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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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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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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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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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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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Hiding from Humanity by Martha C. Nussbaum (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB reader, 976 kb Overview: Should laws about sex and pornography be based on social conventions about what is disgusting? Should felons be required to display bumper stickers or wear T-shirts that announce their crimes? This powerful and elegantly written book, by one of America's most influential philosophers, presents a critique of the role that shame and disgust play in our individual and social lives and, in particular, in the law. Martha Nussbaum argues that we should be wary of...

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Unlocking Wisdom by James Reitman (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 2.1 Mb Overview: Reitman's exposition of Job and Ecclesiastes is written for serious Bible students and pastors, combining a transparent hermeneutical methodology with detailed exegetical support to explore the authors' intended meaning as expressed in the text. This innovative commentary provides a more literary, canonical, and cohesive reading than is available in verse-by-verse exegetical treatments of these two books of Wisdom---it traces the development of every thought...

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God's Double Agent by Bob Fu (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 16.1MB Overview: Tens of millions of Christians live in China today, many of them leading double lives or in hiding from a government that relentlessly persecutes them. Bob Fu, whom the Wall Street Journal called "the pastor of China's underground railroad," is fighting to protect his fellow believers from persecution, imprisonment, and even death. God's Double Agent is his fascinating and riveting story. Bob Fu is indeed God's double agent. By day Fu worked as a...

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The Meditative Mind by Daniel Goleman (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB reader, 600 kb Overview: The classic traveler's guide to the spirit, updated with a new introduction by the author. The Meditative Mind provides a comprehensive and easily accessed overview of meditation as conceived and practiced by the world's major spiritual traditions. For experienced meditators and beginners alike, Goleman explores the distinct levels of consciousness and their attendant experiences that arise from meditative practice. Genre: Spirituality Download link 1 ...

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Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers by Dan Cohn-Sherbok (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.3 MB Overview: Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers is a panoramic survey of over 2,000 years of Jewish thought, religious and secular, ancient and modern. Now in its second edition, this essential reference guide contains new introductions to the lives and works of such thinkers as: Hannah Arendt, Immanuel Levinas, Judith Plaskow, Sigmund Freud, and Walter Benjamin. Also including fully updated guides to further reading on figures from the middle ages through to the twenty-first...

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Existentialists & Mystics by Iris Murdoch (.ePUB)

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Requirements: any .ePUB reader, 0.5 MB Overview: Best known as the author of twenty-six novels, Iris Murdoch has also made significant contributions to the fields of ethics and aesthetics. Collected here for the first time in one volume are her most influential literary and philosophical essays. Tracing Murdoch's journey to a modern Platonism, this volume includes incisive evaluations of the thought and writings of T. S. Eliot, Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, Simone de Beauvior, and Elias Canetti, as...

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On the Suffering of the World by Arthur Schopenhauer (.ePUB)

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Requirements: Epub reader, 500kb Overview: Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are. Genre: Philosophy Download link...

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Why I Am Not a Christian by Bertrand Russell (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 684.7KB Overview: Why I am not a Christian and other religious essays: Am I An Atheist Or An Agnostic?; My Religious Reminiscences;Religion and Metaphysics; Has Religion Made Useful Contributions to Civilization?; How I Came by My Creed; Or, What I Believe; Why I Am a Rationalist. Bertrand Arthur William Russell,18 May 1872–2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and political activist. At various points in his life...

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Enlightenment to Go by David Michie (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader 0.4 MB Overview: Essential reading for those seeking life-changing psychological tools and transcendent wisdom, Enlightenment to Go provides a lively and accessible introduction to the 'best of' Shantideva. With warmth, humor, and stories of his own experiences, author David Michie shows how modern psychological science confirms Shantideva's insights, and he explores powerful antidotes to contemporary problems, including stress, anxiety, and depression. Whether you are a...

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Works of Arthur Schopenhauer by Delphi Classics (.ePUB)

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Requirements: epub reader, 5.26 MB Overview:Arthur Schopenhauer The German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer is best known for his 1818 work ‘The World as Will and Idea’, which characterises the phenomenal world as the product of a blind and insatiable metaphysical will. Proceeding from the transcendental idealism of Kant, Schopenhauer developed an atheistic metaphysical and ethical system that is viewed by many as an exemplary manifestation of philosophical pessimism. His works on aesthetics,...

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The Odinist Edda by The Norroena Society (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB reader, 800 kb Overview: From the ashes arises the sacred lore of the North, the ancient stories and proverbial wisdom of the Odinist religion. Mighty Gods and fierce Giants battle in the never-ending struggle between order and chaos, while men seek honor and glory in the eyes of their beloved deities. After many years of research and piecing together sources, now comes the first known holy text ever presented for the Odinist faith. Giving these accounts in their true, epic form, The...

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Reincarnation and...Karma by William Walker Atkinson (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 443 Kb Overview: This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare s finesse to Oscar Wilde s wit, this unique collection brings together works as diverse and influential as The Pilgrim s Progress and Othello. As an anthology that invites readers to...

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Understanding the Purpose...of Men by Myles Munroe (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 4 Mb Overview: The male is in crisis. Traditional roles once gave men stability and continuity from generation to generation. Today, the world is sending out conflicting signals about what it means to be a man. Many men are questioning who they are and what roles they fulfill in life--as men, fathers, and husbands. This uncertainty is disrupting their personal and professional lives, leaving them frustrated and causing them to live far below their potential. It is creating...

