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Product Description: What words come to mind when we think of God? Merciful? Just? Compassionate? In fact, the Bible lays out God’s primary qualities clearly: jealous, petty, unforgiving, bloodthirsty, vindictive—and worse! Originally conceived as a joint presentation between influential thinker and bestselling author Richard Dawkins and former evangelical preacher Dan Barker, this unique book provides an investigation into what may be the most unpleasant character in all fiction...read more
By Dan Barker and Richard Dawkins (foreword by)

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9781454918325 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, February 2, 2016, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: What words come to mind when we think of God?

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Product Description: A Mexican immigrant and rising star within the Christian community abandons his faith and comes out as a gay atheist In this exceptionally moving and soul-searching memoir, Fernando Alcántar recounts his incredible journey from poor Catholic boy on the dusty streets of Mexico to globetrotting missionary and high-profile Christian leader in the United States—where he eventually left his celebrated life behind to advocate for the liberating power of reason and equality...read more
By Dan Barker (foreword by)

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9780534341411, titled "The Reluctant Welfare State: American Social Welfare Policies-Past, Present, and Future" | Brooks/Cole Pub Co, July 1, 1996, cover price $54.95 | also contains The Reluctant Welfare State: American Social Welfare Policies-Past, Present, and Future | About this edition: Your students will find discussion of these issues and more in this comprehensive, scholarly introduction to social welfaare policy in the United States.

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9781634310482 | Pitchstone Llc, November 30, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A Mexican immigrant and rising star within the Christian community abandons his faith and comes out as a gay atheist In this exceptionally moving and soul-searching memoir, Fernando Alcántar recounts his incredible journey from poor Catholic boy on the dusty streets of Mexico to globetrotting missionary and high-profile Christian leader in the United States—where he eventually left his celebrated life behind to advocate for the liberating power of reason and equality.

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Product Description: In Sunday School, we learn about the remarkable miracles of early converts. But what about their lives before they became spiritual giants? Dan Barker, author of Little-Known Stories about the Doctrine and Covenants, compiles conversion stories full of visions, persecutions, and miracles...read more

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9781462114412 | Cedar Fort, June 10, 2014, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: In Sunday School, we learn about the remarkable miracles of early converts.

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Product Description: Don't let the Old Testament intimidate you! Modern revelation has provided the tools we need to understand and apply this timeless scripture. By citing prophetic revelation, Dan Barker helps you reach past strange customs and difficult descriptions to feel the power of the promises in the Old Testament...read more

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9781462112074 | Cedar Fort, November 12, 2013, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Don't let the Old Testament intimidate you!

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Product Description: Add extra interest and depth to your study of the Doctrine & Covenants with these little-known stories and facts from Church history. With one story for each section, you'll soon discover the details history has tucked away. Fascinating and informative, this book is perfect for sharing with friends and family and guaranteed to spice up your scripture study...read more

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9781462110544, titled "Little-Known Stories About the Doctrine & Covenants" | Cedar Fort, November 13, 2012, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Add extra interest and depth to your study of the Doctrine & Covenants with these little-known stories and facts from Church history.

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Product Description: This collection of satirical poems homes in on the inconsistencies and downright perversities of what passes in our culture as "Holy Writ." Turning to satire, with its long and distinguished record of exposing folly and bringing enlightenment through humor, the author leaves no doubt that primitive religion posing as eternal truth is just the sort of folly that satire is meant to correct...read more
By Dan Barker (foreword by)

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9781616143855 | Prometheus Books, July 26, 2011, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: This collection of satirical poems homes in on the inconsistencies and downright perversities of what passes in our culture as "Holy Writ.

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Product Description: Think you know everything about Mormon history? Then prove it! This book is stuffed with multiple-choice questions about the fascinating facts and figures in Mormon history, so you'll be able to stump even the most scholarly Church historian in your family...read more

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9781599557984 | Bonneville Books, May 14, 2011, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Think you know everything about Mormon history?

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Product Description: How Does an Atheist Respond to the Question, "What Is the Purpose of Life?" For a Christian, it is faith that gives their life purpose. In his best-selling book "The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?," Rick Warren says, You must begin with God...read more

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9781569758465 | Ulysses Pr, January 25, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: How Does an Atheist Respond to the Question, "What Is the Purpose of Life?

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Product Description: Did you know that a sister gave birth to a baby during the Salt Lake Temple dedication? Who blessed the baby, and where did this blessing take place? This story is not well known, but it has contributed to the Latter-day Saints' unique culture and history...read more

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9781599553498, titled "Unique Stories & Facts from LDS History" | Cedar Fort, May 8, 2010, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Did you know that a sister gave birth to a baby during the Salt Lake Temple dedication?

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Product Description: In this anthology of recent criticisms aimed at the reasonableness of Christian belief, a former evangelical minister and apologist, author of the critically acclaimed Why I Became an Atheist, has assembled fifteen outstanding articles by leading skeptics, expanding on themes introduced in his first book...read more
By Dan Barker (foreword by)

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9781616141684 | Prometheus Books, April 27, 2010, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: In this anthology of recent criticisms aimed at the reasonableness of Christian belief, a former evangelical minister and apologist, author of the critically acclaimed Why I Became an Atheist, has assembled fifteen outstanding articles by leading skeptics, expanding on themes introduced in his first book.

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Product Description: ADVANCE PRAISE FOR "GODLESS" Valuable in the human story are the reflections of intelligent and ethical people who listen to the voice of reason and who allow it to vanquish bigotry and superstition. This book is a classic example...read more
By Dan Barker and Richard Dawkins (foreword by)

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9781569756775 | Ulysses Pr, September 1, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: ADVANCE PRAISE FOR "GODLESS" Valuable in the human story are the reflections of intelligent and ethical people who listen to the voice of reason and who allow it to vanquish bigotry and superstition.

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A former preacher tell why he abandoned the guidance of the Bible to follow the dictates of own conscience.

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9781877733130 | Freedom from Religion Fndtn, June 1, 2006, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A former preacher tell why he abandoned the guidance of the Bible to follow the dictates of own conscience.

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9781877733079 | Freedom from Religion Fndtn, September 1, 1992, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Autobiographical story of journeying from fundamentalist/evangelical minister to atheist.

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A guide to seeing Scotland by car collects twenty-five itineraries with directions, maps, scenic side trips, and historic attractions
By Dan Barker and Brian Strassburg (illustrator)

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9780028622378, titled "Frommer''s Scotland''s Best-Loved Driving Tours" | 3rd edition (Macmillan General Reference, December 1, 1997), cover price $15.99 | also contains Frommer''s Scotland''s Best-Loved Driving Tours | About this edition: A guide to seeing Scotland by car collects twenty-five itineraries with directions, maps, scenic side trips, and historic attractions
9780879757311 | Prometheus Books, July 1, 1992, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Discusses learning right from wrong, stressing such aspects as the difference between rules and principles and the importance of an individual's rights

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Encourages having an open mind and checking things out to find the truth, rather than blindly accepting everything we hear
By Dan Barker and Brian Strassburg (illustrator)

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9780879756079 | Prometheus Books, December 1, 1990, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Encourages having an open mind and checking things out to find the truth, rather than blindly accepting everything we hear

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9780318424958 | Freedom from Religion Fndtn, October 1, 1988, cover price $15.00

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