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Spirituality and religion new titles

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Speaking with spirit  by Agapi Stassinopoulos

Speaking with spirit

Agapi Stassinopoulos

Book

"Prayer is your ongoing conversation with something larger than yourself. And similar to a mindfulness practice, a daily prayer practice has the power to change your life. Regardless of whether or not you practice organized religion, this gift is available...

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Wiccan feasts, celebrations, & rituals  by author Silja

Wiccan feasts, celebrations, & rituals

author Silja

Book

"The Wiccan calendar is marked by significant festivals, called sabbats. The most famous is Halloween, also known as Samhain, but you will be familiar with others, too, such as the Summer and Winter Solstices. Wiccans celebrate these sabbats with rit...

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You goddess!  by E. (Elizabeth) Foley

You goddess!

E. (Elizabeth) Foley

Book

"Why settle for mere mortal excellence when you could be living like a goddess? You Goddess! takes us on a colourful tour of ancient deities and legends through the prism of female power, sharing the mythical stories of 25 goddesses from every corner...

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How religion evolved  by R. I. M. (Robin Ian MacDonald) Dunbar

How religion evolved

R. I. M. (Robin Ian MacDonald) Dunb...

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"When did humans develop spiritual thought? What is religion's evolutionary purpose? And in our increasingly secular world, why has it endured? Every society in the history of humanity has lived with religion. In How Religion Evolved, evolutionary ps...

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The kingdom of God is within you  by Leo Tolstoy

The kingdom of God is within you

Leo Tolstoy

Book

""It is the culmination of thirty years of Tolstoy's thinking, and lays out a new organization for society based on a literal Christian interpretation. The Kingdom of God Is Within You set in motion the spiritual revolution in Ghandi, and helped make...

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Life without limits  by Nick Vujicic

Life without limits

Nick Vujicic

Book

"Nick Vujicic, who was born without arms or legs but overcame his disability to live not only independently, but to live a rich, fulfilling life that is a model for anyone seeking true happiness. ... In his youth Nick himself despaired about ever having...

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Raise your vibration  by Kyle Gray

Raise your vibration

Kyle Gray

Book

"In this new, updated edition of the bestselling guide to connecting with the Divine, Angel expert Kyle Gray shows you how to develop your spiritual skills and cultivate high-vibe practices and habits. With 12 sections (centred around each of the 12 ...

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Sacred nature  by Karen Armstrong

Sacred nature

Karen Armstrong

Book

"Karen Armstrong argues that if we want to avert environmental catastrophe, it is not enough to change our behaviour: we need to think and feel differently about the natural world -- to rekindle our spiritual bond with nature. For most of human history,...

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The blooming of a lotus  by Thích Nhất Hạnh

The blooming of a lotus

Thích Nhất Hạnh

Book

"In this revised edition of The Blooming of a Lotus, one of the world's great meditation teachers offers an expanded collection of exercises for practicing mindfulness meditation that will bring both beginning and experienced practitioners into closer...

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You are stronger than you think  by Joel Osteen

You are stronger than you think

Joel Osteen

Book

"Joel Osteen encourages you to stand firm when the difficulty is not turning around. When the pressure mounts, when you feel overwhelmed, when the struggle looks too big, or the goal is out of reach, you have to remember that is not your destiny. You...

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Healing the emptiness  by Yasmin Mogahed

Healing the emptiness

Yasmin Mogahed

Book

"This book is about finding strength in God and in our capacity to be both human and beautiful--both flawed and inspired. It is a journey to the understanding that we are flawed by design so that we can find strength and beauty in relying entirely on...

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Heaven, an unexpected journey  by Jim (Air pilot) Woodford

Heaven, an unexpected journey

Jim (Air pilot) Woodford

Book

"Encounter the glories of Heaven, the terrors of hell, and the stunning reality of the unseen world! When Jim Woodford died, he spent eleven hours in Heaven. When he came back, he was changed forever. A successful airline pilot and businessman, Jim had...

