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Who Dies?: An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying
Who Dies?
An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying
Paperback      ISBN: 0385262213
Examines the modern fear of death and discusses how meditation can be used to overcome this fear, deal with grief, and improve our consciousness
Either/Or, Part I
Either/Or, Part I
Paperback      ISBN: 0691020418
Søren Kierkegaard, the nineteenth-century Danish philosopher rediscovered in the twentieth century, is a major influence in contemporary philosophy, religion, and literature. He regarded Either/Or as the beginning of his authorship, although he had published two earlier works on Hans Christian Andersen and irony. The pseudonymous volumes of Either/Or are the writings of a young man (I) and of Judge William (II). The ironical young man's papers include a collection of sardonic aphorisms; essays on Mozart, modern drama, and boredom; and "The Seducer's Diary." The seeming miscellany is a reflective presentation of aspects of the "either," the esthetic view of life. Part II is an older friend's "or," the ethical life of integrated, authentic personhood, elaborated in discussions of personal becoming and of marriage. The resolution of the "either/or" is left to the reader, for there is no Part III until the appearance of Stages on Life's Way. The poetic-reflective creations of a master stylist and imaginative impersonator, the two men write in distinctive ways appropriate to their respective positions.
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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The Quotable Lewis
The Quotable Lewis
Hardcover      ISBN: 0842351159
This book presents more than 1,500 quotes from Lewis's writings, providing ready access to his thoughts on a variety of topics. An exhaustive index references key words and concepts, allowing readers to easily find quotes on any subject of interest. Also included are many photographs of Lewis and his close circle of friends. Quick summary: - More than 1,500 quotes from Lewis's writings. - Sixteen pages of photographs. - Extensive index and numbering system.
God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality
God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality
Paperback      ISBN: 0800604644
Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth : 20th Anniversary Edition
Celebration of Discipline
The Path to Spiritual Growth : 20th Anniversary Edition
3rd Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0060628391
Reclaims such classical spiritual disciplines as meditation, prayer, fasting, study, solitude, confession, worship, and celebration for the modern Christian meditative life
The Gnostic Gospels
The Gnostic Gospels
Paperback      ISBN: 0679724532
A study of the Gnostic texts, which describe the same people and events portrayed in the New Testament but from a different perspective, reveals why their suppression was essential to the development of the Christian church
Education and the Significance of Life
Education and the Significance of Life
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0060648767
The spiritual leader outlines an educational system that fosters psychological and mystical insight into human problems
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.
The Sickness Unto Death: A Christian Psychological Exposition for Edification and Awakening
The Sickness Unto Death
A Christian Psychological Exposition for Edification and Awakening
Paperback      ISBN: 0140445331
One of the most remarkable philosophical works of the nineteenth century, The Sickness Unto Death is also famed for the depth and acuity of its modern psychological insights. Writing under the pseudonym Anti-Climacus, Kierkegaard explores the concept of 'despair', alerting readers to the diversity of ways in which they may be described as living in this state of bleak abandonment - including some that may seem just the opposite - and offering a much-discussed formula for the eradication of despair. With its penetrating account of the self, this late work by Kierkegaard was hugely influential upon twentieth-century philosophers including Karl Jaspers, Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus. The Sickness unto Death can be regarded as one of the key works of theistic existentialist thought - a brilliant and revelatory answer to one man's struggle to fill the spiritual void.