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Faith & Courage - Praying with Mandela (Paperback): Thabo Makgoba Faith & Courage - Praying with Mandela (Paperback)
Thabo Makgoba
R295 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R41 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 15 working days

“We thank you for the inspiration and strength

That you have given to Madiba,

Enabling him, over so many years, to draw out the best in others,

rousing us always, by word and example,

to seek the highest good for every child of this nation.”

So prayed Archbishop Thabo Makgoba with Nelson Mandela in his home in 2009 at the request of Graca Machel. This marked the start of an unusual relationship between southern Africa’s Anglican leader and Mandela in his quietening years. Join Makgoba in his journey towards faith, from his boyhood in Alex as the son of a ZCC pastor to Bishopscourt and praying with Mandela. He shares his feelings about his pastoral approach to the world icon, and how they influenced his thinking on ministering to church and nation in the current era. What did praying with those nearest and dearest to Mandela mean? What was his spirituality? In trying to answer these questions, Makgoba opens a window on South Africa’s spiritual make-up and life.

The Masterpiece (Paperback): Francine Rivers The Masterpiece (Paperback)
Francine Rivers 4
R300 R225 Discovery Miles 2 250 Save R75 (25%) Shipped within 5 - 10 working days

New York Times best-selling author Francine Rivers returns to her romance roots with this unexpected and redemptive love story, a probing tale that reminds us that mercy can shape even the most broken among us into an imperfect yet stunning masterpiece.

A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want—money, women, fame. Only Grace Moore, his reluctant, newly hired personal assistant, knows how little he truly has. The demons of Roman’s past seem to echo through the halls of his empty mansion and out across his breathtaking Topanga Canyon view. But Grace doesn’t know how her boss secretly wrestles with those demons: by tagging buildings as the Bird, a notorious but unidentified graffiti artist—an alter ego that could destroy his career and land him in prison.

Like Roman, Grace is wrestling with ghosts and secrets of her own. After a disastrous marriage threw her life completely off course, she vowed never to let love steal her dreams again. But as she gets to know the enigmatic man behind the reputation, it’s as if the jagged pieces of both of their pasts slowly begin to fit together until something so unexpected happens that it changes the course of their relationship—and both their lives—forever.

Bet-El (Afrikaans, Paperback): Helena Hugo Bet-El (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Helena Hugo
R210 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R29 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 15 working days

DaniŽl met sy horrelvoet en sy ongeneeslike begeerte na die meisie wat hom verraai het, het die goeie weg gekies, waarvoor hy liefde en toewyding van sy vrou Anna ontvang. Anna, die verstandige en opregte, sy wat so begeer dat haar man net moet sÍ hy het haar lief ...

Dit is twee jaar voor die Anglo-Boereoorlog uitbreek. Daar egter ook konflik aan die oplaai in die betrokke families: tussen broer en broer, man en vrou, minnares en minnaar, kind en ouer.

Soos vandag, was die mens se ergste stryd meer as ’n eeu gelede ook nie teen vlees en bloed nie maar teen die magte van geldgierigheid, geweld, wraak, magsug en eerloosheid. Versoening tussen broers en nasies – wat die mens meesal uitstel tot dit te laat is – is die grootste genade. Daarom bly die vrede en liefde hom ontwyk.

Op daardie pynlike aand voor die mans oorlog toe vertrek, weet geliefdes wat mekaar dalk nooit weer sal sien nie net dit: God sal sy kinders seŽn, hulle wat naby Hom bly.

Christianity In South Africa - A Political, Social, And Cultural History (Paperback): Richard H. Elphick, Rodney Davenport Christianity In South Africa - A Political, Social, And Cultural History (Paperback)
Richard H. Elphick, Rodney Davenport 2
R210 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R29 (14%) In stock

Christianity, the faith of almost three-quarters of the diverse South African population, has long been pushed to the margins of historical writing on South Africa, yet for more than two centuries it has shaped South African society and its diverse subcultures. This tightly constructed and vigorously written book - a collaboration of thirty specialists working in seven countries - situates Christianity for the first time in the broad political, social, and economic context of South African history; it also traces a variety of religious movements and their histories both before and during apartheid.

