“Alan Jacobs offers a handy introduction to the cultural and social effects . . . of this book . . .”
“. . . a readable and important book.”
Do you live in America and therefore think you live in a secular society separating church and state?
“His book confronts the complacencies of observance . . . Mr. Rodwan champions choice.”
Artists and authors always walk a fine line when the subject of religion enters the room. There are many that truly wish to have a dialogue about faith, but how to begin the conversation?
“. . . incredibly relevant lessons on Judaism and life.”
The Holy Spirit is not a book for those looking for a quick read or a cursory treatment of the subject.
“The Science of Miracles is a worthwhile and challenging book for both the skeptic and the believer.”
“As a popularization of recondite argument, God in Proof mingles accessible explanations with a reporter’s fresh outlook.”
“Dr. Stenger’s history of the atom is good. His philosophical arguments and conclusions are inadequate.”
“. . . very academic and interesting, but misses the mark in the real world.”
Same-sex marriage is fiercely debated today.
Dr. Gilbert Meilander has been at the forefront of the development of Christian bioethics for decades and has made many contributions in both the private and public arenas.
“The Sacredness of Human Life challenges us, calling on us to rethink our thoughts and ideas . . .”
“Illness and disease force one to separate the gripping and material mind-body connection, summoning forth a previously unknown strength of spirit.
“. . . will be welcomed by many capable of discerning wisdom within advanced argument—while undoubtedly opposed by certain powers that be.”
“. . . a thought-provoking book clearly challenging the prevailing materialistic paradigm about the nature of the world.”
“. . . full of sly, scholarly challenges to the common wisdom peddled as dharma, karma, and nirvana.”
“In God’s Shadow is an interesting scholarly book on a challenging topic.”
“How much room for politics can there be when God is the ultimate ruler?”
“A reasoned and systematic historical analysis of contemporary Islamic societies is a book still waiting to be written.”
“The basic theme of the book is that one comes to know God in a learning process. . . . an insightful, sensitive, and compassionate study . . .”
“Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the Divine scans rituals so venerable they lack inventors, and doctrines so fresh he watches them evolve in real time.”
“Combined with brief but practical exercises for meditation and actualization, Mr.
“An astute, vigorous, and candid participant-observer who seeks to radicalize the conditions by which Arab men and women can find satisfying, secular, and sensible lives together.”
“The Gift of Rest is not a book predominately about politics; rather, stories related to Senator Lieberman’s political work are used to demonstrate the conflicts that arise between
“Friars’ Tales, intended for seminars on medieval religion and popular culture, may also benefit any reader eager to find out more about how men and women once may have conceived t
When people meet a man or woman of spirit, peace or national leadership, the reaction is almost always the same; there is an aura about these men and women that exudes power, confidence and leaders