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The Search for Atlantis: A History of Plato's Ideal State

Steve Kershaw PhD · Pegasus Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A vivid exploration of the legend of Atlantis and its enduring influence on Western culture - from its origins in antiquity to the modern era. The Atlantis story remains one of the most haunting and enigmatictales fromantiquity, and one that still resonates very deeply with themodern imagination....
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Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others

Barbara Brown Taylor · HarperOne
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerThe renowned and beloved New York Times bestselling author of An Altar in the World and Learning to Walk in the Dark recounts her moving discoveries of finding the sacred in unexpected places while teaching the world's religions to undergraduates in rural Georgia,...
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Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food

Roger Horowitz · Roger Horowitz
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Kosher USA follows the fascinating and surprising journey of kosher food through the modern industrial food system. Drawing on episodes from the lives of the author's own family, it traces how iconic products such as Coca-Cola and Jell-O tried to become kosher; the contentious debates among...
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Crisis of Responsibility: Our Cultural Addiction to Blame and How You Can Cure It

David L Bahnsen · Post Hill Press
Pages: 171
Format: Hardcover

The left and right have gone to great lengths to blame the problems plaguing our society but neither Washington DC, Wall Street, Mexico, China, the Feds, nor the media are the cause of our problems - nor are they the cure. Across the globe a "revolt" of sorts is taking place...
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The Gift of Wonder: Creative Practices for Delighting in God

Christine Aroney-Sine · IVP Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

I choose to breathe in the wonder of God's eternal love, And dance to the rhythm of eternal breath, Listening to the whispers calling me to slow down and take notice. I choose to absorb the beauty of the divine presence, to delight in the Creator of all things and relish the delight...
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Religious Freedom in America: A Reference Handbook

Michael C LeMay · ABC-CLIO
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

This book provides the answers to controversial questions about religious liberties in the United States and connected issues through balanced, thorough, and nonjudgmental coverage of the issues in a reference format.* Ideally suited for students and general readers who want to learn more...
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The Jewish Study Bible: Featuring The Jewish Publication Society TANAKH Translation

Adele Berlin · Oxford University Press
Pages: 2181
Format: Book

The Jewish Study Bible is a one-volume resource tailored especially for the needs of students of the Hebrew Bible. Nearly forty scholars worldwide contributed to the translation and interpretation of the Jewish Study Bible, representing the best of Jewish biblical scholarship available...
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The Brainy Bunch: The Harding Family's Method to College Ready by Age Twelve

Kip Harding · Gallery Books
Pages: 222
Format: Hardcover

If the Harding family can do it, your family can too! Having six out of ten kids go to college is no small feat on its own, but having six kids in college by the age of twelve - that's nothing short of incredible. Meet Kip and Mona Lisa Harding, high school sweethearts whose simple...
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A History of Judaism

MARTIN GOODMAN · Princeton University Press
Pages: 656
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping history of Judaism over more than three millenniaJudaism is one of the oldest religions in the world, and it has preserved its distinctive identity despite the extraordinarily diverse forms and beliefs it has embodied over the course of more than three millennia. A History of Judaism...
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Letters to Santa Claus

The Elves · Indiana University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

For years, children and adults have stuffed their candid dreams, wishes, and promises into envelopes addressed to Santa Claus. Whether the envelopes come with stamps or without, are addressed to "The Big Red Guy at Jingle Bells Lane" or simply "To Santa," for over 100 years,...
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Food, Feasts, and Faith

Paul Fieldhouse · ABC-CLIO
Pages: 671
Format: Hardcover

An indispensable resource for exploring food and faith, this two-volume set offers information on food-related religious beliefs, customs, and practices from around the world. * Provides up-to-date factual information, introduces concepts of food as being more than just nutrients, and enables...
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An Appeal to the World: The Way to Peace in a Time of Division

DALAI LAMA · William Morrow
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

In this brief, urgent "appeal to the world," His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses our time of division, calling on us to draw upon the innate goodness of our shared humanity to overcome the rancor, mistrust, and divisiveness that threaten world peace and sustainability.  "I...
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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

ROBERT WRIGHT · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human...
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Blood and Faith: Christianity in American White Nationalism

Damon T Berry · Syracuse University Press
Pages: 268
Format: Paperback

Since the 1980 US presidential races, the term "religious right" has come to signify a politically and socially conservative form of Christianity. This term implies a joining of socially conservative evangelical Christianity with conservative politics that continues to shape the Republican...
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Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump

JOHN FEA · Eerdmans
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A historian's acute take on current American politics "Believe me" may be the most commonly used phrase in Donald Trump's lexicon. Whether about building a wall or protecting the Christian heritage, the refrain is constant. And to the surprise of many, about eighty percent of white...
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