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Christ Files, The

Christ Files, The

by John Dickson

Uniquely among the world’s religions, the central claims of Christianity concern not just timeless spiritual truths, but tangible historical events. At the heart of the of the Christian faith are things that are meant to have happened in Palestine between 5 BC and AD 30. It’s as if Christianity happily places its head on the chopping block of public scru… Read more…

Doubter's Guide to the Bible: Inside History’s Bestseller for Believers and Skeptics
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Doubter's Guide to the Bible: Inside History’s Bestseller for Believers and Skeptics

by John Dickson

Narrated by John Dickson

Read by the authorA concise account of the whole biblical narrative and what it means—as well as the beliefs and lifestyle it inspires—for those observing Christianity from the outside, especially those who think there are good reasons not to believe.A Doubter's Guide to the Bible charts a biblical roadmap from the story of creation to t… Read more…

Doubter's Guide to World Religions: A Fair and Friendly Introduction to the History, Beliefs, and Practices of the Big Five
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Doubter's Guide to World Religions: A Fair and Friendly Introduction to the History, Beliefs, and Practices of the Big Five

by John Dickson

Narrated by John Dickson

*Read by the author.For believers and skeptics alike, A Doubter's Guide to World Religions introduces the five major world religions so that you can explore their similarities and differences in a fair and engaging way.The world is a very religious place. Wherever you look, people are worshipping, praying, believing, following, even dying for their faith… Read more…

Doubter's Guide to World Religions: A Fair and Friendly Introduction to the History, Beliefs, and Practices of the Big Five

Doubter's Guide to World Religions: A Fair and Friendly Introduction to the History, Beliefs, and Practices of the Big Five

by John Dickson

For believers and skeptics alike, A Doubter's Guide to World Religions introduces the five major world religions so that you can explore their similarities and differences in a fair and engaging way.The world is a very religious place. Wherever you look, people are worshipping, praying, believing, following, even dying for their faith. But what does it m… Read more…

Bullies and Saints: An Honest Look at the Good and Evil of Christian History
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Bullies and Saints: An Honest Look at the Good and Evil of Christian History

by John Dickson

Narrated by John Dickson

Is the world better off without Christianity?Combining narrative with keen critique of contemporary debates, author and historian John Dickson gives an honest account of 2,000 years of Christian history that helps us understand what Christianity is and what it's meant to be.To say that the Christian Church has an "image problem" doesn't quite capture… Read more…

Bullies and Saints: An Honest Look at the Good and Evil of Christian History

Bullies and Saints: An Honest Look at the Good and Evil of Christian History

by John Dickson

Is the world better off without Christianity?Combining narrative with keen critique of contemporary debates, author and historian John Dickson gives an honest account of 2,000 years of Christian history that helps us understand what Christianity is and what it's meant to be.To say that the Christian Church has an "image problem" doesn't quite capture… Read more…

Doubter's Guide to Jesus

Doubter's Guide to Jesus

by John Dickson

A Doubter's Guide to Jesus is an introduction to the major portraits of Jesus found in the earliest historical sources. Portraits because our best information points not to a tidy, monolithic Jesus, but to a complex, multi-layered and, at times, contradictory figure. While some might be troubled by this, fearing that plurality equals incomprehensibility … Read more…

Doubter's Guide to Jesus: An Introduction to the Man from Nazareth for Believers and Skeptics
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Doubter's Guide to Jesus: An Introduction to the Man from Nazareth for Believers and Skeptics

by John Dickson and Van Tracy

Narrated by Van Tracy

Who was Jesus?Historical sources portray a person who was complex, multi-layered, and often contradictory to the tidy portrait that much of modern Christianity paints him as. Even the gospel accounts render him as both judge and healer, teacher and temple, servant and savior.A Doubter's Guide to Jesus is a persuasive and often challenging investigation i… Read more…

Doubter's Guide to the Ten Commandments: How, for Better or Worse, Our Ideas about the Good Life Come from Moses and Jesus

Doubter's Guide to the Ten Commandments: How, for Better or Worse, Our Ideas about the Good Life Come from Moses and Jesus

by John Dickson

The Ten Commandments have influenced non-religious Western culture more than it might imagine. This guide to the famous rules does more than explain what they are or what they say, but why we need them.This moral code in the Old Testament of the Bible—from which sprang ideas of justice, compassion, human rights, and freedom—has had such a strong … Read more…

Doubter's Guide to the Bible: Inside History’s Bestseller for Believers and Skeptics

Doubter's Guide to the Bible: Inside History’s Bestseller for Believers and Skeptics

by John Dickson

A concise account of the whole biblical narrative and what it means—as well as the beliefs and lifestyle it inspires—for those observing Christianity from the outside, especially those who think there are good reasons not to believe.A Doubter's Guide to the Bible charts a biblical roadmap from the story of creation to the fulfillment of creat… Read more…

Hearing Her Voice, Revised Edition: A Case for Women Giving Sermons

Hearing Her Voice, Revised Edition: A Case for Women Giving Sermons

by John Dickson

A fresh approach to the hot-button topic of women in ministryBased on his study of a key word for “teaching” in the New Testament—an activity often thought to be prohibited to women—and on various other kinds of public speaking in which women in Scripture clearly participated, scholar John Dickson builds a case for women preachers.This expanded editi… Read more…

Christ Files: How Historians Know What They Know about Jesus
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Christ Files: How Historians Know What They Know about Jesus

by John Dickson, Simon Vance and Professor Alanna Nobbs

Narrated by Simon Vance and Professor Alanna Nobbs

Uniquely among the world’s religions, the central claims of Christianity concern not just timeless spiritual truths, but tangible historical events. At the heart of the of the Christian faith are things that are meant to have happened in Palestine between 5 BC and AD 30. It’s as if Christianity happily places its head on the chopping block of public scru… Read more…


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