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Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye: A Journey
Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye: A Journey
by Marie Mutsuki Mockett
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How does one cope with overwhelming grief? Marie Mutsuki Mockett's family owns a Buddhist temple 25 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. In March 2011, after the earthquake and tsunami, radiation levels prohibited the burial of her... (read more)

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Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: A Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: A Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich
by Eric Metaxas
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Amazing Grace, a groundbreaking biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentieth century, the man who stood up to Hitler. A definitive, deeply moving narrative, Bonhoeffer is a... (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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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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Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
by Anne Lamott
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       My coming to faith did not start with a leap but rather a series of staggers from what seemed like one safe place to another. Like lily pads, round and green, these places summoned and then held me up while I grew... (read more)

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Autobiography of a Yogi
Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramahansa Yogananda
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Often described as the book that has changed the lives of millions, Paramahansa Yogananda's Autobiography of a Yogi has been translated into 20 languages, and is regarded worldwide as a spiritual classic. It was selected as One of the 100 Best Spiritual... (read more)

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Plain and Simple: A Journey to the Amish (Ohio)
Plain and Simple: A Journey to the Amish (Ohio)
by Sue Bender
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"I had an obsession with the Amish. Plan and simple. Objectively it made no sense. I, who worked hard at being special, fell in love with a people who valued being ordinary." So begins Sue Bender's story, the captivating and inspiring true story of... (read more)

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Stations of the Heart: Parting with a Son (Please Use This Code.)
Stations of the Heart: Parting with a Son (Please Use This Code.)
by Richard Lischer
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RICHARD LISCHER has taught for more than thirty years at Duke Divinity School.  His many books include the prize-winning The Preacher King: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Word that Moved America and an earlier memoir, Open... (read more)

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My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer
My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer
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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An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith
An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith
by Barbara Brown Taylor
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In her critically acclaimed Leaving Church (a beautiful, absorbing memoir — The Dallas Morning News), Barbara Brown Taylor wrote about her experience leaving full-time ministry to become a professor, a decision that stretched the boundaries of her... (read more)

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The Broken and the Whole: Discovering Joy After Heartbreak
The Broken and the Whole: Discovering Joy After Heartbreak
by Charles S. Sherman
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A wise, uplifting memoir about a rabbi’s search for understanding and his discovery of hope and joy after his young son suffered a catastrophic brain-stem stroke: “Deeply moving, extraordinarily thought-provoking, and entirely humane”... (read more)

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Spiral Staircase : My Climb Out of Darkness (04 Edition)
Spiral Staircase : My Climb Out of Darkness (04 Edition)
by Karen Armstrong
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Karen Armstrong begins this spellbinding story of her spiritual journey with her departure in 1969 from the Roman Catholic convent she had entered seven years before — hoping, but ultimately failing, to find God. She knew almost nothing of the... (read more)

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Peaceful Neighbor
Peaceful Neighbor
by Michael Long
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Fred Rogers was one of the most radical pacifists of contemporary history. We do not usually think of him as radical, partly because he wore colorful, soft sweaters made by his mother. Nor do we usually imagine him as a pacifist; that adjective seems way... (read more)

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The Pious Ones: The World of Hasidim and Their Battles with America
The Pious Ones: The World of Hasidim and Their Battles with America
by Joseph Berger
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Veteran New York Times journalist Joseph Berger takes us inside the fascinating, insular world of the Hasidim to explore their origins, beliefs, and struggles. Though the Hasidic way of life was nearly extinguished in the Holocaust, today the Hasidim&... (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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Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr
Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr
by Martin Luther King
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Martin Luther King Jr.andrsquo;s family comes together for the first time to share their reflections and memories of the great civil rights leader. Included are contributions from his sister (the only surviving member of his immediate family), his... (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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The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope
The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope
by Austen Ivereigh
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A biography of Pope Francis that describes how this revolutionary thinker will use the power of his position to challenge and redirect one of the world's most formidable religions An expansive and deeply contextual work, at its heart The Great... (read more)

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Where Rivers Change Direction
Where Rivers Change Direction
by Mark Spragg
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It is a voice that echoes off canyon walls, springs from the rush of rivers, thunders from the hooves of horses. It belongs to award-winner Mark Spragg, and it's as passionate and umcompromising as the wilderness in northwest Wyoming in which he... (read more)

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There Is a River: The Story of Edgar Cayce
There Is a River: The Story of Edgar Cayce
by Thomas Sugrue
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A new edition of the landmark, worldwide bestseller on the life of the famed medical clairvoyant and founding father of the... (read more)

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