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  • Our Fair Share: How One Small Change Can Create a More Equitable American Economy

    Our Fair Share: How One Small Change Can Create a More Equitable American Economy

    Over the past fifty years, our economy has been pulling us apart at unprecedented rates by allowing the richest Americans to hoard wealth like almost never before. In Our Fair Share, Brian C. Johnson combines accessible scholarship on wealth and income inequity with stories of real people struggling to survive and thrive in America today. Ultimately, Johnson lays the groundwork for a reasonable and actionable solution, drawing us together to build a common American future.

    9781506470757

    $28.99

  • A More Perfect Union: A New Vision for Building the Beloved Community 

    A More Perfect Union: A New Vision for Building the Beloved Community 

    America is at a spiritual and political crossroads. A new narrative is needed to counter the discord in her politics and culture, a new way forward rooted in Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of community. A More Perfect Union calls for a shared vision that transcends partisanship to live out America's best ideals and realize a more perfect union.

    9781506464534

    $26.99

  • Steeped in Stories: Timeless Children's Novels to Refresh Our Tired Souls

    Steeped in Stories: Timeless Children's Novels to Refresh Our Tired Souls

    Can you love a classic novel from childhood and also name its flaws? Mitali Perkins helps us do both as she explores seven timeless children's novels. Through works by Louisa May Alcott, C.S. Lewis, L.M. Montgomery, Francis Hodgson Burnett, and other literary "uncles" and "aunts," Perkins unpacks wisdom to help adults thrive in uncertain times.

    9781506469102

    $24.99

  • The Peacemaker's Path: Multifaith Reflections to Deepen Your Spirituality

    The Peacemaker's Path: Multifaith Reflections to Deepen Your Spirituality

    Now more than ever, people are painfully divided politically, religiously, and culturally. And yet, there is a commonality in our faith traditions that can help us create a greater sense of community in which our differences are honored. Through daily readings that explore the tenets, teachings, writings, and prayers of the world's major religions, The Peacemaker's Path shows us that we have much more in common than what divides us.

    9781506469126

    $18.99

  • Thy Queendom Come: Breaking Free from the Patriarchy to Save Your Soul

    Thy Queendom Come: Breaking Free from the Patriarchy to Save Your Soul

    Telling the stories of some of the strongest women in all of Scripture, Thy Queendom Come offers Christian women a new path forward - a revolutionary new spirituality, and a revolutionary word to describe it: queendom. We can leave the narrow kingdom behind and embrace a more vibrant and just spiritual life.

    9781506469140

    $17.99

  • Baptized in Tear Gas: From White Moderate to Abolitionist

    Baptized in Tear Gas: From White Moderate to Abolitionist

    In Baptized in Tear Gas, minister and activist Elle Dowd invites readers to experience her transformation from what Martin Luther King Jr. referred to as "the white moderate" into an Assata Shakur-reading, courthouse-occupying abolitionist. Like in baptism, this alteration requires parts of us to die--our tone policing, white niceness, respectability politics--so that we may be reborn. Through the Uprising in Ferguson, God made Elle into something new. Now it's our turn.

    9781506470429

    $16.99

  • Wild Woman: A Footnote, the Desert, and My Quest for an Elusive Saint

    Wild Woman: A Footnote, the Desert, and My Quest for an Elusive Saint

    In the dusty corner of a library, journalist Amy Frykholm discovers a footnote that leads her on a decades-long search for Mary of Egypt--runaway, prostitute, holy desert dweller, saint, and archetypal wild woman. As their storylines crisscross maps and centuries, the saint and the author meet at various thresholds, and both become more fully revealed as they enter the desert wild and wildly--in the embrace of the sacred.

    9781506471853

    $27.99

  • Our Angry Eden: Faith and Hope on a Hotter, Harsher Planet

    Our Angry Eden: Faith and Hope on a Hotter, Harsher Planet

    The planet we will pass on is different than the one we inherited. Living with our angry Eden will involve a period of sustained difficulty and disruption. David Williams, author of When the English Fall, spells out how we will be morally tested, outlines nine virtues key to human thriving in the decades to come, and beckons readers toward a faith and a hope resilient enough to face the effects of the climate crisis.

    9781506470443

    $26.99

  • You Should Leave Now: Going on Retreat to Find Your Way Back to Yourself

    You Should Leave Now: Going on Retreat to Find Your Way Back to Yourself

    Sometimes you have to leave, in order to come back to yourself. It is time to go on retreat.

    Written as if by a wise and cherished friend, You Should Leave Now is a gentle, practical guide to drawing rich benefits--mental, emotional, and spiritual--from a personal retreat. Brie Doyle helps us discover the ideal focus, setting, and approach to rest, restoration, and transformative retreating.

