Dreaming the Future: Reimagining Civilization in the Age of Nature (Schumacher Briefings)

By Kenny Ausubel, David W. Ore

Author note: ahead through David W. Ore

Few might deny that we're coming into a interval of serious switch. our surroundings is collapsing. Social disruption abounds. throughout, it sort of feels, we're experiencing breakdown. yet out of this chaos comes the chance for breakthrough-the chance to reimagine our future.

In Dreaming the Future, Kenny Ausubel leads us into that attainable new global and introduces us to the thinkers and doers who are-sometimes quietly, occasionally not-leading what he calls "a revolution from the guts of nature and the human heart."

In a set of brief, witty, poignant, even funny essays, Ausubel tracks the large principles, rising tendencies, and game-changing advancements of our time. He publications us via our watershed second, exhibiting how it's attainable to emerge from a global the place businesses are electorate, the distance among wealthy and terrible is cavernous, and biodiversity and the weather are lower than attack and create a global the place we take our cues from nature and concentrate on justice, fairness, range, democracy, and peace.

Even these steeped within the realities of a global long gone flawed and efforts to correct it is going to locate clean, even outstanding, views in Dreaming the Future. it's going to come as no shock to readers that Ausubel is cofounder of Bioneers-which foreword writer David W. Orr describes as "one half worldwide salon...one half catalytic organization."

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The Quest for Meaning: Developing a Philosophy of Pluralism

By Tariq Ramadan

In The Quest for that means: constructing a Philosophy of Pluralism, Tariq Ramadan embarks on a trip to discover the profound truths that bind us jointly. In an international so choked with diversified ideals and viewpoints, how will we locate peace in our shared humanity? Acclaimed philosopher and thinker Tariq Ramadan explores common rules akin to love, admire, fact, and tolerance, and examines questions reminiscent of how can women and men relate to one another? what's the actual nature of equality? What does "civilization" fairly suggest? In doing so, he opens our minds to a brand new view of humanity. even if we're Christian or Buddhist, Jewish or Muslim, secularist or believer, he unearths that each one traditions of inspiration spring from a similar position, and courses us to work out earlier what divides us and become aware of the wonderful thing about what we've in universal. This e-book has resonance for we all, displaying why, finally, all varied religious paths bring about the human heart.

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George MacDonald: An Anthology 365 Readings

C. S. Lewis acknowledged every little thing he wrote was once inspired via George MacDonald. in line with Lewis, there's "hardly the other author who appears nearer, or extra regularly shut, to the Spirit of Christ Himself." Writing a preface and choosing MacDonald's such a lot poignant passages, Lewis introduces us to those notable treasures. starting from "Inexorable Love" to "The Torment of Death," those phrases will train and uplift.

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Lucid Dreaming: A Concise Guide to Awakening in Your Dreams and in Your Life

What if without delay, examining those phrases, you abruptly discovered that you just have been really dreaming and that during this area you may do something possible? that's what it truly is prefer to dream lucidly, teaches Stephen LaBerge. With Lucid Dreaming, the writer of Exploring the realm of Lucid Dreaming (more than 120,000 copies in print; Ballantine, 1991) teaches his uncomplicated, validated equipment for turning into totally unsleeping within the dream nation. With recommendations perfected in the course of LaBerge's two decades of pioneering learn at Stanford college, now someone can discover ways to consciously discover and use their desires for self-discovery, creativity, fable achievement, emotional therapeutic, and profound non secular perception. to be had for the 1st time in paperback, this entire mini-course exhibits you: The quickest and optimum application to evoke within the dream kingdom, the right way to "re-dream" your nightmares to solve hidden fears, how one can use dreamwork for emotional therapeutic, the way to use the lucid dream kingdom to extra absolutely wake up on your sunlight hours hours,Features a CD entire with dream induction periods, workouts, and extra.

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Beautiful Uncertainty

By Mandy Hale

Blogger and ny instances Bestselling writer Mandy Hale has proven ladies how vital it's to be safe of their singleness via being shrewdpermanent, robust, and autonomous. during this all new publication, she's going to instructed readers to by no means settle and never fail to notice the wonder that may be present in seasons of "waiting." 

Starting with relationships, yet going past into components like profession, friendships, religion, and existence, Mandy publications readers via what you could in attaining when you glance past your present conditions, by no means accept below what God has for you, and locate good looks and function within the waiting.

Says Mandy: "Whether you are jogging in seeming unending singleness, caught in a cycle of wondering 'what's next?' or dwelling with any kind of ready: awaiting love, looking ahead to infants, looking ahead to marriage, looking forward to a remedy, or a miracle, or an indication, or for GOD . . . i'm hoping my trip will make the wait a bit more uncomplicated and the uncertainty somewhat extra beautiful."

