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Come, Holy Spirit, renew the whole creation: six Bible studies on the theme of the Seventh Assembly of the World Council of Churches
1 Come, Holy Spirit, renew the whole creation: six Bible studies on the theme of the Seventh Assembly of the World Council of Churches
Australia Joint Board of Christian Education 1989 0858197782 / 9780858197787 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
108 pages including b/w illustrations. "Come, Holy Spirit - Renew the Whole Creation." That prayer is the theme chosen for the Seventh Assembly of the World Council of Churches, which will meet in Canberra, Australia, 7 to 20 February 1991. Presented in this book are six Bible studies around the Assembly theme. Beginning with our confession of faith in the Holy Spirit, we go on to study the theme as a whole, and the four sub-themes which provide the link between our confession and the demands it makes on us as we try to live our faith from day to day. Included in each study is a wealth of comments and testimonies from friends in many parts of the world. By being involved in these studies as groups of Christian people, all of us can prepare for and contribute to the Canberra Assembly - and allow the renewal we pray for to start with us in our congregation and our local community. 
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Good God, he's green! A history of Tasmanian politics 1989 to 1996, Armstrong, Lance
2 Armstrong, Lance Good God, he's green! A history of Tasmanian politics 1989 to 1996
Australia Pacific Law Press 1997 1875192085 / 9781875192083 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
159 pages including b/w illustrations. This is Lance Armstrong's fifth book. Three of the previous four books were on justice and peace issues which, he says, are an integral part of the Green agenda. Following many years of political activism through the Green movement, Lance Armstrong was elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly in May 1989. Soon after his election, he became one of the five Green Members of Parliament to sign the historic Accord agreement with the Tasmanian Labour Party. He was re-elected in 1992, but lost his parliamentary seat in 1996 by the narrowest of margins. Indeed, the recount that was granted to him set a historical precedent - being the only recount that has been granted in the history of the Hare-Clarke proportional voting system, dating back to 1909. Lance Armstrong is also an ordained minister of the Uniting Church of Australia, having been ordained in 1974. He says that it is his theological understanding of the Christian Faith, his faith convictions, that has led him to identify so strongly with the Green movement. Since October 1996, he has been working again as a parish minister at St. David's Uniting Church, in Albury NSW. He has kept up his active interest in Green politics and is now also the Convenor of the Albury-Wodonga Environment Centre. 
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I Am a Stranger: Will You Welcome Me?, Australian Catholic Social Justice Council Staff
3 Australian Catholic Social Justice Council Staff I Am a Stranger: Will You Welcome Me?
Australia Collins Dove 1991 1863710566 / 9781863710565 1st Edition Stapled Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
59 pages including b/w illustrations. An issues paper from the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council on significant issues in the immigration debate and their implications for ethics and faith. How many migrants should we share Australia With? Who should they be? Who should decide and how? In this paper the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council seeks to promote understanding of some significant issues in the immigration debate in Australia, and the ethical and faith implications of these — so as to help people involve themselves in the debate and in in?uencing the direction of our immigration policy. Immigration will, after all, be a major determinant of What kind of place Australia will be in the next century. Small light stains in the lower edges. 
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Amazing Love, Barker, Ken
4 Barker, Ken Amazing Love
Australia Connor Court Publishing Pty Ltd 2012 1921421665 / 9781921421662 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
157 pages. "With an engaging blend of scriptural reflection, theological investigation and very personal and human stories of struggle, confusion and journeys in faith, Father Ken Barker has provided his readers with a very real reason to live their lives in hope. Over and over again he shows us that the basis for this hope is Jesus Christ. As Father Barker insists, however, there is a world of difference between knowing about Christ and knowing Christ. It is when we encounter him as a living presence in our lives today, rather than simply an interesting and perhaps inspiring figure from the past, that our lives begin to be transformed by his saving grace. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to know Jesus better, love him more and serve him with generosity and courage." - Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB - Archbishop of Perth. Fr Ken Barker is the founder of the Missionaries of God's Love, a new emerging congregation in the Australian Church. He is a well-known conference speaker, involved in charismatic renewal, Disciples of Jesus Community, Young Men of God Movement, and various other youth ministries. He is the author of the books Becoming Fire, A Radical way of Love, Young Men Rise Up, and His Name is Mercy. Creases and wear. 
