Dark Night Of The Soul

Author: St. John of the Cross
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486115534
Size: 63.51 MB
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In this spiritual masterpiece — a classic of Christian literature and mysticism — the author addresses pride, avarice, envy, and other human imperfections, describing methods of conversion through prayer, submission, and purification.

Shamanic Qabalah

Author: Daniel Moler
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738757691
Size: 19.88 MB
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Transform Your Life and Empower Your Soul through the Mystical Union of Qabalah and Shamanism Take a journey into the Mysteries with Shamanic Qabalah. Fusing Hermetic Qabalah and Peruvian shamanic practices, this book lays out a template for exploring the inner and outer worlds in the tradition of the ancients. Discover how you can make your own way through the Great Work—communing with the unseen entities and elements of the universe and achieving union with the Divine. Trained in Peruvian shamanism and in Qabalah, author Daniel Moler leads a journey through the dimensions of consciousness to help you live a sacred life in connection with the unseen and unknown Other and where you stand on the earth right now.

The Hardest Path

Author: Matt Jardine
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1504372204
Size: 78.99 MB
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On the Japanese island of Shikoku, amidst mountains, coasts, and bamboo forests, lies one of the worlds most sacred trailsthe eighty-eight-temple pilgrimage. Inspired by Paulo Coelho (author of the Alchemist) and driven by dissatisfaction with the day-to-day grind, Matt Jardine embarks on a journey in search of answers to lifes great questions, mysteries that confound us all. Heartfelt, accessible, humorous, and profound, what he discovers is that the hardest path is rarely the one we walk outside, but the one we walk within.

Take Refuge

Author: Patricia Greene
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1504303482
Size: 65.34 MB
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Take Refuge: A Contemporary View of The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of vila takes to heart the classical Christian calling to care for the outsider, the individuals who dwell on the margins. Recognizing todays complex cultural context, in which refugees worldwide present pervasive humanitarian challenges, Patricia Greene seeksin the most revered work of a sixteenth-century Carmelite nunthe guidance for Christians who desire to respond to those challenges. By treating the spiritual territory explored by St. Teresa as a place, Take Refuge presents exploration as a kind of travelogue journey where the reader accompanies the author. She entwines her experiences with the outsider, her perceptions of the contemporary world, and her descriptions and explanations of The Interior Castle to create a work that spans five centuries and derives its power from the depths of the tradition it embraces. Take Refuge: A Contemporary View of The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of vila shares a compelling and powerful vision for how to live out the Christian faith, discover ways to welcome the outsider, and draw strength along the way.

Christina Rossetti And The Bible

Author: Elizabeth Ludlow
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 147251095X
Size: 59.51 MB
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Through theologically-engaged close readings of her poetry and devotional prose, this book explores how Christina Rossetti draws on the Bible and encourages her Victorian readers to respond to its radical message of grace. Structured chronologically, each chapter investigates her participation in the formation of Tractarian theology and details how her interpretative strategies changed over the course of her lifetime. Revealing how her encounter with the biblical text is informed by devotional classics, Christina Rossetti and the Bible highlights the influence of Thomas a' Kempis, John Bunyan, George Herbert and John Donne and describes how Rossetti adapted the teaching of the Ancient and Patristic Fathers and medieval mystics. It also considers the interfaces that are established between her devotional poems and the anthology and periodical pieces alongside which they were published throughout the second half of the nineteenth-century.

The Mystics Of Spain

Author: E. Allison Peers
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486425016
Size: 41.21 MB
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Groundbreaking study of 16th-century Spain's golden age of mysticism briefly explores the period as background to the works and personalities of 15 mystical authors, with extracts from the writings of Juan of Ávila, St. John of the Cross, St. Ignatius of Loyola, Alonso de Orozco, Luis de Granada, Diego de Estella, and 9 others.

Heart Of Darkness

Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486264646
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Dark allegory describes the narrator's journey up the Congo River and his meeting with, and fascination by, Mr. Kurtz, a mysterious personage who dominates the unruly inhabitants of the region. Masterly blend of adventure, character development, psychological penetration. Considered by many Conrad's finest, most enigmatic story.