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The End of White Christian America

Robert P Jones · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Robert P. Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) , challenges us to grasp the profound political and cultural consequences of a new reality - that America is no longer a majority white Christian nation.For most of our nation's history, White Christian America (WCA)...
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Simplify: Ten Practices to Unclutter Your Soul

Bill Hybels · Tyndale Momentum, an imprint of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 309
Format: Hardcover

In "Simplify," bestselling author Bill Hybels identifies the core issues that lure us into frenetic living--and offers searingly practical steps for sweeping the clutter from our souls. Today's velocity of life can consume and control us . . . until our breakneck pace begins...
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Between the Shadows: A Book of Poems

Daniel A Heller · DCDESIGN Books
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

Many of the poems in this book come from the dark corners of my heart. By giving verbal form to these ideas I hope to be able to at least look at them if not actually confront and diminish them. They reflect many of my regrets, sadness, disappointments (often in myself) , and perceptions...
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The Scroll

Miriam Feinberg Vamosh · Menorah
Pages: 294
Format: Print book

A sensational but little known archaeological find, the divorce document of a woman named Miriam issued at the desert fortress of Masada is the basis for this new historical page turner. Beginning with a fateful decision by Miriam, a strong-willed survivor on Masada's final, horrific...
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How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee

Bart D. Ehrman · HarperOne; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and Bible expert Bart Ehrman reveals how Jesuss divinity became dogma in the first few centuries of the early church.The claim at the heart of the Christian faith is that Jesus of Nazareth was, and is, God. But this is not what the original disciples believed...
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Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places

Colin Dickey · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

An intellectual feast for fans of offbeat history, Ghostland takes readers on a road trip through some of the country's most infamously haunted places--and deep into the dark side of our history.Colin Dickey is on the trail of America's ghosts. Crammed into old houses and hotels, abandoned...
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Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism

Susan Jacoby · Holt Paperbacks
Format: Book

"Jacoby accomplishes her task with clarity, thoroughness, and an engaging passion." -Los Angeles Times Book Review At a time when the separation of church and state is under attack as never before, Freethinkers offers a powerful defense of the secularist heritage that gave...
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The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe

David I. Kertzer · Random House; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the gripping story of Pope Pius XI's secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. This groundbreaking work, based on seven years of research in the Vatican and Fascist archives, including reports...
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Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy

Anne Lamott · Riverhead Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow and Stitches comes a powerful exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it."Mercy is radical kindness," Anne Lamott writes in her enthralling and heartening book,...
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The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State

Graeme Wood · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The author of the explosive Atlantic cover story "What ISIS Really Wants" has written the definitive, electrifying account of the strategy, psychology, and theology driving the Islamic StateTens of thousands of men and women have left comfortable, privileged lives to join the Islamic...
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Love as a Way of Life: Seven Keys to Transforming Every Aspect of Your Life

Gary Chapman · Doubleday Religion; 1St Edition edition
Format: Paperback

In his first major work since the publication of his phenomenal bestseller The Five Love Languages, Dr. Chapman delivers a powerful plan for whole-life happiness, with simple yet intensive exercises and wisdom for finding the life you have always wanted. The way in which our individual...
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Silence: The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise

Thich Nhat Hanh · HarperOne
Pages: 189
Format: Print book

The Zen master and one of the world's most beloved teachers returns with a concise, practical guide to understanding and developing our most powerful inner resource - silence - to help us find happiness, purpose, and peace.Many people embark on a seemingly futile search for happiness, running...
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Strange Gods: A Secular History of Conversion

Susan Jacoby · Pantheon Books
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

In a groundbreaking historical work that addresses religious conversion in the West from an uncompromisingly secular perspective, Susan Jacoby challenges the conventional narrative of conversion as a purely spiritual journey. From the transformation on the road to Damascus of the Jew Saul...
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Infinity in Christ

Ivy Oppan · WestBow Press
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

This book contains true revelations and manifestations of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior, which was to be spoken to all humanity.
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Pagans: The End of Traditional Religion and the Rise of Christianity

James J. O'Donnell · Ecco Press
Pages: 288
Format: Book

A provocative and contrarian religious history that charts the rise of Christianity from the point of view of traditional" religion from the religious scholar and critically acclaimed author of Augustine. Pagans explores the rise of Christianity from a surprising and unique viewpoint:...
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