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Visions of a Better World
Visions of a Better World
Written by Quinton Dixie and Peter Eisenstadt
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ISBN: 9780807001721
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Visions of a Better World
Howard Thurman's Pilgrimage to India and the Origins of African American Nonviolence
Written by Quinton Dixie and Peter Eisenstadt


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2014
Price: $20.00

In 1935, at the height of his powers, Howard Thurman, one of the most influential African American religious thinkers of the twentieth century, took a pivotal trip to India that would forever change him—and that would ultimately shape the course of the civil rights movement in the United States.
 
When... Read more >
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Good God, Lousy World, and Me
Good God, Lousy World, and Me
Written by Holly Burkhalter
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ISBN: 9781601425102
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Good God, Lousy World, and Me
The Improbable Journey of a Human Rights Activist from Unbelief to Faith
Written by Holly Burkhalter


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $14.99

 “In this extraordinary memoir, one of the foremost human rights advocates of the last half century shares her brutally and hilariously honest story of finding God.” —Gary A. Haugen, president and CEO, International Justice Mission
 
 
For years, Holly Burkhalter was a heartbroken idealist working on the front lines of change... Read more >
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Juan Pablo II: recuerdos de la vida de un santo
Juan Pablo II: recuerdos de la vida de un santo
Written by Paloma Gomez Borrero
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ISBN: 9780804171861
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Juan Pablo II: recuerdos de la vida de un santo
(John Paul II: remebering the life of a saint)
Written by Paloma Gomez Borrero


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.00

Estaba segura de que sería proclamado santo. Por eso he esperado a que fuera canonizado para escribir este libro, que es un compendio de recuerdos, episodios y anécdotas guardados para siempre en mi corazón y en mi memoria, y que ahora me encanta compartir con quienes lean este libro.
 
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Juan Pablo II: recuerdos de la vida de un santo
Juan Pablo II: recuerdos de la vida de un santo
Written by Paloma Gomez Borrero
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ISBN: 9780804171878
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Juan Pablo II: recuerdos de la vida de un santo
(John Paul II: remebering the life of a saint)
Written by Paloma Gomez Borrero


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $11.99

Estaba segura de que sería proclamado santo. Por eso he esperado a que fuera canonizado para escribir este libro, que es un compendio de recuerdos, episodios y anécdotas guardados para siempre en mi corazón y en mi memoria, y que ahora me encanta compartir con quienes lean este libro.
 
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My Sisters the Saints
My Sisters the Saints
Written by Colleen Carroll Campbell
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ISBN: 9780770436513
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My Sisters the Saints
A Spiritual Memoir
Written by Colleen Carroll Campbell


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $15.00

A poignant and powerful spiritual memoir about how the lives of the saints changed the life of a modern woman.

In My Sisters the Saints, author Colleen Carroll Campbell blends her personal narrative of spiritual seeking, trials, stumbles, and breakthroughs with the stories of six women saints who profoundly changed her life...

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Liberation in One Lifetime
Biographies and Teachings of Milarepa
Written by Francis V. Tiso


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $24.95

Milarepa (1052-1135), a major figure in the history of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and known as one of Tibet's greatest lamas and poets, continues to inspire Buddhist practitioners worldwide to the present day. Liberation in One Lifetime explores the history and spirituality of the Kagyu lineage in relationship to... Read more >
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Liberation in One Lifetime
Liberation in One Lifetime
Written by Francis V. Tiso
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ISBN: 9781583947937
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Liberation in One Lifetime
Biographies and Teachings of Milarepa
Written by Francis V. Tiso


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $24.95

Milarepa (1052-1135), a major figure in the history of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and known as one of Tibet's greatest lamas and poets, continues to inspire Buddhist practitioners worldwide to the present day. Liberation in One Lifetime explores the history and spirituality of the Kagyu lineage in relationship to... Read more >
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Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley
Written by Tobias Churton
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ISBN: 9781780283845
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Aleister Crowley
The Biography: Spiritual Revolutionary, Romantic Explorer, Occult Master and Spy
Written by Tobias Churton


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $19.95

Churton's illuminating biography includes a detailed account of Crowley's adventures as a British spy during World War I; his astonishing family background, with secrets that have remained hidden for over a century; his philosophical, scientific and psychological brilliance, comparable to say, Sigmund Frued; and his rich legacy of highly original ideas... Read more >
He Leadeth Me
He Leadeth Me
Written by Walter J. Ciszek, S.J. and Daniel L. Flaherty, S.J.
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ISBN: 9780804141529
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He Leadeth Me

Written by Walter J. Ciszek, S.J. and Daniel L. Flaherty, S.J.


