June 27, 2005

negotiating for georgiaNegotiating for Georgia: British-Creek Relations in the Trustee Era -- 1733-1752

Julie Anne Sweet, assistant professor of history, explores the first two decades of Colonial Georgia's existence. Sweet contends that the first attempt to establish the colony was successful because of the positive relations between the British settlers and the Lower Creeks -- the Native American group with whom they had the most contact.
[The University of Georgia Press, 2005 -- 267 pp.]

jung in africaJung in Africa

Blake Burleson, assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and senior lecturer in religion, gives a comprehensive account of C.G. Jung's "Psychological Expedition" to Africa in 1925, including how it contributed to the formation of many of Jung's basic theories.
[Continuum International Publishing Group, 2005 -- 224 pp.]

faith-based initiativesFaith-Based Initiatives and Aging Services

Co-editors F. Ellen Netting, professor in the School of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Jim Ellor, director of the Institute of Gerontological Studies and associate professor in Baylor's School of Social Work, explore the increased role congregations now play in providing social support to the elderly. Both editors and Jon Singletary, assistant professor in Baylor's School of Social Work, contributed chapters.
[The Haworth Press, 2005 -- 165 pp.]

churching of americaThe Churching of America, 1776-2005: Winners and Losers in Our Religious Economy

In this revised and expanded version of the original text, Roger Finke, a professor of sociology and religious studies at Pennsylvania State University, and Rodney Stark, University Professor of the Social Sciences at Baylor, offer a sociological method for understanding American religious history from the Revolutionary War to the present.
[Rutgers University Press, 2005 -- 347 pp.]

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