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Clear Instruction for the Five Mountains Volume One – Vinaya By Ven. Dr. Wonji Dharma
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The Vinaya (Pali and Sanskrit, literally meaning "leading out", "education", "discipline") is the regulatory framework for the sangha or monastic community of Buddhism... More > based on the canonical texts called the Vinaya Pitaka. The teachings of the Gautama Buddha can be divided into two broad categories: Dharma "doctrine" and Vinaya "discipline". At the heart of the Vinaya is a set of rules known as Patimokkha in Pāli and Prātimokṣa in Sanskrit. The Vinaya was orally passed down from the Buddha to his disciples. Eventually, numerous different Vinayas arose in Buddhism, based upon geographical or cultural differences and the different schools of Buddhism that developed. Three of these are still in use: Theravadin (Theravada), Mulasarvastivadin (the schools of Tibetan Buddhism) and Dharmaguptakin (East Asian Buddhism). The Vinayas are the same in substance and have only minor differences.< Less
Jewish Theology: A History and Study of Judaism; Jewish Beliefs, Prayers and Thought By Kaufmann Kohler
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This book by prominent rabbi Kaufmann Kohler explains the beliefs, traditions and history of the Jewish faith. Detailed yet accessible explanations of the tenets of the religion are offered by... More > Kohler, whose decades spent in devotion and study of Judaism imbue the pages with an authentic and intimate knowledge of the faith from ancient times onward. First published in 1918, this account of the Jewish religion was praised by Kohler's contemporaries in the American Jewish community. Kaufmann Kohler was a Jewish intellectual and rabbi who rose to prominence after emigrating to the USA at a young age after formal education in various schools in Germany. Over decades, he became a respected public figures advocating Reform Judaism, and influenced the development and public prominence of the Jewish religion. A frequent committee member and speaker at various rabbinic conferences, Kohler was also enthusiastic about science, using his writing skills to contribute articles to various scientific journals.< Less
Jewish Theology: A History and Study of Judaism; Jewish Beliefs, Prayers and Thought (Hardcover) By Kaufmann Kohler
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This book by prominent rabbi Kaufmann Kohler explains the beliefs, traditions and history of the Jewish faith. Detailed yet accessible explanations of the tenets of the religion are offered by... More > Kohler, whose decades spent in devotion and study of Judaism imbue the pages with an authentic and intimate knowledge of the faith from ancient times onward. First published in 1918, this account of the Jewish religion was praised by Kohler's contemporaries in the American Jewish community. Kaufmann Kohler was a Jewish intellectual and rabbi who rose to prominence after emigrating to the USA at a young age after formal education in various schools in Germany. Over decades, he became a respected public figures advocating Reform Judaism, and influenced the development and public prominence of the Jewish religion. A frequent committee member and speaker at various rabbinic conferences, Kohler was also enthusiastic about science, using his writing skills to contribute articles to various scientific journals.< Less
A History of the Moravian Church: The Moravians - Founding the Early Protestant Church as the Bohemian Brethren, and the Christian Revival in 18th Century Germany By J. E. Hutton
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J. E. Hutton's superb history follows the Moravian Church from its earliest years as one of the earliest founding Protestant denominations, over the centuries as it developed into a mature Christian... More > fellowship. Arranged chronologically, Hutton's history takes us first to the dawn of the Protestant Reformation in the fifteenth century. He details the fraught religious and political situation during the decades prior to the eventual split with the dominant Catholic order. We are introduced to the pivotal figures of the era, such as Peter of Chelci, Gregory the Patriarch and Luke of Prague. The political climate of Prague, Bohemia and the surrounding areas in which the Moravians lived is much-detailed. The pure, simple observance of Christ and his virtues united the Moravian movement - the essential devotion to Jesus and his gospel appealed to Christians, who yearned for community under a common banner and felt distant from the old order. Poland in particular proved a bastion for Moravian brethren.< Less
A History of the Moravian Church: The Moravians - Founding the Early Protestant Church as the Bohemian Brethren, and the Christian Revival in 18th Century Germany (Hardcover) By J. E. Hutton
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J. E. Hutton's superb history follows the Moravian Church from its earliest years as one of the earliest founding Protestant denominations, over the centuries as it developed into a mature Christian... More > fellowship. Arranged chronologically, Hutton's history takes us first to the dawn of the Protestant Reformation in the fifteenth century. He details the fraught religious and political situation during the decades prior to the eventual split with the dominant Catholic order. We are introduced to the pivotal figures of the era, such as Peter of Chelci, Gregory the Patriarch and Luke of Prague. The political climate of Prague, Bohemia and the surrounding areas in which the Moravians lived is much-detailed. The pure, simple observance of Christ and his virtues united the Moravian movement - the essential devotion to Jesus and his gospel appealed to Christians, who yearned for community under a common banner and felt distant from the old order. Poland in particular proved a bastion for Moravian brethren.< Less
