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St. Francis of Assisi

by Jon M. Sweeney & Richard Rohr St. Martin's Publishing Group (October 01, 2019)

An introduction to St. Francis's life and his most profound teachings of faith

St. Francis of Assisi is one of the most venerated Christian figures, and his profound teachings, deep love of nature, and commitment...


A Field Guide to the Jewish People

by Dave Barry, Adam Mansbach & Alan Zweibel Flatiron Books (September 24, 2019)

From three award-winning and bestselling humor writers comes a hilarious guide to everything you need to know about Jewish history, holidays, and traditions.

Why do random Jewish holidays keep springing up unexpectedly?...


Faithful Attraction

by Andrew M. Greeley Tom Doherty Associates (January 08, 2019)

From the New York Times bestselling author Andrew M. Greely comes an astute study on love and relationships

Based on surveys conducted by "Psychology Today" and the National Opinion Research Center, Faithful...


Signposts - Policy and practice for teaching about religions and non-religious world views in intercultural education

by Robert Jackson Council of Europe (July 31, 2014)

How can the study of religions and non-religious world views contribute to intercultural education in schools in Europe? An important recommendation from the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (Recommendation...


The Protestant Reformation

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (March 04, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Protestant Reformation in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Protestant...


Saint Thomas Aquinas

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (March 04, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Saint Thomas Aquinas in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life, work and ideas...


The Islamic State

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (August 24, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Islamic State in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the history of the Islamic...


26TH THE OBSERVER OF GENESIS. THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE CREATION STORY

by Alberto Canen Alberto Canen (May 19, 2017)

More than 300,000 books sold! Genesis, the seven days of Creation ... Where does the text that makes up the first part of the Bible come from? Is its text a mere introductory poem ... or is it a narrative? What's...


Through a Glass, Darkly

by Stefan Bechtel & Laurence Roy Stains St. Martin's Press (June 13, 2017)

2018 ASJA Award-Winner in the Biography/History Category

Is it possible to make direct contact with the dead? Do the departed seek to make contact with us? The conviction that both things are true was the cornerstone...


7 KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL PRAYERS

by Jean Tshibangu Jean Tshibangu (September 20, 2016)

When we need to build a house, we begin by choosing the type of foundation, strength and form, taking into account the state of the ground on which the house will be built. The quality of the foundation will...


WITCHCRAFT IN THE CHURCH

by Jean Tshibangu Jean Tshibangu (January 25, 2017)

The relevant question to which the author holds an adequate response. Some Ministers of God are in a deep struggle in the exercise of their ministries without the revelation of the forces hidden behind them....


DEALING WITH DEMONS & CURSES

by Jean Tshibangu Jean Tshibangu (February 10, 2017)

Following the diagnosis made, Demons and Curses are those forces which damage the daily life of human being. Life of continual drought, blocking, chronic diseases, abortions or regular miscarriages, repeat accidents,...


The Crusades

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Crusades in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Crusades. In the 11th century,...


John Paul II

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of John Paul II in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Pope John Paul II. In 1978, to widespread...


John Calvin

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of John Calvin in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and work of John Calvin....


MARRIAGE TODAY

by Jean Tshibangu Jean Tshibangu (February 09, 2017)

Pompous decoration, limousine, sumptuous clothes, reception worthy for the stars and well-trimmed are these apparent signs of honor reserved for this divine institution. However, the statistics show the downside...


For This We Left Egypt?

by Adam Mansbach, Dave Barry & Alan Zweibel Flatiron Books (March 07, 2017)

The book you hold before you is no ordinary Haggadah. If you’ve ever suffered through a Seder, you’re well aware of the fact that the entire evening can last as long as the exodus from Egypt itself. There...


The Life You Save May Be Your Own

by Paul Elie Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 10, 2004)

The story of four modern American Catholics who made literature out of their search for God

In the mid-twentieth century four American Catholics came to believe that the best way to explore the questions of religious...


