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Jesus, His Life and Teachings
As Told to Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
Written by Joseph F. Girzone


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: April 18, 2000
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-49513-4 (0-385-49513-7)

A retelling of the life and work of Jesus based on the accounts in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Read more >

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Joshua and the City

Written by Joseph F. Girzone


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: September 1, 1996
Price: $13.99
ISBN: 978-0-385-48569-2 (0-385-48569-7)

A contemporary city faces turmoil and devastation until it is visited by the serene figure of Joshua, who presents an alternative, love-based approach to life while addressing such issues as poverty, racism, and AIDS.

This inspirational series of novels about the return of Jesus in the present day now reaches important... Read more >

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Joshua
The Homecoming
Written by Joseph F. Girzone


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: October 17, 2000
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-49510-3 (0-385-49510-2)

In a time of crisis, carpenter Joshua returns to the tiny town of Auburn with a message of peace and promise for the fearful and hopeful alike. Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

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The Messenger

Written by Joseph F. Girzone


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: April 16, 2002
Price: $12.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-49514-1 (0-385-49514-5)

From the author of Joshua and A Portrait of Jesus, Joseph Girzone once again weaves together a story that will transform readers' understanding of Jesus and reify his teachings in a present day context.

The Messenger is a fictionalized story about the Kingdom of Light created by God on Earth. Girzone presents... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Never Alone
A Personal Way to God by the author of JOSHUA
Written by Joseph F. Girzone


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: April 1, 1995
Price: $13.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-47683-6 (0-385-47683-3)

Joseph Girzone, author of Joshua, takes us on a personal spiritual quest in his first book of nonfiction. Joseph Girzone is that singular publishing phenomenon, an author who answers the unasked questions that lie hidden in so many hearts. The wisdom of his spirituality, at once both simple and profound, transcends... Read more >

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A Portrait of Jesus

Written by Joseph F. Girzone


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: September 14, 1999
Price: $13.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-48477-0 (0-385-48477-1)

With deep spiritual insight, Girzone recaptures the truth of Jesus that is presented in the Gospels and provides a full and inspired picture of Jesus not as the product of 2,000 years of religion and theology, but as the actual person His contemporaries must have known. Read more >

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God: The Evidence
The Reconciliation of Faith and Reason in a Postsecular World
Written by Patrick Glynn


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
On Sale: March 30, 1999
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-7615-1964-5 (0-7615-1964-5)

In the modern age science has been winning its centuries—old battle with religion for the mind of man. The evidence has long seemed incontrovertible: Life was merely a product of blind chance—a cosmic roll of an infinite number of dice across an eternity of time. Slowly, methodically, scientists supplied answers to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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American Veda
From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation How Indian Spirituality Changed the West
Written by Philip Goldberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-52135-2 (0-385-52135-9)

Philip Goldberg's monumental work, American Veda, takes a fascinating look at India’s remarkable impact on Western culture. This eye-opening popular history shows how the ancient philosophy of Vedanta and the mind-body methods of Yoga have profoundly affected the worldview of millions of Americans and radically altered the religious landscape.

What exploded in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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American Veda
From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation How Indian Spirituality Changed the West
Written by Philip Goldberg


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
Publisher: Crown Archetype
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $26.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-52134-5 (0-385-52134-0)

Philip Goldberg's monumental work, American Veda, takes a fascinating look at India’s remarkable impact on Western culture. This eye-opening popular history shows how the ancient philosophy of Vedanta and the mind-body methods of Yoga have profoundly affected the worldview of millions of Americans and radically altered the religious landscape.

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

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The Search for God at Harvard

Written by Ari L. Goldman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: April 21, 1992
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-345-37706-7 (0-345-37706-0)

In 1985 Ari L. Goldman took a year's leave from his job as a religion reporter at the New York Times and enrolled in the Harvard Divinity School. In his year there, Goldman found that his fellow students were not straight-laced, somber clerics, but a diverse, vibrant, sometimes embattled group from... Read more >

36 Arguments for the Existence of God
A Work of Fiction
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-37890-3 (0-307-37890-X)

After Cass Seltzer’s book becomes a surprise best seller, he’s dubbed “the atheist with a soul” and becomes a celebrity. He wins over the stunning Lucinda Mandelbaum, “the goddess of game theory,” and loses himself in a spiritually expansive infatuation. A former girlfriend appears: an anthropologist who invites him to join... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

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36 Arguments for the Existence of God
A Work of Fiction
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-45671-7 (0-307-45671-4)

From the author of The Mind-Body Problem: a witty and intoxicating novel of ideas that plunges into the great debate between faith and reason.

