Books tagged: humanism

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Fathers Eve
You set the price! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
It's hard work being a laboratory guinea pig father. A poem about how to truly love a child - even through the teenage years when they're sometimes almost impossible to love - and finding purpose in raising children to be ethical, happy, and resilient. And, best of all... it's from the point of view of a laboratory guinea pig. Written for Sunday Assembly Los Angeles, June 2016.
Is Christianity Dying? Ninety-Nine Reflections in Religion, Science and Morality
Price: Free! Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Why is the Christian faith losing its grip on America? Why are young people abandoning their beliefs forever? Why have evangelical Christians taken such a dramatic right turn? Why is the separation of church and state more important than ever? This fascinating collection of essays explores religion, science, morality, and politics, and why religion is inexorably fading across the nation.
The Compassionate World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,180. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
For the sociologist: The addition of Human Energy to secular humanism. For the civil engineer: New designs that complement Earth. For the physicist: How the human concept was developed 13.5 billion years ago. For the biologist: How natural selection is actually achieved. But if you are a politician, involved with standard religion or a money manager, you won't like this book much at all.
The Laws of Life: An Exploration of Fundamental Problems in Ethics
Series: Philosophical Works by Danish Thinker Andreas Simonsen. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
An important 20th century work on ethics. Now available in English for the first time. Danish thinker Andreas Simonsen explores what he considers the three most fundamental problems in ethics: free will versus determinism, happiness versus duty, and humanism versus humility.
South Africa - Renaissance or Reformation?
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General
This positive and practical book shows how ideas have consequences. The inevitable consequences that flow from humanism are very tangible and very tragic. An "Africa Renaissance" which eradicates God and His Law from our society would devalue human life and erode the only possible foundation for true freedom and justice.
Humanism: The Untold Tale
Series: The Eightfold Path. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Danny H Jorgensen. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Humanism has a history and tradition as long and complex as any major religion, and older than most religions. It has traced a conceptual path around Eurasia, holding onto remnants of each place. Secular humanism has hidden much of this history from us. This book aims to redress the balance by exploring Humanism's path from China, through India, the Middle East, northern Africa and finally Europe.
The New Man and the New World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
The Emergence of the idea of a new world The collective discoveries of Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, John and Sebastian Cabot, and Giovanni da Verrazzano constitute a distinct Italian Era of Discovery which laid the groundwork for all other voyages which followed. The Italian discoverers deserve a place alongside the well-known Humanists in the history of the Renaissance.
What I Learned: An Autobiography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author has managed a battery factory, served as an officer in the Coast Guard Reserve, taught university level mathematics, practiced law, and served as an operations research analyst for the Navy. He and his wife have travelled extensively, giving free rein to their curiosity. This book ends with some of the author's thoughts about God, humanity, freedom, poverty, and some simple steps huma
Goodbye to God - Searching for a Human Spirituality
Price: $11.49 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
Chris Scott's aim is a simple one; to break down the barriers of belief systems - both theistic and atheistic – in order that we might discover a language that will connect rather than divide humanity. As one reviewer has said “This is not a long book, but it is a deep book. You should read it, and then, read it again”.
Too Much, Not Enough
Price: Free! Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Too Much/Not Enough, Might As Well Fly Away, and Cuz Somewhere Along The Line I Forgot My Self, are three books issued as a set, this one draws its verve from the place where one asks "Do I not have enough?", love, grace, energy, or "Do I have too much?" caring, compassion, love. As such it is the most difficult of the 3. Yet, to all of them, each of their unique threads also runs.