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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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...
APOCALYPSE
CAMILLE FLAMMARION    Book Number: 86468
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The fear of the end of the world has repeatedly appeared throughout the ages and is here documented through hundreds of colour artworks from the Angel of the Abyss and the Locusts from c950 from th...
ON THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS
KENNETH BAKER    Book Number: 86414
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Kenneth Baker, Lord Baker of Dorking CH, dissects the sins Pride, Anger, Sloth, Envy, Gluttony and Lust using illustrations that range from Medieval manuscripts and Picasso, to cartoons from artist...
FINDING SANCTUARY: Monastic Steps for Everyday Life
ABBOT CHRISTOPHER JAMISON    Book Number: 86659
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Worth Abbey has hosted two BBC television programmes about ordinary people seeking spiritual depth through the silence of monastic life: The Monastery in 2005 and The Big Silence in 2010. Based on...
SEARCHING FOR STARS ON AN ISLAND IN MAINE
ALAN LIGHTMAN    Book Number: 86673
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'After a few minutes, my world had dissolved into that star-littered sky... And I found myself falling into infinity.' This profound meditation on religion and science will take you on a journey th...
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...
MEDIEVAL WALL PAINTINGS
E. CLIVE ROUSE    Book Number: 86549
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Medieval churches in England were more or less completely painted - the walls, the windowsills, the woodwork, the monuments. Artists set to work on the plastered walls painting saints, bible stori...
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...
THE BOOK OF BIBLES
STEPHAN FÜSSEL ETAL    Book Number: 79575
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In the beginning was the word, and in the Middle Ages were kings, princes, and high-ranking religious members whose wealth and influence produced illustrated bibles of extraordinary craftsmanship. ...
SEXUAL PRACTICES OF THE DRUIDS
JON G. HUGHES    Book Number: 86938
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The author is part of a lineage of Druids that has been practicing for five generations in a remote area of Wales and is director of the Irish Centre for Druidic Practices. One of the Druid's most...
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?...
ALL THE RAGE: Buddhist Wisdom on Anger and Acceptance
EDITED BY ANDREA MILLER    Book Number: 87052
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Understanding anger means to look at the origin of this emotion and how it impacts out relationships and sense of wellbeing. Thich Nhat Hanh begins by explaining that in our subconscious mind we a...
POLITICALLY INCORRECT GUIDE TO CHRISTIANITY
MICHAEL FOLEY    Book Number: 87150
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G. K. Chesterton once said, "The Christian ideal has not been tried and tested and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried." You think you know about Christianity, but did you...
WOMEN IN THE BIBLE
JOHN BALDOCK    Book Number: 84488
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Apart from a few women such as Eve, Mary the mother of Jesus and Mary Magdalene, the women in the Bible are generally eclipsed by their male counterparts, mirroring the status of women in western s...
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...
SULTAN AND THE QUEEN
JERRY BROTTON    Book Number: 87000
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Sub-titled 'The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam' this wonderful book reveals how Muslims shaped English culture, consumerism and literature during the half millennium between the Crusades and t...
BRIEF GUIDE TO NATIVE AMERICAN MYTHS AND LEGENDS
LEWIS SPENCE & JON E. LEWIS    Book Number: 82884
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Originally published as 'Myths and Legends of the North American Indians' in 1914, this paperback 2013 edition has new material by Jon E. Lewis. Algonquian, Iroquois, Sioux, North-Western Indians ...
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 ...
THE BIBLE: Beginner's Guides
PAULA GOODER    Book Number: 86894
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Depending on the edition, at somewhere between 1500 and 2000 pages, the Bible is to say the least daunting, even before opening it. This book offers help in setting up signposts and answering key ...
PROTESTANTS: The Faith That Made the Modern World
ALEC RYRIE    Book Number: 86908
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From the gates of Wittenberg to the streets of Seoul, Ryrie has 'a gift for showing how the history of religion is the history of people.' 500 years ago a rather stubborn German monk challenged th...
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...
BURNING TIME: Henry VIII, Bloody Mary
VIRGINIA ROUNDING    Book Number: 87208
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A tablet on the wall of the Great Hall of Guild Hall in the City of London reads "Anne Askew: A Protestant martyr was tried in 1546 for Heresy. Afterwards she was tortured on the rack in the Tower ...
HOW TO PLAN A CRUSADE: Religious War in the High Middle Ages
CHRISTOPHER TYERMAN    Book Number: 87213
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The Oxford historian has written a spirited and sweeping account of religious war in the high Middle Ages, a story of conquest initiated by the First Crusade and its successors. The accounts move ...
CHRISTIAN STORIES OF WISDOM
NATHALIE LEONE    Book Number: 87460
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A beautifully designed clothback book with silver tooling, richly decorated endpapers and matching page edges in illuminated manuscript colours, this is a rather special 2016 first edition of a col...
ANTISEMITISM: The Oldest Hatred
JOHN MANN    Book Number: 87396
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Ranging from the writings of Charlie Chaplin, Albert Einstein, Jean-Paul Sartre to George Washington, Jesse Jackson, Nelson Mandela, Barack Obama, Emile Zola and on Zionism Anwar Sadat and others, ...
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