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Author Rose, Ananda.
Title Showdown in the Sonoran Desert : religion, law, and the immigration controversy / Ananda Rose.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  BR517 .R58 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description vii, 186 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A window into the crisis: three nuns and a soup kitchen -- Sanctuary old and new: the biblical tradition of radical hospitality -- A theology of water: humane borders and the Reverend Robin Hoover -- Transcending borders: no more deaths and a higher moral law -- Postscript: riding with the Samaritans -- Fencing Arizona: meditations on a wall -- Invasions, floods, and barbarians: what's to be afraid of? -- Senate bill-1070: wagers of love and fear at the border -- Postscript: what would Jesus do?.
Subject United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Immigrants -- Civil rights -- United States.
Illegal aliens -- United States.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Emigration and immigration.
ISBN 0199890935 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780199890934 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 747385688