David Icke exposes the real story behind global events which shape the future of human existence and the world we leave our children. Fearlessly, he lifts the veil on an astonishing web of interconnected manipulation to reveal that the same few people, secret societies and organisations control the daily direction of our live... read more
An evocative and poetic new translation of this great ancient treasure with insightful and illuminating commentary. Ralph Alan Dale's translation and commentary on Lao Tzu's TAO TE CHING has captured the beauty and essence of this spiritual masterpiece. He translates TAO as the Great Integrity, that is, the return to holism, ... read more
'We have fallen out of belonging. Consequently, when we stand before crucial thresholds in our lives, we have no rituals to protect, encourage and guide us as we cross over into the unknown. For such crossings, we need to find new words. What is nearest to the heart is often farthest from the word.
This book is an attem... read more
The story of Sister Anne Maree Jensen and the lives of the devoted, hard-working women of the west who inspire her unusual mission.
A hypnotic picture of the Tibet which has vanished New Statesman It tells of terrible journeys, of men masked against the sun (riding through ethereal regions with their feet frozen), of welcoming fog-girt monasteries lit by butter lamps at the journey's end' New Statesman The Way of the White Clouds is the remarkable ... read more
Full of warmth, faith and love, this unique little book has been cherished for generations as a rich source of inspiration and guidance for all those who seek true and lasting spiritual fulfilment. A slim and beautifully illustrated volume, it records the simple wisdom of Brother Lawrence whose spirituality was profound from ... read more
|Author:||John Foxe & John N. King (ed.)|
|Series:||Oxford World's Classics|
'Be of good comfort, Master Ridley, and play the man: we shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England, as, I trust, shall never be put out.' Hugh Latimer's famous words of consolation to Nicholas Ridley as they are both about to be burnt alive for heresy come from John Foxe's magisterial Acts and Monuments, po... read more
Drawing on a wide range of material - ranging from the spiritual character of the world religions to the findings of contemporary neuroscience - Karen Armstrong argues that compassion is hardwired into our brains, yet is constantly pushed back by our more primitive instincts for selfishness and survival. Since time immemorial... read more
A huge international success, the Dalai Lama's books have sold millions of copies worldwide. Now, for the first time, this inspirational new book brings together the Dalai Lama's writings on all sides of life from work to meditation, in his highly appealing and unique voice that applies the principles of ancient Buddhist tho... read more
A timely, charmingly written, highly accessible beginner's guide to Buddhism by an Australian woman in her 70s who is an ordained Buddhist nun. Buddhism is one of the fastest growing religions in the Western world - Howley's is a distinctive take on the subject by an unusual and highly promotable author.
In nearly thirty years as a Buddhist monk, born and educated in the West but trained in Thai forest tradition, Ajahn Brahm has gathered many poignant, funny and profound stories from the Buddhist philosophy. He has taught this philosophy to Westerners from all walks of life, led meditation groups in Australian prisons, and co... read more
In The Lost Gospel, Herb Krosney offers a rare view of the story behind a major archaeological discovery. An author and investigative reporter, Krosney conducted hundreds of interviews across three continents to provide the only complete account of the discovery of a 1,600-year-old papyrus book, or codex, containing a long-su... read more
In Sex, Power & the Clergy, and writing as a Christian feminist with a long involvement in challenging the churches to confront their patriarchal biases and affirm an equal role for women, Muriel Porter looks at the ramifications of the sexual abuse allegations in Australia and around the world. She divulges the inner working... read more
David Norton has recently re-edited the King James Bible for Cambridge, and this book arises from his intensive work on that project. Here he shows how the text of the most important Bible in the English language was made, and how, for better and for worse, it changed in the hands of printers and editors until, in 1769, it be... read more
A pocket guide that captures the essence of the Dalai Lama's "Art of Happiness". Through meditations, stories and the convergence of Buddhism and psychology, this book shows us how to deal with depression, anxiety, jealousy, or even just a bad-mood day.
During the glory days of the French Renaissance, young John Calvin (1509-1564) experienced a profound conversion to the faith of the Reformation. For the rest of his days he lived out the implications of that transformation - as exile, inspired reformer, and ultimately the dominant figure of the Protestant Reformation. Calvin... read more
A chilling and highly convincing account of possession and exorcism in modern America.
This is a powerful devotional study of all existing pre-Iconoclastic icons that are still readable. In "Encounters with God Sister", Wendy Beckett traveled to remote churches and monasteries to view the earliest icons of Mary. In "Real Presence", she resumes this journey to see additional early icons of Jesus and the saints -... read more
"Training the Wisdom Body" presents the practice of lujong--exercise for our entire system, from the coarse aspects to the subtler and more profound. ("Lujong" is a Tibetan compound word: " lu" meaning "body" and "jong" meaning "training" or "practice.") It provides a thorough foundation for those new to the practice, support... read more