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Silence, Joy Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780811228237
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Published: New Directions - November 27th, 2018

An inspiring gift-edition of poetry and prose from the world's favorite monk-poet


The Zen Reader (Shambhala Pocket Library) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781611807035
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Published: Shambhala - November 26th, 2019

At Home in the World: Stories and Essential Teachings from a Monk’s Life Cover Image
By Thich Nhat Hanh, Jason DeAntonis (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781946764393
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Published: Parallax Press - September 3rd, 2019

"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


How to Think about God: An Ancient Guide for Believers and Nonbelievers Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780691183657
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Published: Princeton University Press - November 5th, 2019

A vivid and accessible new translation of Cicero's influential writings on the Stoic idea of the divine


Standing at the Edge: Finding Freedom Where Fear and Courage Meet Cover Image
By Joan Halifax, Rebecca Solnit (Foreword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250101358
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 12th, 2019

"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


Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition Cover Image
By Omid Safi (Editor)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780300248616
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Published: Yale University Press - September 24th, 2019

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.


The Tao of Ordinariness: Humility and Simplicity in a Narcissistic Age Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780190937171
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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).


Animal Sutras: Animal Spirit Stories Cover Image
By Stephen Levine, Joanne Cacciatore (Foreword by), Mirabai Starr (Afterword by)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781948626064
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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


To the Island of Tides: A Journey to Lindisfarne Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781786896322
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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.


The In-Betweens: The Spiritualists, Mediums, and Legends of Camp Etna Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631493812
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Published: 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.


Initiated: Memoir of a Witch Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781538763056
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Published: 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.


A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735225237
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Published: 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


The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780451494863
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Published: 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.