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You Can Begin Again: No Matter What, It's Never Too Late

Joyce Meyer · FaithWords
Pages: 195
Format: Hardcover

It's never too late for a new beginning. Look closely and you'll see that theme all through the Bible. Page after page, God delights in turning tragic endings into new beginnings. A childless woman conceives in her old age; a fearful, self-conscious shepherd becomes a leader of millions;...
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Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel

David Limbaugh · Regnery Publishing; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller!In Jesus on Trial, David Limbaugh applies his lifetime of legal experience to a unique new undertaking: making a case for the gospels as hard evidence of the life and work of Jesus Christ. Limbaugh, a practicing attorney and former professor of law, approaches...
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The Complete Guide to Christian Denominations: Understanding the History, Beliefs, and Differences

Ron Rhodes · Harvest House Publishers
Pages: 440
Format: Print book

Do you ever wonder what the difference is between one denomination and another? Why are there so many kinds of Baptist or Presbyterian or Lutheran churches? Where do those names come from, anyway? You can find answers in this concise but comprehensive guide. Learn about the leaders, teachings,...
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Killing Lions: A Guide Through the Trials Young Men Face

John Eldredge · Thomas Nelson
Format: Hardcover

The Challenge Before You Is a Bold One: To Accept the Wild, Daring Adventure of Becoming a Man We want to be self-sufficient. Find our own direction as we pursue our dreams. Know it all and never ask for help. Isn't this how most guys approach manhood? On our own, pretending we are doing...
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Mythology 101: From Gods and Goddesses to Monsters and Mortals, Your Guide to Ancient Mythology

Kathleen Sears · Adams Media
Format: Hardcover

Explore the fascinating myths of Greek and Roman civilizations!The tales of gods and heroes are often turned into tedious discourse that even Ovid would reject. This easy-to-read guide cuts out the boring details, and instead, provides you with a thrilling lesson in classic mythology.From...
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Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers: Finding Freedom from Hurt and Hate

Leslie Leyland Fields · Thomas Nelson

"If our families are to flourish, we will need to learn and practice ways of forgiving those who have had the greatest impact upon us: our mothers and fathers." Do you struggle with the deep pain of a broken relationship with a parent? Leslie Leyland Fields and Dr. Jill Hubbard...
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Grace Without God: The Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging in a Secular Age

Katherine Ozment · Harperwave
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Meet "the Nones" - In this thought-provoking exploration of secular America, celebrated journalist Katherine Ozment takes readers on a quest to understand the trends and ramifications of a nation in flight from organized religion.Studies show that religion makes us happier, healthier...
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Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam Is Reshaping the World

Shadi Hamid · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 306
Format: Print book

In Islamic Exceptionalism, Brookings Institution scholar and acclaimed author Shadi Hamid offers a novel and provocative argument on how Islam is, in fact, "exceptional" in how it relates to politics, with profound implications for how we understand the future of the Middle East....
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Why Religion is Immoral: And Other Interventions

Christopher Hitchens · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

This groundbreaking collection of unpublished speeches by the late Christopher Hitchens--author of the #1 "New York Times "bestseller "god is not Great"--offers sharp rebukes to tyrants and the ill-informed everywhere. Christopher Hitchens was arguably the most erudite,...
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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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The Divine Conspiracy Continued: Fulfilling God's Kingdom on Earth

Dallas Willard · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

Dallas Willard, the author of the bestselling spiritual classic, The Divine Conspiracy, now fulfills his revolutionary vision of how the kingdom of God is made real on earth in this sequel, the last book he was working on before his recent death.In The Divine Conspiracy, revered Christian...
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The Many Faces of Christ: The Thousand-Year Story of the Survival and Influence of the Lost Gospels

Philip Jenkins · Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group
Pages: 326
Format: Print book

The standard account of early Christianity tells us that the first centuries after Jesus' death witnessed an efflorescence of Christian sects, each with its own gospel. We are taught that these alternative scriptures, which represented intoxicating, daring, and often bizarre ideas,...
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A.D. The Bible Continues: The Revolution That Changed the World

David Jeremiah · Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 217
Format: Print book

