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The Science of Enlightenment: How Meditation Works

Shinzen Young · Sounds True
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Enlightenment" - is it a myth or is it real? In every spiritual tradition, inner explorers have discovered that the liberated state is in fact a natural experience, as real as the sensations you are having right now - and that through the investigation of your own thoughts, feelings,...
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The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao

Ian Johnson · Pantheon
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, a revelatory portrait of religion in China today - its history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China's future. The Souls of China tells the story of one of the world's...
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Bounds of Their Habitation: Race and Religion in American History

Paul Harvey · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

There is an "American Way" to religion and race unlike anyplace else in the world, and the rise of religious pluralism in contemporary American (together with the continuing legacy of the racism of the past and misapprehensions in the present) render its understanding crucial....
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Choosing Donald Trump: God, Anger, Hope, and Why Christian Conservatives Supported Him

Stephen Mansfield · Baker Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone, even those who voted for him. Perhaps...
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Essential Kundalini Yoga: An Invitation to Radiant Health, Unconditional Love, and the Awakening of Your Energetic Potential

Karena Virginia · Sounds True
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

For new and experienced students, practical guidance in kundalini yoga for happiness, health, and fulfillment Kundalini is a universal life force within each of us that, once awakened, holds the power to transform every facet of our lives. Kundalini yoga is the art and practice of activating...
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The Human Predicament: A Candid Guide to Life's Biggest Questions

David Benatar · Oxford University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Are our lives meaningful, or meaningless? Is our inevitable death a bad thing? Would immortality be an improvement? Would it be better, all things considered, to hasten our deaths by suicide? Many people ask these big questions -- and some people are plagued by them. Surprisingly, analytic...
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God's Red Son: The Ghost Dance Religion and the Making of Modern America

Louis S. Warren · Basic Books
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

A leading historian of the American West writes the definitive account of the iconic Ghost Dance religion, which led to the infamous massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890In 1890, on Indian reservations across the West, followers of a new religion danced in circles until they collapsed into trances....
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Sacred Bliss: A Spiritual History of Cannabis

Mark S Ferrara · Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

One of the most important relationships that human beings have with plants is changing our consciousness--consider the plants that give us coffee, tea, chocolate, and nicotine. Sacred Bliss challenges traditional attitudes about cannabis by tracing its essential role in the spiritual and curative...
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Faith and Resistance in the Age of Trump

Miguel A De La Torre · Orbis Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

"May this book serve as a nurturing, connecting, and sustaining resource as we discuss the many ways faith, resistance, and healing must take shape in the Trump era....We need to live and act in solidarity -- together." From the Foreword by Jim WallisFor many people of faith,...
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