Generous Justice

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Published: 2012-08-07

ISBN: 9781594486074

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Riverhead Trade

Synopsis

It is commonly thought in secular society that the Bible is one of the greatest hindrances to doing justice. Isn’t it full of regressive views? Didn’t it condone slavery? Why look to the Bible for guidance on how to have a more just society? But Timothy Keller challenges these preconceived beliefs and presents the Bible as a fundamental source for promoting justice and compassion for those in need. In Generous Justice, he explores a life of justice empowered by an experience of grace: a generous, gracious justice. This book offers readers a new understanding of modern justice and

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Price: $15.00


The Book of Common Prayer

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Published: 2012-07-31

ISBN: 9780143106562

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Synopsis

For the 350th anniversary of the 1662 edition intimately familiar to our most enduring writers, an exquisite deluxe edition of the Anglican prayer book and literary masterpiece. As essential to the canon as the Bible and the plays of Shakespeare, The Book of Common Prayer has been in daily use for centuries. Originally produced for the Church of England in the sixteenth century by Thomas Cranmer, who was burned at the stake upon the accession to the throne of the ardently Catholic Queen Mary, it contains the entire liturgy as first presented in English-as well as some of the oldest phrases

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Price: $18.00


Christian Beginnings

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Published: 2012-07-05

ISBN: 9781846141508

Format: BB

Publisher: Allen Lane

Synopsis

Geza Vermes was born in Hungary in 1924. He studied in Budapest and Louvain, and was the first Professor of Jewish Studies at Oxford. He is one of the world’s greatest experts on early Christianity and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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Price: £25.00


Buddhism is Not What You Think

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Published: 2012-07-05

ISBN: 9780718193065

Format: BC

Publisher: Penguin

Synopsis

Steve Hagen is a Zen priest and long-time teacher of Buddhism. For fifteen years he studied with Zen Master Dainin Katagiri. He lives in Minneapolis and teaches at Dharma Field Meditation and Learning Center in St. Paul.

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Price: £9.99


The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English

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Published: 2012-06-26

ISBN: 9780141197319

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Synopsis

A newly updated edition of the landmark translation by one of our greatest religious scholarsSince its publication in 1962, esteemed biblical expert Géza Vermes’s translation of the Dead Sea Scrolls has established itself as the authoritative standard. The original manuscripts, discovered in the Judean Desert between 1947 and 1956, completely transformed our understanding of the Hebrew Bible, early Judaism, and the origin of Christianity. Now in its seventh edition, The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English has been updated with a number of previously unpublished texts, as well as extensive

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Price: $22.00


Haggadah

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Published: 2012-03-16

ISBN: 9780241143605

Format: BB

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton

Synopsis

Jonathan Safran Foer was born in 1977. He is the author of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Everything is Illuminated, which won the National Jewish Book Award and the Guardian First Book Award, and Eating Animals. He is also the editor of A Convergence of Birds. He lives with his family in Brooklyn.

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Price: £25.00


Everyday Enlightenment

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Published: 2012-03-15

ISBN: 9781594486234

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover

Synopsis

An engaging and practical guide to finding hapiness today, written by one of the most influential Buddhist leaders in the world. “I love the modern world; we have so many opportunities to be generous and inspire each other,” writes His Holi­ness the Gyalwang Drukpa in Everyday Enlightenment. And in this simple, powerful book based on ancient Bud­dhist teachings but framed to be relevant in today’s world, the Drukpa outlines ways for all to find that generosity and inspiration in themselves.As head of the thousand-year-old

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Price: $25.95


Revelations

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Published: 2012-03-06

ISBN: 9780670023349

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Viking Adult

Synopsis

A startling exploration of the history of the most controversial book of the Bible, by the bestselling author of Beyond Belief. Through the bestselling books of Elaine Pagels, thousands of readers have come to know and treasure the suppressed biblical texts known as the Gnostic Gospels. As one of the world’s foremost religion scholars, she has been a pioneer in interpreting these books and illuminating their place in the early history of Christianity. Her new book, however, tackles a text that is firmly, dramatically within the New Testament canon: The Book of Revelation, the surreal apocalyptic

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Price: $27.95


The Essential Guide to Jewish Prayer and Practices

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Published: 2012-03-06

ISBN: 9781615641383

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Alpha

Synopsis

An insightful and illuminating guide to Judaism’s basic tenets and practices. The Essential Guide to Jewish Prayer and Practices offers a more profound understanding of Judaism-for practicing Jews and non-Jews alike-by explaining the key concepts of Jewish thought, including the sanctity of human life, Judaism’s concept of God, and the role of the Torah in guiding Jewish spiritual life. Judaic studies scholar Andrea Lieber introduces readers to the form of Jewish prayer-the structure of Jewish worship and the different kinds of prayers that make up Jewish liturgy. The perfect guide for

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Price: $16.95


The Tenth Parallel

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Published: 2012-03-01

ISBN: 9780241952238

Format: BC

Publisher: Penguin

Synopsis

Eliza Griswold, a fellow at the New America Foundation, received both the first Robert I. Friedman Award for investigative reporting and a 2010 Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome and wasa 2007 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. Her journalism has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Yorker,The New York Times Magazine, and Harper’s Magazine, among others. A collection of her poems, Wideawake Field, was published by FSG in 2007.

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Price: £9.99


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