Religion related eBooks
Religion is a critical construct for understanding contemporary social life. It illuminates the everyday experiences and practices of many individuals, is a significant component of diverse institutio...
( Category:Religion (West) Date:14 May 2008 )
In this wide-ranging discussion of Kabbalah - from the mystical trends of medieval Judaism to modern Hasidism - one of the world's foremost scholars considers different visions of the nature of the sa...
( Category:Religion (West) Date:14 May 2008 )
In the fall and winter of 1901-02, Rudolf Steiner gave a series of lectures on Christianity as Mystical Fact in the library belonging to Count and Countess Brockdorff, patrons of the German Theosophic...
( Category:Religion (West) Date:14 May 2008 )
We are approaching the day when advances in biotechnology will allow parents to design a baby with the traits they want. The continuing debate over the possibilities of genetic engineering has been sp...
( Category:Religion (West) Date:14 May 2008 )
Ascensions on high took many forms in Jewish mysticism and they permeated most of its history from its inception until Hasidism. The book surveys the various categories, with an emphasis on the archit...
( Category:Religion (West) Date:12 May 2008 )
While American leaders wage war on extremists in the Middle East, they are dangerously detached from a potentially greater threat closer to home. In Breeding Bin Ladens, Zachary Shore asserts that the...
( Category:Religion (East) Date:12 May 2008 )
In Algonquin Indian lore, Manitou is a supernatural power that permeates the world, a power that can assume the form of a deity referred to as The Great Manitou or The Great Spirit, creator of all thi...
( Category:Religion (West) Date:12 May 2008 )
The last fifty years have seen a dramatic increase of interest in the wisdom literature of the Bible, as scholars have come to appreciate the subtlety and originality of Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiaste...
( Category:Religion (West) Date:12 May 2008 )
For Dummies | 2008-04-21 | ISBN: 0470045213 | 342 pages | PDF | 3,3 Mb Understand the purpose, key themes, and symbolism of the most fascinating book in the Bible Grasp the enduring messages of Revela...
( Category:Religion related Date:10 May 2008 )
Wiley-Blackwell | 2007-12-04 | ISBN: 1405117044 | 264 pages | PDF | 1,5 Mb This timely book by philosopher Peter Dews explores the idea of evil, one of the most problematic terms in the contemporary m...
( Category:Religion related Date:03 May 2008 )
Dover Publications | 2000-05 | ISBN: 0486203514 | 473 pages | PDF | 2,8 Mb Great classic of medieval Judaism, major attempt to reconcile revealed religion Pentateuch, commentaries and Aristotelian phi...
( Category:Religion related Date:03 May 2008 )
Recently angels have made a remarkable comeback in the popular imagination; their real heyday, however, was the Middle Ages. From the great shrines dedicated to Michael the Archangel at Mont-St-Michel...
( Category:Religion related Date:02 May 2008 )
Cambridge University Press | 2008-01-07 | ISBN: 0521864798 | 318 pages | PDF | 1,8 Mb The dictionary definition of tradition refers to beliefs and practices that have been transmitted from generation ...
( Category:Religion related Date:26 Apr 2008 )
The University of North Carolina Press (2005) | English | ISBN: 080785588X | 346 pages | PDF | 3.83 MB Crucial to understanding Islam is a recognition of the role of Muslim networks. The earliest netw...
( Category:Religion (East) Date:25 Apr 2008 )
State University of New York Press (2006) | English | ISBN: 0791468313 | 285 pages | PDF | 1.45 MB This book explores the Buddhist view of death and its implications for contemporary bioethics. Writin...
( Category:Religion (West) Date:25 Apr 2008 )