The Encyclopedia Of The Occult The Esoteric And The Supernatural

Author: Benjamin Walker
Editor: Stein & Day Pub
ISBN:
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Man And The Beasts Within

Author: Benjamin Walker
Editor: Scarborough House
ISBN: 9780812819007
Size: 19,14 MB
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The Encyclopedia Of Religious Phenomena

Author: J Gordon Melton
Editor: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 1578592593
Size: 19,36 MB
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From sacred mountains and places of pilgrimage to visions and out-of-body travel, this reference explores unusual and unexplained physical events, apparitions, and other phenomena rooted in religious beliefs. Each entry features a balanced presentation and includes a description of the phenomenon, the religious claims surrounding the occurrence, and a scientific response. Touring the world and history, this comprehensive reference includes entries on angels, comets, Marian apparitions, and religious figures such as Jesus, Mohammad, and Lao Tzu.

The Spirit Book

Author: Raymond Buckland
Editor: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 1578593085
Size: 14,41 MB
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The fascinating history of Spiritualism is coaxed into the material realm as the object of this perceptive and sweeping overview by that legendary author of the occult and supernatural, Raymond Buckland. Containing more than 500 entries and 100 illustrations, The Spirit Book is the comprehensive encyclopedia to Spiritualism and its related subjects. Plus it provides full biographies of every prominent person connected to the field. Drawing on decades of research, writing, and transcendence, Buckland describes sundry methods of channeling, events associated with Spiritualism, including séances and exorcism, organizations focused on clairvoyance, and a colorful host of mortals—famous and infamous—who delved into Spiritualism. Nostradamus, Helena Blavatsky, and Edgar Cayce receive their due, as well as Joan of Arc, William Blake, Susan B. Anthony, Winston Churchill, Arthur Conan Doyle, Mahatma Gandhi, Harry Houdini, and Mae West (look up and see her sometime). It explores Qabbalah, Sibyls, Fairies, Poltergeists; phenomena such as intuition and karma; objects useful in the attempt to cross the divide, including tarot cards, flower reading, and runes; and related practices such as Shamanism, transfiguration, meditation, and mesmerism.

Encyclopedia Of The Holocaust

Author: Dr Robert Rozett
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135969574
Size: 12,49 MB
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Encyclopedia of the Holocaust is a comprehensive, authoritative one-volume reference that provides reliable information on this ignoble and frightening episode of modern history. It features eight essays on the history of the Holocaust and its antecedents, as well as coverage of such topics as the history of European Jewry, Jewish contributions to European culture, and the rise of anti-semitism and Nazism. The essays are followed by more than 650 entries on significant aspects of the Holocaust, including people, cities and countries, camps, resistance movements, political actions, and outcomes. More than 300 black-and-white photographs from the archives at Yad Vashem bear witness to the horrors of the Nazi regime and at the same time attest to the invincibility of the human spirit. Best Specialist Reference Work of the Year - Reference Reviews UK

Reference Sources For Small And Medium Sized Libraries

Author: Jovian Lang
Editor:
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This classified annotated bibliography updates the standard sources needed by most small and medium-sized libraries for answering reference questions and improving collections. The brief, succinct annotations provide complete ordering information, which may make this a valuable tool for busy librarians.

Encyclopedia Of Imaginary And Mythical Places

Author: Theresa Bane
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 1476615659
Size: 10,93 MB
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The heavens and hells of the world’s religions and the “far, far away” legends cannot be seen or visited, but they remain an integral part of culture and history. This encyclopedia catalogs more than 800 imaginary and mythological lands from all over the world, including fairy realms, settings from Arthurian lore, and kingdoms found in fairy tales and political and philosophical works, including Sir Thomas More’s Utopia and Plato’s Atlantis. From al A’raf, the limbo of Islam, to Zulal, one of the many streams that run through Paradise, entries give the literary origin of each site, explain its cultural context, and describe its topical features, listing variations on names when applicable. Cross-referenced for ease of use, this compendium will prove useful to scholars, researchers or anyone wishing to tour the unseen landscapes of myth and legend.

Demons In Christianity

Author: Esoteric Wikia
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781548358501
Size: 13,13 MB
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A comprehensive overview of Christian Demonology is offered through a collection of wikipedia articles chronicling the spectrum of demons in Christianity from Aamon to Ziminiar.

Thieves Of Innocence

Author: John Ankerberg
Editor: ATRI Publishing
ISBN: 1937136728
Size: 14,10 MB
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This provocative expose documents the occult/New Age influence that has invaded the public school system and what parents and educators can do about it. Chronicles the people and philosophies that have set the course for current educational trends. This book shows how our children are being turned away from traditional values. They are taught to make decisions with the help of inappropriate or occult practices such as hypnosis or visualization, meditation, yoga, altered states of consciousness, imaginary "friends" or inner guides.

The Problem Of Disenchantment

Author: Egil Asprem
Editor: BRILL
ISBN: 9004254943
Size: 17,42 MB
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The Problem of Disenchantment offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to the intellectual history of science, religion, and “the occult” in the early 20th century.