Download The Practical Mystic: Evelyn Underhill and Her Writings by Raymond Chapman PDF

By Raymond Chapman

Evelyn Underhill (1875-1941) used to be some of the most commonly learn non secular writers within the first 1/2 the twentieth century. A prolific author of letters and diaries in addition to novels and religious works, she used to be a well-liked broadcaster, speaker and retreat chief. She used to be the most fashionable Anglo-Catholics of her new release. thinking about the character and that means of mystical reviews from youth, her vintage works interested in the religious existence. but as a disciple of Hugel, she got here to price sensible Christian provider both. For her, either the sensible Martha and the paranormal Mary have been had to supply excellent carrier to Christ. Her books stay commonly learn and studied and a thriving Evelyn Underhill organization retains her reminiscence and impression totally alive. listed here are chosen extracts from a large choice of her writings - from her books and from much less obtainable assets - including a beneficial advent and commentary.

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Download Charles de Foucauld, vida y camino (Testimonios) (Spanish by Jean-François Six,María Josefa Larraz PDF

By Jean-François Six,María Josefa Larraz

"Me he convertido, soy monje, alégrate por mí. En lo que me concierne, he encontrado l. a. felicidad". Esta y otras joyas en l. a. obra de Jean-François Six.

La vida del beato Charles de Foucauld, nacido en Estrasburgo en 1848 y asesinado en Argelia en 1916, resulta ser el itinerario de un hombre polifacético, unique y perennemente inquieto, que encuentra al fin cierto sosiego en el hallazgo de Jesús de Nazaret y en l. a. vivencia de una espiritualidad propia.

Foucauld fue primero militar, luego explorador y geógrafo de mérito y, mucho más tarde, lingüista experto en l. a. lengua tuareg, además de antiesclavista con éxito. Pero sobre todo fue un hombre de Dios. Desde su conversión a los 28 años de edad, su existencia recorre distintas etapas: monje trapense en 1890, sacerdote secular en 1901 y, a continuación, morabito cristiano o ermitaño durante quince años en el Sáhara. Es aquí donde forja su "espiritualidad del desierto", basada en el testimonio más que en los angeles predicación. Benedicto XVI lo beatificó en 2005.

A partir de los angeles copiosísima correspondencia que se conserva de Foucauld, bien seleccionada, Jean-François Six teje en esta obra un sólido relato, donde los diversos periodos del protagonista cobran vida y sentido.

Jean-François Six es sacerdote de los angeles undertaking de France y teólogo. Nacido en 1929, es el máximo especialista en Charles de Foucauld, autor de numerosos libros y artículos sobre su figura, así como cabeza de l. a. Unión: los angeles cofradía -hoy asociación de fieles- que el beato alsaciano fundó en 1909.

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Download Spiritual Friendship: The Classic Text with a Spiritual by Aelred of Rievaulx,Dennis Billy PDF

By Aelred of Rievaulx,Dennis Billy

This unusually smooth, twelfth-century vintage has lengthy been well liked by priests. Now this new version opens up the riches of this non secular masterpiece to a large viewers of up to date readers who see the religious lifestyles no longer as a solitary firm, yet one in detail attached to relationships. Written in discussion shape, Spiritual Friendship deals clever information on many facets of friendship. Dennis Billy, C.Ss.R., editor of the cutting edge Classics with statement sequence, has once more supplied readers with a useful advent and historical past. the preferred translation through M. Eugenia Laker is complemented by means of Billy's invaluable statement and considerate mirrored image questions.

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Download El ocultismo en la política: Historia secreta de la búsqueda by Gary Lachman,Carme Font Paz PDF

By Gary Lachman,Carme Font Paz

Ocultismo en l. a. política es un libro:

...Para descubrir que Estados Unidos fue una nación que diseñaron los masones, y que el peso de sus cimientos se deja sentir incluso en l. a. period Trump.

...Para saber en qué medida las principles de artistas y literatos como Swedemborg, Steiner, Blavatsky, Bulwer-Lytton, Roerich o Jung han determinado las políticas de grandes líderes mundiales.

...Para tener en cuenta cómo rosacruces, illuminati, templarios, magos y alquimistas han influido en países y sus tomas de decisiones.

...Para comprender cómo influyeron las creencias en lo sobrenatural en movimientos de izquierdas y de derechas, desde el siglo XIX hasta hoy.

...Para recordar que detrás de Hitler se movieron principles surgidas de un esoterismo rancio y ancestral.

...Para sorprenderse con los angeles creencia en el «Rey del Mundo», una utopía que algunos creen que persiguen movimientos como l. a. UE.

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Download The 30 Trials of Ix and the Angels by Mark Durant PDF

By Mark Durant

The 30 Trials of Ix and the Angels follows Ix Pantheos from his awakening in a ruined citadel via his travels to the moon, the sunlight, and past, carried alongside by way of the songs of thirty angels as they start up him into the mysteries of attention and the character of lifestyles. the reply likely came across and the adventure it seems that nearing its finish, Ix then unearths that he needs to endure the destruction of his former self, and face a brand new fight to carry onto all that used to be published to him.

