• Tibetan Book of the Dead
    Tibetan Book of the Dead
    In this classic scripture of Tibetan Buddhism--traditionally read aloud to the dying to help them attain liberation--death and rebirth are seen as a process that provides an opportunity to recognize the true nature of mind. This unabridged translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead emphasizes the practical advice that the book offers to the living. The insightful commentary by Ch gyam Trungpa, written in clear, concise language, explains what the text teaches us about human psychology. This book will be of interest to people concerned with death and dying, as well as those who seek greater spiritual understanding in everyday life.

    ISBN: 9781611806960
    Publication date: 20/08/2019
    Price: $24.00
    Author: Itallie, Jean-Claude Van
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.00
  • Tong Sing
    Tong Sing
    The words 'Tong Sing' mean 'know everything book.' No wonder the traditional Chinese almanack contains information on everything from astrology to herbal remedies, Taoist philosophy to the interpretation of dreams.
    Drawing his inspiration from this centuries-old work, but using his own research and adapting the contents to appeal to a modern audience, Charles Windridge has compiled a fully updated book that will answer every question the reader can ask about the ancient Chinese way of life.
    Whether you want to know the best time to conceive a child, understand more about Confucianism or prepare your own dim sum, Tong Sing can tell you how.
    Inspired by one of the most successful books ever published in China, this book will appeal to anyone who wants to learn more about 'Tong Sing'.

    ISBN: 9780857834546
    Publication date: 08/02/2018
    Price: $34.99
    Author: Windridge, Charles
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $34.99
  • Tough Mind and a Tender Heart
    Tough Mind and a Tender Heart
    Advocating love as strength and non-violence as the most powerful weapon there is, these sermons and writings from the heart of the civil rights movement show Martin Luther King's rhetorical power at its most fiery and uplifting.GREAT IDEAS. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

    ISBN: 9780241473252
    Publication date: 24/09/2020
    Price: $12.99
    Author: Jr., Martin Luther King,
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $12.99
  • Triumph of Christianity How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World
    Triumph of Christianity How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World
    How did Christianity become the dominant religion in the West?

    In the early first century, a small group of peasants from the backwaters of the Roman Empire proclaimed that an executed enemy of the state was God's messiah. Less than four hundred years later it had become the official religion of Rome with some thirty million followers.

    It could so easily have been a forgotten sect of Judaism.

    Through meticulous research, Bart Ehrman, an expert on Christian history, texts and traditions, explores the way we think about one of the most important cultural transformations the world has ever seen, one that has shaped the art, music, literature, philosophy, ethics and economics of modern Western civilisation.

    ISBN: 9781786074836
    Publication date: 07/02/2019
    Price: $26.99
    Author: Ehrman, Bart D.
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.99
  • Unbelievers
    Unbelievers
    If Nietzsche announced God is dead, Alec Ryrie charts in this book the time of death, who killed him, and what kind of murder weapon was used.

    Why have Western societies that were once overwhelmingly Christian become so secular? In Unbelievers, the award-winning author of Protestants reminds us that atheism did not appear out of thin air. It has its own history.

    Unbelievers looks back to the middle ages when it seemed impossible not to subscribe to Christianity, through the crisis of the Reformation and to the powerful, challenging cultural currents of the centuries. The religious journey of the Western world was lived and steered not just by the celebrated thinkers of the day - the Machiavellis and Michel de Montaignes - but by men and women at every level of society, whose voices and feelings permeate this book in the form of diaries, letters and court records.

    Ryrie traces the roots of atheism born of anger and doubt born of anxiety, arguing that faith waxes and wanes with these emotional responses to the times, rather than any intellectual revolution. To understand how something as intuitive as belief is shaped over time, we must look to an emotional history - one with potent lessons for our still angry and anxious age.

    ISBN: 9780008299828
    Publication date: 21/10/2019
    Price: $37.99
    Author: Ryrie, Alec
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $37.99
  • Way of a Pilgrim
    Way of a Pilgrim
    Here, see my belongings- a bag of dry crusts on my back and the Holy Bible in my breast pocket; that's it'In 1884 a slim volume containing four short tales appeared in Russia. They told of a pilgrim, a lone wanderer, led by his quiet curiosity and a deep spiritual longing to undertake a lifelong journey across the land. The story of this gentle figure and his travels - through forests, fields and steppes, encountering priests and professors, nuns and convicts on the way - became a beloved spiritual guide around the world, immortalized in the pages of JD Salinger's Franny and Zooey as the 'small pea-green cloth-bound book' that Franny keeps close in her handbag. At its heart, it is a paean to peace, prayer, consolation and silent contemplation. Translated with an introduction and notes by Andrew Louth

    ISBN: 9780241201350
    Publication date: 31/01/2019
    Price: $26.00
    Author: Louth, Andrew
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.00
  • Zealot Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
    Zealot Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
    #1 New York Times Bestseller..Two thousand years ago, an itinerant Jewish preacher and miracle worker walked across the Galilee, gathering followers to establish what he called the 'Kingdom of God'. The revolutionary movement he launched was so threatening to the established order that he was captured, tortured, and executed as a state criminal. Within decades after his shameful death, his followers would call him God...Balancing the Jesus of the Gospels against historical sources, Aslan describes a complex figure: a man of peace who exhorted his followers to arm themselves; an exorcist and faith healer who urged his disciples to keep his identity secret; and the seditious King of the Jews, whose promise of liberation from Rome went unfulfilled in his lifetime. Aslan explores why the early Church preferred to promulgate an image of Jesus as a peaceful spiritual teacher rather than a politically conscious revolutionary, and grapples with the riddle of how Jesus understood himself...This is a thought-provoking, elegantly written biography with the pulse of a fast-paced novel, and a singularly brilliant portrait of a man, a time and the birth of a religion...'riveting biography' - The New Yorker..'compulsively readable' - Publishers Weekly.
    .'A vivid, persuasive portrait of the world and societies in which Jesus lived and the role he most likely played in both' - Salon

    ISBN: 9781760296131
    Publication date: 25/01/2017
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Aslan, Reza
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.99
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