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- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 15.99
In The Vision Board , influential career strategist Joyce Schwartz describes a transformative exercise that offers a simple way to change your life for the better. As featured on the Oprah Winfrey show, vision boards are a practical, effective approach to identifying and achieving your goals. With a foreword from Bob Proctor, featured teacher in ... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2006; US$ 16.95
?Better than sex!? That's how Ajahn Brahm describes meditation, and his enthusiasm is contagious. A self-described meditation junkie, Brahm, the author of the popular Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung?, shares his recipe for bliss in this practical, energizing new book. The Meditator?s Handbook is a complete, stem-to-stern guide to the subject,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
To be from Appalachia--to be at home there and to love it passionately--informs the narratives of each of the sixteen storytellers featured in this work. Their stories are rich in the lore of the past, deeply influenced by family, especially their grandparents, and the ancient mountains they saw every day of their lives as they were growing up. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95
Gershom Scholem was the master builder of historical studies of the Kabbalah. When he began to work on this neglected field, the few who studied these texts were either amateurs who were looking for occult wisdom, or old-style Kabbalists who were seeking guidance on their spiritual journeys. His work broke with the outlook of the scholars of the previous... more...
- ECW Press 1995; US$ 6.99
Present-day reflections on the enigmas of the Goddessfound in various forms in ancient Welsh and Irish literaturehave fallen into decline but are of enduring pertinence. In this dry comic narrative, Paul Davies offers present day reflections set in Tibet, whose cultural prepossessions went into decline after the 1950 Chinese occupation,... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00
This collection of essays is a tribute to Rachel Elior?s decades of teaching, scholarship and mentoring. If a Festschrift reflects the individuality of the honoree, then this volume offers insights into the scope of Rachel Elior?s interests and scholarly achievements in the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jewish apocalypticism, magic, and mysticism... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95
Mysticism is condemned as often as it is praised. Much of the condemnation comes from mysticism's apparent disregard of morality and ethics. For mystics, the experience of "union" transcends all moral concern. In this careful examination of the works of such practitioners or examiners of mysticism as Paul Tillich, Thomas Merton, Evelyn Underhill,... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 95.00
Mysticism and Eastern Religions , the fourth volume in the Collected Works and the third on Nightingale's religion, begins with the publication for the first time of Florence Nightingale's Notes on Devotional Authors of the Middle Ages , translations from and comments on the medieval (and some later) mystics who nourished her own life of faith.... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 17.34
Other books about faeries are just that - books about faeries, filled with myths and stories. This book is uniquely different. It is a modern day instruction manual directly from the mystical realm itself; a 'Celestine Prophecy' brought back from the natural world. It takes the reader on a rare journey into a kingdom governed by ancient principles... more...
- Utah State University Press 2010; US$ 24.00
Oni, ubiquitous supernatural figures in Japanese literature, lore, art, and religion, usually appear as demons or ogres. Characteristically threatening, monstrous creatures with ugly features and fearful habits, including cannibalism, they also can be harbingers of prosperity, beautiful and sexual, and especially in modern contexts, even cute... more...