Avis Johnson Oehlbeck Library
PRAYERS AND MEDITATIONS: You may find books by individual authors which contain Prayers (for example, Prayers, for all people, for all occasions or Rediscovering the Lord's prayer) or Meditations (for example, The Way of Renewal; Meditations for the Forty
Days of Lent)
SPIRITUAL LIFE: You may find books by individual authors about Individuals and Families living a Christian and Spiritual Life. The authors often write concerning their own experiences. (for example, A History of Christian Spirituality, Prayer Conversing with God,
and Finding God in the World.
CHRISTIAN CHURCH: You may find books by individual authors on Preaching, Sermon Collections, Church Ministry, Church Growth, Deacons, Acolytes, Priests and Christian Education.
CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE: You may find books concerning Christian interactions in the World including Social Theology, Secular Disciplines, Science and Faith, Social Problems, Philosophy, Rites and Rituals, Church Government, Worship and Christian Education.
CHURCH HISTORY: You may find books concerning Christian churches in general on Pastoral Counseling, Parish Administration, Sermons, Clergy, Church Work with All Ages, Saints Lives and Other topics.
EPISCOPAL CHURCH: You may find books on Episcopal Liturgy, Sermons, Convocations, Priests, Education, Episcopal Church History, Dictionaries, and Introductions to the Faith.
EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION: You may find Directories, Church Resources and North Carolina Episcopal Church Histories and books about Valle Crucis.
CHRISTIAN DENOMINATIONS: You may find books about these churches: Roman Catholic, Protestant, Anglican, Lutheran, Calvinistic, Presbyterian, Baptist, Methodist and Other Churches.
WORLD RELIGIONS AND MYTHOLOGY: You may find books on Mythology, Comparative Religion, Cults, Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam, and Native American Religion and Spirituality.
HYMNALS AND SONGBOOKS: You may find Hymnals with an emphasis on the Episcopal Hymnal as well as Songbooks for Children and books about Hymns.
BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER: You may find many editions of the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer
C.S. LEWIS: You may find books by prominent lay theologian C.S. Lewis in this collection as well as books about his life. Bible Studies and Classes Collection contains other titles by C.S. Lewis.
CHRISTIAN ARTS (220-818) You may find books which cover Christian Paintings, Illustrations, Literature, Architecture, and Flowers in this small collection.
YOUNG ADULTS: You may find middle and high school books including Bibles, Bible Stories, Jesus, Prayers, Grief, Death, God and other various topics.
BOOKS FOR JUVENILES: You may find grade school and middle school books including Bibles, Bible Stories, Jesus, Prayers, Grief, Death and other various topics.
BIBLE STUDIES AND CLASSES: You may find books selected for Church of the Ascension Classes and Sunday School. Books in this collection will overlap in topic and themes with the other collections. For example, classes have studied the works of the author C.S. Lewis; other books by C.S. Lewis are in the C.S. Lewis Collection.
GUIDANCE FOR ALL AGES: You may find books on many self-help books in this collection, such as: AIDS, Alcoholism, Children, Death, Divorce, Drug Abuse, Family Relationships, Grief, Men, Mental Illness, Parenting, Stress, Teenagers, Women.
BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
ER: You may find preschool books such as Children’s Bible Stories, Prayer, Death, Grieving, and God.
Hol: You may find Christmas Themed books for children with a few other Holiday Books available.
CHRISTMAS: You may find books with Christmas Quotations, Stories, and Experiences in this small collection.