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The Seven Storey Mountain

By Thomas Merton

A modern day Confessions of Saint Augustine, The Seven Storey Mountain is without doubt one of the such a lot influential spiritual works of the 20th century. This version comprises an creation by means of Merton's editor, Robert Giroux, and a observe to the reader by way of biographer William H. Shannon. It tells of the becoming restlessness of a super and passionate younger guy whose look for peace and religion leads him, on the age of twenty-six, to take vows in a single of the main hard Catholic orders--the Trappist clergymen. on the Abbey of Gethsemani, "the 4 partitions of my new freedom," Thomas Merton struggles to withdraw from the realm, yet in simple terms after he has totally immersed himself in it. The Seven Storey Mountain has been a favourite of readers starting from Graham Greene to Claire sales space Luce, Eldridge Cleaver, and Frank McCourt. for the reason that its unique book this undying religious tome has been released in over twenty languages and has touched hundreds of thousands of lives.

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The Quran: A Biography (A Book that Shook the World)

By Bruce Lawrence

Few books in heritage are as poorly learn or understood because the Qur'an. despatched down in a chain of revelations to the Prophet Muhammad, it really is looked by means of the trustworthy because the unmediated observe of Allah. it's respected by way of Muslims in the course of the international, it evokes remarkable degrees of devotion, ardour, worry and, occasionally, incomprehension. during this e-book, the celebrated pupil Bruce Lawrence exhibits accurately why the Qur'an is Islam. He describes the origins of the religion in seventh-century Arabia and appears at why the Qur'an should be either memorized and recited by way of its fans. Lawrence additionally discusses the book's many doubters and commentators and assesses its very important effect in societies and politics this present day. exceptionally, Lawrence emphasizes that the Qur'an calls for interpretation, and will simply be accurately understood via its history.In those more and more bothered instances, The Qur'an: A Biography is a superbly written and authoritative account of 1 of the world's most renowned, and such a lot misunderstood, books.

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Jesus' Final Warning: Hearing Christ's Voice in the Midst of Chaos

By David Jeremiah

In the confusion of voices on the flip of the millennium, Christians have to listen one voice in particular others: the voice of Jesus Christ. in keeping with the Olivet Discourse within the e-book of Matthew, Jesus' ultimate Warning bargains point of view and well timed insights from the Lord Jesus to convenience, inspire and problem His Church in those annoying, distracting times.

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The Mirror of Yoga: Awakening the Intelligence of Body and Mind

By Richard Freeman

The area of yoga is astonishingly wealthy in its array of colleges and practices. but as assorted as they appear, they proportion a typical goal: the invention of the essence of life that may be discovered on the middle of our being, and the liberation that comes from that discovery. With this important target in brain, Richard Freeman offers an enlightening review of the various teachings, practices, and scriptures that function the root for the entire colleges of yoga—hatha, bhakti, jnana, karma, tantra, and others. He indicates how the myriad varieties are finally comparable and will also be gave the impression to make up an unlimited, interpenetrating matrix, symbolizing the team spirit, profundity, and wonder of the traditional culture.

to benefit extra, stopover at MirrorofYoga.com.

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Trusting Jesus

By Jeffrey R. Holland

Behold, God is my salvation; i'll belief, and never be afraid: for the Lord Jehovah is my power and my tune; he is also develop into my salvation. — Isaiah 12:2
A mom, suffering to manage while a loved one is clinically determined with a devastating affliction, reveals wish and energy while her small daughter pulls her shut and whispers, 'Trust Jesus.' these uncomplicated phrases shape the basis for Elder Jeffrey R. Holland's most modern booklet, Trusting Jesus.
"Everyone meets sickness in mortality," writes the writer. "Everyone is aware a few sorrow. each person studies disappointments, even depression, and appears for how one can undergo up and keep it up going. the reply for life and all seasons is to 'trust Jesus.'"
This choice of a few of Elder Holland's such a lot memorable and robust talks will encourage us to maintain our concentration and our religion at the one resource of energy that would by no means fail us: Jesus Christ, the Son of God. incorporated during this assortment are such vintage addresses as "The different Prodigal," "He Hath stuffed the Hungry with strong Things," "Come unto Me," "An excessive Priest of fine issues to Come," "A Handful of Meal and a bit Oil," "As Doves to Our Windows," and plenty of others.
The messages accrued the following can assist us to recollect His provides in all our days of trial and problem. while our souls are spiritually depleted, we will be able to belief that the Lord will supply us with the bread of existence and the residing waters. after we fight to meet our callings, we will be able to belief that he'll maintain and help our efforts. while our lives are disturbing and overwhelming, we can belief that the Lord will bless us with peace.

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