Religion

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    Is one ever truly ready to face death? Can one, without faith, view death as a beginning rather than an end, an annihilation? This moving, touching, and enlightening book—a moving elegy from the mind of one of this century's major statesmen—addresses these and many other poignant questions relative to... [READ MORE]
    A History of the Amish
    Third Edition
    By Steven M. Nolt
    (Good Books)
    Authoritative, thorough, and approachable, this book brings together, for the first time in one volume, the history of the Amish, one of America's most intriguing people. Written by one of the foremost scholars in the field and revised and updated to include a look at how the Amish continue to thrive... [READ MORE]
    Deceptions and Myths of the Bible
    By Lloyd M. Graham
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Lloyd M. Graham is out to show that the Bible, both the Old and New Testaments as we know them, are not “holy” nor are they the “word of God” revealed. The stories of the Bible were set down by power-seeking priests eager to inspire awe and to gather flocks who would take part in their rites and rituals,... [READ MORE]
    Crossing into Medicine Country
    By David Carson
    (Arcade Publishing)
    David Carson's personal story of his initiation into the mysterious healing rites of the Choctaw with medicine woman Mary Gardener. Through her teachings and his own mind-bending experiences, he gives us a glimpse into an alternate reality.... [READ MORE]
    Common Ground
    Lessons and Legends from the World’s Great Faiths
    By Todd Outcalt
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    As the spice maker’s cabinet is full of many herbs, so should a scholar be full of Scripture, Talmud, and Legend—an ancient Jewish proverbThis reference to legend—or the teaching tales used by the sages—is a remarkable testimony to the power of story and its place in the history, development, and culture... [READ MORE]
    A History of the Amish
    Third Edition
    By Steven M. Nolt
    (Good Books)
    The Amish, one of America’s most intriguingly private, unique, and often misunderstood religious communities, have survived for three hundred years! How has that happened? While much has been written on the Amish, little has been revealed about their history. This book brings together in one volume a... [READ MORE]
    The Brick Bible: The Complete Set
    By Brendan Powell Smith
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Brick Bible series has taken the world by storm, and now, for the first time, Brendan Powell Smith's visually striking The Brick Bible: A New Spin on the Old Testament and The Brick Bible: The New Testament are available in a beautiful hardcover box set. With over two thousand color photographs depicting... [READ MORE]
    Jewish Wisdom for Daily Life
    Sayings of Rabbi Menahem Mendl of Kotzk
    Edited by Miriam Chaikin, Translated by Gabriel Lisowski, Illustrated by Gabriel Lisowski
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Rabbi Menahem Mendl was a Hassidic master renowned for his wisdom throughout Europe. The spiritual leader of the Jews in a small stetl called Kotzk in a corner of Poland, he was nevertheless so famous that he was he was referred to far and wide as the Kotzker. His wise sayings—about human nature, how... [READ MORE]
    Puzzles of Amish Life
    People's Place Book No. 10
    By Donald Kraybill
    (Good Books)
    Revised edition! People's Place Book #10. A sociologist provides a way to understand the Amish people's intentional way of living in a world far different from their own. Fun to read. How do the Amish thrive in the midst of modern life? Why do the Amish separate themselves from the modern world? Why... [READ MORE]
    Amish Houses & Barns
    By Stephen Scott
    (Good Books)
    A study of three Amish homesteads: one in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, one in Holmes County, Ohio, and one in LaGrange County, Indiana. Scott examines the history and cultural development of a typical Amish house and barn, one in each of the three largest Amish communities in North America. Home is... [READ MORE]
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