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Accidental Saints

New York Times Bestseller - One of NPR's Best Books of 2015 What if that person you've been trying to avoid is your best shot at grace today? And what if that's the point?In Accidental Saints, New York Times best-selling author

Bolz-Weber, Nadia

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Peter, Matthew, Thomas, John: Who were these men and what was their relationship to Jesus? Tom Bissell gives us rich and deeply informed answers to those ancient questions. Written with warmth, humour, and a rare acume

Bissell, Tom

Bible for Grown-Ups
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'Loveday's case is that the mantle of historical truth and divine authority has placed upon the Bible an intolerable weight, crushing it as a creative work of immense imaginative and inspirational power. His argument i

Loveday, Simon

Bible for Unbelievers

One of Northern Europe's most popular writers, Guus Kuijer was fascinated with the Bible from an early age, but was never able to believe it. Now, in prose that is humorous and sometimes irreverent, Kuijer reinterprets the most popular book

Kuijer, Guus, Watkinson, Laura

Bible Tells Me So
illustrations 288

The controversial Bible scholar and author of The Evolution of Adam recounts his transformative spiritual journey in which he discovered a new, more honest way to love and appreciate God s Word.Trained as an evangelical Bible s

Enns, Peter

Biblical Literalism

In this profound work, bestselling author and the former Episcopal Bishop of Newark John Shelby Spong offers a radical new way to look at the gospels today. Pulling back the layers of misunderstanding created over the centuries by Gentile ig

Spong, John Shelby


There is a lurking Neo-Platonism in Christian thinking today. It assumes that there is a gaping hole between our inner and our outer selves and that the soul is to be seen as good while the body is bad. Gooder here explores six key concepts,

Gooder, Paula (The Bible Society, UK)

Book of Bibles

Let there be light: Medieval bible manuscripts in impeccable reproductionIn the beginning was the word, and in the Middle Ages were kings, princes, and high-ranking religious members whose wealth and influence produced illustrated bibles of

Fussel, Stephan, Gastgeber, Christian, Fingernagel, Andreas

For Christ's Sake
black & white illustrations 164

In this new book, Bishop Geoffrey Robinson, controversial author of Confronting Power and Sex in the Catholic Church, pulls no punches in his effort to go beyond merely 'managing' sexual abuse in the Church. He se

Robinson, Bishop Geoffrey

Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis

Prizewinning historian Garry Wills argues that changes have been the evidence of life in the Catholic Church. It has often changed, sometimes with unwanted consequences, more often with good. In this brilliant and incisive study, he gives se

Wills, Garry

History of Christianity
The First Three Thousand Years 1216

Christianity, one of the world's great religions, has had an incalculable impact on human history. This book, now the most comprehensive and up to date single volume work in English, describes not only the mai

MacCulloch, Diarmaid

Holy Bible (KJV)

An Award or Presentation Bible in the King James Version: ideal as a gift or to keep The full text of the Popular size King James or Authorized Version Bible, in a straightforward black imitation leather hardback binding.


Holy Bible: King James Version
b/w throughout, over 200 illustrations 1343

This title offers King James translation of the Bible that is presented in an attractively designed edition bound in genuine bonded leather with a ribbon marker. It includes beautiful illustrations fro

Dore, Gustave

Illustrated Family Bible

Illustrated Family Bible takes a new visual approach to understanding the Bible that will inspire the whole family. Using original text from the New International Version, this richly illustrated and accessible Bible offers interpretation of

Dorling Kindersley

Jesus Before the Gospels

The bestselling author of Misquoting Jesus, one of the most renowned and controversial Bible scholars in the world today examines oral tradition and its role in shaping the stories about Jesus we encounter in the New Testament and ultimately

Ehrman, Bart D.


