Spirituality & Religion

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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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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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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Traveling Mercies

Traveling Mercies

Anne Lamott claims the two best prayers she knows are: "Help me, help me, help me" and "Thank you, thank you, thank you." She has a friend whose morning prayer each day is "Whatever," and whose evening prayer...

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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 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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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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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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Letter to a Christian Nation

Letter to a Christian Nation

From the new afterword by the author:Humanity has had a long fascination with blood sacrifice. In fact, it has been by no means uncommon for a child to be...

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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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Meditations on Intention and Being

Meditations on Intention and Being

Yoga has never been more popular. Throughout the United States, people are turning to this ancient practice as a response to the pressures of today’s hectic world.   In...

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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 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 Collected Works

The Collected Works

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)For the first time, all the major works of this beloved writer are gathered together in one hardcover volume. Poet, artist, and mystic, Kahlil Gibran...

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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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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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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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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 of Buddhist teachings....

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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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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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In the Shadow of the Sword

In the Shadow of the Sword

The acclaimed author of Rubicon and other superb works of popular history now produces a thrillingly panoramic (and incredibly timely) account of the rise of Islam....

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Apostle

Apostle

The story of Twelve Apostles is the story of early Christianity: its competing versions of Jesus’s ministry, its countless schisms, and its ultimate evolution from...

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Introduction to the Devout Life

Introduction to the Devout Life

Francis de Sales’s Introduction to the Devout Life has remained a uniquely accessible and relevant treasure of devotion for nearly four hundred years....

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