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Self-destruction in the promised land

a psychocultural biology of American suicide

by Howard I. Kushner

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick [N.J.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Suicide -- United States -- History,
    • Suicide -- United States -- Psychological aspects,
    • Suicide -- Physiological aspects

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHoward I. Kushner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6548.U5 K87 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 284 p. :
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2041656M
      ISBN 100813513774
      LC Control Number88018351

        The Book of Mormon describes a "land of promise" given to Lehi and his posterity by the Lord. Many have wondered where this land of promise might be physically located in the Americas. Historically, Latter-day Saint leaders have identified the range of North and South America as the land of promise, as well as the land of Zion. But more important than where the land of promise.   Buy Promised Land: A Northern Love Story by Clavane, Anthony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:

        “The United States is the Promised Land foretold in the Book of Mormon—” Continuing, he wrote, “ a place where divine guidance directed inspired men to create the conditions necessary for the Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus was the birth of the United States of America that ushered out the Great Apostasy, when the earth was darkened by the absence of prophets and. CENTURIES before Israel entered Canaan, Jehovah promised that land to Abraham’s descendants. Now under Joshua’s leadership, the Israelites were about to take possession of the Promised Land. God had judged the Canaanites worthy of destruction. They had saturated the land with extremely degrading sexual practices as well as with wanton.

        A land promised all the way back in Genesis to Abraham, the land of Canaan was reserved by God for his people for the nation of Israel to grow and thrive, with the exception that they uphold their end of the covenant and obey God. They often failed at this, which explains why they didn’t always stay in the Promised Land. Promised Land is a American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt and Hal screenplay is written by Damon and Krasinski based on a story by Dave Eggers. Promised Land follows two petroleum landmen who visit a rural town in an attempt to buy drilling rights from the local residents.


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Kushner (history, San Diego State University) traces American popular and scientific attitudes toward suicide from to the present, reviewing the apparent contradictions in method and theory evident Self-destruction in the promised land book sociology, psychoanalysis, and neuropsychiatry.3/5(2).

Self-Destruction in the Promised Land: A Psychocultural Biology of American Suicide. Howard Kushner disclaims any intention, in this book, to write a comprehensive social or cultural history of suicide in the United States.

Some of his basic aims, in fact, are not even historical in nature. Nevertheless, his work is rich and challenging in its historical content and as such goes far to suggest what such a history might include. Self-destruction in the promised land a psychocultural biology of American suicide by Howard I.

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government officials have used religious concepts of Christendom, often unconsciously, to justify the taking of Native American lands and to deny the original independence of Indian nations.5/5(1). John Hope Franklin and Loren Schweninger are noted scholars who have written extensively about African American history.

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Topics. Religion Politics books History books. The field of suicidology is not new. The term was first used in by W. Bonger, a Dutch professor. In the s a growing interdisciplinary suicidology developed its own journals and national association.

From the earliest scientific studies of suicide, we have been confronted with the fact. Pitching in the Promised Land book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

It was the first (and last) season of professional bas /5(6).Promised Land. TM & © Animated Stories from the Book of Mormon, LLC. Printed in the United States of America.

Parent and Teacher Guide TM & © Animated Stories from the Book of Mormon, LLC. May be reproduced for non-commercial, personal or classroom use 3.Self-destruction in the promised land.

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