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Nuns Behaving Badly: Tales of Music, Magic, Art, & Arson in the Convents of Italy

Author: Craig A. Monson  |  Isbn: 9780226534725  |  File size: 2.16MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Witchcraft. Arson. Going AWOL. Some nuns in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Italy strayed far from the paradigms of monastic life. Cloistered in convents,...

Chinnamasta: The Aweful Buddhist & Hindu Tantric

Author: Elisabeth Anne Benard  |  Isbn: 9788120810655  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 1994  |  Pages: 162  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This is the first monograph which examines the rare Buddhist and Hindu Tantric Goddess, Chinnamasta, her rituals, her names and forms (namarupa) and their...

Islamic State & the Coming Global Confrontation

Author: Hussein Solomon  |  Isbn: 9783319307183  |  File size: 1.91MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 132  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This book analyzes the origins and organizational structure of Islamic State (IS), examining its military triumphs and success in securing new recruits via social...

Hope Draped in Black: Race, Melancholy, & the Agony of Progress

Author: Joseph R. Winters  |  Isbn: 0822361531  |  File size: 14MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 321  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion In Hope Draped in Black Joseph R. Winters responds to the enduring belief that America follows a constant trajectory of racial progress. Such notions—like those that...

Jesus Potter Harry Christ: The Fascinating Parallels Between Two of the World's Most Popular Literary Characters

Author: Derek Murphy  |  Isbn: 9780615430935  |  File size: 14MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 494  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion A controversy over the historical Jesus has been raging for 2,000 years. A century ago, biblical criticism had revealed Jesus Christ to be almost entirely based on...

Feminist Bible Studies in the Twentieth Century

Author: Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza  |  Isbn: 9781589835832  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 452  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Chart the development of feminist approaches and theories of interpretation during the period when women first joined the ranks of biblical scholars This...

A View of the Evidences of Christianity: In Three Parts

Author: William Paley  |  Isbn: 9781108000949  |  File size: 9MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 376  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This two-volume book by the philosopher and theologian William Paley, published in 1794, was considered so important that it was required reading for Cambridge students...

A View of the History, Literature, & Religion of the Hindoos: Including a Minute Description of their Manners & Customs, & Translations from …

Author: William Ward  |  Isbn: 9781108007917  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 416  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion William Ward's account of the Hindu communities among whom he served as a Baptist missionary in Serampore in West Bengal was first published in 1811 and reprinted in...

The Quest for the Phoenix

Author: Hereward Tilton  |  Isbn: 9783110176377  |  File size: 80.14MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 332  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion The author presents with this intellectual biography of the Lutheran alchemist Count Michael Maier an academic study of western esotericism in general and to the...

Geschichte der Magie

Author: Eliphas Levi  |  Isbn: 9783548740485  |  File size: 4.2MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 513  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Eliphas Levi, Universalgelehrter und Magier, bewandert in den Einweihungs- wegen, Kulten und Mysterien von Altertum und Neuzeit, aus Ost und West, schildert Entstehung,...

Über die Schwelle des Irdischen hinaus

Author: Robert A. Monroe  |  Isbn: 9783778771945  |  File size: 0.9MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 263  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Spektakuläre Berichte über Astral- und Seelenreisen: Robert A. Monroe lässt uns an der beglückenden Erfahrung der Gegenwart hoher geistiger Wesen und am Wissen über...

A Coat of Many Colors: Religion & Society along the Cape Fear River of North Carolina

Author: Walter H. Conser Jr.  |  Isbn: 9780813124056  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion While religious diversity is often considered a recent phenomenon in America, the Cape Fear region of southeastern North Carolina has been a diverse community...

Blood Expiation in Hittite & Biblical Ritual

Author: Yitzhak Feder  |  Isbn: 9781589835542  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 324  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This pioneering study examines the use of blood to purge the effects of sin and impurity in Hittite and biblical ritual. The idea that blood atones for sins holds a...

Pocket Handbook of Christian Apologetics

Author: Peter Kreeft  |  Isbn: 9780830827022  |  File size: 3.9MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 142  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion "Be ready to give a reason for the hope that is in you," wrote the apostle Peter. That is what apologetics is all about. Here is a concise, informative guide for...

Secrets Mormons Don't Want You to Know

Author: Richard & Cindy Benson  |  Isbn: 9780758907851  |  File size: 2.9MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 159  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion You've seen the ads... they present themselves as the "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints." They offer free King James Bibles, and hope that using...

A Structural Analysis of the Sermon on the Mount

Author: Andreij Kodjak  |  Isbn: 9783110108330  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 1986  |  Pages: 246  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Sinceits founding by Jacques Waardenburg in 1971, Religion and Reason has been a leading forum for contributions on theories, theoretical issues and agendas related to...

A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

Author: Brian Bocking  |  Isbn: 9780700710515  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 1997  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion A comprehensive glossary and reference work with more than a thousand entries on Shinto ranging from brief definitions and Japanese terms to short essays dealing with...

Magical Realism & the Postcolonial Novel

Author: Chris Warnes  |  Isbn: 9780230545281  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 189  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion This book rethinks the origins and nature of magical realism and provides detailed readings of key novels by Asturias, Carpentier, García Márquez, Rushdie, and Okri....

Buddhism of the Heart: Reflections on Shin Buddhism & Inner Togetherness

Author: Jeff Wilson  |  Isbn: 9780861715831  |  File size: 0.7MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion Jeff Wilson started his walk on the Buddha's path as a Zen practitioner - taking up a tradition of vigorous self-effort, intensive meditation, and meticulous attention...

Biblical Wisdom Literature

Author: Prof. Father Joseph Koterski  |  Isbn: 978-1598035247  |  File size: 764MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages:  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Religion In 36 thought-provoking lectures, you'll explore enlightening teachings that have inspired the world and that continue to speak to life's most important...