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Coming home to yourself  by 1931-1990 Osho

Coming home to yourself

1931-1990 Osho

Book

A beautifully illustrated collection of mindfulness exercises for grounding, relaxation, and finding inner peace, from contemporary mystic Osho. All of us have experienced moments of "coming home"--feeling relaxed, grounded, free of the restlessness ...

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Tara  by Rachael H. Wooten

Tara

Rachael H. Wooten

Book

The female Buddhist deity Green Tara, known as the Mother of the Buddhas, is one of the most recognizable Buddhist icons. Chanting her mantra is said to dispel fears, eliminate obstacles, and bring swift help in times of need. In this unique book, Ju...

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Mindfulness  by Sarah (Scholar of Buddhism) Shaw

Mindfulness

Sarah (Scholar of Buddhism) Shaw

Book

Mindfulness as a tool for focus and stress reduction has become widespread, but there's far more to this practice than meets the eye. This profound and transformational set of meditation techniques comes from the heart of Buddhism. To unlock the full...

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Wicca  by Nixie Vale

Wicca

Nixie Vale

Book

Wicca is a beautiful, life-enhancing way of living that venerates the cycles of nature and the seasons and promotes positive and constructive values. Covering everything from the Wiccan deities to getting started with spellwork, natural care and healing,...

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Talking on water  by John Hawkesby

Talking on water

John Hawkesby

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John Hawkesby and John Cowan present a coffee table book telling the origins of CBA and sharing anecdotes from the past 50 years…

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Heaven and hell  by Bart D. Ehrman

Heaven and hell

Bart D. Ehrman

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Traces how beliefs in the afterlife changed over time and reveals the social, cultural and historical roots of competing views, showing that many of our ideas about heaven and hell emerged long after Jesus's time

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The New Testament  by Mark J. Keown

The New Testament

Mark J. Keown

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In The New Testament: A Taster, Mark J. Keown explores the New Testament. The first chapter grounds the NT documents in the historical, religious, and social background of the first-century Roman world. Chapter Two discusses the four Gospels, their.....

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Take the day off : Study guide  by Robert Morris

Take the day off : Study guide

Robert Morris

Book

Who doesn't want to eliminate financial stress? Who doesn't want to get out of debt, reach their financial goals, experience the joy that God intends for us, and be free to bless others with their resources? In Beyond Blessed, Robert Morris shares ...

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Love like that  by Les Parrott

Love like that

Les Parrott

Book

In this inspiring, utterly practical new book, #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Les Parrott writes a viable prescription for becoming more loving with family, friends, coworkers, and even strangers. In his trademark approachable style, Dr. Pa...

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No endings, only beginnings  by Bernie S. Siegel

No endings, only beginnings

Bernie S. Siegel

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Dr. Bernie Siegel is the author of many books on the healing power of the body and the spirit, but this time he wants encourage readers not only to learn from his life and advice, but to create their own manuals for living as well. With the quotes that...

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The female archangels  by Claire Stone

The female archangels

Claire Stone

Book

Claire Stone has communicated directly with angels since she was a child and therefore knows that the Archeia, the female archangels, are really twin flames to the male archangels. The collective suppression of the divine feminine has led humanity to...

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The wisdom codes  by Gregg Braden

The wisdom codes

Gregg Braden

Book

New discoveries in biology and the neurosciences are revealing how the structure of language-the words we think and speak-can actually change the way the neurons in our brains and hearts connect. But our ancestors understood this connection intuitive...

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The impossible  by Joyce Smith

The impossible

Joyce Smith

Book

When Joyce Smith's fourteen-year-old son John fell through an icy Missouri lake one winter morning, she and her family had seemingly lost everything. At the hospital, John lay lifeless for more than sixty minutes. But Joyce was not ready to give up on...

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Amazing stories of life after death  by Liz Gwyn

Amazing stories of life after death

Liz Gwyn

Book

True stories of angelic appearances, afterlife experiences, and divine occurrences from a special care unit nurse. In her nearly seventeen years working as a nurse, Liz Gwyn has been there with patients as they transitioned from this life to the next...

