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Product Description: Seeking to reconcile the split between our inner child and our adult self, eminent philosopher and religious scholar Jacob Needleman evokes the ancient spiritual tradition of a deep dialogue between a guiding wisdom figure and a seeker...read more

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9781623170141 | North Atlantic Books, April 19, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Seeking to reconcile the split between our inner child and our adult self, eminent philosopher and religious scholar Jacob Needleman evokes the ancient spiritual tradition of a deep dialogue between a guiding wisdom figure and a seeker.

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Product Description: Sorcerers is an enthralling blend of sorcery, religion, and philosophy. Adolescent Eliot Appleman joins the Sorcerers, a group of young magicians who share his yearnings and aspirations. As Eliot discovers he has genuine mystical powers, he is drawn into a perilous clash between two conflicting forces—the compulsion to manipulate others and the need to master his own nature and find his place in the world...read more

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9781939681478 | Monkfish Book Pub Co, November 17, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Sorcerers is an enthralling blend of sorcery, religion, and philosophy.

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Product Description: Explores the influence of Sufism on nineteenth- and early twentieth-century writers. This book reveals the rich, but generally unknown, influence of Sufism on nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American literature. The translation of Persian poets such as Hafiz and Sa’di into English and the ongoing popularity of Omar Khayyam offered intriguing new spiritual perspectives to some of the major American literary figures...read more
By Jacob Needleman (foreword by)

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9781438453538 | State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 2014, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This book reveals the rich, but generally unknown, influence of Sufism on nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American literature.

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9781438453521 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 2, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Explores the influence of Sufism on nineteenth- and early twentieth-century writers.

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Product Description: The bestselling philosopher’s unforgettable exploration of the true meaning of life on earth, now in paperback for the first time. What is the purpose of life on earth? In An Unknown World, philosopher Jacob Needleman frames man’s role on the planet in a completely new and fresh way, moving beyond the usual environmental concerns to reveal how the care and maintenance of a world is something vital and basic to our existence as authentic human beings...read more

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9781585429011 | J P Tarcher, September 27, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: What is the purpose of life on Earth?

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9780399165092 | Reprint edition (J P Tarcher, December 26, 2013), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The bestselling philosopher’s unforgettable exploration of the true meaning of life on earth, now in paperback for the first time.

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Product Description: Philosopher Jacob Needleman has been teaching and writing about the riches of the inner life for four decades, giving a sophisticated but accessible perspective on the “big questions” of existence. A popular professor of philosophy at San Francisco State University who has been featured on Bill Moyers’ “World of Ideas” series, Needleman’s most recent works include What is God? and An Unknown World...read more

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9780988802407 | Lightning Source Inc, December 13, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Philosopher Jacob Needleman has been teaching and writing about the riches of the inner life for four decades, giving a sophisticated but accessible perspective on the “big questions” of existence.

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Product Description: In his most deeply personal work, religious scholar Needleman cuts a clear path through today?s clamorous debates over the existence of God, illuminating an entirely new way of approaching the question of how to understand a higher power...read more

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9781585427406 | J P Tarcher, December 24, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In his most deeply personal work, religious scholar Needleman cuts a clear path through today?

An extraordinary treasure chest of sacred poetry with selections from the world's most profound cultural and religious traditions read by outstanding figures in the contemporary spiritual landscape. 2 cassettes.

Miscellaneous:

9780062041524 | Harpercollins, October 5, 2010, cover price $12.99 | also contains The Enlightened Heart: An Anthology of Sacred Poetry

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9780944993347 | Audio Literature, January 1, 1992, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An extraordinary treasure chest of sacred poetry with selections from the world's most profound cultural and religious traditions read by outstanding figures in the contemporary spiritual landscape.

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Product Description: Philosopher Jacob Needleman's groundbreaking study of America's alternative spiritual movements is back in print with a new introduction by the author.Originally published in 1970, The New Religions was the first full-scale study of alternative spirituality in America...read more

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9781585427444 | J P Tarcher, October 1, 2009, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Philosopher Jacob Needleman's groundbreaking study of America's alternative spiritual movements is back in print with a new introduction by the author.

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Product Description: Now restored to print, here is philosopher Jacob Needleman?s groundbreaking study of America?s alternative spiritual movements, with a new introduction by the author. Originally published in 1970, The New Religions was the first full-scale study of alternative spirituality in America...read more

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9780824506353 | Crossroad Pub Co, April 1, 1984, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Now restored to print, here is philosopher Jacob Needleman?

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Product Description: The Gurdjieff tradition, commonly referred to as "The Work,” describes people’s day-to-day lives as completely mechanical, conducted asleep. Gurdjieff's intent, as with many sacred traditions, was literally to aid in one's awakening...read more

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9781596750296 | Morning Light Pr, July 1, 2009, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: The Gurdjieff tradition, commonly referred to as "The Work,” describes people’s day-to-day lives as completely mechanical, conducted asleep.

