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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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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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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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Ordinary Goodness: The Surprisingly Effortless Path to Creating a Life of Meaning and Beauty

Edward Viljoen · Penguin Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A call to action to live a life full of goodness and purpose from one of TarcherPerigee's most talented spiritual voicesHuman beings often struggle to find a life filled with passion, happiness...and just plain goodness. This struggle drives many to depression, addictive tendencies,...
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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 disproved...
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The Old Testament Is Dying: A Diagnosis and Recommended Treatment

Brent A Strawn · Baker Book House
Pages: 336
Format: Book

The Old Testament constitutes the majority of the Christian Bible and provides much of the language of Christian faith. However, many churches tend to neglect this crucial part of Scripture. This timely book details a number of ways the Old Testament is showing signs of decay, demise, and imminent...
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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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The Lost Art of Good Conversation: A Mindful Way to Connect with Others and Enrich Everyday Life

SAKYONG MIPHAM · Harmony
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Cutting through all the white noise, chatter, and superficiality our cell phones and social media cause, one of Tibet's highest and most respected spiritual leaders offers simple and practical advice to help us increase our attentions spans, become better listeners, and strive to appreciate...
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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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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 debates among...
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Unholy Alliance: Iran, Russia, and Jihadists' Agenda for Conquering the World

Jay Sekulow · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The New York Times bestselling author of Rise of ISIS exposes the dangers of radical Islam and the effects it has on the American way of life in this informative and eye-opening new book.The fundamental principle of our system of government is individual liberty. Our forefathers chose to bequeath...
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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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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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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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Rumi: A New Translation of Selected Poems

Rumi. · W W Norton
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

Now in paperback, a new translation of the Sufi mystic's verse, hailed as "authentic" and "exquisite."Championed by icons of American pop culture such as Madonna, Donna Karan, and Deepak Chopra, Rumi has won such a following in this country that he was once proclaimed...
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