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Body, Cosmos and Eternity

By Rogério Sousa
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  • Publisher : Archaeopress Publishing Ltd
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This volume collects papers from the symposium 'Body, Cosmos and Eternity: the Symbolism of Coffins in Ancient Egypt', convened at the historical building of the University of Port, February 2013.

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Does being a Christian in the modern scientific age require intellectual suicide? What future for Christianity in the Third Millennium? In God, Faith and the New Millennium Keith Ward has produced a powerful and upbeat study of Christian belief that tackles questions such as these head on. In what he describes as a summary of his life’s work on Christianity, religion and science, Ward’s new and positive interpretation presents a Christian faith in harmony with the scientific worldview while remaining true to its traditions. This is a cutting-edge study that will provoke and inspire every Christian and anyone interested in the debate on the role of faith in the modern world. Through his examination of key issues such as Creation, evolution and the divine purpose, Ward demonstrates that there is a ‘natural fit’ between the scientific worldview and mainstream Christian beliefs – Christian faith gives insight into the meaning and purpose of the universe, the physical structure of which modern science has marvellously discovered.

Theology and Tradition of Eternity

By Viswanatha
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  • Publisher : Partridge Publishing
  • Isbn : 1482869829
  • Pages : 362
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Reads : 709
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I wrote a book for self realization ( eternity) in the line of enlightenment, as part of serious effort to establish a doctrine called Adi Advaita, with the tradition of Lord Venkateswara. It includes valuable knowledge of guru/self/Brahman of creation, of incarnation, of Vedas, of divine chant/mantra, of holy seven hills, of revelations (the agama science) of sadguru and yoga and related in easily understandable and modern terminology. This is useful for all; gives you in-depth key knowledge of eternity and aids in living in peace.

Equations of Eternity, Speculations on Consciousness, Meaning, and the Mathematical Rules That Orchestrate the Cosmos

By David Darling
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  • Publisher : First Edition Design Pub.
  • Isbn : 1622870514
  • Pages : 92
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 357
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In a dazzling, lyrical mixture of science and philosophy, acclaimed science writer David Darling makes a provocative case for the workings of human consciousness, its origins, and its destiny when the next Big Bang precipitates a quantum leap in evolution. Equations of Eternity rethinks thought and the existence of intelligence in a way that will give readers a lot to think about.

Seven steps to eternity

By Angelo Aulisa
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  • Publisher : Angelo Aulisa
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 37
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 398
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Seven steps to eternity self help non fiction , inner guide to meditation inner being to witness consciousness , to universal consciousness to nothingness emptiness gate less gate to non being body incorporeal where time , space forms duality of mind completely annihilate into formless relation less unfocused awareness thatis just an i am ness infinite light a great relaxation into the core and source of the mystery of the universal body and of life and death and of all duality of mind eternity itself no begin or end the meaning eternity is the ultimate canvas reality of the universal body huger bigger , transcendental above beyond then the universal body itself actually where the mysterious sacred holy dhow of the universal body is display paint , eternity is infinity of light an oceanic light hence the term enlightened enlightenment from the infinite light of eternity here in Seven steps to eternity is describe in accuracy the seven steps of mysticism to dissolve annihilate your essence into eternity they are steps to follow stage after stage that is why the title seven steps to eternity it give a path a way to the reader of the book to follow for an easy dissolution into eternity into enlightenment , a majestic book really write with complete skill and actually with a true experience that was the greatest resurrection ever witness experience by me when my mother leave is body for the greatest Samadhi resurrection ever happen this book is dedicate to the resurrection Samadhi of my mother true authentic real happen welcome Angelo Aulisa

What Difference Does Time Make? Papers from the Ancient and Islamic Middle East and China in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Midwest Branch of the American Oriental Society

By JoAnn Scurlock,Richard H. Beal
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  • Publisher : Archaeopress Publishing Ltd
  • Isbn : 1789693187
  • Pages : 202
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 333
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Proceedings of a conference held at St. Mary’s University in Notre Dame, Indiana (2017), this volume presents a wide-ranging exploration of Time as experienced and contemplated. Included are offerings on ancient Mesopotamian archaeology, literature and religion, Biblical texts and archaeology, Chinese literature and philosophy, and Islamic law.

The law of eternity

By Angelo Aulisa
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  • Publisher : Angelo Aulisa
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 67
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 201
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The law of eternity, self help non fiction. inner guide to meditation for the realization of your inner being , consciousness , awareness, non being , the law of eternity. This book is a master piece one of the most beautiful book ever write in the history of civilization , the emphasis the path is on meditation , close your eyes , the present his the gate less gate to your inner being , silence the gate less gate to your inner consciousness , nothingness the absence of things the gate less gate into non being the law of eternity , and then freedom ,relaxation , bliss, ecstasy , sacred divine , you in essence are free unbounded you are resurrect ...and his an extract on physic outer science , and inner science the science of the mystery call it also mysticism the best ever write the deepest a master piece for real..Angelo Aulisa

