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Bigger, Faster Leadership by Samuel R. Chand (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.1MB | Retail Overview: Renoun leadership consultant, Samuel R. Chand details the account of the construction of the Panama Canal, and draws parallels between it and successful leadership methodology. "More passion isn't the answer, and bigger dreams aren't always the solution. Every leader is asking two questions: How can we grow? How can we grow faster? The only way organizations can grow bigger and move faster is by accelerating the excellence of their systems and...

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Wisdom Won from Illness by Jonathan Lear (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 5MB Overview: Wisdom Won from Illness brings into conversation two fields of humane inquiry--psychoanalysis and moral philosophy--that seem to have little to say to each other but which, taken together, form a basis for engaged ethical thought about how to live. Jonathan Lear begins by looking to the ancient Greek philosophers for insight into what constitutes the life well lived. Socrates said the human psyche should be ruled by reason, and much philosophy as well as...

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The Evolution of Imagination by Stephen T. Asma (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 2.9MB Overview: Consider Miles Davis, horn held high, sculpting a powerful musical statement full of tonal patterns, inside jokes, and thrilling climactic phrases—all on the fly. Or think of a comedy troupe riffing on a couple of cues from the audience until the whole room is erupting with laughter. Or maybe it’s a team of software engineers brainstorming their way to the next Google, or the Einsteins of the world code-cracking the mysteries of nature. Maybe it’s...

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Heidegger Reframed by Barbara Bolt (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.6MB Overview: It is frequently commented that Heidegger writes impenetrable texts that are difficult to read and comprehend, but he also, as Barbara Bolt demonstrates in this clear, original guide to his oeuvre, provides an "artists' guide to the world". 'Heidegger Reframed' grounds Heidegger's writings in the critical questions confronting contemporary visual artists and students of art. Barbara Bolt takes the most relevant of his texts, including his most famous work, 'Being...

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Illuminating Faith by Francesca Aran Murphy et al (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader 1.5 MB Overview: This textbook will give students a clear understanding of the connection between faith and reason. Illuminating Faith gives students a clear and accessible introduction to some of the major ways faith and the relationship between faith and reason have been understood within Western Christianity. In twenty-six short and easy to digest units it covers different accounts of faith beginning with Scripture, moving through the history of Christian thought, and ending...

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It's Okay About It by Lauren Casper (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 625.6 Kb Overview: Popular blogger Lauren Casper shares poignantly simple yet profound wisdom about removing the barriers we construct around our hearts and doing life full-on, all from the least expected source: her five-year-old son, Mareto. Five-year-old Mareto finds color and light in the ordinary happenings of every day and delights in beauty just waiting to be found. Those are lessons he shares, often unknowingly, with his mom, Lauren Casper. For Lauren, living with...

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Understanding the Qur'an by Muhammad Abdel Haleem (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.8 Mb Overview: The tenets of Islam cannot be grasped without a proper understanding of the Qur'an. In this book, Muhammad Abdel Haleem examines its recurrent themes and for the first time sets them in the context of the Qur'an's linguistic style. Haleem examines the background to the development of the surahs (chapters) and the ayahs (verses) and the construction of the Qur'an itself. Genre: Religion Download link 1 Download link 2...

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An Introduction to Chinese Philosophy by Karyn L. Lai (.PDF)

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Requirements: Any PDF Reader, 1.3 MB Overview: This comprehensive introductory textbook to early Chinese philosophy covers a range of philosophical traditions which arose during the Spring and Autumn (722-476 BCE) and Warring States (475-221 BCE) periods in China, including Confucianism, Mohism, Daoism, and Legalism. It considers concepts, themes and argumentative methods of early Chinese philosophy and follows the development of some ideas in subsequent periods, including the introduction of Buddhism...

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The Courage to Be by Paul Tillich (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB reader, 200 kb Overview: Paul Tillich describes the dilemma of modern man and points a way to the conquest of the problem of anxiety. This edition includes a new introduction reflecting on the impact of the book since it was written. Genre: Philosophy Download link 1 Download link 2...

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The Ethics of Modernism by Lee Oser (.PDF)

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Requirements: Any PDF Reader, 1.17 MB Overview: What was the ethical perspective of modernist literature? How did Yeats, Eliot, Joyce, Woolf and Beckett represent ethical issues and develop their moral ideas? Lee Oser argues that thinking about human nature restores a perspective on modernist literature that has been lost. He offers detailed discussions of the relationship between ethics and aesthetics to illuminate close readings of major modernist texts. For Oser, the reception of Aristotle is crucial...

