Fear and Trembling/Repetition (Kierkegaard's Writings, by Søren Kierkegaard

By Søren Kierkegaard

A good translation of 2 of Kierkegaard's top works.

The definitive version of the Writings. the 1st quantity . . . shows the scholarly price of the whole sequence: an creation surroundings the paintings within the context of Kierkegaard's improvement; a remarkably transparent translation; and concluding sections of clever notes. -- Library magazine

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Religion and Human Purpose: A Cross Disciplinary Approach by Kai Nielsen (auth.), William Horosz, Tad S. Clements (eds.)

By Kai Nielsen (auth.), William Horosz, Tad S. Clements (eds.)

The cross-disciplinary reports during this quantity are of detailed curiosity simply because they hyperlink human goal to the current debate among faith and the method of secularization. If that discuss is to be an inventive one, the suggestion of the 'human orderer' has to be similar considerably either to the sacred and secular geographical regions. actually, if guy weren't a purposive being, he might have neither non secular nor secular difficulties. questions on origins and future, divine purposiveness and the order of human improvement, wouldn't come up as themes of human obstacle. it is going to look, then, that few could deny the very fact of man's purposiveness in lifestyles, that the pursuit of those reasons constitutes the dramas of historical past and tradition. but the case is in a different way. For, touching on 'purposes' itself, commonly divergent, even antithetical, perspectives were held. the typical guy has mistrusted its counsel for objective, a lot too usually, 'changes its mind'. Its fluctuations and eccentric nature are an excessive amount of even for logic. The sciences have pointed out objective with the non-public lifestyles and seen it as a functionality of the topic self. accordingly that they had no use for it in medical process and aim wisdom. The religions of the area have used goal in its holistic experience, for reasons of creating grandious platforms of non secular totality and for pointing out the final word targets in man's destiny.

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Cottage Witchery: Natural Magick for Hearth and Home by Ellen Dugan

By Ellen Dugan

Ellen Dugan, the writer of Garden Witchery, is definitely the right advisor to teach us the best way to convey the great thing about nature and its magickal energies interior. utilizing universal family and outdoors items-such as herbs, spices, dried flora, crops, stones, and candles-she bargains a down-to-earth method of growing an enchanted domestic.

From really good spells and charms to kitchen conjuring and colour magick, this hands-on consultant teaches Witches of all degrees find out how to enhance a home's air of mystery and effort. Readers will how you can use begonias and lilacs for cover, dispel undesirable vibes with salt and lemon, practice tea leaf readings, bless the house with fruit, invite the aid of domestic faeries, practice houseplant magick, and create a loving domestic for the full family members.

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The Apostolic Age in Patristic Thought (Supplements to by A. Hilhorst

By A. Hilhorst

This quantity bargains with how Christians of the 1st centuries regarded again at the interval of the nascent Church. because of the incomparable stature of its founder, Jesus Christ, who had descended from heaven and commissioned his Apostles, this era used to be authorative for all Christians in concerns of doctrine, associations, rites and morality, a brand new phenomenon within the Graeco-Roman international. Its implications are explored in 16 essays facing a variety of matters similar to liturgy, the canon of Scriptures, the position of miracles, artwork, monasticism, and ministry. All contributions, considering either the perspectives of person Church fathers and Gnostic and Manichaean texts, make a large number of fundamental fabric to be had.

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Buddha in a Teacup: Contemporary Dharma Tales by Todd Walton

By Todd Walton

The forty-two brief stories that include Buddha In A Teacup are set in modern the US, rather than some time past China or India. every one parable springs from the author’s meditations on basic elements of Buddhist dharma as these educating observe to the realm this present day. a number of the stories are funny, a few unhappy, a few erotic, a few mysterious—all associated and balanced via subject matters of mindfulness, compassion, generosity, kindness and love. The reader don't need to be a Buddhist or comprehend something approximately Buddhism to completely enjoy and luxuriate in those common stories of the human .

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The Dude Abides: The Gospel According to the Coen Brothers by Cathleen Falsani

By Cathleen Falsani

Even if you've visible just a couple or each certainly one of their fourteen movies adequate occasions to cite them via middle, you recognize Joel and Ethan Coen make video clips like nobody else in cinema. The Oscar-winning Coen brothers' quirky and enduring movies are wealthy with meaning---much of it hidden simply underneath the skin, gemstones of non secular and existential perception ready to be excavated. sign up for award-winning faith columnist Cathleen Falsani as she explores the deeper truths present in those engrossing videos. Falsani examines all the Coen brothers' movies, from their debut, Blood uncomplicated, to their most recent, a significant guy. starting from iconoclastic comedies akin to elevating Arizona and the massive Lebowski to an unblinking treatise at the nature of evil in No nation for outdated males, the Coen brothers have created ethical universes during which a few of life's crucial questions are asked---if no longer consistently replied. those queries run the gamut from the that means of lifestyles and enlightenment, to the basic nature of fact and love. there's probably absolute confidence the Coen brothers are afraid to take on, both with a wink and a grin or brutal honesty (and occasionally both). As Falsani examines the soul of the films, she weaves her personal reports, impressions, and cultural and religious research with a journalist's willing eye for research and a movie lover's ardour for the cultural medium. by means of turns thought-provoking and enjoyable, you'll come away with a brand new admiration for those occasionally extraordinary, regularly smart, and unmistakably virtuoso filmmakers and their motion pictures.

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Martin Bucer's Doctrine of Justification Reformation: by Brian Lugioyo

By Brian Lugioyo

Martin Bucer has frequently been portrayed as a diplomat who tried to reconcile divergent theological perspectives, occasionally at any fee, or as a practical pastor who was once extra curious about ethics than theology. those representations have ended in the view that Bucer was once a theological lightweight, rightly put within the shadow of Luther and Calvin. This ebook makes a distinct argument.

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