When Pontius Pilate ordered the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, he thought he was putting an end to the Jewish uprising that had been threatening the authority of the Roman Empire. What Pilate didn't realize, however, was that real revolution was just getting started.Based on the epic...
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Pagans: The End of Traditional Religion and the Rise of Christianity

James J. O'Donnell · Ecco Press
Pages: 288
Format: Book

A provocative and contrarian religious history that charts the rise of Christianity from the point of view of traditional" religion from the religious scholar and critically acclaimed author of Augustine. Pagans explores the rise of Christianity from a surprising and unique viewpoint:...
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How to Really Love Your Child

D. Ross Campbell · David C. Cook; 3 Rev Upd edition
Format: Print book

You know you love your child. You attend school events, care for physical needs, and discipline when needed. But did you know that most children, even in loving households, doubt that they are genuinely and unconditionally loved? In Dr. Ross Campbell's groundbreaking book, he explains the emotional...
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City of God: Faith in the Streets

Sara Miles · Jericho Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Paradise is a garden...but heaven is a city. From the acclaimed author of Take This Bread and Jesus Freak comes a powerful new account of venturing beyond the borders of religion into the unpredictable territory of faith. On Ash Wednesday, 2012, Sara Miles and her friends left their church...
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I Tried Until I Almost Died: From Anxiety and Frustration to Rest and Relaxation

Sandra McCollom · WaterBrook Press
Format: Print book

Tired of trying to measure up? Trade your anxiety and frustration for rest and relaxation.Many of us believe that in order to please God, we have to be perfect. Its an easy lie to buy into. In a culture that emphasizes accomplishment and ever-higher goals, we feel driven to do more, achieve...
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More than Happy: The Wisdom of Amish Parenting

Serena B. Miller · Howard Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Bringing Up Bebe and Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, an in-depth look at the practices and principles of Amish parents and how they raise children who are self-sufficient, hard-working, and remarkably happy.The more time Serena Miller spent in Holmes County, Ohio, doing...
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The Talmud - A Biography: Banned, censored and burned. The book they couldn't suppress

Harry Freedman · Bloomsbury USA; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Containing nearly two million words in thirty-seven volumes, the Talmud covers topics as diverse as law, faith, medicine, magic, ethics, sex, humor, and prayer. It is a highly complex, profoundly logical, and frequently impenetrable work with a history like no other. In its fifteen-hundred-year...
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You Can, You Will: 8 Undeniable Qualities of a Winner

Joel Osteen · Faithwords
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

In YOU CAN, YOU WILL, Joel Osteen shares eight undeniable qualities of winners that can help you to reach your potential and achieve new levels of success in your life. You are created to be a winner. Get these eight principles deep down on the inside and boldly go in the direction of your...
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Llewellyn's Complete Book of Tarot: A Comprehensive Resource

Anthony Louis · Llewellyn
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

This book covers everything about tarot and includes references for readers who want to go deeper into a particular topic. History, various types of tarot, associations and correspondences, reversals, dignities, spreads, reading tips, card meanings, and activities. Author Anthony Louis...
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Come With Me: Discovering the Beauty of Following Where He Leads

Suzanne Eller · Bethany House Publishers
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Proverbs 31 Author Calls Women to a Revolutionary FaithWhat if there was a real-life invitation to a lifetime of unexpected destinations and adventure? What if your faith was the key?In her warm, conversational way, Proverbs 31 author Suzie Eller shows how your faith is just that. How when...
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The Book of Revelation Made Clear: A Down-to-Earth Guide to Understanding the Most Mysterious Book of the Bible

Timothy E. Parker · Thomas Nelson
Format: Hardcover

A fun and fascinating way to learn about the book of Revelation. The Bible’s final book, Revelation, can seem intimidating or downright impossible to comprehend, even for serious students of the Scriptures. Filled with complex imagery, vivid depictions of violence, and challenging...
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You're Loved No Matter What: Freeing Your Heart from the Need to Be Perfect

Holley Gerth · Revell
Format: Print book

Bestselling author, counselor, and life coach helps women lay down unrealistic goals, break free from the pressure to be perfect, and start living fully rather than simply trying not to fail.,
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Slow kingdom coming : practices for doing justice, loving mercy, and walking humbly in the world

