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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
ETHICS

New ETHICS

BENEDICT DE SPINOZA    Book Number: 30619
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Benedict de Spinoza lived a life of blameless simplicity as a lens-grinder in Holland. And yet in his lifetime he was expelled from the Jewish community in Amsterdam as a heretic, and after his dea...
APOCALYPSE
CAMILLE FLAMMARION    Book Number: 90796
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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...
CHRIST IN ART
ERNEST RENAN    Book Number: 90801
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Ernest Renan (1823-1892) was an historian, religious scholar and philosopher and in the hopes of joining the priesthood he attended an ecclesiastical seminary during his youth. His exposure to the...
GOOD MAN JESUS AND THE SCOUNDREL CHRIST
PHILP PULLMAN    Book Number: 90860
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Two brothers: Jesus, the good and reserved man, Christ, the calculating and impassioned figure who will go down in history. Philip Pullman has reimagined the New Testament. Picture Jesus, a travell...
MINDFUL MAN: Words From The Earth
CASPAR WALSH    Book Number: 90874
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'How is being a mindful man different to a mindful woman? Surely the road to enlightenment is the same for our entire species regardless of gender? Do we need a separate focus to become Zen men? ...
THIS LIFE: Why Mortality Makes Us Free
MARTIN HAGGLUND    Book Number: 90894
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"What I do and what I love can matter to me only because I understand myself as mortal." This meditation comes from the Swedish philosopher Martin Hägglund who questions, if this life is all there ...
HAVE A LITTLE FAITH
MITCH ALBOM    Book Number: 90913
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A tender, transporting and deeply moving story of a young man asked to give the eulogy of his childhood rabbi, intersected with sermons and fables and meetings with his pastor. We see that both th...
GANDHI, AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY:
MOHANDAS K. GANDHI    Book Number: 91012
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Known as Mahatma Gandhi, this popular and influential book covers the period from his birth in 1869 to the year 1921, describing his childhood, schooldays, early marriage, journeys abroad, legal st...
BHAGAVAD GITA: A Verse Translation
GEOFFREY PARRINDER    Book Number: 91140
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The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most widely read Hindu scriptures in the Western world. Taking the form of a dialogue between the warrior Arjuna and the divine Krishna on the eve of battle, it is ...
DRAWN FROM LIFE: Selected Essays of Michel de Montaigne
INTRODUCED BY TIM PARKS    Book Number: 91160
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A new selection of Montaigne's most resonant essays translated by Michael Screech, Michel de Montaigne is one of the founding fathers of the essay. Retreating to his chateau to write and often neg...
QUR'AN: A Beginner's Guide
FARID ESACK    Book Number: 91168
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No one has placed the noble Qur'an more fully in its historical and contemporary context. Especially useful for those new to the study of Islam, this book's clarity is suitable for students of all...
CHINESE ALCHEMY: Taoism, the Power of Gold
JEAN COOPER    Book Number: 90783
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Chinese alchemy was nourished by Taoism with its two distinct branches: the classical Tao Chia, grounded in mysticism, and the popular Tao Chiao, with its magical, alchemical bias, arising traditio...
CRUSADERS
DAN JONES    Book Number: 90785
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Sub-titled 'The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands', when Christian armies seized Jerusalem in 1099, they began the most notorious period of conflict between Christianity and Islam in hist...
EARTH: From Myths to Knowledge
HUBERT KRIVINE    Book Number: 91459
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To understand the Universe we must first comprehend the language and read the letters in which it is composed, the language of mathematics. The book is not merely a history of scientific learning ...
MINI COLLECTION BIBLE STORIES
MILES KELLY    Book Number: 91485
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Slipcased softback with quality ridged cover and dedication page, the stories have been retold by Vic Parker from the Old and New Testaments of the world's bestselling book. From the Creation of t...
AUGUSTINE'S CONFESSIONS: A Biography
GARRY WILLS    Book Number: 91324
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'Punchy, clear, well-argued, and beautifully translated, both linguistically and culturally.' - Peter Brown, Princeton University. Sensitive and informed, this is an appreciation of and introducti...
CRUSADERS
DAN JONES    Book Number: 91334
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Sub-titled 'The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands', when Christian armies seized Jerusalem in 1099, they began the most notorious period of conflict between Christianity and Islam in hist...
DELLA ROBBIA
MARIETTA CAMBARERI    Book Number: 91338
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Sub-titled 'Sculpting with Colour In Renaissance Florence', the glazed terracotta technique invented by Luca Della Robbia, along with his exceptional skill as a sculptor, placed him firmly in the f...
QUOTABLE MACHIAVELLI
EDITED BY MAURIZIO VIROLI    Book Number: 91390
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Machiavelli's great work of political theory The Prince is one of the most influential European books, the product of his experience of the courts of the Renaissance including the Vatican, the Holy...
RADICAL ACTS OF LOVE: How We Find Hope at the End of Life
JANIE BROWN    Book Number: 91614
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Most people under 60 have never seen a person die, so have become deeply fearful about death; both their own, and the deaths of their beloved others. They have no role models to show them how to c...
UNBELIEVERS: An Emotional History of Doubt
ALEC RYRIE    Book Number: 91617
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The Professor of History of Christianity at Durham University asks why have Western societies that were once overwhelmingly Christian become so secular? Drawing on the feelings and faith of ordina...
DYING EARTH AND LIVING COSMOS
RUDOLF STEINER    Book Number: 91748
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'The Living Gifts of Anthroposophy and the Need for New Forms of Consciousness' is the sub-title of this, the Collected Works of Rudolf Steiner from a series of authoritative lectures delivered dur...
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