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $14.00

Captured by a Russian army during World War II and convicted of being a "Vatican spy," Jesuit Father Walter J. Ciszek spent 23 agonizing years in Soviet prisons and the labor camps of Siberia. Only through an utter reliance on God's will did he manage to endure the extreme hardship. He... Read more >
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Strange Glory
Strange Glory
Written by Charles Marsh
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269812
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Strange Glory
A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Written by Charles Marsh


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $35.00

In the decades since his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator, has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian thinkers of our time. Now, drawing on extensive new research, Strange Glory offers a definitive account, by turns majestic and intimate... Read more >
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Strange Glory
Strange Glory
Written by Charles Marsh
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ISBN: 9780385351690
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Strange Glory
A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Written by Charles Marsh


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $17.99

In the decades since his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator, has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian thinkers of our time. Now, drawing on extensive new research, Strange Glory offers a definitive account, by turns majestic and intimate... Read more >
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Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic
Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic
Written by Nora Gallagher
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ISBN: 9780307476388
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Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic

Written by Nora Gallagher


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $15.95

A lyrical and honest portrait of illness and the way it changes life and faith, from the award-winning author of Things Seen and Unseen.
 
In the winter of 2009, Nora Gallagher was told she had an inflamed optic nerve, cause unknown, that if untreated would leave her blind. With this news, and the...

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Writing God's Obituary
Writing God's Obituary
Written by Anthony B. Pinn
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ISBN: 9781616148430
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Writing God's Obituary
How a Good Methodist Became a Better Atheist
Written by Anthony B. Pinn


Format: Trade Paperback, 241 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $18.95

A former African American minister reveals his unusual journey from faith to atheism.

Anthony Pinn preached his first sermon at age twelve. At eighteen he became one of the youngest ordained ministers in his denomination. He then quickly moved up the ministerial ranks. Eventually he graduated from Columbia University and then received... Read more >
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Writing God's Obituary
How a Good Methodist Became a Better Atheist
Written by Anthony B. Pinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

A former African American minister reveals his unusual journey from faith to atheism.

Anthony Pinn preached his first sermon at age twelve. At eighteen he became one of the youngest ordained ministers in his denomination. He then quickly moved up the ministerial ranks. Eventually he graduated from Columbia University and then received... Read more >
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Just Jesus
Just Jesus
Written by Walter Wink and Steven Berry
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ISBN: 9780307955814
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Just Jesus
My Struggle to Become Human
Written by Walter Wink and Steven Berry


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $15.00

   Until his death in 2012, Walter Wink was one of the most influential Christian intellectuals of our time. He was a pastor and theologian, a political activist and a writer. He first becme a practitioner of active nonviolence during the Civil Rights Movement in Selma Alabama, and continued to seek social... Read more >
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Just Jesus
Just Jesus
Written by Walter Wink and Steven Berry
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ISBN: 9780307955821
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Just Jesus
My Struggle to Become Human
Written by Walter Wink and Steven Berry


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $11.99

   Until his death in 2012, Walter Wink was one of the most influential Christian intellectuals of our time. He was a pastor and theologian, a political activist and a writer. He first becme a practitioner of active nonviolence during the Civil Rights Movement in Selma Alabama, and continued to seek social... Read more >
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Good God, Lousy World, and Me
Good God, Lousy World, and Me
Written by Holly Burkhalter
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ISBN: 9781601425096
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Good God, Lousy World, and Me
The Improbable Journey of a Human Rights Activist from Unbelief to Faith
Written by Holly Burkhalter


