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100 Hotels and Resorts

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Editor: Images Publishing
ISBN: 9781864701609
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This stunning compendium features destinations - both well-known and little-known, both urban and exotic - that attract visitors from around the globe. Each destination was created with its own unique vision, and every detail was designed to embody that vision. Breathtaking photography enables readers to experience many of the worlds very finest destinations, and evocative sketches tell the story of how each was created. The visionaries behind these creations are world-renowned architects and designers, Wimberley Allison Tong & Goo (WATG), whose singular mission over the last six decades has been 'to create special environments that lift the spirits'.

Communicating with Spirit

Communicating with Spirit Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carl Llewellyn Weschcke,Joe H. Slate
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738745839
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Communicating with Spirit by Carl Llewellyn Weschcke,Joe H. Slate Summary

Bring Your Unconscious Powers into the Conscious Mind and Make a Life of Greater Success and Happiness Master the Tools of Psychic Empowerment and Self-Knowledge Become more than you are Spiritual communication is no longer a passive state of waiting to hear the spirits speak through a medium or channel. Discover how to manifest an active state of consciousness and create direct communication with specific spirits and spiritual entities. This is a do-it-yourself book, personal and individual, so you no longer have to depend on groups and institutions for power or authority. With clear and precise instructions, Communicating with Spirit shows you how to return Spirit to your inner self, open the doors to communication at the spiritual levels, and extend perception from material limitations toward the inclusiveness of higher-dimensional awareness. Explore yourself and the world of spirit—the answers come from within.

Spiritual Warfare

Spiritual Warfare Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zerubbabel Shaliach
Editor: Zerubbabel Shaliach, LLC
ISBN: 0578991888
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Spiritual Warfare by Zerubbabel Shaliach Summary

Yeshua HaMashiach, Jesus Christ, healed everyone, and He gave authority to His disciples to do the same. He is the same, yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Because of the kingdom of darkness, the people of the earth have become blind. Knowing, they do not know. Understanding, they do not understand. They have cried out in their suffering, and Yehovah has heard their prayers. To prepare His people for His imminent return, Yeshua has given a witness a scroll explaining the Holy Scriptures, their authority, and how His people may successfully overcome sickness and sin through Him. After having His witness record the scroll, draw out its maps of the soul, and confirm it with over 18,750 Scripture references, He is now providing it for you. Read the scroll. Overcome through Yeshua. Remember His Word. Conquer the promised land of your soul for His Glory! Make straight the way for His return! Become a witness of the Truth! Enter His Kingdom now! Become His Kingdom now! Reign in His Love! Be filled with His Light and shine like a city on a hill for everyone to see! He is the King of kings! HalleluYah! He is the Almighty Conqueror! HalleluYah! He is the Healer! HalleluYah! He is the Living One! HalleluYah! He is Righteous, Perfect, and Pure! HalleluYah! He is God over Heaven and Earth! HalleluYah! He is the Savior of humanity! HalleluYah! Glory to God! And He took on weakness and suffered death on a cross to prove to you that He loves you! He did this to prove to you that you can trust Him! He did this to call you into intimacy with Him! He did this to grow your spirit, to raise you up, and to return you to a better Eden even better than you could have been before! Return to Him in intimacy and truth! Return to your Maker! Return to the Lover of your soul! Return to Goodness! Return to Peace! Return to Joy! Return to Love! He is the Good News! Everything in Him is Good! There is no bad news in the Good News! HALLELUYAH! GLORY BE TO YEHOVAH THROUGH YESHUA ALMIGHTY! HALLELUYAH! LISTEN EARTH AND SEA! Your Creator is returning to you! Lay low mountains! Rise up valleys! Dry up rivers! Make straight the way for His people! Because He is calling to them! He is going to wipe every tear from their eyes! And they will suffer no more! LISTEN MIGHTY ANGELS LOYAL TO OUR HOLY GOD! Prepare to sound the trumpets! Lift up your voices over the earth! Shout His Gospel from the heavens! And make straight the way of His return! Because He is restoring honor! He is taking His great authority to reign! And darkness will forever be banished from the Light! HALLELUYAH! HOLY, HOLY, HOLY IS THE LORD GOD ALMIGHTY! COME LORD JESUS! AMEN!

