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1, 2, 3 TEAM!
By author: Susie Gardner   Illustrated by: Tina Mullen
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H924
ISBN: 9780881465907
Availability: In stock
Price: $16.00
Zoey has always been the star of the team. She believes she can win games all by herself. But when a new coach arrives, Zoey must learn that it takes more than one player to make a team. This read-aloud book follows one young athlete as she learns how much better it is when all players work together. 1, 2, 3 TEAM! will have your listeners yelling “TEAM” in unison before the final page.

A Giant from Georgia: The Life of U.S. Senator Walter F. George, 1878-1957
By author: Jamie H. Cockfield
Product Code: H955
ISBN: 9780881466768
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $45.00
This biography concentrates on the numerous legislative and diplomatic achievements of U.S. Senator Walter F. George (fl. 1922-1957), the son of a tenant farmer, who rose to become one of the most powerful men in the United States. His successes as a legislator (agricultural legislation, vocational education, work on the Bricker Amendment) and later in his role as a major authority on foreign policy made him a leader in the Senate. In his thirty-five year Senate career, George worked though the "Roaring Twenties," the Great Depression, American rearmament, World War II, and the Cold War. George made a positive mark on each of these historic events.

A Piety Above the Common Standard: Jesse Mercer and the Defense of Evangelistic Calvinism
By author: Anthony L. Chute
Product Code: P325
ISBN: 9780865549845
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $25.00
This book explores the role of Jesse Mercer (1769–1841) within the debates of his day as he promoted the first form of the Georgia Baptist Convention. His Calvinistic theology governed his actions and life. He emphasized missions, theological training for pastors, and cooperation between churches in fulfilling the Great Commission.

A Very Special Gift : The Story of the Legacy of Emily Fisher Crum and Remer Hamilton Crum
Product Code: H608
ISBN: 9780865548053
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $25.00

Bound on Earth : A Festschrift for Edmon Lewin Rowell, Jr.
Edited by: Marc A Jolley, Don Haymes   By author: Graydon F. Snyder
Product Code: H739
ISBN: 9780881460803
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $25.00
This Festschrift celebrates the life, ministry, and academic career of Edmon Lewin Rowell, Jr.. His life has been dedicated to both the church (through numerous churches he has served) and the academy (as an editor for more than twenty-seven years at Mercer University Press).

Centering Our Souls : Devotional Reflections of a University President
Product Code: H652
ISBN: 9780865549852
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $25.00
For more than twenty-five years, R. Kirby Godsey has been a regular in the Chapel Services at Mercer University as a proclaimer of the Word. Collected for the first time, these meditations reveal a vision for the Christian living out one’s faith in the world. Godsey’s unique perspective requires that the hearer/reader be a critical thinker in their faith. These meditations serve as a clarion call for faithful and radical discipleship and honesty.

Combustible Burn : A Play
By author: Andrew Silver
Product Code: P238
ISBN: 9780865548367
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $20.00
Combustible/Burn is the inspirational play about young people finding their faith challenged, finding their moral centers broadened, and finding their courage strengthened to defeat hatred at any cost. ritten from hundreds of hours of interviews, almost every word of this documentary play comes directly from the original actors themselves, telling a powerful story of Christian idealism, compassion, and justice, burning from a small Georgia city to the coast of Africa and back again.

Father Mercer: The Story of a Baptist Statesman
By author: Anthony L. Chute
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P436
ISBN: 9780881462623
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $20.00
Father Mercer tells the story of the life and labors of Jesse Mercer, a leader in Georgia Baptist life during the first half of the nineteenth century. Yet, rather than telling the story of a larger-than-life pastor with whom few “ordinary” pastors can identify, the books reveals how one who is faithful in small things can, over time, bear much fruit for the Lord.

Gladly Learn, Gladly Teach : Living Out One's Calling In The Twenty-First Century Academy
Product Code: P309
ISBN: 9780865549654
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $25.00
These essays address the relationship of faith and learning at a Baptist institution and come from scholars in a wide variety of fields: theology, law, literature, political science, education, and philosophy. They not only affirm the need for a clear theological vision on which to base institutional and pedagogical planning; they also stress the importance of diversity, pluralism, and true academic freedom.

Gridiron Glory Days: Football at Mercer, 1892-1942
By author: Robert E. Wilder
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P439
ISBN: 9780881462678
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $25.00
“The ball was round, the equipment was homemade, and the rules were uncertain, but that game the boys were playing on the lawn at Mercer University in 1892 was football.” Thus begins this colorful history of football at Mercer University. This volume describes in sharp and clear detail the history and evolution of college football as played by the Mercer University team from 1892–1942. After a seventy-year hiatus, the Mercer Bears will once again take the field in the fall of 2013.

Is God a Christian? Creating a Community of Conversation
By author: R. Kirby Godsey
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P532
ISBN: 9780881465761
Availability: In stock
Price: $20.00
In a world composed of almost seven billion people, about 2.2 billion of them claim to be Christian. And while Christianity is continuing to grow at a modest rate, other religions are growing at a faster pace. Some scholars predict that Islam will overtake Christianity as the world’s largest religion by the middle of the twenty-first century. Predictions aside, religions are competing for the world stage, and in the competition, Christians seem certain that God is on their side. Christians often think and behave as though God is a Christian. This book is written to ask if that assumption is true and to foster a more open conversation about other world religions. The world has grown too small and the stakes for mankind have grown too high for any of us to engage our faith as if our understanding of God represents the only way God’s presence may be known in the world.

Jesse Mercer's Pulpit : Preaching in a Community of Faith And Learning
Product Code: P358
ISBN: 9780881460438
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $20.00
This book is a collection of sermons by Mercer University faculty and staff preached during University Worship between 2001 and 2005. The sermons engage the ways we encounter God in our daily lives.

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