Biography & Autobiography Books - Religious

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The Dalai Lama: An Extraordinary Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9780544416581
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - February 25th, 2020

The first authoritative biography of the Dalai Lama—a story by turns inspiring and shocking—from an acclaimed Tibetan scholar with exceptional access to his subject.
The Dalai Lama’s message of peace and compassion resonates with people of all faiths and none. Yet, for all his worldwide fame, he remains personally elusive.

Relentless: Unleashing a Life of Purpose, Grit, and Faith Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400208715
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Published: Thomas Nelson - February 25th, 2020

John Tesh has achieved more in life than he ever dreamed possible. But the road to success has been anything but easy--and those challenges have become the secret to his success. Through his story, we can learn how to be relentless, how to achieve what we didn't think was possible, and how to handle our inevitable discouragements.

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Why Religion?: A Personal Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062368546
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Published: Ecco - January 21st, 2020

New York Times bestseller

One of PW’s Best Books of the Year

One of Amazon’s Best Books of the Month

Theodor Herzl: The Charismatic Leader (Jewish Lives) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780300180404
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Published: Yale University Press - February 18th, 2020

From the prizewinning Jewish Lives series, a masterful new biography of Theodor Herzl by an eminent historian of Zionism 

The life of Theodor Herzl (1860–1904) was as puzzling as it was brief. How did this cosmopolitan and assimilated European Jew become the leader of the Zionist movement?

In Pursuit of Love: One Woman's Journey from Trafficked to Triumphant Cover Image
ISBN: 9780310356851
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Published: Zondervan - January 28th, 2020

The Devil Is Afraid of Me Cover Image
ISBN: 9781622826247
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Published: Sophia Institute Press - January 19th, 2020

Angelologist Father Marcello Stanzione tells the story of the life of famous Roman Catholic exorcist Father Amorth, and includes, as well, not merely many anecdotes about his exciting life but also long excerpts from various interviews Father gave to the media, religious and secular.

I Still Believe: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9780785233411
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Published: Thomas Nelson - February 18th, 2020

Newly revised and available in trade paper to coincide with Lionsgate's film release, I Still Believe shares Jeremy Camp's journey of finding hope and healing through life's toughest moments and the songs that came from his journey that have inspired a generation.

The Great Blue Hills of God: A Story of Facing Loss, Finding Peace, and Learning the True Meaning of Home Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984822246
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Published: Convergent Books - February 4th, 2020

The creative force behind Blackberry Farm, Tennessee’s award-winning farm-to-table resort, reveals how she found herself only after losing everything in this powerful memoir of resilience. 

James Martin, SJ: In the Company of Jesus (People of God) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780814644171
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Published: Liturgical Press - January 15th, 2020

Fr. James Martin, SJ, is one of the most recognized Catholic priests in the United States. His book My Life with the Saints introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to many saintly heroes.

Grace from the Rubble: Two Fathers' Road to Reconciliation After the Oklahoma City Bombing Cover Image
ISBN: 9780310357674
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Published: Zondervan - April 14th, 2020

"Readers should have tissues at hand before beginning Bishop's affecting story. This incredible and empathetic story is a testament to the powers of forgiveness, fellowship, and redemption." -- Publishers Weekly Starred Review

A History of Islam in 21 Women Cover Image
ISBN: 9781786076434
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Published: Oneworld Publications - March 10th, 2020

Beginning in seventh-century Mecca and Medina, A History of Islam in 21 Women takes us around the globe, through eleventh-century Yemen and Khorasan, and into sixteenth-century Spain, Istanbul and India.

The King of Confidence: A Tale of Utopian Dreamers, Frontier Schemers, True Believers, False Prophets, and the Murder of an American Monarch Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316463591
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 14th, 2020

The "unputdownable" (Dave Eggers, National Book award finalist) story of the most infamous American con man you've never heard of: James Strang, self-proclaimed divine king of earth, heaven, and an island in Lake Michigan, "perfect for fans of The Devil in the White City" (Kirkus)

"A masterpiece." -- Nathaniel Philbrick

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