Open The Easter Bible Storybook to meet Mary in a garden, Peter and John, friends out walking and, most of all, Jesus! Written especially for children under five, this is a delightful retelling of the Easter story. This full-color board book has a short amount of text and is the perfect size for small hands.
Montesquieu, Hume, Voltaire, Diderot, Smith, Gibbon, Bentham . . . These are among the great thinkers who contributed to the dramatic developments in religion, science, and philosophy that we now call the Enlightenment. Written by a world authority, this brief history of the Enlightenment concludes with a perceptive assessment of the cultural, religious, ethical, and political dimensions of its legacy.
Miranda Threlfall-Holmes helps us to understand what has gone on in the past and sheds light on our present experiences of churches, religion, spirituality and religious conflict. She also gives important clues about what might happen in the future. This entertaining and accessible guide is indispensable for those beginning to study Christianity.
The evangelical revival of the eighteenth century was a renewal movement of international proportions. David Ceri Jones offers a lively, accessible, and informative introduction to its roots, main events, personalities, and ideas, and assesses its wider impact.
No works of literature have been subjected to such close, persistent scrutiny by so many over the centuries as the Gospels. In this book, Trevor Dennis urges us to investigate where the Gospels lead in the search for the bright gospel beyond the Gospels.
The Grace-filled Wilderness connects contemporary encounters of wilderness with the traditional themes of Lent and Jesus’ journey to the cross. Introducing a series of 'double-edged' subjects, the author uncovers how these bring us life as well as potentially drain life from us when we fall into them in the wrong way. How we deal with our appetites; what gives us identity; how to live with the freedom and power — each week progresses from 'wilderness to grace', we move through Lent and Holy Week into the glorious hope of Easter.
The Guilt Book combines biblical theology and modern psychology, offering a fresh perspective that helps you escape the paralysis caused by guilt and differentiate between guilt that is true or false.
There was once a very beautiful angel. Her hair gleamed, her wings sparkled and her dress was whiter than white. She was the most elegant angel that you could ever have wished to see. But she was also very, very proud. She really thought that she was the best! Follow the Hoity-Toity Angel through the events of the Christmas story as she discovers that it's what's on the inside that counts.
All too often, incarnational ministry is divorced from proclamation and prayer. But word and work go hand in hand. This fresh take on incarnational life, church, and society draws together recent academic research and cutting-edge ministry. It presents a renewed theology of Christian action for a new generation of evangelical leaders.
John Pritchard considers the importance and challenges of the vital task of intercession. He then offers practical examples of intercessions in traditional services, all-age worship, small groups and personal devotions. Material for seasons, major festivals and special events is also included.