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Reforming Marriage: Gospel Living for Couples

Reforming Marriage: Gospel Living for Couples

by Douglas Wilson

How would you describe the spiritual aroma of your home? The source of this aroma is the relationship between husband and wife. Many can fake an attempt at keeping God's standards in some exterior way. What we cannot fake is the resulting, distinctive aroma of pleasure to God. This is because godly marriages proceed from obedient hearts, and the greatest… Read more…

Writers to Read: Nine Names That Belong on Your Bookshelf

Writers to Read: Nine Names That Belong on Your Bookshelf

by Douglas Wilson

Helping writers and avid readers prioritize and learn from the great works of English literature, this book introduces Christians to nine great authors whose work deserves to be read, such as Chesterton, Lewis, and Robinson.… Read more…

Angels in the Architecture: A Protestant Vision for Middle Earth

Angels in the Architecture: A Protestant Vision for Middle Earth

by Douglas Wilson and Douglas M. Jones

Christianity presents a glorious vision of culture, a vision overflowing with truth, beauty, and goodness. It's a vision that stands in stark conflict with the anemic modern (and postmodern) perspectives that dominate contemporary life. Medieval Christianity began telling a beautiful story about the good life, but it was silenced in mid-sentence. The Ref… Read more…

The Case for Classical Christian Education

The Case for Classical Christian Education

by Douglas Wilson

America's public schools are failing. Douglas Wilson advocates a return to classical Christian education with its discipline, hard work, and recovery of the ancient division of learning geared to child development stages.… Read more…

Easy Chairs, Hard Words: Conversations on the Liberty of God

Easy Chairs, Hard Words: Conversations on the Liberty of God

by Douglas Wilson

Therefore He has mercy on whom He wills, and whom He wills He hardens. You will say to me then, "Why still find fault? For who has resisted His will?" But indeed, O man, who are you to reply against God? -Romans 9:18-20a Hard words, indeed. But they remain, for all our explanations, God's words. Easy Chairs, … Read more…

Five Cities that Ruled the World

Five Cities that Ruled the World

by Douglas Wilson

In Five Cities that Ruled the World, theologian Douglas Wilson fuses together, in compelling detail, the critical moments birthed in history’s most influential cities —Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, and New York. Wilson issues a challenge to our collective understanding of history with the juxtapositions of freedom and its intrinsic failures; liberty … Read more…

Heaven Misplaced: Christ's Kingdom on Earth

Heaven Misplaced: Christ's Kingdom on Earth

by Douglas Wilson

Though most Christians refrain from predicting exactly when our world will end, many believe that when earth's finale does arrive, it will be a catastrophe. They expect that before Christ comes back to reclaim His own, Satan will escape his chains and return to wreak havoc on our planet. Details vary, but the general assumption is the same: things will g… Read more…

Mother Kirk: Essays on Church Life

Mother Kirk: Essays on Church Life

by Douglas Wilson

Wilson presents a very practical and pastoral guide to many of the countless issues that arise in conservative Christian churches. The essays span subjects ranging from the nature of legalism and church authority to worship music, debt, youth ministry, and pastoral character. The elder questions at the end are killers; try them on. From th… Read more…

God Rest Ye Merry: Why Christmas Is the Foundation for Everything

God Rest Ye Merry: Why Christmas Is the Foundation for Everything

by Douglas Wilson

The repetition of Christmas traditions can appear to dull the powerful nature of the holiday. God Rest Ye Merry is meant to rekindle the Christian's understanding of Advent on every front, from politics to shopping to uproarious celebration. Pastor Douglas Wilson critiques false reasons for the season (and false objections to it), teac… Read more…

What I Learned in Narnia

What I Learned in Narnia

by Douglas Wilson

One rainy day, years ago, a little girl named Lucy discovered that the back of a wardrobe isn't always just the back of a wardrobe. Sometimes, it's a door into another world. In Lucy's case, that other world was called Narnia, and though she was among the first to enter it, she was by no means the last. Millions of children (yo… Read more…

Wordsmithy: Hot Tips for the Writing Life

Wordsmithy: Hot Tips for the Writing Life

by Douglas Wilson

Wordsmithy is for writers of every sort, whether experienced veterans, still just hoping, or somewhere in between. Through a series of out-of-the-ordinary lessons, each with its own takeaway points and recommended readings, Douglas Wilson provides indispensable guidance, showing how to develop the writer's craft and the kind of life from which good writi… Read more…

Future Men: Raising Boys to Fight Giants

Future Men: Raising Boys to Fight Giants

by Douglas Wilson

When Theodore Roosevelt taught Sunday school for a time, a boy showed up one Sunday with a black eye. He admitted he had been fighting and on a Sunday too. He told the future president that a bigger boy had been pinching his sister, and so he fought him. TR told him that he had done perfectly right and gave him a dollar. The stodgy vestrymen thought this was… Read more…


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