’ wherein Paris is selected to determine which of three goddesses is the most beautiful, is a popular theme in art. His choice of Aphrodite set off a chain of events that caused the Trojan War.

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The Parish behind God's Back describes the social fabric and everyday life of one rural parish on the island, St.

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In The Parish behind God's Back, George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch look at the changing face of village life in St. Lucy, Barbados's northern and most rural parish.

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The Parish Behind God's Back book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. For this latest edition, the authors returned to Barbados to update the changing face of life in St. Lucy, the parish behind Gods backthe islands most rural district. Trivia About The Parish Behind No trivia or quizzes yet.3/5(6).

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Recurring theme. "The Parish behind God's Back" describes the social fabric and everyday life of one rural parish on the island, St. One of the first things any visitor to Barbados notices is Barbadian youths wearing baseball caps and T-shirts sporting the logos of North American teams; and these days, one is more likely to find an American sitcom on television /5.

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