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Meister Echart´s Sermons

Meister Echart´s Sermons –  Meister Echart was a Dominican monk, and one of the most profound thinkers of the Middle Ages. He was born about 1260 A.D. in Thuringia, and died at Cologne 1327 A.D. In 1295 he was Prior of the Dominicans at Erfurt and Vicar-General of Thuringia. In 1300 he was sent to […]

The New Being by Paul Tillich

The New Being by Paul Tillich is  a collection of sermons, unique in many ways. Paul Johannes Tillich was a German-American theologian and Christian existentialist philosopher. Tillich was one of the most influential Protestant theologians of the 20th century. He died 22. october 1965 – precisely 95 years after the birth Puran Singh.  Tillich developed of Christology, […]

Fathers of the Desert VOL I+II

Fathers of the Desert was first published in English in 1867. The book describes the beliefs, lives and practices of a number of individual desert fathers and groups like the Anchorites. It also goes into details about the general spiritual life in the first six centuries in the Middleast. Fathers of the Desert is despite the […]

Philokalia – the complete set of volumes

Philokalia is a collection of spiritual instructions from the Eastern Christian tradition. The oldest are from the 4th century and the latest are from the 15 century. The collection was compiled in the eighteenth-century by St. Nikodemos of the Holy Mountain and St. Makarios of Corinth and they have only been partially available for the English speaking world since the 1950s.  This may […]

The Haran Gawaita and the Baptism of Hibil Ziwa

The Haran Gawaita and the Baptism of Hibil Ziwa by E. S Drower. The Haran Gawaita or Inner Haran is a Mandaean text which tells the history of the Mandaeans and their arrival in Iraq as Nasoreans from Jerusalem. According to the Haran Gawaita, John the Baptist was baptized, initiated, and educated by the patron of […]

The Secret Adam – a Study of Nasoreaen Gnosis by E. S. Drower

The Secret Adam – a Study of Nasoreaen Gnosis by E. S. Drower takes us deep into the pre-Christian spirituality of the ancient Persia. Still today there are remnants of the Mandaeans (“Gnostics”) also known as Sabaeans in Iraq who among other had a tradition of baptism. Their knowledge are historically accessible through a vast amounts of […]

Echoes From the Gnosis – The Gnosis of the Mind – Six Volumes

Echoes From the Gnosis – The Gnosis of The Mind is written by G. R. S. Mead the first modern scholar of Gnostic tradition. G. R. S. Mead was the private secretary of H. P. Blavatsky and in 1906 he published the first volume of eleven in the series Echoes From the Gnosis. The works are a combination of […]

The Urantia Papers – The Urantia Book or The Fifth Epochal Revelation

The Urantia Papers also know as The Urantia Book or The Fifth Epochal Revelation is a long and very strange book. It is said to be written sometime between 1924 and 1955 somewhere around Chicago. The author is unknown and there are many speculations about how it was written from sleeping mediums to plain materialization. The story itself […]

The Secret Flower and other stories by Jane Tyson Clement

The Secret Flower and other stories is a series of insightful shorts written from a Christian perspective. The Writer, naturalist, and mother of seven, Jane Tyson Clement (1917-2000) spent most of her long life teaching – a vocation that gave her endless opportunities to pass on her twin passions for language and nature. Download her […]

Gnosis I-III by Boris Mouravieff

Boris Mouravieff was an enigmatic ‘third man’, known to Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, who found and learned to practise what he clearly believed to be the complete system of which only fragtments had been previously published in Ouspensky’s works. Many of his discoveries are described in this trilogy, which contains the fundamental components of the Christian […]

Walk in the Light and Twenty Three Tales by Leo Tolstoy

Walk in the Light and Twenty Three Tales is a collection of Tolstoy’s spiritual and religious inspired stories. The works are uploaded with permission from The Plough Publishing House, copyright 2011. Leo Tolstoy is considered one of history’s greatest writers known mostly for his epic works like Anna Karenina and War and Peace. Yet most […]

A Course in Miracles

A Course in Miracles also known as ACIM is a self-study book which aims to assist its readers in achieving spiritual transformation. The book describes a non-dualistic philosophy of forgiveness and includes practical lessons. Helen Schucman the book with the help of William Thetford, based on what she called an “inner voice” which she identified […]

The Miracles of Antichrist by Selma Lagerlöf

The Miracles of Antichrist is a novel by Selma Lagerlöf. I posted another book by her last week: Christ Legends. The Miracles of Antichrist was first published in Sweden in 1897 and two years later translated to English.  The book is the third Selma Lagerlöf wrote. While most of Lagerlöfs writing takes place in her […]

Christ Legends by Selma Lagerlöf

Christ Legends – Selma Lagerlöf was the first woman to win the Nobel Price in literature. Here are her amazing stories about Christ, Christ Legends. If you are not familiar with Selma Lagerlöf you might object to the idea of creating stories about Christ out of the historical context, but Selma does this in an a […]

The Early Christians in their own Words by Eberhard Arnold

In The Early Christians in their own Words by Eberhard Arnold the early Christians challenge us to see discipleship as a path away from “self” toward a wholly transformed social order. To them, it demanded a solidarity in which men and women of all backgrounds, creeds, and cultures would join hands in rejecting the spirit […]

The Doctrine of The Subtle Body in Western Tradition

The Doctrine of The Subtle Body in Western Tradition with the subtitle: An Outline of what the philosophers thought and Christians taught on the subject seeks to discuss how the western spiritual traditions has understood the human body. This is a very interesting document when compared with shamanistic and eastern tradition. The Doctrine of The Subtle […]

The Way of Perfection by St. Teresa of Avila

Although St. Teresa of Avila lived and wrote almost four centuries ago, her inspiring classic on the practice of prayer is fresh. The Way of Perfection is a practical guide to prayer setting forth the Saint’s counsels and directives for the attainment of spiritual perfection. Through the entire work there runs the author’s desire to […]

The Queen of Sheeba – Kebra Nagast

The Queen of Sheeba – Kebra Nagast. This volume contains an English translation of the famous Ethiopian work, Kebra Nagast, The Glory Of Kings. This book has been held in the highest honour in Ethiopia for several centuries and has been, and still is, venerated by the people as containing the final proof of their […]

Jesus in India

Jesus in India by Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian is one of the original sources of the controversial theory of Jesus’ visit to India. According to this book, first published in 1908, Jesus went to Kashmir and Tibet after deliverance from death on the cross. The author documents his theories through documents from Buddhist, Christian and Muslim […]

The book of Enoch – the George H. Schodde translation

The Book of Enoch is a Jewish work, ascribed to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah. The texts was written in the years between 300 and 100 BC. The Book of Enoch is not accepted as part of the Canon of Scripture as used by Jews, apart from the Beta Israel canon; nor by any Christian group, […]

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