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The Fathers of the Church: An Introduction to the First Christian Teachers Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612785615
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Published: Our Sunday Visitor - September 13th, 2013

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.”
 —Forbes magazine

The Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God Retold in Simplified English (The Essential Wisdom Library) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250204714
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Published: St. Martin's Essentials - June 11th, 2019

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 of Saint Teresa of Avila: A Biography Cover Image
ISBN: 9780691164939
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Published: Princeton University Press - June 11th, 2019

The life and many afterlives of one of the most enduring mystical testaments ever written

The First Rasta: Leonard Howell and the Rise of Rastafarianism Cover Image
By Hélène Lee, Stephen Davis (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781556525582
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Published: Lawrence Hill Books - January 1st, 2004

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.

God's Hand on America: Divine Providence in the Modern Era Cover Image
ISBN: 9780451497413
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Published: 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.

A Little History of Religion (Little Histories) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780300228816
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Published: 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,

Slave Religion: The
ISBN: 9780195174120
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Published: 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.

African American Religions, 1500-2000 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780521157001
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Published: 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.

World Religions: The Great Faiths Explored and Explained Cover Image
ISBN: 9780756617721
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Published: 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.

Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism Cover Image
ISBN: 9780674979888
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Published: 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.

The Myth of Persecution: How Early Christians Invented a Story of Martyrdom Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062104557
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Published: 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.

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