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Product Description: The Gita is set in a narrative framework of a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide and charioteer Krishna. Facing the duty as a king to war between pandava and Kaurava, Arjuna is counselled by Krishna to "fulfill his Kshatriya (warrior) duty as a warrior and Establishing Dharma...read more

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9781505731125, titled "The Bhagavad-gita: The Song Celestial" | Createspace Independent Pub, December 25, 2014, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The Gita is set in a narrative framework of a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide and charioteer Krishna.

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9780691154817 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 29, 2013, cover price $24.95

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By alan Jacobs (editor)

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9780691158273 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 26, 2013, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Pathways to Learning Environmental Science: A Study Guide for Success is a workbook and study guide designed to be used in conjunction with standard required texts in Environmental Studies courses. Used over the duration of a course it enhances comprehension, increases retention, and improves test scores...read more

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9781609273781 | Cognella Academic Pub, November 30, 2012, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: Pathways to Learning Environmental Science: A Study Guide for Success is a workbook and study guide designed to be used in conjunction with standard required texts in Environmental Studies courses.

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Product Description: Poems for Awakening is aimed at readers who love classical poetry and are interested in mind / body / spirit literature. These three long poems follow on from Alan Jacob's previous collection 108 Sonnets For Awakening (O Books) and are especially written for those interested in or practicing a spiritual path of any denomination...read more

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9781780883045 | Gardners Books, October 1, 2012, cover price $14.90 | About this edition: Poems for Awakening is aimed at readers who love classical poetry and are interested in mind / body / spirit literature.

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Product Description: Over 60 years after his death, Gandhi is more popular and relevant than ever. This inspiring anthology offers a judicious selection of his writings, from speeches, news articles, letters, and state documents to autobiography. Packed with all the rich incident and driving narrative of a novel, and filled with profound examples of Gandhi's timeless spiritual and political wisdom, this is a book  that will find a permanent place on your shelf ...read more

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9781780281261 | Watkins Pub Ltd, July 3, 2012, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Over 60 years after his death, Gandhi is more popular and relevant than ever.

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Product Description: This invaluable anthology captures the intelligence, charm, and wisdom of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), one of America's greatest thinkers and writers--a giant who influenced the whole world. Editor Alan Jacobs has assembled extracts from Thoreau's public and private writings, his delightfully lyrical poems, and his classic spiritual memoir, Walden, to fashion what amounts to an impressionistic autobiography, a source of inspiration more needful than ever in these politically, economically, and environmentally challenging times...read more
By alan Jacobs (editor)

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9781780281254 | Watkins Pub Ltd, July 3, 2012, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This invaluable anthology captures the intelligence, charm, and wisdom of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), one of America's greatest thinkers and writers--a giant who influenced the whole world.

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By Jeffry C. Davis (editor) and Philip Graham Ryken (editor)

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9781433523946 | Crossway Books, April 20, 2012, cover price $19.99

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Product Description: Alan Jacobs is a well known Mystical Poet and the subject of this long sonnet sequence is Awakening From The Dream of Life.This beautiful book also contains a selection from his most important poems. He is President of the Ramana Maharshi Foundation UK.

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9781846949470 | Mantra Books, April 16, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Alan Jacobs is a well known Mystical Poet and the subject of this long sonnet sequence is Awakening From The Dream of Life.

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Product Description: SOCRATES WITHOUT TEARS is a beautifully written Novella which reveals the exciting discovery of the long lost Dialogues of Socrates by his devoted pupil Aeschines. They give us a totally different picture of Socrates' great wisdom told with amusement and irony...read more

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9781846945687 | Mantra Books, November 16, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: SOCRATES WITHOUT TEARS is a beautifully written Novella which reveals the exciting discovery of the long lost Dialogues of Socrates by his devoted pupil Aeschines.

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Product Description: Essayist and biographer Alan Jacobs introduces us to the world of original sin, which he describes as not only a profound idea but a necessary one. As G. K. Chesterton explains, "Only with original sin can we at once pity the beggar and distrust the king...read more

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9781437974300 | Reprint edition (Diane Pub Co, August 15, 2010), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Essayist and biographer Alan Jacobs introduces us to the world of original sin, which he describes as not only a profound idea but a necessary one.
9780060783402 | Harpercollins, May 1, 2008, cover price $24.95

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9780060872571 | Reprint edition (Harperone, May 1, 2009), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Essayist and biographer Alan Jacobs introduces us to the world of original sin, which he describes as not only a profound idea but a necessary one.

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Product Description: Author Alan Jacobs describes his book best: "Perhaps the one quality, more than any other, that we human beings earnestly desire is peace of mind. This major Anthology is packed full of wise and beautiful selections of prose and poetry to help readers achieve this blessed state...read more
By alan Jacobs (compiler)

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9781906787585 | Watkins Pub Ltd, April 6, 2010, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Author Alan Jacobs describes his book best: "Perhaps the one quality, more than any other, that we human beings earnestly desire is peace of mind.

