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Divine Providence

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Description: Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772), a truly remarkable visionary, began his career as a Swedish mining official and member of parliament and became well known throughout Europe as a scientist and prolific writer on scientific and philosophical subjects. After a series of profound religious experiences during midlife, he devoted the remaining twenty-seven years of his life to being a servant of the Lord@ and wrote energetically to communicate a spiritual vision o...

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Athanasian Creed

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Description: If one thinks of the Divine of the Lord in His Human, and not of another Divine which they call the Father, the idea of the thought, and thence the faith, does not fall to the left of the Lord, and thus outside of the Lord, but in the Lord; and with the idea is the perception that no one cometh to the Father except through Him, thus through His Divine Human. Examine yourselves, ye who think of three Persons; do they not think of another Divine than that of t...

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Arcana Coelestia

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Description: From the mere letter of the Word of the Old Testament no one would ever discern the fact that this part of the Word contains deep secrets of heaven, and that everything within it both in general and in particular bears reference to the Lord, to His heaven, to the church, to religious belief, and to all things connected therewith; for from the letter or sense of the letter all that anyone can see is that-to speak generally-everything therein has reference mer...

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De Verbo

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Description: THE SENSE OF THE LETTER OF THE WORD, IN WHICH IS THE SPIRITUAL SENSE, REPRESENTED. It was given to see great purses, appearing like sacks, in which was hidden silver in great abundance; and, since these sacks were open, it seemed as if anyone might take from the silver placed therein, yea, steal from it; but near the sacks sat two angels who were guards. The place where the sacks were deposited appeared like a manger in a stable. In the next chamber were see...

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Conjugial Love

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Description: Written in 1768, presents the nature of masculine and feminine qualities, their divine origin, their correspondence, and the dynamics of marriage; includes conversations with angels on love and marriage.

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Doctrine of Sacred Scriptures

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Description: Doctrine of Holy Scripture THE HOLY SCRIPTURE OR WORD IS DIVINE TRUTH It is in everybody’s mouth that the Word is from God, is Divinely inspired, and is therefore holy; and yet hitherto no one has known wherein it is Divine. For in the letter the Word appears like a common writing, in a style that is strange, and neither so sublime nor so brilliant as apparently are the writings of the day. For this reason a man who worships nature as God, or in preference t...

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Doctrine of Life

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Description: Originally written in 1763, this short book explains what man must do to stay away from evil and sin and it also rather helpfully explains what those sins are, in case you were unclear. Global Grey editions are fully formatted and always have linked table of contents and cover page. Footnotes and illustrations are included when applicable.

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Divine Love and Wisdom

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Description: In Divine Love and Wisdom, Swedenborg uses reason and empirical facts to prove the existence of God and God's divine love. He further posits that we are all an essential part of God's Divine plan, and that without us God's plan could not come to fruition.

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Nicene Creed, Score Chr Nicene

By: Sacred Texts

Description: The Nicene Creed is the most widely accepted and used brief statements of the Christian Faith. In liturgical churches, it is said every Sunday as part of the Liturgy. It is Common Ground to East Orthodox, Roman Catholics, Anglicans, Lutherans

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Origin of Species 6Th Ed., Score Aor Origin

By: Charles Darwin

Description: 'Plants and animals remote in the scale of nature, are bound together by a web of complex relations' --Chapter III Originally published on November 22, 1859, The Origin of Species was actually an abstract of a much longer work which Darwin h

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Sacred Text : the Voyage of the Beagle 11Th Ed.

By: Charles Darwin
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Apocrypha Arabica, Score Chr Aa

By: M. D. Gibson

Description: Margaret Dunlop Gibson (1843–1920) was an accomplished translator who along with her twin, Agnes Smith Lewis, became known as one of the Westminster Sisters. The twins were Semitic scholars who learned more than a dozen languages between them

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Lives of the Saints

By: Alban Butler

Description: This is the Benziger Brothers edition of Alban Butler's Lives of the Saints. Butler (1711-1773), was an English Roman Catholic priest. This, his principal literary work, was published between 1756 and 1759. Lives of the Saints has hundreds of capsule descriptions of Catholic saints, organized by the saint's day of the year. The 1894 Benziger Brothers edition, originally published in 1878, was heavily edited by John Gilmary Shea (here uncredited. Source: MELV...

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Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life, Score Egy Elf

By: Sir Wallis Budge

Description: The after-life was a major component of ancient Egyptian culture, upon which much of their society was centered around. Death and resurrection was considered a constant cycle. This book is the first comprehensive study of ancient Egyptian cer

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Golden Chain of Homer, Score Alc Catena1

By: Sacred Texts

Description: The Aurea Catena Homeri, written in German by Dr. Anton Josef Kirchweger, was first printed in 1723, though it was distributed in a handwritten format prior to that time. It is said to be one of the most important books ever created giving in

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The Zend Avesta, Part III

By: Mills, L. H.

Description: This is part III of the Sacred Books of the East Zend Avesta, translated by L.H. Mills, who took up the task after James Darmesteter, the translator of the first two parts. It includes liturgical material, some of which is almost completely unchanged from the earliest period of Zoroastrianism, and still in use today. Of great interest are some of the oldest formulations of dualism, which later became a core concept of other middle eastern religions, includin...

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Alchemy Rediscovered and Restored, Score Alc Arr

By: Sacred Texts

Description: With an account of the extraction of the seed of metals and the preparation of the medicinal elixir according to the practice of the hermetic Art and of the Alkahest of the Philosopher To Mrs. Meyer Sassoon

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Orpheus, Myths of the World, Score Etc Omw

By: Padraic Colum

Description: This is a survey of world mythology by Padraic Column. Originally titled 'Orpheus, Myths of the World', later editions were retitled simply 'Myths of the World'. Colum was a prolific writer on this subject, and although best known for his ada

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Ophiolatreia, Score Etc Oph

By: Anonymous

Description: Ophiolatreia, the worship of the serpent, next to the adoration of the phallus, is one of the most remarkable, and, at first sight, unaccountable forms of religion the world has ever known. Until the true source from whence it sprang can be r

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The Zend Avesta, Part II

By: Darmesteter, James

Description: This is part II of the Sacred Books of the East Zend Avesta translation. This portion of the Avesta is of great interest to the study of comparative mythology. Many of these are of also of outstanding literary value. Many of the texts in this part were originally hymns to very ancient gods and goddesses, such as Mithra, Anahita, as well as celestial bodies such as the sun, moon and the star Sirius, Tishtrya. These deities were retained in Zoroastrian mytholo...

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