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Gross, Michael

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Fifteen families. Four hundred years. The complex saga of the White Anglo-Saxon Protestant elite in America's history. For decades, writers from Cleveland Amory to Joseph Alsop to the editors of Politico have proclaimed the diminishment of the White Anglo-Saxon Protestants, who for generations were the dominant socio-cultural-political force in America. While the WASP elite has, in the last...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2023

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 GRO

Johnson, Luke Timothy.

Summary: Provides an overview of Christianity, the world's largest religion, and discusses why, in addition to being vast and popular, it is also extremely complex and often highly contradictory. Explains why the central figures, elements, and creeds of Christianity are hard to fathom yet give Christianity its distinctive character. Covers topics such as Christianity's birth and expansion across the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 230 GRE

Fraser, Nancy

Summary: Capital is currently cannibalizing every sphere of life-guzzling wealth from nature and racialized populations, sucking up our ability to care for each other, and gutting the practice of politics. In this tightly argued and urgent volume, leading Marxist feminist theorist Nancy Fraser charts the voracious appetite of capital, tracking it from crisis point to crisis point, from ecological...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2022

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Grant, Libbie

Summary: In 1827, in rural Pennsylvania, Emma Hale marries an itinerant treasure-digger who claims he can speak directly to God. In a few short years, Joseph Smith will found his own religion, gain tens of thousands of zealous followers and fracture Emma's life and faith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRA

Earley, Justin Whitmel

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Habits of the Household by award-winning author Justin Whitmel Earley equips you with simple habits for mealtimes, bedtimes, and other daily routines to shape your home in the rhythms of God's love"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: A Christian teacher is forced before a judge for honestly answering a question about Jesus in the classroom. With the principal and superintendent joining forces with a zealous civil liberties group, Grace faces an epic court case that could cost her the career she loves and expel God from the classroom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family God's 2016

Summary: Examines the role played by the American evangelical movement and the International House of Prayer megachurch in the state-sanctioned persecution of homosexuals in Uganda.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF GOD

Nhất Hạnh

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Summary: "In this book that offers relief to anyone moving though intense grief and loss, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh shares accessible, comforting words of wisdom on how to transform our suffering in the face of death"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Parallax Press 2021

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Church, F. Forrester.

Contents: A life that did know death -- The death of a friend -- Father and son -- My teachers -- Lifelines and lifecraft -- Trapdoors -- Attending our own funerals -- Bringing God home -- September 11 and the sacrament of grief -- Love, death, and Easter -- The diagnosis -- Bedside manners -- Unfinished business -- Beating the odds -- Words to live by -- The death sentence -- Where is God? -- Life after...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 289.1092 CHU

Lehmann, Chris

Summary: "A grand, brilliantly written work of American history We think we know the story of American religion: the Puritans were cold, austere, and pious, and Christianity continued pure and uncorrupted until the industrial revolution got in the way. InThe Money Cult, Chris Lehmann argues that we have it backwards: capitalism has always been entangled with religion, and so today's megapastors aren't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 270 LEH

Anderson, Laura E.

Summary: "Drawing on clinical research, stories from clients, and her own experience, an expert on religious trauma shows how readers can live as healing individuals after leaving a high-demand, high-control religious system"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2023

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Jacobson, Lisa

Summary: "Romance novels, Hallmark movies, the immense demand for romantic stories reveals a deep, unsatisfied longing found in many marriages, but does it have to be that way? Is it possible that the best marriages have to offer can grow, rather than fade after saying "I do"? Popular Christian voices Lisa Jacobson and Phylicia Masonheimer say, "Absolutely yes!" So what is the secret to a happy,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing Group 2021

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Morrow, Emily

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Summary: "Find your Inner Crunchy without becoming that person with this helpful guide from social media star Really Very Crunchy. Are you tired of being bombarded by toxins at every turn? Do you want a more natural, "crunchy" approach to the world (with or without the beige aesthetic)? Well, grab your kombucha and join Emily Morrow on a journey to a more wholesome existence with Really Very Crunchy: A...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan Books 2024

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Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher

Summary: "A stunning and sure-to-be controversial book that pieces together, through more than two dozen nineteenth-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books, and quilts left by first-generation Latter-day Saints, or Mormons, the never-before-told story of the earliest days of the women of Mormon "plural marriage," whose right to vote in the state of Utah was given to them by a Mormon-dominated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 289.309 ULR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 289.309 ULR

Wilson, Jessica Hooten

Summary: "An award-winning author shows that holiness means being radical in our ways of imagining the future, imagining each other, and imagining God, and that reading works of great literature can help us cultivate an imagination that moves us toward holiness"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 234 WIL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 234 WIL

Francis

Summary: A collection of homilies, speeches, and "messages of the day" that brings together Pope Francis's wisdom on finding happiness in the here and now.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 248 FRA

Tanner, Kathryn

Summary: In his classic The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, Max Weber famously showed how Christian beliefs and practices could shape persons in line with capitalism. In this significant reimagining of Weber’s work, Kathryn Tanner provocatively reverses this thesis, arguing that Christianity can offer a direct challenge to the largely uncontested growth of capitalism. Exploring the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.85 TAN

Peters, David W.

Summary: "Accidental injury is the leading cause of death for Americans under forty-five. Those who have caused accidents walk among us. They are us. Episcopal priest David W. Peters unintentionally killed someone in a traffic accident as a young man, and in Accidental, he guides readers through the aftermath of these tragedies toward healing and recovery"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadleaf Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.6 PET

Popcak, Greg.

Summary: It's one of the most daunting propects parents face. Communicating the richness of Catholic teaching on sexuality in a faithful and effective way can be an overwhelming responsibility. But does it have to be so?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ascension Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 241.66 POP

Downs, Annie F.

Summary: "100 Days to Brave for Kids helps kids see they were always meant to be brave. From dealing with fears, anxiety, and difficult changes in life, Annie F. Downs presents honest wisdom and humor giving kids ages 8 to 12 the courage and confidence to embrace the plan God has for their lives. 100 Days to Brave for Kids is your guide to help your kids not allow fear to hold them back. With 100 days...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 241 DOW

Johnson, Luke Timothy.

Summary: Provides an overview of Christianity, the world's largest religion, and discusses why, in addition to being vast and popular, it is also extremely complex and often highly contradictory.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 230 JOH

Hardwick, Lamar

Summary: "An autistic pastor and disability scholar helps the contemporary church understand the connections between ableism and racism and how to dismantle both in attitudes and practices"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 261.8 HAR

Opelt, Amanda Held

Summary: "Generations past have embraced a robust array of rituals and customs surrounding death and bereavement. When did we forget how to grieve well? When Amanda Held Opelt suffered a season of loss-including three miscarriages and the death of her grandmother and culminating in the unexpected death of her sister, New York Times bestselling writer Rachel Held Evans-she was faced with sorrow she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Worthy 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 204 OPE

Moon, Susan

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Summary: "Aging isn't easy. But it can still be filled with joy--maybe even more joy than expected. Described by the New York Journal of Books as "a Buddhist Anne Lamott," Zen teacher and writer Susan Moon explores both the losses and the gifts that come with the final years. Joining levity with tenderness, Moon shares stories from her own life including knee replacements, cornea surgery, Zoom chats...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala Publications, Inc. 2022

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