• Download E-books The Bahir PDF

    By Aryeh Kaplan

    The 1st publication in any language ever to bare the method of the traditional Kabbalists, this is often one of many oldest and most crucial of all old Kabbalistic texts. All references, either to manuscripts and published fabric are conscientiously stated, and the entire Hebrew textual content of The Bahir is integrated.
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  • Download E-books Inventing Hell: Dante, the Bible and Eternal Torment PDF

    By Jon M. Sweeney

    Hell: The observe potential terror, darkness, and everlasting separation from God. a few humans imagine the Bible is obvious approximately hell, yet what if they are mistaken?

    With gripping narrative and stable scholarship, Sweeney charts hell's "evolution" from the outdated testomony underworld Sheol, via heritage and literature, to the best influencer of all: Dante's Inferno. He finds how the fashionable concept of hell is primarily based on Dante's inventive genius-but within the technique, he deals a extra optimistic figuring out of the afterlife than ever before.

    traumatic and enchanting, Sweeney will ceaselessly regulate what we predict occurs to us once we die-and extra importantly, he'll make us reassess how we are living.
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  • Download E-books Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life PDF

    By Eric Metaxas

    The number one bestselling writer of Bonhoeffer and the imminent If you could continue It explores miracles in an inspiring reaction to the “New Atheists” 

    no longer on account that C. S. Lewis in 1947 has an writer of Eric Metaxas’s stature undertaken a tremendous exploration of the phenomenon of miracles. during this groundbreaking paintings, Metaxas examines the compatibility among religion and technological know-how and gives well-documented anecdotal proof of exact miracles. With compelling—sometimes electrifying—evidence that there's whatever actual to be reckoned with, Metaxas deals a well timed, civil, and considerate resolution to contemporary books by way of Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris. Already a long island Times bestseller, Miracles will be welcomed through either believers and skeptics—who will locate their minds beginning to the chances.
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  • Download E-books The Wisdom of the Desert (New Directions) PDF

    By Thomas Merton

    The knowledge of the Desert used to be one among Thomas Merton's favorites between his personal books―surely simply because he had was hoping to spend his final years as a hermit.

    the private tones of the translations, the mix of reverence and humor so attribute of him, express how deeply Merton pointed out with the mythical authors of those sayings and parables, the fourth-century Christian Fathers who sought solitude and contemplation within the deserts of the close to East.

    The hermits of Screte who became their backs on a corrupt society remarkably like our personal had a lot in universal with the Zen masters of China and Japan, and Father Merton made his choice from them with an eye fixed to the type of influence produced via the Zen mondo.
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  • Download E-books A Kiss Under the Mistletoe: True Love Stories Inspired by the Magic of the Christmas Season PDF

    By Jennifer Basye Sander

    Christmas has a manner of reminding us of what rather matters—and what can be extra vital than our family? From husbands and better halves to boyfriends and girlfriends to long-lost loves, the real-life romances during this publication are surrounded by means of the enjoyment and advantages of the Christmas season.

    This assortment will hot your center and soothe your soul throughout the lengthy winter.

    A Kiss less than the Mistletoe superbly celebrates the best way love and religion can remodel a chilly day in December into the main magical day of the yr.
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  • Download E-books 50 Spiritual Classics: Timeless Wisdom from 50 Great Books on Inner Discovery, Enlightenment and Purpose PDF

    By Tom Butler-Bowdon

    Such a lot of folks are looking for a non secular course. even supposing our purposes may perhaps vary, we percentage an analogous easy motivation: to minimize pain and increase our experience of fulfillment.50 religious Classics: undying knowledge from 50 Books of internal Discovery, Enlightenment and function is an inspirational advisor that introduces you to various principles relating to enlightenment, success, and goal, rules that span centuries, continents, non secular traditions, and secular ideals. during this 3rd paintings of a sequence that started with the award-winning 50 Self-Help Classics, Tom Butler-Bowdon explores the complexities of human spirituality by way of reviewing works from a number of the world's maximum figures, together with: Muhammad Asad; St. Augustine; Black Elk; Carlos Castaneda; Pema Chodron; Mohandas Gandhi; Hermann Hesse; Aldous Huxley; Carl Gustav Jung; C.S. Lewis; Malcolm X; Thich Nhat Hanh; Starhawk; mom Teresa; Eckhart Tolle. motivate your self to arrive your individual religious capability with tales of conversion and religious awakening. extend your belief and accomplish a deeper feel of goal and peace of brain. achieve perception into life's huge questions and humanity's religious evolution with a few of our best secular and non secular thinkers.
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  • Download E-books Meditations: with selected correspondence (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

    By Marcus Aurelius

    The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius is without doubt one of the best-known and preferred works of historic philosophy, supplying religious reflections on how top to appreciate the universe and one's position inside it. briefly, hugely charged reviews, Marcus attracts on Stoic philosophy to confront demanding situations that he felt acutely, yet that are additionally shared via all human beings--facing the consistent presence of demise, making feel of one's social position, greedy the ethical importance of the universe. they carry us in the direction of the character of the emperor, who's usually upset together with his personal prestige and with human actions mostly; they're either an historic record and a amazing non secular diary. This translation through Robin challenging brings out the eloquence and universality of Marcus' recommendations. The creation and notes through Christopher Gill take account of the latest paintings on Marcus and position the Meditations firmly within the old philosophical context. A newly translated collection of Marcus' correspondence together with his coach Fronto broadens the image of the emperor as someone and thinker.
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  • Download E-books The Keys to the Universe: Access the Ancient Secrets by Attuning to the Power and Wisdom of the Cosmos PDF

    By Diana Cooper, Kathy Crosswell

    There are forty eight keys and cosmic keys that open up a few of the energies of the universe. besides the accompanying CD, the data during this booklet will allow readers to extend their attention by utilizing those keys to release the secrets and techniques of different nation-states, equivalent to the animal and average kingdoms, the elementals, assorted archangels and different angelic beings, cosmic masters, and knowledge facilities. An exploration of religious legislation, this can be a interesting and critical examine energies that take place as sound resonances and what humanity can do to entry them.
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  • Download E-books Shaped by the Gospel: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City (Center Church) PDF

    It is simple to imagine that if we comprehend the gospel and hold forth it faithfully, our ministry will unavoidably be formed via it—but this isn't true.  Many church buildings declare to be gospel-centered yet don't have a ministry that's formed via, headquartered on, and empowered throughout the gospel.  the consequences of the gospel haven't but labored their manner into the material of the way that church does ministry. 

     

    Gospel-centered ministry is extra theologically pushed than application driven. To pursue it, we needs to spend time reflecting at the essence, the truths, and the very styles of the gospel itself.  The gospel is neither faith nor irreligion, yet anything else entirely—a 3rd method of in terms of God via grace. In Shaped through the Gospel, bestselling writer and pastor Timothy Keller addresses numerous present dialogue and conflicts concerning the nature of the gospel and indicates how devoted preaching of the gospel results in person and company renewal.

     

    This new version includes the 1st component to Center Church in an easy-to-read layout with new reflections and extra essays from Timothy Keller and several contributors.

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