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Feminist Experiences: The Women's Movement in Four Cultures, Bassnett, Susan
5 Bassnett, Susan Feminist Experiences: The Women's Movement in Four Cultures
UK Unwin Hyman 1986 0043012744 / 9780043012741 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
194 indexed pages. The Women's Movement is usually referred to as if it were a constant, global phenomenon. There are women's movements in Europe, North and South America, Africa, the Middle East, India, Japan and Australia, and many women and men assume that they are regional manifestations of the same thing, and share a common core. Susan Bassnett has lived and been involved in the struggles of the women's movement in the United States, Italy and the United Kingdom, and has had extensive contacts with feminists in the German Democratic Republic. On the basis of her personal experiences and study of women's history and literature in these countries she is able to present a striking picture of the variety of feminist aims, tactics and priorities in the four countries, and of the character of the women's movement in four very different cultures. In Italy, she focuses on the violence of the women's movement e" its intellectualism and energy. In analysing the American women's movement she dwells on its roots in the past, and its faith in pragmatic solutions. The GDR presents completely different questions, hinging on the relationship between state socialism and feminism. In the UK, Susan Bassnett finds herself returning to that all-pervasive aspect of British life e" class, and its importance for feminists. Throughout, the author writes with a double commitment: first, to furthering our understanding of the diversity of aims of women's movements and their common ground e" the no-mane(tm)s land of female existence; second, to making her book as accessible as possible to all feminists, through drawing on her own personal experience of countries in which she has lived, worked, travelled, and made friends. There is a name in the front fly. 
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No Strings, Bell, Krista
6 Bell, Krista No Strings
Australia Lothian Books 2004 0734406266 / 9780734406262 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Damien Bell Signed by Author
159 pages. Felix is a gifted and talented 13 year old who isn't coping. His self confidence has vanished since he men Julia. Musically he doubts that he will ever become a world class saxophonist, despite the faith his teaher has in him and in his home life, he has growing doubts about who he is and where he belongs. Ages 10-12. Dedication signed by author in the first page. 
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Is God Really in Control? Trusting God in a World of Hurt, Bridges, Jerry
7 Bridges, Jerry Is God Really in Control? Trusting God in a World of Hurt
USA Navpress Pub 2006 1576839311 / 9781576839317 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
155 pages. From devastating natural disasters to deadly highway accidents, tragedies occur every day around the world and in our own lives. As we face death, grief, loss, we become angry and our faith is tested as we ask, "Is God really in control?"Navigator author Jerry Bridges helps answer that question positively in this topical Bible study, offering comfort and hope by exploring the greater purposes and character of God.- Includes discussion questions- Can be used by men, women, and teens. Dr. Jerry Bridges is the best-selling author of such books as The Pursuit of Holiness, The Practice of Godliness, and Transforming Grace. Jerry is on staff with The Navigators' collegiate ministry. He is a popular speaker known around the world. 
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Two Types of Faith: A Study of the Interpenetration of Judaism and Christianity, Buber, Martin
8 Buber, Martin Two Types of Faith: A Study of the Interpenetration of Judaism and Christianity
U.S.A. Harper Torchbooks 1961 Reprint Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
177 indexed pages.Buber contends that Judaism and Christianity are based on the concepts of trust and truth, respectively, and examines the relationship between the two faiths. Martin Buber was a prominent twentieth century philosopher, religious thinker, political activist and educator. Born in Austria, he spent most of his life in Germany and Israel, writing in German and Hebrew. His works challenge Kant, Hegel, Marx, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Dilthey, Simmel and Heidegger. He influenced Emmanuel Lévinas. 
