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Leaving Buddha: A Tibetan Monk's Encounter With the Living God Audiobook

Leaving Buddha: A Tibetan Monk's Encounter With the Living God

Author: Tenzin Lakpa Narrator: Neil Shah Release Date: December 2019

Where Does the Search for Truth Lead? When Tenzin Lahkpa is fifteen years old, his parents give him over to a local temple in Tibet as an offering. Unable to change his fate, he wholeheartedly embraces his life as a monk and begins a quest for full enlightenment through the teachings of Buddhism. From his local monastery to the famed Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, he learns deep mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism. Yearning to study with the current Dalai Lama, he eventually escapes from China by means of an excruciating, two-thousand-mile, secret trek over the Himalayas-barefoot, with no extra gear, changes of clothing, or money. His dream is realized when he finally sits under the Dalai Lama himself. But his desire to go deeper only grows, leading him to unexpected conclusions . . . Follow the fascinating, never-before-told, true story of what causes a highly dedicated Tibetan Buddhist monk to make the radical decision to walk away from the teachings of Buddha and leave his monastery to follow Jesus Christ.

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Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures Audiobook

Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures

Author: Adina Hoffman Narrator: Adina Hoffman Release Date: December 2019

A vibrant portrait of one of the most accomplished and prolific American screenwriters, by an award-winning biographer and essayist. He was, according to Pauline Kael, 'the greatest American screenwriter.' Jean-Luc Godard called him 'a genius' who 'invented eighty percent of what is used in Hollywood movies today.' Besides tossing off dozens of now-classic scripts-including Scarface, Twentieth Century, and Notorious-Ben Hecht was known in his day as ace reporter, celebrated playwright, taboo-busting novelist, and the most quick-witted of provocateurs. During World War II, he also emerged as an outspoken crusader for the imperiled Jews of Europe, and later he became a fierce propagandist for pre-1948 Palestine's Jewish terrorist underground. Whatever the outrage he stirred, this self-declared 'child of the century' came to embody much that defined America-especially Jewish America-in his time. Hecht's fame has dimmed with the decades, but Adina Hoffman's vivid portrait brings this charismatic and contradictory figure back to life on the page. Hecht was a renaissance man of dazzling sorts, and Hoffman-critically acclaimed biographer, former film critic, and eloquent commentator on Middle Eastern culture and politics-is uniquely suited to capture him in all his modes.

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A Wounded Shepherd: Pope Francis and His Struggle to Convert the Catholic Church Audiobook

A Wounded Shepherd: Pope Francis and His Struggle to Convert the Catholic Church

Author: Austen Ivereigh Narrator: Adam Verner Release Date: November 2019

Following his critically acclaimed The Great Reformer, Austen Ivereigh's colorful, clear-eyed portrait of Pope Francis takes us inside the Vatican's urgent debate over the future of the church in Wounded Shepherd. This deeply contextual biography centers on the tensions generated by the pope's attempt to turn the Church away from power and tradition and outwards to engage humanity with God's mercy. Through battles with corrupt bankers and worldly cardinals, in turbulent meetings and on global trips, history's first Latin-American pope has attempted to reshape the Church to evangelize the contemporary age. At the same time, he has stirred other leaders' deep-seated fear that the Church is capitulating to modernity-leaders who have challenged his bid to create a more welcoming, attentive institution. Facing rebellions over his allowing sacraments for the divorced and his attempt to create a more 'ecological' Catholicism, as well as a firestorm of criticism for the Church's record on sexual abuse, Francis emerges as a leader of remarkable vision and skill with a relentless spiritual focus-a leader who is at peace in the turmoil surrounding him. With entertaining anecdotes, insider accounts, and expert analysis, Ivereigh's journey through the key episodes of Francis's reform in Rome and the wider Church brings into sharp focus the frustrations and fury, as well as the joys and successes, of one of the most remarkable pontificates of the contemporary age.

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The Two Popes: Official Tie-in to Major New Film Starring Sir Anthony Hopkins Audiobook

The Two Popes: Official Tie-in to Major New Film Starring Sir Anthony Hopkins

Author: Anthony McCarten, Anthony Mccarten Narrator: John Lee Release Date: November 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. On 28 February 2013, a 600-year-old tradition was shattered: the conservative Pope Benedict XVI made a startling announcement. He would resign. Reeling from the news, the College of Cardinals rushed to Rome to congregate in the Sistine Chapel to pick his successor. Their unlikely choice? Francis, the first non-European pope in 1,200 years, a one time tango club bouncer, a passionate football fan, a man with the common touch. From the prize-winning screenwriter of The Theory of Everything and Darkest Hour, The Two Popes is a fascinating, revealing and often funny tale of two very different men whose destinies converge with each other - they both live in the Vatican - and the wider world. How did these two men become two of the most powerful people on Earth? What's it like to be the Pope? What does the future hold for the Catholic Church and its 1 billion followers? The Two Popes is a dual biography that masterfully combines these two popes' lives into one gripping narrative. From Benedict and Francis' experiences of war in their homelands - when they were still Joseph and Jorge - and the sexual abuse scandal that continues to rock the Church to its foundations, to the intrigue and the occasional comedy of life in the Vatican, The Two Popes glitters with the darker and the lighter details of life inside one of the world's most opaque but significant institutions.

