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The New Testament: Poems

Author: 
Jericho Brown
List Price: 
$17.00
Type: 
Paperback

In The New Testament, Jericho Brown continues his tender examination of race, masculinity, and sexuality. These poems bear witness to survival in the face of brutality, while also elegizing two brothers haunted by shame, two lovers hounded by death, and an America wounded by war and numbered by religion. Brown summons myth, fable, and fairytale not to merely revise the Bible -- more so to write the kind of lyric poetry we find at the source of redemption -- for the profane and for the sacred.

Denial Is My Spiritual Practice (And Other Failures of Faith)

Author: 
Rachel G. Hackenberg & Martha Spong
List Price: 
$14.95
Type: 
Paperback

It's the sort of experience familiar to many: Somewhere between illness and divorce, abusive relationships and brushes with death, faith failed to provide answers . . . or we failed to live as though we believed faith held answers. But surely, it's different for clergy, the ones who preach and practice faith? But faith requires more, and authors Martha Spong and Rachel G.

The Holy No: Worship as a Subversive Act

Author: 
Adam Hearlson
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$24.00
Type: 
Paperback

In this book Adam Hearlson argues that Christians can say a holy “no” to oppression and injustice through the church’s worship practices. “To speak the holy no,” Hearlson says, “is to refuse to be complicit in the oppression and violence of the ruling power. It is the courageous critique of the present and its claims of immutability.”

This Narrow Space: A Pediatric Oncologist, His Jewish, Muslim, and Christian Patients, and a Hospital in Jerusalem

Author: 
Elisha Waldman
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List Price: 
$25.95
Type: 
Hardcover

A memoir both bittersweet and inspiring by an American pediatric oncologist who spent seven years in Jerusalem treating children—Israeli Jews, Muslims, and Christians, and Palestinian Arabs from the West Bank and Gaza—who had all been diagnosed with cancer.
 

What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America

Author: 
Michael Eric Dyson
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List Price: 
$24.99
Type: 
Hardcover

 

In 2015 BLM activist Julius Jones confronted Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with an urgent query: “What in your heart has changed that’s going to change the direction of this country?” “I don’t believe you just change hearts,” she protested. “I believe you change laws.”

Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians

Author: 
Austen Hartke
List Price: 
$16.00
Type: 
Paperback

In 2014, Time magazine announced that America had reached “the transgender tipping point,” suggesting that transgender issues would become the next civil rights frontier. Years later, many people—even many LGBTQ allies—still lack understanding of gender identity and the transgender experience. Into this void, Austen Hartke offers a biblically based, educational, and affirming resource to shed light and wisdom on this modern gender landscape.

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