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The Case for the Jordan Lead Codices
The Case for the Jordan Lead Codices
Written by David Elkington, Jennifer Elkington, Margaret Barker, Philip Davies and Keith Hearne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780289953
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The Case for the Jordan Lead Codices
The Mystery of the Sealed Books
Written by David Elkington, Jennifer Elkington, Margaret Barker, Philip Davies and Keith Hearne


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $60.00

The Case For the Jordan Lead Codices presents a series of essays by eminent scholars underlining the case for proper analysis and restoration of the codices back to Jordan. For the first time, a very thorough analysis of the metal and its origins is argued by a senior analyst in the private... Read more >
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The Case for the Jordan Lead Codices
The Mystery of the Sealed Books
Written by David Elkington, Jennifer Elkington, Margaret Barker, Philip Davies and Keith Hearne


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $9.99

The Case For the Jordan Lead Codices presents a series of essays by eminent scholars underlining the case for proper analysis and restoration of the codices back to Jordan. For the first time, a very thorough analysis of the metal and its origins is argued by a senior analyst in the private... Read more >
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The Ark Before Noah
The Ark Before Noah
Written by Irving Finkel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385537117
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The Ark Before Noah
Decoding the Story of the Flood
Written by Irving Finkel


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

The recent translation of a Babylonian tablet launches a groundbreaking investigation into one of the most famous stories in the world, challenging the way we look at ancient history.
 
Since the Victorian period, it has been understood that the story of Noah, iconic in the Book of Genesis, and a... Read more >
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The Ark Before Noah
The Ark Before Noah
Written by Irving Finkel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385537124
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The Ark Before Noah
Decoding the Story of the Flood
Written by Irving Finkel


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $14.99

The recent translation of a Babylonian tablet launches a groundbreaking investigation into one of the most famous stories in the world, challenging the way we look at ancient history.
 
Since the Victorian period, it has been understood that the story of Noah, iconic in the Book of Genesis, and a... Read more >
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Clerical Vestments
Clerical Vestments
Written by Sarah Bailey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812210
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Clerical Vestments
Ceremonial Dress of the Church
Written by Sarah Bailey


Format: Trade Paperback, 70 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $12.95

Churches up and down the United Kingdom have some remarkable collections of the most exquisitely embroidered clothing which are part of our hidden heritage. Our cathedrals hold in their treasuries some of the most beautiful textile pieces ever produced in Europe and beyond. There is a whole fascinating history to these... Read more >
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Clerical Vestments
Ceremonial Dress of the Church
Written by Sarah Bailey


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $7.95

Churches up and down the United Kingdom have some remarkable collections of the most exquisitely embroidered clothing which are part of our hidden heritage. Our cathedrals hold in their treasuries some of the most beautiful textile pieces ever produced in Europe and beyond. There is a whole fascinating history to these... Read more >
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The Medieval Monastery
The Medieval Monastery
Written by Roger Rosewell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811466
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The Medieval Monastery

Written by Roger Rosewell


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $12.95

Monasteries are among the most intriguing and enduring symbols of England's medieval heritage. Simultaneously places of prayer and spirituality, power and charity, learning and invention, illusion and superstition, they survive today as haunting ruins, great houses and as some of our most important cathedrals and churches.

This book examines the growth of... Read more >
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The Medieval Monastery

Written by Roger Rosewell


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $7.95

Monasteries are among the most intriguing and enduring symbols of England's medieval heritage. Simultaneously places of prayer and spirituality, power and charity, learning and invention, illusion and superstition, they survive today as haunting ruins, great houses and as some of our most important cathedrals and churches.

