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Under Jerusalem Cover
Author: Andrew Lawler | Narrator: James Lurie
Release Date: November 02, 2021
A sweeping history of the hidden world below the Holy City—a saga of biblical treasures, intrepid explorers, and political upheaval "These untold stories of archeological digs near and under Jerusalem’s sacred sites convey all t...
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Author: Catherine Wolff | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: May 25, 2021
A smart and thought-provoking cultural history of heaven.What do we think of when we think about heaven? What might it look like? Who or what might be there?Since humans began to huddle together for protection thousands of years ago, these questions ...
Author: David I. Kertzer | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: January 19, 2021
A groundbreaking historical study based on documents previously locked in the Vatican’s secret archives: The Popes Against the Jews graphically shows how the Catholic Church helped make the Holocaust possible.Pope John Paul II, as part of his e...
Author: Karen Armstrong | Narrator: Karen Armstrong and Lisa Armytage
Release Date: November 24, 2020
"SPLENDID . . . Eminently sane and patient . . . Essential reading for Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike."--The Washington PostVenerated for millennia by three faiths, torn by irreconcilable conflict, conquered, rebuilt, and mourned for again and a...
Author: Karen Armstrong | Narrator: Karen Armstrong and Lisa Armytage
Release Date: November 24, 2020
In the late twentieth century, fundamentalism has emerged as one of the most powerful forces at work in the world, contesting the dominance of modern secular values and threatening peace and harmony around the globe. Yet it remains incomprehensible t...
Author: Robert Thurman | Narrator: Robert Thurman
Release Date: November 03, 2020
The most accessible and informative version of the Buddhist classic available in English, with instruction in meditation, illuminating commentary, and guidance in the practical use of the prayers   The so-called “Tibetan Book of the Dead&r...
Author: Ariel Sabar | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: August 11, 2020
From the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author comes the gripping true story of a sensational religious forgery and the scandal that shook Harvard.In 2012, Dr. Karen King, a star religion professor at Harvard, announced a breathtaking dis...
Author: Michael Medved | Narrator: Michael Medved
Release Date: November 26, 2019
The national radio host and bestselling author of The American Miracle reveals the happy accidents, outrageous coincidences, and flat-out miracles that continue to shape America’s destiny. “The book isn't just inspiring; it reignites fait...
Author: Timothy Egan | Narrator: Timothy Egan
Release Date: October 15, 2019
From "the world's greatest tour guide," a deeply-researched, captivating journey through the rich history of Christianity and the winding paths of the French and Italian countryside that will feed mind, body, and soul (New York Times)."What a wondrou...
Author: Dan Jones | Narrator: Dan Jones
Release Date: October 01, 2019
A major new history of the Crusades with an unprecedented wide scope, told in a tableau of portraits of people on all sides of the wars, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Templars.For more than one thousand years, Christians and Musli...
Author: Margaret Leslie Davis | Narrator: Coleen Marlo
Release Date: March 19, 2019
“A lively tale of historical innovation, the thrill of the bibliophile’s hunt, greed and betrayal.” – The New York Times Book Review"An addictive and engaging look at the ‘competitive, catty and slightly a...
Author: Reza Aslan | Narrator: Reza Aslan
Release Date: November 07, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of Zealot and host of Believer explores humanity’s quest to make sense of the divine in this concise and fascinating history of our understanding of God.  In Zealot, Reza Aslan replac...