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Dianetics: The Original Thesis by L. Ron Hubbard

By L. Ron Hubbard

Dianetics: the unique Thesis  L. Ron Hubbard's first description of Dianetics. initially circulated in manuscript shape, it used to be quickly copied and handed from hand handy. resulting be aware of mouth created such call for for additional information, Ron concluded the single strategy to resolution the inquiries was once with a ebook. That publication was once Dianetics: the fashionable technology of psychological wellbeing and fitness, now the all time self-help bestseller. discover what begun all of it. For this is the bedrock origin of Dianetic discoveries: the unique Axioms, the Dynamic precept of lifestyles, the Anatomy of the Analytical and Reactive brain, the Dynamics, the Tone Scale, the Auditor’s Code and the 1st description of a transparent. much more than that, listed here are the first legislation describing how and why auditing works. It’s in simple terms the following in Dianetics: the unique Thesis.  

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Crisis of Conscience by Raymond Franz

By Raymond Franz

Synopsis The tendency of spiritual authority to hunt to dominate instead of serve, and the fight of these who desire to hinder the erosion in their God-given freedom of judgment of right and wrong -- those shape the center of the very own and candid account in hindrance of moral sense. The scene of fight is in the club of a particular faith: Jehovah's Witnesses. an identical primary matters that mark this account, despite the fact that, may possibly come up inside any of the world's religions. beginning within the 1870's as an self sufficient religious study team composed of a handful of people in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jehovah's Witnesses this day quantity greater than 5 million in a few 2 hundred lands. whilst their publishing business enterprise, the Watch Tower Society, places out a brand new e-book, the conventional preliminary printing is a million copies, with different hundreds of thousands following. In international locations the place they're lively, few humans haven't had touch with the Witnesses due to their extreme door-to-door task. Product Identifiers

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Greek Heroine Cults (Wisconsin Studies in Classics) by Jennifer Larson

By Jennifer Larson

This paintings indicates that the worship of heroines, in addition to of gods and heroes, used to be frequent within the Greek international from the eighth during the 4th centuries BC. Drawing upon textual, archaeological and iconographic proof as diversified as historic commute writing, ritual calendars, votive reliefs, and Euripidean drama, Jennifer Larson demonstrates the pervasiveness of heroine cults at each point of Athenian society. Larson finds wide variety of herioc cults existed during the Greek global, encompassing not just contributors yet (Pelops and Hippodamela, Alexandra and Agamemnon, Helen and Menelaos) and households reminiscent of these of Asklepios and the Dioskouroi. She indicates how heroic cults strengthened the Greek's gender expectancies for either men and women via ritual prestige, iconography, and narrative motifs. eventually, Larson appears to be like on the intersection of heroine cults with particular subject matters similar to myths of maiden sacrifice, the Amazons, the position of the goddess Artemis, and folks ideals approximately girl "ghosts".

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Clash of Spirits: The History of Power and Sugar Planter by Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr.

By Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr.

This article illuminates the oral traditions of the Philippines and the convergence of capitalism and the indigenous spirit global. the writer examines the social kinfolk, cultural meanings and political struggles surrounding the increase of sugar haciendas on Negros through the overdue Spanish colonial interval, and their next transformation lower than the aegis of the yank colonial kingdom. Drawing on oral historical past, interviews and a wide range of assets culled from records in Spain, the us, the uk and the Philippines, the writer reconstructs the emergence of a sugar-planter classification and its strategic maneuvers to achieve hegemony. The booklet portrays neighborhood actors taking an lively position in shaping the exterior forces that impinge on their lives. It examines hacienda lifestyles from the indigenous standpoint of magic and spirit ideals, reinterpreting numerous severe stages of Philippine heritage within the technique. through interpreting mythic stories as bearers of old attention, the writer explores the complicated interactions among neighborhood tradition, international interventions, and capitalist marketplace forces.

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The Secret Teachings of All Ages by Manly P. Hall

By Manly P. Hall

The key Teachings of every age may be the main entire and entire esoteric encyclopedia ever written. The sheer scope and ambition of this booklet are lovely. during this publication Manly P. corridor has effectively distilled the essence of extra arcane topics than one could imagine attainable. He covers Rosicrucianism and different mystery societies, alchemy, cryptology, Kabbalah, Tarot, pyramids, the Zodiac, Pythagorean philosophy, Masonry, gemology, Nicholas Flammel, the identification of William Shakespeare, The existence and Teachings of Thoth Hermes Trismegistus, The Qabbalah, The Hiramic Legend, The Tree of the Sephiroth, Mystic Christianity, and there are greater than two hundred illustrations integrated right here. this is often crucial examining for an individual wishing to discover esoteric wisdom.

