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The Lost Art of Scripture Audiobook

The Lost Art of Scripture

Author: Karen Armstrong Narrator: Karen Armstrong Release Date: August 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. 'One of our best living writers on religion' Financial Times 'Karen Armstrong is a genius' A.N. Wilson 'Karen Armstrong is one of the handful of wise and supremely intelligent commentators on religion' Alain De Botton In our increasingly secular world, holy texts are at best seen as irrelevant, and at worst as an excuse to incite violence, hatred and division. So what value, if any, can scripture hold for us today? And if our world no longer seems compatible with scripture, is it perhaps because its original purpose has become lost? Today we see the Quran being used by some to justify war and terrorism, the Torah to deny Palestinians the right to live in the Land of Israel, and the Bible to condemn homosexuality and contraception. The holy texts at the centre of all religious traditions are often employed selectively to underwrite arbitrary and subjective views. They are believed to be divinely ordained; they are claimed to contain eternal truths. But as Karen Armstrong, a world authority on religious affairs, shows in this fascinating journey through millennia of history, this narrow reading of scripture is a relatively recent phenomenon. For hundreds of years these texts were instead viewed as spiritual tools: scripture was a means for the individual to connect with the divine, to transcend their physical existence, and to experience a higher level of consciousness. Holy texts were seen as fluid and adaptable, rather than a set of binding archaic rules or a 'truth' that has to be 'believed'. Armstrong argues that only by rediscovering an open engagement with their holy texts will the world's religions be able to curtail arrogance, intolerance and violence. And if scripture is used to engage with the world in more meaningful and compassionate ways, we will find that it still has a great deal to teach us.

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Unashamed: A Coming Out Guide for LGBTQ Christians Audiobook

Unashamed: A Coming Out Guide for LGBTQ Christians

Author: Amber Cantorna Narrator: Susan Hanfield Release Date: August 2019

On a daily basis, author and LGBTQ advocate Amber Cantorna receives emails asking the same question: How does one reconcile their sexuality with their faith? Depression, despair, and thoughts of suicide often haunt LGBTQ Christians as they feel unable to imagine the possibility of living a happy, fulfilling life as an LGBTQ person of faith. As the gay daughter of a thirty-plus-year executive of conservative Christian organization Focus on the Family, Amber lost everything when she came out as gay in 2012. However, her journey to embrace her authenticity brought her fulfillment and wisdom to share. Unashamed serves as a guide for Christians considering coming out, tackling tough subject matters such as demolishing internalized homophobia, finding an affirming faith community, reestablishing your worth as a child of God, navigating difficult family conversations (especially in cases where family is involved in church leadership/ministry), and healing from the pain of rejection. Unashamed encourages LGBTQ Christians to embrace their unique identities and to celebrate the diversity placed inside them by God.

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Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution Audiobook

Darwin's Black Box: The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution

Author: Michael J. Behe Narrator: Marc William Release Date: August 2019

Naming Darwin's Black Box to the National Review's list of the 100 most important nonfiction works of the twentieth century, George Gilder wrote that it 'overthrows Darwin at the end of the twentieth century in the same way that quantum theory overthrew Newton at the beginning.' Discussing the book in the New Yorker in May 2005, H. Allen Orr said of Behe, 'he is the most prominent of the small circle of scientists working on intelligent design, and his arguments are by far the best known.' From one end of the spectrum to the other, Darwin's Black Box has established itself as the key text in the Intelligent Design movement-the one argument that must be addressed in order to determine whether Darwinian evolution is sufficient to explain life as we know it, or not. For this edition, Behe has written a major new Afterword tracing the state of the debate in the decade since it began. It is his first major new statement on the subject and will be welcomed by the thousands who wish to continue this intense debate.

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Secularity and Science: What Scientists Around the World Really Think About Religion Audiobook

Secularity and Science: What Scientists Around the World Really Think About Religion

Do scientists see conflict between science and faith? Which cultural factors shape the attitudes of scientists toward religion? Can scientists help show us a way to build collaboration between scientific and religious communities, if such collaborations are even possible? To answer these questions and more, the authors of Secularity and Science: What Scientists Around the World Really Think About Religion completed the most comprehensive international study of scientists' attitudes toward religion ever undertaken, surveying more than 20,000 scientists and conducting in-depth interviews with over 600 of them. From this wealth of data, the authors extract the real story of the relationship between science and religion in the lives of scientists around the world. The book makes four key claims: there are more religious scientists than we might think; religion and science overlap in scientific work; scientists-even atheist scientists-see spirituality in science; and finally, the idea that religion and science must conflict is primarily an invention of the West. Secularity and Science leaves inaccurate assumptions about science and religion behind, offering a new, more nuanced understanding of how science and religion interact and how they can be integrated for the common good.

