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by Amanda Hulme
Martha, the youngest daughter of fanatically religious parents, is all too aware that her family is unusual. Taunted and bullied at school, and lonely at home with only postcards from her elder sister to keep her sane, Martha knows there has to ...Audio Book
by RICHARD FRIEDBERG
In this delightful guide, a noted mathematician and teacher offers a witty, historically oriented introduction to number theory, dealing with properties of numbers and with numbers as abstract concepts. Written for readers with an understanding ...
by c Beckwith
The Evidence of Near Death Experience
by Reverend John Spooner
<p>Is there life after death? Near death experiences—people coming back from the dead with tales from the other side—have become a worldwide phenomenon. In this book, Rev John Spooner combines expert research, gripping first hand testimony, ...
by Lesley Hazleton
One in four Americans rejects any affiliation with organized religion, and nearly half of those under thirty describe themselves as ospiritual but not religious.o But as the airwaves resound with the haranguing of preachers and pundits, who ...
by James Fergusson
by Friedman Matti
<b>In an age when physical books matter less and less, here is a thrilling story about a book that meant everything.</b> This true-life detective story unveils the journey of a sacred text-the tenth-century annotated bible know as the Aleppo ...
Does Neuroscience Challenge Faith?
by Peter Clarke
<div>Does neuroscience prove that all religious experience is just in the mind?<br></div><div>Peter Clarke, a member of the advisory board of the Faraday Institute, and a neuroscientist, examines what it means to be "human". Many believe that ...
by Gretta Vosper
Bestselling religion writer questions the nature of prayer. A new vision of how and why we pray, and how we might move beyond prayer. For many people, prayer is an essential part of their daily lives, connecting them with God, a force, or the ...
by Aminah Beverly McCloud
<p>This engaging introduction to Islam examines its lived reality, its worldwide presence, and the variety of beliefs and practices encompassed by the religion. The global perspective uniquely captures the diversity of Islam expressed throughout
by David M. Carr
This groundbreaking introductory textbook explores the emergence and development of the Bible, placing it in the broader context of world history. It particularly focuses on the role of a number of empires in the formation of the Biblical canon.
by E. A. Wallis Budge
First published around 1550 BCE, this book is a collection of ancient Egyptian magic spells and road maps to assist individuals through the underworld and into the afterlife. ...
by Jon D. Mikalson
<i>Ancient Greek Religion</i> provides an introduction to the fundamental beliefs, practices, and major deities of Greek religion. <ul type="disc"> <li>Focuses on Athens in the classical period</li> <li>Includes detailed discussion of Greek ...
In Zen Mind Suddenly Stops
Channeling Your Faith 365 Days of the Year
by Rachel C. Weingarten
<DIV>Find daily comfort in ancient prayers. This collection offers inspiration and wisdom gathered from biblical texts and prayers by early philosophers, poets, and spiritual leaders. Designed to ground us and help us put things into ...
by Isabella Anderson
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by Lorna Byrne
"Angels In My Hair is the autobiography of a modern day mystic, an Irish woman with powers of the saints of old. When she was a child, people thought Lorna was retarded because she did not seem to be focusing on the world around her, instead ...
by Julian Baldick
How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism As We Know It
by Burton L. Visotzky
Hard to believe but true: - The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet - The Talmud rabbis presented themselves as Stoic philosophers - Synagogue buildings were Roman basilicas - Hellenistic rhetoric professors educated sons of ...
by JOHN HENRY NEWMAN
A highly influential figure in the Church of England, John Henry Newman stunned the Anglican community in 1843, when he left his position as vicar of St. Mary's, Oxford, to join the Roman Catholic church. Perhaps no one took greater offense than