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Black Freemasonry: From Prince Hall to the Giants of Jazz

Marie-Cécile Révauger · Inner Traditions
Pages: 301
Format: Print book

The history of black Freemasonry from Boston and Philadelphia in the late 1700s through the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement * Examines the letters of Prince Hall, legendary founder of the first black lodge* Reveals how many of the most influential jazz musicians of the 20th century...
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Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better: Wise Advice for Leaning into the Unknown

Pema Chödrön · Sounds True
Pages: 125
Format: Hardcover

When her granddaughter was accepted to Naropa University, the celebrated author Pema Chodron promised that she'd speak at the commencement ceremony. Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better contains the wisdom shared on that day. "What do we do when life doesn't go the way we hoped?"...
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The Spiritual Practice of Good Actions: Finding Balance Through the Soul Traits of Mussar

Greg Marcus · Llewellyn
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

Bring your everyday life into alignment with your aspirational values through Mussar, a thousand-year-old Jewish practice of spiritual growth based on mindful living and being the best self you can be.
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Good Grief: Heal Your Soul, Honor Your Loved Ones, and Learn to Live Again

THERESA CAPUTO · ATRIA BOOKS
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The star of TLC's Long Island Medium and New York Times bestselling author Theresa Caputo provides a guide to overcoming grief, filled with inspiring lessons from Spirit and astonishing stories from the clients who have been empowered by Theresa's spiritual readings.After more than a decade...
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Wake Up to the Word: 365 Devotions to Inspire You Each Day

Joyce Meyer · FaithWords
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

365-day devotional by #1 New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer offers powerful words as catalysts for developing life-changing closeness with God.
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Llewellyn's Complete Book of Chakras: Your Definitive Source of Energy Center Knowledge for Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Evolution

Cyndi Dale · Llewellyn Publications
Pages: 1056
Format: Paperback

Cyndi Dale, one of the world's foremost experts on chakras and energy healing, presents the most comprehensive, practical, and readable guide ever written on the topic. Lively and accessible, this definitive encyclopedia explores the science, history, practices, and structures of subtle...
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Llewellyn's 2017 Magical Almanac: Practical Magic for Everyday Living

Llewellyn. · Llewellyn Pub
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Featuring favorite authors Penny Billington, Natalie Zaman, Deborah Blake, Michael Furie, Susan Pesznecker, Tess Whitehurst, Melanie Marquis, and more A measure of magic for a spirited year Discover ideas and techniques for transforming your life with the enchanted world of magic. A trusted...
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The Future of God: A Practical Approach to Spirituality for Our Times

Deepak Chopra · Harmony
Format: Print book

From the New York Times Bestselling Author. Can God be revived in a skeptical age? What would it take to give people a spiritual life more powerful than anything in the past? Deepak Chopra tackles these issues with eloquence and insight in this book.  He proposes that God lies at the source...
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The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam

Ula Yvette Taylor · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 269
Format: Hardcover

The patriarchal structure of the Nation of Islam (NOI) promised black women the prospect of finding a provider and a protector among the organization's men, who were fiercely committed to these masculine roles. Black women's experience in the NOI, however, has largely remained...
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Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy

Anne Lamott · Riverhead Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow and Stitches comes a powerful exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it."Mercy is radical kindness," Anne Lamott writes in her enthralling and heartening book,...
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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 networksMost history is hierarchical: it's about emperors, presidents, prime ministers and field marshals. It's about states,...
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Atheist Awakening: Secular Activism and Community in America

Richard Cimino · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Surveys over the last twenty years have seen an ever-growing number of Americans disclaim religious affiliations and instead check the "none" box. In the first sociological exploration of organized secularism in America, Richard Cimino and Christopher Smith show how one segment...
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Have a Happy Family by Friday: How to Improve Communication, Respect & Teamwork in 5 Days

Dr. Kevin Leman · Revell
Format: Hardcover

Every member of a family plays a vital role in the health and happiness of the household. Everyone is important, deserves to be treated with love and respect, and needs to know that when they make mistakes they will still be loved unconditionally. And when every member of the family is pulling...
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God in the Qur'an

Jack Miles · Knopf
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of God: A Biography, an erudite, hugely informative portrait of the God of Islam, the world's second largest, fastest-growing, and perhaps most tragically misunderstood religion.Who is Allah? What makes Him unique? And what does He ask of those who submit...
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