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Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life

Karen Armstrong · Knopf; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

One of the most original thinkers on the role of religion in the modern world—author of such acclaimed books as A History of God, Islam, and Buddha—now gives us an impassioned and practical book that can help us make the world a more compassionate place.Karen Armstrong believes...
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Secret Societies: The Complete Guide to Histories, Rites, and Rituals

Nick Redfern · Visible Ink Pr
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Claims and counter-claims. Accusations and allegations. NSA spying and suppressed evidence. Cover-ups and threats. Documented connections and intrigue. Suggestions of a New World Order. Are we to believe the coincidences are mere chance? Might the paranoid be on to something? Who really...
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In Good Faith: Secular Parenting in a Religious World

Maria Polonchek · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 206
Format: Hardcover

Part memoir, part cultural exploration, this book covers the author's journey as she grows up in an evangelical Christian home, leaves religion behind as a young adult, and goes on to raise children in a family outside of religious belief. Maria Polonchek weaves a personal story with...
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I Think You're Wrong

Sarah Stewart Holland · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Two friends on opposite sides of the aisle provide a practical guide to grace-filled political conversation while challenging readers to put relationship before policy and understanding before argument.

More than ever, politics seems driven by conflict and anger. People sitting...

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Grateful: The Transformative Power of Giving Thanks

Diana Butler Bass · HarperOne
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The author of the multiple award-winning Grounded and leading trend spotter in contemporary Christianity explores why gratitude is missing as a modern spiritual practice, offers practical suggestions for reclaiming it, and illuminates how the shared practice of gratitude can lead to greater...

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Almost Everything: Notes on Hope

Anne Lamott · Riverhead Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Hallelujah Anyway, Bird by Bird, and Help, Thanks, Wow, comes a new book about the place hope holds in our lives.

"I am stockpiling antibiotics for the Apocalypse, even as I await the blossoming of paperwhites on the windowsill...
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Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change

SHERRI MITCHELL · North Atlantic Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Ancient Indigenous wisdom lights the way toward a contemporary path for everyone seeking a more loving and balanced worldSherri Mitchell draws from Indigenous knowledge and ancestral wisdom, as well as her experience as a lawyer and activist, to address some of the most crucial issues we face...
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Sacred Liberty: America's Long, Bloody, and Ongoing Struggle for Religious Freedom

Steven Waldman · HarperOne
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Sacred Liberty offers a dramatic, sweeping survey of how America built a unique model of religious freedom, perhaps the nation's "greatest invention." Steven Waldman, the bestselling author of Founding Faith, shows how early ideas about religious liberty were tested and refined...

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A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith

Timothy Egan · Viking
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Tracing an ancient pilgrimage route from Canterbury to Rome, the bestselling and "virtuosic" (The Wall Street Journal) writer explores the past and future of ChristianityAt a time when Britain, America, and much of Europe have never been so secular--and when his mother's...
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A Future of Faith: The Path of Change in Politics and Society

NOT AVAILABLE. · St. Martin's Essentials
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Pope Francis met with French reporter and sociologist Dominique Wolton for an unprecedented series of twelve fascinating and timely conversations -- open dialogues revolving around the political, cultural, and religious issues dominating communication and conflict around the world -- now published...

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