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Spirituality and religion new titles

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Consciousness rising  by Nicky Sutton

Consciousness rising

Nicky Sutton

Book

How do you know if you're experiencing a spiritual awakening? If your sense of self is dissolving, or your perceptions of reality and purpose are transforming uncontrollably, then it's possible. Sometimes a significant life event, such as a loss, sud...

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Of mystics and mistakes  by Jaggi Vasudev

Of mystics and mistakes

Jaggi Vasudev

Book

"There are only two types of people Mystics and Mistakes," says Sadhguru, leaving readers in no doubt of the category to which they belong! That sounds damning. But mistakes can thankfully be rectified. And that is the hope this book holds out to seekers....

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Eyewitness  by Jeff White

Eyewitness

Jeff White

Book

The bible is the best selling book in history. maybe you've heard the classic stories of Noah, Moses, or the virgin Mary countless times. Or maybe you're thinking "Noah who?" Either way, you've never encountered the Bible quite like this. With more than...

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Vibrant paradoxes  by Robert Barron

Vibrant paradoxes

Robert Barron

Book

G.K. Chesterton once said that Catholicism keeps its beliefs "side by side like two strong colors, red and white ... It has always had a healthy hatred of pink." Catholicism is both/and, not either/or. It celebrates the union of contraries--grace and...

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The Black church  by Henry Louis Gates

The Black church

Henry Louis Gates

Book

From the earliest days of slavery, when enslaved people were allowed to worship at all, their meetinghouses were subject to surveillance and destruction. Church burnings and bombings by anti-Black racists have continued to the present day, a hallmark...

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A divine revelation of angels & demons  by Mary K. Baxter

A divine revelation of angels & demons

Mary K. Baxter

Book

Angels of Light and Darkness. In A Divine Revelation of Angels, Mary Baxter describes dreams, visions, and revelations of angels that God has given her. Explore the fascinating dynamics of angelic beings, including their appearance, their assigned fu...

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Fighting forward  by Hannah Brencher

Fighting forward

Hannah Brencher

Book

Fighting Forward is the empowering anthem you need to take the next small step to a better life. At the darkest point of a life-altering depression, Hannah Brencher took a silver marker and labeled a composition book "Fight Song." In that little notebook,...

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Finding Jesus in the storm  by John Swinton

Finding Jesus in the storm

John Swinton

Book

People living with mental health challenges are not excluded from God's love or even the fullness of life promised by Jesus. Unfortunately, this hope is often lost amid the well-meaning labels and medical treatments that dominate the world of mental ...

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Richard Rohr and the enneagram secret  by Don Veinot

Richard Rohr and the enneagram secret

Don Veinot

Book

Many in America and indeed around the world attend church to learn about God, to learn about ourselves and to connect with God and others. Along with that is a general belief that the church will be spiritually safe. After all, the best source of kno...

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Hauntology  by Merlin Coverley

Hauntology

Merlin Coverley

Book

Ghosts and spectres, the eerie and the occult. Why is contemporary culture so preoccupied by the supernatural, so captivated by the revenants of an earlier age, so haunted? The concept of hauntology has evolved since first emerging in the 1990s, and has...

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Standing strong  by Alli Worthington

Standing strong

Alli Worthington

Book

You can't break a woman who draws her strength from God. God made you to stand strong in any adversity, and this book will show you how. We live in a culture that constantly tells you who you should be as a woman. You are told that you are not enough...

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A divine revelation of the spirit realm  by Mary K. Baxter

A divine revelation of the spirit realm

Mary K. Baxter

Book

Mary Baxter, the best-selling author of A Divine Revelation of Hell and A Divine Revelation of Heaven, gives a unique perspective into the angelic and demonic realms. In vivid detail, she describes her encounters with spiritual beings, both good and bad,...

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That sounds fun  by Annie F. Downs

That sounds fun

Annie F. Downs

Book

We know there are certain things we must have to survive--food, shelter, and safety to name a few. But there are also aspects of life that truly allow us to be joyful and fulfilled. For popular podcaster and bestselling author Annie F. Downs, fun is close...

