Parbar Publishing

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We are a small independent publishing company based in the North of England. Most of our authors write from a Christian direction and we publish fiction and non-fiction for adults and children. We currently distribute predominantly in eBook formats.

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The St Jude's Shuffle: A Tale Of Decision, Deceit & Dysentery
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Series: The Holy-Rude Diaries, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 20,130. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00)
With clergy interviews, a clandestine fund-raising scheme, a conceited Archdeacon, an uncandid candidate, multiple hidden agendas, devious church members and something nasty lurking in the refreshments, ‘The St Jude’s Shuffle’ follows the fortunes of Westfeil church as they hunt for a new Vicar. This volume of ‘The Holy-Rude Diaries’ is witty, compassionate, honest, shrewd and very, very funny.
Christian Witness to the Gospel of Peace in a Culture of Conflict
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Series: Parbar Study Aids, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General
This dissertation examines the tension between witness to a gospel of peace and conflict arising as a direct result of that witness, and unpacks the thinking behind the peaceable witness of an individual and a community. It provides an overview of theological thought, engages with the contemporary situation, and is offered for the use of those who wish to consider this subject in an academic way.
The Bishop of Banford: A Tale of Crosiers, Cherubs & Crime
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Series: The Holy-Rude Diaries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,330. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Maverick vicar, John Davidson, becomes the new Bishop of Banford he plunges headlong into a diocesan world of relentless work, repressed sexuality and inspired lunacy. As his marriage falls apart and an old flame reignites he is forced to consider hard choices - but then he comes to the unwelcome attention of a crime-lord and finally experiences the most terrifying meeting of his life...
The Vicar of Westfeil: A Tale of Faith, Farce & Felony
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Series: The Holy-Rude Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
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As the millennium approaches, the banks are exploiting the public. St Jude’s Church in Westfeil, however, is quietly exploiting the banks as, led by their maverick vicar Rev John Davidson, they initiate a fund-raising scheme which is ingenious, highly successful but also completely illegal… 'The Vicar of Westfeil' is honest, moving, sly, scurrilous, challenging and very, very funny.
Collaborative Ministry: What it is, How it Works and Why
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,480. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / Leadership
This book comprehensively explores the theology and practice of this style of ‘being church’, considering the implications for churches both large and small. A central section provides foundational Bible studies, unpacking the themes of authority, acceptance and covenant, while an appendix of group study material offers help for churches considering a collaborative approach.
Marriage: Restoring Our Vision
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,770. Language: British English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Love & Marriage
This book aims to restore our vision of God’s created purpose for marriage. It allows the Bible to shed light on both our inherited cultural values and our contemporary Christian assumptions. Linking with the vows in the Anglican Marriage Service, it examines biblical principles, challenges current practice and drives the reader back to a truly biblical vision for marriage.
Bertie's Quest for the Perfect Pearl
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Series: Pocket Sized Parables, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / General
Bertie Brundle is a very rich man. He has everything anyone could want – but his special passion is his collection of costly pearls, and when he discovers the Lost Pearl of Kullimoor in a junk shop, his life is turned upside down... Bertie’s Quest for the Perfect Pearl is a children’s contemporary story based on the parable: The Pearl of Great Price.
The Curate of Cockleigh: A Tale of Anglicans, Angels & Arson.
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Series: The Holy-Rude Diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,910. Language: British English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Parbar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It is 1977 and Rev John Davidson is the newly ordained Curate of Cockleigh. His ministry is quite ordinary until he meets an anarchist and begins to see angels... As he navigates his way around mistaken identity, a vindictive detective, a teenager with romance on her mind and a septuagenarian Kung-Fu Rector, his life becomes a frantic roller-coaster ride towards an explosive conclusion.


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