Thoughts In Solitude

by Thomas Merton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2011)

Thoughtful and eloquent, as timely (or timeless) now as when it was originally published in 1956, Thoughts in Solitude addresses the pleasure of a solitary life, as well as the necessity for quiet reflection...


The Four Gospels and the Revelation

by Richmond A. Lattimore Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 21, 2015)

Poet and translator of Greek classics Richard Lattimore applies his skills to the four gospels and the Revelation.


God in Search of Man

by Abraham Joshua Heschel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 01, 1976)

Abraham Joshua Heschel was one of the most revered religious leaders of the 20th century, and God in Search of Man and its companion volume, Man Is Not Alone, two of his most important books, are classics of...


Leading With Meaning

by Moses Pava St. Martin's Press (March 03, 2015)

What makes a good leader? How does good leadership impact an organization? Moses Pava's Leading With Meaning argues that meaningful and useful answers to these questions are available in traditional religious...


The Book of Practical Faith

by D. Patrick Miller Henry Holt and Co. (September 23, 2014)

More than ever before, many of us are struggling to cope with the trials and tribulations of modern life. In this concise and eloquent volume, D. Patrick Miller inspires us to meet these challenges with a practical...


Power, Politics, and Change

by Osho St. Martin's Press (April 12, 2011)

One of the twentieth century’s greatest spiritual teachers examines how to maintain your benevolent motivations without falling prey to the controlling tendencies inherent in those seeking to lead others....


Imagine There's No Heaven

by Mitchell Stephens St. Martin's Press (February 25, 2014)

The historical achievements of religious belief have been large and well chronicled. But what about the accomplishments of those who have challenged religion? Traveling from classical Greece to twenty-first...


Why Be Jewish?

by David J. Wolpe Henry Holt and Co. (September 15, 1995)

"All beginnings require that you unlock new doors."--Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav

In this short and inspiring text, Rabbi David J. Wolpe addresses all who seek to enlarge the spiritual side of their lives. For those...


The Road to Joy

by Thomas Merton & Robert Daggy Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 10, 1989)

The second volume of Thomas Merton's letters is devoted to his correspondence with friends -- relatives and family friends, longtime friends, special friends, young people he regarded as new friends, and circular...


Letters to a Young Muslim

by Omar Saif Ghobash Picador (January 03, 2017)

**A New York Times Editor's Pick**

**One of Time's Most Anticipated Books of 2017, a Bustle Best Nonfiction Pick for January 2017, a Chicago Review of Books Best Book to Read in January 2017, an Amazon Best of...


The Deadliest Lies

by Abraham H. Foxman St. Martin's Press (September 04, 2007)

The representative of the Jewish community and staunch defender of human rights, Foxman delivers a powerful blow to such ideas as "The Israel Lobby." He shows how old stereotypes associated with the most virulent...


Only Human

by Jenny Diski Picador (September 17, 2013)

What if God fell in love and the person was already married? A bitter story of the very first love triangle between a man, his wife, and their God

First came Adam, whose fall soured His quest for absolute authority,...


The Death of Adam

by Marilynne Robinson Picador (March 18, 2014)

In this award-winning collection, the bestselling author of Gilead offers us other ways of thinking about history, religion, and society. Whether rescuing "Calvinism" and its creator Jean Cauvin from the repressive...


The God Factor

by Cathleen Falsani Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 07, 2006)

When religion reporter Cathleen Falsani climbed aboard Bono's tour bus, it was to interview the rock start about AIDS awareness. Instead, they plunged into a lively discussion about faith. "This is a defining...


A Big-Enough God

by Sara Maitland Henry Holt and Co. (September 16, 2014)

A Big-Enough God continues the author's literary challenge by offering Christians a path for spiritual journey that encourages belief in a deity that is larger than our imagination. Free from the constraints...


American Jesus

by Stephen Prothero Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 18, 2004)

The Story of the Transformation of Jesus from Divinity to Celebrity

The United States (it is often pointed out) is one of the most religious countries on earth, and most Americans belong to one Christian church...


Celebrating Interfaith Marriages

by Devon A. Lerner Henry Holt and Co. (April 01, 2011)

The first comprehensive wedding guide specifically for the Jewish/Christian couple who wants to honor both religious traditions in their service, vows, and readings.

