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The Protestant Temperament

Written by Philip J. Greven, Jr.


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $25.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-83134-7 (0-307-83134-5)

Bringing together an extraordinary richness of evidence—from letters, diaries, and other intimate family writing of the 17th and 18th centuries—Philip Greven, the distinguished scholar of colonial history explores the strikingly distinctive ways in which Protestant children were reared, and the Protestant temperament shaped, in America.

Through this cache of remarkable and remarkably... Read more >

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By Faith Alone
One Family's Epic Journey Through 400 Years of American Protestantism
Written by Bill Griffeth


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: December 23, 2008
Price: $13.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-33729-0 (0-307-33729-4)

The story of American Protestantism—through one man’s incredible family history.

Bill Griffeth had been a TV journalist covering Wall Street and the world of high finance for a quarter of a century. But when he made the startling discovery that his eight-times great-grandmother was convicted and executed during the Salem witch... Read more >
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First Comes Love
Finding Your Family in the Church and the Trinity
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-49662-9 (0-385-49662-1)

Scott Hahn has the rare ability to explain the essential teachings of Catholicism in a totally accessible manner. Rather than burdening the reader with difficult or arcane references and arguments, he writes of familiar feelings and situations and allows the theology to unfold naturally. In First Comes Love, Hahn turns his... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Hail, Holy Queen
The Mother of God in the Word of God
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-50169-9 (0-385-50169-2)

A fresh and enlightening new perspective on Mary, Mother of God, and her central importance in the Christian faith, from the author of the highly successful The Lamb's Supper.

In The Lamb's Supper, Catholic scholar and apologist Scott Hahn explored the relationship between the Book of Revelation and the Roman Catholic Mass... Read more >
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Letter and Spirit
From Written Text to Living Word in the Liturgy
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $22.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-50933-6 (0-385-50933-2)

The bestselling author of The Lamb’s Supper continues his thoughtful exploration of the complex relationship between the Bible and the Catholic liturgy in a revelatory work that will appeal to all readers.

Scott Hahn has inspired millions of readers with his perceptive and unique view of Catholic theology and worship, becoming one... Read more >
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Lord, Have Mercy
The Healing Power of Confession
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 214 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: March 18, 2003
Price: $23.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-50170-5 (0-385-50170-6)

An illuminating, reassuring explanation of the Catholic Church’s teachings on confession and forgiveness by the bestselling author of The Lamb’s Supper and Hail, Holy Queen.

Scott Hahn's Lord, Have Mercy, Scott Hahn explores the sacrament of reconciliation and shows why it is the key to spiritual growth.

Drawing on the history of ancient... Read more >
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Ordinary Work, Extraordinary Grace
My Spiritual Journey in Opus Dei
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: September 26, 2006
Price: $21.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-51924-3 (0-385-51924-9)

To conspiracy theorists, Opus Dei is a highly secretive and powerful international organization. To its members, however, Opus Dei is a spiritual path, a way of incorporating the teachings of Jesus into everyday life. In Ordinary Work, Extraordinary Grace, Scott Hahn, a member of Opus Dei, describes the organization’s founding, its... Read more >
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Reasons to Believe
How to Understand, Explain, and Defend the Catholic Faith
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $24.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-50935-0 (0-385-50935-9)

This book unravels mysteries, corrects misunderstandings, and offers thoughtful, straightforward responses to common objections about the Catholic faith.

Bestselling author Scott Hahn, a convert to Catholicism, has experienced the doubts that so often drive discussions about God and the Church. In the years before his conversion, he was first a nonbeliever and... Read more >
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Swear to God
The Promise and Power of the Sacraments
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: May 18, 2004
Price: $23.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-50931-2 (0-385-50931-6)

The most solemn, majestic, and beautiful gifts that Jesus Christ gave to the world are His sacraments. He endowed them with unprecedented and unparalleled power—power to change lives, save souls, and share God’s very life. The sacraments are the ordinary means by which God directs the course of each human life... Read more >
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Night of the Confessor
Christian Faith in an Age of Uncertainty
Written by Tomas Halik


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-52452-0 (0-385-52452-8)

Tomáš Halík is a wise guide for the post-Christian era, and never more so than in his latest work, a thought-provoking and powerful reflection on the relationship between faith, paradox, change, and resurrection.
As the challenges of cultural secularization and dwindling congregation size confront religious communities across North America and Europe... Read more >
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Markings

Written by Dag Hammarskjold
Preface by Jimmy Carter
Translated by W. H. Auden and L. Fitzgerald Sjoberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-27742-8 (0-307-27742-9)

Universally known and admired as a peacemaker, Dag Hammarskjöld concealed a remarkable intense inner life which he recorded over several decades in this journal of poems and spiritual meditations, left to be published after his death. A dramatic account of spiritual struggle, Markings has inspired hundreds of thousands of readers since... Read more >

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Classic Bible Stories: Jesus - The Road of Courage / Mark, The Youngest Disciple

Written by Chad Varah and Marcus Morris
Illustrated by Frank Hampson and Giorgio Bellavitas


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
Publisher: Titan Books
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84856-525-8 (1-84856-525-9)

Some of Britain’s finest comics artists of all time also produced strips for the classic British comic Eagle based on stories from the Bible. Now, for the first time ever, all these Bible Stories are being collected, beginning with Frank Hampson’s Road of Courage, the life story of Jesus, and Mark... Read more >

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Catholic Catechism

Written by John Hardon


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: April 23, 1975
Price: $17.99
ISBN: 978-0-385-08045-3 (0-385-08045-X)

A comprehensive yet portable catechism that presents the major elements of Catholic faith within the areas of doctrine and dogma, morality and the spiritual life, ritual and worship. Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Joan of Arc
A Life Transfigured
Written by Kathryn Harrison


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $28.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-53120-7 (0-385-53120-6)

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Carl... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.


