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God: A New Biography

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God: A New Biography

Philip Almond

Religion & beliefs; Nature & existence of God; History of ideas

Hardback

The story of God is the story of a paradox. It is the drama of a transcendent, timeless being who, throughout history, has... [more]

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After One-Hundred-and-Twenty: Reflecting on Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in the Jewish Tradition

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After One-Hundred-and-Twenty: Reflecting on Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife...

Hillel Halkin

Religion & beliefs; Judaism: theology

Paperback

After One-Hundred-and-Twenty provides a richly nuanced and deeply personal look at Jewish attitudes and practices regarding... [more]

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Women are the Future of Islam

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Women are the Future of Islam

Sherin Khankan

Memoirs; Religion & beliefs; Comparative religion; Islamic life & practice; Sufism & Islamic mysticism; Islamic studies

Hardback

The future of Islam is female Named one of the BBC's 100 Women of 2016, and the subject of interviews in both The Times and... [more]

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The Dragon: Fear and Power

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The Dragon: Fear and Power

Martin Arnold

Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

Hardback

The Dragon traces the history of ideas about dragons and asks what exactly it might be in our imaginations that appears to... [more]

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The Spanish Armada: A Ladybird Expert Book

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The Spanish Armada: A Ladybird Expert Book

Sam Willis

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Maritime history; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, The Spanish Armada is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to King Philip... [more]

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Philosophy of Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Philosophy of Religion: A Very Short Introduction

Tim Bayne

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion

Paperback

Philosophy of religion contains some of our most burning questions about the role of religion in the world, and the relationship... [more]

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The Qur'an and the Bible: Text and Commentary

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The Qur'an and the Bible: Text and Commentary

Gabriel Said Reynolds

Religion & beliefs; Comparative religion; The Koran

Hardback

A groundbreaking comparative study that illuminates the connections between the Qur'an and the Bible [more]

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Secularism and Cosmopolitanism: Critical Hypotheses on Religion and Politics

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Secularism and Cosmopolitanism: Critical Hypotheses on Religion and Politics...

Etienne Balibar

Social & political philosophy; Religion & politics; Politics & government; Political science & theory

Hardback

�tienne Balibar explores the tensions between cosmopolitanism and secularism in order to advance a truly democratic and... [more]

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Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

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Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Brian Stanley

General & world history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Christianity

Hardback

[This book] charts the transformation of one of the world's great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide,... [more]

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More Than Happiness: Buddhist and Stoic Wisdom for a Sceptical Age

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More Than Happiness: Buddhist and Stoic Wisdom for a Sceptical Age

Antonia Macaro

Popular philosophy; Buddhism; Psychology; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

An inspiring, critical and practical look at what we can learn from ancient wisdom. [more]

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Myths of Babylon

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Myths of Babylon

Jake Jackson

Myth & legend told as fiction; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

Here we find humankind battling with the elements in the flood myth, a grim creation story and the great Epic of Gilgamesh,... [more]

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Chalice of Liberty: Protecting Religious Freedom in Australia

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Chalice of Liberty: Protecting Religious Freedom in Australia

Frank Brennan, Michael Casey (University of Central Arkansas), Greg Craven

History; Christian social thought & activity; Discrimination in employment law

Paperback

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The Burning Time: The Story of the Smithfield Martyrs

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The Burning Time: The Story of the Smithfield Martyrs

Virginia Rounding

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; History of religion; Church history

Paperback

A vivid account of the men and women who were burned at the stake for heresy by the Tudor monarchs. [more]

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The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern Europe

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The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern...

David I. Kertzer (Paul Dupee, Jr. University Professor of Social Science, Brown University)

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Church history; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Hardback

The untold story of the bloody revolution that stripped the pope of political power and signalled the birth of modern Europe.... [more]

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The Christian Year in Painting

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The Christian Year in Painting

John S. Dixon

Art & Architecture; Religious subjects depicted in art; Christian worship, rites & ceremonies

Hardback

The only book in print to present paintings of all the key biblical events in the Christian calendar by Old Masters from the... [more]

$55.00

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The Human Instinct: How We Evolved to Have Reason, Consciousness, and Free Will

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The Human Instinct: How We Evolved to Have Reason, Consciousness, and Free...

Kenneth R. Miller

Religion & science; Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Evolution

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$35.00

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Sacred Britannia: The Gods and Rituals of Roman Britain

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Sacred Britannia: The Gods and Rituals of Roman Britain

Miranda Aldhouse-Green

History; British & Irish history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Archaeology by period & region; History of religion

Hardback

A compelling new account of religion in Roman Britain, weaving together the latest archaeological research and a new analysis... [more]

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The Founding of Israel: The Journey to a Jewish Homeland from Abraham to the Holocaust

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The Founding of Israel: The Journey to a Jewish Homeland from Abraham to...

Martin Connolly

History; Middle Eastern history; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Jewish studies

Hardback

Uses historical context to help explain the conflicts surrounding the founding of Israel. An accessible book, written for... [more]

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Living with the Monks: What Turning Off My Phone Taught Me about Happiness, Gratitude, and Focus

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Living with the Monks: What Turning Off My Phone Taught Me about Happiness,...

Jesse Itzler

Christian spirituality & religious experience; Christian life & practice; Spirituality & religious experience; Psychology; Family & health; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

Hardback

Entrepreneur and one-time rapper (under the name Jesse Jaymes) Jesse Itzler's life is bold and risky until he realizes he's... [more]

$49.95

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C. S. Lewis

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C. S. Lewis

Stewart Goetz

Biography; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Christian theology

Paperback

The definitive exploration of C.S. Lewis s philosophical thought, and its connection with his theological and literary work... [more]

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How to Lead When You're Not in Charge: Leveraging Influence When You Lack Authority

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How to Lead When You're Not in Charge: Leveraging Influence When You Lack...

Clay Scroggins

Christian leaders & leadership; Business & Economics

Paperback

One of the greatest myths of leadership is that you must be in charge in order to lead. Because every road of leadership forks... [more]

$29.99

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Religions of the Constantinian Empire

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Religions of the Constantinian Empire

Mark Edwards (Professor of Early Christian Studies, University of Oxford)

History; General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation; History of religion; The Early Church

Paperback

This book provides a synoptic review of Constantine's relation to all the cultic and theological traditions of the Empire... [more]

$38.95

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

Daniel C. Dennett

Philosophy of mind; Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Paperback

What is human consciousness and how is it possible? These questions fascinate thinking people from poets and painters to physicists,... [more]

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Islam in Pakistan: A History

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Islam in Pakistan: A History

Muhammad Qasim Zaman, Muhammad Zaman

History; Asian history; History of religion; Islam; Religious & theocratic ideologies

Hardback

The first book to explore the modern history of Islam in South Asia The first modern state to be founded in the name of... [more]

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Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

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Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

Daniel R. Melamed (Professor of Musicology, Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music)

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Western "classical" music; Sacred & religious music; Christianity; Christian worship, rites & ceremonies

Hardback

This book encourages eighteenth-century ways of listening to J. S. Bach's Mass in B Minor and Christmas Oratorio. It explores... [more]

$45.95

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