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Hyperreligiosity: Identifying and Overcoming Patterns of Religious Dysfunction
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The word Hyperreligiosity is related to "religiosity" which is the outward form of religion. People make a distinction between religiosity and spirituality, spirituality being the embodiment of virtue. Hyperreligiosity is when the outward forms and other aspects of religion become life disabling. There is a direct connection between hyperreligiosity and terrorism or destructive cults.
The Experience of Hallucinations in Religious Practice
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
"The Experience of Hallucinations in Religious Practice" by R.S. Pearson is the one of the first books to help distinguish what is a spiritual experience and what may be merely a type of dream phenomena or hallucination. This book discusses psychological ideas that show the longer that you hallucinate, the more your IQ can decrease, and tries to point towards authentic spiritual experience.
Free Will (and Other Compulsions)
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Series: The Antithesis Progression, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 220,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Book 2 of The Antithesis Progression As the Lunar Revolution threatens to unravel, fugitive Joss Kyle has one chance left to clear his name and avert an interplanetary war before events spin out of control--assuming he can rid himself of his sworn enemy, Alyssa Hartman. View From Valhalla calls Free Will "Challenging, entertaining, and amazing...Sawyer dazzles the literary palate."
How To Be a New Age Teacher
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults
A satirical guide to being a New Age teacher, which approaches the topic from the standpoint of being a complete and utter psychopath, casually detailing the amoral process of exploiting lost souls in a matter-of-fact tone which is at once biting and frightening. The guide examines all aspects and approaches to ensnaring and manipulating people, from an incredibly cynical and chilling perspective.
S.I.C. Memorial
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When a marine fungus fouls the air ducts of S.I.C. Memorial, Dr. Hubert Humperdinck, a surfing, goof-ball anesthesiologist, gets the blame. An oil sheik offers $200 million to rebuild the hospital, an offer matched by a Catholic charity. As Muslims battle Christians over naming rights, Hubert becomes a patient himself and must deal with a mad neurosurgeon, Mexican drug cartels, and his angry wife.
Damascus Proper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 384,840. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Damascus Proper is a tale of punk rock, murder, the quest for the divine, and love gone wrong – spiritual love, romantic love, love between family and friends. Structured similarly to the Bible, it chronicles a cult known as the Children of Bert and how their history is intertwined with that of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Rats Live on no Evil Star
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 75,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Francophones: Ce roman est disponible en français sous le titre "Palindrome". Hispanohablantes: Esta novela está disponible en español con el título "Palíndromo". A widowed skater. A shill. A tree who loves Shakespeare. A freight train. Snow falling on unblinking eyes. Tumbleweed. Tachyons. Kites. A stranger who isn't.
Christian Philosophy Critiques Mormonism
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Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 38,890. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
"Christian Philosophy & Presuppositions Critique Mormonism" is not just another book in the standard collection of recent works refuting the Mormon faith. The great majority of books which disprove Mormonism use arguments that demonstrate the absurdity of the claims of the Book of Mormon & Joseph Smith. Instead, Robinson deploys unique “How-to” arguments which refute Mormonism at its core.
Weird Beliefs
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Price: Free! Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults
In this book you can explore many fascinating subjects, including: Devil Worship ... Doomsday Cults ... Zombies ... Hungry Ghosts ... Fire Walking ... the Grim Reaper ... Witch Smellers ... Ghouls ... Human Sacrifice ... Holy Mud ... Dervishes ... Snake Handlers ... Demonic Possession ... the Antichrist ... Golems ... Head Shrinkers ... Idol Worship ... and many more.
Racing Towards Perdition: The Questionable Spiritual Foundation Of The Contemporary Olympiad
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
Racing Towards Perdition: The Questionable Spiritual Foundation Of The Contemporary Olympiad