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The God Delusion

Richard Dawkins
A preeminent scientist—and the world's most prominent atheist—asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11.

The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief

Francis S. Collins
Does science necessarily undermine faith in God? Or could it actually support faith? Beyond the flashpoint debates over the teaching of evolution, or stem-cell research, most of us struggle with contr

Fear and Trembling

Fear and Trembling is an influential philosophical work by Soren Kierkegaard, published in 1843 under the pseudonym Johannes de Silentio (John the Silent). The title is a reference to a line from Phil

The Laws of the Spirit World

Khorshed Bhavnagri
WITH A BRAND NEW LOOK! ON FEBRUARY 22, 1980, KHORSHED AND RUMI BHAVNAGRI’S WORLD WAS SHATTERED. ONE MONTH LATER, A NEW ONE OPENED. Khorshed and Rumi Bhavnagri lost their sons, Vispi and Ratoo, in a tr


A decoding of Hindu mythology Hindus have one God. They also have 330 million gods: male gods; female gods; personal gods; family gods; household gods; village gods; gods of space and time; gods for s

Beyond Good and Evil

Friedrich Nietzsche
Beyond Good and Evil confirmed Nietzsche's position as the towering European philosopher of his age. The work dramatically rejects the tradition of Western thought with its notions of truth and God, g

God and Stephen Hawking: Whose Design Is It Anyway?

John C. Lennox
'The Grand Design', by eminent scientist Stephen Hawking, is the latest blockbusting contribution to the so-called New Atheist debate, and claims that the laws of physics themselves brought the Univer

Faith Seeking Understanding: An Introduction to Christian Theology

Daniel L. Migliore
Daniel Migliorebs "Faith Seeking Understanding" has been a standard introduction to Christian theology for more than a decade. The books presentation of traditional doctrine in freshly contemporary wa

There Is a God

Antony Flew
In one of the biggest religion news stories of the new millennium, the Associated Press announced that Professor Antony Flew, the world's leading atheist, now believes in God. Flew is a pio

Philosophy of Religion: Thinking About Faith

C. Stephen Evans
With over 40,000 copies in print since its original publication in 1982, Steve Evans's Philosophy of Religion has served many generations of students as a classic introduction to the philosophy of rel

God's Undertaker: Has Science Buried God?

John C. Lennox
If we are to believe many modern commentators, science has squeezed God into a corner, killed and then buried him with its all-embracing explanations. Atheism, we are told, is the only intellectually

Religion for Atheists: A Non-believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion

Alain De Botton
What if religions are neither all true nor all nonsense? The long-running and often boring debate between fundamentalist believers and non-believers is finally moved forward by Alain de Bott

Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False

Thomas Nagel
In Mind and Cosmos Thomas Nagel argues that the widely accepted world view of materialist naturalism is untenable. The mind-body problem cannot be confined to the relation between animal minds and ani

Foundations of Christian Thought: Faith, Learning, and the Christian Worldview

Mark P. Cosgrove
"Faith is not just meant for church on Sunday," contends Mark Cosgrove. "Faith and learning are interwoven with each other for the full functioning of the human mind." A book that details this inte

Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon

Daniel C. Dennett
For all the thousands of books that have been written about religion, few until this one have attempted to examine it scientifically: to ask why—and how—it has shaped so many lives so strongly. Is rel

The Varieties of Religious Experience

William James
The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by the Harvard psychologist and philosopher William James that comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on "Natural Theology" deli

This Thing Called You

Ernest Holmes
The beloved classic that has awakened generations to the power within. One of Ernest Holmes’s cornerstone works, This Thing Called You is an intimate guide through which readers

365 Science of Mind: A Year of Daily Wisdom from Ernest Holmes

Ernest Holmes
This newly repackaged edition of one of Tarcher's bestselling Holmes backlist titles contains wisdom designed to help each reader experience the Science of Mind philosophy day by day.

