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Sacred Bliss: A Spiritual History of Cannabis

Mark S Ferrara · Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

One of the most important relationships that human beings have with plants is changing our consciousness - consider the plants that give us coffee, tea, chocolate, and nicotine. Sacred Bliss challenges traditional attitudes about cannabis by tracing its essential role in the spiritual and curative...
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The Grand Paradox: The Messiness of Life, the Mystery of God and the Necessity of Faith

Ken Wytsma · Thomas Nelson
Format: Hardcover

If we were made for relationship with God, why do we often feel lost and distant from Him? The life of Christian faith is and always has been a beautifully awkward reality. Following Jesus is done—can only be done—in the messiness of this world into which we were all born. Yet many...
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He Walks Among Us: Encounters with Christ in a Broken World

Richard Stearns · Thomas Nelson
Format: Book

God sees the poor as blessed. Rich and Reneé Stearns show us why. We often separate ourselves from people who are different from us, sometimes even intentionally. This book is a great reminder of all the things we share in common—hopes, dreams, heartaches—and most...
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Married for Real: Building a Loving, Powerful Life Together

Eddie George · Abingdon Press
Format: Hardcover

Eddie and Tamara George are living the American dream―together. From humble backgrounds, Eddie and Tamara have each risen to national prominence―for Eddie, an award-winning football and broadcasting career, and for Tamara, a rewarding singing and television career―and...
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The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic

Owen Davies · Oxford University Press
Pages: 310
Format: Hardcover

This richly illustrated history provides a readable and fresh approach to the extensive and complex story of witchcraft and magic. Beginning with the invention of writing in the ancient world, the author explores a wide range of magical beliefs and practices, the rise of the witch trials,...
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Yule: Rituals, Recipes & Lore for the Winter Solstice

Llewellyn · Llewellyn Publications
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Yule - also known as the Winter Solstice - is celebrated when nighttime has reached its maximum length, and there is a promise of brighter days to come as candles are lit and feasts are enjoyed. This guide shows you how to perform rituals and work magic with the energy of rebirth and renewal...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Less: 101 Stories about Having More by Simplifying Our Lives

Amy Newmark · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

In the Age of Disposables - fashion, phones, glasses, and even friends! - some people are finding joy by rediscovering the simple life. They're cleaning house, both literally and figuratively, and finding themselves better for it. By getting rid of excess "stuff" and trimming...
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Mamaleh Knows Best: What Jewish Mothers Do to Raise Successful, Creative, Empathetic, Independent Children

Marjorie Ingall · Harmony
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

We all know the stereotype of the Jewish mother: Hectoring, guilt-inducing, clingy as a limpet. In Mamaleh Knows Best, Tablet Magazine columnist Marjorie Ingall smashes this tired trope with a hammer. Blending personal anecdotes, humor, historical texts, and scientific research, Ingall...
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Extra Sensory: The Science and Pseudoscience of Telepathy and Other Powers of the Mind

Brian Clegg · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Extra Sensory is a pop-science look at the untapped abilities of human beings, from ESP to Telekenesis and other real life sciences that are currently being studied today, from physicist Brian Clegg. We'd all love to have 'psi' abilities like telepathy, telekinesis, and remote...
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Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World

Gale · MacMillan
Pages: 820
Format: Hardcover

The second edition of this well-received two-volume study of Islam updates and adds to its predecessor 40 percent new content. It updates and revises most of the original 500 entries and adds new topics to reflect changes in the Muslim world since 2004, from the emergence/re-emergence...
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The Definition of Anti-Semitism

Kenneth L Marcus · Oxford University Press
Pages: 296
Format: eBook

What is anti-Semitism? The Definition of Anti-Semitism is the first book-length study to explore this central question in the context of the new anti-Semitism. Previous efforts to define 'anti-Semitism' have been complicated by the disreputable origins of the term, the discredited...
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A Monk in the Bee Hive: A Short Discourse on Bees, Monks and Sacred Geometry

Skye ann louise Taylor · Logosophia, LLC
Format: Print book

Literary Nonfiction. A MONK IN THE BEEHIVE introduces and carries the reader to a higher octave of beekeeping. It has been called forth by the need for a recognition of the forces informing all of life itself. Drawing on her experiences as a Buddhist monk, Skye ann louise Taylor is adroit...
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Who Is Jesus?

Greg Gilbert · Crossway Books
Pages: 138
Format: Print book

A famed historian once noted that, regardless of what you think of him personally, Jesus Christ stands as the central figure in the history of Western civilization. A man violently rejected by some and passionately worshipped by others, Jesus remains as polarizing as ever. But most people...
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