Best Sellers: Religion, December 5, 2013

February 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
    Wright, Lawrence
    Alfred A. Knopf
    2013. ISBN 9780307700667. $28.95
  2. Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
    Aslan, Reza
    Random House
    2013. ISBN 9781400069224. $27
  3. Christian Beginnings: From Nazareth to Nicaea
    Vermes, Geza
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300191608. $30
  4. The Muslim Brotherhood: Evolution of an Islamist Movement
    Wickham, Carrie Rosefsky
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691149400. $29.95
  5. From Stone to Flesh: A Short History of the Buddha
    Lopez, Donald S., Jr.
    University of Chicago Press
    2013. ISBN 9780226493206. $26
  6. Christians, Muslims, and Jesus
    Siddiqui, Mona
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300169706. $32.50
  7. On the Muslim Question
    Norton, Anne
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691157047. $24.95
  8. Why Priests? A Failed Tradition
    Wills, Garry
    2013. ISBN 9780670024872. $27.95
  9. Called To Serve: A History of Nuns in America
    McGuinness, Margaret M.
    New York University
    2013. ISBN 9780814795569. $35
  10. The First Muslim: The Story of Muhammad
    Hazleton, Lesley
    2013. ISBN 9781594487286. $27.95
  11. An Age of Infidels: The Politics of Religious Controversy in the Early United States
    Schlereth, Eric R.
    University of Pennsylvania Press
    2013. ISBN 9780812244939. $55
  12. Muslim Identities: An Introduction to Islam
    Hughes, Aaron W.
    Columbia University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780231161466. $89.50
  13. Big Gods: How Religion Transformed Cooperation and Conflict
    Norenzayan, Ara
    Princeton University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780691151212. $29.95
  14. The Serpentine Wall: The Winding Boundary Between Church and State in the United States
    Harris, James F.
    2013. ISBN 9781412849708. $39.95
  15. Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism
    Bennoune, Karima
    W.W. Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780393081589. $27.95
  16. Religion Without God
    Dworkin, Ronald
    Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674726826. $17.95
  17. The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness, Bliss
    Hart, David Bentley
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300166842. $25
  18. To the Ends of the Earth: Pentecostalism and the Transformation of World Christianity
    Anderson, Allan Heaton
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780195386431. $99
  19. The Vatican Diaries: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Power, Personalities and Politics at the Heart of the Catholic Church
    Thavis, John
    2013. ISBN 9780670026715. $27.95
  20. The Roman Inquisition: A Papal Bureaucracy and Its Laws in the Age of Galileo
    Mayer, Thomas F.
    University of Pennsylvania Press
    2013. ISBN 9780812244731. $79.95


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