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and groups to focus on improving physical health while engaging in spiritual and
mental reflection and growth.
Ask It: The Question That Will
Revolutionize How You Make
Decisions by Andy Stanley (Nov. 18,
paper, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-60142-718-
2) argues that in most situations people ask
the wrong question, which inevitably leads
to frustration and regret. The right ques-
tion to ask is: what is the wise thing to do?
The Story of Christianity: A Chron-
icle of Christian Civilization from
Ancient Rome to Today by Jean-Pierre
Isbouts (Oct. 28, hardcover, $40, ISBN
978-1-4262-1387-8) illustrates the rich
social and cultural history of Christianity
through the ages.
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Beside Bethesda: 31
Days Toward Deeper Healing by Joni Eareckson Tada
(Sept. 1, hardcover, $14.99,
takes readers on a monthlong
journey toward the deepest
healing God offers.
Jesus Unmasked: The
Truth Will Shock You by Todd Friel
(Aug., paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-89221-
726-7) uncovers the truth of Jesus Christ
beneath the cultural and biblical masks.
Peace: Steps to Achieving Happiness
Through Acts of Love, Compassion,
Kindness, Tolerance, and Forgiveness
by Tsem Rinpoche (Dec. 14, paper, $15.99,
ISBN 978-1-60163-353-8) brings back
the basics of what it means to create peace
and lasting harmony.
The Norton Anthology of World
Religions, Vol. 1: Hinduism,
Buddhism, Daoism; Vol. 2: Judaism,
Christianity, Islam, edited by Jack Miles,
general editor, and Wendy Doniger, Don-
ald S. Lopez, James Robson, David Biale,
Lawrence Cunningham, and Jane Dammen
McAuliffe (Nov. 3, hardcover, $100, ISBN
978-0-393-06253-3) is a sweeping work in
which the six major world religions speak
to readers in their own words.
In the Shadow of Zion: Promised
Lands Before Israel by Adam L. Rovner
(Nov. 21, hardcover, $35, ISBN 978-1-
4798-1748-1) uncovers the mostly for-
gotten history of the search for the Jew-
ish national home over the past 150 years,
relating this search and the trajectory of
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Misquoting Muhammad: The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet’s Legacy by Jonathan A.C. Brown
(Sept. 9, hardcover, $29.99,
offers an inside view into how
key and controversial aspects
of Islam took shape.
OPEN ROAD MEDIA
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Sisters on a Mission by Jo
Piazza (Sept. 2, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-
1-4976-0190-1) portrays the admirable and
indomitable nature of modern nuns with profiles of 10 extraordinary sisters.
Francis of Rome and Francis of Assisi:
A New Springtime for the Church by
Leonardo Boff (Aug., paper, $18, ISBN
978-1-62698-083-9) presents the vision
of Pope Francis as interpreted by one of the
world’s leading liberation theologians.
Radical Spirituality: Repentance, Resistance, Revolution by Jason Storbakken (Sept.,
hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-1-62698-103-4).
A Brooklyn Mennonite offers a fresh and edgy
approach to living the Gospel.
OUR SUNDAY VISITOR
St. Francis and Pope Francis: Prayer,
Poverty, and Joy in Jesus by Alan Schreck
(Sept., paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-61278-
788-6). What does a medieval Italian Cath-
olic friar and a 21st-century Argentinian
pope have in common? The central belief
that encountering Jesus can change one’s
life and the world.
Atheist Awakening: Secular Activism
and Community in America by Richard Cimino and Christopher Smith (Oct.
31, hardcover, $27.95, ISBN 978-0-19-
998632-3) offers an in-depth sociological perspective on American atheism and
Wrestling the Angel: The Foundations of
Mormon Thought: Cosmos, God, Humanity by Terryl L. Givens (Nov. 3, hardcover,
$34.95, ISBN 978-0-19-979492-8) is the
first volume of a major two-part history of
Becoming Un-Orthodox: Stories
of Ex-Hasidic Jews by Lynn Davidman
(Nov. 28, hardcover, $27.95, ISBN 978-
0-19-938050-3) provides an intimate perspective on what it means to leave Ultraor-thodox Judaism.
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How to Love by Thich Nhat Hanh
(Jan., paperback, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-
937006-88-4). The Zen master clarifies
and distills one of our strongest emotions
down to its essentials.
Caritas: The Illustrated History of
Christian Charity by Juan María Laboa
(Oct. hardcover, $79.95, ISBN 978-0-
8091-0610-3) presents the history of this
practice through works of art over the cen-
The Lost Gospel: Decoding the
Sacred Text that Reveals Jesus’ Mar-
riage to Mary Magdalene by Simcha
Jacobovici and Barrie Wilson (Nov. 15,
hardcover, $29.95, ISBN 978-1-60598-