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Charlotte Atlee White Rowe: The Story of America's First Appointed Woman Missionary
By author: Reid S. Trulson
Product Code: HH1012
ISBN: 9780881468038
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Price: $35.00
Charlotte Atlee White was the first woman officially appointed as a missionary by any denomination or mission agency. The scandal of her 1815 appointment required her to prevail over gender bias, survive attempts to revoke her appointment, and surmount the challenge of insufficient funding. After marrying Joshua Rowe, a widowed missionary in Calcutta in 1816, she remained in India to serve with the British Baptists. There she overcame local prejudice against educating girls while starting schools, teaching in Hindi, and writing a Hindi spelling and grammar book as teaching aids

Product Code: P627
ISBN: 9780881468113
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Price: $35.00
Weaving together input from six experts in the fields of Bible, Church History, and Theology, CHRISTIANITY introduces learners to the practices, traditions, beliefs, and scriptures of the Christian faith. This expanded and updated edition tells Christianity's growth from humble origins to becoming the world's largest religion.

Dante's Golden Legend:Auto-hagiography in the Divine Comedy
By author: Mary Alexandra Watt
Product Code: HH1011
ISBN: 9780881468083
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Price: $35.00
DANTE'S GOLDEN LEGEND examines how the DIVINE COMEDY absorbs and reimagines Dante's early attempts at life-writing, as well as how Dante appropriates and revises various biographical and hagiographical models, using them as vehicles for his own auto-hagiographical project. The COMEDY, Watt contends, presents not only Dante's encyclopedic vision of sacred history but also his own purpose and place within that history.

Exceptionally Common Courage: Fear and Trembling and the Puzzle of Kierkegaard's Authorship
By author: Kevin Hoffman
Product Code: P633
ISBN: 9780881468076
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EXCEPTIONALLY COMMON COURAGE provides an extended, close reading of FEAR AND TREMBLING, Kierkegaard's pseudonymous book about Abraham's sacrifice of Isaac. It then fits this (in)famous work into the broader and puzzling corpus that includes both other pseudonymous works and signed discourses by this same mercurial author.

Fate Moreland's Widow
By author: John Lane
Product Code: P630
ISBN: 9780881468007
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Price: $18.00
Now in paperback, John Lane's award-winning first novel FATE MORELAND'S WIDOW has been singled out by reviewers and critics as a noteworthy exploration of the cotton mill culture of the South.

Frodo's Wound: Why The Lord of the Rings Is a Great Book
By author: Krishnan Venkatesh
Product Code: P631
ISBN: 9780881468014
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Price: $24.00
Why do lovers of J.R.R. Tolkien's LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy return to it again and again through their lives? Why does each rereading seem more nourishing? FRODO'S WOUND is a collection of essays that approaches these questions from various angles. It argues that while epic conflict and heroic warriors may provide the initial allure to the book, what lingers and deepens with each reading is its emotional complexity, its knowledge of loss and grief, and its yearning for something only dimly understood.

Grass Chapels: New & Selected Poems
By author: William Wright   Foreword by: Jesse Graves
Product Code: P629
ISBN: 9780881467994
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Price: $20.00
GRASS CHAPELS offers readers a sampling of William Wright's poetry from eight previous collections, along with a section of new poems. The poems in this collection are grounded in the beauty and energy of the physical world, particularly wilderness, and specifically Southern landscapes. Wright's poetry is often gothic in tenor, and these meticulously wrought pieces investigate themes as varied as the limits of language, the importance and amorphous nature of memory, the miracle and mystery of consciousness, and the cyclical and embattled state of both human beings and the natural world from which they spring.

Life Lessons
By author: Don Reid
Product Code: HH1007
ISBN: 9780881467963
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Price: $25.00
LIFE LESSONS covers topics of the heart and mind, often with related stories from the Scriptures. Ninety concise and to-the-point chapters speak to everyday topics we all may experience on any given day from dawn to bedtime. There are stories that will transport you back to your youth and then bring you back to the present with a jolt or two of truth. The chapters cover feelings and insights from both secular and Biblical standpoints and often offer a humorous touch to subjects we all enjoy.

More Witnesses to the Baptist Heritage: Twenty-Four More Baptists Every Christian Should Know
Product Code: P632
ISBN: 9780881468069
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Price: $28.00
MORE WITNESSES TO THE BAPTIST HERITAGE continues telling the story of the rich and often overlooked diversity of Baptist life. Highlighted in this volume are Obadiah Holmes, Thomas Grantham, Anne Steele, Ann Hasseltine Judson, William Knibb, John Mason Peck, Emily Chubbuck Judson, William J. Simmons, Fannie Exile Scudder Heck, Henry L. Morehouse, Hannah Marie Norris Armstrong, Augustus H. Strong, John Clifford, Virginia Broughton, Leslie Lee Gwaltney, Clarence Leonard Jordan, Joseph Martin Dawson, Fannie Lou Hamer, Eric Charles Rust, Prathia Hall, Cora Anne Davis, Addie Davis, William J. Reynolds, and Glen Harold Stassen.

Reckless Misfortune: The Century We Inherited from the First World War
By author: Christopher Blake
Product Code: HH1009
ISBN: 9780881468045
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Price: $30.00
The First World War, or the Great War as known at the time, was fought over a century ago. Its pursuit by the European powers in 1914 was utterly reckless and its ending was of great consequential misfortune for humanity. Despite its enormity and global reach, four generations later it is neglected today in the United States.

Rightful Liberty: Slavery, Morality, and Thomas Jefferson's World
By author: Arthur Scherr
Product Code: HH1010
ISBN: 9780881468052
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Price: $39.00
At a time when speculations about Jefferson's personal and sexual life, often based on little evidence, prevail in monographs and the media, this volume examines him from a more wide-ranging perspective, discerning his moral, political, and religious thought in relation to his actions, particularly respecting human enslavement.

Said-Songs: Essays on Poetry and Place
By author: Jesse Graves
Product Code: P628
ISBN: 9780881467987
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Price: $20.00
The essays collected in SAID-SONGS range from the personal to the scholarly and explore the hybrid territory in between, where a creative writer considers literary craft and how it influences the generative imagination. Jesse Graves examines the writings of the people and about the places that have most shaped his own poetry. Every writer's journey is also the journey of a reader and Graves invites us to join his ongoing exploration of books, music, and the literary imagination.

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