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Spirituality and religion new titles

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Standing upright here  by Gwen Francis

Standing upright here

Gwen Francis

Book

"I had been a volunteer teacher for years 7-8 in the New Zealand public school system of 'Bible in School', but there was a move, as our country became more secular and multicultural, to eliminate Christian teaching from our schools. I had concentrated...

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God is no delusion  by Gwen Francis

God is no delusion

Gwen Francis

Book

This story begins with the charismatic movement within the Christian church in the 1970s. Author Gwen Francis saw herself as only an observer at a Life in the Spirit seminar at an Anglican Church in New Zealand in 1975. Her subsequent experience of t...

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The Islam book

The Islam book

Book

This comprehensive, accessible, and factual guide to Islam is essential to understanding the world's fastest-growing religion. This essential guide to Islam covers every aspect of the Muslim faith and its history - from the life of the Prophet Muhammad...

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The medicine bag  by Jose Ruiz

The medicine bag

Jose Ruiz

Book

One of the main tenets of shamanism is a belief in the power of rituals and ceremonies to manifest change in the physical world. Every shamanic school on the planet has used rituals and ceremonies as tools for personal transformation. In this book, shaman...

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Zen mind, beginner's mind  by Shunryū Suzuki

Zen mind, beginner's mind

Shunryū Suzuki

Book

In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few. So begins this most beloved of all American Zen books. Seldom has such a small handful of words provided a teaching as rich as has this famous opening line of Shu...

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Finding love everywhere  by Robert Holden

Finding love everywhere

Robert Holden

Book

Psychologist and author Robert Holden takes the reader on a mystical journey from looking for love outside of themselves to being the love they hope to find. He shares stories from his workshops and interviews with Maya Angelou, Ram Dass, Louise Hay,...

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A short history of (nearly) everything paranormal  by Terje G. Simonsen

A short history of (nearly) everything paranormal

Terje G. Simonsen

Book

Would you be surprised to learn that several Nobel laureates have claimed that telepathy is a reality, that Cleopatra’s lost palace was recovered by clairvoyance, and that the US military and CIA for two decades ran a psychic espionage program? This is...

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Fisi'inaua 'i vaha - a Tongan migrant's way  by Siosifa Pole

Fisi'inaua 'i vaha - a Tongan migrant's way

Siosifa Pole

Book

"Rev Siosifa Pole highlights Tongan cultural and social concepts and explores how they relate to his experience as a minister in English language, New Zealand parish settings. He hopes the book will improve the understanding by other people of the Tongan...

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Awakening in the dream  by David Wilcock

Awakening in the dream

David Wilcock

Book

New York Times bestselling author David Wilcock's next captivating work of nonfiction, exploring new hidden truths about extraterrestrials, channeling your Higher Self, and ascension.

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Veritas  by Ariel Sabar

Veritas

Ariel Sabar

Book

In 2012, Dr. Karen King, a star professor at the Harvard Divinity School, announced a blockbuster discovery at a scholarly conference just steps from the Vatican: She had found an ancient fragment of papyrus in which Jesus calls Mary Magdalene "my wife."...

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Dzogchen  by Dalai Lama XIV Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mtsho

Dzogchen

Dalai Lama XIV Bstan-'dzin-rgya-mts...

Book

These teachings are on Dzogchen, the heart essence of the ancient Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Exploring this esoteric subject in print for the first time, His Holiness offers the reader insights into one of Buddhism's most profound systems...

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Suffer strong  by Katherine Wolf

Suffer strong

Katherine Wolf

Book

Profoundly inspiring, compellingly vulnerable, and surprisingly funny, Suffer Strong offers readers the hard-won insights of beloved authors Katherine and Jay Wolf and incorporates practical strategies for weathering suffering and embracing resilience...

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The case of George Pell  by Melissa Davey

The case of George Pell

Melissa Davey

Book

Guardian Australia's Melbourne bureau chief, Melissa Davey covered Cardinal George Pell's evidence at the royal commission into child sexual abuses, and attended each of his trials for his alleged historic sexual offences against children - his commi...

