Christian Authors

Joseph Smith Jr.

Joseph Smith Jr.

Joseph Smith, Jr. was the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, also known as Mormonism, and an important religious and political figure during the 1830s and 1840s. In 1827, Smith began to gather a religious following after announcing that an angel had shown him a set of golden plates...
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César Vidal

César Vidal

César Vidal (n. Madrid en 1958) es doctor en Historia, Teología y Filosofía y licenciado en Derecho. Ha ejercido la docencia en distintas universidades de Europa y América, y es actualmente catedrático de Historia en la Logos University (EE. UU.). Es colaborador habitual en medios de...
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Olivier Clément

Olivier Clément

Olivier Clément was a French theologian and convert to Orthodox Christianity who taught at St. Sergius Institute in Paris.He was born in 1921 in the south of France. In his youth he was a non-believer. As he grew to maturity, he became influenced by a number of Orthodox theologians in France,...
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Joe L. Wheeler

Joe L. Wheeler

Joe Wheeler has been labeled many things: as Father Christmas because of his editing/compiling America’s longest-running Christmas of story series — Christmas in My Heart (now in its 18th season); as one of America’s leading story anthologists (56 story collections by twelve publishing houses);...
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Maria Faustina Kowalska

Maria Faustina Kowalska

Saint Maria Faustyna Kowalska of the Blessed Sacrament, OLM, popularly spelled Faustina (born as Helena Kowalska), was a Polish Roman Catholic nun and mystic. Her claims of receiving apparitions of Jesus Christ inspired the Roman Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy and earned her the title of...
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The Catholic Church

The Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the world's largest Christian church. Led by the Pope, it defines its mission as spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ, administering the sacraments and exercising charity. The Catholic Church is among the oldest institutions in the...
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Elder Porphyrios

Elder Porphyrios

Elder Porphyrios was an Athonite hieromonk known for his gifts of spiritual discernment. He was born in the little village of St. John Karystia, in the province of Evia. His parents, Leonidas and Eleni Bairaktaris (daughter of Antonios Lambrou), christened him Evangelos. He was fourth out of...
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Anthony   DeStefano

Anthony DeStefano

Anthony DeStefano is the bestselling author of A Travel Guide to Heaven, Ten Prayers God Always Says Yes To, Angels All Around Us, and the children's books, This Little Prayer of Mine, Little Star, The Donkey that No One Could Ride, and gift book, I Just Can't Take it Anymore. He has received...
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Maria Susanna Cummins

Maria Susanna Cummins

Maria Susanna Cummins (April 9, 1827 – October 1, 1866) was an American novelist.Maria Susanna Cummins was born in Salem, Massachusetts, on April 9, 1827. She was the daughter of Honorable David Cummins and Maria F. Kittredge, and was the eldest of four children from that marriage. The Cummins...
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Jim      Corbett

Jim Corbett

Jim is an author, heart revival coach, teacher, and public speaker. His heart and mission is to bring people to an understanding of the times and seasons and lead them to be all they can be in Christ and know the thrill of Jesus as their Lord. Merry is a co-author, editor, pianist, and worship...
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Donald Wuerl

Donald Wuerl

Donald William Wuerl (born November 12, 1940) is an American cardinal of the Catholic Church . He is the sixth Archbishop of Washington, serving since 2006. He previously served as Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle (1986–87) and Bishop of Pittsburgh (1988–2006). He was elevated to the cardinalate by ...
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Gary R. Corwin

Gary R. Corwin

Gary R. Corwin (MA, Northwestern University), a missiologist serving with SIM International, lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Tim LaHaye

Tim LaHaye

Timothy Tim F. LaHaye was an American evangelical Christian minister, author, and speaker, best known for the Left Behind series of apocalyptic fiction, which he co-wrote with Jerry B. Jenkins .He has written over 50 books, both fiction and non-fiction.
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Alice J. Wisler

Alice J. Wisler

* Born in Osaka, Japan and lived in Japan for 18 years* Went to Kyoto International School and Canadian Academy* Majored in Social Work and graduated in 1983 from Eastern Mennonite University* Worked at a group home for disadvantaged kids outside of Philadelphia* Taught English and Culture...
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Rick  Killian

Rick Killian

Rick Killian is a writer and editor based out of Boulder, Colorado. He began freelancing in 2001 after being the developmental editor for Jesus Freaks at Albury Publishing. Later Rick was the ghostwriter for Jesus Freaks II as well as the #1 NYT bestseller The Final Move Beyond Iraq and the #4...
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Elizabeth Payson Prentiss

