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  • Wild Woman: A Footnote, the Desert, and My Quest for an Elusive Saint

    Wild Woman: A Footnote, the Desert, and My Quest for an Elusive Saint

    In the dusty corner of a library, journalist Amy Frykholm discovers a footnote that leads her on a decades-long search for Mary of Egypt--runaway, prostitute, holy desert dweller, saint, and archetypal wild woman. As their storylines crisscross maps and centuries, the saint and the author meet at various thresholds, and both become more fully revealed as they enter the desert wild and wildly--in the embrace of the sacred.

    9781506471853

    $27.99

    Available August 3, 2021

  • Our Angry Eden: Faith and Hope on a Hotter, Harsher Planet

    Our Angry Eden: Faith and Hope on a Hotter, Harsher Planet

    The planet we will pass on is different than the one we inherited. Living with our angry Eden will involve a period of sustained difficulty and disruption. David Williams, author of When the English Fall, spells out how we will be morally tested, outlines nine virtues key to human thriving in the decades to come, and beckons readers toward a faith and a hope resilient enough to face the effects of the climate crisis.

    9781506470443

    $26.99

  • Baptized in Tear Gas: From White Moderate to Abolitionist

    Baptized in Tear Gas: From White Moderate to Abolitionist

    In Baptized in Tear Gas, minister and activist Elle Dowd invites readers to experience her transformation from what Martin Luther King Jr. referred to as "the white moderate" into an Assata Shakur-reading, courthouse-occupying abolitionist. Like in baptism, this alteration requires parts of us to die--our tone policing, white niceness, respectability politics--so that we may be reborn. Through the Uprising in Ferguson, God made Elle into something new. Now it's our turn.

    9781506470429

    $16.99

    Available August 10, 2021

  • You Should Leave Now: Going on Retreat to Find Your Way Back to Yourself

    You Should Leave Now: Going on Retreat to Find Your Way Back to Yourself

    Sometimes you have to leave, in order to come back to yourself. It is time to go on retreat.

    Written as if by a wise and cherished friend, You Should Leave Now is a gentle, practical guide to drawing rich benefits--mental, emotional, and spiritual--from a personal retreat. Brie Doyle helps us discover the ideal focus, setting, and approach to rest, restoration, and transformative retreating.

    9781506466958

    $19.99

  • Thy Queendom Come: Breaking Free from the Patriarchy to Save Your Soul

    Thy Queendom Come: Breaking Free from the Patriarchy to Save Your Soul

    Telling the stories of some of the strongest women in all of Scripture, Thy Queendom Come offers Christian women a new path forward - a revolutionary new spirituality, and a revolutionary word to describe it: queendom. We can leave the narrow kingdom behind and embrace a more vibrant and just spiritual life.

    9781506469140

    $17.99

    Available August 17, 2021

  • The Peacemaker's Path: Multifaith Reflections to Deepen Your Spirituality

    The Peacemaker's Path: Multifaith Reflections to Deepen Your Spirituality

    Now more than ever, people are painfully divided politically, religiously, and culturally. And yet, there is a commonality in our faith traditions that can help us create a greater sense of community in which our differences are honored. Through daily readings that explore the tenets, teachings, writings, and prayers of the world's major religions, The Peacemaker's Path shows us that we have much more in common than what divides us.

    9781506469126

    $18.99

    Available August 24, 2021

  • Steeped in Stories: Timeless Children's Novels to Refresh Our Tired Souls

    Steeped in Stories: Timeless Children's Novels to Refresh Our Tired Souls

    Can you love a classic novel from childhood and also name its flaws? Mitali Perkins helps us do both as she explores seven timeless children's novels. Through works by Louisa May Alcott, C.S. Lewis, L.M. Montgomery, Francis Hodgson Burnett, and other literary "uncles" and "aunts," Perkins unpacks wisdom to help adults thrive in uncertain times.

    9781506469102

    $24.99

    Available August 31, 2021

  • A More Perfect Union: A New Vision for Building the Beloved Community 

    A More Perfect Union: A New Vision for Building the Beloved Community 

    America is at a spiritual and political crossroads. A new narrative is needed to counter the discord in her politics and culture, a new way forward rooted in Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of community. A More Perfect Union calls for a shared vision that transcends partisanship to live out America's best ideals and realize a more perfect union.

    9781506464534

    $26.99

    Available September 14, 2021

  • Portraits of Peace: Searching for Hope in a Divided America

    Portraits of Peace: Searching for Hope in a Divided America

    Frustrated with an increasingly polarized society, award-winning photographer John Noltner set out on a road trip across the US to rediscover the common humanity that connects us by asking people the simple question "What does peace mean to you?"

    9781506471211

    $27.99

    Available September 21, 2021

  • Our Fair Share: How One Small Change Can Create a More Equitable American Economy

    Our Fair Share: How One Small Change Can Create a More Equitable American Economy

    Over the past fifty years, our economy has been pulling us apart at unprecedented rates by allowing the richest Americans to hoard wealth like almost never before. In Our Fair Share, Brian C. Johnson combines accessible scholarship on wealth and income inequity with stories of real people struggling to survive and thrive in America today. Ultimately, Johnson lays the groundwork for a reasonable and actionable solution, drawing us together to build a common American future.

