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Future of Peace

Future of Peace: On the Front Lines with the World’s Great Peacemakers
by Scott Hunt

The World’s Leading Peacemakers Share Their Historic Struggles and Offer Hope for a New Era

This outstanding book contains intimate profiles of seven of today’s international champions of peace.

• Foreword by Ela Gandhi
• Aung San Suu Kyi: Triumph of the Spirit
• The Dalai Lama and the Power of Compassion
• The Peacemakers of Israel and Palestine
• Thich Quang Do: Vietnam’s Champion of Hope
• Oscar Arias: Central America’s Ambassador of Peace
• Maha Ghosananda: The Gandhi of Cambodia
• Jane Goodall and the Fight for the Planet

“Scott Hunt is a remarkable man who has written a remarkable book. The Future of Peace is woven from his understanding of the wars being waged around the globe and insights gained from spending time with the great peacemakers-men and women who remain steadfast to their vision of a better world, who lead by example, who inspire hope.”
– Dr. Jane Goodall

Hardcover. 368 pages with index.

BOK-204A The Future of Peace………. $13.95

Future of Peace

Safe in the Arms of Love Book & CD
by Lisa Rafel, Gary Malkin, David Surrenda, PhD

About the Book & CD

Safe In The Arms Of Love was designed to help establish a deep sense of connection and unconditional love between parent and child.

This is a scientifically designed and musically inspired product specifically created to enhance a loving and successful bonding experience for both parent and child. (read more...)

BOK-530 Safe in the Arms of Love Book & CD………. $24.95


Seven Spiritual Laws of Super Heroes - by Deepak Chopra & Gotham Chopra

Harnessing Our Power to Change the World.
Given the volatile state of the world, it is no coincidence that superheroes have captured our imagination like never before. Everywhere you look, superheroes have broken free from their comic book pages and become a dynamic aspect of the culture at large. Superheroes are imbued with magical powers that challenge the laws of space and time, offering us a vision of a world that can change. By exploring the boundaries of energy and awareness, allowing us to better understand ourselves and our potential, superheroes can help us save the planet in a very real way.

From Buddha's search for truth to Batman's struggle with his dark side, from Wolverine exposing his greatest fears to Hanuman's divine gifts of inspiration, New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra with his son Gotham, author and cofounder of Liquid Comics, decode the seven essential laws that govern the realm of superheroes both ancient and modern, cosmic and commercial, and explain their relevance, importance, and perhaps most critically, how to apply them to our daily lives. These seven new transformative laws will help us all uncover greater happiness, courage, balance, creativity, compassion, and purpose in our lives. Each law has the potential to awaken us to our own superpowers and together these laws offer the potential to change our lives and the world around us.

Hardcover, 176 pages


Development and Faith: Where Mind and Heart Come Together - by Katherine Marshall,Marisa Bronwyn Van Saanen, World Bank

The faith and development nexus is both a promising new focus for secular development agencies and a historic reality: for centuries, world faiths and individuals inspired by their faith have played many roles in social change and social welfare. Secular development agencies have largely operated in parallel to the world of faith-motivated development. The World Bank began in the late 1990s to explore ways in which faith and development are connected. The issue was not and is not about religion, but about the recognition that some of the best experts on development are faith leaders living and working in poor communities, where strong ties and moral authority give them unique experience and insight.

The World Bank's goal is to act as a catalyst and convenor, bringing together development practitioners to find common ground, understand one another's efforts, and explore differences. Development and Faith explores and highlights promising partnerships in the world between secular and faith development entities. It recounts the evolving history of relationships between faith and secular development institutions. It focuses on the Millennium Development Goals as a common framework for action and an opportunity for new forms of collaboration and partnership.


No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think about Power

No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think about Power - Gloria Feldt

Feminist icon Gloria Feldt pulls no punches in her new book, which encourages women to step into positions of power and leadership—now. In No Excuses, she argues that the most confounding problem facing women today isn’t that doors aren’t open, but that not enough women are walking through them. From the boardroom to the bedroom, public office to personal relationships, she asserts that nobody is keeping women from parity—except themselves.

Through interviews, historical perspective, and anecdotes, No Excuses examines why barriers to equality still exist in American society.

Hardcover, 384 pages
Dimensions: 6.6 x 6.6 x 0.4 inches


Whats the Economy

What's the Economy for Anyway - John deGraaf and David K. Batker

In this funny, readable, and thought-provoking book based on the popular film of the same name, activists John de Graaf (coauthor of the bestselling Affluenza) and David Batker tackle thirteen economic issues, challenging the reader to consider the point of our economy. Emphasizing powerful American ideals, including teamwork, pragmatism, and equality, de Graaf and Batker set forth a simple goal for any economic system: The greatest good for the greatest number over the longest run. Drawing from history and current enterprises, we see how the good life is achieved when people and markets work together with an active government to create a more perfect economy-one that works for everyone.

