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Liturgies from Below: Praying with People at the End of the World

Author: 
Cláudio Carvalhaes
List Price: 
$29.99
Type: 
Paperback

It’s been said that prayer is the vocabulary of faith. This book offers a wealth of resources from forgotten places to help us create a new vocabulary for worship and prayer, one that is located amidst the poor and the major issues of violence and destruction around the world today. It is a collection of prayers, songs, rituals, rites of healing, Eucharistic and baptismal prayers, meditations and art from four continents: Asia-Pacific Islands, Africa, Americas, and Europe.

After the Good News: Progressive Faith Beyond Optimism

Author: 
Nancy McDonald Ladd
List Price: 
$16.00
Type: 
Paperback

Progressive faith is at a crossroads. Liberal pulpits ring with grand sermons about the arc that bends toward justice, and about progress “onward and upward forever.” Meanwhile, the people in the pews struggle to attend to the suffering of their souls and the tragic aspects of life. In this engaging polemic, using stories and metaphor, Nancy McDonald Ladd issues a call for change.

The Hope of Glory: Reflections on the Last Words of Jesus from the Cross

Author: 
Jon Meacham
List Price: 
$22.00
Type: 
Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham explores the seven last sayings of Jesus as recorded in the Gospels, combining rich historical and theological insights to reflect on the true heart of the Christian story.

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The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For and Believe

Author: 
Richard Rohr
List Price: 
$27.00
Type: 
Hardcover

In his decades as a globally recognized teacher, Richard Rohr has helped millions realize what is at stake in matters of faith and spirituality. Yet Rohr has never written on the most perennially talked about topic in Christianity: Jesus. Most know who Jesus was, but who was Christ? Is the word simply Jesus’s last name?

Awed to Heaven, Rooted in Earth: Prayers of Walter Brueggemann

Author: 
Walter Brueggemann
List Price: 
$19.00
Type: 
Paperback

This thoughtful collection of prayers emerged from Brueggemanns thirty-five years of teaching in seminaries. Full of reflection, faith, and dialogue, they reveal another side of this gifted author from what his many readers are accustomed to. These deeply felt and sparklingly articulated prayers reflect a wide range of life experiences. As readers, we are taken from the depths of pain and loss to the heights of joy and praise.

As It Is in Heaven: A Collection of Prayers for All Ages

Author: 
Eric Puybaret
List Price: 
$17.99
Type: 
Hardcover

Éric Puybaret’s atmospheric paintings illuminate classic Christian prayers, drawn from over two thousand years of faith. Selections include the Apostles’ Creed, the Magnificat, and the Lord’s Prayer, as well as prayers from St. Francis, St. Augustine, and St. Bernard of Clairvaux. Each contemplative pairing of text and art invites readers to find new meaning in familiar words. 

Consider the Birds: A Provocative Guide to Birds of the Bible

Author: 
Debbie Blue
List Price: 
$16.99
Type: 
Paperback

From biblical times to today, people have found meaning and significance in the actions and symbolism of birds. We admire their mystery and manners, their strength and fragility, their beauty and their ugliness—and perhaps compare these very characteristics to our own lives in the process. From the well-known image of the dove to the birds that gorge on the flesh of the defeated “beast” in Revelation, birds play a dynamic part in Scripture. They bring bread to the prophets. They are food for the wanderers.

Beating Guns: Hope for People Who Are Weary of Violence

Author: 
Shane Claiborne & Michael Martin
List Price: 
$19.99
Type: 
Paperback

Parkland. Las Vegas. Dallas. Orlando. San Bernardino. Paris. Charleston. Sutherland Springs. Newtown. These cities are now known for the people who were shot and killed in them. More Americans have died from guns in the US in the last fifty years than in all the wars in American history. With less than 5% of the world's population, the people of the US own nearly half the world's guns.

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