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Spiritual Masters of the World's Religions
Discusses the notion of a spiritual master and looks at examples in a variety of world religions. What is a spiritual master? Spiritual Masters of the World?s Religions offers an important contribution to religious studies by addressing that question in the context of such themes as charismatic authority, role models, symbolism, and categories of religious perception...
Wild Ivy: The Spiritual Autobiography of Zen Master Hakuin
The most important Japanese Zen master after Dogen, Hakuin reinvigorated Rinzai Zen through an emphasis on the uncompromising pursuit of enlightenment. Such a relentless pursuit can be found in the pages of his autobiography Wild Ivy...
Etty Hillesum: Essential Writings (Modern Spiritual Masters)
by Etty Hillesum
Etty Hillesum (1914-43), a young Dutch Jewish woman, died at Auschwitz at age 29. With the publication of her diaries and letters more than forty years later, her writings have emerged as a landmark document to the process of spiritual transformation...
Carlo Carretto: Essential Writings (Modern Spiritual Masters)
by Robert Ellsberg
Carlo Carretto (1910-1988) was a member of the Little Brothers of Jesus, the order inspired by the spirituality of Charles de Foucauld. Through his bestselling Letters from the Desert and more than a dozen other books, Carretto presented an ascetic, yet joy-filled spirituality that called to mind the spirit of his favorite saint, Francis of Assisi...
Heaven Revealed - Collected Works Of The Supreme Spiritual Master Alan Valiant - Volume 1
by Alan Valiant
Alan Valiant, born in 1920, is a clairvoyant medium and independent psychic researcher, unaffiliated with any religious organization. Having had a strong interest in the spiritual existence since an out of body experience in his thirties, a turning point came when he met his future wife Amanda, who shared his deep interest in all matters spiritual...