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Good enough  by Kate Bowler

Good enough

Kate Bowler

Book

"In this collection of fortyish Christian daily reflections, Good Enough reminds us how truth, beauty and meaning can be discovered amid the chaos of life. Through blessings, prayers and human truths, we're encouraged to live with imperfection in a culture...

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Two billion caliphs  by Haroon Moghul

Two billion caliphs

Haroon Moghul

Book

"Islam is often associated with and limited to the worst of the world—extremism, obscurantism, misogyny, bigotry. So why would so many people associate with such a fundamentalist faith? Two Billion Caliphs advocates for a way of being Muslim in the w...

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Supernatural  by Michael S. Heiser

Supernatural

Michael S. Heiser

Book

"The bible's teaching on the world of the supernatural often occurs in difficult or troublesome passages that many bible teachers ignore or skip over because their literal meaning doesn't fit into our neat and tidy systems. To Dr. Heiser, the more puzzling...

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Do as I say  by Sarah Steel

Do as I say

Sarah Steel

Book

"At the heart of being human is the desire to belong. It can make us unspeakably vulnerable to the manipulations of others. Cult leaders prey on this desire, but so do many unscrupulous operators hiding in plain sight. Sarah Steel, the creator of the...

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In a boat in the middle of a lake  by Patrick Schwenk

In a boat in the middle of a lake

Patrick Schwenk

Book

"At some point in our lives, we all find ourselves in a boat in the middle of a lake. We might be there due to a job loss or the death of a loved one. Maybe disability, divorce, or financial insecurity has stranded us. Patrick and Ruth Schwenk found ...

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Searching for certainty  by Shelly Miller

Searching for certainty

Shelly Miller

Book

"We all long for certainty in life, yet things often don't go as we expect. When facing illness, job loss, strained relationships, and other struggles, our impulse is to question God and strive to fix things ourselves. In this book, Shelly Miller explores...

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Beautiful people don't just happen  by Scott Sauls

Beautiful people don't just happen

Scott Sauls

Book

"Regret, hurt, and fear are familiar to us all. Often we feel trapped in their grip, but it doesn't have to be that way. Scott Sauls is our empathetic guide to the freedom that is found in God--freedom that unburdens us from regret, hurt, and fear and...

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Fiercely loved  by Lisa Bevere

Fiercely loved

Lisa Bevere

Book

"These 90 devotions by author Lisa Bevere help you discover the beautiful truth of how God thinks about you. God doesn't just tolerate you; he loves you and wants you to know his wild thoughts toward you are full of love, joy, grace, and mercy. The p...

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Belief, being, and beyond  by 1970- author. Granddaughter Crow

Belief, being, and beyond

1970- author. Granddaughter Crow

Book

"Awaken the curious side of your mind and explore ideas beyond the dogma you may have previously been taught. This illuminating guide encourages you to delve into a variety of belief systems and the themes they all share, along with your own pre-exis...

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Making mandalas for harmony and healing  by Laura J. Watts

Making mandalas for harmony and healing

Laura J. Watts

Book

"An inspirational exploration of the beautiful and intricate art of mandalas, and their role in spiritual growth and meditation. It includes step-by-step instructions for creating your own designs for traditional and contemporary mandalas, and a guide...

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Finding the hero in your husband, revisited  by Julianna Slattery

Finding the hero in your husband, revisited

Julianna Slattery

Book

"In an update of the groundbreaking original title, Dr. Juli Slattery illuminates the power of women in marriage, with an emphasis on the uniqueness of a woman's capacity to build intimacy. Finding the Hero in Your Husband, Revisited, is an invaluable...

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How to talk about Jesus (without being THAT guy)  by Sam Chan

How to talk about Jesus (without being THAT guy)

Sam Chan

Book

"Drawing from over two decades of experience as an evangelist, teacher, and pastor, Chan explains why personal evangelism feels so awkward today. And utilizing recent insights from communication theory, cross-cultural ministry, and apologetics, he helps...

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Religious freedom in a secular age  by Michael F. Bird

Religious freedom in a secular age

Michael F. Bird

Book

"Religious freedom is up for debate and needs to be defended--discover how. In Religious Freedom in a Secular Age author Michael Bird argues that religious freedom should not be preserved by churches entrusting themselves to the protection of a conse...

