The Pope Who Quit: A True Medieval Tale of Mystery, Death, and Salvation

By Jon M. Sweeney

The riveting tale of Pope St. Celestine V, the pope who retired from the papacy.

At the shut of the tumultuous heart a while, there lived a guy who appeared destined from delivery to avoid wasting the realm. His identify was once Peter Morrone, a hermit, a founding father of a non secular order, and, counting on whom you check with, a reformer, an instigator, a prophet, a coward, a saint, and doubtless the sufferer of homicide. A stroke of destiny might, essentially in a single day, rework this humble servant of God into the main robust guy within the Catholic Church. part a yr later, he stands out as the simply pope in heritage to abdicate the chair of St. Peter, an act that almost introduced the papacy to its knees. What led him to make that call and what occurred later on will be shrouded in secret for hundreds of years. The Pope Who Quit pulls again the veil of secrecy in this dramatic time in heritage and showcases a narrative that consists of lethal dealings, apocalyptic maneuverings, and papal intrigue.

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Modern Man in Search of a Soul

A provocative and enlightening examine religious unease and its contribution to the void in sleek civilization

 

Considered by way of many to be probably the most vital books within the box of psychology, Modern guy looking for a Soul is a complete creation to the concept of Carl Gustav Jung. during this booklet, Jung examines probably the most contested and the most important parts within the box of analytical psychology, together with dream research, the primitive subconscious, and the connection among psychology and faith. also, Jung seems on the variations among his theories and people of Sigmund Freud, offering a priceless foundation for someone drawn to the basics of psychoanalysis.

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Chakras: Energy Centers of Transformation

By Harish Johari

• Revised and improved version of the vintage paintings on chakras by means of the well known Indian pupil and tantra practitioner.

• comprises full-color illustrations of the chakras for use with the meditation workouts within the booklet and offers the instruments essential to turn on those facilities of transformative strength.

In the traditional technological know-how of tantra, the human physique is seen because the such a lot ideal tool for the expression of cognizance, a perfection learned during the improvement of psychic facilities referred to as chakras. situated in the cerebrospinal method, the chakras are the degree upon which the interplay among greater recognition and wish is performed out. hence, it's via realizing and using the energies of the chakras that we eventually succeed in an enlightened kingdom of being.

In Chakras, Indian student and tantra practitioner Harish Johari introduces the classical ideas of the chakras in addition to their functional software for this day. during this increased version, whole with new artwork and textual content, he unfolds the mysteries of those sophisticated facilities of transformation with visualization innovations necessary to a completely learned tantric perform. not like different books in its box, Chakras offers the instruments to turn on those facilities of transformative power and increase one's highbrow wisdom to an adventure of non secular progress.

Meditating at the appealing, full-color illustrations of every chakra vitalizes the cerebrospinal facilities and harmonizes the total process either bodily and psychically. factors of every chakra tricky at the chakra's connection to parts, shades, sounds, feel and paintings organs, wants, planets and deities, in addition to on behavioral features and specific results of meditation. For students and religious aspirants of each point, Chakras is a useful, useful resource of data and methods.

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Agnostic: A Spirited Manifesto

A extensively well known author on faith celebrates agnosticism because the so much shiny, engaging—and finally the main honest—stance towards the mysteries of existence.

One in 4 americans reject any association with prepared faith, and approximately half these below thirty describe themselves as “spiritual yet no longer religious.” yet because the airwaves resound with the haranguing of preachers and pundits, who speaks for the thousands who locate no pleasure in whittling the beauty of life to an easy yes/no choice?

Lesley Hazleton does. during this provocative, awesome e-book, she supplies voice to the case for agnosticism, breaks it freed from its stereotypes as watered-down atheism or amorphous “seeking,” and celebrates it as a reasoned, revealing, and maintaining stance towards existence. Stepping over the traces imposed via inflexible conviction, she attracts on philosophy, theology, psychology, technological know-how, and extra to discover, with interest and fervour, the important function of puzzle in a deceptively information-rich international; to invite what we suggest by way of the hunt for that means; to invoke the humbling but elating viewpoint of infinity; to problem obtained rules approximately demise; and to re-evaluate what “the soul” could be. encouraged and encouraging, Agnostic recasts the query of trust now not as an issue to be solved yet as a call for participation to an ongoing, open-ended experience of the brain.

