By Nabeel Qureshi
In Seeking Allah, discovering Jesus, now extended with bonus content material, Nabeel Qureshi describes his dramatic trip from Islam to Christianity, entire with friendships, investigations, and supernatural desires alongside the way.
Providing an intimate window right into a loving Muslim domestic, Qureshi stocks how he constructed a fondness for Islam ahead of learning, nearly opposed to his will, proof that Jesus rose from the lifeless and claimed to be God. not able to disclaim the arguments yet no longer eager to deny his relations, Qureshi struggled with an internal turmoil that would problem Christians, Muslims, and all people who find themselves drawn to the world’s maximum religions.
Engaging and thought-provoking, Seeking Allah, discovering Jesus tells a robust tale of the conflict among Islam and Christianity in a single man’s heart—and of the peace he ultimately present in Jesus.
The New York instances bestselling Seeking Allah, discovering Jesus has been extended to include:
- A revised foreword and introduction
- A considerably prolonged epilogue that stocks how Nabeel instructed his pal David of his choice to stick with Christ, how his mom and dad figured out, and masses more
- Expert contributions from students and ministry leaders on every one element of the ebook, contributions formerly integrated basically within the publication edition
- An appendix with a topical desk of contents (for instructing from Seeking Allah, discovering Jesus)
- An appendix tackling the objection that Ahmadi Muslims usually are not actual Muslims
- And a sneak peek prologue from Nabeel’s coming near near new publication, No God yet One: Allah or Jesus?
By James Reich
In Jesus the Bridegroom, Brant Pitre once more faucets into the wells of Jewish Scripture and culture, and unlocks the secrets and techniques of what's arguably the main recognized image of the Christian religion: the pass of Christ. during this exciting exploration, Pitre indicates how the discomfort and loss of life of Jesus was once way over a sad Roman execution. in its place, the fervour of Christ was once the achievement of old Jewish prophecies of a wedding, whilst the God of the universe may wed himself to humankind in an enduring nuptial covenant.
to be certain, so much Christians are accustomed to the apostle Paul’s instructing that Christ is the ‘Bridegroom’ and the Church is the ‘Bride’. yet what does this rather mean? And what may ever own Paul to check the dying of Christ to the affection of a husband for his spouse? for those who might were on the Crucifixion, with Jesus placing there loss of life, is that how you may have defined it? How may perhaps a first-century Jew like Paul, who knew how brutal Roman crucifixions have been, have ever in comparison the execution of Jesus to a marriage? And why does he confer with this because the “great secret” (Ephesians 5:32)?
As Pitre exhibits, the main to unlocking this secret are available by way of going again to Jewish Scripture and culture and seeing the complete background of salvation, from Mount Sinai to Mount Calvary, as a divine love story among writer and creature, among God and Israel, among Christ and his bride—a tale that involves its climax at the wooden of a Roman cross.
within the pages of Jesus the Bridegroom, dozens of regular passages within the Bible—the Exodus, the track of Songs, the marriage at Cana, the lady on the good, the final Supper, the Crucifixion, or even the second one Coming on the finish of Time—are by surprise reworked earlier than our eyes. certainly, while visible within the mild of Jewish Scripture and culture, the lifetime of Christ is not anything below the best love tale ever advised.
By Anne Rice
The second one booklet in Anne Rice’s highly bold and masterful lifetime of Christ.
It’s a iciness of no rain, unending dirt, and speak of difficulty in Judea. All who recognize and love Jesus locate themselves awaiting a few signal of the trail he'll ultimately take. After his baptism, he's ultimately able to confront his future. on the marriage ceremony at Cana, he's taking water and transforms it into pink wine. therefore, he’s well-known because the anointed one and referred to as through God the daddy to start a ministry that may remodel an unsuspecting world.
By David Jeremiah
Is Western civilization in an accelerating decline? And if it keeps will it will definitely weaken and reason us to come back to the top of cultured civilization as we now are aware of it? "Yes," says David Jeremiah, and in his ebook, I by no means inspiration I'D SEE THE DAY! he information quite a few indicators of this cultural decay together with:
America held hostage by means of Iran
Marriage turning into obsolete
The invisibility of culture's enemies
Increase in "spiritual warfare"
America turning its again on Israel
Atheist assault on religion
Can this downward spiral be reversed? certain, yet provided that one individual at a time returns to God with our middle, our demeanour of existence, our commitment to actual worship of God, in serving God through assisting others, in our giving, and in prayer.
By John W. O'Malley
A historical past of the Popes tells the tale of the oldest residing establishment within the Western world―the papacy. From its origins in Saint Peter, Jesus' leader disciple, via Pope Benedict XVI this present day, the popes were key avid gamers in almost all the nice dramas of the western international within the final thousand years. Acclaimed church historian John W. O'Malley's attractive narrative examines the 265 people who have claimed to be Peter's successors. instead of describe each one pope one after the other, the e-book makes a speciality of the popes that formed pivotal moments in either church and international heritage. the writer doesn't shrink back from controversies within the church, and contains legends like Pope Joan and a entire record of popes and antipopes to aid readers get a whole photo of the papacy.
