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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....


Ether, God & Devil & Cosmic Superimposition

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

These companion volumes, long out of print, are now presented together for the first time so that the reader may better grasp their essential unity. In Ether, God and Devil, Wilhelm Reich describes the process...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


Man Is Not Alone

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

Man Is Not Alone is a profound, beautifully written examination of the ingredients of piety: how man senses God's presence, explores it, accepts it, and builds life upon it. Abraham Joshua Heschel's philosophy...


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...


Health, Healing, and Beyond

by R. H. Cravens, T. K. V. Desikachar, Michael Lerner & C. Subramaniam Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 13, 2011)

The much-sought-after, greatly beloved exploration of the work of Krishnamacharya, teacher of many of twentieth-century yoga's greatest and most influential exponents, Health, Healing, and Beyond is filled with...


The Immortalization Commission

by John Gray Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 29, 2011)

A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 Title

At the heart of human experience lies an obsession with the nature of death. Religion, for most of history, has provided an explanation for human life and a...


Guruji

by Guy Donahaye & Eddie Stern Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 20, 2010)

AN UNPRECEDENTED PORTRAIT OF A GREAT YOGA TEACHER AND THE WAYS IN WHICH TEACHINGS AND TRADITIONS ARE PASSED ON

It is a rare and remarkable soul who becomes legendary during the course of his life by virtue of...


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...


Seeds of Destruction

by Thomas Merton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 25, 2010)

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) is one of the foremost spiritual thinkers of the twentieth century. Though he lived a mostly solitary existence as a Trappist monk, he had a dynamic impact on world affairs through...


Mystics and Zen Masters

by Thomas Merton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 29, 1999)

Thomas Merton was recognized as one of those rare Western minds that are entirely at home with the Zen experience. In this collection, he discusses diverse religious concepts-early monasticism, Russian Orthodox...


The Springs of Contemplation

by Thomas Merton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2010)

In the Sixties, Merton invited a group of contemplative women -- cut off by inflexible rules from any analysis of important movements in the Church and the world -- to make a retreat with him at his abbey in...


The Silent Life

by Thomas Merton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 25, 2010)

Thomas Merton wrote The Silent Life a decade after he took orders. In his Prologue, Merton describes the book as "a meditation on the monastic life by one who, without any merit of his own, is privileged to...


The Living Bread

by Thomas Merton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 25, 2010)

The whole problem of our time is the problem of love. How are we going to recover the ability to love ourselves and to love one another?

We cannot be at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves,...


Irreligion

by John Allen Paulos Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 26, 2007)

A Lifelong Unbeliever Finds No Reason to Change His Mind

Are there any logical reasons to believe in God? Mathematician and bestselling author John Allen Paulos thinks not. In Irreligion he presents the case...


The Nonviolent Alternative

by Thomas Merton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 25, 2010)

The writings in this work were precipitated by a variety of events during the last decades of Merton's life - the civil rights and peace movements of the 1960s among them. His timeless moral integrity and tireless...


Survival or Prophecy?

by Jean Leclercq, Thomas Merton, Patrick Hart & Rembert G. Weakland Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 01, 2002)

Introduction by Archbishop Rembert G. Weakland.

Two monks in conversation about the meaning of life and the nature of solitude.

Thomas Merton, the American Trappist monk who wrote The Seven Storey Mountain, spent...


The Earth Is the Lord's

by Abraham Joshua Heschel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 01, 1979)

Earth Is The Lords is a riveting portrayal of a bygone culture of Jews in Eastern Europe by one of the foremost Jewish thinkers of the century.


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....


The Saints' Guide to Happiness

by Robert Ellsberg Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 01, 2003)

A noted spiritual writer seeks answers to life's big questions in the stories of the saints

In All Saints---published in 1997 and already a classic of its kind---Robert Ellsberg told the stories of 365 holy people...


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...


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...