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Expectations of the Antichrist Audiobook

Expectations of the Antichrist

Author: Chuck Missler And Ron Matsen Narrator: Chuck Missler And Ron Matsen Release Date: August 2019

There are many diverse anticipations concerning the Coming World Leader, commonly referred to as "The Antichrist." This study will explore the Biblical descriptions with the specific expectations of the globalists, Islam, the Vatican, Freemasonry, and others. Will he be a Nephilim? Why is the Vatican openly preparing to receive an "alien" visitor? Will he be a resurrection of Nimrod? Is his DNA a factor? What are the expectations of transhumanist technologists in this regard? Clearly, the Bible has much more to illuminate this issue far beyond the popular conceptions; and yet the composite perspective will astonish most. Furthermore, is there a climactic cosmic deception being prepared that, if it were possible, "it would deceive the very elect"? Jesus commanded us, "Be not deceived." But, how? How close are these events to our current horizon?

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The Great Loneliness of God - Talks on the One in All Audiobook

The Great Loneliness of God - Talks on the One in All

Author: Jagannatha Dasa Narrator: Jagannatha Dasa Release Date: July 2019

The Great Loneliness of God from contemporary spiritual commentator and author Jagannatha Dasa is a stirring compendium of talks on the omniscient nature of the great spirit within and without everything. Not religious nor sectarian, but rather, inclusive and broad in its scope - here is a modern take on an ancient philosophy which is the core truth of all great traditions. A unique, moving and inspiration collection sure to touch hearts and win minds. A one-of-a-kind audio experience for the ages.

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The Light Of Yoga Collection - Aitreyaranyaka Upanishad Audiobook

The Light Of Yoga Collection - Aitreyaranyaka Upanishad

Author: Anonymous Narrator: Jagannatha Dasa, The Vedic Preservation Society Release Date: July 2019

The Upanishads are an assortment of texts central to Hinduism (or the Sanatan Dharma) recorded from oral traditions. They contain the philosophical principles and concepts of Hinduism, including karma (right action), brahman (ultimate reality), the atman (true Self or soul), moksha (liberation from the cycle of reincarnation), and other complex Vedic doctrines which explain Self-realization through the ancient yoga system and other meditational and service practices. 'Upanishad' is a Sanskrit word which translates to "sitting at the feet of" or "sitting down near.' This alludes to receiving wisdom and guidance humbly from a realized guru. There are more than 200 Upanishads. Thirteen of these include the core philosophical teachings of what we now call Hinduism. The philosophical concepts contained in the Upanishads are principal to the Sanatan Dharma, but many are also shared with Buddhism and Jainism. The deeply poetic texts govern ideals of ultimate self-realization as well as concepts of non-violence, compassion, charity and self-restraint as ethical concerns. Beautifully presented by Jagannatha Dasa and the artists and devotees of the Vedic Preservation Society here is an audiobook which not only entertains, enlightens, and deeply informs but just might positively change your life forever for the better. Music by AudioNautix

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The Light Of Yoga Collection - Brihadarnyaka Upanishad Audiobook

The Light Of Yoga Collection - Brihadarnyaka Upanishad

Author: Unknown Narrator: Jagannatha Dasa, The Vedic Preservation Society Release Date: July 2019

The Upanishads are an assortment of texts central to Hinduism (or the Sanatan Dharma) recorded from oral traditions. They contain the philosophical principles and concepts of Hinduism, including karma (right action), brahman (ultimate reality), the atman (true Self or soul), moksha (liberation from the cycle of reincarnation) and other complex Vedic doctrines which explain Self-realization through the ancient yoga system and other meditational and service practices. 'Upanishad' is a Sanskrit word which translates to "sitting at the feet of" or "sitting down near.' This alludes to receiving wisdom and guidance humbly from a realized guru. There are more than 200 Upanishads. Thirteen of these include the core philosophical teachings of what we now call Hinduism. The philosophical concepts contained in the Upanishads are principal to the Sanatan Dharma, but many are also shared with Buddhism and Jainism. The deeply poetic texts govern ideals of ultimate Self-realization as well as concepts of non-violence, compassion, charity and self-restraint as ethical concerns. Beautifully presented by Jagannatha Dasa and the artists and devotees of the Vedic Preservation Society here is an audiobook which not only entertains, enlightens and deeply informs but just might positively change your life forever for the better. Music by AudioNautix

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The Light Of Yoga Collection - Chandogya Upanishad Audiobook

The Light Of Yoga Collection - Chandogya Upanishad

Author: Unknown Narrator: Jagannatha Dasa, The Vedic Preservation Society Release Date: July 2019

