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*****The Power of Now
Eckhart Tolle's brilliant treatise on spiritual awakening.
*****Dandelion Wine
A masterpiece about spiritual awakening in the real world.
****The Wisdom of the Enneagram
The ultimate Enneagram guide, by Riso and Hudson.
*****A History of God
Karen Armstrong's wonderful history of the concept of God in the monotheistic religions

Archived Reviews: Fiction

*****The Alchemist
A wonderful spiritual fable.
*****The Ender Series
Orson Scott Card's wonderful future universe.
*****Saint Francis
A brilliant masterpiece by Nikos Kazantzakis

Archived Reviews: Non-Fiction

*****The Book of Privy Counseling
a sequel to The Cloud of Unknowing, possibly an even greater book.
Armstrong's excellent biography of the Buddha
*****The Cloud of Unknowing
one of the greatest works on Christian contemplation.
*****The Coming of the Cosmic Christ
Matthew Fox's brilliant call for Christian mysticism to change our souls and our world
****Centering Prayer: renewing an ancient Christian prayer form
The method of The Cloud for modern times.
****Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies, and the Truth about Reality
Brad Warner's unconventional and insightful introduction to Zen
****Saffron Days in L.A.
Memoires of a Buddhist monk coming to teach in America.