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  • My Grandfather's Blessings
    My Grandfather's Blessings
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    My Grandfather’s Blessings: Stories of Strength, Refuge and Belonging

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    In My Grandfather's Blessings, Rachel Naomi Remen, a cancer physician and master storyteller, uses her luminous stories to remind us of the power of our kindness and the joy of being alive. Dr Remen's grandfather, an Orthodox rabbi and scholar of the Kabbalah, saw life as a web of connection and knew that everyone belonged to him, and that he belonged to everyone. He taught her that blessing one another is what fills our emptiness, heals our loneliness, and connects us more deeply to life. Life has given us many more blessings than we have allowed ourselves to receive. My Grandfather's Blessings is about how we can recognise and receive our blessings and bless the life in others. Serving others heals us. Through service we will discover our own wholeness – and the way to restore hidden wholeness in the world.
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    £14.99
  • Money Sex and Power
    Money Sex and Power
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    Money Sex and Power: The Challenge of the Disciplined Life

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    Money, Sex and Power: The Challenge of the Disciplined Life asks how we can apply the classic Christian vows of poverty, chastity and obedience in a modern world that seeingly rejects these values. ‘Foster follows a road few in recent years have travelled, and does so with depth, wit and down-to-earth wisdom. Don’t assume for one moment that this book is anti-money, anti-sex or anti-power: the author has a healthy respect and admiration for all three as sacred gifts of a loving creator. What he does urge us to do, though, is to “live rightly” in respect of these key areas, and so to be freed into a life of creative celebration’. (Gerard Kelly)                                  
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    £8.99
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    Fresh Bread
    Fresh Bread
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    Fresh Bread: and Other Gifts of Spiritual Nourishment

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    Joyce Rupp writes: 'When I first wrote Fresh Bread, I did so with the hope that it would offer prayerful support to other who also wanted to care for their inner self. This intention has grown more relevant with time. So much has changed since this book was first published. Life is busier, noisier, and more demanding of our time and energy. A fast-paced culture tries to convince us that silence and solitude are obsolete. In the midst of the transitions and changes that the passage of twenty years has brought, I see an ongoing need to care for our deepest selves. The ordinary images of life contained in this book offer a way of connecting with our deepest selves. Every day is an opportunity to turn the pages of Fresh Bread and find refreshment and solace for our spirit.'
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    £12.00
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    Moment by Moment: a retreat in everyday life
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    Moment by Moment: a retreat in everyday life

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    Drawing on the classic retreat model, The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius, Moment by Moment offers a new and inviting way to find God in our often busy and complex lives. In a series of 32 'Moments', the text guides the reader with thought-provoking  questions, practical suggestions, and excerpts carefully chosen from Scripture and The Spiritual Exercises. Its simple format can be used by an individual or by groups in a number of ways: as a way of making the Spiritual Exercises in daily life, as a guide for daily prayer, as a companion for reflection, or as suggested themes for a retreat. Drawing upon their extensive experience as spiritual directors, the authors write in their introduction, 'This book offers a way to reflect and sift through one's multiple life experiences and to discover in them the leading thread of God's longing and desire to make us a holy people who are given in service to others.' Anyone seeking spiritual growth will discover that Moment by Moment offers wise direction and fosters a holistic spirituality firmly rooted in the daily experience of God in one's life.
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    £12.99
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    Places of Enchantment: Meeting God in Landscapes

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    There is a great and honourable tradition of finding God in landscapes. Many who have given up on church appreciate the spiritual benefits they gain from climbing a mountain or walking in nature. But how and why do we encounter God in land, forest, river, mountain, desert, garden, sea and sky? That is what Graham Usher explores in this captivating volume which takes us from the giant Redwoods of the Californian Sierra Nevada to the jagged New York skyline; from the wilds of the ancient Scottish Highlands to the rolling pastures of English Shropshire. Drawing on material from biblical and church history traditions, as well as scientific research and contemporary art, he seeks to ascertain how such encounters support our Christian pilgrimage and challenge our assumptions. More than anything, the author's desire is to encourage readers to look at the world with fresh eyes - and so be enchanted by the world all around us.
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    £10.99
  • The Irresistible Revolution
    The Irresistible Revolution
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    The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical

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    In The Irresistible Revolution, Shane Claiborne invites you into a movement of the Holy Spirit that begins in the heart and extends through our hands into a broken world. Using examples from his own unconventional life, Shane Claiborne stirs up questions about the church and the world, challenging you to live out an authentic Christian faith. This book will comfort the disturbed, disturb the comfortable, and invite believers to change the world with Christ's radical love.
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    £10.99
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    Home by another way: Biblical meditations through the Christian year

