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Too Many Books Are Still Not Enough! by James Bean

  Too Many Books Are Still Not Enough! by James Bean         For a very long time I’ve been a collector, researcher and lover of books. These are for the most part translations of writings from other places and other times: Egypt and the Middle East, Near East, and further to the …

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My Top Ten List of Essene, Christian/Ebionite/Gnostic, and Mandaean Scriptures, First Century Through the Eighth Century AD

    My Top Ten List of Essene, Christian/Ebionite/Gnostic, and Mandaean Scriptures, First Century Through the Eighth Century AD:     1) The Gospel of Thomas (and related collections of the sayings of Jesus like “Q” and the Gospel of the Hebrews),   2) The Gospel of Mary Magdalene,   3) Odes of Solomon (not …

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Vegan and Vegetarian Ahimsa: Non-Violence in Thought, Word, and Deed, Including in the Area of Diet E Books,

Vegan and Vegetarian Ahimsa: Non-Violence in Thought, Word, and Deed, Including in the Area of Diet E Books, Blogs, Websites, and Videos on the Wisdom of Following a Non-violent Vegetarian or Vegan Diet I believe, based on the current practices of the dairy industry in India and around the world, that classic Saints such as …

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Initiation by Living Teachers and Meditation in the History of the West Living Teachers Initiating Souls Into “the Mysteries of the Kingdom of the Heavens” (Google the “Secret Gospel of Mark”) Revealing the Esoteric Secrets of Meditation Practice are not new Concepts in the Western World. Meditation Living Teachers initiating souls into “the Mysteries of …

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