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Jesus Land

A Memoir

by Julia Scheeres

  • 336 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Counterpoint .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Child abuse,
  • Christian social thought & activity,
  • Religious Education Of Children,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Women,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Religious,
  • Biography,
  • Christian education,
  • Dominican Republic,
  • Education,
  • Escuela Caribe (Dominican Republic),
  • Problem children,
  • Students

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8787267M
    ISBN 101582433542
    ISBN 109781582433547

    The Book of Mormon records the visit of Jesus Christ to people in the Americas following His Resurrection. A two-hundred-year era of peace followed that visit of Christ. Moroni, the last of the Nephite prophet-historians, sealed up the abridged records of these people and hid them in about A.D. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

    Click to read more about Jesus Land: A Memoir by Julia Scheeres. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(49). --New York Times Book Review Over a decade after its first publication, Jesus Land remains deeply resonant with readers. Now with a new preface by the author, this New York Times bestselling memoir is a gripping tale of rage and redemption, hope and humor, morality and malice--and most of all, the truth: that being a good person takes more than.

    Jesus of Nazareth (/ ˈ dʒ iː z ə s /; 7–2 BC/BCE to 30–36 AD/CE), commonly referred to as Jesus Christ or simply as Jesus or Christ, is the central figure of Christianity. Most Christian denominations venerate him as God the Son incarnated and believe that he rose from the dead after being crucified. Book reviews, interviews, columns, and musings. March nonfiction Jesusland by Julia Scheeres. In Julia Scheeres's achingly confessional memoir, Jesusland is .


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Oct 30,  · Still, "Jesus Land" is compulsively readable and often heartbreakingly sad, and it provides readers with a clear and disturbing picture Jesus Land book life inside Christian-themed teen recovery centers where Guantanamo-level abuses take place as a matter of course/5.

Jesus Land is an uplifting and satisfying book that is sure to please its readers. Originally published on Curled Up With A Good Book at hispeq.com © Bobby Blades, Tinged with sadness yet pervaded by a sense of triumph, Scheeres's book is a crisply written and earnest examination Jesus Land book the meaning of family and Christian values, and announces the author as a.

Dec 09,  · Jesus Land is a story of racism, religion and dysfunction in a family that had all the right appearances. In fact, most people probably thought the Scheeres. I was born in Lafayette, Indiana and now live in the Bay Area.

I'm the author of the memoir "Jesus Land," which was a New York Times and London Times bestseller and of the award-winning "A Thousand Lives: The Untold Story of Jonestown," which is being developed into a feature film.4/5.

Feb 02,  · In his book, Jesus: A Pilgrimage, Father Martin explores the Holy Land and who Jesus was through the question, how was Jesus was both fully human and fully divine. He points out that looking at Jesus as a man is a stumbling block for many/5.

Dec 26,  · Jesus Land by Julia Scheeres – remembering a silent rebellion The author’s searing memoir of growing up in a violent, fundamentalist household shows how defiance is sometimes a Author: Lorraine Berry.

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KIRKUS REVIEW. The road out of an intolerant small town leads straight to a faith-based reform school in journalist Scheeres’s scarifying memoir. When she was 16, her fundamentalist Christian parents Author: Julia Scheeres. Sep 01,  · In "Jesus Land," the worst crimes of all are done in the name of religion.

This is a crime repeated over and over through the ages, but here it's given a personal feel. The very gospel that Julia's and David's parents and teachers tried to force down their throats is a gospel that speaks against hate and lies and hypocrisy/5(5).

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The memoir the New York Times Book Review called "heart-stopping and enraging" and about which Entertainment Weekly raved "Jesus Land will break your heart and mend it again"New York Times Book Review called "heart-stopping and enraging" and about which Entertainment Weekly raved "Jesus Land will break your heart and mend it again".

Nov 01,  · This here is: Jesus Land. Julia Scheeres stumbles across these signs along the side of a cornfield while out biking with her adopted brother David. Julia Scheeres stumbles across these signs along the side of a cornfield while out biking with her adopted brother David.

Julia Scheeres stumbles across these signs along the side of a cornfield while out biking with her adopted brother David. It's the mids, they're sixteen years old, and have just moved to rural Indiana, a landscape of cottonwood trees and trailer parks--and a racism neither of them is prepared for.

While Julia is white, her close relationship with David, who's black, makes them both outcasts.5/5(2). Oct 01,  · Julia Scheeres' memoir Jesus Land is a painfully candid account of a family riddled with dysfunction. Scheeres, now 38, grew up in a strict Calvinist household in Lafayette, Indiana, the daughter of a surgeon and his Bible-thumping wife.

Her parents' missionary zeal led them to adopt two African-American boys when Julia was still a toddler. Nov 13,  · JESUS LAND. A Memoir. By Julia Scheeres. Counterpoint. $ When they were young, Julia Scheeres and her brother David would sneak into.

Apr 21,  · Book Trailer for Jesus Land. Download Jesus Land: A Memoir and read Jesus Land: A Memoir online books in format PDF. Get also books in EPUB and Mobi Format. Check out other translated books in French, Spanish languages. Books Description: Julia and her adopted brother, David, are sixteen-years-old.

Julia is white.A New York Times bestseller: A memoir that “will break your heart and mend it again, but it won’t stop haunting you” (Entertainment Weekly). An ALA Alex Award Winner.You can also click on “view all books” beneath the search box to run a more advanced search, and to scroll through all of the books in our database.

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