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Celluloid Saints : Images of Sanctity in Film
By author: Theresa Sanders
Product Code: P217
ISBN: 9780865547759
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $25.00
Celluloid Saints looks at fundamental issues in the lives of saints and explores them in ways that are complex and nuanced, yet accessible. Topics such as martyrdom, miracles, evangelism, asceticism, saints in the Holocaust, and saintly mental illness have found diverse treatments in film. This book examines that diversity and explains some of the reasons for it.

Church Music in America, 1620-2000
By author: John Ogasapian
Product Code: H720
ISBN: 9780881460261
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $49.95
This overview traces the musical practices of several American Christian groups from their arrival in America to the present, and the way in which those practices and traditions influenced each other, leading to the diverse and multi-hued pattern that is American church music at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

I Will Sing the Wondrous Story : A History of Baptist Hymnody in North America
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P429
ISBN: 9780881462432
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Baptists have a long and rich heritage of congregational song. The hymns Baptists have sung and the books from which they have sung them have been shaping forces for the theology, worship, and piety of the denomination. Baptist authors and composers have provided songs that have made an impact not only among Baptists in America, but also across denominational and geographic lines. Congregational singing continues to a be key component of Baptist worship.

John Milton, Paradise Lost: The Biblically Annotated Edition
Edited by: Matthew Stallard   By author: John Milton
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P440
ISBN: 9780881462685
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $24.00
John Milton was arguable one of the best-read persons of his epoch. Milton's book reveals that in addition to the thoroughly humanistic education he received at Trinity College Cambridge, he also conducted an extensively broad reading program of his own. This biblically annotated edition of Paradise Lost will be useful to scholars and students of Milton alike.

Presidential Praise: Our Presidents And Their Hymns
By author: C. Edward Spann   Edited by: Michael E. Williams Sr.
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H763
ISBN: 9780881461176
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $35.00
The most comprehensive coverage ever written of the influence of hymns on the lives and administrations of America's presidents. Each chapter begins with a concise presentation of each president's path to the White House and his accomplishments and failures as president, then how each president regarded music, whether or not he was musical, and music in the White House during each president's administration. These hymns may be related to developments in the life of the president including his spiritual journey, major decisions he had to make as president, or even his selection of the inaugural Scripture.

Repeat the Sounding Joy: Reflections on Hymns by Isaac Watts
By author: David W. Music
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: HH1000
ISBN: 9780881467697
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Isaac Watts is universally recognized as one of the greatest English-language hymn writers of the eighteenth century, the "Golden Age of English Hymnody." Watts almost singlehandedly broke the monopoly of metrical psalm singing and practically invented the hymn form as it is known today. Particular attention is given to the meanings of the words as they were used by Watts, the scriptural backgrounds of the texts, and their relationship to other writings by the English author.

The Plainly Revealed Word of God?: Baptist Hermeneutics in Theory and Practice
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P425
ISBN: 9780881462371
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $40.00
In January 2009, an international group of Baptist theologians met in Cardiff, UK, for a colloquium to explore the theory and practice of Baptist hermeneutics. Drawing primarily from the British Baptist community, the group’s work was enhanced by insights from participants from the USA and Eastern Europe. Participants brought a diversity of scholarly and pastoral interests to the colloquium, and through presentation and discussion explored together the nature of Baptist hermeneutics. The resulting volume addresses five core thematic areas.