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Love in a Headscarf

Written by Shelina Janmohamed


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $15.00

When Shelina Janmohamed, an Oxford-educated Muslim living in the bubbling ethnic mix of North London, opted for the traditional “arranged” route to finding a partner, she never suspected it would be the journey of her life.
 
Through ten long years of matchmaking buxom aunties, countless mismatches, and outrageous dating disasters...

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The End and the Beginning
The End and the Beginning
Written by George Weigel
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ISBN: 9780739377611
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The End and the Beginning
Pope John Paul II -- The Victory of Freedom, the Last Years, the Legacy
Written by George Weigel


Format: Trade Paperback, 1152 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $33.00

“As March gave way to April in the spring of 2005 and the world kept vigil outside the apostolic palace in Rome, the pontificate of Pope John Paul II, then drawing to a poignant end, was already being described as one of the most consequential in two millennia of Christian history.”
 
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The End and the Beginning
The End and the Beginning
Written by George Weigel, Read by Stefan Rudnicki
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ISBN: 9780307715494
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The End and the Beginning
Pope John Paul II -- The Victory of Freedom, the Last Years, the Legacy
Written by George Weigel
Read by Stefan Rudnicki


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $45.00

“As March gave way to April in the spring of 2005 and the world kept vigil outside the apostolic palace in Rome, the pontificate of Pope John Paul II, then drawing to a poignant end, was already being described as one of the most consequential in two millennia of Christian history.”
 
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The End and the Beginning
The End and the Beginning
Written by George Weigel
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ISBN: 9780307715869
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The End and the Beginning
Pope John Paul II -- The Victory of Freedom, the Last Years, the Legacy
Written by George Weigel


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $13.99

“As March gave way to April in the spring of 2005 and the world kept vigil outside the apostolic palace in Rome, the pontificate of Pope John Paul II, then drawing to a poignant end, was already being described as one of the most consequential in two millennia of Christian history.”
 
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The End and the Beginning
The End and the Beginning
Written by George Weigel, Read by Stefan Rudnicki
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ISBN: 9780307715500
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The End and the Beginning
Pope John Paul II -- The Victory of Freedom, the Last Years, the Legacy
Written by George Weigel
Read by Stefan Rudnicki


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $30.00

“As March gave way to April in the spring of 2005 and the world kept vigil outside the apostolic palace in Rome, the pontificate of Pope John Paul II, then drawing to a poignant end, was already being described as one of the most consequential in two millennia of Christian history.”
 
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The End and the Beginning
The End and the Beginning
Written by George Weigel
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ISBN: 9780385524797
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The End and the Beginning
Pope John Paul II -- The Victory of Freedom, the Last Years, the Legacy
Written by George Weigel


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $32.50

“As March gave way to April in the spring of 2005 and the world kept vigil outside the apostolic palace in Rome, the pontificate of Pope John Paul II, then drawing to a poignant end, was already being described as one of the most consequential in two millennia of Christian history.”
 
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Jesus, el judio
Jesus, el judio
Written by Cesar Vidal
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307882134
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Jesus, el judio

Written by Cesar Vidal


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $19.95

Jesus of Nazareth is adored, venerated, and admired by millions and millions of people. God, for some, teacher, for others. The truth, however, is that his history and true teachings are largely ignored by the masses. Centuries of revisions and manipulations have hidden the fact that Jesus was not a Christian.
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Home to Stay
Home to Stay
Written by Daniel Gordis
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ISBN: 9780307530905
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Home to Stay
One American Family's Chronicle of Miracles and Struggles in Contemporary Israel
Written by Daniel Gordis


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2010
Price: $14.99

In the summer of 1998, Daniel Gordis and his family moved to Israel from Los Angeles. They planned to be there for a year, but a few months into their stay, Gordis and his wife decided to remain in Jerusalem permanently, confident that their children would be among the first generation... Read more >
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Charles W. Colson
Charles W. Colson
Written by Jonathan Aitken
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ISBN: 9780307551214
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Charles W. Colson
A Life Redeemed
Written by Jonathan Aitken


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $12.99

He was Nixon’s hatchet man. A jailed felon. And now, one of the most significant Christian leaders of our time. Here is his life story.

