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Saints Lives And Illuminations

Hardback, 01/02/2010, £11.99
Originally published: Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2003.

Calvin: Guide For The Perplexed

Paperback, 18/09/2008, £18.99
John Calvin is a major theologian of the Christian Church, but one who is also the subject of widespread misunderstanding and misinterpretation. He is also a figure whom other theologians either seek to 'capture' to endorse their own or whom they seek to vilify. This guide re-situates Calvin.


Paperback, 01/03/2001, £9.95

Accidental Saints: Finding God in All the Wrong People

Paperback, 30/10/2015, £12.99
What if the annoying person you try to avoid is actually an accidental saint in your life? Tattooed, angry, and profane, Nadia Bolz-Weber stubbornly, sometimes hilariously, resists the God she feels called to serve. But God keeps showing up in the least likely of people-a church-loving agnostic, a drag queen, and a gun-toting member of the NRA.

Jesus and the Chaos of History: Redirecting the Life of the Historical Jesus

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £21.99
This book is an analysis of historical Jesus scholarship in its economic and cultural contexts.

Theology of Paul the Apostle

Paperback, 01/06/2003, £42.99
This study of St Paul provides a detailed, yet readable work. Chapters include "humankind under indictment", "the gospel of Jesus Christ" and "the process of salvation".

Aquinqs' Summer Theologiae

7, 01/07/2010, £17.99
Thomas Aquinas' major work, the "Summa Theologiae", is one of the most important theological works of the Middle Ages. This guide presents the basic principles that underlie the "Summa Theologiae" both as a whole and with respect to its three parts, and the varying treatises found within them.

Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Apostles

Hardback, 07/04/2016, £20.00
Peter, Matthew, Thomas, John: Who were these men and what was their relationship to Jesus? This book answers these questions.

Luther : A Guide for the Perplexed

Paperback, 25/11/2010, £18.99
The German Reformer Martin Luther was one of the most influential and important figures of the second millennium. His break with Rome and the development of separate Evangelical churches affected not just the religious life of Europe but also social and political landscapes as well. This book examines the key moments in Luther's life.

Paul: Guide for the Perplexed

Paperback, 22/07/2010, £19.99


Paperback, 14/08/2008, £7.99
"Translation, introduction, and notes Henry Chadwick c1991."--T.p. verso.

Major Works, The

Paperback, 08/05/2008, £10.99
Originally published: Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Walking Backwards to Christmas

Hardback, 21/08/2014, £7.99
Though the Christmas story is well known, most of us have learnt it from school nativity plays and carols. On the whole, this familiar version is more concerned with light than darkness. The backwards approach taken here allows the movement to be in the opposite direction, enabling us to get under the skin of a complex narrative.

Christians, Muslims, and Jesus

Paperback, 01/04/2014, £14.99
Prophet or messiah, the figure of Jesus serves as both the bridge and the barrier between Christianity and Islam. In this book, the author takes her reader on a personal, theological journey exploring the centrality of Jesus in Christian-Muslim relations.

Historical Jesus: Comprehensive Guide

Paperback, 01/10/1997, £35.00
The best available textbook on the historical Jesus.

Foxe's Book of Martyrs Select Narratives

Paperback, 12/03/2009, £9.99
Foxe's Book of Martyrs is a collection of unforgettable accounts of religious persecution. This modernized selection brings together some of the most stirring tales of the interrogation and execution of heretics burnt at the stake in the reign of Mary, with some of the original woodcut illustrations and an illuminating introduction.

Historical Figure of Jesus

Paperback, 30/11/1995, £10.99
A biography of the historical figure of Jesus. It studies the relationship between Judaism and Christianity, distinguishing the certain from the improbable, and assessing the historical and religious context of Christ's time. It discusses the spread of Christianity.

Dictionary of saints

Paperback, 30/11/1995, £12.99
A dictionary that reveals the lives and works of a host of individuals, from Biblical saints onwards. It is suitable for study of Biblical or Church history, and includes details of feast days and special patronage to aid personal devotion.


Hardback, 05/02/2015, £10.00
Helps you address fundamental issues of Christian doctrine, and many of the prayers and meditations it includes are still an integral part of the practice of Christianity.

Saint : Early Documents

Paperback, 12/06/1999, £17.50
Francis of Assisi: Early Documents is a presentation of Franciscan critical texts, which also offers translations in the light of the latest scholarship.

Founder : Early Documents

Paperback, 12/06/2000, £20.00
This series, now published in three volumes, is a new and more complete presentation of Franciscan critical texts than has ever been available before.

Prophet : Early Documents

Paperback, 01/05/2001, £20.00
This series, now published in three volumes, is a new and more complete presentation of Franciscan critical texts than has ever been available before.

Politics of Jesus

Paperback, £16.99
Using the text of the New Testament, this engaging study criticallyexamines the traditional portrait of Jesus as an apolitical figure and clarifies the true impact of Jesus' life, work, and teachings on his disciples' social behavior. This second edition is updated and expanded.

Popes and Politics

Paperback, 01/10/2004, £21.99
In the last three decades, scores of books have been published on the role of the Vatican in the modern world. Popes and Politics shows that many recent authors, whether devoted or antagonistic to the papacy, have been guilty of factual disstortions and biased interpretations that lead to a flawed picture of the church and its relation to contemporary society.

Jesus :an historical & theological investigation

Paperback, 01/04/2004, £31.99
Setting Jesus in a radical apocalyptic context, this volume draws attention to the eschatological significance of the journey to Jerusalem and Jesus' arrival there.

Gospel according to St John: Black's New Testament Commentaries Series

Paperback, 25/11/2005, £54.99
The magnificent series of biblical commentaries known as Black's New Testament Commentaries (BNTC) under the General Editorship of Professor Morna Hooker has had a gap for far too long - it has lacked an up to date commentary on the Fourth Gospel.

Augustine: Conversions and Confessions

Hardback, 05/11/2015, £30.00
Augustine is the person from the ancient world about whom we know most. He is the author of an intimate masterpiece, the Confessions, which continues to delight its many admirers. This book deals with his life and work.

Image of Christ in Modern Art

Paperback, 25/10/2013, £24.99
The Image of Christ in Modern Art explores the challenges, presented by the radical and rapid changes of artistic style in the 20th century, to artists who wished to relate to traditional Christian imagery. In this highly illustrated book, Richard Harries looks at artists associated with the birth of modernism, such as Epstein and Rouault.

Evidence for Jesus

Paperback, 31/12/1999, £20.99
An acknowledged New Testament authority, James D. G. Dunn here makes an important contribution to contemporary thought. He looks at the origins of Christianity in the light of modern scholarship, demonstrating why Christians should "welcome the critically inquiring and investigative skills of scholars."



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