Perhaps nowhere in the African continent is the study of Christianity as fascinating, complex, or contentious as in South Africa. In the twentieth century South Africans have used Christian doctrine both to justify and to oppose doctrines of racial segregation, and Christian leadership provided much of the impetus for the founding of the African National Congress in 1912. But the history of South African Christianity is found for the most part in local, or "micro" narratives, while the highly elaborated "macro" narratives of colonialism, capitalism, and liberation - the backbone of the conventional histories of South Africa - assign Christianity a marginal role, or no role at all.

This volume seeks to insert the Christian micro-narratives into the macro-narratives of South African history, providing for the first time an in-depth, cohesive look at Christianity in South Africa.

Snowy (Hardcover): Angus Buchan Snowy (Hardcover)
Angus Buchan
R85 R62 Discovery Miles 620 Save R23 (27%) Shipped within 5 - 10 working days

Farmer Angus and Snowy share about farm life and living for Jesus.

Saddle up for a fun-filled ride around the farm with Farmer Angus and his horse Snowy. Snowy loves Jesus and listening to Farmer Angus praying and reading his Bible every day. The two of them are best buddies and enjoy working together on the farm.

Snowy shares farm stories that kids can relate to and learn lessons from, such as the time Snowy decided to be friendly to Big Stuff, a very grumpy and angry horse. Or the time Snowy was scared to cross a river and Farmer Angus helped him to overcome his fear. Each story is accompanied by a Scripture verse and prayer. Kids will love the fun farm activities for every story, which include mazes, puzzles and spot the difference.

Also available in Afrikaans as Snowy

Joy For The Journey - Coloring Book (Spiral bound): Amylee Weeks Joy For The Journey - Coloring Book (Spiral bound)
Amylee Weeks
R204 R161 Discovery Miles 1 610 Save R43 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Artist Amylee Weeks trademark simple and whimsical drawings and creative designs are combined with uplifting Scripture and inspired words to offer calm and stress-relieving joy in colourful self-expression.

Share the joy and invite others to join you - the perforated pages make this a shareable pastime. When you're finished, hang your artwork for constant inspiration.

The glossy hardcover volume features embossed text and designs and a 2.5 cm coil binding.

  • Perforated One-Side Printed Sturdy Pages
  • Designed for Fun, Serenity, Calmness & Quiet Inspiration
  • Includes Gift Tags, Bookmarks & Cards to Colour
  • Presentation Page for Gift-Giving
  • Bible Scripture & Christian Content
  • 18 x 26 cm
  • 50 Designs Plus Extras
John C. Maxwell Daily Planner 2018 (A5) (Leather / fine binding): John C. Maxwell John C. Maxwell Daily Planner 2018 (A5) (Leather / fine binding)
John C. Maxwell
R250 R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Save R44 (18%) In stock
Koning se Wingerd (Afrikaans, Paperback, 3de Uitgawe): F.A. Venter Koning se Wingerd (Afrikaans, Paperback, 3de Uitgawe)
F.A. Venter
R280 R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 Save R39 (14%) In stock

Moet Agab getrou bly aan die ou lsraelitiese waardes, of kan hy sy vrou volg die afvallige tydsgees in? Teenoor lsebel staan die profetiese figuur van Elia - wat die droogte oor Israel voorspel, die profete van Baal in 'n tweestryd op Karmelberg verneder, en uiteindelik die finale doemwoord oor Agab en sy huis uitspreek. Daar is ook die verhaal van Nabot,wat nie bereid om te erken dat God die God van alle mense is nie. En van die liefde van Johanan vir Ada, die dogter van hul dienskneg.

Mere Christianity (Hardcover, Gift Edition edition): C. S. Lewis Mere Christianity (Hardcover, Gift Edition edition)
C. S. Lewis
R329 R238 Discovery Miles 2 380 Save R91 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Special 65th Anniversary Edition One of the most popular and beloved introductions to the concept of faith ever written, `Mere Christianity' has sold millions of copies worldwide. The book brings together C.S. Lewis's legendary radio broadcasts during the war years, in which he set out simply to `explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times'. Rejecting the boundaries that divide Christianity's many denominations, Mere Christianity provides an unequalled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to absorb a powerful, rational case for the Christian faith.

