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Amazing Truths

by Michael Guillen

Are science and religion hopelessly at odds with one another in their view of truth?  Not if you read physicist Michael Guillen’s new book on truth, which shows that the two sources of truth, scientific and...


The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate Questions

by Roger Wagner

When young children first begin to ask 'why?' they embark on a journey with no final destination. The need to make sense of the world as a whole is an ultimate curiosity that lies at the root of all human religions....


Religion, Secularism, and Constitutional Democracy

by Jean L. Cohen & Cécile Laborde

Polarization between political religionists and militant secularists on both sides of the Atlantic is on the rise. Critically engaging with traditional secularism and religious accommodationism, this collection...


Essays On Cultural Pluralism: A Philosophical Approach To Interfaith Spirituality In The Age Of Science

by Jamal Khwaja

Ours are times when religion is systematically being used: unconsciously by some and deliberately by others, in the service of politics and personal gain, rather then spirituality. However, perceptive and honest...


Authenticity And Islamic Liberalism: A Mature Vision Of Islamic Liberalism Grounded In The Quran

by Jamal Khwaja

"Authenticity and Islamic Liberalism" is a collection of four original and highly stimulating papers on the liberal existentialist approach to religion with special reference to Islam in India. Each paper deals...


Mormonism and American Politics

by Randall Balmer & Jana Riess

When Joseph Smith ran for president as a radical protest candidate in 1844, Mormons were a deeply distrusted group in American society, and their efforts to enter public life were met with derision. When Mitt...


People to Be Loved

by Preston Sprinkle & Wesley Hill

Christians who are confused by the homosexuality debate raging in the US are looking for resources that are based solidly on a deep study of what Scripture says about the issue. In People to Be Loved, Preston...


What the Bible Really Does (and Doesn't Say) about Sex: The How, When, Why, and With Whom of Scriptural Prohibitions and Permissions

by Matthew O'Neil

Addresses the often unhealthy and troublesome relationship between sex and religion, covering such issues as gay rights, reproductive rights, and abortion

 

People are constantly judged for their sexual choices,...


Darwin on Trial

by Phillip E. Johnson

Darwin's theory of evolution is accepted by most educated Americans as simple fact. This easy acceptance, however, hides from us the many ways in which evolution—as an idea—shapes our thinking about a great...


Sweet Freedom: A Devotional

by Sarah Palin

"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid." — John 14:27

In Sweet Freedom, Sarah Palin invites you to draw...


End The Beginning

by Mark DeWayne Combs

What if I told you that the world you know today isn't the world that used to exist? 

The story of Noah’s great flood has always troubled me on a number of levels. Is it folklore? Could it have happened?...


Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World

by Tim Whitmarsh

How new is atheism? Although adherents and opponents alike today present it as an invention of the European Enlightenment, when the forces of science and secularism broadly challenged those of faith, disbelief...


The Good Book: Writers Reflect on Favorite Bible Passages

by Andrew Blauner

In The Good Book, thirty-two of today’s most prominent writers share never-before-published pieces about passages in the Bible that are most meaningful to them.

The Good Book, with an introduction by Adam Gopnik,...


The Big Question

by Alister Mcgrath

Richard Dawkins's groundbreaking book The God Delusion created an explosion of interest in the relation of science and faith. This often troubled relationship between science and religion was seemingly damaged...


The Illusion of God's Presence: The Biological Origins of Spiritual Longing

by John C. Wathey

An essential feature of religious experience across many cultures is the intuitive feeling of God's presence. More than any rituals or doctrines, it is this experience that anchors religious faith, yet it has...


The Givenness of Things

by Marilynne Robinson

The spirit of our times can appear to be one of joyless urgency. As a culture we have become less interested in the exploration of the glorious mind, and more interested in creating and mastering technologies...


Between Gods

by Alison Pick

Profound, honest, and masterfully written—Between Gods forces us to reexamine our beliefs and the extent to which they define us.

Growing up in a tight-knit Christian family, Alison Pick went to church regularly....


Quantum Shift: Theological and Pastoral Implications of Contemporary Developments in Science

by Heidi Ann Russell & George V. Coyne

While the field of science has made incredible advances in the past century, and more and more scientists have gone to great lengths to make these developments accessible to the public, we still rarely hear...


The Book of Gomorrah and St. Peter Damian's Struggle Against Ecclesiastical Corruption

by Peter Damian, Matthew Cullinan Hoffman & Cardinal Juan Sandoval Íñiguez

“Alas, it is shameful to speak of it! It is shameful to relate such a disgusting scandal to sacred ears! But if the doctor fears the virus of the plague, who will apply the cauterization? If he is nauseated...


Free to Serve: Protecting the Religious Freedom of Faith-Based Organizations

by Stephen V. Monsma & Stanley W. Carlson-Thies

Two political experts explore increasing threats to the religious freedom of faith-based organizations, defending the rights of all faith traditions.