UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA
What Is Veiling? by Sahar Amer (Sept.
2, hardcover, $28, ISBN 978-1-4696-
1775-6) addresses the significance of veil-
ing in the religious, cultural, political, and
social lives of Muslims past and present.
UNIV. OF PENNSYLVANIA
UNIV. OF KENTUCKY
The Letters of Thomas Merton
and Victor and Carolyn Hammer: Ad
Majorem Dei Gloriam, edited by F.
Douglas Scutchfield and Paul Evans Hol-
brook Jr. (Dec., hardcover, $40, ISBN 978-
0-8131-5352-0) offers a new perspective
on the influential 20th-century Catholic
mystic and thinker.
After the Holocaust, the Bells Still
Ring by Joseph Polak (Oct. 1, hardcover,
$19.95, ISBN 978-965-524-162-4) is a
memoir of a mother and child who miracu-
lously survive two concentration camps,
then, after the war, battle demons of the
past as they struggle to re-enter the world
of the living.
Christ Actually: The Son of God for
the Secular Age by James Carroll (Nov.
18, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-0-670-
078603-9) explores how to retrieve tran-
scendent faith in modern times.
Be the Message: Taking Your Faith
Beyond Words to a Life of Action by
Kerry Shook and Chris Shook (Sept. 9,
hardcover, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-4000-
7381-8) resolves the disconnect between
faith and inauthentic messages about faith
through a practical understanding of how
the Gospel is to be lived. A companion
devotional releases in December.
Love Without Limits by Nick and
Kanae Vujicic (Nov. 18, hardcover, $21.99,
ISBN 978-1-60142-617-8) is a candid tale
of love and early romance despite disability.
WESTMINSTER JOHN KNOX
Every Valley: Advent with the Scriptures
of Handel’s Messiah, foreword by Albert
L. Blackwell (Sept., hardcover, $15, ISBN
978-0-664-25998-3) presents 40 reflec-
tions consisting of libretto from Handel’s
Messiah and the same passage in the NRSV,
and brief commentary on the text by a
scholar or pastor.
Supernatural Transformation by
Guillermo Maldonado (Aug., paper,
$15.99, 978-1-62911-195-7) teaches read-
ers to develop spiritually healthy hearts by
studying the heart of God as revealed in
Church Shouldn’t Suck... the Life Out
of You by Jim Minor (Aug., paper, $15.99,
ISBN 978-1-62911-153-7). A formerly
burned out pastor offers a pro-active community outreach plan to restore vibrancy
to weary church leaders and complacent
congregations, and draw newcomers.
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Buddhism: One Teacher, Many
Traditions by the Dalai Lama and Thubten
Chodron (Nov., hardcover, $29.95, ISBN
978-1-61429-127-5) explores the common ground underlying the diverse expressions of the Buddha’s teachings, from two
of Tibetan Buddhism’s bestselling authors.
Don’t Worry, Be Grumpy: Inspiring
Stories for Making the Most of Each
Moment by Ajahn Brahm (Oct., paper,
$15.95, ISBN 978-1-61429-167-1). A
collection of 108 brief stories offers timeless wisdom that will speak to people from
all walks of life.
The Philosophy of Ecstasy: Rumi
and the Sufi Tradition, edited by Leon-
ard Lewisohn (Dec., paper, $23.95, ISBN
978-1-936597-42-0), collects 13 ground-
breaking essays from prominent scholars,
examining the popular poet Rumi in the
context of the Sufi tradition to which he
The Three Heavens: You Can’t Imagine
What Lies Ahead by John Hagee (Oct. 14,
paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-61795-369-
9) extends Hagee’s examination of what
is to come.
What the Bible Means for You: A
Life-Changing Journey Through God’s
Word by David Jeremiah (Dec. 23, hardcover, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-61795-370-
5) invites readers on an imaginative flight
from the moment of creation in Genesis
through the prophetic book of Revelation.
Holy Resilience: The Bible’s Traumatic
Origins by David M. Carr (Nov. 25, hardcover, $32.50, ISBN 978-0-300-20456-8)
re-examines the Bible’s origins and its connections to human suffering.
David: The Divided Heart by David
Wolpe (Sept. 30, hardcover, $25, ISBN
978-0-300-18878-3). One of America’s
most respected rabbis looks anew at the
traditional biblical David.
Vanishing Grace: What Ever Happened
to the Good News by Philip Yancey (Oct.,
hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-310-
33932-8) explores how Christians live in
the middle of hostility and rejection today.
From This Day Forward: Five
Commitments to Fail-Proof Your
Marriage by Craig and Amy Groeschel
(Oct., paper, $15.99, ISBN 987-0-310-
33384-5). Groeschel and his wife, Amy,
intend to strengthen good marriages and
save the ones that need help.
David Wilkerson: The Cross, the
Switchblade, and the Man Who
Believed by Gary Wilkerson (Sept., hardcover, $22.99, ISBN 978-0-310-32627-4).