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The Way of Kabbalah
The Way of Kabbalah
by Z'ev Ben Shimon Halevi
Edition: Paperback
Price: 13.14

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Ancient wisdom for the modern world, 15 Aug 2008
This review is from: The Way of Kabbalah (Paperback)
This is a profound but accessible book that will open the eyes of anyone who is interested in Kabbalah. Although Halevi is Jewish and deeply respectful of Judaism and Kabbalistic tradition, his original thought and powerful insight into Kabbalistic teaching make the book accessible to all readers, whatever their faith.
This new edition has dozens of added pictures (in almost Medieval style) with captions that add wisdom and delight to an already excellent book. It's worth getting the new edition even if you already have the old for the captions alone.


The Seeker's Guide to Harry Potter
The Seeker's Guide to Harry Potter
by Geo Trevarthen
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.62

16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Spiritual and Wise, 15 Aug 2008
I approached this book with some trepidation wondering if it would be stretching its themes of philosophy, psychology, symbols and mythical aspects a bit thin but it soon becomes clear that there's plenty for Dr Trevarthen to work with. She's done an excellent job at revealing dozens of aspects of the Harry Potter books which are both subtle and powerful aspects to the plot and character development but which are almost totally invisible unless you are looking for them.
Whether or not J. K. Rowing intended this underlying depth or not (and this book is respectful in not speculating) it becomes more and more obvious that either Rowling knows a great deal more about myth, alchemy and what Joseph Campbell called 'The Hero's Journey' than she has previously let on.
I'd recommend it to any Potter enthusiast with a smidgeon of interest in spirituality or the occult - if nothing else, it will inspire you to want to read ALL the books again to find the references and understand what appears to be happening at a deeper level.


Happiness in 10 Minutes
Happiness in 10 Minutes
by Brian Mountford
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Direct and to the point, 10 Aug 2007
A very useful and practical book. Obviously it is Christian in reference which may put some people off but it is very clearly and simply written and very digestible.
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The War of Art: Winning the Inner Creative Battle
The War of Art: Winning the Inner Creative Battle
by Steven Pressfield
Edition: Hardcover

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Breathtaking, 6 Aug 2007
This book takes no prisoners; it really made me think...and it opened a lot of doors. I've had five books published since reading it - believe me, it's that good at helping you overcome resistance!


Exploring New Testament Greek: A Way in
Exploring New Testament Greek: A Way in
by Peter Kevern
Edition: Paperback
Price: 19.59

13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 29 Jun 2004
I only wish that this book had been out when I first studied New Testament Greek.
While it probably will never replace the perennial 'Wenham' it's a real breath of fresh air and as sensible as it is useful.
Could even make a few people forgive the aorist...or at least stop wanting to cause it grievous bodily harm.


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