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Alister McGrath
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ALISTER McGRATH is Professor of Historical Theology at Oxford University and Principal of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. He is a consulting editor at Christianity Today, the general editor of The NIV Thematic Study Bible, and the author of numerous books, including The Journey, Theology for Amateurs, To Know and Serve God, and A Journey Through Suffering. He lives in Oxford, England.

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In the Beginning
The Story of the King James Bible and How It Changed a Nation, a Language, and a Culture
Written by Alister McGrath


Format: Trade Paperback, 354 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 19, 2002
Price: $16.95

Renowned scholar Alister McGrath recounts the complicated history of the King James Bible and its impact with grace and simplicity.

The King James Bible has enriched the English language and Western culture more than any other single work. In the Beginning explores the forces–as political as they were theological–that led to... Read more >
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In the Beginning
The Story of the King James Bible and How It Changed a Nation, a Language, and a Culture
Written by Alister McGrath


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

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Knowing Christ

Written by Alister McGrath


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: June 25, 2002
Price: $12.95

Alister McGrath is a widely acknowledged master of contemporary spirituality, and in Knowing Christ he has written a profound meditation on one of the most deceptively simple-sounding tenets of the Christian faith, the centrality of Christ in the life of his followers. Knowing Christ is a work of spirituality grounded with... Read more >
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Knowing Christ

Written by Alister McGrath


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: June 25, 2002
Price: $9.99

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The Reenchantment of Nature
The Denial of Religion and the Ecological Crisis
Written by Alister McGrath


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: September 17, 2002
Price: $11.99

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The Twilight of Atheism
The Rise and Fall of Disbelief in the Modern World
Written by Alister McGrath


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: February 21, 2006
Price: $15.99

In this bold and provocative new book, the author of In the Beginning and The Reenchantment of Nature challenges the widely held assumption that the world is becoming more secular and demonstrates why atheism cannot provide the moral and intellectual guidance essential for coping with the complexities of modern life.

Atheism... Read more >
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The Twilight of Atheism
The Rise and Fall of Disbelief in the Modern World
Written by Alister McGrath


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

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