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Run, Shepherds, Run: Poems for Advent and Christmas

by L. William Countryman

A poem a day for devotional reading during Advent and the twelve days of Christmas. Helpful hints for reading poetry, as well as useful annotations written to assist today's readers with understanding the language...


The Fathers of the Church, 3rd Edition

by Mike Aquilina

Extensively updated! The definitive resource for learning about the Church Fathers and their legacy. Ideal for RCIA, catechists, clergy, as well as lay Catholics who want to learn more about the great teachers...


Heresy and the Making of European Culture: Medieval and Modern Perspectives

by Andrew P. Roach & James R. Simpson

Scholars and analysts seeking to illuminate the extraordinary creativity and innovation evident in European medieval cultures and their afterlives have thus far neglected the important role of religious heresy....


Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity

by Elaine Pagels & Karen L. King

The instant New York Times bestseller interpreting the controversial long-lost gospel

The recently unearthed Gospel of Judas is a source of fascination for biblical scholars and lay Christians alike. Now two...


Convictions

by Marcus J. Borg

On the occasion of his seventieth birthday, the renowned scholar Marcus J. Borg shares how he formed his bedrock religious beliefs, contending that Christians in America are at their best when they focus on...


View From Mars Hill: Christianity in the Landscape of World Religions

by Charles B. Jones

The author traces the rich history of Christianity's many encounters with other religions, from the Roman Empire and Paul's speech to the Athenians on Mars Hill to the discovery of non-European peoples, through...


Augustine on War and Military Service

by Phillip Wynn

Did our modern understanding of just war originate with Augustine? In this sweeping reevaluation of the evidence, Phillip Wynn uncovers a nuanced story of Augustine’s thoughts on war and military service,...


My Mother's Wish: An American Christmas Carol

by Jerry Camery-Hoggatt

Something strange is brewing

at the Comeback Café

A grandfather’s song has turned a diner into hallowed ground. A contrary girl with a gypsy heart feels the tug of home. And a truck driver named Jedidiah keeps...


19th Century Global Expansion of Methodism: What Motivated Missionaries?

by Richard Roy

A near death episode in the Rev John Smithies' earliest missionary work raises the principal question of this book, namely, what motivated Wesleyan Methodist mission in the first half of the nineteenth century?...


Bible Believer's Archaeology - Volume 2: The Search for Truth

by John Argubright

Seeking Truth? One of the first questions people have is, "Can I really trust the Bible? This book answers the question with proofs compiled from ancient history and archaeology revealing it's accuracy. Evidences...


Ordained Women Deacons: of the Church's First Millennium

by John Wijngaards

A new, enlarged edition of the groundbreaking 'No Women in Holy Orders?', gathering historical evidence to show that women were ordained as deacons in the first ten centuries of the Church, and identifiying...


Priests and Politics: The Church Speaks Out

by Trevor Beeson

Since Christianity is an ethical as well as a mystical religion and since individuals live in communities, the church is bound to be involved in politics and other social action that determines the quality of...


In Pursuit of Religious Freedom: Bishop Martin Stephan's Journey

by Philip Stephan

In Pursuit of Religious Freedom tells the story of Martin Stephan, a religious leaders whose leadership, vision, and courage stemmed from a fifteenth-century ancestry grounded in the reformations of John Huss...


Shamanism and the Ancient Mind: A Cognitive Approach to Archaeology

by James L. Pearson

A study of archaeological evidence for Shamanism in North America and how it links to the archaeology of the mind.


Good Tidings

by T. DeWitt Talmage, Charles H Spurgeon & Joseph Parker

According to the prophecies, Jesus would be born in Bethlehem. And he was! In Good Tidings, four classic authors detail the night the world's Savior was born, acclimating you historically to the time before...


Restless Dead: Encounters between the Living and the Dead in Ancient Greece

by Sarah Iles Johnston

During the archaic and classical periods, Greek ideas about the dead evolved in response to changing social and cultural conditions-most notably changes associated with the development of the polis, such as...


The Book of "Job": A Biography

by Mark Larrimore

The Book of Job raises stark questions about the nature and meaning of innocent suffering and the relationship of the human to the divine, yet it is also one of the Bible's most obscure and paradoxical books,...


Supernormal: Science, Yoga, and the Evidence for Extraordinary Psychic Abilities

by Dean Radin

Can yoga and meditation unleash our inherent supernormal mental powers, such as telepathy, clairvoyance, and precognition? Is it really possible to perceive another person's thoughts and intentions? Influence...


Why Study History?: Reflecting on the Importance of the Past

by John Fea

Shows why Christians should study history, how faith impacts our understanding of the past, and how studying the past can transform our lives.


Holy Bishops in Late Antiquity: The Nature of Christian Leadership in an Age of Transition

by Claudia Rapp

Between 300 and 600, Christianity experienced a momentous change from persecuted cult to state religion. One of the consequences of this shift was the evolution of the role of the bishop-as the highest Church...