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Saudi, Inc.: The Arabian Kingdom's Pursuit of Profit and Power

ELLEN R WALD · Pegasus Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A history of the most profitable company in the world, Saudi Aramco, and the story behind the family that ruthlessly maneuvered to control this multi-trillion dollar enterprise.The Saudi royal family and Aramco leadership are, and almost always have been, motivated by ambitions of long-term...
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The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao

Ian Johnson · Pantheon
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, a revelatory portrait of religion in China today - its history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China's future. The Souls of China tells the story of one of the world's great...
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Angels: The Definitive Guide to Angels from Around the World

Marie-Ange Faugérolas · Jeremy P. Tarcher, 2015.
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

Angels appear in every major world religion - from Christianity to Judaism, Islam to the Native American Thunderbirds. This book is a celebration of all the world's divine messengers and a definitive resource containing all of the knowledge collected about these awe-inspiring beings.Rigorously...
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Amen! Hallelujah!: Insights Into the Book of Revelation

Dale Wells · WestBow Press
Pages: 316
Format: Hardcover

In order for twenty-first century readers to properly understand Revelation, we have to look at it through first century eyes. Their understanding of the book frames our understanding. Start with the assumption that the last book of the Bible is exactly what it purports to be - a revelation,...
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Christmas in the Crosshairs: Two Thousand Years of Denouncing and Defending the World's Most Celebrated Holiday

G Q Bowler · Oxford University Press
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

An Anglican priest hands out brass knuckles to his congregation, preparing to battle anti-Christmas fanatics. Fascists insist that the Winter Solstice is the real Christmas, while Communists stage atheist musicals outside of churches on Christmas Eve. Activists vandalize shops that start...
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Can We Save the Catholic Church?

Hans Kung · William Collins
Format: Paperback

The Catholic Church has been nearly destroyed by its resistance to change, censured for its abuses. Pope Francis has promised reform: radical theologian Hans Küng here presents what Catholics have long been yearning for: modern responses to the challenges of a modern world.In 1962 the Second...
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Revangelical: Becoming the Good News People We're Meant to Be

Lance Ford · Tyndale Momentum
Format: Book

When you hear the word evangelical, do you think “good news”? That’s what the word means, and it’s what we are meant to be. Yet the surrounding culture often views us as exactly the opposite. Calling yourself an evangelical too often means you are seen through...
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The Art of Vinyasa: Awakening Body and Mind through the Practice of Ashtanga Yoga

Richard Freeman · Shambhala
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A radical presentation of the most rigorous form of contemporary yoga as meditation in motion.The Art of Vinyasa takes a unique look at Ashtanga yoga as meditation in motion that produces profound inner change. Two of the most well-respected teachers of the Ashtanga style of yoga, Richard...
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Slowing Time: Seeing the Sacred Outside Your Kitchen Door

Barbara Mahany · Abingdon Press
Format: Book

Barbara Mahany believes the sacred is all around, within finger's reach--here to be gathered, culled, collected, through the simple yet complex art of paying attention, of savoring the moment, of cultivating stillness. Making room for God and illuminating the Godly specks in the everyday....
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