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Spirituality and religion new titles

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Running From a crazy man  by Lori Stanley Roeleveld

Running From a crazy man

Lori Stanley Roeleveld

Book

"This isn't a book for the happily comfortable. This is a book for the restless Jesus lover, the longsuffering disciple, the openhearted believer. Be forewarned. The challenges inside are designed to unsettle you as well as provide practical suggestions...

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Can science explain everything?   by John C. (John Carson) Lennox

Can science explain everything?

John C. (John Carson) Lennox

Book

Can science explain everything? Many people think so. Science, and the technologies it has spawned, has delivered so much to the world: clean water; more food; better healthcare; longer life. And we live in a time of rapid scientific progress that ho...

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Emotionally healthy spirituality day by day  by Peter Scazzero

Emotionally healthy spirituality day by day

Peter Scazzero

Book

In this devotional book, Peter Scazzero introduces the ancient spiritual discipline of the Daily Office. The basic premise of the Daily Office is simple : We need to intentionally stop to be with God more than once a day so that practicing the presence...

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Humanity's last stand  by Nicanor Perlas

Humanity's last stand

Nicanor Perlas

Book

"Although still in its earliest stages, artificial intelligence (AI) is radically transforming all aspects of society. With the immanent emergence of Artificial Super Intelligence (ASI) and the illusory temptations of 'transhumanism', mankind stands at...

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The four horsemen  by Richard Dawkins

The four horsemen

Richard Dawkins

Book

Known as the ‘four horsemen’ of New Atheism, these four big thinkers of the twenty-first century met only once. Their electrifying examination of ideas on this remarkable occasion was intense and wide-ranging. Everything that was said as they agreed ...

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Dishonoured and unheard  by Daphne Marsden

Dishonoured and unheard

Daphne Marsden

Book

It is not easy for Christian women experiencing domestic abuse to find well informed and safe spiritual care. However, in this book these women, along with pastors, counsellors, theology students, and friends will find guidance grounded in scripture....

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A history of Judaism  by Martin Goodman

A history of Judaism

Martin Goodman

Book

"A panoramic history of Judaism from its origins to the present Judaism is by some distance the oldest of the three Abrahamic religions. Despite the extraordinarily diverse forms it has taken, the Jewish people have believed themselves bound to God by...

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Divine feminist  by Toyah Hicks

Divine feminist

Toyah Hicks

Book

"This book will be a bridging of the political and the spiritual, a celebration of successes, a lament of trauma, a hope for the future, various ponderings from the past, and a miscellaneous assortment of tales and musings. The intention of the book...

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Enjoy!  by Joyce Penner

Enjoy!

Joyce Penner

Book

"Longing for a deeper sexual connection with your husband? You may feel obliged to please your husband in bed, but neglect your own pleasure. Noted sex therapists Joyce and Clifford Penner warn that this will result in sexual dissatisfaction for both...

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Mindful living  by Katie Mantisas

Mindful living

Katie Mantisas

Book

Mindful Living draws from yogic philosophy and foundations to inspire an invitation towards bringing conscious spiritual practices in your life. In this heartfelt and inspiring book, author Katie Manitsas shares sacred practices to cultivate a sp...

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The grace of enough  by Haley Stewart

The grace of enough

Haley Stewart

Book

'Do you ever feel caught in an endless cycle of working harder and longer to get more while enjoying life less? The Stewart family did—and they decided to make a radical change. Popular Catholic blogger and podcaster Haley Stewart explains how...

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It's okay not to be okay  by Sheila Walsh

It's okay not to be okay

Sheila Walsh

Book

"We've all experienced that moment where we wish we could start all over again. Failed marriages, lost friends, addictions, lost jobs. This is not the life we imagined. Yesterday can sometimes leave us stuck, sad, shamed, scared, and searching. Sheila...

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You are a goddess  by Sophie Bashford

You are a goddess

Sophie Bashford

Book

"You Are A Goddess is a comprehensive guide for women wishing to reconnect with their divine feminine energy. It shows readers how they can discover themselves in each of the ten goddess archetypes, embody their positive qualities and, crucially, how...

