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Christian Supremacy Christian Supremacy: Reckoning with the Roots of Antisemitism and Racism Magda Teter

A panoramic cultural and legal history that traces the roots of antisemitism and racism to early Christian theology

Gods and Mortals Gods and Mortals: Ancient Greek Myths for Modern Readers Sarah Iles Johnston

An entrancing new telling of ancient Greek myths

“This book is a triumph! . . . [A] magnificent retelling of the Greek myths.”—Alexander McCall Smith, author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series

Losing Ourselves Losing Ourselves: Learning to Live without a Self Jay L. Garfield

Why you don’t have a self—and why that’s a good thing

The Gospel of J. Edgar Hoover The Gospel of J. Edgar Hoover: How the FBI Aided and Abetted the Rise of White Christian Nationalism Lerone A. Martin

The shocking untold story of how the FBI partnered with white evangelicals to champion a vision of America as a white Christian nation

The Politics of Ritual The Politics of Ritual Molly Farneth

An illuminating look at the transformative role that rituals play in our political lives

Key Terms of the Qur'an Key Terms of the Qur'an: A Critical Dictionary Nicolai Sinai

An essential single-volume companion to the critical interpretation of Islamic scripture

Wahhābism Wahhābism: The History of a Militant Islamic Movement Cole M. Bunzel

An essential history of Wahhābism from its founding to the Islamic State

The Closed Book The Closed Book: How the Rabbis Taught the Jews (Not) to Read the Bible Rebecca Scharbach Wollenberg

A groundbreaking reinterpretation of early Judaism, during the millennium before the study of the Bible took center stage

Faith Communities and the Fight for Racial Justice Faith Communities and the Fight for Racial Justice: What Has Worked, What Hasn't, and Lessons We Can Learn Robert Wuthnow

The communities, congregations, and faith-based coalitions that have been working for racial justice over the past fifty years

A History of the Muslim World A History of the Muslim World: From Its Origins to the Dawn of Modernity Michael A. Cook

A panoramic history of the Muslim world from the age of the Prophet Muḥammad to the birth of the modern era

Failures of Forgiveness Failures of Forgiveness: What We Get Wrong and How to Do Better Myisha Cherry

Philosopher Myisha Cherry teaches us the right ways to deal with wrongdoing in our lives and the world

A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse A Jew in the Roman Bathhouse: Cultural Interaction in the Ancient Mediterranean Yaron Z. Eliav

A provocative account of Jewish encounters with the public baths of ancient Rome

How to Focus How to Focus: A Monastic Guide for an Age of Distraction John Cassian

How you can learn to focus like a monk without living like one

Sunni Chauvinism and the Roots of Muslim Modernism Sunni Chauvinism and the Roots of Muslim Modernism Teena U. Purohit

Muslim intellectuals who sought to establish the boundaries of modern Muslim identity

Meir Kahane Meir Kahane: The Public Life and Political Thought of an American Jewish Radical Shaul Magid

The life and politics of an American Jewish activist who preached radical and violent means to Jewish survival

The Emperor and the Elephant The Emperor and the Elephant: Christians and Muslims in the Age of Charlemagne Sam Ottewill-Soulsby

A new history of Christian-Muslim relations in the Carolingian period that provides a fresh account of events by drawing on Arabic as well as western sources

Making a Mindful Nation Making a Mindful Nation: Mental Health and Governance in the Twenty-First Century Joanna Cook

How mindfulness came to be regarded as a psychological support, an ethical practice and a component of public policy

The Rise of Christianity The Rise of Christianity: A Sociologist Reconsiders History Rodney Stark

A landmark reinterpretation of why Christianity became the dominant faith of the West

Spinoza's Religion Spinoza's Religion: A New Reading of the Ethics Clare Carlisle

A bold reevaluation of Spinoza that reveals his powerful, inclusive vision of religion for the modern age

The Two Greatest Ideas The Two Greatest Ideas: How Our Grasp of the Universe and Our Minds Changed Everything Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

Two simple yet tremendously powerful ideas that shaped virtually every aspect of civilization

The Church of Saint Thomas Paine The Church of Saint Thomas Paine: A Religious History of American Secularism Leigh Eric Schmidt

The forgotten story of the nineteenth-century freethinkers and twentieth-century humanists who tried to build their own secular religion

Divine Institutions Divine Institutions: Religions and Community in the Middle Roman Republic Dan-el Padilla Peralta

How religious ritual united a growing and diversifying Roman Republic

Catholicism and Democracy Catholicism and Democracy: An Essay in the History of Political Thought Emile Perreau-Saussine

How the Catholic Church redefined its relationship to the state in the wake of the French Revolution

Words for the Heart Words for the Heart: A Treasury of Emotions from Classical India Maria Heim

A richly diverse collection of classical Indian terms for expressing the many moods and subtleties of emotional experience

Christianity's American Fate Christianity's American Fate: How Religion Became More Conservative and Society More Secular David A. Hollinger

Tracing the rise of evangelicalism and the decline of mainline Protestantism in American religious and cultural life

