Download The Heavenly Country: An Anthology of Primary Sources, by Michael Martin PDF

By Michael Martin

ISBN-10: 1621381749

ISBN-13: 9781621381747

Sophiology--the philosophical and theological thought of a transcendent attractiveness turning into immanent on this planet, via nature, liturgy, prayer, and the arts--is simply now getting into its personal as a major quarter of analysis. This innovative casebook brings jointly fundamental resource records, poetry, and significant articles written by means of a gaggle of exemplary students operating in theology, philosophy, literary experiences, psychology, and poetics. individuals comprise Bruce Foltz, Gregory Glazov, Jennifer Newsome Martin, Michael Martin, Aaron Riches, Brent Dean Robbins, Artur Sebastian Rosman, Fr. Robert Slesinski, and Arthur Versluis.

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Download Ennead VI.6-9 (Loeb Classical Library, Volume 468) by A. H. Armstrong, Plotinus PDF

By A. H. Armstrong, Plotinus

ISBN-10: 0674995155

ISBN-13: 9780674995154

Plotinus (204/5-270 CE) was once the 1st and maximum of Neoplatonic philosophers. His writings have been edited via his disciple Porphyry, who released them a long time after his master's demise in six units of 9 treatises each one (the Enneads).

Plotinus looked Plato as his grasp, and his personal philosophy is a profoundly unique improvement of the Platonism of the 1st centuries of the Christian period and the heavily similar considered the Neopythagoreans, with a few affects from Aristotle and his fans and the Stoics, whose writings he knew good yet used severely. he's a distinct blend of mystic and Hellenic rationalist. His proposal ruled later Greek philosophy and stimulated either Christians and Moslems, and continues to be alive at the present time as a result of its union of rationality and severe spiritual adventure.

In his acclaimed variation of Plotinus, Armstrong presents first-class introductions to every treatise. His helpful notes clarify vague passages and provides connection with parallels in Plotinus and others.

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Download Ennead VI.1-5 (Loeb Classical Library, Volume 445) by A. H. Armstrong, Plotinus PDF

By A. H. Armstrong, Plotinus

ISBN-10: 0674994906

ISBN-13: 9780674994904

Plotinus (204/5-270 CE) used to be the 1st and maximum of Neoplatonic philosophers. His writings have been edited by means of his disciple Porphyry, who released them a long time after his master's demise in six units of 9 treatises every one (the Enneads).

Plotinus seemed Plato as his grasp, and his personal philosophy is a profoundly unique improvement of the Platonism of the 1st centuries of the Christian period and the heavily similar considered the Neopythagoreans, with a few affects from Aristotle and his fans and the Stoics, whose writings he knew good yet used severely. he's a different mix of mystic and Hellenic rationalist. His idea ruled later Greek philosophy and encouraged either Christians and Moslems, and continues to be alive this day due to its union of rationality and severe non secular adventure.

In his acclaimed variation of Plotinus, Armstrong presents first-class introductions to every treatise. His worthwhile notes clarify imprecise passages and provides connection with parallels in Plotinus and others.

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Download A Tune Beyond the Clouds: Zen Teachings from Old China by J. C. Cleary PDF

By J. C. Cleary

ISBN-10: 0895819015

ISBN-13: 9780895819017

This publication makes a speciality of the lessons of 13th-century chinese language Zen grasp Shiqui Xinyue. The koans, tales, and poems of the Zen grasp followed by way of explanatory notes from the editor include the majority of the textual content, that is preceded by way of an inadequately short historic evaluate of chinese language Buddhism. these looking extra accomplished info may be suggested towards Arthur F. Wright's Buddhism in chinese language historical past (Stanford Univ. Pr., 1971). additionally, the editor doesn't identify the categorical resource record for his translation, easily calling it a "collection of Zen teachings." although, the 141 anecdotal teachings are in transparent, concise English and the explanatory notes support with the paradoxical statements and allusions.

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By Christopher S. Hyatt

ISBN-10: 0941404226

ISBN-13: 9780941404228

Struggle again opposed to dogma! unfastened your self from all undesirable reports! discover ways to guard yourself from pals, kin and strangers, whereas having a good time. Dogma Daze is written by way of an ex-professional psychologist, educator and author, in strict organization with a marginally crazed specialist artist. So should you purchase this Gem you recognize you're in reliable fingers! Be the 1st one in your block to appreciate the dynamics and language of man's worst enemy -- DOGMA!

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Download Sophia, God & A Short Tale About the Antichrist: Also by Vladimir Solovyov, Boris Jakim PDF

By Vladimir Solovyov, Boris Jakim

ISBN-10: 1621380955

ISBN-13: 9781621380955

Trans. and ed. by means of Boris Jakim

This quantity includes a number of overdue works of significant Vladimir Solovyov, representing his ultimate speculations approximately concerns the most important to the future of humanity and of the area. As Solovyov’s lifestyles was once coming to an finish on the shut of the nineteenth century, his options have been became towards 3 issues: the top of the realm (the Antichrist), the sweetness and knowledge of the area (Sophia), and the character of God. a very new translation of the well-known “Short story in regards to the Antichrist” is gifted the following, in addition to revised models of “At the sunrise of Mist-Shrouded Youth,” “Three Meetings,” and “The inspiration of God.”

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Download The Holographic Canvas by Sonia Barrett PDF

By Sonia Barrett

ISBN-10: 0615173551

ISBN-13: 9780615173559

The Holographic Canvas explores many percentages considered one of which increases the query "is Earth as we all know it yet a matrix or process of courses? Is dying then an important method or is it easily a part of the matrix application? Is it then attainable that the idea that of demise will stop to exist as soon as humanity uncovers the deception?" Sonia Barrett proposes that human our bodies are autos now not but became on yet designed to make molecular changes in keeping with the vibration of our recognition. She takes us on a trip of our lifestyles in a holographic international, as she states "a digital online game; an collection of illusions strung jointly through the mind and the brain. it truly is an exploration of the appearance of a great global generated by means of fluid events opposed to a canvas of strength, all of that is occurring opposed to the backdrop of the void." Barrett concludes that the solutions are all tied into the forgotten prior and prefer the only phone of a plant our heritage is encoded in our cells, DNA and the air we breathe.

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Download An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Mysticism: and the Mystery by John Ferguson PDF

By John Ferguson

ISBN-10: 0500011400

ISBN-13: 9780500011409

Starting from Christian mystical theology to Sufism, from the traditional philosophers to the Cambridge Platonists, from visionaries akin to William Blake and the writer of The Cloud of Unknowing to the position performed through medications, yoga, song and the dance, this Encyclopaedia offers crucial details at the manifold elements of mysticism and may function a accomplished and helpful paintings of reference for a few years to come back. contains 2 hundred illustrations.

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Download Wisdom from the Western Isles: The Making of a Mystic by David Torkington PDF

By David Torkington

ISBN-10: 1846941199

ISBN-13: 9781846941191

While he loses his son and his spouse in childbirth James is completely bereft. An advent to a hermit progressively alterations his existence irrevocably. even if the Hermit seems to be a Roman Catholic, James unearths he can thoroughly determine along with his profound spirituality, accurately since it is so scriptural and drawn from an analogous Christian Masters who had initially encouraged him.

Using the shape of a unique it indicates how lower than the counsel of a Hermit a tender guy at risk of taking his personal lifestyles is taught easy methods to boost and deepen his prayer existence to the purpose of mystical union.

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