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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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Quran: the book of divine wisdom volume 2: The Continuation of the Divine Revelation to the Last Prophet

Farooq Mirza · CreateSpace
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

The volume 2 describes the continuation of divine revelation to Muhammad and early history of Islam according to the Quran. The persecution Muslims suffered in Mecca and their migration to Medina. The wars against the pagans of Mecca and Jews of Arabia and the concept of war and peace according...
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Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy

Anne Lamott · Riverhead Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow and Stitches comes a powerful exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it."Mercy is radical kindness," Anne Lamott writes in her enthralling and heartening book,...
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The Great Shift: Encountering God in Biblical Times

James Kugel · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A world-renowned scholar brings a lifetime of study to reveal how a pivotal transformation in spiritual experience during the Biblical Era made us who we are today Why does the Bible depict a world in which humans, with surprising regularity, encounter the divine - wrestling an angel, addressing...
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Eating Ethically: Religion and Science for a Better Diet

Jonathan K Crane · Columbia University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

We are eating ourselves to death in many ways, both bodily and societally. Few activities are as essential to human flourishing as eating, and fewer still are as ethically intricate. Eating well is particularly confusing. Conflicting recommendations, contradictory scientific studies, and the confounding...
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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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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

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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Books of the People: Revisiting Classic Works of Jewish Thought

Yeshiva University Straus Center · MAGGID
Pages: 372
Format: Print book

The Jews have ever been a people molded by the written word. It is no coincidence, therefore, that certain texts have come to play key roles in the continuum of Jewish discourse. Books of the People: Revisiting Classic Works of Jewish Thought presents ten foundational books written between...
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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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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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Overload: How to Unplug, Unwind, and Unleash Yourself from the Pressure of Stress

Joyce Meyer · FaithWords
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

#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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Beyond Mindfulness: The Direct Approach to Lasting Peace, Happiness, and Love

Stephan Bodian · Non-Duality
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Written by meditation expert, psychotherapist, and spiritual teacher Stephan Bodian, this book takes you beyond familiar mindfulness practices by offering guided meditations and direct pointers that invite you to realize your natural state of inherent wakefulness and peace. No regular practice...
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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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Witchcraft in Illinois: A Cultural History

Michael Kleen · The History Press
Pages: 187
Format: Paperback

Although Illinois saw no dramatic witch trials, witchcraft has been a part of Illinois history and culture from French exploration to the present day. On the Illinois frontier, pioneers pressed silver dimes into musket balls to ward off witches, while farmers dutifully erected fence posts...
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