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The Wisdom Jesus
The Wisdom Jesus
Written by Cynthia Bourgeault
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590305805
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The Wisdom Jesus
Transforming Heart and Mind--A New Perspective on Christ and His Message
Written by Cynthia Bourgeault


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $16.95

If you put aside what you  think you know about Jesus and approach the Gospels as though for the first time, something remarkable happens: Jesus emerges as a teacher of the transformation of consciousness. Cynthia Bourgeault is a masterful guide to Jesus's vision and to the traditional contemplative practices you can... Read more >
All the Pope's Men
All the Pope's Men
Written by John L. Allen, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307423498
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All the Pope's Men
The Inside Story of How the Vatican Really Thinks
Written by John L. Allen, Jr.


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

A fascinating and enlightening look at the world’s oldest and most mysterious institution, written by an American journalist with unparalleled knowledge about the Vatican's past and present.

The sexual abuse scandals that shook American and British Catholicism in 2002 brought to light a long-standing cultural gap between the English-speaking Catholic world and... Read more >
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The Catholic Church
The Catholic Church
Written by Hans Kung
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ISBN: 9780307432025
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The Catholic Church
A Short History
Written by Hans Kung


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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In this extraordinary book, the renowned Hans Kung chronicles the Roman Catholic Church’s role as a world power throughout history. He examines great schisms — between East and West, Catholicism and Protestantism — the evolving role of the papacy and the stories of the great reforming popes; and the expansion of... Read more >
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The Faith
The Faith
Written by Brian Moynahan
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ISBN: 9780307423948
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The Faith
A History of Christianity
Written by Brian Moynahan


Format: eBook, 816 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $24.99

Beginning with the birth of Jesus and tracing the religion established by his followers up to the present day, The Faith is a comprehensive exploration of the history of Christianity. Judiciously covering all the signal moments without bogging down in minutia, author Brian Moynahan's superbly written and generously illustrated book is... Read more >
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Where God Happens
Where God Happens
Written by Rowan Williams
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ISBN: 9781590303900
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Where God Happens
Discovering Christ in One Another
Written by Rowan Williams


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $19.95

The place "where God happens," according to Rowan Williams's striking new reading of the Desert Fathers and Mothers, is between each other. It's a truth that we of the twenty-first century most urgently need to learn in order to heal the experience of alienation that has become endemic to our age... Read more >
In the Name of Heaven
In the Name of Heaven
Written by Mary Jane Engh
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024545
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In the Name of Heaven
3000 Years of Religious Persecution
Written by Mary Jane Engh


Format: Hardcover, 261 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2006
Price: $27.99

Religion—the source of inspiration, hope, and basic values for most of humanity throughout history—has also been the motive for atrocious persecutions from antiquity to the present. In the Name of Heaven is a wide-ranging historical survey of religious persecution encompassing three millennia and a great diversity of cultures worldwide.
Defining religious... Read more >
All the Pope's Men
All the Pope's Men
Written by John L. Allen, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385509671
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All the Pope's Men
The Inside Story of How the Vatican Really Thinks
Written by John L. Allen, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $14.95

A fascinating and enlightening look at the world’s oldest and most mysterious institution, written by an American journalist with unparalleled knowledge about the Vatican's past and present.

The sexual abuse scandals that shook American and British Catholicism in 2002 brought to light a long-standing cultural gap between the English-speaking Catholic world and... Read more >
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The Unknown Sayings of Jesus
The Unknown Sayings of Jesus
Written by Marvin Meyer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590302743
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The Unknown Sayings of Jesus

Written by Marvin Meyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $19.95

Hundreds of sayings were attributed to the sage from Nazareth by ancient admirers. More than fifteen hundred versions of five hundred quotations are attributed to Jesus in the New Testament, the Gospel of Thomas, and other Gospels found at Nag Hammadi. Marvin Meyer has combed additional Jewish, Muslim, and Christian sources... Read more >
The Acts Of The Apostles
The Acts Of The Apostles
Written by Gerd Ludemann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591023012
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The Acts Of The Apostles
What Really Happened In The Earliest Days Of The Church
Written by Gerd Ludemann


Format: Hardcover, 419 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2005
Price: $33.99

In Jesus After Two Thousand Years, New Testament historian Gerd Lüdemann analyzed the four traditional gospels, plus the more recently discovered Gospel of Thomas and apocryphal literature, to ascertain which of the alleged words and actions of Jesus can be judged authentic. Now in this companion volume, Lüdemann takes the same... Read more >
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