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  • The Book of Contemplation

    Islam and the Crusades

    The volume comprises lightly annotated translation of a key medieval Arabic text that bears directly on the Crusades and Crusader society and the Muslim experience of them. ... Read more

    $14.89 USD

  • Heaven and Hell

    A History of the Afterlife

    A New York Times bestselling historian of early Christianity takes on two of the most gripping questions of human existence: where did the ideas of heaven and hell come from and why do they endure?What happens when we die? A recent Pew Research poll showed that 72% of Americans believe in a literal heaven and 58% believe in a literal hell. Most people who hold these beliefs are Christian and ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Bookseller's Tale

    A totally gripping historical crime thriller

    by Ann Swinfen ...
    series Oxford Medieval Mysteries #1
    The death of a scholar, the birth of a detective...Oxford, Spring 1353. When young bookseller Nicholas Elyot discovers the body of William Farringdon floating in the River Cherwell, all the signs point to suicide.Soon, however, Nicholas discovers evidence of murder. Who could have wanted to kill this promising student? As Nicholas and his close friend Jordain try to unravel what lies behind ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Discerning Spirits

    Divine and Demonic Possession in the Middle Ages

    series Conjunctions of Religion and Power in the Medieval Past
    Trance states, prophesying, convulsions, fasting, and other physical manifestations were often regarded as signs that a person was seized by spirits. In a book that sets out the prehistory of the early modern European witch craze, Nancy Caciola shows how medieval people decided whom to venerate as a saint infused with the spirit of God and whom to avoid as a demoniac possessed of an unclean spirit ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • The Templars

    The History and the Myth: From Solomon's Temple to the Freemasons

    by Michael Haag ...
    Arguably one of the most provocative, puzzling, and misunderstood organizations of medieval times, the legendary Knights Templar have always been shrouded in a veil of mystery, while inspiring popular culture from Indiana Jones to Dan Brown. In The Templars, author Michael Haag offers a definitive history of these loyal Christian soldiers of the Crusades—sworn to defend the Holy Land and Jerusalem ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Four Blood Moons

    Something is About to Change

    by John Hagee ...
    ". . .There will be signs in the sun, in the moon, and in the stars. . .Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near." Luke 21:25a, 28It is rare that Scripture, science, and history align with each other, yet the last three series of Four Blood Moons have done exactly that. Are these the "signs" that God refers to in His Word? If they ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Second Founding

    New York City, Reconstruction, and the Making of American Democracy

    by David Quigley ...
    At the close of the Civil War, Americans found themselves drawn into a new conflict, one in which the basic shape of the nation's government had to be rethought and new rules for the democratic game had to be established. In this superb new study, David Quigley argues that New York City's politics and politicians lay at the heart of Reconstruction's intense, conflicted drama. In ways that we ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Early Christians Speak, Vol. 1 3rd Ed.

    Faith and Life in the First Three Centuries

    These studies in early church history cover various aspects of the church life of early Christians. They focus on the second century.What did the second century Christian leaders say about faith, baptism, infant baptism, worship services, the Lord's Supper, prayer, singing, church organization, mercy and the role of women? New Testament texts bearing on the topic are listed at the beginning of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Great Awakening

    Testimonies of Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield

    by Mark C. Lee ...
    The Great Awakening Movement between 1720 and 1740s was one of most splendid chapters of early Christian history. The movement stirred up a mass religious conversion in colonial America with a call to live a holy life.The seeds of the Awakening were sown when Rev. Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) began to preach revivalistic sermons in Northampton, Massachusetts.George Whitefield (1714-1770) started ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Catholicism: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

    Teach Yourself

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CATHOLICISM, ALL IN ONE PLACEThis is your go-to guide to the Catholic faith. It covers the basics and history of Catholicism, the Catholic Church today and teachings and traditions. It is your comprehensive and essential account of Catholic doctrine, faith and history.On the world stage, Catholicism is the largest of the branches of Christianity with over 1.2 ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Making of the Medieval Middle East

    Religion, Society, and Simple Believers

    by Jack Tannous ...
    A bold new religious history of the late antique and medieval Middle East that places ordinary Christians at the center of the storyIn the second half of the first millennium CE, the Christian Middle East fractured irreparably into competing churches and Arabs conquered the region, setting in motion a process that would lead to its eventual conversion to Islam. Jack Tannous argues that key to ... Read more

    $20.19 USD

  • The Story of Reality

    How the World Began, How It Ends, and Everything Important that Happens in Between

    by Gregory Koukl ...
    Biblical Christianity is more than just another private religious view. It’s more than just a personal relationship with God or a source of moral teaching.Christianity is a picture of reality.It explains why the world is the way it is. When the pieces of this puzzle are properly assembled, we see the big picture clearly. Christianity is a true story of how the world began, why the world is the way ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • 7 Ideas That Changed The World