Seasons of Celebration

by Thomas Merton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2010)

This work, originally inspired by the liturgical renewal brought on by Vatican II, contains Thomas Merton's meditations on the seasons of the liturgical year. He examines the words, songs, ceremonies, signs,...


The School of Charity

by Thomas Merton & Patrick Hart Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 14, 1990)

As the third volume in the series including The Hidden Ground of Love (1985) and The Road to Joy (1989), this collection features Thomas Merton's letters to members of religious communities around the world....


The Courage for Truth

by Thomas Merton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 01, 1993)

From 1948 until his death in 1968, Thomas corresponded with writers around the world, sharing with them his concerns about war, violence and repression, racism and injustice, and all forms of human aggression....


Love and Living

by Thomas Merton, Naomi Burton Stone & Patrick Hart Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 01, 1979)

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) is the most admired of all American Catholic writers. His journals have recently been published to wide acclaim.

Love and Living is a posthumously published collection of Merton's essays...


Hidden Ground of Love

by Thomas Merton & William H. Shannon Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2011)

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) is the most admired of all American Catholic writers. His journals have recently been published to wide acclaim.

The collection of Merton's letters in The Hidden Ground of Love were...


Thirteen and a Day

by Mark Oppenheimer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 15, 2007)

A striking look at the Jewish rite-and at American Jews in all their diversity

Since its emergence here a century ago, the bar or bat mitzvah has become a distinctively American rite of passage, so much so that,...


Disputed Questions

by Thomas Merton Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 01, 1976)

Thomas Merton (1915-68) is the most admired of all American Catholic writers. His journals have recently been published to wide acclaim.


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...


The Mind of Clover

by Robert Aitken Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 15, 2015)

In Taking the Path of Zen, Robert Aitken provided a concise guide to zazen (Zen meditation) and other aspects of the practice of Zen. In The Mind of Clover he addresses the world beyond the zazen cushions, illuminating...


The Sabbath

by Abraham Joshua Heschel, Ilya Schor & Susannah Heschel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 17, 2005)

Elegant, passionate, and filled with the love of God's creation, Abraham Joshua Heschel's The Sabbath has been hailed as a classic of Jewish spirituality ever since its original publication--and has been read...


After Jihad

by Noah Feldman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 15, 2007)

A lucid and compelling case for a new American stance toward the Islamic world.

What comes after jihad? Outside the headlines, believing Muslims are increasingly calling for democratic politics in their undemocratic...


The Yoga of the Yogi

by Kausthub Desikachar Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 27, 2014)

This deeply personal biographical tribute by Krishnamacharya's grandson includes photographs, archival materials, and family recollections that have never been published elsewhere, as well as unique insights...


A Shopkeeper's Millennium

by Paul E. Johnson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 21, 2004)

A quarter-century after its first publication, A Shopkeeper's Millennium remains a landmark work--brilliant both as a new interpretation of the intimate connections among politics, economy, and religion during...


The Givenness of Things

by Marilynne Robinson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 27, 2015)

The spirit of our times can appear to be one of joyless urgency. As a culture we have become less interested in the exploration of the glorious mind, and more interested in creating and mastering technologies...


American Apostles

by Christine Leigh Heyrman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 01, 2015)

The surprising tale of the first American Protestant missionaries to proselytize in the Muslim world

In American Apostles, the Bancroft Prize-winning historian Christine Leigh Heyrman brilliantly chronicles the...


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.


Acts and Letters of the Apostles

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

Richmond Lattimore, one of the most distinguished living translators of Greek, has in this book completed his rendering of the New Testament in fresh and accurate English for the modern reader. The publication...


The Road Home

by Ethan Nichtern & Sharon Salzberg Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 21, 2015)

A lively exploration of contemporary Buddhism from one of its most admired teachers

Do you feel at home right now? Or do you sense a hovering anxiety or uncertainty, an underlying unease that makes you feel just...


The New Testament

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

Richard Lattimore, among the most distinguished translators of the Greek classics, concluded late in his life one of his most ambitious projects - a complete translation of the New Testament. This New Testament...