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- The Book of Job
A dramatic reading of the Old Testament's Book of Job, read by Gerard Moses, Cynthia Bishop, and the Full Cast Family.
- God, the Invisible King, by H. G. Wells.
What did noted Science Fiction and Socialist Philosopher H.G. Wells think of God? This book covers his conception of God aside from religion.
- God's Problem, by Bart D. Ehrman.
In times of questioning and despair, people often quote the Bible to provide answers. Surprisingly, though, the Bible does not have one answer but many "answers" that often contradict one another. This book looks at the various answers provided by the Bible, and How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question - Why We Suffer.
- Jesus, Interrupted, by Bart D. Ehrman.
Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (and Why We Don't Know About them).
- The Language God Talks: On Science and Religion, by Herman Wouk.
In one rich, compact volume, Wouk draws on stories from his life as well as on key events from the 20th century to address the eternal questions of why we are here, what purpose faith serves, and how scientific fact fits into the picture.
- The Letter of Aristeas, by Henry St. John Thackeray.
The story of how the Hebrew Bible came to be translated into Greek.
- Religion, compiled by Richard Seltzer .
78 books covering Judeo-Christian, Moslem, religions of India & China, and works about religion in general and related anthropology and myth.
- Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife, by Eben Alexander.
A memoir written by a doctor whose near death experience led him to search for scientific proof of an afterlife.
- Bible Stories for Children
- In the Beginning, adapted by Alison Greengard.
The first two chapters of the book of Genesis, recounting the story of the Creation, have been excerpted and adapted for young readers in Bible story for children.
- Let My People Go!, adapted by Alison Greengard.
The timeless and powerful story of the Israelites' exodus from Egypt has been adapted for young children in this illustrated book.
- Rebecca, adapted by Alison Greengard.
The Biblical story of Rebecca and how she came to marry Isaac comes alive in this adaptation for children.
- Tower of Babel,
adapted by Alison Greengard.
The story of the Tower of Babel is the story of how the various languages spoken by man were created, and how the vast number of civilizations that exist today were created. This adaptation of the story is geared toward young readers.
- An Open Heart, by The Dalai Lama.
In August of 1999, The Dalai Lama gave a series of lectures in New York City. These lectures were on the nature and practice of compassion. In editing An Open Heart, Nicholas Vreeland, who is himself a Buddhist Monk, extracted the essence of the Dalai Lama's teachings and wove them into a coherent survey of the New York lectures.
- Christian, General
- Islam: A Short History, by Karen Armstrong.
This book offers the reader a comprehensive, yet brief, overview of Islamic history, from its founding to the modern day.
- Islam Unveiled, by Robert Spencer.
Disturbing Questions About the World's Fastest-Growing Faith.
- Understanding Islam, by Thomas W. Lippman.
This book not only offers the reader a detailed introduction to the tenets of Islamic faith, but it also covers its founding, the various factions that exist within Islam, and the role that Islam plays in the internal and external affairs of Islamic countries.
- Chumash Chorev ha-Menukad.
This five-volume, large print, Hebrew edition contains the complete text of the Chumash, as well as commentaries by Rashi, Targam Onkelos, Ikkar Sifsei, Chachamim, Ba'al HaTurim, and Toldos Aharon.
- The Complete ArtScroll Machzor for Rosh Hashanah, by Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz.
The Weinberg Foundation's large type edition of the ArtScroll Rosh Hashanah Machzor, combined with the ArtScroll Yom Kippur Machzor, offers readers a unified, and complete set of large type Machzorim for the High Holidays.
- The Complete ArtScroll Machzor for Yom Kippur, by Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz.
The Weinberg Foundation's large type edition of the ArtScroll Yom Kippur Machzor, offers the complete text of the standard print Yom Kippur Machzor, with abridged commentaries. Text is presented in vowelized Hebrew with English translations on the facing pages.
- Gates of Prayer
The large print pulpit edition of The New Union Prayerbook of the American Jewish Reform movement.
- Inspired Parenting, by Rav Moshe Weinberger.
In this series of lectures, Rav Weinberger covers how to raise and educate your children in order to bring out their best qualities, and how to infuse them with more yiddishkeit.. He offers advice on how to motivate and inspire your children, and points out that even the most difficult child has unlimited potential. He also touches on controversial issues, as what happens when someone cannot have children.
- The Jewish View of Feminism, by Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller.
With candor, humor, and an in-depth knowledge of the subject, Mrs. Heller expounds on the Jewish view on feminism and what it means to be a Jewish woman - in this two-part audio series.
- The Purim Story, by Rav Avi Geller.
This lecture will help you gain a clear understanding of the basic story of Purim, while at the same time introducing you to the story behind the story.
- Rosh Hashanah: Setting Attainable Goals, by Rabbi Yitzchak Berkowitz.
This lecture covers a range of topics, including a discussion on the Jewish calender and how it differs from other calenders. Rabbi Berkowitz also examines the spiritual force that underlies holy days, what it is that Rosh Hashanah commemorates, and how, each year, we are given a new opportunity to learn, grow, and to imbue our lives with meaning.
- Teshuva: To the Abyss and Back, by Rabbi Ari Kahn.
The essence of this lecture is the question, What is Teshuva and how is it achieved? And, is there ever a point that, once crossed, in which Teshuva becomes impossible? In discussing this issue, Rabbi Kahn offers an explanation of what the soul is, our relationship with G-d, and what the purpose is behind Teshuva. He also discusses the nature of sin, and the damaging effect it can have upon the soul.
- The Torah.
This English, large print edition of The Torah is based upon the second edition of the new Jewish Publication Society's translation of The Holy Scriptures.
- The Holy Bible
A review of the New Revised Standard Version, large print edition of the Holy Bible that is used within the Presbyterian Church.
- The Presbyterian Hymnal
The large print edition of the The Presbyterian Hymnal contians over 600 hymnal, psalms and various songs.
- Front Porch Tales, by Philip Gulley.
A collection of real-life inspirational stories from Philip Gulley's newsletter of his Quaker church.
- Help, Lord! I'm Having a Senior Moment, by Karen O'Connor.
90 short pieces, each concerning a special challenge of growing older.
- Living a Life That Matters, by Harold S. Kushner.
What really matters in your life? Fame and success? Or a happy home life and the respect of those around you? With compassion and wit, Kushner lucidly explains that the true meaning of success is measured in friendships, family ties, and being an altruistic individual.
- Restoring Faith, edited by Forrest Church
The horrific events that occurred on September 11, 2001 in New York City seared the hearts and souls of people the world over. In response to these events, religious leaders promptly penned new sermons, messages, poems, and prayers to meet this unprecedented situation. Restoring Faith is a collection of sermons and readings delivered in the days immediately following the terrorist attacks of September 11th.
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