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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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  • God B.C.: God’s Grace in the Old Testament - product image

    God B.C.: God’s Grace in the Old Testament

    by Anthony Phillips

    Paperback £9.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-83-7

    A clear and profound introduction to the spiritual world of the Old Testament, enabling us to see how the whole Bible reveals the character of our humanity as well as that of God’s divinity.

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  • Alternative Collects: Prayers to a Disruptive & Compassionate God - product image

    Alternative Collects: Prayers to a Disruptive & Compassionate God

    by Graham Turner

    Paperback £8.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 9781910519806

    These radical prayers break the mould of the “collect” prayers that are so familiar to millions of Christians worldwide. They are the result of the author’s struggle with the blandness and predictability of so many of the church’s traditional prayers. Useful for both personal and liturgical devotion, these prayers will both challenge and nourish.

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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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  • 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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  • Hope in Dark Places: Poems about Depression and the Christian - product image

    Hope in Dark Places: Poems about Depression and the Christian

    by David Grieve

    Paperback £7.99 £6.99
    ISBN: ISBN: 978-1-910519-67-7

    Raw and deeply moving poetry about living with depression as a Christian.

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What and Where is "The North"?

GUEST BLOG: Nigel Rooms, co-editor of Northern Gospel, Northern Church, explores the meaning and cultural implications of “Northernness”. When our book of essays Northern Gospel, Northern Church was published in 2016, the Bishop of Burnley wrote a review of it for the Church Ti…

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What is the value of Church history?

GUEST BLOG: Patrick Whitworth, author of Suffering and Glory, explores some of the lessons that we can learn from early Church history, many of which are still very relevant today. As another volume of Church history is published, you might ask yourself the question: what is the value of Chu…

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September #BookOfTheMonth: Northern Gospel, Northern Church

We are delighted to announce that our September #BookOfTheMonth is Northern Gospel, Northern Church, edited by Gavin Wakefield and Nigel Rooms. Northern Gospel, Northern Church is a must-have book for anyone seeking to understand the challenges of proclaiming the Gospel in the North of England. …

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