|King Leopold’s Ghost
||A true story of the man who enslaved a nation and of those who fought him: a brave handful of missionaries, travelers, and young idealists who went to Africa for work or adventure and unexpectedly found themselves witnesses to a holocaust.
|The Varieties of Religious Experience
||William James’ classic text on religion, which he defines as “the feelings, acts, and experiences of individual men in their solitude, so far as they apprehend themselves to stand in relation to whatever they may consider the divine.”
|From Housewife to Heretic: One Woman’s Spiritual Awakening and her Exommunication from the Mormon Church
||Awakening feminism brought Johnson into conflict with church leaders, who excommunicated her for promoting false doctrine. Her husband wanted to divorcer her because he was “tired of working on our marriage.” An account of Johnson’s progression from self-denial to activism.
|The Trivium: The Liberal Arts of Logic, Grammar, and Rhetoric
||An American nun explains the rules, definitions, and guidelines of language and the pathway to becoming a liberal artist.
|Man and His Symbols
||The first and only work in which the world-famous Swiss psycholotist explains to the layperson his enormously influential theory of symbolism as revealed in dreams
||Three Americans set off to explore Paris with a French tutor. As they traverse Paris’ grand boulevards and intimate, winding streets, they uncover surprising secrets about one another and come to understand long-buried truths about themselves.
|The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology
||An accessible, comprehensive, and illuminating guide to Buddhist psychology.
|In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin
||A mild-mannered professor from Chicago brings his family to Germany in 1933. At first they are enamored of the New Germany. But as evidence of Jewish persecution mounts, they become alarmed. The novel ends in a climax of violence and murder, revealing Hitler’s true character.
|Why Won’t You Apologize?: Healing Big Betrayals and Everyday Hurts
||Renowned psychologist sheds new light on the two most important words in the English language — I’m sorry — and offers a unique perspective on the challenge of healing broken connections and restoring trust.
|The Great Divorce
||An allegorical bus ride through heaven and hell that producees insights about the nature of good and evil.
|Her Body and Other Parties: Stories
||The author blithely demolishes the arbitrary borders between psychological realism and science fiction, comedy and horror, fantasy and fabulism, giving literal shape to women’s memories, hunger, and desire.
|Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny
||An exploration of misogyny in public life and poltics by a moral philosopher.
||A post apocalyptic novel about a father and son who walk alone through burned America observing the ravaged landscape and fighting to preserve the light they cherish.
|Love Warrior: A Memoir
||A memoir of betrayal and self-discovery that chronicals a beatufiul, brilliant journey to find deeper, truer relationships and a more abundant, authentic life
|Sweet Lamb of Heaven
||A young mother escapes her cold and unfaithful husband, who chases her from Alaska to Maine as they go into hiding.
||An expository view of patriarchy as a socially conditioned belief system masquerading as nature.
|The Sociological Imagination
||Mills calls for a way of looking at the world that can see links between the apparently private problems of the individual and important social issues.
|King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine
||A book of four Jungian archetypes about manhood, masculine energies from myth and literature
|To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism
||This book urges us to abandom monolithic ideas of “the Internet” and to show how to design more humane and democratic technological solutions.
|Leonard Arrington and the Writing of Mormon History
||A biography of the first and only professional historian to lead the Mormon church in its history division.
|Becoming Human: A Servant of the Map
||Essays about author’s journey to discover how to reshape his existence as a “servant of the map.”
|At the Pulpit: 185 Years of Discourses by Latter-day Saint Women
||Reeder J and Holbrook K
||Hand-picked by Reeder and Holbrook, 54 speeches given by LDS women from 1831 to 2016.
|Religion of a Different Color: Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness
||The 19th century Protestants’ view that Mormonism represented a racial departure from the mainstream, and the 200-year church response to fight that view.
|The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book)
||Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, the agreements are “Be impeccable with your word,” “don’t take anything personally,” “don’t make assumptions,” and “always do your best.”
||A 4th century philosopher explains his theological and philosophical questioning of God’s nature and what it is to be human.
|Exploring the Connection Between Mormons and Masons
||Why did Joseph Smith become a Freemason? Who introduced Freemasonry into Nauvoo, Illinois, in the early 1840’s? Do the Masons really descend from the stonemasons who built King Solomon’s temple? Is there a relationship between the Masonic lodge rites and Mormon temple ordinances?
|A Course in Miracles
||A complete course used by three million students worldwide teaches forgiveness as the road to inner peace and the remembrance of God.
|Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
||The editor of Grist magazine explores what it means to be wrong and why humans tend to assume and insist that they are right about almost everything. This book covers the history and psychology of error, from Socrates to Alan Greenspan.
|The Intellectual Life: Its Spirit, Conditions, Methods
||This classic by the 17th-18th century French Catholic philospher Sertillanges recommends habits of the mind for aspiring scholars.
|The Mormon Mavericks: Essays on Dissenters
||Sillito J and Staker S
||Biographical essays from Mormon dissenters who were troubled by some aspects of church history, doctrine, policies, or politics. Some left and some stayed.
|The Big Disconnect: The Story of Technology and Loneliness
||Using technology to replace face-to-face interactions is not a new phenomenon. The history of the phenomenon explains why we use technology to mediate our connections with other humans.
||A 1997 Evans Handcart Prize-winner, the compliete diaries of Patty Sessions, details the early life of early Mormons from Illinois to Utah.
|Why Religion Matters: The Fate of the Human Spirit in an Age of Disbelief
||The human spirit is being suffocated by the dominant materialistic worldview of our times.
|Religion as Metaphor: Beyond Literal Belief
||Despite what tradition tells us, if we “believe” religious language, we miss religion’s spiritual meaning. Religious language was not designed to be historical reporting, but rather to resonate in the soul and direct us toward transcendent realities.
|The Darkening Spirit: Jung, Spirituality, Religion
||Jung predicted the demise of secular humanism and claimed we would search for alternatives to science, atheism, and reason; he said we would experience a new and even unfashionable appetite for the sacred.
|Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
||One of the foremost philosophers of our time, Taleb’s book tells us about systems that benefit from disorder. A blueprint for how to behave — and thrive in — a world we don’t undersand and which is too uncertain for us to even try to understand.
|Mistakes Were Made (but Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
||A revelatory study of how lovers, lawyers, doctors, politicians — and all of us — pull the wool over our own eyes.
|A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870
||The never-before-told story of the earliest days of the women of Mormon “plural marriage,” whose right to vote was given by a Mormon-dominated legislature as an outgrowth of polygamy.
|Well-behaved Women Seldom Make History
||A volume about women in history who achieved power and influence.
|The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
||A world expert on trauma uses scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain.
|Bonds that Make Us Free
||Why do we get trapped in negative emotions when it’s clear that life is so much fuller and richer when we are free of them?
|The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?
||A non-Mormon Christian view of life’s meaning.
|Leaving the Fold: A Guide for Former Fundamentalists and Others Leaving Their Religion
||Psychologist Winell outlines what people can do to reclaim a healthy human spirit after beginning to question literal belief.
|Leaving My Father’s House: A Journey to Conscious Femininity
||A book about the process required to bring feminine wisdom to consciousness in a patriarchal culture, a struggle presented by the personal journeys of three wise women whose lives can serve as maps.
|The Evolution of God
||A sweeping view of archaeology, theology, and evolutionary psychology that unveils an astonishing discovery: there is a hidden pattern that the great monotheistic faiths have followed as they have evolved. Spirituality has a role today, but science actually affirms the validity of the religious quest.