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Summary: A repressed minister with a devoted wife must come to terms with his adulterous feelings for a beautiful, free-spirited woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SAN

Summary: The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2003

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Wallach, Tommy

Summary: "After their devastating journey from the Anchor to Sophia, Clive and Clover Hamill, Gemma Poplin, and Paz Dedios ... will be compelled to question everything they thought they believed--and the conclusions they reach could determine the fate of an entire civilization"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WAL

Chapman, Vannetta

Summary: "Somewhere in the Embers Lies the Truth A wildfire blazes out of control in the San Luis Valley of Colorado, leaving an elderly, Amish bachelor dead. When Bishop Henry Lapp is told the bad news, he also learns the fire was no accident. Someone intended to kill Vernon Frey. But who would want to kill Vernon? Well, practically everyone--Amish and Englischa alike. When the police point the finger...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2017

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Summary: Monsignor Renard tells the story of the German occupation of France during World War II through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest-- whose beliefs are tested to the breaking point.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MON

Summary: Quigley, the irrepressible entrepreneur has departed suddenly. New arrival, Australian priest, Father Vincent Sheahan, has joined the fold and is soon learning the ways of the villagers. From Dermot's online confessional to a surprise takeover at the pub and further shenanigans with Liam and Donal, there's every reason for one more visit to this idyllic village.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV BAL

Summary: A devout Catholic priest freelances as a private investigator in rural England during the 1920s. When it comes to amateur detective work, don't let this priest's absent-minded air and penchant for an occasionsl tipple fool you. His kindly eyes pick up clues that professionals usually miss, and his keen understanding of human nature lets him search men's souls for motives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media [distributor] 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAT

Summary: Ten more cases that pits Father Brown, his secretary and Bunty against a range of criminal minds in the English parish of 1950s Kembleford.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fa 6

Chapman, Vannetta

Summary: "Amish bishop Henry Lapp eagerly awaits the annual arrival of 20,000 sandhill cranes to the San Luis Valley of Colorado. But his visit to the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge reveals more than just a miracle of God's creation. Hidden among the bulrushes and cattails is the body of Sophia Johnson--one of Monte Vista's newest residents and a waitress at the local diner. As the local...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHA

House, Silas

Summary: "When an evangelical preacher in Tennessee offers shelter to two gay men after a catastrophic flood, he's met with resistance by his wife and congregation, and eventually loses custody of his son. He decides to kidnap his son and flee to Key West, where he suspects his estranged gay brother is living"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOU

Summary: Life is a challenge for any priest in a small mountain town, and Father Aiden O'Connell finds himself not only dealing with a new romance for Niamh and Orla and a new garda for Bally K, but some troubles of his own as well.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV BAL

Wallach, Tommy

Summary: The first generation of man was brought low by its appetites, and the Lord sent his Daughter to bring fire and devastation to the world. The survivors formed a new civilization-- the Descendancy-- determined that the mistakes of the past never be repeated. Clive and Clover Hamill, sons of a well-respected Descendant minister, discover a community intent on rediscovering the blasphemous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WAL

Summary: The true story of the most notorious pediphile priest in the modern history of the Catholic church. Amy Berg travels to Ireland where Father Oliver O'Grady now lives free under church protection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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Summary: Return to the sleepy Cotswold village of Kembleford where the lovably quirky Father Brown is facing another round of seemingly unsolvable murders. Assisted by parish secretary Mrs. McCarthy, the glamorous Lady Felicia Montague and her chauffeur Sid Carter, Father Brown will face some of his most challenging cases yet. Unexpected death on a film set, a poisoned executioner, a kidnapping, voodoo...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FAT

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2 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Fa 4

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Summary: It's 1956 -- a year since Amanda left Grantchester, and the post-war rulebook is being torn up. Sidney Chambers (James Norton) is feeling adrift, a man without a cause -- until American civil rights activist Violet Todd arrives and fires up his need for social justice. But with a cause this dangerous, Sidney might not be around forever. Soon there's a new Vicar of Grantchester, firebrand Will...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Brunstetter, Wanda E.

Summary: Betsy Nelson reluctantly returns to her childhood home to care for her failing father, a faithful minister who served the town for years. William Covington, a confirmed bachelor, comes to town to become the new pastor and set aside the luxuries of his birth for service to God. Can Betsy and William find common ground on which to work together for the better of the townspeople?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Oasis Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRU

Bull, Angela

Summary: A biography of the civil rights leader, covering his childhood, leadership, powerful speeches, assassination, and greatest influences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BUL

Cameron, Alexander

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1991

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 285.23 CAM

Cooper, Glenn

Summary: Harvard Professor of religion and archaeology Cal Donovan has been summoned by Pope Celestine to investigate a seemingly impossible miracle. Three Catholic teeange girls, from different corners of the world, have fallen pregnant. All three girls have been proven to be virgins. Are they really all bearing the son of God? Before Cal has a chance to visit all three girls, one of the Marys...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

Godwin, Gail.

Summary: An Anglican priestess in North Carolina finds her role threatened by a fiery evangelist, also a woman. It happens in a town in the Smoky Mountains where Margaret Bonner runs an Episcopal ministry. The area is plagued by social unrest and fundamentalist preacher Grace Munger is muscling in, claiming her brand of religion will bring hope. By the author of Father Melancholy's Daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOD

Gulley, Philip

Summary: "Thanks to an unexpected windfall, Sam Gardner's congregation (with the exception of a few malcontents) is eager to expand their meetinghouse. But before building can commence, the County Environmental Board and the Department of Natural Resources put the quietus on the plan. A colony of endangered Indiana bats have made the tree beside the meetinghouse, and the meetinghouse attic, their place...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUL

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION GUL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gulley 2016

King, Stephen

Summary: "In a small New England town over half a century ago, a boy is playing with his new toy soldiers in the dirt in front of his house when a shadow falls over him. He looks up to see a striking man, the new minister, Jamie learns later, who with his beautiful wife, will transform the church and the town. The men and boys are a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls, with the Reverend...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KIN

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction King 2014

Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them all they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it, from garden seeds to Scripture, is calamitously transformed on African soil.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 1998

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Kin

Macomber, Debbie

Summary: Troubled Shay and recently widowed Pastor Drew find the strength to overcome their painful histories. Now, they can face the challenge of learning to trust and love again--together. But it will take courage and faith for her and Drew to find healing and open their hearts to a brighter future.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MAC