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Jesus Before the Gospels: How the Earliest Christians Remembered, Changed, and Invented Their Stories of the Savior

Bart D Ehrman · HarperOne
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The bestselling author of Misquoting Jesus, one of the most renowned and controversial Bible scholars in the world today examines oral tradition and its role in shaping the stories about Jesus we encounter in the New Testament - and ultimately in our understanding of Christianity.Throughout...
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Losing Susan: Brain Disease, the Priest's Wife, and the God Who Gives and Takes Away

Victor Lee Austin · Brazos Press
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

The Story of Brain Disease and the Priest's WifeThis is the story of Susan--a wife, mother, Christian believer, lover of children, writer of stories, and woman of extraordinary intellect. Susan was diagnosed with a brain tumor in her late thirties. Although it was successfully treated,...
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I'm Happy for You

Kay Wills Wyma · WaterBrook Press
Format: Print book

Is comparison living hijacking your life? Do you find yourself measuring your value against your friend's house, body, marriage, resume, paycheck, organic garden, or Pinterest-worthy holiday décor, and coming up lacking? Do your college roommate's Instagram snapshots bear little...
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Jesus Always: Embracing Joy in His Presence

Sarah Young · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Sarah Young's first 365-day devotional since Jesus Calling. With scripture and new personal reflections, the #1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah Young, brings Jesus' message of joy - for today and every day. Experience true joy - now and always. Life today is full of difficulties...
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The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus's Crucifixion

N T Wright · HarperOne
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The renowned scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author widely considered to be the heir to C. S. Lewis contemplates the central event at the heart of the Christian faith - Jesus' crucifixion - arguing that the Protestant Reformation did not go far enough in transforming our understanding...
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Change of Heart: Justice, Mercy, and Making Peace with My Sister's Killer

Jeanne Bishop · Westminster John Knox Press
Pages: 159
Format: Hardcover

This powerful, true story of faith and forgiveness shows that all of us are capable of experiencing the healing and renewal that comes with truly forgiving another. Change of Heart follows the transformative journey undertaken by Jeanne Bishop after the murders of her sister and brother-in-law,...
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The Way of Gratitude: Readings for a Joyful Life

Michael Leach · Orbis Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"Gratitude is the doorway to joy." --Thomas HoraA hundred famous writers share their experiences, essays, fiction, poems, meditations, and inspired ideas on the joy of being thankful. These honest and heartfelt writings will add gladness to your days. Contributors include Wendell...
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How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee

Bart D. Ehrman · HarperOne; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and Bible expert Bart Ehrman reveals how Jesuss divinity became dogma in the first few centuries of the early church.The claim at the heart of the Christian faith is that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, God. But this is not what the original disciples believed...
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Seize the Day: Living on Purpose and Making Every Day Count

Joyce Meyer · Faith Words
Pages: 256
Format: Audiobook

#1 "New York Times" bestselling author Joyce Meyer shares a purposeful approach to everyday living, helping readers claim the good things God has in store for them each day. Today is no ordinary day. You may perform simple routines, feel uninspired, or lack the excitement of hope....
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How to Read the Bible

Harvey Cox · HarperOne
Format: Print book

Renowned religion expert and Harvard Divinity School professor Harvey Cox deepens our experience of the Bible, revealing the three primary ways we read it, why each is important, and how we can integrate these approaches for a richer understanding and appreciation of key texts throughout...
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Way of Love: Recovering the Heart of Christianity

Norman Wirzba · HarperOne, 2016.
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The pioneering scholar and author of Food and Faith and Living the Sabbath asserts that Christianity has slid off its rightful foundation, arguing that the faith only makes sense and can only be expressed in a healthy way if it seen as based on love, with a mission of training others in the way of love.It's...
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The Friends of Jesus

Karen Kingsbury · Howard Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

America's favorite inspirational novelist and #1 New York Times bestselling author offers a richly told tale about six of Jesus' closest friends and companions, bringing biblical truths to life in this captivating continuation of her Life-Changing Bible Study series.In our everyday...
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Accidental Saints: Finding God in All the Wrong People

Nadia Bolz-Weber · Convergent Books
Pages: 211
Format: Print book

New York Times Bestseller | One of NPR's Best Books of 2015What if that person you've been trying to avoid is your best shot at grace today?And what if that's the point?In Accidental Saints, New York Times best-selling au­thor Nadia Bolz-Weber invites readers into a surprising encounter...
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The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis

Garry Wills · Viking
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling historian takes on a pressing question in modern religion - will Pope Francis embrace change?Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope and the first from the Americas, offers a challenge to his church. Can he bring about significant change? Should he? Garry...
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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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