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It's not supposed to be this way  by Lysa TerKeurst

It's not supposed to be this way

Lysa TerKeurst

Book

Life often looks so very different than we hoped or expected. Some events may simply catch us off guard for a moment, but others shatter us completely. We feel disappointed and disillusioned, and we quietly start to wonder about the reality of God's ...

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An astonishing secret  by Daniel (Catholic priest) O'Leary

An astonishing secret

Daniel (Catholic priest) O'Leary

Book

Inspired by writings of Pope Francis, this book offers exciting revelations about God, Creation, Incarnation, and the Wonder of You.

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Before I go  by Jane Duncan Rogers

Before I go

Jane Duncan Rogers

Book

"Many people say I wish I had known what they wanted when their loved one has died. Too often, a person's wishes for end-of-life care, and for after they have gone, have not been recorded. With this valuable guide, you can now begin to do this for yourself,...

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Becoming brave  by Tracey Mitchell

Becoming brave

Tracey Mitchell

Book

"A courageous life is not stumbled upon, it is cultivated. Everyone has experienced moments in life that crumble our confidence and suffocate our faith. These experiences can leave us feeling drained and drowning in anxiety. Yet God has more for our lives...

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Party of one  by Joy Beth Smith

Party of one

Joy Beth Smith

Book

"A relatable, funny, and heartfelt exploration of the Christian ideas so many single women embrace and what the Bible really says about singleness, hope, and community. In Party of One, Joy Beth Smith discusses the tensions experienced by singles struggling...

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Worry less, live more  by Robert J. Morgan

Worry less, live more

Robert J. Morgan

Book

"How do you bury worry before it buries you? Worry, which is essentially a strain of fear, is a rational response to real pressures and problems. Life is harder than we expect, and even the Lord Jesus, the Prince of Peace Himself, admitted, Each day has...

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The holy rule of St. Benedict  by Saint Benedict

The holy rule of St. Benedict

Saint Benedict

Book

St. Benedict of Nursia gave birth to monasticism in the West and shaped its course. Convictions he formed about monastic life are contained in what may be the most influential guide for monastic life ever written, The holy rule of St. Benedict. It is...

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Memories of Muhammad  by Omid Safi

Memories of Muhammad

Omid Safi

Book

Presents a portrait of Muhammad that reveals his centrality in the devotions of modern Muslims, exploring the role of women in Islam, tensions with other religions, and the role of cyberspace in Islam's evolution.

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Demystifying Islam  by Harris Zafar

Demystifying Islam

Harris Zafar

Book

Despite heightened interest in the study of the Muslim faith, for many people Islam remains shrouded in mystery and confusion. What really is Shariah law? How is a Muslim to understand Jihad? Does Islam oppose Western values such as free speech or freedom...

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The Carta Bible atlas

The Carta Bible atlas

Book

The Carta Bible Atlas prides itself on detailed graphic presentation and brief texts of the historical events spanning the biblical period and beyond. Founded on Holy Scripture and aided by recent scholarly research, newly discovered documentary evidence...

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Holman Bible atlas  by Thomas V. Brisco

Holman Bible atlas

Thomas V. Brisco

Book

Winner of the ECPA Gold Medallion Book Award, the Holman Bible Atlas is the leading Bible atlas in the English language. Through the use of 132 full-color maps, more than 100 color photographs, timelines, chart summaries, and helpful sidebars, it pla...

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The heart of the Shaman  by Alberto Villoldo

The heart of the Shaman

Alberto Villoldo

Book

"The Heart of the Shaman will take you on a journey into the sacred world of the shaman, through stories, dreams, and ancient rites. In his latest book, Alberto Villoldo sets his focus on the dreaming and time-travel practices of the medicine men and...

