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Books > Children > Children's Books

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World
Author/Artist: PANKHURST KATE
ISBN-10: 1408876981
ISBN-13: 9781408876985
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$14.99
Description: This wonderful and accessible book is bursting full of astounding women who achieved amazing things by following their hearts, talents and dreams. Fly through the sky with the incredible explorer Amelia Earhart, and read all about the Wonderful Adventures of Mary Seacole with this fantastic full colour book. With beautiful illustrations and astounding facts, this book is the perfect introduction to just a few of the most incredible women who helped shaped the world we live in. List of women featured: Jane Austen, Gertrude Ederle, Coco Chanel, Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie, Mary Anning, Mary Seacole, Amelia Earhart, Agent Fifi, Sacagawa, Emmeline Pankhurst, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank.

Feeling Jealous
Author/Artist: BARNHAM KAY
ISBN-10: 1526300753
ISBN-13: 9781526300751
Publisher: Hachette Livre
Binding: HARDBACK
Price: AU$24.99
Description: Martha is very good at helping her friends. She helps one to be less jealous of her brother's later bedtime and shows another friend how to deal with jealous feelings when it comes to wanting the latest toy. But at sports day, it's Martha's turn to be jealous. Will she remember her own advice about dealing with feelings?

Ideal for home or classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with feelings. This book is part of a series of stories about feelings and emotions for children aged between 4 and 8. Other titles are: Feeling Angry, Feeling Frightened, Feeling Sad, Feeling Shy and Feeling Worried.

HerStory 50 Women and Girls Who Shook the World
Author/Artist: HALLIGAN KATHERINE
ISBN-10: 1788001389
ISBN-13: 9781788001380
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Binding: HARDBACK
Price: AU$35.00
Description: Instead of just studying history, let's think about HerStory too! In this uplifting and inspiring book, children can learn about 50 intrepid women from around the world and throughout history. Telling the stories of their childhood, the challenges they faced and the changes they made, each gorgeously illustrated spread is a celebration of girl-power in its many forms. With a range of pioneering careers, from astronauts to activists, musicians to mathematicians and many more, young readers will be inspired to follow their own dreams and to make the world a better place.

Compelling, motivating and brilliantly illustrated in equal measure, this is the perfect introduction to just some of the amazing women who have shaped our world.

Books > Church > Church History

King and the Catholics The Fight for Rights 1829
Author/Artist: FRASER ANTONIA
ISBN-10: 1474601936
ISBN-13: 9781474601931
Publisher: Orion House
Binding: HARDBACK
Price: AU$55.00
Description: The story of Catholic Emancipation begins with the violent Anti-Catholic Gordon Riots in 1780, fuelled by the reduction in Penal Laws against the Roman Catholics harking back to the sixteenth century. Some fifty years later, the passing of the Emancipation Bill was hailed as a 'bloodless revolution'. Had the Irish Catholics been a 'millstone', as described by an English aristocrat, or were they the prime movers? While the English Catholic aristocracy and the Irish peasants and merchants approached the Catholic Question in very different ways, they manifestly shared the same objective.

Antonia Fraser brings colour and humour to the vivid drama with its huge cast of characters: George III, who opposed Emancipation on the basis of the Coronation Oath; his son, the indulgent Prince of Wales, who was enamoured with the Catholic Maria Fitzherbert before the voluptuous Lady Conyngham; Wellington and the 'born Tory' Peel vying for leadership; 'roaring' Lord Winchilsea; the heroic Daniel O'Connell.

Expertly written and deftly argued, The King and Catholics is also a distant mirror of our times, reflecting the political issues arising from religious intolerance.

Books > Church > Pope Francis

Key Words of Pope Francis
Author/Artist: WOODEN CINDY (ED)
ISBN-10: 1472955773
ISBN-13: 9781472955777
Publisher: Continuum
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$23.99
Description: Key Words of Pope Francis is a collection of over 50 reflective and inspiring essays by an impressive set of insightful contributors from around the globe, each writing on a specific word that has become important in the ministry of Pope Francis.

Writers such as Fr Timothy Radcliffe, Archbishop Justin Welby, Sr Simone Campbell, Cardinal Blase Cupich, Fr James Martin, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle and Carolyn Woo explore the Pope's use of words like joy, clericalism, field hospital, money, family and tears. Together, they reveal what Francis's use of these words says about him, his ministry and priorities, and their significance to the church, the world, and the lives of individual Christians.