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Product Description: The Way of the Physician brims with rich stories, telling observations, trenchant analysis, tough questions, and high drama, all a result of philosopher Jacob Needleman's intense discussions with doctors and other health professionals about the ideals and challenges of their profession...read more

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9781574535945 | Anv edition (Audio Literature, January 30, 2010), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The Way of the Physician brims with rich stories, telling observations, trenchant analysis, tough questions, and high drama, all a result of philosopher Jacob Needleman's intense discussions with doctors and other health professionals about the ideals and challenges of their profession.
9780140193213 | Reprint edition (Arkana, January 1, 1993), cover price $10.00

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Product Description: This concise volume collects the core writings that have made Ralph Waldo Emerson into a key source of insight for spiritual seekers of every faith—with an introduction by the bestselling philosopher Jacob Needleman.Here is the essential collection of Emerson’s spiritual thought for those readers who understand the transformative quality of ideas...read more
By Ralph Waldo Emerson and Jacob Needleman (introduced by)

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9781585426423 | J P Tarcher, July 31, 2008, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: This concise volume collects the core writings that have made Ralph Waldo Emerson into a key source of insight for spiritual seekers of every faith—with an introduction by the bestselling philosopher Jacob Needleman.

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Product Description: The Gurdjieff tradition, commonly referred to as "The Work,” describes people’s daily lives as completely mechanical, conducted asleep. Gurdjieff's intent, as with many sacred traditions, was literally to aid in one's awakening. The tools for doing this are many but integrated...read more
By Jacob Needleman (editor)

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9781596750210 | Pap/dvdr edition (Morning Light Pr, March 28, 2008), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Gurdjieff tradition, commonly referred to as "The Work,” describes people’s daily lives as completely mechanical, conducted asleep.

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Product Description: The widely respected social philosopher embarks on his most gripping and broadly appealing work, asking the ultimate question of human nature: Why do we repeatedly violate our most deeply held values and beliefs? After nearly forty years of weighing humanity's deepest dilemmas-working in settings ranging from university and high school classrooms to corporate offices and hospitals-bestselling author, philosopher, and religious scholar Jacob Needleman presents the most urgent, deeply felt, and widely accessible work of his career...read more

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9781585425419 | J P Tarcher, February 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Offers insight into the inability of human beings to adopt the ethical, moral, and religious ideas imparted by the historical world, in a series of case studies that makes optimistic recommendations for understanding and managing ethical dilemmas.

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9781585426201 | J P Tarcher, January 31, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The widely respected social philosopher embarks on his most gripping and broadly appealing work, asking the ultimate question of human nature: Why do we repeatedly violate our most deeply held values and beliefs?

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A keepsake collection of the philosopher king's private meditations is a modern translation of his perspectives on the world's forefront religions and ethical traditions that also illuminates his role at the center of second-century culture. Original.

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9781585426171 | J P Tarcher, January 10, 2008, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: A keepsake collection of the philosopher king's private meditations is a modern translation of his perspectives on the world's forefront religions and ethical traditions that also illuminates his role at the center of second-century culture.

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Product Description: Originally published in France in 1969 and in America in 1972 and again in 1995, To Live Within is a thoughtful, beautifully written record of Lizelle Reymond’s five years spent in a hermitage in Northern India. Reymond studied with guide and mentor Shri Anirvan, a master of the ancient Samkhya tradition...read more

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9781596750166 | Morning Light Pr, May 24, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Originally published in France in 1969 and in America in 1972 and again in 1995, To Live Within is a thoughtful, beautifully written record of Lizelle Reymond’s five years spent in a hermitage in Northern India.

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Product Description: “…Who can deny that our world is starved for a new understanding of love, of what it means to live together and work at love and not give up?” What is the antidote to romantic love that all too often exhausts itself over night? Might it be to join with a partner in a spiritual search? “Love to ...read more

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9781596750074 | Morning Light Pr, September 1, 2005, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: “…Who can deny that our world is starved for a new understanding of love, of what it means to live together and work at love and not give up?

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Presents a complete translation of the gnostic Gospel of Mary and includes commentary that reveals an emphasis on the divine feminine in early Christian thought and offers a new perspective on the life of Mary Magdalene.
By Jean-Yves Leloup (editor) and Jacob Needleman (narrator)

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9781574535686, titled "Gospel of Mary Magdalene" | Unabridged edition (Audio Literature, August 20, 2004), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Presents a complete translation of the gnostic Gospel of Mary and includes commentary that reveals an emphasis on the divine feminine in early Christian thought and offers a new perspective on the life of Mary Magdalene.

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Product Description: Perhaps no figure in biblical scholarship has been the subject of more controversy and debate than Mary Magdalene. Although she is discussed in the gospels of Philip, Thomas, Peter, and Bartholomew in the collection of writings known as the Gnostic gospels that were rejected by the early Christian church, there is no better insight into this mysterious and influential woman than Mary's own gospel...read more
By Gabrielle De Cuir (narrator), Stephen Hoye (narrator), Jean-Yves Leloup and Jacob Needleman (foreword by)

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9781574535662 | Unabridged edition (Audio Literature, July 14, 2004), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Perhaps no figure in biblical scholarship has been the subject of more controversy and debate than Mary Magdalene.

