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Many books on Buddhism will edify you, but will they entertain you? Here, finally, is a book that "eloquently distills the essence of Buddhism through nine of the greatest minds spanning three generations" (Tulku Thondup, author of The Healing ...
by c Beckwith
The Evidence of Near Death Experience
by Reverend John Spooner
Is there life after death? Near death experiencespeople coming back from the dead with tales from the other sidehave become a worldwide phenomenon. In this book, Rev John Spooner combines expert research, gripping first hand testimony, analysis ...
Six Polemics on Religion and an Essay on Kindness
by A.C. Grayling
Do religions have an inherent right to be respected? Is atheism itself a form of religion, and can there be such a thing as a 'fundamentalist atheist'? Are we witnessing a global revival in religious zeal, or do the signs point instead to ...
by Friedman Matti
In an age when physical books matter less and less, here is a thrilling story about a book that meant everything. This true-life detective story unveils the journey of a sacred text-the tenth-century annotated bible know as the Aleppo Codex-from
A Life Raising Three Daughters with Autism
by Kim Stagliano
Stagliano reveals how one woman raises three daughters with autism, loses one at Disney World, stays married, has sex, bakes gluten-free, goes broke, and keeps her sense of humor. ...
Does Neuroscience Challenge Faith?
by Peter Clarke
Does neuroscience prove that all religious experience is just in the mind?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 the findings of ...
by His Holiness the Fou Dalai Lama
How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy
by Donald B. Kraybill
by Walter J. Houston
This study guide to Amos is divided into three Parts. The first sets out to describe the genre, style, shape and aim of the text, along with its leading ideas, with the help of recent scholarship on the Hebrew Bible in general and the prophets ...
by Aminah Beverly McCloud
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 C.L. Crouch
C. L. Crouch provides a clear and concise introduction to the complex text of Jeremiah. Readers are introduced to the diverse approaches to the book, with attention paid to the way that these approaches differ from but also relate to one ...
by Paula;Anderson, Bradford A. Gooder
The Pentateuch (or the Torah) consists of the first five books of the Bible and is a foundational scripture for millions of people, both Jews and Christians. In this book Paula Gooder and Brad Anderson provide a clear and accessible introduction
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 Lester L. Grabbe
In Ancient Israel Lester L. Grabbe sets out to summarize what we know through a survey of sources and how we know it by a discussion of methodology and by evaluating the evidence. The most basic question about the history of ancient Israel, how ...
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