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Mormon America : The Power and the Promise
by Richard N. Ostling, Joan K. Ostling

Harper San Francisco
Hardcover - 320 pages
(November 1999)

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Mormon America: The Power and The Promise by Richard N. Ostling and Joan K. Ostling, grew out of a 1997 Time magazine cover story called "Mormon's Inc." One of the reporters on that story, Richard Ostling, became so fascinated by Mormonism that he set out to write "a candid but non-polemical"... Read more

 


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Is the Bible True? How Modern Debates and Discoveries Affirm the Essence of the Scriptures
by Jeffery L. Sheler

Harper San Francisco
Hardcover - 278 pages
1 Ed edition (October 1999)

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What this book is not: a partisan (Jewish or Christian) account declaring the absolute historical accuracy of the Bible. What it is: a fair-minded exploration of this question of the Bible's historical truth. Author Jeffery Sheler is a journalist (religion correspondent for U.S. News and World... Read more

 


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Illustrated Dictionary of Religions : Rituals, Beliefs, and Practices from Around the World
by Philip Wilkinson

DK Publishing
Hardcover - 128 pages
0 edition (November 1999)


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In an easy to follow, accessible reference format, Illustrated Dictionary of Religions uses over 700 full-color illustrations and clear text to explain, identify, and compare the major religions of the world from Zoroastrianism and ancient Egyptian rituals to Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, and... Read more

 


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Friendship With God : An Uncommon Dialogue
by Neale Donald Walsch(Introduction)

Putnam Pub Group (T)
Hardcover - 437 pages
(November 1999)
(October 25, 1999)
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Neale Donald Walsch grew up fearing God, especially after his mother, a neighborhood mystic, was caught reading cards for a friend. His mother was "trafficking with the devil," according to Walsch's deeply religious aunt, and as a result, "God will send her straight to hell."

That was the start of a... Read more

 


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Desire of the Everlasting Hills : The World Before and After Jesus (Hinges of History, Vol 3)
by Thomas Cahill

Doubleday
Hardcover - 353 pages
(December 1999)
(November 2, 1999)

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Desire of the Everlasting Hills is another present from the pen of Thomas Cahill, author of How the Irish Saved Civilization and The Gifts of the Jews. In this third volume of the bestselling Hinges of History series, he knits together history, politics, sociology, and faith with contemporary... Read more

 


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The Secret of Shambhala : In Search of the Eleventh Insight
by James Redfield

Warner Books
Hardcover - 238 pages
(November 1999)


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Author James Redfield takes readers to the mountains of Tibet in search of the mythical place called Shambhala, otherwise known as Shangri-La. Like his previous bestselling books, Redfield holds the tension between an adventure travel story (in this book, armed Chinese soldiers doggedly pursue him)... Read more

 


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The Holy Bible : King James Version
by Barry Moser(Designer)

Viking Pr
Hardcover - 1024 pages
(October 1999)

$65.00
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The Holy Bible, designed and illustrated by Barry Moser, is as thrilling an experience as you'll ever find inside a dust jacket. Moser, the foremost fine press illustrator of our time, spent four years crafting the 232 relief engravings that illustrate this Bible. Printed in a deluxe limited edition... Read more

 


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Hitler's Pope : The Secret History of Pius XII
by John Cornwell

Viking Pr
Hardcover - 430 pages
(October 1999)

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This devastating account of the ecclesiastical career of Eugenio Pacelli (1876-1958), who became Pope Pius XII in 1939, is all the more powerful because British historian John Cornwell maintains throughout a measured though strongly critical tone. After World War II, murmurs of Pacelli's callous... Read more

 


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Joshua, the Homecoming
by Joseph F. Girzone

Doubleday
Hardcover - 259 pages
1 Ed edition (November 1999)
(October 19, 1999)

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Joshua: The Homecoming is Joseph F. Girzone's sequel to the immensely popular Joshua. The title character, a kind and solitary carpenter, returns to the small town of Auburn after a 20-year absence. Joshua finds that many of his old friends have died, and he sees in the new generation a pervasive... Read more

 


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Witness To Hope
by George Weigel

Cliff Street Books
Hardcover - 992 pages
(October 1999)


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Witness To Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II by George Weigel is as comprehensive a biography of its subject as can be hoped for while the Pope still lives. Weigel, a journalist who came to the Pope's attention after the publication of his book, The Final Revolution: The Resistance Church and... Read more

