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Messenger Between Worlds by Kristy Robinett (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB reader, 2.8 mb Overview: At the age of three, Kristy Robinett predicted her grandmother's death. When she was eight, the spirit of her deceased grandfather helped her escape from a would-be kidnapper. This captivating, powerful memoir is filled with unforgettable scenes: spot-on predictions, countless spirit visits at home and school, menacing paranormal activity, and Kristy's first meeting with two spirit guides who became her constant allies. Born into a strict religious family,...

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The Shipwrecked Mind by Mark Lilla (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB reader, 161 KB Overview: We don’t understand the reactionary mind. As a result, argues Mark Lilla in this timely book, the ideas and passions that shape today’s political dramas are unintelligible to us. The reactionary is anything but a conservative. He is as radical and modern a figure as the revolutionary, someone shipwrecked in the rapidly changing present, and suffering from nostalgia for an idealized past and an apocalyptic fear that history is rushing toward...

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Religion in American Life by Jon Butler, et al (.PDF)

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Requirements: Any PDF Reader, 5.1 MB Overview: This new edition of Religion in American Life, written by three of the country's most eminent historians of religion, offers a superb overview that spans four centuries, illuminating the rich spiritual heritage central to nearly every event in our nation's history. Beginning with the state of religious affairs in both the Old and New Worlds on the eve of colonization and continuing through to the present, the book covers all the major American religious...

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Promises & Agreements by Hanoch Sheinman (.PDF)

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Requirements: Any PDF Reader, 1.3 MB Overview: This volume, which comprises sixteen original contributions, is the first collection of philosophical papers on promises and agreements - topics enjoying a renaissance in social, moral, and legal philosophy.   Genre: Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy Download link 1 Download link 2...

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Explaining Understanding by Stephen R. Grimm, et al (.PDF)

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Requirements: Any PDF Reader, 13.7 MB Overview: What does it mean to understand something? What types of understanding can be distinguished? Is understanding always provided by explanations? And how is it related to knowledge? Such questions have attracted considerable interest in epistemology recently. These discussions, however, have not yet engaged insights about explanations and theories developed in philosophy of science. Conversely, philosophers of science have debated the nature of explanations...

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The Hum of Angels by Scot McKnight (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.8MB Overview: Would You Recognize an Angel if You Saw One? The majority of earth's inhabitants believe in angels. Yet many of us cannot claim to have seen one. Why? Perhaps it's because in order to encounter one, we first have to learn what to look for and how to look! We live in a world where the natural and supernatural overlap. Angels are constantly on mission from God and constantly at work in the world. From the Garden of Eden to the book of Revelation, Scripture is...

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Native American Mythology by Hartley Burr Alexander (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 8 MB Overview: This fascinating and informative compendium of Native American lore was assembled by one of twentieth-century America's premier ethnographer/anthropologists. Hartley Burr Alexander recounts the continent's myths chronologically and region-by-region, offering a remarkably wide range of nomadic sagas, animist myths, cosmogonies and creation myths, end-time prophecies, and other traditional tales.The stories begin in the far North, among Norsemen and Eskimos, and...

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Teaching the Historical Jesus by Zev Garber (.PDF)

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Requirements: Any PDF Reader, 1 MB Overview: Teaching the Historical Jesus in his Jewish context to students of varied religious backgrounds presents instructors with not only challenges, but also opportunities to sustain interfaith dialogue and foster mutual understanding and respect. This new collection explores these challenges and opportunities, gathering together experiential lessons drawn from teaching Jesus in a wide variety of settings―from the public, secular two- or four-year college, to the...

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What Is an Event? by Robin Wagner-Pacifici (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader 3.7 MB Overview: We live in a world of breaking news, where at almost any moment our everyday routine can be interrupted by a faraway event. Events are central to the way that individuals and societies experience life. Even life’s inevitable moments—birth, death, love, and war—are almost always a surprise. Inspired by the cataclysmic events of September 11, Robin Wagner-Pacifici presents here a tour de force, an analysis of how events erupt and take off from the ground of...

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Science Religion Human Experience by James D. Proctor (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.4 Mb Overview: The relationship between science and religion is generally depicted in one of two ways. In one view, they are locked in an inevitable, eternal conflict in which one must choose a side. In the other, they are separate spheres, in which the truth claims of one have little bearing on the other. This collection of provocative essays by leading thinkers offers a new way of looking at this problematic relationship. The authors begin from the premise that both science...