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Mission to the ends of the earth  by Russell Smith

Mission to the ends of the earth

Russell Smith

Book

What happened in the ten years after Samuel Marsden preached the first sermon in the Bay of Islands, NZ, in 1814? How did the first missionary families fare? What about their relationships with Maori? And the spread of the Christian message?

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Modern-day missionary  by Matthew G. (Matthew Gregory) Needham

Modern-day missionary

Matthew G. (Matthew Gregory) Needha...

Book

"Time is short. Today's generation of Christians has the responsibility to proclaim the gospel to unbelievers. We can play a huge part in the work of God, whether through prayer, financial or moral support, or an open door to rise up and go."--Back c...

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Falling open in a world falling apart  by Amoda Maa Jeevan

Falling open in a world falling apart

Amoda Maa Jeevan

Book

This book is "an invitation to openness." It offers the jewel of Amoda Maa's teaching-how to be fully awake and fully human, open in a way that's the key to freedom and to what's most needed in our troubled times. Unlike having no boundaries, this op...

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Dangerous religious ideas  by Rachel S. Mikva

Dangerous religious ideas

Rachel S. Mikva

Book

About Dangerous Religious Ideas reveals how faith traditions have always passed down tools for self-examination and debate, because all religious ideas—not just extremist ones—can cause harm, even as they also embody important moral teachings. Script...

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Reconciliation  by Thích Nh́ât Hạnh

Reconciliation

Thích Nh́ât Hạnh

Book

"Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, author of Anger, offers insights on how mindfulness practice can encourage wellness and balanced mental health, and help heal childhood suffering and trauma. With personal stories, techniques for dealing with old and new....

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The deeply formed life  by Rich Villodas

The deeply formed life

Rich Villodas

Book

The world is faster and busier than it's ever been, with more noise and distraction unsettling our already restless souls. We are a people out of rhythm. For Christians who are frustrated with churches that only add to the hustle and bustle, there must...

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Judaism's life-changing ideas  by Jonathan Sacks

Judaism's life-changing ideas

Jonathan Sacks

Book

What is Judaism? A religion? A faith? A way of life? A set of beliefs? A collection of commands? A culture? A civilisation? It is all these, but it is emphatically something more. It is a way of thinking about life, a constellation of ideas: a way of...

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Finding the heart sutra  by Alex Kerr

Finding the heart sutra

Alex Kerr

Book

The material world is itself emptiness. Emptiness is itself the material world. Powerful, mystical and concise, the Heart Sutra is believed to contain the condensed essence of all Buddhist wisdom. This brief poem on emptiness has exerted immense infl...

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Flirting with darkness  by Ben Courson

Flirting with darkness

Ben Courson

Book

In Flirting with Darkness, Ben shares his journey through personal tragedy and debilitating depression. Along the way, he discovered tools that helped him cling to God in the dark times. You will learn how: Ditching your masks can help you discover who...

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The God solution  by Neale Donald Walsch

The God solution

Neale Donald Walsch

Book

What is needed now is for humanity to agree on the most important topic in human history. We could produce spectacular results if we did so, changing life on Earth for the better - forever. And this is not out of our reach. We could bring an end to a...

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Taoism for beginners  by C. Alexander Simpkins

Taoism for beginners

C. Alexander Simpkins

Book

Taoism for Beginners is a practical guide to applying the key notions, concepts and beliefs underlying Taoism's various branches and schools. Authors C. Alexander and Annellen Simpkins tap into their years of training and study in meditation, martial...

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The powerful purpose of introverts  by Holley Gerth

The powerful purpose of introverts

Holley Gerth

Book

Bestselling author, counselor, and life coach uses brain science, powerful stories, research, and biblical principles to help introverts embrace who God created them to be-both for their own benefit and that of a noisy world in desperate need of their...

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A thousand seeds of joy  by Ananda Karunesh

A thousand seeds of joy

Ananda Karunesh

Book

This book is the first in a series that consists of extraordinary conversations with ascended Goddesses representing different spiritual pantheons of the world. The ascended Goddesses are holding the Earth in a grand circle of love during this very c...