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As I see it  by D. E. (Douglas Edison) Harding

As I see it

D. E. (Douglas Edison) Harding

Book

"Sometimes people criticised Douglas Harding, author of On Having No Head, by saying he was like a record whose needle had got stuck. His reply was that at least his needle was stuck in the Centre! The Centre being the eternal, all-embracing Heart of...

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Anna, the voice of the Magdalenes  by Saint (Spirit) Anne (Mother of the Virgin Mary)

Anna, the voice of the Magdalenes

Saint (Spirit) Anne (Mother of the Virgin...

Book

Anna, the holy family and 18 other Magdalene-Essenes carry their work forward into France and Britain after Jesus's (Yeshua's) resurrection. Deeply personal transformational experiences with the resurrected Yeshua are disclosed along with controversi...

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The return of Odin  by Richard Rudgley

The return of Odin

Richard Rudgley

Book

"A controversial examination of the influence and presence of the Norse god Odin in contemporary history and culture * Documents Odin's role in the rise of Nazi Germany, the 1960s counterculture revolution, nationalist and ecological political movements,...

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The great reckoning  by Stephen Mattson

The great reckoning

Stephen Mattson

Book

'What do we do when the church looks nothing like Jesus? Many followers of Jesus feel disillusioned by a broken religion--one that loves political power, promises prosperity, and feeds on fear. We are desperately trying to rationalize how a loving God...

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The turquoise table  by Kristin Schell

The turquoise table

Kristin Schell

Book

Desperate for a way to slow down and connect, Kristin Schell put an ordinary picnic table in her front yard, painted it turquoise, and began inviting friends and neighbors to join her. Life changed in her community, and it can change in yours too. Along...

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Holy roar  by Chris Tomlin

Holy roar

Chris Tomlin

Book

In the ancient world something extraordinary happened when God s people gathered to worship him. It was more than just singing; it was a declaration, a proclamation, a time to fully embody praise to God for who he is and what he has done. In fact, in...

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A story waiting to pierce you  by Peter Kingsley

A story waiting to pierce you

Peter Kingsley

Book

"Revealing a forgotten truth in the present day, this account illuminates the crumbling political and economic structures of the West, shedding light on an ongoing and arduous search for a sense of purpose. Recounting a true story, this exploration tells...

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Wicca made easy  by Phyllis W. Curott

Wicca made easy

Phyllis W. Curott

Book

"In the past three decades, Wicca has become one of the fastest growing spiritualities in the US, Europe and Australia. In this book, pioneering spiritual teacher and Wiccan High Priestess Phyllis Curott will guide readers on that path, sharing key p...

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Unexplained  by Richard MacLean Smith

Unexplained

Richard MacLean Smith

Book

Demonic possession in 1970's Germany. UFOs in Rendlesham forest. Reincarnation in Middlesborough. An ebay listing for a haunted Dibbuk box. To this day, these real life mysteries and very many more evade explanation. Based on one of the most successf...

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Sacred messengers of shamanic Africa  by Carley Mattimore

Sacred messengers of shamanic Africa

Carley Mattimore

Book

"A guide to connecting with the wisdom and energies of ancient Africa and awakening the lion-hearted spiritual warrior within. Reveals the wisdom and love of the White Lions of Timbavati, who have returned to help us remember our divine origins * Explores...

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The Esther anointing  by Michelle McClain-Walters

The Esther anointing

Michelle McClain-Walters

Book

Esther was willing to risk her life for the welfare of her people and the furthering of God's plan. A powerful example of how God can use anyone, she answered God's call and was purified, prepared, awakened, and then released to rewrite the decree of...

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Face game  by D. E. (Douglas Edison) Harding

Face game

D. E. (Douglas Edison) Harding

Book

"The Face Game is 'classic Harding' - taking a fresh look at our identity, it is original, profound and beautifully crafted. And whilst Harding quotes extensively from tradition - he had a deep understanding of all the great religions - he appeals to...

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It's time to pray  by Carter Conlon

It's time to pray

Carter Conlon

Book

There's no such thing as unanswered prayers. Prayers activate God's power and God's power changes everything. Each chapter contains a section titled Important Takeaways from This Chapter, which includes key thoughts, key words, and key insight. There...

