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The celestine prophecy : an adventure

by:Redfield, James

The unnamed hero takes on the Peruvian government, priests, and drug dealers to find an ancient manuscript whose nine insights prophesy New Age spirituality. An adventure story replete with energy transfers and other psychic phenomena.

Editions:141  Date:1986 - 2015  Genre(s):Parables, Action and adventure fiction, Action and adventure fiction, Parables

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The lion, the witch and the wardrobe

by:Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963

Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.

Editions:155  Date:1900 - 2015  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Children's audiobooks, Parables, Parables

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Joshua

by:Girzone, Joseph F.

"When Joshua moves to a small cabin on the edge of town, the local people are first mystified, then confused by his presence. A quiet and simple man, Joshua appears to seek nothing for himself. He supports himself solely by carpentry and woodworking; and he charges very little for his services. A statue of Moses he carves for a synagogue causes amazement and consternation. His carvings of the apostle Peter [for the town's churches] surprise the pastors and members ... Neither is what they expected. Both are haunting. What sort of a person is Joshua? How can the townspeople explain a few rumors about him? ... The woodcarver disturbs some of his neighbors. While he quietly and lovingly urges all around him to break down the walls that separate them, there are others who are frightened of him ..."

Editions:52  Date:1983 - 2003  Genre(s):Religious fiction, Religious fiction, Christian fiction, Parables, Parables

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The tenth insight : holding the vision

by:Redfield, James

This volume is the second novel in The Celestine Series, beginning with The Celestine Prophecy. One of the characters of The Celestine Prophecy, Charlene, disappears while exploring a forest in the Appalachian Mountains. The book discusses ideas about other dimensions, past lives, conception and birth, the passage through death to an afterlife, hell and heaven. It also illustrates the author's vision of human destiny and the idea that fear of the future is endangering Earth's spiritual renaissance. In the story, each individual soul is part of a larger "Soul Group", which shares the mission of helping the evolution of the cosmos. At times, a soul from a given Group incarnates itself, choosing the conditions of its life according to its needs, while the other souls observe. Each soul creates a reality around itself, which later brings consequences upon it. These consequences take the form of life and afterlife, which vary according to the person's choices. On Earth, people speak of the prophecy written in the Book of Revelation as if it were coming true. Many fear that it will come partly true, in that a dictator (an Antichrist) will arise, but will not be thrown down. To counteract this idea, which is damaging to the spiritual renaissance, the protagonists hold their own, Utopian "World Vision" to the exclusion of its opposite, until it dominates the opposite at the book's climax.

Editions:40  Date:1996 - 2009  Genre(s):Parables, Action and adventure fiction, Action and adventure fiction, Parables

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Divine

by:Kingsbury, Karen

Mary Madison, who was raised in an abusive home, enters a life of prostitution, but after she is drawn into a political scheme that involves shocking evidence for the resurrection of Christ, Mary finally finds the liberation she has been longing for.

Editions:23  Date:2006 - 2011  Genre(s):Parables

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You are special

by:Lucado, Max

Punchinello's opinion of himself changes after talking to his creator.

Editions:45  Date:1997 - 2015  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Parables

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The madman, his parables and poems

by:Gibran, Kahlil, 1883-1931

Annotation‡bThe poetry of Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931), a Lebanese-American writer, is the third best-selling in the world, after Shakespeare and Laozi. Much of his work deals with Christianity and spiritual love, and is popularly read at important events such as marriages. His work is considered a source of wisdom.

Editions:285  Date:1900 - 2014  Genre(s):Poetry

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The twelfth insight : the hour of decision

by:Redfield, James

The story of a new wave of religious tolerance and integrity that is now silently arriving, in reaction to watching years of religious warfare and political corruption. The year 2012 is not about the end of the world; it is about the unifying life of everyday miracles.

Editions:47  Date:2010 - 2016  Genre(s):Parables, Parables

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Life is short but wide

by:Cooper, J. California

In the early twentieth century, Irene and Val build a life for themselves in Wideland while also allowing neighbors Bertha and Joseph to live on their land, and the two families cope with changing times and fortunes.

Editions:8  Date:2009 - 2010  Genre(s):History, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Parables, Parables

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The tales

by:Naḥman, of Bratslav, 1772-1811

Editions:163  Date:1814 - 2014  Genre(s):Legends

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