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The Lost Art of Scripture

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The Lost Art of Scripture

Karen Armstrong

Religion & beliefs; Religion: general

Paperback

In our increasingly secular world, holy texts are at best seen as irrelevant, and at worst as an excuse to incite violence,... [more]

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A Lot with a Little

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A Lot with a Little

Tim Costello

Biography; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Christian life & practice; Advocate - Australian Biography

Hardback

In this evocative memoir, Tim Costello explores the people and experiences that have shaped him into a socially active fighter... [more]

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

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Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

Louise Milligan

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Religion: general; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Press & journalism

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Includes new relevations following the conviction. [more]

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Zealot: A book about cults

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Zealot: A book about cults

Jo Thornely

True crime; Religion & beliefs; Christianity; Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

Paperback

Based on the popular Australian podcast ZEALOT, this is a comprehensive look at cults around the world and why people are... [more]

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A History of the Bible: The Book and Its Faiths

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A History of the Bible: The Book and Its Faiths

John Barton

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Church history; Christian theology; Judaism: sacred texts

Hardback

The Bible is the central book in Western culture, yet extraordinarily there is no proper history of it. This exceptional work,... [more]

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

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Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

Stephen Fry

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

Paperback

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

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Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold

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Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold

Stephen Fry

Poetry by individual poets; Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

The Greek myths are amongst the best stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as... [more]

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land

Robert Hoyland, H. G. M. Williamson

History; Middle Eastern history; History: earliest times to present day; Crusades; Biblical archaeology; History of religion

Hardback

The story of the Holy Land, encompassing the three millennia that saw the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Each... [more]

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Defying The Nazis

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Defying The Nazis

Artemis Joukowsky, Ken Burns

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; Christian mission & evangelism

Hardback

This official companion to the Ken Burns film Defying the Nazis tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary... [more]

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Jesus the Forgotten Feminist

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Jesus the Forgotten Feminist

Chris Geraghty

Religion & beliefs; Christian theology

Paperback

How did Jesus treat women? Chris Geraghty delves into scriptures and history showing how Jesus practised a radically inclusive... [more]

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Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now

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Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

History; Islam

Hardback

Why and how Islam must reform and join the modern world As the world reels from the Charlie Hebdo related murders, Ayaan Hirsi... [more]

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Judas: The troubling history of the renegade apostle

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Judas: The troubling history of the renegade apostle

Peter Stanford

Religion & beliefs; The historical Jesus; Christian theology

Hardback

Judas: the most famous traitor in all of human history. But who was he really - and what does he mean for us today? [more]

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In God's Name

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In God's Name

David A. Yallop

True crime; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Paperback

The revised new edition of the searing investigation into the murder of Pope John Paul I that has sold over 6 million copies.... [more]

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Rise, Let Us Be on Our Way

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Rise, Let Us Be on Our Way

Pope John Paul II

Religion & beliefs; Christian life & practice; Religious life & practice

Hardback

With recollections on his life as well as his thoughts on the issues facing the world now, Pope John Paul II offers words... [more]

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Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Ancient Israel

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Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers...

John Rogerson

Reference works; Middle Eastern history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Religion & beliefs

Hardback

Spanning 1,500 years, Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings charts all the leaders of Israel from the Ancestors through the... [more]

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Bible for Today (Burgundy) Contemporary English Version

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Bible for Today (Burgundy) Contemporary English Version

Bible

Religion & beliefs

Paperback

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The Wave

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The Wave

Todd Strasser

Fiction & Literature; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

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

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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

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

'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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

$16.95

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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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