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The People and the Books: 18 Classics of Jewish Literature

Adam Kirsch · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

An essential exploration of a rich literary tradition from the Bible to modern times, by a "rare literary authority" (New York Times Book Review) . Jews have long embraced their identity as "the people of the book." But outside of the Bible, much of the Jewish literary...
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Truly Free: Breaking the Snares That So Easily Entangle

Robert Morris · Thomas Nelson
Format: Hardcover

An important reminder on what keeps us from being truly free Jesus said ldquoAll authority in heaven and on earth has been given to merdquo Matthew As believers we have Christ and never need to be afraid Yet itrsquos also true that we are not immune to the effects of evil Christ has conquered...
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What Is the Bible?: How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way You Think and Feel About Everything

ROB BELL · HARPER ONE
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Rob Bell, the beloved author of Love Wins and What We Talk About When We Talk About God, goes deep into the Bible to show how it is more revelatory, revolutionary, and relevant than we ever imagined - and offers a cogent argument for why we need to look at it in a fresh, new way.In Love...
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What Keeps You Up at Night?: How to Find Peace While Chasing Your Dreams

Pete Wilson · Thomas Nelson
Format: Print book

I just cant ever seem to shut off my brain and rest. Its easy to feel paralyzed by uncertainty.  We want our questions answered, our decisions affirmed, and our plans applauded.  But life doesnt come with an instruction manual and rarely follows a straight path. How would your life change...
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The Christian Writer's Market Guide 2015-2016: Everything You Need to Get Published

Jerry B. Jenkins · Thomas Nelson
Format: Print book

For more than 25 years, The Christian Writer's Market Guide has been the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource available for Christian writers, agents, editors, publishers, publicists, and writing teachers. Wherever an author is at on the spectrum of writing - from beginner...
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Jesus Among Secular Gods: The Countercultural Claims of Christ

Ravi Zacharias · Faithwords
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale defend the absolute claims of Christ against modern belief in the "secular gods" of atheism, scientism, relativism, and more. The rise of these secular gods presents the most serious challenge to the absolute claims of Christ since the founding...
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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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The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

Robert E Buswell · Princeton University Press
Pages: 1265
Format: Print book

With more than 5,000 entries totaling over a million words, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of Buddhism ever produced in English. It is also the first to cover terms from all of the canonical Buddhist languages and traditions: Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, Chinese,...
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Christendom Destroyed: Europe 1517-1648

Mark Greengrass · Viking; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A remarkable new volume in the critically acclaimed Penguin History of Europe seriesFrom peasants to princes, no one was untouched by the spiritual and intellectual upheaval of the sixteenth century. Martin Luthers challenge to church authority forced Christians to examine their beliefs...
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8 Undeniable Qualities of a Winner

Joel Osteen · Faith Words
Format: Audiobook

Joel Osteen shares eight undeniable qualities of winners that can help you to reach your potential and achieve new levels of success in your life. You are created to be a winner. Get these eight principles deep down on the inside and boldly go in the direction of your destiny. Keep Your...
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The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State

Graeme Wood · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The author of the explosive Atlantic cover story "What ISIS Really Wants" has written the definitive, electrifying account of the strategy, psychology, and theology driving the Islamic StateTens of thousands of men and women have left comfortable, privileged lives to join the Islamic...
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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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The Hope Quotient: Measure It. Raise It. You'll Never Be the Same.

Ray Johnston · Thomas Nelson Publishers
Pages: 235
Format: Hardcover

What's at the heart of every thriving person, every thriving marriage, kid, and business? Hope! The Hope Quotient is a revolutionary new method for measuring -- and dramatically increasing -- your level of hope. Hope is more than a feeling; it's the by-product of seven key factors....
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