By Carlo Suarès, Jiddu Krishnamurti
Pierre angulaire de l'enseignement de KRISHNAMURTI, los angeles connaissance de soi est los angeles forme première de los angeles méditation, detailed voie d'accès à los angeles sagesse. Peu à peu délesté des impacts dogmatiques, politiques et religieuses, des carcans familiaux et personnels, de toute forme de préjugés et de peurs, l'esprit peut enfin s'ouvrir à los angeles seule vraie liberté. Les « causeries choisies » - ici rassemblées - se sont déroulées en Inde entre 1948 et 1950. Au plus près de l. a. pensée de Krishnamurti, elles vous permettront de découvrir ou de redécouvrir ce penseur anticonformiste, citoyen du monde. JIDDU KRISHNAMURTI est né à Madanapalle (Inde) le eleven mai 1895. Il est décédé le 17 févier 1986, dans sa résidence d'Ojai (Californie). En 1912, il se rend en Angleterre où il reçoit une éducation privée. Il s'attache alors à l'écriture de plusieurs recueils de poèmes qui furent publiés en Angleterre et aux États-Unis. En 1929, il récuse le rôle messianique qu'on lui attribue et rompt tout lien avec les religions et les idéologies. Dès lors, il ne cessera de parcourir le monde pour donner en partage le fruit de son expérience et inviter les hommes à l. a. transformation de leur sense of right and wrong individuelle, seule resource de mutation de l. a. société.
By Gale Sears
Descended from the Hawaiian royal line, Jonathan Napela turned one of many first—and such a lot influential—converts to the Church in Hawaii. a guy of intelligence, social prestige, and wealth, he used his enormous place to additional the gospel in his place of origin.
He constructed a lifelong bond of brotherhood with Elder George Q. Cannon, aiding to translate the booklet of Mormon into Hawaiian and determine a meeting position for the Hawaiian saints in Laie, Oahu. but if his liked spouse, Kitty, used to be with leprosy, Jonathan made the defining determination of his existence. He would depart his lifetime of privilege to develop into her caretaker and spend the remainder of his existence on Molokai, the island of lepers. to people who suffered comparable heartbreak and banishment, Jonathan's self-sacrifice grew to become their lifeline.
Based on actual tale, this is often a rare novel of a guy who selected love within the face of loss of life.
By Brendan Powell Smith
The Brick Bible series, by way of grasp LEGO builder, photographer, and storyteller Brendan Powell Smith, has sparked new curiosity during this vital non secular textual content. His extensively well known The Brick Bible: a brand new Spin at the outdated testomony brings jointly the foremost books of the outdated testomony, illustrated completely in LEGO bricks. Now, for the 1st time and in a smaller, extra transportable format, The Brick Bible offers Brick Genesis puts the entire motion of the 1st publication of the Pentateuch within the palm of your palms. Illustrated through a favourite toy, now you can event your favourite Biblical tales such as:
• the very construction of the world
• the autumn of Adam and Eve from the backyard of Eden
• the devastating flood and Noah's ark
• the tale of Abraham and his son Isaac
• the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
• the plight of Joseph in Egypt and his interpretation of Pharaoh's dream
• and masses more!
The Brick Bible provides Brick Genesis boasts over 100 illustrations set in comic-book sort, making this a fast—and fascinating—read. even if you're non secular or now not, the sheer value of what Brendan Powell Smith has performed in illustrating those iconic scenes makes this vital for the LEGO-lover in us all.
Did Jesus quite exist? there are various perspectives concerning the starting place of the Jesus tale. This ebook makes the case for the Jesus tale having constructed out of latest Jewish messianic and apocalyptic literature and ideology, without old individual on the center of the story.
This is a superb ebook for either Christians and non-Christians, and truly takes a really shut examine a lot of the symbolism and that means of the recent testomony scriptures in ways in which might be very normal to Christians.
Readers could be brought to the entire significant issues within the dialogue of the historicity of Jesus, in addition to the entire basic resource fabrics that underly this subject. there isn't any different e-book on Jesus historicity that offers as a lot entry to the proper resource materials.
