Religion

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The subtitle of Write like a Man is Jewish Masculinity and the New York Intellectuals, the implication being that the (mostly) Jewish intellectuals who dominated the mid-century A

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Sebastian Junger’s journey through the murky labyrinth of the near-death experience begins with an eerie series of events, if not premonitions, as if he was preparing for his death while fighting f

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“Those who know about the Dreyfus Affair will learn as much from these pages as those who have never heard of it. Samuels offers a fresh lens on an old story . . .”

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“the story of the ghetto is the story of Jews in the Renaissance, their tenacity and ability to adapt, even thrive, in horrible circumstances.

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"A fascinating portrait of a man who left his mark all over present-day Israel in his great buildings and an even bigger mark on Christian imagination."

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“most importantly, Twitty reminds us that you don’t have to be Black or Jewish to love koshersoul.”

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Holland writes about Rome with a Gibbonesque flair that both informs and entertains.”

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“a snarky, slapstick, clever buddy comedy in printed form where each riffs off the other’s talents, making Hell a hell of a lot of fun.”

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Fersko avoids polemics or self-righteous posturing, keeping a smart focus on practical realities.

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“Orit Avishai has infused great passion and time into her research and writing, which shows the reader that a person can be openly LGBTQIA+ and a practicing Jew who can live a joyous, fulfi

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"a fascinating narrative . . . Pegg is a masterful guide into the developing Christian world."

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Deeply engrossing and moving, this splendid biography gives us the remarkable man behind the tortured face.”

He taught us to bear witness.

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Testimony challenges the narrative that Evangelical Christianity is the gateway drug to White Christian Nationalism.”

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“This is a very dense volume, filled with detailed discussion on complicated issues of dogma, politics, and the incorporation of Christianity into European society writ large.”

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“Manguel introduces the reader to an important thinker who deserves to be far better known. It's a masterly feat . . .”

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“For dreamers and students, thinkers and searchers, Roma Downey’s Be an Angel is a collection of spellbinding essays that reads like a devotional.

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“White evangelicalism is a movement thoroughly entrenched in American nationalism, white supremacy, patriarchy, and xenophobia.”

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solid, mostly engaging, offering an undeniable insight into the ongoing movement to return America to what the White Nationalist movement sees as its foundational principl

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“Iyer’s narratives—whether he’s writing about modernity or monasteries, the Dalai Lama or domestic life—brim with insights . . ."

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“‘When Buddhists speak of a lotus in the mud, they’re reminding us that the most beautiful of flowers has its roots in what we regard as muck and filth; it's only grit that makes the radian

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If modern American archaeologists have a patron saint, it would be Indiana Jones, who burst onto the scene with the summer 1981 blockbuster Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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“an annotated scholarly work intended to illustrate ‘the endless possibilities for reimagining and reinterpreting American Jewish history.’”

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“There have been other books about the polygamist Mormons in Mexico, some of them first-hand accounts.

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