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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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?...
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...
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...
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...
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...
EASTERN PHILOSOPHY: Greatest Thinkers and Sages
KEVIN BURNS    Book Number: 88560
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From Buddhism and Islam, to Confucius and Gandhi, this eloquent guide leads the reader through the most influential schools of thought. The book is split into three parts: India, The Middle East: Z...
CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD: Book Two
NEALE DONALD WALSCH    Book Number: 88585
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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...
CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD: Book Three
NEALE DONALD WALSCH    Book Number: 88586
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The dialogue expands... You are always part of God, because you are never apart from God. The truth has been food for the hungry soul so take it and eat it. For the truth is the body, and joy is ...
CLADDAGH RING
MALACHY MCCOURT    Book Number: 88812
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The Claddagh Ring is Ireland's cherished symbol of friendship, loyalty and love. It has become a daily source of spiritual sustenance, worn by millions around the world. This short, insightful bo...
UPANISHADS
TRANSLATED BY F.MAX-MULLER    Book Number: 30601
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The concluding part of the Vedas, the ancient Indian sacred literature, which mark the culmination of a tradition of speculative thought first expressed in the Rig-Veda more than 4,000 years ago. ...
BRUEGEL THE COMPLETE PAINTINGS - 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
JÜRGEN MÜLLER    Book Number: 88638
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Prepare to be shocked by the grotesque and grimacing series of paintings like The Triumph of Death with murdering skeleton figures slaying the population by hanging, throat cutting and barbarous ac...
MEISTER ECKHART: Philosopher of Christianity
KURT FLASCH    Book Number: 88947
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One of the most senior scholars and best-known writers on late German Medieval thought in Europe, renowned philosopher Kurt Flasch offers a full-scale reappraisal of the life and legacy of Meister ...
FASCISM: A Warning
MADELINE ALBRIGHT    Book Number: 88778
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The first woman to serve as US Secretary of State, Madeline Albright presents a personal and urgent examination of fascism in the 20th century, and how its legacies shape today's world. The 20th c...
THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRA
F. NIETZSCHE    Book Number: 27113
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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...
ST. GEORGE: Knight, Martyr, Patron Saint and Dragonslayer
GILES MORGAN    Book Number: 89075
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Dragon slayer, a Christian martyr and legendary soldier. St George is the patron saint of England and a figure associated with the Islamic hero Al Khidr and the Green Man of pre-Christian myth. Und...
GUTENBERG BIBLE OF 1454: Facsimile Edition Two Volumes
STEPHAN FÜSSEL    Book Number: 84175
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The printing press has been called the greatest invention of the second millennium. The epitome of illuminated manuscript published in Mainz around 1454, the Gutenberg Bible was the first major We...
ESSENTIAL PHILOSOPHICAL WORKS
DAVID HUME    Book Number: 65536
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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...
ART TREASURES OF THE MAHABHARATA
BHAKTISIDDHANTA    Book Number: 89506
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'Arjuna to single combat. At that moment dark rainclouds and flashes of lightning appeared in the sky, along with the rainbow of Indra. When Surya saw how Indra had appeared there out of affection ...
TAO TE CHING
LAO TZU    Book Number: 25252
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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 ...
SAYINGS OF ZEN BUDDHISM: Peaceful Reflections on Life
WILLIAM WRAY    Book Number: 89843
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'My advice to those whose eyes have not been opened to the truth - leap from the net and see how immense is the ocean.' Like a wonderful collection of Koan or short Zen sayings blending humour and...
WALL BETWEEN US: Notes from The Holy Land
MATTHEW SMALL    Book Number: 89837
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In 2012, Bathonian Matthew Small embarked on a trip to the Holy Land to further his understanding of the enduring conflict between Israel and Palestine. There he discovered beauty, fear and suffer...
SACRED SWORDS: Jihad in the Holy Land 1097-1291
JAMES WATERSON    Book Number: 89994
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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 ...
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