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  • Author:
    Reed, Linda Jo, Marszalek, Therese
    Summary:

    What does it take to live in heroic faith? Dependence on God’s power to lift us, preserve us, go before us, defend us, guard us, teach us. In short, bowing before Him in all aspects of our lives is how we live in heroic faith. The...

  • Author:
    Flacks, Diane
    Summary:

    Should women abandon religion? Four female panellists face off in a wild, whip-smart televised debate about the intersection of religion and misogyny. On one side, there's Maryam, a progressive Muslim lawyer, and Yehudit, an...

  • Author:
    Woods, Jane
    Summary:

    A CNQ Editors’ Book of the Year. Does faith insist upon the spotless soul? Can intellectual integrity and an honest search for the holy in this world survive a collision with religious mania? Is heavenly forgiveness possible this side...

  • Author:
    Bushkowsky, Aaron
    Summary:

    The Vanishing Man is a collection of linked short stories about a man trying to come to terms with his past, a religious upbringing, in an ever-changing personal world that constantly throws him into self-doubt. He marries, finds...

  • Author:
    Kay, Francesca
    Summary:

    Mary-Margaret O'Reilly is cleaning the statue of Jesus at Sacred Heart church when she blacks out and wakes with a bloody gash on her head. Rumors that the blood came from the statue's eyes start a religious mania in town and lead Mary-...

  • Author:
    Estey, Dale
    Summary:

    The Elephant Talks to God is an endearing collection of whimsical tales in which a young elephant forages for answers to that age-old existential puzzle: What is the meaning of life? In this new edition of Dale Estey’s best-selling book...

  • Author:
    Sawai,Gloria
    Summary:

    The Day I Sat On the Sun Deck is a funny, philosophical, sexy, sad and searching story that explores faith, the nature of belief, with the lightness of a meringue. When Jesus visits the hero of Sawai's most successful short...

  • Author:
    Kingsbury, Karen
    Summary:

    Vowing to meet eleven years after sealing letters they wrote to each other in an old metal box, best friends Ellie and Nolan both have reservations about seeing each other again as loneliness, personal tragedies, and a lack of faith...

  • Author:
    Atkinson, Andrew, Harris, Mark
    Summary:

    In a collection as fine in scope as it is intimate in detail, Running the Whale’s Back presents a host of Eastern Canada’s brightest literary talents, all putting pens to paper to explore the multiple facets of what we call “faith”...

  • Author:
    Polak, Monique
    Summary:

    Sixteen-year-old Ani lives in the tiny Quebec town of Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre, where her family runs Saintly Souvenirs, a tourist shop catering to the many pilgrims who come to the town seeking a miracle. The bane of Ani’s existence is her...

  • Author:
    Haslett, Adam
    Summary:

    "Haslett is one of the country's most talented writers, equipped with a sixth sense for characterization."--Wall Street Journal "Ambitious and stirring ... With Imagine Me Gone, Haslett has reached another level....

  • Author:
    Bergen, David
    Summary:

    "From the streets of Danang, where a boy falls in with an American missionary, to the Canadian prairies, where an aging rancher finds himself smitten and a teenage boy's infatuation reveals his naiveté, and a young woman in a cloistered...

  • Author:
    Vitale, Joe
    Summary:

    Vous pouvez choisir de vivre dans la peur ou bien vous pouvez choisir de croire. Facile à dire, mais comment choisir la voie royale alors que le monde se trouve dans le chaos et que le futur est imprévisible? Enfin, Joe Vitale, Monsieur...

  • Author:
    Reisz, Kristopher
    Summary:

    Best friends Jane and Holly have jumped into the river off Swallow’s Nest Bluff hundreds of times. But one day, Holly’s jump goes wrong. Her body never comes up, yet something else does—a sad creature of mud, full of confusion and...

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