This book examines the growth of... Read more >
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Saints Preserved
Saints Preserved
Written by Thomas J. Craughwell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307590732
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Saints Preserved
An Encyclopedia of Relics
Written by Thomas J. Craughwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $16.00

A finger, a lock of hair, a crucifix, a chalice—if such items belonged to a saint, they are considered to be relics and as such are venerated by the Catholic Church. Anyone who thinks that relics are remnants of the Middle Ages should log on to eBay. On any day of... Read more >
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Saints Preserved
Saints Preserved
Written by Thomas J. Craughwell
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ISBN: 9780307590749
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Saints Preserved

Written by Thomas J. Craughwell


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 12, 2011
Price: $13.99

A finger, a lock of hair, a crucifix, a chalice—if such items belonged to a saint, they are considered to be relics and as such are venerated by the Catholic Church. Anyone who thinks that relics are remnants of the Middle Ages should log on to eBay. On any day of... Read more >
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The Letter and the Scroll
The Letter and the Scroll
Written by Robin Currie and Stephen Hyslop
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426205149
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The Letter and the Scroll
What Archaeology Tells Us About the Bible
Written by Robin Currie and Stephen Hyslop


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $40.00

For 2,000 years and more, the Bible and its precepts have shaped world culture and civilization, whether Judeo-Christian or not. The Bible is a touchstone of religious belief, literary accomplishment, morality, and history unlike any other. Biblical interpretations have changed over the millennia, but the past 100 years have witnessed some... Read more >
Prehistory
Prehistory
Written by Colin Renfrew
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812976618
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Prehistory
The Making of the Human Mind
Written by Colin Renfrew


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $16.00

In Prehistory, the award-winning archaeologist and renowned scholar Colin Renfrew covers human existence before the advent of written records–the overwhelming majority of our time here on earth–and gives an incisive, concise, and lively survey of the past, and of how scholars and scientists labor to bring it to light.

Renfrew begins... Read more >
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Prehistory
Prehistory
Written by Colin Renfrew
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ISBN: 9781588368089
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Prehistory
The Making of the Human Mind
Written by Colin Renfrew


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $11.99

In Prehistory, the award-winning archaeologist and renowned scholar Colin Renfrew covers human existence before the advent of written records–which is to say, the overwhelming majority of our time here on earth. But Renfrew also opens up to discussion, and even debate, the term “prehistory” itself, giving an incisive, concise, and lively... Read more >
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Treatise on Relics
Treatise on Relics
Written by John Calvin, Translated by Count Valerian Krasinski, Introduction by Joe Nickell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591026280
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Treatise on Relics

Written by John Calvin
Translated by Count Valerian Krasinski
Introduction by Joe Nickell


Format: Trade Paperback, 71 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $10.99

For much of its history the Catholic Church has countenanced the veneration of relics—objects or even bones associated with a saint, or with Jesus Christ himself, that were deemed to have healing power or some beneficial spiritual effect on believers. Despite criticism from some skeptical observers (including even St. Augustine), the... Read more >
The Gospel of Judas, Second Edition
The Gospel of Judas, Second Edition
Edited by Rodolphe Kasser, Marvin Meyer and Gregor Wurst, Contribution by Francois Gaudard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426200489
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The Gospel of Judas, Second Edition

Edited by Rodolphe Kasser, Marvin Meyer and Gregor Wurst
Contribution by Francois Gaudard


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2008
Price: $12.95

For 1,600 years its message lay hidden. When the bound papyrus pages of this lost gospel finally reached scholars who could unlock its meaning, they were astounded. Here was a gospel that had not been seen since the early days of Christianity, and which few experts had even thought existed–a gospel... Read more >
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The Gospel of Judas, Second Edition

Edited by Rodolphe Kasser, Marvin Meyer, Gregor Wurst and Francois Gaudard


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2008
Price: $12.95

For 1,600 years its message lay hidden. When the bound papyrus pages of this lost gospel finally reached scholars who could unlock its meaning, they were astounded. Here was a gospel that had not been seen since the early days of Christianity, and which few experts had even thought existed–a gospel... Read more >
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The Gospel of Judas, Critical Edition
The Gospel of Judas, Critical Edition
Written by Rodolphe Kasser and Gregor Wurst
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426201912
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The Gospel of Judas, Critical Edition
Together with the Letter of Peter to Phillip, James, and a Book of Allogenes from Codex Tchacos
Written by Rodolphe Kasser and Gregor Wurst


