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Wildman, Terry M.

Summary: Terry Wildman writes of a justice long-denied, not only for Native peoples who have suffered the loss of lands, livelihood, and life as the American empire spread across the continent, but also for those who struggle for life and liberty to this very day. Like the prophets of Israel, he seeks to correct our eyesight-to set before us God's vision and God's truth and to expose things that we, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Great Thunder Publishing 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 220.6 WIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 220.6 WIL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 220.6 WIL

Reinke, Tony

Summary: "...viral videos, digital images, and other spectacles surround us in every direction--competing for our time, our attention, our lust, and our money. So we let our lazy eyes feed on whatever comes our way. As a result, we never stop to consider the consequences of our visual diet on our habits, desires, and longings. Journalist Tony Reinke... invites us along to see what he discovered as he...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crossway 2019

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Barna, George

Contents: Part 1. Faith and spirituality. Religious beliefs -- Religious behavior -- The unchurched -- Religious education -- The Bible -- Evangelicals -- Life transformation -- Part 2. Government and politics. Government satisfaction -- Political engagement -- Political ideology -- National priorities -- Part 3. Lifestyles and perspectives. Population growth -- Happiness -- Life satisfaction -- Success...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.5 Bar

Wright, N. T. (Nicholas Thomas)

Summary: Bishop, Bible scholar, and bestselling author N. T. Wright here provides a series of case studies on how to apply the Bible to the pressing issues of today. Among the topics Wright addresses are the intersection of religion and science, why women should be allowed to be ordained, what we get wrong and how we can do better when Christians engage in politics, why the Christian belief in heaven...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 260 WRI

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: In an intensely personal recollection, the president describes his encounter with faith, and how it has sustained him in both happiness and disappointment. Quoting eminent Protestant theologians, he describes his belief in religious freedom, moral politics, and the place of prayer in his daily life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 234 CAR

Merritt, Jonathan

Summary: "In a rapidly changing culture, many of struggle to talk about faith. We can no longer assume our friends understand words such as grace or gospel. Other words, like lost and sin, have become so negative they are nearly conversation enders. Jonathan Merritt know this frustration well. After moving from the Bible Belt to New York City, he discovered that the sacred terms he used to describe his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Convergent 2018

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Charles, Mark

Summary: "You cannot discover lands already inhabited. In this prophetic blend of history, theology, and cultural commentary, Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah reveal the damaging effects of the "Doctrine of Discovery," which institutionalized American triumphalismand white supremacy. This book calls our nation and churches to a truth-telling that will expose past injustices and open the door to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Yancey, Philip

Summary: "'Why does the church stir up such negative feelings?' Philip Yancey has been asking this all his life as a journalist. His perennial question is more relevant now than ever: in a twenty-year span starting in the mid-nineties, research shows that favorable opinions of Christianity have plummeted drastically--and opinions of evangelicals have taken even deeper dives ... Yet while the opinions...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 277.3 YAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 277.3 YAN

MacArthur, John

Summary: MacArthur and members of the pastoral staff at Grace Community Church team up to address one of the greatest challenges facing every believer today: the powerful influence of the media and how it shapes thinking. (Practical Life).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 261.0973 MacA

Robison, James

Summary: "A book, geared towards conservative Christians with massappeal, that connects biblical principles with practical politics to have a lasting impact on our culture"--Provided by the publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: FaithWords 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.7 ROB

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: All his life, President Jimmy Carter has been a courageous exemplar of faith. Now he shares the lessons he learned. He explores the broader meaning of faith, its far-reaching effect on our lives, and its relationship to past, present, and future events in America and around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 234 CAR

Bell, Rob.

Summary: We have to test everything. I thank God for anybody anywhere who is pointing people to the mysteries of God. But those people would all tell you to think long and hard about what they are saying and doing and creating. Test it. Probe it. Do that to this book. Don't swallow it uncritically. Think about it. Wrestle with it. Just because I'm a Christian and I'm trying to articulate a Christian...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2012

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Smith, Craig Stephen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Indian Life Books 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 266 SMI

Massa, Mark Stephen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crossroad Pub. 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.62 MAS

Clapp, Rodney.

Summary: "Christians feel increasingly useless, argues Rodney Clapp, not because they have nothing to offer a post-Christian society, but because they are trying to serve as "sponsoring chaplins" to a civilization that no longer sees Christianity as necessary to its existence. In the individualistic, technologically oriented, consumer-based culture, Christianity has become largely irrelevant. Writing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: InterVarsity Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 262 CLA

Colson, Charles W.

Summary: In How Now Shall We Live?, the 2000 Gold Medallion winner for best book about Christianity and society, Chuck Colson and Nancy Pearcey Show that the great spiritual battle today is a cosmic struggle between competing worldviews. Through inspiring stories and compelling teaching, they demonstrate how to: 1. Expose the false views and values of modern culture; 2. Live a more fulfilling life the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: christianaudio.com 2006

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Jeremiah, David

Summary: "David Jeremiah highlights the decline in Western culture, especially America, and calls on his readers to reverse this downward spiral"--Provided by the publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: FaithWords 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 277.3 JER

Holland, Tom

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Summary: "Christianity is the most enduring and influential legacy of the ancient world, and its emergence is the single most transformative development in Western history. [This book] explores what it was that made Christianity so revolutionary and why, in a West that has become increasingly doubtful of religion's claims, so many of its instincts remain irredeemably Christian. Today, the West remains...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2019

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Moss, Candida R.

Summary: Like many evangelical Christians, the Green family of Oklahoma City believes that America was founded as a Christian nation, based on a "biblical worldview." But the Greens are far from typical evangelicals in other ways. The billionaire owners of Hobby Lobby, a huge nationwide chain of craft stores, the Greens came to national attention in 2014 after successfully suing the federal government...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2017

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Carter, Jimmy

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Summary: All his life, President Jimmy Carter has been a courageous exemplar of faith. Now he shares the lessons he learned. He writes, "The issue of faith arises in almost every area of human existence, so it is important to understand its multiple meanings. In this book, my primary goal is to explore the broader meaning of faith, its far-reaching effect on our lives, and its relationship to past,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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Platt, David

Summary: Examines the ways in which the gospel is contradicted by the American dream and challenges Christians to join in a one-year experiment in authentic discipleship that promises spiritual transformation through the word of God.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.1 PLA

Summary: Just outside of Dallas, Texas a violent haunted house is serving as the pulpit for a modern-day fire and brimstone sermon. Taking the viewer behind the scenes, this documentary examines why this small town church has resorted to such graphic means of saving souls and allows us a brief glimpse of what they believe they're saving us from.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Plexifilm 2003

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HEL

Prothero, Stephen R.

Summary: "In this timely, carefully reasoned social history of the United States, the New York Times bestselling author of Religious Literacy and God Is Not One places today's heated culture wars within the context of a centuries-long struggle of right versus left and religious versus secular to reveal how, ultimately, liberals always win.Though they may seem to be dividing the country irreparably,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.2 PRO

Savage, Michael

Summary: But rather than a dry, theological treatise, Savage provides something more akin to an ancient mystery text. Drawing on Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and other spiritual sources, as well as autobiographical material and highlights from his radio show, Savage shares a series of glimpses of God he has experienced over the whole of his life, before and after his groundbreaking radio career. Moving...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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