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The wild land within  by Lisa Colón DeLay

The wild land within

Lisa Colón DeLay

Book

"Offers a map to our inner terrain, inviting us to deepen and expand our encounters with God. Through specific spiritual practices from early desert monastics, as well as Latinx, Black, and Indigenous contemplatives, Colón DeLay guides readers in cul...

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The mastery of life  by Miguel Ruiz

The mastery of life

Miguel Ruiz

Book

"Outside of Mexico City lie the ancient pyramid complex of Teotihuacan, which according to the oral tradition of the Ruiz family, was the spiritual center for the Toltec people. For over thirty years, Toltec Master don Miguel Ruiz Jr. has been traveling...

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Modern meditations  by Murray Du Plessis

Modern meditations

Murray Du Plessis

Book

"101 guided meditations, from simple relaxation exercises to creative visualisations, from walking meditations in nature to explorations of other-worldly dimensions"--Publisher's description.

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The unbroken thread  by Sohrab Ahmari

The unbroken thread

Sohrab Ahmari

Book

"We've pursued and achieved the modern dream of defining ourselves--but at what cost? The New York Post op-ed editor makes a compelling case for seeking the inherited traditions and ideals that give our lives meaning. As a young father and a self-pro...

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Corner of fourth and nondual  by Cynthia Bourgeault

Corner of fourth and nondual

Cynthia Bourgeault

Book

"In The Corner of Fourth and Nondual, Cynthia Bourgeault--internationally renowned retreat leader, and a practitioner and teacher of centering prayer--describes the foundations of her theology: a cosmological seeing with the eye of the heart, and cla...

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Whisper  by Mark Batterson

Whisper

Mark Batterson

Book

"The voice that spoke the cosmos into existence is the same voice that parted the Red Sea and made the sun stand still in the midday sky. One day this voice will make all things new, but it's also speaking to you now! That voice is God's voice, and what...

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My body is not a prayer request  by Amy Kenny

My body is not a prayer request

Amy Kenny

Book

"The church has forgotten that we worship a disabled God whose wounds survived resurrection, says Amy Kenny. It is time for the church to start treating disabled people as full members of the body of Christ who have much more to offer than a miraculous...

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Mary  by Chris Maunder

Mary

Chris Maunder

Book

"A radical reassessment of the role of Mary the mother of Jesus and other women in the early Church. Despite the commonly held assumption that the Bible says little about the mother of Jesus, there are many indications that Mary preceded and inspired...

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A place for god  by Pete Nicholas

A place for god

Pete Nicholas

Book

"Where are you? Today, your favourite maps app will give you your location down to a greater level of detail than ever before. But do you really feel like you know where you are? Major cultural shifts over the past generation have left us feeling...

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How to walk  by Thích Nĥát Hạnh

How to walk

Thích Nĥát Hạnh

Book

"How to Walk is the fourth title in Parallax's popular Mindfulness Essentials Series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, introducing beginners and reminding seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice. Slow, concentra...

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Awakening the Buddha within  by Lama Surya Das

Awakening the Buddha within

Lama Surya Das

Book

"In this book, Lama Surya Das provides a bridge between East and West, past, present and future, making sacred and profound Tibetan teachings clear and easily accessible for anyone who wants to lead a more enlightened and sane life. Utilizing the uni...

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F**k it  by John C. Parkin

F**k it

John C. Parkin

Book

"F**k It has taken the world by storm, helping countless people to let go, stop struggling and finally do what they want; to ignore what everyone else is telling them and go their own way. This now classic text has been updated with inspirational new...

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Rebirth  by Roger R. (Roger Reid) Jackson

Rebirth

Roger R. (Roger Reid) Jackson

Book

"What was the historical context for the Buddha's teachings on rebirth? What is reborn? Do all Buddhist traditions agree about what happens after death? Is it necessary to believe in rebirth to consider oneself a Buddhist? All these questions will be...

