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The Challenge of Things: Thinking Through Troubled Times

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The Challenge of Things: Thinking Through Troubled Times

A. C. Grayling

Prose: non-fiction; Philosophy

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A. C. Grayling's lucid and stimulating books, based on the idea that philosophy should engage with the world and make itself... [more]

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The Historical David: The Life of an Invented Hero and Israel's Messianic King

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The Historical David: The Life of an Invented Hero and Israel's Messianic...

Joel S. Baden

Biography: religious & spiritual; Religion & beliefs

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David is one of the most celebrated characters in the Bible. We know him... [more]

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Joseph Anton

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Joseph Anton

Salman Rushdie

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Ethical issues: censorship; Freedom of information & freedom of speech

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In 1989, Rushdie received a telephone call from a journalist who told the author that he had been sentenced to death by... [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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Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism

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Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism

Larry Siedentop

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Political science & theory; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Philosophy

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Asks us to rethink the evolution of the ideas on which modern societies and government are built, and argues that the core... [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; Ethics & moral philosophy; Abbey's Double Rewards; 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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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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Looks at the manic and peculiar positions that 'the news' occupies in our lives. Mixing current affairs with philosophical... [more]

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Mannix

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Mannix

Brenda Niall

Biography; Biography: religious & spiritual; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Daniel Mannix, Archbishop of Melbourne from 1917 until his death, aged ninety-nine, in 1963, was a towering figure in Melbourne's... [more]

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The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Enquiry into Human Freedom

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The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Enquiry into Human Freedom

John Gray

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Popular philosophy

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Draws together the religious, philosophic and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of freedom. We flatter ourselves... [more]

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

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

Kieran Tapsell

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Child abuse; Law & society

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

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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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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Philosophy; Psychology; Health & Self-Help

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Shares philosophical insights into how adversity and chaos can bring out the best in individuals and communities, drawing... [more]

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Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy

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Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy

John Julius Norwich

General & world history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Christian leaders & leadership; Religious & spiritual leaders

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From a legendary British historian and author of the classic three-volume series Byzantium and A History of Venice comes... [more]

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

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

Carol Delaney

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

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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem is not an apologist's take, but a clear-eyed, thought-provoking, and timely reappraisal... [more]

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

W. J. Johnson

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Hinduism

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With almost 2,800 entries on all aspects of Hinduism, this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary of its kind.... [more]

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

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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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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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A Canopy of Stars: Some Reflections for the Journey

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A Canopy of Stars: Some Reflections for the Journey

Christopher Gleeson

Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Miscellaneous items

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For more than twenty years Christopher Gleeson was at the head of two Jesuit school communities. Over that time, he was called... [more]

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Regulus (Latin)

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Regulus (Latin)

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); History; Philosophy

Paperback

The format of the bestselling 100th anniversary edition of The Little Prince , published in 2000, is the basis for this special... [more]

$18.95

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Biblical World: Illustrated Atlas

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Biblical World: Illustrated Atlas

Jean Paul Isbouts

Religion & beliefs

Hardback

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A Celtic Miscellany

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A Celtic Miscellany

Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson

Celtic religion & mythology

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Including works from Welsh, Irish and Scottish Gaelic, Cornish, Breton and Manx, this book offers a blend of poetry and prose... [more]

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How to Win Every Argument: The Use and Abuse of Logic

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How to Win Every Argument: The Use and Abuse of Logic

Madsen Pirie

Philosophy: logic; Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

Provides a guide to using logic in order to win arguments. This book shows you how to simultaneously strengthen your own thinking... [more]

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How to Love

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How to Love

Thich Nhat Hanh

Buddhist life & practice; Health & Self-Help

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The third title in Parallax's Mindfulness Essentials Series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, How to Love... [more]

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On Forgiveness: How Can We Forgive the Unforgivable?

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On Forgiveness: How Can We Forgive the Unforgivable?

Richard Holloway

Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy; Religion & beliefs

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Tackles the great theme of forgiveness. This book draws on the great philosophers and writers such as Frederick Nietzsche,... [more]

$22.99

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Tao Te Ching (Illustrated Edition)

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Tao Te Ching (Illustrated Edition)

Lao Tzu

Religion & beliefs; Taoism

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Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching (The Book of the Way) is the classic manual on the art of living. In 81 short, poetic chapters, the... [more]

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