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1. Individual or series title. E.g. “The Fellowship of the Ring” for a single title, or “The Lord of the Rings” for the series title (one book or series per entry, please. If there are multiple books by various authors in one entry, we cannot properly track votes and the entry will be deleted)
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  1. Introduction to the Prophets: Their Stories, Sayings, and Scrolls; Second Edition

    Author: Thomas L. Leclerc
    Publisher: Paulist Press (October 12, 2017)
    Language: English
    ISBN-10: 0809153610
    ISBN-13: 978-0809153619

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/0809153610

    Now in a second edition, this popular introductory text considers not only each of the prophetic books in the Hebrew Bible, but also treats the stories of prophets found in the Pentateuch and historical books. The biblical texts are approached from several different perspectives. The author places each story and prophetic book in its historical context to understand the concerns the prophets addressed in their own time. He examines literary aspects and theological significance of the texts, and finally the significance of the…

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  2. 3 votes
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  3. Enfleshing Freedom: Body, Race, and Being (Intersections in African American Theology) (Innovations, African American Religious Thought)

    Title: Enfleshing Freedom: Body, Race, and Being (Intersections in African American Theology) (Innovations, African American Religious Thought)
    Author: M. Shawn Copeland
    Publisher: Fortress Press
    Publication Date: November 1, 2009
    ISBN-10: 0800662741
    ISBN-13: 978-0800662745
    ASIN:

    Amazon link: https://smile.amazon.com/Enfleshing-Freedom-Intersections-Innovations-Religious/dp/0800662741/

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  4. Grace: More Than We Deserve, Greater Than We Imagine

    Grace: More Than We Deserve, Greater Than We Imagine by Max Lucado

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  5. Doing Christian Ethics from the Margins

    Title: Doing Christian Ethics from the Margins: 2nd Edition Revised and Expanded
    Author: Miguel A. De La Torre
    Publisher: Orbis Books
    Publication Date: March 10, 2014
    ISBN-10: 1626980756
    ISBN-13: 978-1626980754
    ASIN: B00K5WDEEW

    Amazon link: https://smile.amazon.com/Doing-Christian-Ethics-Margins-Expanded/dp/1626980756/

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  6. The Cross and the Lynching Tree

    Title: The Cross and the Lynching Tree
    Author: James H. Cone
    Publisher: ORBIS
    Publication Date: September 1, 2011
    ISBN-10: 1626980055
    ISBN-13: 978-1626980051
    ASIN: B005M1ZIGI

    Amazon link: https://smile.amazon.com/Cross-Lynching-Tree-James-Cone-ebook/dp/B005M1ZIGI/

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  7. The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America

    Title: The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America
    Author: Edward J. Blum
    Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
    Publication Date: August 1, 2014
    ISBN-10: 1469618842
    ISBN-13: 978-1469618845
    ASIN: B009DH7YR8

    Amazon link: https://smile.amazon.com/Color-Christ-Saga-Race-America/dp/1469618842/

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  8. 3 votes
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  9. Global Impact Bible: See The Bible in a Whole New Light

    Publisher: Museum of the Bible Books
    Publication Date: October 17, 2017
    ISBN: 1945470046
    ISBN-13: 978-1945470042
    Global Impact Bible: See the Bible in a Whole New Light https://www.amazon.com/dp/1945470046/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_csvEAbNDJ1336

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  10. Apocalyptic and the Future of Theology: With and Beyond J. Louis Martyn

    Apocalyptic and the Future of Theology: With and Beyond J. Louis Martyn

    Joshua B. Davis (Editor), Douglas Harink (Editor)

    Hardcover: 422 pages
    Publisher: Wipf and Stock (November 7, 2012)
    Language: English
    ISBN-10: 1498215122
    ISBN-13: 978-1498215121

    https://www.amazon.com/Apocalyptic-Future-Theology-Joshua-Davis/dp/1498215122/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1560860011&sr=8-2

    3 votes
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  11. The Second Coming of the New Age: The Hidden Dangers of Alternative Spirituality in Contemporary America and Its Churches

    1. The Second Coming of the New Age: The Hidden Dangers of Alternative Spirituality in Contemporary America and Its Churches
    2. Josh Peck, Steven Bancarz, Michael Heiser
    3. Defender Publishing
    4. October 1, 2018
    5. 1948014114

    https://www.amazon.com/Second-Coming-New-Age-Spirituality/dp/1948014114

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  12. 3 votes
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  13. Trying to be good.

    Trying to Be Good: A Book on Doing for Thinking People Paperback – November 1, 1990
    by Thomas E. Schmidt
    https://www.amazon.com/Trying-Be-Good-Thinking-People/dp/0310521416/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1554476226&sr=1-2-fkmrnull

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  14. 3 votes
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  15. 6 votes
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  16. Expositor's Bible Commentary Volume 1: Introductory Articles: General, Old Testament, New Testament

    Please consider offering the "Expositor's Bible Commentary Volume 1: Introductory Articles: General, Old Testament, New Testament" as a separate purchase rather than only in the EBC series.

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  17. Christology and Whiteness: What Would Jesus Do?

    Title: Christology and Whiteness: What Would Jesus Do?
    Author: George Yancy
    Publisher: Routledge
    Publication Date: September 13, 2012
    ISBN-10: 0415699983
    ISBN-13: 978-0415699983
    ASIN: B009C68RHQ

    Amazon link: https://smile.amazon.com/Christology-Whiteness-What-Would-Jesus-dp-0415699983/dp/0415699983/

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  18. Pedagogy of the Oppressed

    Title: Pedagogy of the Oppressed: 50th Anniversary Edition
    Author: Paulo Freire
    Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
    Publication Date: March 22, 2018
    ISBN-10: 1501314130
    ISBN-13: 978-1501314131
    ASIN: B07J1SJWJV

    Amazon link: https://smile.amazon.com/Pedagogy-Oppressed-Anniversary-Paulo-Freire/dp/1501314130/

    3 votes
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  19. Faith to Creed: Ecumenical Perspectives on the Affirmation of the Apostolic Faith in the Fourth Century

    Faith to Creed: Ecumenical Perspectives on the Affirmation of the Apostolic Faith in the Fourth Century
    S. Mark Heim, editor
    Eerdmans
    1991
    978-0802805515
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/0802805515

    3 votes
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  20. 1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus (The Expositor's Bible Commentary)

    1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus (The Expositor's Bible Commentary) by Thomas & Kostenberger
    Zondervan Academic (March 7, 2017)

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