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Earth Sky

Author : Ray A. Williamson
ISBN : 0826315534
Genre : Indian astronomy
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Native American starlore has instructed and entertained non-natives for generations. Yet until recently the importance of this extensive body of tradition and acute observation has been ignored or viewed by non-natives simply as crude means to astronomical insight. In this edited collection, seventeen folklorists and astronomers consider American starlore and its relation to specific observation of the sky in terms of its native uses and interpretations. Far from being another recount of sky mythology, this is a book that relates clear descriptions of astronomical phenomena and mechanics to interpretation and ritual usage from all areas of North America. Navajo, Seneca, Alabama, Pawnee, Lakota, Apache, and other peoples are represented. Rather than focus on pristine astronomies, the contributors to this volume consider ongoing traditions and contemporary usages. A broad perspective on the exciting new field of ethnoastronomy, as well as fascinating insight into Native American wisdom.

Visions Of The Cosmos

Author : Carolyn Collins Petersen
ISBN : 0521818982
Genre : Nature
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A comprehensive exploration of astronomy through the eyes of the world's observatories and spacecraft missions.

Visions Of Space

Author : David A. Hardy
ISBN : 1850280983
Genre : Art, Modern
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Queen Of The Cosmos

Author : Jan Connell
ISBN : 1557254079
Genre : Religion
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Words of hope from the heart of the Virgin Mary

Early Man And The Cosmos

Author : Evan Hadingham
ISBN : 0806119195
Genre : Social Science
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An examination of ancient astronomy looks at the myths and beliefs about the heavens that influenced everyday life in these primitive cultures

Cosmic Visions Within The Microcosm Of My Right Hemisphere

Author : Vincent L. Di Paolo
ISBN : 1643762249
Genre : Science
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"What happens to the information of a star system when it enters a galactic black hole?" Stephen Hawking "What are the functions of black holes?" "What is the probability of other intelligent planets within our universe?" "How did the human brain develop? Where does intelligence come from?" "How does myelin permit higher learning?" "Did the Supreme Being create the cosmos? And where is the Supreme Being now?" ALL OF THESE QUESTIONS AND MORE ARE ANSWERED IN THIS BOOK! A MUST READ FOR ALL WHO SEEK HIGHER INTELLIGENCE!!!

The Household And The War For The Cosmos

Author : C.R. Wiley
ISBN : 9781947644915
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Your household is not just a shelter from a war zone; it is the command center from where you launch your attacks. It's this vision of the world, with the Christian family at the heart, that modern parents desperately need to recover.

Visions Of The Universe

Author : Alex Bellos
ISBN : 9781615193677
Genre : Games & Activities
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Peek “behind the scenes” of the universe—and see math in brilliant color! For curious minds throughout history, math was truly an art. In Visions of the Universe, you can pick up right where Isaac Newton, Blaise Pascal, and other luminaries left off—by coloring 58 exquisite patterns inspired by great discoveries in math: Intricate geometric designs like those that grace the mosques of Mecca Felix Klein’s astounding diagram—drawn in 1897—of light reflecting between five mirrored spheres A mind-bending puzzle so beautiful it once hung outside a Japanese temple, and more! Plus, in the Creating chapter, you’ll help complete 10 additional images by following simple steps that give spectacular results. No math knowledge is required: Anyone can be an artist in Numberland!

Einstein S Cosmos

Author : Michio Kaku
ISBN : 9781474602785
Genre : Science
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Few figures loom as large as Albert Einstein in our contemporary culture. It is truly remarkable that a man from such humble beginnings, an unemployed dreamer without a future or a job, who was written off by his professors as a hopeless loser, could to dare to scale the heights he reached. In this enlightening book, Michio Kaku reasseses Einstein's work by centring on his three great theories: special relativity, general relativity and the Unified Field Theory. He first yielded the equation E =mc2 which is now such a fixture in our culture that it is practically a ubiquitous slogan. But the subsequent theories led to the Big Bang theory, and have changed irrevocably the way we perceive time and space. Michio Kaku offers a new, refreshing look at the pioneering work of Einstein, giving a more accurate portrayal of his enduring legacy than previous biographies. As today's advanced physicists continue their search to fulfil Einstein's most cherished dream, a 'theory of everything', he is recognised as a prophet who set the agenda for modern physics.

