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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

Daniel C Dennett · Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

One of America's foremost philosophers offers a major new account of the origins of the conscious mind.How did we come to have minds?For centuries, this question has intrigued psychologists, physicists, poets, and philosophers, who have wondered how the human mind developed its unrivaled...
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The Gods of Olympus: A History

Barbara Graziosi · Holt & Company, Henry
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

An elegant and entertaining account of the transformations of the Greek gods across the ages, from antiquity to the Renaissance and the present dayThe gods of Olympus are the most colorful characters of Greek civilization: even in antiquity, they were said to be cruel, oversexed, mad, or just...
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Glimpsing Heaven: The Stories and Science of Life After Death

Judy Bachrach · National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

If you caught a glimpse of heaven, would you choose to come back to life? Investigative journalist Judy Bachrach has collected accounts of those who died and then returned to life with lucid, vivid memories of what occurred while they were dead, and the conclusions are astonishing. Clinical...
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Overload: How to Unplug, Unwind, and Unleash Yourself from the Pressure of Stress

Joyce Meyer · FaithWords
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times bestselling author Joyce Meyer shows readers how to become free from the burden of stress so that they can achieve God's best for their lives.
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The Afterlife Bible: The Definitive Guide to Otherwordly Experience

Sarah Bartlett · Firefly Books
Format: Print book

The Afterlife Bible describes the many beliefs in an afterlife, from ancient myths and religions to contemporary spiritual faiths. Sarah Bartlett explains how the scientific community has taken part in the search for evidence of the afterlife and reveals the role of contemporary spiritual...
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The Future of God: A Practical Approach to Spirituality for Our Times

Deepak Chopra · Harmony; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

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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Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery.: Six Holy Objects That Tell the Remarkable Story of the Gospels

David Gibson · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The man who changed the course of history left no earthly trace of his existence . . . Who was Jesus of Nazareth and what do the relics left behind tell us about this fascinating figure? A burial box that has Jesus's name on it? A papyrus "gospel" referring to his wife? A piece...
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Sexuality in Classical South Asian Buddhism

Jose? Ignacio Cabezo?n · Wisdom Publications
Pages: 617
Format: Hardcover

A prolific scholar surveys classical Buddhism's approach to sex, gender, and sexual orientation in this landmark volume.More than twenty-five years in the making, this detailed sourcebook on Buddhist understandings of sexuality, desire, ethics, and deviance in classical South Asia is filled...
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A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience

Emerson W. Baker · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Beginning in January 1692, Salem Village in colonial Massachusetts witnessed the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft in early America. Villagers--mainly young women--suffered from unseen torments that caused them to writhe, shriek, and contort their bodies, complaining of pins...
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The New Christmas Tree: 24 Dazzling Trees and Over 100 Handcrafted Projects for an Inspired Holiday

Carrie Brown · Artisan Publishers
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

This Christmas, consider everyday objects from a new point of view, embrace a fresh color palette, or give your children's handmade ornaments or special family heirlooms a new life. The inspiration is endless here, with one-of-a-kind trees that celebrate food, nature, fashion, folk...
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Opening Heaven's Door: Investigating Stories of Life, Death, and What Comes After

Patricia Pearson · Pocket Books
Pages: 255
Format: Hardcover

People everywhere carry with them extraordinary, deeply comforting experiences that arrived at the moment when they most needed relief: when they lost a loved one. These experiences can include clear messages from beyond, profound and vividly beautiful visions, mysterious connections and spiritual...
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Molecular Consciousness: Why the Universe Is Aware of Our Presence

Françoise Tibika · Park Street Press; Original edition
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Mind and matter are connected through information at the atomic level • Explains how your state of mind is profoundly related to the flow of chemical information during the interactions of your molecules • Reveals how each atom of the universe is intrinsically linked with all other...
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365 Ways to Develop Your Psychic Ability: Simple Tools to Increase Your Intuition & Clairvoyance

Alexandra Chauran · Llewellyn Publications
Format: Print book

Go from Intuitive Beginner to Master Psychic in just Five Minutes a Day Unlock and strengthen your innate psychic potential with 365 fast, effective ways to develop your abilities. Beginning with simple observation skills and moving forward to trance and divination techniques, this...
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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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