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Seize the Day by Joyce Meyer (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.3MB Overview: Today is no ordinary day. You may perform simple routines, feel uninspired, or lack the excitement of hope. But today could be the most important one of your life--depending on how you choose to spend it. Joyce Meyer, #1 New York Times bestselling author, encourages you not to waste another minute. There is something special, valuable waiting for you to discover in each day. And when you spend time with God daily, asking Him to help you find it, you'll unlock...

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From Stone to Flesh by Donald S. Lopez Jr. (.PDF)

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Requirements: Any PDF reader, 793kb Overview: Leading historian of Buddhism Donald S. Lopez Jr. tells the story of how various idols carved in stone—variously named Beddou, Codam, Xaca, and Fo—became the man of flesh and blood that we know simply as the Buddha. He reveals that the positive view of the Buddha in Europe and America is rather recent, originating a little more than a hundred and fifty years ago. For centuries, the Buddha was condemned by Western writers as the most dangerous idol of the...

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DreamMakers by Michele Hunt (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader 3.6 MB Overview: DreamMakers: Innovating for the Greater Good profiles stories of businesses, cross-sector initiatives and movements and whole communities that are collaborating to create a flourishing world. They all share attitudes and beliefs that transcend: who they are, where they live, or their individual circumstances. The book provides a new definition of success, shares the stories of a number of businesses and communities and examines how the people that lead these...

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Dispelling the Darkness by Donald S Lopez Jr (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader 14 MB Overview: In a remote Himalayan village in 1721, the Jesuit priest Ippolito Desideri awaited permission from Rome to continue his mission to convert the Tibetan people to Christianity. In the meantime, he forged ahead with an ambitious project: a treatise, written in classical Tibetan, that would refute key Buddhist doctrines. If he could convince the Buddhist monks that these doctrines were false, thought Desideri, he would dispel the darkness of idolatry from Tibet....

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Does History Make Sense? by Terry Pinkard (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader 11 MB Overview: Hegel's philosophy of history–which most critics view as a theory of inevitable progress toward modern European civilization–is widely regarded as a failure today. In Does History Make Sense? Terry Pinkard argues that Hegel's understanding of historical progress is not the kind of teleological or progressivist account that its detractors claim, but is based on a subtle understanding of human subjectivity. Genre: Non-Fiction - Faith, Philosophy, Religion,...

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Topography..in Plato by Clinton DeBevoise Corcor (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB reader, 3.7 mb Overview: In this book, Clinton DeBevoise Corcoran examines the use of place in Plato's dialogues. Corcoran argues that spatial representations, such as walls, caves, and roads, as well as the creation of eternal patterns and chaotic images in the particular spaces, times, characterizations, and actions of the dialogues, provide clues to Plato's philosophic project. Throughout the dialogues, the Good serves as an overarching ordering principle for the construction of...

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Re-Ending the Mahabharata by Naama Shalom (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB reader, 1 mb Overview: This book challenges two prevalent assumptions about the Mahābhārata that its narrative is inherently incapable of achieving a conclusion and that its ending, the Svargārohaṇa parva, is an extraneous part of the text. While the exegetic traditions have largely tended to suppress, ignore, or overlook the importance of this final section, Shalom argues that the moment of the condemnation of dharma that occurs in the Svargārohaṇa parva, expressed by the epic...

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Play the Man by Mark Batterson (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB reader, 10.3 mb Overview: New York Times bestselling author and pastor issues a strong, biblically based challenge to men and fathers of all ages, redefining manhood for a new generation—and starting a movement of men who put God first, family second, and career third. Genre: Nonfiction>Religion>Christianity Download link 1 Download link 2...

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Trinitarian Theology by Matthew R. Crawford (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader 5.5 MB Overview: More exegetical literature survives from the hand of Cyril of Alexandria than nearly any other Greek patristic author, yet this sizable body of work has scarcely received the degree of attention it deserves. In this work, Matthew R. Crawford reconstructs the intellectual context that gave rise to this literary output and highlights Cyril's Trinitarian theology, received as an inheritance from the fourth century, as the most important defining factor. Cyril's...

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Truth without Predication by Rachel Szekely (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 530 KB Overview: Truth without Predication contains an original analysis of the existential there-sentence from a philosophical-linguistic perspective. At its core is the claim that there-sentences' form is distinct from that of ordinary subject–predicate sentences, and that this fundamental difference explains the construction's unusual grammatical and discourse properties. Taking as a point of departure a suggestion made in Strawson's Individuals, this book explores the idea...

