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  • Blood: A Very Short Introductionby Chris Cooper

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    Blood is a vital component of the bodies of most multicellular animals. Chris Cooper discusses blood's critical role in both biology and in human society, ranging from its place in religious rituals to its uses in modern medicine. more...

  • Christmas as Religionby Christopher Deacy

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 30.99 US$ 26.65

    This work develops critical links between modern representations of Christmas and the category of religion. more...

  • Celebrating Christian Initiationby Simon Jones

    SPCK 2016; US$ 15.99

    Drawing on research carried out as part of the Baptism Project, and making helpful connections with popular catechetical material from sources such as Pilgrim, Simon Jones considers how, where, and for whom rites of Christian initiation are celebrated, and how baptism has been rediscovered as fundamental to the Church?s identity and mission. Very little... more...

  • Insurrectionby Susan Loughlin

    The History Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    Autumn 1536. Both Katherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn are dead. Henry VIII has married Jane Seymour, and still awaits his longed-for male heir. Disaffected conservatives in England may have seen an opportunity for a return to Rome and an end to religious experimentation. However, Thomas Cromwell has other ideas. In August, the Lutheran influenced... more...

  • Ritual Gone Wrongby Kathryn T. McClymond

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    Ritual theorizing has tended to focus on perfect rituals, as prescribed in sacred texts, yet ritual mistakes occur all the time--crucial items can go missing or get broken, incorrect phrases can be said. In this book, Kathryn McClymond examines cases in which rituals have gone wrong, embracing the fact that, in fact, they rarely go as planned. From... more...

  • Be Brave Walk By Faith & Trust HIM: Devotional for Personal Growth & Christianityby R. I. Hope

    Media Battles 2016; US$ 2.99

    Wait patiently for the LORD. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the LORD. (Ps 27:14) Wait.. keep watch, stay alert.. and wait on the Lord. No one knows the time but the Father. We must engage our faith, and trust solely and wholly in him. In the face of disaster, trials and persecution we must ask ourselves ?.How determined am I to... more...

  • Inspirational Devotionals for Christian Livingby R. I. Hope

    Media Battles 2016; US$ 2.99

    Be uplifted daily with Inspirational Devotionals for Christian Living. Daily quiet time listening to God is essential to your faith. You find peace and strength when you come before the Lord with an open heart ready to learn and grow. We want to help you in your daily walk with Christ with these daily devotionals aimed towards your spiritual growth... more...

  • Blind to Self: Devotional for Personal Growthby R. I. Hope

    Media Battles 2016; US$ 2.99

    Discovering the freedom and joy that comes from a personal relationship with Jesus Christ is an incredible experience. Like our own lives, our faith should also grow and mature over time. Bible study, prayer, and sharing in a Christian community. (2 Timothy 2:15, 1 Thessalonians 5:17, Acts 2:42) It's important to acknowledge that you are responsible... more...

  • The Materiality of Magicby Ceri Houlbrook; Natalie Armitage

    Oxbow Books 2015; US$ 24.99

    The subject of ‘magic’ has long been considered peripheral and sensationalist, the word itself having become something of an academic taboo. However, beliefs in magic and the rituals that surround them are extensive - as are their material manifestations - and to avoid them is to ignore a prevalent aspect of cultures worldwide, from prehistory... more...

  • Death Rituals, Social Order and the Archaeology of Immortality in the Ancient Worldby Colin Renfrew; Michael J. Boyd; Iain Morley

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72

    This volume, with essays by leading archaeologists and prehistorians, considers how prehistoric humans attempted to recognise, understand and conceptualise death. more...