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Julian of Norwich Showings
Julian of Norwich Showings
Paperback      ISBN: 0809120917
The Shaker Experience in America: A History of the United Society of Believers
The Shaker Experience in America
A History of the United Society of Believers
Paperback      ISBN: 0300059337
The Shakers, once a radical religious sect whose members were despised and harassed by their fellow Americans, have in recent years become celebrated?and sentimentalized?for their communal way of life, the simplicity of their worship, their belief in celibacy, pacifism, and equality of the sexes, and not least, their superb furniture and handicrafts. This monumental book is the first general history of the Shakers from their origins in eighteenth-century England to the present day. Drawing on written and oral testimony by Shakers over the past two centuries, Stephen J. Stein offers a full and often revisionist account of the movement: their charismatic leaders, the early years in revolutionary New York and New England, the expansion into the West, the maturation and growth of the sect before the Civil War, the decline in their fortunes after the war, the painful adjustments to society Shakers had to make during the first half of the twentieth century, the renaissance of interest after 1950, and the ?forbidden topic
The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist
The Long Loneliness
The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist
Paperback      ISBN: 0060617519
The founder of the Catholic Worker Movement recounts her experiences as a young journalist, her conversion to Catholicism, and the circumstances that led to her political activism
Confessions: Books I-Xiii
Confessions
Books I-Xiii
Paperback      ISBN: 0872201864
The Seven Last Words
The Seven Last Words
Paperback      ISBN: 0883449382
Readings in Christian Ethics: Theory and Method
Readings in Christian Ethics
Theory and Method
Paperback      ISBN: 0801025818
Essays by leading ethicists provide students with a comprehensive introduction to ethical thinking.
Butler's Lives of the Saints
Butler's Lives of the Saints
Paperback      ISBN: 0060692995
Offers, for each day of the year, a brief account of a saint's life and accomplishments and includes information on recently canonized saints
Wisdom Distilled from the Daily: Living the Rule of St. Benedict Today
Wisdom Distilled from the Daily
Living the Rule of St. Benedict Today
Paperback      ISBN: 0060613998
Wise and enduring spiritual guidelines for everyday living –– as relevant today as when The Rule was originally conceived by St. Benedict in fifth century Rome.
Luther's Large Catechism: A Contemporary Translation With Study Questions
Luther's Large Catechism
A Contemporary Translation With Study Questions
Paperback      ISBN: 0570035392
From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian Missions
From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya
A Biographical History of Christian Missions
Paperback      ISBN: 0310459311
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