Richard Hooper


Richard holds a B.A. in the Philosophy of Religion from San Francisco State University and a Masters of Divinity from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary. He is a former Lutheran pastor, radio broadcaster, nature recordist, music producer and corporate C.E.O. Currently he is the C.E.O. of Sanctuary Publications, inc. and author of five books in the genres of the historical Jesus, Mary Magdalene, Gnostic Christianity, Mysticism and world religions.

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Jesus, Buddha, Krishna, and Lao Tzu: The Parallel Sayings
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 43,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 . Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Comparative Religion
This book organizes hundres of sayings attributed to Jesus, Buddha, Krishna and Lao Tzu into topices such as, "The Great Way" and God, Tao and Universal Mind," and assembles the sayings into four parallel columns for easy reference. Edited from over fifty ancient Christian, Buddhist, Hindu and Taoist texts, Parallel Sayings demonstrates the common thread that runs through all mystical traditions.
End of Days: Predictions of the End From Ancient Sources
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 . Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Considering the challenges humanity faces today, from total environmental destruction to the continuing threat of nuclear annihilation, could we really be facing the end of the world as we have known it this time? And, if we survive, will our future be utopian or dystopian?
Hymns to the Beloved: The poetry, prayers and wisdom of the world’s great mystics
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 53,250. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 . Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Hymns to the Beloved is a world bible for mystics, containing 790 entries of 156 of the world's most famous poet-mystics of Christianity, Judaism, Sufism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Taoism. Hymns is the companion volume to the book: Jesus, Buddha, Krishna, Lao Tzu: The Parallel Sayings (available in print only from Sanctuary Publications.)
The Real Secrets of Christianity
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 32,290. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010 . Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
History is always written by the victors. The Church has been successful in covering up its dirty laundry for a long time, but no more! Now the secrets are revealed for anyone willing to read what scholars have written and for those prepared to read Biblical texts with critical eyes. Here is a synopsis of what scholars now know; more shocking than any fiction invented by novelists or Hollywood!