Category: Spirituality

Download E-books People in Glass Houses: An insider's story of a life in and out of Hillsong PDF

Tanya Levin grew up within the church that grew to become Hillsong is Australia's so much bold, entrepreneurial and influential non secular company. humans IN GLASS homes tells how a small Assemblies of God church in a suburban college corridor grew to become a multi-million greenback tax loose firm, a cult and a strong strength in Australia this present day. commencing up the area of Christian fundamentalism, it is a robust, own and now and then very humorous exploration of an all making a song, all swaying mega church. Shortlisted, 2007 Walkley Non-Fiction e-book Award

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Download E-books Magical Herbalism: The Secret Craft of the Wise (Llewellyn's Practical Magick Series) PDF

By Scott Cunningham

Ordinary magic makes use of the realm round us for magical reasons. Herbs are probably the most very important instruments for ordinary magic, and the easiest creation to the program is located in Scott Cunningham's Magical Herbalism.
This publication provides an entire procedure of magic utilizing herbs. you are going to research the idea of magic and the instruments you will want. Then you will get numerous suggestions for utilizing herbs for magic. want a safety process? "Pick a number of protecting herbs and bind the stems including pink thread, then cling them up. this tradition dates again to Babylonian times." you will find an inventory of over a hundred and fifteen herbs that info their magical powers, so that you can simply locate which of them are protecting in nature.
How a couple of divination utilizing herbs? "Get a small volume of dried patchouly, mugwort, or wormwood. collapse the herb among your arms till it's finely lowered. subsequent, pour it right into a small sq. pan (glass or ceramic). mild yellow candles and position the pan in your operating quarter. shut your eyes, expand the index finger of your vulnerable hand, and lightly contact the guts of the pan with its tip. circulation it at random within the pan, moving from one path to a different ... Now, get rid of your finger, open your eyes, and interpret the symbols you might have simply written within the herb."
All of the ideas, rituals, spells, talismans, therapeutic equipment, and charms are this straightforward. And most significantly, they paintings! you will additionally locate the way to make and use incenses, scented oils, perfumes, fluid condensers, and a lot more.
Here is your probability to paintings with a gorgeous and straightforward process. provide it a test! you will not be dissatisfied.

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Download E-books The Quest for Meaning: Developing a Philosophy of Pluralism PDF

By Tariq Ramadan

In The Quest for that means: constructing a Philosophy of Pluralism, Tariq Ramadan embarks on a trip to discover the profound truths that bind us jointly. In a global so packed with diversified ideals and viewpoints, how will we locate peace in our shared humanity? Acclaimed philosopher and thinker Tariq Ramadan explores common principles akin to love, admire, fact, and tolerance, and examines questions similar to how can women and men relate to one another? what's the precise nature of equality? What does "civilization" fairly suggest? In doing so, he opens our minds to a brand new view of humanity. even if we're Christian or Buddhist, Jewish or Muslim, secularist or believer, he finds that each one traditions of proposal spring from an identical position, and courses us to determine prior what divides us and detect the wonderful thing about what now we have in universal. This ebook has resonance for we all, exhibiting why, finally, all various non secular paths bring about the human heart.

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Download E-books Humans are not from Earth: a scientific evaluation of the evidence PDF

By Ellis Silver

An overview of the proof for and (mostly) opposed to man’s evolution on Planet Earth, by way of a number one environmentalist and ecologist.

Including:

An assessment of the 13 prime hypotheses

Seventeen elements which recommend we're not from Earth

How did we get here?

When did we get here?

What is our domestic planet like?

The probably stars that our domestic planet orbits

If the extraterrestrial beings are available in the market why can’t we notice them?

Are we the aliens?

In this attention-grabbing booklet Dr. Ellis Silver presents solutions to all of those questions, in accordance with present facts and considering within the medical group and in other places. hyperlinks to web content that debate the proof and debate the problems in additional aspect also are provided.

This brief publication is meant to elevate wisdom and stimulate debate and to request/gather additional facts from readers.

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Download E-books An Atheist Defends Religion: Why Humanity Is Better Off with Religion Than Without It PDF

By Bruce Sheiman

A new perspective.

