Soul Searching

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Religion, spirituality, and the search for meaning have led us humans down some sacred and profane paths. If you’re in need of a little inspiration, why not spend some time reading a few of these?
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Winner of the 2018 Fitzcarraldo Editions Novel Prize, this fictional journal of a solitary man on a secluded Somerset estate is as much a nature diary, charting the changes in fauna and flora through the seasons, as it is the story of breakdown and recovery.
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Does Classical music increase a child’s IQ? Can it improve productivity? Does it aid recovery from illness? Do babies retain a music memory from the womb? These are just some of the fascinating questions answered in this delightful examination of the human relationship with music from psychologist Dr Victoria Williamson.
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Raised an evangelical Christian in the midst of purity culture, fear of God made sell-out stand up comedian Pete Holmes good...until his wife cheated on him with a small Italian man.

So Pete embarked on a soul-seeking journey, re-examining his faith, experimenting with mind altering substances and exploring the teachings of spiritual guru Ram Dass.
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Hold on to happiness. Manage irrational annoyance. Deal with fear, guilt, stress and inadequacy. In this extraordinary book, respected practitioner Chris Luttichau offers his personal insights from 35 years of shamanic study, bringing together consciousness, meditation and mindfulness.
Calling Us Home, Chris Luttichau
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Groundbreaking novelist, essayist and “de-frocked” academic, Erica Jong evocatively responds in affirmative verse to the sensuality, temporality, fragility, physicality and beauty of existence.
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A tale of longing that brings an American woman to the feet of the aging patriarch Iyengar — one of the first to share the esoteric secrets of yoga with the West.
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Leading atheist arguments dissected. Not by religion, but by fact and reason.
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#LivingYourBestLife? Here's how.
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An intimate memoir of the childhood and intellectual development of the evolutionary biologist and world-famous atheist, Richard Dawkins.
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We can learn a lot by looking to other religions -— just as writer Jana Riess did when she tried out a different one each month over the course of a year.
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Human beings wield so much power over the Earth… could it be that we've given ourselves a god-like status? Is that a good thing?
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A sorely misunderstood discipline, but one that's famous the world over for all manner of quirky poses.
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Heard of the Baha'i faith? Time to learn all about it.
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Ok, ok. Not an esoteric text, but one penned by the founder of Scientology himself, L. Ron Hubbard. Interesting to see what a fruitful imagination he had…
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Less an antidote to Nietzche's infamous claim, more an educated examination of the dangers of a man-made deity.
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An in-depth look at one of the World's fastest growing religions; from someone who left it behind them.
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Whilst investigating a murder, detective Harry Doyle uncovers a trail leading to a powerful and influential cult: the Scientologists. Probably not one for Tom Cruise, John Travolta, or *insert name of misguided Hollywood star here*
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