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The Holy Bible

The Holy Bible

Book

"Each book of the Bible is color-coded with a thumb index, indicating where it belongs within the [Great adventure Catholic] Bible timeline. Twelve timeline charts provide a visual overview of the Bible, including: important characters, key events, g...

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My Jewish year  by Abigail Pogrebin

My Jewish year

Abigail Pogrebin

Book

"When a Pew Research Center study revealed that most U.S. Jews locate their Jewishness in their ancestry and culture, not in religion, Pogrebin realized how little she knew about the foundational purpose and current relevance of the Jewish holidays. ...

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When did sin begin?  by Loren D. Haarsma

When did sin begin?

Loren D. Haarsma

Book

"The topic of evolution and human origins is hotly debated in Christian academic and church circles. If God used evolution to create humanity, when did sin enter the picture, and how did it spread from a few individuals to all of us? Physicist Loren ...

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The Sufi orders in Islam  by J. Spencer (John Spencer) Trimingham

The Sufi orders in Islam

J. Spencer (John Spencer) Trimingha...

Book

"Sufism, the name given to Islamic mysticism, has been the subject of many studies, but the orders through which the organizational aspect of the Sufi spirit was expressed have been neglected. One of the early modern examinations of the historical de...

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The way of kings  by Nathan Clarkson

The way of kings

Nathan Clarkson

Book

"Bestselling author Nathan Clarkson explores what it means for young men to take up God's calling, drawing on traditions of honor and integrity to connect modern men to ancient truths"--Publisher's description.

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Indigenous theology and the western worldview  by Randy Woodley

Indigenous theology and the western worldview

Randy Woodley

Book

"A Cherokee teacher, missiologist, and historian encourages us to reject the many problematic aspects of the Western worldview and to convert to a worldview that is closer to that of Jesus"--Publisher's description.

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Gaslighted by God  by Tiffany Yecke Brooks

Gaslighted by God

Tiffany Yecke Brooks

Book

"We have a right to encounter God where we are. We have a sacred responsibility to experience God authentically." What happens when the God we've been taught to believe in seems powerless to help us in the struggles of life? What do we do when the God...

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Jordan Peterson, God, and Christianity  by Christopher Kaczor

Jordan Peterson, God, and Christianity

Christopher Kaczor

Book

"Jordan Peterson's lectures and writings on psychology, philosophy, and religion have been a cultural phenomenon. Yet Peterson's own thought is marked by a tensive suspension between archetype and reality--between the ideal of Christ and the God who acts...

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The wisdom wheel  by Alberto Villoldo

The wisdom wheel

Alberto Villoldo

Book

"Access the gifts of transformation, heal the self, and live in harmony with one another and with the Earth by journeying through the wisdom wheel--a fresh take on the traditional medicine wheel--its archetypes, and its four wisdom challenges. The teachings...

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Wit & wisdom from the Zen masters.

Wit & wisdom from the Zen masters.

Book

"Reflect on wit and wisdom from the Zen masters with the definitive guide to finding your inner peace"--Publisher's description.

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Discovering Buddism  by Dominique Side

Discovering Buddism

Dominique Side

Book

"Discovering Buddhism introduces Buddhism as a culture and civilization, a system of thought and a religion. This fascinating book presents the views and practices of all the main Buddhist traditions without bias and addresses the history of Buddhism,...

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If these stones could talk  by Peter Stanford

If these stones could talk

Peter Stanford

Book

"Christianity has been central to the lives of the people of Britain and Ireland for almost 2,000 years. It has given us laws, customs, traditions and our national character. From a persecuted minority in Roman Britannia through the 'golden age' of A...

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Angels in waiting  by Robbie Holz

Angels in waiting

Robbie Holz

Book

"A step-by-step guide to engaging powerful angelic assistance to overcome challenges and manifest your desires"--Publisher's description.

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Theosophy  by Rudolf Steiner

Theosophy

Rudolf Steiner

Book

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The spirit of Catholicism  by Vivian Boland

The spirit of Catholicism

Vivian Boland

Book

"The Catholic Church seems to be in serious crisis - disfigured by scandals, divided by theological, cultural and political differences, retreating institutionally in many places, judged irrelevant by a culture that believes it has outgrown this kind...

