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Heresy
Price: Free! Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
A list of 24 heresies of Christianity with commentary. Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, Protestant, Mormon sects discussed. A few heresies spill over into the social world and are discussed.
G.E.M. Anscombe and Human Dignity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,960. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
The essays in this volume reflect the difficulty, complexity, yet importance of the concept of human dignity, attesting to the significance of the concept of dignity for many different kinds of ethical issues. By describing and in some cases defending Anscombe's incisive perspective and moral commitment, these essays convey Anscombe's contributions to understanding of the value of human life.
G.E.M. Anscombe and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
Essays on one of the most provocative and highly regarded philosophers, examining her thoughts on personhood, the soul, the will, and the doctrine of double effect; an exploration of her lasting impact not only on philosophy, but on the Catholic intellectual tradition.
God and Religion
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This essay discusses the chapter “God and Religion” from Philosophy and Contemporary Issues by John Roy Burr and Milton Goldinger. From the chapter's inquiry into the existence of God, the paper addresses the construction of the debate including the scientific constraints of logic which fail to admit subjective experience and the inconsistency of the existence of evil and the existence of God.
Islam at Jesuit Colleges and Universities
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
On April 10-11, 2015 the University of San Francisco hosted the national conference, “Islam at U.S. Jesuit Colleges and Universities.” The overall aim of the conference was to examine he mission, objectives, and identity of Catholic Jesuit colleges and universities in light of the expansion of the study of Islam and the growing presence of Muslim faculty, staff, and students on on our campuses.
Ezekiel's Temple: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
Astonishingly, Ezekiel's temple will not be built in Jerusalem, but most likely below Mount Hermon in the vicinity of Dan. The reasons why this might be so is spelled out in my little essay here along with some comments on the general questions.
What Is the Biblical Love We Are to Display towards Others?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016 by Misti Wolanski. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General
Words can have one nuance when translated and another when read a generation (or ten) later. Meanings change over time. So what is the Bible actually saying when commanding to love our neighbors? Commenters tend to speak as if the action ("love") is so clear and self-evident that it needn't be explained, letting the term be redefined by folks who want it to mean something else. Let’s fix that.
Spiritual Evolution: From Flint Stones to Civil Tones
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"Spiritual Evolution: From Flint Stones to Civil Tones" is a book of 19 essays that illuminate the role of the spiritual fruit in shaping civilization. Here are some titles from the book; "The Stone Age: An Era of Realization and Knitters," "Self Preservation and the Spiritual Fruit," "Evolution: Are You Left Behind?" and "The Essentials of the Eternal Spirit'"
Baptism by Immersion in Water and in the Spirit of God
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / Sacraments, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
Why does true baptism have two parts? Why must we be baptized by water and by fire? What is baptism by fire? What good is baptism by water alone? Which church has the proper authority to baptize? What covenant do we make at baptism? This short talk answers some simple yet important questions regarding our walk in life and our entrance into Heaven.
Handbook for the Holy Warrior
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
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A guide to the world and how it should be viewed according to my avatar; the Ka'Hin Deijin Jaduro, Arch-Monk of the Deijori. Category is changed to essay from poetry, but in my personal opinion it really is a manifesto of sorts.
If Christ had not Suffered
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
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If Jesus Christ had not suffered for our sins, what would be our message today? The question is simple and profound. The answer is also simple yet profound. For those who take the time to ponder and explore the question, a surprising host of detailed scriptural references addressing this topic awaits them. One way to understand the importance of something is to consider its opposite.
Fruit Amidst The Thorns: 40 Prized Essays
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“Fruit Amidst the Thorns” is a book of 40 essays about living a positively charged life while experiencing unwanted and undesirable circumstances.
A Primer for Individual In Community
Series: First course on the Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
This 5600 word primer is the third in a series on the category based nested forms. A nested form model for “the presence underlying the word ‘religion’” may be constructed of three tiers. These are labeled A (for firstness), B (for secondness) and C (for thirdness). Each tier contains an interscope. The interscope for the first tier, the individual in community, is presented here.
Sri Aurobindo and the Logic of the Infinite
Price: Free! Words: 105,710. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
About this book, the author, Rod Hemsell says, “Most of these essays were collected in 2003, a few recent ones have been added to this edition in the sections on philosophy and mantra, but obviously the earliest already contain the same basic insights that underlie the more systematic studies that I have done since 2008, after reading Sri Aurobindo for forty years.”
Atheism & Fraud: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
A refutation of Extant Dodo Productions: Top 25 Creationist Fallacies, a puff piece for Darwinism with a strong atheist undercurrent. The video uses clips of creationists: Kent Hovind, Kirk Cameron, Ray Comfort, Michael Behe, John Pendleton, Lee Strobel, and others. The opinions are mine and not those cited in the video. No contact with those criticized was made by the author.
Consolatio. Pocieszenie dla Magdy
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 45,630. Language: Polish. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
Książka porusza problematykę cierpienia w życiu ludzkim, dla którego człowiek domaga się wyjaśnienia, i to nie tylko po to, aby je zrozumieć, ale też aby móc je godnie znosić. Zadaniem filozofii jest dostarczyć tego wyjaśnienia.
Primum philosophari, deinde vivere
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: Polish. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
„Primum philosophari, deinde vivere” to dewiza postawy duchowej, zgodnie z którą człowiek będąc wolną istotą rozumną powinien dążyć do poznania Prawdy o sobie i o życiu, aby móc osiągnąć swą możliwą do osiągnięcia wielkość. WYDANIE 2
Miara wiarygodnosci
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: Polish. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
Wydanie 2, poprawione i uzupełnione Miara wiarygodności jest szkicem, który ma rozwiać naiwną wiarę w osiągnięcie stanu oświecenia czy posiadania wiedzy bez wysiłku oraz bez pełnego poświęcenia życia osobistego i gorliwego zaangażowania w życie duchowe.
Divine Irony: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / General
Divine irony shown through biblical citations. The premise accepts that God can be ironic and that this is plain if not manifestly glaring in the scriptures. Irony is not always obvious but can be discerned by context and logic.
What is Your Answer for the Purpose of Your Existence?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
In What is Your Answer for the Purpose of Your Existence?, the author gives remembrances of a life search for an answer—by herewith humbly offering some pathways you may accept as possible to you, for your perusal and pursuit where they pertain to your mind.