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Written by HANS HOLBEIN
Commentaries by ULINKA RUBLACK

Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages

Publisher: Penguin Classics

On Sale: 01/03/2017

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 978-0-141-39682-8

An invaluable new reproduction of Holbein’s woodcuts of The Dance of Death
 
One of Hans Holbein’s first great triumphs, The Dance of Death is an incomparable sequence of tiny woodcuts showing the folly of human greed and pride. Each image is packed with drama, wit, and horror, as a skeleton mocks and terrifies everyone from the emperor to a ploughman. Taking full advantage of the new literary culture of the early sixteenth century, The Dance of Death took an old medieval theme and made it...

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TRAVELS AMONG THE TOMBS OF THE TWELVE
Written by TOM BISSELL

Format: Hardcover, 432 pages

Publisher: Pantheon

On Sale: 03/01/2016

Price: $28.95

ISBN: 978-0-375-42466-3

A profound and moving journey into the heart of Christianity that explores the mysterious and often paradoxical lives and legacies of the Twelve Apostles—a book both for those of the faith and for others who seek to understand Christianity from the outside in.
 
Peter, Matthew, Thomas, John: Who were these men? What was their relationship to Jesus? Tom Bissell provides rich and surprising answers to these ancient, elusive questions. He examines not just who these men were (and weren’t), but...

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE DAILY ACTS THAT MAKE UP A CATHOLIC LIFE

Format: Hardcover, 432 pages

Publisher: Image

On Sale: 02/23/2016

Price: $25.00

ISBN: 978-1-101-90317-9

The popular mother-daughter team behind the hit website TheCatholicCatalogue.com helps readers to discover, rediscover, and embrace some of the smells and tastes, sounds and sensations, holidays and seasons of the Catholic life. This collection of prayers, crafts, devotionals and recipes will help readers make room in their busy lives for mystery and meaning, awe and joy. 

This beautifully designed book will help readers celebrate Catholicism throughout the years, across daily practice and...

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UNLOCKING THE SECRETS OF THE LAST SUPPER
Written by BRANT PITRE
Foreword by SCOTT HAHN

Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages

Publisher: Image

On Sale: 02/02/2016

Price: $15.00

ISBN: 978-0-385-53186-3

In recent years, Christians everywhere are rediscovering the Jewish roots of their faith. Every year at Easter time, many believers now celebrate Passover meals (known as Seders) seeking to understand exactly what happened at Jesus’ final Passover, the night before he was crucified.
  
Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist shines fresh light on the Last Supper by looking at it through Jewish eyes. Using his in-depth knowledge of the Bible and ancient Judaism, Dr. Brant Pitre answers...

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THE BIBLICAL AND HISTORICAL EVIDENCE FOR CHRIST
Written by BRANT PITRE

Format: Hardcover, 256 pages

Publisher: Image

On Sale: 02/02/2016

Price: $23.00

ISBN: 978-0-770-43548-6

“This book will prove to be a most effective weapon… against the debunking and skeptical attitudes toward the Gospels that are so prevalent, not only in academe, but also on the street, among young people who, sadly, are leaving the Churches in droves.” – Robert Barron, author of Catholicism
 
For well over a hundred years now, many scholars have questioned the historical truth of the Gospels, claiming that they were originally anonymous. Others have even argued that Jesus of Nazareth did not...

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THE TRUE STORY OF A CONVENT IN SCANDAL
Written by HUBERT WOLF
Translator RUTH MARTIN

Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages

Publisher: Vintage

On Sale: 01/12/2016

Price: $17.00

ISBN: 978-0-804-16980-6

In 1858, a German princess, recently inducted into the convent of Sant’Ambrogio in Rome, wrote a frantic letter to her cousin, a confidant of the Pope, claiming that she feared for her life. A subsequent investigation by the Church’s Inquisition uncovered the shocking secrets of a convent ruled by a beautiful young mistress, who coerced her novices into lesbian initiation rites and heresies, and who entered into an illicit relationship with a young theologian. Drawing upon written testimony...