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Battle cry  by Jason Wilson

Battle cry

Jason Wilson

Book

"For decades, Jason Wilson tried his best to 'be a man' but struggled to express the full range of human emotions because the only ones he felt comfortable expressing were the traditional 'masculine' emotions--anger, aggression, and boldness. This went...

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Love God, love your neighbour and it's ok to be Trans  by Allyson Hamblett

Love God, love your neighbour and it's ok to be Trans

Allyson Hamblett

Book

""This book looks at gender through biblical texts and asks whether the biblical account makes room for trans, intersex and gender diverse people. The first and second creation accounts in Genesis suggests that Adam and Eve were more like trans creation...

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Revealing Revelation  by Amir Tsarfati

Revealing Revelation

Amir Tsarfati

Book

"Revelation was written because God wants us to know what the future holds. For Christians, the prophetic truths within provide wisdom, reassurance, and discernment--while for unbelievers, Revelation is a plea to receive God's grace while there is still...

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On having no head  by D. E. (Douglas Edison) Harding

On having no head

D. E. (Douglas Edison) Harding

Book

"'Reason and imagination and all mental chatter died down... I forgot my name, my humanness, my thingness, all that could be called me or mine. Past and future dropped away... Lighter than air, clearer than glass, altogether released from myself, I was...

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The science of getting rich ; by W. D. Wattles

The science of getting rich ;

W. D. Wattles

Book

""This book is pragmatic, not philosophical; a practical manual, not a treatise upon theories. It is intended for the men and women whose most pressing need is for money; who wish to get rich first, and philosophize afterward. It is for those who have,...

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Smith Wigglesworth  by Smith Wigglesworth

Smith Wigglesworth

Smith Wigglesworth

Book

"A comprehensive compilation of Smith Wigglesworth's sermons, this book strives to give the reader a full history of his ministry and the life he lived for God in his own words"--Provided by publisher.

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Way of the peaceful warrior  by Dan Millman

Way of the peaceful warrior

Dan Millman

Book

"A personal account of the author's spiritual quest to unite the diverse realms of body, mind, and spirit combines Eastern philosophy with Western fitness routines to create the true essence of the "peaceful warrior""--Publisher's description.

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Peace is every step  by Thích Nhât Hanh

Peace is every step

Thích Nhât Hanh

Book

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Everyday Zen  by Charlotte Joko. Beck

Everyday Zen

Charlotte Joko. Beck

Book

"This book uses Zen to deal with the problems of daily living--love, relationships, work, fear, ambition, and suffering. Everyday Zen shows us how to live each moment to the fullest"--Publisher's description.

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The surrender experiment  by Michael A. Singer

The surrender experiment

Michael A. Singer

Book

"Shares stories from the author's pursuit of enlightenment, from his years as a hippie introvert and successes as a computer engineer through his work in humanitarian efforts, counseling readers on how to navigate confusing aspects in the spiritual.....

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Shamanism  by Mark Nelson

Shamanism

Mark Nelson

Book

"This comprehensive guide takes you into the highly experiential world of shamanism. You'll learn a variety of foundational topics, including how to take shamanic journeys and perform rituals such as divination and healing, as well as intermediate skills...

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Ordinary wonder  by Charlotte Joko Beck

Ordinary wonder

Charlotte Joko Beck

Book

"Based on 40+ transcripts from Charlotte Joko Beck's never-before published dharma talks, the book focuses on what Beck called "The Crux of Practice," learning what our Core-Beliefs are about our self and learning how to unlearn those beliefs and exp...

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Three minutes with spirit  by Cael O'Donnell

Three minutes with spirit

Cael O'Donnell

Book

"Have you ever wondered if anything exists beyond what you can see around you? Or have you ever felt restless or dissatisfied, or as if something is calling out to you from somewhere that's not quite here? So many of us are searching for more beyond ...

