Following the 1960s, that decade's focus on consciousness-raising transformed into an array of intellectual projects far afield of movement politics. The mind's powers came to preoccupy a range of thinkers and writers: ethicists pursuing contractual theories of justice, radical ecologists interested..
Everyone loves to receive a gift. And God has given us many, such as his gracethe gift we don't deserve and can never earn. Promises from the One who declares we are already loved, already accepted, already created in his image. The question becomes, will we truly receive that gift? Will the reality..
This Covenant experience will guide participants in a comprehensive, in-depth study of the Bible over twenty-four weeks. Unlike the learning participants may have experienced in other groups, this in-depth study of the whole Bible emphasizes the biblical concept of covenant as a unifying pattern thr..
John Wesley gave the Methodist movement (and all Christians in general) a discipleship pathway to follow. Wesley began with Three Simple Rules (or ';General Rules'), and followed this instruction a year later with the Five Marks of a Methodist (or ';Character of a Methodist'). Wesley observed the ne..
This updated classic contains 364 daily devotionals revolving around "e;And the Word became flesh"e; (John 1:14) and its meaning for a transformed life. From his wide experience with world religions and contact with believers across the globe, E. Stanley Jones explains the difference between..
Sand Creek.At dawn on the morning of November 29, 1864, Colonel John Milton Chivington gave the command that led to slaughter of 230 peaceful Cheyennes and Arapahosprimarily women, children, and elderlycamped under the protection of the U. S. government along Sand Creek in Colorado Territory and fly..
By makingi Three Smple Rules and Five Marks of a Methodist accessible for a current United Methodist and Wesleyan audience, Abingdon Press has reintroduced Wesley's formative identity and boosted our way of Christian living in thousands of congregations.The next most important document that Wesley ..
Often we make a mess of our lives and wonder if there is any redemption. In this six-week study, pastor and author Tom Berlin helps us see our mess through the eyes of Christ to find redemption and restoration. Using Scripture, devotional tools, and the writings of Ignatius of Loyola, John of the Cr..
The transforming work of the Holy Spirit in the life of a believer was a central theme of John Wesley's life and work. In The Wesleyan Journey: A Workbook on Salvation, beloved pastor and author Maxie Dunnam invites readers to spend time every day exploring Wesley's understanding of salvation thro..
In 1741, John Wesley preached his famous sermon titled "e;The Almost Christian"e; in which he encouraged people to follow Christ wholeheartedly. We should not be satisfied with being almost Christian but rather strive towards being altogether a Christian.In Almost Christmas: A Wesleyan Adven..
In 1741, John Wesley preached his famous sermon titled ';The Almost Christian' in which he encouraged people to follow Christ wholeheartedly. We should not be satisfied with being almost Christian but rather strive towards being altogether a Christian. In Almost Christmas: A Wesleyan Advent Experi..
The Book of Revelation contains passages of great beauty and comfort, as well as passages that strike the casual reader as bizarre, bewildering, and sometimes frightening. How are readers today to discern God's message in this peculiar part of the Bible?Breaking the Code Revised Edition provides a t..
Working against racism is part of what it means to call Jesus Lord and Savior.Most of us don't need to make speeches. We need to make friends. This is the core message of Black and White: racism can be disrupted by relationships. If you will risk forging friendships with those who do not look like y..
As John Wesley discovered his true spiritual identity, he experienced astrangely warmed heart. Through poignant stories and well-reasonedprinciples, Karen Oliveto discloses why and how spiritual renewal and apersonal call to ministry emerge in the strangely warmed hearts oflesbian and gay Christians..
';A smart and unusual romance just about right for fans of John Green.' Booklist Liana's decided to boycott kissing this summer, hoping to lose her reputation and focus on planetary science. Hank has near-encyclopedic knowledge of music and Asperger's syndrome. When they meet by chance in a hospital..
A Southern gambler is on the trail of a coldblooded killer as war breaks out between the States in this ';enjoyable and entertaining' debut mystery (Historical Novel Society). It's July 1861, and both the Union and Confederate armies expect to win the war within 24 hours. For Harrison Raines, a sou..
The powerful and prophetic story of a talented young African American and his struggles to overcome deep-rooted racism and intolerance in postWorld War II America Ambitious and well-educated, US Army officer Steve Hill leaves California for the East Coast and his slice of the American Dream when he ..
A black expat writer uncovers a sinister plot to destroy the American civil rights movement in this exceptionally powerful novel, which includes an introduction by bestselling author Walter Mosley. On a warm spring afternoon in 1964, Max Reddick sits at an outdoor cafe in Amsterdam, nursing a glass ..
The hunt forthe most prolific American arsonist of the twentieth centuryin this Edgar Awardwinning true crime story that's ';stranger than fiction' (The New York Times). From Joseph Wambaugh, the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of such classics as The Onion Field and The Choirboys, comes the ext..
';The greatest epic poem in the English language... A work of unparalleled imaginative genius that shapes English literature even now.' Benjamin Ramm, BBC.com Written in blank verse by the seventeenth-century English poet John Milton, this ';epic of over 10,000 lines is a dramatic, imaginative vers..
