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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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...
TEACHINGS OF RUMI
E. H. WHINFIELD    Book Number: 74653
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Edward Henry Whinfield (1836-1922) was a translator of Persian literature and this book was first published in 1887 and is here in faithful facsimile paperback reprint. In this classic work he tra...
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 ...
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...
APOSTLE: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve
Tom Bissell    Book Number: 85694
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Popular understanding holds that after Jesus's ascension to Heaven the Twelve Apostles, working initially out of Jerusalem, quickly moved to establish identifiably Christian churches throughout the...
ENGLAND'S HISTORIC CHURCHES BY TRAIN
MURRAY NAYLOR    Book Number: 85915
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Cleverly combining his passions of railway organisation and medieval churches, the author embarks on various journeys as he explains how two great ages shaped our lives; that of the Normans who bui...
ANGEL CAME TO NAZARETH: A Story of the First Christmas
MAGGIE KNEEN    Book Number: 85649
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A beautiful gift book with gold foil title to the front and decorations around the crib at Bethlehem, the gifts and crowns of the three kings and of course the golden star all gilded, here are 20 s...
JESUS STORYBOOK BIBLE: Every Story Whispers
SALLY LLOYD-JONES    Book Number: 85663
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From the famous US religious publishers Zondervan and designed for children, this family Bible has a dedication page: "Presented to... By... On...", a white satin pagemarker and beautifully illustr...
HOLY BIBLE: King James Version Presentation Edition: Black
Unknown    Book Number: 85945
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Put your palms together and enjoy the feel of this black (or white code 85946) bonded leather personal Holy Bible containing Old and New Testaments. The Authorised King James Version printed by Co...
HOLY BIBLE: King James Version Presentation Edition: White
Unknown    Book Number: 85946
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Put your palms together and enjoy the feel of this white (or black code 85945) bonded leather personal Holy Bible containing Old and New Testaments. The Authorised King James Version printed by Co...
FACE OF WATER
SARAH RUDEN    Book Number: 85817
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A dazzling reconsideration of the beauty and meaning and original languages and texts of the Bible, in both the Old and the New Testaments, from the acclaimed scholar and translator of Classical li...
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...
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...
MEMOIRS OF A POLITICAL OFFICER'S WIFE IN TIBET, SIKKIM
MARGARET WILLIAMSON    Book Number: 85580
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Margaret Marshall married Frederick Williamson in the summer of 1932 and less than a year later joined him in the Himalayan kingdom of Sikkim, where he was now Political Officer and they were marri...
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...
MEDIEVAL WORLD COMPLETE
ROBERT BARTLETT    Book Number: 86161
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In over 800 reproductions, most in colour, the medieval world is revealed visually with the accompaniment of well-researched commentary. The middle ages have often been defined negatively as the p...
STORY OF THE JEWS: Finding the Words 1000BC-1492AD Volume 1
SIMON SCHAMA    Book Number: 86173
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Simon Schama tells the monumental history of the Jewish people with all his customary verve and erudition. This is history at its best, engaging, superbly researched and challenging many of our pre...
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...
POETRY OF NETSUKE
ROBERT O. KINSEY    Book Number: 86416
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'The soul of Nature often can be glimpsed in Japan's poetry - subtle insights also revealed, at times, in netsuke'. This quote perfectly sums up the power of netsuke, small sculptures with a histor...
HEAVEN HELP US
THOMAS CRAUGHWELL    Book Number: 86446
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There are patron saints for acrobats and jugglers, airline pilots and their passengers, bachelors, broadcasters, booksellers, choirboys, funeral directors, immigrants, motorcyclists, prisoners, swi...
COMPLETE BOOK OF WHO'S WHO IN THE BIBLE
PHILIP COMFORT & W. ELWELL    Book Number: 86466
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Damaris: Woman mentioned (Acts 17:34) as one of the first converts in the city of Athens, following Paul's preaching there. Since Luke singles her out by name, she may have been a person of import...
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...
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