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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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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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, ...
CHARTRES: The Cathedral and the Old Town
MALCOLM MILLER    Book Number: 87643
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With visitors' map and cathedral plan, this excellent Pitkin guide celebrates the superb achievement of the medieval builders of this gothic cathedral, the Labyrinth inlaid in the paving of the nav...
ESSENCE OF VEDANTA
BRIAN HODGKINSON    Book Number: 87573
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Vedanta is an existential philosophy that grows from two schools of thought: Veda, which is the most ancient and sacred of Indian scriptures, and the work of Sankara, the early medieval master of V...
FIRST LOVE STORY: Adam, Eve, and Us
BRUCE FEILER    Book Number: 87481
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Thomas Merton said, "Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another." Since antiquity, one story has stood at the centre of every convers...
BETHLEHEM: Biography of a Town
NICHOLAS BLINCOE    Book Number: 87668
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Bethlehem has a cooler, more temperate environment, partly due to the rich aquifer trapped in the limestone layers beneath the city which keeps the fruit trees so lush and resplendent. The town wa...
IN SEARCH OF EDEN: The Course of An Obsession
JAMES WEIR    Book Number: 87742
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A beautifully designed Haus Publishing 2007 first edition with one translucent foldout map of Turkey and the Black Sea to the north, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, the Gulf of Aden right down to Ethiopia and t...
MORE THAN HAPPINESS
ANTONIA MACARO    Book Number: 87718
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Sub-titled 'Buddhist and Stoic Wisdom for a Sceptical Age' the author is an existential psychotherapist with many years' clinical experience in the field of addictive behaviours. She has been part...
SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE IN 100 SYMBOLS
SARAH BARTLETT    Book Number: 87943
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See 1700-year-old shamanic cave paintings at Lascaux in France, the Ancient Egyptian mysteries of Isis, the strange runic inscriptions of the Vikings, rainbow serpents, sphinx and scarabs, doves an...
GOD'S WOLF
JEFFREY LEE    Book Number: 87806
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Sub-titled 'The Life of the Most Notorious of All Crusaders, Scourge of Saladin', the book shows how the crusader kingdom was brought down by a treacherous internal faction. Born in 12th century F...
RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
OMAR KHAYYAM    Book Number: 24273
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This edition presents the classic free translation by Edward Fitzgerald of the great Persian poem by the 12th century astronomer and poet - Omar Khayyam. Fitzgerald's masterful translation was firs...
HOLY QUR'AN
ABDULLAH YUSUF ALI    Book Number: 30323
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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...
POPE FRANCIS' LITTLE BOOK OF COMPASSION:
COMPILED BY ANDREA KIRK ASSAF    Book Number: 87418
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Pope Francis is the first successor of St Peter from the New World and here is a beautiful and handy format book of 250 of his quotes of inspiration. The wonderful words of wisdom to contemplate t...
CITIES THAT BUILT THE BIBLE
ROBERT R. CARGILL    Book Number: 84966
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'Where did the Bible come from?' Nicole Kidman asked the author on the set of Bewitched, and inspired by the Hollywood icon he went on to write this book for people of all faiths and none. The Bibl...
BIBLE FOR GROWN-UPS: A New Look at the Good Book
SIMON LOVEDAY    Book Number: 88160
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Anthropologist and literary critic, Loveday teaches at UAE and Oxford and edited the psychological journal 'Typeface'. The book neither requires nor rejects belief. It sets out to help intelligen...
CRUSADE OF RICHARD I 1189-92
T. A. ARCHER    Book Number: 88176
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First published in 1889, the account is punctuated with passionate speeches and dark betrayals, the contemporary accounts originating from both sides of the war. It is a brilliant reflection on th...
ESSAYS IN LOVE
ALAIN DE BOTTON    Book Number: 88179
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De Botton brings a philosopher's sensibility to his analysis of the emotions of love resulting in a genre-breaking book shot through with lyricism, acuity and depth, witty, funny and sophisticated ...
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