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No Turning Back, Regardless: How God Rescued Me, Redeemed Me, and Restored My Heart with a Song Audiobook

No Turning Back, Regardless: How God Rescued Me, Redeemed Me, and Restored My Heart with a Song

Author: Lisa Daggs, Margot Starbuck Narrator: Lisa Daggs Release Date: November 2019

In No Turning Back, Regardless, award-winning Christian country singer Lisa Daggs shares her story of addiction, conviction, and triumph about learning to trust the God Who loved her regardless of her circumstances. In 1989, Daggs sat, hopeless, in a jail cell as the women around her picked scabs and spat on the floor. She was facing three to five years of incarceration after a felony charge for cocaine possession with intent to sell. Rather than surrendering to her circumstances, Daggs made a decision: She would follow God regardless. Today, Daggs has shared her story on tour with Bill and Gloria Gaither, with 3.2 million viewers through her TV show, and through her Recovery Radio Program heard in forty-seven states and twenty-seven countries. Lisa's story isn't just one of personal triumph, though-it's her story of the God who held her as her life crumbled, and used her songs to reach countless people for Christ. Lisa Daggs's story will help you understand your own, enabling you to stand with servants like Job and Moses, who trusted God when they could not yet see His faithfulness: It will help you learn to trust Regardless.

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Jesus vs. Socrates: Religious vs. Secular Perspectives Audiobook

Jesus vs. Socrates: Religious vs. Secular Perspectives

Author: J.-M. Kuczynski Narrator: Heather Jane Hogan Release Date: November 2019

This work puts forth two answers to the question: In what ways are Jesus and Socrates similar? One of these answers is put forth by a Christian and embodies a deeply Christian perspective, and the other is put forth by two non-Christians, working jointly, and embodies a decidedly secular perspective. The question was first raised by the Christian author.

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Filling Up the Afflictions of Christ: The Cost of Bringing the Gospel to the Nations in the Lives of Audiobook

Filling Up the Afflictions of Christ: The Cost of Bringing the Gospel to the Nations in the Lives of

Author: John Piper Narrator: Bob Souer Release Date: November 2019

The fifth volume in Piper's acclaimed The Swans Are Not Silent series illustrates powerful and enduring lessons through the missional sufferings of Tyndale, Judson, and Paton. Jesus' words in John 12 are sobering: unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it will bear little fruit. The history of Christianity's expansion proves that God's strategy for reaching unreached peoples with the gospel includes the sufferings of his frontline heralds-the missionaries who willingly die a thousand daily deaths to advance God's kingdom. Pastor John Piper's latest addition to The Swans Are Not Silent series focuses on this flesh-and-blood reality in the lives of William Tyndale, Adoniram Judson, and John Paton. The price they paid to translate the Word of God, to pave the way for missionary mobilization around the world, and to lead the hostile to Christ was great. Yet their stories show in triplicate how the gospel advances not only through the faithful proclamation of the truth but through representing the afflictions of Christ in our sufferings.

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Autobiography of a Yogi - Original Edition Audiobook

Autobiography of a Yogi - Original Edition

Author: Paramhansa Yogananda Narrator: Clay Lomakayu Release Date: November 2019

Autobiography of Paramahansa Yogananda

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Contending for Our All: Defending Truth and Treasuring Christ in the Lives of Athanasius, John Owen, Audiobook

Contending for Our All: Defending Truth and Treasuring Christ in the Lives of Athanasius, John Owen,