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The shaman's body  by Arnold Mindell

The shaman's body

Arnold Mindell

Book

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Jesus and John Wayne  by Kristin Kobes Du Mez

Jesus and John Wayne

Kristin Kobes Du Mez

Book

A scholar of American Christianity answers perhaps the most bewildering question of our time: Why are evangelicals "the Donald's" most fervent supporters? Donald Trump is a libertine who lacks even basic knowledge of the Christian faith. Yet in 2016 he...

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Every thing is sacred  by Richard Rohr

Every thing is sacred

Richard Rohr

Book

In this companion to The Universal Christ, Richard Rohr and Patrick Boland offer forty reflections and practices exploring what it means to live "in Christ." In his landmark book The Universal Christ, Richard Rohr articulated a transformative view of...

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Reinventing religion  by Peter George Moore

Reinventing religion

Peter George Moore

Book

Many of us, proponents and critics alike, commonly make assumptions about religion. We may presume that religion is mainly about having beliefs or being good, or that it is concerned with spiritual rather than material issues, or that religious ideas...

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Sunnis and Shi'a  by Laurence Louër

Sunnis and Shi'a

Laurence Louër

Book

This book is a historical and sociological reading of the relation between Sunnis and Shias from the inception of the dispute for Mohammed's succession until today. It is divided in two parts. The first part offers a comprehensive history of the divide....

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God on the brain  by Bradley L. Sickler

God on the brain

Bradley L. Sickler

Book

The author provides a timely theological, scientific, and philosophical assessment of the human brain, displaying the many ways in which the gospel informs a distinctly Christian understanding of cognitive science.

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Past present  by Scott Vaudrey

Past present

Scott Vaudrey

Book

No matter where we are in life, both our greatest joys and our deepest heartaches are linked to the people in our lives-family, friends, or coworkers. And each of us brings both beauty and brokenness into relationships. The origins of our beauty and ...

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Overcoming fear & anxiety through spiritual warfare  by Carol Peters-Tanksley

Overcoming fear & anxiety through spiritual warfare

Carol Peters-Tanksley

Book

Identify the root of your fear and anxiety and receive both spiritual and practical direction for change. Dr. Carol Peters-Tanksley understands that Christians are not immune to stress or to the fear and anxiety many experience as a result. As a prac...

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The outsider  by Christopher Lamb

The outsider

Christopher Lamb

Book

From a Vatican correspondent for The Tablet (London), an overview of the ministry and agenda of Pope Francis, an examination of the opposition that has mobilized against him, and what this means and portends for the Catholic Church.

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Tao  by Alan Watts

Tao

Alan Watts

Book

The Tao is the way of man's cooperation with the natural course of the natural world. Alan Watts takes the reader through the history of Tao and its interpretations by key thinkers such as Lao-Tzu, author of the Tao Te Ching. Alan Watts goes on to de...

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Love means love  by David Runcorn

Love means love

David Runcorn

Book

Does the Bible really condemn same-sex relationships? Many Christians wrestle with this question. Here, in his compassionate, cogent book, David Runcorn outlines how someone can support same-sex relationships on the basis of the Bible, not in spite of...

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Live not by lies  by Rod Dreher

Live not by lies

Rod Dreher

Book

The New York Times bestselling author of The Benedict Option draws on the wisdom of Christian survivors of Soviet persecution to warn American Christians of approaching dangers. For years, émigrés from the former Soviet bloc have been telling Rod Dreher...

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Deep discipleship  by J. T. English

Deep discipleship

J. T. English

Book

The majority of Christians today are being discipled by popular media, flashy events, and folk theology because churches have neglected their responsibility to make disciples. But the church is not a secondary platform God uses to grow people into the...

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The messenger  by Thomas R. Horn

The messenger

Thomas R. Horn

Book

Behold, I show you a mystery. What do the Jewish Feasts, prophetic Seals and Bowls from the book of Revelation, and an Earth-bound asteroid have in common? This is the question on the lips of every individual who sees the potential correlation between...