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Aggressively happy  by Joy Clarkson

Aggressively happy

Joy Clarkson

Book

"This world can be ugly, despairing, and cynical-but you can cultivate resilient joy that will give you peace and delight in times of turmoil. Through memorable storytelling and humor, Joy Clarkson offers respite and rejuvenation and reveals simple secrets...

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Live no lies  by John Mark Comer

Live no lies

John Mark Comer

Book

"The bestselling author of The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry equips readers to recognize the lies and resist the forces that seek to steal their happiness, wholeness, and holiness"--Publisher's description.

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Don't worry  by Shunmyō Masuno

Don't worry

Shunmyō Masuno

Book

"Put yourself at ease with this highly practical, internationally bestselling guide to reducing anxiety and living worry free by the renowned Zen Buddhist author of ZEN- The Art of Simple Living. The highly anticipated follow-up to Zen- The Art of Si...

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Grace for the unexpected journey  by Deborah Barr

Grace for the unexpected journey

Deborah Barr

Book

"For the weary dementia or Alzheimer's caregiver If you are a caregiver to someone with Alzheimer's or another type of dementia, you carry a heavy load. On top of having to watch someone you love suffer, you are probably losing sleep, growing frustrated,...

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Untangling emotions  by J. Alasdair Groves

Untangling emotions

J. Alasdair Groves

Book

"How do you feel about how you feel? Our emotions are complex. Some of us seem able to ignore our feelings, while others feel controlled by them. But most of us would admit that we don't always know what to do with how we feel. The Bible teaches us that...

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Fierce love  by Jacqueline Janette Lewis

Fierce love

Jacqueline Janette Lewis

Book

"A passionate call for radical change through courage, community and fierce love, from a leading faith leader. 'A message of resilience and hope' Gabby Bernstein, bestselling author of The Universe Has Your Back 'Radical, just and joyous' Valarie Kaur,...

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Jesus in a world of colliding empires  by Mark J. Keown

Jesus in a world of colliding empires

Mark J. Keown

Book

"At the time of Christ, world politics was an ebb and flow of colliding empires and forces. The world knew only dynastic succession and rule by force. Israel was swept up in this world. Her expectations of deliverance, while diverse, had in common th...

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A grief observed  by C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis

A grief observed

C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis

Book

""In April 1956, C.S. Lewis, author of The Chronicles of Narnia, married Joy Davidman, an American poet with two small children. After four intensely happy years, Davidman died of cancer and Lewis found himself alone again, and inconsolable. In response,...

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Catholicism  by John Trigilio

Catholicism

John Trigilio

Book

"Peer through the stained glass and get an inside look at Christianity's most popular religion. Catholicism can seem a bit mysterious to non-Catholics—and even Catholics. Embrace your curiosity and turn to Dummies for answers! Full of fascinating...

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This here flesh  by Cole Arthur Riley

This here flesh

Cole Arthur Riley

Book

"In her stunning debut, the creator of Black Liturgies weaves stories from three generations of her family alongside contemplative reflections to discover the "necessary rituals" that connect us with our belonging, dignity, and liberation. "From the womb,...

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The Women's Circle  by Anoushka Florence

The Women's Circle

Anoushka Florence

Book

"The Women's Circle is your practical guide to hosting women's circles with intention, purpose and meaning, making them a healing and empowering experience of gathering community. A women's circle is a gathering of women in order to share, experience...

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The path of the warrior-mystic  by Angel Millar

The path of the warrior-mystic

Angel Millar

Book

"Ancient and classical societies have always had an ideal of manhood. In Japan, the samurai cultivated not only the art of the sword but also poetry, calligraphy, and spiritual practice. In Confucianism, the ideal man was the Chun-Tzu (the Higher Man),...

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God is not great  by Christopher Hitchens

God is not great

Christopher Hitchens

Book

""This book is the ultimate case against religion. In a series of acute readings of the major religious texts, Christopher Hitchens demonstrates the ways in which religion is man-made, dangerously sexually repressive and distorts the very origins of ...