Jonah and the Bony-Finned Asteroid Fish (Paperback): Joanne Sheringham Jonah and the Bony-Finned Asteroid Fish (Paperback)
Joanne Sheringham
R152 R140 Discovery Miles 1 400 Save R12 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
C.S. Lewis: Essay Collection - Faith, Christianity and the Church (Paperback): C. S. Lewis C.S. Lewis: Essay Collection - Faith, Christianity and the Church (Paperback)
C. S. Lewis
R349 R242 Discovery Miles 2 420 Save R107 (31%) In stock

As well as his many books, letters and poems, C.S. Lewis also wrote a great number of essays and shorter pieces on various subjects. He wrote extensively on Christian theology and the defence of faith, but also on various ethical issues and on the nature of literature and story-telling.

This second volume (of two) collects together all Lewis’s religious essays. Grouped together by topic, there are over 50 essays covering The Search for God, Aspects of Faith, The Christian in the World, The Church, and also a selection of his Letters on the subject of Christianity.

”C S Lewis is the ideal persuader for the half-convinced, for the good man who would like to be a Christain but finds his intellect getting in the way.”
Anthony Burgess

The Map of Knowledge - How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History in Seven Cities (Hardcover): Violet Moller The Map of Knowledge - How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History in Seven Cities (Hardcover)
Violet Moller 1
R475 R386 Discovery Miles 3 860 Save R89 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

'A lovely debut from a gifted young author. Violet Moller brings to life the ways in which knowledge reached us from antiquity to the present day in a book that is as delightful as it is readable.' Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads In The Map of Knowledge Violet Moller traces the journey taken by the ideas of three of the greatest scientists of antiquity - Euclid, Galen and Ptolemy - through seven cities and over a thousand years. In it, we follow them from sixth-century Alexandria to ninth-century Baghdad, from Muslim Cordoba to Catholic Toledo, from Salerno's medieval medical school to Palermo, capital of Sicily's vibrant mix of cultures, and - finally - to Venice, where that great merchant city's printing presses would enable Euclid's geometry, Ptolemy's system of the stars and Galen's vast body of writings on medicine to spread even more widely. In tracing these fragile strands of knowledge from century to century, from east to west and north to south, Moller also reveals the web of connections between the Islamic world and Christendom, connections that would both preserve and transform astronomy, mathematics and medicine from the early Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Vividly told and with a dazzling cast of characters, The Map of Knowledge is an evocative, nuanced and vibrant account of our common intellectual heritage.

Angels - A Visible and Invisible History (Hardcover, Illustrated edition): Peter Stanford Angels - A Visible and Invisible History (Hardcover, Illustrated edition)
Peter Stanford 1
R471 R373 Discovery Miles 3 730 Save R98 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

'In a 2016 poll, one in 10 Britons claimed to have experienced the presence of an angel, while one in three remain convinced that they have a guardian angel. These are huge numbers and mean that, on some counts, angels are doing better than God.' In the secular, sceptical, post-Christian world of the West, continuing faith in angels is both anomaly and comfort. But what exactly are angels, and why have so many in different times and contexts around the globe believed in them? What is their history and role in the great faiths and beyond their walls? Are angels something real, a manifestation of divine concern? Or part of the poetry of religion? And can they continue to illuminate a deeper truth about human existence and the cosmos? These are not new questions. They have been asked over millennia, right up to the present day, as writer, journalist and broadcaster Peter Stanford explores in Angels, his latest investigation into the history, theology and cultural significance of religious ideas. 'There is no better navigator through the space in which art, culture and spirituality meet than Peter Stanford' Cole Moreton, Independent on Sunday

We Get to Carry Each Other - The Gospel according to U2 (Paperback): Greg Garrett We Get to Carry Each Other - The Gospel according to U2 (Paperback)
Greg Garrett
R320 R258 Discovery Miles 2 580 Save R62 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Who among us has not experienced hearing a song that moved us deeply, that spoke to us in a truly spiritual way? Millions of fans around the world have found that inspiration in the music of U2, arguably the biggest band in the world today. This engaging and informative book examines the spirituality that drives U2, a band whose influence has spread far beyond music and whose songs encourage listeners to put their faith into action for the sake of the poor and marginalized.