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Product Description: The Republic is considered Plato’s masterpiece—the culmination of his efforts to create a complete philosophy of man. In these provocative and enjoyable dialogues, Socrates and various Athenian dignitaries discuss the true meaning of justice; debate “Whether the just man is happier than an unjust man”; and consider the nature of the ideal State...read more
By alan Jacobs (introduced by)

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9781906787455 | Watkins Pub Ltd, February 2, 2010, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The Republic is considered Plato’s masterpiece—the culmination of his efforts to create a complete philosophy of man.

Miscellaneous:

9780061846885 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: Gnostics were condemned as heretics by the early Church and many of their writings burned. Today, thanks to books such as The Da Vinci Code, they’re back in the public eye. These authoritative translations present nearly two dozen Gnostic works—including the Gospel of Mary Magdalene and The Gospel of Thomas—in an inspiring collection sure to appeal to modern spiritual seekers...read more

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9781906787332 | Watkins Pub Ltd, August 4, 2009, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Gnostics were condemned as heretics by the early Church and many of their writings burned.

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Product Description: What did Jesus do in the “missing years”?Is the Aquarian Gospel authentic?What do the Churches think?Did Jesus visit Tibet, Nepal, northern India, and Kashmir during the 19 “missing years” not accounted for in the New Testament? If so, it would have the most far-reaching spiritual implications...read more

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9781906787295 | Watkins Pub Ltd, August 4, 2009, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: What did Jesus do in the “missing years”?

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Product Description: The most authoritative anthology of Native American wisdom published in years! Native American peoples share a love and reverence for nature, as well as a belief in both a supreme being and a spirit world that interacts with humanity...read more
By Mick Gidley (introduced by) and alan Jacobs (compiler)

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9781905857869 | 1 edition (Watkins Pub Ltd, April 7, 2009), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The most authoritative anthology of Native American wisdom published in years!

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Product Description: Draws inspiration from the philosophies of non-dualism and advaita while also reflecting the author's love for aesthetic poetry.

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9781906510893 | Gardners Books, October 6, 2008, cover price $10.80 | About this edition: Draws inspiration from the philosophies of non-dualism and advaita while also reflecting the author's love for aesthetic poetry.

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Product Description: In the work of such major theologians as Lesslie Newbigin and Stanley Hauerwas, the “Christian story” is communal, and the individual Christian achieves meaning only through participation in this communally recounted narrative...read more

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9780802849816 | Eerdmans Pub Co, April 15, 2008, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In the work of such major theologians as Lesslie Newbigin and Stanley Hauerwas, the “Christian story” is communal, and the individual Christian achieves meaning only through participation in this communally recounted narrative.

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Traces the life of the twentieth-century Christian literary master, drawing on themes from the Narnia series to offer insight into Lewis's experiences, from his work as a medieval scholar to his role as a beloved children's book author.

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9780060766900 | Harper San Francisco, October 1, 2005, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Traces the life of the twentieth-century Christian literary master, drawing on themes from the Narnia series to offer insight into Lewis's experiences, from his work as a medieval scholar to his role as a beloved children's book author.

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9780061448720 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, April 1, 2008), cover price $14.99
9780060872694 | Reprint edition (Harper San Francisco, September 1, 2006), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Traces the life of the twentieth-century Christian literary master, drawing on themes from the Narnia series to offer insight into Lewis's experiences, from his work as a medieval scholar to his role as a beloved children's book author.
9780130455284, titled "Survival Reading Skills for Secondary Students, All Tools" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 1, 2002, cover price $29.95 | also contains Survival Reading Skills for Secondary Students, All Tools

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9780060831257 | Abridged edition (Harperaudio, October 1, 2005), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Traces the life of the twentieth-century Christian literary master, drawing on themes from the Narnia series to offer insight into Lewis's experiences, from his works as a medieval scholar to his role as a beloved children's book author.

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Product Description: In these turbulent times, many have linked Christianity to violence, arguing that Christian doctrines inevitably lead to bloodshed, conquest, and war. Must Christianity Be Violent? provides specific responses to these accusations...read more
By Kenneth R. Chase (editor) and alan Jacobs (editor)

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9781556354335 | Reissue edition (Wipf & Stock Pub, July 9, 2007), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In these turbulent times, many have linked Christianity to violence, arguing that Christian doctrines inevitably lead to bloodshed, conquest, and war.
9781587430640 | Brazos Pr, October 1, 2003, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In these turbulent times, many have linked Christianity to violence, arguing that Christian doctrines inevitably lead to bloodshed, conquest, and war.

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Product Description: This book is about firemen doing their work. It is not a book exclusively for firemen, men and women, at least not directly. It is a book about them, their work and how they do it, their tradition and dedication. It is for all of us who didn't know what they do...read more
By alan Jacobs (photographer)

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9781932439526 | Mt Pub Company Inc, June 27, 2007, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This book is about firemen doing their work.

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