Kent Annan · InterVarsity Press
Format: eBook

No one said pursuing justice would be easy. The road can be so challenging and the destination so distant that you may be discouraged by a lack of progress, compassion or commitment in your quest for justice. How do you stay committed to the journey when God's kingdom can seem so slow...
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How to Really Love Your Teen

D. Ross Campbell · David C. Cook; Rev Upd edition
Format: Print book

Even parents who deeply love their teen dont always know how to express that love in a way that makes their teen feel loved and accepted. In How to Really Love Your Teen, Dr. Campbell  helps you create a balanced approach to parenting in the teen years. The skills you learn in this book...
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Coming Out Christian in the Roman World: How the Followers of Jesus Made a Place in Caesar's Empire

Douglas Boin · Bloomsbury Press, 2015.
Pages: 206
Format: Print book

The supposed collapse of Roman civilization is still lamented more than 1,500 years later -- and intertwined with this idea is the notion that a fledgling religion, Christianity, went from a persecuted fringe movement to an irresistible force that toppled the empire. The "intolerant...
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The Koran: The Holy Book of Islam with Introduction and Notes

E.H. Palmer · Watkins Publishing
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

This superb translation by E.H.Palmer dates to 1900 and has been called a beautiful work of English in its own right. Palmer was a prolific Arabic and Persian translator and his edition of The Qu'ran is considred by many to be a classic. Most importantly, Palmer brings not only an appealing...
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Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy

Anne Lamott · Riverhead Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow and Stitches comes a powerful exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it."Mercy is radical kindness," Anne Lamott writes in her enthralling and heartening book,...
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Exploring the Joy of Christmas: A Duck Commander Faith and Family Field Guide

Phil Robertson · Regnery Faith
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Miss Kay and Phil Robertson introduce readers to Duck Commander holiday traditions with this quintessential Christmas Field Guide! Savor a genuine feast of memories, mistletoe and misfires that Miss Kay and Phil have experienced over the years - including that Christmas Eve their house...
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Purpose Awakening: Discover the Epic Idea that Motivated Your Birth

Tour? Roberts · FaithWords
Format: Paperback

PURPOSE AWAKENING, the breakout book of international speaker Touré Roberts, is about that transformational moment when you are awakened to the purpose of your life. Your life began with a brilliant thought in God's mind. Your purpose, therefore, is the awakening to that thought....
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The Brainy Bunch: The Harding Family's Method to College Ready by Age Twelve

Kip Harding · Gallery Books
Pages: 222
Format: Hardcover

If the Harding family can do it, your family can too! Having six out of ten kids go to college is no small feat on its own, but having six kids in college by the age of twelve - that's nothing short of incredible. Meet Kip and Mona Lisa Harding, high school sweethearts whose simple...
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Have a Happy Family by Friday: How to Improve Communication, Respect & Teamwork in 5 Days

Dr. Kevin Leman · Revell
Format: Hardcover

Every member of a family plays a vital role in the health and happiness of the household. Everyone is important, deserves to be treated with love and respect, and needs to know that when they make mistakes they will still be loved unconditionally. And when every member of the family is pulling...
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The Ark Before Noah: Decoding the Story of the Flood

Irving Finkel · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 421
Format: Hardcover

The recent translation of a Babylonian tablet launches a groundbreaking investigation into one of the most famous stories in the world, challenging the way we look at ancient history. Since the Victorian period, it has been understood that the story of Noah, iconic in the Book of Genesis,...
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Killing Christians: Living the Faith Where It's Not Safe to Believe

Tom Doyle · Thomas Nelson
Format: Print book

Could you retain your faith even if it meant losing your life? Your familys lives? To many Christians in the Middle East today, a momentary, light affliction means enduring only torture instead of martyrdom. The depth of oppression Jesus followers suffer is unimaginable to most Western...
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The Way of Serenity: Finding Peace and Happiness in the Serenity Prayer

Jonathan Morris · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

FOX News religion analyst, program director of the Catholic Channel on SiriusXM radio, and bestselling author Father Jonathan Morris reveals how the Serenity Prayer offers a sure path to peace and fulfillment for everyone, not just those in recovery programs. The Serenity Prayer statesLord,...
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Simplify: Ten Practices to Unclutter Your Soul

Bill Hybels · Tyndale Momentum, an imprint of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 309
Format: Hardcover

