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

By David Torkington

While he loses his son and his spouse in childbirth James is completely bereft. An advent to a hermit progressively alterations his lifestyles irrevocably. even if the Hermit seems to be a Roman Catholic, James reveals he can thoroughly establish together 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 singular it indicates how less than the tips of a Hermit a tender guy at risk of taking his personal lifestyles is taught the right way to strengthen and deepen his prayer lifestyles to the purpose of mystical union.

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Keys to the Kingdom: Jesus & the Mystic Kabbalah by Migene González-Wippler

By Migene González-Wippler

Are Jesus' teachings according to Kabbalism? How do the 10 Commandments tie into the Tree of lifestyles? Is the Lord's Prayer a Kabbalist invocation? Migene González-Wippler unearths secrets and techniques of the Bible and the lifetime of Jesus in her interesting creation to the Christian Kabbalah.

Emphasizing Christian facets, Keys to the dominion presents an easy-to-read evaluation of the Kabbalah, describing its significant rules and ancient parts. Drawing at the gospels and historic files, González-Wippler examines Jesus as a guy and a instructor, offering convincing evidence-based on historic and conventional Jewish law-that Jesus used to be a grasp Kabbalist . . . in addition to the Messiah.

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Mysticism and Alchemy Through the Ages : The Quest for by Gary Edson

By Gary Edson

An in-depth check out the principles of mysticism and alchemy, this publication describes either actual and religious points of many of the theories and practices of transformation, with cognizance to the ideals of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sufism, Tantrism, Taoism and Yoga. the relationship among early mystical objectives and the improvement of alchemy from old China, India, and Egypt via Moorish Spain and into Latin Europe are illuminated, in addition to the actions of early alchemists. The publication, that is seriously illustrated, describes the ideals, experiments, and mystery messages that drew the believers and dreamers of the area jointly looking for wealth and immortality.

Gary Edson, professor emeritus of museum technology on the middle for complicated learn of Museum technological know-how and background administration, Museum of Texas Tech college in Lubbock, Texas, used to be government director of the Museum for 25 years. the writer of various books and articles on museum practices, he lives and works in Taiwan, R.O.C.

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Teachings of the Hindu Mystics by Andrew Harvey

By Andrew Harvey

This anthology collects the main lyrical, passionate, illuminating writings of the Hindu mystical culture. Andrew Harvey, the preferred non secular student and author, has chosen excerpts from old and modern assets, together with extracts from the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, and different classical Hindu texts; the phrases of such venerable non secular academics as Ramakrishna and Ramana Maharshi; and the devotional poetry of Mirabai, Ramprasad, etc. The scope of this anthology makes it a fabulous creation to Hindu mystical literature, whereas the facility and wonder of the language will motivate these already accustomed to the style.

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The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, by M. Scott Peck

By M. Scott Peck

Probably no ebook during this iteration has had a extra profound impression on our highbrow and religious lives than The highway much less Traveled. With revenues of greater than seven million copies within the usa and Canada, and translations into greater than twenty-three languages, it has made publishing heritage, with greater than ten years at the New York Times bestseller record.

Now, with a brand new creation via the writer, written particularly for this twenty-fifth anniversary deluxe exchange paperback variation of the best-ever nationwide bestseller in its box, M. Scott Peck explains the information that formed this booklet and that proceed to persuade an ever-growing viewers of readers.

Written in a voice that's undying in its message of figuring out, The street much less Traveled keeps to aid us discover the very nature of loving relationships and leads us towards a brand new serenity and fullness of existence. It is helping us the best way to distinguish dependency from love; the best way to develop into a extra delicate father or mother; and finally how you can develop into one's personal actual self.

Recognizing that, as within the well-known establishing line of his publication, "Life is difficult" and that the adventure to non secular development is a protracted one, Dr. Peck by no means bullies his readers, yet really publications them lightly in the course of the tough and sometimes painful technique of swap towards a better point of self-understanding.

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An Anthology of Mysticism and Mystical Philosophy by William Kingsland

By William Kingsland

This scarce antiquarian e-book is a facsimile reprint of the unique. as a result of its age, it will probably include imperfections akin to marks, notations, marginalia and fallacious pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally vital, we've got made it on hand as a part of our dedication for shielding, protecting, and selling the world's literature in reasonable, top of the range, sleek variants which are precise to the unique paintings.

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Florence Nightingale's Theology: Essays, Letters and Journal by Lynn McDonald

By Lynn McDonald

This 3rd quantity within the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale experiences her arguable theological essays (only of which were formerly released) and an excellent array of correspondence, from such Roman Catholics as Cardinal Manning and the Reverend mom of the Sisters of Mercy of Bermondsey to the liberal Protestant Benjamin Jowett, evangelicals and missionaries. Nightingale’s concepts for a revision of the Bible for schoolchildren and excerpts from her devotional studying are given.

at present, Volumes 1 to eleven are available ebook model by way of subscription or from collage and school libraries throughout the following owners: Canadian digital Library, Ebrary, MyiLibrary, and Netlibrary.

The Series

within the Collected Works of Florence Nightingale all of the surviving writing of Florence Nightingale should be released, a lot of it for the 1st time. often called the heroine of the Crimean warfare and the most important founding father of the trendy career of nursing, Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) can be published additionally as a pupil, theorist and social reformer of large scope and significance.

unique fabric has been received from over one hundred fifty information and personal collections around the world. This abundance of fabric can be mirrored within the sequence, revealing an important quantity of recent fabric on her philosophy, theology and private non secular trip, in addition to on her imaginative and prescient of a public health and wellbeing care process, her activism to accomplish the tough early steps of nursing for the ill bad in workhouse infirmaries and her perspectives on wellbeing and fitness merchandising and women’s keep watch over over midwifery. Nightingale’s greater than 40 years of labor for public future health in India, relatively in famine prevention and for broader social reform, could be mentioned intimately.

The Collected Works of Florence Nightingale demonstrates Nightingale’s astute use of the political method and stories on her huge correspondence with royalty, viceroys, cupboard ministers and overseas leaders, together with such notables as Queen Victoria and W.E. Gladstone. a lot new fabric on Nightingale’s family members is stated, together with a few that would problem her typical portrayal within the secondary literature.

16 published volumes are scheduled and may checklist her huge, immense and mostly unpublished correspondence, formerly released books, articles and pamphlets, a lot of that have lengthy been out of print.

there'll be complete ebook in digital shape, allowing readers to simply pursue their specific pursuits. broad databases, particularly a chronology and a names index, may also be released in digital shape, back allowing handy entry to folks not just in Nightingale yet in different figures of the time.

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Boehme: An Intellectual Biography of the Seventeenth-Century by Andrew Weeks

By Andrew Weeks

It is a biography of 1 of the main unique and one of many least understood seminal writers of the Baroque international, Jacob Boehme.
In a interval stricken by mysteries and controversies, Boehme's visionary mysticism replied to the vexing quandaries confronting his contemporaries. His issues integrated the apocalyptic non secular disputes of his day, the havoc wrought through the Thirty Years' struggle in his quarter, the disintegration of the previous heart ecu order, the increase of latest cosmic types from avant-garde heliocentrism to vague esoteric theories, and his activity to specific by way of codes and emblems a brand new experience of the human, divine, and ordinary nation-states.

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