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Zen & the Art of Disc Golf by Patrick McCormick (.MOBI)

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Requirements: MOBI Reader, 1.6 MB Overview: Disc Golf is more than a game, Patrick D. McCormick carefully argues, it can be a window that shows us how we interact with the world. The way we play is the way we live. This book is about the sport of Disc Golf, but it also is about so much more than throwing a disc at a basket. For the passionate practitioner, Disc Golf becomes a meditation, and practicing not only has the potential to make us better players, but better people as we begin to focus on what...

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Logic Rhetoric & Legal by Rosalind Ward Gwynne (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 14.4 MB Overview: Muslims have always used verses from the Qur'an to support opinions on law, theology, or life in general, but almost no attention has been paid to how the Qur'an presents its own precepts as conclusions proceeding from reasoned arguments. Whether it is a question of God's powers of creation, the rationale for his acts, or how people are to think clearly about their lives and fates, Muslims have so internalized Qur'anic patterns of reasoning that many will...

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Smile to Your Heart Meditations by Irmansyah Effendi (.ePUB)

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Requirements: Any ePUB reader, 290kb Overview: We’ve long been told to “follow our heart”—that this is where the truth is kept. And whenever we have feelings of peace, calmness or joy, it’s experienced not in our head, but in our heart. So what makes the heart so special? How can our heart help us in our daily life? What is the spiritual meaning of the heart? Genre: Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy > Meditation An easy, step-by-step guide to opening, feeling and enjoying your...

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The Yogi Code by Yogi Cameron (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 4.6MB Overview: Readers seeking more general spiritual advice for life will appreciate these lucid teachings from a compassionate teacher. Thousands of years of Yogic wisdom distilled into a code of seven daily practices… While most of us think of yoga as a series of poses, the path of a Yogi goes far beyond the mat into a set of daily practices that can reverse aging, grant better health and confidence, help you create deeper connections, and ultimately allow you to live...

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Roots of Yoga by James Mallinson (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.8MB Overview: 'Yoga is to be known through yoga. Yoga arises from yoga. One who is vigilant by means of yoga delights in yoga for a long time' Yoga is hugely popular around the world today, yet until now little has been known of its roots. This book collects, for the first time, core teachings of yoga in their original form, translated and edited by two of the world's foremost scholars of the subject. It includes a wide range of texts from different schools of yoga,...

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Mythologies of Transhumanism by Michael Hauskeller (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader 8.5 MB Overview: This book examines the dependence of transhumanist arguments on the credibility of the narratives of meaning in which they are embedded. By taking the key ideas from transhumanist philosophy – the desirability of human self-design and immortality, the elimination of all suffering and the expansion of human autonomy – Michael Hauskeller explores these narratives and the understanding of human nature that informs them. Particular attention is paid to the theory of...

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The Shack: Reflections by Wm. Paul Young (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: ePUB / MOBI Reader, 843KB | Retail Overview: THE SHACK: REFLECTIONS FOR EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR provides an opportunity for you to go back to the shack with Papa, Sarayu, and Jesus. This 365 day devotional selects meaningful quotes from THE SHACK and adds prayers writer by W. Paul Young to inspire, encourage, and uplift you every day of the year. Genre: Non-fiction; Religion & Spirtuality Download link 1 Download link 2...

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Introduction Metaphysics of Time by Benjamin L Curtis (.PDF)

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Requirements: Any PDF Reader, 9.5 MB Overview: What is the nature of time? Does it flow? Do the past and future exist? Drawing connections between historical and present-day questions, A Critical Introduction to the Metaphysics of Time provides an up-to-date guide to one of the most central and debated topics in contemporary metaphysics. Introducing the views and arguments of Parmenides, Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Newton and Leibniz, this accessible introduction covers the history of the philosophy of...

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The Hidden School by Dan Millman (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 3.7Mb | Version: Retail Overview: The Hidden School reveals a book within a book, a quest within a quest, and a bridge between worlds. In the long-awaited conclusion to the international bestselling Peaceful Warrior saga, Dan Millman takes readers on an epic spiritual quest across the world as he searches for the link between everyday life and transcendent possibility. Continuing his journey from Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Dan moves from Honolulu to the Mojave Desert, and...

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Ethics of War by Mohammed Jafar Amir Mahallati (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader 3 MB Overview: Nearly four decades after a revolution, experiencing one of the longest wars in contemporary history, facing political and ideological threats by regional radicals such as ISIS and the Taliban, and having succeeded in negotiations with six world powers over her nuclear program, Iran appears as an experienced Muslim country seeking to build bridges with its Sunni neighbours as well as with the West. Ethics of War and Peace in Iran and Shi'i Islam explores the wide...

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Mohammed, Jesus & Me by Hazem Farraj (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader | 987 kB | Version: Retail Overview: Hazem Farraj was born into a Palestinian American Family in 1984. He is the ninth of thirteen children and was raised in a typically Islamic home. At the age of 12, his father decided to move the family to their ethnic homeland of Jerusalem to teach them the Islamic culture and Arabic traditions. There, he set out upon his journey to seek the truth about the true God. He began to learn about Islam and the Arab culture and began to learn about...

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Taoism For Dummies by Jonathan Herman (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.7 MB Overview: The definitive guide to understanding Taoism—no matter your background or faith Lao Tzu′s Tao Te Ching is the second most translated book in the world, and the practice of religious Taoism is on the rise in China, where adherents currently number in the hundreds of millions. Yet there remains a remarkable lack of reliable information about Taoism for curious westerners. Taoism For Dummies provides comprehensive coverage of Taoism′s origins in China′s Chou...

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