Finding God Beyond Religion: A Guide for Skeptics, Agnostics, & Unorthodox Believers Inside & Outside the Church
Tom Stella. SkyLight Paths, $16.99 trade paper (150p) ISBN 978-1-59473-485-4

A former Catholic priest who is now a spiritual director urges readers not to let religion of any denominational flavor become a stumbling block to a profound encounter with God.

Herod the Great: Statesman, Visionary, Tyrant
Norman Gelb. Rowman & Littlefield, $34 (200p) ISBN 978-1-4422-1065-3

Historian Gelb offers a decidedly revisionist view of a figure generally understood as a cruel tyrant.

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