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g-willow-wilson's picture
Oct.02.2010
This title explores the roles of religion in comic books and graphic novels. Comic books have increasingly become a vehicle for serious social commentary and, specifically, for innovative religious thought. Practitioners of both traditional religions and new religious movements have begun to...
doyle-barnett's picture
Sep.14.2010
This is a lighthearted yet tough-love course in advanced Spiritual philosophy. This is not just another metaphysical fad or more New Age hype. In fact, this pragmatic book is an entertaining antidote to the spiritual-practice-of-the-month syndrome. It offers direction and inspiration to serious...
tony-dushane's picture
Aug.11.2010
A dark coming-of-age comedy that goes behind closed doors into the rarely-glimpsed world of Jehovah's Witnesses. Gabe is a teenage Jehovah's Witness convinced God is going to kill him at Armageddon for masturbating. But Gabe's not alone: There's his best friend Peter, who writes...
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Aug.02.2010
Forever L.A. is for those who call Los Angeles home and for those who live vicariously through and have been entertained by the residents of its beautiful cemeteries. In fascinating stories and images, Douglas Keister discusses cemetery symbols, funerary architecture, and secret societies and clubs...
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Jul.14.2010
“Listen”, takes a reader deep into the conscientious of the socially, economically, and culturally challenged of the world. Confronting the communal stigmas of not fitting in, “LISTEN” is a first person journey into the poignant lives of those who fail to flourish in today’s society.  In this...
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May.05.2010
Late afternoon sun sneaks through the windows of a passport and visa office in an unnamed American city. Most customers and even most office workers have come and gone, but nine people remain. A punky teenager with an unexpected gift. An upper-class Caucasian couple whose relationship is...
diana-r-jenkins's picture
Mar.30.2010
These are the journals of Suki, Denver, Alberto, and Chantal of the comic strip Stepping Stones. The friends face challenges at school and home and are expected to handle new responsibilities. Can their friendships survive the added pressure? Even children that profess a dislike for reading will...
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Feb.05.2010
All Out of Faith gives voice to southern women writers who represent a broad spectrum of faiths, Catholic to Baptist, Jewish to Buddhist, and points in between. These essays and stories depict women who have experienced spiritual struggles, awakenings, transformations, and rebellions. Frances Mayes...
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Jan.15.2010
From the affluent courtyards of Tehran to the prison-city of Acre on the shores of the Mediterranean, The Story of Baha'u'llah brings to life in rich detail the compelling story of the prophet and founder of the Baha'i Faith. Born to wealth and privilege, Baha'u'llah (1817-1892) was known as the...