From 1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas comes a brilliant and inspiring biography of the most influential man in modern history, Martin Luther, in time for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation n nOn All Hallow s Eve in 1517, a young monk named Martin Luther posted a document he hop
A marvelous Economist account of how the Christian Revolution forged the Western imagination Crucifixion, the Romans believed, was the worst fate imaginable, a punishment reserved for slaves How astonishing it was, then, that people should have come to believe that one particular victim of cruc
In 1820, a young farm boy in search of truth has a vision of God the Father and Jesus Christ Three years later, an angel guides him to an ancient record buried in a hill near his home With God s help, he translates the record and organizes the Savior s church in the latter days Soon others join h
With mobs threatening to drive them from their homes, thousands of Latter day Saints flee Nauvoo, their gathering place for the past seven years Following Brigham Young and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, they travel west across prairie and plain, trusting in God to prepare a home for them beyon
The sexual abuse scandal has gripped the Catholic Church for the past thirty years, and continues to wreak havoc even today It s been a diabolical masterpiece, one that has compromised the work of the Church in every way and has left countless lives in ruin Many Catholics are understandably aski
A page turner We have long needed a fair minded overview of this vitally important religious sensibility, and FitzGerald has now provided it The New York Times Book Review FitzGerald s brilliant book could not have been timely, well researched, well written, or necessary T
Brant Pitre is one of the most compelling theological writers on the scene today Bishop Robert Barron n Bestselling author of nJesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist n casts new light on the Virgin Mary, illuminating her role in the Old and New Testaments n n nAre Catholic teachings on Mar
A provocative and contrarian religious history that charts the rise of Christianity from the point of view of traditional religion from the religious scholar and critically acclaimed author of Augustine n nPagans explores the rise of Christianity from a surprising and unique viewpoint that of the
As we all know and as many of our well established textbooks have argued for decades, the Inquisition was one of the most frightening and bloody chapters in Western history, Pope Pius XII was anti Semitic and rightfully called Hitler s Pope, the Dark Ages were a stunting of the progress of knowled
In a radical new vision for the future of Christianity, NYT bestselling author and conservative columnist Rod Dreher calls on American Christians to prepare for the coming Dark Age by embracing an ancient Christian way of life n nThe light of the Christian faith is flickering out all over the West,
A major new history of the Crusades with an unprecedented wide scope, told in a tableau of portraits of people on all sides of the wars, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Templars n nFor than one thousand years, Christians and Muslims lived side by side, sometimes at peace and so
In this definitive biography, renowned Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N T Wright offers a radical look at the apostle Paul, illuminating the humanity and remarkable achievements of this intellectual who invented Christian theology transforming a faith and changing the world
You cannot discover lands already inhabited n nInjustice has plagued American society for centuries And we cannot move toward being a just nation without understanding the root causes that have shaped our culture and institutions n nIn this prophetic blend of history, theology, and cultural comm
An engrossing dual biography and fascinating intellectual history that examines two of the greatest minds of European history Erasmus of Rotterdam and Martin Luther whose heated rivalry gave rise to two enduring, fundamental, and often colliding traditions of philosophical and religious thought n nEr
Sheds light on the major cultural and theological currents shaping the church during this period.
It s about time that someone wrote church history that tells about people, not just about eras and ages Church History in Plain Language taps the roots of our Christian family tree It combines authoritative research with a captivating style to bring our heritage home to us.
Eusebius s account is the only surviving historical record of the Church during its crucial first 300 years n nBishop Eusebius, a learned scholar who lived most of his life in Caesarea in Palestine, broke new ground in writing the History and provided a model for all later ecclesiastical historians.
This highly informative, narrative history covers the events, persons, external influences, and formative ideas of Christian history.
Augustine s Confessions is one of the most influential and most innovative works of Latin literature Written in the author s early forties in the last years of the fourth century A.D and during his first years as a bishop, they reflect on his life and on the activity of remembering and interpretin