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  • Enfleshing Freedom: Body, Race, and Being, Second Edition

    Enfleshing Freedom: Body, Race, and Being, Second Edition

    M. Shawn Copeland demonstrates how Black women's historical experience casts a different light on our theological ideas about being human. This new edition incorporates recent theological, historical, and political scholarship; engages with current social movements like #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo; and presents a new chapter on the body.

    9781506463254

    $26.00

  • American Heresy: The Roots and Reach of White Christian Nationalism

    American Heresy: The Roots and Reach of White Christian Nationalism

    American Heresy uncovers the complex legacy of America's founding principles, demonstrating how the very same values have produced both good fruit and the bitter harvest of white Christian nationalism. Fanestil adeptly traces an early American story that reaches into our present with alarming immediacy.

    9781506489230

    $24.00

  • bell hooks' Spiritual Vision: Buddhist, Christian, and Feminist

    bell hooks' Spiritual Vision: Buddhist, Christian, and Feminist

    Widely heralded as a leading feminist scholar, bell hooks also identified as a Buddhist Christian who believed that love was the antidote to oppression. In bell hooks' Spiritual Vision, Nadra Nittle traces the spirituality in hooks' writings. The book shows hooks as a feminist and a believer who knit together her political and spiritual practices.

    9781506488363

    $24.00

  • Crucified: The Christian Invention of the Jewish Executioners of Jesus

    Crucified: The Christian Invention of the Jewish Executioners of Jesus

    The accusation that Jews executed Jesus is perhaps the most overlooked of all Christianity's troubling traditions. In this study, J. Christopher Edwards shines a light on this forgotten tradition in which Christians rewrite their history to blame Jews for the crucifixion of Jesus.

    9781506490953

    $28.00

  • Erotic Defiance: Womanism, Freedom, and Resistance

    Erotic Defiance: Womanism, Freedom, and Resistance

    Erotic Defiance considers the sacred and transformative power of the flesh, investigating the ethical and theological dimensions of the erotic experiences of Black women and performances of Black womanhood. Bryant approaches the erotic as a divine energy that manifests love through the flesh and makes healing, resistance, and self-making possible.

    9781506478692

    $29.00

  • Blessing and Beseeching: Seventy Prayers Inspired by the Scriptures

    Blessing and Beseeching: Seventy Prayers Inspired by the Scriptures

    Collected here are seventy new prayers that grew from Gail Ramshaw's close reading of the Bible in the quietest months of the pandemic. Surprises and riches are found on every page. By turns bold and humble, universal and deeply personal, Ramshaw's poetry in prayer will inspire individual reflection and enrich public worship settings alike.

    9781506484990

    $19.99

  • Good Book: How White Evangelicals Save the Bible to Save Themselves

    Good Book: How White Evangelicals Save the Bible to Save Themselves

    Good Book shows how white evangelicals in the US make the Bible the "Good Book". As social norms change, evangelicals confront interpretive challenges as they render the Bible ever benevolent. Good Book shows the negotiations that Bible-benevolence projects demand, as evangelicals seek to maintain moral authority in a diverse religious landscape.

    9781506485850

    $28.00

  • Faith in Action: A Handbook for Activists, Advocates, and Allies

    Faith in Action: A Handbook for Activists, Advocates, and Allies

    You want to make the world better. This book can help. Faith in Action offers quick dives into a range of topics, from racial justice...

    9781506432564

    $12.99

  • Saving Faith: How American Christianity Can Reclaim Its Prophetic Voice

    Saving Faith: How American Christianity Can Reclaim Its Prophetic Voice

    Few Americans would deny that Christianity in America is in crisis, its credibility diminished by everything from sex scandals to close identification with extremist politics. Saving Faith examines this crisis and argues that recovering a prophetic voice entails learning from history and listening to Jesus.

    9781506488066

    $18.00

  • Lectionary Mosaics: Three Readings Juxtaposed for Reflection and Proclamation

    Lectionary Mosaics: Three Readings Juxtaposed for Reflection and Proclamation

    Holding together all three readings of the Revised Common Lectionary for each Sunday and festival, the brief mosaic paragraphs in this book invite you to faith in the triune God, love of neighbor, and care for our earthly home.