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God in the Qur'an  by Jack Miles

God in the Qur'an

Jack Miles

Book

"Jack Miles, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of God: A Biography, now gives us a deeply probing, revelatory portrait of the God of Islam, the world's second largest, fastest-growing, and perhaps most tragically misunderstood religion. Who is Allah?...

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Pull it off  by Julianna Zobrist

Pull it off

Julianna Zobrist

Book

Only in learning to embrace your authentic self and let go of fear can you step out in bravery, confidence, and brilliance. Zobrist reveals how we can be transparent and vulnerable and yet secure and confident enough to walk through life facing our f...

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An ocean of light  by M. S. (Martin S.) Laird

An ocean of light

M. S. (Martin S.) Laird

Book

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Choosing a life that matters  by Dennis Rainey

Choosing a life that matters

Dennis Rainey

Book

In a world that permits everything and stands for nothing, you can choose to stand for Something. Here are 7 ways to build a strong foundation and live the life of purpose and potential you were created for. When you stand firm on the Truth, you choose...

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Life in the combat zone  by Rick Renner

Life in the combat zone

Rick Renner

Book

Spiritual battles are unavoidable, and they can be fierce. In this book, Rick Renner will show you how to engage in your battle effectively. One thing is sure, the fight is personal, so it's imperative that you do all you can to come out victoriously...

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The church on the corner  by Christopher Paxton

The church on the corner

Christopher Paxton

Book

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True love  by Thích Nĥát Hạnh

True love

Thích Nĥát Hạnh

Book

"Love might not be what we think it is. We all seek the happiness that comes from loving and being loved, yet we often find ourselves dissatisfied in our relationships and unable to grasp the cause. Thich Nhat Hanh here shows the way to overcome our ...

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Lay preaching basics  by Rosalie Sugrue

Lay preaching basics

Rosalie Sugrue

Book

Do you want to learn how to preach and lead worship, but don't know where to start? This practical guide by experienced Methodist lay preacher Rosalie Sugrue will get you going.

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When one religion isn't enough  by Duane R. Bidwell

When one religion isn't enough

Duane R. Bidwell

Book

"In the United States, we often assume religious and spiritual identity are pure, static, and singular. But some people regularly cross religious boundaries. These "spiritually fluid" people celebrate complex religious bonds, and in the process they ...

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Don't go to bed angry  by Deb DeArmond

Don't go to bed angry

Deb DeArmond

Book

'A practical handbook on how to fight better--together--for your marriage. In every marriage, there is conflict. And with every conflict, there is a choice for resolution. Will you ignore the issue until it seemingly goes away? Or will you work together...

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Sister saints  by Colleen McDannell

Sister saints

Colleen McDannell

Book

"A sweeping history of modern Latter-day Saint women that takes aim at the stereotype of Mormon women as second-class citizens. A sweeping history of modern Latter-day Saint women that takes aim at the stereotype of Mormon women as second-class citiz...

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Preach to yourself  by Hayley (Hayley E.) Morgan

Preach to yourself

Hayley (Hayley E.) Morgan

Book

"Break the cycle of doubting yourself, take God at His word, and talk back with truth. We know Christ came to speak life, but then how come our inner critic keeps showing up and stealing the mic. If we're honest, she's a harsh one, saying things we'd...

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Marriage

Marriage

Book

"Never has the sacred covenant of marriage been more maligned than it is today. It can be difficult to know how to respond to a culture that is becoming more and more antagonistic to biblical beliefs about marriage. And this is a topic worth getting ...

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Everyday Kundalini  by Kathryn McCusker

Everyday Kundalini

Kathryn McCusker

Book

"A practical and inspiring introduction to the key components of Kundalini Yoga, giving you all the tools you need for a calm, happy and radiant life. In this fully illustrated introduction to the wonders of Kundalini, yoga teacher Kathryn McCusker teaches...

