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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wild Belief: Poets and Prophets in the Wilderness

    Wild Belief: Poets and Prophets in the Wilderness

    Wild Belief brings together a diverse and unique set of writers who span literary styles, genres, and time periods--but who are united in their search for spirit in the wild.

    Through them we discover the tension between our understanding of the wilderness as both a fearful and a sacred space, which makes it particularly apt for capturing the unknown and surprising elements of belief.

    9781506464633

    $25.99

  • 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

  • The God Beat: What Journalism Says about Faith and Why It Matters

    The God Beat: What Journalism Says about Faith and Why It Matters

    In the 1960s and '70s a more personal, subjective, voice-driven journalism emerged, known as New Journalism. In the new century, those same tropes are used by religion writers who similarly scrutinize questions of faith and doubt while taking God-talk seriously. The God Beat brings together significant and characteristic samples of this emerging genre, helping us understand how we talk about God in public spaces--and why it matters--in a whole new way.

    9781506465777

    $26.99

  • United States of Grace: A Memoir of Homelessness, Addiction, Incarceration, and Hope

    United States of Grace: A Memoir of Homelessness, Addiction, Incarceration, and Hope

    Lenny Duncan, who inspired and challenged audiences with his breakout first book, Dear Church, now brings us his story about growing up Black and queer in the US, examining pressing issues like poverty, mass incarceration, white supremacy, and LGBTQ inclusion through an intimate portrayal of his life's struggles and joys. United States of Grace is a love story about America, making the claim that God is present with us in the most difficult of circumstances.

    9781506464060

    $22.99

  • You're Not Crazy - It's Your Mother: Understanding and Healing for Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers

    You're Not Crazy - It's Your Mother: Understanding and Healing for Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers

    Do you find yourself feeling emotionally bruised, upset, and confused after being in contact with your mother? If so, it is possible your mother has narcissistic personality disorder. You're Not Crazy--It's Your Mother explains what NPD is, and what it means for you. This book will help you undertake a journey of recognition and recovery: of moving on, healing, and claiming your own self as the wonderful, vibrant woman you really are.

    9781506462158

    $15.99

  • Chronically Fabulous: Finding Wholeness and Hope Living with Chronic Illness

    Chronically Fabulous: Finding Wholeness and Hope Living with Chronic Illness

    In Chronically Fabulous, Marisa Zeppieri, the founder of LupusChick, provides helpful principles, personal stories, and occasional recipes that support whole-life thriving with the depth, smarts, and helpful spiritual advice that her dedicated blog readers have come to expect. For anyone looking for hope and resources when your body's immune system is compromised, this is the perfect start to a chronically fabulous you.

    9781506464114

    $24.99

  • You Can Talk To God Like That: The Surprising Power of Lament to Save Your Faith

    You Can Talk To God Like That: The Surprising Power of Lament to Save Your Faith

    In You Can Talk to God Like That, pastor Abby Norman shows us that we can talk honestly to God, despite what we may have been told. You'll be encouraged to express your anger and pain to God and feel relief that you can be honest even when things are not okay. Learn to reclaim this ancient practice of lament and refresh your relationship with a God who has always wanted your whole self.

    9781506469065

    $16.99

  • Love Makes Room: And Other Things I Learned When My Daughter Came Out

    Love Makes Room: And Other Things I Learned When My Daughter Came Out

    When Christian singer and speaker Staci Frenes learned her teenage daughter was gay, she found her dreams for the future--along with her lifelong faith--collapsing around her. Coming to terms with a new reality offered an invitation to make room for many things: the inevitability of uncertainty, hope in the midst of loss, awkward and tough conversations, an expanding faith, and a greater understanding of how people are more the same than different.

    9781506468631

    $18.99

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