Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy

Developing a Universal Religion: Why one is Needed and How it might be Derived
By David Hockey
Price: Free! Words: 109,330. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Does humanity need a Universal Religion? This book summarises the difficulties in solving this question. It explores how we think, why “purpose” is important when solving practical and moral problems, how religions arose and developed and how the universe and life evolved. Then it discusses how humanity might select a “purpose” and suggests how a “universal religion” might be built.
Essays on God and Freud
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 31,740. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » History
Six essays about the alleged incompatibility between God and modern science and four essays about Psychoanalysis and its role in the landscape of modern, scientific psychology and evidence-based psychotherapies.
Ahimsa (Non-Violence): In View of Indian Sages
By Shri Paramhans Swami Adgadanandji Ashram Trust
Price: Free! Words: 21,480. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Ahimsa is a complicated question. It is a Yogic word, the word which points out to the inner spiritual Sadhana, but later on people linked it with the violence of living beings of the external world.
Unveiling the Secrets of Magic and Magicians
By Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 122,500. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
How terrible are the words that issued from the mouths of those deceivers from amongst the jews, who used false statements to insert intrigue into the books of Islam. Their words about the possible use of magic to bewitch the most honorable one of all creation, Mohammad (cpth), are nothing more than mere lies.
God
By Nils Horn
Price: Free! Words: 56,990. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
What is God? Existence of God. What is Enlightenment? God and Enlightenment. God and Quantum Physics. Afterlife. Paradise. Reincarnation and Christianity. Yoga and Christianity. Religious Toleration. Discussion about God. Angel oracle.
Zen and the Sutras
By Albert Low
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,780. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The basic message of all the Mahayana Buddhist sutras is awakening - what the Zen teacher Bassui called "seeing the wordless sutra." Zen and the Sutras is an accessible study of the major Mahayana sutras as manuals for the practice of Zen. Low’s insights and conclusions about spirituality and humanity will both illuminate and inspire, in the way of Zen, in the search for spiritual awakening.
Zen: Talks, Stories and Commentaries
By Albert Low
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Albert Low, teacher and director at the Montreal Zen Center and dharma heir of Roshi Philip Kapleau, provides an engaging collection of talks, stories and commentaries on Zen. Though the entries range from dharma talks on koans to discussions on Buddhism and Christianity, they all address concrete concerns of our lives and reveal the author's profound insights.
Heading for the Light: Dispelling the Shadows of Religion
By Brian Horn
Price: Free! Words: 37,610. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Motivated by a concern about the effects of religion, on individuals as well as on society as a whole, the author takes a rational and wide-ranging look at religious beliefs, behavior, and institutions. Whatever your current religious inclinations, you’ll find insightful and interesting viewpoints – and conclusions that are hard to refute.
Milagros para Todos - Con o Sin Religión
By Rodrigo Vidal Lázaro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,470. Language: Spanish. Published: February 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Mucha gente vive y convive con las cuestiones religiosas toda su vida y no encuentra motivos para dudar de ellas. Muchos otros perciben algo fuera de lugar, que no encaja, pero la inercia de las ideas acarreadas e inculcadas durante milenios es demasiado poderosa. Para otros tantos, la curiosidad resulta vencedora y el espíritu indagador invita a sumergirnos en el infinito mar del aprendizaje.
I Took the Buddha Shopping
By Bill Bruzy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
"When you are asleep you don't know what goes on with those who are awake." When he said that I started to realize this guy wasn't just a retired businessman living by a country club. We were very different men, unlikely to meet. He'd been a CEO and I'd been a street person and yet we became friends. This is the story of that friendship, of a spiritual teaching and of opening a man's heart.
Kadampa Teachings
By Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Commentary on the teachings of Atisha and the Kadampa Geshes. In this book Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains how to practice Dharma the way the famous Kadampa geshes did. These lamas were exemplary practitioners of Buddhism in Tibet, renowned for their extreme asceticism and uncompromising practice of thought transformation in order to develop bodhicitta.
The Sources of Spring Water in the World
By Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 29,500. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
A Dialogue Between Sir John G. Bennett and Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Islam…! What are the Veil, Divorce, and Polygamy for?
By Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
A Dialogue Between a Western Orientalist and a Muslim Savant
Ego, Attachment and Liberation
By Lama Yeshe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,460. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
In 1975, Lama Yeshe undertook his most extensive international teaching tour, being on the road for nearly nine months. This book contains the teachings and meditations Lama Yeshe gave at a five-day retreat he led near Melbourne, Australia. In line with Lama’s intentions, this book is dedicated to the awakening of inner freedom within the minds of its readers and all other sentient beings.
La Sagesse ou la Vie
By Jean-François Jobin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: French. Published: September 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Le christianisme est-il soluble dans la philosophie? Il semble que ce soit le cas, mais comme la sagesse des philosophes préfère souvent la connaissance à la vie, il faut explorer d'autres pistes pour redécouvrir le message chrétien. Et il en existe de prometteuses, même en philosophie.
Sufi Reflections
By Bill Whitehouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,480. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The fifty-two chapters and five appendices which make up the main body of this book encompass a variety of thematic topics both within Islam, in general, as well as in relation to its mystical dimension, or tasawwuf (known in the West as 'the Sufi path) in particular. Taken collectively, the chapters and appendices provide a very good introduction to both the Sufi path as well as Islam.
Shari'ah: A Muslim's Declaration Of Independence
By Bill Whitehouse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
A critical exploration of a variety of ideas concerning traditional understandings of sacred law and shari'ah. This book introduces a way of approaching the idea of shari'ah which stands in opposition to many theologically and ideologically driven interpretations of Islam and the Qur'an ... rigid and dogmatic interpretations that result in fundamentalist and terrorist behavior among some Muslims.
The Sure Existence of God: Assured Proof for Christianity
By Michael Robinson
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Robinson exposes the shortcomings of atheism, agnosticism, and skepticism as the author contends that with a fresh examination of the logic, evidence, and science, atheism is no longer reasonable; there are too many gaps, unexplained assumptions, subjective hypotheses, and conceptual flaws. This is an excellent book for those who desire to think seriously through the claims of Christian theism.
The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind.
By Lama Yeshe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,240. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The six teachings contained herein come from Lama Yeshe’s 1975 visit to Australia. For example, here is Lama Yeshe on the Mind: "At certain times, a silent mind is very important, but 'silent' does not mean closed. The silent mind is an alert, awakened mind; a mind seeking the nature of reality."
Gyfafy One Word Religion
By Steve Howard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Some will call it Pagan's Protest, some The Atheist's Bible. Some Blatant Blasphemy. It is a critique on many of our unquestioned beliefs. It is a look at where the world is and where we are in it. It is a collection of short essays, rants, poems and short stories. It is a challenge for the reader to think outside of the paradigm that should have been long dead. Religion is dead. The gods are not.