    9781506470757

    $28.99

    Available September 28, 2021

  • Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us into the Sacred

    Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us into the Sacred

    Like many who feel unfulfilled by traditional faith expressions, Victoria Loorz went in search of a spirituality strong enough to reckon with the unraveling of her vocation, identity, and planet, and found herself in the wilderness. As cofounder of the Wild Church Network and Seminary of the Wild, Loorz invites us to reimagine our relationship with and deepen our commitment to a suffering planet by falling in love with it--and calling it church.

    9781506469645

    $17.99

    Available October 5, 2021

  • Breath Prayer: An Ancient Practice for the Everyday Sacred

    Breath Prayer: An Ancient Practice for the Everyday Sacred

    Christine Valters Paintner, abbess of Abbey of the Arts, introduces us to the spiritual practice of breath prayer and offers beautiful poem-prayers for walking, working, dressing, cleaning, sitting in silence, doing the dishes, living in community--breathing the divine into our daily lives. Over time these recitations become as natural as breathing. We don't so much recite the prayers as the prayers recite us, guide us, and open our hearts to the everyday sacred.

    9781506470672

    $19.99

    Available October 12, 2021

  • We Cry Justice: Reading the Bible with the Poor People's Campaign

    We Cry Justice: Reading the Bible with the Poor People's Campaign

    In We Cry Justice, leaders of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival uncover what the Bible really says about justice and poverty. Liz Theoharis is joined by pastors, organizers, scholars, low-wage workers, and people in poverty in interpreting sacred stories about the poor seeking healing, justice, and freedom. Find in the pages of Scripture God's persistent call to repair the breach and fight poverty, not the poor.

    9781506473642

    $19.99

    Available October 12, 2021

  • Inkwell: Simple Writing Practices to Restore Your Soul

    Inkwell: Simple Writing Practices to Restore Your Soul

    Tired. Uninspired. Emotionally exhausted. Overwhelmed. Burned out. In a world where the pace seems to get faster and the problems seem intractable, more and more people feel they just can't go on as they have been doing. The truth is, we're much better at caring for our bodies than caring for our spirits. In Inkwell, writing instructor and professor Anne Whitney shows how writing can be a powerful tool for your spiritual self-care.

    9781506464794

    $16.99

    Available October 19, 2021

  • Dimming the Day: Evening Meditations for Quiet Wonder

    Dimming the Day: Evening Meditations for Quiet Wonder

    The moon is out, the air has cooled, you are ready for bed. You know that scrolling on your phone does not draw you toward sleep. Power down your phone, take a breath, and begin to dim the day. Author Jennifer Grant offers gentle meditations that help you direct your gaze away from screens and toward the natural world. Replace anxiety with awe, distraction with focus, and worry with true rest.

    9781506471198

    $19.99

    Available October 19, 2021

  • Innocent Until Proven Muslim: Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and the Muslim Experience Since 9/11

    Innocent Until Proven Muslim: Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and the Muslim Experience Since 9/11

    In this powerful book, Dr. Maha Hilal tells the story of two decades of the War on Terror, through both an overview of the policies created under its umbrella and the lived realities of Muslim Americans who have experienced hate and discrimination as a result. Twenty years after the tragic events of 9/11, we must look at their full legacy and move toward a United States that is truly inclusive and united.

    9781506470467

    $29.99

    Available October 26, 2021

  • The Lightmaker's Manifesto: How to Work for Change without Losing Your Joy

    The Lightmaker's Manifesto: How to Work for Change without Losing Your Joy

    Many of us want to advocate for causes we care about--but which ones? We want to work for change--but will the emotional toll lead to burn out? In The Lightmaker's Manifesto, activist Karen Walrond shares strategies to help you define the actions that bring you joy, identify the values and causes about which you are passionate, and put them together to create change. Includes conversations with changemakers Valarie Kaur, Brené Brown, Tarana Burke, and Zuri Adele.

    9781506469942

    $26.99

    Available November 2, 2021

  • All Who Are Weary: Easing the Burden on the Walk with Mental Illness

    All Who Are Weary: Easing the Burden on the Walk with Mental Illness

    We live in an age uniquely attentive to the problem of mental illness. More than half of us will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in our lifetime. All Who Are Weary is not a map to a cure, nor a perfectly restorative prayer. Rather, Emmy Kegler joins the reader on the long walk of reflection, understanding, and compassion, trusting in the promise of a lighter load for us all.

    9781506467801

    $18.99

    Available November 9, 2021

  • Brave: Women of the Bible and Their Stories of Grief, Mercy, Folly, Joy, Sex, and Redemption

    Brave: Women of the Bible and Their Stories of Grief, Mercy, Folly, Joy, Sex, and Redemption

    Following the success of Fierce, Alice Connor returns to introduce a new group of women from the Bible, some whose names we know, others who go unnamed. Connor invites us to see them not as players in a man's story, but as foremothers of the faith.

    Skillfully drawn by the author, these women's stories are challenging and beautiful. When we read their stories, we see not only their particular, formidable lives but also our own.

    9781506463964

    $18.99

    Available November 16, 2021

  • Seeing Jesus: Visionary Encounters from the First Century to the Present

    Seeing Jesus: Visionary Encounters from the First Century to the Present

    Jesus ascended to heaven. End of story. But then how do we explain the Christians, in nearly every century since, who claimed to have seen, heard, met, and touched Jesus in the flesh? In Seeing Jesus, Robert Hudson ponders characters throughout Christian history who have encountered the actual face of the resurrected Christ.

    9781506465753

    $24.99

    Available November 23, 2021

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