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Earth, our original monastery  by Christine Valters Paintner

Earth, our original monastery

Christine Valters Paintner

Book

In Earth, Our Original Monastery, Christine Valters Paintner, shares how living contemplatively with an appreciation for the natural world can make readers more aware of the presence of God in every aspect of their lives. She explores monks, mystics,...

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The real Toltec prophecies  by Sergio Magaña

The real Toltec prophecies

Sergio Magaña

Book

This moment has been prophesized for thousands of years. Learn how to heal, thrive and embrace a new, awakened reality with Toltec wisdom. The Aztec calendar is divided into natural time cycles known as Suns, each lasting 6,625 years. We're undergoing...

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Buddhism for beginners  by C. Alexander Simpkins

Buddhism for beginners

C. Alexander Simpkins

Book

For those searching for mindful moments or for a more engaged way of navigating life in the twenty-first century, Buddhism for Beginners opens the door to understanding Buddhism's key concepts and practices. The authors tap into their years of training...

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The ruthless elimination of hurry  by John Mark Comer

The ruthless elimination of hurry

John Mark Comer

Book

Outwardly, Comer appeared successful. But inwardly, things weren't pretty. The advice his mentor gave him wasn't what he expected: "Ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life. Hurry is the great enemy of the spiritual life." But it was the answer Comer...

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The hero's journey  by Joseph Campbell

The hero's journey

Joseph Campbell

Book

This collection of conversations, interviews, speeches, and book quotes provides insight into the thinking of philosopher and writer Joseph Campbell.

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The truth about angels  by Theresa Francis-Cheung

The truth about angels

Theresa Francis-Cheung

Book

With the world in turmoil, spiritual forces are needed more than ever before. Harnessing the angel and new age movement can help you make sense of life when it feels directionless. Angels provide us with hope and illuminate a new path forward. They a...

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Relationship grit  by Jon Gordon

Relationship grit

Jon Gordon

Book

Relationships -- particularly marriages -- are about imperfect people coming together to work on their individual flaws and emerging stronger together. Relationship GRIT will inspire and motivate you to engage in this remarkable and rewarding process....

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Killer cults  by Stephen Singular

Killer cults

Stephen Singular

Book

How do the leaders of some cults get such often-unfathomable power over their adherents? Across a series of profiles, Killer Cults reveals the truth behind some of the most mystifying and deadly cults and their leaders, all of whom led their followers...

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The great secret of mind  by Sprul-sku Padma-rig-rtsal

The great secret of mind

Sprul-sku Padma-rig-rtsal

Book

Dzogchen (Great Perfection) goes to the heart of our experience by investigating the relationship between mind and world and uncovering the great secret of mind's luminous nature. Weaving in personal stories and everyday examples, Pema Rigtsal leads the...

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The ultimate guide to the witch's wheel of the year  by Anjou Kiernan

The ultimate guide to the witch's wheel of the year

Anjou Kiernan

Book

Written by Anjou Kiernan-named "One of the Magical Women You Should be Following on Instagram" by Refinery 29-The Ultimate Guide to the Witchs Wheel of the Year is your complete guide to celebrating the eight Wiccan sabbats as part of your spiritual ...

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Finding the still point  by John Daido Loori

Finding the still point

John Daido Loori

Book

Through Zen meditation it is possible to find stillness of mind even amidst our everyday activities--and this book reveals how. With easy-to-understand instructions, practical lessons, and short-but-sweet tid-bits of useful information, beloved Zen master...

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A path of practice  by 1952-2014 Shamar Rinpoché

A path of practice

1952-2014 Shamar Rinpoché

Book

In Toward Awakening: The Bodhi Path Program, Künzig Shamar Rinpoche offers his vision of focused Dharma practice with the power to lead practitioners in today's world toward achieving the state of awakening. His emphasis lies in general on Mahāyāna Buddhism...

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We are the economy  by Kai Romhardt

We are the economy

Kai Romhardt

Book

Is real, lasting satisfaction possible within our current financial system? If you're skeptical, business analyst and Zen practitioner Kai Romhardt proposes a minimalist, awareness-based strategy that totally reconfigures our core economic relationships:...

