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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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  • From Cosmos to Canaan: The Bible in Verse - product image

    From Cosmos to Canaan: The Bible in Verse

    by Jock Stein

    Paperback £9.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-96-7

    An exploration of the first six books of the Bible through poetry, conversation and commentary. This unusual book offers a way in to the Bible and poetry which has probably never been attempted before.

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  • The Song of Hild - product image

    The Song of Hild

    by Vibeke Vasbo and Gaye Kynoch (translator) ★★★★

    Paperback £12.99 £11.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-86-8

    Translated from the #1 Danish Bestseller, this is a gritty, powerful story about the prominent role women played in the spread of Christianity in seventh-century Britain. Be are drawn into a world of dark dealings, powerful patriarchy and religious wrangling...

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  • The Paradise Tree: Personal Prayer through Poetry - product image

    The Paradise Tree: Personal Prayer through Poetry

    by John Davey

    Paperback £9.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-64-6

    A beautiful devotional companion about the experience of God and giving expression to our inner spirituality. Creatively mixing poetry, prose and scripture, this book will challenge preconceptions about the nature of God, heaven, hell, intercessory prayer, and the relevance of human existence within the vastness of an unfathomable universe.

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The Joy of Getting Published

GUEST BLOG: Ever wondered what it is like to dedicate yourself to researching and writing a book, and then to have it published? For Richard Noble, author of The Writing on the Wall, all the hard work was definitely worthwhile. Getting this writing “onto the wall” was fun. It all star…

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Identity in the Old Testament

GUEST BLOG: Jock Stein, author of From Cosmos to Canaan, explores the theme of identity in the Old Testament. I am sitting in Buda beside the Danube, looking across to the Hungarian house of Parliament while writing political poetry about Macbeth and how a party attempts to tweak what…

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October #BookOfTheMonth: The Writing on the Wall

Our October #BookOfTheMonth is The Writing on the Wall, a fascinating book containing 65 well-known phrases that you probably didn't realise came from the King James Bible. In today’s secular culture the Bible attracts little interest yet the story it holds moulded the values of wester…

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