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    Written by one of the world's greatest preachers, these insightful meditations began their life as beautifully crafted sermons that explore the meanings of the major seasons and holy days of the Christian year. Reviewer Lucy Winkett, Rector of St James's Picadilly, writes: "This is a deeply compassionate book that takes seriously what it's like to live in the world now, while holding out the scriptural hope of a life not yet imagined. Barbara Brown Taylor tells new parables that reveal meaning in everyday holiness, and the thoroughly human states of confusion, suffering and joy of which she is keenly aware.This book is for all who want to believe but can't quite get there, or for those whose jaded spirit needs a long cool drink at a freshwater spring. Reading these reflections is like being drenched in grace." Recently voted one of the world's top ten contemporary spiritual sages, Barbara Brown Taylor is Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Piedmont College in Demorest, Georgia. Her previous books include An Altar in the World and Leaving Church.
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    £12.99
  • Healing the Purpose of Your Life
    Healing the Purpose of Your Life
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    Healing the Purpose of Your Life

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    The Linns have a knack for choosing topics that are very timely and communicating them in a way that speaks to our everyday experience. In this book they explore how we discover our unique calling and develop it as a gift – for ourselves, others and the earth. For those caught up in our hectic culture, this little book is a rich source for reflection and prayer that can be used either individually or with groups.

    Robert T Sears, SJ Professor of Pastoral Theology, Loyola University

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    £12.99
  • The Radical Disciple
    The Radical Disciple
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    The Radical Disciple: Wholehearted Christian Living

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    by John Stott So many of us avoid radical discipleship by being selective, choosing rather those areas in which commitment is appealing, and steering well clear of areas where it will be costly. But because Jesus is Lord, we have no liberty to pick and choose. The author looks at eight characteristics of Christian discipleship, which are commonly neglected, yet deserve to be taken seriously.
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    £9.99
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    Simple Ways to Pray for Healing
    Simple Ways to Pray for Healing
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    Simple Ways to Pray for Healing

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    This illustrated book by Matthew Linn, Sheila Fabricant Linn and Dennis Linn, contains a guide to the eight simple ways to pray for healing that they have used most often in their ministry. They are simple enough for small children yet profound enough to touch sophisticated adults.
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    £12.99
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    Soul Salsa
    Soul Salsa
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    Soul Salsa: 17 Surprising Steps for Godly Living in the 21st Century

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Got one of those?

    Leonard Sweet wants to show you the ins and outs of living an old-fashioned faith in these newfangled times. In his engaging, symphonic, thought-bytes style, Sweet invites you to…

    Mezuzah your universe * Do dirt and do the dishes * Cycle to church

    Give history a shove * Cheer rivals from the bench * Dance the salsa 

    Soul Salsa unpacks biblical faith in ways that can change how you live in the real world. You can be a man or woman who walks the ancient path of a disciple in the world of the future. Because the NEW future is NOW – and now is the time to practice the “17 Lifestyle Requirements for Membership in the Postmodern Body of Christ.” It’s no longer enough to “Say Amen, Somebody.” It’s time to “Dance the Salsa, Everybody!” – in a culture that desperately needs your moves.

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  • Lost Icons
    Lost Icons
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    Lost Icons

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    Why does our contemporary culture find it so hard to handle certain concepts and images? What aspect of the range of human possibilities have been lost in modernity and postmodernity? Rowan Williams argues that we have let go of a number of crucial imaginative patterns ‘icons’ – for thinking about ourselves. He considers areas such as images of childhood. Our awkwardness at speaking about community, our unwillingness to think seriously about remorse, and our devastating lack of vocabulary for the growth and nurture of the self through time. This book by a master of contemporary Christian thought sketches out a renewed language for the soul. "There is nothing remotely sentimental in these clearsighted, closely-argued pages, in which Archbishop Williams pleads, with wisdom, compassion and cool articulate anger, for the recovery of habits of self understanding in grave danger of becoming unavailable: for childhood, friendship and remorse, as aspects of identity fashioned and discovered over time." Professor Nicholas Lash "Those who are already familiar with the writings of Rowan Williams will know of his git of taking the ordinary stuff of human experience and opening it up to show how it can carry is into the mystery of God incarnate. They will not be surprised to discover that in this new book he once again enlightens us." The Most Revd Frank T Griswold
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