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Through an Indian's Looking-Glass: A Cultural Biography of William Apess, Pequot

Drew Lopenzina · University of Massachusetts Press
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

The life of William Apess (1798-1839) , a Pequot Indian, Methodist preacher, and widely celebrated writer, provides a lens through which to comprehend the complex dynamics of indigenous survival and resistance in the era of America's early nationhood. Apess's life intersects with...
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Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to the Women of the Torah and the Throne

Wilda Gafney · Westminster John Knox Press
Pages: 323
Format: Paperback

Womanist Midrash is an in-depth and creative exploration of the well- and lesser-known women of the Hebrew Scriptures. Using her own translations, Gafney offers a midrashic interpretation of the biblical text that is rooted in the African American preaching tradition to tell the stories...
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You are not alone : hope for hurting parents of troubled kids

Dena Yohe · WaterBrook Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

" I can t tell you how to keep your child from making mistakes. But I can equip you with facts, tools, and resources. I can show you that you can survive this nightmare. I can encourage you that one day somehow you can thrive again. " " Dena Yohe, "You Are Not Alone...
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Messy Journey: How Grace and Truth Offer the Prodigal a Way Home

Lori Wildenberg · New Hope Publishers
Pages: 191
Format: Paperback

Messy Journey is for parents walking the difficult road with a wayward child. Be inspired to drink the deep waters of peace as you draw closer to the Father of all prodigals. Author and licensed parent and family educator Lori Wildenberg offers practical grace- and truth-filled ways of navigating...
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Find Your Miracle: How the Miracles of Jesus Can Change Your Life Today

Kerry Shook · WaterBrook
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

What if the Miracles of Jesus Weren't Just for the Past? Healing the blind. Walking on water. Calming the storm. Feeding thousands with a few loaves and fish. Every miracle Jesus performed was for a purpose. There was provision for that specific moment in time. But what if each miracle...
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This Worldwide Struggle: Religion and the International Roots of the Civil Rights Movement

Azaransky. · Oxford University Press
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

This Worldwide Struggle: Religion and the International Roots of the Civil Rights Movement identifies a network of black Christian intellectuals and activists who looked abroad, even in other religious traditions, for ideas and practices that could transform American democracy. From the 1930s...
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Passionate and Pious: Religious Media and Black Women's Sexuality

Monique Nicole Moultrie · Duke University Press Books
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

In Passionate and Pious Monique Moultrie explores the impact of faith-based sexual ministries on black women's sexual agency to trace how these women navigate sexuality, religious authority, and their spiritual walk with God. Providing churchwomen a space to candidly discuss these issues,...
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Reimagining Exodus: A Story of Freedom

David Zaslow · Paraclete Press
Pages: 226
Format: Paperback

In an age where politics and ideologies divide us, Rabbi David is a voice in the wilderness calling people of faith to come together. "A tremendous gift to anyone who is taking a journey of the soul, seeking to escape internal slavery and make it to the promised place where suffering...
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What I Am Living for: Lessons from the Life and Writings of Thomas Merton

Jon M. Sweeney · Ave Maria Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live, or what I like to eat, or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I am living for, in detail, and ask me what I think is keeping me from living fully for the thing I want to live for."?Thomas Merton Some of today's most popular...
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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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Christ the Merciful

Victor-Antoine D'Avila-Latourrette · Paraclete Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Hear the voice of Christ calling you to new life. Pray with Br. Victor-Antoine d'Avila Latourrette through the many names of Jesus and encounter Christ in ways you never thought or imagined were possible. The mystery and abundance of God's grace is opened up through the Scriptures,...
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Finding God in the Waves: How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science

Mike McHargue · Convergent Books
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

From the host of the popular podcasts, The Liturgists Podcast and Ask Science Mike, a story of having faith, losing it, and finding it again through science - revealing how the latest in neuroscience, physics, and biology help us understand God, faith, and ourselves. What do you do when...
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The Way of Discipleship: Women, Men, and Today's Call to Mission

Anthony J Gittins · Liturgical Press
Pages: 163
Format: Paperback

Vatican II's famous declaration that "the church on earth is by its very nature missionary" has often been taken out of context and used to support all manner of church initiatives. But, the conclusion of the statement - "since . . . it has its origin in the mission of the Son and the Holy...
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