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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DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA
Book number: 28847 Product format: Paperback Author: ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE
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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 ...
HOLY QUR'AN
Book number: 30323 Product format: Paperback Author: ABDULLAH YUSUF ALI
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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...
THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRA
Book number: 27113 Product format: Paperback Author: F. NIETZSCHE
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This astonishing series of aphorisms, put into the mouth of the Persian sage Zarathustra, or Zoroaster, contains the kernal of Nietzsche's thought. God is dead, he tells us. Christianity is decaden...
ESSENTIAL PHILOSOPHICAL WORKS
Book number: 65536 Product format: Paperback Author: DAVID HUME
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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...
TAO TE CHING
Book number: 25252 Product format: Paperback Author: LAO TZU
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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 ...
SACRED SWORDS: Jihad in the Holy Land 1097-1291
Book number: 89994 Product format: Hardback Author: JAMES WATERSON
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The conflict between Christians and Muslims in the early medieval period is full of resonance for our own times. We are used to hearing the story from a British perspective, including the exploits ...
REPUBLIC

New REPUBLIC

Book number: 25264 Product format: Paperback Author: PLATO
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The ideas of Plato (c.429-347BC) have influenced Western philosophers for over 2,000 years. The Republic deals with the great range of Platonic thought combining argument and myth to advocate a lif...
ESSAY CONCERNING HUMAN UNDERSTANDING
Book number: 30592 Product format: Paperback Author: LOCKE
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John Locke (1632-1704) was a key figure in 17th century philosophy, politics and society. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding was his greatest achievement, and encompasses a broad spectrum of ...
ETHICS

