An Unquenchable Thirst is the story of Mary Johnson's twenty years as a Missionary of Charity working for Mother Teresa in service to the world's poor. It is a fascinating depiction of the daily struggle to live a life of religious service. At seventeen, Johnson experienced her calling when she saw a photo of Mother Teresa on... read more
From the front page of "The New York Times" to YouTube, Dr. Wafa Sultan has become a force radical Islam has to reckon with. For the first time, she tells her story and what she learned, first-hand, about radical Islam in A God Who Hates, a passionate memoir by an outspoken Arabic woman that is also a cautionary tale for the ... read more
In 2006, Paulo embarked on a Trans-Siberian pilgrimage across the terrain of his readership as he sought to reconnect with his waning spirituality.
Joined by Hilal, a determined and enigmatic young girl with a compelling history... read more
|Author:||Joyce Morgan & Conrad Walters|
The remarkable story of the world's oldest printed book begins in a meditation cave on the edge of the Gobi Desert. In 1900, a monk who guarded the sacred Caves of the Thousand Buddhas in western China discovered a hidden library that had been sealed for more than a thousand years. When explorer Aurel Stein arrived during a d... read more
|Author:||R. Bester (editor)|
The Anglican Church was the first and largest denomination to be active in the colony of New Zealand. The Anglican Diocese of Nelson was established in 1857 and Nelson's first Bishop, Edmund Hobhouse, was installed on 28th April, 1859. Over more than 150 years, successive Bishops of Nelson have made their mark on the Diocese ... read more
|Series:||Terry Lectures S.|
In this ambitious book, acclaimed writer Marilynne Robinson applies her astute intellect to some of the most vexing topics in the history of human thought - science, religion and consciousness. Crafted with the same care and insight as her award-winning novels, Absence of Mind challenges postmodern atheists who crusade aga... read more
You are meant to have an amazing life! This is the handbook to the greatest power in the Universe - The Power to have anything you want. Every discovery, invention, and human creation comes from The Power. Perfect health, incredible relationships, a career you love, a life filled with happiness, and the money you need to be, ... read more
In Quantum Warrior: The Future of the Mind, John Kehoe combines the most up-to-date scientific discoveries with mystical teachings from our major religions to create a vision of the quantum warrior and the possibilities of our future as a species.
The growth of science and a correspondingly scientific way of looking at evidence have for the last three centuries slowly been gaining ground over religious explanations of the cosmos and mankind's place in it. However, not only is secularism now under renewed attack from religious fundamentalism, but it has also been widely... read more
|Author:||John Shelby Spong|
John Shelby Spong, bestselling author and popular proponent of a modern, scholarly and authentic Christianity, argues that this last gospel to be written was misinterpreted by the framers of the fourth-century creeds to be a literal account of the life of Jesus when in fact it is a literary, interpretive retelling of the even... read more
Heaven on Earth offers a collection of some of the most sublime prayers and teachings from a variety of traditions, together with some new prayers directly relevant to the needs and concerns of contemporary readers. Some of these new prayers are particularly suitable for families, for example, or for people who want a contemp... read more
For most people in England today, the church is simply the empty building at the end of the road, visited for the first time, if at all, when dead. It offers its sacraments to a population that lives without rites of passage, and which regards the National Health Service rather than the National Church as its true spiritual g... read more
|Author:||Neale Donald Walsch|
Inspired by his Conversations with God series, many people have asked Neale Donald Walsch to find a way to deliver the most essential pieces of God s message to us in a more succinct way. The result is this concise text, which details and expands just what we need to know about life and how to live it. Bringing their many con... read more
The disturbing story of the ruthless exercise of power in a New Zealand religious cult. Charismatic, driven and self-righteous, Neville Cooper set up his own brand of Christian utopia on earth: a reclusive community on the West Coast of New Zealand. For the 400 inhabitants of Gloriavale, his word is law u despite his 199... read more
Born into the factious world of war-torn Arabia, Muhammad's life is a gripping and inspiring story of one man's tireless fight for unity and peace. In a world where greed and injustice ruled, Muhammad created change by affecting hearts and minds. Just as the story of Jesus embodies the message of Christianity, Muhammad's life... read more
Much of the Muslim faith remains largely unknown and misunderstood in the West. To many in the west, Islam means jihad, veiled women and suicide bombers. Yet these represent only fringe elements of the world's fastest growing religion. While there have been a number of successful books on the topic of Islamic history - fro... read more
Dan Millman stumbled on a 94-year-old mentor nicknamed Socrates, a powerful, unpredictable, and elusive character. He taught a way to maximize performance using a unique blend of Eastern philosophy and Western fitness to cultivate the true essence of a champion - the "way of the peaceful warrior".
Millman's... read more
A guide to the key philosophical, literary, mythological and cultural traditions of Hinduism. It explores the complexities of Hinduism's gods and goddesses, its caste system and its views on sex, everyday life and asceticism.