In Praise of the Useless Life A Monk's Memoir

Monastic life and its counter-cultural wisdom come alive in the stories and lessons of Br. Paul Quenon, OCSO, during his more than five decades as a Trappist at the Abbey of...

Beneath the Sands of Egypt Adventures of an Unconventional Archaeologist

A real-life "Indiana Jones," Donald P. Ryan, PhD, offers a breathtaking personal account of his adventures in archaeology in Beneath the Sands of Egypt. Fans of The Lost City of Z...

Needle in a Timestack And Other Stories

Needle in a Timestack is Robert Silverberg at his very best—intelligent, inventive, and visionary. This collection showcases his talent for thought-provoking science...

The Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader The "Great Truth" about the "Lost Cause"

Most Americans hold basic misconceptions about the Confederacy, the Civil War, and the actions of subsequent neo-Confederates. For example, two thirds of Americans—including...

Imagined Life A Speculative Scientific Journey among the Exoplanets in Search of Intelligent Aliens, Ice Creatures, and Supergravity Animals

The captivating possibilities of extraterrestrial life on exoplanets, based on current scientific knowledge of existing worlds and forms of life It is now known that we live in a...

Secularity and Science What Scientists Around the World Really Think About Religion

Do scientists see conflict between science and faith? Which cultural factors shape the attitudes of scientists toward religion? Can scientists help show us a way to build...

The Dragon King The Alaris Chronicles, Book Three

Evil is spreading across the Western Continent. One by one, kingdom, king, and wizard are falling under its influence.Dragon King Bakari, Battlemaster Alli, and High Wizard Roland...

Hot Protestants A History Of Puritanism In England and America

On fire for God—a sweeping history of puritanism in England and America.Begun in the mid–sixteenth century by Protestant nonconformists keen to reform England's church...

Stories Behind The Greatest Hits Of Christmas

Ace Collins exposes the stories behind the greatest secular hit songs of Christmas---who wrote them, how they became famous, and why they still have such a strong impact on...

Navigation by Judgment Why and When Top Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work

Foreign aid organizations collectively spend hundreds of billions of dollars annually, with mixed results. Part of the problem in these endeavors lies in their execution. When...

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