Thérapie spirituelle : Apaiser le mental, s'enraciner dans l'instant présent, vivre selon ses valeurs

By Serge Augier

Profondément enracinée dans l. a. culture chinoire, los angeles thérapie spirituelle se base sur le principe de l'alchimie interne taoïste. Par l. a. pratique de l'entraînement de l'esprit, du travail du souffle et de los angeles gestion énergétique, elle offre des ressources à mettre en oeuvre pour se libérer du psychological, s'ancrer dans l'instant présent et vivre selon ses valeurs, dans le monde qui nous entoure.

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The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage

By Paul Elie

The tale of 4 smooth American Catholics who made literature out in their look for God

In the mid-twentieth century 4 American Catholics got here to think that the right way to discover the questions of spiritual religion was once to put in writing approximately them-in works that readers of every kind might respect. The existence You keep might be Your Own is their story-a bright and enchanting account of serious writers and their energy over us.

Thomas Merton used to be a Trappist monk in Kentucky; Dorothy Day the founding father of the Catholic employee in long island; Flannery O'Connor a "Christ-haunted" literary prodigy in Georgia; Walker Percy a physician in New Orleans who hand over drugs to jot down fiction and philosophy. a chum got here up with a reputation for them-the college of the Holy Ghost-and for 3 a long time they exchanged letters, ardently learn one another's books, and grappled with what considered one of them known as a "predicament shared in common."

A pilgrimage is a trip taken in gentle of a narrative; and in The lifestyles You retailer can be Your Own Paul Elie tells those writers' tale as a pilgrimage from the God-obsessed literary prior of Dante and Dostoevsky out into the exciting chaos of postwar American existence. it's a tale of ways the Catholic religion, of their imaginative and prescient of items, took on varieties the trustworthy couldn't have expected. And it's a tale in regards to the methods we glance to nice books and writers to aid us make feel of our adventure, in regards to the strength of literature to change-to save-our lives.

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Learning Native Wisdom: What Traditional Cultures Teach Us about Subsistence, Sustainibility, and Spirituality

By Gary Holthaus

Medical proof has made it abundantly transparent that the world's inhabitants can not proceed its current expense of eating and despoiling the planet's constrained common assets. students, activists, politicians, and electorate around the world are selling the assumption of sustainability, or structures and practices of dwelling that let a group to keep up itself indefinitely. regardless of elevated curiosity in sustainability, its attractiveness by myself is inadequate to shift our tradition and society towards extra strong practices. Gary Holthaus argues that sustainability is possible yet is much less a collection of practices than the results of a fit worldview. studying local knowledge: Reflections on Subsistence, Sustainability, and Spirituality examines a number of aspects of societies -- cultural, fiscal, agricultural, and political -- looking insights into the facility of a few societies to stay brilliant for hundreds of thousands of years, even in super opposed stipulations and climates. Holthaus appears to be like to Eskimo and different local American peoples of Alaska for the sensible knowledge at the back of this manner of residing. studying local knowledge explains why attaining a sustainable tradition is extra very important than the other problem we are facing this day. even if there are lots of measures of a society's growth, Holthaus warns that just a shift clear of our present tradition of temporary abundance, based on a trust in endless financial progress, will symbolize real development. In societies that price the durability of individuals, tradition, and the surroundings, subsistence and spirituality quickly turn into heavily allied with sustainability.Holthaus highlights the significance of language as a mirrored image of shared cultural values, and he exhibits how our knowing of the very observe subsistence illustrates his argument. In a tradition of abundance, the time period implies deprivation and lack of confidence. even if, as Holthaus reminds us, "All cultures are subsistence cultures." Our post-Enlightenment consumer-based societies imprecise or maybe deny our absolute dependence on soil, air, solar, and water for survival. This booklet identifies spirituality as a key element of significant cultural switch, an idea that Holthaus defines because the popularity of the invisible connections among humans, their associates, and their atmosphere. For generations, local cultures celebrated and respected those connections, fostering a recognize for earlier, current, and destiny generations and for the earth itself.Ultimately, Holthaus illustrates how spirituality and the concept that of subsistence can act as robust guiding forces at the route to worldwide sustainability. He examines the perceptions of cultures way more profitable at long term survival than our personal and describes how we would use their knowledge to beat the sustainability problem presently dealing with humanity.

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Spirituality in Dark Places: The Ethics of Solitary Confinement

By Derek S. Jeffreys

Spirituality in darkish areas explores the non secular outcomes and ethics of contemporary solitary confinement. Jeffreys emphasizes how solitary confinement damages our non secular lives, focusing relatively 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 tune, paintings, and books, or locate their creativity tightly managed. trained by way of stories 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. eventually, Jeffreys proposes adjustments in solitary confinement in an effort to mitigate its profound harm to either prisoners and human dignity at large.

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A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and Calling Her Husband 'Master'

By Rachel Held Evans

What's "biblical womanhood" . . . particularly?