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New Questions for Contemporary Teachers: Taking a Socio-Cultural Approach to Education, Burnett, Bruce; Daphne Meadmore; Gordon Tait
9 Burnett, Bruce; Daphne Meadmore; Gordon Tait New Questions for Contemporary Teachers: Taking a Socio-Cultural Approach to Education
Australia Pearson 2004 1741032261 / 9781741032260 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 8vo 
170 indexed pages including bibliography. There is highlighting in some pages. New Questions for Contemporary Teachers: taking a socio-cultural approach to education is an introductory overview of sociology of education. Typically taught as a compulsory subject in education programs, the book covers the needs of both primary and secondary student teachers. From the same team that authored Understanding Education and Practising Education, this title comprises all new chapters reflecting current sociological and educational perspectives. It is divided into three distinctive sections: How to govern? Do we all get a fair go? and Where Now? * Section 1 examines the mechanisms of governance and rejects the simplistic "domination and coercion" model of the exercise of power. Each chapter within the section explores the ways in which social management occurs through careful and targeted regulation. * Section 2 investigates the questions about how society distributes wealth and access without lapsing into reductionism. It focuses on how notions such as "cultural capital" and "habitus" shape educational outcomes. * Section 3 examines the issues relevant to the future of education such as the advances in technology, the role the government plays in implementing school-based management practices and ways in which schools can become more globalised and become far more multi-national, multi-faith and multi-cultural geographic communities. Table of Contents: 1. Why ask new questions? Gordon Tait Part 1 - How do we govern? 2. What is the relationship between social governance and schooling? Gordon Tait 3. The rise and rise of testing: how does this shape identity? Daphne Meadmore 4. What do we mean by "risky kids"? Jill Brannock 5. What is the significance of literacy? Karen Dooley Part 2 - Do we all get "a fair go"? 6. How does social class work to make the great divide? Daphne Meadmore 7. Gender equity and education: what are the issues now? Sandra Taylor 8. How does "othering" constitute cultural discrimination? Bruce Burnett 9. What role do culture and race have in literate futures? Jean Phillips, Jo Lampert, Annah Healy, Part 3 - What now? 10. Technophobes or technophiles? Bruce Burnett 11. What does economic management have to do with education? Peter Meadmore 12. So where are we heading? Jo Ferreira & Anne Hudson 
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Behind the Crooked Cross, Candiloro, Frank
10 Candiloro, Frank Behind the Crooked Cross
Australia FrankenComics 2012 0987396005 / 9780987396006 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
54 pages comics. A war-themed comic set in Poland, around the time of World War II. It is about a Polish artist called Matylda when the war separates her from her SS officer husband. "In this story, Candiloro sees the individual as constantly searching for connections to bring him or her a sense of belonging, as much as engendering a sense of self...an expression of faith that in the future the crooked cross can be straightened and, in that, we move forward out of the horror and into ourselves." - Daniel Elkin 
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In my father's house, Carey, Gabrielle
11 Carey, Gabrielle In my father's house
Australia Picador 1993 0330272942 / 9780330272940 Reprint Soft Cover Good 12mo 
291 browning pages. 'A powerful and compassionate re-evaluation of our society and the meaning of life and death.' ANDREW KENNON, THE AGE. Gabrielle Carey left Australia to see the world at her father’s urging. In Ireland she found a powerful affinity with the religious and political culture. In a pueblo in Mexico she found love, a home and a new family. And while she was away, she also found her father. A brilliant, obsessive man, Alex Carey had been too preoccupied with causes to spend much time with his family, but while Gabrielle was overseas, their correspondence brought them close for the first time. It was Alex - the committed humanist and atheist - who understood her interest in Catholicism and native Indian religion; Alex who inspired her decision to settle in a Third World country. After the birth of her daughter Gabrielle travelled again: this time to retum to Australia to see her family. The day before she arrived, Alex Carey committed suicide. In this book is Gabrielle Carey’s attempt to find out why. Part eulogy, part accusation, it is a moving last letter from a loving daughter. The grief of Irish wakes, the celebration of Mexican vigils and the fear of Australian Anglo-Saxon funerals: In My Father's House is also an exploration of how different cultures deal with death. 'A remarkably moving and illuminating examination of the nature of faith, morality, grief and death.' GILES HUGO, THE HOBART MERCURY. Over 20mm extra postage charges may apply. 
