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Coleman Fannin (Author)
Release date: 
August 6, 2019

Remembered for her radical activism and dedicated life of service, Dorothy Day embodied the power of truly loving your neighbor. Whether you already admire Day or are encountering her for the first time, this journey provides the perfect way to engage the thought of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary women.

Release date: 
August 6, 2019

Embracing God's Future without Forgetting the Past helps congregations, leaders and members alike, process the grief and loss in their congregational system, and use what they have learned to adapt creatively to the changing realities they face in mission and ministry. Congregations who work through their grief over change and loss and redefine their relationship with their past can draw strength and encouragement from their memories and step boldly into God's good future with confidence.

Paul M. Blowers (Editor)
Release date: 
July 2, 2019

In Moral Formation and the Virtuous Life, volume editor Paul M. Blowers has translated and gathered several key texts from early Christian sources to explore the broad themes of moral conscience and ethics. This volume is part of Ad Fontes: Early Christian Sources, a series designed to present ancient Christian texts essential to an understanding of Christian theology, ecclesiology, and practice. The series aims to provide volumes that are relevant for a variety of courses.

Release date: 
July 2, 2019

This volume includes some of the most essential writings of the theologian Gerhard Forde and trace the contours of Forde's theological argument. Organized around "Law and Gospel," the selections incude historical background on that doctrinal locus and express Forde's own views of the law and the gospel, including death and resurrection, the bondage of the will, good works, preaching, and the sacraments. The volume also includes a definitive introduction to Forde's life and work.

Alice Connor (Author)
Release date: 
July 2, 2019

How to Human is a tender and irreverent take on one of life's most fundamental questions: how to be a better human in a world dead set against it. Alice Connor offers sage, no-nonsense wisdom, encouraging you to embrace the chaos and see life as an experiment--not a quest for the right answers.

Lenny Duncan (Author)
Release date: 
July 2, 2019

Lenny Duncan is an unlikely pastor. Formerly incarcerated, he is now a black preacher in the whitest denomination in the United States: the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Shifting demographics and shrinking congregations make the headlines, but Duncan connects the church's lack of diversity to its lack of vitality. Part manifesto, part confession, and all love letter, Dear Church offers a bold new vision for the future of the church.

Dan Kent (Author)
Release date: 
June 11, 2019

Self-help books emerge from one of two flawed views of the self--that people are fundamentally bad or fundamentally good--and these mutually exclusive ditches are destructive. Dan Kent presents a third view. He shows how the humility Jesus revealed offers the most accurate, freeing view of the self. Whereas the ditches both lead to powerlessness and passivity, humility as Jesus teaches it is empowering, fosters proactivity, and serves as a scaffold for true confidence.

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