The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. The Greek Myths

    The Greek Myths (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)


    The gold standard in Greek mythology, in a dazzling Graphic Deluxe Edition with a new introduction by the bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series Learn More
  2. The God Argument

    The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism


    What are the arguments for and against religion and religious belief--all of them--right across the range of reasons and motives that people have for being religious, and do they stand up to scrutiny? Learn More
  3. The Book Of The SubGenius

    The Book Of The SubGenius


    The Sacred Teachings Of J.R. 'Bob' Dobbs. Learn More
  4. R. Crumb's Book Of Genesis

    The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb


    From the Creation to the death of Joseph, here is the Book of Genesis, revealingly illustrated as never before. Learn More
  5. Martyrdom: A Guide for the Perplexed

    Martyrdom: A Guide for the Perplexed


    It can be said, almost without exaggeration, that martyrdom has become one of the most pressing theological issues facing the contemporary world. Learn More
  6. Love, Sex, Fear, Death

    Love, Sex, Fear, Death


    The Untold Story of The Process Church of the Final Judgment. Learn More
  7. Hope After Faith

    Hope After Faith: An Ex-Pastor's Journey From Belief To Atheism


    Atheism’s leading lights have long been intellectuals raised in the secular and academic worlds: Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and the late Christopher Hitchens. Learn More
  8. Everything You Know About God Is Wrong

    Everything You Know About God Is Wrong: The Disinformation Guide to Religion


    In the new mega-anthology from best-selling editor Russ Kick, more than fifty writers, reporters, and researchers invade the inner sanctum for an unrestrained look at the wild and wooly world of organized belief. Learn More
  9. Devoted To Death

    Devoted to Death: Santa Muerte, The Skeleton Saint


    R. Andrew Chesnut offers a fascinating portrayal of Santa Muerte, a skeleton saint whose cult has attracted millions of devotees over the past decade. Learn More
  10. Battling the Gods

    Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World


    How new is atheism? Although adherents and opponents alike today present it as an invention of the European Enlightenment, when the forces of science and secularism broadly challenged those of faith, disbelief in the gods, in fact, originated in a far more remote past. Learn More
  11. An Atheist's History of Belief: Understanding Our Most Extraordinary Invention

    Atheist's History of Belief: Understanding Our Most Extraordinary Invention


    What first prompted prehistoric man, sheltering in the shadows of deep caves, to call upon the realm of the spirits? And why has belief thrived since, shaping thousands of generations of shamans, pharaohs, Aztec priests and Mayan rulers, Jews, Buddhists, Christians, Nazis, and Scientologists? Learn More
  12. Anarchy Evolution

    Anarchy Evolution: Faith, Science, and Bad Religion in a World Without God


    Most people know Greg Graffin as the lead singer of the punk band Bad Religion, but few know that he also received a PhD from Cornell University and teaches evolution at the University of California at Los Angeles. Learn More
  13. American Crucifixion

    American Crucifixion: The Murder Of Joseph Smith And The Fate of the Mormon Church


    On June 27, 1844, a mob stormed the jail in the dusty frontier town of Carthage, Illinois. Clamorous and angry, they were hunting down a man they saw as a grave threat to their otherwise quiet lives: the founding prophet of Mormonism, Joseph Smith. They wanted blood. Learn More

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