Mindfulness and Peaceful Living By Joseph Santiago
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Have you ever wanted to take time out from your life and figure out for yourself what the big picture means for you? There have been times in my life where I have felt that my everyday philosophy and... More > path were at odds with my spiritual path. The problem I was having is I wanted to take something from outside myself and somehow apply it to clarify my whole existence. In Mindfulness and Peaceful Living I seek to share my journey, and my life through the principles of spiritual connection and community. Mindfulness and Peaceful Living is about developing a personal code of conduct to recognize the world as a spiritual experience, as well as share an evolving philosophy in which to move through life. The exercises on organizing your mental responses and reactions alone are gold. The unique opportunity available through this book is the author welcomes the reader to share their voice, because listening is only one part of the conversation.< Less
Organic Growth: Enough Church...Just give me God! By Dr.Levon E. Davis
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Dr. Levon Davis is a cutting-edge leader who employs suitable methods that minister to people from various walks of life. His simple and practical approach brings about indelible life changes. The... More > principles shared in this book, Organic Growth, are sure to move you from just having a church to being the church Christ intended for His disciples to be. Steve Ely, Senior Pastor Passion Church Bethany, Oklahoma When I read his book. “Convicted Converted, Forgiven: From the Streets to the Pulpit.” I was more than confident that his subsequent work would be nothing less than cutting edge. Dr. Levon Davis uses his experience as a leader and serving other leaders to provide the reader of this book with two different perspectives concerning church and how to develop an authentic relationship with God. Dr. Steve Clark, Senior Pastor Cornerstone Community Center Stockton, CA< Less
What Happened? By Michael Calpino
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When Yahushua (Jesus) arrived on the scene in the early first century and began preaching, he did so as a Jew in a Jewish context. His talmidim (disciples) we all Jews who practiced Judaism as it... More > was understood in the second temple period. So how did what was simply another sect of Judaism become Christianity? What were the historical and theological changes that resulted in an anti-Semetic religion claiming a Jewish Messiah? This work, drawing on a variety of historical sources, traces the history of the Natzrim (the followers of the Nazarene) from "Pentecost" to Constantine. It explains the historical reasons for the abandonment of Judaism and the theological justifications developed to support it. In addition, it explains the role of Jew and Gentile in the early community and what they could or should be. The consequences of these changes were, and are, catastrophic for both Jew and Gentile. By understanding them, we can rebuild what Yahushua intended for his people.< Less
The Next Voice You Hear...Sermons, Stories and a Rant or Two By R. Cameron Miller
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Are you or someone you know, allergic to organized religion? Are you a secret churchgoer, hiding the activity from your friends because they associate all religion with bad religion? Do you wish... More > you knew more people who were willing to talk out loud about the things that evoke your own sense of wonder and puzzlement? Then “The Next Voice You Hear” is for you. This collection of sermons, online articles and blogs by Cameron Miller will ease the turmoil you may experience because of your spiritual inklings in a time and culture rife with mistrust and animosity toward things religious. Cameron Miller is a preacher and an Episcopal priest with an educational background that includes Eastern religion, philosophy and organizational development. He has been associated with congregations building alternative spiritual communities in Massachusetts, Indiana, Ohio and New York. He is the author of numerous articles, columns and the blog, subversivepreacher.com.< Less
Heiden Hexology By Hunter Yoder
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“Heiden Hexology, Essays and Interviews”, is a collection of published work by Heiden Hexologist, Hunter Yoder. Heiden is the German version of the Anglo Saxon, Heathen. He views recent... More > developments in prechristian Germanic tribalism from his Pennsylvania German perspective. Yoder grew up with the kultur, specifically the practice of painting Hex Signs. In the book, he explores the world of magically charged objects, the preChristian Germanic Gods and Goddesses, the Elder Futhark of Runes, Germanic Witchcraft known as Hexerei, Sex Magic and the use of magic plants. The book documents the proliferation of the practice of Hexerei by the emerging Germanic Heathen community internationally including his interviews of Rune magicians and Folk practitioners. This is Yoder's follow up to his book. “The Backdoor Hexologist,” 2009.< Less

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