These recently published books offer new views on the messages and insights of spirituality, religion, metaphysics, and life skills. Click on the book cover, and you'll be given the opportunity to add these treasures to your own library.
From Strength to Strength
by Arthur Brooks
Recommended by the Dalai Lama, From Strength to Strength provides a strategy for finding purpose, meaning, and success for the second half of life. By refocusing on deep wisdom, relationships, and spiritual awareness, we can experience a different kind of happiness, a deeper joy. Drawing from science, philosophy, and Eastern spirituality, Brooks shows how to accept the gifts of a new strength.
Being Ram Dass
by Ram Dass
In intimate detail, Ram Dass shares his life story and spiritual journey. This
memoir chronicles his experience of the cultural and spiritual transformations that resonate with us to this day, a journey from the mind to the heart, from the ego to the soul.
by Sharon Salzberg
Endorsed by Jack Kornfield and Krista Tippett, Sharon Salzberg's most recent book illustrates how mindfulness can help ease our suffering so we're not defined by isolation and fear, but rather by wisdom, generosity, and love.
Peace in the Last Third of Life
by Paul Zahl
A roadmap to finding peace and hope for the "Boomer" generation. Paul Zahl connects some of the core questions of Boomers to the power of God.
The Bible with and without Jesus
by Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Zvi Brettler
With clarity, honesty, and even wit, Levine and Brettler reveal what the ancient texts meant in their original contexts, and show how the Jewish and Christian traditions, in spite of different interpretations, both bring meaning and inspiration to scripture.
The End of Everything
by Katie Mack
Theoretical astrophysicist Katie Mack takes us on a tour of the Cosmos's life journey and our place in the mystery of mysteries. Cutting-edge science, cosmology, and quantum mechanics give relevance to the meaning of our existence.
The Energy Codes
by Sue Morter
Bridging ancient healing practices with cutting-edge science, Sue Morter offers a road map to help you experience deep healing in your life. Her seven-step system will help you activate untapped energy in your body and empower your hidden potential.
by Rutger Bergman
Rutger Bergman demolishes the cynical view that humans are inherently selfish, bad creatures. He presents a portrait of human nature that is uplifting and even inspiring. Humankind is technically not a new release - it was published in 2019 - but Bergman's message that people are hardwired for kindness is a read that shouldn't be overlooked.
by Depak Chopra
Deepak Chopra instructs us how to move past limitations constructed by the mind to a new state of awareness, a field of infinite possibilities. Once you wake up, he writes, life becomes transformed, because pure consciousness dawns in your life. Only then does your infinite potential become your personal reality.
"When I think of all the books
still left for me to read, I
am certain of future happiness."
- Jules Renar
Secrets of Divine Love
by A. Helwa
A masterfully written book that illustrates the beauty of love and oneness. A. Helwa draws up spiritual teachings of the Qur'an, principles and practives of Islam, and stories from great prophets to help us unlock our spiritual potential and discover our divine purpose.
Saving God from Religion
by Robin Meyers
Robin Meyers captures what it means to believe in a God who's revealed not in creeds or morality, but in the struggles and beauty of ordinary lives. He shows how all of creation is anointed with the presence of God.
The #MeToo Reckoning
by Ruth Everhart
In shining a light on the prevalence of sexual abuse and misconduct in faith communities, pastor and survivor Ruth Everhart offers hope to surviviors as she declares that God is present with the violated and stands in solidarity with victims, and that the vulnerable can be delivered from violence.
Intimate Conversations with the Divine
by Caroline Myss
Caroline Myss's prayers touch on the human experiences of love and loss, anxiety and hope, birth and death, joy and faith. Each illustrates a grace that feeds the human soul, from healing, endurance, and awakening, to silence surrender, and trust.
We Are Called to be a Movement
by William Barber
Rev. William Barber says that it is time to come together and renounce the politics of rejection, division, and greed. It's time to lift up the common good, move to higher ground, and restore the soul of America.
The Way of Gratitude
by Galen Guengerich
A guide to living a purposeful and joyous life through the practice of gratitude. Galen Guengerich shows how we can be healthier and happier, and forge a new sense of belonging, not only to the Universe, but also to ourselves.
Spirituality and Social Justice
by Andy Harris
For people who identify themselves as spiritual but not religious. Andy Harris is a physician-activist who has practiced medicine in under developed countries. His writing is inspired by his life-long interest in spirituality, social justice and reconciliation.