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Queer Virtue: What LGBTQ People Know About Life and Love and How It Can Revitalize Christianity
Queer Virtue: What LGBTQ People Know About Life and Love and How It Can Revitalize Christianity

Elizabeth M Edman · Beacon Press
Pages: 181
Format: Print book

LGBTQ people are a gift to the Church and have the potential to revitalize Christianity.As an openly lesbian Episcopal priest and professional advocate for LGBTQ justice, the Reverend Elizabeth Edman has spent her career grappling with the core tenets of her faith. After deep reflection...
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The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts
The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts

Joshua Hammer · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

Describes how a group of Timbuktu librarians enacted a daring plan to smuggle the city's great collection of rare Islamic manuscripts away from the threat of destruction at the hands of Al Qaeda militants to the safety of southern Mali.
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The Big Question: Why We Can't Stop Talking About Science, Faith and God
The Big Question: Why We Can't Stop Talking About Science, Faith and God

Alister McGrath · St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

Richard Dawkins's groundbreaking book The God Delusion created an explosion of interest in the relation of science and faith. This often troubled relationship between science and religion was seemingly damaged by the rise of the New Atheism, which insisted that science had essentially disproved...
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The Evolution of Atheism: The Politics of a Modern Movement
The Evolution of Atheism: The Politics of a Modern Movement

Stephen LeDrew · Oxford University Press
Pages: 262
Format: Print book

The concept of evolution is widely considered to be a foundational building block in atheist thought. Leaders of the New Atheist movement have taken Darwin's work and used it to diminish the authority of religious institutions and belief systems. But they have also embraced it as a metaphor...
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Secular Meditation: 32 Practices for Cultivating Inner Peace, Compassion, and Joy — A Guide from the Humanist Community at Harvard
Secular Meditation: 32 Practices for Cultivating Inner Peace, Compassion, and Joy — A Guide from the Humanist Community at Harvard

Rick Heller · New World Library
Format: Print book

Meditation is a form of mental exercise with numerous scientifically verified physical and psychological benefits. As meditation teacher Rick Heller shows, meditation's benefits extend beyond the personal to enrich relationships with others, with one's community, and with the world....
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Being Human in God's World: An Old Testament Theology of Humanity
Being Human in God's World: An Old Testament Theology of Humanity

J G McConville · Baker Academic
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A Biblical Perspective on What It Means to Be HumanThis major work by a widely respected Old Testament scholar and theologian unpacks a biblical perspective on fundamental questions of what it means to be human. J. Gordon McConville explores how a biblical view of humanity provides a foundation...
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Overload: How to Unplug, Unwind, and Unleash Yourself from the Pressure of Stress
Overload: How to Unplug, Unwind, and Unleash Yourself from the Pressure of Stress

Joyce Meyer · Faith Words
Pages: 231
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer shows readers how to become free from the burden of stress so that they can achieve God's best for their lives.
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Mix-and-Match Cakes: The Simple Secret to 101 Delicious, Wow-Worthy Cakes
Mix-and-Match Cakes: The Simple Secret to 101 Delicious, Wow-Worthy Cakes

Shay Shull · Harvest House Publisher
Pages: 158
Format: Print book

Great for the busy woman, novice baker, and anyone who loves to have their cake and eat it too! Discover mouthwatering new favorites for holidays, celebrations, special days, and every day likePumpkin Spice Latte CakeCadbury Creme Egg CakeSalted Caramel Mocha CakeCrunchy Pretzel CakeChocolate...
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Siddhartha's Brain: The Science of Enlightenment
Siddhartha's Brain: The Science of Enlightenment

James Kingsland · William Morrow
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

By the longtime Guardian science journalist, a groundbreaking exploration of the science of enlightenment and mental wellness, illuminated by twin perspectives, ancient and modern: the spiritual wisdom of Siddhartha Gautama and the revelations of today's scientists, who are confirming the Buddha's...
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Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living
Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living

Krista Tippett · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"I'm a person who listens for a living. I listen for wisdom, and beauty, and for voices not shouting to be heard. This book chronicles some of what I've learned in what has become a conversation across time and generations, across disciplines and denominations." Peabody Award-winning...
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Secrets of the Universe in 100 Symbols
Secrets of the Universe in 100 Symbols

Sarah Bartlett · Fair Winds Press
Format: Hardcover

Explore The Secrets of the Universe in 100 Symbols with this beautifully illustrated compendium of 100 diverse arcane tools and writings said to hold the key to the mysteries of the universe. From the Aztec Calendar Stone and the Spear of Destiny to magic circles and Navaho sand paintings,...
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The Relevance of Religion: How Faithful People Can Change Politics
The Relevance of Religion: How Faithful People Can Change Politics

John Danforth · Random House
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Former United States senator and ambassador to the United Nations John Danforth offers a fascinating, thoughtful, and deeply personal look at the state of American politics today - and how religion can be a bridge over our bitter partisan divide. In an era of extreme partisanship, when...
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Grace Without God: The Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging in a Secular Age
Grace Without God: The Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging in a Secular Age

Katherine Ozment · Harperwave
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Meet "the Nones" - In this thought-provoking exploration of secular America, celebrated journalist Katherine Ozment takes readers on a quest to understand the trends and ramifications of a nation in flight from organized religion.Studies show that religion makes us happier, healthier...
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The Good Book: Writers Reflect on Favorite Bible Passages
The Good Book: Writers Reflect on Favorite Bible Passages

Andrew Blauner · Simon & Schuster
Format: eBook

In The Good Book, thirty-two of todays most prominent writers share never-before-published pieces about passages in the Bible that are most meaningful to them. The Good Book, with an introduction by Adam Gopnik, collects new pieces by writers from many different faiths and ethnicities including...
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Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World
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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