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The Ghost Photographer: A Hollywood Executive's True Story of Discovering the Real World of Make-Believe

Julie Rieger · Atria/Enliven Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This inspirational memoir, told with uncensored Southern wit and guidance, recounts the story of a Hollywood film executive who journeys through the cosmic wilderness and, against all odds, discovers psychic superpowers that radically transform her life. As a senior executive at one of the world's...
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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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Essential Oils for Mindfulness and Meditation: Relax, Replenish, and Rejuvenate

Heather Dawn Godfrey PGCE BSc · Healing Arts Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

A hands-on guide showing how essential oils can support and enhance meditative and mindful practices * Details safe and effective methods to incorporate essential oils into your mindfulness or meditation practice * Explains the many ways essential oils benefit the mind, such as how odors...
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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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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 Koran in English: A Biography

Bruce B Lawrence · Princeton University Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

For millions of Muslims, the Qur'an is sacred only in Arabic, the original Arabic in which it was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad in the seventh century; to many Arab and non-Arab believers alike, the book literally defies translation. Yet English translations exist and are growing,...
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The Human Instinct: How We Evolved to Have Reason, Consciousness, and Free Will

Kenneth R Miller · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A radical, optimistic exploration of how humans evolved to develop reason, consciousness, and free will.Lately, the most passionate advocates of the theory of evolution seem to present it as bad news. Scientists such as Richard Dawkins, Lawrence Krauss, and Sam Harris tell us that our most...
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What If It's True?: A Storyteller's Journey with Jesus

Charles Martin · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

With the same depth, sensitivity, and emotion that has made his novels beloved to millions, Charles Martin helps us engage the fundamental principles of our faith in new and inspiring ways. Years ago, Martin cracked open his Bible and began wrestling with a few fundamental questions. He asked,...
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The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao

Ian Johnson · Pantheon
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, a revelatory portrait of religion in China today - its history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China's future. The Souls of China tells the story of one of the world's great...
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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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American Cosmic: UFOs, Religion, Technology

D.W. Pasulka · Oxford University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

More than half of American adults and more than seventy-five percent of young Americans believe in intelligent extraterrestrial life. This level of belief rivals that of belief in God. American Cosmic examines the mechanisms at work behind the thriving belief system in extraterrestrial...
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Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine

Paul A Offit · Basic Books
Pages: 271
Format: Print book

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