Whether you wish to understand the key differences between Catholicism and Protestantism, to glimpse the many gods of Hinduism, or to digest a potted Buddhist philosophy, this book is the quickest way..
Carol Kelli-Gangi brings you a years worth of inspiration and love from The Saints. Be inspired by 365 Days with the Saints. This beautiful, devotional book by Carol-Kelly Gangi consists of quotations..
500 years ago, Martin Luther nailed his ideas to a church door - and the Reformation began. Or maybe it was a little more complicated than that. Nick Page brings his skills as an unlicensed historian ..
A series of reflections that trace out the deepest mysteries of life in the course of a single day. "A book by an experienced writer, a novelist, a poet, a clergyman.... This is a small but beautiful ..
An Inner Music provides a fascinating introduction to 20 mystics and spiritual teachers. A gifted teacher and communicator, Craig Larkin also offers a series of down-to-earth reflections on how these ..
The study of Islamic law can be a forbidding prospect for those entering the field for the first time. Wael Hallaq, a leading scholar and practitioner of Islamic law, guides students through the intri..
Bestselling author Jane Christmas resolves to enter a convent to find out whether she is, as she puts it, "nun material." She also wants to understand why she has felt - and avoided - a siren call to ..
This book serves as a thorough, basic introduction to the study of anthropology that has been designed specifically for those who plan careers in mission or cross-cultural ministry. Kraft treats vario..
Hard to believe but true: The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet The Talmud rabbis presented themselves as Stoic philosophers Synagogue buildings were Roman basilicas Hellenistic rhetor..
Peter, Matthew, Thomas, John: Who were these men and what was their relationship to Jesus? Tom Bissell gives us rich and deeply informed answers to those ancient questions. Written with warmth, humour..
More Christians than ever before are studying and working in music, painting, sculpture, theater, television, film, architecture and more. Are you one of them? If so, you, like artists in every discip..
In much of the Muslim world, religion is the central foundation upon which family, community, morality, and identity are built. The inextricable embedment of religion in Muslim culture has forced a ne..
A major new interpretation of how one of the great figures of Christian history came to write the greatest of all autobiographies Augustine is the person from the ancient world about whom we know mos..
Achieving the right balance of amount of information, style of presentation, and depth of instruction in first-year grammars is no easy task. But Mark Futato has produced a grammar that, after years o..
'We have fallen out of belonging. Consequently, when we stand before crucial thresholds in our lives, we have no rituals to protect, encourage and guide us as we cross over into the unknown. For such ..
Learn more about the ideas and beliefs key to the teachings of the most widely printed religious book of all time, in this perfect introduction to The Bible. The Bible Book features breakdowns of some..
'Loveday's case is that the mantle of historical truth and divine authority has placed upon the Bible an intolerable weight, crushing it as a creative work of immense imaginative and inspirational pow..
A global and pioneering leader of progressive Christianity and the bestselling author of Why Christianity Must Change or Die and Eternal Life explains why a literal reading of the Gospels is actually ..
The Book of Forgiving, written together by the Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and his daughter Revd Mpho Tutu, offers a deeply personal testament and guide to the process of forgiveness..
From one of our leading social and cultural historians comes a dazzling and original exploration of how, and why, we should still be reading the Bible, even if we no longer believe. In The Book of the..
In Brand Luther, historian Andrew Pettegree illustrates Martin Luther's great gifts not simply as a theologian, but as a communicator, indeed, as the world's first mass-media figure; its first brand. ..
Explore the common ground underlying the diverse expressions of the Buddha's teachings with two of Tibetan Buddhism's bestselling authors. Buddhism is practiced by hundreds of millions of people world..
Buddhists and Christians examines Christian teachings about other religions to argue that the next step to dialogue is ""comparative theology."" Fredericks asks why the Buddha refused to engage in God..
Donald Tuzin first studied the New Guinea village of Ilahita in 1972. Many years later, he returned to find that the village's men had voluntarily destroyed their secret cult which allowed them domina..
The easy way to grasp the ins and outs of Catholicism Catholicism For Dummies is not a catechism or religious textbook, but a casual, down-to-earth introduction for Catholics and non-Catholics. It giv..
"The story of Catholicism in Britain from the Reformation to the present day, from a master of popular history - 'a first-class storyteller'". (The Times). Throughout the three hundred years that foll..
"Every generation has its hot-button issue," writes David P. Gushee, "For us, it's the LGBT issue." In Changing Our Mind, Gushee takes the reader along his personal and theological journey as he chang..
From Adam and Eve, Noah's Ark, and Jonah and the Whale to Jesus on the Sea at Galilee, and the Last Supper, all the best-known stories of the Bible are included. In this title, the stories of the Old ..
A collection of Lewis's essays against 'the new morality' - a fine collection representing Lewis at his most brilliant. Published shortly after his death, aiming to make available some of his writings..
The Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius Loyola consist of a series of meditations and contemplations on the life of Jesus, aimed at promoting spiritual depth and discernment about how to live. They form t..
While scholars have long regarded the second century as one of the most decisive stages in the history of Christianity, there are no introductory surveys devoted solely to this critical period. This b..
Drawing on the twin themes of liberation and inculturation, Peter Phan explicates a new theology forged in the cauldron of the encounter between two vastly different cultures. He devotes particular at..
For many, the names Bethlehem, Babylon, and Jerusalem are known as the setting for epic stories from the Bible, featuring holy mountains, soaring towers, and wooden crosses. What often gets missed is ..
In this book Ann Pettifor turns her attention from the debt crisis affecting developing countries and examinesthe ballooning debts of first world or OECD countries. She explores the history and roots ..
The dramatic growth of the Christian community in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Oceania during the twentieth century has led to a substantial shift of outlook, particularly within the Roman Catholic..
Debate is the investigative technique used in Tibetan education to sharpen analytical capacities and convey philosophical concepts. Reading and memorization are not enough; students must be able to ve..
The cult of King Charles the Martyr did not spring into life fully formed in January 1649. Its component parts were fashioned during Charles' captivity and were readily available to preachers and eulo..
Exploring the origins of Christianity, this book looks at why it was that people first in Judea and then in the Roman and Greek Mediterranean world became susceptible to the new religion. Robert Knapp..