Books matching between the pews

Between Pews
by James Colwell ~ Paperback / softback

This is the story of Mt. Bentley Christian Church of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When the church suddenly catches fire and burns to the ground, I conducted several interviews with current and past members chronicling what turned out to be the jaw-dropping history of Mt. Bentley. While following along ...

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Between the Pews
by Sylvia Edmondson-Holt ~ Hardback

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Between the Pews
by Sylvia Edmondson-Holt ~ Paperback / softback

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From Politics to the Pews
by Michele F Margolis ~ Paperback / softback

One of the most substantial divides in American politics is the "God gap." Religious voters tend to identify with and support the Republican Party, while secular voters generally support the Democratic Party. Conventional wisdom suggests that religious differences between Republicans and Democrats h...

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From Politics to the Pews
by Michele F Margolis ~ Hardback

One of the most substantial divides in American politics is the "God gap." Religious voters tend to identify with and support the Republican Party, while secular voters generally support the Democratic Party. Conventional wisdom suggests that religious differences between Republicans and Democrats h...

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From Pews to Polling Places
Paperback / softback

Does religion promote political mobilization? Are individuals motivated by their faith to focus on issues of social justice, personal morality, or both? What is the relationship between religious conviction and partisanship? Does religious identity reinforce or undermine other political identificati...

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Cows in the Pews
by George Steven Juniper ~ Paperback / softback

Depending on the source, the number of Christians who claim affiliation with as many as 33,000 plus denominations across the world ranges from 1.87 to 2.1 billion. That's 33,000 plus denominations all claiming to be of a "Christian" faith. I mean, for Christ's sake; how many "Christ's" are there? Wo...

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The Christmas Chapel
by Barbara Johnson Witcher ~ Hardback

Two nights before Christmas, the city of New Stockford is so paralyzed by a blizzard that folks can't leave the downtown area to get home. Freezing from the icy wetness, eight strangers take shelter in the only building that is open-an old chapel on DeLancey Street. Although the chapel has been clos...

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The Christmas Chapel
by Barbara Johnson Witcher ~ Paperback

Two nights before Christmas, the city of New Stockford is so paralyzed by a blizzard that folks can't leave the downtown area to get home. Freezing from the icy wetness, eight strangers take shelter in the only building that is open-an old chapel on DeLancey Street. Although the chapel has been clos...

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How the Nations Rage
by Jonathan Leeman ~ Paperback / softback

How can we move forward amid such political strife and cultural contention We live in a time of division. It shows up not just between political parties and ethnic groups and churches but also inside of them. As Christians, we've felt pushed to the outskirts of national public life, yet even then ...

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The Immigrant Church
by Jay P Dolan ~ Paperback / softback

A view of urban Catholicism, The Immigrant Church focuses on the people in the pews and furnishes a comparison of Irish and German Catholic life in mid-nineteenth-century New York City. Nearly one-half of the city's population in 1865 consisted of Irish and German Catholics. Singling out three paris...

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The Truth About Tithing
by Ernst Joseph ~ Paperback / softback

I wrote this book so that every man and woman, whether a believer or a nonbeliever, might come to the accurate knowledge of the true Gospel of Jesus Christ. About one thousand years, after the death of Moses, the Scribes and the Pharisees verbally fought Jesus Christ because of the Law of Moses. The...

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How the Nations Rage
by Jonathan Leeman ~ Hardback

How can we move forward amid such political strife and cultural contention We live in a time of division. It shows up not just between political parties and ethnic groups and churches but also inside of them. As Christians, we've felt pushed to the outskirts of national public life, yet even then ...

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The Stone Chapel Poet
by H Alan McCall ~ Paperback / softback

While the pews and altar table were hauled out through the back door of the chapel, Preston used the claw arm of the 1400K Excavator to start digging up the stones of the walkway leading to the chapel . He was thankful that the engine's diesel roar drowned out any sounds of protest from the crowd, a...

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The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse
by Piu Eatwell ~ Hardback

In 1898, an elderly widow, Anna Maria Druce, came to the British court with an astonishing request. She stood among the overflowing pews of St. Pauls Cathedral claiming that the merchant T. C. Druce, her late father-in-law, had in truth been a secret identity for none other than the deceased and eno...