Hardcover,304 pages
Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.1 x 1.2 inches


Moonrise: The Power of Women Leading from the Heart - by Nina Simons and Terry Tempest Williams

This anthology presents more than 30 essays from eminent women trailblazers--such as author Alice Walker, psychiatrist Jean Shinoda Bolen, playwright Eve Ensler, holistic doctor Rachel Naomi Remen, biologist Janine Benyus, hip-hop performer Rha Goddess, and famous tree-sitter Julia Butterfly Hill--as well as lesser-known but equally influential leaders--such as social entrepreneur Judy Wicks, philanthropic activist Kathy LeMay, food justice advocate LaDonna Redmond, and media educator Sofia Quintero. Their narratives explore how they cultivated their leadership impulses and their “feminine” strengths, reinventing leadership to prioritize community, collaboration, the environment, and the common good. Illuminating a path to progressive environmental and social change, their passionate stories of joyful, creative, collaborative, and sacred leadership ignite within each reader the power to help cocreate a healthy, peaceful, just, and sustainable world.


War of the Worldviews - by Deepak Chopra

Two bestselling authors first met in a televised Caltech debate on “the future of God,” one an articulate advocate for spirituality, the other a prominent physicist. This remarkable book is the product of that serendipitous encounter and the contentious—but respectful—clash of worldviews that grew along with their friendship.

In War of the Worldviews these two great thinkers battle over the cosmos, evolution and life, the human brain, and God, probing the fundamental questions that define the human experience.

336 pages


Working for Good: Making a Difference While Making a Living - by Jeff Klein

The words "business" and "social change" may seem contradictory, but the fact is a successful business may be the most powerful force for positive change in the world today. In Working for Good, Jeff Klein, one of the visionaries and driving forces behind Spinning, Seeds of Change, ChiRunning, and other forward-thinking brands presents a how-to guidebook for becoming a "conscious entrepreneur"--one who addresses social issues while running a profitable business based on integrity and self-actualization. Putting the tools of conscious business development firmly in our hands, Jeff Klein takes readers step by step through the five keys to Working for Good, showing how to: --Express your humanity through full awareness and embodiment while engaging others with your work. --Establish purpose grounded in principles that sustain both your business and your virtues. --Generate rich experiences in and outside of work through a network of spirited connection and collaboration. For anyone who has yearned to make a comfortable living in service of real social change, Jeff Klein offers an essential read that is at once deeply inspirational and wholly practical: Working for Good.

Hardcover 264 pages


Science and Faith: Understanding Meaning, Method, and Truth By: William Houston Chalker

In this introduction to religion and science, William Chalker outlines the nature of knowledge involved in claims about science and about religion and delineates a compatible relationship between these two fields of understanding. According to Chalker, both science and theology have their proper realms. While science and theology are different in several crucial respects, they are not incompatible. Science, he explains, is a human intellectual activity whose aim is to produce knowledge claims that will maximize utility. Theology, in contrast, is a human intellectual activity whose aim is to produce knowledge claims about ultimate purpose. The two areas of knowledge are grounded in two very basic and very different kinds of human needs. Through explaining the differeneces in the nature of truth claims in science and theology, Chalker hopes to dissolve the seemingly intractable conflict between scientific and theological ways of thinking. Written accessibly and engagingly, Science and Faith will be welcomed by both the general reader and by students in undergraduate and seminary classes.


Trading Places

Trading Places: The Secret to the Marriage You Want
by Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

To understand your spouse you’ve got to walk in his or her shoes. Ever feel like you’re stepping on each other’s toes? Then maybe it’s time you put yourselves in each other’s shoes. Of course that may sound uncomfortable.

But it’s easier than you think—and it will revolutionize your relationship. In fact, bestselling authors Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott reveal the little-known secrets of putting the time-tested strategy of trading places to work in your own marriage. In this book, chock-full of practical helps and tips you’ve never thought of,

Hardcover, 176 pages


An Everyday Grandma

Life's Healing Choices: Freedom from Your Hurts, Hang-ups, and Habits by John Baker

We've all been hurt by other people, we've hurt ourselves, and we've hurt others. And as a result, every single one of us ends up with some sort of hurt, hang-up, or habit. But the question we all face is, Where do we go from here?

