Religion

For anyone not familiar with the term, this book’s title will make little sense until a definition of treyf has been supplied.

How God Became God is an excellent tool for furthering spiritual development.”

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Atheism: The Case Against God is a reissue of a 1979 title by the same name. Author George H.

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For the curious, The Secret Teachers of the Western World exists as a valuable and highly readable resource.”

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“For Christians wanting to understand the first followers of their faith, or the skeptic wanting to understand how this faith was formed, this book is a good place to start

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“a well-written, family memoir that tackles broad questions of identity . . .”

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“Rather than theological bickering or ‘irrelevant moral imperatives,’ Wathey reminds us of our humanism and our hubris.”

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This book comes just after the celebrated U.S. visit of Pope Francis (born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Argentina), the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church.

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“Whether you are a believer, an agnostic, or an atheist, this book is about you.”

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“This book may not change hearts or minds, but it will provoke thought and discussion—and that is a contribution.”

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This big biography of Philip Whalen (1923–2003) brings the man, his vision, and his writings up close.

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“There is still something I have not said: but what it is I don’t know, and maybe I have to say it by not saying.”

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“not a book for the faint-hearted but demands to be read by both ‘westerners’ and Muslims alike.”

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“This is not to say that the book lacks purpose, but that perhaps it takes on too much in the vastness of its overview.”

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When the state of Indiana recently passed the Orwellian-sounding Religious Freedom Restoration Act in 2015, little did the lawmakers and Governor Mike Pence expect a swift blowback.

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“What Dubler has produced in his weeklong observance of activities is a rare combination of prison anthropology, deep journalism, history of religiosity in the United States, and a personal

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“When asked why his story was important, Schaefer said, ‘Even people who are conservative were saying, ‘If he hadn’t done this for his son, I would not only think of him as a bad father, bu

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“The thrust of the book is to develop the idea that a somewhat obscure first century Jewish prophet (Jesus Christ) somehow developed a following that led to Him being declared the divine So

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Why Science Does Not Disprove God is an interesting attempt at a form of religious apologetics, even though it does not always succeed in providing a solid defense of faith.

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Culture and the Death of God provides a unique perspective on the development of Western thought, exploring both the alternatives developed to replace traditional religion and the

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“In this book religion is actually the MacGuffin, the object in a suspense story that sets up the plot and keeps the chain of events in motion . .

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“In Goddesses Campbell attempts to restore the feminine to its rightful place in world mythology.”

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“. . . informative and entertaining, filled with grisly anecdotes and case histories, religious, social, and medical interpretations . . .”

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