Bin C 110mm Filler 30mm (Book): Stamps Baxter Bin C 110mm Filler 30mm (Book)
Stamps Baxter
R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Collected Sermons of William Sloane Coffin, Volume Two - The Riverside Years (Hardcover): William Sloane Coffin The Collected Sermons of William Sloane Coffin, Volume Two - The Riverside Years (Hardcover)
William Sloane Coffin
R832 R644 Discovery Miles 6 440 Save R188 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Comprising the sermons preached by William Sloane Coffin while he was senior minister at the prestigious Riverside Church in New York City, The Collected Sermons of William Sloane Coffin: The Riverside Years captures the renowned preacher and social activist at work: ministering to American hostages in Iran, supporting AIDS awareness, and rallying his audiences to battle poverty and nuclear proliferation--all the while celebrating marriages, baptisms, and Mother's Days and mourning the loss of loved ones, including his own son. In each of these brilliant and painstakingly crafted sermons, Coffin combined his deep love of Scripture and passionate commitment to peace and justice with his unparalleled gift for the spoken word. While also revealing the personal and pastoral dimensions of his ministry, each sermon provides a powerful example of Coffin's well-accomplished mission: to challenge the conscience of a nation.

Oxford A Level Religious Studies for OCR: AS and Year 1 Student Book - Christianity, Philosophy and Ethics (Paperback): Libby... Oxford A Level Religious Studies for OCR: AS and Year 1 Student Book - Christianity, Philosophy and Ethics (Paperback)
Libby Ahluwalia, Robert Bowie
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Oxford A Level Religious Studies for OCR is a brand new course developed by renowned authors Libby Ahluwalia and Robert Bowie for the 2016 OCR specification. This textbook has been endorsed by OCR and supports a deep engagement with philosophy, ethics and the study of Christianity using language and an approach accessible to all students. Key terms are clearly defined, and case studies and scenarios are used to give students a practical understanding of key theories and how they might be applied to the big ethical and philosophical questions of the day. The book includes a section on 'Developments in Christian Thought' to support the new requirement for a systematic study of a religious tradition. There is also dedicated support for developing students' essay-writing skills, as well as revision summaries and practice questions to ensure students feel prepared for their exam.

Die Genesing Van Herinneringe (Afrikaans, Paperback): Daniel Veldsman Die Genesing Van Herinneringe (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Daniel Veldsman
R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Bybelse figure wat moes leer wat geloof as herinnering beteken, word as inspirasie binne die moderne samelewing gebruik. Ook wanopvattings oor genesing deur herinneringe word aan die kaak gestel deur te ondersoek wat herinneringe is. Hierdie insigte word binne die unieke Suid-Afrikaanse konteks gesitueer om die individu, asook die hele gemeenskap, van raad te bedien. In die slothoofstuk word praktiese voorstelle bespreek as riglyne vir diegene wat ander op die pad van die genesing van herinneringe wil help. Wanneer ín familielid, vriend, kollega of kennis hulp nodig het, kan hierdie koersaanduidings van groot waarde wees. Ook diegene wat self moet genees van herinneringe word bystand verleen deur professionele aanbevelings.

I Can Do All This Through Him Who Gives Me Strength Phil. 4:13 - LuxLeather Pocket Notepad (Leather / fine binding): I Can Do All This Through Him Who Gives Me Strength Phil. 4:13 - LuxLeather Pocket Notepad (Leather / fine binding)
R120 R99 Discovery Miles 990 Save R21 (18%) In stock

This purple, floral textured LuxLeather notepad & pen set features text from Phil 4:13, "I can do all things through him who gives me strength", debossed in gold foil.

An elasticized pen holder is stitched into the side of the notepad and it includes a retractable, medium point ballpoint pen with Scripture verse from Philippians 4:4, "Rejoice in the Lord, always" screen-printed on the barrel.

Each of the 96 lined pages has the text of Hebrews 11:1, "Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see", printed at the bottom for inspiration and encouragement.

Practical, convenient, take anywhere pocket notepad & pen!

