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Religion Comparative
Staff Picks


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Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow
Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow
by Elizabeth Lesser
Staff Pick
Bring out the tissue paper, because Elizabeth Lesser's Broken Open will help you realize that your tears will only strengthen your love for this world that, at times, can feel oh so bad.... (read more)

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The Case for God
The Case for God
by Karen Armstrong
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Karen Armstrong writes about religion the way that Michael Pollan writes about food — methodically, insightfully, and with an obvious passion for the subject matter. Covering everything from antiquity's caves deep below the earth to the modern... (read more)

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God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything
by Christopher Hitchens
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One of the most informed journalists in the country (he seems to have been everywhere, met everyone, and read everything), he is also one of the most entertaining. His command of the language is legendary; his wit ferocious. His skill in marshalling... (read more)

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The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets
The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets
by Barbara G Walker
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"One of my favorite ways of reading is to pull a book off the shelf and open it at random. That's the great thing about reference books like dictionaries or encyclopedias. These books are treasure troves — dip in anywhere, let chance take you, lead... (read more)

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Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
by Mary Roach
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In her remarkable debut, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Mary Roach explored what happens to the body after death, and in the process brought the corpse to glittering life. In her follow up, she stakes out similar terrain. What happens to the... (read more)

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The God Delusion
The God Delusion
by Richard Dawkins
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A typically bold and incisive book from one of our great science writers, The God Delusion pulls no punches. I gave it to my cousin in hardcover last year, and he hasn't stopped citing passages since. "There are lots of people out there," Dawkins notes... (read more)

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The God Delusion
The God Delusion
by Richard Dawkins
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A typically bold and incisive book from one of our great science writers, The God Delusion pulls no punches. I gave it to my cousin in hardcover last year, and he hasn't stopped citing passages since. "There are lots of people out there," Dawkins notes... (read more)

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Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life
Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life
by Karen Armstrong
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A thoughtful guidebook designed to make for a kinder humanity, Armstrong's inspiring and transformative examination of altruism and empathy will hopefully reach the wide audience it rightly deserves.... (read more)

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Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life
Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life
by Karen Armstrong
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A thoughtful guidebook designed to make for a kinder humanity, Armstrong's inspiring and transformative examination of altruism and empathy will hopefully reach the wide audience it rightly deserves.... (read more)

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Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
by Mary Roach
Staff Pick
In her remarkable debut, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Mary Roach explored what happens to the body after death, and in the process brought the corpse to glittering life. In her follow up, she stakes out similar terrain. What happens to the... (read more)

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The Bible: A Biography (Books That Changed the World)
The Bible: A Biography (Books That Changed the World)
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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Celebrating the Great Mother: A Handbook of Earth-Honoring Activities for Parents and Children
Celebrating the Great Mother: A Handbook of Earth-Honoring Activities for Parents and Children
by Cait Johnson
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This is a book for those people who want a little woo-woo in their lives but don't believe in Santa Claus. My son and I have found solace in our practice of the Silver Cave, when the longest night seems to go on forever and we need to find hope in the... (read more)

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The Evolution of God (Back Bay Readers' Pick)
The Evolution of God (Back Bay Readers' Pick)
by Robert Wright
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Robert Wright's The Evolution of God is a fascinating history of religion in all its forms, from the beginning stirrings of theology to the conflicting faiths we live with today. This intelligent, accessible, and thorough book gives us new insight into... (read more)

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The Evolution of God
The Evolution of God
by Robert Wright
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Robert Wright's The Evolution of God is a fascinating history of religion in all its forms, from the beginning stirrings of theology to the conflicting faiths we live with today. This intelligent, accessible, and thorough book gives us new insight into... (read more)

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The Bible: A Biography (Books That Changed the World)
The Bible: A Biography (Books That Changed the World)
by Karen Armstrong
Staff Pick
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 Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions
The Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions
by Karen Armstrong
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During the Axial Age — 900 to 200 B.C.E. — the world's major religious traditions responded to their surrounding cultural influences and developed the philosophical attitudes they exhibit to this day. In lucid and reasoned prose Karen Armstrong... (read more)

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Religious Literacy : What Every American Needs To Know--and Doesn't (07 Edition)
Religious Literacy : What Every American Needs To Know--and Doesn't (07 Edition)
by Stephen Prothero
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Having called us a nation of "religious illiterates" on the first page, Steven Prothero had me intrigued and ready to read Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know. Prothero contends that while contemporary America values its position as a... (read more)

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Where God Was Born: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion
Where God Was Born: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion
by Bruce Feiler
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From the beginning of pre-history, human cultures have rooted sacred stories in actual landscapes, a legacy that becomes increasingly untenable as ballooning populations find it difficult to share their sacred places. Nowhere is this trend more evident... (read more)

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