Elizabeth Payson Prentiss

ELIZABETH PRENTISS (1818 -1878) was the daughter of an early nineteenth-century revival preacher and began writing as a teenager. Born in 1818 in Portland, Maine, Prentiss was also the writer of the hymn More Love to Thee, O Christ. Prentiss died in Vermont in 1878.
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D.A. Carson

D.A. Carson

D.A. Carson is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He has been at Trinity since 1978. Carson came to Trinity from the faculty of Northwest Baptist Theological Seminary in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he also served for two...
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Jay L. Wile

Jay L. Wile

Jay Wile learned about his love for chemistry when his dedicated parents bought him his first chemistry set. Many stink bombs and a few explosions later, he was hooked! Although he loved chemistry, he also had many other interests. For a while, he thought about becoming a concert pianist, but...
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Kara G. Durbin

Kara G. Durbin

KARA DURBIN has enjoyed continually serving in various roles of children’s ministries for over 20 years. She has a degree in elementary education from Texas A&M University and homeschools her children part-time through a University Model School. Kara’s inspiration for the book was her mother,...
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Doug  Sherman

Doug Sherman

Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. Doug Sherman is a husband and father, businessman and pilot, author and speaker. He has written several books on faith in the marketplace, including Your Work Matters to God, and has a master’s degree from...
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Elaine Pagels

Elaine Pagels

Elaine Pagels is a preeminent figure in the theological community whose scholarship has earned her international respect. The Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University, she was awarded the Rockefeller, Guggenheim & MacArthur Fellowships in three consecutive years.As a...
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Jim Bob Duggar

Jim Bob Duggar

Married to Michelle Duggar, Jim Bob is the father of the children seen on the television show 19 Kids and Counting. The family currently lives in Little Rock, Arkansas while the newest addition to the family, Josie, becomes well enough to move back to the family's actual home.
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Guillermo González

Guillermo González

Guillermo Gonzalez is an Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Ball State University.He received his Ph.D. in Astronomy in 1993 from the University of Washington. He has done post-doctoral work at the University of Texas, Austin and at the University of Washington and has received fellowships,...
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Michelle Buckman

Michelle Buckman

My writing journey began in my youth. Although born in New York, most of my childhood was spent in Ontario, Canada, and many long winter nights were spent reading an abundence of novels and penning tales. My family moved to North Carolina while I was a teenybopper, which was a great relief for...
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Rebecca H. Davis

Rebecca H. Davis

Rebecca Davis is the author of the Hidden Heroes series of missionary stories for children and their parents that tell true stories about God's work around the world. The first six are based in Ethiopia, Central African Republic; Papua, Indonesia; Southeast Asia; Colombia; and Iran. She has also...
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C.D. Baker

C.D. Baker

C. David Baker’s first novel, A Journey of Souls, was released in 2000 and re-released in 2004 as Crusade of Tears…a Christee Nominee. He has written seven historical novels and two Christian devotionals, several of which are available in Russian language translations. Research has taken him...
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William MacDonald

William MacDonald

William MacDonald (1917-2007) had, for more than forty years, written directly about the key issues of Christianity. Leaving a promising business career as an employed investment analyst with First National Bank of Boston at the foot of the Cross, he had traveled worldwide, proclaiming the...
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Terri Reed

Terri Reed

Terri Reed’s romance and romantic suspense novels have appeared on Publishers Weekly top 25 Romance and Publishers Weekly top ten Religion Fiction, Nielsen’s Bookscan top 100 and featured in USA Today, Christian Fiction Magazine, More To Life Magazine and Romantic Times Magazine, finaled in...
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Ginger Kolbaba

Ginger Kolbaba

Ginger Kolbaba is on a journey to embrace joy in every moment. She doesn't always succeed (she's a recovering cynic, after all), but she loves to learn from the adventure of the pursuit. She loves a good laugh, a ready smile, a dog's smooch, great food (vegetarian, thanks), growing faith, and...
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Alice von Hildebrand

Alice von Hildebrand

Alice von Hildebrand DCSG (born Alice Jourdain; 11 March 1923 in Brussels, Belgium) is a Catholic philosopher and theologian and a former professor.She came to the U.S. in 1940 and began teaching at Hunter College in New York City in 1947. She was married to the famous philosopher and theologian...
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Bob George

Bob George

At age 36, Bob George came to know Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Two years later he left his successful business to become involved in full time ministry. With the emphasis on full-time, Bob began to experience the heartache of losing his first love, Jesus Christ. His resulting search for...
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Veda Boyd Jones