- Size: 3" (W) x 5" (H)

- LuxLeather Notepad w/Pen

- Debossed Cover Design

- Matching Perimeter Stitching

- 96 Lined Writing Sheets (Not Refillable)

- Elastic Pen Holder

- Matching Pen

- Inspirational Scripture Quotes

Christianity and Democracy (Paperback): John W. De Gruchy Christianity and Democracy (Paperback)
John W. De Gruchy
R70 R61 Discovery Miles 610 Save R9 (13%) In stock
WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS - Christianity Revision Guide (Paperback): Gregory A Barker WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS - Christianity Revision Guide (Paperback)
Gregory A Barker
R318 Discovery Miles 3 180 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Written by Gregory A. Barker this innovative new Revision Guide provides students with an effective way to recall and revise the comprehensive content of their Religious Studies A Level Year 1 and AS course. / Successful revision through an innovative and proven `Trigger' approach / Students will develop the skills required to manage the essential information from the course, and transfer everything they have learned into the exam / Revision activities help students unpack their knowledge and prepare for the exam / Sample answers for AO1 and AO2 exam-style questions, with expert insight and advice on creating an effective answer / Synoptic Links show how other areas of the specification can enhance or support answers

Defenders of the Faith - Standing for truth when attacks come (Paperback, New edition): Matthew Knell Defenders of the Faith - Standing for truth when attacks come (Paperback, New edition)
Matthew Knell
R187 R138 Discovery Miles 1 380 Save R49 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This title, released in association with Essential Christian, will accompany a set of seminars for Spring Harvest 2018 under the overall theme of 'Only the Brave'. The church has been under attack from its inception, but certain struggles seemed to threaten its very existence. In this inspiring book, Dr Matthew Knell celebrates some of these key figures who have kept the church alive in the midst of great adversity, exploring three major periods of persecution from the early church to the present day. This fascinating journey begins with Irenaeus of Lyon, who battled courageously against the theological threat of Gnosticism, followed by Basil of Caesarea, who defended the church from attacks on its spirituality. The book concludes with the modern Chinese church, many members of which have been attacked and even martyred for their faith. Using the examples of these defenders and many others, Dr Knell inspires readers to stand firm in the face of adversity as the global church continues to experience persecution.

The Badly Behaved Bible - Thinking again about the story of Scripture (Hardcover): Nick Page The Badly Behaved Bible - Thinking again about the story of Scripture (Hardcover)
Nick Page
R394 R314 Discovery Miles 3 140 Save R80 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

We're told that the Bible is beautiful, uplifting and a joy to read - but, while we know this is how we're supposed to feel about it, in reality many of us find the very opposite. On opening the Bible, we are faced with a multitude of problems; from its form and historical content to its sheer size and often distasteful stories, we can be left feeling overwhelmed and disheartened. But the problem is not with the Bible - and it's not with us either. The problem is we've been misinformed. And so, we end up believing things about the Bible that the Bible never claims for itself. But the Bible won't politely sign up to the neat categories and terms we force on it. That's why it's badly behaved. We want to control the Bible and tame it so that we can ride it into battle; but the Bible bucks and rears and throws us off. We want to pin the Bible down so that it proves our theology; but the Bible evades capture and plays hide and seek. We want answers; but the Bible keeps firing questions. We want it to tell us what to do; but the Bible keeps telling us to think. We want to make the Bible dance to our tune: but the Bible has music of its own. The Bible is an invitation and a call. The breath of God lifts its pages, and they rise and fall with his breathing. In his honest and accessible style, Nick Page urges us to re-discover a fresh look at the Bible as the scriptural bedrock of the Christian faith, to learn how we can undo unhelpful ways of reading it and demystifying its purpose and scope. Nick tackles what the Bible is and what it isn't, how we can critically read this inspired text and how we approach the difficulties in its content. Alongside helpful analysis and practical advice - including kickstarting his one-man campaign to ban "Bible study" - Nick helps us re-discover how to rediscover the Bible as Holy Ground, as a place where we meet and encounter God.

Ten Great Religions - A Comparison of All Religions, Part II (Paperback): James Freeman Clarke Ten Great Religions - A Comparison of All Religions, Part II (Paperback)
James Freeman Clarke
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Sacred Classics - Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity; Volume VII (Paperback): Richard Cattermole Henry Stebbing Sacred Classics - Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity; Volume VII (Paperback)
Richard Cattermole Henry Stebbing
R401 Discovery Miles 4 010 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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