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Wallis, Jim

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: ""Everyone who claims to be 'Christian' or else claims to be upset by 'Christianity' needs to read this book, especially politicians using people's supposed faith for their own ends."--Margaret E. Atwood. A major new work by the New York Times bestselling author, arguing that the answer to bad religion is true faith that will help re-found democracy It is time says Jim Wallis, to call out...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Essentials 2024

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Moore, Russell

Summary: "Former Southern Baptist pastor and Christianity Today editor-in-chief Russell Moore calls for repentance and renewal in American evangelicalism. American evangelical Christianity has lost its way. While the witness of the church before a watching world is diminished beyond recognition, congregations are torn apart over Donald Trump, Christian nationalism, racial injustice, sexual predation,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: 277.308 MOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 277.308 MOO

Claiborne, Shane

Summary: "Parkland. Las Vegas. Dallas. Orlando. San Bernardino. Paris. Charleston. Sutherland Springs. Newtown. These cities are now known for the people who were shot and killed in them. More Americans have died from guns in the US in the last fifty years than in all the wars in American history. With less than 5% of the world's population, the people of the US own nearly half the world's guns. America...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brazos Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.8 CLA

Dyson, Michael Eric

Summary: Fifty years ago Malcolm X told a white woman who asked what she could do for the cause, 'Nothing.' Michael Eric Dyson believes he was wrong. Now he responds to that question. If society is to make real racial progress, people must face difficult truths, including being honest about how Black grievance has been ignored, dismissed, or discounted.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 DYS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.800973 DYS

Broadway, Anna.

Summary: "How can the church do better for its millions of singles? Everyone spends at least part of life single--and research shows that singles are leaving the church faster than other groups. To better understand singleness in the church, journalist Anna Broadway traveled around the world to interview Christians from nearly fifty countries and all three major church traditions. From cooking to aging,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: NavPress 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 248.84 BRO

Earley, Justin Whitmel

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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Mochkofsky, Graciela

Summary: "The remarkable true story of how one Peruvian carpenter led hundreds of Catholics to Judaism, sparking a pilgrimage from the Andes to Israel and inspiring a wave of emerging Latin American Jewish communities"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VILLANUEVA, SEGUNDO MOC

Mercieca, Jennifer R.

Summary: "Political communication expert Jennifer Mercieca shows how the Trump campaign expertly used the common rhetorical techniques of a demagogue, a word with two contradictory definitions--"a leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power" or "a leader championing the cause of the common people in ancient times" (Merriam-Webster, 2019). These...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Texas A&M University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 MER

Waters, Michael W.

Summary: Pastor, award-winning author, and rising civil rights leader Michael W. Waters (Stakes Is High, For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World) ruminates on the sacred places and spaces he visited as part of a cross-country trek in 2019-2020 through America's racial history. From reflections on the river's edge where Emmit Till's body was recovered in the 1950s, to the spot of Malcolm...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chalice Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 WAT

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

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

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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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.81 JAC

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

Snyder, Lynsi

Summary: "When Lynsi Snyder's grandparents founded In-N-Out Burger in 1948, they built it with a passion for quality and service that Lynsi embraced at a young age. After starting as a store associate at age seventeen, she then worked in other departments, gaining first-hand experience with almost every aspect of the family business until she became president in 2010. She has led the company through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 647.95794 SNY

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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Finch, Jamie Lee

Summary: "Rooted in her experiences growing up in an Evangelical Christian family, Jamie Lee Finch's "You Are Your Own" offers an overview of Evangelicalism and the painful confusion and anxiety experienced under its demands. Finch explores the mechanisms of trauma and how fundamentalist denominations match the patterns connected with PTSD. She elaborates on the doubt, guilt, fear, and grief that haunt...

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Publisher / Publication Date: [Jamie Lee Finch] 2019

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Westenberg, Katie

Summary: "Leaning on Scripture, scientific studies of memory, and the power of a renewed mind, Bible teacher and blogger Katie Westenberg equips you to focus on what truly matters. You'll discover practical, real-world tools to help you apply the hope of his Word and live out a focused faith in a frenzied world"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 248.4 WES

Summary: In the 21st-century landscape of shopping malls and skyscrapers, capitalism appears irreligious-but beneath its secular veneer lie theological principles born in the 1500s. This program examines the rise of the Protestant work ethic and the religious foundations of Western industry; it also reveals a Protestant consciousness at the heart of social activism and the opposition to extreme...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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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"--

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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

Amapola, Jeanine

Summary: "YouTube star, podcaster, and Bible teacher Jeanine Amapola helps young women navigate the complex worlds of dating, friendship, body image, career choices, faith- and more. Sharing real-world advice and tips from her own struggles and poor choices, she helps women overcome any challenge and live the full, fruitful, and free lives they were created for"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2024

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Becker, Joshua

Summary: "Discover how to overcome eight common distractions to build a meaningful, no-regrets life in this practical guide from the bestselling author of The More of Less and The Minimalist Home"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: WaterBrook 2022

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261 BEC

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261 BEC

Teter, Magda

Summary: "A panoramic cultural and legal history that traces the roots of antisemitism and racism to early Christian theology. Since the earliest days of Christianity, theologians expressed pervasive anxiety about Jews as equal members of society and, with European expansion in the early modern period, that anxiety extended to people of color. This troubling legacy still haunts us today. Christian...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.2 TET

Stevens, Stuart

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Summary: A former chief Republican strategist and best-selling author examines the five driving forces on the Right-financers, propagandists, party support, legal theories to legitimize and shock troops-and makes clear how they are working in concert to end our democracy as we know it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.2734 STE

Sharlet, Jeff

Summary: "One of America's finest reporters and essayists explores the powerful currents beneath the roiled waters of a nation coming apart. Across the country, men "of God" glorify materialism, a gluttony of the soul, while citing Scripture and preparing for civil war--a firestorm they long for as an absolution and exaltation. Lies, greed, and glorification of war boom through microphones at hipster...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322 SHA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 322 SHA

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