On the Genealogy of Morals

Friedrich Nietzsche
The companion book to Beyond Good and Evil, the three essays included here offer vital insights into Nietzsche's theories of morality and human psychology. Nietz

Answering the New Atheism: Dismantling Dawkins' Case Against God

Scott Hahn
The essential book for dismantling Richard Dawkins' atheistic agenda. Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker collaborate to debunk Dawkins' theories and show how inconsistent and illogical his conclusions trul

What We Can't Not Know: A Guide

J. Budziszewski
In this new revised edition of his groundbreaking work, Professor J. Budziszewski questions the modern assumption that moral truths are unknowable. With clear and logical arguments he rehabilitates th

Desiring the Kingdom (Cultural Liturgies): Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation

James K. A. Smith
Malls, stadiums, and universities are actually liturgical structures that influence and shape our thoughts and affections. Humans--as Augustine noted--are "desiring agents," full of longings and passi

Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism

Alvin Plantinga
This book is a long-awaited major statement by a pre-eminent analytic philosopher, Alvin Plantinga, on one of our biggest debates -- the compatibility of science and religion. The last twenty years ha

A Summa of the Summa: The Essential Philosophical Passages of St. Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica

Saint Thomas (Aquinas)
Saint Thomas Aquinas is universally recognized as one of the greatest philosophers who ever lived. His writings combine the two fundamental ideals of philosophical writing: clarity and profundity. He

New Proofs for the Existence of God: Contributions of Contemporary Physics and Philosophy

Robert J. Spitzer
Responding to contemporary popular atheism, Robert J. Spitzer's New Proofs for the Existence of God examines the considerable evidence for God and creation that has come to light from physics and phil

Gunning for God: Why the New Atheists Are Missing the Target

John Lennox
New ideas about the nature of God and Christianity that will give Dawkins' best friends and worst enemies alike some stimulating food for thought   Tackling Hawking, Dawkins, D


Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal, the precociously brilliant contemporary of Descartes, was a gifted mathematician and physicist, but it is his unfinished apologia for the Christian religion upon which his reputation no

I See Satan Fall Like Lightning

RenŽ Girard
Rene Girard holds up the gospels as mirrors that reveal our broken humanity, and shows that they also reflect a new reality that can make us whole. Like Simone Weil, Girard looks at the Bible as a map

A Secular Age

Charles TAYLOR
The place of religion in society has changed profoundly in the last few centuries, particularly in the West. In what will be a defining book for our time, Taylor takes up the question of what these ch

Waiting on God (Routledge Revivals)

Simone Weil
A work first published in English in 1951, Waiting on God forms the best possible introduction to the work of Simone Weil, for it brings us into direct contact with this amazing personality, at onc

The Monk and the Philosopher: A Father and Son Discuss the Meaning of Life

Jean Francois Revel
Jean Francois-Revel, a pillar of French intellectual life in our time, became world famous for his challenges to both Communism and Christianity. Twenty-seven years ago, his son, Matthieu Ricard, gave

Total Freedom: The Essential Krishnamurti

Jiddu Krishnamurti
Counted among his admirers are Jonas Salk, Aldous Huxley, David Hockney, and Van Morrison, along with countless other philosophers, artist, writers and students of the spiritual path. Now the trustees

The Great Partnership: Science, Religion, and the Search for Meaning

Jonathan Sacks
***National Jewish Book Awards 2012, Finalist***Dorot Foundation Award for Modern Jewish Thought and ExperienceAn impassioned, erudite, thoroughly researched, and beautifu

Paths to God: Living the Bhagavad Gita

Ram Dass
For centuries, readers have turned to the Bhagavad Gita for inspiration and guidance as they chart their own spiritual paths. As profound and powerful as this classic text has been for generations of

Forgotten Among the Lilies: Learning to Love Beyond Our Fears

Ronald Rolheiser
The author of The Holy Longing explores the debilitating obsessions that often dominate our lives and offers down-to-earth guidance for learning to leave our fears, anxieties, and guilt “forgot

The Creative Mind and Success

Ernest Holmes
Use the practical power of creative thought in your life. Among Ernest Holmes’s earliest works, Creative Mind and Success is the sage’s consummate guide to the power of positive

Why Religion Matters

Huston Smith
Huston Smith, the author of the classic bestseller The World's Religions, delivers a passionate, timely message: The human spirit is being suffocated by the dominant materialistic worldview of our

Glittering Vices: A New Look at the Seven Deadly Sins and Their Remedies

Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung
Contemporary culture trivializes the "seven deadly sins," or vices, as if they have no serious moral or spiritual implications. Glittering Vices clears this misconception by exploring the tradi

God and the State

Michael Bakunin
A founder of modern philosophical anarchism presents a clear introduction to anarchist thought and a manifesto of atheism. Bakunin offers a mind-opening experience for even the most skeptical readers.

