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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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Durham Thoughts from Egypt

GUEST BLOG: David Grieve, author of our new release Love in Thin Places, shares some thoughts on Durham Cathedral all the way from Hurghada, on the Red Sea, Egypt. I'm not quite as far away from Durham as I have ever been, but this is some thousands of miles. Tomorrow my wife Jan…

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Living with a Volcano

GUEST BLOG: #BookOfTheMonth author Paula Clifford has been thinking and writing about the nature of apocalypse for quite a few years now – first as a medievalist and then as a theologian. But she never expected that there would be a potential warning of the end of the world right outside her…

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Writing Poetry: An Author's Inspiration

GUEST BLOG: Poet Lyn McCrave describes some of the situations that have inspired her to write poetry, and how the initial spark becomes a finished item on the page. How do I write a poem? For me, writing a poem is deep listening in the presence of the sacred. It is an awaiting and als…

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