Author: John Piper Narrator: Bob Souer Release Date: October 2019

Athanasius. Owen. Machen. When Augustine handed over the leadership of his church in AD 426, his successor was so overwhelmed by a sense of inadequacy that he declared, "The swan is silent," fearing the spiritual giant's voice would be lost in time. But for 1,600 years Augustine has not been silent?and neither have the men who faithfully trumpeted the cause of Christ after him. Their lives have inspired every generation of believers and should compel us to a greater passion for God. In his fourth book in the Swans Are Not Silent series, John Piper explores the lives of Athanasius, John Owen, and J. Gresham Machen?a bishop, a pastor, and the founder of a seminary. Each of these men stood for the truth of the gospel in the face of intense opposition?all out of a deep love for Jesus and a desire for people to know him in his fullness. They took no joy in controversy for argument's sake, and they were willing to suffer for the sake of guarding the sanctity of the gospel. Threats of harm, years of exile, the death of loved ones, opposition from friends and authorities, sickness and pain?none of these setbacks could keep these three from maintaining their efforts to further the gospel or quench their zeal for Jesus himself. In each of their lives, personal holiness was emphasized publicly and privately despite suffering. They were true soldiers for the sake of the cross, and each man offers life lessons for Christians today. We pray that their perseverance, courage, and resolve will arouse such Christ-honoring passions in you.

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Some Kind of Crazy: An Unforgettable Story of Profound Brokenness and Breathtaking Grace Audiobook

Some Kind of Crazy: An Unforgettable Story of Profound Brokenness and Breathtaking Grace

Author: Terry Wardle Narrator: Terry Wardle Release Date: October 2019

An unforgettable story, in the tradition of Hillbilly Elegy and Educated, that reveals how a careful look at a broken past can open a path to profound healing and a satisfying future.    Terry Wardle grew up in the Appalachian coalfields of southwestern Pennsylvania, part of a hardscrabble family of coal miners whose cast of characters included a hot-tempered grandfather with a predilection for blowing up houses, a distant and disapproving father, and a mother who disciplined him with harsh words and threats of hellfire.   After enduring a crazy childhood, Terry graduated to a troubled adolescence, and then on to what seemed like a successful transition into adulthood, earning multiple degrees and founding one of the country's fastest growing churches. But all was not well.   All his life, he felt he was never enough. Plagued by a truckload of fear no matter what he accomplished, he fell down the ladder of success into the deepest ditch of his life-ending up in a psychiatric hospital. Fortunately, that's when he discovered that Jesus has no fear of ditches.   In fact, Jesus does some of his best work with people who find themselves there. In sharing his remarkable journey, Terry offers hope that healing and wholeness are possible no matter how broken a life may be. His larger-than-life story will help you move forward along your own healing path.

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Answering the Call: The Doctor Who Made Africa His Life: The Remarkable Story of Albert Schweitzer Audiobook

Answering the Call: The Doctor Who Made Africa His Life: The Remarkable Story of Albert Schweitzer

Author: Ken Gire Narrator: Jim Sanders Release Date: September 2019

Revere life, and give yours away for the sake of serving others.As a young man, Albert Schweitzer seemed destined for greatness. His immense talent and fortitude propelled him to a place as one of EuropeÆs most renowned philosophers, theologians, and musicians in the early twentieth century. Yet Schweitzer shocked his contemporaries by forsaking worldly success and embarking on an epic journey into the wilds of French Equatorial Africa, vowing to serve as a lifelong physician to ôthe least of theseö in a mysterious land rife with famine, sickness, and superstition. Enduring hardship, conflict, and personal struggles, he and his beloved wife, H?l?ne, became French prisoners of war during WWI, and H?l?ne later battled persistent illnesses. Ken GireÆs page-turning, novelesque narrative sheds new light on SchweitzerÆs faith-in-action ethic and his commitment to honor God by celebrating the sacredness of all life.The legacy of this 1952 Nobel Prize honoree endures in the thriving African hospital community that began in a humble chicken coop, in the millions who have drawn inspiration from his example, and in the challenge that emanates from his life story into our day.Albert Schweitzer seemed destined for greatnessùand he achieved it by making his life his greatest sermon to a world in desperate need of hope and healing.

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Billy Graham: His Life and Influence Audiobook

Billy Graham: His Life and Influence

Author: David Aikman Narrator: Bob Souer Release Date: September 2019

If there were such a job as the nation's pastor, Billy Graham would be the prime candidate.Having known more American presidents, foreign leaders, and famous people than any other American living or dead, he has been uniquely able to speak to the heart of the average person and bring peace and clarity to a nation in trying times. Graham's ministry flourished during a challenging period in the American experience, when the nation was coming to terms with its unexpected new strength in the world and grappling with the most serious racial and social upheavals since the Civil War. Now acclaimed author and former Time magazine senior correspondent David Aikman sheds new and deserved light on that influence, probing critical episodes of Graham's life that help explain his profound impact, both on the public life of America and other nations and the private lives of their cultural and political leaders. Aikman's previous books, Jesus in Beijing and A Man of Faith have been praised by Foreign Affairs, The New Republic, and First Things.

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