Jung on Ignatius of Loyola’s Spiritual Exercises Jung on Ignatius of Loyola’s Spiritual Exercises: Lectures Delivered at ETH Zurich, Volume 7: 1939–1940 C. G. Jung

Jung’s lectures on the psychology of Jesuit spiritual practice—unabridged in English for the first time

Catholic Women and Mexican Politics, 1750–1940 Catholic Women and Mexican Politics, 1750–1940 Margaret Chowning

How women preserved the power of the Catholic Church in Mexican political life

Resurrecting the Jew Resurrecting the Jew: Nationalism, Philosemitism, and Poland’s Jewish Revival Geneviève Zubrzycki

An in-depth look at why non-Jewish Poles are trying to bring Jewish culture back to life in Poland today

The Shamama Case The Shamama Case: Contesting Citizenship across the Modern Mediterranean Jessica M. Marglin

How a nineteenth-century lawsuit over the estate of a wealthy Tunisian Jew shines new light on the history of belonging

No Return No Return: Jews, Christian Usurers, and the Spread of Mass Expulsion in Medieval Europe Rowan Dorin

A groundbreaking new history of the shared legacy of expulsion among Jews and Christian moneylenders in late medieval Europe

On Theology and Psychology On Theology and Psychology: The Correspondence of C. G. Jung and Adolf Keller C. G. Jung and Adolf Keller

Jung's correspondence with one of the twentieth century's leading theologians and ecumenicists

Psychology of Yoga and Meditation Psychology of Yoga and Meditation: Lectures Delivered at ETH Zurich, Volume 6: 1938–1940 C. G. Jung

Jung's illuminating lectures on the psychology of Eastern spirituality

Rediscovering the Islamic Classics Rediscovering the Islamic Classics: How Editors and Print Culture Transformed an Intellectual Tradition Ahmed El Shamsy

The story of how Arab editors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries revolutionized Islamic literature

Time and Difference in Rabbinic Judaism Time and Difference in Rabbinic Judaism Sarit Kattan Gribetz

How the rabbis of late antiquity used time to define the boundaries of Jewish identity

The American Jewish Philanthropic Complex The American Jewish Philanthropic Complex: The History of a Multibillion-Dollar Institution Lila Corwin Berman

The first comprehensive history of American Jewish philanthropy and its influence on democracy and capitalism

The Only Woman in the Room The Only Woman in the Room: Golda Meir and Her Path to Power Pnina Lahav

A feminist biography of the only woman to become prime minister of Israel

Sonorous Desert Sonorous Desert: What Deep Listening Taught Early Christian Monks—and What It Can Teach Us Kim Haines-Eitzen

Enduring lessons from the desert soundscapes that shaped the Christian monastic tradition

Work Pray Code Work Pray Code: When Work Becomes Religion in Silicon Valley Carolyn Chen

How tech giants are reshaping spirituality to serve their religion of peak productivity

Old Truths and New Clichés Old Truths and New Clichés: Essays by Isaac Bashevis Singer Isaac Bashevis Singer

From the Nobel Prizewinning writer, a new collection of literary and personal essays

The Aphorisms of Franz Kafka The Aphorisms of Franz Kafka Franz Kafka

A splendid new translation of an extraordinary work of modern literature—featuring facing-page commentary by Kafka’s acclaimed biographer

In the Hands of God In the Hands of God: How Evangelical Belonging Transforms Migrant Experience in the United States Johanna Bard Richlin

How evangelical churches in the United States convert migrant distress into positive religious devotion

Professor of Apocalypse Professor of Apocalypse: The Many Lives of Jacob Taubes Jerry Z. Muller

The controversial Jewish thinker whose tortured path led him into the heart of twentieth-century intellectual life

A Commonwealth of Hope A Commonwealth of Hope: Augustine's Political Thought Michael Lamb

A bold new interpretation of Augustine’s virtue of hope and its place in political life

Belief and Cult Belief and Cult: Rethinking Roman Religion Jacob L. Mackey

A groundbreaking reinterpretation that draws on cognitive theory to show that belief wasn’t absent from—but rather was at the heart of—Roman religion

Where Paralytics Walk and the Blind See Where Paralytics Walk and the Blind See: Stories of Sickness and Disability at the Juncture of Worlds Mary Dunn

An exploration of early modern accounts of sickness and disability—and what they tell us about our own approach to bodily difference

Catholic Spectacle and Rome's Jews Catholic Spectacle and Rome's Jews: Early Modern Conversion and Resistance Emily Michelson

A new investigation that shows how conversionary preaching to Jews was essential to the early modern Catholic Church and the Roman religious landscape

Passionate Enlightenment Passionate Enlightenment: Women in Tantric Buddhism Miranda Shaw

The now-classic exploration of the role of women and the feminine in Buddhist Tantra

How God Becomes Real How God Becomes Real: Kindling the Presence of Invisible Others T.M. Luhrmann

The hard work required to make God real, how it changes the people who do it, and why it helps explain the enduring power of faith

In Search of the Soul In Search of the Soul: A Philosophical Essay John Cottingham

How our beliefs about the soul have developed through the ages, and why an understanding of it still matters today

