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American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church

Alex Beam · Perseus Books Group
Pages: 334
Format: Hardcover

On June 27, 1844, a mob stormed the jail in the dusty frontier town of Carthage, Illinois. Clamorous and angry, they were hunting down a man they saw as a grave threat to their otherwise quiet lives: the founding prophet of Mormonism, Joseph Smith. They wanted blood.At thirty-nine years...
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Things i wish i'd known before we became parents

Gary D Chapman · Northfield Pub
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

"Things I Wish I d Known Before We Became Parents" has one goal: prepare you for the joys and challenges of raising young children. Two professionals Dr. Gary Chapman, longtime relationship expert and author of the #1 "New York Times "bestseller "The 5 Love Languages,...
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Present over perfect : leaving behind frantic for a simpler, more soulful way of life

Shauna Niequist · Zondervan
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

LIVE A LIFE OF MEANING AND CONNECTIONInstead of pushing for perfectionA few years ago, I found myself exhausted and isolated, my soul and body sick. I was tired of being tired, burned out on busy. And, it seemed almost everyone I talked with was in the same boat: longing for connection,...
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God, Faith, and Freedom

Michael Savage · Center Street
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

For decades, Michael Savage has been preaching his political faith of borders, language and culture to millions on his nationally-syndicated radio show, The Savage Nation. Now, Savage gives his audience a look into his religious faith and his ideas about the Judeo-Christian foundation of the American...
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Answering Your Kids' Toughest Questions: Helping Them Understand Loss, Sin, Tragedies, and Other Hard Topics

Jessica Thompson · Bethany House Publishers
Format: Paperback

A bestselling author team shares helpful hints and age-appropriate guidelines for answering kids toughest questions on difficult topics, including death, violence, the devil, and more.,
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The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World

BART EHRMAN · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling authority on early Christianity, the story of how Christianity grew from a religion of twenty or so peasants in rural Galilee to the dominant religion in the West in less than four hundred years.Christianity didn't have to become the dominant religion...
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The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion, and Ordinary People Are Proving the Afterlife

Ptolemy Tompkins · Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

The author of the 1 New York Times bestseller Proof of Heaven teams up with the sages of times past, modern scientists, and with ordinary people who have had profound spiritual experiences to show the reality of heaven and our true identities as spiritual beings. The Map of Heaven takes...
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The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World

Catherine Nixey · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A bold new history of the rise of Christianity, showing how its radical followers ravaged vast swathes of classical culture, plunging the world into an era of dogma and intellectual darkness In Harran, the locals refused to convert. They were dismembered, their limbs hung along the town's...
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Get Your Joy Back

Laurie Wallin · Kregel Publications
Format: Print book

An invitation and a promise for weary Christian parents of special needs kids from a parent who's been there. "It isn't the long day of monitoring a child's precarious health or being hypervigilant about her mood and mental health challenges that weighs parents down; it's the wishing...
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This Life I Live: One Man's Extraordinary, Ordinary Life and the Woman Who Changed It Forever

Rory Feek · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The story she said he was born to write. Her story. His story. The love story of Joey and Rory. By inviting so many into the final months of Joey's life as she battled cancer, Joey and Rory Feek captured hearts around the world with how they handled the diagnosis; the inspiring, simple...
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Good Catholics: The Battle over Abortion in the Catholic Church

Patricia Miller · University of California Press
Format: Print book

Good Catholics tells the story of the remarkable individuals who have engaged in a nearly fifty-year struggle to assert the moral legitimacy of a pro-choice position in the Catholic Church, as well as the concurrent efforts of the Catholic hierarchy to suppress abortion dissent and to translate...
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Own It: Leaving Behind a Borrowed Faith

Hayley DiMarco · B&H Books
Format: Paperback

It's time to stop borrowing or faking your faith . . . own it!The feature film Grace Unplugged tells the story of Grace Trey, an eighteen year-old small town pastor's daughter who is also a phenomenal singer. But when she abruptly leaves home and finds instant Hollywood fame, the faith...
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Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted

Shannan Martin · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

"Shannan's story feels at once familiar and spectacular, ordinary and exceptional. You will discover that at the same time her words make you squirm, you will wish you lived next door to her. You will want her wisdom and you will want her pickles." - Jen Hatmaker (from the foreword)...
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The Francis Effect: A Radical Pope's Challenge to the American Catholic Church

John Gehring · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 267
Format: Print book

The Francis Effect explores how a church once known as a towering force for social justice became known for a narrow agenda most closely aligned with one political party, and then looks at the opportunities for change in the "age of Francis." Pope Francis has become an unlikely...
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