    Discover how the bible builds and transforms civilizations

    Many people believe passionately in truths that originate from the Bible, yet they do not know that the Bible is the source of those truths.This book takes you on a journey into the most powerful ideas that have ever entered the mind of mankind—ideas that will shape your life, the life of your community, and impact civilizations all across the world.Based on over 40 years of real-life experience ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Great Emergence, The

    How Christianity Is Changing and Why

    Every five hundred years, the church cleans out its attic and has a giant rummage sale. Well, not exactly. But according to Phyllis Tickle, this is an accurate summary of the church's massive transitions over time. According to the pattern, we are living in such a time of change right now. Tickle calls it "the Great Emergence"--a time of dizzying upheaval and hopeful promise during which various ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • What's So Great About Christianity

    Is Christianity true? Can educated, thinking people really believe the Bible? Or, do the athiests have it right? Has Christianity been disproved by science and discredited as a guide to morality? Best-selling author Dinesh D'Souza (What's So Great About America) approaches Christianity with a skeptical eye, but treats the skeptics with equal skepticism. The result is a book that will challenge the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • A History of Medieval Heresy and Inquisition

    series Critical Issues in World and International History
    In this concise and balanced survey of heresy and inquisition in the Middle Ages, Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane explores the increasingly bitter encounters between piety, reform, dissent, and the institutional Church between 1100 and 1500. Although the loaded terms of "heresy" and "orthodoxy" employed by ecclesiastical officials suggest a clear division between right and wrong, that division was in ... Read more

    $35.09 USD

  • Pilgrim's Progress (Illustrated Edition)

    by John Bunyan ...
    John Bunyan (28 November 1628 31 August 1688) was an English Christian writer and preacher, famous for writing The Pilgrim's Progress. Though he was a Reformed Baptist, in the Church of England he is remembered with a Lesser Festival on 30 August, and on the liturgical calendar of the Episcopal Church (USA) on August 29. As his popularity and notoriety grew, Bunyan increasingly became a target ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies

    Currently it is fashionable to be devoutly undevout. Religion’s most passionate antagonists—Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris, and others—have publishers competing eagerly to market their various denunciations of religion, monotheism, Christianity, and Roman Catholicism. But contemporary antireligious polemics are based not only upon profound conceptual confusions ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Can Two Walk Together Except They Be Agreed?

    Charles G. Finney is best known for being a Presbyterian minister who played a decisive role in the Second Great Awakening and is thus known as one of the leaders of the modern revivalist movement in America. He wrote several works, including this one, which remains widely read today. ... Read more

    $2.29 USD

  • The Digital Puritan - Vol.V, No.1

    The Digital Puritan is a quarterly digest of carefully selected Puritan works which provides a steady diet of sound Puritan teaching. The language has been gently modernised to render it more readable, while still retaining much of the flavour and character of the original text. Hundreds of helpful notes and Scripture references (in the English Standard Version®) are included as end-notes; no ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Absolute Monarchs

    A History of the Papacy

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a chronicle that captures nearly two thousand years of inspiration and intrigue, John Julius Norwich recounts in riveting detail the histories of the most significant popes and what they meant politically, culturally, and socially to Rome and to the world. Norwich presents such popes as Innocent I, who in the fifth century successfully negotiated with Alaric the Goth, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Papal Supremacy

    Quotations and Commentaries

    Under what authority does the Pope reign over the Roman Catholic Church? What are the ecclesiastical and theological underpinnings of the papacy? How did early Christians view the authority of the Roman bishop?Dr. Brattston answers these questions by examining Biblical and early Christian sources from the first three centuries of the Church. Wherever you stand on the issue, you will be informed, ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus

    The Definitive Collection of Mystical Gospels and Secret Books about Jesus of Nazareth

    For all those readers curious to read the actual texts of the Gnostic Gospels, here is the definitive collection of all the Gnostic Gospels and Gospel–like texts.o Marvin Meyer, premier scholar of Gnostic and other Christian literature outside the New Testament, presents every Gnostic Gospel and Jesus text with a brilliant overall introduction, introductions to each text, and notes that explain ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • A World Ablaze

    The Rise of Martin Luther and the Birth of the Reformation

    by Craig Harline ...
    October 2017 marks five hundred years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the church door in Wittenberg and launched the Protestant Reformation. At least, that's what the legend says. But with a figure like Martin Luther, who looms so large in the historical imagination, it's hard to separate the legend from the life, or even sometimes to separate assorted legends from each other. Over the ... Read more

    $18.09 USD