Contents: Life wins -- Living with a splinter -- The secret of the ordinary -- God management systems -- Why is God not more obvious? -- Where does your heart go? -- Your God is too big -- The blessing of atheism -- One world at a time -- When my God becomes our God -- My story and maybe yours.
Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2009
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Summary: "It is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages. England is facing attacks from the Welsh in the west and the Vikings in the east. Those in power bend justice according to their will, regardless of ordinary people and often in conflict with the king. Without a clear rule of law, chaos reigns. In these turbulent times, three characters find their lives intertwined: A young boatbuilder's life is turned...
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020
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Summary: "Today the Quran is used by some to justify war and acts of terrorism, the Torah to deny Palestinians the right to live in the Land of Israel, and the Bible to condemn homosexuality and contraception. The significance of Scripture--the holy texts at the centre of all religious traditions--may not be immediately obvious in our secular world but its misunderstanding is perhaps the root cause of...
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019
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Summary: In a near-future France, Francʹois, a middle-aged academic, is watching his life slowly dwindle to nothing. His sex drive is diminished, his parents are dead, and his lifelong obsession--the ideas and works of the novelist Joris-Karl Huysmans--has led him nowhere. In a late-capitalist society where consumerism has become the new religion, Francʹois is spiritually barren, but seeking to fill the...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2015
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Summary: Faced with the difficulties of growing up and choosing a religion, a twelve-year-old girl talks over her problems with her own private God.
Publisher / Publication Date: 1970