Biography & Autobiography Books - Religious

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Educated: A Memoir Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399590528
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 8th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University
 


The Mothers and Daughters of the Bible Speak: Lessons on Faith from Nine Biblical Families Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063225886
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Published: Broadside Books - March 29th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

God always keeps His promises, but not always in the way we expect….


Admiral Hyman Rickover: Engineer of Power (Jewish Lives) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780300243109
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Published: Yale University Press - February 15th, 2022

A riveting exploration of the brilliant, combative, and controversial “Father of the Nuclear Navy”
 
“Marc Wortman delivers a 17-gun salute to this short, profane spitfire who pulled a reluctant Navy into the atomic era. . . .


Brazen: My Unorthodox Journey from Long Sleeves to Lingerie Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593239162
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Published: Crown - April 12th, 2022

WALL STREET JOURNAL AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER • From the star of the Netflix reality series My Unorthodox Life, a riveting, inspiring memoir of one woman’s escape from an extremist religious sect and an extraordinary rise from housewife to shoe designer, to CEO and co-owner of the modeling agency Elite World Group


Julian of Norwich: The Showings: Uncovering the Face of the Feminine in Revelations of Divine Love Cover Image
By Mirabai Starr, Richard Rohr (Foreword by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781642970364
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Published: Hampton Roads Publishing - April 1st, 2022

"As a major fan and promoter of Julian of Norwich, whom I call 'my favorite mystic', it is genuinely exciting to find such a faithful but freeing translation of Julian's long-lost Showings. Now they are no longer lost—for anyone!" —Fr.


The White Stone: The Art of Letting Go Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780814667897
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Published: Liturgical Press - January 3rd, 2022

Esther de Waal is one of today's most beloved spiritual writers. In The White Stone, she reflects on the changes and losses that come with growing older. Esther reflects on solitude and, following a period of illness, saying goodbye to a family home and the Welsh border landscape she had known for decades which inspired some of her greatest writing.


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Blessed Are the Bank Robbers: The True Adventures of an Evangelical Outlaw Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419754739
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Published: Abrams Press - March 15th, 2022

A rollicking true story of Bibles and bank robberies in Southern California, from a talented and highly praised gonzo journalist

Chas Smith grew up deeply enmeshed in the evangelical Christian world that grew out of Southern California in the late 1960s. His family included famous missionaries and megachurch pastors, but his cousin Daniel Courson was Grandma’s favorite.


Peaceful Heart, Warrior Spirit: The True Story of My Spiritual Quest Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781608687909
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Published: New World Library - January 4th, 2022

"This story is mine, but the way belongs to us all."
-- Dan Millman


Anton LaVey and the Church of Satan: Infernal Wisdom from the Devil's Den Cover Image
By Carl Abrahamsson, Mitch Horowitz (Foreword by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781644112410
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Published: Inner Traditions - March 8th, 2022

An intimate exploration of the life, philosophy, and lasting occult influence of Anton LaVey, the founder of the Church of Satan

• Includes never-before-published material from LaVey, including transcripts from his never-released “Hail Satan!” video

• Shares in-depth interviews with intimate friends and collaborators, including LaVey’s partner Blan


Flying, Falling, Catching: An Unlikely Story of Finding Freedom Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780063113527
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Published: HarperOne - March 8th, 2022

Henri Nouwen’s never-before-published story of his surprising friendship with a traveling trapeze troupe.


Benedict XVI: Defender of the Faith Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781618907363
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Published: Tan Books - January 4th, 2022

Pope Benedict XVI will go down in Church history as one of the greatest popes. In this heartfelt defense of Pope Benedict's words and works, a tribute to his life and legacy and a homage to his sanity and sanctity, Joseph Pearce's biography provides an unforgettable encounter with this great historical figure.


Becoming Elijah: Prophet of Transformation (Jewish Lives) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780300242706
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Published: Yale University Press - March 15th, 2022

The story of the prophet Elijah’s transformation from fierce zealot to compassionate hero and cherished figure in Jewish tradition
 
“In a series on Jewish Lives, this volume is about the Jewish life—the one that goes on forever. Becoming Elijah blends meticulous scholarship with bold literary and poetic imagination.