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Religion and Spirituality | Religion and Spirituality

kate-marshall's picture
Jan.28.2008
You have so much to share—and now here is a touching and lasting way to do so in this personalized advice journal. Words to Live By provides a simple, elegant template so you can share your knowledge with someone you love. Whether it’s a simple life lesson or hard-won wisdom, you can offer your...
angela-k-nickerson's picture
Jan.11.2008
From St. Peter’s Basilica to the Capitoline Hill, this unique resource—part biography, part history, and part travel guide—provides an intimate portrait of the relationship between Michelangelo and the city he restored to artistic greatness. Lavishly illustrated and richly informative, this...
don-lattin's picture
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...
helen-oyeyemi's picture
Dec.14.2007
Maja was five years old when her black Cuban family emigrated from the Caribbean to London. Now, almost twenty years later, Maja is a singer, in love with Aaron, pregnant, and haunted by what she calls “her Cuba.” Growing up in London, she has struggled to negotiate her history and the sense that...
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Dec.07.2007
Furor aside, it is a marvelously erudite study of good and evil, a feast of language served up by a writer at the height of his powers, and a rollicking comic fable. The book begins with two Indians, Gibreel Farishta (“for fifteen years the biggest star in the history of the Indian movies”) and...