This new and extensively updated edition is the definitive resource for anyone interested in learning about the Church Fathers and their legacy. Ideal for RCIA, catechists, clergy, as well as lay Catholics who want to learn more about the great teachers of early Christianity.
“Jenkins is one of America’s top religious scholars.”
The Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God Retold in Simplified English is the latest title in the Essential Wisdom Library. This unique edition of the timeless epic is designed to be accessible for readers without any prior experience of Hinduism.
The life and many afterlives of one of the most enduring mystical testaments ever written
Going far beyond the standard imagery of Rasta—ganja, reggae, and dreadlocks—this cultural history offers an uncensored vision of a movement with complex roots and the exceptional journey of a man who taught an enslaved people how to be proud and impose their culture on the world.$30.00ISBN: 9780451497413Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Crown Forum - November 26th, 2019
The national radio host and bestselling author of The American Miracle reveals the happy accidents, bizarre coincidences, and flat-out miracles that continue to shape America’s destiny.$15.00ISBN: 9780300228816Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yale University Press - September 5th, 2017“For readers in search of a thoughtful, thorough, and approachable survey of the history of religion, this book is an excellent place to start.”—Booklist
Written for those with faith and for those without—and especially for younger readers—A Little History of Religion sweeps us through the story of religion in our world,$19.99ISBN: 9780195174120Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Oxford University Press, USA - October 7th, 2004
Twenty-five years after its original publication, Slave Religion remains a classic in the study of African American history and religion. In a new chapter in this anniversary edition, author Albert J. Raboteau reflects upon the origins of the book, the reactions to it over the past twenty-five years, and how he would write it differently today.$32.99ISBN: 9780521157001Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Cambridge University Press - January 10th, 2015
This book provides a narrative historical, postcolonial account of African American religions. It examines the intersection of Black religion and colonialism over several centuries to explain the relationship between empire and democratic freedom. Rather than treating freedom and its others (colonialism, slavery, and racism) as opposites, Sylvester A.$19.99ISBN: 9780756617721Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: DK - February 20th, 2006
A refreshing approach to understanding different faiths. Detailed annotations to stunning illustrations provide intriguing insights into the world’s most important religions—offering a deeper appreciation of the beliefs central to each.$21.00ISBN: 9780674979888Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Belknap Press - October 23rd, 2017
Here, in a grand narrative spanning 1,800 years of European history, a distinguished political philosopher firmly rejects Western liberalism's usual account of itself: its emergence in opposition to religion in the early modern era. Larry Siedentop argues instead that liberal thought is, in its underlying assumptions, the offspring of the Church.$14.99ISBN: 9780062104557Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperOne - May 13th, 2014
In The Myth of Persecution, Candida Moss, a leading expert on early Christianity, reveals how the early church exaggerated, invented, and forged stories of Christian martyrs and how the dangerous legacy of a martyrdom complex is employed today to silence dissent and galvanize a new generation of culture warriors.