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People I met at the gates of heaven  by Don Piper

People I met at the gates of heaven

Don Piper

Book

Picking up where 90 Minutes in Heaven left off, Don Piper reveals for the first time the sacred, intimate details of the people who met him at the gates of heaven and the profound impact they had on his faith on earth. In this incredible follow-up to...

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Book girl  by Sarah (Editor for Whole Heart Press) Clarkson

Book girl

Sarah (Editor for Whole Heart Press)...

Book

When you hear a riveting story, does it thrill your heart and stir your soul? Clarkson discovered reading early on as a daily gift, a way of encountering the world in all its wonder. But what she came to realize as an adult was just how powerfully books...

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Heroes  by Stephen Fry

Heroes

Stephen Fry

Book

"There are Heroes - and then there are Greek Heroes. Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes....

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Yoga mind  by Suzan Colón

Yoga mind

Suzan Colón

Book

"Suzan Colon, yoga teacher and former senior editor at O, The Oprah Magazine, digs deep into the spiritual philosophy behind yoga and distills thirty essential components to enrich your practice and revolutionize your life from the inside out. We live...

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The mosaic of Christian belief  by Roger E. Olson

The mosaic of Christian belief

Roger E. Olson

Book

"The story of Christian theology has often been divisive and disjointed. Providing a companion volume to his earlier work The story of Christian theology, Roger Olson thematically traces out Christian belief down through the ages, revealing a pattern...

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Monarch wonders  by Marion Robinson

Monarch wonders

Marion Robinson

Book

"The transformations in the Monarch Butterfly's life cycle continue to speak to adults and children alike. Let the gift of Monarch Wonders bless you as you meditate on God's creation. Allow the imagery to open your heart and spirit to what God may say...

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The four sacred gifts  by Anita L. Sanchez

The four sacred gifts

Anita L. Sanchez

Book

"Heal your past, discover your true purpose, and become a powerful source of inspiration and leadership with The Four Sacred Gifts, a collection of Aztec and global indigenous wisdom for modern life. Given the ongoing changes in our economic, social...

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Why religion?  by Elaine H. Pagels

Why religion?

Elaine H. Pagels

Book

Dealing with unimaginable loss-- the death of her young son, followed a year later by the shocking loss of her husband-- Pages began to reflect on the persistence and nature of belief. Here she illuminates how, for better and worse, religious traditions...

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Kingdom of Sabbath-keepers  by L. M. O'Uiha

Kingdom of Sabbath-keepers

L. M. O'Uiha

Book

"For Seventh Day Adventists, the keeping of the Sabbath is of utmost importance. What then, were Adventists in the Kingdom of Tonga to do when the human-ordained international dateline contradicted their long-held beliefs? [This ] is an-depth religious...

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Brother John  by August Turak

Brother John

August Turak

Book

"Brother John is the true story of a monastic encounter between the author, going through a mid-life crisis, and an umbrella wielding Trappist monk. A magical Christmas Eve encounter that eventually leads the author and us all to the redemptive power...

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Fasting the mind  by Jason Gregory

Fasting the mind

Jason Gregory

Book

"Drawing on the spiritual philsophies and meditative practices of classical yoga, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism, [the author] explains how fasting the mind creates peace and calmness in your life as well as allows you to build a firm psychological d...

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Why forgive?  by Johann Christoph Arnold

Why forgive?

Johann Christoph Arnold

Book

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Adiyogi  by Jaggi Vasudev

Adiyogi

Jaggi Vasudev

Book

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Catholic all year compendium  by Kendra Tierney

Catholic all year compendium

Kendra Tierney

Book

"If you have been wondering how to bring the rich traditions of the Catholic Church's liturgical year into your family life, this is the book for you. If you have no idea what the liturgical year is, but you are looking for ways to bring your faith home...

