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  • Was Jesus God?by Richard Swinburne

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 13.99

    Richard Swinburne argues compellingly that if there is a God, then the main doctrines which the Christian Church teaches about God are very probably true. In particular, he shows that there is strong philosophical support for the belief that Jesus, while remaining God, acquired a human nature and lived on earth for thirty years as a human being. -... more...

  • Nation of Religionsby Stephen Prothero

    The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 26.00

    The United States has long been described as a nation of immigrants, but it is also a nation of religions in which Muslims and Methodists, Buddhists and Baptists live and work side by side. This book explores that nation of religions, focusing on how four recently arrived religious communities--Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs--are shaping and,... more...

  • Religious Literacyby Stephen Prothero

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    The United States is one of the most religious places on earth, but it is also a nation of shocking religious illiteracy. Only 10 percent of American teenagers can name all five major world religions and 15 percent cannot name any. Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe that the Bible holds the answers to all or most of life's basic questions,... more...

  • Sacred Trashby Adina Hoffman; Peter Cole

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 26.95

    NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FINALIST Part of the Jewish Encounter series One May day in 1896, at a dining-room table in Cambridge, England, a meeting took place between a Romanian-born maverick Jewish intellectual and twin learned Presbyterian Scotswomen, who had assembled to inspect several pieces of rag paper and parchment. It was the unlikely... more...

  • The Jesus Discoveryby James D. Tabor; Simcha Jacobovici

    Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 16.00

    The Jesus Discovery is the story of a stunning new discovery that provides the first physical evidence of Christians in Jerusalem during the time of Jesus and his apostles. In 2010, using a specialized robotic camera, authors Tabor and Jacobovici explored a previously unexcavated tomb in Jerusalem from around the time of Jesus. They made a remarkable... more...

  • Before the Floodby Ian Wilson

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights. The great Biblical flood so described in Genesis has long been a subject of fascination... more...

  • The Sikhsby Patwant Singh

    The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.00

    Five hundred years ago, Guru Nanak founded the Sikh faith in India. The Sikhs defied the caste system; rejected the authority of Hindu priests; forbade magic and idolatry; and promoted the equality of men and women -- beliefs that incurred the wrath of both Hindus and Muslims. In the centuries that followed, three of Nanak's nine successors met violent... more...

  • Pentadic Redaction in the Manichaean Kephalaiaby Timothy Pettipiece

    BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00

    This study identifies a significant redactional tendency whereby the compilers of the "Kephalaia" sought to clarify ambiguities in a oecanonicala Manichaean tradition by means of five-part numerical series, thereby challenging the conventional wisdom of Manichaean scholarship about the consistency of Manichaean doctrine. more...

  • Hidden Intercourseby Wouter J. Hanegraaff; Jeffrey J. Kripal

    BRILL 2008; US$ 216.00

    Analyzes the eroticism of the esoteric. This work aims to distinguish fact from fiction - only to find that historical realities are sometimes even stranger than the fantasies. It reveals the outlines of a largely unknown history spanning more than twenty centuries. more...

  • New Light on Manichaeismby Jason BeDuhn

    BRILL 2009; US$ 151.00

    Offers discoveries and insights into the Manichaean religion throughout its more than one thousand year history, ranging from glimpses into the life and thought of Mani himself, to developments in doctrine and practice in the religion's North African, Iranian, Central Asian, and Chinese settings. more...