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 ...
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...
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...
WORSHIPPING THE GREAT MODERNISER
IRENE STENGS    Book Number: 81970
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Sub-titled 'King Chulalongkorn, Patron Saint of the Thai Middle Class', the Dutch scholar explores what this ruler's unparalleled popularity says about modern society in Thailand today. The global...
BUDDHA: THE BRITISH MUSEUM
DELIA PEMBERTON    Book Number: 84336
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Buddhism views the world we perceive as an illusion. In accordance with the law of cause and effect, or karma (literally 'action') the soul is propelled into an endless series of reincarnations. ...
KABBALAH: Tradition of Hidden Knowledge
Z'EV BEN SHIMON HALEVI    Book Number: 84666
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A big, glamorous Thames & Hudson softback first published in 1979 and here in reprint with 127 illustrations, 14 of which are in colour. Kabbalah is the mystical aspect of Judaism. In Biblical, m...
RELIGIO MEDICI, LETTER TO A FRIEND AND CHRISTIAN MORALS
SIR THOMAS BROWNE    Book Number: 84673
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First published in 1881 and printed in this enlarged edition in 1990, we are thrilled to have this facsimile which must have been lurking in a nice dry warehouse for quite some time and is now quit...
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...
DIALOGUES OF SOCRATES
PLATO    Book Number: 83605
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Socrates was one of the greatest philosophers of antiquity and we only know of him and his ideas through the words of his most prominent student, Plato. Plato was a prolific writer and produced se...
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 ...
RED TENT
ANITA DIAMANT    Book Number: 84927
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Loosely based on stories found in the Bible, here is a brilliant fictionalised work which became a film and a New York Times bestseller and here in 20th anniversary edition which Bibliophile has im...
FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT
JOHN BROOM    Book Number: 85165
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'My son, cast thy heart firmly on the Lord, and fear not the judgement of men, when conscience testifieth of thy dutifulness and innocencey.' - Edith Cavell. A toxic mix of nationalism and militar...
HISTORY OF INITIATION - LOST LIBRARY
GEORGE OLIVER    Book Number: 81036
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Written in 1841, this study by leading Freemason George Oliver examines initiation rituals from many cultures to make the argument that these traditions have a common origin. An initial chapter des...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
PILGRIM'S PROGRESS: Collins Classics
Unknown    Book Number: 86102
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Although come to be a children's book, this novel is read more often by adults since it is aimed to teach the great truths of the gospels. Some of the conversations are in reality short sermons on...
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...
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...
BRAND LUTHER
ANDREW PETTEGREE    Book Number: 86141
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Sub-titled 'How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into A Center Of Publishing, Made Himself The Most Famous Man In Europe - And Started The Protestant Reformation'. Martin Luther's life as ...
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...
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...
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...
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