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Solus Jesus  by Emily Swan

Solus Jesus

Emily Swan

Book

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The year of living happy  by Alli Worthington

The year of living happy

Alli Worthington

Book

"You do your best to live life well--you work hard to be present in the moment and knock it out of the park at work and home. And yet somehow you still have days--perhaps more than you'd like to admot--where you're stressed or bored, and you wonder if...

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Scripture, ethics, and the possibility of same-sex relationships  by Karen R. Keen

Scripture, ethics, and the possibility of same-sex relationships

Karen R. Keen

Book

"When it comes to same-sex relationships, there is one thing we cannot forget - people, says Karen Keen. In this cogent book Keen breaks through the current stalemate in the debate surrounding faith and sexual identity by presenting fresh evidence fr...

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Buddhism plain and simple  by Steve Hagen

Buddhism plain and simple

Steve Hagen

Book

As the popularity of Buddhism soars, so does the complexity of Buddhist interpretation & doctrine. Buddhism Plain & Simple strips Buddhist teachings of the embellishments they have accumulated over the centuries & presents the original way of the Buddha...

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Suffering  by Paul David Tripp

Suffering

Paul David Tripp

Book

"Sometimes life just hurts. Out of nowhere, death, illness, unemployment, or a difficult relationship can change our lives and challenge everything we thought we knew--leaving us feeling unable to cope. But, in the midst if all this pain and confusion,...

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Fully alive  by Susie Larson

Fully alive

Susie Larson

Book

The author shares her personal insights and perspectives on how emotional, spiritual and physical health are interconnected and how to heal by building on your faith.

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You are enough  by Mandy Hale

You are enough

Mandy Hale

Book

"After years of trying to prove she was enough in the world's eyes, even working alongside Oprah and hitting the New York Times bestseller list, Mandy hit rock bottom. But as it turned out, that very rock bottom became the most firm foundation she had...

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The Book of Revelation  by Timothy K. (Timothy Kandler) Beal

The Book of Revelation

Timothy K. (Timothy Kandler) Beal

Book

"Few biblical books have been as revered and reviled as Revelation. Many hail it as the pinnacle of prophetic vision, the cornerstone of the biblical canon, and, for those with eyes to see, the key to understanding the past, present, and future. Othe...

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Worship changes everything  by Darlene Zschech

Worship changes everything

Darlene Zschech

Book

A Christian singer and songwriter presents a definition of worship and shares with readers how to let wonder and worship pervade their daily lives.

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Truth speaks to power  by Walter Brueggemann

Truth speaks to power

Walter Brueggemann

Book

World-renowned biblical interpreter Walter Brueggemann invites readers to take a closer look at the subversive messages found within the Old Testament. Brueggemann asserts that the Bible presents a "sustained contestation" over truth, in which establ...

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Radically happy  by Phakchok Rinpoche

Radically happy

Phakchok Rinpoche

Book

"In Radically Happy, a meditating Silicon Valley entrepreneur teams up with a young, insightful, and traditionally educated Tibetan Rinpoche. Together they present a path to radical happiness—a sense of well-being that you can access anytime but espe...

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Rich in years  by Johann Christoph Arnold

Rich in years

Johann Christoph Arnold

Book

"Why shouldnt growing older be rewarding? Johann Christoph Arnold, whose books have helped over a million readers through lifes challenges, wants us to rediscover the spiritual riches that age has to offer. Now in his seventies, Arnold finds himself ...

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Mourner, mother, midwife  by L. Juliana M. Claassens

Mourner, mother, midwife

L. Juliana M. Claassens

Book

"Traditional understandings of God as deliverer depict God as a mighty liberator-warrior and wrathful avenger. Juliana Claassens explores alternative Old Testament metaphors that portray God as mourner, mother, and midwife--images that resist the violence...

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From Yahweh to Zion  by Laurent Guyénot

From Yahweh to Zion

Laurent Guyénot

Book

"Who is Yahweh? Where did he come from? How did this jealous, vengeful, exclusivist god shape the destiny of his chosen people? Can we trace a direct connection, through twenty-five centuries, linking the cult of Yahweh to contemporary Zionism? It all...

