James Hilgendorf

Biography

James Hilgendorf is the author of nine books - "Life & Death: A Buddhist Perspective", "The Great New Emerging Civilization", "The New Superpower", "The Buddha and the Dream of America", "A New Myth for America", "Poems of Death: Time for Eternity", "Handbook for Youth in a Muddied Age", "Maybe We Need a New Religion", and "Forever Here". He is also the producer of The Tribute Series, a series of highly-acclaimed travel films that are in homes, libraries, and schools all across the United States, several of which have appeared on PBs and international television.

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Books

A New Myth for the World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,320. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
This book is about the stories and myths we live under - which we have lived under for millennia - and the story of a new myth and religion which has taken shape in our world today, exemplified most clearly by the emergence of the Soka Gakkai International, the largest Buddhist lay organization in the world now, with 12,000,000 members in 192 countries and territories around the globe.
Maybe We Need a New Religion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,900. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
Sometime ago, it was reported that a young ten-or-eleven year old boy, after being exposed to continuing newspaper and television reports about the fighting going on all over the Middle East, involving Christians, Muslims and Jews, remarked: "Maybe we need a new religion." Such a religion has already appeared among us. This is the author's personal journey of discovery.
Handbook for Youth in a Muddied Age
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A Handbook of encouragement and inspiration for the youth of America and for young people around the world today. Short insightful writings of the author, combined with quotes of famous international figures, provide a roadmap of hope for youth today, who have it in their power to create a new world and a new civilization.
Poems of Death: Time for Eternity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,960. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
Fifty-seven short pieces about the future of America, & the American Dream. The title refers to a passage in Walt Whitman's "Democratic Vistas", in which he states: "In the future of these States, must arise poets immenser far, and make great poems of death." Not poems as such, these poetic prose pieces explore a dimension of eternity and a new spirituality that is beginning to emerge in America.
Forever Here
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Out of all the stars and galaxies in the universe, you are here upon this Earth to bring forth your greatest self and realize your dreams. Believe in yourself! Your growth, your self-expression, your victory, is of unseen and enormous importance. 70 inspiring, penetrating pieces exploring the dimension of forever lying within the real world around us,and within our own lives.
A New Myth for America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,800. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Every great civilization has had its own myth, a cosmic story of how we fit into the universe, a divine story of who we are and where we came from. Greece had Zeus and Athena. Rome had Romulus and Remus. Western civilization had the Old Testament prophets and stories of the Bible. Now a great new myth comes forth in America. It is the reason for the existence of the universe itself.
The Buddha and the Dream of America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Buddha is coming to America. An extraordinary perspective on the real roots of America, from the time of Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Walt Whitman to the present, when Buddhism, and the ideals which it espouses, is paving the way for the founding of a great new spiritual civilization.
The Great New Emerging Civilization
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
An extraordinary tour-de-force of history; life & death; religion; nations; peace and war; quantum physics; politics, economics, identity, education, and more - all from an underlying Buddhist perspective.
The New Superpower
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
Hiroshima. The Bomb. Madness. The Buried Dream of America. Quantum Physics. Buddhism. The Individual & The Universe. Reality. Mirrors. Delusion. The Buddha. The Real Battle. The Beginning and End of Time. The Roots of America. The Lotus Sutra. Electrons. Karma. Hibakusha. The Ceremony in the Air. Revolution. The Intent of the Universe. It's all here in this book. Come on in.
Life & Death: A Buddhist Perspective
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,180. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book weaves together Buddhist history and ideas, science, psychology, near-death experience research, and personal experiences, to offer unique insights into the subject of life and death.

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