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Wesley for Armchair Theologians (Armchair)

By: Abraham, William J.

Price: $17.15

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press: 2005-09-30

Seller ID: 9780664226213


"Wesley for Armchair Theologians" engagingly presents the life and theology of John Wesley, the founder of Methodism. Written by prominent Wesley scholar William Abraham, who aimed to "make Wesley come alive for those who would truly love to become armchair theologians," the book is an excellent, entertaining, and expert guide to the work of this important Christian figure.Written by experts but designed for the novice, the Armchair series provides accurate, concis... View more info

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Zhuangzi Speaks: The Music of Nature

By: Chih-chung Ts'ai; Brian Bruya [Translator]; Donald J. Munro [Afterword];

Price: $26.94

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1992-07-13

Seller ID: 9780691008820


During a period of political and social upheaval in China, the unconventional insights of the great Daoist Zhuangzi (369?-286? B.C.) pointed to a way of living naturally. Inspired by his fascination with the wisdom of this sage, the immensely popular Taiwanese cartoonist Tsai Chih Chung created a bestselling Chinese comic book. Tsai had his cartoon characters enact the key parables of Zhuangzi (pronounced jwawngdz), and he rendered Zhuangzi's most enlightening sayings... View more info

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Penguins of America

By: James Patterson, Jack Patterson

Price: $13.49

Publisher: USA, Little Brown & Co.: 2017

Edition: 1 Volume

Seller ID: 9780316346993


A lavishly illustrated, humorous book from the world's #1 bestselling writer and his son that shows how humans and penguins really aren't that different after all. Penguins--our lovable, cute, flightless friends who are constantly dressed for a formal occasion--have always fascinated humans. As we shuffle through life one day at a time, it's easy to take things far too seriously, but when we see penguins taking a walk in our shoes it's impossible not to recognize how... View more info

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Where Did They Hide My Presents?

By: Katz, Alan

Price: $17.13

Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books: 2005-10-01

Seller ID: 9780689862144


It's Christmastime While everyone else is singing "Frosty the Snowman" and "Winter Wonderland," ring in your holidays with "Our Friendly Mailman" and "Something in My Brother's Underpants" Songwriter and comedy writer "par excellence" Alan Katz roasts old Christmas chestnuts and turns them into sparkling new holiday hits that everyone will love. With uproarious pictures by illustrator and cartoonist David Catrow, this holiday collection guarantees hours of silly d... View more info

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An Anthropologist On Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

By: Sacks, Oliver

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Vintage: 1996-02-13

Seller ID: 9780679756972


To these seven narratives of neurological disorder Dr. Sacks brings the same humanity, poetic observation, and infectious sense of wonder that are apparent in his bestsellers "Awakenings" and "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat." These men, women, and one extraordinary child emerge as brilliantly adaptive personalities, whose conditions have not so much debilitated them as ushered them into another reality. View more info

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The Trouble With Testosterone: And Other Essays On The Biology Of The Human Predicament

By: Sapolsky, Robert M.

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Scribner: 1998-04-24

Seller ID: 9780684838915


From the author of the widely acclaimed Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, an enlightening perspective on the peculiar drives and intrinsic needs underlying human behavior, and how they link us to -- and separate us from -- the rest of the animal kingdom.In this wide-ranging collection of witty essays, Robert M. Sapolsky brings a touch of humor and compassion to the world of cutting-edge science. His subjects range from explanations of the neurological bases of human indivi... View more info

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The Gospel According to Peanuts

By: Short, Robert L.

Price: $17.15

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press: 2000-01-01

Edition: 35

Seller ID: 9780664222222


While Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the rest of the Peanuts gang have enjoyed the kind of success most cartoon characters can only dream about--becoming pop culture icons of the highest order and entering the global consciousness practically as family members--Robert Short's "The Gospel According to Peanuts" also has found a place in the hearts of many readers, with sales now totaling more than ten million copies. This anniversary edition features a new cove... View more info

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The Inappropriate Baby Book: Gross and Embarrassing Memories from Baby's First Year

By: Stinson, Jennifer

Price: $12.65

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2002-09-02

Seller ID: 9780740727238


Any parent who's been through the rigors of an infant invasion knows that the real poop, er, scoop, rarely gets recorded in those precious little keepsake books. After all, those books don't cover all the really gross and fascinating stuff that makes parents laugh, scream, and scratch their heads. The Inappropriate Baby Book, however, has the good stuff covered. A real baby book for real parents, The Inappropriate Baby Book offers a unique and hysterical way to commemora... View more info