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Certain Women Called by Christ (Biblical Realities for Today), Chargois, Paige Lanier
12 Chargois, Paige Lanier Certain Women Called by Christ (Biblical Realities for Today)
U.S.A. New Hope Publishers 2008 1596692006 / 9781596692008 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
190 pages including bibliography. This is a biblical, historical, and faith-and-character-nurturing book written out of a desire to see the relationships among women strengthened. Through a thorough analysis of Scripture, the author looks at profiles of both biblical women and contemporary Christ followers who exhibit 12 essential qualities of servant women. Including profiles of biblical women and contemporary Christ followers, this book offers confidence and assurance to women. You will be challenged, like the "certain women who walked with Jesus", to be trimmed of excesses, to be whole and not self-limiting, to have an intergenerational ministry, and to manage your household well as you come to know the power of the Lord and set your objective on glorifying Him. 
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Call and Response: An Introduction to the Catholic Faith, Collins, John
13 Collins, John Call and Response: An Introduction to the Catholic Faith
Australia St Pauls 2010 1921472618 / 9781921472619 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
152 indexed pages. Co-published with the Catholic Enquiry Centre, this book is designed to assist and encourage those who, in response to perhaps an indefinable urging or call, wish to know more about the Catholic faith. It is also a welcome resource for those who have been Catholics for many years and wish to understand better the key aspects of their faith. 
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Mixed Blessings: John Paul II and the Church of the Eighties, Collins, Paul
14 Collins, Paul Mixed Blessings: John Paul II and the Church of the Eighties
Australia Penguin 1987 014009752X / 9780140097528 Reprint Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
276 indexed pages. No world-wide institution has changed as quickly and as radically as the Roman Catholic Church in recent years, yet it remains a paradox. Many people see it as a reactionary force while others experience it as a powerful movement towards spiritual renewal and radical social and political change. With wide experience of the full-time ministry, Paul Collins explains the extraordinary change that has swept over the Church and the important issues facing the Australian Catholic community now. This is a hook for everyone who seeks to understand how an institution that has shaped our culture is wrestling to adjust to the future. The author has a master’s degree in theology from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in history from the Australian National University (ANU). He has taught church history and theology in Australia, the United States and Pacific countries and has worked as a Catholic parish priest in Sydney and Hobart. In March 2001 he resigned from his role as a Catholic priest due to a dispute with the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith over this book. The Vatican’s investigation centred on this 1997 book "Papal Power" which was said to imply that "a true and binding revelation" does not exist; to deny that the Church of Christ is identified with the Catholic Church and to deny the doctrine of papal infallibility. Collins was further accused of holding the view that a teaching, to be considered church doctrine, must be approved through the sensus fidelium - the "sense of the people" - as well as by bishops and theologians. In explaining his resignation, Collins cited the increasing rigidity and sectarianism of the Vatican, stating that the August 2000 declaration Dominus Jesus expressed "a profoundly anti-ecumenical spirit at odds with the sense of God’s grace permeating the whole cosmos". First page carrires a dedication to Eddie which seems to be from the author. 
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God Doesn't Believe in Atheists: Proof That the Atheist Doesn't Exist, Comfort, Ray
15 Comfort, Ray God Doesn't Believe in Atheists: Proof That the Atheist Doesn't Exist
U.S.A. Bridge-Logos Publishers 2002 0882709224 / 9780882709222 Religion - Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
191 pages, This book proves to atheists that they don't exist, reveals to agnostics their true motives, and strengthens the faith of the believers. This book answers questions such as Who made God? and Where did Cain get his wife? The book uses humor, reason, and logic to send a powerful message. Here are some reactions from atheists who read the book. 
