Miller, W.J. – American Church Dictionary

The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

By WIlliam James Miller

First published in 1901. The Preface explains: “The writer of the following pages has long been convinced, from an experience of many years in the Ministry, that a great desideratum among Church people is a Church Dictionary, especially one not so expensive as the more costly works, and at the same time something more complete and satisfactory than a mere glossary of terms. What seems to be needed is an inexpensive, handy volume, “short enough for busy people, plain enough for common people, cheap enough for poor people,” yet complete enough to give the information needed. The present work was undertaken with this object in view.”

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Anne Kaestner – What’s the Use

What’s the Use

By Anne Kaestner

This short book focuses on the emotions most of us feel at times when the world seems too overwhelming to bare. It’s as if some strange force is coming against us in such a persistent, tenacious pattern that we want to just stick our head under the bed covers and block it all out. We ask the question, “God, what are you doing to me?” This is the testimony of one woman who found the answer.

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