tion by Marybeth Lorbiecki (Apr., hardcover, $25.95, ISBN 978-0-8478-4271-1)
presents the environmental teachings of this
beloved pope and the hopeful words of Pope
ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Demystifying Islam: Tackling the
Tough Questions by Harris Zafar (June,
hardcover, $35, ISBN 978-1-4422-2327-1)
offers a guide to what Islam teaches about
provocative current issues and also outlines
multiple viewpoints within Islam.
Inside the Jesuits: How Pope Francis Will Change the Church and the
World by Robert Blair Kaiser (May, hardcover, $32, ISBN 978-1-4422-2901-3). An
award-winning journalist shows how Pope
Francis’s Jesuit spirituality has influenced
some of his most symbolic acts and how it
will continue to influence his papacy, the
Church, and the world.
The Broken and the Whole: Discov-
ering Joy After Heartbreak by Charles S.
Sherman (Mar., hardcover, $25, ISBN 978-
1-4516-5616-9). In the vein of When Bad
Things Happen to Good People, a rabbi gains
wisdom after his young son suffers a cata-
strophic brain-stem stroke.
(dist. by Random House)
Buddha’s Daughters: Teachings from
Women Who Are Shaping Buddhism
in the West by Andrea Miller (Apr., paper,
$17.95, ISBN 978-1-59030-623-9) compiles teachings from the best-known and
most respected Buddhist teachers, including Pema Chödrön, Sharon Salzberg, and
Roshi Joan Halifax.
Most Intimate: A Zen Approach to
Life’s Challenges by Roshi Pat Enkyo
O’Hara (Mar., paper, $16, ISBN 978-1-
59030-974-2) is the long-awaited first book
from this prominent modern American Zen
(dist. by Random House)
Turning Confusion into Clarity: A
Guide to the Foundation Practices of Ti-
betan Buddhism by Yongey Mingyur and
Helen Tworkov, foreword by Matthieu Ricard
(July, paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-1611801217)
gives detailed instruction and friendly and in-
spiring advice for those embarking on the Ti-
betan Buddhist path, from the author of The
Joy of Living and Joyful Wisdom.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
The Age of Atheists: How We Have
Sought to Live Since the Death of God by
Peter Watson (Feb., hardcover, $35, ISBN 978-
1476754314) reconstructs the history of one of
the modern world’s most important and con-
troversial intellectual achievements: atheism.
SIX POINTS PRESS
(dist. by Midpoint Trade)
Sixty-Minute Seder: Preserving the
Essence of the Passover Haggadah by
Nellie Foster and Cass Foster (Feb., paper,
$12.95, ISBN 978-1589852600) shows
how to organize a traditional Jewish Passover seder, from planning through preparation to presentation.
The Rebirthing of God: Christianity’s
Struggle for New Beginnings by John
Philip Newell (June,hardcover, $19.99,
ISBN 978-1-59473-542-4) explores eight
major features of a new birthing of Christi-
anity using the holy island of Iona as a sym-
bol of new beginnings.
Sacred Laughter of the Sufis: Awakening the Soul with the Mulla’s Comic
Teaching: Stories and Other Islamic
Wisdom by Imam Jamal Rahman (Apr., paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59473-547-9). A
first-of-its-kind combination of the legendary wisdom stories of Islam’s great comic foil
with spiritual insights for seekers of all traditions or none.
Keeping the Faith Without a Reli-
gion by Roger Housden (Mar., hardcover,
$21.95, ISBN 978-1-62203-091-0) is for
the growing population of “spiritual but
not religious” seekers, with help for finding
an individual path.
Growing Up Godless: A Parent’s
Guide to Raising Kids Without Religion
THE MIDDLE WAY
9781614291565 | $17.95 | 200 pages | April
A sparklingly clear teaching on how
the Buddhist ideas of emptiness and
interdependency relate to personal
experience and bring a deeper understanding of the world around us.
THE BODHI TREE
9781614291527 | $16.95 | 184 pages | April
Buddhadasa Bhikkhu presents in
simple language the philosophy of
voidness that lies at the heart of