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Borlase, Craig
According to Craig Borlase, author of a new history of the Christian Church, Richard Dawkins will join an Orthodox Christian Church, the Anglican Communion will split, under the leadership of Abp Rowan Williams, over the homosexuality issue and a new mutant strain of bird flu will kill 11 million people worldwide. In 2159 AD, a serious study of church history told in an accessible and lighthearted style, Borlase projects 150 years into the future - by imagining himself as a writer in 2159AD -
Categories: Religion / Faith
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100 Word Bible
Griffiths, Jonny
In this unique presentation of the best selling book of all time, Jonny Griffiths has paraphrased each of the one hundred books of the Bible in exactly one hundred words. Jonny's enthralling journey reveals just what has made the Bible loved and respected by millions of people over hundreds of years: the beauty of its words, the drama of its stories and the depth of its insight into humanity and our relationship with God. A wonderful book which will probably teach you more about the Bible in
Categories: Bibles / General
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Jesus - A Portrait
O'Collins, Gerald
Much of what one sees or reads about Jesus is deliberately sensationalist or evasive. Producers and writers raise issues of merely historical interest, highlight trivial matters, or allege that cover-ups"e; have hidden the "e;real truth"e; for many centuries. They will do anything but face the challenge in the ultimate religious drama created by the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth."e; - Gerald O'Collins SJ. There are many books about Jesus, but few attempt
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New Atheists
Beattie, Tina
From its gradual decline during the latter part of the twentieth century, religion has been catapulted back into public consciousness, not least by acts of violence, extremism and various forms of fundamentalism. In this lively and provocative contribution to the debate the leading British feminist theologian, Tina Beattie, argues that the threat of religious fanaticism is mirrored by a no less virulent and ignorant secular fanaticism which has taken hold of the intellectual classes in Britain
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50 Key Concepts in Theology
Rayment-Pickard, Hugh
In fifty brilliant short essays one of the UK's liveliest young writers on religion introduces the key themes, movements and thinkers in theology. George Pattison, Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford says: 'Hugh Rayment-Pickard is one of the clearest thinkers on the British theological scene, and 50 Key Concepts in Theology opens the door to theology for students and general readers alike. He has supplied a sound guide for the perplexed and a stimulus to argument amongst the
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God of Surprises
Hughes, Gerard
One of the most widely read and highly acclaimed religious books, God of Surprises takes us on the inner journey, convinced that the treasure is hidden within. Jesus said: 'The Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure in a field.' This book has only one purpose: to suggest ways of finding the treasure in what we may consider a most unlikely field - ourselves. It is a guide book to the inner journey in which we are all engaged and has much to say to those who have a love/hate relationship with the
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This is It
Fullard Smith, Maurice
After a lifetime spent on the road, a tireless speaker on spirituality and personal development, Maurice Smith finally made the greatest discovery of his life. He learned the art of happily going nowhere. In this short, direct, beautiful book, a natural storyteller brings ancient spiritual wisdom alive with a simple message: 'Relax. Be still and know.'
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God Conclusion
Ward, Keith
Discover why: ...Plato was not a world-hating totalitarian ...Aquinas's Five Ways are not so bad after all ...Kicking stones cannot refute Bishop Berkeley ...Schopenhauer was not quite an atheist ...and other refreshing new perspectives on spiritual thinking in western philosophy. This entertaining book posits the theory that philosophy, far from being the enemy of religion, has more often than not supported a non-materialist view of the universe. Keith Ward re-examines the works of
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Heaven in your Handbag
Binasia, Mazzi
Christian women. If images of the Women's Institute, tweed and coffee mornings spring to mind, then it's time to think again. Parties, men, careers, friends - life can be pretty demanding for the modern woman. But what if you're Christian too - or at least a little bit curious about this 'God' figure you hear so much about? Surely you can't have a fun Saturday night and turn up to church the following morning as well? Religion just doesn't fit into a modern girl's life, right? As effervescent
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Enduring Melody
Mayne, Michael
A moving and tender meditation on loving, living and dying by one of the greatest Anglican spiritual writers. Michael Mayne, author of three of the best-selling spirituality titles of recent years, Learning to Dance, Pray, Love, Remember, and A Year Lost And Found, set out to complete a final book that would tackle the linked questions of what is the solid ground of a belief which for him has proved authentic and survived into old age, and how ageing may affect us physically, mentally and
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