Burning Center, Porous Borders

Burning Center, Porous Borders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eleazar S. Fernandez
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1621894037
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Burning Center, Porous Borders by Eleazar S. Fernandez Summary

Burning Center, Porous Borders articulates what the church is and is called to be about in the world, a world now globalized to the point that the local is lived globally and the global is lived locally. The church must respond creatively and prophetically to the challenges-economic disparity, war and terrorism, diaspora, ecological threat, health crisis, religious diversity, and so on-posed by our highly globalized world. It can do so only if the church's spiritual center burns mightily. Conversely, it can burn mightily in the spirit of Christ only if its borders are porous and allows the fresh air/spirit of change to blow in and out. While there is much rhetoric about change, the most common response to change is to continue doing business as usual. This is particularly the case in the face of perceived global threats. In spite of the hoopla and euphoria of the global village, walls of division and exclusion are rising, hearts are constricting, and moral imagination shrinking. In response to this context, Burning Center, Porous Borders proposes alternative ways or images of being a church: burning center and porous borders, wall-buster and bridge-builder, translocal (glocal), mending-healer, radical hospitality, community of the earth-spirit, household of life abundant, dialogians of life, and community of hope. In Burning Center, Porous Borders congregational vitality and progressive praxis kiss and embrace!

Sacred Places of Goddess

Sacred Places of Goddess Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Karen Tate
Editor: CCC Publishing
ISBN: 1888729341
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Sacred Places of Goddess by Karen Tate Summary

Uncovering the past through the lens of sacred travel, this travel book includes both academic and popular religious perspectives, and is filled with photographs of both famous and lesser-known locales from every corner of the world. Each site-specific explanation of the significance of Goddess today and in centuries past deftly combines current trends, academic theories, and historical insights. From the Middle East, to Europe, Africa, and the Americas, the images of feminine divinity presented in this work are as uniform in their beauty as they are diverse in cultural tradition. For each location-be it the shrines in Kyoto and Kamakura or the sites worshipping the Virgin Mary in Bolivia, France, Trinidad, and the Saut D'Eau Waterfalls of Haiti-this book provides a history of each site in conjunction with the photography.

Spiritual and Religious Tourism

Spiritual and Religious Tourism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ruth Dowson,Jabar Yaqub,Razaq Raj
Editor: CABI
ISBN: 1786394162
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Spiritual and Religious Tourism by Ruth Dowson,Jabar Yaqub,Razaq Raj Summary

This book reviews tourist motivations for making religious or spiritual journeys, and the management aspects related to them. It explores sacred journeys across both traditional religions such as Christianity and Islam, and newer forms of pilgrimage, faith systems and quasi-religious activities such as sport, music and food. Demonstrating to the reader the intrinsic elements and events that play a crucial role within the destination management process, it provides a timely re-assessment of the increasing interconnections between religion and spirituality as a motivation for travel. Providing researchers and students of tourism, religious studies, anthropology and related subjects with an important review of the topic, this book aims to bridge the ever-widening gap between specialists within the religious, tourism, management and education sectors.

Spiritual Places

Spiritual Places Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sarah Baxter
Editor: Aurum
ISBN: 1781317747
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Spiritual Places by Sarah Baxter Summary

From the natural splendour of Devils Tower in Wyoming, to the medieval pilgrimage of Camino de Santiago that stretches to Spain, Inspired Traveller's Guides: Spiritual Places explores locations that will be a balm to the mind and a tonic to the soul. Travel journalist Sarah Baxter has carefully curated a selection of the 25 most spiritual destinations from around the world – places that hold the promise of rare and profound experiences, whether areas of natural beauty imbued with spiritual significance or sites constructed for worship. From breathtaking scenery to religious capitals, sacred valleys to places of natural beauty, here the full spiritual story and unique tranquillity of each place is revealed with beautiful hand-drawn illustrations and evocative tales of previous visitors that will both delight and inspire. Featured locations: Crater Lake, Oregon, USA; Mauna Kea, Hawaii, USA; Devils Tower, Wyoming, USA; Haida Gwai, Canada; Teotihuacan, Mexico; Lake Titicaca, Bolivia and Peru; Easter Island, Chile; St Catherine's Monastery, Egypt; Kyoto, Japan; Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar; Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka; Varanasi and the Ganges, India; Mount Kailash, China; Cape Reinga, New Zealand; Uluru, Australia; Saut d'Eau waterfall, Haiti; Camino de Santiago, Spain; Mezquita de Cordoba, Spain; Isle of Iona, Scotland; Avebury, England; Mont St-Michel, France; Lourdes, France; Luther Trail and Wittenburg Cathedral, Germany; Mount Olympus, Greece; Temple Mount and Jerusalem, Israel. Perfect for those who want to get away from it all, this book takes you closer to these sacred locations than ever before. Each book in the Inspired Traveller's Guides series offers readers a fascinating, informative and charmingly illustrated guide to must-visit destinations round the globe. Also from this series, explore intriguing: Artistic Places (March 2021), Literary Places, Hidden Places and Mystical Places.

