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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KEY PHILOSOPHICAL WRITINGS
RENE DESCARTES    Book Number: 25251
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Renee Descartes (1596-1650) was the father of modern philosophy and one of the greatest thinkers in history. His genius lies at the core of our contemporary intellectual identity. He broke the conv...
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 ...
MEDITATIONS
Aurelius, Marcus    Book Number: 25267
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The Meditations of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius are perhaps the most readable exposition of the great system of metaphysics known as Stoicism. Stoics maintained that by putting aside passions,...
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 ...
METAMORPHOSES
OVID    Book Number: 30327
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The Roman poet Ovid's Metamorphoses, completed around 8AD, shows the presence and prevalence of change in the world. Beginning with chaos and creation, Ovid embraces a vast array of mythological t...
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. ...
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...
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...
AN ESSAY CONCERNING HUMAN UNDERSTANDING
JOHN LOCKE    Book Number: 73734
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John Locke (1632-1704) was perhaps the most influential English writer of his time. His 'Essay concerning Human Understanding' (1690) and 'Two Treatises of Government' (1690) weighed heavily on the...
MARKETPLACE OF CHRISTIANITY
ROBERT EKELUND ET AL    Book Number: 78152
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Economics, being a science that explains the behaviour of individuals in organisations, is an ideal medium with which to understand the development of organised religion due to the fact that religi...
CELESTIAL DRAGON I CHING
NEYMA JAHAN    Book Number: 78206
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From Ancient China comes the discipline of I Ching, an enjoyable aid for self-discovery, based on 64 Hexagrams, each with its own unique meaning. For 5,000 years this system of divination has been ...
FONT OF LIFE: Ambrose, Augustine and the Mystery of Baptism
GARRY WILLS    Book Number: 78061
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Under the Piazza of Milan Cathedral are the remains of a much earlier, fourth-century basilica with a huge octagonal baptistery building, containing a 20-foot pool for total immersion. Baptism was ...
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...
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...
CONFESSIONS OF SAINT AUGUSTINE
EDITED BY TOM GRIFFITH    Book Number: 78848
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St Augustine's 'Confessions' was written between AD 397-400. An autobiographical work, it was written in 13 parts, each a complete text intended to be read aloud. Written in his early 40s, it docum...
KINGS OF THE GRAIL: Tracing the Historic Journey
MARGARITA TORRES SEVILLA    Book Number: 80262
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For almost two thousand years people have been obsessed with discovering the location of the Holy Grail, the cup that Jesus Christ used at the Last Supper. Legends have sprung up around the vessel,...
ALCHEMY AND PSYCHOANALYSIS - LOST LIBRARY
HERBERT SILBERER    Book Number: 81031
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The 20th century was dominated by a psychoanalytic approach to the self, religion and culture, and this facsimile from 1914 brings to the modern reader an influential investigation of mind sciences...
HOLY BIBLE: English Standard Version
HARPERCOLLINS    Book Number: 80988
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A geometric circles multicoloured cover design in real cloth binding with red elastic fastener makes this pocket sized edition an essential part of your everyday life. The ESV Anglicised translati...
100 ILLUSTRATED BIBLE VERSES
JANET VICARIO    Book Number: 80486
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Psalms, Proverbs, Chronicles, 'In the beginning was the word and the word was with God...' John 1: 2-1. Inspiring words and beautiful art have been combined in this book for mindfulness and medita...
ON THE TRAIL OF THE HOLY GRAIL
STUART MCHARDY    Book Number: 80965
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Holy: sacred, pertaining to a religion. Grail: vessel, platter or cauldron. Holy Grail: priceless historical artefact or sacred Christian symbol? Fact or fiction, myth or reality? You will not ...
WISDOM OF SUSTAINABILITY
SULAK SIVARAKSA    Book Number: 81157
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Sub-titled 'Buddhist Economics for the 21st Century' like Gandhi, Sulak offers great inspiration to a civilisation that has lost its way. He continues the work of Buddhist economics started by E. ...
GOSPEL OF MATTHEW
RUDOLF SCHNACKENBURG    Book Number: 80844
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Regarded as the pre-eminent 'Church Gospel', from ancient times the Book of Matthew aimed primarily at being catechetical, pastoral and missionary. This original commentary by one of today's leadi...
ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF GENESIS: The Complete Text
EDITED BY MICHELLE PICKERING    Book Number: 80857
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The first book of the Old Testament is entitled 'The First Book of Moses', commonly called Genesis. The first five books known as The Pentateuch or Torah are traditionally attributed to Moses, but...
INVENTING HELL
JON SWEENEY    Book Number: 80863
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Sub-titled 'Dante, The Bible, And Eternal Torment' here is a book that will forever alter what we think happens to us after we die. Hell is a word that means terror, darkness and eternal separatio...
KNOCKING ON HEAVEN'S DOOR:
KATY BUTLER    Book Number: 80868
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When Katy's mum asked for help in getting her dad's pacemaker turned off, Katy knew she was in for a tough time, both bureaucratically and emotionally. The medical profession makes saving life a pr...
MUHAMMAD: All That Matters
ZIAUDDIN SARDAR    Book Number: 80900
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Known as a 'critical polymath', the author has published over 50 books including the international bestseller 'Why Do People Hate America?' Born in Pakistan in 1951, he grew up in Hackney. A best...
REAL MESSIAH
STEPHAN HULLER    Book Number: 80916
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Sub-titled 'The Throne of St. Mark and the True Origins of Christianity', the book asks who is the true Christ? He was the last King of the Jews, true heir to the royal title mockingly bestowed on...
VISUAL HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH BIBLE
DONALD BRAKE    Book Number: 80948
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From medieval manuscripts to contemporary translations, with a beautiful colour layout and over 100 gorgeous illustrations, here is how the Bible went from the pulpit to the people in a tumultuous ...
BRIEF GUIDE TO SPIRITUAL CLASSICS
JAMES RUSSELL    Book Number: 81266
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From City of God by Augustine of Hippo to Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, here is a superb concise guide to 54 spiritual classics. Other early Christian classics include Dark Night of the So...
SHIVA AND PARVATI SEATED ON A TERRACE DVD
THE BRITISH MUSEUM    Book Number: 81458
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The great Hindu god Shiva is worshipped and depicted in many forms as yogi, hunter, destroyer, lord of the cosmic dance. Yet one exquisite picture in the British Museum shows this wild deity in a ...
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