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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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  • Pre-order GASP!: A collection of musings and reflections from the heart on the sometimes choppy voyage of life - product image

    Pre-order now! GASP!: A collection of musings and reflections from the heart on the sometimes choppy voyage of life

    by Hilary Jane Hughes

    Paperback £9.99 £8.99 Special pre-order price!
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-78959-006-7

    A fervent and arresting response to a fast-changing world, the joy of creation and connection, and the goodness found in people. The poems ask pertinent and hard questions about life, some of which are answered, while others remain mysterious, complex and concerning.

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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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Christmas Delivery Schedule

Our Christmas delivery deadlines are earlier than you might expect. Make sure your loved ones find lots of lovely books under their tree – order quickly for guaranteed Christmas delivery! Scroll down for the cut-off dates. If you are considering buying someone one of our books for Christm…

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Alternative Collects for the new liturgical year

With Advent nearly upon us, here is a taste of Graham Turner's radical new set of collects “that follow in the wake of Cranmer”. Most days now we hear somebody talk about Christmas and how soon it will be upon us. But before that we have the magnificent season of Advent and the s…

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November #BookOfTheMonth: Stir Up, O Lord

As a new liturgical year approaches, our #BookOfTheMonth is the perfect companion to the liturgy of the Book of Common Prayer, guiding you through the year Sunday by Sunday. Anyone who finds solace in the words of the Book of Common Prayer will welcome this companion to its Collects, Epistle…

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