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Locke & Rousseau by Laurie M. Johnson (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.3MB Overview: Laurie Johnson investigates two Enlightenment-era reactions to honor in Locke and Rousseau. She provides an in-depth analysis of how political philosophers John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau react differently to the place and importance of honor in society. Locke continues the trend of rejecting honor as a means of achieving order and justice in society, preferring instead the modern motivation of rational self-interest. Johnson explores the...

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Confessions of a Not-So ... by Brooklyn E. Lindsey (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader 1 MB Overview: Who you are and who you want to be don’t always match up. Like most teenage girls, you’ve probably spent lots of time in front of the mirror wondering what you’ll be when you grow up―or dreaming of who you’ll become. Is it a supermodel, an actress, a dancer, or is it a businesswoman, a mom, or even a pastor? Brooklyn Lindsey grew up dreaming of being a supermodel. She even had a chance to do some modeling and became a festival queen. Her...

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Don't Buy the Lie by Mark Matlock (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader 1 MB Overview: This book helps teenagers understand how to think clearly and biblically about supernatural events. Every day we hear of supernatural phenomenon―from Ouija boards to crop circles to psychics on TV―and it’s difficult for teens to know how to distinguish between genuine and counterfeit occurrences. Author Mark Matlock, who has conducted a research project with Barna Research on Teens and the Supernatural and is a member of the international community of...

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The Secret of Sion by William Henry (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader 9.5 MB Overview: Since 1996, William Henry has been courageously establishing and documenting his revolutionary connection between the original Christianity, stargates and the ascension of humanity into beings of light. His goal has been to recover the authentic teaching of Jesus about how we can transform ourselves into beings of pure light (and love), open a stargate and beam ourselves home.The Secret of Sion represents the culmination of William’s unique search in...

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Conservative Islam by Erich Kolig (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB reader, 739.92 kb Overview: Conservative Islam: A Cultural Anthropology by Erich Kolig analyzes the salient characteristics of Islam and contemporary Muslim society from the perspective of traditional cultural anthropology. Gender issues, the headscarf and veiling, alcohol and pork prohibition, the taboo on satirizing religious contents, violence and jihad, attitudes toward rationalism and modernity, and other important issues that emanate from Islamic doctrine are discursively...

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Celtic Mythology by J.A MacCulloch (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 9 MB Overview: Few surviving Celtic myths bear any resemblance to their originals. In the course of time they have been infused with romance, pseudo history and Christian theory. Stories of Ireland and Wales have been combined with tales of love, war and slaughterdeeds both noble and ignoble. In this classic study, MacCulloch proves that Celtic legend borrowed from pre Celtic mythology, just as Christianity in Britain subsumed much of the Celtic past. Genre: Non-Fiction,...

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Athens & Jerusalem by Lev Shestov (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB reader, 1 mb Overview: For more than two thousand years, philosophers and theologians have wrestled with the irreconcilable opposition between Greek rationality (Athens) and biblical revelation (Jerusalem). In Athens and Jersusalem, Lev Shestov — an inspiration for the French existentialists and the foremost interlocutor of Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, and Martin Buber during the interwar years — makes the gripping confrontation between these symbolic poles of ancient wisdom his...

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Jesus After 2000 Years by Gerd Ludemann et al (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader 12 MB Overview: This major book may be regarded as Gerd Liidemann's magnum opus, summing up as it does the result of 25 years' study of Jesus of Nazareth. It is dominated by the question: what words and actions attributed to Jesus must be regarded as the result of legends which formed at an early stage, and what can in all probability be regarded as genuine? Here is no secondary survey of the work of others, nor a thematic approach. Rather, all the extant traditions of Jesus from...

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Let's All Be Brave by Annie F. Downs (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader | 1 MB | Genre: Non-fiction | Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy | Inspirational Download link 1 Download link 2...

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Dao De Jing by Roger T. Ames et al (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 4.4MB Overview: In 1993, archaeologists unearthed a set of ancient bamboo scrolls that contained the earliest known version of the Dao de jing. Composed more than two thousand years ago, this life-changing document offers a regimen of self-cultivation to attain personal excellence and revitalize moral behavior. Now in this luminous new translation, renowned China scholars Roger T. Ames and David L. Hall bring the timeless wisdom of the Dao de jing into our contemporary world. ...

