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The Reawakening: Religion and the Future of Humanity By John Leonard
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This work critiques the concept of an Axial Age around 500 BCE in which modern religions emerged and in which humans became ‘moral’. The Reawakening argues instead that these emergent... More > religions, based on newly-founded empires, empires which exerted hitherto unknown levels of control and coercion over their populations, and which lead in the end of monotheistic religions, moved humans away from the life of the world to an obsession with the life of the world to come… paving the way in the modern times for the disruptive regime of capitalism and its destruction of nature. However, at the same time as these religions emerged a countercurrent also emerged, represented primarily by Daoism and Buddhism, and in the West, Cynicism and Stoicism. This reawakening can provide the inspiration for a modern reawakening of spiritual traditions which stress compassion for all living things, and a quiet, responsible existence within nature.< Less
'Think of the World': Collected Poems 1986–2016 By John Leonard
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This volume contains my collected poems 1986–2016. That is the 674 out of some 750 poems I have written in the period 1986 to the present, from age 20 to age 50, that I wish to publish together... More > at this time. Many of these poems were published in my five collections Unlove (1991), 100 Elegies for Modernity (1997), Jesus in Kashmir (2003), Braided Lands (2010) and A Spell, A Charm (2014), but many (over 250) are previously unpublished.< Less
The True History of Pocahontas By John Leonard
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‘In this historically-informed screen play John Leonard strips away the myths surrounding the life of Pocahontas and delivers a compelling account of her tragic life at the moment of the... More > foundation of the Virginia colony. He demonstrates that in this case at least, the truth is even more fascinating the myths.’ Camilla Townsend, Historian, author of Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma (Hill and Wang, 2005).< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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