The Beautiful Madness of Martin Bonham
A Tale about Loving God
Part inspiration, part sitcom—like a cross between C. S. Lewis and P. G. Wodehouse
“I don’t love God.” Little did Gen-Z seminarian Katie Westcott know that when she made that confession to English professor Martin Bonham one fine summer day it would throw the quiet campus of Cupperton University into an uproar. Nothing would be the same again.
The Christian Writer’s Manual of Style
Comprehensive yet easy-to-use, The Christian Writer’s Manual of Style is the go-to resource for Christian authors, pastors, teachers, copy writers, editors, proofreaders, publishing and ministry professionals, executive assistants, and students—anyone who writes or edits as a part of their work or study—and for grammar aficionados everywhere.
Includes many topics not addressed in other references or online.
Visionary Encounters from the First Century to the Present
How would we even recognize Jesus if we were to pass him on the street? What did he look like? How did he act?
Seeing Jesus explores the lives of more than thirty people—saints, sinners, visionaries, and scoundrels—who claim to have seen the actual face of Jesus, whether in dreams, visions, or mystical encounters.
These stories are a mix of skeptical inquiry and profound faith. If you’ve ever wondered what Jesus might have looked like, this book offers more than two dozen accounts from history.
The Further Adventures of Jack the Giant Killer
Twelve rollicking Southern retellings of the world’s oldest stories. Jack the Giant Killer can be found traipsing through ancient Babylon, trekking through Malaysia and Japan, and wandering through tales told by Homer. The trickster also shows up in fables by Aesop and supping at King Arthur’s Round Table.
Come along as Jack vanquishes giants and confronts otherworldly intimidators as well as real-world oppressors. His adventures represent the deepest human fears and embody the greatest of human comforts—story.
The Poet and the Fly
Art, Nature, God, Mortality, and Other Elusive Mysteries
Flies are ubiquitous: buzzing, minuscule, and seemingly insignificant, they’ve been both plagues and minor annoyances for millennia. This book explores seven poets, each of whom wrote a provocative poem about a fly, which upon further consideration illuminated deeply spiritual mysteries. From Emily Dickenson to William Blake and others they all ponder the simple fly and come to astounding and sometimes prophetic conclusions.
The Art of the Almost Said
Shake your creativity loose—and uncover the poems you were meant to write.
If you’ve ever toyed with the idea of writing poetry, this book is for you. It is for the wanting-to-get-better poet and the hoping-to-publish poet.
It will help you better understand poetry, discover the elements that make a successful poem, dissect common obstacles, and learn how to connect with your reader on a new level.
Kiss the Earth When You Pray
42 Meditations and a Prayer
This collection of poems explores the confounding, restless joy of encountering the Holy; Father Zosima speaks of the elemental Love that surrounds us and the mystery that is closer to us than the air we breathe.
“Robert Hudson has that quality, all too rare in evangelicalism, of embracing mystery and thus giving his readers that freedom.” —Philip Yancey
Four Birds of Noah’s Ark
A timeless, little-known literary classic to engage a new generation of readers
As the black death ravaged London in 1608, playwright Thomas Dekker wrote Four Birds of Noah’s Ark, a book containing fifty-six prayers for the people of London and all of England.
This modern version preserves the enchanting beauty and simplicity of the prayers while bearing witness to Dekker’s deep faith with power and poignancy.
The Monk’s Record Player
Thomas Merton, Bob Dylan, and the Perilous Summer of 1966
A striking parallel biography that investigates the depths of Dylan’s surprising influence on Merton’s life and writing. It recounts each man’s interactions with the woman who linked them together—Joan Baez—and shows how each transcended his immediate troubles and went on to new heights of spiritual and artistic genius. Readers will discover here a riveting story of creativity and crisis, burnout and redemption, in the tumultuous era of 1960s America.