Download E-books Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape PDF

By Jenna Miscavige Hill, Lisa Pulitzer

Jenna Miscavige Hill, niece of Church of Scientology chief David Miscavige, was once raised as a Scientologist yet left the arguable faith in 2005. In Beyond Belief, she stocks her real tale of lifestyles contained in the top ranks of the sect, info her reports as a member Sea Org—the church's maximum ministry, speaks of her "disconnection" from family members open air of the association, and tells the tale of her final escape.

In this tell-all memoir, entire with relatives photos from her time within the Church, Jenna Miscavige Hill, a trendy critic of Scientology who now is helping others go away the association, bargains an insider's profile of the ideals, rituals, and secrets and techniques of the faith that has captured the fascination of hundreds of thousands, together with a few of Hollywood's brightest stars corresponding to Tom Cruise and John Travolta.

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Download E-books Rose Guide to the Temple PDF

By Dr. Randall Price, Rose Publishing

simply See How the Jerusalem Temple could have seemed 3,000 Years Ago

Rose advisor to the Temple is the one Christian e-book at the Temple in Jerusalem with transparent plastic overlays that let you "see inside" the Jerusalem temple AND has over one hundred fifty temple photographs, illustrations, diagrams, and charts! Includes—

  • The entire historical past of the Temple in Jerusalem, from the time of Abraham to fashionable day
  • Clear plastic overlays allow you to see contained in the Temple and Tabernacle
  • Full-color e-book with illustrations on each web page (Many of those pictures can't be present in the other Temple book)
  • 24-inch-long fold-out poster of the Temple Mount over 2000 years by way of National Geographic
  • 6 time traces with greater than a hundred events from the time of King David to fashionable day

Rose consultant to the Temple is a full-color Christian ebook that offers an entire easy-to-understand evaluate of the historical past of the Temple in Jerusalem. in keeping with the main updated discoveries, this e-book explains the biblical and historic history of the temple in Jerusalem. for those who get pleasure from learning God's notice, you will adore the truth that Rose advisor to the Temple solutions many questions about how the Jerusalem Temple appeared in the course of biblical instances. Bible students and professors will benefit from the well-annotated textual content. the writer is archaeologist and professor Dr. Randall fee, who has spent greater than 30 years exploring the Holy Land and learning the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

positive aspects particular Temple photographs, Temple Mount Illustrations, and transparent Plastic Overlays

Rose advisor to the Temple has one hundred fifty photos, charts, diagrams, pictures, and illustrations, a lot of that have by no means released prior to, and covers the real occasions and other people within the heritage of the Temple from Abraham to fashionable day. comprises

  • wonderful snap shots and temple pictures with transparent plastic overlays exhibiting the interior of the Tabernacle, Solomon's Temple, and Herod's Temple.
  • Dozens of temple illustrations, ground plans and diagrams via most sensible biblical illustrators and archaeologists: Solomon's temple, Nehemiah/Zerubbabel's Temple, Herod's temple, Ezekiel's Temple, and so forth. (Detailed, basically categorized, and easy-to-read)
  • 100-event timeline from the time of King David to fashionable day (there are five special time strains during this book).
  • Dome of the Rock background, ground plan, cross-section, and the world the place the Ark of the Covenant could have stood.
  • photographs and easily causes of the excessive priestly clothing, feasts, and sacrifices
  • Dozens of charts exhibiting a great deal of details at a look and making it effortless to check outdated and New testomony scripture.

Bonus! Fold-out Temple Poster by means of nationwide Geographic® exhibits a brand new electronic version of the Herodian Temple Mount and Temple Mount all through time!

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Download E-books Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots PDF

By Deborah Feldman

The moment New York Times bestselling memoir of a tender Jewish woman’s get away from a spiritual sect, within the culture of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Infidel and Carolyn Jessop’s Escape, that includes a brand new epilogue through the author.

