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Disarming Beauty: Essays on Faith, Truth, and Freedom

Julián Carrón Pérez · University of Notre Dame Press
Pages: 246
Format: Hardcover

In 2005, Father Julián Carrón became the leader of the global ecclesial movement Communion and Liberation, following the death of the movement's founder, Father Luigi Giussani. Disarming Beauty is the English translation of an engaging and thought-provoking collection of essays by one of the principal...
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Sex and the soul : juggling sexuality, spirituality, romance, and religion on America's college campuses

Donna Freitas · Oxford University Press
Format: eBook

First published in 2008, Donna Freitas's Sex and the Soul revealed what college students -- at institutions large and small, public and private, secular, Catholic, and evangelical -- really think about sex, dating, religion, and spirituality. Based on face-to-face interviews with students...
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Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical

Timothy Keller · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

We live in an age of skepticism. Our society places such faith in empirical reason, historical progress, and heartfelt emotion that it's easy to wonder: Why should anyone believe in Christianity? What role can faith and religion play in our modern lives? In this thoughtful and inspiring...
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John Birch: A Life

Terry Lautz · Oxford University Press
Pages: 317
Format: eBook

John Birch was better known in death than life. Shot and killed by Communists in China in 1945, he posthumously became the namesake for a right-wing organization whose influence is still visible in today's Tea Party. This is the remarkable story of who he actually was: an American missionary-turned-soldier...
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Miracles: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Supernatural Events from Antiquity to the Present

Patrick J Hayes · ABC-CLIO
Pages: 478
Format: Print book

Multidisciplinary in approach, this informative yet entertaining encyclopedia covers major aspects of miraculous phenomena through more than 150 alphabetically arranged entries that document how humanity's belief in religious miracles over multiple places, periods, and faiths have affected...
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Bound to Be Free: Escaping Performance to Be Captured by Grace

D A Horton · NavPress
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Bound to Be Free uses Scripture to recalibrate our hearts so we can walk in the freedom Christ has provided from sin and from the encumbrances that weigh us down.There's nothing more heartbreaking than to see saints who are bound by performance, not realizing there is freedom through...
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Special Forces Christians

JAMES R BOYD · Xulon Press
Pages: 126
Format: Paperback

About the authorPastor James R. Boyd has served in ministry over 25 years, in several diverse fields, including: street ministry, healthcare, prison, and nursing home ministry. He has served as Senior Pastor, Associate Pastor, Bible Teacher, Director and Co-founder of a local Bible College....
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The Joy of Discipleship: Reflections from Pope Francis on Walking with Christ

Francis Pope · Loyola Press
Pages: 109
Format: Print book

"Dear friends, be glad! Do not be afraid of being joyful!" - Pope Francis, from The Joy of Discipleship Near the end of Luke's Gospel, two disciples slowly make their way home from Jerusalem to the village of Emmaus. At the outset, they are deeply saddened by Jesus' tragic death....
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John Witherspoon's American Revolution: Enlightenment and Religion from the Creation of Britain to the Founding of the United States

Gideon Mailer · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

In 1768, John Witherspoon, Presbyterian leader of the evangelical Popular party faction in the Scottish Kirk, became the College of New Jersey's sixth president. At Princeton, he mentored constitutional architect James Madison; as a New Jersey delegate to the Continental Congress, he was the only...
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Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America

Jack Barsky · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

One decision can end everything . . . or lead to unlikely redemption.Millions watched the CBS 60 Minutes special on Jack Barsky in 2015. Now, in this fascinating memoir, the Soviet KGB agent tells his story of gut-wrenching choices, appalling betrayals, his turbulent inner world, and the secret...
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Psalm 91 for Teens: God's Shield of Protection for Your Future

Peggy Joyce Ruth · Charisma House
Pages: 190
Format: Print book

Today s teenagers are living in dangerous and uncertain days. Where schools were once safe havens for learning, they are now rife with violence and moral decline. Young people are witnessing the instability of governments and economies, all the while wondering how to have confidence in the future....
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Grace and Hope: A 40-Day Devotional for Lent and Easter

Brian Simmons · Broadstreet Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Prepare yourself to remember the meaning of Lent and celebrate Easter this season: grace for our past and present, hope for our future! Beginning with Ash Wednesday, Grace & Hope: A 40-Day Devotional for Lent and Easter will guide you through this holy season of self-reflection, prayer,...
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Surge of Piety: Norman Vincent Peale and the Remaking of American Religious Life

Christopher Lane · Yale University Press
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

The dramatic untold story of how Norman Vincent Peale and a handful of conservative allies fueled the massive rise of religiosity in the United States during the 1950s Near the height of Cold War hysteria, when the threat of all-out nuclear war felt real and perilous, Presbyterian minister...
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Objects of Devotion: Religion in Early America

Peter Manseau · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Objects of Devotion: Religion in Early America tells the story of religion in the United States through the material culture of diverse spiritual pursuits in the nation's colonial period and the early republic. The beautiful, full-color companion volume to a Smithsonian National...
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The Soul of Doubt: The Religious Roots of Unbelief from Luther to Marx

Dominic Erdozain · Oxford University Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

It is widely assumed that science is the enemy of religious faith. The idea is so pervasive that entire industries of religious apologetics converge around the challenge of Darwin, evolution, and the "secular worldview." This book challenges such assumptions by proposing a different...
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