From Gods to God: How the Bible Debunked, Suppressed, or Changed Ancient Myths and Legends

By Yair Zakovitch, Avigdor Shinan

The traditional Israelites believed issues that the writers of the Bible sought after them to disregard: myths and legends from a pre-biblical global that the recent monotheist order had to bury, conceal, or reinterpret. old Israel was once wealthy in such literary traditions earlier than the Bible reached the ultimate shape that we've got this present day. those traditions weren't misplaced yet endured, handed down throughout the a long time. Many controlled to arrive us in post-biblical assets: rabbinic literature, Jewish Hellenistic writings, the writings of the useless Sea sect, the Aramaic, Greek, Latin, and different old translations of the Bible, or even outdoor the traditional Jewish global in Christian and Islamic texts. The Bible itself occasionally alludes to those traditions, usually in unbelievable contexts. Written in transparent and available language, this quantity provides thirty such traditions. It voyages at the back of the veil of the written Bible to reconstruct what used to be advised and retold one of the old Israelites, whether it truly is "not what the Bible tells us."

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Global Nomads: Techno and New Age as Transnational Countercultures in Ibiza and Goa

By Anthony D'Andrea

Global Nomads provides a special creation to the globalization of countercultures, a subject mostly unknown in and out of doors academia. Anthony D’Andrea examines the social lifetime of cellular expatriates who dwell inside of an international circuit of countercultural perform and overseas tourism in paradoxical paradises.

Based on nomadic fieldwork throughout Spain and India, the examine analyzes how and why those post-metropolitan matters reject their homelands with the intention to form an alternate way of life. They develop into artists, therapists, unique investors and bohemian staff trying to combine hard work, mobility and spirituality inside of a worldly tradition of expressive individualism. those countercultural formations, even though, spread lower than neo-liberal regimes that search to acceptable utopian areas, practices and imaginaries as commodities for tourism, leisure and media intake.

In order to appreciate the new types of way of life, identification and subjectivity present in those countercultural circuits, international Nomads develops a discussion among international and demanding studies. D'Andrea introduces the concept that of 'neo-nomadism', a clean outlook on mobility that contributes to overcome a number of the shortcomings in globalization studies.

This booklet is a necessary reference for researchers and scholars of Sociology, Anthropology of Globalization, Cultural Studies, as good as Tourism and Migration Studies.

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Cave and Cosmos: Shamanic Encounters with Another Reality

By Michael Harner

In 1980, Michael Harner blazed the path for the global revival of shamanism along with his seminal vintage The manner of the Shaman. In this long-awaited sequel, he offers new proof of the truth of heavens.

Drawing from a life of own shamanic reviews and greater than 2,500 stories of Westerners’ reports in the course of shamanic ascension, Harner highlights the impressive similarities among their discoveries, indicating that the heavens and spirits they’ve encountered do certainly exist. He additionally offers directions on his leading edge core-shamanism options, in order that readers can also ascend to heavenly geographical regions, search spirit lecturers, and go back later at will for added therapeutic and suggestion.

Written by way of the prime authority on shamanism, Cave and Cosmos is a must-read not just for these attracted to shamanism, but additionally for these drawn to spirituality, comparative faith, near-death reviews, therapeutic, realization, anthropology, and the character of reality.

Praise for Michael Harner and The means of the Shaman
“What Yogananda did for Hinduism and D. T. Suzuki did for Zen, Michael Harner has performed for shamanism—namely, convey the culture and its richness to Western awareness.”
—from Higher Wisdom, via Roger Walsh and Charles S. Grob
“Wonderful, fascinating.… Harner quite understands what he’s conversing about.”
—Carlos Castaneda, best-selling writer of The Teachings of Don Juan and The energetic aspect of Infinity
“An intimate and useful advisor to the artwork of shamanic therapeutic and the know-how of the sacred. Michael Harner is not only an anthropologist who has studied shamanism; he's an actual white shaman.”
—Stanislav Grof, writer of The event of Self-Discovery
“Harner has impeccable credentials, either as an educational and as a training shaman. absolutely (since the hot dying of Mircea Eliade) the world’s major authority on shamanism.”
—Nevill Drury, writer of The parts of Shamanism
“Michael Harner is a brilliant shaman. He additionally proves individual might be either a scientist and a shaman.”
—Bo Bair Rinchinov, Siberian Buryat shaman

