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The Dharma of Modern Mindfulness: Discovering the Buddhist Teachings at the Heart of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

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The Dharma of Modern Mindfulness: Discovering the Buddhist Teachings at...

Beth Ann Mulligan

Religion & beliefs; Buddhist life & practice; Coping with stress

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Deeply embedded in the practice of contemporary mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) are concepts drawn from the ancient... [more]

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Breaking Free: How I escaped polygamy, the FLDS cult and my father, Warren Jeffs

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Breaking Free: How I escaped polygamy, the FLDS cult and my father, Warren...

Rachel Jeffs

Biography; True stories; Other Nonconformist & Evangelical Churches

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A searing memoir of survival: the daughter of the jailed former leader of the FLDS Church reveals the true nature of the cult... [more]

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The Political Samaritan: How power hijacked a parable

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The Political Samaritan: How power hijacked a parable

Nick Spencer

Religion & politics; New Testaments; Politics & government; Political ideologies; Political leaders & leadership

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Nick Spencer sets out to rescue an innocent parable, mugged for political ends, ignored by passers-by, and then left for half-dead... [more]

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Astrology for Success: Make the Most of Your Sun Sign Potential

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Astrology for Success: Make the Most of Your Sun Sign Potential

Cass Jackson, Janie Jackson

Religion & beliefs; Astrology

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Some people see opportunities and go after them, while others let them slip away. How can you make the most out of your life... [more]

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Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy

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Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy

Lynne Segal

Social & political philosophy; Feminism & feminist theory; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Health & Self-Help

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What is the true meaning of happiness? Lynne Segal explores the radical potential of being together [more]

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Say it to God: In Search of Prayer: The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book 2018

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Say it to God: In Search of Prayer: The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent...

Luigi Gioia, OSB

Religion & beliefs; Christian prayer; Christian life & practice

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In Say it to God Luigi Gioia provides a welcome encouragement to all those who feel the need to freshen their practice of... [more]

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From Plato to Platonism

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From Plato to Platonism

Lloyd P. Gerson

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Lloyd P. Gerson argues that Plato was a Platonist and challenges fundamental assumptions about how Plato's teachings have... [more]

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Beyond the Chains of Illusion: My Encounter with Marx and Freud

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Beyond the Chains of Illusion: My Encounter with Marx and Freud

Erich Fromm

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social & political philosophy; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Marxism & Communism

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First published in 1962, this is a book about Marx and Freud - the two intellectual giants of the 20th century. It introduces... [more]

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Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers

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Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers...

Norman H. Rothschild

History; Asian history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Buddhism; Gender studies: women

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Wu Zhao (624-705), better known as Wu Zetian or Empress Wu, is the only woman to have ruled China as emperor. How did she... [more]

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Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

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Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

Ingo Farin (Lecturer, Philosophy, University of Tasmania), Jeff Malpas (University of Tasmania)

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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Heidegger scholars consider the philosopher's recently published notebooks, including the issues of Heidegger's Nazism and... [more]

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Thomas Paine: Britain, America, and France in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution

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Thomas Paine: Britain, America, and France in the Age of Enlightenment and...

J. C. D. Clark

History; Social & cultural history; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies

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J.C.D. Clark demythologizes the history of Thomas Paine, understanding the impact he has had on modern human rights, democracy,... [more]

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The Invention of Religion: Faith and Covenant in the Book of Exodus

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The Invention of Religion: Faith and Covenant in the Book of Exodus

Jan Assmann

Religion & beliefs; Old Testaments

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Translation of: Exodus, die Revolution der alten Welt. [more]

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Zizek's Jokes: (Did you hear the one about Hegel and negation?)

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Zizek's Jokes: (Did you hear the one about Hegel and negation?)

