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Recommended Reading

Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism

Democracy is struggling in America–by now this statement is almost cliché. But what if the country is no longer a democracy at all? In Democracy Incorporated, Sheldon Wolin considers the unthinkable: has America unwittingly morphed into a new and strange kind of political hybrid, one where economic and state powers are conjoined and virtually unbridled? […]

Mahatma Gandhi: His Life and Ideas

Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948) was one of the most important and influential social and religious reformers of the past century, spending his life striving for justice, peace, and equality among countries, races, and classes. His ideas and ideals have inspired generations of activists–from Martin Luther King Jr. to Vaclav Havel–and acted as catalysts for change in […]

Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle

In this New York Times bestseller, Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist Chris Hedges has written a shattering meditation on American obsession with celebrity and the epidemic of illiteracy that threatens our cultural integrity. Reporting on such phenomena as professional wrestling, the pornographic film industry, and unchecked casino capitalism, Hedges exposes the mechanisms used to divert us from […]

Holy Terror: The Fundamentalist War on America’s Freedoms in Religion, Politics, and Our Private Lives

Spirituality and Social Responsibility: Vocational Vision of Women in the United Methodist Tradition

Women in the United Methodist tradition have long expressed their commitment to Christ and to their sisters and brothers. Here is a collection of essays and primary source documents that tells the stories of pioneering ministries of United Methodist women–of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds–from the eighteenth century. Each essay traces the individual faith journeys […]

The Last Week: What the Gospels Really Teach About Jesus’s Final Days in Jerusalem

Top Jesus scholars Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan join together to reveal a radical and little-known Jesus. As both authors reacted to and responded to questions about Mel Gibson’s blockbuster The Passion of the Christ, they discovered that many Christians are unclear on the details of events during the week leading up to […]

Jesus: Uncovering the Life, Teachings, and Relevance of a Religious Revolutionary

From top Jesus expert Marcus Borg, a completely updated and revised version of his vision of Jesus—as charismatic healer, sage, and prophet, a man living in the power of the spirit and dedicated to radical social change. Fully revised and updated, this is Borg’s major book on the historial Jesus. He shows how the Gospel […]

Christianity After Religion: The End of Church and the Birth of a New Spiritual Awakening

The data is clear: religious affiliation is plummeting across the breadth of Christian denominations. And yet interest in “spirituality” is on the rise. So what is behind the sea change in American religion? With the same comprehensive research and insider reporting that made Christianity for the Rest of Us an indispensable guide to cultivating thriving […]

The Underground Church: Reclaiming the Subversive Way of Jesus

The Underground Church proposes that the faithful recapture the spirit of the early church with its emphasis on what Christians do rather than what they believe. Prominent progressive writer, speaker, and minister Robin Meyers proposes that the best way to recapture the spirit of the early Christian church is to recognize that Jesus-following was and […]

Saving Jesus from the Church: How to Stop Worshiping Christ and Start Following Jesus

From One of America’s Leading Pastors, a Bold Call to Restore Christianity’s True Mission: Following Jesus The marriage of bad theology and hypocritical behavior by the church has eroded our spiritual lives. Taking the best of biblical scholarship, Meyers recasts core Christian concepts in an effort to save Christianity from its obsession with personal salvation. […]

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