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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ISAAC NEWTON'S FREEMASONRY
ALAIN BAUER    Book Number: 83862
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Sub-titled 'The Alchemy of Science and Mysticism', this French spokesman for Freemasonry gives us plain facts about a pivotal episode in political, intellectual and spiritual history, together with...
INFINITE LIFE
ROBERT THURMAN    Book Number: 83021
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Sub-titled 'Seven Virtues for Living Well' and with a foreword by His Holiness the Dali Lama, Robert Thurman was the first Westerner to become a Tibetan Buddhist monk and is recognised as a leading...
TRUTH ABOUT HEAVEN: What the Bible Says
RANDY SOUTHERN, SELENE SARNS    Book Number: 84144
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There are two certainties in life, Death and Taxes, and this illuminating companion gives a current, relatable approach to heaven. Through this handy guide, you can truly comprehend where pop cultu...
OXFORD REVISITED
JUSTIN CARTWRIGHT    Book Number: 84155
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Intellectual meanderings from an academic setting off on the downhill slope of life. An insider tells his version of Oxford from Freshers' Week, rugby, gowned figures on bicycles, crumpets after r...
CHRISTIAN ART
ROWENA LOVERANCE    Book Number: 84056
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What makes a work of art Christian? Is Christianity in art in the eye of the artist or the viewer, and can its full meaning be understood by an individual or only within a Christian community? How ...
RELIGION: Antiquity and its Legacy
JORG RUPKE    Book Number: 83994
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The Ancient and Modern series from Oxford University Press puts the ancient world in the context of contemporary thinking, and this volume on religion is a particularly fascinating window into the ...
GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS POEMS
SELECTED BY JOHN STAMMERS    Book Number: 84491
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Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) was born in Stratford and attended Balliol College, Oxford. While there he converted to Catholicism and after graduating entered the Society of Jesus and was orda...
BATTLE FOR CHRISTENDOM: The Council of Constance
FRANK WELSH    Book Number: 84333
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In the ancient city of Constance the colossal statue of Imperia is 30ft tall, full breasted, poised on high heels, wearing a G-string and a revealing gown. On each of her huge outstretched hands s...
BOOK OF BOOKS: The Radical Impact of the King James Bible
MELVYN BRAGG    Book Number: 84335
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The King James Bible has been called the Book of Books and has a good claim to the title. It consists of 66 'different books' and has sold more than any other single book since its publication in ...
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. ...
CHRIST ACTUALLY: The Son of God for the Secular Age
JAMES CARROLL    Book Number: 84369
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This work recreates the figure of Jesus Christ over 2,000 years for the modern, secular reader. Often hailed as the son of God, Christ is a great subject of debate, and interpretations vary with ea...
SAINTS' LITTLE BOOK OF WISDOM: The Essential Teachings
COMPILED BY ANDREA KIRK ASSAS    Book Number: 84381
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St Francis of Assisi said "Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible." "Do not try to excuse your faults; try to correct them." "No one he...
LIFE YOU CAN SAVE
PETER SINGER    Book Number: 84214
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Described as "The most influential living philosopher" by The New Yorker and named one of the '100 most influential people in the world' by Time Magazine, Peter Singer has written an inspiring work...
PRAYER FOR THE DAY VOL II: 365 Inspiring Daily Reflections
FOREWORD BY BISHOP JAMES JONES    Book Number: 84521
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Published by Watkins publishers in 2016, and arranged from January to December, the Right Reverend James Jones was Bishop of Liverpool from 1998 to 2013 and chaired the Hillsborough Independent Pan...
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...
REVERSE RITUAL
R. STEINER AND F. BENESCH    Book Number: 52696
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Rudolph Steiner (1861-1925), developed philosophical principles into an approach of methodical research of psychological and spiritual phenomena. It led to innovative and holistic approaches in me...
NUNS OF SANT'AMBROGIO
HUBERT WOLF    Book Number: 81570
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A true, never-before-told story discovered in a secret Vatican archive of sex, poison and lesbian initiation rites in a 19th century convent. In 1858, a German princess, recently inducted into the...
TEMPLAR TREASURE AT GISORS
JEAN MARKALE    Book Number: 81969
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A researcher in medieval culture and spirituality, Celtic scholar Jean Markale asks 'Who were these 'poor Knights of Christ' and what were the true purposes of the order?' When French King Philip ...
MONASTERIES AND MONASTIC ORDERS
KRISTINA KRÜGER    Book Number: 84254
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The cultural achievements of the monasteries encompass ancient artistic techniques such as illumination, ivory carving and the work of the goldsmith. Musical developments included the Gregorian ch...
DICTIONARY OF HINDU LORE AND LEGEND
ANNA DALLAPICCOLA    Book Number: 84660
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Written by a distinguished art historian specialising in the Hindu world, this comprehensive guide is much more than a dictionary. The whole of Hindu belief and practice is located in a geographic...
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...
TANTRIC WAY: Art, Science, Ritual
AJIT MOOKERJEE & MADHU KHANNA    Book Number: 84677
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Enthusiasm for tantra is widespread in the western world, and this detailed guide explains the history and principles of tantra and its different manifestations. Tantric ritual symbols are found in...
CARETAKERS OF THE COSMOS
GARY LACHMAN    Book Number: 84689
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Sub-titled 'Living Responsibly in an Unfinished World', the book asks why we are here. Human beings have asked themselves this question for centuries. Modern science largely argues that human bei...
MIRACLES OF ARCHANGEL GABRIEL
DOREEN VIRTUE    Book Number: 84707
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'Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy...' These poetic words from Archangel Gabriel during the Annunciation of Mary's motherhood in Luke 2:10 stirs great emotion and herald...
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...
MAKING SENSE OF BUDDHIST ART AND ARCHITECTURE
PATRICIA EICHENBAUM KARETZKY    Book Number: 84885
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Explains the author, 'To understand Buddhism it is important to know that it is not a monolith of beliefs, and that in the 2,500 years since the birth of the Buddha it has undergone continuous chan...
FREEMASONS: The Ancient Brotherhood Revealed
MICHAEL JOHNSTONE    Book Number: 84469
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By the former publisher and author of over 60 books, Michael Johnstone explores the fascinating history and laudable aims exposed by the founding fathers of the Brotherhood. It is the story of ord...
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...
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