100 French Short Stories For Beginners Learn French With Stories Including Audiobook French Edition Foreign Language Book 1

Author: Christian Stahl
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1387835408
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How is it possible to learn French easily and effortlessly by yourself? The most effective way to learn French is reading interesting French short stories. Learning French doesn't have to be boring and agonizing! Here you have 100 entertaining and interesting French short stories for beginners and intermediate level learners. French for beginners can be challenging, but not with this book. All French short stories are unique and entertaining in content, and new vocabulary is gradually added at a manageable pace so you won't get overwhelmed. Towards the end of this French book you find the stories slightly more complex, but still comprehensible for advanced beginners and intermediate level learners. This French language book is not only for language learners but also for anyone interested in French culture in general. You also get access to an audiobook which comes in one MP3 file and contains the more extensive stories.

Meditation In Judaism Christianity And Islam

Author: Halvor Eifring
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441126082
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Meditative practices have flourished in widely different parts of Eurasia, yet historical research on such practices is limited. Research to date has focused on contexts rather than actual practices, and within individual traditions. For the first time in one volume, the meditative practices of the three traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam are examined. They are viewed in a global perspective, considering both generic and historical connections to practices in other traditions, particularly in India and East Asia. Their cultural and historical peculiarities are examined, comparing them both to each other and to Asian forms of meditation. The book builds on a notion of meditation as self-administered techniques for inner transformation, a definition which focuses on transformative practice rather than notions of meditative states and mystical experiences. It proposes ways of studying meditative practice historically, and concludes with an essay on the modern scientific interest in meditation.

Why Meditate

Author: Matthieu Ricard
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 9781401929350
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Why meditate? On what? And how? In his latest book Why Meditate?—an instant bestseller in the author’s native France—Matthieu Ricard aims to answer these very questions. As a molecular geneticist turned Buddhist monk, Ricard brings a wholly unique perspective to the practice of meditation. Often referred to as "the happiest man in the world," he advises us in the ways to imbue our lives with a true sense of serenity and fulfillment. In simple, clear language, Ricard walks readers through the theories and practicalities of meditation, demonstrating its many benefits in our modern world. He shows readers how to achieve emotional balance, enhance mindfulness, expand altruistic love, and develop a sense of inner calm; while also reducing anxiety, vulnerability to pain, and tendency toward depression and anger. This enlightening book conflates the spiritual with the scientific, the transcendent with the pragmatic, and the Western world with Eastern wisdom. No matter what point of view you approach it from—whether that of personal transformation or physical health—meditation emerges as a prominent part of leading a balanced life. In the accompanying 60-minute audio download, Ricard explores the concepts of freedom and self, expands on the benefits of meditation, and advises on the benefits of creating a regular meditative practice.

Sixth Cartesian Meditation

Author: Eugen Fink
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253114228
Size: 61.21 MB
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"Ronald Bruzina's superb translation... makes available in English a text of singular historical and systematic importance for phenomenology." -- Husserl Studies "... a pivotal document in the development of phenomenology... essential reading for students of phenomenology twentieth-century thought." -- Word Trade "... an invaluable addition to the corpus of Husserl scholarship. More than simply a scholarly treatise, however, it is the result of Fink's collaboration with Husserl during the last ten years of Husserl's life.... This truly essential work in phenomenology should find a prominent place alongside Husserl's own works. For readers interested in phenomenology -- and in Husserl in particular -- it cannot be recommended highly enough." -- Choice "... a thorough critique of Husserl's transcendental phenomenology... raises many new questions.... a classic." -- J. N. Mohanty A foundational text in Husserlian phenomenology, written in 1932 and now available in English for the first time.

Summa Of The Christian Life

Author: Ven. Louis of Granada
Publisher: TAN Books
ISBN: 1505105846
Size: 80.19 MB
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This work consists of passages from Ven. Louis' works--principally his four masterpieces of spiritual theology: Book of Prayer and Meditation; The Sinner's Guide; Memorial of the Christian Life and Introduction to the Creed; plus his Compendium of Christian Doctrine. Selections are arranged by topic according the plan of the Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas. Includes a brief biography of Ven. Louis.

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Vols. for 1871-76, 1913-14 include an extra number, The Christmas bookseller, separately paged and not included in the consecutive numbering of the regular series.