The nature of desire

By Angelo Aulisa
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  • Publisher : Angelo Aulisa
  • Isbn : 1291077960
  • Pages : 120
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 191
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The nature of desire self help non fiction inner guide to meditation to inner being witness consciousness to universal consciousness to nothingness emptiness gate less gate to non being body incorporeal where time , space , forms , duality of mind completely annihilate into formless relation less unfocused awareness that is just an I am ness infinite light infinite relaxation into the core and source of the mystery of the universal body and of life and death and of all duality of mind eternity itself no begin no end eternity in infinite infinity of light no size it vanish into an open relativity not absolute at all that is just an opening unbounded , the nature of desire is a revolutionary interpretation of desire the empty desire from object or subject is the really ground of life the desire can only be purify not destroy what remain is the will of life empty for no purpose at all certain full of zest and rich with intrinsic subtle ecstasy but purposeless , the empty desire is what the ancient little men unconscious called God , is the really ground of life you open your eyes in the morning and your eyes meet the greenery of nature the blue of the sky the redness of the roses and the miracle of life begin to unfold enchanting beautiful for no purpose at all just alive and the will of life pulsating bubbling within you like champagne wow and then the ha experience describe by the psychologist ha yes thousand time ha this yes , the empty desire finally at the moment you live your body will be a request for an ultimate annihilation dissolution of your light consciousness into eternity for a real resurrection , because if your desire is loaded with subject of emotional attachment with possessiveness with the desire i want stay a little longer in this shore the resurrection will not happen what will happen then is a reincarnation you will go for a journey of reincarnation into the cosmic unconscious , but if the desire is empty of object or subject is just the will of life empty pulsating empty you will merge into soundless sound of AUM within your inner being and consciousness and the AUM vibration hear from within will be the gate less gate for annihilate into eternity and for eternity to come flowing intrinsic to eternity , because consciousness awareness is tremendous freedom and it respect totally even a slide desire of remaining a little longer or emotional attachment or possession of material thing attachment will recall a reincarnation but if the desire is really empty of object or subject an eternal resurrection is certain this a request for a resurrection to happen ...welcome Angelo Aulisa

Oneself , Awareness .

By Angelo Aulisa
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  • Publisher : Angelo Aulisa
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 65
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 415
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Oneself , Awareness . Self help non fiction , inner guide to meditation and consciousness awareness , for the realization awakening of one self awareness . Is a very sophisticate inner guide to the highest topics of meditation consciousness , this book is the convergence of evolution that the world need now urgent , into meditation consciousness awareness , a new dawn of empty consciousness awareness , no labels no adjectives no contents , no interpretation of the little men , consciousness is infinite unbounded not definable , and nobody monopoly it belong to itself and fundamental law of the universe ..Angelo Aulisa

The Unmaking of the Medieval Christian Cosmos, 1500–1760

By W.G.L. Randles
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1351880721
  • Pages : 296
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 957
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From the early Christian era and throughout the Middle Ages, theologians exerted considerable effort to achieve a synthesis bringing together Greek cosmology and the Creation story in Genesis. In the construction of the medieval Empyrean, the dwelling place of the Blessed, Aristotle’s philosophy proved of critical importance. From the Renaissance on, largely in revolt against Aristotle, humanist Bible critics, Protestant reformers and astronomers set themselves to challenge the medieval synthesis. Especially effective in the ensuing dismantlement, from the 16th to 18th centuries, was the pagan concept of an infinite universe, resuscitated from Antiquity by the Italian philosophers Bruno and Patrizi. Indirectly inspired by the latter, the doctrines of the French pre-Enlightenment thinkers Descartes and Gassendi spread throughout Latin Catholic Europe in spite of considerable resistance. By the middle of the 18th century the Roman ecclesiastical authorities were brought to acknowledge an end to the medieval cosmos, allowing Catholics to teach the theory of heliocentrism.

Four Faces of the Universe

By Robert Kleinman
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  • Publisher : Lotus Press
  • Isbn : 0940985918
  • Pages : 334
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 202
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Explores key perpsectives by which we gain insight into the cosmos.

Les seicle des lumieres

By Angelo Aulisa
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  • Publisher : Angelo Aulisa
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 65
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  • Reads : 200
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Les seicle des lumieres self help non fiction , inner guide to meditation inner being , consciousness , awareness, non being, into the law of eternity,Les seicle de lumieres is a synthesis of mysticism the science of the inner mystery and physic, that lead to an update of consciousness to our contemporary time and age 2016, and is describe the urgency to update our consciousness , and is a book about a new dawn of civilization , meditation , consciousness , awareness , for the entire world one single empty consciousness neutral to any interpretation of the little men no adjectives no labels no contents either , consciousness is just an intrnsic sacred quality creativity pulsation of the universal body a fundamental law of the universe the very intrinsic fabric of life ....Angelo Aulisa

Philoponus: Against Proclus on the Eternity of the World 12-18

By Philoponus
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  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Isbn : 1472501411
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Reads : 784
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In chapters 12-18 of Against Proclus, Philoponus continues to do battle against Proclus' arguments for the beginninglessness and everlastingness of the ordered universe. In this final section there are three notable issues under discussion. The first concerns the composition of the heavens and its manner of movement. Philoponus argues against the Aristotelian thesis that there is a fifth heavenly body that has a natural circular motion. He concludes that even though the celestial region is composed of fire and the other three elements, it can move in a circle by the agency of its soul, and that this circular motion is not compromised in any way by the innate natural motion of the fire.Chapter 16 contains an extended discussion of the will of God and His relation to particulars. Here Philoponus addresses issues that become central to medieval philosophical and theological discussions, including the unity, timelessness and indivisibility of God's will. Finally, throughout these seven chapters Philoponus is engaged in a detailed exegesis of Plato's Timaeus which aims to settle a number of familiar interpretive problems, notably how we should understand the pre-cosmic state of disorderly motion, and the statement that the visible cosmos is an image of the paradigm. Philoponus' exegetical concerns culminate in chapter 18 with an extensive discussion of Plato's attitude to poetry and myth.