The Heathen's Guide to World Religions: A Secular History of by William Hopper

Religion Spirituality

By William Hopper

The Heathen's advisor to international Religions is a funny yet exact background of the homicide, lust, greed, and sheer stupidity that experience made the world's religions what they're this day. "Hopper represents the main deadly of equipped religions many rivals: a curious, well-educated person with a pointy wit." ~Queen's collage magazine evaluate "Wickedly enjoyable and informative."~Toronto big name "The Heathen's advisor To international Religions has taken up everlasting place of abode on my bookshelves... a masterfully written, splendidly humorous, and deliciously snarky journey down non secular lane." ~Al Stefanelli, UNITED ATHEIST entrance. "Reads like Monty Python in spiritual garb... simply the best areas to speculate your e-book deciding to buy dollar." ~Georgia instantly

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More Answers from the Mother (Volume 17 of Coll. Works of by The Mother

Religion Spirituality

By The Mother

Approximately extra solutions from the Mother

This ebook comprises letters of the mummy to participants of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. They hide the interval from 1932 to 1973. The correspondents comprise a thirteen-year-old boy, a Frenchwoman who lived within the Ashram for numerous years, a tender actual schooling teacher, and 3 Ashram contributors who usually sought recommendation approximately difficulties in relation to paintings.

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Edward Irving Reconsidered: The Man, His Controversies, and by David Malcolm Bennett

Religion Spirituality

By David Malcolm Bennett

Samuel Taylor Coleridge known as Edward Irving "a minister of Christ, after the order of Paul" Edward Irving was once an exceptional preacher, most likely the easiest in Georgian Britain. He used to be additionally a profound theologian and a being concerned pastor. but, it's a unusual truth of historical past that this Paul-like "minister of Christ" used to be ultimately faraway from the church he had made recognized, unfairly expelled from his denomination for heresy, and on the finish of his short existence, was once demoted within the sect that emerged from his ministry. in the direction of the top of Irving's lifestyles, charismatic presents emerged in his church amidst nice controversy. He had already constructed a theological purpose for such gifting, and his broad instructing on non secular presents remains to be greatly consulted this day. Edward Irving was once and is a debatable determine. it's time that his existence, ministry, and educating have been reconsidered. Who used to be Edward Irving? How did he dwell? What made him striking? What made him so debatable? what's his legacy? those are the questions responded in Edward Irving Reconsidered. it's a compelling tale, as unhappy because it is strong.

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The Handbook of Contemporary Animism by Graham Harvey

Religion Spirituality

By Graham Harvey

The instruction manual of up to date Animism brings jointly a global staff of students to ascertain the complete diversity of animist worldviews and practices. the amount opens with an exam of modern techniques to animism. this is often by way of reviews of ethnographic, cognitive, literary, performative, and fabric tradition ways, in addition to advances in activist and indigenous considering animism. This instruction manual might be important to scholars and students of faith, Sociology and Anthropology.

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Saints and Psychopaths by William L. Hamilton

Religion Spirituality

By William L. Hamilton

There are extra psychopaths pretending to be saints than there are actual saints. This publication will offer you with a few realizing of what a psychopath is, what a saint is and the way to inform the adaptation. it's also a sharing of what Mr. Hamilton present in his personal look for internal peace and how you can advance his unrealized strength. He presents a candid view of his stories with a psychopathic instructor and a psychopathic spouse which richly illustrate the kind of habit we should always all beware of. This booklet is greater than only a caution to observe out for fake religious lecturers. Mr. Hamilton attracts at the adventure of the Snowmass Contemplative workforce that's a gaggle of complicated contemplatives from many various spiritual traditions. They have built an eclectic figuring out of enlightenment from all spiritual traditions. Mr. Hamilton extends and refines this view together with his wisdom of Buddhist teachings which he believes give you the such a lot specific figuring out of enlightenment. He cites clinical experiences of enlightenment which takes it past the world of mystical event and develops it right into a Western mental thought.

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