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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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Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics

R Marie Griffith · Basic Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From an esteemed scholar of American religion and sexuality, a sweeping account of the century of religious conflict that produced our culture wars Gay marriage, transgender rights, birth control--sex is at the heart of many of the most divisive political issues of our age. The origins...
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Almost Everything: Notes on Hope

Anne Lamott · Riverhead Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Hallelujah Anyway, Bird by Bird, and Help, Thanks, Wow, comes a new book about the place hope holds in our lives."I am stockpiling antibiotics for the Apocalypse, even as I await the blossoming of paperwhites on the windowsill in the kitchen," Anne...
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Secular Meditation: 32 Practices for Cultivating Inner Peace, Compassion, and Joy — A Guide from the Humanist Community at Harvard

Rick Heller · New World Library
Format: Print book

Meditation is a form of mental exercise with numerous scientifically verified physical and psychological benefits. As meditation teacher Rick Heller shows, meditation's benefits extend beyond the personal to enrich relationships with others, with one's community, and with the world....
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Archaeology: The Essential Guide to Our Human Past

Paul G Bahn · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

Epic in scope, yet filled with detail, this illustrated guide takes readers through the whole of our human past. Spanning the dawn of human civilization through the present, it provides a tour of every site of key archaeological importance. From the prehistoric cave paintings of Lascaux...
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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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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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Black Banners of ISIS: The Roots of the New Caliphate

DAVID J WASSERSTEIN · Yale University Press
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

A medieval Islam historian's incisive portrait of ISIS, revealing the group's deep ideological and intellectual roots in the earliest days of Islam With tremendous speed, the Islamic State has moved from the margins to the center of life in the Middle East. Despite recent setbacks,...
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Works.

Marie Kond
Format: Print book

"Tidying expert Marie Kondo's follow-up to her best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, is an illustrated master manual on her renowned KonMari Method with item-specific guidance and step-by-step folding illustrations"--Provided by publisher.
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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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For This We Left Egypt?: A Passover Haggadah for Jews and Those Who Love Them

Dave Barry · Flatiron Books
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

This is no ordinary Haggadah. If you've ever suffered through a Passover Seder, you're well aware of the fact that the entire evening can last as long as the exodus from Egypt itself. There are countless stories, dozens of blessings, and far too many hand-washings while the meal turns cold....
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Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump

JOHN FEA · Eerdmans
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A historian's acute take on current American politics "Believe me" may be the most commonly used phrase in Donald Trump's lexicon. Whether about building a wall or protecting the Christian heritage, the refrain is constant. And to the surprise of many, about eighty percent of white...
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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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