Meaning and Mystery

Meaning and Mystery
Author: David M. Holley
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2009-11-19
ISBN 10: 9781444315622
ISBN 13: 1444315625
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Meaning and Mystery Book Review:

Meaning and Mystery offers a challenge to the way Philosophyhas traditionally approached the issue of belief in God as atheoretical problem, proposing instead a form of reflection moreappropriate to the practical nature of the issue. Makes use of abundant illustrative material, from bothliterature, such as Les Misérables, Edwin Abott’sFlatland, Yann Martel’s Life of Pi and LeoTolstoy’s A Confession, and popular culture, such asadvertisements, the television series Joan of Arcadia andthe film Stranger Than Fiction Uses imaginative scenarios to offer explanations of centralconcepts Incorporates theories on human thought and behavior inexploring the formation of religious belief Written in a style that is accessible to readers with littlebackground knowledge of philosophy

Man Meaning and Mystery

Man  Meaning  and Mystery
Author: Hjelde
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2018-11-13
ISBN 10: 9047400267
ISBN 13: 9789047400264
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Man Meaning and Mystery Book Review:

The contributions to this conference report deal with the academic study of religion in a historical perspective, focussing on W. Brede Kristensen and other Scandinavian pioneers. Also, methodological questions relating to the idea of a phenomenology of religion are discussed.

Man Meaning and Mystery

Man  Meaning  and Mystery
Author: Sigurd Hjelde
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 301
Release: 2000
ISBN 10: 9789004114975
ISBN 13: 9004114971
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Senses of Mystery

Senses of Mystery
Author: David E. Cooper
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 104
Release: 2017-07-20
ISBN 10: 1351620908
ISBN 13: 9781351620901
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Senses of Mystery Book Review:

In this beautifully written book, David E. Cooper uses a gentle walk through a tropical garden – the view of the fields and hills beyond it, the sound of birds, voices and flutes, the reflection of light in water, the play of shadows among the trees and the presence of strange animals – as an opportunity to reflect on experiences of nature and the mystery of existence. Covering an extensive range of topics, from Daoism to dogs, from gardening to walking, from Zen to Debussy, Cooper succeeds in conveying some deep and difficult philosophical ideas about the meaning of life in an engaging manner, showing how those ideas bear upon the practical question of how we should relate to our world and live our lives. A thought-provoking and compelling book, Senses of Mystery is a triumph of both storytelling and philosophy.

Bible Mystery And Bible Meaning

Bible Mystery And Bible Meaning
Author: Thomas Troward
Publsiher: Jazzybee Verlag
Total Pages: 340
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 3849619133
ISBN 13: 9783849619138
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bible Mystery And Bible Meaning Book Review:

It is a great book, simply written, wherein the Christian author dares honestly to face the fact that the words of the bible can not be accepted in their literal meaning, and yet he has been able to preserve for us the deep, underlying spiritual truths of the Good Book. Contents: Chapter 1 — The Creation Chapter 2 — The Fall Chapter 3 — Israel Chapter 4 — The Mission of Moses Chapter 5 — The Mission of Jesus Chapter 6 — The Building of the Temple Chapter 7 — The Sacred Name Chapter 8 — The Devil Chapter 9 — The Law of Liberty Chapter 10 — The Teaching of Jesus Chapter 11 — The Forgiveness of Sin Chapter 12 — Forgiveness Chapter 13 — The Divine Giving Chapter 14 — The Spirit of Antichrist

MYSTERY and MEANING

MYSTERY and MEANING
Author: Gebre Menfes Kidus
Publsiher: AuthorHouse
Total Pages: 578
Release: 2011-08-05
ISBN 10: 9781452051505
ISBN 13: 145205150X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

MYSTERY and MEANING Book Review:

"MYSTERY and MEANING" is a compilation of inspirational quotes, mystical prose, philosophical polemics, and poetic verse from the mind and heart of GEBRE MENFES KIDUS ("Servant of the Holy Spirit"). The author’s words provide a unique and valuable perspective on many of the vital religious, social, and moral issues of our time. Gebre Menfes Kidus balances contemplative reflections with impassioned argument, leaving the reader both challenged and inspired. These essays and aphorisms provide edification for the philosopher, the theologian, the spiritual seeker, and the lay Christian. The author addresses a variety of topics, such as: + Orthodox Theology + Spiritual Warfare + Mysticism + Social Justice + Metaphysics + Christian Pacifism + Biblical Commentary + Human Rights + The Teachings of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church This book was written with the permission and blessing of the author's Priest, Tsebate YemaneBrhane Asrat GebreMariam. All opinions and views contained within are subject to the scrutiny and correction of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church.

