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Psychology of Religion

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  • The Missing Martyrs

    Why There Are So Few Muslim Terrorists

    Why are there so few Muslim terrorists? With more than a billion Muslims in the world--many of whom supposedly hate the West and ardently desire martyrdom--why don't we see terrorist attacks every day? Where are the missing martyrs? In this startlingly counterintuitive book, a leading authority on Islamic movements demonstrates that terrorist groups are thoroughly marginal in the Muslim world. ... Read more

    $16.19 USD

  • The Seven Shades of Darkness

    Within the context of this book "Shades of Darkness" is roughly analogous with Jung's idea of "The Shadow" and Freud's Unconscious.The manuscript covers seven of these shadows or dark sides of our being which I refer to as “The Seven Shades of Darkness”. These shades are not based on any esoteric script or religious view or psychological treatise. They merely are my own formulation of seven ... Read more

    Free

  • A History of Medieval Heresy and Inquisition

    series Critical Issues in World and International History
    In this concise and balanced survey of heresy and inquisition in the Middle Ages, Jennifer Kolpacoff Deane explores the increasingly bitter encounters between piety, reform, dissent, and the institutional Church between 1100 and 1500. Although the loaded terms of "heresy" and "orthodoxy" employed by ecclesiastical officials suggest a clear division between right and wrong, that division was in ... Read more

    $35.09 USD

  • Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness, and the Country In Between

    by Jeff Sharlet ...
    “A master investigative stylist and one of the shrewdest commentators on religion’s underexplored realms.”—Michael Washburn, Washington PostIn this gorgeous collection of essays that has drawn comparisons to the work of Joan Didion, John McPhee, and Norman Mailer, best-selling author Jeff Sharlet reports back from the far reaches of belief, whether in the clear mountain air of “Sweet Fuck All, ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Inside Vasubandhu's Yogacara

    A Practitioner's Guide

    by Ben Connelly ...
    A practical, down-to-earth guide to Vasubandhu's classic work "Thirty Verses of Consciousness Only" that can transform modern life and change how you see the world.In this down-to-earth book, Ben Connelly sure-handedly guides us through the intricacies of Yogacara and the richness of the “Thirty Verses.” Dedicating a chapter of the book to each line of the poem, he lets us thoroughly lose ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Exodus

    A Memoir

    The author of the explosive New York Times bestselling memoir Unorthodox (now a Netflix limited series) chronicles her continuing journey as a single mother, an independent woman, and a religious refugee.In 2009, at the age of twenty-three, Deborah Feldman walked away from the rampant oppression, abuse, and isolation of her Satmar upbringing in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to forge a better life for ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Dark Night of the Soul

    A Psychiatrist Explores the Connection Between Darkness and Spiritual Growth

    by Gerald G. May ...
    Now in paperback: a distinguished psychiatrist, spiritual counsellor and bestselling author shows how the dark sides of the spiritual life are a vital ingredient in deep, authentic, healthy spirituality.Gerald G. May, MD, one of the great spiritual teachers and writers of our time, argues that the dark 'shadow' side of the true spiritual life has been trivialised and neglected to our serious ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • When God Talks Back

    Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God

    by T.M. Luhrmann ...
    How does God become and remain real for modern evangelicals? How are rational, sensible people of faith able to experience the presence of a powerful yet invisible being and sustain that belief in an environment of overwhelming skepticism? T. M. Luhrmann, an anthropologist trained in psychology and the acclaimed author of Of Two Minds, explores the extraordinary process that leads some believers ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Paranormal Investigators 2, Amityville An Ed and Lorraine Warren File

    PARANORMAL INVESTIGATORS, #2

    by rodney cannon ...
    series PARANORMAL INVESTIGATORS #2
    Amityville has become a name that evokes images of death and supernatural horror. In this book we look at the events that formed the legend and the paranormal investigators who believed that the truth behind the murders that happened there had a supernatural origin. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life

    God intends for you to be happy and fulfilled—that’s the encouraging message of the nineteenth-century classic The Christian’s Secret of a Happy Life. “Settle down on this one thing,” writes Hannah Whitall Smith, “that Jesus came to save you now, in this life, from the power and dominion of sin, and to make you more than conquerors through His power.” The exciting message of freedom—from the ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • True Worth

    Identity in Christ

    Are you living the life of freedom promised in the Bible?When you become a Christian, you assume an identity that carries expectations. Although Christianity is supposed to be a beacon of hope and freedom, those expectations make most believers feel constrained and suppressed. Have you ever felt that?If you find yourself captive to what others think of you and continually try to live down to their ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Why God Won't Go Away