At Buckingham Pet Palace doggy daycare, the (canine) customer is always king-but when a killer strikes, owner Sue Patrick is the queen of crime-solving . . . An early morning beach jog takes a somber turn when Sue Patrick and Lewes, Delaware's Chief of Police, John Turner, encounter a gentleman dres..
"e;Whether he's writing as Dave Zeltserman or Jacob Stone, you can expect the best in suspense writing."e; -Max Allan Collins"e;A dark and different serial killer novel that will haunt the reader long after the book is closed."e; -John Lutz on Deranged L.A. detective Morris Brick has..
Set in the final days before a shocking tragedy forces an elite boarding school to shut its doors for good, Ellie Eaton's The Divines is a razor-sharp debut that asks the question: were you really as good as you remember?I am Divine. My mother was Divine and her mother before that, which isn't uncom..
'A restrained tour-de-force, profoundly unsettling, brilliantly executed, and deeply humane' Emily St. John Mandel, on The Followers'A wonderful novel' Spectator'This is a beautifully realised novel, touching on the fallibility of memory and the unknowability of families, and gripping in its intensi..
Obama first captured America's attention with his keynote address to the Democratic National Convention in 2004. Now, Obama's superb and captivating oratory style has earned him comparisons to John F. Kennedy and even Martin Luther King. He speaks on themes of race, identity, community and his hoped..
A British journalist retraces the legendary 1874 expedition of H. M. Stanley in this ';remarkable marriage of travelogue and history' (Max Hastings, author of Armageddon). WhenDaily Telegraphcorrespondent Tim Butcher was sent to Africa in 2000,. he quickly became obsessed with the Congo River and t..
Anthony W. Ivins (1852-1934) migrated to St. George, Utah, at age nine where he later became an influential civic and ecclesiastical leader. He married Elizabeth A. Snow, daughter of apostle Erastus F. Snow. Ivins was a first cousin of Heber J. Grant, and served as his counselor while..
The decades framing the turn of the twentieth century constituted a period of progressive optimism, of increasing faith in science and technology, and of character-building education-vividly illustrated in the founding of Christian Science, for example, and in the Latter-day Saint magazine, the ..
An exhilarating collection about the limits of language, narrative, and identity.The Possibility of Music is an imaginative reconstruction of America in the early 21st century. What would our post-9/11 society look like if it were viewed through a series of funhouse mirrors?Each of Stephen-Paul Mart..
A fable-like tale of a small community afflicted by a mysterious plague Juxtaposing barbarity and whimsy, Brian Conn's The Fixed Stars is a novel that has the tenor of a contemporary fable with nearly the same dreamlike logic. At the novel's heart are the John's Day celebration and the int..
Investigating the way Hollywood scoops up notorious criminals and turns them into legends, this entertaining who's who guide provides thumbnail sketches of such killers as Ma Barker, Black Beard, Al Capone, John Wesley Hardin, and Charles Starkweather. Noting that some figures are glamorized in popu..
Lock the doors, draw the curtains, and light a candle as you join author John Kachuba on a guided tour of Illinois's most terrifyingly haunted places. Your hair-raising journey will take you to:* Old State Capital, Springfield -- Lincoln lay in state here before his burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Cou..
They were a one-year wonder, but what a year. The 1990 Cincinnati Reds stunned the baseball world by winning the National League pennant and then sweeping the heavily favored Oakland A's in the World Series. The Reds held first place from game one through the end of the world championships -- becomi..
On this leg of the journey you'll explore the scariest spots in the Buckeye State. Author John Kachuba visits more than 30 legendary haunted places, all of which are open to the public--so you can test your own ghosthunting skills, if you dare.Join John as he visits each site, snooping around eerie ..
Donald Anderson, a former U.S. Air Force officer, has compiled a haunting anthology of personal essays and short memoirs that span more than 100 years of warfare. Alvord White Clements-himself a veteran of the Second World War-introduces his grandfather Isaac N. Clements's Civil War memoir; th..
"e;As Alasdair MacIntyre notes in the preface, the work of Pinckaers attracted strongand fully justified notice in this country with the publication in English of his TheSources of Christian Ethics. As Pinckaers himself notes in the text, excellently translatedby Michael Sherwin, the interest sh..
The dazzling, inimitable Molly Ivins is back, with her own personal Hall of Fame of Americas most amazing and outlandish politiciansthe wicked, the wise, the witty, and the witlessdrawn from more than twenty years of reporting on the folks who attempt to run our government (in some cases, into the g..
Courage, Winston Churchill explained, is the rst of human qualities . . . because it guarantees all the others. As a naval officer, P.O.W., and one of Americas most admired political leaders, John McCain has seen countless acts of bravery and self-sacrifice. Now, in this inspiring meditation on cour..
The creation of the Pentagon in seventeen whirlwind months during World War II is one of the great construction feats in American history, involving a tremendous mobilization of manpower, resources, and minds. In astonishingly short order, Brigadier General Brehon B. Somervell conceived and built an..
