Download E-books Recovering Nineteenth-Century Women Interpreters of the Bible PDF

By Christiana de Groot, Christiana de Groot, Marion, Ann Taylor

Ladies were considerate readers and interpreters of scripture during the a long time, but the traditional historical past of biblical interpretation contains few womens voices. To introduce readers to this untapped resource for the background of biblical interpretation, this quantity analyzes forgotten works from the 19th century written by means of womenincluding Christina Rossetti, Florence Nightingale, and Harriet Beecher Stowe, between othersfrom a variety of religion backgrounds, international locations, and social sessions attractive modern biblical scholarship. as a result of their exclusion from the academy, womens interpretive writings addressed basically a nonscholarly viewers and have been written in various genres: novels and poetry, catechisms, manuals for biblical studies, and commentaries at the books of the Bible. To get well those nineteenth-century girls interpreters of the Bible, every one essay during this quantity locates a feminine writer in her old, ecclesiastical, and interpretive context, concentrating on specific biblical passages to elucidate an authors contributions in addition to to discover how her examining of the textual content was once formed by means of her adventure as a lady. The members are Amanda Benckhuysen, Elizabeth Davis, Christiana de Groot, Rebecca G. S. Idestrom, Donna Kerfoot, Bernon P. Lee, Marion Taylor, Heather Weir, and Lissa M. Wray Beal.

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Download E-books Witness from Beyond: New cosmic concepts on death and survival received from the late A. D. Mattson, S.T.D., through the Clairvoyant, Margaret Flavell Tweddell PDF

By Margaret Flavell

This e-book comprises transcriptions of the alleged communications of the deceased theologian A.D. Mattson to his daughter, Ruth Taylor. The alleged messages have been conveyed through Margaret Flavell Tweddell, a British clairvoyant.

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Download E-books In the Language of Miracles: A Novel PDF

By Rajia Hassib

• A New York Times Editors’ selection •

“Assured and wonderfully crafted . . . Hassib is a traditional, swish author with a prepared eye for cultural distinction. . . . [She] handles the anatomy of grief with nice delicacy. . . . In the Language of Miracles should still discover a huge and keen readership. For the wonderful thing about the writing on my own, Hassib merits it.” —Monica Ali, The long island instances ebook Review

“[A] delicate, finely wrought debut . . . sharply observant of immigrants’ tricky relationships to their followed homelands, this intriguing novel proclaims the arriving of a psychologically and socially astute new writer.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

For readers of House of Sand and Fog, a enchanting debut novel of an Egyptian American kin and the wrenching tragedy that tears their lives apart

Samir and Nagla Al-Menshawy seem to have attained the yankee dream. After immigrating to the USA from Egypt, Samir effectively works his manner via a residency and launches his personal clinical perform as Nagla has a tendency to their firstborn, Hosaam, within the cramped quarters of a small condo. quickly the turning out to be kin strikes right into a gigantic apartment within the manicured New Jersey suburb of Summerset, the place their 3 young ones ultimately attend tuition with Natalie Bradstreet, the daughter in their associates and top buddies. greater than a decade later, the family’s possible solid lifestyles is by surprise upended while a devastating flip of occasions leaves Hosaam and Natalie useless and turns the Al-Menshawys into outcasts of their personal town.

Narrated a 12 months after Hosaam and Natalie’s deaths, Rajia Hassib’s heartfelt novel follows the Al-Menshawys through the 5 days prime as much as the memorial provider that the Bradstreets have equipped to mark the one-year anniversary in their daughter’s loss of life. whereas Nagla strives to appreciate her position within the tragedy and Samir desperately seeks reconciliation with the neighborhood, Khaled, their surviving son, unearths himself residing within the shadow of his stricken brother. suffering below the guilt and strain of being the nice son, Khaled turns to town in hopes of discovering happiness clear of the painful stories domestic conjures. but he's again and again pulled again domestic to his grandmother, Ehsan, who arrives from Egypt armed with incense, prayers, and an unyielding choice to forestall the unraveling of her daughter’s family members. In Ehsan, Khaled reveals both a real wish of salvation or the embodiment of every little thing he needs to flee if he's ever to discover himself.

