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Niels Stensen: Scientist and Saint

by Palsson, Erik Kennet

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1988
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Dublin, Ireland: Veritas, 1988. 76pp. Near fine first edition. "One should come to recognise the doctor as a man who has learnt the art of saying iwth puckered brow significant words without meaning." This was the view of contemporary medicine held by a youong Lutheran from Denmark in the 17th century. Niels Stensen later became a famous anatomist and geologist… Read more
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The Foundations of Newton's Alchemy (Cambridge Paperback Library)

by Dobbs, B. J.T.

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2009
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9780521273817
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New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. first softcover edition. Very Good softcover. 300pp including list of catalogues, etc and index.small crease to front cover upper rt corner. Sir Isaac Newton left at his death a large collection of papers on alchemy, mostly in his own handwriting; the importance of this legacy has been debated ever since. When it first appeared,… Read more
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St. Seraphim of Sarov

by Valentine Zander

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1975
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1st
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9780913836286
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New York: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1975. 150pp with sources and biblography. Book is Near Fine/Soft cover. Orthodox spirituality has produced many holy and famous men, but none in recent centuries to compare with Seraphim, staretz of the monastery of Sarov. After an initial period as a monk, working with the community, he was led to become a hermit, living… Read more
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Handfasting and Wedding Rituals: Welcoming Hera's Blessing

by Raven Kaldera; Tannin Schwartzstein

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2004
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3rd
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9780738704708
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St.Paul, Minn.: Llewellyn Publications, 2004. 320pp with index, appendices and sugested reading. Book is in Near Fine condition. Handfasting and Wedding Rituals has everything you need to plan the perfect Pagan wedding. You'll find advice and examples to help you with basic wedding planning, writing vows, and ritual construction, along with practical tips and great ideas about everything from low-cost… Read more
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Contemporary Ascetics of Mount Athos: Volumes 1 and 2

by Cherubim, Archimandrite

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1991
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Californina: St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, 1991. Volume 1 :363pp b&w photos, Near Fine softcover. Volume 2: 721pp. with index, b&w photos. Near fine Softcover. Surrounded by the tranquil Mediterranean countryside of the Holy Mountain, the ascetics of Mount Athos struggle in unseen warfare to achieve a state of inner silence and purity. The only monastic republic in the world,… Read more
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Salt of the Earth

by Pavel Florensky

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1988
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9780938635253
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CA.: St Herman Pr, 1988. 151pp with appendices. B&W photos. Near fine condition. Soft cover. "He listened ot God's creation and God's creation listened to him. Invisible threads united him with the hidden heart of creation. Not only was the world a sign for Elder Isidore but the Elder himself was a sign for the world. And truly things happened… Read more
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Saint Sergius and Russian Spirituality (English and French Edition)

by Pierre Kovalevsky

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1976
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9780913836248
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New York: St Vladimirs Seminary Press, 1976. 190pp with notes, select bibliography and index. List of illustrations. b&w illustrations. By bringing the Orthodox spiritual tradition to the forests of the north, this remarkable fourteenth-century saint made Russia's period of political recovery also a period of spiritual renewal. Few have left such a powerful impression on a nation's history.. 1st. Soft… Read more
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Kindling the Divine Spark: Teachings on How to Preserve Spiritual Zeal (Modern Matericon Series)

by St. Theophan The Recluse; Lyovin, Valentina; Herman, Abbot

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1994
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9780938635444
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Californina: Saint Herman Pr, 1994. 160pp. with index. Some mild rubbing at corners. B&W llustrations. Very good copy. Though steeped in the ancient patristic and ascetic tradition, Theophan the Recluse was down-to-earth and very real, making profound, mystical realities understood by those he counseled. St. Theophan had the exceptional gift of being able to encourage all, no matter where… Read more
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Strange Fruit: Alchemy, Religion and Magical Foods: A Speculative History

by Heinrich, Clark

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1995
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9780747515487
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London: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 1995. Near fine book with near fine DJ. 212pp with notes, illustrations and index. Black and white and color photos. This is an investigation into the elusive philosopher's stone of medieval alchemy. The book examines references, both textual and pictoral, deconstructing Vedic and Puranic myths and artworks and explaining their arcane meaning. It identifies the similarities… Read more
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Interior Silence : Elder Michael : The Last Great Mystic of Valaam (The Acquisition of the Holy Spirit in Russia Series ; Vol. 7)

by Stakhovich, Nun Maria; Bolshakoff, Sergius

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1993
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1st
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9780938635246
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Platina, California: St Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, 1993. authors Nun Maria Stakhovich and Sergius Bolshakoff. Very Good softcover. 224pp including epilogue, bibliography and index. Elder Michael (1877-1962) represented the last flowering of sanctity in Russia's most ancient monastic citadel, the towering city of monks on the northern island of Valaam. Communing with God in the depths of his being, the… Read more
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Blessed Paisius Velichkovsky: The Man Behind the Philokalia