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Product Description: "With this one compact statement, Jacob Needleman has forced the discussion of both science and religion in our time into a new, more mature and discriminating phase. . . . It is a way station where those who are seriously exploring the transformation of consciousness will have to stop, take thought, and perhaps re-plot their course...read more

Paperback:

9780972635721 | Monkfish Book Pub Co, November 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "With this one compact statement, Jacob Needleman has forced the discussion of both science and religion in our time into a new, more mature and discriminating phase.

Product Description: Philosopher Jacob Needleman begins his inquiry into love where others end: What happens after you fall in love? Myths and stories offer abundant insight into combustible love: falling in love, surviving betrayal, or the obstacle course of intense passion...read more

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9780385482899 | Doubleday, June 1, 1996, cover price $25.01
9780385481748 | 1 edition (Doubleday, April 1, 1996), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Stating that the great romances of literature fail to show what happens after 'boy gets girl,' an uplifting inquiry into the purpose of love considers the roles of lovers whose lives have been relegated to the mundanity of routine

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9780440509059 | Reissue edition (Dell Books, October 1, 2003), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Philosopher Jacob Needleman begins his inquiry into love where others end: What happens after you fall in love?
9780385334327 | Reprint edition (Delta, February 1, 2000), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Stating that the great romances of literature fail to show what happens after 'boy gets girl,' an uplifting inquiry into the purpose of love considers the roles of lovers whose lives have been relegated to the mundanity of routine.
9780440226666 | Reprint edition (Dell Pub Co, November 1, 1998), cover price $5.99 | also contains Original Recipe | About this edition: A collection of myths and stories shares thoughts on the subject of falling in love and the experience of brief, intense passion and provides an incisive exploration of why two people are brought together in love in the first place, and what they can give each other over the course of a lifetime.

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A introduction to philosophy as a living art features a new preface by the author and provides a 'user's guide' on how to understand philosophy's life-transforming possibilities. Reprint.

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9781585422517 | Reprint edition (J P Tarcher, August 1, 2003), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A introduction to philosophy as a living art features a new preface by the author and provides a 'user's guide' on how to understand philosophy's life-transforming possibilities.

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Examines how the spiritual beliefs and vision of America's founders shaped the country's history and culture and assesses the influence of the spiritual traditions of African slaves, Native Americans, and early mystical communities on colonial America. (view table of contents)

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9781585421381 | J P Tarcher, February 1, 2002, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Examines how the spiritual beliefs and vision of America's founders shaped the country's history and culture and assesses the influence of the spiritual traditions of African slaves, Native Americans, and early mystical communities on colonial America.

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9781585422265 | Reprint edition (J P Tarcher, June 1, 2003), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Examines how the spiritual beliefs and vision of America's founders shaped the country's history and culture and assesses the influence of the spiritual traditions of African slaves, Native Americans, and early mystical communities on colonial America.

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9781574535167 | Abridged edition (Audio Literature, February 1, 2002), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Examines how the spiritual beliefs and vision of America's founders shaped the country's history and culture and assesses the influence of the spiritual traditions of African slaves, Native Americans, and early mystical communities on colonial America.

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Product Description: In Time and the Soul Jacob Needleman uses stories-of a middle-aged psychiatrist going back in time to encounter his younger self; of a mysterious meeting in the Central Asian desert; of the mystic master Hermes Trimegistus; as well as stories from the Bhagavad-Gita, the Bible, and other wisdom traditions-to illuminate the great mystery of time and to help us resolve our increasingly dysfunctional relationship to it...read more
By John Cleese (foreword by) and Jacob Needleman

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9781576752517 | Reprint edition (Berrett-Koehler Pub, May 1, 2003), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In Time and the Soul Jacob Needleman uses stories-of a middle-aged psychiatrist going back in time to encounter his younger self; of a mysterious meeting in the Central Asian desert; of the mystic master Hermes Trimegistus; as well as stories from the Bhagavad-Gita, the Bible, and other wisdom traditions-to illuminate the great mystery of time and to help us resolve our increasingly dysfunctional relationship to it.

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Product Description: El tema de estudio planteado en este libro ofrece una opor-tunidad única para examinar la viabilidad de la búsqueda espiritual en el mundo moderno, un mundo que ha diluido de forma significativa la sensibilidad de los seres humanos para el lenguaje y las formas de la tradición religiosa...read more

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9788449309007, titled "Espiritualidad de los movimientos esotericos modernos / Spirituality of Modern Esoteric Movements" | Paidos Iberica Ediciones S A, May 15, 2000, cover price $63.95 | About this edition: El tema de estudio planteado en este libro ofrece una opor-tunidad única para examinar la viabilidad de la búsqueda espiritual en el mundo moderno, un mundo que ha diluido de forma significativa la sensibilidad de los seres humanos para el lenguaje y las formas de la tradición religiosa.

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