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The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great

Ben Shapiro · Broadside Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

America has a God-shaped hole in its heart, argues New York Times bestselling author Ben Shapiro, and we shouldn't fill it with politics and hate.

In 2016, Ben Shapiro spoke at UC Berkeley. Hundreds of police officers were required from 10 UC campuses across the state to protect...

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Happy Teachers Change the World: A Guide for Cultivating Mindfulness in Education

Nha??t Ha?nh, Thích. · Parallax Press
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Happy Teachers Change the World is the first official, authoritative manual of the Thich Nhat Hanh/Plum Village approach to mindfulness in education. Spanning the whole range of schools and grade levels, from preschool through higher education, these techniques are grounded in the everyday...
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What the Qur'an Meant: And Why It Matters

GARRY WILLS · Viking
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

America's leading religious scholar and public intellectual introduces lay readers to the Qur'an with a measured, powerful reading of the ancient text

Garry Wills has spent a lifetime thinking and writing about Christianity. In What the Qur'an Meant, Wills invites readers...
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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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Moral Leadership for a Divided Age: Fourteen People Who Dared to Change Our World

David P. Gushee · Brazos Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Great moral leaders inspire, challenge, and unite us--even in a time of deep divisions. Moral Leadership for a Divided Age explores the lives of fourteen great moral leaders and the wisdom they offer us today. Through skillful storytelling and honest appraisals of their legacies, we encounter...
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Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain

Brian A Catlos · Basic Books
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

A magisterial, myth-dispelling history of Islamic Spain spanning the millennium between the founding of Islam in the seventh century and the final expulsion of Spain's Muslims in the seventeenthIn Kingdoms of Faith, award-winning historian Brian A. Catlos rewrites the history of Islamic...
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Secular Buddhism: Imagining the Dharma in an Uncertain World

Stephen Batchelor · Yale University Press
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

An essential collection of Stephen Batchelor's most probing and important work on secular Buddhism As the practice of mindfulness permeates mainstream Western culture, more and more people are engaging in a traditional form of Buddhist meditation. However, many of these people have...
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The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook

Niall Ferguson · Penguin Press
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant recasting of the turning points in world history, including the one we're living through, as a collision between old power hierarchies and new social networks

Most history is hierarchical: it's about emperors, presidents, prime ministers and field marshals. It's about...
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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,...
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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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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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Christ in Crisis: Why We Need to Reclaim Jesus

Jim Wallis · HarperOne
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Writing in response to our current "constitutional crisis," New York Times bestselling author and Christian activist Jim Wallis urges America to return to the tenets of Jesus once again as the means to save us from the polarizing bitterness and anger of our tribal nation.In Christ...
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Why I Am a Hindu

Shashi Tharoor · Scribe US
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

India's leading public intellectual, Shashi Tharoor, lays out Hinduism's origins and its key philosophical concepts, major texts and everyday Hindu beliefs and practices, from worship to pilgrimage to caste. He is unsparing in his criticism of extremism and unequivocal in his belief...
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A Cart Full of Magic: Your Secret Supermarket Shopping List

ILEANA ABREV · Llewellyn Publications
Pages: 408
Format: Paperback

Transform the supermarket into a magical place you never knew existed with A Cart Full of Magic. Ileana Abrev takes you down every aisle -- inner and outer -- of your local grocery store, providing detailed lists and explanations of how to use common items in your magical practice. You'll...
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