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.
The body of scholarship dedicated to analyzing, understanding, and changing America's enormous carceral complex is growing fast.
“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
“The thrust of the book is to develop the idea that a somewhat obscure first century Jewish prophet (Jesus Christ) somehow developed a following that led to Him being declared the divine So
The Holy Spirit is not a book for those looking for a quick read or a cursory treatment of the subject.
“. . . very academic and interesting, but misses the mark in the real world.”
Same-sex marriage is fiercely debated today.
Dr. Gilbert Meilander has been at the forefront of the development of Christian bioethics for decades and has made many contributions in both the private and public arenas.
“. . . will be welcomed by many capable of discerning wisdom within advanced argument—while undoubtedly opposed by certain powers that be.”
“The basic theme of the book is that one comes to know God in a learning process. . . . an insightful, sensitive, and compassionate study . . .”