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Man Meaning And Mystery by Sigurd Hjelde
The contributions to this conference report deal with the academic study of religion in a historical perspective, focussing on W. Brede Kristensen and other Scandinavian pioneers. Also, methodological questions relating to the idea of a phenomenology of religion are discussed.
Meaning And Mystery by David M. Holley
Meaning and Mystery offers a challenge to the way Philosophyhas traditionally approached the issue of belief in God as atheoretical problem, proposing instead a form of reflection moreappropriate to the practical nature of the issue. Makes use of abundant illustrative material, from bothliterature, such as Les Misérables, Edwin Abott’sFlatland, Yann Martel’s Life of Pi and LeoTolstoy’s A Confession, and popular culture, such asadvertisements, the television series Joan of Arcadia andthe film Stranger Than Fiction Uses imaginative scenarios to offer explanations of centralconcepts Incorporates theories on human thought and behavior inexploring the formation of religious belief Written in a style that is accessible to readers with littlebackground knowledge of philosophy
The Homing Instinct by Bernd Heinrich
“A noted naturalist explores the centrality of home in the lives of humans and other animals . . . A special treat for readers of natural history” (Kirkus Reviews). Every year, many species make the journey from one place to another, following the same paths and ending up in the same places. Every year since boyhood, the acclaimed scientist and author Bernd Heinrich has done the same, returning to a beloved patch of western Maine woods. Which led him to wonder: What is the biology in humans of this primal pull toward a particular place, and how is it related to animal homing? In The Homing Instinct, Heinrich explores the fascinating mysteries of animal migration: how geese imprint true visual landscape memory; how scent trails are used by many creatures to locate their homes with pinpoint accuracy; and how even the tiniest of songbirds are equipped for solar and magnetic orienteering over vast distances. And he reminds us that to discount our human emotions toward home is to ignore biology itself. “A graceful blend of science and memoir . . . [Heinrich’s] ability to linger and simply be there for the moment when, for instance, an elderly spider descends from a silken strand to take the insect he offers her is the heart of his appeal.” —Julie Zickefoose, The Wall Street Journal “Deep and insightful writing.” —David Gessner, The Washington Post
God Mystery Diversity by Gordon D. Kaufman
In this frank and stimulating book, senior theologian Kaufman lays out in brief compass his historicist approach to Christian theology and central Christian mysteries, especially as they impinge on today's radically pluralistic religious and cultural scene and the moral challenges presented globally by it.
Mystery And Meaning by Gebre Menfes Kidus
"MYSTERY and MEANING" is a compilation of inspirational quotes, mystical prose, philosophical polemics, and poetic verse from the mind and heart of GEBRE MENFES KIDUS ("Servant of the Holy Spirit"). The author’s words provide a unique and valuable perspective on many of the vital religious, social, and moral issues of our time. Gebre Menfes Kidus balances contemplative reflections with impassioned argument, leaving the reader both challenged and inspired. These essays and aphorisms provide edification for the philosopher, the theologian, the spiritual seeker, and the lay Christian. The author addresses a variety of topics, such as: + Orthodox Theology + Spiritual Warfare + Mysticism + Social Justice + Metaphysics + Christian Pacifism + Biblical Commentary + Human Rights + The Teachings of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church This book was written with the permission and blessing of the author's Priest, Tsebate YemaneBrhane Asrat GebreMariam. All opinions and views contained within are subject to the scrutiny and correction of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church.
Bible Mystery And Bible Meaning by Thomas Troward
It is a great book, simply written, wherein the Christian author dares honestly to face the fact that the words of the bible can not be accepted in their literal meaning, and yet he has been able to preserve for us the deep, underlying spiritual truths of the Good Book. Contents: Chapter 1 — The Creation Chapter 2 — The Fall Chapter 3 — Israel Chapter 4 — The Mission of Moses Chapter 5 — The Mission of Jesus Chapter 6 — The Building of the Temple Chapter 7 — The Sacred Name Chapter 8 — The Devil Chapter 9 — The Law of Liberty Chapter 10 — The Teaching of Jesus Chapter 11 — The Forgiveness of Sin Chapter 12 — Forgiveness Chapter 13 — The Divine Giving Chapter 14 — The Spirit of Antichrist
Metaphors Magic And Mystery by Sangharakshita
The theme of this anthology is words, especially words in the context of the Dharma. Words have such power and magic, and yet they also present so many limitations and pitfalls. There are questions of how to use them skilfully and accurately, and the dangers of taking things too literally or misunderstanding metaphors. Indeed, there's the difference between understanding words and really knowing anything at all. There's the relationship between words and the truth, and the role poetry plays in connecting them.
Mysterium And Mystery by William David Spencer
A reprint of the first book on the topic of the cleric as a crime-solver in fiction. Mysterium and Mystery by William David Spencer is a primary reference of meticulous scholarship for anyone interested in mystery literature.
The Mystery Of The Universe And The Meaning Of Human Life by Witness Lee
Bible Meaning And Bible Mystery by Thomas Troward
Bible Meaning and Bible Mystery by English judge, author, and New Thought advocate Thomas Troward, was originally published in 1917.Bible Mystery and Bible Meaning is considered an important and controversial work by author Thomas Troward. In the work Troward discusses critical concepts in the Bible and draws connections between these biblical writings and science to attempt to prove his belief that they are not contradictory, but in fact are complementary. As one of the earliest writers to explore connections between science and the bible, this is an important work because it has been used widely by scholars both in the fields of biblical studies as well as science for more than a century. This is an excellent publication for those of both fields and also of Troward's other writings in the area of the New Thought movement.