Religion

The words of this sage,Sri Ramana Maharshi still flame out in my memory like beacon lights."I pluck golden fruit from rare meetings with wise men" wrote Emerson in his diary,and it is certain that I plucked whole basketfuls during my talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi.Our best philosophers of Europe ...

Modernization in the Muslim world was determined by the two interrelated processes of indigenous state formation and European economic penetration.

These drove governments to enlist the orthodox and the masses in support of the consolidation of their central authority, and religious reform...

Jest to zbiór ponad dwudziestu rozmów przeprowadzonych przez księdza, który pewnego dnia poczuł, że nie może zamykać oczu na losy ludzi odsądzanych przez jego własne środowisko od czci i wiary: byłych księży i zakonników. Z trudem docierał do kolejnych mężczyzn, których życie niejednokrotnie okaz...

Everyday we faced the threats that shake us just a bit or rock us from the foundation of our being at other times. Such sections make us wonder whether we can remain steadfast and much on! Narrated Sufyaan Ibn Abdullah (R.A): " I said to Messenger of Allah, 'Messenger of Allah, tell me something ...

Kematian itu pasti, ia tidak melesat meski hanya sedetik. Namun demikian, tak seorangpun tahu, kapan hari “H” nya. Ia bisa datang menyergap dengan tiba-tiba. Ia misteri. Karenanya, setiap orang mestinya selalu siap. Dan tentu, husnul khatimah harus menjadi pilihan. Untuk mencapai itu, harus melal...

One of our most popular religion and history titles - updated and reivsed. This guide contains a complete, authoritative account of the Jewish people - including profiles of Biblical and political leaders - and focuses on understanding the Jewish influence on American and world culture, offering ...

What did C. S. Lewis believe about God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, heaven, hell, creation, the Fall, the forgiveness of sins, marriage and divorce, war and peace, the church and sacraments, masculinity and femininity? Lewis was not a professional theologian, but anyone who has read his writin...

Before... A young woman cycles precariously through a snowy wonderland, carrying the most precious gift of all... After... A troubled family encounter a stranger on the bleakest of Christmas Eves - a man who knows far more about them than he possibly could. And what exactly is this 'gift of Chris...

Pope Francis provides new insights into the most popular prayer in Christianity, offering readers a guide to living a life of meaning, purpose and strength. This new work by Pope Francis illuminates the most important prayer in all of Christianity, verse by verse, in conversation with Father Marc...

Re-interprets the much contested "two kingdoms" teaching, the two-fold rule of God in creation and redemption, and others.

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This important new volume is the most comprehensive critique of the Bible ever written. Author C. Dennis McKinsey believes that Americans have only seen or heard the good things about the Bible, without any exposure to its many shortcomings. McKinsey argues that the lack of criticism of biblical ...

«Esses desconhecidos estão perto de nós. Gente que se reúne em caves, em garagens, em lojas suburbanas, para adorar a Deus. Gente que canta e que bate palmas, que proclama alto e bom som o amor a Deus. Gente que, no final, vem para a rua a sorrir. Gente que conhecemos mal.» Após anos de ligação a...

Why and how did Islam become such a political force in so many Muslim-majority countries? In this book, Jocelyne Cesari investigates the relationship between modernization, politics, and Islam in Muslim-majority countries such as Egypt, Iraq, Pakistan, Tunisia, and Turkey countries that were foun...

Joseph Campbell (1904-1988) was one of the most well-known and popular scholars of myth and comparative religion of the twentieth century. His work, however, has never fully received the same amount of scholarly interest and critical reflection that some of his contemporaries have received. In th...

*Includes pictures of the Pope and important people, places, and events in his life. *Includes a bibliography of the Pope's works and works about him for further reading. *Includes a Table of Contents. A lot of ink has been spilled covering the lives of history’s most influential figures, but how...

You’ve seen all the movies and read all the fantasy stories, but how much do you really know about your favorite gods and heroes? By Zeus’s Beard! This Brief Guide on Greek mythology will get you up to speed! This book contains information on the different divine beings often mentioned in the man...

When the convulsions of the Arab Spring first became manifest in Syria in March 2011, the Ba'athist regime was quick to blame the protests on the 'Syrian Muslim Brotherhood' and its 'al-Qaeda affiliates.' But who are these Islamists so determined to rule a post-Assad Syria? Little has been publis...

A dynamic presentation of the Orthodox doctrine of the Trinity as the basis of ecclesiology and anthropology. Insights into the relationship between Orthodoxy and Western Christianity.

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Jones presents an astute, well-informed, and balanced analysis of the philosophy, history, and future of socially relevant Buddhism. At a time when clear social action is needed more than ever, The New Social Face of Buddhism is vital reading for activists, scholars and everyone seeking to transf...