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Japanese Confucianism

A Cultural History

by Kiri Paramore

<p>For more than 1500 years, Confucianism has played a major role in shaping Japan's history - from the formation of the first Japanese states during the first millennium AD, to Japan's modernization in the nineteenth century, to World War II ...

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Japanese Religion

A Cultural Perspective

by Robert Ellwood & Richard Pilgrim

<p>This book provides an overview of religion in Japan, from ancient times to the present. It also emphasizes the cultural and attitudinal manifestations of religion in Japan, withough neglecting dates and places.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781315507118

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Japanese Understanding of Salvation

Soteriology in the Context of Japanese Animism

by Martin Heißwolf

<p>It is no secret that Christianity has been widely rejected in Japan with less than two percent of the population identifying as Christian. The dominant worldview in Japan is deeply animistic, with beliefs such as the Japanese mana-concept, ki

ISBN: 9781783683710

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Jerusalem

The Role of the Hebrew People in the Spiritual Biography of Humanity

by Yeshayahu Ben-Aharon

<p><em>‘The better I understand the roots of the Hebrew people and its universal-human mission, the better I shall understand the nature of humanity and its mission; and the more human I become, in the most universal sense, anchored in a new ...

ISBN: 9781912230327

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John of God

The Globalization of Brazilian Faith Healing

by Cristina Rocha

ISBN: 9780190466718

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John of God

The Globalization of Brazilian Faith Healing

by Cristina Rocha

<p>In just over a decade, the Brazilian faith healer known as John of God has become an international superstar. Oprah Winfrey, Ram Dass, Wayne Dyer, and Shirley MacLaine have all visited him, as have the wealthy and the desperately ill. ...

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John Stuart Mill

A Secular Life

by Timothy Larsen

<p>John Stuart Mill observed in his Autobiography that he was a rare case in nineteenth-century Britain because he had not lost his religion but never had any. He was a freethinker from beginning to end. What is not often realized, however, is ...

ISBN: 9780191067402

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Ka

by Roberto Calasso

<p><strong>'To read <em>Ka</em> is to experience a giddy invasion of stories - brilliant, enigmatic, troubling, outrageous, erotic, beautiful' <em>The New York Times</em></strong></p> <p>'Who?' - or '<em>ka'</em> - is the question that runs ...

ISBN: 9780141990767

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Karanga Indigenous Religion in Zimbabwe

Health and Well-Being

by Tabona Shoko

<p>Tabona Shoko contends that religion and healing are intricately intertwined in African religions. This book on the religion of the Karanga people of Zimbabwe sheds light on important methodological issues relevant to research in the study of ...

ISBN: 9781317109624

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Kingdom to Commune: Protestant Pacifist Culture between World War I and the Vietnam Era

by Patricia Appelbaum

ISBN: 9780807859384

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Krishna's Lineage

The Harivamsha of Vyasa's Mahabharata

by Simon Brodbeck

<p>Forming the final part of the Sanskrit <em>Mahabharata</em>, the <em>Harivamsha's</em> main business is to supply narrative details about the great god Vishnu's avatar Krishna Vasudeva, who has been a comparatively minor character in the ...

ISBN: 9780190279202

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Kumbha

The Traditionally Modern Mela

by Nityananda Misra

<p>In this lucid and enlightening account, Nityananda Misra takes the reader on a whirlwind journey through the modern Kumbha Mela, the largest pilgrimage and the biggest festival in the world attended by crores of people.</p> <p>The book ...

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Kundalini

Spiritual Perception and the Higher Element of Life

by Rudolf Steiner

<p>In Hindu tradition, the concept of kundalini refers to a form of primal energy located at the base of the spine. Through traditional Eastern methods, efforts were made to ‘awaken’ the kundalini in order to achieve transformed consciousness. ...

ISBN: 9781855845046

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Lalita Sahasranama

In English Rhyme with original text

by Munindra Misra

<p>Lalita Sahasranama Stotra in Brahmanda Puran be,</p> <p>Given to Rishi Agastya by Lord Hayagriva certainly,</p> <p>Hayagriva an incarnation of Lord Vishnu does be,</p> <p>He who the storehouse of complete knowledge ...

ISBN: 9782765931591

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Language of Images

Visualization and Meaning in Tantras

by Sthaneshwar Timalsina

<p>While Indian visual culture and Tantric images have drawn wide attention, the culture of images, particularly that of the divine images, is broadly misunderstood. This book is the first to systematically address the hermeneutic and ...

ISBN: 9781454196181

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Lao Tzu

Tao Te Ching

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Most people know Ursula K. Le Guin for her extraordinary science fiction and fantasy writing. Fewer know just how pervasive Taoist themes are to so much of her work. And in Lao Tzu- Tao Te Ching, we are treated to Le Guin's unique take on Taoist

ISBN: 9781611807240

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Lao-tzu’s Tao and Wu Wei

With Linked Table of Contents

by Lao-Tzu

<p>The Tao Te Ching is a spiritual, inspirational work that guides us through life, helping us to live within each moment and find the beauty that is all around each of us. Simple, beautiful, and life changing. The Tao Te Ching is fundamental to

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Legal Cases, New Religious Movements, and Minority Faiths

by James T. Richardson & François Bellanger

<p>New religious movements (NRMs) and other minority faiths have regularly been the focus of legal cases around the world in recent decades. This is the first book to focus on important aspects of the relationship of smaller faiths to the ...

ISBN: 9781317106388

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Levitation

What It Is. How It Works. How to Do It.

by Steve Richards

<p>Levitation - is it possible? Can human beings really leave the ground through the power of the mind alone? How can this extraordinary defiance of gravitational force be induced at will? These are some of the questions answered in this ...

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Life and Work of Guru Arjan

History, Memory, and Biography in the Sikh Tradition

by Pashaura Singh

<p>A comprehensive study of the life and work of Guru Arjan (1563–1606), the fifth Guru of the Sikhs, this volume reconstructs his life based on history, memory, tradition, and mythic representation. Pashaura Singh focuses on the major ...

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