Saying "I do" is one of the happiest moments...


Mindfulness in the Modern World

by Osho St. Martin's Press (April 08, 2014)

One of the greatest spiritual teachers of the twentieth century will show you how to develop your sense of being in the now—and avoid the distractions of both your busy environment and your wandering mind....


Beneath the Mask of Holiness

by Mark Shaw St. Martin's Press (November 10, 2009)

Spiritual writer Thomas Merton is the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. Despite appearances to the contrary, in 1966 he was a troubled, lonely monk. Only when the suffering...


The Ramayana

by Ramesh Menon Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 26, 2004)

The great Indian epic rendered in modern prose

India's most beloved and enduring legend, the Ramayana is widely acknowledged to be one of the world's great literary masterpieces. Still an integral part of India's...


The Unhealed Wound

by Eugene Kennedy St. Martin's Press (August 18, 2015)

Kennedy, a psychologist, former priest, and a leading Catholic author and scholar, addresses one of the most compelling yet undiscussed issues in the Church: human sexuality. The Unhealed Wound is a penetrating...


Emotional Awareness

by Dalaï Lama & Paul Ekman, Ph.D. Henry Holt and Co. (September 16, 2008)

Two leading thinkers engage in a landmark conversation about human emotions and the pursuit of psychological fulfillment

At their first meeting, a remarkable bond was sparked between His Holiness the Dalai Lama,...


The New American Judaism

by Rabbi Dr. Arthur Blecher St. Martin's Press (October 16, 2007)

Popular Washington, D.C. rabbi and psychotherapist Arthur Blecher believes that the American Jewish community is actually flourishing amidst fears of dying out. He shows us that intermarriage strengthens Judaism--a...


The American Creed

by Forrest Church St. Martin's Press (December 01, 2003)

What makes us all Americans--whatever our differences--is adherence to a creed, a creed based upon cornerstone truths the founders believed "self-evident." From the earliest days, the survival of the new republic...


The Big Question

by Alister Mcgrath St. Martin's Press (November 03, 2015)

Richard Dawkins's groundbreaking book The God Delusion created an explosion of interest in the relation of science and faith. This often troubled relationship between science and religion was seemingly damaged...


Witness to Freedom

by Thomas Merton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 10, 1995)

Witness to Freedom is the fifth and final volume in the extraordinary correspondence of "one of the most original and challenging minds of the mid-twentieth century" (John Tracy Ellis, The New York Times Book...


A Passion for Truth

by Abraham Joshua Heschel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 01, 1973)

In A Passion For Truth, Heschel delves into the exploration of hope and despair in Hasidism. Heschel drew on his own experiences from his study of the Kotzker and the Baal Shem Tov to create this classic work....


Raising a Child with Soul

by Slovie Jungreis-Wolff St. Martin's Press (January 06, 2009)

With the seemingly insurmountable pressures placed on families today, many parents lack the spiritual foundation and practical knowledge to chart a clear-cut course in child-rearing. Parents question whether...


Heaven on Earth

by Sadakat Kadri Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 10, 2012)

Some fourteen hundred years after the Prophet Muhammad first articulated God's law-the shari'a-its earthly interpreters are still arguing about what it means. Hard-liners reduce it to am­putations, veiling,...


Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Friday?

by Michael P. Foley St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

Did you know that the origins of Groundhog Day stem from a Catholic tradition? Or that the common pretzel was once a Lenten reward for the pious? Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Friday is a fascinating guide to...


The Murder of Christ

by Wilhelm Reich Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 02, 2013)

In this profound and moving work, the scientist Wilhelm Reich explores the meaning of Christ's life and reveals the hidden, universal scourge that caused his agonizing death--The Emotional Plague of Mankind....


And God Said

by Dr. Joel M. Hoffman St. Martin's Press (February 02, 2010)

For centuries, translations of the Bible have obscured our understanding and appreciation of the original text. Now And God Said provides readers with an authoritative account of significant mistranslations...