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Through the eyes of love  by Shawn Bolz

Through the eyes of love

Shawn Bolz

Book

Seeing the world through a lens of love is not easy, but when we commit to this practice we will begin to see God's power move in surprising ways. Through the Eyes of Love shows how operating from a place of love instead of judgment is the most effective...

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Coming home to yourself  by 1931-1990 Osho

Coming home to yourself

1931-1990 Osho

Book

A beautifully illustrated collection of mindfulness exercises for grounding, relaxation, and finding inner peace, from contemporary mystic Osho. All of us have experienced moments of "coming home"--feeling relaxed, grounded, free of the restlessness ...

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Tara  by Rachael H. Wooten

Tara

Rachael H. Wooten

Book

The female Buddhist deity Green Tara, known as the Mother of the Buddhas, is one of the most recognizable Buddhist icons. Chanting her mantra is said to dispel fears, eliminate obstacles, and bring swift help in times of need. In this unique book, Ju...

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Mindfulness  by Sarah (Scholar of Buddhism) Shaw

Mindfulness

Sarah (Scholar of Buddhism) Shaw

Book

Mindfulness as a tool for focus and stress reduction has become widespread, but there's far more to this practice than meets the eye. This profound and transformational set of meditation techniques comes from the heart of Buddhism. To unlock the full...

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Wicca  by Nixie Vale

Wicca

Nixie Vale

Book

Wicca is a beautiful, life-enhancing way of living that venerates the cycles of nature and the seasons and promotes positive and constructive values. Covering everything from the Wiccan deities to getting started with spellwork, natural care and healing,...

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Talking on water  by John Hawkesby

Talking on water

John Hawkesby

Book

John Hawkesby and John Cowan present a coffee table book telling the origins of CBA and sharing anecdotes from the past 50 years…

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Heaven and hell  by Bart D. Ehrman

Heaven and hell

Bart D. Ehrman

Book

Traces how beliefs in the afterlife changed over time and reveals the social, cultural and historical roots of competing views, showing that many of our ideas about heaven and hell emerged long after Jesus's time

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The New Testament  by Mark J. Keown

The New Testament

Mark J. Keown

Book

In The New Testament: A Taster, Mark J. Keown explores the New Testament. The first chapter grounds the NT documents in the historical, religious, and social background of the first-century Roman world. Chapter Two discusses the four Gospels, their.....

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Take the day off : Study guide  by Robert Morris

Take the day off : Study guide

Robert Morris

Book

Who doesn't want to eliminate financial stress? Who doesn't want to get out of debt, reach their financial goals, experience the joy that God intends for us, and be free to bless others with their resources? In Beyond Blessed, Robert Morris shares ...

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Love like that  by Les Parrott

Love like that

Les Parrott

Book

In this inspiring, utterly practical new book, #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Les Parrott writes a viable prescription for becoming more loving with family, friends, coworkers, and even strangers. In his trademark approachable style, Dr. Pa...

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No endings, only beginnings  by Bernie S. Siegel

No endings, only beginnings

Bernie S. Siegel

Book

Dr. Bernie Siegel is the author of many books on the healing power of the body and the spirit, but this time he wants encourage readers not only to learn from his life and advice, but to create their own manuals for living as well. With the quotes that...

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The female archangels  by Claire Stone

The female archangels

Claire Stone

Book

Claire Stone has communicated directly with angels since she was a child and therefore knows that the Archeia, the female archangels, are really twin flames to the male archangels. The collective suppression of the divine feminine has led humanity to...

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The wisdom codes  by Gregg Braden

The wisdom codes

Gregg Braden

Book

New discoveries in biology and the neurosciences are revealing how the structure of language-the words we think and speak-can actually change the way the neurons in our brains and hearts connect. But our ancestors understood this connection intuitive...

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The impossible  by Joyce Smith

The impossible

Joyce Smith

Book

When Joyce Smith's fourteen-year-old son John fell through an icy Missouri lake one winter morning, she and her family had seemingly lost everything. At the hospital, John lay lifeless for more than sixty minutes. But Joyce was not ready to give up on...

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