Man And The Cosmos

Author : Lars Thunberg
ISBN : 0881410195
Genre : Religion
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An introduction to the life and work of Maximus the Confessor (ca. 580-662), focusing on his thought concerning the cosmos, the nature of man and his relationship with God, christology, the liturgical and sacramental dimension, history and eschatology.


Author : Louis Bouyer
ISBN : 0932506666
Genre : Religion
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Addresses all possible questions relating to the world: its constitution and origin; the history of its treatment from cosmogonic myth to philosophical cosmologies; from Biblical cosmogenesis and anthropogenesis to the "primordial soup" and "big bang" theories; from "fallen world" and "fallen man" to apocalypse; from gnostic "alienation" to ecological utopian restoration; from magic to mysticism.

The Cambridge Companion To Renaissance Philosophy

Author : James Hankins
ISBN : 1139827480
Genre : Philosophy
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The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Philosophy, published in 2007, provides an introduction to a complex period of change in the subject matter and practice of philosophy. The philosophy of the fourteenth through sixteenth centuries is often seen as transitional between the scholastic philosophy of the Middle Ages and modern philosophy, but the essays collected here, by a distinguished international team of contributors, call these assumptions into question, emphasizing both the continuity with scholastic philosophy and the role of Renaissance philosophy in the emergence of modernity. They explore the ways in which the science, religion and politics of the period reflect and are reflected in its philosophical life, and they emphasize the dynamism and pluralism of a period which saw both new perspectives and enduring contributions to the history of philosophy. This will be an invaluable guide for students of philosophy, intellectual historians, and all who are interested in Renaissance thought.

Visions Of A Tibetan Master Through Chaos To Logos

Author : Dorjie Guru Dorjie
ISBN : 9781430311034
Genre : Religion
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Through Chaos to Logos provides a first-hand account of the powers behind creation and the role that those powers play in contemporary society. It is the defining work of a turn of the Century medium and Spiritual Teacher. The main body of this visionary work was written at the dawning of the "New Age," when the energy of the Himalayan Adepts spilled into the consciousness of the Western Mystic, giving birth to Western Mystery Schools such as the Rosicrucian Order, Builders of the Adytum, and the Theosophical and St. Germane Societies under the influence of certain Tibetan Masters -- primarily the renowned Koot Hoomi Lal Singh with whom Dorjie communicated for a period of 10 years.

The Birth Of Our Universe

Author : Richard Hantula
ISBN : 0836839641
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses ancient beliefs and theories about the universe, including the sun being the center and the Big Bang theory.

The Book Of Visions

Author : Ian Corrigan
ISBN : 9781105435164
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The Biblical Cosmos

Author : Robin A. Parry
ISBN : 9781630876227
Genre : Religion
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Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of the Bible. When we read Scripture we often imagine that the world inhabited by the Bible's characters was much the same as our own. We would be wrong. The biblical world is an ancient world with a flat earth that stands at the center of the cosmos, and with a vast ocean in the sky, chaos dragons, mystical mountains, demonic deserts, an underground zone for the dead, stars that are sentient beings, and, if you travel upwards and through the doors in the solid dome of the sky, God's heaven--the heart of the universe. This book takes readers on a guided tour of the biblical cosmos with the goal of opening up the Bible in its ancient world. It then goes further and seeks to show how this very ancient biblical way of seeing the world is still revelatory and can speak God's word afresh into our own modern worlds.

