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Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World

Amir Alexander · Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Print book

Pulsing with drama and excitement, Infinitesimal celebrates the spirit of discovery,innovation, and intellectual achievement--and it will forever change the way you look at a simple line.On August 10, 1632, five men in flowing black robes convened in a somber Roman palazzo to pass judgment...
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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...

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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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Fifty Million Rising: The New Generation of Working Women Transforming the Muslim World

Saadia Zahidi · Nation Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Across the Muslim world, representing a fifth of the global population, unprecedented numbers of women are going to work. In the span of just over a decade, millions have joined the workforce, giving them more earning and purchasing power and greater personal autonomy.

In Fifty...
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Day of the Dead: 20 Creative Projects to Make For Your Party or Celebration

SUSIE HODGE · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Celebrate The Day of the Dead with 20 Fun Projects!

The growing popularity of Dia de los Muertos - The Day of the Dead - can be seen in the increased number of festivals, music concerts, art fairs, altar nights, arts-and-crafts events, costume contests, and candlelit processions...
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The Age of Atheists: How We Have Sought to Live Since the Death of God

Peter Watson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 626
Format: Paperback

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2014 From one of England's most distinguished intellectual historians comes "an exhilarating ride ... that will stand the test of time as a masterful account of" (The Boston Globe) one of the West's most important intellectual movements:...
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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...
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Out of Many Faiths: Religious Diversity and the American Promise

EBOO PATEL · Princeton University Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A timely defense of religious diversity and its centrality to American identity

America is the most religiously devout country in the Western world and the most religiously diverse nation on the planet. In today's volatile climate of religious conflict, prejudice, and distrust,...

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Pain: A Novel

Zeruya Shalev · Other Press
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

A powerful, astute novel that exposes how old passions can return, testing our capacity to make choices about what is most essential in life.

Ten years after she was seriously injured in a terrorist attack, the pain comes back to torment Iris. But that is not all: Eitan, the love...
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The Mind of God: Neuroscience, Faith, and a Search for the Soul

Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Deepak Chopra, Rudy Tanzi, and Andrew Newberg. A renowned behavioral neurologist provides insights to some of the most curious spiritual questions we all face. Is there a God?It's a question billions of people have asked since the dawn of time. You would think by now we'd...
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Move On: When Mercy Meets Your Mess

Vicki Courtney · Thomas Nelson; Stg edition
Format: Book

You can say good-bye to the person youve been pretending to be!Life is often messy. God makes provision to help us move beyond our messes.Oftentimes our first instincts are to hide, deny, ignore, or run. InnbspMove Onnbspbest-selling author Vicki Courtney helps readers come clean with their...
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Cosmological Koans: A Journey to the Heart of Physical Reality

Anthony Aguirre · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Cosmological Koans invites the reader into an intellectual adventure of the highest order.

Through more than fifty Koans -- pleasingly paradoxical vignettes following the ancient Zen tradition -- leading physicist Anthony Aguirre takes the reader across the world from West to East,...

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Why I Left, Why I Stayed: Conversations on Christianity Between an Evangelical Father and His Humanist Son

Anthony Campolo · Harper One
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Bestselling Christian author, activist, and scholar Tony Campolo and his son Bart, an avowed Humanist, debate their spiritual differences and explore similarities involving faith, belief, and hope that they share.Over a Thanksgiving dinner, fifty-year-old Bart Campolo announced to his Evangelical...
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