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Summary: This remarkable story from the past is especially timely today. Filmed in Cordoba, Granada, Seville, and Toledo, this film retraces the 800 years in medieval Spain when Muslims, Christians, and Jews forged a common cultural identity that frequently transcended their religious differences, revealing what made this rare and fruitful collaboration possible, and what ultimately tore it apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ORN

Summary: Unlike most people, young Sara Hopkins is willing to take God at His word. So, when she hears a preacher say faith can move mountains, she starts praying. What begins with a mysteriously healed bird leads to people suddenly cured of their misery and misfortune all over town. But the overwhelming crush of notoriety and press attention soon takes its toll on Sara. Will her family be able to save...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Multimedia Group 2021

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Summary: Maud, a newly devout hospice nurse, becomes obsessed with saving her dying patient's soul, but sinister forces, and her own sinful past, threaten to put an end to her holy calling.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Butler, Anthea D.

Summary: "The American political scene today is poisonously divided, and the vast majority of white evangelicals play a strikingly unified, powerful role in the disunion. These evangelicals raise a starkly consequential question for electoral politics: Why do they claim morality while supporting politicians who act immorally by most Christian measures? In this clear-eyed, hard-hitting chronicle of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of North Carolina Press 2021

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Lively, Samuel

Summary: For Christians and conservatives, the long American culture war has increasingly come to resemble a culture siege. Yet no weapon has done more devastating damage to our beliefs and values then the one we’ve gladly ushered past our gates: Disney. For the past 30 years, Disney has enjoyed unfettered access to the hearts and minds of American consumers, and has used that extraordinary influence to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sword of Goliath 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.43 LIV

Belz, Mindy

Summary: "Everywhere militants were blowing up Christians, their churches, their shops. They threatened them with kidnapping. They promised to take their children. The message to these 'infidels' You have no place in Iraq. Pay a penalty to stay, leave, or be killed."Sweeping from Syria into Iraq, Islamic State fighters (ISIS) have been brutalizing and annihilating Christians. How? Why? Where did the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.9 BEL

Kittelstrom, Amy

Summary: "Today we associate liberal thought and politics with secularism. When we argue over whether the nation's founders meant to keep religion out of politics, the godless side is said to be liberal. But the role of religion in American politics has always been far more nuanced and complex than today's debates would suggest and closer to the heart of American intellectual life than is commonly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 KIT

Jakes, T. D.

Summary: "In his most personal offering yet, Bishop Jakes tells crushing stories from his own journey-the painful experience of learning his young teenage daughter was pregnant, the agony of watching his mother succumb to Alzheimer's, and the shock and helplessness he felt when his son had a heart attack. Bishop Jakes wants to encourage you that God uses difficult, crushing experiences to prepare you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faithwords 2019

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

Thachet, Prathibha

Summary: The book, The Legacy of Southist Syrian Christians: Contributions of Knanaya Community to Kerala in a Historical Perspective, was written to educate the youth and the readers about the Knanaya Catholic community and what great contributions this minority community has made for the socioeconomic advancement of Kerala, a southern state in the Indian subcontinent. The book gives a short historical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Xlibris Corp 0000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 280 THA

Lawton, Wendy.

Summary: The daughter of a German and a Jew, Anna's dreams of becoming a famous ballerina are crushed by increasing Nazi persecution, but she is sustained, even while in a Nazi work camp, by her strong Christian faith and the conviction that she will one day be reunited with her mother and sister.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moody Publishers 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC LAW

Summary: Two Catholic missionaries face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan looking for their missing mentor, at a time when Catholicism was outlawed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SIL

Graham, Billy

Summary: "I never thought I would live to be this old." In this moving narrative, Billy Graham once again takes up the pen not only to share his personal experience of growing older but also teach us some important lessons on how to view our time here on Earth. He says that the Bible makes it clear that God has a specific reason for keeping us here. So what is His purpose for these years, and how can we...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248.8 GRA

Meyer, Joyce

Summary: "God's anointing is not just for ministers...it's for you! ... His anointing is available for you to be whatever He has called you to be -- a spouse, parent, child, friend, employer or employee, as well as for service in the body of Christ"--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Endō, Shūsaku

Summary: "Shusaku Endo's classic novel of enduring faith in dangerous times"Silence I regard as a masterpiece, a lucid and elegant drama."-The New York Times Book Review Seventeenth-century Japan: Two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to a country hostile to their religion, where feudal lords force the faithful to publicly renounce their beliefs. Eventually captured and forced to watch their Japanese...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador Modern Classics 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC END

Mansfield, Stephen

Summary: The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone, even those who voted for him. Perhaps the biggest question on many people's minds is how, exactly, did a crass, unrepentant reality TV star and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Baker Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 260 MAN

Posner, Sarah

Summary: "Why did so many Evangelicals turn out to vote for Donald Trump, a serial philanderer with questionable conservative credentials who seems to defy Christian values with his every utterance? To a reporter like Sarah Posner, who has been covering the religious right for decades, the answer turns out to be far more intuitive than one might think. In this taut and meticulously reported inquiry,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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Summary: Could America's newest singing sensation be found right here in Odyssey? The popular TV show "America Sings!" comes to small-town U.S.A. But do Connie, Harlow and Bart have what it takes to be the last singer standing? Meanwhile, Eugene and Katrina are off to deepest Africa in search of clues about his past. But a raging river stands between them and the truth!

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus on the Family 2006

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1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDA FICTION ADV

Summary: Hannah and Jonas Bailey are considered "Good People." They are a happily-married, church-going couple who are trying to have a baby. As conservative, devout Christians they are also pro-life advocates. While Jonas is out of town on business, Hannah goes with her friend Jennifer to a small birthday party. The next morning, Hannah wakes up in a hotel room disoriented and confused about the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Momentum Pictures 2015

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Bambola, Sylvia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Publishers 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAM

Menocal, Maria Rosa.

Summary: Undoing the familiar notion of the Middle Ages as a period of religious persecution and intellectual stagnation, Menocal brings us a portrait of a medieval culture where literature, science, and tolerance flourished for 500 years. The story begins as a young prince in exile--the last heir to an Islamic dynasty--founds a new kingdom on the Iberian peninsula: al-Andalus. Combining the best of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2002

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Jones, Robert P. (Robert Patrick)

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Summary: Drawing on history, public opinion surveys, and personal experience, Robert P. Jones delivers a provocative examination of the unholy relationship between American Christianity and white supremacy, and issues an urgent call for white Christians to reckon with this legacy for the sake of themselves and the nation. As the nation grapples with demographic changes and the legacy of racism in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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

Meyer, Joyce

Summary: "No matter what age you are now, life is a journey through beautiful and varied seasons, full of continuous discovery and dynamic cadence. Embrace each season of your life and learn to live it fully with grace and anticipation as Joyce Meyer shows you: how to do now what will benefit you as you age; how to give all your worries both big and small, to God; how to live dynamically, with peace and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: FaithWords 2021

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Tec, Nechama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5315 TEC

Summary: "This film contains material that will inspire your family. Mercy Rule is a baseball adventure for the whole family. Parents and kids will be inspired by the story of the Millers as they learn life's lessons of mercy, patience, sacrifice, legacy, and trusting God. Gather the whole family together and get ready to learn what it means to be a 'no quit family'"--Insert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: mercyrulemovie.com] 2014

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Mercy 2014

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