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The Little Book of Sufi Stories

by Jeff Fleischer

"The Little Book of Sufi Stories" collects more than forty ancient tales and puts a modern spin on them. Several of the most memorable stories involve Mullah Nasruddin, a “wise fool” who appears in stories throughout the Middle East,... Read More

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Why We Need Religion

by Jeff Fleischer

Stephen T. Asma’s "Why We Need Religion" describes itself as “a Darwinian defense of religious emotions and the cultural systems that manage them,” and that’s an accurate assessment. The book is less an endorsement of religion... Read More

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Peacock's Alibi

by Jeff Fleischer

Stuart David’s character Peacock Johnson has already been through a bit, appearing in an earlier David novel and an actual Ian Rankin crime novel (it’s a long story). Now he’s back in Peacock’s Alibi, a fun caper highlighted by... Read More

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Water at the Roots

by Jeff Fleischer

A poet as well as a pastor and farmer, Philip Britts was only thirty-one years of age when he died in 1949. His poetry and life story are collected for the first time in "Water at the Roots", a slim volume that uses his own words to help... Read More

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