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The Good Book: Writers Reflect on Favorite Bible Passages

Andrew Blauner · Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Pages: 298
Format: Print book

In The Good Book, thirty-two of today's 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...
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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...

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Islamism: What it Means for the Middle East and the World

Tarek Osman · Yale University Press
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

A political, social, and cultural battle is currently raging in the Middle East. On one side are the Islamists, those who believe Islam should be the region's primary identity. In opposition are nationalists, secularists, royal families, military establishments, and others who view...
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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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Inside Vasubandhu's Yogacara: A Practitioner's Guide

Ben Connelly · Wisdom Publications
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

A practical guide to Vasubandhu's classic work "Thirty Verses of Consciousness Only" that can transform modern life and change how you see the world.In this down-to-earth book, Ben Connelly sure-handedly guides us through the intricacies of Yogacara and the richness of the "Thirty...
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Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine

Paul Offit · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

In recent years, there have been major outbreaks of whooping cough among children in California, mumps in New York, and measles in Ohios Amish countrydespite the fact that these are all vaccine-preventable diseases. Although America is the most medically advanced place in the world, many...
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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...

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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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Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food

Roger Horowitz · Roger Horowitz
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Kosher USA follows the fascinating and surprising journey of kosher food through the modern industrial food system. Drawing on episodes from the lives of the author's own family, it traces how iconic products such as Coca-Cola and Jell-O tried to become kosher; the contentious...

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The Invention of God

Thomas RoÃŒ?mer · Harvard University Press, 2015.
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

Who invented God? When, why, and where? Thomas Romer seeks to answer these questions about the deity of the great monotheisms -- Yhwh, God, or Allah -- by tracing Israelite beliefs and their context from the Bronze Age to the end of the Old Testament period in the third century BCE.That...
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Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food

Roger Horowitz · Columbia University Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Kosher USA follows the fascinating and surprising journey of kosher food through the modern industrial food system. Drawing on episodes from the lives of the author's own family, it traces how iconic products such as Coca-Cola and Jell-O tried to become kosher; the contentious debates...
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Kindfulness

Ajahn Brahm · Wisdom Publications
Pages: 170
Format: Print book

Mindfulness is not enough...

When we add kindness to mindfulness we get "kindfulness," a new approach to meditation. Kindfulness is the cause of relaxation. It brings ease to the body, to the mind, and to the world. Kindfulness allows healing to happen. So don't just be mindful,...
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