Charles Colson has become one of the most revered leaders of our time. His ministry outreach, Prison Fellowship, has swelled to 40,000 volunteers working in 100 countries... Read more >
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Churched
Churched
Written by Matthew Paul Turner
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ISBN: 9780307458018
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Churched
One Kid's Journey Toward God Despite a Holy Mess
Written by Matthew Paul Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $14.99

“Sweet-hearted, funny, and honest, Churched had me reminiscing about the little boy searching for God that I once was…”
Dan Merchant, writer/director of Lord, Save Us From Your Followers
 

Churched details an American boy’s experiences growing up in a culture where men weren’t allowed to let their hair grow to touch their... Read more >
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Miracles Every Day
Miracles Every Day
Written by Maura Poston Zagrans
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385531818
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Miracles Every Day
The Story of One Physician's Inspiring Faith and the Healing Power of Prayer
Written by Maura Poston Zagrans


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $19.99

God's Spirit is everywhere.

Miracles Every Day is the story of Dr. Issam Nemeh, a Cleveland-based physician and devout Catholic who has prayed over tens of thousands of people from all faiths and all walks of life in the past two decades. The result? Miracles. Injuries healed, cancers cured, sight and hearing... Read more >
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Miracles Every Day
Miracles Every Day
Written by Maura Poston Zagrans
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ISBN: 9780385531825
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Miracles Every Day
The Story of One Physician's Inspiring Faith and the Healing Power of Prayer
Written by Maura Poston Zagrans


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $9.99

God's Spirit is everywhere.

Miracles Every Day is the story of Dr. Issam Nemeh, a Cleveland-based physician and devout Catholic who has prayed over tens of thousands of people from all faiths and all walks of life in the past two decades. The result? Miracles. Injuries healed, cancers cured, sight and hearing... Read more >
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Nine Lives
Nine Lives
Written by William Dalrymple
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307272829
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Nine Lives
In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
Written by William Dalrymple


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $26.95

From the author of The Last Mughal (“A compulsively readable masterpiece” —The New York Review of Books), an exquisite, mesmerizing book that illuminates the remarkable ways in which traditional forms of religious life in India have been transformed in the vortex of the region’s rapid change—a book that distills the author’s... Read more >
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Nine Lives
Nine Lives
Written by William Dalrymple
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ISBN: 9780307593597
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Nine Lives
In Search of the Sacred in Modern India
Written by William Dalrymple


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $11.99

From the author of The Last Mughal (“A compulsively readable masterpiece” —The New York Review of Books), an exquisite, mesmerizing book that illuminates the remarkable ways in which traditional forms of religious life in India have been transformed in the vortex of the region’s rapid change—a book that distills the author’s... Read more >
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Rabbi Paul
Rabbi Paul
Written by Bruce Chilton
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ISBN: 9780307551054
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Rabbi Paul
An Intellectual Biography
Written by Bruce Chilton


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $12.99

A brilliant new biography of Saint Paul, whose interpretations of the life and teachings of Jesus transformed a loosely organized, grassroots peasant movement into the structured religion we know today

Without Paul, there would be no Christianity. His letters to various churches scattered throughout the Roman Empire articulated, for the first time... Read more >
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Called Out of Darkness
Called Out of Darkness
Written by Anne Rice
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ISBN: 9780307388483
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Called Out of Darkness
A Spiritual Confession
Written by Anne Rice


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
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Anne Rice’s first work of nonfiction—a powerful and haunting memoir that explores her continuing spiritual transformation.
 
Anne Rice was raised in New Orleans as the devout child in a deeply religious Irish Catholic family. Here, she describes how, as she grew up, she lost her belief in God, but not her desire... Read more >
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Yehuda Halevi
Yehuda Halevi
Written by Hillel Halkin
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ISBN: 9780805242065
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Yehuda Halevi

Written by Hillel Halkin


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $25.00

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

A masterly biography of Yehuda Halevi, one of the greatest of Hebrew poets and a shining example of the synthesis of religion and culture that defined the golden age of medieval Spanish Jewry.
 
