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The Art of the Bible: Illuminated Manuscripts from the Medieval World

Scot McKendrick · Thames and Hudson
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A beautiful and informative exploration of the illuminated manuscripts of the Bible over a millennium and across the globe, shedding new light on some of the most significant, yet rarely seen, paintings of the Middle AgesFor two millennia the Bible has inspired the creation of extraordinary...
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A Pope and a President: John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century

PAUL KENGOR · Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Pages: 648
Format: Hardcover

A Singular Bond That Changed HistoryEven as historians credit ­Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II with hastening the end of the Cold War, they have failed to recognize the depth or significance of the bond that developed between the two leaders.Acclaimed scholar and bestselling author...
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Counter Culture: Following Christ in an Anti-Christian Age

David Platt · Tyndale House Publishers
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Revised and updated, with a new chapter on the refugee crisis.Welcome to the front lines. Everywhere we turn, battle lines are being drawn -- traditional marriage vs. gay marriage, pro-life vs. pro-choice, personal freedom vs. governmental protection. Seemingly overnight, culture has shifted...
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Listen, Love, Repeat: Other-Centered Living in a Self-Centered World

Karen Ehman · Zondervan
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Our culture is obsessed with self. In our schedules, our relationships, and especially online. (Can you say "selfie'?) But in the midst of this near-narcissism, people are less content than in decades past. Why? Because we have forgotten the joy that comes from putting others...
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Think Better, Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins in Your Mind

Joel Osteen · Faithwords
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Bestselling author Joel Osteen shares how reprogramming your thoughts to remove negativity will lead to a more blessed, fulfilled life. Your mind has incredible power over your success or failure. THINK BETTER, LIVE BETTER offers a simple yet life-changing strategy for erasing the thoughts...
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Bored Again Catholic: How the Mass Could Save Your Life (and the World's Too)

TIMOTHY P O'MALLEY · OUR SUNDAY VISITOR
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Are you BORED? Not likely, given the endless opportunities today to see, share, post, watch, and like. So are you bored? No way! (Except maybe at Mass.) We want the Mass to entertain, make us laugh, give us foot tapping music and sound-bite theology, and get it done in under an hour. Yet every...
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Benjamin Franklin: The Religious Life of a Founding Father

THOMAS S KIDD · YALE University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

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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Love by the Book: What the Song of Solomon Says about Sexuality, Romance, and the Beauty of Marriage

Walter C Kaiser, Jr. · Weaver Book Company
Pages: 91
Format: Paperback

The purpose of this brief commentary is to provide a positive biblical portrait of what a godly marriages entails. In a culture that is confused about the importance and benefits of marriage, respected Bible scholar and teacher Walter Kaiser brings much-needed wisdom to the table based...
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This Life I Live: One Man's Extraordinary, Ordinary Life and the Woman Who Changed It Forever

Rory Feek · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The story she said he was born to write. Her story. His story. The love story of Joey and Rory. By inviting so many into the final months of Joey's life as she battled cancer, Joey and Rory Feek captured hearts around the world with how they handled the diagnosis; the inspiring, simple...
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You Have Set Us Free: Scriptural Reflections for Trauma Survivors

Kenneth W. Schmidt · Liturgical Press
Pages: 74
Format: Paperback

You Have Set Us Free helps survivors of trauma, and their family and friends, to understand the deep and long-lasting effects of their trauma. It also helps them to correlate their experiences of suffering and healing in the light of the paschal mystery of Christ. This book combines Stations...
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Present over perfect : leaving behind frantic for a simpler, more soulful way of life

Shauna Niequist · Zondervan
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In a culture that values speed, efficiency, image, and busyness, some of us are aching for another way to live: more intentional, more connected. Simpler, slower, richer. Many of us have believed the myth that achievement and success bring us contentment, only to find it's actually things...
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Make a Break for It: Unleashing the Power of Personal and Spiritual Growth

Bill Purvis · Zondervan
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Bill Purvis had to be left for dead before he discovered that everything he was searching for could be found in Jesus Christ. As a teen, Purvis nearly died when stabbed three times by a pimp during an encounter with a prostitute. With his pericardium sac pierced, liver punctured and his jugular...
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Finding God in My Loneliness

Lydia Brownback · Crossway
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

From Instagram to Facebook, our culture is obsessed with getting and staying "connected. " But the truth is, many people are lonelier today than ever before. In a noncommittal society that promises fulfillment and freedom but usually leaves us feeling isolated, many women are asking,...
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Bearing False Witness: Debunking Centuries of Anti-Catholic History

Rodney Stark · Templeton Press
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

As we all know and as many of our well established textbooks have argued for decades, the Inquisition was one of the most frightening and bloody chapters in Western history, Pope Pius XII was anti-Semitic and rightfully called "Hitler's Pope," the Dark Ages were a stunting...
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More Than Enchanting: Breaking Through Barriers to Influence Your World

JO SAXTON · IVP Books
Pages: 206
Format: Paperback

Embrace your influence. Women have always wielded enormous influence, whether in our homes, jobs, communities, or churches. But as we lean into those God-given opportunities, we often experience substantial barriers, whether from other people and systems around us or from our own insecurities...
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