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John L Bell £10.99

Scripts from John Bell's broadcasts on BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day, representing the prickly interface between faith and politics from the perspective of a Christian believer.

Ian M Fraser £9.99

A book about basic Christian communities, first published in 1990. At that time, Ian Fraser had gained more than 30 years' experience of visiting and making personal contact with such communities around the world.

T. Ralph Morton £10.99

When Ralph Morton wrote The Twelve Together in the mid-1950s, it was in response to the need he perceived for an understanding of Jesus's life with his disciples in order to inform a more appropriate pattern of church life in his own day

Advent & Christmas

Disturbing Complacency

Lisa Bodenheim £10.99

Short, structured readings for each day of Advent, not advocating a 'cosy' view of Christmas but rather urging us to use this season to address some of the most important issues of our time.

Ian M Fraser £9.99

Controversial and passionate, The Way Ahead challenges all people of God to seek unity in and beyond the norms of dogma and hierarchy - to step out in faith and courageously grasp this new time. Ian Fraser touches the edge of excitement and newness in an earthy, scholarly and profound way. His life quest for integration flows through this book. Sister Christine Anderson, FCJ, Craighead Institute

Advent & Christmas

Doing December Differently

Nicola Slee & Rosie Miles £14.99

Explores how people of faith and goodwill might mark the midwinter season and the Christmas festival with integrity and simplicity. How can we include others and celebrate difference without putting us all under intolerable strain, or perpetuating false and oppressive myths of the ideal family life? Reflections on the origins, diverse meanings and customs associated with Christmas, personal stories, and liturgical and ritual resources that can be adapted and used in the home, in group gatherings and in church settings.

Warren Bardsley £8.99

An accessible, popular account of the 7th-century life of Adomnán of Iona, from his boyhood in Donegal to his death as Abbot of Iona, with an emphasis on the contemporary significance of his Law of Innocents - a revolutionary law which in its own day was as significant as the Geneva Conventions or the UN Declaration of Human Rights.

J. Philip Newell £10.99

Internationally acclaimed for his work on Celtic spirituality, J. Philip Newell here addresses the question 'Who is Christ for us today?' As increasing numbers of people are attracted to the Celtic vision with its focus on the environment and its sense of the sacred existing in all things and creatures, the author explores what it is that makes Celtic spirituality particularly relevant for the modern world.

Jan Sutch Pickard £10.99

A book of poems from the edge, by the author of Dandelions and Thistles. With down-to-earth detail, they celebrate the beauty, uniqueness, mystery of this world which we share and the courage of people who, confronted by injustice, hold on to their humanity.

Daniel Homan and Lonni Collins Pratt £9.99

The authors, Lonni Collins Pratt and Daniel Homan, a Benedictine monk, present a radical vision for a kinder world. For them, Benedictine hospitality is not cosy and comforting, but risky and world-rattling. It is about mutual reverence - 'a call to revere what is sacred in every person ever born'.

Books

Coming In

Urs Mattmann £10.99

Gays and lesbians reclaiming the spiritual journey. The author, a member of an ecumenical Christian order, explores a mystic spirituality for gay and lesbian people and describes numerous practical steps that they can take in order to connect with their innate spiritual nature. He provides prayers, meditations, rituals, exercises and other suggestions to foster spiritual discovery. With a Foreword by Richard Rohr.

Neil Paynter £11.99

Daily readings for four months from a wide range of contributors within the Iona Community, reflecting the concerns of the community. A follow-up to the best-selling This Is the Day.

Tom Gordon £10.99

Former Chaplain at the Marie Curie Centre, Edinburgh, Tom Gordon writes with sensitivity and clarity about real people, including himself, as they begin to understand their journeys of bereavement.

Neil Paynter £10.99

A whole year's worth of daily quotes and readings - poems, prayers, short reflections and stories - from writers and thinkers who have inspired the Iona Community and from members of the community themselves.

