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Born Bad: Original Sin and the Making of the Western World

Born Bad: Original Sin and the Making of the Western World

James Boyce

Biography: general; Anthologies (non-poetry); Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Social & cultural history; Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Christianity; Cultural studies

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'The purpose of this book is not to defend or condemn the Western creation story, but to challenge the assumption that its... [more]

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Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution

Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution

Laurie Penny

Social & political philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women

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'This is not a fairytale. This is a story about how sex and money and power police our dreams.' Clear-eyed, witty and irreverent,... [more]

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Reckoning: The Catholic Church and Child Sexual Abuse

Reckoning: The Catholic Church and Child Sexual Abuse

Chris McGillion, Damian Grace

Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian institutions & organisations; Theology; Child abuse

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The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has focused more public attention on the Catholic... [more]

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The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell

The Prince: Faith, Abuse and George Pell

David Marr

Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Religion & politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Cultural studies

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David Marr's explosive bestseller, now expanded and updated. The leading Catholic in the nation and spiritual adviser to Tony... [more]

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Potiphar's Wife: The Vatican's Secret and Child Sexual Abuse

Potiphar's Wife: The Vatican's Secret and Child Sexual Abuse

Kieran Taspell

Anthologies (non-poetry); Religion & beliefs; Child abuse

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The cover-up of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church has been occurring under the pontificate of six popes since 1922.... [more]

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Benedict, Me and the Cardinals Three: The Story of the Dismissal of Bishop Bill Morris by Pope Benedict XVI

Benedict, Me and the Cardinals Three: The Story of the Dismissal of Bishop...

William Meredith Morris

Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian theology; Christian ministry & pastoral activity; Theology

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This is the story of my dismissal as the Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Toowoomba, in Queensland, Australia. [more]

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Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic

Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic

Matthew Stewart

History; History of the Americas; Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Miscellaneous items

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Where did the ideas come from that became the cornerstone of American democracy? Not only the erudite Thomas Jefferson, the... [more]

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Taking God to School: The End of Australia's Egalitarian Education?

Taking God to School: The End of Australia's Egalitarian Education?

Marion Maddox

History; Christian life & practice; Social issues & processes; Education

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In Australia's public schools, students are now routinely exposed to evangelism from very conservative Christian groups. Marion... [more]

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Seeking the Sacred: Transforming Our View of Ourselves and One Another

Seeking the Sacred: Transforming Our View of Ourselves and One Another

Stephanie Dowrick

Religion & beliefs; Religion: general; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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An inclusive and open exploration of our connection with something greater than ourselves and our search for the spiritual... [more]

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Saving St Brigid's

Saving St Brigid's

Regina Lane

Biography; Memoirs; British & Irish history; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Local history

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Saving St Brigid's is the truly unique story of a small Australian rural community who, in the spirit of their Irish rebel... [more]

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Platos Ghosts and Other Homiles

Platos Ghosts and Other Homiles

Patrick Richards

Religion & beliefs; Christian sermons

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For Christ's Sake: End Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church... for Good

For Christ's Sake: End Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church... for Good

Bishop Geoffrey Robinson

Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Sexual abuse & harassment

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Sexual abuse within the Catholic Church has been nothing short of an epidemic of catastrophic proportions. Bishop Robinson... [more]

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Philosophy: Key Themes

Philosophy: Key Themes

Julian Baggini, Gareth Southwell

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy

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Philosophy: Key Themes is a beginner's guide to understanding and critiquing philosophical arguments. Each chapter introduces... [more]

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The Prince

The Prince

Niccolo Machiavelli, Tim Parks

Literary essays; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Constitution: government & the state

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How can a leader be strong and decisive, yet still inspire loyalty in his followers? When is it necessary to break the rules?... [more]

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How to be an Agnostic

How to be an Agnostic

Mark Vernon

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Agnosticism & atheism

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The authentic spiritual quest is marked not by certainties but by questions and doubt. Mark Vernon -- who was a priest, and... [more]

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Divine Vintage: Following the Wine Trail from Genesis to the Modern Age

Divine Vintage: Following the Wine Trail from Genesis to the Modern Age...

Joel Butler, Randall Heskett

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; History: specific events & topics; History of religion; Christianity; Bibles; Cookery, food & drink; Alcoholic beverages; Wines

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From Shiraz to Chardonnay, wine has been an essential part of the religious experience for millennia. In Divine Vintage, wine... [more]

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Jesus: A Theography

Jesus: A Theography

Dr Leonard Sweet Ph.D., Frank Viola

Religion & beliefs; Christian life & practice

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Jesus says, All Scripture points to me (John 5: 39). But what does that mean exactly? The 27 books of the New Testament... [more]

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Nazis and the Occult: The Dark Forces Unleashed by the Third Reich

Nazis and the Occult: The Dark Forces Unleashed by the Third Reich

Paul Roland

History; First World War; Second World War; Occult studies; Fascism & Nazism

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This book explains how an ill-educated, unbalanced World War I veteran and ex-vagrant mesmerized an entire nation, why the... [more]

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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem: How Religion Drove the Voyages That Led to America

Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem: How Religion Drove the Voyages That...

Carol Delaney (Stanford University USA)

History; History of the Americas; Historical geography; History of religion; Christianity; Geographical discovery & exploration

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One of the 100 best books of the year. -- The Times Literary Supplement Five hundred years after he set sail, Columbus is... [more]

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Key Concepts in Philosophy

Key Concepts in Philosophy

Paddy McQueen, Hilary McQueen

Philosophy

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An accessible account of philosophical concepts, theories and key thinkers with an emphasis on recent developments in the... [more]

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The Secret Language of Churches & Cathedrals: Decoding the Sacred Symbolism of Christianity's Holy Buildings

The Secret Language of Churches & Cathedrals: Decoding the Sacred Symbolism...

Richard Stemp

Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs; Self-help & personal development

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Discover the hidden symbols and complex layers of meaning in the structure and decoration of some of the world's most beautiful... [more]

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A Brief History of the Freemasons

A Brief History of the Freemasons

Jasper Ridley

History: specific events & topics; Religion & beliefs; Freemasonry & secret societies

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The history of the Freemasons has been often shrouded in mystery and suspicion. Since 1717, with the establishment of Grand... [more]

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Pilgrimage and Faith: Buddhism, Christianity and Islam

Pilgrimage and Faith: Buddhism, Christianity and Islam

Religion & beliefs; Religion: general

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This book explores pilgrimage as experienced in Buddhist, Christian and Muslim faith communities. It addresses shared goals... [more]

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How Proust Can Change Your Life

How Proust Can Change Your Life

Alain de Botton

Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Philosophy

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'Dazzling' John Updike [more]

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On Tocqueville: Democracy and America

On Tocqueville: Democracy and America

Alan Ryan

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Political parties

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Tocquevilles gifts as an observer and commentator on American life and democracy are brought to vivid life in this splendid... [more]

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