In "Simplify," bestselling author Bill Hybels identifies the core issues that lure us into frenetic living--and offers searingly practical steps for sweeping the clutter from our souls. Today's velocity of life can consume and control us . . . until our breakneck pace begins...
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Body Reading, Plain & Simple: The Only Book You'll Ever Need

Sasha Fenton · Hampton Roads Publishing Company
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

We all know that hands can reveal character and destiny, but what about other parts of the body? With this basic guide, learn how your body features can reveal health, relationship, and behavior attributes and how to spot these in others.Divination expert, Sasha Fenton covers the waterfront...
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It's Dangerous to Believe: Religious Freedom and Its Enemies

Mary Eberstadt · Harper
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Mary Eberstadt, "one of the most acute and creative social observers of our time," (Francis Fukuyama) shines a much-needed spotlight on a disturbing trend in American society: discrimination against traditional religious belief and believers, who are being aggressively pushed...
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Dear Mary: Lessons From the Mother of Jesus for the Modern Mom

Sarah Jakes · Bethany House Publishers
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Hopeful, Inspiring Message for Moms from Sarah JakesMary, the mother of Jesus, is a remarkable example of quiet, resilient faith and courage in the face of adversity. From the angel's first announcement of her pregnancy to the death and resurrection of her son, Mary was witness to our Lord...
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The Bible's Cutting Room Floor: The Holy Scriptures Missing From Your Bible

Joel M. Hoffman · Thomas Dunne Books; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

The Bible you usually read is not the complete story. Some holy writings were left out for political or theological reasons, others simply because of the physical restrictions of ancient bookmaking technology. At times, the compilers of the Bible skipped information that they assumed everyone...
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Target Israel: Caught in the Crosshairs of the End Times

Tim LaHaye · Harvest House Publishers
Format: Print book

As the conflicts in the Middle East grow in intensity, we cannot help but wonder what lies ahead for the nation of Israel and whether any of it means we are drawing closer to the last days.In their exciting new book Target Israel, prophecy experts Tim LaHaye and Ed Hindson explain why Israel...
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Renegade Amish: Beard Cutting, Hate Crimes, and the Trial of the Bergholz Barbers

Donald B. Kraybill · Johns Hopkins University Press
Format: Hardcover

On the night of September 6, 2011, terror called at the Amish home of the Millers. Answering a late-night knock from what appeared to be an Amish neighbor, Mrs. Miller opened the door to her five estranged adult sons, a daughter, and their spouses. It wasn't a friendly visit. Within...
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The Christian Writer's Market Guide 2014: Your Comprehensive Resource for Getting Published

Jerry B. Jenkins · Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Format: Paperback

For more than 25 years, The Christian Writers Market Guide has been the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource available for Christian writers, agents, editors, publishers, publicists, and writing teachers.In addition to providing a wealth of tips and ideas for publishing in the Christian...
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Archaeology of the Bible: The Greatest Discoveries From Genesis to the Roman Era

Jean-Pierre Isbouts · National Geographic Partners
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

From ancient holy sites, to buried relics and treasures, National Geographic uncovers the history and the archaeological discoveries from Scripture and the biblical world. Richly illustrated and written from an objective and nondenominational perspective, author Jean-Pierre Isbouts uses...
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Unlikely: Setting Aside Our Differences to Live Out the Gospel

Kevin Palau · Howard Books
Format: Hardcover

A beautiful and surprisingly inspirational story about the unique partnership between a group of churches and the mayor of Portland, who came together to positively impact their city and encourage others to do the same.Our dream is to help change the mindset of the city about the church,...
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Slaying the Debt Dragon: How One Family Conquered Their Money Monster and Found an Inspired Happily Ever After

Cherie Lowe · Tyndale Momentum
Format: Print book

Are your finances getting out of control? Have you made mistakes with your money? Are you in more debt than you'd like to admit?Cherie Lowe has been there. She and her family found themselves $127,482.30 in debt (did your jaw drop?) . They hadn't bought a yacht, blown it on designer...
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Chasing God

Angie Smith · B&H Books
Format: Book

Maybe you've never asked the question out loud, but you've wondered. You do the things that look good on paper: read your Bible, pray, attend study groups and go to church on Sundays. But you aren't convinced you really know Him. Angie Smith understands, because she had run circles...
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Your Legacy: The Greatest Gift