Jacqueline Ley £8.99

When Jacqueline Ley's 23-year-old son told her that he was gay, she was shocked and hurt. Her fundamentalist Christian background told her that homosexuality was sinful and that her son had placed himself beyond the pale. But she underwent a remarkable transformation of attitude

Runa Mackay £10.99

An autobiographical account of forty years in the life of a British doctor working with victims of war and exile in Israel, Lebanon and the Occupied Territories, giving an insight into the historical roots of the current situation.

Peter Millar £8.99

This collection of daily readings is designed to help us reconnect with the energies of God and to centre our lives upon things that ultimately matter.

Ron Ferguson £10.99

The definitive biography of one of the twentieth century's most fascinating and influential churchmen, an outspoken challenger to the status quo and the founder of the radical and often controversial Iona Community.

Nancy Cocks £9.99

How can you help children to 'grow up with God'? One way is through storytelling. By telling children stories that speak of their concerns, by listening to their own stories, and by exploring their questions, you can help them to grow up trusting that God will be at the centre of their lives.

John L. Bell £10.99

In this second collection of sermons and addresses, John L. Bell proves that he is not one to shy away from the challenges provided by biblical stories. Likewise he proves startlingly adept at articulating the often uncomfortable questions the Bible poses for contemporary life. Paul, Job, Jeremiah, Elijah and Zachariah are among the biblical characters the author examines.

Neil Paynter (ed) £10.99

Daily readings for four months from a wide range of contributors within the Iona Community. These prayers, liturgies, songs, poems and articles, which reflect the concerns of the Community, can be used for group or individual reflection and are intended to inspire positive action and change in our lives.

Ian M Fraser £9.99

Ian Fraser entered industry in 1942 as the first of what became a worker-priest/pastor movement. This book's underlying conviction is that just as ministry belongs to more than only the clergy, so does the task of theologising belong to all and not just to the professional theologian.

Lesley Orr Macdonald (Ed) £9.99

A unique collection of personal stories about the struggle for equality by women in the ministry and those still excluded from it

John L Bell £9.99

Spirituality is not a permanent high, a continual blissed out state. To experience the heights, one has also to know the depths. In this book based on speeches and sermons delivered in marquees, cathedrals and local churches, John Bell deals with issues as diverse as private devotion and public debt.

T. Ralph Morton £10.99

First published in 1951, this book had its origin in a discussion as to whether the prime determining factor in human social relations is economic, as claimed by the Marxist world, and acted on implicitly by most of the rest of the world. Ralph Morton therefore begins with a study of the teaching of the Bible on economic and social life.

Margaret Legum £9.99

A book for all of us who feel instinctively that there is something badly wrong with our global system of trade and finance, where money for its own sake is valued over jobs and people's lives, but don't know how to start suggesting alternatives.

Kay Lindahl £10.99

Kay Lindahl`s first book, The Sacred Art of Listening, was published to acclaim in North America, Europe and Asia. Now she offers practical, easy-to-follow advice and exercises to enhance your capacity to listen in a spirit-filled way. Using examples from her own life and her work as a teacher of the sacred art of listening, the author explores the nature and use of silence, reflection and divine presence as foundational qualities of listening and shows you how you can apply these in your everyday life.

Neil Paynter & Helen Boothroyd £14.99

Liturgies and worship resources on a range of subjects and concerns - globalisation, food, water, HIV/AIDS, the environment, interfaith dialogue, the arms trade, prisoners of conscience, 20th-century martyrs, homelessness, racism, gender, living in community, youth, children, ageing.

Joy Mead £8.99

Five practical workshops, for groups or individuals, to explore the use of words and poetry in everyday life. The readings and activities in this book aim to lead us to a deeper understanding of how we use language.

Prayer & Worship

Jesus and Peter

John L Bell / Graham Maule £10.99

John L. Bell and Graham Maule's much-loved and widely imitated unrecorded dialogues between Jesus and his eager disciple, Peter - perfect as discussion starters or scriptural reflections in small groups, church services and personal study.

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