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...
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. ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
GANDHI: Radical Wisdom For A Changing World
ALAN JACOBS    Book Number: 85579
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The famous mind, body and spirit publisher Watkins presents one of their Masters of Wisdom selections of inspiring and memorable writings and teachings from celebrated sages of the modern ages. Th...
KILLING JESUS
BILL O'REILLY & MARTIN DUGARD    Book Number: 85894
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A fact-based account of Jesus's life and times featuring Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Caesar Augustus, Herod the Great, Pontius Pilate and John the Baptist among the many legendary figures who rise up...
ONCE UPON A TIME HOLY BIBLE: NIRV
ZONDERVAN    Book Number: 85896
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The New International Reader's Version with appealing almost Disney-style colour illustrations, a very smart keepsake hardback with embossed glitter decoration from the famous religious publisher Z...
PILGRIM'S PROGRESS: Collins Classics
Unknown    Book Number: 86102
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Although come to be a children's book, this novel is read more often by adults since it is aimed to teach the great truths of the gospels. Some of the conversations are in reality short sermons on...
LITTLE BOOK OF IKIGAI: The Secret Japanese Way
KEN MOGI    Book Number: 86239
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Live a happy and long life the Japanese way with less stress and greater happiness. The Japanese life philosophy Ikigai is an ancient Eastern philosophy which has never been so relevant. Start sm...
SADHUS: Holy Men of India
DOLF HARTSUIKER    Book Number: 86264
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Shiva is the Moon god, the aloof ascetic, alone in the heart of the infinite. Vishnu the Sun god, the merciful warrior king, the close friend of mankind who descends to earth whenever the world ha...
SOUL OF THE MARIONETTE A Short Enquiry Into Human Freedom
JOHN GRAY    Book Number: 86270
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John Gray makes us face the mirror and see humanity as we are. Everyone thinks they want to be free, or do they? This thought-stirring book on freedom draws together insights from Gnosticism, sci...
LUTHER'S FORTRESS
JAMES RESTON    Book Number: 86160
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Martin Luther and his Reformation Under Siege is the topic of the book by the author of Warriors of God. In 1521, the Catholic Church declared war on Martin Luther. The German monk had already be...
DISCOVERING BELLS AND BELLRINGING
JOHN CAMP    Book Number: 86544
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Calling all campanologists is the late John Camp, who first became interested in bell ringing in 1950s. His book is not a technical treatise on the art of ringing or bell sounding, but more a hist...
BIG QUESTIONS
JONATHAN HILL    Book Number: 86732
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How can anyone believe in God when there is so much suffering? Does science mean the end of religion? Can there be such a thing as life after death? Is freedom just an illusion? What does it me...
MISSION TO CHINA
JOHN HOLLIDAY    Book Number: 86777
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Sub-titled 'How An Englishman Brought the West to The Orient' encapsulated within this historical biography is the whole history of the 19th century integration of the West and the Orient. It is a...
OLD DOGS' WISDOM: Wise Words From Furry Friends
FIONA TOMLINSON    Book Number: 86780
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Three rather hefty bulldogs (maybe one lurcher cross) stare into the camera somewhat menacingly in what is actually a rather jolly book celebrating our old friends as they go grey around the muzzle...
L'ART DE LA SIMPLICITE: How to Live More With Less
DOMINIQUE LOREAU    Book Number: 86868
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Discover the magic of simplicity in this international bestseller and learn to live fully and freely with health and happiness. Dominique Loreau is the master of the art of de-cluttering and simpl...
HOW CAN I BE HAPPY? (AND OTHER CONUNDRUMS)
PAUL GRIFFITHS & M. ROBINSON    Book Number: 87105
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A special book about life's puzzling spiritual questions - who am I? If there is a God, what is he or she like? What happens after I die? How can I be happy? Why is there suffering in the world?...
HUMAN, ALL TOO HUMAN AND BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL
NIETZSCHE    Book Number: 58191
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'Human, All Too Human' (1878) marks the point where Nietzsche abandons German romanticism for the French Enlightenment. At a moment of crisis in his life (no longer a friend of Richard Wagner, forc...
PEANUTS FOR THE SOUL
CHARLES M. SCHULZ    Book Number: 87269
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Snoopy and the kids of Peanuts know a thing about how tough life can be, but with a philosophical approach to the trials and tribulations of growing up, from not being able to talk to the girl you ...
RISE AND FALL OF ADAM AND EVE
STEPHEN GREENBLATT    Book Number: 86910
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The mythic tale of Adam and Eve has shaped conceptions of human origins and destiny for centuries. Stemming from a few verses in an ancient book, it has become not just the foundation of three maj...
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