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Bible stories

Bible stories

Book

A new edition of the definitive visual guide to the Bible, lavishly illustrated with over 2,000 paintings, maps, and artefacts. Revisit the most important Bible stories with this comprehensive visual guide covering every major covenant, prophecy, miracle,...

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Talanoa = Telling our stories = Kōrerohia a tātou pūrakau : 40 years of the ordination of women to the priesthood in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

Talanoa = Telling our stories = Kōrerohia a tātou pūrakau : 40 years of the ordination of women to the priesthood in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

Book

"We are honoured to publish over 40 authentic stories to commemorate these 40 plus years. These stories are a response to an open invitation. We acknowledge there will be gaps in this weaving, yet the rich diversity remains. Women were encouraged to write...

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Prison break  by Roger Curtis

Prison break

Roger Curtis

Book

"This book is primarily for those in prison and the Christian people ministering to them. It is based on nearly 20 years of weekly ministry in a men's prison near Hastings in New Zealand"--Preface.

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Empty out the negative  by Joel Osteen

Empty out the negative

Joel Osteen

Book

You were created to be filled with joy, peace, confidence, and creativity. But it's easy to go through life holding on to things that weigh you down-guilt, resentment, doubt, worry. When you give space to these negative emotions, they take up space that...

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A church in crisis  by Ralph Martin

A church in crisis

Ralph Martin

Book

A detailed look at the growing hostility to the Catholic Church and its teaching, the polarization in the Church caused by ambiguous teachings, initiatives that accommodate the culture without calling for conversion, Vatican-sponsored partnerships wi...

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Disembodied voices  by Tim Marczenko

Disembodied voices

Tim Marczenko

Book

Explore spine-chilling, true stories from investigations and real occurrences throughout history that expose disembodied voices. Objectively and thoroughly presented, the evidence and theories shine light on possible reasons and agendas for these voices...

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Awakening Shakti  by Sally Kempton

Awakening Shakti

Sally Kempton

Book

"How do you live a life of spiritual awakening as well as outer abundance, inner freedom as well as deep intimacy? How do you serve the world selflessly, yet passionately celebrate your life? The sages of Tantra have known for centuries that when you...

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A quiet mind  by Shoukei Matsumoto

A quiet mind

Shoukei Matsumoto

Book

Life is full of endless noise - from your phone, the buzz of people, traffic and television. You are also subject to internal noise - worries, fears, negative emotions and racing thoughts. Fuelling stress and anxiety, this overload is harmful to your...

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Eat the cookie  by Taylor Kiser

Eat the cookie

Taylor Kiser

Book

In Eat the Cookie, fitness coach and popular food blogger Taylor Kiser equips you to be health-conscious yet not calorie-obsessed as she shares spiritual truths, delicious recipes, and practical workout plans that inspire you to give up the comparison...

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The cost of discipleship  by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The cost of discipleship

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Book

"The Cost of Discipleship is one of the bestselling titles on the SCM Classics list and one of the classics of modern theology. Perhaps Dietrich Bonhoeffer's most radical book, this reading of the Sermon on the Mount has influenced many Christians th...

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Broken open  by Elizabeth Lesser

Broken open

Elizabeth Lesser

Book

"In the more than twenty-five years since she co-founded Omega Institute - now the world's largest center for spiritual retreat and personal growth - Elizabeth Lesser has been an intimate witness to the ways in which people weather change and transition....

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Getting married in New Zealand = Te mārenatanga ki Aotearoa : a guide to creating wedding and birth celebrations  by Douglas Pratt

Getting married in New Zealand = Te mārenatanga ki Aotearoa : a guide to creating wedding and birth celebrations

Douglas Pratt

Book

This book has everything you need to plan and create a wedding ceremony and celebration that is right for you. The authors have many years' experience of offering couples a multi-choice format upon which to construct their marriage ceremony. The essence...

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Why I am not a Buddhist  by Evan Thompson

Why I am not a Buddhist

Evan Thompson

Book

A provocative essay challenging the idea of Buddhist exceptionalism, from one of the world's most widely respected philosophers and writers on Buddhism and science. Buddhism has become a uniquely favored religion in our modern age. A burgeoning number...