Critique of Judgment:

Immanuel Kant
"Pluhar maintains a fine, even tone throughout. . . . Those who have
found the prospect of teaching the third Critique daunting will admire
its clarity. . . . No one will be disappointed." --Timothy

Man Is Not Alone: A Philosophy of Religion

Abraham Joshua Heschel
Man Is Not Alone is a profound, beautifully written examination of the ingredients of piety: how man senses God's presence, explores it, accepts it, and builds life upon it. Abraham Joshua Hesc

The Question of God: C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Sex, and the Meaning of Life

Armand Nicholi
"This elegantly written and compelling comparison of the worldviews of Sigmund Freud and C. S. Lewis provides a riveting opportunity to consider the most important questions mankind has ever asked: Is

A Primer on Postmodernism

Stanley James Grenz
"From the Academy to Pop Culture, our society is in the throes of change rivaling the birth of modernity out of the decay of the Middle Ages. We are now moving from the modern to the postmodern era. B

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

Edward FitzGerald
'The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.' In the 'rub--aacute--;iy--aacute--;

Dao De Jing: A Philosophical Translation

Roger Ames
In 1993, archaeologists unearthed a set of ancient bamboo scrolls that contained the earliest known version of the Dao de jing. Composed more than two thousand years ago, this life-changing doc

Myth and Meaning

Claude Lévi-Strauss
The anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss was one of the greatest intellectuals of the twentieth century. His work has had a profound impact not only within anthropology but also linguistics, sociolog

Because God Is Real: Sixteen Questions, One Answer

Peter Kreeft
Atheistic and agnostic writers are aggressively attacking traditional religious beliefs. Philosopher and prolific writer Peter Kreeft is up to the challenge in this work of popular apologetics aimed a

Transformation in Christ

Dietrich Von Hildebrand
Following the publication of the popular biography of Dietrich von Hildebrand, Ignatius Press presents this collection of the philosopher's major spiritual work on how to grow in the imitation and lov

Fear and Trembling: Dialectical Lyric by Johannes De Silentio

Soren Kierkegaard
Writing under the pseudonym of Johannes de silentio, Kierkegaard uses the form of a dialectical lyric to present his conception of faith. Abraham is portrayed as a great man, who chose to sacrifice hi

Three Philosophies of Life: Ecclesiastes--life as Vanity, Job--life as Suffering, Song of Songs--life as Love

Peter Kreeft
"I've been a philosopher for all my adult life and the three most profound books of philosophy that I have ever read are Ecclesiastes, Job, and Song of Songs." These are the opening lines of Kreeft's

Jesus the Messiah: A Survey of the Life of Christ

Robert H. Stein
The time is ripe for a new account of the life of Jesus. It has been over twenty-five years since an evangelical New Testament scholar has written a textbook survey of this type. Today the landscape o

What is God?: How to Think about the Divine

John F. Haught
Suggests five ways of thinking realistically about God by reflecting on profound human experience of depth, future, freedom, beauty and truth.

Martin Buber's I and Thou: Practicing Living Dialogue

Kenneth Kramer
An invaluable guide to the great philosopher's classic work on building genuine dialogue--among ourselves and with God. Martin Buber's classic philosophy of dialogue, I and Thou, is at the core of Ken

Situation Ethics: The New Morality

Joseph F. Fletcher
Igniting a firestorm of controversy upon its publication in 1966, Joseph Fletcher'sSituation Ethicswas hailed by many as a much-needed reformation of morality--and as an invitation to anarch

Ten Universal Principles: A Brief Philosophy of the Life Issues

Robert J. Spitzer
How do we make sense of life? How should we treat others? How should we reasonably be expected to be treated by others? When human life is at stake, are there reasonable principles we can rely on to g

Discovering God

Rodney Stark
Winner of the 2008 Christianity Today Award of Merit in Theology/EthicsThe History of God In Discovering God, award-winning sociologist Rodney Stark presents a monumental history of t

Discourse on Free Will

Desiderius Erasmus
Desiderius Eramsus (1466/9-1536) was the most renowned scholar of his age, a celebrated humanist and Classicist, and the first teacher of Greek at Cambridge. An influential figure in the Protestant Re

Hitchens vs. Blair: Be It Resolved Religion Is a Force for Good in the World

Tony Blair
Intellectual juggernaut and staunch atheist Christopher Hitchens goes head-to-head with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, one of the Western world’s most openly devout political leaders, on th

A Simple Path

Mother Teresa
Known around the globe for her indefatigable work on behalf of the poor, the sick, and the dying, Mother Teresa has devoted her life to giving hope to the hopeless in more than one hundred and twenty