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Limitless: Inspirations for a Ridiculously Good Life

By Nick Vujicic

Succinct insights and phrases of encouragement for a person - despite conditions - from the bestselling writer of Life with no Limits and Unstoppable.

Born with no fingers or legs, Nick Vujicic overcame his incapacity to discover a wealthy and self sufficient lifestyles that may be a version for someone looking genuine contentment. the writer of the simplest promoting books Life with no Limits and Unstoppable, Nick now bargains succinct insights and encouragement to a person - despite circumstances.

This beautiful publication - perfect for present giving, comprises 50 inspirational devotions to aid readers face existence with desire, self assurance, and braveness. subject matters comprise religion, own crises, relationships, profession and task demanding situations, anger, overall healthiness and incapacity matters, vanity, responding to intolerance, discovering stability, the facility of goals and so on. Nick has confirmed that even the main intimidating demanding situations don't need to hinder a unlimited life.

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The Pleiadian Workbook: Awakening Your Divine Ka

By Amorah Quan Yin

The Pleiadian Workbook is a right away transmission from the Pleiadian Emissaries of Light--Light beings from the Pleiades--who say it's time now for non secular development, ascension, and therapeutic. via Amorah Quan Yin, we're taught to open our "Ka Channels," which pull strength from our multidimensional, holographic selves into our actual our bodies. those galactic therapeutic options align us with our divine selves, bring up our vibratory charges, and rejuvenate and stability bodies, whereas accelerating religious evolution and stimulating emotional therapeutic.

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Karma Cola: Marketing the Mystic East

By Gita Mehta

Starting within the overdue '60s, thousands of Westerners descended upon India, disciples of a cultural revolution that proclaimed that the magic and secret lacking from their lives used to be to be present in the East. An Indian author who has additionally lived in England and the USA, Gita Mehta used to be preferably put to monitor the spectacle of eu and American "pilgrims" interacting with their hosts. while she eventually recorded her razor sharp observations in Karma Cola, the publication turned an fast vintage for describing, in cruel element, what occurs whilst the traditions of an old and longlived society are changed into commodities and offered to those that do not comprehend them.

In the wonderful prose that has turn into her trademark, Mehta skewers the total Spectrum of seekers: The Beatles, homeless scholars, Hollywood wealthy teenagers in detox, British guilt-trippers, and extra. In doing so, she additionally unearths the devastating byproducts that the Westerners dropped at the villages of rural lndia -- excessive nervousness and drug dependancy between them.

Brilliantly irreverent, Karma Cola monitors Gita Mehta's present for weaving previous and new, universal and peculiar, heritage and present occasions right into a seamless and colourful narrative that's instantaneously witty, surprising, and poignant.

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Living Fearlessly: Bringing Out Your Inner Soul Strength (How-to-Live Series)

By Paramhansa Yogananda

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Publish 12 months note: initially released in 2003. This replica is First Edition.
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In this robust booklet, Paramahansa Yogananda - well known writer of the religious vintage, Autobiography of a Yogi - presents confident affirmations for attaining good fortune, outlines sure tools of constructing lasting happiness, and tells us tips on how to triumph over negativity and inertia through harnessing the dynamic energy of our personal will.

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Living Fearlessly: Bringing Out Your internal Soul energy is a compilation of choices from Paramhansa Yoga-nanda's writings, lectures, and casual talks. those initially seemed in his books, in articles in Self-Realization (the journal he based in 1925), within the 3 anthologies of his gathered talks and essays, and in different Self-Realization Fellowship publications.

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Personal Writings (Penguin Classics)

The writings of an important Christian thinker

One of the main figures in Christian background, St. Ignatius of Loyola (c. 1491-1556) was once a passionate and specified non secular philosopher and visionary. The works accrued right here offer a first-hand, own advent to this striking personality: a guy who grew to become clear of the Spanish the Aristocracy to create the innovative Jesuit Order, encouraged by means of the will to assist humans stick with Christ. His Reminiscences describe his youth, his non secular conversion following near-paralysis in conflict, and his non secular and actual ordeals as he struggled to help these in desire, together with plague, persecution and imprisonment. The non secular Exercises supply directions to these looking the need of God, and the Spiritual Diary shows Ignatius in day-by-day mystical touch with God in the course of a private fight. The Letters accrued right here offer an perception into Ignatius' ceaseless crusade to help these looking enlightenment and to direct the younger Society of Jesus.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts improved via introductions and notes by way of exclusive students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations through award-winning translators.

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