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10 books about the devil
Pick up one of these featured titles on the devil in May 2021.
The Devil and the Children of God at the End of the World by Matthew Deibler
Category: Spiritual Warfare
This book was published this year by Lamp on the Stand Publishing and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.
Matthew Deibler, child of God, was born with a purpose. But he was a marked target of the devil. Unaware of this evil influence, Matthew fell under the spell of the devil's deceit, drifting deep into the grip of mental illness before suffering a nervous breakdown-and being reborn in faith. As he began to heal through the miraculous grace of God, he discovered a passion to serve, sharing his testimony with the world. He embodied a new life full of purpose and meaning. And then he met the devil. Not once, but twice. The prince of darkness came first to disrupt Matthew's mission. And second to steal his soul. This is Matthew's story-a powerful testimony for anyone who wants to identify and expose the deceptive work of the evil one. It is a declaration of spiritual warfare and victory through the blood of Jesus Christ-and a message of love, patience, and grace from the Father, who leaves no child behind.
Speak of the Devil: How The Satanic Temple is Changing the Way We Talk about Religion by Joseph P. Laycock
This book was published last year by Oxford University Press and takes approximately 9.1 hours to read.
In this book-length study of The Satanic Temple, Joseph Laycock, a scholar of new religious movements, contends that the emergence of "political Satanism" marks a significant moment in American religious history that will have a lasting impact on how Americans frame debates about religious freedom. Though the group gained attention for its strategic deployment of outrage, it claims to have developed beyond politics into a religious movement. Equal parts history and ethnography, Speak of the Devil demonstrates why religious Satanism is significant to larger conversations about the definition of religion, religious freedom, and religious tolerance.
Let Freedom Ring: A 40-Day Tactical Training for Freedom from the Devil by Fr. James Altman
Category: Spiritual Warfare
This book was published this year by Mater Media and takes approximately 9.4 hours to read.
Do you ever feel helpless against the spiritual tactics of the devil? Do you look at the world around you and wonder what YOU can possibly do to make things better? In Let Freedom Ring, Fr. Altman, Fr. Heilman, and Fr. Peckman cover forty ways the devil influences our lives. Over the course of this training, you will learn how to cultivate virtues that counteract demonic manifestations; you will train yourself up spiritually, mentally, and physically; and you will become well-versed in effective spiritual weapons that have fallen by the wayside. As "children of light" we are called to put on the armor of God so that we may stand firm against the tactics of the devil (Ephesians 6:11). The tools in this book give us our weapons back and enable us to fight the darkness. We are the Church Militant. We have sat by for too long and passively let the devil build strongholds in our lives - it is time to take up arms. You are not here by accident. God has placed you in this time and place for a divine reason. We need YOU on the battlefield. Perhaps, like Esther, you were born "for such a time as this."
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik Larson
Category: Murder & Mayhem
This book was published 17 years ago by Vintage and takes approximately 14.9 hours to read.
An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett.
Demons: What the Bible Really Says About the Powers of Darkness by Michael S. Heiser
Category: Bible Study
This book was published last year by Lexham Press and takes approximately 17.0 hours to read.
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Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three by Mara Leveritt
Category: Murder & Mayhem
This book was published 18 years ago by Atria Books and takes approximately 14.4 hours to read.
The award-winning investigative journalist takes readers deep inside the 1993 slayings of three boys in West Memphis, Arkansas, revealing the overzealous prosecution that may have improperly convicted three teenagers. Reprint.
The Desolations of Devil's Acre (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children) by Ransom Riggs
Category: Children's Books
This book was published this year by Dutton Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 17.1 hours to read.
"The last thing Jacob Portman saw before the world went dark was a terrible, familiar face. Suddenly, he and Noor are back in his grandfather's house. Jacob doesn't know how they escaped from V's loop, but he does know one thing for certain: Caul has returned. Risen from the Library of Souls, Caul and his apocalyptic agenda seem unstoppable. Only one hope remains--deliver Noor to the meeting place of the seven prophesied ones, if they can decipher its secret location"--
The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto by Charles M Blow
Category: Black & African American
This book was published this year by Harper and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.
