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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.
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.
Witchcraft
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,680. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
"These pages must stand for what they are-a brief account of the history of that perverted way of the soul which we call magic, and with the reaction against it. No one will derive any knowledge of initiation from this book. I have not wished to titillate or to thrill; so far as I can manage it, this is history, and accurate history."
He Came Down from Heaven and The Forgiveness of Sins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,810. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
These two long essays make up, with The Descent of the Dove, Charles Williams' principal theological writing. With these books and with The Figure of Beatrice the reader is as fully equipped as possible for studying the religious thought of this brilliant poet, novelist, essayist and historian.
The Image of the City (and Other Essays)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,370. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
When Charles Williams died in 1945 there remained to us of his work, besides his published books and those which he had in preparation for the press, a number of essays which had appeared in periodicals and elsewhere, many of which contain important statements of his ideas. A selection of these is printed here.
Outlines of Romantic Theology
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,530. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
"Romantic theology is the working out of ways in which an ordinary relationship between two people can become one that is extraordinary, one that grants us glimpses, visions of perfection. In experiencing romantic love, we experience God: He has been in the experience from the beginning, and the more we learn about it, the more we learn also about Him."
God is a Great Underground River
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,200. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
John Mabry's essays, articles, homilies, and "Deep Ecumenism" magazine columns are collected here, contrasting and illuminating the wisdom of various faith traditions,
Heretics, Mystics & Misfits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Blasphemy, Heresy & Apostasy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
The history of Christianity if filled with misfits. This collection of sermons introduces us to heretics and mystics from the very earliest church to the present day, including the Gnostics, Origen, Julian of Norwich, Michael Servitus, Emanuel Swedenborg, Soren Kierkegaard, Madame Blavatsky, Teilhard de Chardin and many, many more.
God Has One Eye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,350. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
Mystics are not popular amongst the orthodox of any religion. In fact, almost every one of the religious leaders who founded world religions began their careers as mystics who spoke about what they had seen, and were promptly declared heretics. Just think of the Buddha, of Jesus, or of Muhammad. All of them were heretics, all of them were mystics, and all of them changed the way we view reality.
Full Flame 2: Unconditional Love
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 121,580. Language: British English. Published: September 18, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
Here is another compendium of Sai, covering almost every aspect of Sai Bhagawan – from the biographical to the metaphysical and philosophical – for the enjoyment and edification of even the common reader. Several authors here recount Sai experiences of earlier decades, beginning with the ‘40s. Each of these articles takes up some aspect of the mission, such as education, health, divinity, etc.
Spiritual Evolution: From Flint Stones to Civil Tones
Price: Free! Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
"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'"
Fruit Amidst The Thorns: 40 Prized Essays
Price: Free! Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » 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.
O Medo Segundo uma Perspectiva Cristã
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 157,760. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 16, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
A sociedade actual de produção e consumo não só não erradicou o medo, como o acrescentou desmesuradamente. Este flagelo não poupa ninguém e por isso a sua análise deve merecer o interesse de cada um de nós.
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.”
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.
Jesus Let's Get High: An Introduction to the complexities of developing a biblical response to the recreational use of marijuana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,860. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / General
Jesus Let's Get High: An Introduction to the complexities of developing a biblical response to the recreational use of marijuana. It presents a springboard into biblical insight instead of traditional sound bytes to reach the most biblical response toward whether or not the recreational use of marijuana is a sin.