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An Appeal to the World: The Way to Peace in a Time of Division

DALAI LAMA · William Morrow
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

In this brief, urgent "appeal to the world," His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses our time of division, calling on us to draw upon the innate goodness of our shared humanity to overcome the rancor, mistrust, and divisiveness that threaten world peace and sustainability.  "I...
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What Is the Bible?: How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way You Think and Feel About Everything

ROB BELL · HARPER ONE
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Rob Bell, the beloved author of Love Wins and What We Talk About When We Talk About God, goes deep into the Bible to show how it is more revelatory, revolutionary, and relevant than we ever imagined - and offers a cogent argument for why we need to look at it in a fresh, new way.In Love...
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Surviving Death: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for an Afterlife

Leslie Kean · Crown
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

"While exploring the evidence for an afterlife, I witnessed some unbelievable things that are not supposed to be possible in our material world. Yet they were unavoidably and undeniably real. Despite my initial doubt, I came to realize that there are still aspects of Nature which are neither...
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Living in a Mindful Universe: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Heart of Consciousness

Eben Alexander · Rodale Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Dr. Eben Alexander, author of international phenomenon Proof of Heaven, shares the next phase of his journey to understand the true nature of consciousness and how to cultivate a state of harmony with the universe and our higher purpose.In 2008, Dr. Eben Alexander's brain was severely...
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Living with the Monks: What Turning Off My Phone Taught Me about Happiness, Gratitude, and Focus

JESSE ITZLER · Center Street
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Jesse Itzler could easily be voted the least likely to sit still. The successful entrepreneur, endurance athlete and father of four only knows one speed: FULL BLAST. He's also one of the most unconventional people you'll ever meet. So, when Jesse felt like the world around...
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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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Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World

Katherine Zoepf · Penguin Press
Pages: 258
Format: Print book

For more than a decade, Katherine Zoepf has lived in or traveled throughout the Arab world, reporting on the lives of women, whose role in the region has never been more in flux. Only a generation ago, female adolescence as we know it in the West did not exist in the Middle East. There...
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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

ROBERT WRIGHT · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human...
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The People and the Books: 18 Classics of Jewish Literature

Adam Kirsch · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

An essential exploration of a rich literary tradition from the Bible to modern times, by a "rare literary authority" (New York Times Book Review) . Jews have long embraced their identity as "the people of the book." But outside of the Bible, much of the Jewish literary...
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The Paradigm: The Ancient Blueprint That Holds the Mystery of Our Times

Jonathan Cahn · Frontline
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

This May Be the Most Explosive and Amazing Thing You've Ever ReadIs it possible that an ancient blueprint holds the secret behind the events of our times?Could this blueprint lie behind the rise and fall of leaders and governments?Could events that took place nearly three thousand years...
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Man, Myth, Messiah: Answering History's Greatest Question

Rice Broocks · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Did Jesus Really Exist? The search for the historical Jesus continues to be headline news. Any speculative theory seems to get instant attention as the debate rages about His real identity and the claims made in His name. Did Jesus really exist? Is there real historical evidence that demonstrates...
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We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope

George W. Bush Presidential Center · Scribner
Pages: 330
Format: Print book

Here are Afghan women in their own words. Words that are by turns inspiring, moving, courageous, and heartbreaking. Their powerful stories create a compelling portrait of the lives, struggles, and successes of this extraordinary nation and its extraordinarily resilient women. With an introduction...
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The Story of the Jews Volume 2

Simon Schama · Ecco
Pages: 768
Format: Hardcover

In the second of three volumes of this magnificently illustrated cultural history, the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews, Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish people from 1492 through the end of nineteenth centurySimon Schama's great project continues and the Jewish...
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The Path: What Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us About the Good Life

Michael Puett · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

For the first time an award-winning Harvard professor shares his wildly popular course on classical Chinese philosophy, showing you how these ancient ideas can guide you on the path to a good life today.Why is a course on ancient Chinese philosophers one of the most popular at Harvard?...
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The Name of God Is Mercy

Francis Pope · Random House
Pages: 151
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * In his first book published as Pope, and in conjunction with the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis here invites all humanity to an intimate and personal dialogue on the subject closest to his heart - mercy - which has long been the cornerstone of his faith...
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