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ANSWERS ON TRUTH, PEACE, LOVE & THE POWER OF FAITH
Written by TONIA JENKINS

Format: Hardcover, 112 pages

Publisher: Hatherleigh Press

On Sale: 12/29/2015

Price: $12.50

ISBN: 978-1-578-26581-7

Presented in a clear, stylish format, Questions for Jesus poses universal questions, with answers drawn from the Bible’s timeless wisdom. Exploring ideas ranging from love, to peace, to faith and forgiveness, Questions for Jesus is rich with meaningful quotes and meditations on each issue, as every chapter helps to bring you into a deeper connection with God—all while fitting in your pocket.

This inspirational book makes a wonderful gift for anyone seeking greater personal happiness and a...

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HOW PEOPLE OF COLOR, WOMEN, AND QUEER CHRISTIANS ARE RECLAIMING EVANGELICALISM
Written by DEBORAH JIAN LEE

Format: Hardcover, 296 pages

Publisher: Beacon Press

On Sale: 11/10/2015

Price: $26.95

ISBN: 978-0-807-03347-0

An inside look at the young, diverse, progressive Christians who are transforming the evangelical movement

Deborah Jian Lee left the evangelical world because she was frustrated by its conservative politics. But over the years she stayed close to those in the movement, and she has come to realize that evangelical culture and politics are changing, and changing fast. Friends had stopped voting based on wedge issues. Believers of color were changing church demographics and political interests....

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A LIFE TRANSFIGURED
Written by KATHRYN HARRISON

Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages

Publisher: Anchor

On Sale: 10/13/2015

Price: $16.95

ISBN: 978-0-767-93249-3

Kathryn Harrison gives us a Joan of Arc for our time—a shining exemplar of unshakable faith, extraordinary courage, and self-confidence on the battlefield, in the royal court, during a brutally rigged inquisition and imprisonment, and in the face of her death. In this new take on Joan’s story, Harrison deftly weaves historical fact, myth, folklore, scripture, artistic representations, and centuries of scholarly and critical interpretation into a fascinating narrative, revitalizing our sense...

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A JOURNEY INTO THE WORDS AND WORLDS OF THE BIBLE
Written by AVIYA KUSHNER

Format: Hardcover, 272 pages

Publisher: Spiegel & Grau

On Sale: 09/08/2015

Price: $27.00

ISBN: 978-0-385-52082-9

For readers of Bruce Feiler’s Walking the Bible and Kathleen Norris’s The Cloister Walk comes a powerful exploration of the Bible in translation.

Aviya Kushner grew up in a Hebrew-speaking family, reading the Bible in the original Hebrew and debating its meaning over the dinner table. She knew much of it by heart—and was therefore surprised when, while getting her MFA at the University of Iowa, she took the novelist Marilynne Robinson’s class on the Old Testament and discovered she barely...

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THE BIBLICAL CASE IN SUPPORT OF SAME-SEX RELATIONSHIPS
Written by MATTHEW VINES

Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages

Publisher: Convergent Books

On Sale: 06/16/2015

Price: $14.99

ISBN: 978-1-601-42518-8

Praise for God and the Gay Christian

“For anyone who wants to know why some evangelicals find that the Bible does not condemn same-gender marriage, Matthew Vines’s book answers the question. Christians who oppose gay marriage should consider what he has to say.”
— Tony Campolo, professor emeritus, Eastern University; co-author of Red Letter Christians

“Many people believe you can either hold a high view of Scripture or affirm gay relationships, but not both. Matthew Vines proves them wrong....

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A LIFE OF DIETRICH BONHOEFFER
Written by CHARLES MARSH

Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages

Publisher: Vintage

On Sale: 04/28/2015

Price: $17.95

ISBN: 978-0-307-39038-7

Winner of the Christianity Today 2015 Book Award in History/Biography
Longlisted for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography


In the decades since his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator, has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian thinkers of our time. With unprecedented archival access and definitive scope, Charles Marsh captures the life of this remarkable man who searched for the...

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