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The Religion of Democracy: Seven Liberals and the American Moral Tradition

by Amy Kittelstrom

A history of religion’s role in the American liberal tradition through the eyes of seven transformative thinkers

Today we associate liberal thought and politics with secularism. When we argue over whether the...


Ritual Participation and Interreligious Dialogue: Boundaries, Transgressions and Innovations

by Marianne Moyaert & Joris Geldhof

Shared ritual practices, multi-faith celebrations, and interreligious prayers are becoming increasingly common in the USA and Europe as more people experience religious diversity first hand. While ritual participation...


A Cultural Study of Mary and the Annunciation: From Luke to the Enlightenment

by Gary Waller

This book traces the history of the Annunciation, exploring the deep and lasting impact of the event on the Western imagination. Waller explores the Annunciation from its appearance in Luke's Gospel, to its...


The Shakers

by Lesley Herzberg

Leaving Manchester, England, in 1774 to avoid religious persecution, the Shakers crossed the Atlantic and during the next 50 years established 19 villages in the United States from Maine to Kentucky. 

Guided...


The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis

by Garry Wills

The New York Times bestselling historian takes on a pressing question in modern religion—will Pope Francis embrace change?

Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope and the first from the Americas, offers a challenge...


Coming Out Christian in the Roman World: How the Followers of Jesus Made a Place in Caesar¿s Empire

by Douglas Ryan Boin

The supposed collapse of Roman civilization is still lamented more than 1,500 years later-and intertwined with this idea is the notion that a fledgling religion, Christianity, went from a persecuted fringe movement...


Mahabharata: A Modern Retelling

by Carole Satyamurti, Wendy Doniger & Vinay Dharwadker

“Astonishing. . . . [Satyamurti’s Mahabharata] brings [the] past alive . . . as though it were a novel in finely crafted verse.”—Vinay Dharwadker

Originally composed approximately two thousand years...


The Mystical Body of Christ

by Fulton J. Sheen, Robert Barron & Brandon Vogt

The Mystical Body of Christ captures the theological precision and communicative genius of Fulton J. Sheen (1895-1979), whose radio and television broadcasts, including Life Is Worth Living, have reached millions...


Essays on Modernity: And the Permanent Things from Tradition

by James A. Patrick, B. R. Mullikin & Thomas Howard

Essays on Modernity covers a wide range of topics, but the essential thesis remains the same throughout; contemporary Western society has abandoned the permanent things of tradition in favor of fleeting pleasures,...


Seven Revolutions: How Christianity Changed the World and Can Change It Again

by Mike Aquilina & James L. Papandrea

Combining history, politics, and religion, Mike Aquilina and Jim Papandrea provide practical lessons to be learned from the struggles of the Early Church, lessons that can be applied to the day-to-day lives...


Exit, Volume 3: Exodus Chapters 27 - 40

by June Martin

Exit, Volume 3 presents a study written for today's Christian and for those non-believers who will be left behind after the Lord Jesus comes for His church in the rapture. As the Apostle Paul tells us in I Thessalonians...


One Nation, Under Gods: A New American History

by Peter Manseau

A groundbreaking new look at the story of America

At the heart of the nation's spiritual history are audacious and often violent scenes. But the Puritans and the shining city on the hill give us just one way...


Meeting God in Mark: Reflections for the Season of Lent

by Rowan Williams

Meeting God in Mark explores the essential meaning and purpose of Mark's Gospel for beginners who may be curious about the Gospels and want to learn more, as well as for those who've read the Gospel many times...


The Crucified Life: Seven Words from the Cross

by Charlie Holt, Ginny Mooney & Francis Gray

WORDS ARE POWERFUL. THE WORDS OF JESUS, ESPECIALLY SO. The Crucified Life Devotional provides a daily space in which we can meditate on Jesus' final words from the cross. As we consider His words, we understand...


Feasting on the Word Lenten Companion: A Thematic Resource for Preaching and Worship

by David L. Bartlett, Barbara Brown Taylor & Kimberly Bracken Long

This new volume in the Feasting on the Word series will serve as an all-in-one pastor's companion for Lent and Holy Week, providing worship materials and sermon preparation tools for both lectionary and nonlectionary...


A History of the Amish: Third Edition

by Steven M. Nolt

Authoritative, thorough, and approachable, this book brings together, for the first time in one volume, the history of the Amish, one of America's most intriguing people. Written by one of the foremost scholars...


The Roman Inquisition: Trying Galileo

by Thomas F. Mayer

With this final installment in his trilogy on the seventeenth-century Roman Inquisition, Thomas F. Mayer has provided the first comprehensive study of the legal proceedings against Galileo.


The Antipedo Baptists of Georgetown County, South Carolina, 1710-2010

by Jr., Roy Talbert & Meggan A. Farish

The Antipedo Baptists of Georgetown is the history of the First Baptist Church of Georgetown, South Carolina, as well as the history of Baptists in the colony and state. Roy Talbert, Jr., and Meggan A. Farish...


On the Road to Emmaus at Christmas: Discovering Christ in the Law and the Prophets

by Mary Jo Beeman

Christmas is a time of celebration, but secular influences sometimes overshadow the true spiritual meaning of the season. On the Road to Emmaus at Christmas is a guidebook for family devotions during Advent....


Operation Gladio: The Unholy Alliance Between The Vatican, The CIA, and The Mafia

by Paul L. Williams

This disturbing exposé describes a secret alliance forged at the close of World War II by the CIA, the Sicilian and US mafias, and the Vatican to thwart the possibility of a Communist invasion of Europe. Journalist...