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Defining deception  by Costi W. Hinn

Defining deception

Costi W. Hinn

Book

"The global movement of mystical-miracle enthusiasts have put a modern face on historical heresies. Men and women posing as prophets and apostles make millions preying on the sick, poor, and emotionally fragile. Behind a veil of glamour, many self-pr...

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Daily prayer with the Corrymeela Community  by Padraig Ó Tuama

Daily prayer with the Corrymeela Community

Padraig Ó Tuama

Book

Corrymeela is Northern Ireland's oldest peace and reconciliation organisation. Founded 50 years ago in the belief that people and communities can learn to live together well, it is a dispersed Christian community with 200 members and 4000 friends wor...

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Strange frequencies  by Peter Bebergal

Strange frequencies

Peter Bebergal

Book

"Strange frequencies takes readers on an extraordinary personal and historical journey to discover how people have used technology in an effort to search for our own immortality. Bebergal builds his own ghostly gadgets to reach the other side, too, and...

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Hearken O daughter  by Grace J. Adams

Hearken O daughter

Grace J. Adams

Book

"On April 19 1993, on a remote property called Mount Carmel in Waco, Texas, 76 people who were part of the Branch Davidian cult died when their compound caught fire after a 51 day stand off with the FBI. Among the dead was one New Zealander. How did she...

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Holiness!  by J. C. (John Charles) Ryle

Holiness!

J. C. (John Charles) Ryle

Book

"J. C. Ryle's Holiness! is often considered the finest book on Christian life ever been written. The twenty papers contained in this volume are a humble contribution to a cause which is exciting much interest in the present day - I mean the cause of ...

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Defiant joy  by Stasi Eldredge

Defiant joy

Stasi Eldredge

Book

"Walking in joy often feels crazy and like a denial of actual life. Yet Christians are called to be joyful always (1 Thess. 5:16). What does this mean, and how is it even possible? In her new book, Stasi Eldredge meets readers in their painful realities...

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The drama of salvation  by Jimmy Akin

The drama of salvation

Jimmy Akin

Book

"Where Will You Spend Eternity? The drama of salvation involves every man, woman, and child on earth. In this life, all of us are suspended between heaven and hell. Few people understand what Jesus did or how it affects us. Worse yet, there are en...

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Armed and dangerous  by John Ramirez

Armed and dangerous

John Ramirez

Book

Arm yourself with these biblical weapons and strategies and become dangerous against an enemy that wants to steal, kill, and destroy. Learn to discern and shut down the enemy's tactics, fortify yourself against attacks, take back what was stolen -- and...

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The way of life  by Bill Johnson

The way of life

Bill Johnson

Book

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A book of pagan prayer  by Ceisiwr Serith

A book of pagan prayer

Ceisiwr Serith

Book

"Those of us who call ourselves Pagan owe a debt to all those who came before us --and based on more than a quarter century of research and practice, A Book of Pagan Prayer teaches us to pray in the ways of our ancestors for very modern times and...

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A sense of something greater  by Les Kaye

A sense of something greater

Les Kaye

Book

"With worker stress at an all-time high, particularly in the fast-paced technology industry, it’s no surprise that Google, Salesforce, and Apple have adopted mindfulness and meditation into their workplace culture. Studies show mindfulness practice i...

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Feeling Jewish  by Devorah Baum

Feeling Jewish

Devorah Baum

Book

In this sparkling debut, a young critic offers an original, passionate, and erudite account of what it means to feel Jewish-even when you're not. Self-hatred. Guilt. Resentment. Paranoia. Hysteria. Overbearing Mother-Love. In this witty, insightful, ...

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Imperfect courage  by Jessica Honegger

Imperfect courage

Jessica Honegger

Book

In 2015, Inc. magazine recognized Noonday Collection as one of the fastest-growing companies in America. But years earlier, as Jessica Honegger stood at a pawn-shop counter in Austin, Texas, and handed over her grandmother's gold jewelry, her goal was...

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