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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.

Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Author: 
Tisa Wenger
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List Price: 
$34.95
Type: 
Hardcover

Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not so, Tisa Wenger contends in this sweeping and brilliantly argued book.

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 Meaning of Belief: Religion from an Atheist's Point of View

Author: 
Tim Crane
List Price: 
$24.95
Type: 
Hardcover

Contemporary debate about religion seems to be going nowhere. Atheists persist with their arguments, many plausible and some unanswerable, but these make no impact on religious believers. Defenders of religion find atheists equally unwilling to cede ground. The Meaning of Belief offers a way out of this stalemate.

The New Testament: A Translation

Author: 
David Bentley Hart
List Price: 
$35.00
Type: 
Hardcover

From one of our most celebrated writers on religion comes this fresh, bold, and unsettling new translation of the New Testament

David Bentley Hart undertook this new translation of the New Testament in the spirit of “etsi doctrina non daretur,” “as if doctrine is not giv

The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans

Author: 
Almeda Wright
Type: 
Hardover

How do young African Americans approach their faith in God when continued violence and police brutality batters the news each day? In The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans, Almeda M. Wright argues that African American youth separate their everyday lives and their spirituality into mutually exclusive categories.

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