We Are the Angels: Healing Your Past, Present, and Future by Diane Stein

By Diane Stein

The probabilities for therapeutic our power, ourselves, and our planet are explored in we're the ANGELS, the groundbreaking e-book from Diane Stein. in keeping with the idea that the Earth and all beings are one, she masterfully provides a close knowing of Karma—the gathered classes of earlier lifetimes carrying on with within the present—and the method of therapeutic and freeing karmic styles and situations.We are brought to the Lords of Karma, the splendid karmic checklist keepers operating for our gain consistently, capable of furnish requests for replaced or published karma to those that ask for it. we're ANGELS will entice each person longing to take away agony and obstructions from their present and previous lives.

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Being Human: The Search For Order by O'Nuallain Sean

By O'Nuallain Sean

The ebook considers concerns as assorted as: the trap of different religions and trust platforms; using the rhetoric of economics to justify amoral choice making; eco-friendly politics and genetically-modified plants; New technology's strength to maintain the established order, and; the genuine impetus in the back of the Human Genome undertaking. offering a proof of modern findings in technology and their courting with society and politics, the ebook seeks to provide suggestions in the direction of dependable political motion. ranging from topics built within the better half quantity the hunt for brain, the writer makes an attempt to supply highbrow roots for the 'anti-capitalist' or 'anti-globalization' move and, particularly, treats social protest as a kind of knowledge-seeking. the writer brings to very topical and debatable issues a few much-needed readability. entire with reader-friendly summaries of present proposal within the organic, actual, and social sciences, this e-book is designed essentially for the preferred industry yet also will entice these operating or learning in those fields.

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Encountering the Sacred: The Debate on Christian Pilgrimage by Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony

By Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony

This cutting edge examine sheds new mild on essentially the most impressive adjustments to happen in past due antiquity--the upward push of pilgrimage everywhere in the Christian world--by environment the phenomenon opposed to the large historical past of the political and theological debates of the time. Asking how the rising idea of a sacred geography challenged the best intellectuals and ecclesiastical gurus, Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony deftly reshapes our realizing of early Christian mentalities by way of unraveling the method in which a territory of grace turned a territory of strength. analyzing historic writers' responses to the emerging perform of pilgrimage, Bitton-Ashkelony bargains a nuanced studying in their pondering at the advantages and the demerits of pilgrimage, revealing theological and ecclesiastical motivations which have been neglected, and wondering the long-held assumption of students that pilgrimage was once just a renowned, now not an elite, non secular perform. as well as Greek and Latin resources, she contains Syriac fabric, which permits her to construct a wealthy photograph of the rising theology of panorama that took form over the fourth to 6th centuries.

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Trusting the Spirit: Renewal and Reform in American Religion by Richard Cimino

By Richard Cimino

Can renewal and reform teams re-light religious power and fervor in brand new spiritual institutions?The name to restore one's religion fills extra pages of the Christian and Jewish scriptures than the other subject matter. at the present time, reform and renewal corporations and activities play a key position in so much denominations, even if conservative, reasonable, or liberal.In this attention-grabbing publication, Richard Cimino will give you an in-depth examine six shiny reform and renewal routine which are revitalizing conventional religion groups from the interior out. Cimino walks you thru how the entire elements of renewal and reform--the association, the bigger denomination, the congregation, and the person members--interact at either neighborhood and nationwide degrees, and solutions the query of the way powerful those agencies and events are inside their traditions. choked with interviews and case stories, Trusting the Spiriy concludes by means of outlining concepts for renewal and reform that may be placed into perform in quite a lot of spiritual contexts.

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Christian Horror: On the Compatibility of a Biblical by Mike Duran

By Mike Duran

To so much, the time period “Christian horror” most likely appears like an oxymoron. however, there are excellent arguments to be made that “horror” is an eminently biblical style and that Christian artists could be on the leading edge of reclaiming it. during this paintings, novelist Mike Duran explores the Judeo-Christian roots of latest horror, the non secular subject matters that body a lot of the horror paintings, and the way evangelical tradition has come to distance itself from this kind of probably wealthy and robust medium. Duran appears to be like at Christian artists and authors whose works hire the macabre and ugly. From surrealist Hieronymus Bosch to Southern Gothicist Flannery O'Connor to the grasp of horror Stephen King, we will hint a highly biblical worldview that frames their visions of terror. alongside the best way, Duran solutions objections whereas constructing an apologetic, no longer for a brand new sub-genre, yet for a rethinking of the explanations that "Christian horror" has grow to be considered as such an oxymoron.

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The Discipline of Religion: Structure, Meaning, Rhetoric by Russell T. McCutcheon

By Russell T. McCutcheon

The self-discipline of faith is a full of life serious trip via non secular reviews this day, its contemporary development as a tutorial self-discipline, and its modern political and social meanings. concentrating on the variations among spiritual trust and educational spiritual discourse, Russell T. McCutcheon argues that the discovery of faith as a self-discipline blurs the excellence among feedback and doctrine in its statement of the relevance of religion as a reputable item of research. within the bounce from disciplinary feedback to avowal of tangible cosmic and ethical which means, colleges of non secular reviews expand their powers a long way past universities and into the standard lives of these outdoor, dealing with and curbing particular sorts of speech and dissent.

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The Metaphysics of Perfect Beings (Routledge Studies in the by Michael J. Almeida

By Michael J. Almeida

The Metaphysics of excellent Beings addresses the issues an Anselmian ideal being faces in contexts concerning limitless techniques. contemporary advances within the concept of vagueness, the metaphysics of multiverses and hyperspace, the idea of dynamic or sequential selection, the common sense of ethical and rational dilemmas, and metaethical thought give you the assets to formulate the hot demanding situations and the Anselmian responses with an strange measure of precision. Almeida exhibits that the demanding situations bobbing up within the strange contexts related to limitless strategies occasionally produce metaphysical shock.

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