Back Christian Books | May Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Christian Books  
Why Do they Hate Us?: Making Peace with the Muslim World

Steve Slocum · Top Reads Publishing, LLC
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

"Effectively countering pernicious, misinformed narratives, this is an essential contribution to interfaith studies."
- Publishers Weekly

"Well-researched, cogently argued ... avoids clichés and deeply examines the complex relationship between Islam...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe

Richard Rohr · Convergent Books
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * From one of the world's most influential spiritual thinkers, a long-awaited book exploring what it means that Jesus was called "Christ," and how this forgotten truth can restore hope and meaning to our lives.

"Anyone who strives...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Ready or Not: Leaning into Life in Our Twenties

Drew Moser · NavPress
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Discerning a calling is a messy undertaking. You are already involved in many good things now, even as you are being called to many good things in your future. The good life -- good work, good relationships, good citizenship, good faith -- is to be enjoyed now and pursued on every horizon....
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Miracle Lady: Kathryn Kuhlman and the Transformation of Charismatic Christianity

Amy Collier Artman · Eerdmans
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback

A smart, powerful, charismatic preacher brought back to lifeOn October 15, 1974, Johnny Carson welcomed his next guest on The Tonight Show with these words: "I imagine there are very few people who are not aware of Kathryn Kuhlman. She probably, along with Billy Graham, is one of the best-known...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Kahlil Gibran's Little Book of Life

Neil Douglas-Klotz · Hampton Roads Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

For the past eighty years, the beautiful words of the Lebanese-American poet Kahlil Gibran have graced everything from greeting cards and wedding invitations to inspirational wall hangings and corporate motivational literature. By one account, Gibran is the third bestselling poet of all time,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Joy of Job: An Investigator's Perspective on the Most Righteous Man on Earth

Maribeth Vander Weele · Sagerity Press, LLC
Pages: 138
Format: Paperback

The Old Testament story of Job has confounded followers of God throughout the ages.

Perplexingly, God enters into a pact with the devil to test Job's loyalty, resulting in cataclysmic losses for this righteous man of antiquity. Job clings to his faith, winning worldwide renown...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Joseph and the Way of Forgiveness: A Biblical Tale Retold

Stephen Mitchell · St. Martin's Essentials
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"A unique and special kind of masterpiece." -- John Banville

Stephen Mitchell's gift is to breathe new life into ancient classics. In Joseph and the Way of Forgiveness, he offers us his riveting novelistic version of the Biblical tale in which Jacob's favorite...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Life Everlasting: Catholic Devotions and Mysteries for the Everyday Seeker

Gary Jansen · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The time-honored practices in this inspiring book will guide you in unlocking the power of Catholic devotions - prayers, meditations, and even very simple, small actions you can take right now that will bring you closer to God and also offer reassurance that we are never, ever alone. The mystical...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Monument Valley A Book of Resting Places

· Counterpoint LLC
Pages: 208

"Mira y Lopez is a stunning writer and his debut book, a tender and adventurous exploration of the intimate distances we share with the dead, deserves to be widely read. Artful sentences mirror, page after page, his artful mind. With formal intelligence and quiet wit, he has found...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Shunned: How I Lost my Religion and Found Myself

Linda A. Curtis · She Writes Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Linda Curtis was raised as a Jehovah's Witness and is an unquestioning true believer who has knocked on doors from the time she was nine years old. Like other Witnesses, she has been discouraged from pursuing a career, higher education, or even voting, and her friendships are limited...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Book of Exodus: A Biography

Joel S. Baden · Princeton University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An essential biography of one of the Bible's most powerful and inspiring booksExodus is the second book of the Hebrew Bible, but it may rank first in lasting cultural importance. It is here that the classic biblical themes of oppression and redemption, of human enslavement and divine...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Election of Pope Francis: An Inside Account of the Conclave That Changed History

Gerard O'Connell · Orbis Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Here is a fascinating behind-the-scenes account of history in the making-- the election in 2013 of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, the first Latin American pope, the first Jesuit pope, and the first pope to choose the name Francis. The author, a friend the Pope, now reveals what actually happed...
Read More check catalog
 
 
What They Meant for Evil: How a Lost Girl of Sudan Found Healing, Peace, and Purpose in the Midst of Suffering

Rebecca Deng · FaithWords
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Many stories have been told about the famous Lost Boys, but now for the first time, a Lost Girl shares her hauntingly beautiful and inspiring story.
One of the first unaccompanied refugee children to enter the United States in 2000, after South Sudan's second civil war took the lives...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the World

SCOTT HARRISON · Currency
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring personal story of redemption, second chances, and the transformative power within us all, from the founder and CEO of the nonprofit charity: water.

At 28 years old, Scott Harrison had it all. A top nightclub promoter in New York City, his life was an endless cycle...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Healing the Soul of a Woman: How to Overcome Your Emotional Wounds

Joyce Meyer · FaithWords
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Internationally renowned Bible teacher Joyce Meyer draws on her own history of abuse to show women how Christ's redeeming love heals emotional wounds and brings joy to life.

Can a woman who has been deeply hurt by life's circumstances be healed, heart and soul? If she has been wounded...
Read More check catalog