Kingdom of Nauvoo: The Rise and Fall of a Religious Empire on the American Frontier

Compared to the Puritans, Mormons have rarely gotten their due, often treated as fringe cultists or marginalized polygamists unworthy of serious examination In Kingdom of Nauvoo, Benjamin E Park excavates the brief, tragic life of a lost Mormon city, demonstrating that the Mormons are essential to

The Basic Bible Atlas: A Fascinating Guide to the Land of the Bible

The Bible tells the story of God meeting real people in a real time and place, yet we rarely take the time to wonder, Why there Maybe we have a hard time even picturing where there is To begin to fully understand the Bible, we must understand the geographical settings of Scripture and how each

The Hope of Glory: Reflections on the Last Words of Jesus from the Cross

Pulitzer Prize winning author Jon Meacham explores the seven last sayings of Jesus as recorded in the Gospels, combining rich historical and theological insights to reflect on the true heart of the Christian story For Jon Meacham, as for believers worldwide, the events of Good Friday and Easter

Broken Faith: Inside the Word of Faith Fellowship, One of America's Most Dangerous Cults

I can t imagine a important book Jeff Guinn, New York Times bestselling author An explosive investigation into Word of Faith Fellowship, a secretive evangelical cult whose charismatic female leader is a master of manipulation In 1979, Jane Whaley, a fiery preacher with a thick Southern

Speak of the Devil: How the Satanic Temple Is Changing the Way We Talk about Religion

In 2013, when the state of Oklahoma erected a statue of the Ten Commandments on the grounds of the state capitol, a group calling themselves The Satanic Temple applied to erect a statue of Baphomet alongside the Judeo Christian tablets Since that time, The Satanic Temple has become a regular voice

Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, and Collective Memory in the Middle East

The bestselling author of The Secretary A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power tells the gripping story of the real roots of the Middle East Sunni Shia conflict in the 1979 Iran Revolution that changed the region forever Black Wave is a paradigm shifting