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Man Made God: A Collection of Essays

"Man Made God" is a series of articles by the author of "The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets." Extraordinary independent scholar of comparative religion and mythology Barbara G. Walker takes us through a journey back in time to when ...

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Jesus Christ, Mason of God

The three articles in this "Acharya Articles Collection" represent adapted excerpts from the book Suns of God: Krishna, Buddha and Christ Unveiled that were published in various magazines: "The Pagan Origins of the Christian Mysteries," Paranoia, #30. "Jesus Christ, Mason ...

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Christmas in America: A History

Christmas in America: A History     The manger or Macy's? Americans might well wonder which is the real shrine of Christmas, as they take part each year in a mix of churchgoing, shopping, and family togetherness. But the history ...

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The Battle for Christmas

The Battle for Christmas     This scholarly analysis of our modern celebration of Christmas pulls together a thoroughly convincing case for the widely accepted notion that it is a 19th-century creation, indeed a deliberate reformation and taming of a ...

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Christmas: A Candid History

Christmas: A Candid History     Written for everyone who loves and is simultaneously driven crazy by the holiday season, Christmas: A Candid History provides an enlightening, entertaining perspective on how the annual Yuletide celebration got to be what it ...

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Moscow, December 25, 1991: The Last Day of the Soviet Union

Moscow, December 25, 1991: The Last Day of the Soviet Union     The implosion of the Soviet Union was the culmination of a gripping game played out between two men who intensely disliked each other and had different concepts ...

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Inventing Christmas: How Our Holiday Came to Be

Inventing Christmas: How Our Holiday Came to Be   Where did the best-loved traditions that make Christmas America's favorite holiday originate? With vintage illustrations by artists such as Thomas Nast, Everett Shinn, Al Hirschfeld, Arthur Rackham and others, "Inventing Christmas" ...

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Christmas Curiosities: Odd, Dark, and Forgotten Christmas

Christmas Curiosities: Odd, Dark, and Forgotten Christmas Oh, by gosh, by golly. It’s time for . . . rowdy bands of drunkards roaming the streets, lighting firecrackers, and firing off guns? Gangs of masked youths invading people’s houses, demanding food, ...

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Christmas 1945: The Greatest Celebration in American History

Christmas 1945: The Greatest Celebration in American History In this book, the American spirit and the role of Christmas is examined when President Truman declared a four day Christmas weekend for federal employees, a hiatus unique to American culture. The ...

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The Seven Mountains of Thomas Merton

The Seven Mountains of Thomas Merton     While many biographies and studies of the writer and monk Thomas Merton have been published over the years, The Seven Mountains of Thomas Merton remains the official biography sanctioned by the Thomas ...

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Lakota Woman

Lakota Woman     A unique autobiography unparalleled in American Indian literature, and a deeply moving account of a woman's triumphant struggle to survive in a hostile world. Buy/More Info Last updated: Wednesday, August 31, 2011

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The Monks of Tibhirine – Faith, Love and Terror in Algeria

The Monks of Tibhirine – Faith, Love and Terror in Algeria Few Americans heard about it, but the story gripped Europe (and especially France) during the summer of 1996: The mysterious kidnapping and murder of seven Trappist monks living in ...

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Antitheism Remarks On Its Modern Spirit (1883)

Antitheism Remarks On Its Modern Spirit 1883 This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.   Buy/More Info Last updated: Wednesday, June 1, 2011

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