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Between Heaven and Earth: The Religious Worlds People Make and the Scholars Who Study Them

From Publishers Weekly Harvard Divinity School professor Orsi, the reigning scholar of American Catholicism, brings together six essays about religion and the methodology of its study. Orsi (The Madonna of 115th Street a [...]

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Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity

From the Back Cover This new edition of Mark Nolls classic introduction to church history isolates fourteen key moments that provide a framework for understanding the history of Christianity. This version includes a new [...]

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God's Icebreaker: The Life and Adventures of Father Ted Hesburgh of Notre Dame

About the Author Jill A. Boughton, author of several books and numerous articles, has taught Philosophy and Scripture courses at the University of Notre Dame. Julie Walters is the author of several well-received books fo [...]

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The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945

Amazon.com Review Written immediately after the end of World War II, this morally complex Holocaust memoir is notable for its exact depiction of the grim details of life in Warsaw under the Nazi [...]

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The Worst Journey in the World (Penguin Classics)

Review 'The Worst Journey in the World is to travel writing what War and Peace is to the novel... a masterpiece.'??The New York Review of Books Read more [...]

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With Christ In the Voting Booth

About the Author David Shedlock graduated from Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri and received his Master s Degree in English as a Second Language from Minnesota State University (Mankato). He is a leading co [...]

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Radical Womanhood: Feminine Faith in a Feminist World

Review Like an intravenous drug coursing through the vein of an unconscious patent, feminist thought has thoroughly permeated our culture.? In this insightful, engaging, and relevant book, Carolyn McCulley encourages us [...]

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Augustine's City of God: A Reader's Guide

Review ODalys splendid volume...fills a lacuna in Augustinian scholarship by providing a solid and detailed guide for a serious student of Augustines most influential work.ODaly fills indeed a gap in scholarship that was [...]

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Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet

Review An amazing book and a stellar contribution to Columbia University Press's growing catalog of Tibetan and Tibetan Buddhist studies, for it will be the key book on medicine and religion in T [...]

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Letters, Volume 1 (Fathers of the Church Patristic Series)

About the Author John Chryssavgis studied theology in Athens, Greece, and Oxford. He taught patristics and church history in Sydney, Australia, and Boston. His publications have focused on the early ascetic literature of [...]

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Biographical Dictionary of Christian Theologians

From Booklist This volume seeks to 'provide readers with a concise introduction to the lives and thought of more than 450 Christian theologians.' Entries are alphabetically arranged and begin wit [...]

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Nehemiah: Statesman and Sage

About the Author Dov S. Zakheim was Under Secretary of Defense (2001 2004) and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (1985 1987) of the United States. He holds a BA from Columbia University and a D.Phil. from St. Antonys Col [...]

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History in Quotations: Reflecting 5000 Years of World History

Review 'This is a very nice book to meander in and get lost in' THE HERALD '9,000 extracts taken from every lettered civilisation and period.' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH '... while this book acts on one ha [...]

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God's Revolution: Justice, Community, and the Coming Kingdom

Review There is no better introduction to the thought and spirit of this twentieth-century prophet. --Robert Ellsberg, Orbis BooksArnolds writing has all the simple, luminous, direct vision into things that I have come t [...]

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Love Burning in the Soul: The Story of Christian Mystics, from Saint Paul to Thomas Merton

From Booklist Harpurs popular introduction to 2,000 years of Christian mysticism sets particular mystics in historical context. Defining a mystic as someone who has direct experience or awareness of God, he turns first t [...]

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Hitler's Millennial Reich: Apocalyptic Belief and the Search for Salvation

Review ?The apocalyptic dimension of Hitler and his exterminatory project has often been noted but never developed with the completeness and sophistication of David Redles. This brilliant book wi [...]

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Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity

From the Back Cover This new edition of Mark Nolls classic introduction to church history isolates fourteen key moments that provide a framework for understanding the history of Christianity. This version includes a new [...]

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Saints Behaving Badly: The Cutthroats, Crooks, Trollops, Con Men, and Devil-Worshippers Who Became Saints

From Publishers Weekly The stories Catholics often hear about the saints can give the impression these people emerged from the womb with halos. Craughwell, a well-respected Catholic diocesan newspaper columnist, provides [...]

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I Shall Live: Surviving the Holocaust Against All Odds

Review 'I read this book...in a single day; I found it so compelling it was hard to put down.' - Simon Wiesenthal'An adventure...almost novelesque in the extraordinary succession of miracles whic [...]

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Jerusalem in the Time of Jesus

Language Notes Text: English, German (translation) This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition. Read more From the Back Cover An investigation into economic and social condi [...]

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