Religion & Philosophy

Religion & Philosophy

Religion & Philosophy

Religion & Philosophy

Religious studies and Philosophy about the meaning of life and how the great thinkers, poets and writers.of yesteryear fathomed things out.
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KEY PHILOSOPHICAL WRITINGS
RENE DESCARTES    Book Number: 25251
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Renee Descartes (1596-1650) was the father of modern philosophy and one of the greatest thinkers in history. His genius lies at the core of our contemporary intellectual identity. He broke the conv...
TAO TE CHING
LAO TZU    Book Number: 25252
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Dating from around 300BC, this is the first great classic of the Chinese school of philosophy called Taoism. Within its pages is summed up a complete view of the cosmos and how human beings should ...
DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA
ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE    Book Number: 28847
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Hailed as the finest book ever written on the nature of democracy, it continues to be an influential text on both sides of the Atlantic, above all in the emerging democracies of Eastern Europe. De ...
MOHAMMED

New MOHAMMED

WASHINGTON IRVING    Book Number: 56597
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According to Mohammed, the one true religion was revealed to five great prophets before him - Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses and Jesus. But each time their message was ignored and people chose to worsh...
ESSENTIAL PHILOSOPHICAL WORKS
DAVID HUME    Book Number: 65536
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David Hume (1711-1776) was the most important philosopher ever to write in English, as well as a master stylist. This volume contains his major philosophical works. A Treatise of Human Nature (173...
HOLY QUR'AN
ABDULLAH YUSUF ALI    Book Number: 30323
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The Holy Qu'ran (also known as The Koran) is the sacred book of Islam. It is the word of God whose truth was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel over a period of 23 years. Th...
CONFESSIONS OF SAINT AUGUSTINE
EDITED BY TOM GRIFFITH    Book Number: 78848
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St Augustine's 'Confessions' was written between AD 397-400. An autobiographical work, it was written in 13 parts, each a complete text intended to be read aloud. Written in his early 40s, it docum...
WORSHIPPING THE GREAT MODERNISER
IRENE STENGS    Book Number: 81970
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Sub-titled 'King Chulalongkorn, Patron Saint of the Thai Middle Class', the Dutch scholar explores what this ruler's unparalleled popularity says about modern society in Thailand today. The global...
BUDDHA: THE BRITISH MUSEUM
DELIA PEMBERTON    Book Number: 84336
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Buddhism views the world we perceive as an illusion. In accordance with the law of cause and effect, or karma (literally 'action') the soul is propelled into an endless series of reincarnations. ...
NORSE MYTHOLOGY: Tales of the Gods, Sagas and Heroes
ABBIE FAREWELL BROWN    Book Number: 84567
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Join the Norse gods Odin, Loki and Thor as they and their companions battle, bicker and banter their way through life in this compilation of Scandinavian folklore. Discover how the world began find...
KABBALAH: Tradition of Hidden Knowledge
Z'EV BEN SHIMON HALEVI    Book Number: 84666
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A big, glamorous Thames & Hudson softback first published in 1979 and here in reprint with 127 illustrations, 14 of which are in colour. Kabbalah is the mystical aspect of Judaism. In Biblical, m...
RELIGIO MEDICI, LETTER TO A FRIEND AND CHRISTIAN MORALS
SIR THOMAS BROWNE    Book Number: 84673
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First published in 1881 and printed in this enlarged edition in 1990, we are thrilled to have this facsimile which must have been lurking in a nice dry warehouse for quite some time and is now quit...
CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD: Book Two
NEALE DONALD WALSCH    Book Number: 84850
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The dialogue continues - this paradigm shift will take great wisdom, great courage and massive determination. For fear will strike at the heart of these concepts and call them false...yet you will...
SETTING THE WORLD ON FIRE
SHELLEY EMLING    Book Number: 85154
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Sub-titled 'The Brief, Astonishing Life of St Catherine of Siena', here is the first modern, secular biography of Italy's answer to Joan of Arc. Only one of two patron saints of Italy, the other b...
DIALOGUES OF SOCRATES
PLATO    Book Number: 83605
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Socrates was one of the greatest philosophers of antiquity and we only know of him and his ideas through the words of his most prominent student, Plato. Plato was a prolific writer and produced se...
BECOMING WISE
KRISTA TIPPETT    Book Number: 84920
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Sub-titled 'An Inquiry Into the Mystery and Art of Living', here is a Penguin paperback edition of the New York Times bestseller. Krista Tippett has created a masterclass in living in a fractured ...
RED TENT
ANITA DIAMANT    Book Number: 84927
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Loosely based on stories found in the Bible, here is a brilliant fictionalised work which became a film and a New York Times bestseller and here in 20th anniversary edition which Bibliophile has im...
FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT
JOHN BROOM    Book Number: 85165
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'My son, cast thy heart firmly on the Lord, and fear not the judgement of men, when conscience testifieth of thy dutifulness and innocencey.' - Edith Cavell. A toxic mix of nationalism and militar...
HISTORY OF INITIATION - LOST LIBRARY
GEORGE OLIVER    Book Number: 81036
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Written in 1841, this study by leading Freemason George Oliver examines initiation rituals from many cultures to make the argument that these traditions have a common origin. An initial chapter des...
HOLY WARS: 3000 Years of Battles in the Holy Land
GARY RASHBA    Book Number: 85031
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The Holy Land, an area stretching between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River, has been disputed territory throughout history. The author of this fascinating book describes 17 notable battle...
ETHICS

