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Swami in a Strange Land: How Krishna Came to the West

by Joshua M. Greene

Discover the man behind the movement in this intimate biography of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON).

In 1965, a seventy-year-old man—soon...


Book IV. The Diversity of European Spiritual Histories

by Roland Maes

The prospective ruin of Christendom was repeatedly predicted at the beginning of the fifteenth century.

In 1494, Sebastian Brant wrote “ship of fools. In 1511, Erasmus wrote the Prize of Folly. In 1515,...


book III. The Christian Enigma

by Roland Maes

Two thousand years ago, peace reigned in Europe. A peace enforced by violence, brutality, massacres and State terror. It had been like that during the two former millenaries throughout the world, in America...


Piety in Song: Spiritual Themes in Brethren Hymnody

by Peter E. Roussakis

Hymns are lasting expressions of faith and worship.

Hymns in German piety were written to serve as meditations and to teach individuals how to become better followers of Jesus.

This volume examines the thinking...


Flat Rock of the Old Time: Letters from the Mountains to the Lowcountry, 1837-1939

by Robert B. Cuthbert

A documentary history of a settlement adopted by lowcountry gentry escaping the heat of weather and war


Seven Days of Nectar

Out of Obscurity

Show Me the Way: Daily Lenten Readings

by Henri J. M. Nouwen

Nouwen invites readers to join him on a 40-day Lenten path as fellow pilgrims, from the solemn beginning of Ash Wednesday to the joyous climax of Easter. This inspirational "search for the way" speaks directly...


Beautiful Prayers to Inspire Your Soul

by Terry Glaspey

Editor Terry Glaspey has assembled a timeless collection of prayers, including the model Jesus gave to His disciples. Authored by devout believers who had an intimate relationship with God, these classic petitions...


Return to Justice: Six Movements That Reignited Our Contemporary Evangelical Conscience

by Soong-Chan Rah & Gary VanderPol

Explains the important historical context for evangelical reengagement with social justice issues and offers a way forward for contemporary Christians.


Christianity And Progress

by Harry Emerson Fosdick

This vintage book contains Harry Emerson Fosdick's 1922 collection of lectures, "Christianity And Progress". In these lectures, Fosdick guides the reader from the past to the present through the ideas, doctrines,...


A Doubter's Guide to the Ten Commandments

by John Dickson

The Ten Commandments are perhaps some of the most well-known and vexed verses of the whole Bible. They have found their way into our art, monuments, literature, and culture—even into Richard Dawkins famed...


Jerome of Prague and the Foundations of the Hussite Movement

God Hates: Westboro Baptist Church, American Nationalism, and the Religious Right

by Rebecca Barrett-Fox

The congregants thanked God that they weren’t like all those hopeless people outside the church, bound for hell. So the Westboro Baptist Church’s Sunday service began, and Rebecca Barrett-Fox, a curious...


The Money Cult: Capitalism, Christianity, and the Unmaking of the American Dream

by Chris Lehmann

A grand and startling work of American history

America was founded, we’re taught in school, by the Pilgrims and other Puritans escaping religious persecution in Europe—an austere and pious lot who established...


The Jesuits and Globalization: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Challenges

by Thomas Banchoff

The Society of Jesus is the most successful and enduring global missionary enterprise in history. Founded by Ignatius Loyola in 1540, the Jesuit order has preached the Gospel, managed a vast educational network,...


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The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto

The Oxford Movement in Practice

Summary of Killing Jesus: by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard | Includes Analysis

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Killing Jesus by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard | Includes Analysis

 

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O’Reilly explains that he and Martin Dugard wrote this book with one goal in mind,...