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  • The Devilby Darren Oldridge

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    Why do the innocent suffer in a world created by a loving God? Does this mean that God cannot prevent this suffering, despite His supposed omnipotence? Or is God not loving after all? This in brief is 'the problem of evil'. The Devil provides one solution to this problem: his rebellion against God and hatred of His works is responsible for... more...

  • An Introduction to the 'Glossa Ordinaria' as Medieval Hypertextby David A. Salomon

    University of Wales Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    A primer and study of the Glossa Ordinaria, the medieval glossed Bible first printed in 1480/81. more...

  • An Atheist's History of Beliefby Matthew Kneale

    Random House 2013; US$ 24.68

    What first prompted prehistoric man, sheltering in the shadows of deep caves, to call upon the realm of the spirits? And why has belief thrived ever since, leading us to invent heaven and hell, sin and redemption, and above all, gods? Religion reflects our deepest hopes and fears; whether you are a believer or, like Matthew... more...

  • 50 Religion Ideas You Really Need to Knowby Peter Stanford

    Quercus 2013; US$ 12.95

    Despite frequent prognostications regarding the "death of God" and the triumph of secular materialism, religion remains a central component in the lives of most people around the world. There are currently thought to be 2 billion Christians, 1.2 billion Muslims, 800 million Hindus, along with some 700 million followers of other religions. Religion:... more...

  • The Gay Discipleby John Henson

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    What exactly was Jesus's relationship with the Beloved Disciple, with Mary and Martha? What was he like to be with, and how did he have such an impact on followers from diverse backgrounds? This faction story is an eye-opening look at what life was like in Palestine during the life of Jesus, at how society functioned, the social pressures of the time,... more...

  • Why Study History?by John Fea

    Baker Publishing Group 2013; US$ 19.99

    Shows why Christians should study history, how faith impacts our understanding of the past, and how studying the past can transform our lives. more...

  • Our Churchby Roger Scruton

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 8.74

    For most people in England today, the church is simply the empty building at the end of the road, visited for the first time, if at all, when dead. It offers its sacraments to a population that lives without rites of passage, and which regards the National Health Service rather than the National Church as its true spiritual guardian. In Our... more...

  • The Divine Office in Anglo-Saxon England, 597-c.1000by Jesse D. Billett

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    First full-scale survey and examination of liturgical practice and its fundamental changes over four centuries. more...

  • The Dark Boxby John Cornwell

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 19.98

    Would you tell your deepest secrets to a relative stranger? And if you did, would you feel vulnerable? Cleansed? Or perhaps even worse than you did before? Confession has always performed a complex role in society, always created mixed feelings in its practitioners. As an acknowledgement of sinfulness, it can provide immense psychological... more...

  • The Other Friarsby Frances Andrews

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 36.46

    In 1274 the Council of Lyons decreed the end of various 'new orders' of Mendicants which had emerged during the great push for evangelism and poverty in the thirteenth-century Latin Church. The Franciscans and Dominicans were explicitly excluded, while the Carmelites and Austin friars were allowed a stay of execution. These last two were eventually... more...