Religion

Out of Many Faiths is an important read for anyone hoping to understand factors causing the increased discrimination non-white groups and minorit

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“this informative, well-written, and highly controversial book will be enlightening for readers unfamiliar with the long history of war between these two faiths. . . .”

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

"Weisman here gives a solid outline of the history of Jewish divisiveness that anyone can follow, an important beginning to understanding the truth over myth about Judaism in American histo

Author(s):
Reviewed by: 

John S. Dixon seems the perfect person to write The Christian Year in Painting as an art historian, professor, and the arts correspondent for a Catholic newspaper.

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“A Prophet with Honor is an in-depth, honest, and absorbing story of the life of Billy Graham.”

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

In Making the Arab World, Professor Fawaz Gerges, a Christian Lebanese author, examines the clash between Arab nationalists and Arab Islamists.

Reviewed by: 

This present pope—Francis—is probably the most powerful man in the world.

Reviewed by: 

“Do I know too much, or too little?” he asks. Very much an anti-reductionist, when he sees a flock of birds floating on air, he doesn’t think numbers or gravity.

Reviewed by: 

To Heal a Wounded Heart: The Transformative Power of Buddhism and Psychotherapy in Action by Pilar Jennings PhD is a tender and compassionate memoir of the experiences of an early career p

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

The very human side of Alan Watts, the East-meets-West scholar of the 1950s and libertine philosopher of the 1960s, comes alive in this wide-ranging collection of letters compiled by his two eldest

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

Battles over newspaper coverage of the Mormon church date back to the earliest years of the most persecuted and persistent cult in American religious history.

Reviewed by: 

Stephen Greenblatt, Pulitzer Prize winner and a specialist in early modern literature, explores in The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve the enduring fascination of the Genesis story

Reviewed by: 

Religion, like partisan politics, often leads to diametrically opposed opinion, vociferous debate, and unfortunately at times, overt violence.

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

Book publishing as we know it began in the 1450s with the richly illustrated Bible that Johannes Gutenberg produced in Mainz, Germany, an event that soon sparked the religious revolution known as t

Reviewed by: 

To many true believers, America is, was and always will be a Christian nation. It was founded by Christians, and its success as a political experiment rests solidly on the Protestant religion.

Reviewed by: 

Surprisingly few historians and scholars of religion seriously consider what vast numbers of Americans actually believe and experience in their spiritual lives. Jeffrey J.

Reviewed by: 

“an exceptionally powerful and emotionally charged story.”

Reviewed by: 

Two points stand out about this short book. First and foremost is the Dalai Lama himself. The book’s message pales beside the author himself. He laughs.

Reviewed by: 

“offer[s] a rare glimpse into the military establishment and how it treats people who are marginalized by the mainstream American public.”

Reviewed by: 

". . . should be required reading for all Western policymakers who keep making the same mistakes regarding Islamic terrorism."

Reviewed by: 

The body of scholarship dedicated to analyzing, understanding, and changing America's enormous carceral complex is growing fast.

Reviewed by: 

Graeme Wood traces the origins of this work and his pursuit of greater understanding of the Islamic State to having almost been killed by a suicide bomber in Mosul in 2004.

Reviewed by: 

“a highly engaging, charming read . . .”

Reviewed by: 

Any intelligent person knows that most Muslims are peaceful people, and that they’d tell you Islam is a religion of peace.

Pages