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Jesus Wasn't Killed by the Jews: Reflections for Christians in Lent

Author: 
Jon M. Sweeney, editor
List Price: 
$19.00
Type: 
Paperback

The Passion narratives contain painful anti-Semitic tropes--particularly the Gospel of John, which is read world-wide every Holy Week. These readings have been used over the centuries to brand the Jewish people as "Christ-killers" and to justify discrimination and violence. Here, religious scholars and writers address the historical, theological, and exegetical considerations to be addressed by every Christian in order to move beyond this toxic history. Contributors include Walter Brueggemann, Mary Boys, Richard Lux, Wes Howard-Brook, Massimo Faggioli, Bishop Richard J.

The Words of Her Mouth: Psalms for the Struggle

Author: 
Martha Spong, editor
List Price: 
$16.95
Type: 
Paperback

The Words of Her Mouth: Psalms for the Struggle listens to and wrestles with ancient poems through the lenses of modern women: Martha Spong, Mihee Kim-Kort, Beth Richardson, Alicia Crosby, Marilyn Pagán-Banks, Julia Seymour, Kentina Washington-Leapheart, Jennifer Garrison Brownell, Katie Mulligan, and Layton Williams. 

An On-Going Imagination: A Conversation about Scripture, Faith, and the Thickness of Relationship

Author: 
Walter Brueggemann & Clover Reuter Beal
List Price: 
$18.00
Type: 
Paperback

Biblical scholar Walter Brueggemann has always excelled at making the Bible approachable and engaging. Drawn from a series of public conversations with Brueggemann and his former student and longtime friend Clover Reuter Beal, An On-Going Imagination explores Brueggemann’s most influential biblical-theological concepts and methods: Why should we still bother with the Bible today? What is the purpose of prayer, and what can it do for our lives?

Low: An Honest Advent Devotional

Author: 
John Pavlovitz
List Price: 
$5.99
Type: 
Paperback

Amidst the bright lights and wrappings of a sentimentally saturated Christmas season, we tend to forget about the gritty, messy reality of the Advent story as it was experienced 2,000 years ago. In this honest Advent devotional, best-selling progressive Christian author John Pavlovitz reminds us that God came to meet us in the low places of our lives -- and that Jesus continues to come low this Advent season.

Joseph and the Way of Forgiveness: A Biblical Tale Retold

Author: 
Stephen Mitchell
List Price: 
$21.99
Type: 
Hardcover

Stephen Mitchell’s gift is to breathe new life into ancient classics. In Joseph and the Way of Forgiveness, he offers us his riveting novelistic version of the Biblical tale in which Jacob’s favorite son is sold into slavery and eventually becomes viceroy of Egypt. Tolstoy called it the most beautiful story in the world.

Priorities - Leader's Guide (Exploring Justice: The Ten Commandments, Volume 1)

Author: 
Anne Robertson
List Price: 
$16.00
Type: 
Paperback

No other gods. No graven images. Don't take God's name in vain. Those are the commandments that focus this first volume of our series for small group study: Exploring Justice: The Ten Commandments. Do you think idols are merely statues from a false religion? Think again.

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