Books tagged: Social Groups: Religious Groups & Communities

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At Odds in the World

By Ruth Panofsky

This volume brings together a series of scholarly essays that reflects the author's career-long interest in writing by Jewish Canadian women, in particular work that is situated at the margins of literary and Jewish studies. Collectively the essays show a consistent engagement ... Read more

Ballet Is Not For Muslim Girls

By Mariam S. Pal

From biryani to borscht, the food was always fabulous in Canada's only Polish-Pakistani family. Mariam S. Pal's memoir, Ballet is not for Muslim Girls, is set in this remarkable Victoria B. C. household in the 60s and 70s. Growing up, Mariam struggled to navigate three cultures: ... Read more

Shelterbelts

By (artist) Jonathan Dyck

Progress isn't always a straight line.

When a non-denominational megachurch opens on the edges of a rural Mennonite community, a quiet--but longstanding battle--begins to reveal itself. For years, the traditionalists in the community have held fast to the values and beliefs ... Read more