War and Genocide: A Concise History of the Holocaust (Critical Issues in World and International History)

In studying one of many defining occasions of the 20 th century, Doris L. Bergen situates the Holocaust in its historic, political, social, cultural, and armed forces contexts. in contrast to many different remedies of the Holocaust, this revised, 3rd variation discusses not just the persecution of the Jews, but additionally different segments of society victimized through the Nazis: Roma, homosexuals, Poles, Soviet POWs, the disabled, and different teams deemed bad. In transparent and eloquent prose, Bergen explores the 2 interconnected targets that drove the Nazi German software of conquest and genocide—purification of the so-called Aryan race and enlargement of its residing space—and discusses how those ambitions affected the process international struggle II. together with firsthand bills from perpetrators, sufferers, and eyewitnesses, her e-book is fast, human, and eminently readable.

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NKJV, Jesus Calling Devotional Bible, eBook: Enjoying Peace in His Presence

By Sarah Young

The Jesus Calling Devotional Bible places readers involved with God and His solutions for his or her lifestyles situations. Missionary Sarah younger were journaling her prayers for years whilst she started "listening" for what Jesus used to be asserting to her in the phrases of Scripture. In this Bible, 260 situations pose life struggles to which Sarah younger offers solutions from her Savior—words that Jesus has lovingly laid on her heart—words that experience comforted and encouraged Sarah etc round the world.

Features include:

  • 260 prayers with devotions via Sarah Young
  • Hundreds of inspiring scriptures highlighted through the text
  • New King James Version® (NKJV) in paragraph format
  • Index to devotions
  • Two-color text
  • Presentation page
  • Ribbon marker

Part of the Signature Series line of Thomas Nelson Bibles

The New King James Version—More than 60 million copies bought in 30 years

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Techgnosis: Myth, Magic and Mysticism in the Age of Information

By Erik Davis

This paintings offers a point of view on technoculture through exploring the magical impulses at the back of our obsession with info. In an age the place it feels that know-how has changed mind's eye and that the rational outmodes the non secular, Erik Davis unveils the hidden background in the back of each one bounce in know-how. From the printing press to the telegraph, from the radio to the web, Davis takes us in the back of each one communications leap forward to bare the magical fervour that encouraged it: utopian desires, apocalyptic visions, electronic phantasms or even alien obsessions. jumping into the digital destiny, Davis indicates how the non secular mind's eye will proceed to form the expertise of the following millennium.

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The Key: A True Encounter

By Whitley Strieber

From the bestselling writer of Communion comes the mysterious precise tale of the way an unknown customer barged into Streiber's lodge room past due one night--and imparted notable classes in own improvement and man's destiny that problem us to reconsider each assumption in regards to the which means of lifestyles.

At two-thirty within the morning of June 6, 1998, Whitley Streiber used to be woke up via someone knocking on his resort room door. a guy got here in, and every thing he stated used to be life-altering.

this is often the unsettling and finally enlightening narrative of what occurred that evening. Strieber was once by no means quite definite who this unusual and realizing customer was--a "Master of Wisdom"? A determine from a distinct realm of awareness? A preternaturally clever being? He referred to as him the grasp of the major. the only factor of which Strieber was once yes is that either the guy and the come upon have been actual.

the most quandary of the grasp of the hot button is to avoid wasting each one folks from self-imprisonment. "Mankind is trapped," the stranger tells Strieber. "I are looking to assist you spring the trap." In a sweeping alternate among Strieber and the stranger--which takes the shape of a classical scholar- instructor discussion in pursuit of internal understanding--the unknown guy provides a lesson in human power, esoteric psychology, and man's destiny. He illuminates why guy has been stuck in a cycle of repeat violence and self-destruction--and the narrow, yet very actual, threat for unencumber.

In its breadth and intimacy, The Key is on par with modern metaphysical traditions, equivalent to A direction in Miracles, or maybe with the dialogues of recent knowledge lecturers, reminiscent of D.T. Suzuki and Carl Jung.

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Planets in Play: How to Reimagine Your Life Through the Language of Astrology

By Laurence Hillman

Planets in Play is the 1st foundational e-book that shall we the reader reimagine his or her internal existence during the self-exploratory language of astrology. writer Laurence Hillman-a largely revered astrologer with a faithful following and an impressive on-line presence-reconnects the planets with the nature features given them by way of the ancients.

Whether one accepts astrology as being "real," its language and ideas can cross far towards assisting us see the archetypes that play on our lives. In staring at the strengths, weaknesses, and personality features of every planet and zodiac signal, readers will obtain a toolbox full of tools with which to newly comprehend their lives.

