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Light from the East

Being Letters on Gñanam, The Divine Knowledge

by Hon. P. Arunáchalam

<p><em>Light from the East</em> collates letters between Hon. P. Arunáchalam of the legislative council of Ceylon and Edward Carpenter, which expand on issues of the Gñanam or divine knowledge. Carpenter edited these letters for publication in ...

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Little Book Of Pendulum Magic

by D.J. Conway

ISBN: 9781580910934

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Living the Wisdom of the Tao: The Complete Tao Te Ching and Affirmations

by Wayne W. Dyer

This book offers you an opportunity to internalise and directly experience the great wisdom of the Tao Te Ching, a collection of verses authored by the Chinese prophet Lao-tzu.The words Tao Te Ching translate to 'living and applying the Great ...

ISBN: 9781401921491

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Magic in Ancient Greece and Rome

by Prof Lindsay C. Watson

<p>Parting company with the trend in recent scholarship to treat the subject in abstract, highly theoretical terms, <em>Magic in Ancient Greece and Rome</em> proposes that the magic-working of antiquity was in reality a highly pragmatic ...

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Magic in the Modern World

Strategies of Repression and Legitimization

by Edward Bever & Randall Styers

<p>This collection of essays considers the place of magic in the modern world, first by exploring the ways in which modernity has been defined in explicit opposition to magic and superstition, and then by illuminating how modern proponents of ...

ISBN: 9780271079875

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Magical Hymns from Roman Egypt

A Study of Greek and Egyptian Traditions of Divinity

by Ljuba Merlina Bortolani

<p>This interdisciplinary study investigates the divine personas in the so-called magical hymns of the Greek magical papyri which, in a corpus usually seen as a significant expression of religious syncretism with strong Egyptian influence, were ...

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Magika Hiera

Ancient Greek Magic and Religion

by Christopher A. Faraone & Dirk Obbink

<p>This collection challenges the tendency among scholars of ancient Greece to see magical and religious ritual as mutually exclusive and to ignore &quot;magical&quot; practices in Greek religion. The contributors survey specific bodies of ...

ISBN: 9780190283193

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Making Saints in Modern China

by David Ownby, Vincent Goossaert & Ji Zhe

<p>&quot;Sainthood&quot; has been, and remains, a contested category in China, given the commitment of China's modern leadership to secularization, modernization, and revolution, and the discomfort of China's elite with matters concerning ...

ISBN: 9780190620905

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Many Peoples, Many Faiths

Women and Men in the World Religions

by Robert Ellwood & Barbara Mcgraw

<p>For more than three decades this introduction to the world's religions, <em>Many Peoples, Many Faiths</em> has combined factual information with empathic writing that seeks to convey the flavor of our planet's diverse religions and cultures. ...

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Marcion and the Making of a Heretic

God and Scripture in the Second Century

by Judith M. Lieu

<p>A comprehensive and authoritative account of the 'heretic' Marcion, this volume traces the development of the concept and language of heresy in the setting of an exploration of second-century Christian intellectual debate. Judith M. Lieu ...

ISBN: 9781316234167

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Medicine, Religion, and Magic in Early Stuart England

Richard Napier's Medical Practice

by Ofer Hadass

<p>The astrologer-physician Richard Napier (1559-1634) was not only a man of practical science and medicine but also a master of occult arts and a devout parish rector who purportedly held conversations with angels. This new interpretation of ...

ISBN: 9780271081731

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Meditation and Mantras

by Vishnu Devananda

‘A mantra is a mystical energy encased in a sound structure . . . It steadies the mind and leads to the stillness of meditation.’ The modern lifestyle with its excesses and worldly desires, the constant need to be connected, and the rapid ...

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Medusa

Solving the Mystery of the Gorgon

by Stephen R. Wilk

<p>Medusa, the Gorgon, who turns those who gaze upon her to stone, is one of the most popular and enduring figures of Greek mythology. Long after many other figures from Greek myth have been forgotten, she continues to live in popular culture. ...

ISBN: 9780199887736

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Metahuman

Unleashing your infinite potential

by Deepak Chopra

<b>Is it possible to venture beyond daily living and experience heightened states of awareness? </b><BR><BR>In this highly anticipated new book, integrative medicine pioneer and New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra states that a ...

ISBN: 9781846046087

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Metamorphoses by Ovid (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

by Bright Summaries

<b>Unlock the more straightforward side of <i>Metamorphoses</i> with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!</b><div><br>This engaging summary presents an analysis of <i>Metamorphoses</i> by Ovid, the awe-inspiring epic poem drawing on

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Mi'kmaq Landscapes

From Animism to Sacred Ecology

by Anne-Christine Hornborg

<p>This book seeks to explore historical changes in the lifeworld of the Mi'kmaq Indians of Eastern Canada. The Mi'kmaq culture hero Kluskap serves as a key persona in discussing issues such as traditions, changing conceptions of land, and ...

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Minority Religions and Fraud

In Good Faith

by Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist

<p>Analysing both fraud and religion as social constructs with different functions and meanings attributed to them, this book raises issues that are central to debates about the limits of religious toleration in diverse societies, and the ...

ISBN: 9781317095736

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Mobility, Markets and Indigenous Socialities

Contemporary Migration in the Peruvian Andes

by Cecilie Vindal Ødegaard

<p>Exploring how people from Andean communities seek progress and social mobility by moving to the cities, Cecilie Ødegaard demonstrates the changing significance of kinship, reciprocity and ritual in an urban context. Through a focus on ...

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Modern Alchemy

Occultism and the Emergence of Atomic Theory

by Mark Morrisson

<p>Alchemists are generally held to be the quirky forefathers of science, blending occultism with metaphysical pursuits. Although many were intelligent and well-intentioned thinkers, the oft-cited goals of alchemy paint these antiquated ...

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Modern Hinduism in Text and Context

by Lavanya Vemsani

<p><em>Modern Hinduism in Text and Context</em> brings together textual and contextual approaches toprovide a holistic understanding of modern Hinduism. It examines new sources - including regional Saiva texts, Odissi dance and biographies of ...

ISBN: 9781350045101

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