In this fascinating historical and cultural biography, writer and broadcaster Peter Stanford deconstructs that most vilified of Bible characters: Judas Iscariot, who famously betrayed Jesus with a kiss. Beginning with the gospel accounts, Pe

Stanford, Peter

Lion Book of Prayers to Keep for Ever
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One of Lion Children's Books' award-winning and most sophisticated gift Bibles now has its very own matching prayer book. Sophie Allsopp's distinctive and atmospheric illustrations accompany a collection of carefully chosen con

Rock, Lois, Allsopp, Sophie

Lion Picture Bible
Colour illustrations 384

This special edition has silver gilt edging, foil titling, and a padded cover, to make it a wonderful gift for a young child. Bright, vibrant pictures are the focus of this children's Bible for 5-7s; expressive people an

Dodd, Sarah J., Ligi, Raffaella

Lost History of Christianity
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Leading religion scholar Jenkins reveals a vast Christian world to the east of the Roman Empire and explains how the earliest, most influential churches of the East--China, India, the M

Jenkins, John Philip

Medieval Christianity
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For many, the medieval world seems dark and foreign-a miraculous, brutal, and irrational time of superstition and strange relics. The pursuit of heretics, the Inquisition, the Crusades and the domination of the "Holy Land" come

Madigan, Kevin

Myth of a Christian Nation

The church was established to serve the world with Christ-like love, not to rule the world. It is called to look like a corporate Jesus, dying on the cross for those who crucified him, not a religious version of Caesar. It is called to manif

Boyd, Gregory

Pope Francis
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Pope Francis: His Essential Wisdom invites readers to experience the words of the beloved pontiff. The excerpts are drawn from his homilies, books, interviews, speeches and other writings from his papacy

Kelly-Gangi, Carol

Prayers and Verses for your First Holy Communion

Alison Jay has illustrated many books for children, and her beautiful paintings are instantly recognisable. In this anthology of prayers her unique style is used to accompany a variety of traditional prayers and prayers from the Bible. Full o

Rock, Lois, Jay, Alison

Salvation on the Small Screen?
black & white illustrations 176

The author, a Lutheran theologian and former stand-up comic who had never before watched religious broadcasting, spent 24 hours immersing herself in the messages and culture of religious television.

Bolz-Weber, Nadia

Satan the Heretic
black & white illustrations 216

Before the end of the thirteenth century, theologians had little interest in demons, but with Thomas Aquinas and his formidable "Treatise on Evil" in 1272, everything changed. In Satan the Heretic, Alain Boureau t

Boureau, Alain, Fagan, Teresa Lavender

Searching for Sunday
black & white illustrations 288

New York Times bestselling author Rachel Held Evans embarks on a quest to find out what it really means to be part of the Church. Like millions of her millennial peers, Rachel Held Evans didn't want to go to churc

Evans, Rachel Held

Seduced by Grace

Foreword by The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG. In these collected writings - essays, articles, letters, talks - Michael Kelly invites us into an intimate exploration of the inner wisdom and radical challenge of Christianity. In reflections

Kelly, Michael Bernard, Kirby, Michael

Servants and Leaders

Church leaders of all persuasions and prominent lay Christians have opened up to Graham Downie over forty years on the issues and feelings that matter to them most. Cardinal Pell, Desmond Tutu, Anglican hardliner Peter Jensen, lapsed GG Pete

Downie, Graham

St Paul
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"St Paul is known throughout the world as the first Christian writer, authoring fourteen of the twenty-seven books in the New Testament. But as Karen Armstrong demonstrates in St Paul: The Apostle We Love to Hate, he a

Armstrong, Karen

St Paul
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St Paul is known throughout the world as the first Christian writer, authoring fourteen of the twenty-seven books in the New Testament. But as Karen Armstrong demonstrates in St Paul: The Misunderstood Apostle, he also

Armstrong, Karen

Ten Prayers That Changed The World: Extraordinary Stories of Faith That Shaped the Course of History
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From time immemorial, prayer has provided comfort in our darkest hours, stirred us to action beyond what we thought possible, and shown us the way through seemingly insurmountable challenges. In this engaging tour of world hist

Isbouts, Jean-Pierre

We Make the Road by Walking

From critically acclaimed author Brian McLaren comes a brilliant retelling of the biblical story and a thrilling reintroduction to Christian faith. This book offers everything you need to explore what a difference an honest, living, gro

McLaren, Brian D

Wisdom of Pope Francis
Color photos 240

A collection of wisdom from one of the world's greatest spiritual leaders. When Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the 266th pope, he took the name Francis in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi, a figure renowned for his humility, wisd

Birch, David


Two thousand years ago, an itinerant Jewish preacher and miracle worker walked across the Galilee, gathering followers to establish what he called the 'Kingdom of God'. The revolutionary movement he launched was so threatening to the establi

Aslan, Reza