The reader will then be capable of make extra unsleeping offerings approximately how she or he resides out those varied elements. as a consequence, Hillman presents particular strategies and hugely functional rules of ways to expressly nourish or reduce those traits via collection of habit, way of life, and private atmosphere. Case examples, tales, and anecdotes run in the course of the e-book to illustrate and straightforwardness this technique.

In its appendices, Planets in Play presents a consultant in how you can get a top quality astrological studying, with an emphasis on one's dominant archetypes. additionally, Hillman deals a simple grounding in astrology for these readers, therapists, or counselors who desire to find out how the traditional artwork works at a mental point with out unavoidably committing themselves to its study.

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Returning to the Essential: Selected Writings of Jean Biès

By Jean Biès, Deborah Weiss-Dutilh

Returning to the Essential is the 1st presentation to the English-speaking international of the writings of Jean Biès, one of many nice non secular poets of our time whose paintings additionally constitutes a compelling critique of the de-sacralization of the fashionable international. Recipient of the distinguished excessive Prize of the Society of French Poets and Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor, Biès introduces the modern reader to the treasury of metaphysical, esoteric and religious educating from assorted sacred assets and his writings by no means fail to mix that means and sweetness. His phrases are rooted within the inexhaustible floor of the Perennial Philosophy: the language of the fundamental to which this ebook invitations, inspiringly, to come. Having bought the distinguished excessive Prize of the Society of Poets, Jean Biès is understood in France as essentially the most very important traditionalist philosophers and poets of our time. His greater than twenty books, from which those chosen writings are taken, current the metaphysical and esoteric teachings of the good religions of the area; they contain shuttle writings and intimate pics of sacred websites equivalent to Mount Athos and Benares, and a number of collections of poetry. formerly unknown to the English talking global, Jean Biès has to be counted as one of many most advantageous 20th century exponents of the Perennial Philosophy.

Translated by way of Deborah Weiss-Dutilh.

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Le Livre II (al-Kitâb): Hier Le lieu Aujourd'hui

By Adonis

Ai-je le droit de me plaindre ?

Et à qui ?

Lorsque le soleil lit les tréfonds de mon âme,

et que je lis les siens,
Je ne vois nulle différence

entre les enfants de Byzance

et les collines d'Alep qui scintillent.

Comme le soleil, est l. a. poésie -

Toutes les étendues lui sont ouvertures

Où qu’elle aille

Où qu'elle s’établit.

"Adonis, narrant, traduisant aussi, transforme los angeles douleur en une épopée. l. a. douleur devient un chant qui restitue les morts dans l. a. parole des vivants. Les disparus habitent désormais le chant poétique. Le blanc de los angeles mémoire devient silence nécessaire au surgissement du poème. Les morts sont nommés, désormais inscrits dans cette traversée de los angeles vie."

Houria Abdelouahed (Extrait de l. a. préface)

Ali Ahmad Saïd Esber est né, le 1er janvier 1930, à Qassabine en Syrie, dans une famille modeste. A dix-sept ans il publie un poème en empruntant au dieu phénicien Adonis, symbole de los angeles renaissance végétale, son pseudonyme auquel il restera fidèle. Son œuvre a été couronnée de très nombreux prix littéraires, en France, en Italie, en Turquie et au Liban.

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Radical Honesty: How to Transform Your Life by Telling the Truth

By Brad Blanton



In Radical Honesty, Dr. Blanton coaches us on tips on how to have lives that paintings, how you can have relationships which are alive and passionate, and the way to create intimacy the place none exists. As we now have been taught via the philosophical and religious assets of our tradition for hundreds of thousands of years, from Plato to Nietzsche, from the Bible to Emerson, the reality shall set you free.

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Misquoting Muhammad: The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet's Legacy

"Misquoting Muhammad is a e-book I want I had the cash to shop for for all my pals and associates, since it provides readers with a advisor to Islamic inspiration that portrays it now not as a hard and fast entity yet as a posh made from totally human machinations... eventually, Brown teaches an easy, if very important, lesson: Authenticity is elusive in faith, and people who declare it have a tendency to not be trying to find the reality yet greedy for power."
— Pacific Standard

Sometimes rumor, occasionally in line with truth and sometimes misunderstood, the tenets of Islamic legislations and dogma weren't set within the religion’s founding moments. They have been constructed, like in different global religions, over centuries through the clerical category of Muslim scholars.

Misquoting Muhammad takes the reader again in time via Islamic civilization and lines how and why such controversies constructed, delivering an within view into how key and arguable points of Islam took form. Misquoting Muhammad lays out how Muslim intellectuals have sought to stability cause and revelation, weigh technology and faith, and negotiate the everlasting truths of scripture amid moving values.

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