Writing with unflinchingly sincere prose, Rajia Hassib tells the tale of 1 family members driven to the threshold via tragedy and psychological disorder, attempting to salvage the existence they labored so not easy to accomplish. the smooth, elegiac voice of In the Language of Miracles paints gentle pictures of a family’s fight to maneuver on within the wake of heartbreak, to stick precise to its traditions, and primarily else, to discover attractiveness and reconciliation.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books Liber Falxifer II: The Book of Anamlaqayin PDF

By N.A-A.218

The second one e-book of Falxifer shall proceed the place the 1st publication left off, because the function of the entire courses of the T.F.C. is to make on hand the initiatic instruments wanted by means of these of the Blood with the intention to wake up and set ablaze their snoozing Pneumatic Flames.

The moment e-book will once more current an intensive set of either worded and wordless manifestations of Sorcerous Gnosis and supply entry to formerly hidden keys to either high and low different types of Necrosophic Nigromancy, Necromancy, Ancestral Veneration, natural Sorcery and Daemonology and provides new designated guideline approximately how the powers of the insignias, talismans and fetishes of the Lord of the Harvest will be additional hired on the way to in achieving either temporal and non secular energy, victory and transcendence, all by way of strolling within the fiery and blessed footsteps of the 1st Ones who traversed the trails of Nod.

TOPICS: Mythic starting place of our Qayinite Gnosticism, the Veiled Bride of Qayin, Her mystery formulation of Calling and Names of strength, Her sigils and Keys of either low and high sorcery, the darkish useless and their hidden and so much anxious features, the detoxification, protecting and empowering baths, the natural formulation and activations of the 7 Key Sigils of dying, the Mysteries of seventy two Black In eco-friendly, the powers of the 1st Tiller and the workings of His eco-friendly element of the cranium, the rites of safeguard and concealment, the construction, loading and consecration of the aspect-specific fetish of the Lord of the Mound, the secrets and techniques of the 1st lifeless in the Cult of demise and His Sigils of Conjuring, talismanic paintings a criminal offense, the formulation and formality for the making of the Ensouling Tinctures of Qayin, the unified and transcendent element of the Twin-Flame of Sataninsam and the Grand Kliffotic Sigil in their Spirit, additional teachings about the powerful lifeless, prayers, invocations and talismanic varieties used for the channelling of the powers of either the soul and the spirit of Qayin and masses extra.

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Download E-books Astrology, Psychology, and the Four Elements: An Energy Approach to Astrology and Its Use in the Counseling Arts PDF

Astrology, Psychology and the 4 components through Stephen Arroyo, a famous vintage in glossy astrology, is really a pioneering ebook within the box of astrology. It establishes a brand new technological know-how of astrological psychology. Arroyo provides a language of strength that has enabled astrology to be generally and reliably utilized in the aiding professions in addition to by way of most of the people. As Library magazine acknowledged, "Transcending the limits of separate disciplines, this paintings represents an enormous distillation of astrological principles." This booklet relates astrology to trendy psychology and explains using astrology as a realistic approach to figuring out one's attunement to common forces. It truly indicates the right way to technique astrology with a true realizing of the energies concerned, and it contains functional guideline within the interpretation of astrological components with extra intensity than is often present in astrological textbooks. It was once provided the Astrology Prize by way of the British Astrological organization.

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Download E-books The Patron Saint of Necromancers (Ars Portlandia) (Volume 1) PDF

By Stefon Mears

Conjure guy Heath Cyr plies his gris-gris within the streets of Portland, Oregon, a modern day nexus for wizards, witches, and stranger things.

The Black booklet of Saint Cyprian has escaped the Vatican. the real grimoire of the shopper saint of necromancers. And Heath Cyr has to discover it ahead of it falls into the fingers of real evil…

His uncle Andre.

The shopper Saint of Necromancers, an city fable novel the place Hoodoo and Vodou subscribe to imprecise jap magic and wild Western practices in a gumbo that may basically be brewed in Portland, Oregon. An Ars Portlandia novel, from Stefon Mears, writer of the Rise of Magic series.

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Download E-books Tarot Decoder: Interpret the Symbols of the Tarot and Increase Your Understanding of the Cards PDF

The crucial instruction manual for everybody who's fascinated with the Tarot.

The origins of the Tarot are shrouded in secret. a few think that the playing cards originated in India, whereas different hint their beginnings again to the sacred books of the traditional Egyptians. every thing from Greek religions to Arabian philosophies to Jewish Kabbalah has been detected in Tarot symbols, which a few think to include the secrets and techniques of the universe and carry the foremost to human nature.

The origins of the Tarot are shrouded in secret. a few think that the playing cards originated in India, whereas others hint their beginnings again to the sacred books of the traditional Egyptians. every little thing from Greek religions to Arabian philosophies to Jewish Kabbalah has been detected in Tarot symbols, which a few think to comprise the secrets and techniques of the universe and carry the most important to human nature.

