Best Sellers: Religion, July 26, 2012

October 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Reading the Qur’an: The Contemporary Relevance of the Sacred Text of Islam
Sardar, Ziauddin
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199836741. $29.95

2) Islam Through Western Eyes: From the Crusades to the War on Terrorism
Lyons, Jonathan
Columbia University Press
2012. ISBN 9780231158947. $32.50

3) The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age
Nussbaum, Martha C.
Belknap: Harvard University Press
2012. ISBN 9780674065901. $26.95

4) Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction
Witte, John, Jr.
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199733453. $99

5) Prophetic Encounters: Religion and the American Radical Tradition
McKanan, Dan
2011. ISBN 9780807013151. $34.95

6) Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation
Pagels, Elaine
2012. ISBN 9780670023349. $27.95

7) Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty
Barry, John M.
2012. ISBN 9780670023059. $35

8) Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism
Plantinga, Alvin
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199812097. $27.95

9) Faith No More: Why People Reject Religion
Zuckerman, Phil
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199740017. $24.95

10) Faith and Money: How Religion Contributes to Wealth and Poverty
Keister, Lisa A.
Cambridge University Press
2011. ISBN 9780521896511. $99

11) The Founding Fathers and the Debate over Religion in Revolutionary America: A History in Documents
Harris, Matthew L.
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780195326499. $99

12) The Jewish Annotated New Testament
Levine, Amy-Jill
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780195297706. $35

13) The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society
Gregory, Brad S.
Belknap: Harvard University Press
2012. ISBN 9780674045637. $39.95

14) The Headscarf Controversy: Secularism and Freedom of Religion
Elver, Hilal
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199769292. $55

15) God’s Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World
Murphy, Cullen
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
2012. ISBN 9780618091560. $27

16) The Jewish Jesus: How Judaism and Christianity Shaped Each Other
Schäfer, Peter
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691153902. $35

17) Why Religion Is Natural and Science Is Not
McCauley, Robert N.
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199827268. $29.95

18) Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer’s Guide to the Uses of Religion
De Botton, Alain
2012. ISBN 9780307379108. $26.95

19) Apocalyptic Realm: Jihadists in South Asia
Hiro, Dilip
Yale University Press
2012. ISBN 9780300173789. $30

20) Religion in China: Survival and Revival Under Communist Rule
Fenggang Yang
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199735655. $99

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