• Speaking by the Numbers
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    Speaking by the Numbers

    Enneagram Wisdom for Teachers, Pastors, and Communicators

    by Sean Palmer
    Foreword by Suzanne Stabile

    It's not just what you say, but how you say it. Combining communication principles with Enneagram wisdom, Sean Palmer teaches leaders, pastors, and teachers how to convey content in ways that both inspire and connect with their audiences. Providing real-life examples of speeches, Palmer develops communication strategies that lead to connection, transformation, and mobilization.

  • To Think Christianly
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    To Think Christianly

    A History of L'Abri, Regent College, and the Christian Study Center Movement

    by Charles E. Cotherman
    Foreword by Kenneth G. Elzinga

    In this comprehensive history, Charles Cotherman traces the stories of notable study centers and networks, as well as their influence on twentieth-century Christianity. Beginning with the innovations of L'Abri and Regent College, Cotherman sheds new light on these defining places in evangelicalism's life of the mind.

  • Sermons That Sing
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    Sermons That Sing

    Music and the Practice of Preaching

    Dynamics of Christian Worship

    by Noel A. Snyder
    Foreword by Jeremy Begbie

    Preaching and music are both regular elements of Christian worship, yet they often don't interact or inform each other in meaningful ways. Theologian, pastor, and musician Noel A. Snyder considers how preaching that seeks to engage hearts and minds might be helpfully informed by musical theory—so that preachers might craft sermons that sing.

  • Speaking Across Generations
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    Speaking Across Generations

    Messages That Satisfy Boomers, Xers, Millennials, Gen Z, and Beyond

    by Darrell E. Hall

    Different generations communicate differently. With fresh research from the Barna Group on how generations communicate, Darrell Hall sheds light on how each generation receives verbal messages, from Boomers and Xers to millennials and Gen Z. Discover how generational science can bridge the gap between speaker and listener so people of all generations can hear clearly.

  • The Medieval Mind of C. S. Lewis
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    The Medieval Mind of C. S. Lewis

    How Great Books Shaped a Great Mind

    by Jason M. Baxter

    Many readers know C. S. Lewis as the fantasy writer of the Chronicles of Narnia or the apologist of Mere Christianity. But few know how deeply Lewis was formed by medieval authors like Dante and Boethius and how he saw their worldviews' relevance to the challenges of the modern world. Here, readers will encounter Lewis the medievalist to guide them in their own journey.

  • The Everlasting People
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    The Everlasting People

    G. K. Chesterton and the First Nations

    Hansen Lectureship Series

    by Matthew J. Milliner
    Contributions by David Iglesias, David Hooker, and Amy Peeler
    Foreword by Casey Church

    How might the life and work of Christian writer G. K. Chesterton shed light on our understanding of North American Indigenous art and history? In these discerning reflections, art historian Matthew Milliner appeals to Chesterton's life and work in order to understand and appreciate both Indigenous art and the complex, often tragic history of First Nations peoples.

  • Resisting the Marriage Plot
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    Resisting the Marriage Plot

    Faith and Female Agency in Austen, Brontë, Gaskell, and Wollstonecraft

    Studies in Theology and the Arts Series

    by Dalene Joy Fisher

    Fiction has long been used to cast vision for social change, but the role of Christian faith in such works has often been overlooked. In this STA volume, Dalene Joy Fisher examines how the works of Jane Austen, Anne Brontë, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Mary Wollstonecraft challenge cultural expectations of women and marriage, exploring how Christianity can be a transformative force of liberation.

  • Charitable Writing
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    Charitable Writing

    Cultivating Virtue Through Our Words

    by Richard Hughes Gibson and James Edward Beitler III
    Foreword by Anne Ruggles Gere
    Afterword by Alan Jacobs

    How might we love God and our neighbors through the task of writing? This book offers a vision for expressing one's faith through writing and for understanding writing itself as a spiritual practice that cultivates virtue. Drawing on authors and artists throughout the church's history, we learn how we might embrace writing as an act of discipleship for today.

  • Reading the Times
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    Reading the Times

    A Literary and Theological Inquiry into the News

    by Jeffrey Bilbro

    When we read the news, we are not merely informed—we're also formed. In this refreshing call to put the news in its place, Jeffrey Bilbro helps us gain a theological and historical perspective on the nature and very purpose of news. Offering an alternative vision of the rhythms of life, he suggests thoughtful practices for media consumption in order cultivate healthier ways of reading and being.

  • God in the Modern Wing
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    God in the Modern Wing

    Viewing Art with Eyes of Faith

    Studies in Theology and the Arts Series

    Edited by Cameron J. Anderson and G. Walter Hansen

    Should Christians even bother with modern art? This STA volume gathers the reflections of artists, art historians, and theologians who collectively offer a more complicated narrative of the history of modern art and its place in the Christian life. Readers will find insights on the work and faith of artists like Marc Chagall, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Andy Warhol, and more.

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