In this seminal account, acclaimed historian Karen Armstrong discusses the conception, gestation, and life of history's most powerful book—the Bible. This is a brilliant, captivating book, crucial in an age of declining faith and rising fundamentalism.
Published on the four hundredth anniversary of the King James Bible, The Good Book is a work of extraordinary audacity from a remarkable thinker—a secular humanist Bible drawn from the wisdom and inspiration in the world's great literature.
From Gene Robinson, the Bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire in the
Episcopal Church, the first openly gay person elected (in 2003) to the
historic episcopate and the world's leading religious spokesperson for gay rights and gay marriage, comes a groundbreaking book that persuasively makes the case for same-sex marriage.
Thomas Jefferson believed that the pure-principled teachings of Jesus should have been separated from the dogma and abuse of organized religion of the day. This led him to recast, by cutting and pasting from the gospels, a new narrative of the life and teachings of Jesus.
One of today's most admired writers takes listeners on a fresh and personal journey through the Gospels, exploring the mysteries surrounding Jesus. What she reinterprets is a rich store of overlapping, sometimes conflicting teachings that feel both familiar and tantalizingly elusive.
Mother Angelica's Private and Pithy Lessons from the Scriptures
Raymond Arroyo Lorna Raver
The Word is made fresh by the irrepressible Mother Angelica as she personally escorts readers through the Scriptures, offering lessons on daily living—the perfect companion to the New York Times bestseller Mother Angelica's Little Book of Life Lessons and Everyday Spirituality.