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Life together  by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Life together

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Book

"Dietrich Bonhoeffer bequeathed to humanity a legacy of theological creativity and spirituality that continues to intrigue people from a variety of backgrounds. Life Together gathers Bonhoeffers 1938 reflections on the character of Christian community,...

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Awake, not woke  by Noelle Mering

Awake, not woke

Noelle Mering

Book

"The long-simmering crisis that grips our culture has exploded in recent years, leaving us divided and intransigent. Discourse seems futile when we are no longer a people with shared principles or even a shared understanding of reality. What seems obvious...

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Ranks of the divine seekers. Volume 2  by Muḥammad ibn Abī Bakr Ibn Qayyim al-Jawzīyah

Ranks of the divine seekers. Volume 2

Muḥammad ibn Abī Bakr Ibn Qayyim al...

Book

"This is an unabridged, annotated, translation of the great Damascene savant and saint Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya's (d. 751/1350) Madārij al-Salikīn. Conceived as a critical commentary on an earlier Sufi classic by the great Hanbalite scholar Abū Ismāʻīl...

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A short history of Islamic thought  by Fitzroy Morrissey

A short history of Islamic thought

Fitzroy Morrissey

Book

"A history of Islamic thought - from its foundation in the seventh century to the present day"--Publisher's description.

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Drowning in screen time  by David Murrow

Drowning in screen time

David Murrow

Book

"Between Zoom meetings, online classes, social media, gaming, and binge-watching TV series, humans now spend most of their free time submerged in screen life--and that's taking a toll on real life. The good news: there is a way back. Bestselling author...

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The soul of desire  by Curt Thompson

The soul of desire

Curt Thompson

Book

"Desire and beauty go hand in hand. But both our craving to be known and our ability to create beauty have been marred by shame and trauma, collapsing our imagination for what God has for us. Weaving together neuroscience and spiritual formation, psy...

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Walk like a Buddha  by Lodro Rinzler

Walk like a Buddha

Lodro Rinzler

Book

""From the author of the best-selling Buddha walks into a bar., tips for living with integrity, compassion, and happiness--from his popular Huffington Post advice column. Since the summer of 2010, young Buddhist teacher Lodro Rinzler has been writing...

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Secrets of divine love  by A. Helwa

Secrets of divine love

A. Helwa

Book

"Secrets of Divine Love: A Spiritual Journey into the Heart of Islam is an inspiring guide that will lead you towards the hidden meaning of the Qur'an through passion and joy. Written with care and precision, Helwa's metaphoric insights invite you on...

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Pope Peter  by Joe Heschmeyer

Pope Peter

Joe Heschmeyer

Book

"The papacy is no stranger to controversy. In many ways it's Catholicism's defining doctrine but also its most divisive. From medieval pontiffs who acted like princes to a modern pope whose every casual statement sets off a social-media firestorm, there...

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The end of faith  by Sam Harris

The end of faith

Sam Harris

Book

"In The End of Faith, Sam Harris delivers an analysis of the clash between reason and religion in the modern world. He offers a historical tour of our willingness to suspend reason in favor of religious beliefs - even when these beliefs inspire the worst...

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Undistracted  by Bob Goff

Undistracted

Bob Goff

Book

"Through his pithy and inspiring storytelling that has endeared him to millions, New York Times bestselling author Bob Goff reassures readers that they can harness today's distractions, follow Jesus' example, and find focus, purpose, and joy"--Publis...

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The Greek myths that shape the way we think  by Richard (Richard G. A.) Buxton

The Greek myths that shape the way we think

Richard (Richard G. A.) Buxton

Book

"The Greek myths have been retold countless times, first by the conquering Romans, then through the medieval and Renaissance eras of Europe, and finally finding new expression in masterworks of art, literature and cinema on the global stage. Classical...

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Hand in hand  by Ian Harris

Hand in hand

Ian Harris

Book

"Re-examine the origins of Christian faith, take full account of modern knowledge and experience, open your mind to new possibilities, rethink what faith can mean in this new millennium ... Harris sees the secular as not hostile to faith, but as the ...

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