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Victory's Shadow

by Thomas W. Barton

Catalonia a the beginning of the eleventh century was a patchwork of counties, viscounties, and lordships, bordered on the south by Islamic al-Andalus. Over the next two centuries, the region would dramatically...


Courting Sanctity

by Sean L. Field

The rise of the Capetian dynasty across the long thirteenth century, which rested in part on the family's perceived sanctity, is a story most often told through the actions of male figures, from Louis IX's metamorphosis...


Charles Dickens: The Complete Novels

by Charles Dickens

This book contains the complete novels of Charles Dickens in the chronological order of their original publication. - The Pickwick Papers - Oliver Twist - Nicholas Nickleby - The Old Curiosity Shop - Barnaby...


Henry VIII and the Reformation Parliament

by John Patrick Coby

Henry VIII and the Reformation Parliament transforms students into English lords and commoners during the tumultuous years of 1529 to 1536. Cardinal Wolsey has just been dismissed as lord chancellor for failing...


The Handy Christianity Answer Book

by Stephen A. Werner

The Handy Christianity Answer Book provides detailed descriptions of the teachings of Jesus, Christian beliefs about Jesus, explications of ceremonies, symbols, rituals, observations, customs, leaders, and organization...


A Saint of Our Own

by Kathleen Sprows Cummings

What drove U.S. Catholics in their arduous quest, full of twists and turns over more than a century, to win an American saint? The absence of American names in the canon of the saints had left many of the faithful...


Woman as Poem

by Vinod R. Contractor

About the Book

Surasundaris on the walls of Rani-ki-Vav remind us that sensuality is the doorway to spirituality, that growth and fertility are as important as piety and devotion, that even before we undertake...


God's Salesman

by Carol V.R. George & Kate Bowler

When Donald Trump was married to his first wife Ivana Ivana Zelnícková in 1977, the family minister who officiated the wedding was the preacher and author of The Power of Positive Thinking, Norman Vincent...


Finding God through Yoga

by David J. Neumann

Paramahansa Yogananda (1893–1952), a Hindu missionary to the United States, wrote one of the world's most highly acclaimed spiritual classics, Autobiography of a Yogi, which was first published in 1946 and...


The Regulation of Religion and the Making of Hinduism in Colonial Trinidad

by Alexander Rocklin

How can religious freedom be granted to people who do not have a religion? While Indian indentured workers in colonial Trinidad practiced cherished rituals, "Hinduism" was not a widespread category in India...


Rampart Nations

by Liliya Berezhnaya & Heidi Hein-Kircher

The “bulwark” or antemurale myth—whereby a region is imagined as a defensive barrier against a dangerous Other—has been a persistent strand in the development of Eastern European nationalisms. While...


Charles Dickens: The Complete Novels

by Charles Dickens

This book contains the complete novels of Charles Dickens in the chronological order of their original publication. - The Pickwick Papers - Oliver Twist - Nicholas Nickleby - The Old Curiosity Shop - Barnaby...


Divine Perfection and Human Potentiality

by Jarred A. Mercer

The place of Hilary of Poitiers in the debates and developments of early Christianity is tenuous in contemporary scholarship. His invaluable historical position is unquestioned, but the coherence and significance...


The Color of Compromise

by Jemar Tisby & Lecrae Moore

An acclaimed, timely narrative of how people of faith have historically--up to the present day--worked against racial justice. And a call for urgent action by all Christians today in response.

The Color of Compromise...


Ghosts in Enlightenment Scotland

by Martha McGill

Scotland is famed for being a haunted nation, "whare ghaists and houlets nightly cry". Medieval Scots told stories of restless souls and walking corpses, but after the 1560 Reformation, witches and demons became...


Charles Dickens: The Complete Novels

by Charles Dickens

This book contains the complete novels of Charles Dickens in the chronological order of their original publication. - The Pickwick Papers - Oliver Twist - Nicholas Nickleby - The Old Curiosity Shop - Barnaby...


We Are The Voice of the Grass

by David A. Hoekema

In the international press, East Africa is depicted as a region mired in civil war, child abduction, rebel militias, Muslim-Christian violence, and grinding poverty. Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)...


God and Christ in Irenaeus

by Anthony Briggman

For too long certain scholars have been content to portray Irenaeus of Lyons as a well-meaning churchman but incompetent theologian. By offering a careful reading of Irenaeus' polemical and constructive arguments,...


The Idea of Nicaea in the Early Church Councils, AD 431-451

by Mark S. Smith

The Idea of Nicaea in the Early Church Councils examines the role that appeals to Nicaea (both the council and its creed) played in the major councils of the mid-fifth century. It argues that the conflict between...


A Christmas Carol (Vintage Classics)

by Charles Dickens

Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean, miserable, bitter old man with no friends. One cold Christmas Eve, three ghosts take him on a scary journey to show him the error of his nasty ways. By visiting his past, present...