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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to Isis

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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to Isis

Robert Spencer

Middle Eastern history; Religion & beliefs; Islam; Political ideologies; Advocate - Religion

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The comprehensive history of the role of war and terror in the spread of Islam. It is taken for granted, even among many Washington... [more]

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The Art of Logic: How to Make Sense in a World that Doesn't

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The Art of Logic: How to Make Sense in a World that Doesn't

Eugenia Cheng

Philosophy: logic; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical logic; Popular science; Advocate - Science

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For thousands of years, mathematicians have used the timeless art of logic to see the world more clearly. In The Art of Logic,... [more]

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Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace and Ultimate Freedom

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Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace and Ultimate Freedom...

B.K.S. Iyengar

Popular philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Fitness & diet; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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The world's most venerated yoga teacher sheds light on life through the prism of yoga. [more]

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The House of Islam: A Global History

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The House of Islam: A Global History

Ed Husain

Religion & beliefs; Islam; Politics & government; Advocate - Religion

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'A powerful corrective' Guardian 'This should be compulsory reading' Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads `For... [more]

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American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion from the Puritans to the Present

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American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion from the Puritans to the...

Philip Gorski

History; History of the Americas; History of religion

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The long battle between exclusionary and inclusive versions of the American story Was America founded as a Christian nation... [more]

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The Triumph of Profiling: The Self in Digital Culture

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The Triumph of Profiling: The Self in Digital Culture

Andreas Bernard

Philosophy; Philosophy of mind

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Translation of: Komplizen des Erkennungsdienstes. [more]

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Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction

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Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction

A. Edward Siecienski (Associate Profesor of Religion and Pappas Professor of Byzantine Culture and Religion, Stockton College University)

Religion & beliefs; Orthodox & Oriental Churches

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To many in the West, Orthodoxy remains shrouded in mystery, an exotic and foreign religion that survived in the East following... [more]

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A Philosophy of Luxury

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A Philosophy of Luxury

Lambert Wiesing

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Cultural studies

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In this thought-provoking book Lambert Wiesing asks simply: What is luxury? Drawing on a fascinating range of examples, he... [more]

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Perfecting Wisdom: How Things Appear and How They Truly Are

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Perfecting Wisdom: How Things Appear and How They Truly Are

Dalai Lama

Religion & beliefs

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This book was previously published under the title Transcendent Wisdom. [more]

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Interdisciplinary studies; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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An extraordinary journey through the history of the human imagination, from the dawn of civilization to the present day [more]

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

Philippa Lang

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Modern science and its technology are the children of the seventeenth-century. Shedding fresh light on topics such as Euclid's... [more]

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

Henry Hitchings

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; British & Irish history; Popular philosophy

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Part portrait of Britain's greatest man of letters, part guide to life, a witty and erudite re-evaluation of Dr Johnson's... [more]

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The Masque of Africa

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The Masque of Africa

V. S. Naipaul

History; Religion: general; Travel writing

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An astonishingly prescient, beautifully written and deeply humane meditation on belief from the late Nobel Laureate, Sir V.... [more]

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Ka

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Ka

Roberto Calasso

Fiction & Literature; Hindu sacred texts; Ancient religions & mythologies; Folklore, myths & legends

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Slowly, however, the strange becomes familiar and - as Ka folds and enfolds the world of the Deva and the Seven Seers, of... [more]

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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

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Heroes: The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; History; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted... [more]

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The Rapture

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The Rapture

Claire McGlasson

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Religious & spiritual fiction; Christianity

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The friends become intimate as they wait together for the Lord to return to their very own Garden of Eden and to begin with... [more]

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Korean Bible

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Korean Bible

Zondervan

Bibles; Languages & ESL

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This contemporary Korean Bible features the Korean Living Bible translation and is ideal for outreach or personal use. [more]

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Dream Angus: The Celtic God of Dreams

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Dream Angus: The Celtic God of Dreams

Alexander McCall Smith

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

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The powerful retelling of the Celtic myth of Angus, god of dreams, from the number one Sunday Times bestselling author [more]

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Buddhism for Meat Eaters: Simple Wisdom for a Kinder World

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Buddhism for Meat Eaters: Simple Wisdom for a Kinder World

Josephine Moon

Popular philosophy; Psychology

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For many years Josephine Moon struggled with the question of eating meat, fervently wishing to live as a vegetarian yet requiring... [more]

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Islam: Context and Complexity

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Islam: Context and Complexity

Paul Stenhouse

Religion & beliefs

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Existentialism and Excess: The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre

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Existentialism and Excess: The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre

Gary Cox

Biography; Biography: literary; Phenomenology & Existentialism

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Jean-Paul Sartre is an undisputed giant of twentieth-century philosophy. His intellectual writings popularizing existentialism... [more]

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The Rites of Passage (Second Edition)

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The Rites of Passage (Second Edition)

Arnold Van Gennep

Comparative religion; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies

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Folklorist Arnold van Gennep's masterwork, The Rites of Passage, has been a staple of anthropological education for more than... [more]

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The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

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The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes...

Paul Sagar

European history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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How David Hume and Adam Smith forged a new way of thinking about the modern state What is the modern state? Conspicuously... [more]

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Kierkegaard's Muse: The Mystery of Regine Olsen

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Kierkegaard's Muse: The Mystery of Regine Olsen

Joakim Garff

Biography; Biography: general; Philosophy

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The first biography of Kierkegaard's literary muse, from the author of the definitive life of the philosopher Kierkegaard's... [more]

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Philebus

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Philebus

Plato

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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The only Platonic dialogue that takes as its central theme the fundamental Socratic question of the good, understood as that... [more]

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