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The shift  by Martin Colby

The shift

Martin Colby

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When Christians are kicked out of their conservative churches or leave because they no longer feel at home, they embark on a journey of freedom and fear, love and loneliness, empowerment and pain. The movement from conservative to progressive Christianity...

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Mindfulness for dummies  by Shamash Alidina

Mindfulness for dummies

Shamash Alidina

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Are you suffering from anxiety, depress or debilitating pain? Alidina shows you how mindfulness can help calm jittery nerves, reduce stress and pain, free the mind of distracting thought-- and reignite your perception of this mystery called life.

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The God-shaped brain  by Timothy R. Jennings

The God-shaped brain

Timothy R. Jennings

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Brain research in neuroscience has found that our thoughts and beliefs affect our physical, mental, and spiritual health. Mind and body are interrelated, and we are designed for healthy relationships of love and trust. When we understand God as good ...

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Confessions of a happily married man  by Joshua L. Rogers

Confessions of a happily married man

Joshua L. Rogers

Book

Discover God in the messiness of your marriage, as popular marriage and family columnist Joshua Rogers offers spouses hope with real-life stories from his own marriage and helps you see how God is at work in the ordinary and extraordinary of your rel...

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Boundaries  by Henry Cloud

Boundaries

Henry Cloud

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Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. In other words, boundaries define who we are and who we are not. Boundaries impact all...

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Reconnecting to the source  by Ervin Laszlo

Reconnecting to the source

Ervin Laszlo

Book

Renowned authority on science and philosophy Dr. Ervin Laszlo explores the implications of the new quantum sciences to move beyond the of limits of reality as we know it-and find our way again in our "in-formed," purposively evolving universe. Reconnecting...

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The relics of Thomas Becket  by John R. Butler

The relics of Thomas Becket

John R. Butler

Book

In a ceremony of great solemnity in July 1220, almost fifty years after his murder in December 1170, the relics of Saint Thomas Becket, Canterbury's most famous archbishop, were taken from the tomb in the crypt of Canterbury Cathedral where they had lain...

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Saving Christianity?  by Michael Youssef

Saving Christianity?

Michael Youssef

Book

A clear and frank exploration of the future of Christianity and whether it needs to be saved. We live in confusing times. Our society has shifted on its moral axis, and many are asking whether Christianity needs to be reinvented-or even reimagined-in...

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To be told  by Dan B. Allender

To be told

Dan B. Allender

Book

By reading To Be Told, you will gain a clear sense of how God has written your life so far, and you will see how God is leading you into the rest of your story. God wants you to read your story from its beginning. As you do, he helps you understand t...

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Guarded by Christ  by Heather Holleman

Guarded by Christ

Heather Holleman

Book

Heather Holleman used to live a fragile life, a prisoner to fear, anxiety, and despair. Like many younger women, she knew Jesus, but she wasn’t strong in Him. Her search for comfort seemed unending. Then one day, while reading a simple statement in S...

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A history of Islam in 21 women  by Hossein Kamaly

A history of Islam in 21 women

Hossein Kamaly

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Beginning in seventh-century Mecca and Medina, A History of Islam in 21 Women takes us around the globe, through eleventh-century Yemen and Khorasan, and into sixteenth-century Spain, Istanbul and India. From there to nineteenth-century Persia and the...

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Your new name  by Esther Fleece

Your new name

Esther Fleece

Book

Too often, our identity gets tangled up with our circumstances, and suddenly, the truth of who we are is colored by our relationship status, our job title, the shame of our past, or what others say about us. People might pin toxic, untrue labels on your...

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Winning the mind battle  by Kylie Oaks-Gatewood

Winning the mind battle

Kylie Oaks-Gatewood

Book

Although raised in a family of strong Christian ministry, life's path for Kylie Oaks-Gatewood wasn't always picture perfect. The confident, successful, free woman of God she is today is testimony to the restorative work of the blood of Jesus. Her victory...