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Alternative concepts of God: essays on the metaphysics of by Andrei A. Buckareff, Yujin Nagasawa

By Andrei A. Buckareff, Yujin Nagasawa

The idea that of God in line with conventional Judeo-Christian-Islamic theism minimally contains the next theses: (i) there's one God; (ii) God is an omniscient, all-powerful, and morally ideal agent; (iii) God is the writer ex nihilo of the universe and the sustainer of all that exists; and (iv) God is an immaterial substance that's ontologically specified from the universe. Proponents of other concepts Read more...

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in keeping with conventional Judeo-Christian-Islamic theism, God is an omniscient, all-powerful, and morally ideal agent. This quantity indicates that philosophy of faith must take seriously Read more...

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When We Both Got to Heaven: James Atkey Among the Anishnabek by Mel Atkey

By Mel Atkey

When We either bought to Heaven areas James Atkey (1805-1868) at the beaches of Georgian Bay on the time of treaty negotiations among the 1st countries humans of the Saugeen, Nawash and Colpoy’s Bay parts, and the Colonial executive. A Methodist lay preacher, Atkey leaves the Isle of Wight and arrives at Colpoy’s Bay along with his kinfolk in 1855. There he is taking up the location of instructor for the Anishnaube little ones of the area.

The great-great-great-grandson of James Atkey, writer Mel Atkey engaged in wide study of either basic and secondary assets. His efforts offer enormous perception into either the impact of Wesleyan Methodism of the time and the heritage context of the treaty negotiations that finally resulted in the hand over of a lot of the Saugeen Peninsula for pioneer cost. individuals with management roles of the earlier, reminiscent of leader Kegedonce, Kahkewaquonaby (Rev. Peter Jones), Laurence Oliphant and Sir Francis Bond Head, in addition to many others, are a part of Atkey’s story.

Reverend Maggie McLeod of the Cape Croker United Church offers a considerate Foreword. This relatively impressive booklet is a compelling learn for these attracted to Ontario background, First international locations heritage, family tree and the position of faith on the time of eu settlement.

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The Arcane Schools by John Jr. Yarker

By John Jr. Yarker

A evaluate in their beginning and Antiquity ; with a common background of Freemasonry, and its Relation to the Theosophic, clinical, and Philosophic Mysteries. the article of the paintings is to offer a huge, yet condensed view, of a number of the lines which are to be came across among the ancients, of their faith, of their paintings, and of their constructions, civil, sacred and armed forces, of a Speculative procedure resembling is now embodied in Freemasonry. The paintings is inevitably a compilation of appropriate details to be present in old and sleek writers upon historical past, secret, mysticism, and Freemasonry; however it additionally embraces the newest perspectives on those topics which were developed by means of shut and demanding exam. there'll be 13 chapters, divided into 3 elements, with an appendix of a chain of constitutions. half I, The Arcane faculties. half II, Operative and Speculative Freemasonry. half III, the Speculative Revival. half IV, historic Manuscripts.

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A Concealed God: Religion, Science, and the Search for Truth by Stefan Einhorn

By Stefan Einhorn

Highly acclaimed in Sweden the place it used to be first released in either hardcover and paperback variations, A hid God poses exciting questions:

•Does God actually exist?
•If so, is the concept that of God logical and in contract with the information of the area that technological know-how has supplied to date?

The God provided through so much religions does not make experience in cutting-edge international; we've got little room for miracles. in addition, there are irreconcilable points within the world's religions. needs to we abandon our religion or trust in God? might be no longer, says well known Swedish philosopher Stefan Einhorn. we will be able to behave as scientists do after they run experiments in basic terms to procure contradictory effects. They ask themselves no matter if there will not be a logical end that binds the entire effects jointly and results in the main possible explanation.

Einhorn hypothesizes that if God really exists, then many various religions could have chanced on this. He unearths a typical denominator within the inspiration of a hidden God in seven significant religions: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism. yet inspite of this shared trust, will we comprehend if God exists? Did humankind create the assumption of God to reply to the unexplainable? What approximately evil and ache, the absence of that means in lifestyles, loneliness and lack of confidence? And most significantly, how will we look for a hid God?

Most religions proportion universal rules for the quest for "that that's concealed," together with meditation, contemplation, and prayer. no matter what path is selected, the hunt for God may well deliver us a few solutions. Einhorn concludes that topics are important to the hunt: one is that God is either hid and concurrently omnipresent; the opposite is that in simple terms with utter humility and an knowledge of our lack of ability to completely comprehend could we strategy the divine.

In the top, there aren't any yes solutions. however the seek sheds mild at the many paths to enlightenment provided through the world's religions.

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