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A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735225251
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Published: Penguin Books - June 16th, 2020

From "the world's greatest tour guide," a deeply-researched, captivating journey through the rich history of Christianity and the winding paths of the French and Italian countryside that will feed mind, body, and soul (New York Times).

10 Wonders of the Rosary Cover Image
ISBN: 9781596144866
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Published: Marian Press - January 1st, 2019

Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day: The Complete Papyrus of Ani Featuring Integrated Text and Full-Color Images Cover Image
By Ogden Goelet (Translated by), Raymond Faulkner (Translated by), James Wasserman (Foreword by), J. Daniel Gunther (Introduction by), Carol Andrews (Preface by)
ISBN: 9781452144382
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Published: Chronicle Books - January 20th, 2015

For the first time in 3,300 years, The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth by Day: The Papyrus of Ani is showcased in its entirety in seventy-four magnificent color pages.

Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781541762534
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Published: PublicAffairs - June 16th, 2020

A sparklingly strange odyssey through the kaleidoscope of America's new spirituality: the cults, practices, high priests and prophets of our supposedly post-religion age.

The Nag Hammadi Scriptures: The Revised and Updated Translation of Sacred Gnostic Texts Complete in One Volume Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061626005
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Published: HarperOne - May 26th, 2009

The Nag Hammadi Scriptures, edited by Marvin Meyer, is the most complete, up-to-date, one-volume, English-language edition of the renowned library of Gnostic manuscripts discovered in Egypt in 1945, which rivaled the Dead Sea Scrolls find in significance.

Josephus the Complete Works (Super Value) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780785250500
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Published: Thomas Nelson - July 30th, 2003

You want to go deeper, understand, and immerse yourself in the Jewish history, culture, and community of Jesus. Let Josephus: The Complete Works open your eyes. Flavius Josephus--first-century Pharisee, Jewish historian, Roman consultant, and writer, documented aspects of life during the time of Christ, giving us extensive writings on ancient Jewish history in existence.

A History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1: From the Stone Age to the Eleusinian Mysteries Cover Image
By Mircea Eliade, Willard R. Trask (Translated by)
ISBN: 9780226204017
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Published: University of Chicago Press - April 15th, 1981

"No one has done so much as Mr. Eliade to inform literature students in the West about 'primitive' and Oriental religions. . . . Everyone who cares about the human adventure will find new information and new angles of vision."—Martin E. Marty, New York Times Book Review

King James VI and I and the Reunion of Christendom (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780521793858
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Published: Cambridge University Press - October 2nd, 2000

This is a historical study of the career of King James VI and I, as king of Scotland (1567-1625) and England (1603-1625), who achieved a union of the crowns as the first king of Great Britain, and who undertook to end the recurring religious wars. His peacemaking by diplomatic means was complemented by his efforts to foster closer relations among the churches.

The Religions Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Cover Image
ISBN: 9781465476463
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Published: DK - November 13th, 2018

Surveying the world's religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, and providing succinct yet thought-provoking insight into the philosophy and practices of each, The Religions Book is ideal for anyone seeking to gain a better understanding of the world's religions.

With intriguing artwork, flow charts, and diagrams, complex world religions are made accessible in this comprehensive guide.

High Weirdness: Drugs, Esoterica, and Visionary Experience in the Seventies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781907222870
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Published: MIT Press - November 5th, 2019

An exploration of the emergence of a new psychedelic spirituality in the work of Philip K. Dick, Terence McKenna, and Robert Anton Wilson.

A study of the spiritual provocations to be found in the work of Philip K.

In the Name of God: The Role of Religion in the Modern World: A History of Judeo-Christian and Islamic Tolerance Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643135076
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Published: Pegasus Books - June 2nd, 2020

A groundbreaking book on the history of religious tolerance and intolerance that offers an essential narrative to understanding Islam and the West today.

Never has this book been more timely. Religious intolerance, the resurgence of fundamentalism, hate crimes, repressive laws, and mass shootings are pervasive in today’s world.

Paul and Jesus: How the Apostle Transformed Christianity Cover Image
ISBN: 9781439123324
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 26th, 2013

In this “compulsively readable exploration of the tangled world of Christian origins” (Publishers Weekly), religious historian James Tabor illuminates the earliest years of Jesus’ teachings before Paul shaped them into the religion we know today.

This fascinating examination of the earliest years of Christianity reveals how the man we call St.

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