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Letters from Heaven: Popular Religion in Russia & Ukraine

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Author: Andriy Zayarnyuk and John-Paul Himka  |  Isbn: 9780802091482  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Letters from Heaven features an international group of scholars investigating the place and function of 'popular' religion in Eastern Slavic cultures. The contributors examine popular religious practices in Russia and Ukraine from the middle ages to the...

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Etudes Sur Les Hymnes Orphiques

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Author: Anne-France Morand  |  Isbn: 9004120300  |  File size: 21MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 393  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion The book is a study of the Orphic Hymns, a collection of 87 Greek texts in hexameter addressed to various deities. These hymns are closely related to one another and seem to originate in Asia Minor during the first centuries of the Christian era. The great originality of this...

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Alleged Discrepancies of the Bible

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Author: John Haley  |  Isbn: 0883689855  |  File size: 7.1MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 452  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion In Alleged Discrepancies of the Bible, John Haley directly addresses questions surrounding common misunderstandings of Scripture. This book is essential for your personal library because it explains questionable passages, helps answer skeptics' questions, and contains valuable...

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Inside the Muslim Brotherhood: Religion, Identity, & Politics

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Author: Khalil al-Anani  |  Isbn: 9780190279738  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Over the past three decades, through rises and falls in power, regime repression and exclusion, the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood has endured, proving more resilient than any other Islamist movement in the world. In this book Khalil al-Anani explores the factors that have...

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Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, & Christianity

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Author: B. Alan Wallace  |  Isbn: 9780231147309  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion By establishing a dialogue in which the meditative practices of Buddhism and Christianity speak to the theories of modern philosophy and science, B. Alan Wallace reveals the theoretical similarities underlying these disparate disciplines and their unified approach to making...

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New Testament History & Literature

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Author: Dale B. Martin  |  Isbn: 0300180853  |  File size: 3.8MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 464  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion In this engaging introduction to the New Testament, Professor Dale B. Martin presents a historical study of the origins of Christianity by analyzing the literature of the earliest Christian movements. Focusing mainly on the New Testament, he also considers nonbiblical Christian...

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Shurat Legends, Ibadi Identities

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Author: Adam Gaiser  |  Isbn: 9781611176766  |  File size: 2.7MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion In Shur?t Legends, Ib??? Identities, Adam Gaiser explores the origins and early development of Islamic notions of martyrdom and of martyrdom literature. He examines the catalogs or lists of martyrs (martyrologies) of the early shur?t (Kh?rijites) in the context of late...

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Arabs in the Mirror: Images & Self-Images from Pre-Islamic to Modern Times

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Author: Nissim Rejwan  |  Isbn: 9780292717282  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion To bring new perspectives to the question of Arab identity, Iraqi-born scholar Nissim Rejwan has assembled this fascinating collection of writings by Arab and Western intellectuals, who try to define what it means to be Arab. He begins with pre-Islamic times and continues to...

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Rethinking Catholicism in Reformation England

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Author: Lucy E. C. Wooding  |  Isbn: 9780198208655  |  File size: 16MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This book considers the ideological development of English Catholicism in the sixteenth century, from the complementary perspectives of history, theology, and literature. The author shows that Catholicism in this period was neither a defunct tradition, nor one merely...

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Buddhism & Islam on the Silk Road

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Author: Johan Elverskog  |  Isbn: 9780812242379  |  File size: 20MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion In the contemporary world the meeting of Buddhism and Islam is most often imagined as one of violent confrontation. Indeed, the Taliban's destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas in 2001 seemed not only to reenact the infamous Muslim destruction of Nalanda monastery in the...

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Pocket Dictionary of New Religious Movements

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Author: Irving Hexham  |  Isbn: 9780830814664  |  File size: 3.6MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 120  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion A 2003 Finalist in the Word Guild Canadian Writing Awards! Studying new religious movements can be like trying to learn several languages at once, each with its own vocabulary, grammar and syntax. The flourishing variety of these movements today makes the task even more...

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Saturn: A New Look at an Old Devil

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Author: Liz Greene and Robert Hand  |  Isbn: 1578635071  |  File size: 8.5MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Have you ever experienced the repeated delays, pressures, and disappointment associated with Saturn's transits and cycles? This classic astrology text, revered by both beginning and professional astrologers alike, offers a fresh perspective on how to handle the...

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Evolution's Achilles' Heels

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Author: 9 Ph.D. Scientists and Robert Carter  |  Isbn: 9781921643828  |  File size: 24.5MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 260  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This powerful book (illustrated in full colour) exposes the fatal flaws of evolutionary thinking. Like no other work that we are aware of, it is authored by nine Ph.D. scientists to produce a coordinated, coherent, powerful argument. All of the authors...

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Christian Criticisms, Islamic Proofs

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Author: Simon A. Wood  |  Isbn: 9781851684618  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Responding to arguments made in the Victorian period that Islam is 'irrational' or 'inferior to Christianity' and that the unification of religious and political power is a 'barrier to progress,' Rida sought to defend Islam and often charged Christianity of its own brand of...

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Infinite You: A Journey to Your Greater Self & Beyond

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Author: Pamala Oslie  |  Isbn: 098493751X  |  File size: 1.3MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 238  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion You are far more powerful than you’ve been taught. A profound shift is occurring in human consciousness. We are evolving into a more highly developed species, one with enhanced abilities and a greater level of awareness, and it is expanding our understanding of reality....