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The anti-Mary exposed  by Carrie Gress

The anti-Mary exposed

Carrie Gress

Book

In the late '60s, a small group of elite American women convinced an overwhelming majority of the country that destroying the most fundamental of relationships--that of mother and child--was necessary for women to have productive and happy lives. From...

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Breakthrough  by Shawn Bolz

Breakthrough

Shawn Bolz

Book

This book is going to show you how to apply biblical breakthrough to your world. It’s not just a buzzword but one of the ways that God defines Himself biblically. God wants to be your breaker. He wants you to know Him as the One who breaks through in...

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Voices in the stones  by Kent Nerburn

Voices in the stones

Kent Nerburn

Book

"Do not begrudge the white man his presence on this land. Though he doesn't know it yet, he has come here to learn from us."--A Shoshone elder The genius of the Native Americans has always been their profound spirituality and their deep understanding...

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Renewable  by Eileen Flanagan

Renewable

Eileen Flanagan

Book

"...The story of a spiritual writer and mother of two who, while trying to change the world, unexpectedly finds the courage to change her life. With wit and wisdom, Eileen Flanagan shares the engaging journey that bring her from midlife spiritual crisis...

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God's library  by Brent Nongbri

God's library

Brent Nongbri

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In this bold and groundbreaking book, Brent Nongbri provides an up-to-date introduction to the major collections of early Christian manuscripts and demonstrates that much of what we thought we knew about these books and fragments is mistaken. While b...

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Warriors, witches, women  by Kate Hodges

Warriors, witches, women

Kate Hodges

Book

Meet mythology’s fifty fiercest females in this modern retelling of the world’s greatest legends. From feminist fairies to bloodsucking temptresses, half-human harpies and protective Vodou goddesses, these are women who go beyond long-haired, smiling...

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The universe always has a plan  by Matt Kahn

The universe always has a plan

Matt Kahn

Book

In this short yet powerful work -- Matt Kahn shows how you can do the most profound spiritual work from the most loving -- heart-centered perspective. Matt also shares energetically-encoded mantras and exercises that will enable readers to jumpstart ...

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The universal Christ  by Richard Rohr

The universal Christ

Richard Rohr

Book

Across the 30,000 or so varieties of Christianity, believers universally love Jesus. They have no trouble accepting his humanity and his divinity. Many express intimations of his close presence in their lives; a fear of his judgment and wrath as well...

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The day approaching  by Amir Tsarfati

The day approaching

Amir Tsarfati

Book

Explore the Signs of the Times When Jesus Himself spoke about the last days, He said that certain signs would make it clear His return is near. What are those signs? And in what ways are they significant? As a native Israeli, Amir Tsarfati has a perspective...

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Autumn meditations  by John Bartunek

Autumn meditations

John Bartunek

Book

The third in a series of four seasonal meditations books, Autumn Meditations explores religious topics in the context of modern-day living. The 12 reflections in this book follow the calendar season, rather than the liturgical season, with one reflec...

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Spring meditations  by John Bartunek

Spring meditations

John Bartunek

Book

When was the last time you stepped outside simply to bask in the warm spring weather? With all the demands of a busy (sometimes over-scheduled) life, we often don't give ourselves time to just be in quiet harmony with nature. The 12 weekly reflections...

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Winter meditations  by John Bartunek

Winter meditations

John Bartunek

Book

Nature and winter. Depending on where you live, these two words may mean one thing: snow. Snow that makes it harder for you to get out of the house; snow that makes it harder for you to get your holiday chores done; snow that makes traveling treacherous....

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Summer meditations  by John Bartunek

Summer meditations

John Bartunek

Book

When was the last time you stepped outside just to enjoy the sights, sounds, and fragrant scents of summer? We look forward to summer and its longer days as a time to relax, yet we toil and sweat outside under the summer sun. With all the demands of a...