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Power of the Pew Warmer
by Charles Pearce ~ Paperback / softback

The heart of Charles Pearce, the author, is to know that each reader will be encouraged to embrace their unique purpose within the local church. This manual traces the struggles and triumphs of a consecrated soldier of God. His personal struggles centered on his low self-esteem that began in childho...

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The Mainline in Late Modernity
by Maren Freudenberg ~ Hardback

In the last fifty years, religion in America has changed dramatically, and Mainline Protestantism is following suit. This book reveals a fundamental transformation taking place in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA is looking to postdenominational Christianity for inspiration on ho...

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The Ecclesiastical Chronicles, Volume Two
by Raymond Gordon ~ Paperback

Continuing the epic story of the struggle between poor and rich as told in the first volume of The Ecclesiastical Chronicles, Raymond Gordon's new novel, The Society, returns to the polished pews of St. Patrick's Church in the village of Abersthwaithe on the small island of Ischalton. Following the ...

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The Ecclesiastical Chronicles, Volume Two
by Raymond Gordon ~ Hardback

Continuing the epic story of the struggle between poor and rich as told in the first volume of The Ecclesiastical Chronicles, Raymond Gordon's new novel, The Society, returns to the polished pews of St. Patrick's Church in the village of Abersthwaithe on the small island of Ischalton. Following the ...

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The Church of All Ages
Paperback / softback

Many congregations today experience collisions between parents who ant to spend time with their children and age-segregated church programming, as well as between the children worshiping in their pews and the increasing number of seniors in the same pew. Among the questions these congregations strug...

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The Relevance of Christian Counseling Today
by Beverly Sterling-Cross ~ Paperback / softback

If you are a pastor, Christian counselor, chaplain, or a student training to become a minister, this book is for you. The book is informative and inspiring and the chapter on, "What is Missing from the 21st Century Pulpit," paints the picture of the real life setting that impacts every church. Also ...

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The Responsa of Professor Louis Ginzberg
Hardback

This volume contains some one hundred previously unknown and mostly unpublished responsa written by Professor Ginzberg between 1913 and 1953. They deal with a wide array of topics including changes in the liturgy, mixed pews in the synagogue, the use of grape juice during Prohibition, art in the syn...

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God's Man for the Gilded Age
by Bruce J Evensen ~ Hardback

At his death on the eve of the 20th century, D.L. Moody was widely recognized as one of the most beloved and important of men in 19th-century America. A Chicago shoe salesman with a fourth grade education, Moody rose from obscurity to become God's man for the Gilded Age. He was the Billy Graham of h...

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Politics and Religion in the United States
by Michael Corbett ~ Paperback / softback

There is a complex relationship between religiosity and secularism in the American experience. America is notable both for its strict institutional separation of church and state, and for the strong role that religion has played in its major social movements and ongoing political life. This book see...

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Waiting for a Song in the Night
by Eli Landrum ~ Paperback

Life has exhilarating moments when the spirit soars and the heart sings out of pure, unrestrained joy. A person experiences such elation, peace, and satisfaction that music or at least some semblance of melody seems to be the only appropriate response. So, in monotone, on perfect pitch, or somewhere...

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When Church Became Theatre
by Jeanne Halgren Kilde ~ Hardback

For nearly eighteen centuries, two fundamental spatial plans dominated Christian architecture: the basilica and the central plan. In the 1880s, however, profound socio-economic and technological changes in the United States contributed to the rejection of these traditions and the development of a ra...

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Life, Death, and Catholic Medical Choices
by Kevin O'Neil ~ Paperback / softback

With the many medical options available for ourselves and loved ones, how do we make informed decisions which draw upon our Catholic tradition and so respect our human dignity and the dignity of others? This small book, using question-answer format, addresses topics that touch: On the beginning...

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Hot Mud Poems
by Alveraz, Ricardez ~ Paperback

Social dysfunction punctuated by good sex and bad traffic jams. Alveraz Ricardez opens the door for America's poetic apathetic with Hot Mud Poems, a refreshing book of pounding verse for the contemporary fan. From making love in church pews to back alley revolutions, there is something brewing betwe...