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Through a glass darkly  by Alister E. McGrath

Through a glass darkly

Alister E. McGrath

Book

Through a Glass Darkly Professor McGrath shares at length and for the first time how exactly he moved from atheism to faith while studying natural sciences at Oxford University, and how each discipline has informed the other throughout his life. This...

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Whispers of the soul  by Nicola Lincoln

Whispers of the soul

Nicola Lincoln

Book

"In this enlightening book, Nicola shows how you may tune in to Spirit for your personal spiritual awakening. She gives you the tools to deepen your everyday consciousness that aligns with your inner voice so that you may live a fearless, healthy, ba...

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The immortality key  by Brian Muraresku

The immortality key

Brian Muraresku

Book

A groundbreaking, controversial dive into the role psychedelics have played in the human experience of the Divine throughout Western history, and the answer to a 2,000 year old mystery that could shake the Church to its foundations. The Immortality K...

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Godmothers  by Lisa Bevere

Godmothers

Lisa Bevere

Book

In her most personal, powerful book yet, New York Times bestselling author Lisa Bevere challenges us to embrace and pursue more in our relationships with one another. [This book] offers catalytic insights to position women of all ages to make the int...

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The power of ritual  by Casper ter Kuile

The power of ritual

Casper ter Kuile

Book

In The Power of Ritual, ter Kuile invites us to deepen these ordinary practices as intentional rituals that nurture connection and wellbeing. With wisdom and endearing wit, ter Kuile's call for ritual is ultimately a call to heal our loss of connection...

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Waiting  by Barbara Harry

Waiting

Barbara Harry

Book

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The Bible tells me so...  by Peter Enns

The Bible tells me so...

Peter Enns

Book

The controversial Bible scholar and author of The Evolution of Adam recounts his transformative spiritual journey in which he discovered a new, more honest way to love and appreciate God's Word. Trained as an evangelical Bible scholar, Peter Enns loved...

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Still running  by Vanessa Zuisei Goddard

Still running

Vanessa Zuisei Goddard

Book

When Vanessa Goddard decided to write a book about running and meditation, she knew it would have to be a book about freedom, ease, and the joy of movement. It would be about mind and body and their interrelatedness. It would speak about the power of...

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The power of now  by Eckhart Tolle

The power of now

Eckhart Tolle

Book

In The Power of Now, a word-of-mouth bestselling phenomenon since its first publication, the author describes his transition from despair to self-realisation soon after his twenty-ninth birthday. Tolle took another ten years to understand this transf...

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Angels & saints  by Eliot Weinberger

Angels & saints

Eliot Weinberger

Book

American essayist Eliot Weinberger's new book about angels and saints.

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The beginner's guide to wicca  by Kirsten Riddle

The beginner's guide to wicca

Kirsten Riddle

Book

The Beginner's guide to wicca is the essential companion for anyone new to the ancient practice of magic. Kirsten Riddle provides a friendly, straightforward introduction to witchcraft, filled with practical tips for incorporating the wiccan way into...

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Blue sky kingdom  by Bruce Kirkby

Blue sky kingdom

Bruce Kirkby

Book

A warm and unforgettable portrait of a family letting go of the known world to encounter an unfamiliar one filled with rich possibilities and new understandings. Bruce Kirkby had fallen into a pattern of looking mindlessly at his phone for hours, fli...

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All things reconsidered  by Knox McCoy

All things reconsidered

Knox McCoy

Book

In All Things Reconsidered, popular podcaster Knox McCoy uses a unique blend of humor, pop culture references, and personal stories to show how a willingness to reconsider ideas can actually help us grow ourselves, our lives, and our beliefs. This book...

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Buddhist magic  by Sam Van Schaik

Buddhist magic

Sam Van Schaik

Book

A fascinating exploration of the role that magic has played in the history of Buddhism. As far back as we can see in the historical record, Buddhist monks and nuns have offered services including healing, divination, rain making, aggressive magic, and...

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Coming home  by Joy Cowley

Coming home

Joy Cowley

Book

"A book does not come from one person, but from the multitude that creates the author's experiences. For this book, specific gratitude goes to two friends - Vera Egermayer for her sensitive photography and to Fr. James Lyons for his editorial skills,...

