Spirituality

Download E-books Choosing a Jewish Life: A Handbook for People Converting to Judaism and for Their Family and Friends PDF

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By Anita Diamant

"As a rabbi and a convert, I have fun with this e-book deeply for its sensitivity to the advanced emotions of these who're exploring paths to changing into Jewish, and for the deep love of Judaism it conveys. i'll provide it to each interfaith couple, and suggest that they offer it to their mom and dad. it truly is great! "
--Rachel Cowan, co-author of combined Blessings

In a similar a professional, reassuring, and respectful kind that has made her probably the most popular writers of publications to Jewish practices and rituals, Anita Diamant offers suggestion and data that could rework the act of conversion into a rare trip of self-discovery and non secular growth.

Married to a convert herself, Diamant anticipates all of the questions, doubts, and matters, presents a complete clarification of the principles and rituals of conversion, and gives functional assistance towards making a Jewish identity.

Here you'll the best way to decide on a rabbi, a synagogue, a denomination, a Hebrew identify; the right way to deal with the trouble of placing apart Christmas; what occurs on the mikvah (the ritual tub) or at a hatafat dam brit (circumcision ritual for these already circumcised); how to define your footing in a brand new religious relatives that isn't consistently prepared to obtain you; and the way to not lose your bonds in your relations of origin.

Sensitive, sympathetic, and insightful, determining a Jewish existence presents every little thing essential to make conversion a cheerful and spiritually significant experience.

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Download E-books People in Glass Houses: An insider's story of a life in and out of Hillsong PDF

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Tanya Levin grew up within the church that grew to become Hillsong is Australia's so much formidable, entrepreneurial and influential spiritual company. humans IN GLASS homes tells how a small Assemblies of God church in a suburban college corridor turned a multi-million buck tax loose company, a cult and a strong strength in Australia at the present time. starting up the realm of Christian fundamentalism, this can be a strong, own and from time to time very humorous exploration of an all making a song, all swaying mega church. Shortlisted, 2007 Walkley Non-Fiction publication Award

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Download E-books Le Coran PDF

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By Anonymous

Remark comprendre aujourd’hui un texte arabe du VIIe siècle, qui reste aussi vivant que majeur pour plus d’un milliard et demi d’être humains ? remark respecter l’esprit du livre sacré des musulmans tout en le rendant available aux lecteurs du XXIe siècle, musulmans et non musulmans ? C’est le défi qu’a relevé Malek Chebel. Après des années de labeur, il suggest ici une nouvelle traduction du Coran. Précise et respectueuse du texte sacré des musulmans, l. a. présente traduction est de plus fondée sur une connaissance intime de los angeles langue arabe autant que sur une services scientifique du monde musulman. Spécialiste incontesté de l’islam depuis un quart de siècle, Malek Chebel, auteur par ailleurs de vingt-sept ouvrages sur los angeles faith du Prophète, a en effet, dans sa jeunesse, appris une grande partie du Coran par cœur, avant d’entreprendre des études de philosophie et d’anthropologie. Conforme à los angeles culture du element de vue de l’ordre des sourates, du admire absolu du texte et de los angeles restitution du contexte de l. a. Révélation, cette nouvelle traduction du Coran est exempte de tout jugement ethical. Elle permet enfin à tous, érudits ou non, de lire le Coran dans son intégralité et dans une langue obtainable, c’est-à-dire claire, concise et contemporaine. Pour ne pas alourdir le texte, l’auteur a ajouté des notes options au terme de chaque chapitre afin que le lecteur puisse approfondir par lui-même l. a. compréhension des versets. Enfin, sur tous les issues majeurs, le lecteur peut encore se référer au Dictionnaire encyclopédique du Coran, dont los angeles lecture est destinée à éclaircir l. a. totalité des suggestions du Saint Coran. Bien qu’autonomes dans leur perception, ces deux ouvrages ont été élaborés de façon très complémentaire. Cette nouvelle traduction du Coran constitue un livre événement.

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Download E-books La sagesse qui guérit PDF

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By Jean-Yves Leloup

Qu'est-ce que los angeles maladie ? Pourquoi suis-je malade ?

Question sans fin, qui en présuppose d'autres : qu'est-ce que être ? Qui suis-je ? Qui est malade ?

Dans los angeles continuité de ses ouvrages devenus des classiques : Manque et Plénitude et Prendre soin de l'être, Jean-Yves Leloup interroge les Thérapeutes d'Alexandrie, les penseurs de l'Antiquité, les différentes traditions spirituelles et les pratiques analytiques d'aujourd'hui, afin de nous conduire à nous « memento de l'essentiel ».

Ces sagesses prennent en compte l'intégralité de l'être humain (corps-âme-esprit-pneuma). Elles l'amènent à los angeles découverte de son Être authentique. On retrouve ici l'approche synthétique et transdisciplinaire qui caractérise l'oeuvre de Jean-Yves Leloup.

