By Stanislav Grof
Discover a really extraordinary diversity of pursuits, philosophies, religions, and cultures -- from alchemy to angels, Buddhism to Hinduism, delusion to magic. the prestigious authors deliver a wealth of information, visionary pondering, and obtainable writing to every fascinating topic in those lavishly illustrated, large-format paperback books.
By Doris Francis
Burial websites have lengthy been well-known as home windows onto earlier civilizations, but the meanings of state-of-the-art cemeteries were almost overlooked, even supposing they could display a lot approximately ourselves. throughout the technique of identifying a memorial stone, inscribing it, and tending the grave backyard, viewers model a dynamic own panorama of reminiscence and mourning. The modern cemetery is additionally a spot the place new immigrant groups can make stronger crew obstacles and identify a feeling of fatherland. Exploring the memorial practices of individuals from Greek Orthodox, Muslim, Jewish, Roman Catholic and Anglican faiths, in addition to the "unchurched," this e-book indicates how the cloth artifacts of mourning exhibit sentiments which are shared, understood, and proven by way of contributors of the key cemetery neighborhood.
By S. Friederich
Pursuing this venture, the booklet develops and defends the concept that quantum states don't symbolize good points of actual truth, it distinguishes among valid and illegitimate makes use of of anthropocentric notions in foundational money owed, it considers the character of clarification in quantum idea, and it addresses issues that come up in quantum box thought. moreover, it argues that quantum conception is in the neighborhood causal inasmuch as quantum percentages, effectively construed, are self sufficient of what happens at space-like distance.
By Ivan Strenski
In this selection of eleven essays the writer outlines a programme of integrative, contextualized reviews of faith. a few diversified subject matters are integrated in those glossy reviews of religion.
By Graham H. Twelftree
The miracle tales of the founders and saints of the key global religions have a lot in universal. Written by way of foreign specialists, this significant other offers an authoritative and comparative learn of miracles in not just Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Christianity and Judaism, but additionally, indigenous religions. The authors advertise a dialogue of the issues of miracles in our principally secular tradition, and of the worth of miracles in non secular trust. The miracles of Jesus also are contextualized via chapters at the Hebrew Bible, classical tradition to the Romans, moment Temple and early rabbinic Judaism and early Christianity. This e-book offers scholars with a scholarly creation to miracles, which additionally covers philosophical, scientific and historic matters.
By Andrew Jackson
Love while non-LDS individuals write a e-book on our ideals in means the place they suspect they're an expert at the topic. I had was hoping for a impartial examine the Latter-Day Saints ideals merely to discover a booklet jam-packed with mild backhanded feedback, misunderstandings and scripture from the works taken out of context. Oh well...
Probing the Depths of Evil and Good: Multireligious Views by Jerald D. Gort, Henry Jansen, Hendrik M. Vroom
By Jerald D. Gort, Henry Jansen, Hendrik M. Vroom
Within the few years because the assault at the international alternate middle on September eleven, 2001, evil has turn into a important topic within the media and human awareness: the evil of terrorism, the evil of secular tradition, main issue for poverty, and weather swap .... but diversified cultures and non secular traditions have diverse rules of what evil is and what its root explanations are. even supposing there isn't any vast conflict of cultures, many disagreements and in addition conflicts on the earth come up from the deep alterations in perspectives of evil. This quantity explores non secular perspectives of evil. students from varied religions and from a variety of components of the area describe how humans probe the depths of evil-and by means of necessity that of good-from their very own history in a variety of worldviews. of their explorations, just about all tackle the necessity to transcend morality, and past legalistic definitions of evil and of fine. They aspect to the unconventional depths of evil on this planet and in human society and toughen our instinct that there's no effortless resolution. but when we will be able to achieve a greater figuring out of what humans from different worldview traditions and cultures think of evil, we're that a lot toward a extra peaceable international.
By Paul Copan
In present day postmodern international, believers greater than ever ahead of are confronted with a bunch of objections to Christianity. professional apologist Paul Copan describes those objections as "anti-truth" claims and with "How have you learnt you are not improper" he presents a precious source with thorough, biblical solutions to such frequently used objections as
- "Whatever works for you"
- "Just so long as it makes you happy"
- "All religions are essentially the same"
- "Christianity is anti-semitic"
At the top of every bankruptcy, he presents sensible and easy-to-share precis issues to assist readers intelligently and successfully resolution the demanding situations in their non-Christian acquaintances and friends.