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Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life
Surprised by Joy
The Shape of My Early Life
Paperback      ISBN: 0156870118
An autobiography of a Christian concentrating on the part of his life when he turned to atheism and eventually recovered his faith
Scripture Twisting: Twenty Ways the Cults Misread the Bible
Scripture Twisting
Twenty Ways the Cults Misread the Bible
Paperback      ISBN: 0877846111
How often have you encountered some bizarre doctrine only to be stunned to hear a Bible verse quoted to support it? With new religious cults springing up almost daily and old ones growing rapidly, this is more and more common. How are they seemingly able to twist Scripture to mean something orthodox Christians have never believed it to mean in two thousand years?James Sire, author of The Universe Next Door and How to Read Slowly, has isolated twenty separate kinds of reading errors which are characteristically made by cultists as they interpret the Bible. He covers the full range from simple misquotation to complex argumentation which links one slightly eccentric interpretation to another, mixes in a few orthodox readings and ends with a conclusion totally foreign to the biblical world view. Sire also handles twisted translation, overspecification, virtue by association, ignoring the context and other flawed interpretations. A book to help us all become better readers of the Scriptures.
Practical Guide to Astral Projection: The Out of Body Experience
Practical Guide to Astral Projection
The Out of Body Experience
Paperback      ISBN: 0875421814
The Llewellyn Practical Guide to Astral Projection by Denning and Phillips is simply the best step-by-step set of lessons for learning this skill ever published. Over a quarter-million people are using this book to help them learn this valuable skill. If you want to learn how to project your consciousness onto the astral plane, you should use it, too. First, as the book shows, this skill is natural. You do it all the time (in dreams, for example.) In a sense, it is more natural than walking. It is a skill you can develop with practice. Further, it allows you to have spiritual experiences on the astral plane. Plus, what you create on the astral plane creates changes on the physical plane. This is true magick! Heal someone on the astral and they will be healed on the physical. Create opportunities on the astral and you will have them on the physical. You can even experience sex on the astral plane for one of the most dynamic experiences you will ever have. And you can learn how to do all of this in The Llewellyn Practical Guide to Astral Projection. But it is not only the information in this book that makes it easy to understand and use. The very design of each chapter — as well as the illustrations, photos, charts, etc. — make it easy for you to learn the techniques to consciously control your astral projection experiences. The book begins by showing you what astral projection is and what it is not, what can happen and what is fantasy. As a result, you will discover that astral projection can be safe, comforting, exhilarating, and fun. Then you will learn methods of being able to let your consciousness leave your body and safely explore the astral plane. With this book in hand you can explore realms you've only dreamed of. Make your dreams a reality.
Metaphysical Meditations: Universal Prayers, Affirmations, and Visualizations
Metaphysical Meditations
Universal Prayers, Affirmations, and Visualizations
Paperback      ISBN: 0876120419
A collection of prayers and meditations to be used by beginning and experienced meditators to awaken the soul's inner freedom
Martin Luther, Selections from His Writings.
Martin Luther, Selections from His Writings.
Paperback      ISBN: 0385098766
The development of Martin Luther's thought was both a symptom and moving force in the transformation of the Middle Ages into the modern world. Geographical discovery, an emerging scientific tradition, and a climate of social change had splintered the unity of medieval Christian culture, and these changes provided the background for Luther's theological challenge. His new apprehension of Scripture and fresh understanding of man's relation to God demanded a break with the Church as then constituted and released the powerful impulses that carried the Reformation. Luther's vigorous, colorful language still retains the excitement it had for thousands of his contemporaries. In this volume, Dr. Dillenberger has made a representative selection from Luther's extensive writings, and has also provided the reader with a lucid introduction to his thought.
From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya: A Biographical History of Christian Missions
From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya
A Biographical History of Christian Missions
Paperback      ISBN: 0310459311
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Tao: The Watercourse Way
Tao
The Watercourse Way
Paperback      ISBN: 0394733118
Discusses Chinese language and calligraphy, the Yin-Yang polarity, and the classical principles, meaning, and contemporary relevance of Taoism
Practical Candleburning Rituals
Practical Candleburning Rituals
Paperback      ISBN: 0875420486
This trusted guidebook by popular author Raymond Buckland has introduced candle magick to more than 300,000 readers. From winning love to conquering fear, obtaining money to improving relationships, Practical Candleburning Rituals is filled with simple candle rites that get real results. Newly updated and re-organized, this edition includes thirty-seven rituals-adapted for Christians and Pagans-that can be performed at home with readily available materials. No prior magickal knowledge is necessary. Diagrams and simple instructions make this candle magick primer an ideal practical guide for beginners.
Unexpected News: Reading the Bible With Third World Eyes
Unexpected News
Reading the Bible With Third World Eyes
Paperback      ISBN: 0664245528
Describes the ways that Asian, African, and South American Christians interpret the Bible, especially the story of Jesus' life
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.