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Chronicles and Commentaries
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The controversial history of sermons, the physics and philosophy of rainbows, lions in the synagogue, hares in the Greek Bible, the gold standard, God in human disguise—these are but a few of the many topics that are introduced in this lively miscellany of glimpses into exotic frontiers of Jewish literature, history and tradition. An all-new compendium of short, witty studies by Dr. Eliezer Segal.
Meditations for InterSpiritual Practice: A Collection of Practices from the World's Spiritual Traditions
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ecumenism
Meditations for InterSpiritual Practice is a collection of articles on meditation and prayer in different spiritual traditions as taught by authentic teachers of those traditions. In each article, the author gives context for a foundational practice of their tradition and follows it with instructions for carrying out this practice.
The Old Testament – Love, Murder and Blasphemy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Armin Navabi. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old Testament, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament
An easy read but also an important one: Whether atheist, Christian, Jew or Muslim, the Old Testament forms an essential part of our cultural background.
A Time for Every Purpose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History
A Time for Every Purpose continues the series of collections of Eliezer Segal’s witty, insightful and informative articles on the Jewish sacred calendar that originally appeared in his “From the Sources” column in the Calgary Jewish Free Press between 2011 and 2015. As always, the author strives to maintain a balance between accurate scholarship and entertaining readability in his pithy chapters.
Human — God’s Ineffable Name
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Although Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) is well-known today—as a philosopher, a Jewish theologian and a social activist—Heschel the poet is not. The 66 precious poems of Der Shem Ham’forash—Mentch, published in Warsaw in 1933, remained close to Heschel’s heart all of his life, and are now available in a new translation by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi.
Learning about Religion
Series: Learning about Religiobn. Price: Free! Words: 76,640. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
A beginner's guide to the world's major religions and to the academic study of religion.
For the Sake of His Name, the prophet Daniel's miraculous life in Babylon
Series: Three Prophets, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Jerusalem falls to Babylon after a brutal siege. A young boy, Daniel, and his three close friends are captured and taken to Babylon as slaves. Over the next seven decades these sons of Hebrew nobility overcome bondage, rivalries and the conceits of kings to reach positions of authority in the most powerful nation in the world. And Daniel becomes a prophet of the Lord.
Open Your Eyes, Genesis and the Origin of Space-Time
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old Testament, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
The theories of modern Cosmology, Darwinian evolution and Einsteins Theories of Relativity are fully compatible with the Biblical account of Creation as laid down in Genesis the first book of the Old Testament. Creationism is in no way contrary to Intelligent design if ones takes the trouble to look a little deeper. The fundamental truth of the Creation narrative can be explained scientifically.
God's Prayer: A Sacred Challenge to Humanity
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ecumenism
“Listening deeply to the inner voice, Michael Kagan has placed himself in his own and other traditions; he has listened to the outcry of our Mother the Earth, and is sensitive to the voice of the feminine presence. He shares with us here a ‘treasury debt’ issued from the Divine Source.” --- Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Founder of the Jewish Renewal Movement
Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.