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Mere Christianity  by C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis

Mere Christianity

C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis

Book

"2012 marks the 60th Anniversary of the publication of C.S.Lewis's classic, Mere Christianity. Having sold over half a million copies in the UK alone, his overview of Christianity has been imitated many time, but never bettered. The book is compiled of...

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Infiltration  by Taylor Marshall

Infiltration

Taylor Marshall

Book

It took nearly two millennia for the enemies of the Catholic Church to realize they could not successfully attack the Church from the outside. Indeed, countless nemeses from Nero to Napoleon succeeded only in creating sympathy and martyrs for our Cat...

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Angels & archangels  by Damien Echols

Angels & archangels

Damien Echols

Book

Damien Echols' High Magick introduced readers to the practices of ceremonial magick that saved his life on death row. The ceremonies presented in that book rely heavily on the invocation of angels. His own practice became effective, says Damien, only...

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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 jo...

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The righteous mind  by Jonathan Haidt

The righteous mind

Jonathan Haidt

Book

A groundbreaking investigation into the origins of morality, which turns out to be the basis for religion and politics. The book explains the American culture wars and refutes the "New Atheists."

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The enchantments of Mammon  by Eugene McCarraher

The enchantments of Mammon

Eugene McCarraher

Book

Far from displacing religions, as has been supposed, capitalism became one, with money as its deity. Eugene McCarraher reveals how Mammon ensnared us and how we can find a more humane, sacramental way of being in the world. If socialists and Wall Str...

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The godless Gospel  by Julian Baggini

The godless Gospel

Julian Baggini

Book

Even if we don't believe that Jesus was the son of God, we tend to think he was a great moral teacher. But was he? And how closely do idealised values such as our love of the family, helping the needy, and the importance of kindness, match Jesus's or...

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The agenda of angels  by Kevin L. Zadai

The agenda of angels

Kevin L. Zadai

Book

The last days move of God's Spirit is directly connected to everyday believers knowing how to Biblically and supernaturally function in the unseen angelic realm. As readers gain revelatory, first-hand insights on the agenda of angels in this present hour,...

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Forgiving what you can't forget  by Lysa TerKeurst

Forgiving what you can't forget

Lysa TerKeurst

Book

You deserve to stop suffering because of what other people have done to you. But you may be stuck in a cycle of unresolved pain, playing offenses over and over in your mind. TerKeurst has wrestled through this journey, but she has discovered how to let...

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Classical mythology A to Z  by Annette Giesecke

Classical mythology A to Z

Annette Giesecke

Book

An essential companion to the 75th-anniversary illustrated edition of Edith Hamilton's Mythology, this A-to-Z guide offers hundreds of rich and fascinating definitions of every major and minor character, creature, and place of classical mythology.

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Why suffering?  by Ravi K. Zacharias

Why suffering?

Ravi K. Zacharias

Book

"Why would a loving and powerful God allow so much pain and suffering? In Why suffering? Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale carefully walk you through a variety of responses that considered together provide a clear, comprehensive, and convincing answer....

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A Muslim on the bridge  by Ali Shakir

A Muslim on the bridge

Ali Shakir

Book

"A memoir and meditation on faith, A Muslim on the Bridge: On Being an Iraqi-Arab Muslim in the Twenty-first Century tells a story of transformation and reflection as the author thoughtfully but pointedly deconstructs the widespread misconceptions about...

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Everything is spiritual  by Rob Bell

Everything is spiritual

Rob Bell

Book

In Everything is Spiritual, the author Rob Bell explores how ideas about creation, love and connection shaped him and how they shape every one of us. Bell observes that more than anything, people want to understand their purpose here on earth. And when...

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The teachings of Ramana Maharshi  by Maharshi Ramana

The teachings of Ramana Maharshi

Maharshi Ramana

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Sri Ramana Maharshi is regarded as one of the most important Indian sages of all time. At the age of sixteen, he experienced a spiritual awakening and travelled to the holy mountain of Arunachala, where a community grew up around him. From there, he ...

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