An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith
In An Altar in the World, Taylor shows us how to discover altars everywhere we go and in nearly everything we do as we learn to...
Based upon the story of Roy L. "Rocky" Dennis, who lived from 1964 to 1980 with craniodiaphyseal dysplasia, a bone disease that causes extreme facial...
Based on the story of Oskar Schindler, an opportunistic businessman who uses Jewish labor to start a factory in Nazi-occupied Poland. As World War II...
Pack of Lies: The Advertising of Tobacco
Pack of Lies reveals, with powerful insider information, the deception of tobacco industry claims that they do not seek to addict children to nicotine.
Slim Hopes: Advertising and the Obsession with Thinness
Jean Kilbourne's award-winning video offers an in-depth analysis of how female bodies are depicted in advertising images and the devastating effects of those images on...
Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising’s Image of Women
This newest edition of Jean Kilbourne's influential and award-winning Killing Us Softly series shows how the advertising industry continues to reinforce, and glamorize, a regressive...
Holy Feast and Holy Fast: The Religious Significance of Food to Medieval Women
By Caroline Walker Bynum
Rejecting presentist interpretations of women as exploited or masochistic, Bynum shows the power and creativity of women's writing and women's lives.
The Body and Society
By Peter Brown
First published in 1988, Peter Brown's The Body and Society was a groundbreaking study of the marriage and sexual practices of early Christians in the...
Motherprayer: The Pregnant Woman’s Spiritual Companion
By Tikva Frymer-Kensky
The first spiritual guide to the pregnant woman, Motherprayer is filled with poems, rituals, prayers, and incantations from a variety of religious traditions.
Caretakers of Our Common House: Women’s Development in Communities of Faith
By Carol Lakey Hess
This highly readable study asks whether the church can make a difference in the development of young women in a culture that destroys the self-esteem...