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Magic: A History: From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374200121
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 10th, 2020

An Oxford professor of archaeology explores the unique history of magic—the oldest and most neglected strand of human behavior and its resurgence today


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Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143108979
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Published: Penguin Books - October 6th, 2020

A major new history of the Crusades with an unprecedented wide scope, told in a tableau of portraits of people on all sides of the wars, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Templars.


A History of Magic, Witchcraft, and the Occult Cover Image
By DK, Suzannah Lipscomb (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781465494290
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Published: DK - August 18th, 2020

Discover the beguiling history of witchcraft, magic, and superstition through the centuries in this stunningly illustrated title.


Veritas: A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus's Wife Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780385542586
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Published: Doubleday - August 11th, 2020

From National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author Ariel Sabar, the gripping true story of a sensational religious forgery and the scandal that shook Harvard.


The Jefferson Bible: A Biography (Lives of Great Religious Books) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780691205694
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Published: Princeton University Press - September 29th, 2020

The life and times of a uniquely American testament


Dissimilar Similitudes: Devotional Objects in Late Medieval Europe Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781942130376
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Published: Zone Books - September 15th, 2020

From an acclaimed historian, a mesmerizing account of how medieval European Christians envisioned the paradoxical nature of holy objects


God in Gotham: The Miracle of Religion in Modern Manhattan Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780674045682
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Published: Belknap Press - September 29th, 2020

A master historian traces the flourishing of organized religion in Manhattan between the 1880s and the 1960s, revealing how faith adapted and thrived in the supposed capital of American secularism.


Searching for the Messiah: Unlocking the
$29.95
ISBN: 9781643134505
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Published: Pegasus Books - August 4th, 2020

An award-winning historian of religion examines the role a “messiah” plays in Western culture, from its pre-Christian roots to modern interpretations of a savior.
 

Over the centuries, people have longed for a messiah, whether a religious figure such as Jesus, a political leader, or even in popular culture.


Apocalyptic Geographies: Religion, Media, and the American Landscape Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780691200101
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 13th, 2020

How nineteenth-century Protestant evangelicals used print and visual media to shape American culture


Religion: A Very Short Introduction Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780190064679
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - November 1st, 2020

Religion plays a central role in human experience. Billions of people around the world practice a faith and act in accordance with it. Religion shapes how they enter the world and how they leave it - how they eat, dress, marry, and raise their children. It shapes their assumptions about who they are and who they want to be.


Childhood, Youth and Religious Minorities in Early Modern Europe (Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood) Cover Image
By Tali Berner (Editor), Lucy Underwood (Editor)
$119.99
ISBN: 9783030291983
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Published: Palgrave MacMillan - January 2nd, 2020

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