In the Closet of the Vatican exposes the rot at the heart of the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church today. This brilliant piece of investigative writing is based on four years' authoritative research, including extensive interviews with those in power. The celibacy of priests, the condem ...Show more
Category: General | Reading Level: 4 Non Fiction
Known as the 'four horsemen' of New Atheism, these four big thinkers of the twenty-first century met only once. Their electrifying examination of ideas on this remarkable occasion was intense and wide-ranging. Everything that was said as they agreed and disagreed with one another, interrogated ideas an ...Show more
Today the Quran is used by some to justify war and acts of terrorism, the Torah to deny Palestinians the right to live in the Land of Israel, and the Bible to condemn homosexuality and contraception. The significance of Scripture - the holy texts at the centre of all religious traditions - may not be im ...Show more
Embrace your time with the Lord, no matter how busy you are 10 Minutes in the Word: Proverbs offers tangible reminders of God's wisdom and meaningful reflections in just 10 minutes. For the days when you need help discerning direction, 10 Minutes in the Word: Proverbs is the perfect way to engage with G ...Show more
In today's multicultural cities and interconnected world, understanding different belief systems can help kids appreciate the differences of people they see every day, or people who live on the other side of the globe. This book introduces readers to the five major world religions by population: Buddhis ...Show more
Winner of the 2017 Nautilus Award in the Religion/Spirituality of Western Thought Category A bestselling author and rabbi's profoundly affecting exploration of the meaning and purpose of the soulEinstein and the Rabbi is an inspiring and deeply affecting book for people of all faiths, Rabbi Naomi Levy ...Show more
No modern, well-versed literature lover can call her education complete without having read Augustine's Confessions. One of the most original works of world literature, it is the first autobiography ever written, influencing writers from Montaigne to Rousseau, Virginia Woolf to Gertrude Stein--and most ...Show more
This compact collection of Taoism's greatest masterpieces introduces its most fundamental teachings and reveals the essential spirit of Tao. From the time of its earliest sages in prehistoric China, Taoists have looked to the underlying Way of all things (the Tao) as the essential guide to life. For the ...Show more
Graham Ward argues that the study of theology and religion, as a single academic discipline, plays a vital role in helping us to understand politics, world affairs, and the nature of humanity itself. Religion can be used to justify inhumane actions, but it also feeds dreams, inspires hopes, and shapes a ...Show more
Category: General | Series: G - Reference,Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects Ser.
An exploration of the Twelve Steps and their unique benefits for Christians.
The Bible is the central book in Western culture, yet extraordinarily there is no proper history of it. This exceptional work, by one of the world's leading Biblical scholars, provides a full account of how the different parts of the Bible came to be written; how some writings which were regarded as hol ...Show more
When you explore older atheisms, you will find some of your firmest convictions - secular or religious - are highly questionable. If this prospect disturbs you, what you are looking for may be freedom from thought.'For a generation now, public debate has been corroded by a shrill, narrow derision of rel ...Show more