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Do You QuantumThink?: New Thinking That Will Rock Your World

By Dianne Collins

The area is altering at a dizzying velocity. we are all searching for new methods of considering that may result in genuine ideas to fashionable difficulties, from the pursuit of internal serenity to fixing global conflicts. In Do You QuantumThink? bestselling writer Dianne Collins stocks her creative discovery that finds a severe lacking hyperlink to make feel of our altering occasions. Her discovery presents us with the certainty and technique to upward thrust above difficulties of this present day via laying the root for a wholly new technique to think.

Part technology, half philosophy, half spirituality, Do You QuantumThink? attracts on a large spectrum of resources, from leading edge strategies within the sciences to the insights of the world's maximum religious leaders. This ebook will make you chortle, unfastened you from restricting rules, and introduce you to the main complicated ideas and functional equipment for dwelling. Do You QuantumThink? will rock your international within the better of methods as you event one revelation after another.

We're in a quantum age but we are nonetheless trying to use business age pondering -- despite the truth that usual good judgment and step by step "how-to's" have lengthy on the grounds that reached their limits of effectiveness in our 24/7 fast moving international of accelerating complexity and limitless choice.

QuantumThink® is a brand new procedure of pondering - 21 rules and practices for the brain and awareness that experience us take a literal quantum jump in our considering as we read. We increase a brand new information and replace ourselves with extra actual and present wisdom precious for dwelling a masterful life.

In half 1 get up we're taken on an exciting, interesting trip -- the present state of affairs of human culture. We hook up with the character of knowledge, brain, and mastery -- and comprehend why it isn't simply very important yet essential for us to extend our international view and the "mistaken" assumptions we have now been dwelling in.

In half 2 stay the knowledge we're provided the whole set of 21 differences in new pondering that experience us "living totally dimensionally."

This is uniquely new considering that has the facility to alter the process human future in addition to your individual. it is a publication that's actually "a pal for life."

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Ignite the Genius Within: Discover Your Full Potential

By Christine Ranck, Christopher Lee Nutter

leap begin wish, kick your creativity into apparatus, and explode your definition of the potential

A self development e-book like not anything you have ever seen-or heard: a booklet and podcasting joint construction brings to gentle an insight-boosting audio/visual procedure for altering how you imagine and maximizing your artistic power.

advised through the yank mental organization, the healing procedure works on diversified degrees. robust 4 colour photos followed through penetrating questions ask us to imagine deeply and focus on our rules and ideology. Then the sound tune makes use of bilateral sounds that resonate from one part of your headphones to the opposite, stimulating either side of the mind. while asking the mind to speak with itself otherwise, new neural networks and inspiration pathways shape, and folks start to be ready to see occasions and concepts via assorted lenses. the method heightens wisdom and mindfulness and permits readers the infrequent chance to take regulate and reside the lives they have constantly dreamed of and ignite the genius they have constantly had inside.

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The 13th Mage

By Inelia Benz

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Owen O’Neill had his plate complete. He had spent the prior few centuries gaining knowledge of methods of having carry of the only merchandise what could make him the main robust Mage on the earth; an task which fed on each fiber of his being. Now he additionally needed to whole a quest which have been pending for millennia. If that wasn’t sufficient, he had overdone his newest physique rejuvenation procedure and rather than changing into a sturdy 50 12 months previous, he used to be someplace among puberty and younger maturity. Then in walked a pregnant Jennifer Stone. Jennifer was once not anything to jot down domestic approximately. She used to be a standard mortal who proposal Mages existed in books and desktop video games. She was once additionally a piece at the thin part. Had he identified on the time that Jennifer used to be the first aim of the Shadow Ones, not just might he have walked clear of the complete deal, yet offered his apartment and moved continents with out forwarding handle. completely. thankfully he didn't. a narrative of unconditional love and self cognizance.