The Sovereignty of God and the Meaning and Mystery of History in Biblical Faith

The Sovereignty of God and the Meaning and Mystery of History in Biblical Faith
Author: Reinhold Niebuhr (1892)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 2
Release: 2021
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:1097112211
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Great Irish Crosses

The Great Irish Crosses
Author: Oliver Crilly
Publsiher: Columba Press (IE)
Total Pages: 139
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 9781856077989
ISBN 13: 1856077985
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Great Irish Crosses Book Review:

An introduction to the meaning and mystery of the great crosses of Ireland, written with an understanding of their scriptural background and the art of the master stone carvers.

The Liar s Dictionary

The Liar s Dictionary
Author: Eley Williams
Publsiher: Knopf Canada
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2021-01-05
ISBN 10: 0735281505
ISBN 13: 9780735281509
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Liar s Dictionary Book Review:

An exhilarating, clever, funny debut novel from a prize-winning talent, chronicling the misadventures of a lovelorn Victorian lexicographer and the young woman who decodes his trail of made-up words a century later. Will enthrall readers of CS Richardson, Helen Simonson's Major Pettigrew and Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine. Mountweazel n. the phenomenon of false entries within dictionaries and works of reference. Often used as a safeguard against copyright infringement. Peter Winceworth is a lexicographer in Victorian-era London, toiling away at the letter "S" for a multi-volume Encyclopaedic Dictionary. Secretly, he begins to insert unauthorized fictitious entries into the dictionary in an attempt to assert some artistic freedom. In the present day, Mallory is a young intern employed by the same publisher. Her task is to uncover these mountweazels before the dictionary is digitized. She also has to contend with threatening phone calls from an anonymous caller. Why, she wonders, is the change in the definition of "marriage" so upsetting to the caller? And does the caller really intend for the publisher's staff to "burn in hell"? As these two narratives, characters and times entwine, both Winceworth and Mallory discover how they might negotiate the complexities of the nonsensical, relentless, untrustworthy, hoax-strewn and undefinable path we call life. An exhilarating debut from a formidably brilliant young writer, The Liar's Dictionary celebrates the rigidity, fragility, absurdity and joy of language.

The Mystery of Numbers

The Mystery of Numbers
Author: Annemarie Schimmel,Franz Carl Endres
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 314
Release: 1994-04-07
ISBN 10: 9780195089196
ISBN 13: 0195089197
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Mystery of Numbers Book Review:

In this fascinating book Schimmel shows that numbers have been filled with mystery and meaning since the earliest times, and across every society. She conducts an illuminating tour of the mysteries attributed to numbers and their symbolism. 45 halftones; 64 linecuts.

The Mystery and Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls

The Mystery and Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Author: Hershel Shanks
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 246
Release: 1999
ISBN 10: 9780679780892
ISBN 13: 0679780890
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Mystery and Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls Book Review:

Explains the history of the Dead Sea scrolls and discusses their significance for the origins of Christianity

Esoteric Mysteries of the Underworld

Esoteric Mysteries of the Underworld
Author: Jean-Pierre Bayard
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2020-09-22
ISBN 10: 1644110636
ISBN 13: 9781644110638
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Esoteric Mysteries of the Underworld Book Review:

A comprehensive guide to the ancient beliefs and spiritual power of subterranean spaces • Examines in depth the myths, symbology, deities, and beliefs connected to the underworld from many different cultures and mystery traditions • Investigates the role of the underworld in initiatory rites and mystical practices, such as the Orphic Mysteries, the chambers of reflections in Freemasonry, the cult of the Black Madonna, and the cult of Isis • Discusses the telluric currents that run through ley lines, the significance of underground waterways, Hollow Earth theory, and the denizens of the subterranean realms, such as dragons, gnomes, and dwarfs Ancient cultures around the world understood the spiritual powers of the underworld. For millennia, natural caves and caverns were turned into sacred underground temples and, from holy mountains and cliffs, churches were beautifully carved into solid rock. Offering a guide to the spiritual energies that flourish beneath the surface of the Earth, Jean-Pierre Bayard explores the esoteric mysteries of the underworld, including the symbolic significance of caves, caverns, and underground temples. He examines in depth the myths, symbology, deities, and beliefs connected to the underworld from many different cultures and mystery traditions, from ancient Egypt to Scandinavia and Europe to the Middle East and India. He investigates the role of the underworld in initiatory rites, such as the Orphic Mysteries and Christ’s descent into hell, revealing that at the heart of these teachings is the transformative power of a hero’s descent into and return from the underworld. The author connects the esoteric attributes of the world below with the cult of the Black Madonna and the earlier cult of Isis. He discusses the telluric currents that run through ley lines, the significance of underground waterways, the esoteric properties of gems and stones, and the “mineral blood” of the alchemists. He also looks at Hollow Earth theory and the denizens of the subterranean realms, such as dragons, gnomes, and dwarfs. Explaining how the Earth is the womb of the world, Bayard shows how initiatic descent into the sacred subterranean realms reflects the descent of spirit into matter and its slow crystallization. By entering the body of the Earth Mother we are transformed, initiated into primordial wisdom and reborn as spiritual beings.

