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Buddha on the Backstretch: The Spiritual Wisdom of Driving 200 MPH
By author: Arlynda Lee Boyer
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H782
ISBN: 9780881461749
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $27.00
By using Buddhism as a lens to examine NASCAR racing—and NASCAR as a means to illustrate Buddhist teachings, Buddha on the Backstretch provides a unique new perspective to the field of sports and spirituality. Not aimed solely at either Buddhists or race fans, the work’s message of self-improvement via popular culture serves as a Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance for a new generation. Buddha on the Backstretch considers mindfulness, handling setbacks, patience, discipline, heightened awareness, impermanence, equanimity, and how we face death.

Buttermilk and Bible Burgers: More Stories from the Kitchens of Appalachia
By author: Fred W. Sauceman
Product Code: P481
ISBN: 9780881464795
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $21.00
In his latest collection of writings about the foodways of the Appalachian region, Fred W. Sauceman guides readers through country kitchens and church fellowship halls, across pasture fields and into smokehouses, down rows of vegetable gardens at the peak of the season and alongside ponds resonant with the sounds of a summer night. The scenes and subjects are oftentimes uniquely personal, and they combine to tell a love story, a chronicle of one person’s affection for a region and its people, its products, and its places. BUTTERMILK AND BIBLE BURGERS is most of all an expression of gratitude for the persistence of the people who feed us.

Can I Get a Witness?: Essays, Sermons, and Reflections
By author: Bill J. Leonard
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P479
ISBN: 9780881464689
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $30.00
As the Twenty-First century muddles along, perhaps the phrase “Can I get a witness?” will sharpen our thinking about the current state of religion in American culture, particularly for Protestants. Indeed, the permanent transition that characterizes American religious life offers an opportunity to revisit the word “witness” and its meaning for the future. The materials in this volume survey issues in American religious communities developed through academic research, classroom teaching, sermons, and years of working with ministerial students. A final section is a collection of representative columns written for Associated Baptist Press, addressing questions in American religio-cultural life, past, and present.

Capricorn Rising: Conversations in Southern Rock
By author: Michael Buffalo Smith   Foreword by: Willie Perkins
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P534
ISBN: 9780881465785
Availability: In stock
Price: $24.00
CAPRICORN RISING: CONVERSATIONS IN SOUTHERN ROCK is a collection of interviews with many of the stars, producers, and associates of the 1970s Southern record label, Capricorn, which was founded in the heart of Macon, Georgia in 1969. Author Michael Buffalo Smith collects word for word, the complete interviews with Capricorn artists including Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, George McCorkle, Bonnie Bramlett, Paul Hornsby, Johnny Sandlin, Chuck Leavell, and many others, providing a glimpse into the early 70s when Southern Rock was born in Macon.

Charlotte Atlee White Rowe: The Story of America's First Appointed Woman Missionary
By author: Reid S. Trulson
Product Code: HH1012
ISBN: 9780881468038
Availability: In stock
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

Children of Perdition : Melungeons And the Struggle of Mixed America
By author: Tim Hashaw
Product Code: H705
ISBN: 9780881460131
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $35.00
Some oppressed groups fought with guns, some fought in court, some exercised civil disobedience; the Melungeons, however, fought by telling folktales. Whites and blacks gave the name "children of perdition" to mixed Americans during the 300 years that marriage between whites and nonwhites was outlawed. Mixed communities ranked socially below communities of freed slaves although they had lighter skin. To escape persecution caused by the stigma of having African blood, these groups invented fantastic stories of their origins, known generally as "lost colony" legends.

Children of Perdition : Melungeons and the Struggle of Mixed America
By author: Tim Hashaw
Product Code: P340
ISBN: 9780881460742
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $19.00
Some oppressed groups fought with guns, some fought in court, some exercised civil disobedience; the Melungeons, however, fought by telling folktales. Whites and blacks gave the name "children of perdition" to mixed Americans during the 300 years that marriage between whites and nonwhites was outlawed. Mixed communities ranked socially below communities of freed slaves although they had lighter skin. To escape persecution caused by the stigma of having African blood, these groups invented fantastic stories of their origins, known generally as "lost colony" legends.

Church-State Matters : Fighting for Religious Liberty in Our Nation's Capital
By author: Brent Walker
Product Code: H762
ISBN: 9780881461152
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $28.00
For nearly two decades, Brent Walker has fought to defend and extend religious liberty for all and uphold the wall of separation between church and state in our nation's capital. This collection of essays, speeches, sermons, and congressional testimony provides a living history of the modern era the life of the Baptist Joint Committee, now in its eighth decade.

Congregation and Campus: North American Baptists in Higher Education
By author: William H. Brackney
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H771
ISBN: 9780881461305
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $49.00
In Congregation and Campus, the fullness of the Baptist experience in Christian higher education is explored, charted, and analyzed. Beginning with the establishment in 1756 of the Academy and reaching to the present, the author explores the need for Baptists to pursue education and the types of schools they founded. Included are colleges, universities, manual-labor schools, literary and theological institutions, theological schools, and Bible colleges. Special attention is given to women and higher education and black Baptist achievements. Details are provided about what makes a Baptist school Baptist: charters, trustees, presidents, support, church accountability.

Cook & Tell: Recipes and Stories from Southern Kitchens
Edited by: Johnathon Scott Barrett   Foreword by: Mary Kay Andrews
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H938
ISBN: 9780881466225
Availability: In stock
Price: $28.00
Johnathon Scott Barrett takes you on yet another delicious sojourn in his latest work, COOK & TELL: RECIPES AND STORIES FROM SOUTHERN KITCHENS, a moveable feast across Dixie showcasing the incredible food created in the homes of the South and the resulting tales that accompany those heartwarming dishes. Stops along the way include such food-rich cities as Savannah and Nashville, as well as the small hamlets of Millingport, North Carolina, and Nanafalia, Alabama, where farm-to-table food still has a prominent spot on the dining table. And in this warm and engaging anthology, Barrett includes not only his own entertaining stories and meaningful recipes but also those of friends met along the way. Some accounts come from family and hometown cooks, while others are from award-winning chefs and authors.

Courage And Hope : The Stories of Ten Baptist Women Ministers
By author: Pamela R. Durso
Product Code: P320
ISBN: 9780865544208
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $18.00
Courage and Hope: The Stories of Ten Baptist Women Ministers is a collection of essays about Baptist women who have each served in the ministry for more than thirty years. The courage and commitment of these Baptist women ministers offers inspirations and hope to Baptists who affirm women in ministry.

Crawford Howell Toy: The Man, the Scholar, the Teacher
By author: Mikeal C. Parsons
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P593
ISBN: 9780881467253
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Crawford Howell Toy (1836-1919) was professor of Old Testament at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary from 1869-1879. In 1879, Toy was forced to resign from the Seminary over his views of evolution and biblical higher criticism. In 1880, he was hired by Harvard University as the Hancock Professor of Hebrew and Other Oriental Languages; Toy remained in Cambridge for the rest of his life (1880-1919).

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