    9781506466958

    $19.99

  • A Journey of Sea and Stone: How Holy Places Guide and Renew Us

    A Journey of Sea and Stone: How Holy Places Guide and Renew Us

    In A Journey of Sea and Stone, spiritual director Tracy Balzer takes us along as she journeys to the revered Isle of Iona in Scotland. She carries with her key questions of the spiritual life: Where is God? Who am I? What can I offer the world? With Balzer as our guide, and through the storied history of Iona, we see that all sacred spaces can offer us a unique path to God.

    9781506464596

    $16.99

  • Reclaiming Rest: The Promise of Sabbath, Solitude, and Stillness in a Restless World

    Reclaiming Rest: The Promise of Sabbath, Solitude, and Stillness in a Restless World

    What does pressing pause look like? In Reclaiming Rest, Kate H. Rademacher explores the gifts of solitude, stillness, and Sabbath rest in a world of motion and noise. Ultimately, Rademacher claims, pausing for sacred rest pierces our illusions of self-reliance and control--and that's good news. What if keeping the Sabbath is not only a command to obey but a gift to reclaim?

    9781506465999

    $16.99

  • To Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers: Notes for Self-Care and Self-Love

    To Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers: Notes for Self-Care and Self-Love

    There's so much that many daughters have never heard from their mothers: advice, support, compliments, validation, encouragement. Simple but life-healing, each entry in To Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers offers daughters of those with this destructive personality disorder the loving, supportive words they have longed to hear.

    9781506462141

    $12.99

  • Dear Daughter of a Narcissistic Mother: 100 Letters for Your Healing and Thriving

    Dear Daughter of a Narcissistic Mother: 100 Letters for Your Healing and Thriving

    Danu Morrigan, author of the bestselling You're Not Crazy--It's Your Mother, returns with a book of encouraging letters written for fellow daughters of narcissistic mothers to offer friendship and a steadfast path to healing.

    9781506462134

    $15.99

  • Eternal Heart: The Mystical Path to a Joyful Life

    Eternal Heart: The Mystical Path to a Joyful Life

    Eternal Heart brings mysticism as near as our beating hearts through a set of profound, practical spiritual exercises aimed at opening the heart. Through this everyday mysticism we begin to experience the center point of spirituality: Love. Carl McColman, author of The Big Book of Christian Mysticism, weaves together teachings from the biblical tradition, literature of the mystics, and insights from contemplative spirituality to reveal how ancient wisdom offers us deep transformation today.

    9781506464619

    $24.99

  • Beside Still Waters: Favorite Prayers, Poems, and Scriptures to Calm the Soul

    Beside Still Waters: Favorite Prayers, Poems, and Scriptures to Calm the Soul

    This small treasury is an essential source of wisdom, encouragement, and faith for every season.

    9781506459103

    $15.99

  • Outlove: A Queer Christian Survival Story

    Outlove: A Queer Christian Survival Story

    In Outlove, Julie Rodgers details her deeply personal journey from a life of self-denial in the name of faith to her role in leading the take-down of Exodus International, the largest ex-gay organization in the world, to her marriage to a woman at the Washington National Cathedral. Rodgers's story sheds light on the debate between Evangelical Christians and the LGBTQ community, ultimately casting a hopeful vision for how the church can heal.

    9781506464046

    $24.99

  • 12 Tiny Things: Simple Ways to Live a More Intentional Life

    12 Tiny Things: Simple Ways to Live a More Intentional Life

    In a culture that says bigger is better, it is subversive work to take tiny, lasting steps toward learning and growth. In 12 Tiny Things Ellie Roscher and Heidi Barr journey with us through twelve essential areas of life--space, work, spirituality, food, style, nature, communication, home, sensuality, creativity, learning, and community--inviting us to take one tiny action at a time to open up growth and renewal.

    9781506465043

    $16.99

  • From the Depths: Prayers for Grieving the Loss of a Partner

    From the Depths: Prayers for Grieving the Loss of a Partner

    From the Depths is for those who have suffered the loss of their beloved. These prayers, located in the context of immense suffering and belief in a loving God, help us pray through the most difficult times and find God within.

    9781506459196

    $12.99

  • Hunting Magic Eels: Recovering an Enchanted Faith in a Skeptical Age

    Hunting Magic Eels: Recovering an Enchanted Faith in a Skeptical Age

    Five hundred years ago, the world was enchanted with angels and demons--God existed, and the devil was real. Today, we live in a post-Christian world characterized by doubt and skepticism. Richard Beck argues this is not evidence of a crisis of belief but a crisis of attention. Hunting Magic Eels reveals how we can cultivate an enchanted faith in a skeptical age and recover our ability to experience God as a living, vital presence.

    9781506464657

    $24.99

  • Prayers for Comfort and Encouragement

    Prayers for Comfort and Encouragement

    A thoughtfully illustrated collection of Bible passages, prayers, and poems, Prayers for Comfort and Encouragement offers solace and hope to those struggling with grief, illness, or a difficult season of life. This lovely book is the perfect gift for a friend or loved one in need.

    9781506468501

    $14.99

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