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The Bishop's Wife

Written by Mette Ivie Harrison


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Soho Crime
On Sale: December 30, 2014
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-61695-476-5 (1-61695-476-0)

Inspired by an actual crime and written by a practicing Mormon, The Bishop’s Wife is both a fascinating look at the lives of modern Mormons as well as a grim and cunningly twisted mystery.

Linda Wallheim is the mother of five grown boys and the wife of a Mormon bishop. As... Read more >
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Roman Catholic Church - Simple Guides

Written by Edmund Hartley


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Kuperard
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $10.95
ISBN: 978-1-85733-441-8 (1-85733-441-8)

The Roman Catholic Church is the largest Christian denomination in the world. Although it has evolved over time and spread to every continent, its belief, structure and liturgy date back to the one Church founded by Christ. This personal introduction by an English priest, whose experience includes many years of service... Read more >
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The Politics of Jesus
Rediscovering the True Revolutionary Nature of Jesus' Teachings and How They Have Been Corrupted
Written by Obery Hendricks


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Three Leaves
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $17.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-51665-5 (0-385-51665-7)

Who was Jesus? And how was this first-century political revolutionary, whose teachings are meant to lead the way to freedom, turned into a meek and mild servant of the status quo? How is it possible to profess a belief in Jesus, yet ignore the suffering of the poor and the needy?... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Forge of Christendom
The End of Days and the Epic Rise of the West
Written by Tom Holland


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-27870-8 (0-307-27870-0)

At the approach of the first millennium, the Christians of Europe did not seem likely candidates for future greatness. Weak, fractured, and hemmed in by hostile nations, they saw no future beyond the widely anticipated Second Coming of Christ. But when the world did not end, the peoples of Western Europe... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Mortal Beauty, God's Grace
Major Poems and Spiritual Writings of Gerard Manley Hopkins
Written by Gerard Manley Hopkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 2, 2003
Price: $13.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-72566-1 (0-375-72566-0)

A Vintage Spiritual Classic

Gerard Manley Hopkins is one of English poetry’s most brilliant stylistic innovators, and one of the most distinguished poets of any age. However, during his lifetime he was known not as a poet but as a Jesuit priest, and his faith was essential to his work. His writings... Read more >

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Godonomics
How to Save Our Country--and Protect Your Wallet--Through Biblical Principles of Finance
Written by Chad Hovind


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Multnomah Books
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $14.99
ISBN: 978-1-60142-479-2 (1-60142-479-5)

In Godonomics, author and leading pastor, Chad Hovind, argues that the only sure solution to any economic crisis—from federal budget deficits to a family's overspending—is to follow God's principles and adopt biblical values and practices. The book presents a comprehensive strategy that not only guards against the greed that causes many... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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In the Footsteps of Jesus
A Chronicle of His Life and the Origins of Christianity
Written by Jean-Pierre Isbouts


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $40.00
ISBN: 978-1-4262-0987-1 (1-4262-0987-8)

The Gospels of the New Testament describe the life of Jesus of Nazareth, from his birth in Bethlehem and his travels through Galilee, to his trial and death in Jerusalem. In the Footsteps of Jesus goes even deeper into the story of Jesus’ life by following his path through the Holy... Read more >

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National Geographic Who's Who in the Bible
Unforgettable People and Timeless Stories from Genesis to Revelation
Written by Jean-Pierre Isbouts


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $40.00
ISBN: 978-1-4262-1159-1 (1-4262-1159-7)

Written by best-selling author Jean-Pierre Isbouts, Who’s Who in the Bible is the ultimate reference guide to the men and women in the Bible, featuring more than 2,000 entries spanning Genesis to Revelation.

From the author of In the Footsteps of Jesus and The Biblical World comes a vibrant family reference that brings to life the fascinating... Read more >

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The Story of Christianity
A Chronicle of Christian Civilization From Ancient Rome to Today
Written by Jean-Pierre Isbouts


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $40.00
ISBN: 978-1-4262-1387-8 (1-4262-1387-5)

Sumptuously illustrated with hundreds of gorgeous photographs, artifacts, and maps, The Story of Christianity focuses on the rich social and cultural history of Christianity through the ages, from its roots in Palestine to its triumph as a global movement, told through a series of dramatic turning points and unforgettable people. Beginning... Read more >

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The Jefferson Bible, Smithsonian Edition
The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Thomas Jefferson
Contribution by Janice Stagnitto Ellis
Introduction by Harry Rubenstein and Barbara Clark Smith


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $35.00
ISBN: 978-1-58834-312-3 (1-58834-312-X)

The Jefferson Bible, or The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth as it is formally titled, was Thomas Jefferson’s effort to extract what he considered the pertinent doctrine of Jesus by removing sections of the New Testament containing supernatural aspects as well as perceived misinterpretations he believed had been added... Read more >

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The Jefferson Bible
The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Thomas Jefferson and Forrest Church


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: July 4, 2001
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-7714-6 (0-8070-7714-3)

We must reduce our volume to the simple evangelists, select, even from them, the very words only of Jesus. There will be remaining the most sublime and benevolent code of morals which has ever been offered to man.–Thomas Jefferson

Featuring an introduction by Forrest Church, this reissue of The Jefferson Bible offers... Read more >
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