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Ordinary Work, Extraordinary Grace
My Spiritual Journey in Opus Dei
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: September 26, 2006
Price: $21.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-51924-3 (0-385-51924-9)

To conspiracy theorists, Opus Dei is a highly secretive and powerful international organization. To its members, however, Opus Dei is a spiritual path, a way of incorporating the teachings of Jesus into everyday life. In Ordinary Work, Extraordinary Grace, Scott Hahn, a member of Opus Dei, describes the organization’s founding, its... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Reasons to Believe
How to Understand, Explain, and Defend the Catholic Faith
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $24.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-50935-0 (0-385-50935-9)

This book unravels mysteries, corrects misunderstandings, and offers thoughtful, straightforward responses to common objections about the Catholic faith.

Bestselling author Scott Hahn, a convert to Catholicism, has experienced the doubts that so often drive discussions about God and the Church. In the years before his conversion, he was first a nonbeliever and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Signs of Life
40 Catholic Customs and Their Biblical Roots
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $23.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-51949-6 (0-385-51949-4)

Scott Hahn, the bestselling author of The Lamb’s Supper and Reasons to Believe, celebrates the touchstones of the Catholic life, guiding readers to a deeper faith through the Church’s rites, customs, and traditional prayers.

Signs of Life is beloved author Scott Hahn’s clear and comprehensive guide to the Biblical doctrines and... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

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The Righteous Mind
Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Written by Jonathan Haidt


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-45577-2 (0-307-45577-7)

As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—challenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum. Drawing on his twenty five years of groundbreaking research on moral psychology, he shows how moral... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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The Righteous Mind
Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Written by Jonathan Haidt


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $28.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-37790-6 (0-307-37790-3)

Why can’t our political leaders work together as threats loom and problems mount? Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding.

His... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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Night of the Confessor
Christian Faith in an Age of Uncertainty
Written by Tomas Halik


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-52452-0 (0-385-52452-8)

Tomáš Halík is a wise guide for the post-Christian era, and never more so than in his latest work, a thought-provoking and powerful reflection on the relationship between faith, paradox, change, and resurrection.
As the challenges of cultural secularization and dwindling congregation size confront religious communities across North America and Europe... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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A Reforming People
Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England
Written by David D. Hall


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $29.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-44117-5 (0-679-44117-4)

A revelatory account of New England’s Puritans that shows them to have been the most daring and successful reformers of the Anglo-colonial world.

Distinguished historian David D. Hall delineates the program of reform that the colonists undertook and chronicles the previously unheralded success with which they put it into practice. He explains... Read more >
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Markings

Written by Dag Hammarskjold
Preface by Jimmy Carter
Translated by W. H. Auden and L. Fitzgerald Sjoberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-27742-8 (0-307-27742-9)

Universally known and admired as a peacemaker, Dag Hammarskjöld concealed a remarkable intense inner life which he recorded over several decades in this journal of poems and spiritual meditations, left to be published after his death. A dramatic account of spiritual struggle, Markings has inspired hundreds of thousands of readers since... Read more >

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Classic Bible Stories: Jesus - The Road of Courage / Mark, The Youngest Disciple

Written by Chad Varah and Marcus Morris
Illustrated by Frank Hampson and Giorgio Bellavitas


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
Publisher: Titan Books
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-84856-525-8 (1-84856-525-9)

Some of Britain’s finest comics artists of all time also produced strips for the classic British comic Eagle based on stories from the Bible. Now, for the first time ever, all these Bible Stories are being collected, beginning with Frank Hampson’s Road of Courage, the life story of Jesus, and Mark... Read more >

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The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching

Written by Thich Nhat Hanh


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: June 8, 1999
Price: $14.99
ISBN: 978-0-7679-0369-1 (0-7679-0369-2)

In The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh introduces us to the core teachings of Buddhism and shows us that the Buddha's teachings are accessible and applicable to our daily lives. With poetry and clarity, Nhat Hanh imparts comforting wisdom about the nature of suffering and its role in... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.

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Catholic Catechism

Written by John Hardon


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: April 23, 1975
Price: $17.99
ISBN: 978-0-385-08045-3 (0-385-08045-X)

A comprehensive yet portable catechism that presents the major elements of Catholic faith within the areas of doctrine and dogma, morality and the spiritual life, ritual and worship. Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Catholic Dictionary
An Abridged and Updated Edition of Modern Catholic Dictionary
Written by John Hardon


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $19.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-88634-7 (0-307-88634-4)

John Hardon's comprehensive, one-volume work of reference defining the key terms of Catholicism; updated to include the most recent developments in the Catholic Church.