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge

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Zizek as comedian: jokes in the service of philosophy. [more]

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Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident

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Martin Luther: Catholic Dissident

Peter Stanford

Biography: religious & spiritual; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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A new appraisal of theological firebrand Martin Luther, on the 500th anniversary of the religious revolution he triggered... [more]

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The Little Book of Wisdom: Change Your Outlook One Day at a Time

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The Little Book of Wisdom: Change Your Outlook One Day at a Time

Dalai Lama

Religion & beliefs; Tibetan Buddhism; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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Happiness lies within youHis Holiness the Dalai Lama has captured the attention and admiration of the world through his wisdom.... [more]

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Our Father: Reflections on the Lord's Prayer

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Our Father: Reflections on the Lord's Prayer

Pope Francis

Religion & beliefs; New Testaments; Christian instruction

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Discover what The Lord's Prayer really means, reinterpreted for a modern audienceIn this new work by the much loved Pope Francis,... [more]

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The Devil's Music: How Christians Inspired, Condemned, and Embraced Rock 'n' Roll

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The Devil's Music: How Christians Inspired, Condemned, and Embraced Rock...

Randall J. Stephens

Music; Music reviews & criticism; Rock & Pop music; History of the Americas; Christianity; Popular culture

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Randall Stephens traces rock's inspiration to the Pentecostal churches where Elvis, Little Richard, and others worshipped.... [more]

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Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Search for Invisible Dimensions

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Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Search for Invisible Dimensions

Christopher G. White

European history; History of the Americas; Religion & beliefs; Comparative religion; Religion & science; Spirituality & religious experience

Hardback

Christopher White points to ways that both spiritual practices and scientific speculation about multiverses and invisible... [more]

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Action Versus Contemplation: Why an Ancient Debate Still Matters

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Action Versus Contemplation: Why an Ancient Debate Still Matters

Jennifer Summit, Blakey Vermeule

Literary studies: general; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Social & political philosophy; Philosophy & theory of education; Higher & further education, tertiary education

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It is truly an ancient debate: Is it better to be active or contemplative? With Action vs. Contemplation, Jennifer Summit... [more]

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Christian: The Politics of a Word in America

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Christian: The Politics of a Word in America

Matthew Bowman

History; History of the Americas; Religion & politics; History of religion; Christianity; Politics & government

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Religious diversity is a defining feature of the United States. But more remarkable than the range of faiths is the diversity... [more]

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The Young Descartes: Nobility, Rumor, and War

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The Young Descartes: Nobility, Rumor, and War

Harold J. Cook

Biography: historical, political & military; European history; Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900

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A biography of the early years of Descartes, which reveal a very active man in Europe's complicated political and social scene-a... [more]

$63.00

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Edmund: In Search of England's Lost King

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Edmund: In Search of England's Lost King

Francis Young

History; Medieval history; Medieval European archaeology; Church history; Folklore, myths & legends

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What buried secret lies beneath the stones of one of England's greatest former churches and shrines? [more]

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Stories of Yogananda's Youth: True Episodes from the Boyhood of the Author of Autobiography of a Yogi

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Stories of Yogananda's Youth: True Episodes from the Boyhood of the Author...

Swami Kriyananda

Religion & beliefs; Mind, Body, Spirit

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Stories from the youth of Mukunda Lal Ghosh, later known to the world under his monastic name of Paramhansa Yogananda, author... [more]

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The Language of Singing Bowls: How to Choose, Play and Understand Your Bowl

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The Language of Singing Bowls: How to Choose, Play and Understand Your Bowl...

Frank Perry

Religion & beliefs; Mind, Body, Spirit

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Introduction to both the playing and the special connections of singing bowls. Frank Perry, author of Himalayan Sound Revelations,... [more]

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Religious Networks in the Roman Empire: The Spread of New Ideas

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Religious Networks in the Roman Empire: The Spread of New Ideas

Anna Collar (University of Cambridge)

History; General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; History of religion

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Examines the relationship between social networks and religious transmission to reappraise how new religious ideas spread... [more]

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