First published in 1563, Foxe's Book of Martyrs challenges believers to live out the faith under any and every circumstance—no matter the cost—by telling the courageous stories of dozens of Christian martyrs tracing back to Reformation-era England.
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A seminal work of the Protestant reformation, Institutes of the Christian Religion serves as an introduction to Protestant faith and is still read by theology students today; the book covers a variety of doctrines, from the church, to justification by faith, from God's sovereignty to Christian ...
The classic Regamuffin Gospel by Brennan Manning illustrates the need for the acceptance of God's grace by all people and emphasizes the power of grace to change lives—in spite of our own failures, misgivings and disappointments.
In his quintessential work and French bestseller, visionary theologian and biologist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin discusses the evolution of living organisms from inorganic matter—and argues that humanity, too, is also evolving towards an "omega point."
Yancey coins the term "scandal of grace" in his best-known book What's So Amazing About Grace?—he shares about grace at the street level and how Christians should show more of it, as grace is enough to cover even the most horrific sins of mankind.
Shaeffer's 1981 manifesto was meant to be a Christian response to The Communist Manifesto of 1848 and the Humanist Manifesto, and literally calls Christians to be the salt of culture and history-makers by returning to faith in Jesus Christ and the Western Judeo-Christian values.
C. S. Lewis in his 1940 classic The Problem of Pain attempts to reconcile God's goodness and power with the reality of pain, suffering and evil in the world—tackling human sinfulness, animal suffering and the existence of hell—and rejecting these as reasons for disbelief in God.
The Return of the Prodigal Son is one of Henri Nouwen's most popular books and was written after the theologian encountered and meditated upon the Rembrandt painting of the same name; the book illuminates all aspects of the famous Biblical parable for fresh understanding by readers.
The Letter from Birmingham Jail is an open letter written on April 16, 1963 as a response to a letter Martin Luther King, Jr., received from critics, fellow clergymen who asked him to drop his campaign for non-violent action—the letter, which famously stated, "injustice anywhere is a threat to ...
Billy Graham is known by many as the most prominent preach of the 20th century, with the gospel message reaching hundreds of millions and even billions of people through his rallies and media. In his classic book Peace with God, Billy Graham shares how every person can receive inner peace from God ...
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