August 18, 2010

win a copy of God’s Lunatics!

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Today we have a special giveaway courtesy of Harper Paperbacks marketing maven Stephanie, aka @book_chatter on twitter!

Enter for a chance to win a copy God’s Lunatics by Michael Largo, the bestselling author of Final Exits. It’s an A to Z encyclopedic look at the strange, shocking, weird, and wonderful side of history’s religions, cults, and spiritual movements that will make you a religious trivia ringer at your local pub night. Highlights include:

-Amen, the most misunderstood word
-Bloody Mary (not just a tasty brunch drink)
-Divine Hair, religious hair fashions through history
-Jivaro, Shamans of the Shrunken Heads
-Isaac Newton, occult physicist
-O-Ming, sexy bliss
-Ruth and Naomi, the first same-sex union
-Unicorns

Unicorns! And check out the recent LA Times review, which deems God’s Lunatics “smartly written” with “example after example of often stunning religious lunacy…”

Comment below for a chance to win one of 5 copies! Weird cult stories encouraged but not required.

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