The Book of Enoch the Prophet by R. H. Charles

By R. H. Charles

This new version of The booklet of Enoch, banned by way of Christian experts and suggestion misplaced for millennia, contains a new creation via bestselling writer and specialist on mysticism and the occult, Lon Milo DuQuette. "The ebook of Enoch is necessary extra for what it is very than for what it says," explains DuQuette." it can be argued that it, greater than the other unmarried record, is chargeable for western civilization's most threatening and nightmarish neurosis—war in heaven, fallen angels, heaven and hell."

This superlative translation by way of famous pupil and theologian R.H. Charles is without doubt one of the top and such a lot entire on hand. An advent via famous esoteric pupil and antiquarian bookseller R. A. Gilbert areas The publication of Enoch in old context and dispels some of the doubtful interpretations formerly attributed to it.

The e-book of Enoch's imaginative and prescient of the Apocalypse takes a really various view than that of western Christians, even though it is a part of the biblical canon for Ethiopian and Eritrean Christians. based on Enoch, the depraved will probably be solid out and the nice will discover a literal heaven in the world. The prophecies additionally include the misplaced "Book of Noah," early references to a messiah as "Christ," and an accounting of the angels and next construction of demons.

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Buddha in a Teacup: Contemporary Dharma Tales by Todd Walton

By Todd Walton

The forty-two brief stories that include Buddha In A Teacup are set in modern the United States, in place of some time past China or India. each one parable springs from the author’s meditations on basic elements of Buddhist dharma as these instructing observe to the area this present day. the various stories are funny, a few unhappy, a few erotic, a few mysterious—all associated and balanced by way of subject matters of mindfulness, compassion, generosity, kindness and love. The reader needn't be a Buddhist or be aware of whatever approximately Buddhism to completely savor and revel in those common stories of the human .

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The Encyclopedia of Apocalypticism: Volume 1: The Origins of by John Joseph Collins

By John Joseph Collins

This multivolume set, a masterfully conceived paintings protecting the titanic historic literature of apocalypticism, will disappoint the informal reader and completely satisfaction the intense pupil. although it focuses narrowly on Judaism and Christianity, with a number of articles on Islam and scattered mentionings of Persian, Greek, and Roman people religions, such proscribing was once essential to current this subject in an available demeanour. the 3 volumes include articles written via famous students of spiritual stories and literary feedback. quantity 1, edited by way of Collins (Univ. of Chicago), covers the beginnings of apocalypticism within the historical close to East, strikes via early Judaism, and ends on the booklet of Revelation within the New testomony. quantity 2, edited by way of McGinn (Univ. of Chicago), starts with the apocalypticism in early Christian theology (100 C.E.) and concludes with discussions of apocalyptic impacts in medieval and renaissance literature (up to 1800 C.E.). Of distinctive curiosity are the articles by means of Roberto Rusconi at the Antichrist and through Robert E. Lerner on millennialism, either works appropriate to someone attracted to biblical Armageddon. quantity three, edited by means of Stein (Indiana Univ.), brings the dialogue into the 20 th century and specializes in the affects of apocalypticism on smooth pop culture, artwork, technology, politics, and proposal. even supposing the articles are strangely readable for a tutorial textual content, the arcane nature of the subject makes informal interpreting tricky, and purely these really attracted to a entire exposition of apocalypticism will locate treasures during this nice paintings. there's not anything the following for the enthusiasts of UFOs, crop circles, or the re-emergence of Atlantis or Mu. Strongly steered for educational libraries, specifically theological ones.

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