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The Great Awakening – Reviving Faith and Politics in a Post Religious Right America

The Great Awakening Reviving Faith and Politics in a Post Religious Right America What will it take to solve the biggest issues of our time: extreme and needless poverty, global warming and environmental degradation, terrorism and the endless cycle of ...

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A Short History of Secularism

A Short History of Secularism What does it mean to call Western society 'secular'? What is secularism? And how should we understand the the concept of 'secularism' in international relations, particularly the clash between radical Islam and the West? The ...

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Separation of Church and State – What the Founders Meant

Separation of church and State What the Founders Meant This book provides a simple and much-needed analysis of one of the most often used and widely misunderstood phrases in American history. Discover the Founding Fathers' views on the positive influence ...

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Parallel Empires- The Vatican and the United States, Two Centuries of Alliance and Conflict

Parallel Empires The Vatican and the United States Two Centuries of Alliance and Conflict The fascinating and highly relevant history of the turbulent relationship between the United States and the Holy See, recounted and analyzed by Italian journalist and Vatican ...

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The Humanist Way An Introduction to Ethical Humanist Religion

The Humanist Way An Introduction to Ethical Humanist Religion User Ratings and Reviews 5 Stars A History of Ethical Humanist Religion Like other books on Humanism that I have read recently, this book focuses on the history of the movement ...

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Freethinkers A History of American Secularism

Freethinkers A History of American Secularism "Jacoby accomplishes her task with clarity, thoroughness, and an engaging passion." -Los Angeles Times Book Review At a time when the separation of church and state is under attack as never before, Freethinkers offers ...

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Adam and His Kin The Lost History of Their Lives and Times

Adam and His Kin The Lost History of Their Lives and Times A rare blending of the Bible account with information from sciences, archeology, ancient traditions and other sources. Reads as easily as a story, yet teaches actual history. Narrates ...

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The Invention of Air

The Invention of Air Bestselling author Steven Johnson recounts — in dazzling, multidisciplinary fashion — the story of the brilliant man who embodied the relationship between science, religion, and politics for America's Founding Fathers. The Invention of Air is a ...

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Darwin Strikes Back Defending the Science of Intelligent Design

Darwin Strikes Back Defending the Science of Intelligent Design The debate between proponents of Darwinism and those of Intelligent Design has reached the status of a full-scale public battle. With stories of qualifying statements about evolution in public school textbooks ...

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Religious America, Secular Europe — A Theme and Variations

Religious America Secular Europe A Theme and Variations Europe is a relatively secular part of the world in global terms. Why is this so? And why is the situation in Europe so different from that in the United States? These ...

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Massacre at Mountain Meadows

Massacre at Mountain Meadows On September 11, 1857, a band of Mormon militia, under a flag of truce, lured unarmed members of a party of emigrants from their fortified encampment and, with their Paiute allies, killed them. More than 120 ...

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Meditations on First Philosophy – In Which the Existence of God and the Distinction of the Soul from the Body Are Demonstrated

Meditations on First Philosophy In Which the Existence of God and the Distinction of the Soul from the Body Are Demonstrated The Meditations has had an incalculable influence on the history of subsequent philosophical thinking. Indeed, according to nearly every ...

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The Cult of the Saints — Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity The Haskell Lectures on History of Religions

The Cult of the Saints Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity The Haskell Lectures on History of Religions Following the fall of the Roman Empire in the West, the cult of the saints was the dominant form of religion ...

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