Veda Boyd Jones

Veda Boyd Jones enjoys the challenge of writing for diverse readers. She is the author of forty-two books: five children's historical novels, twenty-one children's biographies, three children's nonfiction books, three picture books, nine romance novels, and a coloring book. Other published works...
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J.D. Mason

J.D. Mason

I started with a goal in mind, and I prayed. “Lord, just let me be able to write books for 10 years. If I can write for 10 years, I can finish 10 books. And then I’ll retire.” I feel like I’m just getting warmed up, so I definitely think I need another 10 years.J.D. Mason has been writing...
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Robert McAfee Brown

Robert McAfee Brown

Robert McAfee Brown was a minister in the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, a theologian, and an activist. He earned a bachelor's degree from Amherst College in 1943 and was ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1944. Brown earned a Bachelor of Divinity degree from Union...
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Miles McPherson

Miles McPherson

Miles McPherson, author and is a man radically transformed by God. Miles is the Senior Pastor of the Rock Church in San Diego, one of the fastest growing churches in the United States.A former defensive back with the San Diego Chargers, Miles also is President and founder of Miles Ahead, an...
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Kenneth R. Miller

Kenneth R. Miller

Kenneth R. Miller is Professor of Biology at Brown University. He earned his Ph.D. in 1974 at the University of Colorado, and spent six years teaching at Harvard University before returning to Brown. He is a cell biologist, and chairs the Education Committee of the American Society for Cell...
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Gillian Clark

Gillian Clark

Gillian Clark is a Professor of Ancient History at the University of Bristol.Professor Clark’s research field is the relationship of inherited classical culture and late antique Christianity. She works especially on Augustine and on the late Platonist philosophers Porphyry and Iamblichus, and...
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Bede Griffiths

Bede Griffiths

Bede Griffiths (1906-1993), born Alan Richard Griffiths and also known as Swami Dayananda (Bliss of Compassion), was a British-born Benedictine monk who lived in ashrams in South India. He was born at Walton-on-Thames, England and studied literature at Magdalen College, Oxford under professor...
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Tommy Newberry

Tommy Newberry

Tommy Newberry is the founder and head coach of The 1% Club, an organization dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and their families maximize their full potential. As a pioneer in the life-coaching field since 1991, he has equipped business leaders in more than thirty industries to work less, earn...
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Caryll Houselander

Caryll Houselander

Caryll Houselander (1901-1954) was a British Roman Catholic laywoman; a mystic, writer, artist, visionary and healer. Born in London in 1901, Caryll was the second of two daughters born to Willmott and Gertrude (nee Provis) Houselander. Her first book, This War is the Passion . written during...
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William A. Dembski

William A. Dembski

A mathematician and philosopher, Dr. William Dembski has taught at Northwestern University, the University of Notre Dame, and the University of Dallas. He has done postdoctoral work in mathematics at MIT, in physics at the University of Chicago, and in computer science at Princeton University. A...
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Paul L. Maier

Paul L. Maier

Paul L. Maier, born May 31, 1930, was the Russell H. Seibert Professor of Ancient History at Western Michigan University. Maier retired in the Spring 2011. He retains the title of professor emeritus in the Department of History at Western Michigan University. He is also a historical novelist,...
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Sarah Maxwell

Sarah Maxwell

Sarah graduated from homeschool in 2000. Sarah is a key part of the family Titus2.com ministry and keeps it running with all the behind-the-scenes projects that she does. Whenever she has a spare moment, you might find her writing a Moody Family Book or doing homemaking tasks. She does a...
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Gloria Repp

Gloria Repp

Bedtime? Story time! Gloria Repp’s earliest memories center on the stories her father told at bedtime. “What kind of story would you like tonight?” he’d ask, taking her onto his lap.She always had an answer, different every time: “About a princess. And a lion. And maybe a horse—a brave, kind...
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Nicholas Wolterstorff

Nicholas Wolterstorff

Wolterstorff is the Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology, and Fellow of Berkeley College at Yale University. A prolific writer with wide-ranging philosophical and theological interests, he has written books on metaphysics, aesthetics, political philosophy, epistemology and...
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Shiloh Walker

Shiloh Walker

Hello... thanks for swinging by. I don't log into Goodreads much, so if you have questions, please visit my website to email me through my site. Thank you!My other me.... J.C. Daniels Bio...Shiloh Walker has been writing since she was a kid. She fell in love with vampires with the book...
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Gail Sattler

Gail Sattler

Gail Sattler is the author of numerous novels, novellas, gift books, cookbooks and devotions. She is a longstanding member of East Ridge Community Fellowship, a Mennonite Brethren church. She lives and writes in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Gail is a wife, mother, writer, and musician, and the order...
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Kel Richards

