The Adornment of the Spiritual Marriage

The Adornment of the Spiritual Marriage

Jan van Ruysbroeck

Jan van Ruysbroeck was a Flemish mystic. He led a life of asuterity, eventually founding a congregation in Groenendaal. His writings were widely circulated in his lifetime and he influenced an entire generation of Christian mystics. He was beatified on December 1st, 1908, by Pope St. Pius X. The writings here include The Adornment of the Spiritual Marriage, The Sparkling Stone, and, The Book of Supreme Truth.

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The Age of Reason

The Age of Reason

Thomas Paine

This edition includes The Age of Reason, Parts 1, 2 and 3. The Age of Reason; Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology is a deistic pamphlet, written by eighteenth-century British radical and American revolutionary Thomas Paine, that criticizes institutionalized religion and challenges the legitimacy of the Bible, the central sacred text of Christianity.

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Ancient and Modern Initiation

Ancient and Modern Initiation

Max Heindel

Hidden secrets within the life of Christ and the Christian religion, revealed by Max Heindel, as he gives a mystical insight into the alchemical process of the initiation of man. Chapters include The Atlantean Mystery Temple, East Room Of The Temple, The Ark Of The Covenant, The Sacred Shekinah Glory, The Last Supper And The Footwashing and The Stigmata And The Crucifixion.

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The Ancient Catholic Church

The Ancient Catholic Church

Robert Rainy

This book is about the Catholic Church from the Accession of Trajan to the Fourth General Council. Chapters include The Early Churches, The Church’s Life, Beliefs And Sacraments, The Apologists, The Heresies, and Christ And God.

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The Anti-Christ

The Anti-Christ

George W. Carey

A very short tract from George W. Cary on the Anti-Christ. “Primitive Christians, the Essenes, fully realized and taught the great truth that Christ was a substance, an oil or ointment contained especially in the Spinal Cord, consequently in all parts of the body, as every nerve in the body is directly or indirectly connected with the wonderful ‘River that flows out of Eden (the upper brain) to water the garden.'”

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The Anti-Universalist, or, History of the Fallen Angels of the Scriptures

The Anti-Universalist, or, History of the Fallen Angels of the Scriptures

Josiah Priest

From the Preface: ‘No subject that has been agitated since man was created, can be said to have engaged the attention of all people, as that of religion, whether among Pagan or Christian nations. That it is thus, is, however, perfectly natural; because it claims to involve the interests of man, relative to both time and eternity, as universally allowed. In all ages, and under all circumstances, religion, whether handed down from father…

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The Antichrist

The Antichrist

Friedrich Nietzsche

The Antichrist is a book by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, originally published in 1895. Although it was written in 1888, its controversial content caused its publication to be delayed. The reference to the Antichrist is not intended to refer to the biblical Antichrist but is rather an attack on the “slave morality” and apathy of Western Christianity. Nietzsche’s basic claim is that Christianity (as he saw it in the…

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Apocalypse Revealed

Apocalypse Revealed

Emanuel Swedenborg

A little snippet from the book :’1. The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto Him, to show unto His servants things which must shortly come to pass; and He signified, sending by His angel to His servant John, 2. Who testified the Word of God, and the testimony of Jesus Christ, whatsoever he saw. 3. Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear, the words of the prophecy, and keep the things written therein: for the time…

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Apocrypha Arabica

Apocrypha Arabica

Margaret Dunlop Gibson

This text is a transcription and translation of an Arabic Christian manuscript discovered by Margaret Gibson in 1893 and first published in 1901. The text includes ‘The Book of the Rolls’, a retelling of early Biblical events; and, stories of Aphikia, a virtuous woman from the time of King Solomon. The printed version of this book contains a third text, Cyprian and Justa, in Greek and Arabic versions. These texts are not included here.

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The Apocrypha

The Apocrypha

Unknown

The Biblical Apocrypha are a collection of writings that were found in some editions of the Bible, between the Old and New Testaments. This scanned PDF has the following Apocryphal books within it; Esdras, Tobit, Judith, The Rest Of Esther, The Wisdom Of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus, Baruch With The Epistle Of Jeremiah, The Song Of The Three Holy Children, The History Of Susanna, Bel And The Dragon, The Prayer Of Manasses and The Maccabees.

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The Apocrypha

The Apocrypha

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The Apocrypha refer to texts which are left out of officially sanctioned versions (‘canon’) of the Bible. The term means ‘things hidden away,’ which implies secret or esoteric literature. However, none of these texts were ever considered secret. In some Protestant Bibles, they are placed between the New and Old Testament. In the Roman Catholic Bibles the books are interspersed with the rest of the text. In this case they are…

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The Apocryphal Acts of Paul, Peter, John, Andrew and Thomas

The Apocryphal Acts of Paul, Peter, John, Andrew and Thomas

Bernhard Pick

This book examines those Apocryphal texts specific to the writings of Paul, Peter, Andrew, John and Thomas. Contents (and this is not a full list) include Acts of Paul (The Acts Of Paul And Thecla, The Martyrdom Of Paul), Acts Of Peter (The Deed Of Peter, Peters Affair With Simon), Acts Of John (Pertaining To The Life Of Jesus And His Death, Arrival At Ephesus And Work There), Acts Of Andrew (The Double Fragment Of Euodius, Andrew In Prison…

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