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I and Thou
I and Thou
Paperback      ISBN: 0684717255
Martin Buber's I and Thou has long been acclaimed as a classic. Many prominent writers have acknowledged its influence on their work; students of intellectual history consider it a landmark; and the generation born since World War II considers Buber as one of its prophets. The need for a new English translation has been felt for many years. The old version was marred by many inaccuracies and misunderstandings, and its recurrent use of the archaic "thou" was seriously misleading. Now Professor Walter Kaufmann, a distinguished writer and philosopher in his own right who was close to Buber, has retranslated the work at the request of Buber's family. He has added a wealth of informative footnotes to clarify obscurities and bring the reader closer to the original, and he has written a long "Prologue" that opens up new perspectives on the book and on Buber's thought. This volume should provide a new basis for all future discussions of Buber.
Three Treatises
Three Treatises
Paperback      ISBN: 0800616391
Dorie: The Girl Nobody Loved
Dorie
The Girl Nobody Loved
Paperback      ISBN: 0802422756
'Someone has said that when you have nothing left but God, you realize that God is enough. God had stood beside me when no one else wanted me. He was not going to abandon me now. God would have to heal the emotional pain that throbbed through my body.' As a child, Dorie was rejected by her mother, sent to live in an orphanage where she was regularly beaten by the orphanage director, was beaten time and again by cruel foster parents, and was daily told that she was ugly and unlovable. Dorie never knew love until a group of college students visited the orphanage and told her that God loved her. As she accepted that love, her life began to change. Dorie is the thrilling, true account of what God's love can do in a life. Doris Van Stone takes readers through the hard years of her childhood into her fascinating years as a missionary with her husband to the Dani tribe in New Guinea. With the rise of illegitimate births, the increase in divorce statistics, and the frightening escalation of child abuse, this story stands as a reminder that God's love, forgiveness, and grace are greater than human hurt and sorrow.A loving reminder that God's love, forgiveness and grace are greater than human hurt and sorrow. (More than 170,000 in print)
Guide for the Perplexed
Guide for the Perplexed
Paperback      ISBN: 0486203514
Complete text of crucial medieval work of philosophy: reconciliation of Aristotle and Scripture. Includes Life of Maimonides, analysis of The Guide, indexes of quotations from Scripture, Talmud. Maimonides, brilliant forerunner of Aquinas.
Why I Am Not a Christian, and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects
Why I Am Not a Christian, and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects
Paperback      ISBN: 0671203231
The celebrated philosopher systematically sets forth the reasons underlying his opposition to any system of religious dogma
Meditations With Meister Eckhart
Meditations With Meister Eckhart
Paperback      ISBN: 0939680041
This book of simple meditations exemplifies the creation-centered spirituality of Meister Eckhart, a 13th-century mystic, prophet, feminist, and declared heretic.
Light and the Glory
Light and the Glory
Paperback      ISBN: 0800750543
Reexamines the history of early America, from Columbus's voyages through the War for Independence
Zen Training: Methods and Philosophy
Zen Training
Methods and Philosophy
Paperback      ISBN: 0834801140
Explains physical and mental processes and the significance of psychological experiences in zazen and examines the nature of cognition, self-awareness, and the different levels of consciousness. Bibliogs
Creeds of the Churches: A Reader in Christian Doctrine, from the Bible to the Present
Creeds of the Churches
A Reader in Christian Doctrine, from the Bible to the Present
Paperback      ISBN: 0804205264
The Asian Journal of Thomas Merton
The Asian Journal of Thomas Merton
Paperback      ISBN: 0811205703
"This is quintessential Merton."--The Catholic Review.