Quasi-Religions: Humanism, Marxism and Nationalism by John E. Smith

By John E. Smith

This interesting ebook considers structures of trust and perform which aren't religions within the full-blown experience, yet which however impact human existence in methods just like the function performed by means of the regarded religions. Professor Smith's thorough account compares the beneficial properties which Humanism, Marxism and Nationalism percentage with regarded religions, analysing every one in flip, and asks even if there's not constantly a risk of the demonic whilst any contingent truth - guy, the industrial order, or the country - is made absolute.

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The World Aflame: The Welsh Revival Lessons for Our Times by Rick Joyner

By Rick Joyner

For the fast time period that it lasted, The Welsh Revival was once, in lots of methods, the best that the church has ever witnessed. by no means has a zone been so quick or significantly remodeled for righteousness, or the realm so impacted. the fireplace of this revival used to be so excessive that after letters or newspaper tales approximately it have been learn in different elements of the area, revival might get away there too. at the present time, virtually a century later, those that simply learn or listen the tale are nonetheless moved with conviction, desire and the inevitable query: Will God do it back? certain! the aim of this booklet is to check the occasions and classes from one of many maximum strikes of God of all time, so as to arrange for one who is even higher

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Dang Dang Doko Dang : Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh talks on zen by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, Ma Prema Veena

By Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, Ma Prema Veena

According to a disciple's query one morning approximately who he's, why he's known as Bhagwan, and what he's doing the following, Bhagwan spoke back: "The be aware Bhagwan is especially beautiful--the English notice God isn't as appealing , Bhagwan easily potential Blessed One. I claim myself to be the Blessed one, yet I claim it purely for you to achieve center and you'll additionally try for it; in order that my presence can turn into a dream in you--a hearth that may burn you and during which you may be reborn.

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Against the tide : the story of Watchman Nee by Angus Kinnear

By Angus Kinnear

With thousands of books bought, studied and translated, Watchman Nee strongly prompted glossy Christian pondering. A devoted evangelist and proficient Bible instructor, Nee stood opposed to the tide of chinese language Marxist atheism and Communism, and used to be imprisoned for his religion. during this revised variation of Nee s biography, examine his amazing lifestyles and permit it encourage you to a brand new point of religion and dedication.

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Mining for Wisdom within Delusion: Maitreya's "Distinction by Karl Brunnholzl

By Karl Brunnholzl

Maitreya’s contrast among Phenomena and the character of Phenomena distinguishes the illusory exceptional global of saṃsāra produced via the burdened dualistic brain from the last word fact that's mind’s real nature. The transition from the single to the opposite is the method of “mining for knowledge inside delusion.” Maitreya’s textual content calls this “the primary change,” which refers back to the vanishing of delusive appearances via training the trail, hence revealing the underlying changeless nature of those appearances. during this context, the most a part of the textual content comprises the main distinct rationalization of nonconceptual wisdom—the fundamental motive force of the trail in addition to its final result—in Buddhist literature. The advent of the e-book discusses those issues (fundamental switch and nonconceptual knowledge) at size and exhibits how they're taken care of in a couple of different Buddhist scriptures. the 3 translated commentaries, via Vasubandhu, the 3rd Karmapa, Rangjung Dorje, and Gö Lotsāwa, in addition to excerpts from all different on hand commentaries on Maitreya’s textual content, positioned it within the higher context of the Indian Yogācāra institution and additional make clear its major subject matters. in addition they convey how this article isn't really a trifling scholarly record, yet an important origin for practising either the sūtrayāna and the vajrayāna and therefore making what it describes a residing adventure. The booklet additionally discusses the remainder 4 of the 5 works of Maitreya, their transmission from India to Tibet, and numerous perspectives approximately them within the Tibetan culture.

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