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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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Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms

Timothy D Walker · W W Norton
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Easy-to-implement classroom lessons from the world's premier educational system.Finland shocked the world when its fifteen-year-olds scored highest on the first Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) , a set of tests touted for evaluating critical-thinking skills in math,...
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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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The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic

Owen Davies · Oxford University Press
Pages: 310
Format: Hardcover

This richly illustrated history provides a readable and fresh approach to the extensive and complex story of witchcraft and magic. Beginning with the invention of writing in the ancient world, the author explores a wide range of magical beliefs and practices, the rise of the witch trials,...
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The Scientology Murders: A Dead Detective Novel

William Heffernan · Akashic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"The Dead Detective pursues miscreants attached to the Church of Scientology from their Florida headquarters to the Yukon State...Highly entertaining."--Kirkus Reviews"Action moves from Florida's Gulf Coast to the wilds of Alaska, where a most satisfying conclusion takes...
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Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis

Annie Jacobsen · Little
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

The definitive history of the military's decades-long investigation into mental powers and phenomena, from the author of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Pentagon's Brain and international bestseller Area 51.
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Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy

Anne Lamott · Riverhead Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow and Stitches comes a powerful exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it."Mercy is radical kindness," Anne Lamott writes in her enthralling and heartening book,...
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The Compassion Book: Teachings for Awakening the Heart

Pema Chödrön · Shambhala
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Let compassion and fearlessness guide you and you'll live wisely and effectively in good times and bad. But that's easier said than done. Here Pema Chodron introduces a powerful, transformative method to nurture these qualities using a practice called lojong, which has been a primary...
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