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Outdoing Jesus: Seven Ways to Live Out the Promise of "Greater Than"

Author: 
Doug Pagitt
List Price: 
$16.99
Type: 
Paperback

Is it sacrilegious to claim that ordinary people can do greater works than Jesus?

Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these” (John 14:12). 

When Momma Speaks: The Bible and Motherhood from a Womanist Perspective

Author: 
Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder
List Price: 
$25.00
Type: 
Paperback

Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder provides an engaging womanist reading of mother characters in the Old and New Testaments. After providing a brief history of womanist biblical interpretation, she shows how the stories of several biblical mothers—Hagar, Rizpah, Bathsheba, Mary, the Canaanite woman, and Zebedee's wife—can be powerful sources for critical reflection, identification, and empowerment.

Who Is My Neighbor?

Author: 
Amy-Jill Levine & Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
List Price: 
$17.00
Type: 
Hardcover

 

Blues and Yellows just don't mix, and that's how it's always been. No one remembers why. But then comes the day Midnight Blue takes a tumble along the road. His friends Navy and Powder Blue don't even stop to help! It's only when a Yellow comes along that everything changes--forever.

Wrestling with Rest: Inviting Youth to Discover the Gift of Sabbath

Author: 
Nathan Stuckey
List Price: 
$24.00
Type: 
Paperback

Busyness is a sickness of the soul that affects many today—and it is especially detrimental to young people, who are finding their identity shaped by ongoing resume-building, constant digital communication, and unceasing activity. The last thing they have time for is rest. But rest—Sabbath—is necessary for youth, not just because of who they are socially, emotionally, and physiologically, but because of who God has made them to be and wants them to be.

Haunted by Christ: Modern Writers and the Struggle for Faith

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

W. H. Auden, T. S. Eliot, William Golding, Elizabeth Jennings, C. S. Lewis, Flannery O'Connor, Stevie Smith, Barbara Pym, Marilynne Robinson, R. S. Thomas. . . These are among some of the great poets and novelists whose struggles with faith finds expression in their works, and whose works have helped countless readers to appreciate the different forms that faith can take in different times and places.

Written to Be Heard: Recovering the Messages of the Gospels

Author: 
Paul Borgman; Kelly James Clark
List Price: 
$30.00
Type: 
Paperback

The words of the gospels were meant to be heard. While we can still appreciate the construction and grasp some understanding when we read, we miss much of the message because we’re working in the wrong medium. In Written to Be Heard Paul Borgman and Kelly James Clark offer the keys to recovering the radical, relevant messages of each gospel as they were first heard.

Political Theology of the Earth

Author: 
Catherine Keller
List Price: 
$26.83
Type: 
Paperback

Amid melting glaciers, rising waters, and spreading droughts, Earth has ceased to tolerate our pretense of mastery over it. But how can we confront climate change when political crises keep exploding in the present? Noted ecotheologian and feminist philosopher of religion Catherine Keller reads the feedback loop of political and ecological depredation as secularized apocalypse.

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