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Living With History: The New Church’s Teaching Series

An introduction to how our knowledge of history had shaped the Anglican church as we know it. Thompsett focuses on the living tradition and memories that inform the church’s identity and mission today. She discusses how the theological insight from the past can shed light on the problems of today.

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Topics: Theology & Religious Education. Ages: Adult. Resource Types: Books.

Loose Change

from Jim Dollar

LooseChange is a collection of reflections on life and the spiritual process that have appeared in ESP Magazine, a newsstand weekly published by the High Point Enterprise.

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Topics: Spiritual Exploration & Practice. Ages: Adult. Resource Types: Books.

Memoirs of the Soul: Writing Your Spiritual Autobiography

Memoirs of the Soul: A Writing Guide gently leads writers from accessible subjects into the heart of meaningful experiences. This easy-to-follow process produces profound, polished memoirs. For both classrooms and individuals.

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Topics: Spiritual Exploration & Practice. Ages: Adult. Resource Types: Books and Interfaith.

More Than Chains and Toil: A Christian Work Ethic of Enslaved Women

Examines the roles, lives, and philosophies of life of the African-American slave woman during the period of slavery in the United States and later. Dr. Martin, a Presbyterian minister, describes and dissects how the Christian religion of the slaveowner was used (and abused) by him to control his slaves, but also demonstrates how the slave women (and men) found in the same Christianity the key to their survival.

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Topics: Social & Environmental Ministry and The Arts & Culture. Ages: Adult. Resource Types: Books.

Nickle and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

Anyone who cares at all about economic justice must read Barbara Ehrenreich’s account of trying to support herself on low wage jobs:

“The worst, for some reason, are the Visible Christians–like the ten-person table, all jolly and sanctified after Sunday night service, who run me mercilessly and then leave me $1 on a $92 bill.”

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Re-Pitching the Tent: Reordering the Church Building for Worship and Mission

This book is about looking at outmoded church spaces to see what can be done to meet the needs of contemporary worshippers. The book provides the basis for a theological reflection on the part of the congregation so that they have a faith-basis for whatever renovations they decide to make.

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Topics: Worship & Liturgy. Ages: Adult. Resource Types: Books.
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