William James: Psychical Research and the Challenge of Modernity
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William James: Psychical Research and the Challenge of Modernity

Krister Dylan Knapp's William James helps us better understand why James's pragmatic approach to religion caught on and why it continues to attract followers today. James's interest in paranormal activity, telepathy, hypnotism, and communications with the dead was not merely a sideline or a passing phase, Knapp shows, but an enduring, relentless, and critical search for evidence that such things might stand up to scientific scrutiny....

Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women
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Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women

The world is witnessing a new surge of interpersonal and institutional violence against women, including new witch hunts. This surge of violence has occurred alongside an expansion of capitalist social relation. In this new work, Silvia Federici examines the root causes of these developments and outlines the consequences for the women affected and their communities. She argues, that this new war on women, a mirror of witch hunts in 1...

The Annals of King T'aejo: Founder of Korea's Choson Dynasty
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The Annals of King T'aejo: Founder of Korea's Choson Dynasty

“Another masterpiece from Choi Byonghyon. Integrating a remarkably wide range of expertise in classical Chinese, Korean history, Confucianism, geography, and East Asian political structures, Choi offers an accessible translation for modern readers and a model for the rest of the vast ‘veritable records’ of the Chosŏn Dynasty. This book brings to life King T’aejo’s Sinicizing and yet profoundly Korean late fourteenth-century world. Re...

The Dragon Dao-Yin Exercises
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The Dragon Dao-Yin Exercises

From the back cover: The Dragon Dao-Yin Exercises are a set of four short sequences designed to work with and manipulate the subtle energies of the spine. Inside this book are detailed instructions on the following four Dao-Yin exercises: The waking Dragon, The Swimming Dragon, The Soaring Dragon, The Drunken Dragon. Each exercise is split up into numerous individual movements explained through over 120 photographs with accompanying ...

When Our World Became Christian: 312 - 394
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When Our World Became Christian: 312 - 394

"A vigorously written interpretative essay about the triumph of Christianity in late antiquity, by a selfprofessed unbeliever. Veyne, always as sensitive to the process of writing history as he is to the study of the past itself, approaches the early history of Christianity as an avant-garde religion. He examines the implications of its appropriation by the state with great energy and in an uncompromising manner."

America's Teilhard: Christ and Hope in the 1960s
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America's Teilhard: Christ and Hope in the 1960s

"In her comprehensive study America's Teilhard, Susan Sack examines the many and complex reasons for the rise and fall of Teilhard's popularity with the American people during the 1960s and gives valuable insights into the dynamic. The social and political climate, the opening of Vatican II, as well as the new interest in scientific and technological progress played their parts. However, as Sack notes, the complexity of Teilhard's la...

The Black Book Volume V: A Day at the Zoo
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The Black Book Volume V: A Day at the Zoo

Little can be said about the Black Book series lest it give away its intention and reduce its impact. No Vampire could put this book down. Count Dracula This book is nothing more than a weak diatribe against the will of the people, but I use it every day. Karl Marx The more error, the more freedom. C.S. Hyatt, Ph.D.

Introducing the New Testament: A Historical, Literary, and Theological Survey Ed 2
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Introducing the New Testament

"Drawing on several decades of effective classroom teaching, Powell has produced the quintessential 'user-friendly' introduction to the New Testament, which should be a welcome addition to any New Testament teacher's pedagogical resources. He has put student and teacher alike in his debt."

Northern Lights: One Woman, Two Teams, and the Football Field That Changed Their Lives
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Northern Lights: One Woman, Two Teams, and the Football Field That Changed Their Lives

Life is hard in Barrow, Alaska. Football mom Cathy Parker first caught a glimpse of this far-away reality from the comfort of her Jacksonville, Florida, living room while watching a 2006 ESPN report on the Barrow Whalers, a high school football team consisting mostly of Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo natives playing in the most difficult of conditions and trying to overcome the most unlikely of odds. These players—raised in the northernmost ...