by Metrophanes, Schemamonk; Rose, Fr. Seraphim

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1994
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2nd
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9780938635130
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Platina, California: St Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, 1994. Very Good softcover. Clean and Tight. 299 pp including bibliography and index. Illusstrated with black and white photos of Holy places, reproduced engravings, portraits, facsimile documents. Many people today know of the Philokalia, a compilation of mystical, ascetic texts from the ancient Christian tradition which contain teachings on unceasing prayer, interior silence,… Read more
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Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies, and on the Great Magnet the Earth.

by William Gilbert of Colchester, Physician of London.

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1941
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Ann Arbor, Michigan: Edwaed Brothers, INC, 1941. The Classics of the St. John's Program. A New Physiology, Demostrated with many arguments and experiments. Published (1600) translated by P. Fleury Mottelay 1892. This edition is reproduced by the courtesy of the Peabody Institute Library, Baltimore, from a copy in their possession. 368pp lightly rubbed faded. No dust jacket. Illustrted with line… Read more
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Message on the Wind: A Spiritual Odyssey on the Northern Plains

by Clay Straus Jenkinson

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2002
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9781930806122
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Reno, Nevada: Marmath Pr, 2002. Story of economic decline and spiritual renewal on "the landscape of the improbable", the windswept country out beyond the grid. 311pp, . Inscribed & Signed By Author. 1st. Soft Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Meta.
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Country Parsons, Country Poets: George Herbert and Gerard Manley Hopkins As Spiritual Autobiographers (Humanities Series, No 5)

by Kyne, Mary Theresa

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1993
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9780929914121
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Greensburg, PA: Eadmer Press, 1993. Very Good green hardcover. 250 pages including index. In Honor of the four-hundreth year of the birth of George Herbert.. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Soul McGrath. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Meta Physical.
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Garden of Lions Magazine

by Da Kalki

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1990
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Lower Lake, CA: Vision of Mulund Institute, 1990. Vol. 6 # 2. December 1990. Stapled magazine. 37pp illustrated with b/w photographs and illustrations.The voice of the children and young people's culyure of The Free Daist Communion. Bubba Free John. 1st. Softcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bubba Free John.
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The song of the self Supreme: Astavakra Gita: The Classical Text of Atmadvaita By Astavakra

by Radhakamal Mukerjee

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1982
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The song of the self Supreme: Astavakra,
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California: The Dawn Horse Press, 1982. "the book includes an enthusiastic and informed exposition by the translator of the philisophical intricasies of this Gita" . The song of the self Supreme: Astavakra,. Soft Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Da Free John.
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Meditatively Aqiired Knowledge of Man

by Rudolf Steiner

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1983
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United Kingdom: Steiner School Fellowship Publications, 1983. 55 pp. this is a thin, stapled, booklet of study material made "in preparation for The World Conference of Waldorf School Teachers at the Goetheanum" April 4-9th 1983... authors intentions were to "take a stand on an anthroposophically oriented spiritual science" "give a kind of supplement to" previous teachings. states that "the teacher… Read more
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Religous Realism Heart Conversion Talk Series Volume One Number 2

by Sri Da Avabhasa

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1993
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USA: The Free Daist Communion, 1993. heart conversion talk series volume 1 number 2; written by divine world-teacher and true heart-master, da avabhasa (the "bright") he states, "the practice of the Way of the Heart is about 'consideration'" . 1st. Soft Cover. Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Metaphysical.
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From the I to the Absolute (a Seven-step Journey to reality)

by Floyd Henderson

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2006
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Texas: Henderson Books, 2006. Separation from Reality, Body Identification, Mind Identification, Religious and/or Spiritual Identifications, Movement Toward Reality, Child Ignorance, Witnessing, the True Self, the Non-Beingness, Realization, consciousness/awareness, Nature of Reality Beyond Self-Realization, Peace Every Day When Abiding as the Absolute. 3rd. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Metaphysical.
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The Free Daist the Bimonthly religious Journal of the Free Daist Communion Inaugural Issue

by Carolyn Lee

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1989
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California: The Free Daist, the Dawn Horse Press, 1989. volume 1/ number 1 july/august 1989; contents: the free daist, owl sandwiches, indefinable, the empowerment of sri da paduka-deva mandir, "turn all things into radical relationship and enjoyment", the vision of mulund, "the devotee does nothing but surrender", surrender through obedience, the "shroud of turin": popular belief versus true religion, an… Read more
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