James Dobson · FaithWords
Format: Hardcover

We live in a culture that seeks to destroy the embryonic faith of our children and usher them into politically correct ideology, godless systems of belief, and gross immorality that would have shocked previous generations. This is what confronts todays Christian parents and many of them...
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The Name of God Is Mercy

Francis Pope · Random House
Pages: 151
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * In his first book published as Pope, and in conjunction with the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis here invites all humanity to an intimate and personal dialogue on the subject closest to his heart - mercy - which has long been the cornerstone of his faith...
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Idiot's Guides: the Bible

Benjamin Phillips · Alpha
Format: Book

The Bible is full of amazing lessons and stories, but for anyone interested in learning about what they mean and how they fit together, it can be difficult with a traditional Bible. Idiot's Guides: The Bible brings every Old Testament and New Testament book to life. This full-color...
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The Legacy Journey: A Radical View of Biblical Wealth and Generosity

Dave Ramsey · Thomas Nelson; First Edition, First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

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The Everything Essential Buddhism Book: A Guide to the Fundamental Beliefs and Traditions of Buddhism, Past and Present

Arnie Kozak · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Your concise guide to Buddhism, mindfulness, and meditation!The Everything Essential Buddhism Book is your beginner's guide to the Buddhist principles of nonviolence, mindfulness, and self-awareness. Learn about the deceptively simple truths of this enigmatic religion, including:The...
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Move On: When Mercy Meets Your Mess

Vicki Courtney · Thomas Nelson; Stg edition
Format: Book

You can say good-bye to the person youve been pretending to be!Life is often messy. God makes provision to help us move beyond our messes.Oftentimes our first instincts are to hide, deny, ignore, or run. InnbspMove Onnbspbest-selling author Vicki Courtney helps readers come clean with their...
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The New Lady in Waiting: Becoming God's Best While Waiting for Mr. Right

Jackie Kendall · Destiny Image, Inc.
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

You Are Worth Waiting For! In a world consumed with quick-fixes, superficial romances, and "hookup" relationships, maybe you're asking - What's the benefit to actually waiting for God's best? Is there a perfect plan for my future - or is it just a fairy tale? Should I just settle...
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Between Heaven and Earth: Finding Hope, Courage, and Passion Through a Fresh Vision of Heaven

Steve Berger · Bethany House Publishers
Format: Paperback

Pastor Steve Berger describes and explains what he's learned about heaven since his teenaged son's tragic death-and applies it to the here and now.
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A Little History of Religion

Richard Holloway · Yale University Press
Pages: 244
Format: Print book

For curious readers young and old, a rich and colorful history of religion from humanity's earliest days to our own contentious times In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, this book offers a welcome antidote. Richard Holloway retells the entire...
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Get Your Hopes Up!: Expect Something Good to Happen to You Every Day

Joyce Meyer · Faith Words
Pages: 186
Format: Large Print Hardcover

#1 New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer teaches readers how to transform their lives by tapping into the power of hope. One of the most powerful forces in the universe is hope--the happy and confident anticipation that something good is going to happen. Regardless of where one is in life,...
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Living the Secular Life: New Answers to Old Questions

Phil Zuckerman · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

David Brooks, The New York TimesAs secularism becomes more prominent and self-confident, its spokesmen have more insistently argued that secularism should not be seen as an absence — as a lack of faith — but rather as a positive moral creed. Phil Zuckerman, a Pitzer College sociologist,...
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No More Perfect Kids: Love Your Kids for Who They Are

Jill Savage · Moody Publishers
Pages: 281
Format: Paperback

Love your kids for who they are.Mom and dad, your kids are created in God's image, not your own. Jill Savage and Kathy Koch will guide you in truly appreciating your kids. They will teach you how to study and become an expert on your children, because you cannot fully embrace them...
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Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery.: Six Holy Objects That Tell the Remarkable Story of the Gospels

David Gibson · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The man who changed the course of history left no earthly trace of his existence . . . Who was Jesus of Nazareth and what do the relics left behind tell us about this fascinating figure? A burial box that has Jesus's name on it? A papyrus "gospel" referring to his wife? A piece...
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The Story of Christianity: A Chronicle of Christian Civilization From Ancient Rome to Today

