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Product Description: In today's world, we are witnessing both the spread of a hopeful secular humanism and the persistence of cultural traditions that mindlessly glorify humans and are paving the path to environmental collapse. Peter Heinegg addresses how we are now on a collision course heading toward ecological catastrophe—the one solution to this being a true “agonizing reappraisal” of who we are and how we do things...read more

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9780761864165 | Hamilton Books, September 24, 2014, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: In today's world, we are witnessing both the spread of a hopeful secular humanism and the persistence of cultural traditions that mindlessly glorify humans and are paving the path to environmental collapse.

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Product Description: Even as the number of unbelievers continues to rise, religion in America still gets unwarrantably good press. Unfortunately, the central religious concept of the “sacred” proves, upon closer inspection, to be fictitious. This book surveys the various traditional “fortresses” of the sacred and finds them all empty and indefensible...read more

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9780761862529 | Univ Pr of Amer, November 21, 2013, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Even as the number of unbelievers continues to rise, religion in America still gets unwarrantably good press.

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Product Description: In Abraham's Ashes, Peter Heinegg uncovers the truth behind the bizarre, contradictory, and oppressive fantasy known as monotheism. He offers a forceful critique of the biblical and Qur'anic views of Abraham, showing how at the heart of all prophetic religions lies an untenable myth of suprarational magical thinking about "revelation"...read more

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9780761859659 | Univ Pr of Amer, December 14, 2012, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: In Abraham's Ashes, Peter Heinegg uncovers the truth behind the bizarre, contradictory, and oppressive fantasy known as monotheism.

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Product Description: Crazy Culture is a series of broadsides against many widely held misconceptions in both academe and the general public, who is often seen clustering under the politically correct banner of multiculturalism. Heinegg confronts the notion that all culture—especially that of non-westerners and oppressed minorities—is somehow good in itself and that outsiders have no right to criticize or condemn any cultures except their own...read more

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9780761856832 | Univ Pr of Amer, November 17, 2011, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Crazy Culture is a series of broadsides against many widely held misconceptions in both academe and the general public, who is often seen clustering under the politically correct banner of multiculturalism.

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Product Description: God: An Obituary is a satirical-analytical view of monotheism in our time. Building on the work of both the great traditional unbelievers―Hume, Mill, Nietzsche, and Freud, among others―and contemporary critics―Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Ibn Warraq, etc...read more

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9780761847120 | Hamilton Books, September 30, 2009, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: God: An Obituary is a satirical-analytical view of monotheism in our time.

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Product Description: Internationally acclaimed author Peter van Breemen, S.J., draws on the spirituality of John's gospel and Ignatius of Loyola to stress that our deepest desires and God's will for us coincide when we let go of selfishness; and that God's deepest longing is to dwell in us, to make a home in our souls...read more

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9781594712005 | Ave Maria Pr, March 1, 2009, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Internationally acclaimed author Peter van Breemen, S.

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Product Description: That Does It is an enfilade of critical attacks on the absurdities, stupidities, and crimes of present-day American life. The book provides a handy checklist of ills, from the life threatening to the merely obnoxious, afflicting the American psyche and body politic, which it then proceeds to submerge in satirical acid...read more

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9780761843931 | Hamilton Books, December 30, 2008, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: That Does It is an enfilade of critical attacks on the absurdities, stupidities, and crimes of present-day American life.

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Product Description: Like war and politics, philosophy is too important to be left to professionals. Oh Wait―Now I Get It illustrates this basic truth by tackling a broad spectrum of issues, which include: history, religion, government, sex, family, and death...read more

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9780761839521 | Hamilton Books, October 30, 2007, cover price $37.99 | About this edition: Like war and politics, philosophy is too important to be left to professionals.

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Product Description: Countless biographies have been written about Pope John Paul II. In this volumen a well-know Vatican insider reveals new details about Karol Wojtyla's youth, from his birth to his election to the papacy. This short, readable book chronicles the young life and personal development of this popular and beloved man through stories about his family, his vocation, and his intellectual training...read more

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9780764809248 | 1 edition (Liguori Pubns, November 1, 2002), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Countless biographies have been written about Pope John Paul II.

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9780764815744 | Triumph Books, March 1, 2007, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Countless biographies have been written about Pope John Paul II.

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Product Description: Good God! (And Other Follies) takes a critical and satirical look at the wave of religiosity now sweeping the country. From faith-based initiatives to bans on stem cell research, from public postings of the Ten Commandments to attacks on evolution, American godliness has apparently never had it so good...read more

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9780761836032 | Hamilton Books, November 30, 2006, cover price $35.99 | About this edition: Good God!

