Search Results: "God"


BOOK REVIEW

GOD by Jack Miles
NON-FICTION
Released: April 14, 1995

"A flawed but able telling of a story that's not easy to comprehend, much less articulate. (First printing of 35,000; Book-of-the-Month Club/Quality Paperback Book Club selections; author tour)"
This learned and insightful approach to talking about God is a theological education in itself. Read full book review >

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GOD by Deepak Chopra
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"This book will appeal to the spiritually minded."
Billed as a "teaching novel," this book uses examples from the lives of mystics of diverse traditions to pose questions about the origins, significance and reach of consciousness. Read full book review >

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GOD by Stephen Hayward
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"A very mixed bag, with a few gems amid the dreck."
Each of 19 different writers gives us a take on the divine- -with more points of view and tones of voice than in the whole of the Old Testament. Read full book review >

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GOD GAVE US ANGELS by Lisa Tawn Bergren
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"Though not all Papa's answers will satisfy those of every Christian denomination, the Bible basics are here, and adults can tweak the text to suit the faith they want to pass on to their own lap-sitters. (Picture book/religion. 2-5)"
Polar bears Papa and Little Cub have an important talk about angels—who and where they are, what they do, and what role they play in our lives—as they explore their Arctic habitat. Read full book review >

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GOD GAVE US EASTER by Lisa Tawn Bergren
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 15, 2013

"Fans of this popular series will find this a rewarding addition to family Easter celebrations. (Religion/picture book. 3-6)"
Bergren and Bryant attempt to explain Easter to young children in a gentle, nonthreatening manner, with partial success. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 22, 2005

"An introduction to Islam as evocative as it is provocative."
A lively and accessible introduction to Islam. Read full book review >

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NO GOD BUT GOD by Reza Aslan
HISTORY
Released: Feb. 8, 2011

"Nonetheless, the author offers a rare and lucid vision of early Islam from the inside, capped with a heartening (for many Westerners) contention that modern Muslim radicalism isn't on the rise but actually in its dying throes. (source list) (Nonfiction. YA, adult)"
Aslan reworks his illuminating and readable No God but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam (2006) for a slightly younger audience with mixed success. Read full book review >

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Released: April 26, 1999

"This unusual rendition of the creation tale sings to a calypso beat and gives a strikingly different and exuberant interpretation of how the world began. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Mama God, Papa God ($15.95; Apr. 26; 32 pp.; 1-56656-307-0): The creation story takes a whimsical Caribbean turn in a seamless blend of religion and folk-art set in Haiti. Read full book review >

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HOW GOD BECAME GOD by Richard Smoley
NON-FICTION
Released: June 7, 2016

"A decent resource, but several authors, from Karen Armstrong to Bart Ehrman, have provided better sources for curious readers."
Retelling of modern views and scholarship on the Bible. Read full book review >