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Beyond the Offering Plate: A Holistic Approach to Stewardship

Author: 
Adam J. Copeland, Editor
List Price: 
$20.00
Type: 
Paperback

Everyone knows that stewardship is more than money and finances. Nevertheless, seldom do we give time to explore the profound concept of stewardship in its many dimensions, including stewardship of time, work, body, mind, spirit, community, technology, and more. Beyond the Offering Plate does just that.

Stranger God: Meeting Jesus in Disguise

Author: 
Richard Beck
List Price: 
$18.99
Type: 
Paperback

When Richard Beck first led a Bible study at a maximum security prison, he went to meet God. His own faith was flagging, but Beck still believed the promise of Matthew 25, that when we visit the prisoner, we visit Jesus. And sure enough, God met him in prison.

Womanist Midrash: A Reintroduction to the Women of the Torah and the Throne

Author: 
Wilda C. Gafney
List Price: 
$35.00
Type: 
Paperback

Womanist Midrash is an in-depth and creative exploration of the well- and lesser-known women of the Hebrew Scriptures. Using her own translations, Gafney offers a midrashic interpretation of the biblical text that is rooted in the African American preaching tradition to tell the stories of a variety of female characters, many of whom are often overlooked and nameless.

The Bible in American Life

Author: 
Philip Goff, Arthur E. Farnsley II, Peter J. Thuesen (editors)
List Price: 
$34.93
Type: 
Paperback

There is a paradox in American Christianity. According to Gallup, nearly eight in ten Americans regard the Bible as either the literal word of God or inspired by God. At the same time, surveys have revealed gaps in these same Americans' biblical literacy.

The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel

Author: 
Steven Fine
List Price: 
$29.95
Type: 
Hardcover

The menorah, the seven-branched candelabrum, has traversed millennia as a living symbol of Judaism and the Jewish people. Naturally, it did not pass through the ages unaltered. The Menorah explores the cultural and intellectual history of the Western world’s oldest continuously used religious symbol.

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