Kel Richards

Kevin Barry Kel Richards (born 8 February 1946) is an Australian author, journalist and radio personality.Richards has written a series of crime novels and thrillers for adult readers which includes The Case of the Vanishing Corpse, Death in Egypt and An Outbreak of Darkness.Richards currently...
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Mark R. McMinn

Mark R. McMinn

Mark R. McMinn is professor of psychology at George Fox University, where he teaches and serves as the director of faith integration in the Graduate Department of Clinical Psychology. Mark holds a PhD from Vanderbilt University, is a licensed psychologist in Oregon, and is board certified by the...
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Jonathan Wright

Jonathan Wright

Jonathan Wright is a British journalist and literary translator. He studied Arabic, Turkish and Islamic civilization at St John's College, Oxford. He joined Reuters news agency in 1980 as a correspondent, and has been based in the Middle East for most of the last three decades. He has served as...
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James Wright

James Wright

Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. See this thread for more information. On December 13, 1927, James Arlington Wright was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio. His father worked for fifty years at a glass factory, and his mother left school at...
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Peter S. Hawkins

Peter S. Hawkins

Professor Hawkins’ work has long centered on Dante, most recently in Dante’s Testaments: Essays on Scriptural Imagination (winner of a 2001 AAR Book Prize), The Poets’ Dante: Twentieth-Century Reflections (2001), co-edited with Rachel Jacoff, and Dante: A Brief History (2006). The poet features...
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Dave Armstrong

Dave Armstrong

I was received into the Catholic Church in 1991 (was evangelical); conversion story in the book Surprised by Truth (1994). Articles: The Catholic Answer, This Rock, Envoy, & The Coming Home Journal. Many nationally syndicated Catholic radio appearances including Catholic Answers Live ; Faith...
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Christopher Elwood

Christopher Elwood

Christopher Elwood is a historian of Christianity, with particular expertise in the early modern period and broad interest in other periods, who thinks of himself as a historical theologian. “I think it is important that members of our churches become aware of the connections between what they...
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Arlene James

Arlene James

Arlene James has written romance for three decades, and has published 75+ novels. A mother of two wonderful sons and now a happy grandmother to the brightest of all grandchildren, she is finding her fifth decade to be great fun. She and her very supportive husband of 35 years (whom she agreed to...
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Charles Kimball

Charles Kimball

Dr. Charles Kimball is professor of comparative religion in the Department of Religion and the Divinity School at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. During the 2006 fall term, he was the Rita and William Bell Visiting Professor at The University of Tulsa. Dr. Kimball is a graduate of...
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NormaJean Lutz

NormaJean Lutz

Norma Jean Lutz’s writing career began when she enrolled in a writing correspondence course. Since then, she has had over 250 short stories and articles published in both secular and Christian publications. The full-time writer is also the author of over 50 published books under her own name and...
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Mike Berenstain

Mike Berenstain

Mike Berenstain grew up watching his parents, Stan and Jan, working together to write and draw these lovable bears. Eventually he started drawing and writing about them too. Mike is married to Andrea and they have three children. They live in Pennsylvania, in an area that looks a lot like Bear...
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John Newton

John Newton

John Newton (1725-1807) was born in London and at age eleven went to sea with his father, a shipmaster on the Mediterranean. Disregarding his mother's prayer that he enter the ministry, he engaged in the lucrative but brutal African slave trade for a number of years. After his conversion he...
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Robert H. Bork

Robert H. Bork

Robert Heron Bork (March 1, 1927 – December 19, 2012) was an American legal scholar who advocated the judicial philosophy of originalism. Bork served as a Yale Law School professor, Solicitor General, Acting Attorney General, and a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of...
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Kimberly Hahn

Kimberly Hahn

Mrs. Kimberly Hahn has been married to Scott since 1979. They have six children: Michael, Gabriel, Hannah, Jeremiah, Joseph, and David. Kimberly has been a full-time, stay-at-home Mom since their firstborn’s arrival. Currently, she home schools her younger children. She enjoys speaking with...
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Amy Grant

Amy Grant

Amy Lee Grant is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her Contemporary Christian music and pop music, and a New York Times Bestselling author, TV personality, and occasional actress.Grant is considered by many to be one of the true pioneers of Gospel and Contemporary Christian music....
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Deeanne Gist

Deeanne Gist

Deeanne Gist has rocketed up the bestseller lists and captivated readers everywhere with her original historical and contemporary romances. A favorite among readers and reviewers alike, her popular titles include It Happened at the Fair and Fair Play. Her latest book, Tiffany Girl, is available...
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Jane Orcutt