In this unforgettable book, distinguished author Anne Nelson shares one of the most shocking and inspiringand least chronicledstories of domestic resistance to the Nazi regime. The Rote Kapelle, or Red Orchestra, was the Gestapos name for an intrepid band of German artists, intellectuals, and bureau..
Rumi Vasi is 10 years, 2 months, 13 days, 2 hours, 42 minutes, and 6 seconds old. Shes figured that the likelihood of her walking home from school with the boy she likes, John Kemble, is 0.2142, a probability severely reduced by the lacy dress and thick woolen tights her father, and Indian migr, for..
The acclaimed author ofTroublesome Young Menreveals the behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, the handsome, chain-smoking head of CBS News in Europe; Averell Harr..
A Turning Point in American History, the Beating of U.S. Senator Charles Sumner and the Beginning of the War Over SlaveryEarly in the afternoon of May 22, 1856, ardent pro-slavery Congressman Preston S. Brooks of South Carolina strode into the United States Senate Chamber in Washington, D.C., and be..
A Gilded-Age Woman Who Devoted Her Life and Fortune to the American Dispossessed, Established Her Own Religious Order, and Was Ultimately CanonizedWhen Katharine Drexel was born in 1858, her grandfather, financier Francis Martin Drexel, had a fortune so vast he was able to provide a loan of sixty mi..
How a New England Port City Became the Site of the Revolution That Changed the History of the WorldIn 1760, no one could imagine the American colonies revolting against Great Britain. The colonists were not hungry peasants groaning under the whip of a brute. They lived well. Land was cheap, wages we..
The First Military Action Authorized by Pennsylvania and How it Changed the Future of the American ColoniesOn the morning of September 8, 1756, a band of about three hundred volunteers of a newly created Pennsylvania militia led by Lt. Col. John Armstrong crept slowly through the western Pennsylvani..
ANew York Times#1 best sellerOn theNew York TimesBest Seller List for more than 52 consecutive weeksIncludes an excerpt from the much-anticipated sequel and an interview with author Ransom RiggsA mysterious island.An abandoned orphanage.A strange collection of very curious photographs.It all waits t..
After 'Hit Man'The New York Times bestseller Confessions of an Economic Hit Man documents John Perkins' extraordinary career as a globe-trotting economic hit man. Perkins' insider's view leads him to crisis of conscience--to the realization that he must devote himself to work which will foster a wor..
The ultimate source text of Enochian Magic never before available in book form *; Contains the actual and complete Tables of Enoch given to Dr. John Dee by the Angels *; Explains the difference between Dee's Tables of Enoch and the apocryphal Book of Enoch *; Includes directions for powerful magi..
Black civil rights leaders have long supported ethnic identity politics and prioritized the integration of political institutions, and seldom has that strategy been questioned. In False Black Power?, Jason L. Riley takes an honest, factual look at why increased black political power has not paid off..
Today, as in the time of the South Sea Bubble, human nature is drawn like a moth to flame by the speculative fads of the marketplace. The excitement of new glamour issues in electronics or medical technology, the general euphoria over a rising market; these lure even many experienced investors. Thei..
In Bring Back the Bureaucrats, John J. DiIulio Jr., one of America's most respected political scientists and an adviser to presidents in both parties, summons the facts and statistics to show us how America's big government actually works and why reforms that include adding a million more people to ..
For nearly a century, the central theological message of science seemed to be that there was no need for theology: science could stand alone to explain the universe. But today that message is changing.In this volume, a gallery of respected scientists describes new developments in their fields and th..
This book contains a collection of John Templeton's favorite inspirational passages. "e;From the Bible, from philosophers and poets, and from other writers, we begin to form a clear understanding..
Sir John Templeton (1912-2008), the Wall Street legend who has been described as "e;arguably the greatest global stock picker of the twentieth century,"e; clearly knew what it took to be successful. The most important thing, he observed, was to have strong convictions that guided your life-t..
In the evolution of science and technology, laws governing exceptional creativity and innovation have yet to be discovered. The historian Thomas Kuhn, in his influential study The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, noted that the final stage in a scientific breakthrough such as Albert Einstein's t..
This book draws from previously unpublished letters and interviews with physicists, theologians, and Sir John's close associates and family to present Sir John's ideas on pure unlimited love. Post, who was in dialogue with Sir John for fifteen years on this topic and who had founded the Institute fo..
Although John Templeton (1912-2008) simply considered himself a bargain hunter, those in the know on Wall Street considered him one of the greatest stock pickers of the twentieth century. Anyone prudent enough to have invested $10,000 in his Templeton Growth Fund when it was first established in 195..
Healing to All Their Flesh asks us to step back and carefully rethink the relationship between religion and health. It does so by examining overlooked issues of theology and meaning that lie at the foundation of religion's supposed beneficial function. Is a religion-health relationship consistent wi..
What does it mean to live a good life?The major scriptures of the world, various schools of philosophical thought, storytellers, scientists, artists, and historians have all offered answers to this question. Surprisingly, these answers are common among nearly all sources. Famed investor and philanth..