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Songs of the Spirit

by Megan Daffern

These arrestingly thoughtful translations and meditations on the Psalms encompass a wide range of emotional responses to God, providing a richly varied resource for Lent and Easter.

‘As John Calvin said, the...


Christmas with Maud Lewis

by Lance Woolaver & Bob Brooks

Maud Lewis has become one of Canada’s favourite folk artists, and her buoyant winter pictures of nature, pets, farm animals, and people at work and play are among her most charming. Her hands were twisted...


Mormon Women’s History

by Rachel Cope, Amy Easton-Flake, Keith A. Erekson & Lisa Olsen Tait

Mormon Women’s History: Beyond Biography demonstrates that the history and experience of Mormon women is central to the history of Mormonism and to histories of American religion, politics, and culture. Yet...


Her Father’s Daughter

by Lucy K. Pick

"In Her Father’s Daughter, Lucy K. Pick looks to a much-neglected aspect of the history of the Spanish kingdoms in the eleventh and twelfth centuries. Her book is novel and original."—Teofilo Ruiz, author...


Reformation Theology: A Reader of Primary Sources with Introductions

by Bradford Littlejohn & Jonathan Roberts

Few episodes in Western history have so shaped our world as the Protestant Reformation and the counter-Reformations which accompanied it. The Reformation tore the seamless garment of Western Christendom in two,...


The World Jesus Knew: Life, Politics, and Culture in Judea and Around the World

by Seth Polinger, Randy Southern & Museum of the Bible Books

Understand the difficulties and challenges of daily living, religious customs, providing for a family, life at home, education, the Roman occupation, along with an authentic view of what was happening throughout...


Reformation Theology

by Bradford Littlejohn & Jonathan Roberts

Few episodes in Western history have so shaped our world as the Protestant Reformation and the counter-Reformations which accompanied it. The Reformation tore the seamless garment of Western Christendom in two,...


Sri Chaitanya’s Life and Teachings

by Steven Rosen & Jeffery D. Long

Tucked away in ancient Sanskrit and Bengali texts is a secret teaching, a blissful devotional (bhakti) tradition that involves sacred congregational chanting (k?rtana), mindfulness practices (japa, smara?am),...


Isaac of Nineveh's Ascetical Eschatology

by Jason Scully

Isaac of Nineveh's Ascetical Eschatology demonstrates that Isaac's eschatology is an original synthesis based on ideas garnered from a distinctively Syriac cultural milieu. Jason Scully investigates six sources...


God: A Human History

by Reza Aslan

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Zealot and host of Believer explores humanity’s quest to make sense of the divine in this concise and fascinating history of our understanding of God.

 

In Zealot,...


Mystery of the Magi

by Dwight Longenecker

The Magi of nativity scenes are romanticizeed as well-dressed wisemen bringing gifts to Jesus. Traditional Chrstians tell of a miraculous star that guided exotic kings from Persia, India and Africa. Academics...


Victorian Christianity and Emigrant Voyages to British Colonies c.1840 - c.1914

by Rowan Strong

Victorian Christianity and Emigrant Voyages to British Colonies c.1840 - c.1914 considers the religious component of the nineteenth-century British and Irish emigration experience. It examines the varieties...


Athanasius and His Legacy

by Cap.Ofm, Thomas G. Weinandy & Daniel A. Keating

Athanasius was a fiery and controversial bishop from Egypt, driven from his See no less than five times. Yet, his work served as a keystone to the settlement of the central disputes of the fourth century, from...


Hanging by a Thread

by Samuel Wells

• Incisive theology, yet accessible • Small book with large possibilities for group study and personal reflection • Makes a marvelous Lenten resource This brilliant series of theological reflections from...


The Burning Time

by Virginia Rounding

Smithfield, settled on the fringes of Roman London, was once a place of revelry. Jesters and crowds flocked for the medieval St Bartholomew's Day celebrations, tournaments were plentiful and it became the location...


Modern Sons of the Pharaohs

by Simon Henry Leeder

This interesting study of the Copts deserves attention. The Copts are the descendants of the ancient Egyptians, though many of them show a strain of Syrian or Jewish blood, and the Coptic church preserves in...


A History of the African American Church

by Carter G. Woodson

Carter G. Woodson's classic text on the emergence of African American churches, chronicling their story out of the eighteenth-century evangelical revivals and their transformations through the nineteenth and...


Whispers of the Himalaya

by Ajayan Borys

In 1996 meditation teacher Ajayan Borys journeyed to the source of the Ganges River high in India’s Himalayas. Intent on Self-realization, he discovered a deserted cave in a Himalayan forest and for two months...


The Assimilation of Yogic Religions through Pop Culture

by Paul G. Hackett, Rex Barnes, Joel Bordeaux & Albion M. Butters et al.

The image of the meditating yogi has become a near-universal symbol for transcendent perfection used to market everything from perfume and jewelry to luxury resorts and sports cars, and popular culture has readily...


Byzantine Christianity

by Averil Cameron

‘. . . I have sailed the seas and come

To the holy city of Byzantium.’

W. B. Yeats

From the foundation of Constantinople in 330 to its fall in 1453, this brief history explores the key components of Byzantine...