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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 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 Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall. 2005
In November 2001 author Bishop-Stall entered Tent City, a lawless area in downtown Toronto claimed by a group of people… with nowhere else to go. For 10 months, Bishop-Stall was welcomed, but also subjected to cruel realities: drunken brawls, crackheads, forgotten children, and the repeated broken promises of those who said they were leaving once and for all. Canada Reads 2012. 2005.
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.
By Pat Capponi. 1997
Pat Capponi, a former mental patient, took herself off welfare to become a critically acclaimed author and mental health care… advocate. But when funding for her position was cut, unemployed and angry, she began to write an open letter to provincial premier Mike Harris. The letter became this book, an examination of life below the poverty line in Canada. 1997.
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 Kamal Al-Solaylee. 2016
Brown is not white. Brown is not black. Brown is an experience, a state of mind. Historically speaking, issues of… race and skin colour have been interpreted along black and white lines, leaving out millions of people whose stories of migration and racial experiences have shaped our modern world. The book takes a global look at the many social, political, economic and personal implications of being a brown-skinned person in the world now. Brown people have emerged as the source of global cheap labour (Hispanics or South Asians) while also coming under scrutiny and suspicion for their culture and faith (Arabs and Muslims). Packed with personal narratives and on-the-street reporting conducted over two years in ten countries from four continents. Winner of the 2016 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. 2016.
By Byron Pitts. 2017
Emmy Award-winning ABC News chief national correspondent and Nightline co-anchor, Byron Pitts shares the heartbreaking and inspiring stories of six… young people who overcame impossible circumstances - abuse, bullying, war, drug addiction, mental illness and violence - with extraordinary perseverance. None of these should be realities for anyone, much less a young person. But for some it is the only reality they have ever known. In these dark circumstances, six teens needed someone to "be the one" for them--the hero to help them back into the light. For Tania, Mason, Pappy, Michaela, Ryan, and Tyton, that hero was themselves. For junior and senior high readers. 2017.
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 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 Jane Lazarre. 1996
Introspective essays by a Jewish woman who married a black man in the 1960s, raised two black sons, and formed… close relationships with African Americans. She describes her growing awareness of and struggle with the "whiteness of whiteness--that terrible and inexcusable ignorance of racism which denies history and reality." 1996.
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.
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 Peter Dickinson, Michael Foreman. 1980