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Download E-books The New Revelations: A Conversation with God PDF

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By Neale Donald Walsch

This is a life-altering e-book. It includes New Revelations. It offers the instruments with which to drag ourselves out of melancholy, lifting the entire human race to a brand new point of expertise, to a brand new knowing of lifestyles itself, to a brand new expression of its grandest vision.
Neale Donald Walsch believes that the human race has reached a Time of selecting. Our thoughts are being put earlier than us through the tide of occasions -- and by means of these whoa re growing them. we will both circulation ahead, development jointly eventually a brand new international of peace and concord in keeping with new ideals approximately God and existence, or stream backward, individually and continually reconstructing the outdated global of clash and discord.
In The New Revelations, bestselling writer Walsch bargains attainable and robust solutions to the questions dealing with the area, and urges us to open our hearts and minds to what will be essentially the most vital religious statements of our time.

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Download E-books El libro del sexo: Del sexo a la superconsciencia PDF

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Osho nos da su visión del sexo, enormemente crítica respecto a lo que enseñan muchas religiones.

«Soy el comienzo de una consciencia totalmente nueva.» Estas palabras de Osho ponen de manifiesto hasta qué punto él concibe su filosofía como una ruptura con las distintas tradiciones del pensamiento occidental y oriental.

Es el mismo espíritu con el que aborda l. a. sexualidad; en primer lugar, presentándola no como un obstáculo para l. a. elevación espiritual e incluso l. a. iluminación, sino, al contrario, como un regalo, expresión de unas energías biológicas y puerta del autoconocimiento. En segundo lugar, como realización del amor, elemento crucial de l. a. existencia. El sexo es uno de los aspectos constitutivos del nuevo tipo de santo, Zorba el Buda, fusión inseparable de lo terreno y lo sublime.

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Download E-books The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass PDF

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By Mandy Hale

Smart, robust, independent—single girls can stay a superb lifestyles. Husband now not required.

Mandy Hale, additionally recognized via her many web publication readers and Twitter fanatics because the unmarried WomanTM, stocks her tales, recommendation, and exuberance for residing existence as an empowered, convinced, God-centered girl who doesn’t simply renounce herself to being single—she enjoys it! Being unmarried has had its stigmas, yet Mandy proves it has its benefits too, and he or she makes use of knowledge and wit to motivate her fellow unmarried women to rejoice and reside absolutely within the lifestyles God has given them.

Mandy encourages her readers on matters comparable to taking probabilities, construction friendships, letting cross, and discovering a better objective. along with her aid, readers can cease caring approximately fortunately ever after and find a chuffed lifestyles instead.

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Download E-books Songs of the Soul PDF

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By Paramahansa Yogananda

The deep yearnings for divine love and pleasure which are inside every one folks stumbled on many-faceted expression within the lifetime of Paramahansa Yogananda - famous as one of many preeminent non secular figures of our time, and writer of the acclaimed vintage Autobiography of a Yogi.

Songs of the Soul is an outpouring of his direct perceptions of God - God in nature, in guy, in daily stories, and within the spiritually woke up nation of samadhi meditation.

Most of those poems have been written in the course of Yogananda's early years within the usa. His writings usually are not the thought of renderings of a poet's fancies, yet a revelation of the internal expereinces of a soul ever wide awake in Spirit, responding to the wonders of nature; to the thoughts of his loved motherland; to the deep impressions made through new associates and associates; in particular, to the divine realizations born of that soul's intimate communions with God.

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Download E-books Enjoy Every Sandwich: Living Each Day as If It Were Your Last PDF

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By Lee Lipsenthal

This e-book is a fruits of what I’ve realized. i am hoping it's going to open the door so that you can embody your humanity, settle for uncertainty, and reside a lifetime of gratitude. —from Enjoy each Sandwich

As scientific director of the famed Preventive drugs examine Institute, Lee Lipsenthal helped millions of sufferers being affected by sickness to beat their fears of ache and dying and to include a extra cheerful approach to life. In his personal lifestyles, fortunately married and the proud father of 2 impressive kids, Lee used to be equally devoted to residing his lifestyles totally and gratefully on a daily basis.

The energy of these ideals was once verified in July 2009, whilst Lee used to be clinically determined with esophageal melanoma. As Lee and his spouse, Kathy, navigated his analysis, disorder, and therapy, he came upon that he didn't worry dying, and that while he used to be dealing with his personal mortality, he felt extra absolutely alive than ever earlier than. within the bestselling culture of Tuesdays with Morrie, instructed with humor and center, and deeply inspiring, Enjoy each Sandwich distills every little thing Lee discovered approximately how we discover which means, objective, and peace in our lives.

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Download E-books Spirituality in Dark Places: The Ethics of Solitary Confinement PDF

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By Derek S. Jeffreys

Spirituality in darkish locations explores the religious effects and ethics of recent solitary confinement. Jeffreys emphasizes how solitary confinement damages our religious lives, focusing rather on the way it destroys our courting to time and undermines our creativity. Solitary inmates adventure profound temporal dislocation that erodes their own identities. they can be remoted from song, artwork, and books, or locate their creativity tightly managed. expert by way of reviews with inmates, chaplains, and staff within the Wisconsin division of Corrections, Jeffreys additionally evaluates the ethics of solitary confinement, contemplating yet eventually rejecting the argument that punitive isolation justifiably expresses ethical outrage at heinous crimes. ultimately, Jeffreys proposes adjustments in solitary confinement with a purpose to mitigate its profound harm to either prisoners and human dignity at large.

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