Life's Healing Choices offers freedom from our hurts, hang-ups, and habits through eight healing choices that promise true happiness and life transformation. Using the Beatitudes of Jesus as a foundation, Senior Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church and John Baker, who is also a pastor at Saddleback, developed the eight choices shared in this program.

In addition to practical, encouraging biblical teaching, each chapter includes a real-life story from someone whose life has been transformed by living out the eight choices in this audiobook. Through making each of these choices, you too will find God's pathway to wholeness, growth, spiritual maturity, happiness, and healing. You'll find real answers, real hope, and a real future -- one healing choice at a time.


NIV Grandmother's Large Print Bible

NIV Grandmother's Large Print Bible

Grow spiritually---and be a blessing to your grandchildren---with this special Bible designed just for you!365 daily devotions from well-known Christian women such as Ruth Graham, Thelma Wells, Karen Kingsbury, Jan Karon, and Elizabeth George *

Grandchild-focused prayers * Stories to share * 10-point type * Photo sleeve * Personal memory pages * Size: 8" x 10.25" x 2" * 1830 pages, hardcover from Zondervan

BOK-610..................... $49.99
Sale Price: $27.95

Joys of Motherhood

The Encyclopedia of Peace Education

The rise of peace education both in scholarship and in practice has yielded numerous documents, websites, and publications with often divergent perspectives on what the field is, does, and means. The Encyclopedia of Peace Education provides a comprehensive overview of the scholarly developments in the field to date, so as to provide a common denominator for the various actors involved in advancing peace education internationally.

Thus, this edited volume serves as an essential reference guide that traces the history and emergence of the field, highlights foundational concepts, contextualizes peace education practice across international and disciplinary borders, and suggests new directions for peace educators. From core conceptual perspectives to the moral and spiritual foundations of the field to the role of the United Nations, the Encyclopedia grounds peace education in a solid theoretical and practical framework through the writings of the field's most renowned scholars. This volume will target undergraduate and graduate students as well as scholars and practitioners working in international and non-governmental organizations in the field of peace education.

Paperback,184 pages


by John C Maxwell

From Publishers Weekly

Beginning with Charlie, a hard-charging businessman and recent Christian convert who feels himself torn between "Charlie Love" and "Charlie Money," the authors lament that the church, looking on the secular workplace with distance if not suspicion, has little to offer the Charlies in its midst. The authors—Graves and Addington are producers of Life@Work Journal and Maxwell is the foremost leadership guru among evangelicals—deploy a wealth of quotations and illustrations, loosely organized around themes of skill, calling, service and character. Although the book seeks to inspire Charlie and those like him to "reforge" their work and faith selves into a double-edged sword, it runs long on cheerleading but short on insight or practical guidance. Discussing the important and difficult subject of calling, the authors assert without apparent irony, "Like a giant job-match service in the sky, Jesus pairs His children up with His kingdom tasks." Among the book's frequent references to Jesus, his teaching is rarely discussed; most curiously, his comment about the incompatibility of serving God and Mammon is never mentioned. Although team authorship can produce excellent business books, the approach stumbles here as uneven quality and multiple authorial "I" 's give the text a cut-and-paste feel.


A Friendly Dialogue Between an Atheist and a Christian
by Luis Palau & Zhao Qizheng

A Friendly Dialogue between an Atheist and a Christian is an exchange between Luis Palau and Zhao Qizheng presenting a composite of recorded dialogues held in China in 2005. Luis Palau is a well known Christian evangelist and Zhao Qizheng is the Vice Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee and former Minister of Information for China. A Friendly Dialogue represents a dialogue on philosophy, history, religion, the Bible, creation, atheism, Confucianism, politics, ethics, Chinese and Western cultures, and the relevance of Jesus Christ to society.

160 pages


Overcoming Emotions That Destroy: Practical Help for Those Angry Feelings That Ruin Relationships By: Chip Ingram, Becca Johnson

Do tensions and day-to-day frustrations result in stressed interactions with your loved ones? Anger is an emotion we all can relate to. But anger does not have to be an uncontrolled, negative emotion. In Overcoming Emotions That Destroy, authors Chip Ingram and Dr. Becca Johnson offer encouragement and advice on how to identify your own anger profile---as either a spewer, leaker, or stuffer---and show you how to harness that anger so you can grow personally, relationally and spiritually.

Hardcover 264 pages


What the Bible is All About by Henrietta Mears

The world's best-selling Bible handbook is now even better! Mears's classic has been completely updated and revised to include feature articles on becoming a member of God's family, selected readings and short book overviews to open each chapter, a glossary for easy word identification, Bible reading plans, new maps and charts, and more. 710 pages, paperback from Gospel Light.

710 pages


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