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The Woman Who Raised the Buddha: The Extraordinary Life of Mahaprajapati Cover Image
ISBN: 9781611806694
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Published: Shambhala - March 23rd, 2021

The first full biography of Mahaprajapati Gautami, the woman who raised the Buddha--examining her life through stories and canonical records.

Hope in Times of Fear: The Resurrection and the Meaning of Easter Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525560791
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Published: Viking - March 9th, 2021

The Resurrection accounts of Jesus in the Gospels are the most dramatic and impactful stories ever told. One similarity unites each testimony--that none of his most loyal and steadfast followers could "see" it was him, back from the dead. The reason for this is at the very foundation of the Christian faith.

In Love with the World: A Monk's Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525512547
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 30th, 2021

A rare, intimate account of a world-renowned Buddhist monk’s near-death experience and the life-changing wisdom he gained from it

“One of the most inspiring books I have ever read.”—Pema Chödrön, author of When Things Fall Apart

Muhammad Cover Image
By Maxime Rodinson, Anne Carter (Translated by), Robert Irwin (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9781681374925
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Published: NYRB Classics - March 2nd, 2021

A classic secular history of the prophet Muhammad that vividly recreates the fascinating time in which Islam was born.

The Truth at the Heart of the Lie: How the Catholic Church Lost Its Soul Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593134702
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Published: Random House - March 23rd, 2021

“Courageous and inspiring.”—Karen Armstrong, author of The Case for God 
“James Carroll takes us to the heart of one of the great crises of our times.”—Stephen Greenblatt, author of The Swerve 

American Prophets: The Religious Roots of Progressive Politics and the Ongoing Fight for the Soul of the Country Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062935991
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Published: HarperOne - April 27th, 2021

From one of the country’s most respected religion reporters, a paradigm-shifting discussion of how the Religious Left is actually the moral compass that has long steered America’s political debates, including today.

Since the ascendancy of the Religious Right in the 1970s, common wisdom holds that it is a coalition of fundamentalist powerbrokers who are the

Peaceful Heart: The Buddhist Practice of Patience Cover Image
By Dzigar Kongtrul, Pema Chödrön (Foreword by), Joseph Waxman (Editor)
ISBN: 9781611804645
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Published: Shambhala - December 22nd, 2020

An introductory guide to cultivating patience and opening your heart to difficult circumstances from leading Buddhist teacher, Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche.

Let Us Dream: The Path to a Better Future Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982171865
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Published: Simon & Schuster - December 1st, 2020

In this uplifting and practical book, written in collaboration with his biographer, Austen Ivereigh, the preeminent spiritual leader explains why we must—and how we can—make the world safer, fairer, and healthier for all people now.

In the COVID crisis, the beloved shepherd of over one billion Catholics saw the cruelty and inequity of our society exposed more vividly than

The Saint Makers: Inside the Catholic Church and How a War Hero Inspired a Journey of Faith Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316268813
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Published: Hachette Books - December 1st, 2020

Part biography of a wartime adventurer, part detective story, and part faith journey, this intriguing book from New York Times journalist and bestselling author Joe Drape takes us inside the modern-day process of the making of a saint.
The Saint Makers chronicles the unlikely alliance between Father Hotze and Dr.

The most extensive teaching given by the Dalai Lama in the West on a seminal Tibetan Buddhist text--now included in the Core Teachings of the Dalai Lama series.

The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe Cover Image
By Richard Rohr, Brian D. Mclaren (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780593238325
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Published: Convergent Books - February 16th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new afterword • From one of the world’s most influential spiritual thinkers, a long-awaited book exploring what it means that Jesus was called “Christ,” and how this forgotten truth can restore hope and meaning to our lives.

Wait: A Love Letter to Those in Despair Cover Image
ISBN: 9781611808803
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Published: Shambhala - February 9th, 2021

Pause, find connection, and choose peace rather than harm when you feel overwhelmed in the crashing ocean of life.

You are the calm of the ocean, not the pounding wave. The tumultuous, confusing, and unbearable feelings that arise in life will never overtake your true essence and the peace you can find below the surface.

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