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Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Congregation for Clergy Vatican City
16 Congregation for Clergy Vatican City Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church
Australia St Pauls Pub 2006 1st Edition Pictorial Hard Cover Very Good 12mo 
207 indexed pages including colour illustrations. Pope Benedict XVI has described the Compendium as 'a faithful and sure synthesis of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. It contains, in concise form, all the essential and fundamental elements of the Church¿s faith'. This Pocket Edition is ideal for students and for all who require an inexpensive yet sturdy edition of the Compendium in a compact size. There is a hand-written inscription in the first page which reads: " If you are approached by a peodophile priest, go directly to the police..." There is also a sticker with a name in the inside front cover. 
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Returning: A Spiritual Journey, Dan Wakefield
17 Dan Wakefield Returning: A Spiritual Journey
U.S.A. Beacon Press 1997 0807027111 / 9780807027110 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
250 pages. Dan Wakefield was a successful writer of novels, nonfiction, and screenplays when he awoke to a private life that was disintegrating in alcohol, depression, and isolation. At age 48, he awoke screaming in panic. He fled from Hollywood to Boston in search of treatment for stress, and later for a deeper malady: spiritual emptiness. "Eloquently, he re-creates his initial steps in regaining his religious faith. Yes, he reclaimed a faith he had thought he was too sophisticated to embrace. In this moving memoir, the author returns to his religious roots and his early life: his Indiana boyhood, his tumultuous student days, and his growth as a writer.Dan Wakefield is the author of numerous books, including "Creating from the Spirit, Expect a Miracle, The Story of Your Life," and "Going All the Way." 
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Hanging in There, Dickson, John
18 Dickson, John Hanging in There
Australia St Matthias Press 1991 1875245162 / 9781875245161 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
144 pages. A book about God, us, the Bible, prayer, church, relationships, sex, feelings, doubts, love and, above all, 'hanging in there' as a Christian. If you're new to the Christian Faith or a long-serving Christian who could use a bit of encouragement, this book is for you. This is an ideal book to give to young people who have become Christians. It deals with the following topics: 1. Clearing the Confusing - The 'how' and 'what' of a Christian 2. Rule no.1 - God loves you heaps! 3. God in a book - Making sense of the Bible 4. Finding God in the book - Getting the most out of the Bible 5. 'Um... God?' - About prayer 6. Church - What? Why? Which? 7. 'Our kid's gone weird' - Living with parents who aren't Christians 8. Missionary dating - Romance with a non-Christian 9. Too much too young - About sex and stuff 10. When you feel like a dog - Can you trust how you feel? 11. I believe, I think! the dilemma of doubts 12. The devil and co. - About satan, demons, etc 13. Plugged into God - About the Holy Spirit 14. Bible bashing - How not to 15. My biggest mistake - Living Horizontally 16. Hanging in there - The key to remaining a Christian 17. Appendix: Promises, promises. 
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Australian Stories of Faith, Dixon, David and  Rachel
19 Dixon, David and Rachel Australian Stories of Faith
Australia Strand Pub 2009 1921202971 / 9781921202971 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
120 pages. An exciting collection of short true-life stories that explore the challenges, the triumphs, and the diverse life experiences of Australian men and women on their journey toward Christian faith. A truly inspiring read that's refreshingly local in focus! 
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The Queen's Sorrow, Dunn, Suzannah
20 Dunn, Suzannah The Queen's Sorrow
U.S.A. HarperCollins 2009 006170427X / 9780061704277 1st US Ed Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
288 pages. Trapped in a loveless marriage to Philip of Spain in spite of her triumphant coronation, a dutiful Mary Tudor finds her queenship challenged by religious dissidence, her inability to conceive a child, and uprisings among her subjects. Even a queen cannot rule over men's hearts. Mary's husband, Philip of Spain, cares nothing for his broody, besotted new wife, and the public joy with which Mary is crowned soon sours as religion splits the country. To what lengths will she go for her faith and family and for he heir she so desperately wants? 
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