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Prophecy & Eschatology in the Transatlantic World, 1550-1800

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Author: Andrew Crome  |  Isbn: 1349705144  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 302  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Prophecy and millennial speculation are often seen as having played a key role in early European engagements with the new world, from Columbus’s use of the predictions of Joachim of Fiore, to the puritan ‘Errand into the Wilderness’. Yet examinations of such ideas...

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Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi: Islam & the Enlightenment

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Author: Samer Akkach  |  Isbn: 9781851685080  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion In this unique look at a key figure in the Islamic enlightenment, Samer Akkach examines the life and works of ‘Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641-1731) of Damascus: a contemporary of many major thinkers, scientists, poets, and philosophers of the European Enlightenment. Often...

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Groundless Paths

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Author: Karl Brunnholzl  |  Isbn: 9781559393751  |  File size: 17MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 904  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion The Abhisamayalamkara summarizes all the topics in the vast body of the prajñaparamita sutras. Resembling a zip-file, it comes to life only through its Indian and Tibetan commentaries. Together, these texts not only discuss the "hidden meaning" of the prajñaparamita...

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The Book of Job in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

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Author: Robert Eisen  |  Isbn: 0195171535  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Medieval Jewish philosophers have been studied extensively by modern scholars, but even though their philosophical thinking was often shaped by their interpretation of the Bible, relatively little attention has been paid to them as biblical interpreters. In this study, Robert Eisen...

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44 Ways to Expand the Teaching Ministry of Your Church

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Author: Lyle E. Schaller  |  Isbn: 9780687132898  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 1992  |  Pages: 159  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion As he shows how to identify the priorities for the Christian education program in any church, Schaller takes an approach often considered contrary to what is offered by educators. Helpful tips explain how teaching is the best way (after preaching) to attract new members;...

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The Joy of Ritual: Spiritual Recipies to Celebrate Milestones, Ease Transitions, & Make Every Day Sacred

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Author: Barbara Biziou  |  Isbn: 1596058420  |  File size: 76MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 180  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Rituals are like containers, gently holding those profound moments and passages in life that we hope to honor, savor, or simply let go of. "They mark significant times, ease us through transitions, and–especially in times of rapid change–bring structure and stability to our...

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Darkening of the Light: Witnessing the End of an Era

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Author: Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee  |  Isbn: 1890350508  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion A compelling insight into the impact that external, ecological damage has on the inner self, this spiritual exploration argues that although spiritual teachings reveal that events in the outer world are a reflection of changes taking place in the inner world, there is...

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But Don't All Religions Lead to God?

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Author: Michael Green  |  Isbn: 0801064392  |  File size: 1.7MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 92  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion We've all heard the rationale: "It doesn't matter what you believe as long as you're sincere." Or "All religions are pretty much the same." But are they the same? Does it matter which one you follow? In this insightful and compelling book, Michael Green invites readers into a...

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Intelligent Design Uncensored

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Author: William A. Dembski  |  Isbn: 9780830837427  |  File size: 4.0MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 175  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion What is ID? Why is it controversial? Intelligent design is surrounded by a storm of debate. Proponents and opponents have both sought to have their voices heard above the din. Is it unscientific? Is it a danger to real Christian faith? Is it trying to smuggle God into...

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The Oxford Handbook of the Psalms

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Author: William P. Brown  |  Isbn: 9780199783335  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 684  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion The Psalms-the longest and most complex book in the Bible-is a varied collection of religious poetry, the product of centuries of composition and revision. It is the most transcribed and translated book of the Hebrew Bible. Intended for both scholar and student, The Oxford...

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Irresolute Heresiarch: Catholicism, Gnosticism & Paganism in the Poetry of Czeslaw Milosz

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Author: Charles S. Kraszewski  |  Isbn: 9781443837613  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 295  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion In the midst of a multi-national comparative study of modern Catholic poets, Charles S. Kraszewski was more than a little surprised at the difficulty he encountered in finding a representative poet from that ostensibly most Catholic of European nations, Poland. With but...

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Between the Babylonian & Palestinian Talmuds

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Author: Christine Elizabeth Hayes  |  Isbn: 9780195098846  |  File size: 17MB  |  Year: 1997  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion In this book, Hayes addresses the central concern in talmudic studies over the genesis of halakhic (legal) divergence between the Talmuds produced by the Palestinian rabbinic community (c. 370 C.E.) and the Babylonian rabbinic community (c. 650 C.E.). Hayes...

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Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity

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Author: Gerald O'Collins  |  Isbn: 019925995X  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 424  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This lucid and accessible account explains how Roman Catholicism and its beliefs and practices came to be what they are. The authors move through history to sum up the present characteristics of Catholic Christianity and the major challenges it faces in the third millennium....

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For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards

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Author: Jen Hatmaker  |  Isbn: 20718037847  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Best-selling author Jen Hatmaker is convinced life can be lovely and fun and courageous and kind. She reveals with humor and style how Jesus’ embarrassing grace is the key to dealing with life's biggest challenge: people. The majority of our joys, struggles, thrills, and...

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Inner Order Teachings of the Golden Dawn

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Author: Pat Zalewski  |  Isbn: 9781870450485  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion For more than 100 years secret magical manuscripts from the Order of the Golden Dawn's inner order of adepts Rosae Rubeae et Aureae have been unseen by most students of the esoteric. This includes the Golden Dawn Alchemical teachings, Secret Teachings of the Zelator Grade and...

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