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Evolution & Rationality by Samir Okasha (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 851 Kb Overview: This volume explores from multiple perspectives the subtle and interesting relationship between the theory of rational choice and Darwinian evolution. In rational choice theory, agents are assumed to make choices that maximize their utility; in evolution, natural selection 'chooses' between phenotypes according to the criterion of fitness maximization. So there is a parallel between utility in rational choice theory and fitness in Darwinian theory. This...

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The Penguin Book of Witches ed by Katherine Howe (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI Reader, 1,6 MB Overview: Chilling real-life accounts of witches, from medieval Europe through colonial America, compiled by the New York Times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane and Conversion From a manual for witch hunters written by King James himself in 1597, to court documents from the Salem witch trials of 1692, to newspaper coverage of a woman stoned to death on the streets of Philadelphia while the Continental Congress met, The Penguin Book of...

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Spirit of Prophecy (Volume 3) by Ellen G. White (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.4 Mb Overview: These facsimile reprints present Ellen G. White's second writing of The Great Controversy story, and were first published between 1870 and 1884. Volume 3 includes the following chapters: Weeping over Jerusalem Cleansing the Temple Jesus and the Pharises Denouncing the Pharises In the Outer Court The Passover Supper In the Garden In the Judgment Hall Condemnation of Jesus Calvary At the Sepulcher The Conflict Ended The Resurrection The Women at the Tomb Jesus at...

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Wisdom from T.D. Jakes by T. D. Jakes (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 7.1 Mb Overview: Only T.D. Jakes can wash over you with wisdom that will clean away all your troubles and trials and present you as a shining masterpiece of God s glory. With the wisdom of Solomon, one of the bestknown and beloved pastors of our time, T.D. Jakes, shares 40 wise and personal insights to refresh and empower you to tackle life s challenges. This interactive devotional journal immerses you into a world where God s power infuses you with wisdom that you never thought...

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Islam: Religion, History...by Seyyed Hossein Nasr (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 2 Mb Overview: The world's leading Islamicist offers a concise introduction to this rich and diverse tradition of 1.2 billion adherents. In this informative and clear introduction to the world of Islam, Seyyed Hossein Nasr explores the following topics in depth: Genre: Non-Fiction, History, Religion •What Is Islam? •The Doctrines and Beliefs of Islam •Islamic Practices and Institutions •The History of Islam •Schools of Islamic Thought •Islam in the Contemporary World •Islam and...

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Israel Matters by Gerald R. McDermott (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 8.6MB | Retail Overview: Widely respected theologian Gerald McDermott has spent two decades investigating the meaning of Israel and Judaism. What he has learned has required him to rethink many of his previous assumptions. Israel Matters addresses the perennially important issue of the relationship between Christianity and the people and land of Israel, offering a unique and compelling "third way" between typical approaches and correcting common misunderstandings...

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Irish Trees: Myths, Legends by Niall Mac Coitir (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader 2 MB Overview: In ancient Ireland, mythology and folklore were part of the general knowledge about each tree. This book gathers together the myths, legends, and folklore associated with the native Irish trees. The folklore has two main themes: the tree as a marker of important places such as royal site or holy well, and the role of different trees as source of magical power in folk customs and superstitions. Many themes are common to different trees, such as fertility, magical...

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Living Presence by Kabir Helminski (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.1MB | Retail Overview: In Sufism, the mystical branch of Islam, presence is the quality that describes a heart-filled state of mindfulness, an experience of being conscious in the present moment. It is only in this present moment, Sufi teachings reveal, that we can connect with the Divine, and the Divine can live through us. Kabir Helminski is one of the world's most recognized teachers of Sufism. Named one of the "500 Most Influential Muslims" in the world by...

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Learning the Tarot: For Beginners by Joan Bunning (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 10.7MB | Retail Overview: A "how-to" book with 19 lessons and numerous exercises, beginning with the basics and gradually moving into advanced concepts so that you can learn to read the tarot at your own pace. Includes interpretations for all the cards. The author first presented this course on the Internet, and continues to provide website support for students with questions. 178 illustrations using the popular Waite deck. Genre: Non-fiction |Faith, Beliefs &...

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The Elements of Moral Philosophy by James Rachels (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 12.8 Mb Overview: Firmly established as the standard text for undergraduate courses in ethics, this concise, lively book combines clear explanations of the main theories of ethics with discussions of interesting examples. The topics covered include famine relief, homosexuality, and the treatment of animals. The text's versatility allows it to be widely used not only in ethical theory courses, but also in applied ethics courses of all kinds. Genre: Philosophy Download link 1 ...

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