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  • The God Beat: What Journalism Says about Faith and Why It Matters

    The God Beat: What Journalism Says about Faith and Why It Matters

    In the 1960s and '70s a more personal, subjective, voice-driven journalism emerged, known as New Journalism. In the new century, those same tropes are used by religion writers who similarly scrutinize questions of faith and doubt while taking God-talk seriously. The God Beat brings together significant and characteristic samples of this emerging genre, helping us understand how we talk about God in public spaces--and why it matters--in a whole new way.

    9781506465777

    $26.99

  • Wild Belief: Poets and Prophets in the Wilderness

    Wild Belief: Poets and Prophets in the Wilderness

    Wild Belief brings together a diverse and unique set of writers who span literary styles, genres, and time periods--but who are united in their search for spirit in the wild.

    Through them we discover the tension between our understanding of the wilderness as both a fearful and a sacred space, which makes it particularly apt for capturing the unknown and surprising elements of belief.

    9781506464633

    $25.99

  • United States of Grace: A Memoir of Homelessness, Addiction, Incarceration, and Hope

    United States of Grace: A Memoir of Homelessness, Addiction, Incarceration, and Hope

    Lenny Duncan, who inspired and challenged audiences with his breakout first book, Dear Church, now brings us his story about growing up Black and queer in the US, examining pressing issues like poverty, mass incarceration, white supremacy, and LGBTQ inclusion through an intimate portrayal of his life's struggles and joys. United States of Grace is a love story about America, making the claim that God is present with us in the most difficult of circumstances.

    9781506464060

    $22.99

  • Hunting Magic Eels: Recovering an Enchanted Faith in a Skeptical Age

    Hunting Magic Eels: Recovering an Enchanted Faith in a Skeptical Age

    Five hundred years ago, the world was enchanted with angels and demons--God existed, and the devil was real. Today, we live in a post-Christian world characterized by doubt and skepticism. Richard Beck argues this is not evidence of a crisis of belief but a crisis of attention. Hunting Magic Eels reveals how we can cultivate an enchanted faith in a skeptical age and recover our ability to experience God as a living, vital presence.

    9781506464657

    $24.99

  • Jesus for Farmers and Fishers: Justice for All Those Marginalized by Our Food System

    Jesus for Farmers and Fishers: Justice for All Those Marginalized by Our Food System

    Food producers in America are in the midst of one of the most severe farm crises of the last half-century. Yet we are largely unaware of the plight of those whose hands and hearts toil to sustain us. In Jesus for Farmers and Fishers, Gary Nabhan offers a fresh look at the parables of Jesus to bring us into a heart of compassion for those in the food economy hit by this crisis.

    9781506465067

    $26.99

  • In the Shelter: Finding a Home in the World

    In the Shelter: Finding a Home in the World

    From master storyteller and host of On Being's Poetry Unbound, Pádraig Ó Tuama, comes an unforgettable spiritual memoir of peace and reconciliation, Celtic spirituality, belonging, and sexual identity. From the heart of a poet comes a profound look at the landscapes we all try to inhabit even as we always search for shelter, a place we can call home.

    9781506470528

    $19.99

  • #ChurchToo: How Purity Culture Upholds Abuse and How to Find Healing

    #ChurchToo: How Purity Culture Upholds Abuse and How to Find Healing

    Sexual abuse is utterly rampant in Christian churches in America. And the reasons are somewhat different than those you might find in the #MeToo stories coming out of Hollywood or Washington. #ChurchToo turns over the rocks of the church's sexual dysfunction, revealing just what makes sexualized violence in religious contexts both ubiquitous and uniquely traumatizing, and lays the groundwork for survivors of abuse to live full, free, healthy lives.

    9781506464817

    $16.99

  • Dear Doctor: What Doctors Don't Ask, What Patients Need to Say

    Dear Doctor: What Doctors Don't Ask, What Patients Need to Say

    In the form of an open letter from patients to their doctors, spiritual writer and professor of medical humanities Marilyn McEntyre brings to light the hidden fears, desperate needs, deepest hopes, and heartfelt truths that many feel doctors overlook in their approach to health care. Ultimately, Dear Doctor is an important first step to begin a dialogue between two communities that often have a very large disconnect.

    9781506460475

    $16.99

  • In My Grandmother's House: Black Women, Faith, and the Stories We Inherit

    In My Grandmother's House: Black Women, Faith, and the Stories We Inherit

    A grandmother's theology carries wisdom strong enough for future generations. In the pages of In My Grandmother's House, public theologian Yolanda Pierce builds an everyday womanist theology rooted in liberating scriptures, stories from the Black church, and truths from Black women's lives. The Divine has been showing up at the kitchen tables of Black women for a long time. It's time to get to know that God.

