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Rachel Allison

Rachel Allison is an assistant profession in the department of sociology at Mississippi State University. She is the coordinator of a session called  “Soccer and the Politics of Inequality,” which will look at the social and racial issues raised by professional soccer and the FIFA World Cup, at the 2014 conference of the North American […]

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Magnolia Grove Monastery

Magnolia Grove Monastery is a residential monastery in Batesville, Miss., and is simultaneously Magnolia Village, a mindfulness practice meditation center in the tradition of Plum Village founded by Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh.

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Michele Alexandre

Michele Alexandre, an associate law professor at the University of Mississippi, is a 2004 Fulbright Scholar researching the legal protection afforded to women under the Haitian practice of placage, an informal form of polygamy.

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The Baptist Record

The Baptist Record is the weekly journal of Mississippi Baptists. It is the third-largest newspaper in the Southern Baptist Convention. It is based in Jackson, Miss. Jim Futral is executive director.

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Islamic Supreme Council of America

The Islamic Supreme Council of America is a nonprofit, nongovernmental religious organization dedicated to working for the cause of Islam. Contact Chairman Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani.

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Life Action Ministries

Life Action Ministries is a non-profit organization founded in 1971 by Del Fehsenfeld Jr. that works to promote their religion through conferences, retreats and resources. It has conducted over 900 crusades in churches and cities throughout North America.

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John Bartowski

Sociologist John Bartkowski at Mississippi State University has studied faith-based poverty relief in Mississippi. He co-authored Charitable Choices: Religion, Race, and Poverty in the Post-Welfare Era (New York University Press, 2003).

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