Jane Orcutt

Award-winning Christian author Jane Orcutt was born on January 25th, 1960, in Fort Worth, Texas.Born with a serious heart defect, Jane faced surgeries and long recoveries from the age of five. But these solitary times only strengthened Jane’s love for reading, and her dream of one day becoming a...
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Carolyn Zane

Carolyn Zane

Carolyn was born and raised in Southern California. When she was five, her family moved to Oregon. Carolyn graduated from high school in 1976 in Silverton, Oregon and enrolled at Oregon State University, where she majored in broadcast/speech communications. In 1978, she married her college...
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Gene Edwards

Gene Edwards

Gene Edwards is one of America's most beloved Christian authors. He has published over 25 best-selling books, and his signature work, The Divine Romance, has been called a masterpiece of Christian literature. He has written biblical fiction covering nearly the entire Bible, with titles that...
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Paul Tournier

Paul Tournier

Paul Tournier was a Swiss physician and author who had acquired a worldwide audience for his work in pastoral counselling. His ideas had a significant impact on the spiritual and psychosocial aspects of routine patient care, and he had been called the twentieth century's most famous Christian physician.
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N.T. Wright

N.T. Wright

N. T. Wright is the former Bishop of Durham in the Church of England (2003-2010) and one of the world's leading Bible scholars. He is now serving as the chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. He has been featured on ABC News,...
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Shaunti Feldhahn

Shaunti Feldhahn

Shaunti received her graduate degree from Harvard University and was an analyst on Wall Street before unexpectedly becoming a social researcher and best-selling author.Today, she applies her analytical skills to investigating eye-opening, life-changing truths about relationships, both at home...
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Ruth Bell Graham

Ruth Bell Graham

Ruth Graham was born in China; her parents were American medical missionaries at the Presbyterian Hospital 300 miles north of Shanghai. Ruth was a Christian from an early age. She graduated from Wheaton College, Illinois, where she met her future husband Billy Graham. They were married on August...
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Francis Ray

Francis Ray

Died July 2, 2013.Francis Ray was a New York Times and USA Today bestselling African-American writer of romance novels. Her literary fiction series – Taggart and Falcon, the Invincible Women, Grayson Family of New Mexico, and Grayson Friends – have consistently made bestseller's lists. She was...
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Jack Erdmann

Jack Erdmann

In his stunning new autobiography, Whiskey's Children, author and lecturer Jack Erdmann recounts, with brutal honesty, his years of alcoholism. A former salesman, Erdmann's descent into the disease began at the tender age of thirteen and lasted through a broken marriage and a badly damaged...
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Stephen Arterburn

Stephen Arterburn

Stephen Arterburn is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries — the nation’s largest faith-based broadcast, counseling and treatment ministry — and is the host of the nationally syndicated “New Life Live!” daily radio program heard on over 180 radio stations nationwide. Steve is also the...
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Andy Crouch

Andy Crouch

Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.Andy is the author of Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling, winner of Christianity Today’s 2009 Book Award for Christianity and Culture and named one of the best books of 2008 by Publishers Weekly,...
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Richard Peck

Richard Peck

Richard Peck is an American novelist known for his prolific contributions to modern young adult literature. He was awarded the Newbery Medal in 2001 for his novel A Year Down Yonder.Richard Peck was born in 1934 in Decatur, Illinois, a town he describes as quiet and safe. His mother, Virginia,...
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Tia McCollors

Tia McCollors

Tia McCollors used to dream of being a television news anchor, but her destiny led her behind the pages instead of in front of the cameras. After earning a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from UNC-Chapel Hill, she went on to build a successful career in the public relations...
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Karen Harper

Karen Harper

A New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Karen Harper is a former college English instructor (The Ohio State University) and high school literature and writing teacher. A lifelong Ohioan, Karen and her husband Don divide their time between the midwest and the southeast, both locations...
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Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash, born J. R. Cash, also known as The Man in Black, was a multiple Grammy Award-winning American country singer-songwriter. Cash is widely considered to be one of the most influential American musicians of the 20th century.Cash was known for his deep, distinctive voice, his trademark...
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Jacob Needleman

Jacob Needleman

Jacob Needleman is Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University, former Visiting Professor at Duxx Graduate School of Business Leadership in Monterrey, Mexico, and former Director of the Center for the study of New Religions at The Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California....
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Thomas Cahill

Thomas Cahill

Born in New York City to Irish-American parents and raised in Queens and the Bronx, Cahill was educated by Jesuits and studied ancient Greek and Latin. He continued his study of Greek and Latin literature, as well as medieval philosophy, scripture and theology, at Fordham University, where he...
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