    9781506464718

    $22.99

  • Ladder to the Light: An Indigenous Elder's Meditations on Hope and Courage

    Ladder to the Light: An Indigenous Elder's Meditations on Hope and Courage

    Native America knows something about cultivating resilience and resisting darkness. Choctaw elder and Episcopal priest Steven Charleston offers words of hard-won hope, rooted in daily conversations with the Spirit and steeped in Indigenous wisdom. For all who yearn for hope, Ladder to the Light is a book of comfort, truth, and challenge in a time of anguish and fear. Night will not last forever. Together we can climb toward the light.

    9781506465739

    $17.99

  • Subversive: Christ, Culture, and the Shocking Dorothy L. Sayers

    Subversive: Christ, Culture, and the Shocking Dorothy L. Sayers

    Known for her bestselling detective novels, Dorothy L. Sayers lived a fascinating, groundbreaking life as a novelist, feminist, Oxford scholar, and important influence on the spiritual life of C.S. Lewis. Subversive shows how Sayers ignites new ways to think about Christianity, shocking people into seeing the truth of ancient doctrine; inspiring believers to evaluate how and why their language perpetuates divisive certitude rather than the hopeful faith; and showing us all a better way forward.

    9781506462752

    $24.99

  • Dear Church: A Love Letter from a Black Preacher to the Whitest Denomination in the US

    Dear Church: A Love Letter from a Black Preacher to the Whitest Denomination in the US

    Lenny Duncan is an unlikely pastor. Formerly incarcerated, he is now a black preacher in the whitest denomination in the United States: the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Shifting demographics and shrinking congregations make the headlines, but Duncan connects the church's lack of diversity to its lack of vitality. Part manifesto, part confession, and all love letter, Dear Church offers a bold new vision for the future of the church.

    9781506452562

    $16.99

  • Crisis in the Village: Restoring Hope in African American Communities

    Crisis in the Village: Restoring Hope in African American Communities

    Robert M. Franklin provides first-person advice and insight as he identifies the crises resident within three anchor institutions that have played key roles in...

    9780800638870

    $16.00

  • Christians and a Land Called Holy: How We Can Foster Justice, Peace and Hope

    Christians and a Land Called Holy: How We Can Foster Justice, Peace and Hope

    Fair-minded and sympathetic to Jewish, Muslim, and Christian concerns, Lutz and Smith provide a clear account of the Israeli-Palestinian situation and a...

    9780800637842

    $12.80

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  • I Am a Palestinian Christian: God and Politics in the Holy Land: A Personal Testimony

    I Am a Palestinian Christian: God and Politics in the Holy Land: A Personal Testimony

    Mitri Raheb explores the recent history of the Palestinian Christians, and the complex meeting of the world's three major monotheistic religions. Clearly and...

    9780800626631

    $23.00

  • Parable of the Brown Girl: The Sacred Lives of Girls of Color

    Parable of the Brown Girl: The Sacred Lives of Girls of Color

    The stories of girls of color are often overlooked and ignored rather than valued and heard. Instead of relegating these young women to the margins, minister and youth advocate Khristi Lauren Adams brings their stories front and center where they belong. Thought-provoking and inspirational, Parable of the Brown Girl is a powerful example of how God uses the narratives we most often ignore to teach us the most important lessons in life.

    9781506455686

    $18.99

  • Beyond Shame: Creating a Healthy Sex Life on Your Own Terms

    Beyond Shame: Creating a Healthy Sex Life on Your Own Terms

    We all carry sexual shame. Whether we grew up in the repressive purity culture of American evangelical Christianity or not, we've all been taught in subtle and not-so-subtle ways that sex (outside of very specific contexts) is taboo. Psychotherapist Matthias Roberts helps readers overcome their shame and determine their own definition of healthy sex. Define your sexual values on your own terms, overcome your shame, and start having great, healthy sex.

    9781506455662

    $16.99

  • Faith in Action: A Handbook for Activists, Advocates, and Allies

    Faith in Action: A Handbook for Activists, Advocates, and Allies

    You want to make the world better. This book can help. Faith in Action offers quick dives into a range of topics, from racial justice...

    9781506432564

    $12.99

  • Just Faith: Reclaiming Progressive Christianity

    Just Faith: Reclaiming Progressive Christianity

    In Just Faith, activist and writer Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons explains how a strong religious left has accompanied every major progressive advance in our society, and he resurrects the long but forgotten history of progressive Christianity in the United States. This book is a rallying cry for a bold progressive Christianity that unapologetically fights for its values to impact the biggest political battles of our time--from immigration and economic fairness to LGBTQ+ and abortion rights.

    9781506462523

    $26.99

  • Thinking About Faith in God: How Belief Makes Science Possible

    Thinking About Faith in God: How Belief Makes Science Possible

    For many decades, militant atheism and religious dogmatism have fed off each other. Each intellectual argument and rhetorical flourish acts as encouragement and cause for further passion in the other.   

    9781506400679

    $14.00

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