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Death - Cultural, Philosophical and Religious Aspects By Nicolae Sfetcu
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About death, grief, mourning, life after death and immortality. Why should we die like humans to live as a species. "No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die... More > to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new." (Steve Jobs) For sponsorship opportunities please contact me.< Less
Aspects of the Religious History of Lewis Up to the Disruption of 1843 By Murdo Macaulay
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Rev. Murdo Macaulay was born in Upper Carloway, Lewis, the eldest child of a family of four boys and two girls. On the day of his birth the famous and saintly Mrs. MacIver of Carloway predicted that... More > he was to be a minister of the Gospel. This prediction, of which he had been informed, appeared to have no particular bearing upon his early career. It was not until the great spiritual revival, which began in the district of Carloway a few years before the outbreak of the Second World War, that Mr. Macaulay came to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. The historical account of the Lord’s sovereignty in preparing him for the ministry makes for interesting reading. It includes a full secondary education, a number of years in military training, some years in business where he came to understand the foibles of the public whom he had to serve, a graduation course at Edinburgh University and a divinity Course in the Free Church College.< Less
Aspects of the Religious History of Lewis Up to the Disruption of 1843 By Murdo Macaulay
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Rev. Murdo Macaulay was born in Upper Carloway, Lewis, the eldest child of a family of four boys and two girls. On the day of his birth the famous and saintly Mrs. MacIver of Carloway predicted that... More > he was to be a minister of the Gospel. This prediction, of which he had been informed, appeared to have no particular bearing upon his early career. It was not until the great spiritual revival, which began in the district of Carloway a few years before the outbreak of the Second World War, that Mr. Macaulay came to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. Whatever thoughts he may have entertained previously, it was in a prisoner of war camp in Germany that he made known his decision to respond to his call to the ministry of the Free Church. The historical account of the Lord’s sovereignty in preparing him for the ministry makes for interesting reading. Every Christian ought to consider the manner in which Christ's Spirit engages men in spiritual revival and renewal throughout the history of the church.< Less
The Varieties of Religious Experience (Unabridged) By William James
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The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by the Harvard psychologist and philosopher William James comprising 20 lectures given at the University of Edinburgh in... More > Scotland. These lectures concerned the nature of religion and the neglect of science, in James' view, in the academic study of religion. Soon after its publication, the book found its way into the canon of psychology and philosophy, and has remained in print for over a century. James was most interested in direct religious experiences. Theology and the organizational aspects of religion were of secondary interest. He believed that religious experiences were simply human experiences: "Religious happiness is happiness. Religious trance is trance." He believed that religious experiences can have "morbid origins" in brain pathology and can be irrational but nevertheless are largely positive. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
The Varieties of Religious Experience (Unabridged) By William James
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"The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature" is a book by the Harvard psychologist and philosopher William James comprising 20 lectures given at the University of... More > Edinburgh in Scotland. These lectures concerned the nature of religion and the neglect of science, in James' view, in the academic study of religion. Soon after its publication, the book found its way into the canon of psychology and philosophy, and has remained in print for over a century. James was most interested in direct religious experiences. Theology and the organizational aspects of religion were of secondary interest. He believed that religious experiences were simply human experiences: "Religious happiness is happiness. Religious trance is trance." He believed that religious experiences can have "morbid origins" in brain pathology and can be irrational but nevertheless are largely positive. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
The Religious Humanism of Moh-zi By Peter M.K. Chan
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Moh-zi (ca.479-438 BC) was the most outstanding religious thinker of Ancient China. He believed in the Will of Heaven, advocated the doctrine of mutual love, and condemned wars of agression,... More > extravagance of expediture,among other things. This ebook is an abridged and systematic reconstitution of his words, designed to expose the main thread of arguments that runs through the ethical, religious, and poltical aspect of his thought. A total of 32 pages with Chinese textual documentation, suitable for students of Chinese philosophy, culture, and language.< Less
Religious Violence. From the Bible to Isis By Dag Tessore
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This is a book that throws a new, baffling light on the subject of holy war. There are many studies on this phenomenon, based on historical, political, and sociological analyses; however, this book... More > suggests a different angle, emphasizing the most specific and most determinant aspect of holy war: religion. This book is a journey in search of the “spirituality of war”, a dimension which is a common heritage of nearly all cultures and religions. Through a wide outline on war spirituality from the Bible and the Quran, crusaders and mujahidins, samurais and Aztec priests, it argues that war can be seen as a way of liberation for oneself and for others, a way of mystical asceticism and introspection.< Less
The Skeptic's Book of Religious Quotes & Anecdotes By Joseph R. Simonetta
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This is a collection of poignant, engaging, and often humorous thoughts and anecdotes about disturbing aspects of the world of religion. This is a book for religious skeptics. They will find that far... More > from being alone, they are in elevated company. Throughout history a high ratio of major thinkers, scientists, writers, reformers, scholars, champions of democracy, and other world changers have been and continue to be religious skeptics. Many risked their lives to confront the power of the ignorance, stupidity and wrath of religion. This book, a testimony to them, is also for the unknowing, mislead, and exploited public, who have been taken advantage of for too many centuries. A review of these quotes and anecdotes will lead an objective observer to conclude - as have many who are quoted - that the phenomenon of religion, with all its elaborate rituals, costumes and falsehoods, is likely the world's longest, most magnificent, and destructive charade.< Less
The Skeptic's Book of Religious Quotes & Anecdotes By Joseph R. Simonetta
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This is a collection of poignant, engaging, and often humorous thoughts and anecdotes about disturbing aspects of the world of religion. This is a book for religious skeptics. They will find that far... More > from being alone, they are in elevated company. Throughout history a high ratio of major thinkers, scientists, writers, reformers, scholars, champions of democracy, and other world changers have been and continue to be religious skeptics. Many risked their lives to confront the power of the ignorance, stupidity and wrath of religion. This book, a testimony to them, is also for the unknowing, mislead, and exploited public, who have been taken advantage of for too many centuries. A review of these quotes and anecdotes will lead an objective observer to conclude – as have many who are quoted – that the phenomenon of religion, with all its elaborate rituals, costumes and falsehoods, is likely the world’s longest, most magnificent, and destructive charade.< Less
The Skeptic's Book of Religious Quotes & Anecdotes By Joseph R. Simonetta
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This is a collection of poignant, engaging, and often humorous thoughts and anecdotes about disturbing aspects of the world of religion. This is a book for religious skeptics. They will find that far... More > from being alone, they are in elevated company. Throughout history a high ratio of major thinkers, scientists, writers, reformers, scholars, champions of democracy, and other world changers have been and continue to be religious skeptics. Many risked their lives to confront the power of the ignorance, stupidity and wrath of religion. This book, a testimony to them, is also for the unknowing, mislead, and exploited public, who have been taken advantage of for too many centuries. A review of these quotes and anecdotes will lead an objective observer to conclude – as have many who are quoted – that the phenomenon of religion, with all its elaborate rituals, costumes and falsehoods, is likely the world’s longest, most magnificent, and destructive charade.< Less

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