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A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life
A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life
by Donald Miller
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Miller's latest book is a meditation on the hard lessons he learned about himself while watching his bestselling memoir Blue Like Jazz turned into a narrative film. A Million Miles in a Thousand Years is inviting and engaging — and just might inspire... (read more)

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Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith
Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith
by Anne Lamott
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Anne Lamott's books give me the sensation of a refreshing spring rain. Suddenly, everything looks clean, bright, and just plain noticeable again. Her surprising turns of phrase, her wit, and her ability to write with a light but insightful hand make this... (read more)

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Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt
Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt
by Anne Rice
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Anne Rice certainly does her homework. Although she writes fiction, she is well-versed in the historical background of her subjects. Christ the Lord is no exception. The story centers on Jesus' life as a seven-year-old. Rice presents Jesus at this age as... (read more)

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A Shimmer of Something: Lean Stories of Spiritual Substance
A Shimmer of Something: Lean Stories of Spiritual Substance
by Brian Doyle
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Possibly poems, possibly really (really) short stories, possibly mini essays, Brian Doyle's "box poems" — smallish bits of writing with perfectly aligned edges and not one word short or long — are so perfectly exact, they seem utterly... (read more)

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The Bread of Angels: A Journey to Love and Faith
The Bread of Angels: A Journey to Love and Faith
by Stephanie Saldana
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I almost left this book on the shelf, thinking it was just a spinoff of Eat, Pray, Love. I'm so glad I didn't! The bones of the story are similar: woman travels to foreign country on the heels of an emotional breakup and finds true love (that last part... (read more)

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A Hell of Mercy: A Meditation on Depression and the Dark Night of the Soul
A Hell of Mercy: A Meditation on Depression and the Dark Night of the Soul
by Tim Farrington
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This small book contains a condensation of wisdom and experience that is best savored slowly. Farrington does an admirable job of comparing and distinguishing the mood or clinical state of depression and the spiritual condition often referred to as the... (read more)

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Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews: A History
Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews: A History
by James Carroll
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"An impressive dissection of anti-semitism by an ex-Roman Catholic priest. His starting point is the placing of crosses at Auschwitz and the ensuing controversy over the canonization of Edith Stein. As a Jew, I have understood the presence of anti... (read more)

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The Paper Bag Christmas
The Paper Bag Christmas
by Kevin Alan Milne
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If you're looking for something special this holiday season, this is it. Written by our very own local author Kevin Alan Milne, The Paper Bag Christmas is a delightful tale about two brothers who venture out with their parents to ask the shopping-mall... (read more)

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The Gospel According to Jesus Christ (Harvest in Translation)
The Gospel According to Jesus Christ (Harvest in Translation)
by Jose Saramago
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I have always been fascinated by the infinite variety of theological expression. Though no monotheist myself, an early thrill for me was to discover the Gnostics and their non-literal take on Scripture. My favorite saying of Jesus comes from the Gospel... (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 Tricky Part: One Boy's Fall from Trespass into Grace
The Tricky Part: One Boy's Fall from Trespass into Grace
by Martin Moran
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A good memoir has two perspectives. It tells the story of one life with intimate details and precision and, at the same time, it stands back, years away from those details, and tells the story of the same events with different self-knowledge. The reader... (read more)

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The Brick Bible: The New Testament: A New Spin on the Story of Jesus
The Brick Bible: The New Testament: A New Spin on the Story of Jesus
by Brendan Powell Smith
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Completely ignore whatever your own inclinations are toward organized religion when picking up this book. Cuz it's KWAZY! Everybody can take something away from this, even if it's just enjoying looking at literal interpretations of Bible passages in LEGO... (read more)

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Losing Moses on the Freeway: The Ten Commandments in America
Losing Moses on the Freeway: The Ten Commandments in America
by Chris Hedges
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In 2002, after fifteen years traversing the world's most dangerous places, war correspondent Chris Hedges published a widely-acclaimed meditation on the psychology of war. Now, he's entered yet another battlefield. In Losing Moses on the Freeway, Hedges... (read more)

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Cain
Cain
by Jose Saramago
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The late José Saramago was quite the prolific writer, having composed over 30 books, including an array of acclaimed novels, poetry, and journals. Actively writing until his death at the age of 87 in 2010, the Portuguese Nobel laureate's international... (read more)

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Bible (07 Edition)
Bible (07 Edition)
by Karen Armstrong
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Part of the Books that Changed the World series, this is a great overview of the history, writing, and translations of the Bible. Armstrong never fails to entertain and impress.... (read more)

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The Wet Engine: Exploring the Mad Wild Miracle of the Heart
The Wet Engine: Exploring the Mad Wild Miracle of the Heart
by Brian Doyle
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Brian Doyle's memoir tells the harrowing story of his young son being diagnosed with a serious heart condition. Through a collection of essays, each touching upon some aspect of his experience, Doyle shows the absolutely horrifying reality of a parent on... (read more)

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