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $11.99

“In this extraordinary memoir of grace, one of the foremost human rights advocates of the last half century shares her brutally and hilariously honest story of finding God on one of the most unlikely, irreverent, and utterly beautiful pilgrimages through life as it actually is.”
—Gary A. Haugen, president and CEO... Read more >
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Good God, Lousy World, and Me
Good God, Lousy World, and Me
Written by Holly Burkhalter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781601425089
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Good God, Lousy World, and Me
The Improbable Journey of a Human Rights Activist from Unbelief to Faith
Written by Holly Burkhalter


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $22.99

“In this extraordinary memoir of grace, one of the foremost human rights advocates of the last half century shares her brutally and hilariously honest story of finding God on one of the most unlikely, irreverent, and utterly beautiful pilgrimages through life as it actually is.”
—Gary A. Haugen, president and CEO... Read more >
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When We Were on Fire
When We Were on Fire
Written by Addie Zierman
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ISBN: 9781601425454
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When We Were on Fire
A Memoir of Consuming Faith, Tangled Love, and Starting Over
Written by Addie Zierman


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $14.99

In the strange, us-versus-them Christian subculture of the 1990s, a person’s faith was measured by how many WWJD bracelets she wore and whether he had kissed dating goodbye.
 
Evangelical poster child Addie Zierman wore three bracelets asking what Jesus would do. She also led two Bible studies and listened exclusively to Christian music. She... Read more >
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When We Were on Fire
When We Were on Fire
Written by Addie Zierman
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ISBN: 9781601425461
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When We Were on Fire
A Memoir of Consuming Faith, Tangled Love, and Starting Over
Written by Addie Zierman


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $10.99

In the strange, us-versus-them Christian subculture of the 1990s, a person’s faith was measured by how many WWJD bracelets she wore and whether he had kissed dating goodbye.
 
Evangelical poster child Addie Zierman wore three bracelets asking what Jesus would do. She also led two Bible studies and listened exclusively to Christian music. She... Read more >
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The Silence of Mohammed

Written by Salim Bachi
Translated by Sue Rose


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $9.99

Before becoming the Prophet of Islam, Mohammed was a simple man of flesh and blood who started life as a poor orphan in the Arabian city of Mecca. Through his union with Khadija, he became a prosperous merchant and caravaneer. He was visited by God at the age of forty to... Read more >
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Faitheist
Faitheist
Written by Chris Stedman
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ISBN: 9780807014455
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Faitheist
How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious
Written by Chris Stedman


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $15.00

The story of a former Evangelical Christian turned openly gay atheist who now works to bridge the divide between atheists and the religious

The stunning popularity of the “New Atheist” movement—whose most famous spokesmen include Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and the late Christopher Hitchens—speaks to both the growing ranks of atheists and... Read more >
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No Ordinary Men
No Ordinary Men
Written by Fritz Stern and Elisabeth Sifton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590176818
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No Ordinary Men
Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi, Resisters Against Hitler in Church and State
Written by Fritz Stern and Elisabeth Sifton


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $19.95

During the twelve years of Hitler’s Third Reich, very few Germans took the risk of actively opposing his tyranny and terror, and fewer still did so to protect the sanctity of law and faith. In No Ordinary Men, Elisabeth Sifton and Fritz Stern focus on two remarkable, courageous men who did—the... Read more >
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No Ordinary Men
Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi, Resisters Against Hitler in Church and State
Written by Fritz Stern and Elisabeth Sifton


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $19.95

During the twelve years of Hitler’s Third Reich, very few Germans took the risk of actively opposing his tyranny and terror, and fewer still did so to protect the sanctity of law and faith. In No Ordinary Men, Elisabeth Sifton and Fritz Stern focus on two remarkable, courageous men who did—the... Read more >
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Walking with Mary
Walking with Mary
Written by Edward Sri
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385348034
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Walking with Mary
A Biblical Journey from Nazareth to the Cross
Written by Edward Sri


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $21.00

Mary appears only a few times in the Bible, but those few passages come at crucial moments. Catholics believe that Mary is the ever-virgin Mother of God, the Queen of Heaven and Earth. But she also was a human being--a woman who made a journey of faith through various trials and... Read more >
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