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Satan and Salem: The Witch-Hunt Crisis of 1692

Benjamin C. Ray · University of Virginia Press
Format: Hardcover

The result of a perfect storm of factors that culminated in a great moral catastrophe, the Salem witch trials of 1692 took a breathtaking toll on the young English colony of Massachusetts. Over 150 people were imprisoned, and nineteen men and women, including a minister, were executed by hanging....
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The Pentateuch

Marvin A Sweeney · Abingdon Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

The Pentateuch, in the Core Biblical Studies series, will introduce the Five Books of Moses: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. It will combine a purely literary approach to reading the final form of the Pentateuch with a historical reading of the text. The literary...
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Godless Citizens in a Godly Republic: Atheists in American Public Life

R Laurence Moore · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

If the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects religious liberty, why doesn't it protect atheists?God occupies our nation's consciousness, even defining to many what it means to be American. Nonbelievers have often had second-class legal status and have had to fight for their...
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The Holy Wild: A Heathen Bible for the Untamed Woman

DANIELLE DULSKY · New World Library
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Many women feel alienated from the spiritual paths outlined by traditional religions and by those described by popular spiritual alternatives. This "ode to the Feminine Wild" speaks to those women. Here are ideas and practices based on the elements (earth, fire, water, air, ether)...
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The Way of Serenity: Finding Peace and Happiness in the Serenity Prayer

Jonathan Morris · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

FOX News religion analyst, program director of the Catholic Channel on SiriusXM radio, and bestselling author Father Jonathan Morris reveals how the Serenity Prayer offers a sure path to peace and fulfillment for everyone, not just those in recovery programs. The Serenity Prayer statesLord,...
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Radiant Truths: Essential Dispatches, Reports, Confessions, and Other Essays on American Belief

Jeff Sharlet · Yale University Press,
Pages: 408
Format: Print book

Beginning with Walt Whitman singing hymns at a wounded soldier's bedside during the Civil War, this surprising and vivid anthology ranges straight through to the twenty-first century to end with Francine Prose crying tears of complicated joy at the sight of Whitman's words in Zuccotti...
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The Pocket Pema Chödrön

Pema Cho?dro?n · Shambhala
Pages: 133
Format: Paperback

A collection of short inspirational readings by "one of the world's wisest women"--O, the Oprah Magazine.Pema Chodron, beloved Buddhist nun and best-selling author, offers this treasury of 108 short selections from her more than four decades of study and writings. Here she presents...
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A Call for Revolution: A Vision for the Future

DALAI LAMA · William Morrow
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A RALLYING CRY FOR THE WHOLE WORLD, BY ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED LEADERS OF OUR TROUBLED TIMES. This eloquent, impassioned manifesto is possibly the most important message The Dalai Lama can give us about the future of our world. It's his rallying cry, full of solutions for our chaotic,...
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The Sacred Year: Mapping the Soulscape of Spiritual Practice -- How Contemplating Apples, Living in a Cave, and Befriending a Dying Woman Revived My Life

Michael Yankoski · Thomas Nelson
Format: Book

Frustrated and disillusioned with his life as a Christian motivational speaker, Michael Yankoski was determined to stop merely talking about living a life of faithand start experiencing it. The result was a year of focused engagement with spiritual practices--both ancient and modern--that...
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Sanctuary: A Meditation on Home, Homelessness, and Belonging

Zenju Earthlyn Manuel · Wisdom Publications
Pages: 120
Format: Paperback

A singular work of poetic prose exploring otherness and belonging - and what it means to be truly at home.Sanctuary: A Meditation on Home, Homelessness, and Belonging examines the interface between inner and outer sanctuary, and the ways they affect one another. "Sanctuary" is the home...
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Finding Rest in Meditation: Trilogy of Rest, Volume 2

Klong-chen-pa Dri-med-?od-zer · Shambhala
Pages: 164
Format: Hardcover

A new translation of the Tibetan master Longchenpa's famous work that systematically presents the path of meditation according to the Tibetan Dzogchen tradition.Finding Rest in Meditation is the second volume of the Trilogy of Rest, Longchenpa's classic exposition of the Buddhist...
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The Unholy Trinity: Blocking the Left's Assault on Life, Marriage, and Gender

Matt Walsh · Crown
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

IT'S NOW OR NEVER FOR CONSERVATIVE VALUESThis highly anticipated debut from Matt Walsh of The Blaze demands that conservative voters make a last stand and fight for the moral center of America. The Trump presidency and Republican Congress provides an urgent opportunity to stop the Left's...
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Jesus Swagger: Break Free from Poser Christianity

Jarrid Wilson · Thomas Nelson
Format: Print book

Stop being a poser. Start being a Christian. Is your faith for real? How about your walk? If everyone who claimed to love Jesus actually did, this world would be pretty close to paradise. Yet we live in a time when being a poser is not only easy, it's rewarded - especially where Jesus...
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The Fire, the Star and the Cross: Minority Religions in Medieval and Early Modern Iran

Aptin Khanbaghi · I. B. Tauris & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Contemporary political events have generated a strong interest in minorities in the Middle East. Although today the region is mostly identified with Islam, it has been home to many other great cultures, and the civilization of the Islamic world is itself indebted to the various peoples...
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Angels for Beginners: Understand & Connect with Divine Guides & Guardians

Richard Webster · Llewellyn Worldwide
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Discover how to connect to divine guides and guardians, from archangels to specialist angels of healing and abundance. World-renowned author Richard Webster shows you how angels have helped people throughout history and provides simple ways you can apply those lessons to your own life....
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