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Discovering Our World: Humanity's Epic Journey from Myth to Knowledge

by Paul Singh, John R. Shook & Matt DiPalma

Where did everything come from? Why are humans so biologically similar, and why do we let small differences divide us? What shall determine our destiny?  Paul Singh and John R. Shook draw on the latest findings...


Why We Dance: A Philosophy of Bodily Becoming

by Kimerer L. LaMothe

Within intellectual paradigms that privilege mind over matter, dance has long appeared as a marginal, derivative, or primitive art. Drawing support from theorists and artists who embrace matter as dynamic and...


Did God Kill Jesus?

by Tony Jones

Christianity is about love ("God is love," "Jesus loves me"), and Christians are to love self, neighbors, even enemies. So, when people are asked what Christians are known for today, why is "love" not listed?...


A Death on Diamond Mountain: A True Story of Obsession, Madness, and the Path to Enlightenment

by Scott Carney

An investigative reporter explores an infamous case where an obsessive and unorthodox search for enlightenment went terribly wrong.

 

When thirty-eight-year-old Ian Thorson died from dehydration and dysentery...


Twenty-First-Century Buddhists in Conversation

by Melvin McLeod

Leading voices of Buddhism discuss issues and ideas important to Buddhists in the twenty-first century.

Twenty-First-Century Buddhists collects the very best of the round-table discussions recorded in the pages...


God and Mrs Thatcher

by Eliza Filby

A woman demonised by the left and sanctified by the right, there has always been a religious undercurrent to discussions of Margaret Thatcher. However, while her Methodist roots are well known, the impact of...


Seven Revolutions: How Christianity Changed the World and Can Change It Again

by Mike Aquilina & James L. Papandrea

Combining history, politics, and religion, Mike Aquilina and Jim Papandrea provide practical lessons to be learned from the struggles of the Early Church, lessons that can be applied to the day-to-day lives...


Bewilderments: Reflections on the Book of Numbers

by Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

The newest book in Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg’s award-winning series of commentaries on the hebrew bible.

 

The book of Numbers is the narrative of a great failure. What should have been for the Israelites...


The Way of Tenderness: Awakening through Race, Sexuality, and Gender

by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

“What does liberation mean when I have incarnated in a particular body, with a particular shape, color, and sex?”

In The Way of Tenderness, Zen priest Zenju Earthlyn Manuel brings Buddhist philosophies of...


The Attraction of Religion: A New Evolutionary Psychology of Religion

by Jason Slone & James Van Slyke

Religion is an evolutionary puzzle. It involves beliefs in counterfactual worlds and engagement in costly rituals. Yet religion is widespread across all human cultures and eras. This begs the question, why are...


Damaged Goods: New Perspectives on Christian Purity

by Dianna Anderson

Dianna Anderson offers a fresh approach to the purity conversation, one that opens a new dialogue with the most influential Christian authors of her generation.

Anderson's new sexual ethics draw on core biblical...


Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square

by Randy Boyagoda

A brilliant biography of one of the intellectual mavericks of 20th Century Catholicism.

     Richard John Neuhaus (1936-2009) was one of the most influential figures in American public life from the Civil...


science and the soul

by Mike Pitman

Are you agnostic? If you are this book's for you. Are you religious? Do you want to understand the natural roots round which your faith has formed? Or are you, by default, of atheistic/ materialistic faith?...


The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition): Finding Fulfillment While Keeping Your Clothes On

by Dawn Eden & Colleen Carroll Campbell

Dawn Eden, internationally known speaker and author, presents a completely revised Catholic edition of her bestselling work, The Thrill of the Chaste. In this version, Eden shares her story of conversion to...


The Moot Papers: Faith, Freedom and Society 1938-1944

by Keith Clements

The Moot was the study and discussion group set by J.H. Oldham (1874-1969) following the 1937 Oxford conference on "Church, Community and State". Its purpose was to continue, in an informal but serious way,...


The Divine Magician: The Disappearance of Religion and the Discovery of Faith

by Peter Rollins

In this mind-bending exploration of traditional Christianity, firebrand Peter Rollins turns the tables on conventional wisdom, offering a fresh perspective focused on a life filled with love.

Peter Rollins knows...


¡Despertad!

by Mario Escobar

Tenemos que construir una iglesia del siglo XXI con una base sólida en la que prevalezca la unidad por encima de las diferencias. Debemos luchar por una sociedad de valores, fomentar la integración y terminar...


Alpha God: The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression

by Hector A. Garcia

This book uses evolutionary psychology as a lens to explain religious violence and oppression. The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many...


Radical Secularization?: An Inquiry into the Religious Roots of Secular Culture

by Stijn Latré, Walter Van Herck & Guido Vanheeswijck

What does it mean for a society to be secular? Answering this question from a philosophical angle, Radical Secularization? delves into the philosophical presuppositions of secularization. Which cultural evolutions...


Redeeming Time: Protestantism and Chicago's Eight-Hour Movement, 1866-1912

by William A. Mirola

The role clergy played and didn't play in one of organized labor's greatest victories