By Roland Zwick, on Lulu 17, 2009
"One of the easiest books of its style out there" enable me kingdom correct up entrance that i'm no Biblical pupil, nor have I been knowledgeable within the box of religious study. in spite of the fact that, i'm a layperson with a greater than passing curiosity within the topic of the Bible, really bearing on its origins, its relation to historical past, and its personal ancient improvement. i've got learn a variety of of the extra renowned books as regards to the “Jesus Myth,” together with Earl Doherty’s “The Jesus Puzzle,” GA Wells’ “The Jesus Myth,” and Robert M. Price’s “Deconstructing Jesus,” “The significant Shrinking Son of guy” and “The Empty Tomb: Jesus past the Grave.” even supposing i discovered every one of those works to be enlightening and illuminating of their personal means, i feel that R. G. Price’s “Jesus - a truly Jewish fantasy” would really be the simplest position for somebody attracted to this topic to start his interpreting. that's essentially simply because Price’s paintings is likely one of the such a lot obtainable for a layperson strange with the extreme complexities of this topic. rate has based his paintings in a fashion that's remarkably transparent and logical, and he's extra attracted to offering concrete proof for his idea than arcane summary musings. to begin with, he's clever in proscribing the scope of his argument to hide strictly the Jewish origins of the Jesus tale. firstly of the publication, rate in brief recognizes the prospective pagan origins of the Jesus fable in addition, yet accurately surmises that the various parallels drawn among pagan mythological figures and Jesus were wildly exaggerated by means of authors overeager to make their element. fee doesn't fall into that capture. He subsequent plunges into an exam of the type of apocalyptic and messianic literature that got here to dominate rather a lot of Jewish writings within the interval ahead of the first Century and the meant time of Jesus. He presents a beneficiant sampling of such works, adequate to make his case that the time was once certainly ripe for a whole blown messianic cult to get up, as Christianity in actual fact did within the 1st and second Centuries advert. Having made this example spectacularly good, fee then strikes directly to convey why a historic Jesus is a much less pleasurable reason for the basis and eventual explosion of Christianity than a mythological Jesus. Pages forty seven and forty eight supply a radical directory of his significant arguments, which he proceeds to extend upon during the process the e-book. What I so much like approximately this paintings is the transparent and logical method during which fee has laid out his arguments. He painstakingly explores how each one of many info of Jesus’ “life” could be traced again to both the previous testomony or a few inter-testamentary paintings sooner than the writing of the Gospel of Mark, the 1st identified “biography” of the guy Jesus. the following the painstaking learn rate has performed particularly will pay off in convincing us that there's certainly anything rather stable in regards to the case he's making. I additionally savor the truth that, even if many of the passages he fees are super lengthy, he truly highlights the numerous parts in bold-face as a carrier to his reader. ultimately, he explores the “silence” surrounding the Jesus determine conventional to us from the gospels in writings through authors as variation because the apostle Paul to the Jewish historian, Josephus, to the pagan writers like Suetonius, Pliny the more youthful and Tacitus. in brief, “Jesus - a truly Jewish delusion” is a accomplished and understandable examine a concept that turns into extra interesting and convincing with each one new ebook that hits the industry. For sheer clarity and accessibility, this is often truly the most effective.
By Robert Henry Charles
This can be a pre-1923 old copy that used to be curated for caliber. caliber coverage was once performed on each one of those books in an try and get rid of books with imperfections brought by way of the digitization technique. although we've got made most sensible efforts - the books can have occasional mistakes that don't bog down the analyzing adventure. We think this paintings is culturally very important and feature elected to carry the booklet again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the maintenance of published works all over the world.
