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A Midwife in Amish Country: Celebrating God's Gift of Life

Kim Woodard Osterholzer · Regnery Faith
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Kim Osterholzer, a midwife who's caught over 500 babies since 1993, ushers readers behind the doors of Amish homes as she recounts her lively, entertaining, and life-changing adventures learning the heart and art and craft of midwifery. In A Midwife in Amish Country, Kim chronicles...
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Breaking Cover: My Secret Life in the CIA and What It Taught Me about What's Worth Fighting For

Michele Rigby Assad · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The CIA is looking for walking contradictions. Recruiters seek people who can keep a secret, yet pull classified information out of others; who love their country, but are willing to leave it behind to head into dangerous places; who live double lives, but can be trusted with some of the nation's...
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Present over perfect : leaving behind frantic for a simpler, more soulful way of life

Shauna Niequist · Zondervan
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

LIVE A LIFE OF MEANING AND CONNECTIONInstead of pushing for perfectionA few years ago, I found myself exhausted and isolated, my soul and body sick. I was tired of being tired, burned out on busy. And, it seemed almost everyone I talked with was in the same boat: longing for connection,...
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Healing Spiritual Wounds: Reconnecting with a Loving God After Experiencing a Hurtful Church

Carol Howard Merritt · HarperOne
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

An effective plan to help those suffering from wounds inflicted by the church find spiritual healing and a renewed sense of faith.Raised as a conservative Christian, minister and author Carol Howard Merritt discovered that the traditional institutions she grew up in inflicted great pain...
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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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Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet

Lyndal Roper · Random House
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

This definitive biography reveals the complicated inner life of the founding father of the Protestant Reformation, whose intellectual assault on Catholicism ushered in a century of upheaval that transformed Christianity and changed the course of world history. On October 31, 1517, so the story...
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Christmas: A Biography

JUDITH FLANDERS · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author explores the Christmas holiday, from the original festival through present day traditions.Christmas has always been a magical time. Or has it? Thirty years after the first recorded Christmas, the Pope was already warning that too many...
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Talking God: Philosophers on Belief

Gary Gutting · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

"[Some say] Buddhism is not a religion because Buddhists don't believe in a supreme being. This simply ignores the fact that many religions are not theistic in this sense. Chess is a game, despite the fact that it is not played with a ball, after all." -- Jay Garfield, Yale...
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Waking Up Slowly: Spiritual Lessons from My Dog, My Kids, Critters, and Other Unexpected Places

Dave Burchett · Tyndale House Publishers
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

What if we are stubbing our toes on the sacred every day and not realizing it?We are the most connected culture in history but arguably the most disconnected from the awareness of God's presence. Waking Up Slowly is author Dave Burchett's personal challenge to live "in the moment"...
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Climate Church, Climate World: How People of Faith Must Work for Change

Ralph Abraham · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 242
Format: Hardcover

Climate Church, Climate World argues that climate change is the greatest moral challenge humanity has ever faced; it multiplies all forms of global social injustice: hunger, refugees, poverty, inequality, deadly viruses, war. Environmental leader Reverend Jim Antal presents a compelling...
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Wrestling with God: Finding Hope and Meaning in Our Daily Struggles to Be Human

Ronald Rolheiser · Image
Pages: 204
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of The Holy Longing provides an inspiring message of hope and perseverance for all of us struggling with our faith in tumultuous times The last few decades have rapidly birthed a modern world that would have been unrecognizable fifty years ago. As long-held beliefs...
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A Future of Faith: The Path of Change in Politics and Society

NOT AVAILABLE. · St. Martin's Essentials
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Pope Francis met with French reporter and sociologist Dominique Wolton for an unprecedented series of twelve fascinating and timely conversations -- open dialogues revolving around the political, cultural, and religious issues dominating communication and conflict around the world -- now published...
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Methodist Morals: Social Principles in the Public Church's Witness

Darryl W Stephens · The University of Tennessee Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Methodist Morals offers keen insight into the public church, interpreting the United Methodist Social Principles as a dynamic discourse about morality and human rights in light of faith. Revised every fouryears by the General Conference of the United Methodist Church, the Social Principles...
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Blessed in the Darkness: How All Things Are Working for Your Good

Joel Osteen · FaithWords
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The same God who leads us to green pastures guides us through the valleys. #1 New York Times bestselling author Joel Osteen shares how God uses the darkness in life for good.All of us will go through dark times that we don't understand: a difficulty with a friend, an unfair situation at work,...
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Blessed Are the Misfits: Great News for Believers who are Introverts, Spiritual Strugglers, or Just Feel Like They're Missing Something

B HANSEN · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Warning: If modern church culture makes perfect sense to you, and you always fit in seamlessly, don't read this. As for the rest of us ... While American church culture (and American culture at large) seems largely designed for the extroverted, it's estimated that half of the American...
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