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- NewSouth 2017; US$ 14.99
In The Tempest-Tossed Church award-winning writer Gerard Windsor explores what it is to be a Catholic. Interlaced with twelve moving cameos, he entertains and stimulates with anecdote, history, forays into art and literature, and the occasional bit of gossip. Starting with how you get religion in the first place, Windsor moves on to the Gospels and... more...
- OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 26.99
A comprehensive and balanced biography of Martin Luther from one of Germany's leading social and political historians. It paints Luther not as a lone hero, but as a soldier in a mighty struggle for religion and its role in the world; a difficult, contradictory character, who changed the world by virtue of his immense will. more...
- Shambhala 2017; US$ 16.95
A fascinating biography of Freda Bedi, an English woman who broke all the rules of gender, race, and religious background to become both a revolutionary in the fight for Indian independence and then a Buddhist icon. She was the first Western woman to become a Tibetan Buddhist nun?but that pioneering ordination was really just one in a life full... more...
- HarperCollins 2017; US$ 23.99
Available for the first time in English, the private reflections of the modern pope recently elevated to sainthood?deeply personal writings that reveal a spiritual leader who agonized over his service to God, continually questioning whether he was doing enough. As the head of the Roman Catholic Church for twenty-five years, from the final decades... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 5.99
St. George is a figure that bridges many worlds. At the heart of the myths and legends surrounding this English icon lies the story of an early Christian martyr persecuted by the Roman Empire around the third century AD. But England is only one country to have adopted this legendary soldier saint as their patron. Other countries including Germany,... more...
- Zondervan 2017; US$ 12.74
What happens when life doesn?t turn out like you planned? Mother of three adopted children---two with Down syndrome---Heather Avis learned that it?s truly the lucky few that recognize God?s plan is best, even when it is radically different from the plan we have ourselves. Your life may be uncomfortable and messy but you can be among the lucky few. more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99
'Autobiography of a Yogi' introduces the reader to the life of Paramahansa Yogananda and his encounters with spiritual figures of both the East and West. The book begins with his childhood family life, to finding his guru, to becoming a monk and establishing his teachings of Kriya Yoga meditation. The book continues in 1920 when Yogananda accepts an... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 24.99
'A compelling biography of one of the greatest men of the modern age. Stanford is particularly brilliant on the tensions inside Luther's private and spiritual life. This is a very fine book, written with a flourish.' Melvyn Bragg The 31st of October 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther pinning his 95 'Theses' - or reform proposals... more...
- Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 48.50 US$ 44.14
In this biography the author extends our understanding of the personality and work of the man he has characterized as "essentially a reformer whose ideal was the pure church." Since 1915, the date of the last similar study of Hus, a great deal of new information has become available, especially in the Czech language. Professor Spinka has based his... more...