281 books (15 pages) in this category
by Robert Graves
Including many of the greatest stories ever told - the labours of Hercules, the voyage of the Argonauts, Theseus and the minotaur, Midas and his golden touch, the Trojan War and Odysseus's journey home - Robert Graves's superb and comprehensive ...
by Robert Booth Fowler
by Israel Galindo
by Harriet Alida Lye
<b>The bees are restless.</b><BR><b><BR></b>After a long drought, Cynthia's isolated honey farm has suffered in the heat. Soil dries into sand; honeycomb stiffens into wax. But she has a plan- offer the farm as an artists' colony with free board
The Hearts and Minds of a Billion Believers
by Ed Husain
<b>'Not just timely but important too. Ed Husain does not just set out the fundamentals of Islam as a religion but explains how and why understanding it properly matter. This should be compulsory reading' Peter Frankopan, author of <i>The Silk ...
by Ed Husain
<b>'A powerful corrective' <i>Guardian </i></b><br><b><i><br></i></b><b>'This should be compulsory reading' Peter Frankopan, author of <i>The Silk Roads</i></b><br><b><i><br></i></b><b>'</b><b>For anyone interested in the future of Islam, both ...
by Hannah Shah
Hannah Shah is an Imam's daughter. She lived the life of a Muslim but, for many years, her father abused her in the cellar of their home.At 16 she discovered a plan to send her to Pakistan for an arranged marriage, and she ran away. Hunted by ...
by Sami Shah
From hijabs to jihad and everything in between - Muslims down under today What is Halal? A country bordering Shariahland, or a method of preparing food? Do the Five Pillars of Islam comply with modern building codes? Or are they simply a ...
by Sohaib Sultan
With the current turmoil in the Middle East, there is a growing interest about Islam?the world?s second largest religion and one of the fastest growing?and its holy book, the Koran (or Qur?an). Now, with this easy-to-follow, plain-English guide,
Change Your Outlook One Day at a Time
by Dalai Lama
<b></b><BR><b>Happiness lies within you</b><BR><BR>His Holiness the Dalai Lama has captured the attention and admiration of the world through his wisdom. This jewel of a book offers some of his most helpful insights on daily living, compassion ...
by Karen Armstrong
In our increasingly secular world, holy texts are at best seen as irrelevant, and at worst as an excuse to incite violence, hatred and division. So what value, if any, can scripture hold for us today? And if our world no longer seems compatible ...
Forgotten Scriptures Revealed
by J.R. Porter
<p>A fascinating selection of sacred Jewish and Christian texts excluded from the Old and New Testaments by their compilers, <i>The Lost Bible</i> contains unofficial scriptures, alternative versions of biblical events, and texts from the ...
The Thousand-Year Story of the Survival and Influence of the Lost Gospels
by Philip Jenkins
Zen Teachings of Edward Espe Brown
by Edward Espe Brown
<p>A tightly edited book of nearly 60 essays based on Edward Brown's best dharma talks that reads in the tradition of Paul Reps' classic Zen Flesh, Zen Bones or the great Shunryu Suzuki's Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind. It can be read bite by bite or
How Christianity Is Actually Thriving in America and the World
by Glenn T. Stanton
More than 80 classic myths retold and explained, from early creation beliefs to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife. <BR><BR>The latest title in the bestselling Big Ideas series, <i>The Mythology Book</i> explores ...
Stories of The Norse Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold
by Dr Tom Birkett
Their Nature and Legacy
by Ronald Hutton
This is the first survey of religious beliefs in the British Isles from the Old Stone Age to the coming of Christianity, one of the least familiar periods in Britain's history. Ronald Hutton draws upon a wealth of new data, much of it ...
Thoughts on Politics and Society
by Pope Francis
Pope Francis recounts his early life, including his relationship with his mother and his grandmothers, former girlfriends and childhood sweethearts, as well as the psychoanalysis he underwent aged 42. Dominique Wolton asks Pope Francis about his
Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever
by Christopher Hitchens