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Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction

Richard Lyman Bushman · Oxford University Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Beginning with a handful of members in 1830, the church that Joseph Smith founded has grown into a world-wide organization with over 12 million adherents, playing prominent roles in politics, sports, entertainment, and business. Yet they are an oddity. They are considered wholesome, conservative,...
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The Good Pope: The Making of a Saint and the Remaking of the Church--The Story of John XXIII and Vatican II

Greg Tobin · HarperOne; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

“John XXIII was, in the best possible sense, a revolutionary—a Pope of modernization who kept in continuity with the church’s past, yet made even the most enlightened of his 20th century predecessors seem like voices of another age.”—Time magazine“The...
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Between a Rock and a Grace Place: Divine Surprises in the Tight Spots of Life

Carol Kent · Zondervan
Pages: 209
Format: Print book

Carol Kent and her husband, Gene, are now living what some would call a heartbreaking life---their son, Jason, a young man who initially had so much promise, is now living out a life sentence for murder in a maximum security prison. All their appeals have been exhausted at both the state...
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The Great Eight: How to Be Happy (Even When You Have Every Reason to be Miserable)

Scott Hamilton · Thomas Nelson; First Edition edition
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Olympic Gold Medal figure skater Scott Hamilton shares his eight secrets to finding happiness in the face of a life filled with challenges, difficulties, and career-canceling odds. With never-been-told, behind-the-scenes stories from the skating world, personal challenges including testicular...
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Toward a True Kinship of Faiths: How the World's Religions Can Come Together

Dalai Lama · Harmony; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

?No country, no culture, no person today is untouched by what happens in the rest of the world. Technological innovation, environmental degradation, economic gain & loss, nuclear weapons, instant communication have all created unprecedented familiarity among the world's many cultures....
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Nearing Home: Life, Faith, and Finishing Well

Billy Graham · Thomas Nelson
Format: Hardcover

But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.Acts 2024 ESVGrowing old has been the greatest surprise of my life, says Billy Graham, known...
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Francis of Assisi: A New Biography

Augustine Thompson · Cornell University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Among the most beloved saints in the Catholic tradition, Francis of Assisi (c. 1181–1226) is popularly remembered for his dedication to poverty, his love of animals and nature, and his desire to follow perfectly the teachings and example of Christ. During his lifetime and after his death,...
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When Men Become Gods: Mormon Polygamist Warren Jeffs, His Cult of Fear, and the Women Who Fought Back

Stephen Singular · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 294
Format: Print book

In When Men Become Gods, New York Times bestselling author Stephen Singular casts a light on a dark corner of religious extremism. He reveals a group of fundamentalists operating in the present-day United States, where teenage girls are kept in virtual bondage in the name of upholding the "sacred...
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Benjamin Franklin: The Religious Life of a Founding Father

THOMAS S KIDD · Yale University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A major new biography, illuminating the great mystery of Benjamin Franklin's faith Renowned as a printer, scientist, and diplomat, Benjamin Franklin also published more works on religious topics than any other eighteenth-century American layperson. Born to Boston Puritans, by his teenage...
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I Dare You: Embrace Life with Passion

Joyce Meyer · FaithWords; 1ST edition
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Joyce Meyer explains that a life without purpose is a life not worth living. We all need a reason to get up everyday. We all need to reach for something beyond ourselves. Over the centuries, millions of people have asked, "What am I here for? What is my purpose?" We are born;...
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Sweet Freedom: A Devotional

Sarah Palin · Regnery Faith
Format: Hardcover

"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the word gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid." - John 14:27 In Sweet Freedom, Sarah Palin invites you to draw strength and inspiration from 260 meditations based on guiding Biblical...
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Divine Revelation Of The Spirit Realm

Mary Baxter · Whitaker House
Pages: 768
Format: Paperback

Mary Baxter, the best–selling author of A Divine Revelation of Hell and A Divine Revelation of Heaven, gives a unique perspective into the angelic and demonic realms. In vivid detail, she describes her encounters with spiritual beings, both good and bad, as she shares anointed insights...
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