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No Surrender

by Christopher Edmonds & Douglas Century HarperOne (October 08, 2019)

Part contemporary detective story, part World War II historical narrative, No Surrender is the inspiring true story of Roddie Edmonds, a Knoxville-born enlistee who risked his life during the final days of...

Sacred Liberty

by Steven Waldman HarperOne (May 07, 2019)

Sacred Liberty offers a dramatic, sweeping survey of how America built a unique model of religious freedom, perhaps the nation’s “greatest invention.” Steven Waldman, the bestselling author of Founding...

Rebel in the Ranks

by Brad S. Gregory HarperOne (September 12, 2017)

When Martin Luther published his 95 Theses in October 1517, he had no intention of starting a revolution. But very quickly his criticism of indulgences became a rejection of the papacy and the Catholic Church...

The Religious History of America

by Edwin S. Gaustad & Leigh Schmidt HarperOne (December 15, 2015)

A Dynamic Account of Religion's Central Role in American History

The Great and Holy War

by Philip Jenkins HarperOne (April 29, 2014)

The Great and Holy War offers the first look at how religion created and prolonged the First World War. At the one-hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the war, historian Philip Jenkins reveals the powerful...

History Through the Eyes of Faith

by Ronald A. Wells HarperOne (April 30, 2013)

Integrating faith with introductory Western history, this text provides a Christian perspective on the major epochs, issues, and events of Western Civilization. It details the role of the Greeks and Hebrews,...

God Is Red

by Liao Yiwu HarperOne (September 13, 2011)

In God is Red, Chinese dissident journalist and poet Liao Yiwu—once lauded, later imprisoned, and now celebrated author of For a Song and a Hundred Songs and The Corpse Walker—profiles the extraordinary...

American Jezebel

by Eve Laplante HarperOne (October 19, 2010)

In 1637, Anne Hutchinson, a forty-six-year-old midwife who was pregnant with her sixteenth child, stood before forty male judges of the Massachusetts General Court, charged with heresy and sedition. In a time...

Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson

by Jennifer Hecht HarperOne (September 28, 2010)

In the tradition of grand sweeping histories such as From Dawn To Decadence, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, and A History of God, Hecht champions doubt and questioning as one of the great and noble,...

1492: The Year the World Began

by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto HarperOne (November 03, 2009)

1492: The Year the World Began is a look at one of the most fascinating years in world history, the year when many believe the modern world was born. Historian Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, author of Millennium,...

The Sistine Secrets

by Benjamin Blech & Roy Doliner HarperOne (October 27, 2009)

The Shocking Secrets of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Artwork

The recent cleaning of the Sistine Chapel frescoes removed layer after layer of centuries of accumulated tarnish and darkness. The Sistine Secrets...

Flory: Survival in the Valley of Death

by Flory Van Beek HarperOne (October 13, 2009)

In 1939, as the Nazi occupation grew from threat to reality, the Jewish population throughout Europe faced heart-wrenching decisions—to flee and lose their homes or to go into hiding, hoping against all odds...

Following Our Bliss

by Don Lattin HarperOne (October 13, 2009)

Renowned journalist Don Lattin, longtime reporter for the San Francisco Examiner and more recently the San Francisco Chronicle, interprets the American spiritual and religious landscape since the 60s with insight,...

Chief Joseph & the Flight of the Nez Perce

by Kent Nerburn HarperOne (October 13, 2009)

Hidden in the shadow cast by the great western expeditions of Lewis and Clark lies another journey every bit as poignant, every bit as dramatic, and every bit as essential to an understanding of who we are as...

Love Cemetery

by China Galland HarperOne (October 13, 2009)

One woman’s struggle to restore an old slave cemetery uncovers centuries-old racism

When China Galland visited her childhood hometown in east Texas, she learned of an unmarked cemetery for slaves-Love Cemetery....

Mormon America - Rev. Ed.

by Richard Ostling & Joan K. Ostling HarperOne (October 13, 2009)

Who Are the Mormons?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:

  • Has over 12.5 million members worldwide and is one of the fastest-growing and most centrally controlled U.S.-based religions
  • Is by far the richest...

The Case for Civility

by Os Guinness HarperOne (October 13, 2009)

In a world torn apart by religious extremism on the one side and a strident secularism on the other, no question is more urgent than how we live with our deepest differences—especially our religious and ideological...

The Grand Inquisitor's Manual

by Jonathan Kirsch HarperOne (October 06, 2009)

The Surprising History and Legacy of the Inquisition

The renowned historian and critic Jonathan Kirsch presents a sweeping history of the Inquisition and the ways in which it has served as the chief model for...

Lily Dale

by Christine Wicker HarperOne (October 06, 2009)

In Lily Dale, New York, the dead don't die. Instead, they flit among the elms and stroll along the streets. According to spiritualists who have ruled this community for five generations, the spirits never go...

Misquoting Jesus

by Bart D. Ehrman HarperOne (October 06, 2009)

When world-class biblical scholar Bart Ehrman first began to study the texts of the Bible in their original languages he was startled to discover the multitude of mistakes and intentional alterations that had...

God's Battalions

by Rodney Stark HarperOne (September 29, 2009)

In God’s Battalions, distinguished scholar Rodney Stark puts forth a controversial argument that the Crusades were a justified war waged against Muslim terror and aggression. Stark, the author of The Rise...

Generation J

by Lisa Schiffman HarperOne (May 26, 2009)

"I'm not alone. I am part of a generation of fragmented Jews. We're in a kind of limbo. We're suspended between young adulthood and middle age, between Judaism and atheism, between a desire to believe in religion...

A Thousand Pieces of Gold

by Adeline Yen Mah HarperOne (May 12, 2009)

In this poignant memoir the New York Times bestselling author of Falling Leaves, Adeline Yen Mah, provides a fascinating window into the history and cultural soul of China. Combining personal reflections, rich...

A New Religious America

by Diana L. Eck HarperOne (March 17, 2009)

Why Understanding America's Religious Landscape Is the Most Important Challenge Facing Us Today

  • The 1990s saw the U.S. Navy commission its first Muslim chaplain and open its first mosque.
  • There are presently more...