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Wurmbrand, Richard.

Summary: "This classic story of amazing faith in shocking circumstances has been updated for a new generation. Its message remains urgent and relevant: thousands of Christians are still persecuted and tortured around the world today, suffering solely for their belief in Jesus Christ. Richard Wurmbrand endured months of solitary confinement, years of periodic physical torture, constant suffering from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hodder & Stoughton 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 272 WUR

Summary: An intimate portrait of job-seekers desperately chasing the broken American Dream to the tiny oil boom town of Williston, North Dakota. With the town lacking the infrastructure to house the overflow of migrants, a local pastor starts the controversial 'overnighters' program, allowing down-and-out workers a place to sleep at the church. His well-meaning project immediately runs into resistance...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF OVE

Roper, Lyndal

Summary: "Examining the inner life of Martin Luther, the founding leader of the Reformation, the author reveals a literary genius who was full of contradictions and whose Ninety-Five Theses began the greatest upheaval and transformation of Christianity in history"--NoveList.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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Summary: 500 years ago, Martin Luther triggered a seismic upheaval that rocked the western world-with an impact that continues to reverberate to this day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vision Video 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD R

Tucker, Ruth

Summary: Katherine Luther, a former nun, was a decisive, assertive partner of Martin Luther, unlike most preacher's wives of her time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LUTHER, KATHARINA VON BORA TUC

DeRubertis, Barbara

Summary: Looks at the contributions of Martin Luther King, Jr. to the civil rights movement in the United States and explains why the nation celebrates his birthday.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Kane Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.2 DER

Summary: A portrait of the controversial, charismatic, wildly popular evangelist that includes original film and sound recordings, re-creations, commentary by historians and other experts, and personal accounts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIS

Summary: Interviews, performances, and footage from church services illustrate the story of soul singer Al Green, who gave up a successful singing career to become a gospel singer and Pentecostal preacher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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2 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC GOS

Bell-Scott, Patricia.

Summary: Describes the unlikely friendship between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Pauli Murray, a granddaughter of a mixed race slave and a lesbian, who became a lawyer and civil rights pioneer, and the important work they each did for justice and freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.917 BEL

Bader, Bonnie

Summary: An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

Jazynka, Kitson.

Summary: Introduces the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

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Bull, Angela

Summary: A biography of the civil rights leader, covering his childhood, leadership, powerful speeches, assassination, and greatest influences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BUL

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: Presents an illustrated biography of the man who spent his life pursuing his dream of equality and peace and was at the forefront of the civil rights movement until his assassination in 1968.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books For Young Readers 2016

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Albee, Sarah

Summary: Profiles the civil rights leader, discussing his career as a pastor, his fight for African American rights, and his legacy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR Blue KIN

Haskins, James

Summary: Presents the life, words, and principles of the noted civil rights worker through extensive quotations from his speeches and writings.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.092 HAS

Cameron, Alexander

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1991

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 285.23 CAM

Goldstein, Warren.

Contents: The great war, Greenwich Village, and the Upper East Side -- Early years -- Europe : music and war -- Russians White and Red -- The education of a warrior-priest -- From education to vocation -- "Bus-riding chaplain" -- Preaching the word : Coffin in demand -- Wading into the big muddy -- Moments of truth : civil disobedience and the draft -- Marriage and family life -- Activist episodes --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COFFIN, WILLIAM GOL

Adler, David A.

Summary: A biography of the Baptist minister who worked unceasingly for his dream of a world without hate, prejudice, or violence, and was assassinated in the attempt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1986

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB KING ADL

Mara, Wil.

Summary: Traces the life and achievements of the Baptist pastor who became a driving force behind the African American civil rights movement.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

Du Boulay, Shirley.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRIFFITHS, BEDE DUB

Shriver, Mark K. (Mark Kennedy)

Summary: "A portrait of Pope Francis and his faith draws on interviews with the men and women who knew him as a child, before he became a priest, or during his years as a bishop, sharing additional insights into the individuals who helped shape his beliefs,"--NoveList.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRANCIS, POPE SHR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FRANCIS SHR

Willey, David

Summary: A BBC correspondent and an expert on the Vatican describes Pope Francis' first two years as pope and speculates what the future might hold for the unique man selected to head the Roman Catholic Church.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 FRANCIS, POPE Wil

Garrett, Ruth Irene

Summary: Offers the story of how the author confronted her doubts and left the strict Amish community she grew up in to search for greater emotional and spiritual understanding in the outside world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 289.73 Gar

Hansen, Drew D.

Summary: A riveting account of the origins and legacy of "I Have a Dream" Forty years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. electrified the nation when he delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. King's prophetic utterances started the long overdue process of changing America's idea of itself. His words would enter the American lexicon, galvanizing the civil rights movement,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KING, MARTIN LUTHER, JR HAN