Our favorite Religion and Spirituality books!
An inspiring gift-edition of poetry and prose from the world's favorite monk-poet
"Followers and newcomers to Nhat Hanh’s teaching alike will find this collection inspiring for everyday practice and for social engagement in the world."—Publishers Weekly
A vivid and accessible new translation of Cicero's influential writings on the Stoic idea of the divine
"Joan Halifax is a clearheaded and fearless traveler and in this book…she offers us a map of how to travel courageously and fruitfully, for our own benefit and the benefit of all beings." —From the foreword by Rebecca Solnit
This stunning collection showcases the love poetry and mystical teachings at the heart of the Islamic tradition in accurate and poetic original translations
At a time when the association of Islam with violence dominates headlines, this beautiful collection offers us a chance to see a radically different face of the Islamic tradition.$21.95ISBN: 9780190937171Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Oxford University Press, USA - October 1st, 2019
This book is an invitation to come home to your authentic self in a world that is frequently mesmerized by "spin," narcissism, fantasy, and exhibitionism. Psychology and classic wisdom literature have, in various ways, long recognized the value for simply becoming who you are (i.e., ordinariness).$21.95ISBN: 9781948626064Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Monkfish Book Publishing - September 17th, 2019
THE RENOWNED TEACHER AND AUTHOR'S SPIRITUAL MEMOIR, AS TOLD THROUGH HIS LIFELONG ENCOUNTERS WITH ANIMALS AND NATURE$26.00ISBN: 9781786896322Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Canongate Books - November 5th, 2019
In To the Island of Tides, Alistair Moffat travels to--and through the history of--the fated island of Lindisfarne. Walking from his home in the Borders, through the historical landscape of Scotland and northern England, he takes us on a pilgrimage in the footsteps of saints and scholars, before arriving for a secular retreat on the Holy Isle.$26.95ISBN: 9781631493812Published: Liveright - October 29th, 2019
A young writer travels to Maine to tell the unusual story of America’s longest-running camp devoted to mysticism and the world beyond.$27.00ISBN: 9781538763056Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 22nd, 2019
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes meets Women Who Run With The Wolves in this "gorgeously written, fierce, political, personal, and deeply inspiring" (Michelle Tea) memoir about finding meaning, beauty, and power through a life in witchcraft.$28.00ISBN: 9780735225237Published: Viking - October 15th, 2019
"What a wondrous work! This beautifully written and totally clear-eyed account of his pilgrimage will have you wondering whether we should all embark on such a journey, either of the body, the soul or, as in Egan's case, both." --Cokie Roberts$35.00ISBN: 9780451494863Published: Knopf - November 5th, 2019
Today the Quran is used by some to justify war and acts of terrorism, the Torah to deny Palestinians the right to live in the Land of Israel, and the Bible to condemn homosexuality and contraception. The significance of scripture may not be immediately obvious in our secular world, but its misunderstanding is perhaps the root cause of many of today's controversies.