New ETHICS

Book number: 30619 Product format: Paperback Author: BENEDICT DE SPINOZA
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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...
HAVE A LITTLE FAITH
Book number: 90913 Product format: Paperback Author: MITCH ALBOM
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A tender, transporting and deeply moving story of a young man asked to give the eulogy of his childhood rabbi, intersected with sermons and fables and meetings with his pastor. We see that both th...
GANDHI, AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY:
Book number: 91012 Product format: Paperback Author: MOHANDAS K. GANDHI
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Known as Mahatma Gandhi, this popular and influential book covers the period from his birth in 1869 to the year 1921, describing his childhood, schooldays, early marriage, journeys abroad, legal st...
BHAGAVAD GITA: A Verse Translation
Book number: 91140 Product format: Paperback Author: GEOFFREY PARRINDER
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The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most widely read Hindu scriptures in the Western world. Taking the form of a dialogue between the warrior Arjuna and the divine Krishna on the eve of battle, it is ...
CHINESE ALCHEMY: Taoism, the Power of Gold
Book number: 90783 Product format: Paperback Author: JEAN COOPER
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Chinese alchemy was nourished by Taoism with its two distinct branches: the classical Tao Chia, grounded in mysticism, and the popular Tao Chiao, with its magical, alchemical bias, arising traditio...
EARTH: From Myths to Knowledge
Book number: 91459 Product format: Hardback Author: HUBERT KRIVINE
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To understand the Universe we must first comprehend the language and read the letters in which it is composed, the language of mathematics. The book is not merely a history of scientific learning ...
MINI COLLECTION BIBLE STORIES
Book number: 91485 Product format: Hardback Author: MILES KELLY
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Slipcased softback with quality ridged cover and dedication page, the stories have been retold by Vic Parker from the Old and New Testaments of the world's bestselling book. From the Creation of t...
AUGUSTINE'S CONFESSIONS: A Biography
Book number: 91324 Product format: Hardback Author: GARRY WILLS
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'Punchy, clear, well-argued, and beautifully translated, both linguistically and culturally.' - Peter Brown, Princeton University. Sensitive and informed, this is an appreciation of and introducti...
RADICAL ACTS OF LOVE: How We Find Hope at the End of Life
Book number: 91614 Product format: Hardback Author: JANIE BROWN
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Most people under 60 have never seen a person die, so have become deeply fearful about death; both their own, and the deaths of their beloved others. They have no role models to show them how to c...
WISDOM OF LOVE IN THE SONG OF SONGS
Book number: 91764 Product format: Hardback Author: STEFAN GILLOW REYNOLDS
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The Song of Solomon from the Bible is a poem that has exercised great minds for centuries. Dr Gillow Reynolds explores a difficult and controversial subject bringing his vast knowledge of art, lit...
ETERNAL LIGHT
Book number: 91655 Product format: Hardback Author: RICHARD H. DRIEHAUS MUSEUM
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'The Sacred Stained-Glass Windows of Louis Comfort Tiffany' is the sub-title of this magnificent Chicago exhibition catalogue complete with splendid gatefold pages of close up exquisitely coloured ...
FREDERIC CHURCH: A Painter's Pilgrimage
Book number: 91656 Product format: Paperback Author: KENNETH JOHN MYERS
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A beautiful overview of fascinating paintings of the classical world and holy land by a beloved American artist. Frederic Church (1826-1900), was of the Hudson River School who journeyed around th...
LIVING WITH THE GODS: On Beliefs and Peoples
Book number: 91678 Product format: Hardback Author: NEIL MACGREGOR
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Faith, ideology, religion - these concepts have the power to unite and divide a civilisation. This book is not a history of religion nor an argument regarding faith but rather a collection of stori...
50 GREATEST CHURCHES AND CATHEDRALS OF THE WORLD
Book number: 92052 Product format: Paperback Author: SUE DOBSON
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The award winning travel writer Sue Dobson is never happier than when out exploring "must-see" churches and cathedrals. St Paul's, St Stephen's in Vienna, Washington National Cathedral, Church of C...
CREATION MYTHS
Book number: 92060 Product format: Hardback Author: GILLY CAMERON COOPER
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16 origin legends about how the world began, beautifully illustrated in colour by Patricia Ludlow, the stories include The Master of Breath, Old Man's Magic, Five Aztec Worlds, Land of Ice, Order f...
FREEMASONRY
Book number: 92072 Product format: Paperback Author: GILES MORGAN
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Who are the Freemasons? A powerful and shadowy elite who have manipulated world history through the ages, or a more mundane fraternal society devoted to charity, good works and the mutual support ...
WICCA: A Modern Guide to Witchcraft & Magick
Book number: 92118 Product format: Hardback Author: HARMONY NICE
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Paganism, Witchcraft and Wicca are quite distinct. Wicca is a nature-based religion and followers live and breathe true kindness and compassion, empowering themselves and others around them, worsh...
FOUR HORSEMEN:
Book number: 92011 Product format: Hardback Author: CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS ET AL
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In 2007 Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Daniel Dennett - who subsequently became known as "The Four Horsemen" - sat down in Hitchens's library and, over cocktails, began a con...
HOW DO WE LOOK
Book number: 92016 Product format: Hardback Author: MARY BEARD
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Sub-titled 'The Body, The Divine, and The Question of Civilisation', the popular TV historian Mary Beard takes a look beyond the familiar canon of Western imagery. She offers an expansive survey o...
KABBALAH: Secrecy, Scandal and the Soul
Book number: 92019 Product format: Hardback Author: HARRY FREEDMAN
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The tradition of Jewish mysticism known as the Kabbalah has experienced a resurgence in recent years, with celebrities including David Beckham and Madonna promoting the fashionable Kabbalah Centre,...
RELIGION AS WE KNOW IT: An Origin Story
Book number: 92033 Product format: Paperback Author: JACK MILES
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How has the concept of religion been developed in the West? How might that concept frame and change what a religion means? How has Christian scholarship and history developed and how has this led...
KEY PHILOSOPHICAL WRITINGS
Book number: 25251 Product format: Paperback Author: RENE DESCARTES
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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...
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