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Download The Mythology of Venus: Ancient Calendars and by Helen Benigni PDF

By Helen Benigni

The Mythology of Venus is a suite of essays that summarizes the archaeoastronomy, calendar institutions, spiritual and cultural icons, and myths pointed out with the planet Venus. The ebook concentrates on Western Europe, the Mediterranean, the close to East, and the East from the Paleolithic Age to the Iron Age. It unearths the archetype of a goddess linked to the planet Venus who's pointed out with transformation, non secular resurrection, and enlightenment. The features of the goddess are steeped in sexual metaphors which include photos of start and re-birth, and so they demonstrate a trend of symbols that follows the adventure of the planet Venus via its cycles within the evening sky. furthermore, the adventure of Venus and the corresponding icons linked to the goddess are a part of an elaborate trend of symbolic language that's visible on historic monuments and at the old calendars of numerous cultures. Temples from France and eire to Greece and Malta hint the adventure of the planet Venus and the tale of the goddess of Venus.

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Download Prophecy, Alchemy, and the End of Time: John of Rupecissa in by Leah DeVun PDF

By Leah DeVun

In the center of the fourteenth century, the Franciscan friar John of Rupescissa despatched a dramatic caution to his fans: the final days have been coming; the apocalypse used to be close to. Deemed insane by way of the Christian church, Rupescissa had spent greater than a decade constrained to prisons?in one case wrapped in chains and locked below a staircase?yet unwell therapy couldn't silence the friar's apocalyptic message.

Religious figures who preached the top occasions have been hardly ever infrequent within the past due heart a while, yet Rupescissa's teachings have been special. He claimed that wisdom of the wildlife, and alchemy specifically, may perhaps act as a safeguard opposed to the plagues and wars of the final days. His melding of apocalyptic prophecy and quasi-scientific inquiry gave upward thrust to a brand new style of alchemical writing and a unique cosmology of heaven and earth. most vital, the friar's examine represented a awesome convergence among technological know-how and religion.

In order to appreciate medical wisdom this day, Leah DeVun asks that we revisit Rupescissa's existence and the serious occasions of his age?the Black demise, the Hundred Years' struggle, the Avignon Papacy?through his eyes. Rupescissa taken care of alchemy as drugs (his paintings was once the conceptual forerunner of pharmacology) and represented the rising applied sciences and perspectives that sought to wrestle famine, plague, non secular persecution, and warfare. The advances he pioneered, in addition to the intriguing strides made by means of his contemporaries, shed serious gentle on later advancements in medication, pharmacology, and chemistry.

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Download The Spiritual Espousals by Ruysbroek,Jan van (Blessed) PDF

By Ruysbroek,Jan van (Blessed)

in contrast to another reproductions of vintage texts (1) we've not used OCR(Optical personality Recognition), as this results in undesirable caliber books with brought typos. (2) In books the place there are photographs reminiscent of photos, maps, sketches and so on we have now endeavoured to maintain the standard of those photos, so that they symbolize appropriately the unique artefact. even if sometimes there is yes imperfections with those previous texts, we consider they should be made to be had for destiny generations to enjoy.

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Download A Traveler's Guide to the Afterlife: Traditions and Beliefs by Mark Mirabello PDF

By Mark Mirabello

A grand survey of the world’s loss of life and afterlife traditions all through historical past

• Examines ideals from many alternative cultures at the soul, heaven, hell, and reincarnation; directions for having access to the several worlds of the afterlife; how one could develop into a god; and the way ethics and the afterlife is probably not attached

• Explores thoughts to speak with the lifeless, together with séance directions

• contains an in depth bibliography of greater than 900 assets from around the globe

Drawing on loss of life and afterlife traditions from cultures all over the world, Mark Mirabello explores the various varieties of life past demise and every tradition’s directions to entry the afterlife. He examines ideals at the soul, heaven, hell, and reincarnation and knowledge from Books of the useless corresponding to the ebook of Going Forth through Day from Egypt, the Katha Upanishad from India, the Bardo Thodol from Tibet, the Golden Orphic pills from Greece, Lieh Tzu from China, and Heaven and its Wonders and Hell from issues Heard and Seen from 18th-century Europe.

Considering the query “What is Death?” Mirabello offers solutions from quite a lot of old and smooth thinkers, together with scientist Nicholas Maxwell, the seer Emanuel Swedenborg, 1st-century Buddhist thinker Nagarjuna, and Greek thinker Euripides, who opined that we may perhaps already be useless and purely dreaming we're alive. He explores the trek of the soul via existence and loss of life with firsthand money owed of the loss of life trip and notes that what's perceived as loss of life right here may very well be lifestyles elsewhere. He unearths how, in lots of traditions, ethics and the afterlife aren't attached and the way an afterlife is feasible even and not using a god or a soul. Sharing proof that realization isn't really easily a fabricated from the mind, he bargains a robust rebuttal to nihilists, materialists, and the Lokayata philosophical institution of India who think within the “finality” of loss of life. He explains how specters and ghosts are produced and provides suggestions to speak with the useless in addition to directions for an out-of-body adventure and the entire approach for a séance.

With an intensive bibliography of greater than 900 resources, this advisor deals finished details on afterlife ideals from the majority of cultures worldwide and all through history--a veritable “traveler’s consultant” to the afterlife.

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