Defending faith as a cultural establishment within the face of resurgent atheistic proposal. for hundreds of years, the theism-atheism debate has been ruled through positions: stringent believers devoted to the "yes, there's a God" argument, and atheists vehemently pushed to repudiate not just God, but additionally faith as a cultural establishment. so far, this is often the 1st and merely mainstream publication within which a nonbeliever criticizes atheism and affirms faith. An Atheist Defends faith persuasively argues that faith is overwhelmingly worthy for humanity, whether God exists, according to a brand new paradigm of 10 affirmative dimensions that make up non secular event. It additionally places to leisure the idea that faith is at the back of lots of the world's sectarian violence through displaying that faith turns into evil whilst it's politicized. Readers will examine they don't have to be fundamentalists to be believers, and in regards to the price and merits of faith itself.

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Download E-books Being in Love: How to Love with Awareness and Relate Without Fear PDF

By Osho

What's Love?

In this considerate, provocative paintings, Osho—one of the main innovative thinkers of our time—challenges us to question what we expect we all know approximately love and opens us to the potential for a love that's ordinary, enjoyable, and freed from possessiveness and jealousy.

With his attribute wit, humor, and knowing, Osho dares us to withstand the dangerous courting styles we’ve discovered from these round us, and to rediscover the that means of affection for ourselves. “By the time you're ready to discover the realm of affection, you're packed with loads garbage approximately love that there's no longer a lot desire that you should be capable to locate the actual and discard the false.”

By answering the questions that such a lot of fanatics face, Osho stocks new how one can love that would eternally switch the way you relate to others, together with how to:

• Love with no clinging
• allow move of expectancies, principles, and demands
• loose your self from the phobia of being alone
• Be totally found in your relationships
• continue your love clean and alive
• develop into a existence companion with whom somebody might keep growing and alter
• give up your ego so that you can quit to love

Being in Love will encourage you to welcome love into your lifestyles anew and event the enjoyment of being actually alive through sharing it.

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Download E-books Change Your Story, Change Your Life: Using Shamanic and Jungian Tools to Achieve Personal Transformation PDF

By Carl Greer

Change Your tale, switch Your Life is a pragmatic self-help consultant to private transformation utilizing conventional shamanic suggestions mixed with journaling and Carl Greer’s process for dialoguing that attracts upon Jungian energetic mind's eye. The routines encourage readers to paintings with insights and energies derived through the use of modalities that faucet into the subconscious so they may well consciously pick out the adjustments they want to make of their lives and start enforcing them.

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Download E-books The Yoga of Sound: Tapping the Hidden Power of Music and Chant PDF

By Russill Paul

For hundreds of thousands of years Hindu spirituality has understood the profound impact that sound has on our wellbeing and fitness. From this practice comes The Yoga of Sound, which attracts on yoga's lengthy heritage of employing sound to lessen pressure, preserve healthiness, and invoke non secular awakenings. In lucid workouts offered either within the publication and on accompanying downloadable audio tracks, Russill Paul indicates how every body can study the paintings of mantra and the way those practices will help to optimize the circulation of strength in the physique and increase emotional health.

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Download E-books Misquoting Muhammad: The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet's Legacy PDF

"Misquoting Muhammad is a publication I want I had the money to shop for for all my buddies and co-workers, since it offers readers with a advisor to Islamic proposal that portrays it no longer as a hard and fast entity yet as a posh made of completely human machinations... eventually, Brown teaches an easy, if important, lesson: Authenticity is elusive in faith, and those that declare it have a tendency to not be trying to find the reality yet greedy for power."
— Pacific Standard

Sometimes rumor, occasionally in keeping with truth and infrequently misunderstood, the tenets of Islamic legislations and dogma weren't set within the religion’s founding moments. They have been constructed, like in different international religions, over centuries by way of the clerical category of Muslim scholars.

Misquoting Muhammad takes the reader again in time via Islamic civilization and strains how and why such controversies constructed, supplying an within view into how key and arguable elements of Islam took form. Misquoting Muhammad lays out how Muslim intellectuals have sought to stability cause and revelation, weigh technology and faith, and negotiate the everlasting truths of scripture amid moving values.

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