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The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and its Scientific Pretensions

by David Berlinski

Militant atheism is on the rise. In recent years Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and Christopher Hitchens have produced a steady stream of best-selling books denigrating religious belief. These...


American Babylon: Notes of a Christian Exile

by Richard John Neuhaus

The paradox of being Catholic in America, explored with grace and economy by one of the country’s most influential—and controversial—theologians


Renewal: A Guide to the Values-Filled Life

by Shmuley Boteach Rabbi

Our culture is showing the cracks of a growing fracture. Soaring divorce rates; a crippled economy that rewards the few and punishes the many; religious-fueled hatred; record rates of depression—the headlines...


Christianity in Jewish Terms

by Tikva Frymer-Kensky, David Novak & Peter Ochs

Explains to American Jews the core religious beliefs of Christianity and assesses the threats and promises of the Jewish–Christian encounter from a Jewish perspective.


Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter

by Randall Balmer

A religious biography of Jimmy Carter, the controversial president whose political rise and fall coincided with the eclipse of Christian progressivism and the emergence of the Religious Right.


Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st-Century Church

by George Weigel

The Catholic Church is on the threshold of a bold new era in its two-thousand year history. As the curtain comes down on the Church defined by the 16th-century Counter-Reformation, the curtain is rising on the...


The Dark Box: A Secret History of Confession

by John Cornwell

A bestselling journalist exposes the connection between the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse crisis and the practice of confession.


The Twilight of the American Enlightenment: The 1950s and the Crisis of Liberal Belief

by George Marsden

In the aftermath of World War II, the United States stood at a precipice. The forces of modernity unleashed by the war had led to astonishing advances in daily life, but technology and mass culture also threatened...


Roman Pilgrimage: The Station Churches

by George Weigel

In recent decades, Americans in Rome have revived an ancient Christian custom: the daily pilgrimage to dozens of Rome’s most striking churches during Lent and Easter Week. Along this historical and spiritual...


Divine Fury: A History of Genius

by Darrin M. McMahon

Genius. The word connotes an almost unworldly power: the power to create, to grasp universal secrets, even to destroy. As renowned intellectual historian Darrin McMahon explains in Divine Fury, the concept of...


Evil: An Investigation

by Lance Morrow

From award-winning reporter Lance Morrow, a provocative meditation on the role evil plays in shaping human history, a timely analysis of how this primitive force can be understood in a modern world of high-tech,...


The Cube and the Cathedral: Europe, America, and Politics Without God

by George Weigel

From the best-selling biographer of Pope John Paul II, the acclaimed critique of the crisis of secularism that is afflicting Europe and the West


Heaven's Bride: The Unprintable Life of Ida C. Craddock, American Mystic, Scholar, Sexologist, Martyr, and Madwoman

by Leigh Eric Schmidt

A prize-winning scholar recounts the life of Ida C. Craddock, American visionary, free-thinking secularist, sex reformer, brainy folklorist, and eclectic spiritualist


The Rainborowes: One Family's Quest to Build a New England

by Adrian Tinniswood

The period between 1630 and 1660 was one of the most tumultuous in Western history. These three decades witnessed the birth of New England and, in the mother country, a chaotic civil war that rent the very fabric...


A Dark Muse: A History of the Occult

by Gary Lachman

The occult was a crucial influence on the Renaissance, and it obsessed the popular thinkers of the day. But with the Age of Reason, occultism was sidelined; only charlatans found any use for it. Occult ideas...


A Time to Every Purpose: Letters to a Young Jew

by Jonathan D Sarna

The preeminent scholar Jonathan Sarna reflects on identity, family, and faith in this accessible introduction to the American Jewish experience.


Is God Happy?: Selected Essays

by Leszek Kolakowski

The late Leszek Kolakowski was one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. A prominent anticommunist writer, Kolakowski was also a deeply humanistic thinker, and his meditations on society,...


Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st-Century Church

by George Weigel

The Catholic Church is on the threshold of a bold new era in its two-thousand year history. As the curtain comes down on the Church defined by the 16th-century Counter-Reformation, the curtain is rising on the...


The Essential Talmud

by Adin Steinsaltz

This expanded version of the classic text on Jewish theology--by the scholar Newsweek called "a genius of the highest order"--demonstrates the contemporary relevance of this proud legacy of the Jewish people...


The Silk Road Journey With Xuanzang

by Sally Wriggins

Walk the Silk Road with the Buddhist monk who crisscrossed the Asian continent and prompted a great cultural exchange between India and China