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Advent Presence: Kissed by the Past, Beckoned by the Future

by Melford "Bud" Holland

One of the themes of the Advent season is to prepare for Christ, the Prince of Peace, who is coming again at a time of which we do not know. We are called to remember, to be reminded, and surprised along this...


American Apostles

by Christine Leigh Heyrman

The surprising tale of the first American Protestant missionaries to proselytize in the Muslim world

In American Apostles, the Bancroft Prize-winning historian Christine Leigh Heyrman brilliantly chronicles the...


The Story of Monasticism: Retrieving an Ancient Tradition for Contemporary Spirituality

by Greg Peters

This accessible history of monasticism recovers the riches of the monastic tradition for contemporary spiritual formation and devotional practice.


Beliefs that Changed the World: The History and Ideas of the Great Religions

by John Bowker

Religious beliefs have shaped the history of the world. Their effect can be seen in culture, philosophy and politics, and they have inspired people to serve others and to create great works of art, architecture...


When the Light Returned to Main Street: A Collection of Stories to Celebrate the Season

by Jeff Hampton

WHEN THE LIGHT RETURNED TO MAIN STREET is a collection of stories that explores the meaning of Christmas from different angles and perspectives.

From the traditional settings of “Just What They Wanted” and...


The Upanishads: A New Translation by Vernon Katz and Thomas Egenes

by Vernon Katz & Thomas Egenes

This new translation of The Upanishads is at once delightfully simple and rigorously learned, providing today’s readers with an accurate, accessible rendering of the core work of ancient Indian philosophy. The...


Who Made Early Christianity?: The Jewish Lives of the Apostle Paul

by John G. Gager

In this philosophical and theological study, John Gager undermines the Apostle Paul’s rejection of Judaism, conversion to Christianity, and founding of Christian anti-Judaism. Through meticulous research and...


Aesthetic Theology and Its Enemies: Judaism in Christian Painting, Poetry, and Politics

Augustine, the Trinity, and the Church: A Reading of the Anti-Donatist Sermons

by Adam Ployd

The legacy of Augustine of Hippo (354-430) continues to shape Western Christian language about both the Trinity and the Church, yet scholars rarely treat these two topics as related in his work. In Augustine,...


Tibetan Buddhism and Mystical Experience

by Yaroslav Komarovski

In this book, Yaroslav Komarovski argues that the Tibetan Buddhist interpretations of the realization of ultimate reality both contribute to and challenge contemporary interpretations of unmediated mystical...


Resilient Reformer: The Life and Thought of Martin Luther

by Timothy F. Lull & Derek R. Nelson

This biography, begun by Timothy F. Lull prior to his death and capably finished by Derek Nelson, is marked for its fresh, winsome, and invigorating style—one undoubtedly shaped by years spent in undergraduate...


History, Law and Christianity

by John Warwick Montgomery

A stirring defense of the faith by one of Christianity's ablest defenders, this is a A re-issue of the classic "History and Christianity" expanded to include DR. Montgomery's essay "Christianity Juridically...


Missionary Stories and the Formation of the Syriac Churches

by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent

Missionary Stories and the Formation of the Syriac Churches analyzes the hagiographic traditions of seven missionary saints in the Syriac heritage during late antiquity: Thomas, Addai, Mari, John of Ephesus,...


Witnesses of Perfect Love: Narratives of Christian Perfection in Early Methodism

by Amy Caswell Bratton

In Witnesses of Perfection Amy Caswell Bratton explores how the eighteenth-century doctrine of Christian Perfection spread in the early British Methodist communities. Alongside leaders such as John and Charles...


Masters of Wisdom: The Mahatmas, Their Letters, and the Path

by Edward Abdill

A rigorous historical and philosophical examination of the controversial spiritual Masters who guided Madame H.P. Blavatsky in opening the world to Eastern and esoteric spirituality in the late nineteenth century....


Philanthropy and the Funding of the Church of England, 1856-1914

by Sarah Flew

The changing relationship between the church and its supporters is key to understanding changing religious and social attitudes in Victorian Britain. Using the records of the Anglican Church's home-missionary...


The Ecumenical Edwards: Jonathan Edwards and the Theologians

by Kyle C, Dr Strobel

Jonathan Edwards is considered by many to be America’s greatest theologian. Many have lauded him as one of the great theologians in church history. This book brings together major Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant...


Godfrey of Viterbo and his Readers: Imperial Tradition and Universal History in Late Medieval Europe

by Thomas, Dr Foerster, Brenda, Dr Bolton & Anne J, Professor Duggan

This collection provides a systematic survey of the wide readership the works of Godfrey of Viterbo enjoyed in the late Middle Ages. In the last years of the twelfth century this chronicler and imperial notary...


The Age of Secrecy: Jews, Christians, and the Economy of Secrets, 1400¿1800

by Daniel Jütte (Jutte) & Jeremiah Riemer

The fifteenth through the eighteenth centuries were truly an Age of Secrecy in Europe, when arcane knowledge was widely believed to be positive knowledge which extended into all areas of daily life. So asserts...


Luther's Fortress: Martin Luther and His Reformation Under Siege

by James Reston

In 1521, the Catholic Church declared war on Martin Luther. The German monk had already been excommunicated the year before, after nailing his Ninety-Five Theses—which accused the Church of rampant corruption—to...