Dissimilar Similitudes Dissimilar Similitudes: Devotional Objects in Late Medieval Europe Caroline Walker Bynum

From an acclaimed historian, a mesmerizing account of how medieval European Christians envisioned the paradoxical nature of holy objects

Neighbors Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland Jan T. Gross

A landmark book that changed the story of Poland’s role in the Holocaust

Hidden Heretics Hidden Heretics: Jewish Doubt in the Digital Age Ayala Fader

A revealing look at Jewish men and women who secretly explore the outside world, in person and online, while remaining in their ultra-Orthodox religious communities

Sunnis and Shi'a Sunnis and Shi'a: A Political History Laurence Louër

A compelling history of the ancient schism that continues to divide the Islamic world

The Joshua Generation The Joshua Generation: Israeli Occupation and the Bible Rachel Havrelock

How a controversial biblical tale of conquest and genocide became a founding story of modern Israel

Savarkar and the Making of Hindutva Savarkar and the Making of Hindutva Janaki Bakhle

A monumental intellectual history of the pivotal figure of Hindu nationalism

Wonderstruck Wonderstruck: How Wonder and Awe Shape the Way We Think Helen De Cruz

A philosopher explores the transformative role of wonder and awe in an uncertain world

Reading Herzl in Beirut Reading Herzl in Beirut: The PLO Effort to Know the Enemy Jonathan Marc Gribetz

How the Palestine Liberation Organization Research Center informed the PLO’s relationship to Zionism and Israel

The Divine Economy The Divine Economy: How Religions Compete for Wealth, Power, and People Paul Seabright

A novel economic interpretation of how religions have become so powerful in the modern world

Who Really Wrote the Bible Who Really Wrote the Bible: The Story of the Scribes William M. Schniedewind

A groundbreaking new account of the writing of the Hebrew Bible

How the West Became Antisemitic How the West Became Antisemitic: Jews and the Formation of Europe, 800–1500 Ivan G. Marcus

An examination of how the Jews—real and imagined—so challenged the Christian majority in medieval Europe that it became a society that was religiously and culturally antisemitic in new ways

Strangers Within Strangers Within: The Rise and Fall of the New Christian Trading Elite Francisco Bethencourt

A comprehensive study of the New Christian elite of Jewish origin—prominent traders, merchants, bankers and men of letters—between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries

Devotion to the Administrative State Devotion to the Administrative State: Religion and Social Order in Egypt Mona Oraby

Why the pursuit of state recognition by seemingly marginal religious groups in Egypt and elsewhere is a devotional practice

The Making of the Modern Muslim State The Making of the Modern Muslim State: Islam and Governance in the Middle East and North Africa Malika Zeghal

An innovative analysis that traces the continuity of the state’s custodianship of Islam as the preferred religion in the Middle East and North Africa

Be Not Afraid of Life Be Not Afraid of Life: In the Words of William James William James

A compelling collection of the life-changing writings of William James

Denmark Vesey's Bible Denmark Vesey's Bible: The Thwarted Revolt That Put Slavery and Scripture on Trial Jeremy Schipper

A timely and provocative account of the Bible’s role in one of the most consequential episodes in the history of slavery

The Jesuits The Jesuits: A History Markus Friedrich

The most comprehensive and up-to-date exploration of one of the most important religious orders in the modern world

American Shtetl American Shtetl: The Making of Kiryas Joel, a Hasidic Village in Upstate New York Nomi M. Stolzenberg and David N. Myers

A compelling account of how a group of Hasidic Jews established its own local government on American soil

The Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki The Rāmāyaṇa of Vālmīki: The Complete English Translation Edited by Robert P. Goldman

The definitive English translation of the classic Sanskrit epic poem—now available in a one-volume paperback

American Afterlives American Afterlives: Reinventing Death in the Twenty-First Century Shannon Lee Dawdy

A mesmerizing trip across America to investigate the changing face of death in contemporary life

Grief Grief: A Philosophical Guide Michael Cholbi

An engaging and illuminating exploration of grief—and why, despite its intense pain, it can also help us grow

Jews and the Qur'an Jews and the Qur'an Meir M. Bar-Asher

A compelling book that casts the Qur’anic encounter with Jews in an entirely new light

American JewBu American JewBu: Jews, Buddhists, and Religious Change Emily Sigalow

A revealing look at the Jewish American encounter with Buddhism

The Rise of Coptic The Rise of Coptic: Egyptian versus Greek in Late Antiquity Jean-Luc Fournet

Coptic emerged as the written form of the Egyptian language in the third century, when Greek was still the official language in Egypt. By the time of the Arab conquest of Egypt in 641, Coptic had almost achieved official status, but...

Religious Parenting Religious Parenting: Transmitting Faith and Values in Contemporary America Christian Smith, Bridget Ritz, and Michael Rotolo

How parents approach the task of passing on religious faith and practice to their children

Coping with Defeat Coping with Defeat: Sunni Islam, Roman Catholicism, and the Modern State Jonathan Laurence

The surprising similarities in the rise and fall of the Sunni Islamic and Roman Catholic empires in the face of the modern state