 


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No Future Without Forgiveness
by Desmond Mpilo Tutu

Doubleday
Hardcover - 287 pages
1 Ed edition (November 1999)
(October 5, 1999)

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu stands alongside Nelson Mandela as one of the most iconic figures of the struggle to end apartheid in South Africa. As archbishop of Cape Town throughout the 1980s, Tutu came to symbolize dignified, rational opposition to the iniquities of the apartheid regime, a faithful... Read more

 


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Reflections of Heaven : A Millennial Odyssey of Miracles, Angels, and Afterlife
by Peter Shockey(Introduction), Joan Wester Anderson

Doubleday
Hardcover - 240 pages
(November 1999)
(October 19, 1999)

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Author Peter Shockey first explored the near-death phenomenon as a documentary filmmaker in the film Life After Life. From there he gained funding to film Angel Stories, and finally went on to make the documentary Miracles Are Real. While filming these modern-day stories of reincarnation, angels,... Read more

 


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Theo's Odyssey
by Catherine Clement, et al

Arcade Pub
Hardcover - 576 pages
(October 1999)

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An advanced student who loves computer games and ancient mythology, 14-year-old Theo is diagnosed with a mysterious terminal illness. But instead of withering away in his bedroom or a hospital ward, Theo is sent off to travel the world with his eccentric and enlightened Aunt Martha. Rather than a... Read more

 


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Christmas in My Heart : A Fourth Treasury : Stories to Share the Spirit of the Season (My Heart Series)
by Joe L. Wheeler(Compiler)

Doubleday
Hardcover - 288 pages
1 Ed edition (October 1999)
(October 12, 1999)

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Enchanted Love: The Mystical Power of Intimate Relationships
by Marianne Williamson

Simon & Schuster
Hardcover - 288 pages
(October 1999)

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"Romance is one of the sacred temples that dot the landscape of life," writes Marianne Williamson (A Return to Love, The Healing of America). "We tend to lack humility toward love, to patronize it rather than bow before it, to put mundane considerations before the emotional need to hold someone in... Read more

 


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The Power of Positive Prophecy : Finding the Hidden Potential in Everyday Life
by Laurie Beth Jones

Hyperion
Hardcover - 270 pages
(October 1999)


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It brings to Life the True meaning of Living your Destiny
WOW! What an incredible book. If your looking to fullfill the destiny of your life, if your looking for what that destiny is, read this book. This book clearly teaches the difference between Hope and Expectation, and how live to your potential through the power of Expectation. It also shows the... Read more

 


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The Tibetans : Photographs
by Art Perry

Viking Pr
Hardcover - 176 pages
(October 1999)


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Perry's black-and-white photographs of the Tibetan people have an instinctive freshness that casually takes in an expression or a mood, and his shots around and about the city of Lhasa are as intimate as a walking tour (the view from a balcony on the Potala is so far beyond magnificent it is... Read more

 


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In the Spirit of Happiness
by The Monks of New Skete(Editor)

Little Brown & Company
Hardcover - 224 pages
(November 1999)

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The wise and cheerful monks of New Skete (How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend) believe that our spirits are meant to be happy. So within these pages, the popular monks of Cambridge, NY, offer useful suggestions for mastering the elusive art of happiness. And while this might sound like a book written... Read more

 


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Altars : Bringing Sacred Shrines into Your Everyday Life
by Denise Linn

Ballantine Books (T)
Hardcover - 160 pages
(October 5, 1999)
(October 1, 1999)

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This beautifully written book offers instruction and inspiration to those who want to integrate altars into their daily lives. Author Denise Linn (Sacred Space, Quest, Sacred Legacies) helps readers become more conscious of what they are already unconsciously doing: creating altars in the kitchen... Read more

 


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Going Home : Jesus and Buddha As Brothers
by Nhat Hanh, et al

Riverhead Books
Hardcover - 240 pages
(September 1999)

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Did you know that Jesus meditated? In Living Buddha, Living Christ, Thich Nhat Hanh delivered a powerhouse bestseller about the affinities of Buddhist and Christian ideals. In Going Home, he focuses on fundamental concepts that still drive a wedge between the two religions--such as rebirth vs.... Read more

 


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Reason for Hope : A Spiritual Journey
by Jane Goodall, Phillip Berman (Contributor)

Warner Books
Hardcover - 282 pages
(September 1999)