Jean-Pierre Isbouts · National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

Sumptuously illustrated with hundreds of gorgeous photographs, artifacts, and maps, The Story of Christianity focuses on the rich social and cultural history of Christianity through the ages, from its roots in Palestine to its triumph as a global movement, told through a series of dramatic...
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Believing God

Beth Moore · B&H Books; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Is it working? Your belief system, that is. Is it really working? Gods intention all along has been for the believers life to work. From divine perspective toward terrestrial turf, God meant for his children to succeed. . .Are our Christian lives successful? Are they achieving and experiencing...
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Who Will Face the Tribulation?: How to Prepare for the Rapture and Christ's Return

Tim Lahaye · Harvest House Pub
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Unravel One of the Biggest Mysteries of the End TimesWill Christians go through the tribulation? Is there any way for you to know for sure? The battle of beliefs about the timing of the rapture is becoming more intense. But what the Bible says about the future doesn't need to be confusing....
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The Gods of Olympus: A History

Barbara Graziosi · Holt & Company, Henry
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

An elegant and entertaining account of the transformations of the Greek gods across the ages, from antiquity to the Renaissance and the present dayThe gods of Olympus are the most colorful characters of Greek civilization: even in antiquity, they were said to be cruel, oversexed, mad, or just...
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A.D. The Bible Continues: The Book of Acts: The Incredible Story of the First Followers of Jesus, according to the Bible

David Jeremiah · Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Format: Hardcover

A.D. The Bible Continues: The Book of Acts is a perfect gift for those who want to explore the true story behind the riveting NBC television series A.D. The Bible Continues.Popular author and Bible teacher Dr. David Jeremiah will be your guide to the book of Acts, which tells the true story...
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The Approval Fix: How to Break Free from People Pleasing

Joyce Meyer · Faithwords
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Everybody wants to be loved. We all need affirmation, acceptance, and approval. Let's face it: It feels good to be appreciated and admired. But when we depend on the approval of others to feel good about ourselves, it's impossible to have emotional stability or a healthy self-image....
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Convictions: How I Learned What Matters Most

Marcus J. Borg · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

On the occasion of his 70th birthday, the renowned Marcus J. Borg shares his "convictions" about Christianity and America, contending that they are both at their best when they focus on hope and transformation, and shares his thoughts on how American Christians can return to what...
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Living Courageously: You Can Face Anything, Just Do It Afraid

Joyce Meyer · FaithWords; Book Club edition
Format: Hardcover

You have fear And if you dont face your fear it can paralyze you and hold you back from enjoying life to the fullest Joyce Meyer New York Times bestselling author wants to show you that to break out of fear you must face it head-on The good news is God wants to give you the strength you need...
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When You Don't Know What to Pray

Linda Evans Shepherd · Revell
Format: Print book

What do you pray when life gets hard or even unbearable? Linda Evans Shepherd encourages and equips readers to pray for themselves in any circumstance.
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The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State

Graeme Wood · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The author of the explosive Atlantic cover story "What ISIS Really Wants" has written the definitive, electrifying account of the strategy, psychology, and theology driving the Islamic StateTens of thousands of men and women have left comfortable, privileged lives to join the Islamic...
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The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe

David I. Kertzer · Random House; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the gripping story of Pope Pius XI's secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. This groundbreaking work, based on seven years of research in the Vatican and Fascist archives, including reports...
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Good Health, Good Life: 12 Keys to Enjoying Physical and Spiritual Wellness

Joyce Meyer · FaithWords; First Ed 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Meeting the demands of your busy life may leave little time for you to focus on maintaining your personal well-being. But it is important to remember that each part of you-mind, body, and emotions-serves a purpose in Gods exciting plan for your future. Embracing a healthier lifestyle will...
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The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion, and Ordinary People Are Proving the Afterlife

Eben Alexander · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 165
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 Map of Heaven takes...
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God and the Afterlife

Jeffrey Long · Harperone
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Based on the largest near-death experience study in history, involving 3,000 people from diverse backgrounds and religious traditions, including nonbelievers, God and the Afterlife presents startling evidence that a Supreme Being exists - and there is amazing consistency about what he is like.In...
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How to Read the Bible and Still Be a Christian: Struggling with Divine Violence from Genesis Through Revelation

