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A Priest to the Temple or the Country Parson
Written at a time of notoriously lax standards in the Church of England, George Herbert's essay on the calling and work of a parish priest remains...
Hardback
£9.99
Shrines of the Saints

Shrines of the Saints

In England and Wales

Shrine enthusiast Michael Tavinor explores the history and the present day significance of the shrines to the saints that can be found in many...
Author: Michael Tavinor
Paperback
£19.99
ePUB
£19.99
Saints of the Anglican Calendar
The Saints of the Anglican Calendar introduces us to the 232 men and women who are commemorated in the Common Mrship Calendar. Nearly five hundred...
Author: Kathleen Jones
Paperback
£19.99
Unfolding Design of My World

Unfolding Design of My World

A Pilgrim in Exile

Bishop Hassan reflects on his upbringing as a Muslim in Persia, conversion to Christianity, ministry as priest and bishop, the revolution, his...
Paperback
£14.99
In Every Corner Sing

In Every Corner Sing

The Diary of a Country Vicar

In the literary tradition of Parson Woodforde and Georges Bernanos, here is the moving, wise and funny diary of a country vicar at the end of the...
Author: Timothy Biles
Paperback
£9.99
John Henry Newman

John Henry Newman

and the Path to Sainthood

John Henry Newman - a leading Anglican and founding figure of the Oxford Movement who converted to Rome - was beatified by the Pope in September...
Paperback
£9.99
Prayer, Protest, Power

Prayer, Protest, Power

The Spirituality of Julie Billiart Today

The astonishing and exiting story of Julie Billiart, the French peasant woman who founded the Sisters of Notre Dame out of the aftermath of the...
Author: Myra Poole
Paperback
£12.99
Runcie

Runcie

On Reflection

Here is an affectionate portrait of Lord Runcie, a man of great courage, warmth and wit who was vilified by sections of the press while he was...
Paperback
£12.99
Gospel According to Cannon and Ball
More than forty years after their partnership was formed, the comic duo Cannon and Ball continue to be hugely popular in live comedy entertainment,...
Paperback
£8.99
Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene

The Woman Whom Jesus Loved

The figure of Mary Magdalen has fascinated and perplexed people for centuries. She is portrayed in the Gospels as a neurotic woman, possibly with a...
Paperback
£12.99
Calendar of Catholic Devotion
This is a quality prayer book in the tradition of Catholic primers and devotional manuals. For each day of the year there is a scripture reading and...
Paperback
£15.99
The Conclave

The Conclave

A Secret (and Sometimes Bloody) History of Papal Elections

The vendettas, bribery, ecclesiastical feuds, political intrigue and bloodshed that are part of the story of how popes have been chosen down the...
Author: Michael Walsh
Paperback
£9.99
Who are the Celtic Saints?
In the revival of interest in Celtic spirituality, the stories of the Celtic saints have been retold, often festooned with legend and folklore. The...
Author: Kathleen Jones
Paperback
£19.99
The Little Book of Heavenly Humour
Here, Syd Little presents his all-time favourite religious jokes and stories, many from other TV celebrities, such as Rick Wakeman, Bobby Davro, Ted...
Paperback
£7.99
Bridgebuilders

Bridgebuilders

Workplace Chaplaincy - A History

'Workplace chaplaincy' is the term that covers the church's outreach to the economy which today takes many forms and is supported by many local...
Author: Malcolm Torry
Paperback
£19.99
One Equall Light

One Equall Light

An Anthology of Writings by John Donne

Hardback
£20.00
Invincible Spirits

Invincible Spirits

A Thousand Years of Women's Spiritual Writings

Many silent and forgotten voices are brought to life in this volume which presents the accumulated wisdom of women mystics, theologians, spiritual...
Author: Felicity Leng
Paperback
£12.99
St Augustine of Hippo

St Augustine of Hippo

Life and Controversies

St Augustine (354-430) is one of the towering figures of church history, widely regarded as the greatest of the early theologians. This study focuses...
Author: Gerald Bonner
Paperback
£25.00
The Cardinals
The leading Catholic commentator and historian Michael Walsh throws open the mysterious and secretive world of the Cardinals of the Roman Catholic...
Author: Michael Walsh
Hardback
£20.00
World Wide Webb

World Wide Webb

Memoirs of a Life in the Universal Church

In her modest, sensitive way, Pauline Webb has probably been the most influential British churchwoman in the post-war period, and certainly...
Author: Pauline Webb
Hardback
£19.99
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