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Unconventional Flying Objects: A Former NASA Scientist Explains How UFOs Really Work

By Paul R. Hill

Paul Hill used to be a well-respected NASA scientist while, within the early Nineteen Fifties, he had a flying saucers sighting. quickly after, he equipped the 1st flying platform and was once capable of reproduction the UFO's tilt-to-control maneuvers. legit coverage, even if, avoided him from proclaiming his findings. "I used to be destined," says Hill, "to be as unidentified because the flying objects."

For the following twenty-five years, Hill acted as an unofficial clearinghouse at NASA, amassing and examining sightings' reviews for actual houses, propulsion probabilities, dynamics, and so forth. To refute claims that UFOs defy the legislation of physics, he needed to make "technological sense... of the radical object."

After his retirement from NASA, Hill ultimately accomplished his striking research. This e-book, released posthumously, offers his findings that UFOs "obey, no longer defy, the legislation of physics." Vindicating his personal sighting and hundreds of thousands of others, he proves that alien ship know-how isn't just explainable, yet attainable.

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Cartomancy with the Lenormand and the Tarot: Create Meaning & Gain Insight from the Cards

By Patrick Dunn

Beyond Divination

Looking for deeper which means within the playing cards? tips on how to mix the little-known Lenormand deck with the tarot for richer, extra own readings. a professional in symbolic language, writer Patrick Dunn describes how the symbolism of the Lenormand, so obtainable and easy, can shine a transparent gentle at the tarot, whereas the cosmology and philosophy of the tarot can lend intensity and aspiring to the Lenormand.

Focusing on experimentation and intuition, Cartomancy with the Lenormand and the Tarot exhibits the way to create relationships with those vital divinatory platforms. With own tales, utilized conception, and how-to directions, you'll find how the symbols of the decks engage and the way to learn intuitively. operating with the Lenormand and the tarot, you could collaborate with the common brain and improve your meditative and magical paintings for life-changing results.

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Who Are You in the Tarot?: Discover Your Birth and Year Cards and Uncover Your Destiny

By Mary K. Greer

The tarot playing cards linked to your beginning date and identify shape a trend of non-public future. They describe the topic of your life--the demanding situations and the presents. In who're You within the Tarot?, renowned tarot practitioner and astrologer Mary Greer connects astrology and numerology to the tarot to create an in-depth character profile that any one can use for self-realization and private harmony.

Greer takes the reader on a really own exploration of the way the tarot can be utilized as a device for studying extra approximately themselves and others.

The e-book includes:
* designated directions, charts, and routines on the best way to ascertain your soul and character cards
* the right way to ascertain your yr card and identify card
* The possibilities and demanding situations you'll face
* broad graphs, charts, and appendices
* Journaling and exploratory exercises

Who Are You within the Tarot? is a beneficial device for a person wishing to increase a deeper knowing of the tarot and the way it may be used to interpret one's strengths, demanding situations, and innermost wishes.

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Lost Technologies of Ancient Egypt: Advanced Engineering in the Temples of the Pharaohs

By Christopher Dunn

A distinct research of the engineering and instruments used to create Egyptian monuments

• provides a stone-by-stone research of key Egyptian monuments, together with the statues of Ramses II and the tunnels of the Serapeum

• unearths that hugely sophisticated instruments and mega-machines have been utilized in old Egypt

From the pyramids within the north to the temples within the south, historic artisans left their marks all over the place Egypt, specific marks that exhibit craftsmanship we'd be difficult pressed to copy at the present time. Drawing jointly the result of greater than 30 years of study and 9 box research trips to Egypt, Christopher Dunn offers a gorgeous stone-by-stone research of key Egyptian monuments, together with the statue of Ramses II at Luxor and the fallen crowns that lay at its ft. His modern day engineering services offers a distinct view into the delicate expertise used to create those well-known monuments in prehistoric occasions.

Using glossy electronic images, computer-aided layout software program, and metrology tools, Dunn exposes the intense precision of those monuments and the kind of complicated production services essential to produce them. His computing device research of the statues of Ramses II finds that the left and correct facets of the faces are specified replicate photos of one another, and his exam of the mysterious underground tunnels of the Serapeum illuminates the best examples of precision engineering on the earth. delivering never-before-seen facts within the kind of greater than 280 images, Dunn’s study indicates that whereas absent from the archaeological checklist, hugely sophisticated instruments, innovations, or even mega-machines should have been utilized in historic Egypt.

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