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By Andy Stanley. 2010
Grace, it's what we crave most when our guilt is exposed. It's the very thing we are hesitant to extend… when we are confronted with the guilt of others - especially when their guilt has robbed us of something we consider valuable. c2010.
By Northrop Frye. 1982
By Robert Clark. 2017
In his thirty years in the Canadian prison system, Robert Clark rose from student volunteer to deputy warden. He worked… with some of Canada's most dangerous and notorious prisoners, including Paul Bernardo and Tyrone Conn. He dealt with escapes, lockdowns, prisoner murders, prisoner suicides, and a riot. But he also arranged ice-hockey games in a maximum-security institution, sat in a darkened gym watching movies with three hundred inmates, took parolees sightseeing, and consoled victims of violent crimes. He has managed cellblocks, been a parole officer, and investigated staff corruption. He challenges head-on the popular belief that a "tough-on-crime" approach makes prisons and communities safer, arguing instead for humane treatment and rehabilitation, and wades into the controversy about long-term solitary confinement. 2017.
By John Eldredge. 2002
By H. Dale Burke. 2000
Men and women were created with radically different ways of thinking, feeling, and perceiving. But when we check the Bible,… we see that God never intended these differences to create the incredible friction they do today. The good news is that God has already woven into His Word the perfect solutions to this friction. 2000.
By Elly Danica. 1988
The author graphically describes the humiliation and terrible pain she suffered as a victim of incest. She endured verbal abuse,… beatings and degradation as her father sold her services to strange men, and forced her to pose and perform in his pornographic photo studio. Strong language and extreme descriptions of sex and violence. 1990, c1988.
By Dave Barry. 1998
Florida columnist and author focuses his humour on the aging of baby boomers. He gives highlights of each of the… "formative boomer years" from 1947, when he was born, to 1974. Barry grumbles about such issues as failing eyesight, retirement planning, and not being "hip" anymore. Bestseller. 1998.
Professor Madden explores the reformations that swept across Christendom in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The impact of these reforms… affected government, popes, and kings as well as commoners, for at this time the Church was an omnipresent part of European identity, and the import of Church reforms on every level of life at this time cannot be underestimated. 2007.
By Michael McLean, Ed Llewelyn Robert, Sheila Upjohn. 1985
In 1373, after a lengthy illness, Lady Julian of Norwich received 16 understandings, or 'shewings', of God's love. These excerpts… from her book "The revelations of divine love" contain many of her key ideas, such as the centrality of God and the importance of prayer. They are presented in a form suitable for daily reading and meditation.
By Kate Lines. 2015
A criminal profiler, former Chief Superintendent of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), recounts her remarkable story using pivotal cases she… worked on during the course of her career. Always taking care not to aggrandize in any way the notorious criminals whose names we know all too well, Kate knows that it is much more important to focus on the courage of the victims and their families. Bestseller. 2015.
By Charles W Colson. 1976
By Beth Moore, Dale McCleskey. 2000
Breaking Free embarks readers on a study of selected passages from the book of Isaiah ; drawing several parallels between… the captive Israelites and todays Christians, she shows how to make freedom in Christ a daily reality. 2000.
By Max Lucado. 2004
In this renewing and life-giving book, Lucado leads readers to the four essential nutrients needed by every soul and invites… them to come to the cross and know that sins are pardoned and death is defeated. 2004.
By Charles Ludwig. 2008
By Neale Donald Walsch. 2000
In this companion to his "Conversations with God" series, Walsch discusses the "ten illusions of humans." He asserts that by… understanding the illusions of need, failure, disunity, insufficiency, requirement, judgment, condemnation, conditionality, superiority, and ignorance, one will no longer be caught up in them and can move toward authentic communion with God. Bestseller. 2000.
By John Eldredge. 2007
Your heart matters more than anything else in all creation. The desires you had as a little girl and the… longings you still feel as a woman are telling you of the life God created you to live. 2007.
By Shannon Kubiak Primicerio. 2006
The author urges girls to think beyond themselves and to focus instead on how they can use their gifts and… resources to serve God and others. Being a girl who serves shows girls that the best way to find yourself is by giving yourself always to Jesus. 2006.
Six M.I.T. students figured out how to beat the casinos and managed to get away with more than three million… dollars in less than two years' time by playing the blackjack tables. Includes an explanation of how card counting is done. 2002.
By Bruce L Shelley. 2008
This book treats history as the story of people. In this third edition, Dr Shelly brings the story into the… 21st century, exploring contemporary developments such as changes in the Islamic world, the growth and resurgence of Roman Catholicism, the influence of the Internet on religion, the decline of Christianity in the southern and eastern hemispheres. 2008.
By Bruce Cutler, Lionel Rene Saporta. 2003
Known for his tenacious defence of John Gotti, Cutler became almost as infamous as his client. Recounts his time as… an aggressive assistant DA and how he switched sides and became a defence attorney. This is the inside story of how Cutler and Gotti frustrated the feds so much that they had to break the rules to convict the Teflon Don. 2003.