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Gender in Judaism and Islam: Common Lives, Uncommon Heritage

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet · New York University Press
Pages: 372
Format: Book

Jewish and Islamic histories have long been interrelated. Both traditions emerged from ancient cultures born in the Middle East and both are rooted in texts and traditions that have often excluded women. At the same time, both groups have recently seen a resurgence in religious orthodoxy...
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UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens: What Science Says

Donald R Prothero · Indiana University Press
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

UFOs. Aliens. Strange crop circles. Giant figures scratched in the desert surface along the coast of Peru. The amazing alignment of the pyramids. Strange lines of clouds in the sky. The paranormal is alive and well in the American cultural landscape. In UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens, Donald...
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God: A Human History

REZA ASLAN · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Zealot and host of Believer explores humanity's quest to make sense of the divine, and sounds a call to embrace a deeper, more expansive understanding of God. In Zealot, Reza Aslan replaced the well-worn portrayal of Jesus of Nazareth with a startling...
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The Rational Bible: Exodus

Dennis Prager · Regnery Faith
Pages: 500
Format: Hardcover

For many, the Bible is anything but rational. It is often seen as a collection of religious fairy tales. In this remarkable new work, The Rational Bible: Exodus, the second book of the Bible, is explained by Dennis Prager, not employing faith but reason. Stories and laws which for the non-believer...
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Sacred Bliss: A Spiritual History of Cannabis

Mark S Ferrara · Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

One of the most important relationships that human beings have with plants is changing our consciousness - consider the plants that give us coffee, tea, chocolate, and nicotine. Sacred Bliss challenges traditional attitudes about cannabis by tracing its essential role in the spiritual and curative...
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Einstein and the Rabbi: Searching for the Soul

NAOMI LEVY · Flatiron Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A bestselling author and rabbi's profoundly affecting exploration of the meaning and purpose of the soul, inspired by the famous correspondence between Albert Einstein and a grieving rabbi."A human being is part of the whole, called by us 'Universe,' a part limited in time and space....
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The Meaning of Belief: Religion from an Atheist's Point of View

Tim Crane · Harvard University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Contemporary debate about religion seems to be going nowhere. Atheists persist with their arguments, many plausible and some unanswerable, but these make no impact on religious believers. Defenders of religion find atheists equally unwilling to cede ground. The Meaning of Belief offers...
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The Awakened Psychic: What You Need to Know to Develop Your Psychic Abilities

Kala Ambrose · Llewellyn Publications
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

Awaken the psychic abilities within you and harness the intuitive wisdom they reveal. With Kala Ambrose's comprehensive guide, you'll learn how to solve problems and improve your life by developing your psychic talents to their full potential.
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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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Common Ground: Lessons and Legends from the World’s Great Faiths

Todd Outcalt · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardcover

As the spice maker’s cabinet is full of many herbs, so should a scholar be full of Scripture, Talmud, and Legend—an ancient Jewish proverbThis reference to legend—or the teaching tales used by the sages—is a remarkable testimony to the power of story and its place in the history,...
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The Map of Heaven: How Science, Religion, and Ordinary People Are Proving the Afterlife

Eben Alexander · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 165
Format: Book

The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Proof of Heaven teams up with the sages of times past, modern scientists, and with ordinary people who have had profound spiritual experiences to show the reality of heaven and our true identities as spiritual beings. The Map of Heaven takes...
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