Like Maimonides, with whom he contrasts sharply, Yehuda Halevi spanned multiple worlds. Poet, philosopher... Read more >
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Yehuda Halevi
Yehuda Halevi
Written by Hillel Halkin
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ISBN: 9780805242836
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Yehuda Halevi

Written by Hillel Halkin


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $14.99

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

A masterly biography of Yehuda Halevi, one of the greatest of Hebrew poets and a shining example of the synthesis of religion and culture that defined the golden age of medieval Spanish Jewry.
 
Like Maimonides, with whom he contrasts sharply, Yehuda Halevi spanned multiple worlds. Poet, philosopher... Read more >
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Who We Are
Who We Are
Edited by Derek Rubin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307493118
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Who We Are
On Being (and Not Being) a Jewish American Writer
Edited by Derek Rubin


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $14.99

This unprecedented collection brings together the major Jewish American writers of the past fifty years as they examine issues of identity and how they’ve made their work respond.

E.L. Doctorow questions the very notion of the Jewish American writer, insisting that all great writing is secular and universal. Allegra Goodman embraces the... Read more >
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The Bread of Angels
The Bread of Angels
Written by Stephanie Saldana
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ISBN: 9780385532648
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The Bread of Angels
A Journey to Love and Faith
Written by Stephanie Saldana


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

A riveting memoir about one woman's journey into Syria under the Baathist regime and an unexpected love story between two strangers searching for meaning.
 
When Stephanie Saldaña arrives in Damascus, she is running away from a broken heart and a haunted family history that she has crossed the world to escape. Yet as...

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Maimonides
Maimonides
Written by Joel L. Kraemer
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ISBN: 9780385512008
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Maimonides
The Life and World of One of Civilization's Greatest Minds
Written by Joel L. Kraemer


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $19.00

This authoritative biography of Moses Maimonides, one of the most influential minds in all of human history, illuminates his life as a philosopher, physician, and lawgiver. A biography on a grand scale, it brilliantly explicates one man’s life against the background of the social, religious, and political issues of his time.

Maimonides... Read more >
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The Silence of Mohammed
The Silence of Mohammed
Written by Salim Bachi, Translated by Sue Rose
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ISBN: 9781906548445
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The Silence of Mohammed

Written by Salim Bachi
Translated by Sue Rose


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $16.95

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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Prophet of Purpose
Prophet of Purpose
Written by Jeffery L. Sheler
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ISBN: 9780385530552
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Prophet of Purpose
The Life of Rick Warren
Written by Jeffery L. Sheler


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $13.99

Rick Warren is arguably the most influential man in American religion today. Megachurch pastor, friend of world leaders, and trend-setting spiritual entrepreneur, he is widely recognized as the new public face of evangelical Christianity in America. No other modern churchman has matched his success as a leader and motivator of Christians... Read more >
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Prophet of Purpose
Prophet of Purpose
Written by Jeffery L. Sheler, Read by Danny Campbell
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ISBN: 9780739358344
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Prophet of Purpose
The Life of Rick Warren
Written by Jeffery L. Sheler
Read by Danny Campbell


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $22.50

Rick Warren is arguably the most influential man in American religion today. Megachurch pastor, friend of world leaders, and trend-setting spiritual entrepreneur, he is widely recognized as the new public face of evangelical Christianity in America. No other modern churchman has matched his success as a leader and motivator of Christians... Read more >
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The Cathedral of the World
A Universalist Theology
Written by Forrest Church


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 1, 2009
Price: $24.95

On September 24, 2009, Forrest Church succumbed to a three-year battle against esophageal cancer. As his final gift, the beloved minister and acclaimed author wrote one last book, leaving behind a clear statement of his universalist theology and liberal faith. The Cathedral of the World draws from the entire span of Church's life's... Read more >
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