Books tagged: Religious

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A Priest in Hell

By Randall Radic

?Living in jail is like living in a foreign country. The customs and culture are different, almost alien, and so is the language.” A Priest in Hell is the compelling true story of life in the U.S. prison system. The book takes fodder for popular reality shows (like Cops) to ... Read more

Balancing Bountiful

By Mary Jayne Blackmore

As the daughter of Mormon leader Winston Blackmore, Mary Jayne Blackmore grew up within the closed-off polygamist community of Bountiful, BC. She spent her younger years riding ponies, raising pet lambs and playing in the hay in the Old Barn. Her family's staunch Fundamentalist ... Read more

Elephant Talks to God

By Dale Estey

The Elephant Talks to God is an endearing collection of whimsical tales in which a young elephant forages for answers to that age-old existential puzzle: What is the meaning of life? In this new edition of Dale Estey's best-selling book, this pachyderm philosopher asks questions ... Read more

Emma's Gift

By Deborah Delaronde
Illustrated by Jay Odjick
Edited by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm

Emma wants to participate in her community's annual 'King's Day' celebration that is held every year on January 6th. She loves to see the gifts that are given and hear the stories people tell when they visit. Her mother, however, feels that Emma is too young. When Emma's grandmother ... Read more

Father August Brabant

By Jim McDowell

Father August Brabant (1845?1912) was the first Roman Catholic missionary to live and work among aboriginal people on the west coast of Vancouver Island during the colonial period. He endured long periods of isolation, built a number of log churches and undertook extraordinarily ... Read more

Giotto and the St Francis cycle

By Bayeux Collective

Humanity and Art: The Artist and the Saint

Hallowed Timbers

By Susan Hyde & Michael Bird

From the grandest, most ornate church to the tiniest, most humble chapel, Cape Breton Island's houses of worship possess a timeless charm. In these pages, we join Susan Hyde and Michael Bird as they travel the winding roads of Cape Breton — along the windswept coast, through ... Read more