John Dominic Crossan · HarperOne; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed Bible scholar and author of The Historical Jesus and God Empire—the greatest New Testament scholar of our generation John Shelby Spong —grapples with Scriptures two conflicting visions of Jesus and God, one of a loving God, and one of a vengeful God, and explains how Christians...
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The Story of the Jews Volume 2

Simon Schama · Ecco
Pages: 768
Format: Hardcover

In the second of three volumes of this magnificently illustrated cultural history, the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews, Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish people from 1492 through the end of nineteenth centurySimon Schama's great project continues and the Jewish...
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The Vatican

Michael Collins · Dk Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

A visually stunning and uniquely informative insider's view to the great treasures and daily life in the Holy City, The Vatican is a unique behind-the-scenes look at the world's smallest nation and the spiritual center of the Catholic Church. Written by an accomplished church historian...
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God Less America: Real Stories From the Front Lines of the Attack on Traditional Values

Todd Starnes · Frontline
Pages: 239
Format: Hardcover

Pay attention, people of faith. Dark clouds are gathering. The winds of intolerance are blowing. There's a great storm approaching. American Christians are facing uncertain times. Our nation's values are under assault. Religious liberty has been undermined. We live in a day when...
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The Vatican Prophecies: Investigating Supernatural Signs, Apparitions, and Miracles in the Modern Age

John Thavis · Viking
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"The process by which these supernatural events are authenticated is expertly told by John Thavis, one of the world's leading Vaticanologists. In fact, that a book on so secretive and complex a topic is so deeply researched, beautifully written, and artfully told is something of a small...
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God's Bankers: A History of Money and Power at the Vatican

Gerald Posner · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

A deeply reported, New York Times bestselling exposé of the money and the clerics-turned-financiers at the heart of the Vatican - the world's biggest, most powerful religious institution - from an acclaimed journalist with "exhaustive research techniques" (The New York Times)...
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The Food and Feasts of Jesus: The Original Mediterranean Diet, with Menus and Recipes

Douglas E. Neel · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Paperback

The New Testament is filled with stories of Jesus eating with people—from extravagant wedding banquets to simple meals of loaves and fishes. The Food and Feasts of Jesus offers a new perspective on life in biblical times by taking readers inside these meals. Food production and distribution...
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The Big Question: Why We Can't Stop Talking About Science, Faith and God

Alister McGrath · St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

Richard Dawkins's groundbreaking book The God Delusion created an explosion of interest in the relation of science and faith. This often troubled relationship between science and religion was seemingly damaged by the rise of the New Atheism, which insisted that science had essentially disproved...
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Strong As Death Is Love: The Song of Songs, Ruth, Esther, Jonah, and Daniel, A Translation with Commentary

Robert Alter · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Robert Alter's award-winning translation brings new immediacy to five beloved books of the Bible. The Song of Songs; Ruth; Esther; Jonah; and Daniel offer readers a range of pleasures not usually associated with the Bible. As distant in time from the Five Books of Moses as Updike is from...
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The Drop Box: How 500 Abandoned Babies, an Act of Compassion, and a Movie Changed My Life Forever

Brian Ivie · David C. Cook
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Brian Ivie was filled with compassion as he read an LA Times article about Pastor Lee's solution to unwanted newborns in South Korea - a baby drop box. Brian traveled halfway around the world to film the documentary The Drop Box. But God had even bigger plans. For in the midst of filming...
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How to Ruin Your Child in 7 Easy Steps: Tame Your Vices, Nurture Their Virtues

Patrick Quinn · David C. Cook
Format: Print book

In a world where parenting advice shifts faster than fashion trends, this how not-to parent resource takes a fresh look at how the Seven Deadly Sins are the root of most modern parenting problems. Through humorous stories and practical biblical wisdom, Patrick Quinn and Ken Roach show...
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Living Among Lions: How to Thrive like Daniel in Today's Babylon

