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Phoebe

Paula Gooder
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Paula Gooder

Sometime around 56 AD, the apostle Paul wrote to the church in Rome. His letter was arguably his theological masterpiece, and has continued to shape Christian faith ever since. He entrusted this letter to Phoebe, the deacon of the church at Cenchreae; in writing to the church that almost surely met in her home, Paul refers to her both as a deacon and as a helper or patron of many. But who was this remarkable woman? In this, her first work of fiction, Biblical scholar and popular author and speaker Paula Gooder tells Phoebe's story - who she was, the life she lived and her first-century faith - and in doing so opens up Paul's theology, giving a sense of the cultural and historical pressures that shaped Paul's thinking, and the faith of the early church. Written in the gripping style of Gerd Theissen's The Shadow of the Galilean, and similarly rigorously researched, this is a book for everyone and anyone who wants to engage more deeply and imaginatively with Paul's theology - from one of the UK's foremost New Testament scholars.

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A Nearly Infallible History of the Reformation

Nick Page
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Nick Page
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The Dark Night of the Shed

Nick Page
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Nick Page

Men, the midlife crisis, spirituality - and shedsA new bike - running the marathon - splashing out on a sports car - having an affair - taking up triathlon - upping sticks and moving to the country - getting divorced - even going into the church...There's a point in a man's life where he looks around him and asks whether this is really where he wants to be - what he wanted to do with his life. And even if he's achieved all his childhood dreams, maybe that's not enough any more.Nick Page has been there, and he decided to build a shed. Not to answer the question, but so that he'd at least be able to get some peace to think about it properly. Join him on a journey of discovery, into what the midlife crisis really is, and whether there's a better way to go at it than frittering away time and money trying to pretend you're really younger than you are.

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Revelation Road

Nick Page
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Nick Page

If you're reading this, we're still alive. The end of the world has not occurred. But it can't be long now, can it?For two thousand years, the Book of Revelation has inspired countless conspiracy theorists, film-makers, writers and artists, as well as theologians and teachers. But why are we so bothered? After all, the end of the world still hasn't turned up, and it's been quite a while now.When Nick Page wanted to get to the bottom of what this mysterious book is really all about, he realised there was only one way to go about it: he had to go to the land of apocalypse. Travelling to Patmos via the ruined cities of the seven churches of Revelation, determined to seek out a revelation of his own, Nick explores the culture behind Revelation, who wrote it, why they wrote it, and what it means for us today.Mixing history, commentary, creative reconstruction and sun-crazed travelogue, here at last is the (perhaps not quite) final word on heaven, hell, the four horsemen of the apocalypse - and why the end of the world never does turn up when it's supposed to.

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The Shepherd's Song

Betsy Duffey, Laurie Myers
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Betsy Duffey, Laurie Myers

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures...Shortly before a tragic car accident, Kate McConnell wrote down the powerful words of Psalm 23 on a piece of paper for her wayward son. Just before she loses consciousness, Kate wonders if she's done enough with her life and prays, 'Please, let my life count.'Unbeknownst to Kate, her handwritten copy of Psalm 23 soon begins a remarkable journey around the world. From a lonely dry cleaning employee to a soldier wounded in Iraq, to a young Kurdish girl fleeing her country, to a Kenyan runner in the Rome Invitational marathon, this humble message forever changes the lives of twelve very different people. Eventually, Kate's paper makes it back to its starting place, and she discovers the unexpected ways that God changes lives, even through the smallest gestures.With beautiful prose and a 'pass it on' message reminiscent of THE SHACK, this story will touch your heart and remind you of the ways God works through us to reach beyond what we can imagine.

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Acts of Faith

Erich Segal
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Erich Segal
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A Story of God and All of Us Reflections: 100 Daily Inspirations (Devotional)

Mark Burnett, Roma Downey
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Mark Burnett, Roma Downey

A STORY OF GOD AND ALL OF US DEVOTIONAL contains 100 days of devotional material based on the History Channel's epic mini-series, The Bible. This series is a sweeping drama of the most important events and characters in The Bible. The devotional will enable the reader to experience the main themes of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation through a daily devotional reading. Relevant scripture passages are included along with a daily prayer to inspire readers and keep them challenged and motivated.

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A Story of God and All of Us

Mark Burnett, Roma Downey
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Mark Burnett, Roma Downey

A STORY OF GOD AND ALL OF US is a sweeping narrative that dramatises some of the most important events and characters in the Bible. Developed alongside the epic TV mini-series THE BIBLE, the book reads like a fine novel, dramatising the sweep of biblical events, making the men and women of scripture come alive in vivid detail and dialogue. All are historically and theologically accurate.The script for THE BIBLE TV series has been reviewed by a number of Christian church leaders and theologians for authenticity. All the key biblical characters are portrayed in the story: Moses, David, Daniel, John the Baptist and of course, Jesus. The book will also highlight the prophetic significance of the empires that controlled Israel down the centuries - Egyptians, Babylonians, Persians and Romans - as well as the many Old Testament prophecies of the Messiah.

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A Story of God and All of Us - Young Readers Edition

Mark Burnett, Roma Downey
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Mark Burnett, Roma Downey
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Billy Fidget's Family Fortunes

Nick Battle And Eric Delve, Nick Battle, Eric Delve
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Nick Battle And Eric Delve, Nick Battle, Eric Delve
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Kingdom of Fools

Nick Page
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Nick Page
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The Wrong Messiah

Nick Page
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Nick Page
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The Longest Week

Nick Page
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Nick Page
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The Robe

Lloyd C Douglas
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Lloyd C Douglas

Eric Delve

Eric Delve is vicar of St Luke's Maidstone, Kent and runs the Detling Festival. He travels extensively, speaking in churches and at conferences, and at Echoes in Eternity events around the country.

Erich Segal

Erich Segal was born in Brooklyn in 1937 and graduated from Harvard with a B.A. in 1958, followed by a Masters and a Doctorate. He first made his name as an academic writer in the field of classical literature before moving on to write the book that made him famous - LOVE STORY, which published in 1970 and went on to sell over 21 million copies worldwide - and seven other romantic bestsellers. In 1998 he was awarded the Legion d'Honneur from the French government. He was married and had two children. Erich Segal died in London in 2010.

Mark Burnett

Mark Burnett is an English TV producer based in Los Angeles. He is best known as the executive producer of Survivor, The Voice, and The Apprentice. A four time Emmy winner.

Nick Page

Nick Page is the author of over sixty books, including The Bible Book, What Happened to the Ark of the Covenant and Other Bible Mysteries, The HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History (editor) and most recently, THE WRONG MESSIAH. Follow Nick Page on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/NickofEynsham and visit his website at: http://nickpage.co.uk

Roma Downey

Roma Downey is an actress, singer and producer from Derry, Northern Ireland. She is best known as Tess's angel/employee in the successful American TV series Touched by an Angel. She is married to television producer Mark Burnett.

Wm Paul Young

Wm Paul Young was born a Canadian and raised among a technologically stone-age tribe by his missionary parents in the highlands of what was then New Guinea. He suffered great loss as a child and young adult, and now enjoys the 'wastefulness of grace' with his family in the Pacific Northwest.Paul wrote the first version of THE SHACK many years ago when his children were small. He wanted them to understand God's grace, and that his concern and love for our wellbeing is constant. Over the years THE SHACK has grown, developed and through many different versions turned into the great success it is today.