    Brain Science and the Biology of Belief

    Why have we humans always longed to connect with something larger than ourselves? Why does consciousness inevitably involve us in a spiritual quest? Why, in short, won't God go away? Theologians, philosophers, and psychologists have debated this question through the ages, arriving at a range of contradictory and ultimately unprovable answers. But in this brilliant, groundbreaking new book, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Trinity & Mandala: An Essay

    The mind operates as a trinity. We speak and listen and monitor the dialog as well. This must be true for all sentient beings and is not subject to refutation. it is plainly so. Consequently, God's mind and man's share this common trait. An analysis of the vision of Ezekiel equates the vision to a mandala and discusses why Ezekiel considered all four of the beasts mentioned about the throne of God ... Read more

    $1.00 USD

  • Rational Mysticism

    Spirituality Meets Science in the Search for Enlightenment

    by John Horgan ...
    The author of The End of Science chronicles the most advanced research into such experiences as prayer, fasting, and trances in this “great read” (The Washington Post).How do trances, visions, prayer, satori, and other mystical experiences “work”? What induces and defines them? Is there a scientific explanation for religious mysteries and transcendent meditation? John Horgan investigates a wide ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • God's Debris

    A Thought Experiment

    by Scott Adams ...
    God's Debris is the first non-Dilbert, non-humor book by best-selling author Scott Adams. Adams describes God's Debris as a thought experiment wrapped in a story. It's designed to make your brain spin around inside your skull. Imagine that  you meet a very old man who—you eventually realize—knows literally everything. Imagine that he explains for you the great mysteries of life: quantum physics, ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Words of Wisdom: From the Torah to Today

    by Evan Moffic ...
    Discover the wisdom and traditions of the world's oldest religion. What do Jews believe about God? How can Jewish wisdom help people of all faiths live with greater happiness and fewer regrets?  ... Read more

    Free

  • The Varieties of Religious Experience

    by William James ...
    series Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction Books
    Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeThe Varieties of Religious Experience is certainly the most notable of all books in the field of the psychology of religion and probably destined to be the most influential [one] written on religion in the twentieth century' said Walter Houston Clark in Psychology Today. The book was an immediate bestseller upon its ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Insurrection

    To Believe Is Human To Doubt, Divine

    by Peter Rollins ...
    In this incendiary new work, the controversial author and speaker Peter Rollins proclaims that the Christian faith is not primarily concerned with questions regarding life after death but with the possibility of life before death.In order to unearth this truth, Rollins prescribes a radical and wholesale critique of contemporary Christianity that he calls pyro-theology. It is only as we submit our ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Idolatry of God

    Breaking Our Addiction to Certainty and Satisfaction

    by Peter Rollins ...
    You can’t be satisfied. Life is difficult. You don’t know the secret.Whether readers are devout believers or distant seekers, The Idolatry of God shows that we must lay down our certainties and honestly admit our doubts to identify with Jesus. Rollins purposely upsets fundamentalist certainty in order to open readers up to a more loving, active manifestation of Christ’s love.In contrast to the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Terror in the Name of God

    Why Religious Militants Kill

    by Jessica Stern ...
    For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola—she discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian fundamentalist bomber in Oklahoma have much in common ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Who Dies?

    An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying

    Who Dies? is the first book to show the reader how to open to the immensity of living with death, to participate fully in life as the perfect preparation for whatever may come next. The Levines provide calm compassion rather than the frightening melodrama of death. ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Only Dance There Is

    by Ram Dass ...
    This book is based on talks by Ram Dass at the Menninger Foundation in 1970 and at the Spring Grove Hospital in Maryland in 1972. The text grew out of the interaction between Ram Dass and the spiritual seekers in attendance at these talks.The result of this unique exchange is a useful guide for understanding the nature of consciousness--useful both to other spiritual seekers and to formally ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Hearing Voices, Demonic and Divine

    Scientific and Theological Perspectives

    The Open Access version of this book, available at www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781472453983, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivative 4.0 license.Experiences of hearing the voice of God (or angels, demons, or other spiritual beings) have generally been understood either as religious experiences or else as a feature of mental illness. Some critics ... Read more

    Free

  • Leviathan

    or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civill

    by Thomas Hobbes ...
    Part I: Of Man In Part I, Hobbes attempts an analysis of society from first principles, beginning with Man and the Senses. He develops this in a sequence of definitions (for example: Imagination is "nothing but decaying sense" and is the same as Memory). He points out the Necessity of Definitions, which is a hint that he is attempting an axiomatisation of political philosophy in line with the ... Read more

    $1.49 USD