Download E-books The "Books of Jeu" and the "Pistis Sophia" as Handbooks to Eternity: Exploring the Gnostic Mysteries of the Ineffable (Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies) PDF

Regardless of the surge of curiosity in Gnostic texts following the invention of the Nag Hammadi library, the Coptic "Books of Jeu" and "Pistis Sophia" stay understudied. usually brushed off as convoluted, harassed, and repetitious, Erin Evans convincingly indicates that those texts characterize the writings of a special spiritual team with a constant procedure of theology, cosmology, and formality perform. This booklet bargains an in-depth exam of those texts, their dating to different modern Gnostic rules, and their use within the context of a working towards non secular team. 3 thematic sections reveal how the gathering of texts services as an entire, protecting baptisms and mystical ascent strategies, publications to ethical residing, and introductory texts and myths.

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Download E-books Following Our Bliss: How the Spiritual Ideals of the Sixties Shape Our Lives Today PDF

By Don Lattin

The sixties remodeled America's non secular existence. together with his attribute perception, wit, and dramatic reporting, well known San Francisco Chronicle journalist Don Lattin takes the 1st complete examine the religious legacy of that amazing time, considered throughout the eyes of these who grew up on the middle of a few of the era's wildest experimentation.

The sixties introduced an explosion of non secular and non secular exploration, exceptional in its scope, fervor, and sheer creativity. Lattin finds how and why New Age ideals, feminist spirituality, japanese religions, Tai Chi and yoga, religious therapeutic, and different replacement practices have taken such company root in American culture.

Lattin not just explores dramatic alterations within the middle American groups of religion -- Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish -- he additionally tells the tales of what has occurred to the likes of the Moonies, the Hare Krishnas, communes and ashrams, and to the youngsters born into numerous non secular groups. He exhibits how non secular developments this day, together with the booming Christian rock circulate, Buddhist punks, and modern Catholics wrestling with sexual ethics and church authority, have their roots in debates all started within the sixties.

In this stimulating odyssey via American spirituality -- then and now -- Don Lattin makes it transparent why we have to comprehend sixties spirituality if we wish to observe who we're today.

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Download E-books Die Abenteuer der Seelen PDF

By Michael Newton

Dieses Buch beschreibt anhand von sixty seven Fallbeispielen, wie sich Menschen wie du und ich an ihr Leben zwischen den Leben zurückerinnern, und zwar im Rahmen ihrer persönlichen Sitzungen mit dem spirituellen Hypnotherapeuten Dr. Michael Newton. Es basiert auf Newtons bahnbrechenden Forschungen im Bereich 'Jenseitswissen' und wendet sich gleichermassen an den interessierten Neuling und Laien wie an all jene, die bereits sein Erstlingswerk 'Die Reisen der Seele' kennen. Die Berichte sollen zum Erforschen der eigenen spirituellen Erinnerungen anregen und zeigen die mannigfaltigen Verbindungen in der geistigen Welt.

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Download E-books Invisibility: Mastering the Art of Vanishing PDF

By Steve Richards

From Harry Potter's well-known cloak, to the secrets and techniques of the "Invisible Man," pop culture has lengthy been keen about the assumption of turning into invisible.

Yet, the artwork of invisibility is among the so much heavily guarded of all occult secrets and techniques. for hundreds of years magicians and adepts have hinted at methods of attaining this possible most unlikely feat, yet now those rules were introduced jointly for the 1st time to shape a whole guide on how invisibility should be accomplished.

Drawing on alchemy, Rosicrucianism, medieval magic, hypnotism, Einsteinian physics and yogic recommendations, Steve Richards provides an authoritative and enjoyable research into this outstanding subject.

This ebook specializes in the main elusive and seductive of all magical powers, educating readers the ability of invisibility from an occult perspective.

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Download E-books Preliminary Practice for Franz Bardon´s Initiation into Hermetics PDF

By Ray del Sole

For the real non secular seeker: This e-book offers with the query how one can arrange your self within the most sensible approach for complete luck at the route to perfection. The initial education consultant is derived from greater than sixteen years of non secular perform in Bardon´s approach. desk of contents: simple literature / definitely the right realizing of Bardon´s teachings / extra religious literature / the ideal angle / psychological readability / development of will, instinct and divine suggestions / psychological education / Soul balancing / personality refinement / Use of prayers / Gymnastics / actual education / Balanced vitamin / pointers on the trail / and masses extra

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Download E-books The Pastoral Epistles Through the Centuries PDF

By Jay Twomey

Drawing on scholarly insights and a accomplished array of texts from everything of Christian culture, The Pastoral Epistles in the course of the Centuries explores the wealthy legacy of the Pastorals because it has opened up over the centuries.

  • Explores the $64000 position of the hot testomony letters to Timothy and Titus, identified jointly because the Pastoral Epistles, within the improvement of early Christianity
  • Surveys the numerous theological, cultural, literary, political, and creative makes use of of the Pastorals, and the wider impression those letters have had in the course of the ages
  • Considers the Pastorals’ complicated effect on matters akin to church constitution and rites, the jobs of girls in Christian non secular lifestyles, the authority of scripture, and the advance of monastic orders
  • Examines the numerous ways that language and ideas from the Pastoral Epistles (such as “fight the nice struggle” and “the root of all evils”) have filtered into our cultural vernacular
  • References the works of significant theologians and interpreters from all sessions, and locations certain emphasis on frequently underrepresented interpreters

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Download E-books The Anastasi System - Psychic Development Level 1: The Fundamentals PDF

By Sandy Anastasi

An grand e-book that can assist you realize and Open your personal Psychic talents! With greater than 30 years of training adventure, Sandy Anastasi has been effectively education scholars, academics, psychics all over the world tips on how to open, advance, and grasp their psychic talents. produced from her stay workshop fabric, this six-part workbook sequence is a superb domestic or school room examine substitute and is ultimate for the aspiring psychic, channel, or psychic medium. each one workbook comprises a number of workouts with simple directions to assist scholars achieve the required, hands-on adventure to quick and simply increase their abilities. the fabric in point 1: the basics is important in providing you with an excellent origin and significantly expanding your probability of luck with the extra complex talents you are going to examine afterward within the sequence.

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