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Forced Into Faith
Forced Into Faith
Written by Innaiah Narisetti, Foreword by Naveena Hemanth
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591026068
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Forced Into Faith
How Religion Abuses Children's Rights
Written by Innaiah Narisetti
Foreword by Naveena Hemanth


Format: Trade Paperback, 126 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2009
Price: $9.99

In 1989, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child, proclaiming elementary rights for children worldwide. Among other provisions, the Convention safeguards children’s religious freedom and their freedom of thought. But because child rearing is recognized as the primary responsibility of parents, the question of... Read more >
Failed God
Failed God
Written by John A. Rush Ph.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583942741
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Failed God
Fractured Myth in a Fragile World
Written by John A. Rush Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 472 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $28.95

On a 2001 trip to the cathedrals of Europe, anthropologist John Rush and his wife entered St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice and encountered a mosaic depicting Jesus surrounded by mushrooms with an Amanita muscaria cap in his hand. Examining the space with new eyes, they discovered images of mushrooms and mind-altering... Read more >
Heavy Metal Islam
Heavy Metal Islam
Written by Mark LeVine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307353399
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Heavy Metal Islam
Rock, Resistance, and the Struggle for the Soul of Islam
Written by Mark LeVine


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2008
Price: $15.00

“We play heavy metal because our lives are heavy metal.”
—Reda Zine, one of the founders of the Moroccan heavy-metal scene

“Music is the weapon of the future.”
—Fela Kuti

An eighteen-year-old Moroccan who loves Black Sabbath. A twenty-two-year-old rapper from the Gaza Strip. A young Lebanese singer who quotes Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song.” They... Read more >
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Those Who Forget the Past
Those Who Forget the Past
Afterword by Cynthia Ozick, Edited by Ron Rosenbaum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307432810
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Those Who Forget the Past
The Question of Anti-Semitism
Afterword by Cynthia Ozick
Edited by Ron Rosenbaum


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Something has changed.

After the horrors of World War II, people everywhere believed that it could never happen again, but today the evidence is unmistakable that anti-Semitism is dramatically on the rise once more. The torching of European synagogues, suicide terror in Israel, the relentless comparison of the Israelis to Nazis, the... Read more >
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In the Name of Heaven
In the Name of Heaven
Written by Mary Jane Engh
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024545
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In the Name of Heaven
3000 Years of Religious Persecution
Written by Mary Jane Engh


Format: Hardcover, 261 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2006
Price: $27.99

Religion—the source of inspiration, hope, and basic values for most of humanity throughout history—has also been the motive for atrocious persecutions from antiquity to the present. In the Name of Heaven is a wide-ranging historical survey of religious persecution encompassing three millennia and a great diversity of cultures worldwide.
Defining religious... Read more >
A Religious Orgy in Tennessee
A Religious Orgy in Tennessee
Written by H.L. Mencken, Introduction by Art Winslow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781933633176
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A Religious Orgy in Tennessee
A Reporter's Account of the Scopes Monkey Trial
Written by H.L. Mencken
Introduction by Art Winslow


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2006
Price: $19.95

"The native American Voltaire, the enemy of all puritans, the heretic in the Sunday school, the one-man demolition crew of the genteel tradition."
—Alistair Cooke

Fiercely intelligent, scathingly honest, and hysterically funny, H.L. Mencken’s coverage of the Scopes Monkey Trial so galvanized the nation that it eventually inspired a... Read more >
The Just War And Jihad
The Just War And Jihad
Edited by R. Joseph Hoffmann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591023715
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The Just War And Jihad
Violence in Judaism, Christianity, And Islam
Edited by R. Joseph Hoffmann


Format: Hardcover, 303 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2006
Price: $30.99

In the long history of the monotheistic tradition, violence — often bloody violence and warfare — have not just been occasional but defining activities. Do religions, and especially the Abrahamic tradition, encourage violence in the imagery of their sacred writings, in their theology, and in their tendency to see the world... Read more >
Spirit and Flesh
Spirit and Flesh
Written by James M. Ault, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375702389
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Spirit and Flesh
Life in a Fundamentalist Baptist Church
Written by James M. Ault, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $15.00

In an attempt to understand the growing popularity and influence of Christian fundamentalism, sociologist and documentary filmmaker James Ault spent three years inside the world of a Massachusetts fundamentalist church.Spirit and Flesh takes us into worship services, home Bible studies, youth events, men’s prayer breakfasts, and bitter conflicts leading to a... Read more >
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