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Author(s): Mary Reed Newland
Book Pages: 310 - Publish Date: 2009 - Publisher: Saint Mary's Press
Description: The Subcommittee on the Catechism, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has found this catechetical text, copyright 2009, to be in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church. This in-depth course brings to life the books of the Old Testament, with a full-color student text that covers the most important stories and passages of the Old Testament and guides students as they read t...
Book Pages: 1168 - Publish Date: 1992 - Publisher: Anchor Bible
Description: Six years in the making, this state-of-the-art dictionary offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of biblical subjects and scholarship. An essential reference for every serious reader of the Bible. B & W illustrations and line-art throughout.
Author(s): Narada Thera
Book Pages: 104 - Publish Date: 1994 - Publisher: EDAF
Description: El Dhammapada, literalmente Camino de la Enseñanza, es considerado por los especialistas el texto cumbre del budismo. Consta de 423 versos en lengua pali clasificados en 26 capítulos, y forma parte de Khuddaka Nikaya, última colección del Sutta Pitaka, perteneciente al famoso Canon Pali. Esta obra, con una antiguedad de 2.300 años, contiene lo esencial de la enseñanza budista, y ha sido defi...
Author(s): Yaffa Eliach
Book Pages: 266 - Publish Date: 1982 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Description: Based on interviews and oral histories, this collection of 89 stories is the first anthology of Hasidic stories about the Holocaust, and the first ever in which women play a large role.
Book Pages: 166 - Publish Date: 1997 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Description: Giussani challenges us to penetrate the deepest levels of experience to discover our essential selves, breaking through the layers of opinions and judgments that have obscured our true needs. Asserting that all the tools necessary for self-discovery are inherent within us, he focuses primarily on reason, not as narrowly defined by modern philosophers, but as an openness to existence, a capacity to...
Book Pages: 320 - Publish Date: 2007-05-01 - Publisher: Twelve
Description: In the tradition of Bertrand Russell's Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris's recent bestseller, The End of Faith, Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion. With a close and erudite reading of the major religious texts, he documents the ways in which religion is a man-made wish, a cause of dangerous sexual repression, and a distortion of our origins in the cosmos. With eloq...
Author(s): Leigh Eric Schmidt
Book Pages: 318 - Publish Date: 2000 - Publisher: Harvard University Press
Description: âeoeFaith cometh by hearingâe âe"so said Saint Paul, and devoted Christians from Augustine to Luther down to the present have placed particular emphasis on spiritual arts of listening. In quiet retreats for prayer, in the noisy exercises of Protestant revivalism, in the mystical pursuit of the voices of angels, Christians have listened for a divine call. But what happened when the ear tuned to ...
Author(s): Michael Banton
Book Pages: 176 - Publish Date: 2004-02-26 - Publisher: Psychology Press
Description: As the basic questions of social structure were elucidated there came a quickening of interest among social anthropologists in the study of religion. Chapters in this book include: · Religion as a Cultural System (Clifford Geertz) · Colour Classification in Ndembu Religion (Victor W. Turner) · Religion: Problems of Definition and Explanation (Melford E. Spiro) · Fathers, Elders and Ghosts in Edo Religion (R.E. Bradbury) · Territorial Groupings and Relgion among the Iraqw (Edward H. Winter). First published in 1966.
Author(s): Queen Afua
Book Pages: 416 - Publish Date: 2001-10-01 - Publisher: One World/Ballantine
Description: A spiritual healer and teacher guides women through the nine gateways of initiation, offering her plan for achieving balance and health in life.
Author(s): Robert H. Mounce
Book Pages: 439 - Publish Date: 1998 - Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Description: This contribution to The New International Commentary on the New Testament is a revision of Robert Mounce's original entry on the book of Revelation and reflects more than twenty additional years of mature thought and the latest in scholarship.