Spirituality & Religion

The Wisdom of Insecurity

The Wisdom of Insecurity

We live in an age of unprecedented anxiety. Spending all our time trying to anticipate and plan for the future and to lamenting the past, we forget to embrace the here and...

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Jerusalem

Jerusalem

“This is an essential book for those who wish to understand a city that remains a nexus of world affairs.” —Booklist (starred)Jerusalem...

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Under the Banner of Heaven

Under the Banner of Heaven

This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America’s isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities, where some 40,000 people still practice...

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How the Irish Saved Civilization

How the Irish Saved Civilization

The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history -- the untold story of Ireland's role in maintaining Western culture while the Dark Ages settled on Europe.Every...

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The Sunflower

The Sunflower

A Holocaust survivor's surprising and thought-provoking study of forgiveness, justice, compassion, and human responsibility, featuring contributions from the Dalai...

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The Lost Art of Scripture

The Lost Art of Scripture

Today the Quran is used by some to justify war and acts of terrorism, the Torah to deny Palestinians the right to live in the Land of Israel, and the Bible to condemn homosexuality and contraception....

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Zen in the Art of Archery

Zen in the Art of Archery

A classic work on Eastern philosophy, Zen in the Art of Archery is a charming and deeply illuminating story of one man’s experience with Zen. Eugen...

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The Way of Zen

The Way of Zen

The Way of Zen begins as a succinct guide through the histories of Buddhism and Taoism leading up to the development of Zen Buddhism, which drew deeply from both traditions.  It...

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The Gnostic Gospels

The Gnostic Gospels

A provocative study of the gnostic gospels and the world of early Christianity as revealed through the Nag Hammadi texts.

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The Power of Myth

The Power of Myth

The national bestseller, now available in a non-illustrated, standard format paperback edition  The Power of Myth launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest...

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The Book

The Book

In The Book, Alan Watts provides us with a much-needed answer to the problem of personal identity, distilling and adapting the Hindu philosophy of Vedanta....

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Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching

For nearly two generations, Gia-fu Feng and Jane English's bestselling translation of the Tao Te Ching has been the standard for those seeking access to the...

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The Three Pillars of Zen

The Three Pillars of Zen

In this classic work of spiritual guidance, the founder of the Rochester Zen Center presents a comprehensive overview of Zen Buddhism. Exploring the three pillars of...

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This Life

This Life

Winner of the René Wellek PrizeNamed a Best Book of the Year by The Guardian, The Millions, and The Sydney Morning HeraldA profound, original, and accessible...

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Zen Golf

Zen Golf

The best players know that golf is a game of confidence, and most important, concentration–the ability to focus and block out distraction. The goal of achieving clear thought is also at the heart...

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Tao

Tao

Drawing on ancient and modern sources, Watts treats the Chinese philosophy of Tao in much the same way as he did Zen Buddhism in his classic The Way of Zen....

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Rumi: Poems

Rumi: Poems

The poetry of the medieval Persian sage Rumi combines lyrical beauty with spiritual profundity, a sense of rapture, and acute awareness of human suffering in ways that speak directly...

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Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies

Cults, Conspiracies, and Secret Societies

Did you know?• Freemasonry's first American lodge included a young Benjamin Franklin among its members. • The Knights Templar began as impoverished warrior...

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No Man Knows My History

No Man Knows My History

The first paperback edition of the classic biography of the founder of the Mormon church, this book attempts to answer the questions that continue to surround Joseph...

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Choosing a Jewish Life, Revised and Updated

Choosing a Jewish Life, Revised and Updated

The definitive guide to the conversion process, revised and updated for a new generation of Jews-by-choice However you choose to fashion your personal journey to Judaism, Anita Diamant...

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Everyman's Talmud

Everyman's Talmud

"To some readers of this book, the Talmud represents little more than a famous Jewish book. But people want to know about a book that, they are told, defines Judaism. Everyman's...

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After the Prophet

After the Prophet

In this gripping narrative history, Lesley Hazleton tells the tragic story at the heart of the ongoing rivalry between the Sunni and Shia branches of Islam, a rift that dominates the news...

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Jewish Meditation

Jewish Meditation

Students of mediation are usually surprised to discover that a Jewish mediation tradition exists and that it was an authentic and integral part of mainstream Judaism until the eighteenth century. Jewish...

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Underground

Underground

In this haunting work of journalistic investigation, Haruki Murakami tells the story of the horrific terrorist attack on Japanese soil that shook the entire world. ...

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