By Chen Kaiguo,Zheng Shunchao,Thomas Cleary
The 18th-generation transmitter of Dragon Gate Taoism, Wang Liping is inheritor to a practice of esoteric wisdom and perform collected and subtle over 11 centuries. this can be the 1st English translation through famous author Thomas Cleary of the approved biography via longtime disciples of this dwelling grasp of the Dragon Gate department of the full truth university of Taoism, which built-in Buddhism and Confucianism right into a entire new type of Taoism.
By Johannes Kopp
Selbstfindung und Gottfindung zugleich?
Christliche und buddhistische culture inspirieren sich gegenseitig zu einem neuen spirituellen Weg.
Das sich vertiefende wortlose Gebet und das Üben mit einem Koan können ein Weg zu "Gott in mir" sein. Dabei geht es um nichts weniger, als um geglücktes Mensch-Sein.
Der Autor P. Johannes Kopp SAC ist Pallottiner-Pater und Zen-Meister.
By Stefan Müller-Doohm,Rodney Livingstone
This authoritative biography levels around the complete of Adorno's existence and occupation, from his formative years and scholar years to his years in emigration within the usa and his go back to postwar Germany. even as, Muller-Doohm examines the complete variety of Adorno's writings on philosophy, sociology, literary concept, tune concept and cultural feedback. Drawing on an array of resources from Adorno's own correspondence with Horkheimer, Benjamin, Berg, Marcuse, Kracauer and Mann to interviews, notes and either released and unpublished writings, Muller-Doohm situates Adorno's contributions within the context of his instances and offers a wealthy and balanced appraisal of his value within the twentieth Century as a whole.
Müller-Doohm's transparent prose succeeds in making available essentially the most advanced parts of Adorno's inspiration. This extraordinary biography could be the regular paintings on Adorno for years to come.
By Bernd Aretz
Informativ und inspirierend zugleich ist diese Hinführung zu Martin Buber, einer der herausragenden Persönlichkeiten des deutschsprachigen Judentums. Sie gibt Einblicke in sein bewegtes Leben und zeichnet die wichtigen Stationen nach - von Wien und Galizien über Deutschland nach Jerusalem. was once der Religionsphilosoph und Friedenspreisträger des Deutschen Buchhandels zu sagen hat, ist bis heute aktuell, in vieler Hinsicht zukunftsweisend, ein Zeugnis dafür, used to be "wirkliches Leben" ist: Begegnung.
By Søren Kierkegaard,Howard V. Hong,Edna H. Hong
As a non secular autobiography, Kierkegaard's The standpoint for My paintings as an Author stands between such nice works as Augustine's Confessions and Newman's Apologia professional Vita Sua. but Point of View is neither a confession nor a safeguard; it's an author's tale of a life of writing, his figuring out of the maze of drastically diversified works that make up his oeuvre.
Upon the approaching ebook of the second one variation of Either/Or, Kierkegaard back meant to stop writing. Now used to be the time for an instantaneous "report to heritage" at the authorship as a complete. as well as Point of View, which was once released posthumously, the current quantity additionally includes On My paintings as an Author, a latest alternative, and the spouse piece Armed Neutrality.
By Raymond P. Scheindlin
As a member of the rich Jewish elite of medieval Spain, Halevi loved the fabric pleasures to be had to the higher periods. along his sacred poetry, he wrote verses approximately younger romance, wine songs, and odes to his acquaintances. In midlife, Halevi became extra heavily to faith, finally leaving behind his family members and neighborhood with hopes of finishing his existence as a pilgrim within the land of Israel.
Miraculously, a few letters in Arabic have been came upon approximately fifty years in the past, a few written through Halevi, a few written to Halevi, and but others written approximately Halevi by means of his pals in Egypt. those letters look after a brilliant list of Halevi's travels as a pilgrim and of the final months of his lifestyles. Raymond Scheindlin has written the 1st book-length therapy of Halevi's pilgrimage in any language. He tells the tale of Halevi's trip via choices from those revealing resources and explores its which means via discussions of his stirring poetry, provided the following in new verse translations with complete commentary.
In Hebrew verse of remarkable attractiveness, Halevi salutes the Holy Land; he argues with acquaintances approximately his intentions; he units out his delusion of crossing the sea, of strolling the hills and valleys of the Land of Israel, and of death and mingling his bones with its soil and stones. He even confides his mystery fears and uncertainties, his eager for his kinfolk, and his worry of dying at sea. along with his consummate ability as a translator of Hebrew poetry and his mastery of Judeo-Arabic tradition, Scheindlin offers clean insights into the literary, non secular, and historic features of Halevi's fascinating poetry and fateful journey.
By Stanley Cavell
By Bernard Stiegler
By Barry Feinberg,Ronald Kasrils
Originally released in 1984, this quantity files Bertrand Russell’s travels in the United States overlaying the interval 1945-1970. it really is provided in halves with the 1st a biographical account of Russell’s involvement with the USA, with distinctive connection with the seven visits he made there in this period of time. all through this part the main consultant of Russell’s journalistic writings are highlighted and those are provided as complete texts within the moment half the book.
This assortment is assembled to supply an knowing of Russell’s deep and many-sided involvement with the USA in the course of his lifestyles. A documented account, it's supplemented with vital letters, images and newspaper articles.
By Christoph Riedweg,Steven Rendall