This at the same time reverent but severe publication will entice readers drawn to either faith and heritage because it chronicles the saints and sinners who've led the Roman Catholic Church during the last 2000 years. the writer attracts from his renowned audio CD lecture sequence at the subject, 2,000 Years of Papal History, to be had via Now you recognize Media (www.nowyouknowmedia.com).
By Kimberla Lawson Roby
At lengthy final, the Reverend Curtis Black seems to be at the instantly and slender. The all-too-human preacher is a bestselling writer now, and he and his spouse, Charlotte, are elevating cute teenagers. however the ever-suspicious Charlotte does not belief that Curtis has placed his womanizing earlier in the back of him. whereas he is at the highway selling his newest booklet, she is familiar with that there has to be only one extra-devoted fan in his flock for him to stray.
Charlotte isn't any angel herself, and she's been holding lots of secrets and techniques from Curtis whereas he is been away. nonetheless, Charlotte believes with all her center that issues can be larger as soon as Curtis is domestic back, even though she might be cautious what she needs for seeing that love will not be adequate to untangle the internet of lies she and Curtis have woven for themselves. And after all, she'll have a few difficult judgements to make if she desires to salvage her marriage.
By Richard Hayman
Even if misericords have been initially put in at the hidden undersides of church folding seats to supply convenience to these status for lengthy classes of prayer, the have progressively turn into extra ornately carved and adorned. Now they, in addition to the benches put in in parish church buildings within the later heart a long time, are the items of a giant percentage of the surviving medieval woodcarving in Britain. the subject material of those carvings isn't in simple terms excited about faith and spiritual symbolism. This booklet outlines the background of church seating, considers the prestige of the craftsmen and the affects on their paintings, after which explains the subject material of the carvings.
By Earl Doherty
Mainstream biblical scholarship is much from attaining consensus in its ongoing try and separate the glorified Jesus of religion from the ever elusive Jesus of background. It continues to be noticeable how quickly conventional academia will triumph over its reluctance to make the leap into the recent testomony s ultimate, uncharted territory: the speculation that Christianity begun with trust in a non secular heavenly Son of God, that the Gospels are primarily allegory and fiction, and that no ancient Jesus invaluable of the identify existed...
The Gospels and Acts of the Apostles shape one small component of the early Christian documentary list. They replicate yet one classification of suggestion and witness to what that large circulation got here to think in. glossy students and believers alike view the realm of early Christianity throughout the prism of this slender handful of inbred writings, a series of literary dependency and expansion at the first one written, and it has distorted all that they see. The Gospels and Acts must be installed their right viewpoint, in order that they not vague a extra clear-eyed view of what early Christianity constituted. That view are available in every thing from the recent testomony epistles to the non-canonical files, to the writings of the Gnostics and moment century apologists. until eventually we let ourselves to acknowledge what broader components of the period introduced the assumption of a Jesus into being, and the way he developed over the 1st a hundred and fifty years, the Western international will proceed to reside and perpetuate a fantasy...
Earl Doherty, via his site and primary booklet, The Jesus Puzzle, is looked through many as having given Jesus Mythicism its so much valid and convincing expression in over a iteration. Jesus: Neither God Nor guy is a brand new and revised growth of that paintings. The fabricated from virtually 3 many years of analysis, it offers a case of extraordinary intensity and lucidity for the non-existence of an historic Jesus. (The unique The Jesus Puzzle will remain to be had as a condensed model of that case.) during this age of the web and the elevated dissemination of information and concepts throughout a large public constituency, the real beginnings of 1 of the realm s significant religions may well ultimately have the capacity to emerge.
By Robert Lewis, Jeremy Royal Howard
“I by no means idea a publication written by way of a guy may well provide me such an eye-opening photo of who I may be as a woman.”
—Shaunti Feldhahn, bestselling writer of for ladies Only
“Women this present day have remarkable possibilities and chances sooner than them, yet this nice new freedom additionally brings a brand new problem: how you can make the easiest offerings for his or her personal reliable and that in their households. In The New Eve, Robert Lewis supplies ladies of every age an image of what God meant for us from the start and a transparent imaginative and prescient for a way we make offerings that release us to reside with functional course. irrespective of your level in lifestyles, all ladies can make the most of his training. I hugely suggest it.” ??
— Barbara Rainey, co-founder of FamilyLife
“Robert Lewis sounds a much-needed message as he calls ladies to stroll within the female freedom and fullness that consequence from embracing our center biblical callings. The New Eve dispels the present cultural fog relating to what it capability to be a lady, via trying to God's layout as printed within the Scripture, for knowledge, perception, and direction."
— Nancy Leigh DeMoss, writer and host of Revive Our Hearts radio