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Jan.11.2008
In The Hijacking of Jesus, Dan Wakefield asks how and why the Christian faith has been so effectively appropriated by the Bush administration. Why is it that Republicans have become the party of "moral values?" How is it that mainline Christian denominations and leadership, both Catholic...
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Dec.21.2007
The sixties transformed America’s spiritual life. With his characteristic insight, wit, and dramatic reporting, renowned San Francisco Chronicle journalist Don Lattin takes the first comprehensive look at the spiritual legacy of that extraordinary time, viewed through the eyes of those who grew up...
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Dec.21.2007
In Shopping for Faith: American Religion in the New Millennium, Richard Cimino and Don Lattin identify the trends shaping American religion. They bring together the latest research with intimate portraits of Americans: their beliefs, their religious heritages, and their spiritual searching. From...
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Dec.21.2007
In January 2005, Ricky Rodriguez stabbed a woman to death and then fled the scene of the crime, finally shooting himself in the California desert. Rodriguez was a high-profile ex-member of the Children of God, also called the Family, a controversial hippie cult of the 1970s that had spiraled into...
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Dec.21.2007
Hemophobes beware: There are five quarts of blood in the human body, and Hayes (Sleep Demons: An Insomniac’s Memoir) pours all of them into this book. A gay man living in San Francisco with an HIV-positive partner, Hayes uses his own encounters with blood’s ability to save and destroy lives as a...