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How God Became God: What Scholars Are Really Saying About God and the Bible
How God Became God: What Scholars Are Really Saying About God and the Bible

Richard Smoley · Tarcher
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

This epic, thrilling journey through Bible scholarship and ancient religion shows how much of Scripture is historically false--yet the ancient writings also resound with theologies that crisscrossed the primeval world and that direct us today toward a deep, inner, authentic experience of the truly...
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Christmas in the Crosshairs: Two Thousand Years of Denouncing and Defending the World's Most Celebrated Holiday
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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Why You Won't Go To Hell
Why You Won't Go To Hell

Benjamin Vande Weerdhof Andrews · FriesenPress
Pages: 276
Format: Paperback

Can we live a moral life without God? Are religions a force of good in the world? Is there life after death? In Why You Won't Go to Hell, Benjamin Andrews argues that the time of religion is passing, and that humanity must create new laws and new systems to meet the challenges of a modern...
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The Light Between Us: Stories from Heaven. Lessons for the Living.
The Light Between Us: Stories from Heaven. Lessons for the Living.

Laura Lynne Jackson · Century, 2015.
Pages: 268
Format: eBook

For readers of Proof of Heaven, the astonishing story of a woman with an extraordinary psychic gift - and a powerful message from the Other Side that can help us to live more beautifully in the here and now. Laura Lynne Jackson is a wife, a mother, a high school English teacher - and a psychic...
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Un-qualified : how god closes the gap between your weakness and your dreams
Un-qualified : how god closes the gap between your weakness and your dreams

Steven Furtick · Multnomah Books
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

Who You Think You Are is Not as Important as Who God Says You Are Many of us wrestle with the gap between our weaknesses and our dreams, between who we are and who God says we are meant to be. We feel unqualified to do God's work or to live out the calling we imagine. But God has a way of using...
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Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine
Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine

Paul A Offit · Basic Books
Pages: 271
Format: Print book

In recent years, there have been major outbreaks of whooping cough among children in California, mumps in New York, and measles in Ohio's Amish country - despite the fact that these are all vaccine-preventable diseases. Although America is the most medically advanced place in the world,...
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Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Ghostly Locales from Around the World
Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Ghostly Locales from Around the World

Jeff Belanger · New Page Books; Revised edition
Pages: 360
Format: Paperback

The Encyclopedia of Haunted Places is the first directory to be written by dozens of the world's leading paranormal investigators. Research notes, location background, first-hand accounts, and many anomalous photographs featuring ghostly manifestations comprise the hundreds of haunted...
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The End of White Christian America
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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Unqualified
Unqualified

Steven Furtick · Multnomah Books
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

Many of us are overwhelmed by the gap between our weaknesses and our dreams, between who we are and who God says we are meant to be. We feel unqualified to do God's work or to live out the possibilities we imagine. But God has a way of using our weaknesses for good. This is a book about...
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Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World
Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World

Tim Whitmarsh · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

How new is atheism? Although adherents and opponents alike today present it as an invention of the European Enlightenment, when the forces of science and secularism broadly challenged those of faith, disbelief in the gods, in fact, originated in a far more remote past. In Battling the Gods,...
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