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  • Suffering and Glory: The Church from the Apostles to Constantine - product image

    Suffering and Glory: The Church from the Apostles to Constantine

    by Patrick Whitworth and Richard Chartres (foreword)

    Paperback/Hardback £19.99 £14.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-89-9

    The story of the growth of the early Christian community. A rapid, detailed and accurate narrative, full of picturesque scenes drawn directly from contemporary witnesses to the rise of Christianity in the Roman world.

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  • The Old Rectory: The Story of the English Parsonage - product image

    The Old Rectory: The Story of the English Parsonage

    by Anthony Jennings and Clive Aslet (foreword)

    Hardback £34.99 £29.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-51-6

    A “humdinging page-turner of a book” (The Spectator) that will “give great pleasure” (Country Life). The Old Rectory examines the history of the English parsonage through the centuries, and their many and varied styles of architecture. Explore the lives of famous inhabitants and discover the scandals of neglect.

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  • A Brief History of End Time: Prophecy and Apocalypse, then and now - product image

    A Brief History of End Time: Prophecy and Apocalypse, then and now

    by Paula Clifford

    Paperback £12.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-37-0

    Why has the end of time exercised such strong fascination over the human imagination? In this entertaining and thorough exploration of end-time ideas and beliefs, Dr Paula Clifford reaches some thoughtful and surprising conclusions about the apocalypse and the end of the world.

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St Cuthbert’s cross: A treasure hunt with eight clues

St Cuthbert’s cross is a puzzle. A golden jewel on a hermit’s emaciated cadaver. A female ornament adorning a male corpse. An Anglo-Saxon cross on an Anglo-Saxon skeleton, but which nevertheless lay undetected until the nineteenth century. Yet also an undetected cross which might be th…

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Religious Freedom Day 2019: Stories of Persecution and Tolerance

GUEST BLOG: On Religious Freedom Day, Marcus K. Paul, author of The Evil That Men Do: Faith, Injustice and the Church, explores the issue of Christian persecution abroad. Asia Bibi Imagine this if you will: you live in an Asian country and are quite a young woman, an attractive wife,…

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The Black Rood: rediscovering Scotland’s Anglo-Saxon crown jewel

AUTHOR EVENT: David Willem will be giving a free talk at the National Library of Scotland about The Black Rood of Scotland. David Willem is the author of St Cuthbert’s Corpse: A Life After Death, our January #BookOfTheMonth, and frequently blogs about the Black Rood of Scotland. 5.30pm o…

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