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As a young woman, Jane Goodall was best known for her groundbreaking fieldwork with the chimpanzees of Gombe, Africa. Goodall's work has always been controversial, mostly because she broke the mold of research scientist by developing meaningful relationships with her "specimens" and honoring their... Read more

 


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The Path to Tranquility
by Lama Dalai, et al

Viking Pr
Hardcover - 413 pages
(October 1999)


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Wouldn't it be nice to have a handy collection of highlights from the Dalai Lama's writings and teachings? Renuka Singh, a student and friend of the Dalai Lama, brings together a sampling of his words for each day of the year in The Path to Tranquility. In her selections you can sense the intimate... Read more

 


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Story of Christianity: A Celebration of 2,000 Years of Faith
by Matthew Arlen Price(Editor), Michael Collins

DK Publishing
Hardcover - 240 pages
0 edition (August 1999)

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The Story of Christianity, a sumptuously produced pictorial history that begins with Abraham and moves forward to Billy Graham, is a spectacular feat in all respects. In less than 250 pages, authors Michael Collins and Matthew A. Price convey a credible and near-comprehensive sense of this... Read more

 


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The Illustrated Discovery Journal : Creating a Visual Autobiography of Your Authentic Self
by Sarah Ban Breathnach(Introduction)

Warner Books
Hardcover - 160 pages
Spiral edition (October 1999)

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3.5 out of 5 stars
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This spiral-bound journal, conceived by Sarah Ban Breathnach, is designed to encourage writers to explore their life stories and unleash dormant creativity. Every two-page spread is exquisitely bordered by a wood print leaf pattern and includes a sage little quote to set the mood or beckon the muse... Read more

 


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The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible : The Oldest Known Bible
by Martin G. Abegg(Editor), et al

Harper San Francisco
Hardcover - 320 pages
(December 1999)


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The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible: The Oldest Known Bible Translated for the First Time into English is the first full English translation of the Hebrew scriptures used by the Essene sect at Qumran. (The Essenes, along with the Pharisees and Saducees, were among the three most influential Jewish groups of... Read more

 


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Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions

Merriam Webster
Hardcover - 1248 pages
(September 1999)

$49.95
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Generation J
by Lisa Schiffman

Harper San Francisco
Hardcover - 166 pages
1st edition (September 1999)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Generation J is a beautifully written, constantly courageous, hip, wise memoir by a young woman determined to figure out what it means to be Jewish. Lisa Schiffman, who grew up in the mostly Christian community of Levittown, New Jersey, writes of her own alienated adolescence: "We were a generation... Read more

 


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At the Corner of East and Now : A Modern Life in Ancient Christian Orthodoxy
by Frederica Mathewes-Green

J P Tarcher
Hardcover
(September 1999)


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The wonderful title of this book gives a glimpse into its subject: a life at the crossroads of everyday life in America and the timeless rituals in a Christian Orthodox service. Full of information about this ancient church, Mathewes-Greene--author of Facing East and a columnist for Christianity... Read more

 


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End-Time Prophecies of the Bible
by David Haggith

Putnam Pub Group (T)
Hardcover - 576 pages
(September 1999)

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5 out of 5 stars
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In his thoughtfully-written treatise, End-Time Prophecies of the Bible, David Haggith collects and organizes all of the end-time prophecies into one useful continuum for those who are interested in divining the prophetic meaning of one of the great religious texts of human history. Allowing the... Read more

 


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Out of My Mind : The Discovery of Saunders-Vixen
by Richard Bach

William Morrow & Company
Hardcover - 101 pages
(September 1999)



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2.5 out of 5 stars
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Richard Bach, the writer who flew to success on the wings of Jonathan Livingston Seagull, once again returns to flight for metaphysical inspiration. Bach begins this journey with a quandary--how to customize his airplane, a small Piper Cub? For example, how can he keep his latch door from slamming... Read more

 


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Beyond the Walls : Monastic Wisdom for Everyday Life
by Paul Wilkes

Doubleday
Hardcover - 256 pages
1 Ed edition (October 1999)
(September 14, 1999)
$21.00
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Beyond the Walls: Monastic Wisdom for Everyday Life is, like Kathleen Norris's The Cloister Walk, a memoir of monastophilia. Paul Wilkes, a writer whose articles on spirituality have appeared in The New Yorker and other magazines, has long been interested in the monastic way of life. When he reached... Read more

 



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