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The Mind of God by Dr. Jay Lombard (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader | 4.7 MB | Version: Retail Overview: For fans of Deepak Chopra, Rudy Tanzi, and Andrew Newberg. A renowned behavioral neurologist provides insights to some of the most curious spiritual questions we all face. Is there a God? It's a question billions of people have asked since the dawn of time. You would think by now we'd have a satisfactory, universal answer. No such luck...Or maybe we do and we just need to look in the right place. For Dr. Jay Lombard that place is the brain,...

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Self & Emotional Life by Adrian Johnston et al (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 16MB Overview: Adrian Johnston and Catherine Malabou defy theoretical humanities' deeply-entrenched resistance to engagements with the life sciences. Rather than treat biology and its branches as hopelessly reductive and politically suspect, they view recent advances in neurobiology and its adjacent scientific fields as providing crucial catalysts to a radical rethinking of subjectivity. Merging three distinct disciplines--European philosophy from Descartes to the present,...

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The Life-Giving Sword by Yagyu Munenori (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader , 1.8 MB Overview: The legendary seventeenth-century swordsman Yagyu Munenori was the sword instructor and military and political adviser to two shoguns—and a great rival to Miyamoto Musashi. Despite his martial ability and his political power, Munenori's life was spent immersed in Zen teachings. These teachings formed the framework for his deeply spiritual approach to sword fighting. Munenori saw in the practice of the sword a way to transform the student into a total human...

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The Truth About Angels by Ellen G. White (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.1 Mb Overview: Although the Bible describes angels as God’s messengers who carry out His will on earth, misconceptions abound regarding their nature and role in human affairs. Ellen G. White often lifted the veil between the seen and the unseen world, setting forth the truth about angels and their involvement in events on earth, as she described what God brought to her mind. Beginning with Lucifer’s rebellion in heaven and continuing to the work of angels after the...

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Song Loves the Masses by Johann Gottfried Herder (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 8.2MB Overview: Distinguished ethnomusicologist Philip V. Bohlman compiles Johann Gottfried Herder’s writings on music and nationalism, from his early volumes of Volkslieder through sacred song to the essays on aesthetics late in his life, shaping them as the book on music that Herder would have written had he gathered the many strands of his musical thought into a single publication. Framed by analytical chapters and extensive introductions to each translation, this book...

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James, 1-2 Peter, 1-3 John, Jude by Gerald Bray (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3.6MB Overview: Because the Catholic Epistles focus on orthodox faith and morals, the Fathers drew on them as a means of defense against the rising challenge of heretics. This factor gave these letters a freshness and relevance to conditions in the fourth and fifth centuries that might otherwise seem surprising. Many of the Fathers unabashedly saw in them anticipatory attacks on Marcion and strong defenses against the Arians. They did so quite naturally because in their view...

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Cemetery Stories by Katherine Ramsland (.MOBI)

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Requirements: MOBI Reader, 350 KB Overview: Never look at a grave the same way again Admit it: You're fascinated by cemeteries. We all die, and for most of us, a cemetery is our final resting place. But how many people really know what goes on inside, around, and beyond them? Genre: Non Fiction | Spirituality | Paranormal Download link 1 Download link 2...

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Alchemy of Nine Dimensions by Barbara Hand Clow (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 6.0MB | Retail Overview: This edition outlines their theory of the nine dimensions of human consciousness and how those nine dimensions have become essential to our evolutionary survival. Incorporating the research and insight of the Swedish biologist Carl Calleman, the Clows demonstrate how recent scientific discoveries validate their theories. The existence of the nine dimensions of human consciousness can be proved by science. The most controversial aspect of this book is...

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Laudato Si by Pope Francis (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 2.MB Overview: "In the heart of this world, the Lord of life, who loves us so much, is always present. He does not abandon us, he does not leave us alone, for he has united himself definitively to our earth, and his love constantly impels us to find new ways forward. Praise be to him!" – Pope Francis, Laudato Si' In his second encyclical, Laudato Si': On the Care of Our Common Home, Pope Francis draws all Christians into a dialogue with every person on the planet about...

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Mahavidya Mantra Magick by Baal Kadmon (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.8MB Overview: If you have read the other books in the mantra magick series, you know I am a big proponent of Mantras and their magickal applications. Often you see mantras as separate practices from magick. It is my goal through my books to make mantras a mainstay in the western occult traditions. There is no reason they shouldn’t be. After all, any occultist worth their salt will be aware that occult powers can be gleaned from many different traditions...

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