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Buddhism for Busy People: Finding Happiness in a Hurried World

David Michie · Shambhala
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

In this simple and accessible but beautifully written book, David Michie opens the door to the core teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, and shows us how he himself first began incorporating Buddhist practices into his daily life.What does it take to be happy? We've all asked ourselves this...
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The Koran in English: A Biography

Bruce B Lawrence · Princeton University Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

For millions of Muslims, the Qur'an is sacred only in Arabic, the original Arabic in which it was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad in the seventh century; to many Arab and non-Arab believers alike, the book literally defies translation. Yet English translations exist and are growing,...
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Love Story: A Novel

Karen Kingsbury · Howard Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes a new book featuring everyone's favorite family - the Baxters.From the day they met, John and Elizabeth were destined to fall in love. Their whirlwind romance started when they were young college students and lasted nearly...
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Natural Rest for Addiction: A Radical Approach to Recovery Through Mindfulness and Awareness

Scott Kiloby · Non-Duality
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Freedom from addiction is available in the one place that's the most difficult for an addict to be - the present moment. In Natural Rest for Addiction, non-duality teacher and addiction specialist Scott Kiloby offers his Natural Rest program for finding recovery from substance abuse...
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Emptiness: A Practical Guide for Meditators

Guy Armstrong · Wisdom Publications
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

If everything is empty, then what ceases in Nirvana and is born in rebirth? How can you live in the world without feeling trapped by it? Guy Armstrong tackles these questions and more in this richly informed, practical guide to emptiness for the meditator.It may seem odd for emptiness to serve...
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Living with the Living Dead: The Wisdom of the Zombie Apocalypse

Greg Garrett · Oxford University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

When humankind faces what it perceives as a threat to its very existence, a macabre thing happens in art, literature, and culture: corpses begin to stand up and walk around. The dead walked in the fourteenth century, when the Black Death and other catastrophes roiled Europe. They walked...
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Aliens: The World's Leading Scientists on the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Jim Al-Khalili · Picador
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In these lively and fascinating essays, scientists from around the world weigh in on the latest advances in the search for intelligent life in the universe and discuss just what that might look like. Since 2000, science has seen a surge in data and interest on several fronts related to E.T....
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The Religion of Tomorrow: A Vision for the Future of the Great Traditions-More Inclusive, More Comprehensive, More Complete

Ken Wilber · Shambhala
Pages: 720
Format: Hardcover

A provocative examination of how the great religious traditions can remain relevant in modern times by incorporating scientific truths learned about human nature over the last century.A single purpose lies at the heart of all the great religious traditions: awakening to the astonishing...
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Holy Spokes: The Search for Urban Spirituality on Two Wheels

Laura Everett · Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Invites readers to embrace the spiritual and communal benefits of cycling in the city After Laura Everett's car died on the highway one rainy night, she started riding her bicycle to work - and began an unlikely conversion to full-time bicycle commuter. In Holy Spokes Everett tells...
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