The New Testament in Its World: An Introduction to the History, Literature, and Theology of the First Christians

Finally an introduction that captures the excitement of the early Christians, helping today s readers to think like a first century believer while reading the text responsibly for today The New Testament in Its World is your passageway from the twenty first century to the era of Jesus and the

Miracles and Other Reasonable Things: A Story of Unlearning and Relearning God

In her most personal book yet, popular speaker and bestselling author Sarah Bessey invites us into her long and sometimes miraculous road to recovery after a terrible accident and shares how it changed everything she believed about God Sarah Bessey was in her sweet spot a popular author,

The In-Betweens: The Spiritualists, Mediums, and Legends of Camp Etna

They believed they would live forever So begins Mira Ptacin s haunting account of the women of Camp Etna an otherworldly community in the woods of Maine that has, since 1876, played host to generations of Spiritualists and mediums dedicated to preserving the links between the mortal realm and the

A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith

Moved by his mother s death and his Irish Catholic family s complicated history with the church, Timothy Egan decided to follow in the footsteps of centuries of seekers to force a reckoning with his own beliefs He embarked on a thousand mile pilgrimage through the theological cradle of

The Preacher’s Wife: The Precarious Power of Evangelical Women Celebrities

From the New York Times bestselling author of Everything Happens for a Reason And Other Lies I ve Loved, a fascinating look at the world of Christian women celebrities Since the 1970s, an important new figure has appeared on the center stage of American evangelicalism the celebrity preacher s

The Cult of Trump: A Leading Cult Expert Explains How the President Uses Mind Control

One of America s leading experts in cults and mind control provides an eye opening analysis of Trump and the indoctrination tactics he uses to build a fanatical devotion in his supporters.Over the past two years, Trump s behavior has become both disturbing and yet increasingly familiar He

Home Fire

The suspenseful and heartbreaking story of an immigrant family driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences Isma is free After years of watching out for her younger siblings in the wake of their mother s death, she s accepted an invitation from a mentor in America that allows

Women Talking

One evening, eight Mennonite women climb into a hay loft to conduct a secret meeting For the past two years, each of these women, and than a hundred other girls in their colony, has been repeatedly violated in the night by demons coming to punish them for their sins Now that the women have