David Benham · W Publishing Group
Pages: 270
Format: Print book

Meet Daniel. A Transformed Man Who Transformed His World.What does an ancient Jewish prophet have to do with modern America? What, if anything, can we learn from a man who lived 2,400 years ago as a captive in the land we now call Iraq? As it turns out, quite a bit.David and Jason Benham...
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American Apostles: When Evangelicals Entered the World of Islam

Christine Leigh Heyrman · Hill and Wang
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

The surprising tale of the first American Protestant missionaries to proselytize in the Muslim worldIn American Apostles, the Bancroft Prize-winning historian Christine Leigh Heyrman brilliantly chronicles the first fateful collision between American missionaries and the diverse religious...
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How to Read the Bible

Harvey Cox · HarperOne
Pages: 257
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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God's Message to the World:: You've Got Me All Wrong

Neale Donald Walsch · Rainbow Ridge Books
Format: Print book

Is it possible that everything we think we know about God, and what God wants, is wrong?Could humanity s ideas about all this be the greatest inaccuracies . . . ever? Would it matter if they were? The author of the multi-million-selling Conversations with God series places the question...
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The Relevance of Religion: How Faithful People Can Change Politics

John Danforth · Random House
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Former United States senator and ambassador to the United Nations John Danforth offers a fascinating, thoughtful, and deeply personal look at the state of American politics today - and how religion can be a bridge over our bitter partisan divide. In an era of extreme partisanship, when...
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Gods And Religions Of Ancient Egypt: An In-depth Study Of A Fascinating Society And Its Popular Beliefs, Documented In Over 200 Photographs

Lucia Gahlin · Lorenz Books; Reprint edition
Format: Book

An introduction to the extraordinary religion of the ancient Egyptian civilization and their beliefs; authoritative text by a leading Eygptologist is complemented by 200 photographs, illustrations and maps.
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It's Not Fair: Learning to Love the Life You Didn't Choose

Melanie Dale · Zondervan
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

Hey, you. Are you debating whether to destroy something with your bare hands or curl up on the couch for a decade or two? This book will solve all of your problems. (Sheesh, that's aiming a bit high.) This book is a cup of hot coffee, a ginormous bar of chocolate, or the magical...
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Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World

Gary D Chapman · Northfield Pub
Pages: 233
Format: Paperback

Is technology bring­ing your family closer together or driving you farther apart?In this digital age, children are spending more and more time interacting with a screen and less time playing outside, reading a book, or interacting with a parent. While technology can benefit us, it can also...
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Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive

T. D. Jakes · FaithWords; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

An instant 1 New York Times bestseller for six weeks, Bishop T.D. Jakess smash-hit INSTINCT shows readers how to tap into their God-given intuition to achieve ultimate success. Whether you call it following your heart, a gut feeling, a hunch or intuition, instinct-the inner knowledge bubbling...
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The Church of Mercy

Pope Francis · Loyola Press
Format: Hardcover

"A magnificent book, bursting with profound spiritual insights, from a man who has quickly become one of the greatest spiritual teachers of our time." --James Martin, SJ, author of Jesus: A PilgrimageIn the year since he was elected, Pope Francis's simple message of mercy,...
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Demon Camp: A Soldier's Exorcism

Jennifer Percy · Scribner
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In 2005 a Chinook helicopter carrying sixteen Special Ops soldiers crashed during a rescue mission in a remote part of Afghanistan, killing everyone on board. In that instant, machine gunner Caleb Daniels lost his best friend, Kip Jacoby, and seven members of his unit. Back in the US, Caleb...
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The Barbarians are Here: Preventing the Collapse of Western Civilization in Times of Terrorism

Michael Youssef · Worthy Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

AS OUR CIVILIZATION RUSHES HEADLONG TOWARD COLLAPSE, IT SEEMS THERE IS NOTHING WE CAN DO TO AVERT CATASTROPHE . . . OR IS THERE? For decades, Americans were vaguely aware that Islamist barbarians were in the deserts of the Middle East and in the mountains of Afghanistan and Pakistan,...
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Tongue Pierced: How the Words You Speak Transform the Life You Live

Jennifer Dykes Henson · David C. Cook
Format: Print book

Words. They can seem tiny and insignificant, but they have tremendous power. They create our atmosphere, ignite psychological connections, shape our thinking, determine our actions, and ultimately construct our reality. Our words can strengthen relationships or tear people down, lead to success...
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