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Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation ...

Ross Douthat

AS THE YOUNGEST-EVER OP-ED COLUMNIST FOR The New York Times, Ross Douthat has emerged as one of the most provocative and influential voices of his generation. In Bad Religion he offers a masterful and forceful account of how American ...

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Published: Mar 2013

Home Is Where My People Are: The Road...

Sophie Hudson

All roads lead to home. It's easy to go through life believing that we can satisfy our longing for home with a three-bedroom, two-bath slice of the American dream that we mortgage at 4 percent and pay for over the course of thirty yea...

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Published: Feb 2015

How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation ...

Bart D. Ehrman

New York Times bestselling author and Bible expert Bart Ehrman reveals how Jesus's divinity became dogma in the first few centuries of the early church.The claim at the heart of the Christian faith is that Jesus of Nazareth was, and i...

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Published: Apr 2015

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, ...

Lawrence Wright

National Book Award FinalistA New York Times Notable BookA Best Book of the Year: The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, New York magazine, Slate, Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly, People, Publishers ...

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Published: Oct 2013

Movements That Change the World: Five...

Steve Addison

When Jesus commissioned his followers, he was not just inaugurating the historical church, he was founding a missionary movement.Originally released by Missional Press and now revised and expanded to include a multi-session discussion...

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Published: Apr 2011

Confutatio Pontificia

Anonymous

The Confutatio Pontificia is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Johann Michael Reu is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjo...

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Published: Nov 2015

A Doctor at Calvary: The Passion of O...

M. D. Pierre Barbet

What the Gospels don't reveal about Christ's sufferings, science does.While the Gospels relate only the barest essentials concerning the physical suffering of Jesus, Dr. Pierre Barbet addresses these gaps with scientific inquiry. A Do...

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Published: Nov 2014

A People's History of Christianity: T...

Diana Butler Bass

The Grassroots Movements That Preserved Jesus's Message of Social Justice for 2,000 Years and Their Impact on the Church TodayFor too long, the history of Christianity has been told as the triumph of orthodox doctrine imposed through ...

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Published: Apr 2010

Christianity After Religion: The End ...

Diana Butler Bass

Diana Butler Bass, one of contemporary Christianity's leading trend-spotters, exposes how the failings of the church today are giving rise to a new "spiritual but not religious" movement. Using evidence from the latest natio...

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Published: Mar 2013

The Great Heresies

Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc examines the five most destructive heretical movements to have affected Christian Civilization: Arianism, Mohammedanism (Islam), Albigensianism (Cathar), The Reformation (Protestant), and "The Modern Phase." B...

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Published: Mar 2015

Jesus, the Apostles, and the Early Ch...

Pope Benedict XVI

Based on Pope Benedict XVI's weekly teaching on the relationship between Christ and the Church, this book tells the drama of Jesus' first disciples — his Apostles and their associates — and how they spread Jesus' message throughou...

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Published: May 2015

How God Became Jesus: The Real Origin...

Michael F. Bird

In his recent book How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher From Galilee historian Bart Ehrman explores a claim that resides at the heart of the Christian faith--- that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, God. According to...

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Published: Mar 2014

The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and ...

Peter Brown

In this groundbreaking work, Peter Brown explores how the worship of saints and their corporeal remains became central to religious life in Western Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire. During this period, earthly remnants served...

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Published: Nov 2014

Christ as Advocate

John Bunyan

Christ pleads with God, he pleads with a just and righteous God, and therefore he must plead law, and nothing but law; and this he pleaded in both these pleas-First, in confessing of the sin he justified the sentence of the law in pro...

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Published: Oct 2014

Introduction to World Christian Histo...

Derek Cooper

Christianity is a global faith. Today, people are increasingly aware that Christianity extends far beyond Europe and North America, permeating the Eastern and Southern hemispheres. What we may know less well is that Christianity has...

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Published: Jul 2016

Band of Angels: The Forgotten World o...

