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My Bright Abyss (14 Edition)
My Bright Abyss (14 Edition)
by Christian Wiman
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Eight years ago, Christian Wiman, a well-known poet and the editor of Poetry magazine, wrote a now-famous essay about having faith in the face of death. My Bright Abyss, composed in the difficult years since and completed in the wake of a bone... (read more)

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American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church
American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church
by Alex Beam
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On June 27, 1844, a mob stormed the jail in the dusty frontier town of Carthage, Illinois. Clamorous and angry, they were hunting down a man they saw as a grave threat to their otherwise quiet lives: the founding prophet of Mormonism, Joseph Smith. They... (read more)

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Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner and Saint
Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner and Saint
by Nadia Bolz-Weber
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Outrageous, rich, and remarkable, Pastrix turns spiritual memoir on its ear in this sardonically irreverent and beautifully honest page-turner. Nadia Bolz-Weber takes no prisoners as she reclaims the term "pastrix"(pronounced "pas-triks," a term used by... (read more)

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Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith
Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith
by Anne Lamott
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Readers of Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith, Lamott's previous book on spirituality, will find here the same thoughtfulness and humor we've come to love. Whether writing about battles with her son, her mother's death, the church she's found to... (read more)

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Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
by Reza Aslan
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From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus of Nazareth. Two thousand years ago, an itinerant... (read more)

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90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death & Life
90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death & Life
by Don Piper
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Now available in a special edition for readers age 9-12, 90 Minutes in Heaven is the runaway bestseller about one man's experience with death and life. When Don Piper's car collided with a semi-truck he was pronounced dead at the scene. For the next 90... (read more)

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The Beer Drinker's Guide to God: The Whole and Holy Truth about Lager, Loving, and Living
The Beer Drinker's Guide to God: The Whole and Holy Truth about Lager, Loving, and Living
by William B. Miller
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It’s no accident that Jesus’ first miracle was turning water into wine! Written by an Episcopalian priest-slash-bar owner, this thoughtful, well-written book of spiritual essays distills lessons about the character of God from stories about... (read more)

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Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life
Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life
by C S Lewis
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"A young man who wishes to remain a sound Atheist cannot be too careful of his reading. There are traps everywhere . . . God is, if I may say it, very unscrupulous." This book is not an autobiography. It is not a confession. It is, however, certainly one... (read more)

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Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
by Anne Lamott
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A chronicle of faith and spirituality that is at once tough, personal, affectionate, wise, and very funny. Anne Lamott claims the best two prayers she knows are "Help me, help me, help me" and "Thank you, thank you, thank you." Despite — or because... (read more)

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The Irrational Season
The Irrational Season
by Madeleine Lengle
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This journal follows the church year from Advent to Advent, reflecting on its seasons and spiritual rhythms reflected in the life of the church and the author's own life.... (read more)

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An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth
An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth
by Mohandas K Gandhi
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Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and... (read more)

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The Crooked Mirror: A Memoir of Polish-Jewish Reconciliation
The Crooked Mirror: A Memoir of Polish-Jewish Reconciliation
by Louise Steinman
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A lyrical literary memoir that explores the exhilarating, discomforting, and ultimately healing process of Polish-Jewish reconciliation taking place in Poland today   “I’d grown up with the phrase ‘Never forget’ imprinted on... (read more)

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Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith
Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith
by Anne Lamott
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"Lamott has chronicled her wacky and (sometimes) wild adventures in faith in...the wonderful Grace (Eventually)." (Chicago Sun-Times) In Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith, the author of the bestsellers Traveling Mercies and Plan B delivers a poignant,... (read more)

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First Muslim : Story of Muhammad (13 Edition)
First Muslim : Story of Muhammad (13 Edition)
by Lesle Hazleton
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The extraordinary life of the man who founded Islam, and the world he inhabited—and remade. Muhammads was a life of almost unparalleled historical importance; yet for all the iconic power of his name, the intensely dramatic story of the prophet of... (read more)

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Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, the Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History
Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, the Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History
by Joseph Telushkin
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A widely known spiritual leader and scholar, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin is the author of eleven influential Jewish books, including A Code of Jewish Ethics; Words That Hurt, Words That Heal; Biblical Literacy; and four novels. He lives in New York City and... (read more)

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The Long Loneliness
The Long Loneliness
by Dorothy Day
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This inspiring and fascinating memoir, subtitled, “The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist,” The Long Loneliness is the late Dorothy Days compelling autobiographical testament to her life of social activism and her... (read more)

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The Truth about Muhammad: Founder of the World's Most Intolerant Religion
The Truth about Muhammad: Founder of the World's Most Intolerant Religion
by Robert Spencer
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Muhammad: a frank look at his influential (and violent) life and teachings In The Truth about Muhammad, New York Times bestselling author and Islam expert Robert Spencer offers an honest and telling portrait of the founder of Islam-perhaps the first such... (read more)

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Growing Up Amish: A Memoir
Growing Up Amish: A Memoir
by Ira Wagler
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New York Times eBook bestseller One fateful starless night, 17-year-old Ira Wagler got up at 2 AM, left a scribbled note under his pillow, packed all of his earthly belongings into in a little black duffel bag, and walked away from his home in the Amish... (read more)

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Behind the Smile: The Dalai Lama, Western Media, and the Myth of Modern Tibet
Behind the Smile: The Dalai Lama, Western Media, and the Myth of Modern Tibet
by Maxime Vivas
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This highly controversial book created an instant firestorm when it was originally published in France as Dalai Lama: Pas si Zen (Dalai Lama: Not so Zen). Maxime Vivas, a French journalist, blogger, and political commentator, goes where no other... (read more)

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Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography
Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography
by Richard Rodriguez
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An award–winning writer delivers a major reckoning with religion, place, and sexuality in the aftermath of 9/11 Hailed in The Washington Post as “one of the most eloquent and probing public intellectuals in America,” Richard Rodriguez now... (read more)

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