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Living the Secular Life: New Answers to Old Questions

Phil Zuckerman · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

David Brooks, The New York TimesAs secularism becomes more prominent and self-confident, its spokesmen have more insistently argued that secularism should not be seen as an absence — as a lack of faith — but rather as a positive moral creed. Phil Zuckerman, a Pitzer College sociologist,...
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Growing Up Godless: A Parent's Guide to Raising Kids Without Religion

Deborah Mitchell · Sterling Publishing (NY)
Pages: 297
Format: Paperback

In a nation where religion plays such a big role, how can you raise a child without God? How do you instill morality, answer questions about mortality, and handle believers who expect to get a one-way ticket to heaven by converting you? Deborah Ann Mitchell, who has blogged and written...
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The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies

Howard G. Charing · Destiny Books
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

A story of awakening to remarkable shamanic powers, teachings, and techniques* Describes the author's work with plant spirits, entheogens such as ayahuasca, and indigenous shamans during his 20 years of fieldwork in the Peruvian Amazon* Explores the practice of soul retrieval and shamanic...
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MUSLIM: What You Need to Know About the World's Fastest Growing Religion

Hank Hanegraaff · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

Is Islam a peaceful and tolerant religion?For all the debate over Islam and its growing presence in the world, one thing is often overlooked: Islam is not a religion in the sanitized Western sense. It is, in contrast, an all-encompassing sociopolitical legal matrix that has bred a worldview...
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Moses: In the Footsteps of the Reluctant Prophet

ADAM HAMILTON · Abingdon Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Retrace the life of Moses from his modest birth and rescue as a baby to the courts of Pharaoh, from herding flocks in Midian to leading his people out of Egypt. Join Adam Hamilton as he travels from Egypt to Mt. Sinai, the Nile, the Red Sea and the wilderness exploring the sites of Moses'...
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World Religions DeMYSTiFieD

Ebrahim Moosa · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Navigate the world's belief systems with this faith-filled resource! Want to learn more about Judaism? Confused about Confucianism? This book is the answer to your prayers! World Religions DeMYSTiFieD is filled with the knowledge you need to ace a religion exam or satisfy your own curiosity....
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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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Atheist Mind, Humanist Heart: Rewriting the Ten Commandments for the Twenty-first Century

Lex Bayer · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 178
Format: Hardcover

Atheist Mind, Humanist Heart asks an essential question for the 45 million Americans who self-identify as nonreligious: "So, you don't believe in God; now what?" This question is increasingly important, as one-third of young adults under the age of thirty consider themselves...
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Living with the Monks: What Turning Off My Phone Taught Me about Happiness, Gratitude, and Focus

JESSE ITZLER · Center Street
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Jesse Itzler could easily be voted the least likely to sit still. The successful entrepreneur, endurance athlete and father of four only knows one speed: FULL BLAST. He's also one of the most unconventional people you'll ever meet. So, when Jesse felt like the world around...
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Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Tisa Joy Wenger · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 298
Format: Hardcover

Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not so, Tisa Wenger contends in this sweeping and brilliantly argued book. Instead, American ideas about religious freedom...
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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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The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas: Roots and Rebirth of the Folkloric Devil

Al Ridenour · Feral House
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

With the appearance of the demonic Christmas character Krampus in contemporary Hollywood movies, television shows, advertisements, and greeting cards, medieval folklore has now been revisited in American culture. Krampus-related events and parades occur both in North America and Europe,...
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More than Happy: The Wisdom of Amish Parenting

Serena B. Miller · Howard Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Bringing Up Bebe and Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, an in-depth look at the practices and principles of Amish parents and how they raise children who are self-sufficient, hard-working, and remarkably happy.The more time Serena Miller spent in Holmes County, Ohio, doing...
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The Friends of Jesus

Karen Kingsbury · Howard Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

America's favorite inspirational novelist and #1 New York Times bestselling author offers a richly told tale about six of Jesus' closest friends and companions, bringing biblical truths to life in this captivating continuation of her Life-Changing Bible Study series.In our everyday...
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