    9781506486017

    $25.00

  • The Collected Sermons of Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Volume 2

    The Collected Sermons of Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Volume 2

    In his preaching, Dietrich Bonhoeffer's strong, personal faith—the foundation for everything he did—shines in the darkness of Hitler's Third Reich and in the church struggle against it. Though not overtly political, Bonhoeffer's deep concern for the developments in his world is revealed in his sermons as he seeks to draw the listener into conversation with the promises and claims of the gospel—a conversation readers today are invited to join.

    9781506433363

    $7.49

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  • Daughters of Miriam: Women Prophets in Ancient Israel

    Daughters of Miriam: Women Prophets in Ancient Israel

    There are untold numbers of female prophets hiding in the masculine grammar and androcentric focus of the Hebrew scriptures. There are women-prophets in the...

    9780800662585

    $29.00

  • Ancient Echoes: Refusing the Fear-Filled, Greed-Driven Toxicity of the Far Right

    Ancient Echoes: Refusing the Fear-Filled, Greed-Driven Toxicity of the Far Right

    In Ancient Echoes, Walter Brueggemann responds to eight "truth claims" made by the radical right in US politics. In each instance, ancient biblical faith grounds the critical response to those mistaken "truth claims." The echoes of biblical faith reveal that the right wing "truth claims" contradict reality and the legacy of the biblical tradition.

    9781506494968

    $16.95

  • Little Prayer Book, 1522 and A Simple Way to Pray, 1535: The Annotated Luther Study Edition

    Little Prayer Book, 1522 and A Simple Way to Pray, 1535: The Annotated Luther Study Edition

    This volume provides two of Martin Luther’s most significant writings on prayer. In Little Prayer Book, 1522, Luther seeks to reform the theology and practice...

    9781506432458

    $16.99

  • Untimely Christianity: Hearing the Bible in a Secular Age

    Untimely Christianity: Hearing the Bible in a Secular Age

    In Untimely Christianity, acclaimed poet and literary scholar Michael Edwards calls for a countercultural Christianity that recovers the Bible's radical otherness and renews our attention to its message. Rich in theology, philosophy, poetry, biblical interpretation, and cultural criticism, the book calls readers to encounter the Bible anew.

    9781506480879

    $7.00

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  • Leading Faithful Innovation: Following God into a Hopeful Future

    Leading Faithful Innovation: Following God into a Hopeful Future

    Leading Faithful Innovation offers a practical, hands-on approach to addressing the challenges of change in the church and our culture. This three-step process is not another program or add-on to what readers are already doing. It is an ongoing way of following God that allows the Spirit of God to drive the energy among the people of the church.

    9781506488769

    $23.99

  • The Everyday Advocate: Living Out Your Calling to Social Justice

    The Everyday Advocate: Living Out Your Calling to Social Justice

    In The Everyday Advocate, Ross Murray encourages Christians to discern their call to advocate for justice and shows them how to respond faithfully by taking practical steps in everyday life. He also shows faith leaders how to help people think through their calling to advocacy and connect with communities that can use their passions and talents.

    9781506485430

    $22.99

  • Refugia Faith: Seeking Hidden Shelters, Ordinary Wonders, and the Healing of the Earth

    Refugia Faith: Seeking Hidden Shelters, Ordinary Wonders, and the Healing of the Earth

    In Refugia Faith, Debra Rienstra explores nature's refugia--places where life endures in a crisis--and applies this model to faith. Drawing from theology, nature writing, and science, she examines how Christian spirituality and practice must adapt for a climate-altered planet.

    9781506473796

    $23.99

  • Shelter Theology: The Religious Lives of People without Homes

    Shelter Theology: The Religious Lives of People without Homes

    Shelter Theology offers insight into the worlds of the invisible: individuals experiencing homelessness and those living in extreme poverty. Based on over ten years of chaplaincy in a homeless shelter, Dunlap shares the nuanced theology of people in harsh circumstances and outlines how their beliefs and practices enable survival and resistance.

    9781506471556

    $26.00

  • Serving Money, Serving God: Aligning Radical Justice, Christian Practice, and Church Life

    Serving Money, Serving God: Aligning Radical Justice, Christian Practice, and Church Life

    Justice commitments can and must be integrated into all of a church's financial practices. So argues Sheryl Johnson in Serving Money, Serving God: Aligning Radical Justice, Christian Practice, and Church Life. She offers a positive and constructive approach with inspiring examples and a sense of hope-filled adventure for churches of all sizes.

    9781506482965

    $21.99

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