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God's Funeral
by A.N. Wilson ~ Paperback / softback

By the end of the nineteenth century, almost all the great writers, artists, and intellectuals had abandoned Christianity, and many abandoned belief in God altogether. This was partly the result of scientific discovery, particularly the work of Charles Darwin in The Origin of Species. (No reader her...

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Christians, Wake Up!
by J. J. Turner ~ Paperback

Somewhere between the air-conditioned foyer and padded pews, Christianity lost its mantra: They who "live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution." --J. J. Turner * Have Christians taken sanctuary in church buildings and complained about how dark it is outside? * Is there a mass exit ...

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Euodia
by Cynthia King Bolden-Gardner ~ Paperback / softback

Apostle Gardner was inspired to write after a four-year hiatus when ABBA Adonai Jehovah awakened her at 3:30 AM with EUODIAS suspended in color before her glazed eyes. Fascinated to unearth a potentially priceless treasure in yet another buried female apostle, she hastened to share her Biblical plun...

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Lectionary Preaching Workbook
by Russell F Anderson ~ Paperback / softback

Bigger, stronger, better! This newly revised edition of Anderson's best-seller retains all of the great features that have made it an indispensable tool for busy pastors. Combining concise but insightful textual notes with a wide range of creative preaching ideas, each chapter provides plenty of sta...

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Soft Patriarchs, New Men
by W. Bradford Wilcox ~ Paperback / softback

In the wake of ever-changing family values, how have the stances of evangelical and mainline Protestant churches toward marriage and parenting influenced the husbands and fathers that fill their pews? To answer that question this work examines the ideologies produced by Protestant churches since the...

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A Search for Sovereignty
by Lauren Benton ~ Paperback / softback

A Search for Sovereignty approaches world history by examining the relation of law and geography in European empires between 1400 and 1900. Lauren Benton argues that Europeans imagined imperial space as networks of corridors and enclaves, and that they constructed sovereignty in ways that merged ide...

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Religion and Politics in America
by Robert Booth Fowler ~ Paperback / softback

this book focuses on religion and politics and the dynamic interactions between them. It helps to understand the politics of religion in the United States and to appreciate the strategic choices that politicians and religious participants make when they participate in politics.Author BiographyRobert...

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A Search for Sovereignty
by Lauren Benton ~ Hardback

A Search for Sovereignty approaches world history by examining the relation of law and geography in European empires between 1400 and 1900. Lauren Benton argues that Europeans imagined imperial space as networks of corridors and enclaves, and that they constructed sovereignty in ways that merged ide...

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Preacher, Can You Hear Us Listening?
by Roger E.Van Harn ~ Paperback / softback

Everyone knows that pulpits are for preaching and pews are for listening to sermons. This obvious scenario, however, masks an essentialprerequisite for faithful, fruitful preaching -- namely, that preachers listen to God and to their people before they speak. Roger Van Harn here puts forth pointed q...

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Sermons of a Psychiatrist
by Charles Fulghum ~ Paperback / softback

This book puts psychiatrist/priest Fulghum solidly in the company of Soren Kierkegaard, Irvin Yalom, and (I would add) Ernest Becker: existential realists with indomitable faith. Jesus issued two orders to those he called. The first was "Come!" The second was, "Go!"This little book does what Jesus d...

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God and Mrs Thatcher
by Eliza Filby ~ Hardback

This wide-ranging and extensively researched book, which draws on previously undiscovered archives, interviews and memoirs, offers a radical new perspective on the interrelationship between religion and politics in Britain's secular age, revealing how Britain created Margaret Thatcher and, ultimatel...

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Dear Choir Ms.
by Lyn Snyder ~ Paperback / softback

DEAR CHOIR MS. by Lyn Snyder is a comical collection of fictional letters between a woman choirmaster and members of her church that often conveys a real message about the outrageous behavior of church-goers - and non-goers - alike. An eclectic group of characters write to the Choir Ms. on topics ra...

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