Best Religious Bibliographies & Indexes Books

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1. Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day: The Complete Papyrus of Ani Featuring Integrated Text and Full-Color Images

Author: by Ogden Goelet
Published at: Chronicle Books; 20th Revised ed. edition (January 20, 2015)
ISBN: 978-1452144382

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For the first time in 3,300 years, The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day: The Papyrus of Ani is showcased in its entirety in seventy four magnificent color pages. Maybe the most stunning presentation of this book in 3300 years: Upon death, it was the practice for some Egyptians to produce a papyrus manuscript called the Book of Going Forth by Day or the Book of the Dead.

A Book of the Dead included declarations and spells to help the deceased in the afterlife. The Papyrus of Ani is the manuscript compiled for Ani, the royal scribe of Thebes. Written and illustrated almost 3,300 years ago, The Papyrus of Ani is a papyrus manuscript with cursive hieroglyphs and color illustrations.

It is the most beautiful, best preserved, and complete example of ancient Egyptian philosophical and religious thought known to exist. The Egyptian Book of the Dead is an integral part of the world’s spiritual heritage. It is an artistic rendering of the mysteries of life and death.

2. Biblical Doctrine: A Systematic Summary of Bible Truth

Author: by John MacArthur
Published at: Crossway; Illustrated edition (January 31, 2017)
ISBN: 978-1433545917

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Long-Awaited Systematic Theology by Well-Known Pastor, Author, and President of the Master’s Seminary Doctrine isn’t just for theologiansit’s important for every Christian because it shows us who God is and how we should live. Systematizing the robust theology that has undergirded John MacArthur’s well-known preaching ministry for decades, this overview of basic Christian doctrine covers topics such as God the Father, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, the Bible, salvation, and more.

Comprehensive in scope yet written to be accessible to the average readerwith non-technical vocabulary, minimal footnotes, and a helpful bibliographythis volume offers Christians a solid foundation for what they believe and why.

3. Priestdaddy: A Memoir

Author: by Patricia Lockwood
Published at: Riverhead Books; Reprint edition (May 1, 2018)
ISBN: 978-0399573262

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ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW’S 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2017NAMED ONE OF THE 50 BEST MEMOIRS OF THE PAST 50 YEARS BY THE NEW YORK TIMESSELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: The Washington Post * Elle * NPR * New York Magazine * Boston Globe * Nylon * Slate * The Cut * The New Yorker * Chicago TribuneWINNER OF THE 2018 THURBER PRIZE FOR AMERICAN HUMOR Affectionate and very funny …

Wonderfully grounded and authentic. This book proves Lockwood to be a formidably gifted writer who can do pretty much anything she pleases. The New York Times Book Review From Patricia Lockwood, author of the novel No One Is Talking About This, a vivid, heartbreakingly funny memoir about balancing identity with family and tradition.

Father Greg Lockwood is unlike any Catholic priest you have ever meta man who lounges in boxer shorts, loves action movies, and whose constant jamming on the guitar reverberates like a whole band dying in a plane crash in 1972. His daughter is an irreverent poet who long ago left the Church’s country.

4. From Topic to Thesis: A Guide to Theological Research

Author: by Michael Kibbe
Published at: IVP Academic (December 31, 2015)
ISBN: 978-0830851317

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While courses in Bible and theology typically require research papers, particularly at the graduate level, very few include training in research. Professors have two options: use valuable class time to teach students as much as they can, or lower their standards with the understanding that students cannot be expected to complete tasks for which they have never been prepared.

From Topic to Thesis: A Guide to Theological Research offers a third option. This affordable and accessible tool walks students through the process, focusing on five steps: finding direction, gathering sources, understanding issues, entering discussion and establishing a position. Its goal is to take students directly from a research assignment to a research argumentin other words, from topic to thesis.

5. The Book of Jewish Values: A Day-by-Day Guide to Ethical Living

Author: by Joseph Telushkin
Published at: Harmony; 1st edition (February 22, 2000)
ISBN: 978-0609603307

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Rabbi Joseph Telushkin combed the Bible, the Talmud, and the whole spectrum of Judaism’s sacred writings to give us a manual on how to lead a decent, kind, and honest life in a morally complicated world. “An absolutely superb book: the most practical, most comprehensive guide to Jewish values I know.” Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good PeopleTelushkin speaks to the major ethical issues of our time, issues that have, of course, been around since the beginning.

He offers one or two pages a day of pithy, wise, and easily accessible teachings designed to be put into immediate practice. The range of the book is as broad as life itself: The first trait to seek in a spouse (Day 17) When, if ever, lying is permitted (Days 71-73) Why acting cheerfully is a requirement, not a choice (Day 39) What children don’t owe their parents (Day 128) Whether Jews should donate their organs (Day 290) An effective but expensive technique for curbing your anger (Day 156) How to raise truthful children (Day 298) What purchases are always forbidden (Day 3)In addition, Telushkin raises issues with ethical implications that may surprise you, such as the need to tip those whom you don’t see (Day 109), the right thing to do when you hear an ambulance siren (Day 1), and why wasting time is a sin (Day 15).

6. Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time

Author: by Jamie C. Martin

Zondervan (June 7, 2016)

224 pages

8.8 ounces

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Featuring a carefully curated reading treasury of the best children’s literature for each area of the globe, as well as practical parenting suggestions and inspiration, Give Your Child the World helps moms and dads raise insightful, compassionate kids who fall in love with the world and are prepared to change it for good.

Young children live with awe and wonder as their daily companions. But as they grow, worries often crowd out wonder. Knowing this, how can parents strengthen their kids’ love for the world so it sticks around for the long haul?

Thankfully, parents have at their fingertips a miracle vaccine-one that can boost their kids’ immunity to the world’s distractions.STORY. Well-chosen stories connect us with others, even those on the other side of the globe. Build your kids’ lives on a story-solid foundation and you’ll give them armor to shield themselves from the world’s cynicism.

You’ll give them confidence to persevere in the face of life’s conflicts. You’ll give them a reservoir of compassion that spills over into a lifetime of love in action. Give Your Child the World includes more than 600 children’s book recommendations from around the world.

7. The Five Gospels: What Did Jesus Really Say? The Search for the Authentic Words of Jesus

Author: by Robert W. Funk
Published at: HarperOne; 3d ptg. edition (December 19, 1996)
ISBN: 978-0060630409

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Did Jesus claim to be the Messiah? Did he promise to return and usher in a new age? How did Jesus envision the Kingdom of God? The Five Gospels answers these questions in a bold, dynamic work that will startle traditional readers of the Bible and rekindle interest in it among secular skeptics.

In 1985 the Jesus Seminar, comprising a distinguished group of biblical scholars, was founded by Robert W.Funk. They embarked on a new translation and assessment of the gospels, including the recently discovered Gospel of Thomas. In pursuit of the historical Jesus, they used their collective expertise to determine the authenticity of more than fifteen hundred sayings attributed to him.

Their remarkable findings appear in this book.

8. Old Testament Exegesis: A Handbook for Students and Pastors

Author: by Douglas Stuart
Published at: Westminster John Knox Press; 4th edition (March 19, 2009)
ISBN: 978-0664233440

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For years, Douglas Stuart’s Old Testament Exegesis has been one of the most popular ways to learn how to perform exegesis-the science and art of interpreting biblical texts properly for understanding as well as proclamation. Completely updated and substantially expanded, this new edition includes scores of newer resources, a new configuration of the format for the exegesis process, and an entirely new section explaining where to find and how to use the latest electronic and online resources for doing biblical research.

Stuart provides guidance for full exegesis as well as for a quicker approach to provide information specifically tailored to the task of preaching. A glossary of terms explains the sometimes bewildering language of biblical scholarship, and a list of frequent errors guides the student in avoiding common mistakes.

No exegetical guide for the Old Testament has been more widely used in training ministers and students to be faithful, careful interpreters of Scripture.

9. The Christian Faith: A Systematic Theology for Pilgrims on the Way

Author: by Michael Horton

Zondervan Academic

1056 pages

4.1 pounds

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Michael Horton’s highly anticipated The Christian Faith represents his magnum opus and will be viewed as one ofif not themost important systematic theologies since Louis Berkhof wrote his in 1932. A prolific, award-winning author and theologian, Professor Horton views this volume as doctrine that can be preached, experienced, and lived, as well as understood, clarified, and articulated.

It is written for a growing cast of pilgrims making their way together and will be especially welcomed by professors, pastors, students, and armchair theologians. Features of this volume include: (1) a brief synopsis of biblical passages that inform a particular doctrine; (2) surveys of past and current theologies with contemporary emphasis on exegetical, philosophical, practical, and theological questions; (3) substantial interaction with various Christian movements within the Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodoxy traditions, as well as the hermeneutical issues raised by postmodernity; and (4) charts, sidebars, questions for discussion, and an extensive bibliography, divided into different entry levels and topics.

10. Spirit Whirled: July's End with Black Swans

Author: by Dylan Saccoccio
Published at: Independently published (June 18, 2020)
ISBN: 979-8652098452

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You know something is wrong. The paradigm you live in is unjust, rigged against those without money, and completely unsustainable from both an economic and ecosystemic standpoint. Maybe you already know what’s going on but don’t have the time or resources to bring others up to speed.

Refer them to this book. Maybe you have no idea what’s going on but you can feel the spiritual and physical wickedness eroding your way of life, your rights, your purchasing power, your health, and your ability to make a living.

