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Zen At Work

Published 17y ago -

Zen At Work: A Zen Teacher’s 30-Year Journey in Corporate America Les Kaye Review By Dan Geddes Zen At Work is a striking title for a book, precisely because it sounds paradoxical. “Zen” conjures up images of bald, white-robed men sitting in the lotus po... More »

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Omens of Millennium – Harold Bloom’s Gnostic Sermon

Published 17y ago -

Omens of Millennium Harold Bloom Review By Dan Geddes See also reviews of Bloom’s Book of J, Anxiety of Influence, and Western Canon. See also Elaine Pagel’s The Gnostic Gospels. Omens of Millennium – Key Passages Epigraph Introduction Prelude: S... More »

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The Gospel According To Jesus

Published 17y ago -

The Gospel According To Jesus: A New Translation and Guide to His Essential Teachings for Believers and Unbelievers by Stephen Mitchell Review By Dan Geddes Stephen Mitchell’s project in The Gospel According to Jesus is to present and interpret the authentic... More »

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The Kabbalah of Money

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The Kabbalah of Money Rabbi Nilton Bonder Review By Dan Geddes I found the title misleading, insofar as the mystical connotation of Kabbalah were largely missing. I think this book could easily have been titled more within the Jewish tradition without being mi... More »

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The Gnostic Gospels

Published 18y ago -

The Gnostic Gospels Elaine Pagels Review By Dan Geddes   Contents Chapter I, “The Controversy Over Christ’s Resurrection: Historical Event or Symbol?” Chapter II, “One God, One Bishop” Chapter III, “God the Father/God the Mother” Chapter IV,... More »

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The Celestine Prophecy – New Age Piffle

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The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield Review By Dan Geddes The Celestine Prophecy claims to be a novel, and it is: a novel disguising a New Age primer. The hero, (who I believe is never given a name) is told about a mysterious, ancient Manuscript now in the... More »

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Genesis Is Good Literature – Harold Bloom’s Book of J

Published 19y ago -

The Book Of J By Harold Bloom Translated by David Rosenberg (1990) Review by Dan Geddes 11 October 1999 See also reviews of Bloom’s The Anxiety of Influence, Omens of Millennium, and The Western Canon. Although ostensibly a book of literary criticism, Bloom&... More »

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The Four Noble Truths

Published 19y ago -

The Four Noble Truths The Dalai Lama Review By Dan Geddes The Dalai Lama’s The Four Noble Truths was originally given as a lecture in London in 1996.  The Dalai Lama introduces the essential tenets of Buddhism to a Western audience. For the Dalai Lama the t... More »

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