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- Shambhala 2006; US$ 18.99
This collection of folk tales, legends, and narratives about the life of Francis of Assisi and his followers appeared about seventy-five years after the saint?s death, in the early fourteenth century. The writings have remained popular ever since due to their beauty and charm, and because they are the nearest thing to a biography of Francis that exists.... more...
- Shambhala 2016; US$ 15.99
Centering Prayer is the path to a wonderful and radical new way of seeing the world. It is not, as is sometimes thought, simply an act of devotional piety, nor is it a Christianized form of other meditation methods. Cynthia Bourgeault here cuts through the misconceptions to show that Centering Prayer is in fact a pioneering development within the Christian... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
"Scholem's treatment is complex and stylistically brilliant as he systemically analyzes the history and intellectual background of these critical ideas. Highly recommended."--Library Journal. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Aeon Books 2010; US$ 12.95
The book provides an introduction to mystical philosophy and the concept of inner development by looking at a number of its great schools. Mystics concur in saying that we are in some way "asleep" and must recognise this to awaken. A considerable attempt to identify the nature of this "sleep" is made in the earlier part of the book, with the particular... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1998; US$ 12.68
Coming from a society where women were barred from serious writing and teaching, Julian, an anchorite of the great medieval city of Norwich, nevertheless uses her womanlines and the English vernacular of the day to describe a series of revelations which she received from God in the year 1373. She identifies the female nature of Christ's suffering... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2011; Not Available
Discover the amazing adventures of heroes and monsters. The Children's Book of Mythical Beasts and Magical Monsters is the latest in the series that includes the successful Children's Book of Art and Children's Book of Music . From early Aboriginal dreamtime to the legends of the Aztecs, this colourful and vibrant introduction to myths will... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2008; Not Available
World myths, gods, heroes, creatures and mythical places revealed " Eyewitness Companions offer an essential reference library, perfect for novices or anyone who just wants to know more about their favourite pastime." Heyday Undertake a quest of discovery ? and learn about some of the greatest myths and characters the world has ever known... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09
St John of the Cross was a 16th century Spanish mystic who wanted to reform Catholicism and encourage the integration of meditative practices by its followers. Because of this, he was locked up by other monks and during his imprisonment he wrote one of the world's most famous spiritual poems Dark Night of the Soul. After his escape, he then wrote... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99
This collection of multicultural children's fairy tales from Asia presents 15 classic stories that kids and parents will love. Each country has its own set of interesting stories, and it is especially enjoyable to discover tales that one may not have heard before. The fifteen folktales collected in this book, representing five countries of Asia,... more...