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Product Description: Better Than Both: The Case for Pessimism is an experiment in "popular philosophy." It presents and discusses (literally) life-and-death issues in non-technical, everyday language. This new work sees pessimism not as a kind of depressed moodiness or self-indulgent negativity, but as the inevitable result of any fair-minded survey of the world we actually live in...read more

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9780761833123 | Hamilton Books, December 30, 2005, cover price $37.99 | About this edition: Better Than Both: The Case for Pessimism is an experiment in "popular philosophy.

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Product Description: Rare and precious Oriental icons, some created in mosaics, are arranged to tell the story of Mary. The accompanying text offers comments and explanations of the images and their symbols. A life of Mary as presented in the writings of the great fathers of the Orthodox Church and in the liturgical rites of the Byzantine traditions is also included...read more
By Peter Heinegg (trans) and Giovanna Parravicini (editor)

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9780764812118 | Triumph Books, September 1, 2004, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Rare and precious Oriental icons, some created in mosaics, are arranged to tell the story of Mary.

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9780824521158 | Rev upd su edition (Crossroad Pub Co, October 1, 2003), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Part travelogue, part spiritual memoir, Candolini tells the story of packing his family into their car and heading out for a four-month tour of Europe's rich and diverse labyrinths. This book is the fruit of his travel, filled with history, reflection, and personal insight.
By Gernot Candolini, Paula D'Arcy (foreword by) and Peter Heinegg (trans)

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9780824521028 | Crossroad Pub Co, August 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Part travelogue, part spiritual memoir, Candolini tells the story of packing his family into their car and heading out for a four-month tour of Europe's rich and diverse labyrinths.

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Product Description: The inevitability and finality of death have prompted some of the world’s most poignant and memorable literature, from the Epic of Gilgamesh of ancient Babylon to the works of contemporary poets and novelists. The conviction that death means everlasting extinction, with no possibility of an afterlife, is described by Peter Heinegg as "mortalism...read more
By Peter Heinegg (editor)

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9781591020424 | Prometheus Books, May 1, 2003, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The inevitability and finality of death have prompted some of the world’s most poignant and memorable literature, from the Epic of Gilgamesh of ancient Babylon to the works of contemporary poets and novelists.

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Product Description: Richard Rohr and Andrea Ebert's runaway best-seller shows both the basic logic of the Enneagram and its harmony with the core truths of Christian thought from the time of the early Church forward. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780824519506 | Crossroad Pub Co, August 1, 2001, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Richard Rohr and Andrea Ebert's runaway best-seller shows both the basic logic of the Enneagram and its harmony with the core truths of Christian thought from the time of the early Church forward.

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Explains how the Buddhist journey to enlightenment requires sacrifice of worldly goods and devotion to meditation, and describes the eight meditative absorptions that bring joy and peace and lead to liberation.
By Peter Heinegg (trans) and Ayya Khema

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9781570624926 | Shambhala Pubns, March 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Explains how the Buddhist journey to enlightenment requires sacrifice of worldly goods and devotion to meditation, and describes the eight meditative absorptions that bring joy and peace and lead to liberation.

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Product Description: Edzard Schaper is a great storyteller who, it seems has absorbed the spirit of a whole people. With a sweet love for detail, and never without a smile, he tells the old legend of the fourth king. While most probably told from generation to generation, this charming little story has never been written with such loving imagination and deep spirituality...read more
By Tanja Butler (illustrator), Peter Heinegg (trans) and Edzard Schaper

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9780824518141 | Crossroad Pub Co, December 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Edzard Schaper is a great storyteller who, it seems has absorbed the spirit of a whole people.

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Product Description: The Christian hermits, ascetics, and monks of early history had deep insight into the nature and aspirations of humankind. Drawing on their experiences in the cloisters of the desert they became sought after mentors, teachers, and spiritual guides...read more

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9780824518189 | Crossroad Pub Co, September 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The Christian hermits, ascetics, and monks of early history had deep insight into the nature and aspirations of humankind.

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Product Description: Book by Parent, Remi
By Peter Heinegg (trans) and Remi Parent

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9780764801853 | Triumph Books, June 1, 1998, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: Book by Parent, Remi

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Explores the life and work of Mother Teresa, focusing on her work as the founder of the Missionaries of Charity and the difference they have made in the slums of Calcutta (view table of contents)
By Christian Feldman, Peter Heinegg (trans) and Brother Roger (introduced by)

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9780824517380 | Crossroad Pub Co, January 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Explores the life and work of Mother Teresa, focusing on her work as the founder of the Missionaries of Charity and the difference they have made in the slums of Calcutta

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Product Description: On the early morning of April 9, 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was murdered by the Nazis in the concentration camp of Flossenburg. There his life of 39 years ended, but the power of his faith stays with us through his life's story and through his prison cell.

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9780824515911 | Crossroad Pub Co, September 1, 1996, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: On the early morning of April 9, 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was murdered by the Nazis in the concentration camp of Flossenburg.

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