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Be the Message: Taking Your Faith Beyond Words to a Life of Action

Kerry Shook - WaterBrook Press
Format: Hardcover

Maybe you’re troubled by the disconnect between the words you speak and the life you live. Maybe you’d like to see your faith become more active and life-changing in the world around you. Pastor Kerry and Chris Shook felt that way. Even though their calling involved preaching...
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The Lost Gutenberg: The Astounding Story of One Book's Five-Hundred-Year Odyssey

Margaret Leslie Davis - TarcherPerigee
Format: Hardcover

The never-before-told story of one extremely rare copy of the Gutenberg Bible, and its impact on the lives of the fanatical few who were lucky enough to own it.For rare-book collectors, an original copy of the Gutenberg Bible--of which there are fewer than 50 in existence--represents the ultimate...
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TIME-LIFE Everything You Need To Know About the Bible: From Genesis to Revelation, Your Illustrated Guide

TIME-LIFE Books - TIME-LIFE
Format: Paperback

The Bible is one of the greatest, most influential books ever written. It is also one of the most complex and challenging. Now, the editors of Time-Life Books take you on tour of its extraordinary pages. This beautifully illustrated, simple-to-use guide covers the essential stories and Scripture,...
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National Geographic Ultimate Visual History of the World: The Story of Humankind From Prehistory to Modern Times

Jean-Pierre Isbouts - National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

History comes to life in this comprehensive overview of humankind, from earliest times to the present day. Each page is filled with stunning visuals and thought-provoking text that make this book an instant classic. From the Babylonian Empire to the Persian Gulf War, from the Xia and Shang...
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The Confident Mom: Guiding Your Family with God's Strength and Wisdom

Joyce Meyer - Faithwords
Format: Hardcover

Coach, cheerleader, confidant, chef and chauffeur--the job description of a mom is as broad as the horizon. Perhaps this is why so many mothers deal with insecurity and uncertainty as they do their best to raise their children in a challenging and ever-changing world. If you've ever...
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A History of Magic, Witchcraft, and the Occult

DK - DK
Format: Hardcover

A lavishly illustrated history of witchcraft, magic, and the occult, from Paleolithic cave rituals to Wicca and modern paganism.A History of Magic, Witchcraft, and the Occult charts the extraordinary narrative of one of the most interesting and often controversial subjects in the world--from...
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Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence

Karen Armstrong - Knopf; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence. For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general...
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What the Qur'an Meant: And Why It Matters

GARRY WILLS - Viking
Format: Hardcover

America's leading religious scholar and public intellectual introduces lay readers to the Qur'an with a measured, powerful reading of the ancient textGarry Wills has spent a lifetime thinking and writing about Christianity. In What the Qur'an Meant, Wills invites readers to join...
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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

ROBERT WRIGHT - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped...
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The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion, and Ordinary People Are Proving the Afterlife

Eben Alexander - Simon & Schuster
Format: 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...
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