The Upanishads are an assortment of texts central to Hinduism (or the Sanatan Dharma) recorded from oral traditions. They contain the philosophical principles and concepts of Hinduism, including karma (right action), brahman (ultimate reality), the atman (true Self or soul), moksha (liberation from the cycle of reincarnation) and other complex Vedic doctrines which explain Self-realization through the ancient yoga system and other meditational and service practices. 'Upanishad' is a Sanskrit word which translates to "sitting at the feet of" or "sitting down near.' This alludes to receiving wisdom and guidance humbly from a realized guru. There are more than 200 Upanishads. Thirteen of these include the core philosophical teachings of what we now call Hinduism. The philosophical concepts contained in the Upanishads are principal to the Sanatan Dharma, but many are also shared with Buddhism and Jainism. The deeply poetic texts govern ideals of ultimate Self-realization as well as concepts of non-violence, compassion, charity and self-restraint as ethical concerns. Beautifully presented by Jagannatha Dasa and the artists and devotees of the Vedic Preservation Society here is an audiobook which not only entertains, enlightens and deeply informs but just might positively change your life forever for the better. Music by AudioNautix

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The Light Of Yoga Collection - Isha & Kena Upanishad Audiobook

The Light Of Yoga Collection - Isha & Kena Upanishad

Author: Unknown Narrator: Jagannatha Dasa, The Vedic Preservation Society Release Date: July 2019

The Upanishads are an assortment of texts central to Hinduism (or the Sanatan Dharma) recorded from oral traditions. They contain the philosophical principles and concepts of Hinduism, including karma (right action), brahman (ultimate reality), the atman (true Self or soul), moksha (liberation from the cycle of reincarnation) and other complex Vedic doctrines which explain Self-realization through the ancient yoga system and other meditational and service practices. 'Upanishad' is a Sanskrit word which translates to "sitting at the feet of" or "sitting down near.' This alludes to receiving wisdom and guidance humbly from a realized guru. There are more than 200 Upanishads. Thirteen of these include the core philosophical teachings of what we now call Hinduism. The philosophical concepts contained in the Upanishads are principal to the Sanatan Dharma, but many are also shared with Buddhism and Jainism. The deeply poetic texts govern ideals of ultimate Self-realization as well as concepts of non-violence, compassion, charity and self-restraint as ethical concerns. Beautifully presented by Jagannatha Dasa and the artists and devotees of the Vedic Preservation Society here is an audiobook which not only entertains, enlightens and deeply informs but just might positively change your life forever for the better. Music by AudioNautix

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The Light Of Yoga Collection - Kaushitaki Upanishad Audiobook

The Light Of Yoga Collection - Kaushitaki Upanishad

Author: Unknown Narrator: Jagannatha Dasa, The Vedic Preservation Society Release Date: July 2019

The Upanishads are an assortment of texts central to Hinduism (or the Sanatan Dharma) recorded from oral traditions. They contain the philosophical principles and concepts of Hinduism, including karma (right action), brahman (ultimate reality), the atman (true Self or soul), moksha (liberation from the cycle of reincarnation) and other complex Vedic doctrines which explain Self-realization through the ancient yoga system and other meditational and service practices. 'Upanishad' is a Sanskrit word which translates to "sitting at the feet of" or "sitting down near.' This alludes to receiving wisdom and guidance humbly from a realized guru. There are more than 200 Upanishads. Thirteen of these include the core philosophical teachings of what we now call Hinduism. The philosophical concepts contained in the Upanishads are principal to the Sanatan Dharma, but many are also shared with Buddhism and Jainism. The deeply poetic texts govern ideals of ultimate Self-realization as well as concepts of non-violence, compassion, charity and self-restraint as ethical concerns. Beautifully presented by Jagannatha Dasa and the artists and devotees of the Vedic Preservation Society here is an audiobook which not only entertains, enlightens and deeply informs but just might positively change your life forever for the better. Music by AudioNautix

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The Light Of Yoga Collection - Maitrayana Upanishad Audiobook

The Light Of Yoga Collection - Maitrayana Upanishad

Author: Unknown Narrator: Jagannatha Dasa, The Vedic Preservation Society Release Date: July 2019

The Upanishads are an assortment of texts central to Hinduism (or the Sanatan Dharma) recorded from oral traditions. They contain the philosophical principles and concepts of Hinduism, including karma (right action), brahman (ultimate reality), the atman (true Self or soul), moksha (liberation from the cycle of reincarnation) and other complex Vedic doctrines which explain Self-realization through the ancient yoga system and other meditational and service practices. 'Upanishad' is a Sanskrit word which translates to "sitting at the feet of" or "sitting down near.' This alludes to receiving wisdom and guidance humbly from a realized guru. There are more than 200 Upanishads. Thirteen of these include the core philosophical teachings of what we now call Hinduism. The philosophical concepts contained in the Upanishads are principal to the Sanatan Dharma, but many are also shared with Buddhism and Jainism. The deeply poetic texts govern ideals of ultimate Self-realization as well as concepts of non-violence, compassion, charity and self-restraint as ethical concerns. Beautifully presented by Jagannatha Dasa and the artists and devotees of the Vedic Preservation Society here is an audiobook which not only entertains, enlightens and deeply informs but just might positively change your life forever for the better. Music by AudioNautix

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