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The Beliefnet Guide to Gnosticism and Other Vanished Christianities
The Beliefnet Guide to Gnosticism and Other Vanished Christianities
Written by Richard Valantasis
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ISBN: 9780307423887
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The Beliefnet Guide to Gnosticism and Other Vanished Christianities

Written by Richard Valantasis


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $8.99

From its earliest days, Christianity has been marked by a rich diversity of beliefs and practices. Different interpretations of Jesus’ life and mission, as well as conflicting views about worship and rituals, gave rise to numerous sects in the first centuries C.E. Condemned as heretical by the official Church, these early... Read more >
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Oberammergau
Oberammergau
Written by James Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780307427083
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Oberammergau
The Troubling Story of the World's Most Famous Passion Play
Written by James Shapiro


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

The Bavarian village of Oberammergau has staged the trial, crucifixion, and resurrection of Christ nearly every decade since 1634. Each production of the Passion Play attracts hundreds of thousands, many drawn by the spiritual benefits it promises. Yet Hitler called it a convincing portrayal of the menace of Jewry, and in... Read more >
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Islam - Simple Guides
Islam - Simple Guides
Written by Danielle Robinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781857334357
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Islam - Simple Guides

Written by Danielle Robinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $10.95

THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU

• to appreciate one of the world’s great religions and the Islamic way of life

• to understand what it means to follow the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad — ‘the Messenger of God’

• to recognize Islam’s key practices and traditional beliefs

• to avoid faux pas in conversation... Read more >
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Shinto - Simple Guides
Shinto - Simple Guides
Written by Ian Reader
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781857334333
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Shinto - Simple Guides

Written by Ian Reader


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $10.95

THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU

• to appreciate the significance of Japan’s own religion in everyday life

• to recognize the key traditions and festivals (matsuri) of the Shinto year

• to understand what you will see at Shinto shrines and in Shinto rituals

• to gain insights into the controversies surrounding Shinto, politics and... Read more >
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Sikhism - Simple Guides
Sikhism - Simple Guides
Written by Sewa Singh Kalsi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781857334364
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Sikhism - Simple Guides

Written by Sewa Singh Kalsi


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $10.95

THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU

• to appreciate one of the historic religions of the Indian subcontinent

• to understand what it means to be a Sikh, especially the guru—disciple relationship

• to recognize the key festivals of the Sikh year and the different aspects of Sikh worship and practice

• to avoid faux pas... Read more >
Theravada Buddhism - Simple Guides
Theravada Buddhism - Simple Guides
Written by Diana St. Ruth and Richard St. Ruth
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781857334340
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Theravada Buddhism - Simple Guides

Written by Diana St. Ruth and Richard St. Ruth


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $10.95

THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU

• to appreciate the timeless wisdom of the oldest form of Buddhism in existence today

• to understand what it means to be a Buddhist

• to recognize the key practices and traditions of Theravada Buddhism

• to avoid faux pas in conversation, in travelling and in personal relationships


ACCESS THE... Read more >
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The Catholic Home
The Catholic Home
Written by Meredith Gould
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385519076
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The Catholic Home
Celebrations and Traditions for Holidays, Feast Days, and Every Day
Written by Meredith Gould


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $12.99

For centuries, the Catholic Church has offered an abundance of splendid traditions that extend religious and spiritual practice into daily life. Now, Meredith Gould reintroduces these customs and rituals to modern Roman Catholics.

Using the liturgical calendar, The Catholic Home provides familiar and new ways to celebrate each season and its... Read more >
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Desert Father
Desert Father
Written by James Cowan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590302378
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Desert Father
A Journey in the Wilderness with Saint Anthony
Written by James Cowan


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 30, 2006
Price: $18.95

The spiritual exploits of Saint Anthony the Great—the prototype of the Christian "Desert Father"—have been immortalized in stories and art since the fourth century. Here is the stunning account of a modern seeker's quest to get beneath the legends that surround Anthony and to determine whether his extreme way of life... Read more >
The Beliefnet Guide to Gnosticism and Other Vanished Christianities
The Beliefnet Guide to Gnosticism and Other Vanished Christianities
Written by Richard Valantasis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385514552
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The Beliefnet Guide to Gnosticism and Other Vanished Christianities

Written by Richard Valantasis


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2006
Price: $9.95

This authoritative, fully accessible guide to early Christian movements sheds light on the hidden histories and intriguing mysteries that fueled the extraordinary success of books ranging from Dan Brown’s blockbuster The Da Vinci Code to Elaine Pagels’s critically acclaimed Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas.

From its earliest days, Christianity has...

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Christian Teachings on the Practice of Prayer
Christian Teachings on the Practice of Prayer
Written by Lorraine Kisly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590302996
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Christian Teachings on the Practice of Prayer
From the Early Church to the Present
Written by Lorraine Kisly


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2006
Price: $19.95

From John Chrysostom in the fourth century to Teresa of Avila in the sixteenth to William Butler Yeats in the twentieth, this wide-ranging collection is a treasury of writings on prayer from throughout the history of Christianity. Lorraine Kisly has arranged the material according to the great general themes of prayer—such... Read more >
Love Burning in the Soul
Love Burning in the Soul
Written by James Harpur
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590301128
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Love Burning in the Soul
The Story of Christian Mystics, from Saint Paul to Thomas Merton
Written by James Harpur


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $22.95

The heart of the Christian faith is a direct encounter with God so profound that it can be referred to as union. It is an experience that cannot be described in words, but it can be glimpsed—in the radiant lives of the men and women called mystics. Here James Harpur presents... Read more >
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