Books > Liturgy > Liturgy Books

Intercessions Resource Book
Author/Artist: PRITCHARD JOHN
ISBN-10: 0281078211
ISBN-13: 9780281078219
Publisher: SPCK
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$26.95
Description: John Pritchard offers starter ideas and introductory material to help those who lead intercessions in public worship and small groups. He aims to open the reader's imagination to enrich their own style of praying.

Everyday language, images, and experiences are used in each of the three main sections. The first looks at intercessions in mainstream worship. The second section provides intercessions for use in informal worship and small groups, while the third focuses on personal prayers.

Books > Scripture > New Testament

From Good News to Gospels What Did the First Christians Say about Jesus
Author/Artist: WENHAM DAVID
ISBN-10: 0802873685
ISBN-13: 9780802873682
Publisher: Wm Eerdmans
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$31.95
Description: The good news about Jesus spread like wildfire through the Roman Empire in the decades between his death and the writing of the first gospels. But how? What exactly did the first Christians say about Jesus?

David Wenham delves into the Gospels, Acts, and the writings of Paul to uncover evidence of a strong and substantial oral tradition in the early church. With implications for the historicity of the New Testament, the Synoptic problem, the composition of the Gospels, and other topics of vital concern, this book aims to inform, engage, and challenge readers, inspiring them to understand better and appreciate the earliest Gospel message.

Books > Spirituality > Spirituality Books

Contemplating Christ The Gospels and the Interior Life
Author/Artist: PIZZUTO VINCENT
ISBN-10: 0814647057
ISBN-13: 9780814647059
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$42.95
Description: The primary purpose of Vincent Pizzuto’s book, Contemplating Christ is to offer readers an appreciation of the Christian scriptures, through the perspective of the Christian mystical tradition. He approaches this in a threefold way. Firstly by explore in new and surprising ways New Testament readings in the light of the Christian contemplative life. He then reflects on the uniqueness of Christian mysticism particularly as it comes to expression in the interrelated doctrines of Incarnation and Divination.

Finally, Pizzuto offers ways in which aspects of the contemplative life may be realised through contemplative practice. Drawing on his rich experience as an academic and priest, Pizzuto gradually unfolds the Christian mystery of deification to which the whole of biblical revelation and the Christian contemplative life are ordered: through the incarnation, we have all been made "other Christs" in the world. His book offers us an invitation to read our Christian sources with a contemplative mind.

Recommended uses:
Spiritual Directors
 Faith Sharing Groups
Meditation Groups
Personal Enrichment and Spiritual Nourishment

Going Beyond the Wound A Spirituality for Men
Author/Artist: BILLY DENNIS C SS R
ISBN-10: 1565486110
ISBN-13: 9781565486119
Publisher: New City Press
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$25.95
Description: Men today face a crisis of spirituality. Many find themselves adrift in a sea of shifting values and cultural sensitivities. This book will benefit any man seeking clarity on his journey through life. It teaches them how to anchor their lives in Christ. It lays out a way of finding healing, rest, and safe haven in the wounds of the Risen Lord.

Light Shines on in the Darkness Transforming Suffering Through Faith
Author/Artist: SPITZER ROBERT SJ
ISBN-10: 1586179578
ISBN-13: 9781586179571
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Binding: PAPERBACK
Price: AU$39.95
Description: In every age there is perplexity around the mystery of human suffering. It has always provided the stumbling block for many concerning the existence of God. Why does a loving God allow pain and suffering? Robert Spitzer provides a framework for gaining insight into the mystery of suffering which he hopes will enable readers to see light in the darkness.

The book is structured within the nine Christian Foundations for Suffering Well. Spitzer’s aim is to show that if these foundations are personally internalised we will encounter suffering in a way that is transformative. He explains why suffering - in combination with love - is one of the most powerful motivating agents for personal, cultural, and societal development. Suffering and love are inextricably bound up with one another on the highest levels of human meaning.

In addition to addressing the complexity of suffering, Spitzer gives a comprehensive explanation of contemporary evidence for God, the soul, and the resurrection, and helps us understand how God uses suffering to lead us to the resurrection, and to compassion for others. Finally in addressing the perplexing questions associated with suffering Spitzer teaches us how to suffer well.

Recommended uses:
Lecturers in Health Sciences
Pastoral Care Workers especially those in Palliative Care
Parish Priests
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