Strong-willed and self reliant, Rachel Held Evans couldn't stitch a button on a shirt earlier than she launched into a thorough existence experiment--a 12 months of biblical womanhood. Intrigued by way of the traditionalist resurgence that led lots of her pals to desert their careers to imagine conventional gender roles in the house, Evans makes a decision to attempt it for herself, vowing to take all the Bible's directions for ladies as actually as attainable for a year.

Pursuing a distinct advantage every month, Evans learns the demanding means that her quest for biblical womanhood calls for greater than a "gentle and quiet spirit" (1 Peter 3:4). It capability growing to be out her hair, making her personal outfits, overlaying her head, obeying her husband, emerging ahead of sunrise, abstaining from gossip, closing silent in church, or even camping within the entrance backyard in the course of her period.

See what occurs while a completely glossy girl begins pertaining to her husband as "master" and "praises him on the urban gate" with a home made signal. research the insights she gets from an ongoing correspondence with an Orthodox Jewish lady, and discover what she discovers from her exchanges with a polygamist spouse. subscribe to her as she wrestles with tough passages of scripture that painting misogyny and violence opposed to ladies.

With simply the suitable mix of humor and perception, compassion and incredulity, A 12 months of Biblical Womanhood is an workout in scriptural exploration and non secular contemplation. What does God actually anticipate of girls, and is there quite a prescription for biblical womanhood? Come in addition to Evans as she appears to be like for solutions within the wealthy background of biblical heroines, types of grace, and all-around ladies of valor.

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Ramtha: The White Book

The vintage advent to Ramtha and his teachings now revised and extended with a Foreword via JZ Knight, a word list of phrases and ideas utilized by Ramtha, a close index and a statement essay by means of Jaime Leal-Anaya displaying the importance of Ramtha s teachings. It addresses questions about the resource of all lifestyles, our forgotten divinity, lifestyles after dying, evolution, love, the facility of realization and the brain, classes from nature, and Ramtha s ascension.

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The Importance of Religion: Meaning and Action in our Strange World

The significance of Religion unearths the importance of faith nowa days, displaying the way it offers individuals with desiring to their lives and is helping consultant them of their daily ethical offerings

  • Provides readers with a brand new figuring out of faith, demonstrating how in its activities, texts and international perspectives faith is enduring and vividly engages with the secret of the world
  • Offers outstanding arguments in regards to the dating of faith to technology, paintings and politics
  • Engagingly written by means of a hugely revered student of faith with a global reputation

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Tantra Illuminated: The Philosophy, History, and Practice of a Timeless Tradition

By Christopher D Wallis

Tantra Illuminated takes the reader on a desirable trip to the very center of Tantra: its key teachings, foundational lineages, and transformative practices. because the West s discovery of Tantra a hundred years in the past, there was massive fascination, hypothesis, and greater than a bit incorrect information approximately this non secular move. Now, for the 1st time within the English language, Tantra Illuminated provides an available creation to this sacred culture that begun 1,500 years in the past within the a long way north of India. utilizing translations from from basic Sanskrit resources and providing a profound examine non secular perform, this booklet unearths Tantra s wealthy background and strong teachings.

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Christian Spirituality: The Classics

Christian Spirituality: The Classics is a distinct and complete advisor to thirty key Christian spirituality texts. starting from Origen and Augustine to Jonathan Edwards, Thérèse of Lisieux and Thomas Merton, it deals a view of the texts that's based in scholarship, yet which additionally offers them as residing files that invite- even compel -contemplative mirrored image and existential response.
Each bankruptcy in short describes the vintage text’s writer and viewers, supplies a synopsis of its contents, indicates a few of its impact in historical past, after which explores points of the text’s that means for readers at the present time. Key issues include:
What is the which means of life?
How can people locate truth?
How can they detect who they truly are?
How can they dwell jointly in peace?
How can they reside extra absolutely in God’s presence during this global and be united with God on this planet to come?
The students who've written those chapters are all specialists on their respective issues, yet they put on their studying calmly. somebody wishing to find the riches of Christian spirituality will locate this the correct creation and may be capable to growth to a deeper realizing of the texts themselves.

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The Science of Ghosts: Searching for Spirits of the Dead

By Joe Nickell

Are ghosts genuine? Are there really haunted locations, simply haunted humans, or either? and the way will we understand? Taking neither a credulous nor a dismissive procedure, this first-of-its-kind booklet solves these difficult mysteries and more--even answering the query of why we care so greatly.

Putting apart simply romantic stories, this booklet examines the particular facts for ghosts--from eyewitness bills to mediumistic productions (such as diaphanous types materializing in dim light), spirit images, ghost-detection phenomena, or even CSI-type hint proof. supplying a number of interesting case stories, this publication engages in critical research instead of breathless mystifying. Pseudoscience, people legends, and outright hoaxes are challenged and uncovered, whereas the old, cultural, and medical points of ghost reports and haunting experiences are conscientiously explored.

The author--the world's purely specialist paranormal investigator--brings his talents as a degree magician, deepest detective, folklorist, and forensic technological know-how author to endure on a subject matter that calls for critical learn.

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