Other Cultural Studies (16)
This well-written book brings to our attention the intolerable conditions under which Palestinian Christians and others live in the Holy Land. The author, a noted Orthodox writer who lives there, describes vividly the inhuman conditions she experiences. The chapters literally bring tears to one`s eyes. Her experiences foster awareness of the dramatically diminishing Christian presence in the land where the faith began. The author serves as a witness as she tries to bring to light the truth of what is happening and to change people`s minds and hearts.
Price: € 19.61 £ 14.12 $ 21.15
The passion narrative is at the heart of Christianity and the suffering and death of Christ on the cross takes a central role in any discussions between Christians and non-Christians. The 2004 film Passion of the Christ provoked strong reactions from Chrsitans and non-Christians alike, running the gamut from alarm and repulsion at the violence to geniune religious experience. The film also brought to the fore discussions of the importance of the Cross to Christianity and the perceived anti-Semitism of the Gospels. Professor Kesich addresses both of these issues in this re-release of his 1965 edition. He expertly addresses questions of anti-Semitism and the family quarrels between Jews and Christians in the historical context as well as explaining the trial of Jesus and the purpose his suffering.
Price: € 14.72 £ 10.60 $ 15.87
Ancient, apostolic, Orthodox Christianity has gone full circle from continent to continent. From Christ to His apostles to ancient Africa, from Africa to America, and from black Americans to their sons and daughters. The ancient African Christian tradition is beginning to be passed on and take root in America today, growing out of the seed of the blood of the black American slave-martyrs for Christ.
Price: € 15.88 £ 11.44 $ 17.12
ISLAM ENCOUNTERS CHRIST: A FANATICAL MUSLIM&RSQUO;S ENCOUNTER WITH CHRIST IN THE COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH
Already published in Arabic, French, German, Dutch, and Romanian, this highly inspiring book is now available in English. It is the true story of a well-known Egyptian lady, a highly intellectual high school principal. She was a Muslim with a fanatic opposition to Christians until she saw the light of Christ. Baptized by a Coptic priest, she became a Christian. As a result she was wanted and hunted by the Egyptian police, until she was able to escape miraculously to Europe. The sole purpose of her book is to glorify the Lord Jesus and to witness to His love.
Price: € 17.11 £ 12.32 $ 18.45
BREAKING THE CHAINS OF ADDICTION: HOW TO USE ANCIENT EASTERN ORTHODOX SPIRITUALITY TO FREE OUR MINDS AND BODIES FROM ALL ADDICTIONS
Breaking the Chains of Addiction is a self-help book with information and quotes obtained from Eastern Orthodox Christian spiritual books. The author helps the addicted reader attain to that blessed ‘passionless state’ which the saints have acquired through the oldest spiritual methods in the Christian world dating back to the third century. That ‘passionless state’ is a higher step, which is beyond addictions to all manner of self-destructive behaviors.
Price: € 18.33 £ 13.20 $ 19.77
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