Clear, concise, and faithful, with over 2,000 entries, Catholic Dictionary is the essential Catholic lexicon in the areas of faith, worship, morals, history, theology, and spirituality. Now revised... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Pocket Catholic Catechism

Written by John Hardon


Format: Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: March 15, 1989
Price: $19.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-24293-6 (0-385-24293-X)

A comprehensive yet portable catechism that presents the major elements of Catholic faith within the areas of doctrine and dogma, morality and the spiritual life, ritual and worship. Read more >

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Pocket Catholic Dictionary

Written by John Hardon


Format: Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: September 4, 1985
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-23238-8 (0-385-23238-1)

Reflecting the changes in the revised Code of Canon Law, this abridged edition of A Modern Catholic Dictionary contains over 2,000 clear and concise definitions in the areas of faith, worship, morals, theology, history, and spirituality. Read more >

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Questions & Answers Catholic Catechism

Written by John Hardon


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: November 1, 1981
Price: $16.99
ISBN: 978-0-385-13664-8 (0-385-13664-1)

A comprehensive yet portable catechism that presents the major elements of Catholic faith within the areas of doctrine and dogma, morality and the spiritual life, ritual and worship. A perfect way for modern Catholics to address the issues of faith, this straightforward catechism provides precise answers to more than 1,700 questions... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Beliefnet Guide to Islam

Written by Hesham A. Hassaballa and Kabir Helminski


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher:
On Sale: February 21, 2006
Price: $9.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-51454-5 (0-385-51454-9)

Hesham Hassaballa, a columnist for Beliefnet.com and cofounder of the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic relations, brings a balanced eye to a subject that has long puzzled, intrigued, and perhaps even frightened many Westerners. The Beliefnet Guide to Islam takes readers into the heart of a religion practiced by... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Shamans, Sorcerers, and Saints
A Prehistory of Religion
Written by Brian Hayden


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: December 17, 2003
Price: $60.00
ISBN: 978-1-58834-168-6 (1-58834-168-2)

Historians of art or religion and mythologists, such as Joseph Campbell and Mircea Eliade, have written extensively on prehistoric religion, but no one before has offered a comprehensive and uniquely archaeological perspective on the subject. Hayden opens his book with an examination of the difference between traditional religions, which are passed... Read more >
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The Politics of Jesus
Rediscovering the True Revolutionary Nature of Jesus' Teachings and How They Have Been Corrupted
Written by Obery Hendricks


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Three Leaves
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $17.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-51665-5 (0-385-51665-7)

Who was Jesus? And how was this first-century political revolutionary, whose teachings are meant to lead the way to freedom, turned into a meek and mild servant of the status quo? How is it possible to profess a belief in Jesus, yet ignore the suffering of the poor and the needy?... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Preparing to Die
Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition
Written by Andrew Holecek


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Snow Lion
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-55939-408-6 (1-55939-408-0)

Every person faces death, but how many of them are actually ready for it? In Preparing to Die, Andrew Holecek presents a wide array of resources to help the reader address this unfinished business.

Part One shows how to prepare one’s mind and how to help others, before, during, and after... Read more >

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Occult America
White House Seances, Ouija Circles, Masons, and the Secret Mystic History of Our Nation
Written by Mitch Horowitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-553-38515-1 (0-553-38515-1)

From its earliest days, America served as an arena for the revolutions in alternative spirituality that eventually swept the globe. Esoteric philosophies and personas—from Freemasonry to Spiritualism, from Madame H. P. Blavatsky to Edgar Cayce—dramatically altered the nation’s culture, politics, and religion. Yet the mystical roots of our identity are often... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Godonomics
How to Save Our Country--and Protect Your Wallet--Through Biblical Principles of Finance
Written by Chad Hovind


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Multnomah Books
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $14.99
ISBN: 978-1-60142-479-2 (1-60142-479-5)

In Godonomics, author and leading pastor, Chad Hovind, argues that the only sure solution to any economic crisis—from federal budget deficits to a family's overspending—is to follow God's principles and adopt biblical values and practices. The book presents a comprehensive strategy that not only guards against the greed that causes many... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Final Exit (Third Edition)
The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying
Written by Derek Humphry


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: November 26, 2002
Price: $17.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-33653-6 (0-385-33653-5)

The original publication of Final Exit stunned the nation by offering people with terminal illness a choice on how--and when--to end their suffering. It helped thousands by giving clear instructions to doctors, nurses, and families on how to handle a patient’s request for euthanasia.

In the wake of court cases and... Read more >

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National Geographic Who's Who in the Bible
Unforgettable People and Timeless Stories from Genesis to Revelation
Written by Jean-Pierre Isbouts


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $40.00
ISBN: 978-1-4262-1159-1 (1-4262-1159-7)

Written by best-selling author Jean-Pierre Isbouts, Who’s Who in the Bible is the ultimate reference guide to the men and women in the Bible, featuring more than 2,000 entries spanning Genesis to Revelation.

From the author of In the Footsteps of Jesus and The Biblical World comes a vibrant family reference that brings to life the fascinating... Read more >

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Love the Sin
Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance
Written by Janet Jakobsen and Ann Pellegrini


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 15, 2004
Price: $21.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-4133-8 (0-8070-4133-5)

In this powerful and timely book, Janet R. Jakobsen and Ann Pellegrini make a solid case for loving the sinner and the sin. Rejecting both religious conservatives’ arguments for sexual regulation and liberal views that advocate tolerance, the authors argue for and realistically envision true sexual and religious freedom in this... Read more >

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The Varieties of Religious Experience
A Study in Human Nature
Written by William James


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: May 11, 1999
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-64011-0 (0-679-64011-8)

"The Varieties of Religious Experience is certainly the most notable of all books in the field of the psychology of religion and probably destined to be the most influential [one] written on religion in the twentieth century," said Walter Houston Clark in Psychology Today. The book was an immediate bestseller upon... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
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