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Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World

Tara Isabella Burton - PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

A sparklingly strange odyssey through the kaleidoscope of America's new spirituality: the cults, practices, high priests and prophets of our supposedly post-religion age.55 years have passed since the cover of Time Magazine proclaimed the death of God and while participation in mainstream...
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An Appeal to the World: The Way to Peace in a Time of Division

DALAI LAMA - William Morrow
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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Haunted Realm: Ghosts, Spirits, and Their Uncanny Abodes

Simon Marsden - E.P. Dutton
Format: Book

Photographer Simon Marsden's fascination with the supernatural began in childhood as he played hide and seek in the ancient attic of his family's house, ever vigilant for the appearance of the 'family ghost'. It wasn't until later that he discovered the craft of photography...
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Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder scar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Matt Eisenbrandt - University of California Press
Format: Hardcover

On March 24, 1980, the assassination of El Salvador's Archbishop scar Romero rocked that nation and the world. Despite the efforts of many in El Salvador and beyond, those responsible for Romero's murder remained unpunished for their heinous crime. Assassination of a Saint is the thrilling...
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Outlove: A Queer Christian Survival Story

Julie Rodgers - Broadleaf Books
Format: Hardcover

After decades of bouncing between hope and despair, Evangelical, Baptist-raised Julie Rodgers found herself making a powerful public statement that her former self would have never said: ""I support same-sex marriage in the church."" When Rodgers came out to her family...
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The Art & Science of Meditation: How to Deepen and Personalize Your Practice

Lisa Erickson
Format: Paperback

Refine and Inspire Your Meditation Practice Featuring hands-on exercises to make your meditation more effective as well as science-based advice for using it in your daily life, The Art & Science of Meditation takes your practice to the next level. This vital resource provides ways to overcome...
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How to Stay Human in a F*cked-Up World: Mindfulness Practices for Real Life

Tim Desmond - HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

How can we be more mindful when the world is this f*cked up?How to Stay Human in a F*cked Up World is the fresh, engaging answer to this important question. If you've tried mindfulness before and failed, we get it. Likely you were told to sit on a pillow in a dark room, meditate, or count...
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The Last Train to London: A Novel

Meg Waite Clayton - Harper
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Exiles conjures her best novel yet, a pre-World War II-era story with the emotional resonance of Orphan Train and The Nightingale, centering on the Kindertransports that carried thousands of children out of Nazi-occupied Europe - and one brave...
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The Top Ten Lies We Tell Ourselves: And How to Stop Living Them

Dana Marrocco PhD - Ixia Press
Format: Hardcover

If laughter is the best medicine for physical illness, imagine what it might do for spiritual ailments. Educational psychologist and "self-help stand-up comedian" Dana Marrocco explores this idea in her first book, a work inspired by A Course in Miracles. Dr. Dana explains that...
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In the Name of God: The Role of Religion in the Modern World: A History of Judeo-Christian and Islamic Tolerance

Selina O'Grady - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking book on the history of religious tolerance and intolerance that offers an essential narrative to understanding Islam and the West today.Never has this book been more timely. Religious intolerance, the resurgence of fundamentalism, hate crimes, repressive laws, and mass...
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