Kate Cooper

In this inspiring histoy of the early Christian movement, award-winning historian Kate Cooper paints a vivid picture of the triumphs and hardships of the mothers of the church. According to most recorded history, women in the ancient ...

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Published: Dec 2014

World History: A Short, Visual Introd...

Caitlin Corning

World History: A Short, Visual Introduction is the ideal path to understanding the historical events that influence Christian history.Caitlin Corning's introduction covers the most important people, places, and events with precision a...

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Published: Oct 2015

The Christ Files: How Historians Know...

John Dickson

In The Christ Files, a four-session small group Bible study, scholar John Dickson examines the Christian faith through a historical look at the Christian faith and life of Jesus from both Scriptural and other non-Bible documentation. ...

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Published: Dec 2010

How the West Really Lost God: A New T...

Mary Eberstadt

In this magisterial work, leading cultural critic Mary Eberstadt delivers a powerful new theory about the decline of religion in the Western world. The conventional wisdom is that the West first experienced religious decline, followed...

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Published: May 2014

Paul Was Not a Christian: The Origina...

Pamela Eisenbaum

Pamela Eisenbaum, an expert on early Christianity, reveals the true nature of the historical Paul in Paul Was Not a Christian. She explores the idea of Paul not as the founder of a new Christian religion, but as a devout Jew who belie...

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Published: Sep 2010

The History of the Church (Translated...

Eusebius

Written by Eusebius, the bishop of Caesarea, "The History of the Church" is the pioneering 4th century work which details the chronological history of early Christianity from the time of Christ to Constantine. This monumenta...

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Published: Apr 2018

Foxe's Book of Martyrs

John Foxe

An early English Protestant, John Foxe fled from England to Strasbourg, France, when Mary Tudor became queen. There, he occupied himself with a Latin history of the Christian persecutions and he printed, in Latin, the first part of hi...

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Published: Apr 2018

30 Events That Shaped the Church: Lea...

Alton Gansky

Highlighting thirty significant and sometimes shocking events that shaped the Church, an accomplished author reveals how they continue to influence Christians today.

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Published: Jan 2015

The Final Days of Jesus: The Archaeol...

Shimon Gibson

Unraveling the Mystery of Jesus's Last DaysA world-renowned scholar reveals how archaeology has a major role to play not only in how the gospels should be read and understood, but also in understanding Jesus in his world. Inside you'l...

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Published: Mar 2010

A Brief History of Sunday: From the N...

Justo L. Gonzalez

In this accessible historical overview of Sunday, noted scholar Justo González tells the story of how and why Christians have worshiped on Sunday from the earliest days of the church to the present. After discussing the views and pra...

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Published: May 2017

Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revo...

David Bentley Hart

In this provocative book one of the most brilliant scholars of religion today dismantles distorted religious "histories" offered up by Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, and other contemporary critics of religion and adv...

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Published: Feb 2010

The Story of Christianity

David Bentley Hart

The story of Christianity is an immeasurably fascinating one. A faith that began in Roman occupied Palestine, as a small and fugitive faction within Judaism, grew, thrived and finally "conquered" the empire that had sought t...

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Published: Aug 2015

Naked

Will Hathaway

Since the beginning, the story of Eden has captivated mankind in our pursuit of understanding not only God but ourselves. But what if one of life's greatest secrets has been hiding for centuries in plain sight? What if the story of Ch...

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Published: Aug 2016

Rediscovering the Church Fathers: Who...

Michael A. G. Haykin

While the church today looks quite different than it did two thousand years ago, Christians share the same faith with the church fathers. Although separated by time and culture, we have much to learn from their lives and teaching.This...

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Published: Mar 2011

The Fall of Jerusalem

G. a. Henty

The Fall of Jerusalem by G.A. Henty tells the story of the the first century Jewish revolt from the perspective of a fictional young Jewish man, John of Gamala. Revolting against imperial rule, various Jewish factions struggle for con...

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Published: Apr 2015
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