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Megan Phelps-Roper

Biography; Memoirs; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Baptist Churches; Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects; Advocate - Biography

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The metamorphic journey of Megan Phelps-Roper: a young woman raised in a religious hate group, who has become an advocate... [more]

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The Lost Art of Scripture

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The Lost Art of Scripture

Karen Armstrong

Religion & beliefs; Religion: general

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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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In the Name of God: A History of Christian and Muslim Intolerance

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In the Name of God: A History of Christian and Muslim Intolerance

Selina O'Grady

Religion & beliefs; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; History of religion; Christianity; Islam; Judaism

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An original and groundbreaking history of religious tolerance that offers an essential guide to understanding Islam and the... [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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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

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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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Wild Wild Guru: An insider's account of his life with Bhagwan, the world's most controversial guru

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Wild Wild Guru: An insider's account of his life with Bhagwan, the world's...

Subhuti Anand Waight

Documentary movies & films; Biography; Religion & politics; Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects; Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; Contemporary non-Christian & para-Christian cults & sects

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The story behind the hit Netflix documentary 'Wild Wild Guru' [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; Religion & politics; Islam; Political science & theory

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In this dialogue between a famous atheist and a former radical, Harris and Nawaz invite readers to join an urgently needed... [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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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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China's Forgotten People: Xinjiang, Terror and the Chinese State

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China's Forgotten People: Xinjiang, Terror and the Chinese State

Nick Holdstock

History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Islamic studies; Geopolitics; Political oppression & persecution

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Lifting the lid on China's secret struggle with home-grown Islamic Terrorism [more]

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

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The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast

Michael Scott Moore

Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Religion & politics; Human rights

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With echoes of Catch-22 and Black Hawk Down, author and former hostage Michael Scott Moore masterfully walks a fine line between... [more]

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The Three Dimensions of Freedom

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The Three Dimensions of Freedom

Billy Bragg

Literary essays; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & politics; Politics & government

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He shows us that Freedom requires three dimensions to function: Liberty, Equality, and Accountability - and the result is... [more]

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Confessions: A New Translation

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Confessions: A New Translation

Augustine

Biography: religious & spiritual; History of religion; Christianity

Paperback

This translation of Confessions enlivens the beguiling world of late antiquity. [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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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

Robin Gordon Brown, James Ladyman (University of Bristol, UK)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of religion; Philosophy of science

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The doctrine of materialism is one of the most controversial in the history of ideas. For much of its history it has been... [more]

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Britain and Islam: A History from 622 to the Present Day

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Britain and Islam: A History from 622 to the Present Day

Martin Pugh

History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; History of religion; Islam

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An eye-opening history of Britain and the Islamic world--a thousand-year relationship that is closer, deeper, and more mutually... [more]

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The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great

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The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great...

Ben Shapiro

History; Religious issues & debates

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 A stark warning, and a call to spiritual arms, this book may be the first step in getting our civilization back on track.... [more]

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Vatican I: The Council and the Making of the Ultramontane Church

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Vatican I: The Council and the Making of the Ultramontane Church

John W. O'Malley

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Christianity; Christian leaders & leadership

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In the nineteenth century, the foundations upon which the Catholic Church had rested for centuries were shaken were shaken... [more]

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The Crucible of Islam

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The Crucible of Islam

G. W. Bowersock

Middle Eastern history; Religion & beliefs; Comparative religion; Islam

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Little is known about sixth-century Arabia. Yet from this distant time and place emerged a faith and an empire that stretched... [more]

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On the Life of Galileo: Viviani's Historical Account and Other Early Biographies

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On the Life of Galileo: Viviani's Historical Account and Other Early Biographies...

Stefano Gattei

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Religion & science; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Astronomy, space & time

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The first collection and translation into English of the earliest biographical accounts of Galileo's life This unique critical... [more]

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Liberty in the Things of God: The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom

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Liberty in the Things of God: The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom...

Robert Louis Wilken

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & politics; History of religion; Christianity

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From one of the leading historians of Christianity comes this sweeping reassessment of religious freedom, from Tertullian... [more]

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Seven Types of Atheism

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Seven Types of Atheism

John Gray

Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Agnosticism & atheism

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'When you explore older atheisms, you will find some of your firmest convictions - secular or religious - are highly questionable.... [more]

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The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World

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The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World

Bart D. Ehrman

Religion & beliefs; History of religion; The Early Church

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How did Christianity become the dominant faith in the West in the historical blink of an eye? Bart Ehrman shows that there... [more]

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Paranoid Science: The Christian Right's War on Reality

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Paranoid Science: The Christian Right's War on Reality

Antony Alumkal

Religion & beliefs; Religion & politics; Religion & science

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Explores the Christian Right's fierce opposition to science, explaining how and why its leaders came to see scientific truths... [more]

$55.99

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