The Mystery of Suffering and the Meaning of God

The Mystery of Suffering and the Meaning of God
Author: Anson Hugh Laytner
Publsiher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Total Pages: 194
Release: 2019-07-12
ISBN 10: 1532675542
ISBN 13: 9781532675546
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Mystery of Suffering and the Meaning of God Book Review:

The Mystery of Suffering and the Meaning of God is a book written by a skeptical but spiritual person for people who struggle with the subjects of God, divine providence, prayer, and related issues; people who are looking for honest and thoughtful—and sometimes humorous—theological reflections, but no easy answers. A work of creative theology fifteen years in the making, The Mystery of Suffering and the Meaning of God deals primarily with the issue of suffering, starting with the book of Job, and addresses the subject of theodicy before going on to explore related topics of the role of prayer, God concepts, the meaning of revelation, and how we can best live together. Laytner intersperses these penetrating theological reflections with pertinent episodes from his life, starting with the personal tragedies that sparked this book. Trained as a liberal rabbi, Laytner riffs on Jewish themes to offer a universal yet personal response to each of the challenges he discusses. His thesis is this: If you are troubled by the issue of suffering and wonder about God’s presence (or lack thereof) in the world, and you find no solace in any of the traditional theodicies, then change your conception of God and God’s involvement in the world. Problem solved!

Bible Meaning and Bible Mystery

Bible Meaning and Bible Mystery
Author: Thomas Troward
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 148
Release: 2020-02-24
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: 9798617779662
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bible Meaning and Bible Mystery Book Review:

Bible Meaning and Bible Mystery by English judge, author, and New Thought advocate Thomas Troward, was originally published in 1917.Bible Mystery and Bible Meaning is considered an important and controversial work by author Thomas Troward. In the work Troward discusses critical concepts in the Bible and draws connections between these biblical writings and science to attempt to prove his belief that they are not contradictory, but in fact are complementary. As one of the earliest writers to explore connections between science and the bible, this is an important work because it has been used widely by scholars both in the fields of biblical studies as well as science for more than a century. This is an excellent publication for those of both fields and also of Troward's other writings in the area of the New Thought movement.

Christianity Without Superstition

Christianity Without Superstition
Author: John McQuiston II
Publsiher: Church Publishing, Inc.
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2012-09-01
ISBN 10: 0819227404
ISBN 13: 9780819227409
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Christianity Without Superstition Book Review:

Is belief in the Nicene and Apostles Creeds required to be a Christian? Does science support or diminish belief in the divine? How does one live Jesus’ way in the world? A careful study of Jesus shows that his intended legacy for us was not a set of propositional beliefs, but a way for being in the world, a way that opens us to the extraordinary opportunity of the present, a way that can convert our hurried, anxious lives into something luminous. Our obsession with “what to believe” misses the primary message of the Bible, says McQuiston, who illustrates that the paramount message of Jesus, and even the Hebrew Scriptures, is not about what stories to believe, but how to live.

The Meaning of Mystery and Suspense in Jane Eyre

The Meaning of Mystery and Suspense in  Jane Eyre
Author: Thomas Schachtebeck
Publsiher: GRIN Verlag
Total Pages: 8
Release: 2011-01-20
ISBN 10: 3640806433
ISBN 13: 9783640806430
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Meaning of Mystery and Suspense in Jane Eyre Book Review:

Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject English - Literature, Works, grade: 2,0, Free University of Berlin (Fachbereich Englisch), course: Surveying English Literatures II , language: English, abstract: Gothic Elements in the Victorian Novel - The Meaning of Mystery and Suspense in Jane Eyre 1 Introduction Undoubtedly, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre was one of the most successful and influential novels published during the era of Victorian England, which lasted from 1837 until 1901 , and even today, Jane Eyre is regarded as one of the most important masterpieces in the history of world literature. Although Brontë’s novel primarily fulfills features of the romance novel – certainly a very popular and widespread genre among Victorian writers - Jane Eyre can be accounted a hybrid of three literary genres, which not only shares romantic elements, but also characteristics of the Bildungsroman and the Gothic novel. However, Brontë’s novel basically follows “two traditional plot lines” (Heller 1993: 49) of Victorian women writing. On the one hand, Jane Eyre comprises a love story between a man and a women, represented by the relationship between Jane and Rochester, which clearly corresponds to romance elements, whereas, on the other hand, the story of Jane’s personal and psychological development, which is expressed by her different encounters with the external world over a large range of time, corresponds to the female Bildungsroman. Nevertheless, in Jane Eyre, both plots are strongly interrelated with each other, what makes each plot rather complex and difficult to analyse (cf. Heller 1993: 49). Moreover, Charlotte Brontë repeatedly utilised several mysterious and horrific incidents - which are clear indicators for a Gothic influence - throughout the whole novel. The question may be raised, how and for what purpose did Brontë implant Gothic elements in her novel, although the period of ‘classic’ Gothic writing had already come to an end in the early 19th century. Was it just for the cause of catching the reader’s attention and making the story more interesting to read, or was there even more behind it? In order to find a suitable answer to that question, this essay will first point out a couple of striking and important scenes which represent typical Gothic features in Jane Eyre, and then, it will try to analyse the causes for the application of these Gothic elements and their effect on the novel’s message which is aimed to be delivered.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
Author: Mark Haddon
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2004-05-18
ISBN 10: 1400079071
ISBN 13: 9781400079070
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Book Review:

A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—about a boy with autism who sets out to solve the murder of a neighbor's dog and discovers unexpected truths about himself and the world. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched. And he detests the color yellow. This improbable story of Christopher's quest to investigate the suspicious death of a neighborhood dog makes for one of the most captivating, unusual, and widely heralded novels in recent years.

The Island of Knowledge

The Island of Knowledge
Author: Marcelo Gleiser
Publsiher: Basic Books
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2014-06-03
ISBN 10: 0465080731
ISBN 13: 9780465080731
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Island of Knowledge Book Review:

Why discovering the limits to science may be the most powerful discovery of all How much can we know about the world? In this book, physicist Marcelo Gleiser traces our search for answers to the most fundamental questions of existence, the origin of the universe, the nature of reality, and the limits of knowledge. In so doing, he reaches a provocative conclusion: science, like religion, is fundamentally limited as a tool for understanding the world. As science and its philosophical interpretations advance, we face the unsettling recognition of how much we don't know. Gleiser shows that by abandoning the dualistic model that divides reality into the known and the unknown, we can embark on a third way based on the acceptance of our limitations. Only then, he argues, will we be truly able to experience freedom; for to be free in an age of science we cannot turn science into a god. Gleiser ultimately offers an uplifting exploration of humanity's longing to conquer the unknown, and of science's power to transform and inspire.

The Homing Instinct

The Homing Instinct
Author: Bernd Heinrich
Publsiher: HMH
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2014-04-08
ISBN 10: 0547523637
ISBN 13: 9780547523637
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Homing Instinct Book Review:

“A noted naturalist explores the centrality of home in the lives of humans and other animals . . . A special treat for readers of natural history” (Kirkus Reviews). Every year, many species make the journey from one place to another, following the same paths and ending up in the same places. Every year since boyhood, the acclaimed scientist and author Bernd Heinrich has done the same, returning to a beloved patch of western Maine woods. Which led him to wonder: What is the biology in humans of this primal pull toward a particular place, and how is it related to animal homing? In The Homing Instinct, Heinrich explores the fascinating mysteries of animal migration: how geese imprint true visual landscape memory; how scent trails are used by many creatures to locate their homes with pinpoint accuracy; and how even the tiniest of songbirds are equipped for solar and magnetic orienteering over vast distances. And he reminds us that to discount our human emotions toward home is to ignore biology itself. “A graceful blend of science and memoir . . . [Heinrich’s] ability to linger and simply be there for the moment when, for instance, an elderly spider descends from a silken strand to take the insect he offers her is the heart of his appeal.” —Julie Zickefoose, The Wall Street Journal “Deep and insightful writing.” —David Gessner, The Washington Post

The Book of Symbols

The Book of Symbols
Author: Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism
Publsiher: Taschen America Llc
Total Pages: 807
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 9783836514484
ISBN 13: 3836514486
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Book of Symbols Book Review:

Offers photograph illustrations and essays on numerous symbols and symbolic imagery, exploring their archetypal meanings as well as cultural and historical context for how different groups have interpreted them.