As a member of the strictly spiritual Satmar sect of Hasidic Judaism, Deborah Feldman grew up below a code of relentlessly enforced customs governing every little thing from what she may put on and to whom she might converse to what she was once allowed to learn. It was once stolen moments spent with the empowered literary characters of Jane Austen and Louisa may perhaps Alcott that helped her to visualize another lifestyle. Trapped as in a sexually and emotionally dysfunctional marriage to a guy she slightly knew, the stress among Deborah’s wants and her duties as a very good Satmar lady grew extra explosive until eventually she gave beginning at nineteen and learned that, for the sake of herself and her son, she needed to break out.

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Download E-books The Tao of the West: Western Tranformations of Taoist Thought PDF

By J.J. Clarke

During this publication, J.J. Clarke indicates us how Taoist texts, rules, and practices were assimilated inside a complete variety of Western principles and agendas. We see how chinese language thinkers akin to Lao-tzu and Chuang tzu, besides practices equivalent to Feng Shui and Tai Chi, were used as a key Western notion in faith, philosophy, ethics, politics, ecology and health.
The Tao of the West not just offers a desirable advent to Taoism, it additionally bargains a well timed perception into the heritage of the West's come across with this old culture, and into the problems bobbing up from inter-cultural discussion. somebody drawn to knowing the major effect Taoism has had at the West will welcome and include this publication.

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Download E-books Baruch and the Epistle of Jeremiah: A Commentary Based on the Texts in Codex Vaticanus (Septuagint Commentaries) PDF

By Sean A Adams

This paintings is the 1st significant remark of LXX "Baruch and the Epistle of Jeremiah" in English. instead of seeing LXX often as a text-critical source or as a window on a now-lost Hebrew textual content, this observation, as a part of the Septuagint remark sequence, translates Baruch and EpJer as Greek texts and from the viewpoint of Greek readers unexpected with Hebrew. incorporated are a transcription and an English translation of Codex Vaticanus, the oldest extant manuscript of the books, and an in depth remark. one other significant contribution is the utilisation of the sense-delimitation (paragraphs) of Codex Vaticanus and different codices to discover how early readers interpreted the textual content.

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Download E-books Johannine Writings and Apocalyptic: An Annotated Bibliography (Johannine Studies) PDF

By Stanley E. Porter, Andrew K. Gabriel

"Johannine Writings and Apocalyptic" offers a wide-ranging and thorough annotated bibliography for John's Gospel, the Johannine letters, Revelation, and apocalyptic writings pertinent to those books. extra inclusive than many different bibliographies, this quantity presents connection with over 1300 person entries, usually together with references to a number of works with a given description. Annotations are designed to supply information to a variety of readers, from scholars wishing to realize access to the topic to graduate scholars accomplishing examine to professors wanting prepared entry to invaluable fabrics. the amount is topically prepared and listed for simple entry.

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Download E-books When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God PDF

By T.M. Luhrmann

A New York Times outstanding Book
A Kirkus Reviews top e-book of 2012

A daring method of figuring out the yank evangelical event from an anthropological and mental viewpoint by way of one of many country's such a lot famous anthropologists.
 
Through a chain of intimate, illuminating interviews with a variety of contributors of the winery, an evangelical church with hundreds and hundreds of congregations around the state, Tanya Luhrmann leaps into the guts of evangelical religion. mixed with medical study that experiences the impression that intensely practiced prayer may have at the brain, When God Talks Back examines how basic, brilliant people—from students to accountants to housewives, all functioning completely good inside our society—can attest to having the indicators and wonders of the supernatural develop into as quotidian and as usual as laundry. Astute, delicate, and terribly measured in its method of the interface among technological know-how and faith, Luhrmann's booklet is bound to generate as a lot dialog because it will praise. 

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Download E-books The Book of Enoch the Prophet PDF

By R.H. Charles

The ebook of Enoch the Prophet is the oldest recognized current mystical record and is talked about within the Hebrew Zohar, The Epistle of St. Jude, and different historic books. Legend dates the textual content to antediluvian occasions, kept from the flood through Noah himself, whereas critical scholarship areas its beginning within the moment century B.C.E, as previous as historic Sumeria and Babylon. It unearths a imaginative and prescient of a brand new age of heaven in the world that figures in esoteric and occult practices.

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