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Purifying the Land of the Pure: A History of Pakistan's Religious Minorities

Farahnaz Ispahani · Oxford University Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

When Pakistan emerged as an independent state in 1947, it sought to provide a new homeland and safe harbor for South Asia's Muslims, the largest religious minority in the subcontinent at the time. Yet this project was not exclusive. Taking its name from Pakstan, an acronym composed...
How Would Buddha Think?: 1,501 Right-Intention Teachings for Cultivating a Peaceful Mind

Barbara Ann Kipfer · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

"All that we are is the result of what we have thought." - The BuddhaEvery word and every action begins with a thought. Negative thoughts based in jealousy, greed, or hatred may seem harmless on the surface. After all, they're only thoughts, right? But while thoughts are only...

Dan B Allender · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

What would you do for twenty-four hours if the only criteria were to pursue your deepest joy?Dan Allender's lyrical book about the Sabbath expels the myriad myths about this "day of rest," starting with the one that paints the Sabbath as a day of forced quiet, spiritual exercises,...
Revelation (Teach the Text Commentary Series)

J Scott Duvall · Baker Pub Group
Pages: 333
Format: Book

To craft informed sermons, pastors scour commentaries that often deal more with minutia than the main point. Or they turn to devotional commentaries, which may contain exegetical weaknesses. The Teach the Text Commentary Series bridges this gap by utilizing the best of biblical scholarship...
What Happens When We Die?: A Groundbreaking Study into the Nature of Life and Death

Sam Parnia M.D. · Hay House; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

Dr. Sam Parnia faces death every day. Through his work as a critical-care doctor in a hospital emergency room, he became very interested in some of his patients’ accounts of the experiences that they had while clinically dead. He started to collect these stories and read all the latest...
Ten Prayers That Changed the World: Extraordinary Stories of Faith That Shaped the Course of History

Jean-Pierre Isbouts · National Geographic Books, 2016.
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

From time immemorial, prayer has provided comfort in our darkest hours, stirred us to action beyond what we thought possible, and shown us the way through seemingly insurmountable challenges. In this engaging tour of world history, author and historian Jean-Pierre Isbouts takes us on an inspiring...
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...
Be the Message: Taking Your Faith Beyond Words to a Life of Action

Kerry Shook · WaterBrook Press
Format: Hardcover

Maybe you’re troubled by the disconnect between the words you speak and the life you live. Maybe you’d like to see your faith become more active and life-changing in the world around you. Pastor Kerry and Chris Shook felt that way. Even though their calling involved preaching...
How Soon is Now: From Personal Initiation to Global Transformation

Daniel Pinchbeck · Watkins Publishing
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

We are on the brink of an ecological mega-crisis, threatening the future of life on earth, and our actions over the next few years may well determine the destiny of our descendants. Between a manifesto and a tactical plan of action, How Soon is Now? by radical futurist and philosopher Daniel...
Approaching the Buddhist Path

Bstan-?dzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV · Wisdom Publications
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

The first volume in a multi-volume collection presenting the Dalai Lama's comprehensive explanation of the Buddhist path.His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been publicly teaching Buddhism for decades. This series collects his presentations of every step of the path to enlightenment, compiled...
The Resignation of Eve: What If Adam's Rib Is No Longer Willing to Be the Church's Backbone?

Jim Henderson · Tyndale Momentum
Format: Paperback

In talking with women around the country, Jim Henderson has come to believe that there is an epidemic of quiet, even sad resignation among dedicated Christian women who are feeling overworked and undervalued in the church. As a result, many women are discouraged. Some, particularly young...
The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi'a-Sunni Divide

Geneive Abdo · Oxford University Press
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

The Shi'a-Sunni conflict is one of the most significant outcomes arising from the Arab rebellions. Yet, there is little understanding of who is driving this tension and the underlying causes. By delving deeply into the historical factors leading up to the present-day conflict, The New Sectarianism...
Your Personal Horoscope 2015: Month-by-month forecasts for every sign

Joseph Polansky · Harper Element
Format: Print book

Your complete one-volume guide to the year 2015. This fantastic and in-depth book includes month-by-month forecasts for every sign and all you need to know to find out what is in store for you in the year ahead.The only one-volume horoscope you’ll ever need.Your essential guide to love,...
Colliding With Destiny: Finding Hope in the Legacy of Ruth

Sarah Jakes · Bethany House Publishers; Expanded edition
Format: Hardcover

Find a fuller, richer life by letting God direct your destiny. The story of Ruth is a journey of transformation. By allowing God to transform her circumstances, Ruth went from a widow who would be excluded from society to a wife with a secure and protected future, a future that ultimately...