The Sacred History

Author : Mark Booth
ISBN : 9781451698589
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This collection of stories and illustrations—all about the wonders of the spiritual realm—takes you on a captivating ride from the great myths of ancient civilization to astounding discoveries of the modern era. Written by the New York Times bestselling author of The Secret History of the World, The Sacred History takes you on a captivating journey through the great myths of ancient civilizations to the astounding discoveries of the modern era. The Sacred History is the epic story of human interaction with angels and other forms of higher intelligence, starting from Creation all the way through to the operations of the supernatural in the modern world. What emerges is an alternative history of great men and women, guided by angels or demons, and the connection between modern-day mystics and their ancient counterparts. This spellbinding historical narrative brings together great figures—such as Krishna, Moses, Buddha, Elijah, Mary and Jesus, and Mohammed—and stories from African, Native American, and Celtic traditions. Woven into this is an amazing array of mystical connections, including the surprising roots not only of astrology and alternative medicine but also of important literary and artistic movements, aspects of mainstream science and religion and a wide range of cultural references that takes in modern cinema, music and literature. This is a book of true stories, but it is also a book about stories. It shows how they can tell us things about the deep structure of the human experience that are sometimes forgotten, revealing mysterious and mystic patterns, and helping us to see the operation of the supernatural in our own lives.

Tantric Visions Of The Divine Feminine

Author : David Kinsley
ISBN : 0520917723
Genre : Religion
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The Hindu pantheon is rich in images of the divine feminine—deities representing a wide range of symbolic, social, and meditative meanings. David Kinsley's new book documents a highly unusual group of ten Hindu tantric goddesses, the Mahavidyas, many of whom are strongly associated with sexuality and violence. What is one to make of a goddess who cuts her own head off, or one who prefers sex with a corpse? The Mahavidyas embody habits, attributes, or identities usually considered repulsive or socially subversive and can be viewed as "antimodels" for women. Yet it is within the context of tantric worship that devotees seek to identify themselves with these forbidding goddesses. The Mahavidyas seem to function as "awakeners"—symbols which help to project one's consciousness beyond the socially acceptable or predictable. Drawing on a broad range of Sanskrit and vernacular texts as well as extensive research in India, including written and oral interpretations of contemporary Hindu practitioners, Kinsley describes the unusual qualities of each of the Mahavidyas and traces the parallels between their underlying themes. Especially valuable are the many rare and fascinating images he presents—each important to grasping the significance of the goddesses. Written in an accessible, engaging style, Kinsley's book provides a comprehensive understanding of the Mahavidyas and is also an overview of Hindu tantric practice.

Science And The Reenchantment Of The Cosmos

Author : Ervin Laszlo
ISBN : 9781594776519
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Presents a revolutionary new theory that bridges the divide between science and spirituality • Discloses the ramifications of non-localized consciousness and how the physical world and spiritual experience are two aspects of the same reality • Includes contributions from Jane Goodall, Ed Mitchell, Stanislav Grof, Ralph Abraham, and Christian de Quincy, among others What scientists are now finding at the outermost frontiers of every field is overturning all the basic premises concerning the nature of matter and reality. The universe is not a world of separate things and events but is a cosmos that is connected, coherent, and bears a profound resemblance to the visions held in the earliest spiritual traditions in which the physical world and spiritual experience were both aspects of the same reality and man and the universe were one. The findings that justify this new vision of the underlying logic of the universe come from almost all of the empirical sciences: physics, cosmology, the life sciences, and consciousness research. They explain how interactions lead to interconnections that produce instantaneous and multifaceted coherence--what happens to one part also happens to the other parts, and hence to the system as a whole. The sense of sacred oneness experienced by our ancestors that was displaced by the unyielding material presumptions of modern science can be restored, and humanity can once again feel at home in the universe.

Queen Of The Cosmos

Author : Janice T. Connell
ISBN : 9781612614816
Genre : Religion
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"The Blessed Mother has been permitted by God to come here [because] she knows what is coming in the future. She is calling all God ́s children back on the path to Heaven." ~Ivan Dragicevic, a visionary Over twenty years ago, in the tiny mountain village of Medjugorje, Bosnia, six young people began to report seeing visions of the Virgin Mary. Since then, the beauty of Heaven and the importance of prayer, conversion, and reconciliation have been revealed to them through Mary ́s appearances. Queen of the Cosmos provides an opportunity to hear the messages of the mother of Christ through in-depth interviews with the six visionaries of Medjugorje. Their experiences have changed the lives of thousands of people who have found truth, encouragement, and solace in the words of the Blessed Mother. This new edition includes an afterword by the author, giving an update on both the lives of the visionaries and the visions they receive

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