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Aleister Crowley

(Available May 20, 2014)
Aleister Crowley
Written by Tobias Churton
Format: Trade Paperback
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

(Available May 6, 2014)
He Leadeth Me
Written by Walter J. Ciszek, S.J. and Daniel L. Flaherty, S.J.
Format: Trade Paperback
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

(Available April 29, 2014)
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
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: eBook
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: $9.99

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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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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Gautama Buddha

Written by Vishvapani Blomfield


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $19.95

The words and example of Gautama (often known by the title, "Buddha") have affected billions of people. But what do we really know about him? While there is much we cannot say for certain about the historical Gautama, this persuasive new biography provides the fullest and most plausible account yet.

Weaving ancient... Read more >
No Ordinary Men
No Ordinary Men
Written by Fritz Stern and Elisabeth Sifton
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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
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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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Walking with Mary
Walking with Mary
Written by Edward Sri
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ISBN: 9780385348041
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Walking with Mary
A Biblical Journey from Nazareth to the Cross
Written by Edward Sri


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $12.99

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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Writing from Left to Right
Writing from Left to Right
Written by Michael Novak
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ISBN: 9780385347471
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Writing from Left to Right
My Journey from Liberal to Conservative
Written by Michael Novak


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $12.99

“In heavy seas, to stay on course it is indispensable to lean hard left at times, then hard right. The important thing is to have the courage to follow your intellect. Wherever the evidence leads. To the left or to the right.” –Michael Novak
 
Engagingly, writing as if to old friends and... Read more >
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Writing from Left to Right
Writing from Left to Right
Written by Michael Novak
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ISBN: 9780385347464
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Writing from Left to Right
My Journey from Liberal to Conservative
Written by Michael Novak


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $24.00

“In heavy seas, to stay on course it is indispensable to lean hard left at times, then hard right. The important thing is to have the courage to follow your intellect. Wherever the evidence leads. To the left or to the right.” –Michael Novak
 
Engagingly, writing as if to old friends and... Read more >
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Camerado, I Give You My Hand
Camerado, I Give You My Hand
Written by Maura Poston Zagrans, Afterword by David T. Link
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385348010
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Camerado, I Give You My Hand
How a Powerful Lawyer-Turned-Priest Is Changing the Lives of Men Behind Bars
Written by Maura Poston Zagrans
Afterword by David T. Link


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $11.99

For many years Dr. David T. Link helped young men and women prepare to become lawyers. After his wife died, and at a time in his life when most people retire, Dr. Link felt called to serve the Church and to aid the men that his profession normally put behind bars... Read more >
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Camerado, I Give You My Hand
Camerado, I Give You My Hand
Written by Maura Poston Zagrans, Afterword by David T. Link
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385348003
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Camerado, I Give You My Hand
How a Powerful Lawyer-Turned-Priest Is Changing the Lives of Men Behind Bars
Written by Maura Poston Zagrans
Afterword by David T. Link


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $22.00

For many years Dr. David T. Link helped young men and women prepare to become lawyers. After his wife died, and at a time in his life when most people retire, Dr. Link felt called to serve the Church and to aid the men that his profession normally put behind bars... Read more >
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Sorcerer's Apprentice
My Life with Carlos Castaneda
Written by Amy Wallace


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $18.95

Sorcerer’s Apprentice opens with Amy Wallace’s first meeting with Carlos Castaneda, the infamous anthropologist-turned-shaman, whose books described meetings with Yaqui Indian spiritual teacher don Juan. Castaneda’s rise was meteoric in the late 1960s as he wrote massive bestsellers, inspired many to experiment with psychedelics, and was dubbed “the Godfather of the... Read more >
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Recen Por Mi
Recen Por Mi
Written by Robert Moynihan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770435042
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Recen Por Mi
La vida y la vision espiritual del Papa Francisco, el primer papa de las Americas
Written by Robert Moynihan


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $19.99

From the founder and editor of Inside the Vatican magazine, the world's most well-informed, comprehensive monthly on the Roman Catholic Church, comes this enlightening introduction to the life and spiritual teachings of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, the first Pope of the Americas.

On March, 13, 2013, 115 Cardinals elected for... Read more >
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