|Series:||Ringing Cedars Series|
Describing how the visions presented in previous volumes have already taken beautiful form in real life and produced massive changes in Russia and beyond, the author discerns the birth of a new civilisation. The book also paints a vivid image of America's radiant future, in which the conflict between the powerful and the ... read more
|Author:||Edward J. Larson|
The Galapagos Islands have long been at the centre of scientific and ecological discovery. It was here in 1835 that Charles Darwin took his first steps towards the theory of evolution. This book tells the full story of this island universe, from Spanish conquistadores to present-day conservation.
This book presents an ideal introduction to Buddhism for anyone who has unanswered questions about one of the world's largest and most popular religions. This is a fascinating, short book that challenges us to strip away existing preconceptions we may have about Buddhism. It considers questions such as: Can we talk of Buddhis... read more
A collection of thoughts and prayers on topics that range from releasing anger to finding forgiveness, and from finding great love to achieving intimacy. There are prayers for couples, parents and children, and for use at various ceremonies marking the signal events in people's lives.
Learning to Create a Community of Faith in a Culture of Change
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
A stunning 30th anniversary edition of the best-selling Mister God This Is Anna, together with the sequels, Anna
Christianity, one of the world's great religions, has had an incalculable impact on human history. This book, now the most comprehensive and up to date single volume work in English, describes not only the main ideas and personalities of Christian history, its organisation and spirituality, but how it has changed politics, se... read more
Unique subject. How to really get away from the everyday world with over 400 possible destinations for you to escape to a better place.
Feiler travels to the Middle East in an attempt to discover the truth and meaning behind the shadowy biblical figure of Abraham. He also explores how the three religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam have appropriated Abraham as part of their tradition.
The author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Buddha" has created a re-imagining of another of the world's most important figures. From his unceremonious birth in Bethlehem to his ultimate betrayal in Jerusalem, "Jesus" presents a riveting and soul-stirring account of a remarkable story.
This collection of Buddha's sayings is one of the most popular and accessible books of Buddhist teaching, revealing its practical and timeless simplicity. Buddha taught that human suffering stems from desire and that the only way to remove it is to purify the heart.
|Series:||Oxford Paperback Reference|
This broad-ranging and authoritative illustrated dictionary provides over 2,000 clear and concise definitions of every aspect of Buddhism; including coverage of not only historical but also contemporary issues such as human rights, and the role of women. From religious ceremonies to iconography, this dictionary will provide a... read more
A collection of lectures on the features of the movement of mysticism that began in antiquity and continues in Hasidism today.
|Author:||Robert M.L. Winston|
From the tiniest microchip to infection-fighting antibiotics to the information superhighway, the modern world relies upon technology and scientific understanding. Where once we might have consulted a mystic shaman to explain and cure an illness, we now turn to scientists, whose findings are based upon empirical study. But fa... read more
|Author:||John Shelby Spong|
In this remarkable spiritual journey about his life-long struggle with the questions of God and death, Bishop Spong reveals how he ultimately came to believe in eternal life. God, says Spong, is ultimately one, and each of us is part of that oneness. This is how we live on after death: not in Heaven or Hell, but as part of th... read more
|Author:||John D. Caputo|
|Series:||Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion|
Presents an account of the religious dimension of Jacques Derrida's thought.
|Author:||Thomas de Wesselow|
The birth of Christianity, nearly 2000 years ago, has shaped the whole course of human history. Yet historians still cannot explain how it all really began. What made Jesus's followers claim to have seen him alive again, three days after his crucifixion? Why did Christianity take off so quickly? It is one of the biggest and m... read more
Warner stage dives into the Sam Harris, Karen Armstrong, Christopher Hitchens mosh pit of the God or no God debate--and body surfs up with a typically provocative perspective. The fact that the book's title is Warner's mis-remembrance of a Zen monk's quote is emblematic of his profoundly engaging and idiosyncratic take on the... read more