Tarot Decoder lines the that means and imagery of the playing cards down during the centuries, beginning with the best-known early decks and culminating with the present-day fascination with mysticism and the unexplained. Featured within are illustrations of gorgeous historic Tarot decks in addition to positive modern examples from all around the world.

Several equipment of laying the playing cards are defined, starting from an easy three-card interpreting to the extra advanced forty-two-card approach. Readers will advance their Tarot abilities in a couple of methods via studying how to:

Decode the symbols of every card and the way to get deeper, extra customized readings
Find out how the Tarot can satisfy your psychic capability, and learn how to forecast your success, your love existence, your profession customers, and your finances
Understand the jobs of the readers and questioner, and realize tips on how to interpret all of the twenty-two playing cards of the main arcana and the fifty-six playing cards of the minor arcana

Tarot Decoder is an enlightening and hugely stress-free advisor to this mystical perform that might show the secrets and techniques at the back of the symbols and assist you make exact and significant interpretations.

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Download E-books Goetic Pharmakos PDF

By Jake Stratton-Kent, Jamie Alexzander

A part of the courses to the Underworld sequence from Hadean Press. simply as ‘goes’ is an old time period for a magician operating with spirits of the Underworld, so ‘pharmakos’ represents a magician operating with herbs, alchemical tactics etc. the kinds should not together specific, and as a result there are spirits of the grimoire who paintings with alchemy, herbs, stones, and so on. those spirits are very appropriate allies for magicians combining the paintings of the ‘goes’ and the ‘pharmakos’. the aim of this book then is to element techniques to goetic spell-work, facilitating the extra reintegration of recent international and Grimoire ways.

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Download E-books Etudes Sur Les Hymnes Orphiques PDF

By Anne-France Morand

The ebook is a learn of the "Orphic Hymns," a suite of 87 Greek texts in hexameter addressed to varied deities. those hymns are heavily concerning each other and appear to originate in Asia Minor through the first centuries of the Christian period. the good originality of this corpus is hyperlink could be traced among a suite of ideals, rituals, choices and mysteries, and a bunch of believers. strangely the "Hymns" has been mostly ignored. "Les etudes sur les" Hymnes orphiques starts off with a research of the style. The "Hymns" are basically composed of lengthy lists of epithets and are accordingly specific. during the collection of epithets within the diversified hymns and a comparision among the various texts it truly is attainable to track allusions to myths, to rituals and to mysteries regarding the gods. this primary half additionally concentrates at the literary methods of expressing non secular rules. the gang utilizing this article noted the mythical determine Orpheus because the composer of the "Hymns." it truly is as a result now not amazing to discover Dionysos on the middle of this article. the elemental strategy is to match the content material of the "Hymns" to what we all know and don't find out about orphism. Questions resembling vegetarianism, prohibition of beans, trust in metempsychosis, the content material of the mysteries come up. it may well look awkward to discover more often than not orphic gods, resembling Protogonos, subsequent to standard gods and native deities from Asia Minor. eventually, the crowd was once organised and the contributors bore titles reminiscent of "boukolos," the oxherd. a wide position is given to epigraphy. the purpose is to slot those components to a definition of orphism through the first centuries of our period and to place jointly a picture of this actual team. This booklet may be necessary to students attracted to orphism, in Greek faith, in faith first and foremost of Christianity, in literature and in hymns."

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Download E-books Spells to Get Ahead Pack: All the Magic You Could Possibly Need in One Witchy Pack PDF

By Deborah Gray

Be attractive, be wealthy, be avenged, be a winner! The bold lady leaves no stone unturned by way of getting ahead...and a bit outdated magic can in basic terms do you reliable. here is the entire attraction you can desire, in a single convenient spells pack. consider it as a fairy godmother in a field, approximately to make your desires come actual. simply stick to the straightforward directions and the portfolio of powerful and powerful spells for each situation. A lovable starter pack includes small pouches and phials so as to add strength on your charms, plus a unique crystal for power. are looking to come again at that cad who dumped you? Hit him with a hex that may minimize into his fun--and don't be concerned, it will not reason any actual, everlasting harm. Do you deserve a promoting at paintings? With this "professional aid" your place of work friends will quickly be begging in your enter. From candy like to piles of cash, you will get precisely what you want-and the harsh, chilly global turns into slightly easier.

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