By Antonius Liedhegener, Ines-Jacqueline Werkner
60 Jahre nach der Allgemeinen Erklärung der Menschenrechte sind Menschenrechte auf dieser Welt nach wie vor keine Selbstverständlichkeit. Derzeit scheint vor allem die transkulturelle Geltung der Menschenrechte in Frage zu stehen. Im Zentrum dieses mit philosophischen und politischen Mitteln ausgetragenen Konflikts stehen vielfach faith und Religionen. Der Band fragt nach dem capability von Religionen zur Stärkung oder Schwächung des Menschenrechtsgedankens. Die Beiträge liefern neue Einsichten in die historischen und aktuellen Vermittlungsprozesse zwischen faith und Menschenrechten im Christentum und in anderen Weltreligionen wie Islam, Hinduismus und Konfuzianismus. Außerdem präsentiert er erstmals eine Reihe von empirischen Fallstudien, die zeigen, in welch überraschendem Maße Religionen als politische Akteure selbst menschenrechtsrelevante Politik betreiben. Dem Zusammenhang von faith und Menschenrechten eignet eine reale politische Kraft.
By Wendy Doniger
During this magisterial quantity of essays, Wendy Doniger complements our realizing of the traditional and intricate faith to which she has dedicated herself for part a century. This sequence of interconnected essays and lectures surveys the main significantly very important and hotly contested matters in Hinduism over 3,500 years, from the traditional time of the Vedas to the current day.
The essays think about the character of Hinduism; Hindu innovations of divinity; attitudes bearing on gender, keep watch over, and wish; the query of fact and phantasm; and the impermanent and the everlasting within the nice Sanskrit epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. one of the questions Doniger considers are: Are Hindus monotheists or polytheists? How can atheists be Hindu, and the way can unrepentant Hindu sinners locate salvation? Why have Hindus committed a lot consciousness to the psychology of habit? What does the importance of canine and cows let us know approximately Hinduism? How have Hindu innovations of dying, rebirth, and karma replaced over the process historical past? How and why does a pluralistic religion, impressive for its highbrow tolerance, foster spiritual intolerance?
Doniger concludes with 4 concise autobiographical essays within which she displays on her life of scholarship, Hindu feedback of her paintings, and the effect of Hinduism on her personal philosophy of lifestyles. On Hinduism is the fruits of over 40 years of scholarship from a popular professional on one of many world's nice faiths.
By Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum
This complete reference advisor will light up your realizing of the outdated testomony and the gospels via analyzing almost each position in Israel on the subject of biblical occasions and subject matters and learning Jewish heritage, specifically the background of the nation of Israel. a brand new layout makes this research advisor an exceptional touring significant other on all Israel excursions in addition to an important source for any believer's ongoing learn. As an additional bonus, we've got incorporated details on Jordan. This revised version contains an replace at the present country of Israel (since 2008), brilliant new artwork together with the canopy and bankruptcy heading pages, a thesaurus, topic index and scriptural index.
By Dion Fortune
L. a. cabala precede a cualquier religión o teología y fue fundada a l. a. humanidad por el mismo Dios, sin PRE-requisitos ni PRE-condiciones. Según las enseñanzas cabalísticas, el universo funciona de acuerdo a ciertos principios supremamente poderosos.
Al entender estos principios y al aprender a actuar de acuerdo con ellos, los angeles vida mejora enormemente en lo inmediato, y se logra a mediano y largo plazo l. a. verdadera plenitud, para uno mismo y para toda los angeles humanidad.
La cabala es mucho mas que un sistema filosófico intelectualmente convincente. Es una descripción precisa de l. a. naturaleza entrelazada entre los angeles realidad espiritual y los angeles física; y es un compendio overall de métodos poderosos, a l. a. vez que prácticos, para lograr objetivos dignos dentro de esas realidades. Dicho de manera uncomplicated, l. a. cabala da las herramientas que se necesitan parta obtener felicidad, plenitud y para llevar los angeles luz del creadora los angeles vida propia. Es los angeles manera de alcanzar los angeles paz y l. a. alegría que todo ser humano desea y merece, en los angeles mas profunda esencia de su ser.
En esencia , l. a. Cabala (palabra que significa
Pretende interpretar los sentidos ocultos de los cinco libros y en ellos busca los angeles revelación. Puede entenderse de una forma metafísica, buscando los angeles iluminación, o se puede entender como un medio a través del cual llegar a conocer l. a. realidad que nos rodea. Kabalistica es los angeles afirmación de que <
Los Kabalistas entiende que el nombre de Dios esta formado por todas las letras que componen el alfabeto y que este, por tanto, tiene múltiples formas.