books about: chardin
The Power of Collective Wisdom: And the Trap of Collective Folly
In a world facing increasing complexity, ambiguity, and uncertainty, it is both good and necessary to be reminded of deeper truths and practical principles for creating lasting change. Winner of the Nautilus Award for Conscious Business and Leadership, this book is for leaders, groups, communities, and networks desiring to increase our human capacity for creativity, well being, and social change. The Power of Collective Wisdom is a ...
Teilhard de Chardin - The Divine Milieu Explained: A Spirituality for the 21st Century
Paulist Press, 2007
The Dark Night of Recovery: Conversations from the Bottom of the Bottle
This inspiring work shows readers what it feels like to "hit the wall" or "hit bottom" on a spiritual path, and gives them insight on how to move forward toward a better life. It deals with the darkness, the despair and the joy that are inherent in the quest for enlightenment and self-knowing. Though focused mainly on issues relating to recovery from various kinds of addictions, the principles presented in this tale hold true for all spiritual ...
Macrohistory and Macrohistorians: Perspectives on Individual, Social, and Civilizational Change
This dazzlingly original collaboration between two international authors focuses on 20 macrohistorians—that is to say, historians who have helped shape our entire way of conceiving ourselves—from Ssu-Ma Ch'ien and Ibn Khaldun to Oswald Spengler and Marx and Piritim Sorokin and Arnold Toynbee. The authors move toward a general theory of grand social change based on the writings of these macrohistorians and provide a comparative view of ...
Let Magic Happen: Adventures in Healing with a Holistic Radiologist
Healing Imager Press
Let Magic Happen follows Larry Burk's adventure from academic medicine and radiology to holistic medicine and parapsychology. The book features the early development of musculoskeletal MRI and 3D CT, and the founding of the Duke Center for Integrative Medicine and the American Board of Scientific Medical Intuition, as well as alternative cancer diagnosis and treatment, and guidance through dreams and shamanic journeying. Every step of the way is ...
Dominion I: Seed
The Compasse Corporation
A great monument of the Islamic faith crumbles to the ground in a freak earthquake, setting the stage for mankind's entry into the next age; an apocalyptic time where right and wrong, love and indifference, and black and white fade into alternating shades of gray. Out of the remote depths of Africa, enter into the arena a mysterious soul, Jimi T. Expo - musician, philosopher, and spiritual leader. Utilizing the power of song, Jimi T. offers his ...
Friends in High Places: Tracing the Family Tree of New Thought Christianity
In Friends in High Places , historical theologian Tom Shepherd takes you journeying through time to meet your long-lost relatives of the Western religious heritage. Mystics like Pseudo-Dionysius, John Scotus Erigena, Meister Eckhart and the first Quaker, George Fox. Deep thinkers like Philo Judaeus, Origen of Alexandria and pagan martyr Hypatia. Sunny optimists like Pelagius, who lost his argument with St. Augustine over the goodness of ...
The Deadliest Art
Michel Danton, the brilliant investigator-hero of To Die in Provence , is back with a vengeance. Badly wounded the summer before, he is getting ready to marry Jennifer Bowen, the beautiful American art professor who saved his life. But then a girl's disfigured body washes ashore on the beach of a resort near Aix-en-Provence, and Danton finds himself forced to take charge of a harrowing investigation. From the medieval city of Bruges in Belgium ...
Hearts on Fire: Praying with Jesuits
A book of prayers based on Ignatian spiritualityó-the most influential spiritual tradition of modern times. The prayers compiled in this unique book are gleaned from the rich tradition of Jesuit reflection on the human hunger for God.
The Future of Man
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Harper & Row / William Collins & Sons
Translated from the French by Norman Denny.Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in good all round condition.
Original Selfishness: Original Sin And Evil in the Light of Evolution (Ashgate Science and Religion)
Daryl P. Domning
Monika K. Hellwig
Ashgate Pub Co
This book defends a startling idea: that the age-old theological and philosophical problems of original sin and evil, long thought intractable, have already been solved. The solution has come from the very scientific discovery that many consider the most mortal threat to traditional religion: evolution. Daryl Domning explains in straightforward terms the workings of modern evolutionary theory, Darwinian natural selection, and how this has ...
Manifesto for the Noosphere: The Next Stage in the Evolution of Human Consciousness (Manifesto Series)
The noosphere, identified in the early twentieth century as intrinsic to the next stage of human and terrestrial evolution, is defined as the Earth’s “mental sphere” or stratum of human thought. Manifesto for the Noosphere, the final work by renowned author José Argüelles, predicts that the noosphere will be fully accessed on December 21, 2012—but warns that we will only successfully make this evolutionary jump through an act of ...
Elegance: The Seeberger Brothers and the Birth of Fashion Photography
Modern fashion photography was born when three brothers, Parisian postcard photographers, shifted their lenses to the upper echelon of French society in the early twentieth century. As impromptu portraits of beautiful women in inimitable finery at racecourses, resorts, and caf s began to appear in magazines, courant designers such as Chanel, Herm s, and Madeleine Vionnet rushed to send their models to posh watering holes to be photographed with ...
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin: Writings (Modern Spiritual Masters Series)
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) was a French Jesuit theologian and scientist renowned for his pioneering field work in paleontology. His visionary writings on the reconciliation of faith and evolutionary theory aroused the suspicions of the Vatican and he was forbidden to publish on religious matters during his lifetime. After his death, the publication of his many books marked him as one of the most influential Catholic thinkers of this ...
New Spiritual Exercises, The: In the Spirit of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Louis M. Savary
This book presents a spiritual renewal system for contemporary believers based on Ignatius Spiritual Exercises and inspired by the modern insights of Jesuit priest-scientist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
Reason and Wonder: A Copernican Revolution in Science and Spirit
Defining a moment in human self-awareness four centuries in the making, Reason and Wonder: A Copernican Revolution in Science and Spirit offers a way to move beyond the either/or choice of reason versus intuition—a dichotomy that ultimately leaves either the mind or the heart wanting. In doing so, it seeks to resolve an age-old conflict at the root of much human dysfunction, including today's global ecological crisis. An outgrowth of C. ...
Higher Gossip: Essays and Criticism
A collection both intimate and generous of the eloquent, insightful, beautifully written prose works that John Updike was compiling when he died in January 2009. This collection of miscellaneous prose opens with a self-portrait of the writer in winter, a Prospero who, though he fears his most dazzling performances are behind him, reveals himself in every sentence to be in deep conversation with the sources of his magic. It concludes with a ...
Discoveries: Chardin: An Intimate Art (Discoveries (Abrams))
Charming yet scholarly, this book explores the work of the French artist Jean Baptiste Simon Chardin, who brought a breath of fresh air to 18th-century painting. His masterful sense of color and light filled his simple domestic interiors and delicate renderings of still lifes with a profound humanism. A major Chardin exhibition opens in June 2000 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 126 illustrations, 86 in full color, 5 x 7"
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