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2007
Price: $45.00

For the first time in a single volume, discover the complete text of Codex Tchacos—the remarkable ancient papyrus book that contains the Gospel of Judas. Hidden for 1,600 years in an Egyptian cave, only to be found, traded, and all but destroyed before its restoration began in 2001, Codex Tchacos contains... Read more >
Fields of Honor
Fields of Honor
Written by Edwin C. Bearss, Introduction by James McPherson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426200939
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Fields of Honor
Pivotal Battles of the Civil War
Written by Edwin C. Bearss
Introduction by James McPherson


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $15.95

Few historians have ever captured the drama, excitement, and tragedy of the Civil War with the headlong elan of Edwin Bearss, who has won a huge, devoted following with his extraordinary battlefield tours and eloquent soliloquies about the heroes, scoundrels, and little-known moments of a conflict that still fascinates America. Antietam... Read more >
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The Lost Gospel
The Lost Gospel
Written by Herbert Krosney, Foreword by Bart D. Ehrman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426200472
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The Lost Gospel
The Quest for the Gospel of Judas Iscariot
Written by Herbert Krosney
Foreword by Bart D. Ehrman


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2007
Price: $14.95

On best-seller lists nationwide: New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and the Washington Post.

This compelling and exhaustively researched account reveals the truth behind one of the greatest Judeo Christian archaeology of the century—a 1,600-year-old papyrus manuscript, or codex, containing the only known surviving Gospel of Judas. With all the... Read more >
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The Lost Gospel
The Quest for the Gospel of Judas Iscariot
Written by Herbert Krosney
Foreword by Bart D. Ehrman


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 4, 2006
Price: $14.95

Judas Iscariot.

He’s been hated and reviled through the ages as Jesus Christ’s betrayer– the close friend who sells him out for 30 pieces of silver.

But history also records other information about Judas Iscariot. One such reference was written in 180 by an influential Church Father named St. Irenaeus who railed against... Read more >
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The Lost Gospel
The Lost Gospel
Written by Herbert Krosney, Foreword by Bart D. Ehrman, Narrated by Jason Culp
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781426200571
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The Lost Gospel
The Quest for the Gospel of Judas Iscariot
Written by Herbert Krosney
Foreword by Bart D. Ehrman
Narrated by Jason Culp


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $44.95

This codex–one of the greatest discoveries in Judeo-Christian archaeology–did not head straight to a museum, or even to the library of a rich collector. The gospel’s removal from its burial place was just the beginning of a bizarre cloak-and-dagger journey. The Gospel of Judas, treated like a piece of merchandise, would... Read more >
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The Gospel of Judas
The Gospel of Judas
Written by National Geographic Society, Edited by Rodolphe Kasser, Marvin Meyer and Gregor Wurst, Commentaries by Bart D. Ehrman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426200427
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The Gospel of Judas

Written by National Geographic Society
Edited by Rodolphe Kasser, Marvin Meyer and Gregor Wurst
Commentaries by Bart D. Ehrman


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2006
Price: $22.00

For 1,600 years its message lay hidden. When the bound papyrus pages of this lost gospel finally reached scholars who could unlock its meaning, they were astounded. Here was a gospel that had not been seen since the early days of Christianity, and which few experts had even thought existed–a gospel... Read more >
The Lost Gospel
The Lost Gospel
Written by Herbert Krosney, Foreword by Bart D. Ehrman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426200410
Our Price: $27.00
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The Lost Gospel
The Quest for the Gospel of Judas Iscariot
Written by Herbert Krosney
Foreword by Bart D. Ehrman


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2006
Price: $27.00

Judas Iscariot.

He’s been hated and reviled through the ages as Jesus Christ’s betrayer–the close friend who sells him out for 30 pieces of silver.

But history also records other information about Judas Iscariot. One such reference was written in 180 by an influential Church Father named St. Irenaeus who railed against... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a trade paperback.
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