“Holland writes about Rome with a Gibbonesque flair that both informs and entertains.”
“Testimony challenges the narrative that Evangelical Christianity is the gateway drug to White Christian Nationalism.”
“This is a very dense volume, filled with detailed discussion on complicated issues of dogma, politics, and the incorporation of Christianity into European society writ large.”
“For dreamers and students, thinkers and searchers, Roma Downey’s Be an Angel is a collection of spellbinding essays that reads like a devotional.
“White evangelicalism is a movement thoroughly entrenched in American nationalism, white supremacy, patriarchy, and xenophobia.”
“Beck’s infusion of religion into this book is both its strength and weakness.”
Early on in The Truth at the Heart of the Lie, former Catholic priest James Carroll announces three themes or stories he will tell.
“An affecting blend of memoir and history, Shaking the Gates of Hell offers an unflinching account of a family in a tumultuous time.”
“Gushee writes in deft, graceful, accessible, and sometimes clever prose.”
With November’s presidential election fast approaching, much attention is being given to white evangelical voters, the bedrock of Donald Trump’s electoral base—more so now, with the racial debate t
“‘In order to form a more perfect Union,’ books such as White Christian Privilege add enormous value to highlighting the gap between illusion and reality.”
Who is best suited to understand and explain the cynical marriage of convenience between Donald Trump and America’s white evangelicals—a critical outsider, or a sympathetic insider?
“‘The rise of the religious right should be cause for alarm among all who care about the future of democracy in America.’”
In 2016, Duke University Divinity School Professor Kate Bowler burst onto the media scene with a New York Times op-ed column called “Death, the Prosperity Gospel and Me.”
“‘Whatever package you come in, life isn’t easier or harder than another’s because you are different physically.
“The open-minded reader will definitely find Darwin Devolves to be an enlightening and informative look at a very controversial issue.”
John S. Dixon seems the perfect person to write The Christian Year in Painting as an art historian, professor, and the arts correspondent for a Catholic newspaper.
“A Prophet with Honor is an in-depth, honest, and absorbing story of the life of Billy Graham.”
Book publishing as we know it began in the 1450s with the richly illustrated Bible that Johannes Gutenberg produced in Mainz, Germany, an event that soon sparked the religious revolution known as t
To many true believers, America is, was and always will be a Christian nation. It was founded by Christians, and its success as a political experiment rests solidly on the Protestant religion.
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“How God Became God is an excellent tool for furthering spiritual development.”
“For Christians wanting to understand the first followers of their faith, or the skeptic wanting to understand how this faith was formed, this book is a good place to start
“a compelling read, well researched, and interesting.”
“When asked why his story was important, Schaefer said, ‘Even people who are conservative were saying, ‘If he hadn’t done this for his son, I would not only think of him as a bad father, bu