You don’t have time to sacrifice a decade of your life to research it and need something that is both clear and efficient at bringing you up to speed so that you can take action and help others. This book is for you.

The main benefit of the Spirit Whirled series is that it will provide you with the knowledge to understand where you are at all times and not allow other people to transfer your property, rights, or life into man-made constructs where they can be controlled, limited, deprived, or rationed.

11. Books Children Love: A Guide to the Best Children's Literature (Revised Edition)

Author: by Elizabeth Laraway Wilson
Published at: Crossway; Revised edition (October 30, 2002)
ISBN: 978-1581341980

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A love for reading is one of the most precious gifts that we can give children. It nurtures their imagination and creativity, lets them explore other worlds, and opens their minds to new truths and knowledge in appealing, inspiring ways.

But how can we sort through thousands of children’s books to discover the really worthwhile ones? Elizabeth Wilson offers us a newly revised, comprehensive guide to the very best in children’s literature. Just as in the original volume, she comments on the tone and content of excellently written, captivating books in over two dozen subject areas.

Hundreds of new titles have been added while retaining timeless classics and modern favorites-all of which respect traditional values. So that no matter what the children’s ages are or whether they love fact or fiction, you can trust these books to share things that you can believe in and kids will delight in.

12. The First Jewish Catalog: A Do-It-Yourself Kit

Author: by Richard Siegel
Published at: JEWISH PUBLICATON SOCIETY; 1st edition (October 15, 1965)
ISBN: 978-0827600423

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A true classic!When no one else can answer your questions on celebrations, ceremonies, customs, and rituals, The First Jewish Catalog can.

13. The Worlds of Tomie dePaola: The Art and Stories of the Legendary Artist and Author

Author: by Barbara Elleman
Published at: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (March 9, 2021)
ISBN: 978-1534412262

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Barbara Elleman’s insightful biography on Tomie dePaola captures the essence of the beloved author-illustrator through engaging stories, childhood photos, countless illustrations, and thoughtful analysis of decades of celebrated books. Tomie dePaola is one of the best-known and most beloved creators of books for children.

His art and his stories, which are filled with imagination, humor, grace, and curiosity, represent a love of life that is reflected in everything he does. Barbara Elleman’s exploration of Tomie dePaola’s career takes a fascinating look at the many worlds dePaola has brought to life through his work: from autobiographical memories to folktales, religious stories, nursery rhymes, and moreincluding, of course, the inventive world of his most famous character, Strega Nona.

Originally published in 1999 and filled with evocative artwork, captivating photographs, and heartwarming anecdotes, this comprehensive book has been updated to cover two new decades of dePaola’s creativity. Elleman’s thoughtful narrative brings a fresh appreciation to the work of a unique author-illustrator, one who is a true legend of children’s literature and a source of lasting joy for generations of readers, young and old.

14. Commentary and Reference Survey: A Comprehensive Guide to Biblical and Theological Resources

Author: by John Glynn
Published at: Kregel Academic & Professional; 10th Revised ed. edition (February 15, 2007)
ISBN: 978-0825427374

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Now in its tenth edition, this reliable, acclaimed guide lists and ranks approximately 900 commentaries and 1,600 other biblical resources for the benefit of professors, Bible students, and pastors. Two new chapters on exegetical software round out this comprehensive guide.

15. The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Volume I: Called to Serve, January 1929-June 1951 (Volume 1) (Martin Luther King Papers)

Author: by Martin Luther King Jr.
Published at: University of California Press; First Edition, (A Centennial Book) (January 9, 1992)
ISBN: 978-0520079502

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More than two decades since his death, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ideashis call for racial equality, his faith in the ultimate triumph of justice, and his insistence on the power of nonviolent struggle to bring about a major transformation of American societyare as vital and timely as ever.

The wealth of his writings, both published and unpublished, that constitute his intellectual legacy are now preserved in this authoritative, chronologically arranged, multi-volume edition. Faithfully reproducing the texts of his letters, speeches, sermons, student papers, and articles, this edition has no equal.

Volume One contains many previously unpublished documents beginning with the letters King wrote to his mother and father during his childhood. We read firsthand his surprise and delight in his first encounter (during a trip to Connecticut) with the less segregated conditions in the North.

Through his student essays and exams, we discover King’s doubts about the religion of his father and we can trace his theological development. We learn of his longing for the emotional conversion experience that he witnessed others undergoing, and we follow his search to know God through study at theological seminaries.

16. Ancient Texts for New Testament Studies: A Guide To The Background Literature

Author: by Craig A. Evans
Published at: Baker Academic; Reprint edition (January 1, 2012)
ISBN: 978-0801048425

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In this comprehensive survey, a leading New Testament scholar introduces ancient source materials and evaluates their relevance for interpreting the New Testament.