By John Calvin

Dr. Kerr, in his short biographical sketch, but mainly in his discriminating selection of Calvin’s letters, treatises, addresses, prayers and even a hymn, brings the religious genius of Geneva to life. Outstanding here is the very heart of Calvin’s legacy to Christendom: Institutes of the Christian Religion.

Called Out

Excerpt from the Prologue, by Kathryn Poethig: “Called Out offers a new reading of lesbian and gay theology within the Presbyterian Church. This theology is less concerned with biblical and theological defense for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered identity. Its primary attention is on the ordination of lesbian and gay people, the issue riveting the Presbyterian […]

Confessions of a Hoosier Christian

From the back cover ‘The purpose of this memoir is to share with my children some memories of my boyhood and young adult life, and then talk about what was going on with their father during our life together as a family in the decades of the fifties and sixties in Athens, Georgia, Ithaca, New […]

His Name Is Joel

Author Kathleen Deyer Bolduc welcomes the reader into the world inhabited by a parent of a child with a disability to experience with her the moments of despair, the joy of resplendent victories, and the redemptive presence of God in the midst of deep personal questioning. The book is at once affirming and dares to […]

Home Is Where I Live

In 1996 Camilla Warrick was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer. A staff reporter for the Cincinnati Post, Warrick turned to her love of writing to discover the most authentic part of herself — the place where she lived with God. This is not a book about the drama of disease or death. This is a […]

Hostage Bound, Hostage Free

The reverend Ben Weir and his wife Carol recount their experiences of Ben’s captivity and Carol’s quest for his freedom. Chapters alternate from one point of view to the other, painting a vivid picture of Ben’s ordeal and his family’s efforts to locate and free him.

Memorial Services for Jane Parker Huber

This DVD is the recording of the memorial service held for Jane Parker Huber on Saturday, December 13, 2008 at the Hanover Presbyterian Church in Hanover, Indiana. Excerpt from the Presbyterian News Service (Jerry L. Van Marter): Born to missionary parents in China, Jane descends from a long line of Presbyterian leaders. She has served […]

My Stroke Of Insight

Jill Bolte Taylor was a 37-year-old Harvard-trained and published brain scientist when a blood vessel exploded in her brain. Through the eyes of a curious neuroanatomist, she watched her mind completely deteriorate whereby she could not walk, talk, read, write, or recall any of her life. Because of her understanding of how the brain works, […]

Sabbatical Journey

Priest and writer Nouwen went from teaching in American universities to serving severely handicapped people at L’Arche Daybreak in Canada. He kept this diary during a sabbatical that turned out to be the last year of his life. Some diaries seem a record of random events, but a remarkable unifying feature of Nouwen’s record is […]