At the center is Cass Seltzer, a professor of psychology whose book, The Varieties of Religious Illusion, has become a surprise best seller. Dubbed “the atheist with a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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'Isms & 'Ologies
All the movements, ideologies and doctrines that have shaped our world
Written by Arthur Goldwag


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $18.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-27907-1 (0-307-27907-3)

From Platonism to New Historicism, humankind is constantly coming up with fresh schools of thought to help explain (or at least describe) the mysterious world around us. Here is the ultimate guide to over 450 of the most significant intellectual terms, movements, and religions that help shape the society we live... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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G. R. S. Mead and the Gnostic Quest

Edited by Clare Goodrick-Clarke
Introduction by Clare Goodrick-Clarke


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
On Sale: August 10, 2005
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-55643-572-0 (1-55643-572-X)

George Robert Stowe Mead (1863-1933) was a major translator, editor, and commentator on Gnostic and hermetic literature and thus a pivotal figure linking the late 19th-century esoteric revival to 20th-century art, literature, and psychology. As a young convert to the new movement of theosophy, he served as private secretary to its... Read more >

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Little Saint

Written by Hannah Green


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 3, 2001
Price: $19.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-75747-1 (0-375-75747-3)

In the early 1970s, Hannah Green and her husband came upon a small village called Conques, curled like a conch shell in the mountains of south-central France. Entranced, she returned to this numinous place again and again, drawn to the story of the little saint whose spirit fills the lives of... Read more >

The Protestant Temperament

Written by Philip J. Greven, Jr.


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $25.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-83134-7 (0-307-83134-5)

Bringing together an extraordinary richness of evidence—from letters, diaries, and other intimate family writing of the 17th and 18th centuries—Philip Greven, the distinguished scholar of colonial history explores the strikingly distinctive ways in which Protestant children were reared, and the Protestant temperament shaped, in America.

Through this cache of remarkable and remarkably... Read more >

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The Anatomy of Hope
How People Prevail in the Face of Illness
Written by Jerome Groopman


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 11, 2005
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-75775-4 (0-375-75775-9)

One of Library Journal's "Best Sci-Tech Picks of 2004"

Why do some people find and sustain hope during difficult circumstances, while others do not? What can we learn from those who do, and how is their example applicable to our own lives? The Anatomy of Hope is a journey of inspiring discovery... Read more >

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Embryogenesis
Species, Gender, and Identity
Written by Richard Grossinger
Illustrated by Phoebe Gloeckner and Jillian O'Malley


Format: Hardcover, 952 pages
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
On Sale: April 28, 2000
Price: $75.00
ISBN: 978-1-55643-359-7 (1-55643-359-X)

Embryogenesis completes an ethnographer's 22-year study of the origins and boundaries of the universe. Echoing Sheldon Nuland's How We Die, Sogyal Rinpoche's Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, and many other sources, this book makes the vital link between science and religion as it discusses the evolution of the species. Touching... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Living the Quaker Way
Timeless Wisdom For a Better Life Today
Written by Philip Gulley


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Convergent Books
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $22.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-95578-4 (0-307-95578-8)

Philip Gulley invites us into a bracing encounter with the rich truths of Quakerism–a centuries-old spiritual tradition that provides not only a foundation of faith but also vision for making the world more just, loving, and peaceable by our presence.
 
In Living the Quaker Way, Gulley shows how Quaker values provide real... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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Divine Utterances
The Performance of Afro-Cuban Santeria
Written by Katherine J. Hagedorn


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
On Sale: August 17, 2001
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-56098-947-9 (1-56098-947-5)

In Divine Utterances, Katherine J. Hagedorn explores the enduring cultural and spiritual power of the music of Afro-Cuban Santería and the process by which it has been transformed for a secular audience. She focuses on the integral connections between sacred music performances and the dramatizations of theatrical troupes, especially the state-sponsored... Read more >

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Angels and Saints
A Biblical Guide to Friendship with God's Holy Ones
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $23.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-59079-4 (0-307-59079-8)

From the bestselling author of The Lamb's Supper and Signs of Life comes an illuminating work on angels and saints, and how their examples can lead individuals to a new, heartfelt understanding of holiness.
     Scott Hahn's mission in life is to bring Catholics closer to their faith by bringing them closer to...

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

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Catholic Bible Dictionary

Edited by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 1008 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $45.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-51229-9 (0-385-51229-5)

More than a generation has passed since the appearance of the last major Catholic Bible dictionary. It has been a fertile generation for biblical scholarship, an eventful time for biblical archaeology, and a fruitful time for the Church’s interpretation of the Bible. It is time for a new resource.

Scott Hahn, internationally... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Consuming the Word
The New Testament and the Eucharist in the Early Church
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $22.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-59081-7 (0-307-59081-X)

From the bestselling author of The Lamb's Supper and Signs of Life comes an illuminating work that unlocks the many mysteries of the Catholic sacrament of the Eucharist.

In Consuming the Word: The New Testament and the Eucharist in the Early Church, Dr. Scott Hahn undertakes an examination of some of Christianity's most basic... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

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The Lamb's Supper
The Mass as Heaven on Earth
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: November 9, 1999
Price: $22.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-49659-9 (0-385-49659-1)

An internationally renowned lecturer on Catholicism explains the rituals, meanings, and supernatural drama of the Mass-the central Catholic rite that Pope John Paul II calls "Heaven on Earth." In clear and direct language, Hahn reveals a long-lost secret linking mysteries of the Mass with the Book of Revelation and offers students... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

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Many Are Called
Rediscovering the Glory of the Priesthood
Written by Scott Hahn


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $14.99
ISBN: 978-0-307-59077-0 (0-307-59077-1)

In Many Are Called, Dr. Scott Hahn, one of the most celebrated scholars and influential Catholic writers living today, enthusiastically encourages Catholics around the world to renew their focus on the sacred role of the Catholic priest. Using his unique ability to present deep spiritual and theological ideas in the language... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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