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BENEDICT DE SPINOZA    Book Number: 30619
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Benedict de Spinoza lived a life of blameless simplicity as a lens-grinder in Holland. And yet in his lifetime he was expelled from the Jewish community in Amsterdam as a heretic, and after his dea...
CLASSICAL PHILOSOPHY IN A NUTSHELL
MICHAEL MOORE    Book Number: 84461
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Ancient philosophy asks about what is real, what we as human animals are, whether and what a soul is. It asks about how we are to live, what our purpose in life is, and how we are to treat our fel...
AUGUSTINE: Conversions to Confessions
ROBIN LANE FOX    Book Number: 85053
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A magisterial and beautifully written authoritative portrait of this colossal figure at his most thoughtful, vulnerable and profound, written by the Emeritus Fellow of New College, Oxford. 'You ar...
IN THE NAME OF THE SON: The Life of Jesus in Art
VITTORIO SGARBI    Book Number: 85061
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350 masterly colour images depict our Lord Jesus Christ suffering, in joy, anger, mercy, weakness, friendship, even whimsy. The book explores how the image of the Son, not the Father, inspired peo...
MANY FACES OF CHRIST: The Thousand-Year Story
PHILIP JENKINS    Book Number: 85065
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We all recognise the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, but the alternative scriptures which arose in the variety of Christian sects after Christ's death are uncovered despite original attem...
CARPE DIEM REGAINED
ROMAN KRZNARIC    Book Number: 85189
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Sub-titled 'The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day', this sweeping cultural biography is a call to seize back the true meaning of the phrase. It unveils five different ways that humankind has discov...
ALCHEMY OF HAPPINESS
AL-GHAZZALI    Book Number: 81032
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The Knowledge of Self, The Knowledge of God, The Knowledge of this World, The Knowledge of the Next World, Concerning Music and Dancing as Aids To The Religious Life, Self Examination and the Recol...
ELEUSINIAN MYSTERIES AND RITES - LOST LIBRARY
DUDLEY WRIGHT    Book Number: 81033
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This study of the secret religious rites of Ancient Greece, the initiation ceremonies held each year for the cult of Demeter and Persephone, was first published in 1919, and this is a facsimile of ...
RETURN OF THE MAGI - LOST LIBRARY
MAURICE MAGRE    Book Number: 81037
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This classic formulation of an alternative mystery tradition in western religion dates from 1931 and the heyday of interest in the occult. The author believes that Apollonius of Tyana, born in the ...
ANCIENT WISDOM
ANNIE BESANT    Book Number: 85571
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The classic introduction to Theosophy first published in 1897 and here in 2017 careful facsimile reprint of the original, an outline to Theosophical Teachings. Annie Besant (née Wood) was born in ...
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