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...
The Homebrewed Christianity Guide to God: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know about the Almighty
In this latest installment of the Homebrewed Christianity series, Eric E. Hall approaches the question of God from various perspectives. The classical conception of God is like the famously stoic-yet-lethal Mr. Miyagi in the Karate Kid. Competing versions of God include Your Hippie Aunt, St. Joan of Arc, and even the muscle-headed goons from Jersey Shore. At the end of this romp through history and pop culture, Hall argues that the God you need may be the very God you rejected years ago.
Religion, Politics, and the Christian Right: Post 9-11 Powers and American Empire
Princeton theologian Mark Taylor analyzes right-wing Christian movements in the United States amid the powers of religion, politics, empire, and corporate...
Professing the Faith: Christian Theology in a North American Context
What does it mean to profess the faith as North American Christians at the end of the second millennium? Douglas Hall looks to the heart of Christian...
The Man Who Moved a Mountain
This is the definitive biography of Reverend Bob Childress of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Often compared to Mark Twain's tales of the Mississippi, the style...
Storms over Genesis: Biblical Battleground in America's Wars of Religion
In one of history's discouraging ironies, just as the academic study of the Pentateuch revealed the multilayered composition of Genesis and separated it from...
The Paradoxical Vision: A Public Theology for the Twenty-First Century
Robert Benne elaborates a basic theological-–ethical framework for engaging the Christian vision with its surrounding public...
Soul in Society: The Making and Renewal of Social Christianity
Gary Dorrien's major work addresses the roots of and remedy to the current crisis in American Christian social ethics. Focusing on the story of American...
Christian Thought in America: A Brief History
Christian Thought in America: A Brief History is a short, accessible overview of the history of Christian thought in America, from the Puritans and other colonials to the beginning of the twenty-first century.
Redeeming Fear: A Constructive Theology for Living into Hope
In this book, Whitehead helps us find the roots of hope in the soil of our fears so that we can form lives and communities of hope in the midst of a culture of fear.
Strangers in This World: Multireligious Reflections on Immigration
Strangers in This World brings together a consortium of scholars to reflect on the religious, political, anthropological, and social realities of immigration through the prism of the historical and theological resources, insights, and practices across an array of religious traditions.
Who Is the Church? An Ecclesiology for the Twenty-First Century
Peterson places the questions of the church's identity and mission into a conversation with the primary ecclesiological paradigms of the past century.
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