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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]