From journalist and New York Times bestselling author Charles Blow comes a powerful manifesto and call to action for Black Americans to amass political power and fight white supremacy. Race, as we have come to understand it, is a fiction; but, racism, as we have come to live it, is a fact. The point here is not to impose a new racial hierarchy, but to remove an existing one. After centuries of waiting for white majorities to overturn white supremacy, it seems to me that it has fallen to Black people to do it themselves. Acclaimed columnist and author Charles Blow never wanted to write a "race book." But as violence against Black people-both physical and psychological-seemed only to increase in recent years, culminating in the historical pandemic and protests of the summer of 2020, he felt compelled to write a new story for Black Americans. He envisioned a succinct, counterintuitive, and impassioned corrective to the myths that have for too long governed our thinking about race and geography in America. Drawing on both political observations and personal experience as a Black son of the South, Charles set out to offer a call to action by which Black people can finally achieve equality, on their own terms. So what will it take to make lasting change when small steps have so frequently failed It's going to take an unprecedented shift in power. The Devil You Know is a groundbreaking manifesto, proposing nothing short of the most audacious power play by Black people in the history of this country. This book is a grand exhortation to generations of a people, offering a road map to true and lasting freedom.
A Devil of a Whipping: The Battle of Cowpens by Lawrence E. Babits
Category: Revolution & Founding
This book was published 20 years ago by University of North Carolina Press and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.
Offers a freshly documented, detailed investigation of the exemplary military tactics that secured the Americans' victory in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina, in January 1781 and turned the tide of the Revolutionary War in their favor. UP.
The Devil Inside: How My Minister Father Molested Kids In Our Home And Church For Decades And How I Finally Stopped Him by Jimmy Hinton
Category: Pastoral Resources
This book was published this year by Freiling Publishing and takes approximately 5.4 hours to read.
When Jimmy Hinton's sister confided in him that their own father had sexually abused her, Jimmy was both dismayed and spurred into action. His father, a respected minister in the community, was a predator who used his role behind the pulpit to secretly molest and abuse countless victims. Turning his father over to the police, Jimmy became a tireless advocate and voice for the victims. His pursuit of justice would eventually result in his father's confession and subsequent conviction. Haunted by the discovery of his father's grotesque acts against children, Jimmy, also a pastor, worked to restore the very church where his dad had perpetrated such sickening acts. He was determined to protect others and nurture an environment of healing in the aftermath of abuse. Today he relentlessly studies and exposes the deception techniques that predators like his father used to molest, harm, abuse, and terrorize children. The Devil Inside is, hands down, the absolute must-read for every seminarian, seminary instructor, and church leader and volunteer out there...Hinton addresses head-on theological problems of redemption and forgiveness and care for others exactly as Jesus would have him do. He cares deeply for the abused and wounded, makes space for the truly repentant, and offers a chilling description of the wolf in sheep's clothing. --Christine Fox Paker, MA, MACM, President/Executive Director, PorchSwing Ministries, Inc. In his book, The Devil Inside, Jimmy pulls no punches. He lays bare his soul and puts in black & white precisely why we should and how we can better defend children from sexual predators. --Dave Pittman, Executive Director, Together We Heal Child Safeguarding Trainer, GRACE I recommend this compelling story of a minister's family forced to make a painful choice - protect their father or protect children from their father? --Abbie Fitzgerald Schaub, storyteller in "The Keepers" documentary The Devil Inside serves as a wake-up call for the church and seminaries - understanding abuse, how it happens, and prevention must be an integral thread in the church's fabric...This book is a must for every pastor, ministry leader, and seminary student. --Joe Harvey-Hall, KeepSAfe Director, The Salvation Army Jimmy writes about what he knows. And what he writes, you need to know for it may save those you love. Had I had this information years ago, my own family might have been spared the horror that destroyed us. This is a book that needs to be read by church leaders and church members alike! --Les Ferguson Jr., Minister and author of Still Wrestling: Faith Renewed Through Brokenness
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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