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Beyond Belief: How We Find Meaning Without Religion

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Beyond Belief: How We Find Meaning Without Religion

Hugh Mackay

Philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Advocate - Religion

Paperback

A powerful investigation into how we make sense of our lives and find purpose in an age without God. [more]

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Jon Ronson

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social groups; Impact of science & technology on society; Humour

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From the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a brilliant and hilarious new book exploring the... [more]

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Killing Jesus: A History

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Killing Jesus: A History

Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; The historical Jesus; Christian theology

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Details the events leading up to the murder of the most influential man in history: Jesus of Nazareth. This book intends to... [more]

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Is Your Neighbour a Zombie?: Philosophical Riddles, Paradoxes and Conundrums to Stretch Your Mind

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Is Your Neighbour a Zombie?: Philosophical Riddles, Paradoxes and Conundrums...

Jeremy Stangroom

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Jorge Romero is facing a big problem. His neighbours are convinced he is a soulless zombie. What can he say to persuade them... [more]

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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World

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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World

Cullen Murphy

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; History of religion; Christian institutions & organisations

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A narrative history of the Inquisition, and an examination of the influence it exerted on contemporary society, by the author... [more]

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The Wave

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The Wave

Todd Strasser

Fiction & Literature; Religion & beliefs

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Tells the story of a high school history class experiment that frighteningly demonstrated the power of fascism. [more]

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Seneca: A Life

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Seneca: A Life

Emily Wilson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Social & cultural history; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Advocate - History

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Tells the story of Seneca, the Roman philosopher, dramatist, and rhetorician of the first century CE, who came from Spain... [more]

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The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically

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The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About...

Peter Singer

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Advocate - Philosophy

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From the ethicist the New Yorker calls the most influential living philosopher, a new way of thinking about living ethically... [more]

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Wolsey: The Life of King Henry VIII's Cardinal

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Wolsey: The Life of King Henry VIII's Cardinal

John Matusiak

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Christian leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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Cardinal Wolsey is a controversial figure: a butcher's son, a man of letters and the Church, a divisive political expert,... [more]

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The Path: A New Way to Think About Everything

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The Path: A New Way to Think About Everything

Michael Puett, Christine Gross-Loh

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Popular philosophy; Health & Self-Help; Self-help & personal development

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In the first book of its kind, The Path draws on the work of six of the great - but largely unknown - Chinese philosophers... [more]

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The Moral ARC

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The Moral ARC

Michael Shermer

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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Bestselling author Michael Shermer's exploration of science and morality that demonstrates how the scientific way of thinking... [more]

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The Art of Reading

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The Art of Reading

Damon Young

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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We are not born readers, we learn to turn words into worlds. But why is fine writing lauded while excellent reading is ignored?... [more]

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Philosophy

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Philosophy

Kevin Perry

Philosophy

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Philosophy is to question everything. More than a lifestyle, larger than any single idea, broader than a conviction, philosophy... [more]

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Don't Panic!: ISIS, Terror and  the Making of Today's Middle East

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Don't Panic!: ISIS, Terror and the Making of Today's Middle East

Gwynne Dyer

History; Religion & politics; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Islamic studies; Terrorist attack

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The entity known (in one of many variants) as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has come to feature regularly in... [more]

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In Praise of Idleness: A Timeless Essay

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In Praise of Idleness: A Timeless Essay

Bertrand Russell

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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New York Times bestselling author Bradley Trevor Greive breathes new life into Bertrand Russell's classic work, In Praise... [more]

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The Witch of Lime Street: Seance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World

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The Witch of Lime Street: Seance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World...

David Jaher

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Spiritualism; Psychic powers & psychic phenomena

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History comes alive in this textured account of the rivalry between Harry Houdini and the so called 'Witch of Lime Street,'... [more]

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Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

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Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue

Sam Harris, Maajid Nawaz

Religion & beliefs; Islam; Islamic studies

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In this dialogue between a famous atheist and a former radical, Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz invite you to join an urgently... [more]

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The News: A User's Manual

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The News: A User's Manual

Alain de Botton

Journalistic style guides; Philosophy; Popular culture; Media studies

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Explores our relationship with 'the news'. Mixing current affairs with philosophical reflections, this title offers a guide... [more]

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Philosophies of Crime Fiction

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Philosophies of Crime Fiction

Josef Hoffmann

Biography; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Popular philosophy

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<i>Philosophies of Crime Fiction</i> provides a considered analysis of the philosophical ideas to be found in crime literature... [more]

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The Secret Language of Sacred Spaces: Decoding Churches, Cathedrals, Temples, Mosques and Other Places of Worship Around the World

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The Secret Language of Sacred Spaces: Decoding Churches, Cathedrals, Temples,...

Jon Cannon

Architecture; Religious buildings; Spirituality & religious experience

Hardback

A fascinating exploration of the codes and meanings encrypted in our places of daily worship - covering all major faiths... [more]

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The Vatican Pimpernel: The World War II Exploits of the Monsignor Who Saved Over 6,500 Lives

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The Vatican Pimpernel: The World War II Exploits of the Monsignor Who Saved...

Brian Fleming

Biography: religious & spiritual; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; History of religion; Christianity

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Originally published by The Collins Press in 2008 --T.p. verso. [more]

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The Prince

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The Prince

Niccolo Machiavelli, Tim Parks

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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Pilgrimage and Faith: Buddhism, Christianity and Islam

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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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Alexander the Corrector: The Tormented Genius Whose Cruden's Concordance Unwrote the Bible

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Alexander the Corrector: The Tormented Genius Whose Cruden's Concordance...

Julia Keay

Biography: religious & spiritual; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Christianity

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Cruden's Concordance to the Bible is four times the length of the Bible itself, and in nearly 300 years it has never been... [more]

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How Proust Can Change Your Life

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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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