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Tai Chi: The Supreme Ultimate
Tai Chi
The Supreme Ultimate
Paperback      ISBN: 0877284970
A comprehensive text that includes a study of the origins and history of Tai Chi/ a detailed analysis of its relationship to Western philosophy, the I Ching, Tao te Ching, yoga, and Zen. The author also ties its use to esoteric systems, and discusses health and Chinese medicine in relation to Tai Chi. Includes several hundred detailed photographs showing application of the positions.
Christ the Center
Christ the Center
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0060608110
Probes basic Christological questions by examining the historical Christ and his role in religion together with the form of the present Christ and His place at the center of history and human existence
The Secret Teachings of Jesus: Four Gnostic Gospels
The Secret Teachings of Jesus
Four Gnostic Gospels
Paperback      ISBN: 0394744330
This first translation of Gnostic texts from the Nag Hammadi manuscript, intended for a general audience, includes "The Secret Book of James," "The Gospel of Thomas," "The Book of Thomas," and "The Secret Book of John."
The Study of Spirituality
The Study of Spirituality
Paperback      ISBN: 0195041704
A companion volume to The Study of Liturgy, this collection examines the nature and form of individual devotion, discussing the various patterns of Christian discipleship that have evolved through the centuries. Written by contributors representing the Anglican, Roman Catholic, Free Church, and Orthodox traditions, it is the definitive study of spirituality.
The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels
The Gilgamesh Epic and Old Testament Parallels
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0226323986
Cuneiform records made some three thousand years ago are the basis for this essay on the ideas of death and the afterlife and the story of the flood which were current among the ancient peoples of the Tigro-Euphrates Valley. With the same careful scholarship shown in his previous volume, The Babylonian Genesis, Heidel interprets the famous Gilgamesh Epic and other related Babylonian and Assyrian documents. He compares them with corresponding portions of the Old Testament in order to determine the inherent historical relationship of Hebrew and Mesopotamian ideas.
A History of Christian Thought: From the Beginnings to the Council of Chalcedon
A History of Christian Thought
From the Beginnings to the Council of Chalcedon
Paperback      ISBN: 0687171822
A treatment of the evolution of Christian thought from the birth of Christ, to the Apostles, to the early church, to the great flowering of Christianity across the world. The first volume introduces the central figures and debates culminating in the Councils of Nicea and Chalcedon among which the theologies of the early church were hammered out.
Search for the Twelve Apostles
Search for the Twelve Apostles
Paperback      ISBN: 0842358390
Profiles the twelve apostles, discussing what happened to the men who answered Jesus' call to follow him, the impact they had on the world, and what they did after Jesus' resurrection and ascension.
A Circle of Quiet
A Circle of Quiet
Paperback      ISBN: 0062545035
The author describes life at her family's old country farmhouse and shares her observations on nature, writing, and the human community
Back to the Sources: Reading the Classic Jewish Texts
Back to the Sources
Reading the Classic Jewish Texts
Paperback      ISBN: 0671605968
Essays analyze the major traditional texts of Judaism from literary, historical, philosophical, and religious points of view
The Way of Perfection
The Way of Perfection
Paperback      ISBN: 0385065396
The sixteenth-century saint and reformer provides advice for those interested in dedicating themselves to a life of prayer, and discusses the Lord's Prayer and its teachings