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O'Grady, Selina

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Summary: In this groundbreaking book, Selina O'Grady examines how and why the post-Christian and the Islamic worlds came to be as tolerant or intolerant as they are. She asks whether tolerance can be expected to heal today's festering wound between these two worlds, or whether something deeper than tolerance is needed. Told through contemporary chronicles, stories and poems, Selina O'Grady takes the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 201.7 O'GR

Summary: This remarkable story from the past is especially timely today. Filmed in Cordoba, Granada, Seville, and Toledo, this film retraces the 800 years in medieval Spain when Muslims, Christians, and Jews forged a common cultural identity that frequently transcended their religious differences, revealing what made this rare and fruitful collaboration possible, and what ultimately tore it apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ORN

Lehman-Wilzig, Tami.

Summary: Recounts Bible stories from the creation to the battles of Joshua with an emphasis on their environmental aspects, and suggests related crafts, recipes, and other activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kar-Ben 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 220 LEH

Voltaire

Summary: Extrait : ""Nous osons croire, à l'honneur du siècle où nous vivons, qu'il n'y a point dans toute l'Europe un seul homme éclairé qui ne regarde la tolérance comme un droit de justice, un devoir proscrit par l'humanité, la conscience, la religion ; une loi nécessaire à la paix et à la prospérité des États.""À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARANLes éditions LIGARAN proposent des versions numériques de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flammarion 1989

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 VOL FRENCH

Kamenetz, Rodger

Contents: Sparks -- Flames -- Roadblocks -- Heights -- Blessings -- Contact -- The angel of Tibet and the angel of the Jews -- Always remind -- Debating monks and angels -- Shabbat Shalom and Tashe Delek -- Jewish Buddhists, Buddhist Jews -- JUBUs in America -- Tibetan intellectuals, Tibetan orphans -- An interview with the oracle -- Secret doors -- Tantra and Kabbalah -- Survival strategies -- One last...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296.3 KAM

Levy, Naomi.

Summary: A conservative woman rabbi, who was in the first class of women admitted to the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, counsels readers on how to recognize the legitimacy of their lives and start living a fulfilling existence, in a guide that also describes the inspiration she drew from the loss of her daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296.7 LEV

Frymer-Kensky, Tikva Simone.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead books 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296.72 FRY

Wolpe, David J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296.3118 WOL

Lapin, Daniel (Daniel E.)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296.364 LAP

Frankel, Estelle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296.7 FRA

Frankiel, Tamar

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jewish Lights Publishing 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296.72 FRA

Ladin, Joy

Contents: Introduction: shipwrecked with God -- The genesis of gender -- Trans experience in the Torah -- Close encounters with an incomprehensible God -- Reading between the binaries -- Knowing the soul of the stranger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brandeis University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296.3086 LAD

Summary: A documentary built around personal stories of gay and lesbian Hasidic and Orthodox Jews. Portrays people who face a profound dilemma - how to reconcile their passion for Judaism with the biblical prohibitions against homosexuality. Includes interviews with closeted and out gay Orthodox and Hasidic Jews, including the first openly gay Orthodox rabbis, Steven Greenberg.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2003

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRE

Summary: Explores the nature of Islam and unfolds many of its inner-dimensions. It dispels many myths and discusses contributions to science and math.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297 LEG

Summary: Contains 12 lectures of thirty minutes each, which survey the history, traditions, and practice of Judaism from biblical times to today, with explanations of the major aspects of Jewish culture. Focuses on Judaism from within and how it is understood by its adherents, past and present. Covers topics such as the sacred books of Judaism, modes of worship, the calendar and holidays, and rites of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296 GRE

Boteach, Shmuel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.77 BOT

Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Snow Lion Publications 1999

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Michaelson, Jay

Contents: Eating -- Praying -- Breathing -- Walking -- Using the bathroom -- Sex -- Mirroring the Divine -- Exercising -- Dancing -- Fasting -- Washing -- The mikva -- Nature -- The five senses -- Embodied emotions -- Sickness and health -- Life cycle -- Just being.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jewish Lights Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296.7 Michaelson

Hartman, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jewish Lights 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 296.3 HAR

Harris, Sam

Summary: In this short book, Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz invite you to join an urgently needed conversation: Is Islam a religion of peace or war? Is it amenable to reform? Why do so many Muslims seem drawn to extremism? What do words like Islamism, jihadism, and fundamentalism mean in today's world? Remarkable for the breadth and depth of its analysis, this dialogue between a famous atheist and a former...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 297 HAR

Ruiz, Miguel

Summary: Using inspirational stories to impart the Toltec wisdom of awareness, transformation, and love, examines the fallacies that can undermine love and shows how to gain wisdom, sidestep fear, and end the war of control between partners.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amber-Allen Pub. 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 RUI

Fox, Matthew

Contents: Preface: Creative spirit, holy spirit -- Who are we as a species? -- Creativity, our true nature -- Where does creativity come from? -- What happens when the creative spirit and we co-create? -- Adam and Prometheus, creativity and the Christ : is original sin the refusal to create, and is redemption the liberation of creativity? -- Revisioning Easter and Pentecost : rolling away the obstacles...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam 2002

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Phelps-Roper, Megan

Summary: The activist and TED speaker Phelps-Roper reveals her life growing up in the most hated family in America. Rich with suspense and thoughtful reflection, her life story exposes the dangers of black-and-white thinking and the need for true humility in a time of angry polarization. At the age of five, Phelps-Roper began protesting homosexuality and other alleged vices alongside fellow members of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PHELPS-ROPER, MEGAN PHE

Fiszer, Louise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.567 FIS

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