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Included in Christ  by Heather Holleman

Included in Christ

Heather Holleman

Book

This in-depth, 8-week study in Ephesians will equip women with six signature stories of God's work in their lives helping them combat exclusion, loneliness, weakness, decay, emptiness, and silence. Designed to facilitate honest sharing and help you i...

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From the depths of our hearts  by Pope Benedict XVI

From the depths of our hearts

Pope Benedict XVI

Book

Responding to calls for refashioning the priesthood, including proposals from the Amazonian Synod, two ... pastors explain the biblical and spiritual role of the priesthood, celibacy, and genuine priestly ministry. Drawing on Vatican II, they present...

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The way of the warrior  by Erwin Raphael McManus

The way of the warrior

Erwin Raphael McManus

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Best-selling author, pastor, futurist, and cultural thought leader believes that to experience and establish peace, we must first confront the battles that rage within. McManus shows that encountering peace does not occur by accident, but rather by a...

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The way forward  by Joe Barnard

The way forward

Joe Barnard

Book

A lot of Christian men - and small groups of men - feel stuck. They have a sincere desire to grow but feel confused about what to do next. The Way Forward is a road-map for men who want to cut through the noise and distraction of the 21st century and...

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The path of paganism  by John Beckett

The path of paganism

John Beckett

Book

Provides practical advice and support for honoring Pagan values and living an authentic Pagan life in mainstream Western culture. Includes questions for contemplation as well as rituals to help integrate new concepts and strengthen your relationships...

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The man in the mirror  by Patrick M. Morley

The man in the mirror

Patrick M. Morley

Book

The Man in the Mirror has established itself as a cornerstone in men's literature since its 1989 release. Winner of the prestigious Gold Medallion Award and appearing on the bestseller list eighteen times, it has helped thousands of men understand the...

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Saints  by Addison D. Bevere

Saints

Addison D. Bevere

Book

Chief Operating Officer of Messenger International shares what it means to be the people of God and helps us discover the fullness of the life God designed us for so we can reveal God's faith, hope, and love to the world.

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Permission granted  by Melissa Camara Wilkins

Permission granted

Melissa Camara Wilkins

Book

Trying to fix yourself is exhausting. But being yourself - that is both possible and life-giving. The key is a simple heart-shift from chasing after perfection to learning to tell a truer story about ourselves, the world, and our place in it. Melissa...

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The devil is afraid of me  by Gabriele Amorth

The devil is afraid of me

Gabriele Amorth

Book

The story and work of exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth.

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Try softer  by Andrea M. Kolber

Try softer

Andrea M. Kolber

Book

In the wise and soulful tradition of teachers like Shauna Niequist and Brene Brown, therapist Aundi Kolber debuts with Try Softer, helping us align our mind, body, and soul to live the life God created for us. In a world that preaches a "try harder" gospel...

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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 him...

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Wake up now  by Stephan Bodian

Wake up now

Stephan Bodian

Book

An indispensable guide for the millions of spiritual seekers looking for authentic enlightenment. In this text the author reveals that spiritual awakening is an ever-present reality that is always available here and now.

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Get out of your head  by Jennie Allen

Get out of your head

Jennie Allen

Book

Speaker and Bible teacher Jennie Allen hears all the time from women who feel stuck in patterns of frustration and defeat. In her search for a solution, she's learned that the greatest spiritual battle of our generation is taking place between our ears....

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Inspired imperfection  by Gregory A. Boyd

Inspired imperfection

Gregory A. Boyd

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In Inspired Imperfection, Gregory A. Boyd adds another counterintuitive and provocative thesis to his corpus. While conservative scholars and pastors have struggled for years to show that the Bible is without errors, Boyd considers this a fool's erra...

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Mary Magdalene revealed  by Meggan Watterson

Mary Magdalene revealed

Meggan Watterson

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A gospel, as old and as authentic as any of the gospels that now make up the Christian Bible, was buried deep in the Egyptian desert after an edict was sent out in the 4th century to have all copies of it destroyed. Fortunately, some rebel monks were...

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