The Future of Metaphysical Religion in America

The Future of Metaphysical Religion in America Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mark Silk,Christopher White
Editor: Springer Nature
ISBN: 3030799034
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The Future of Metaphysical Religion in America by Mark Silk,Christopher White Summary

This collection of essays by leading scholars explores the present, dynamic state of metaphysical religion in America. It includes chapters that: put survey data on this growing group in context; clarify definitional issues in the study of spirituality in general and metaphysical spirituality in particular; and assess the networks, conferences, rituals, festivals, retreat centers and periodicals recently developed by metaphysicals. The contributors discuss characteristic practices of mental healing and meditation, and show the reach of metaphysical ideas into public spaces and popular media cultures. One particular chapter also addresses the growing controversy over the legitimacy of metaphysical individuals and movements that appropriate elements of Native American and Asian religious beliefs and practices to enrich or sustain their own practice. This rich collection appeals to students, researchers, professionals and the layperson interested in knowing more about the history and more importantly the direction that American metaphysical religion is taking.

Health, Tourism and Hospitality

Health, Tourism and Hospitality Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Melanie Smith,Laszlo Puczko
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136187340
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Health, Tourism and Hospitality by Melanie Smith,Laszlo Puczko Summary

Health, Tourism and Hospitality: Spas, Wellness and Medical Travel, 2nd Edition takes an in-depth and comprehensive look at the growing health, wellness and medical tourism sectors in a global context. The book analyses the history and development of the industries, the way in which they are managed and organised, the expanding range of new and innovative products and trends, and the marketing of destinations, products and services. The only book to offer a complete overview and introduction to health, tourism and hospitality this 2nd Edition has been updated to include: • Expanded coverage to the hospitality sector with a particular focus on spa management. • New content on medical tourism throughout the book, to reflect the worldwide growth in medical travel with more and more countries entering this competitive market. • Updated content to reflect recent issues and trends including: ageing population, governments encouraging preventative health, consumer use of contemporary and alternative therapies, self-help market, impacts of economic recession, spa management and customer loyalty. • New case studies taken from a range of different countries and contexts, and focusing on established or new destinations, products and services such as: conventional medicine, complementary and alternative therapies, lifestyle-based wellness, beauty and cosmetics, healthy nutrition, longevity and anti (or active)-ageing, amongst others. Written in a user friendly style, this is essential reading for students studying health, tourism and hospitality.

Doors to Past Lives & Future Lives

Doors to Past Lives & Future Lives Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joe H. Slate,Carl Llewellyn Weschcke
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
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Doors to Past Lives & Future Lives by Joe H. Slate,Carl Llewellyn Weschcke Summary

You have the ability to access the collective wisdom of all your past life experiences. By tapping into this immense storehouse of knowledge through self-hypnosis, you will gain direction, mastery over your fears, a greater sense of self-worth—and the power to take charge of your life. Dr. Joe H. Slate and Carl Llewellyn Weschcke put a unique do-it-yourself spin on hypnosis, teaching you step by step how to conduct your own past-life regression using powerful, scientifically tested methods, such as astral projection and spirit interactions. Fascinating true accounts from Dr. Slate and his subjects highlight the effectiveness of these empowering techniques. —Explore your past and future lives —Delve into life between lifetimes —See how many past lives you have lived —Communicate with departed loved ones —Meet your spirit guides —Discover new spiritual dimensions Once you begin to retrieve your past life experiences, you can apply the lessons learned toward present-day healing, spiritual growth, and enlightenment for the continued evolution of your soul.

The Interplay of Psychology and Spirituality

The Interplay of Psychology and Spirituality Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alexandra M. Hepburn, PhD
Editor: She Writes Press
ISBN: 1631526510
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The Interplay of Psychology and Spirituality by Alexandra M. Hepburn, PhD Summary

Many counseling clients find comfort and meaning in their spiritual lives, in the context of religious affiliation or the diverse viewpoints of the “spiritual but not religious.” But counselors and psychotherapists often lack training for work in this territory and may be wary of opening the door. The Interplay of Psychology and Spirituality is an exploration of the subtle, fluid relationship between psychology and spirituality that offers valuable perspectives and suggestions for embracing spirituality and religion in the helping professions. Drawing on Jungian, transpersonal, and integral perspectives, Hepburn highlights personal and cultural styles, spirituality as a therapeutic resource, and the potential for psychospiritual growth. She also emphasizes the importance of focusing on metaphors, stories, and direct experience rather than beliefs. Thoughtful attention is given to potential psychospiritual problems, ethical dilemmas, and diagnostic challenges. There are also frequent opportunities for personal reflection. Unique features of the book include consideration of the potential relationship of spirituality to therapeutic themes such as attachment, trauma, subpersonalities, and somatic experience, as well as application of the concepts in the stories of nine fictional characters based on the Enneagram. Thoughtful and thought provoking, The Interplay of Psychology and Spirituality is a valuable resource for helping professionals, spiritual directors, and for general readers with a particular interest in the subject.

Religion and the Marketplace in the United States

Religion and the Marketplace in the United States Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jan Stievermann,Philip Goff,Detlef Junker
Editor: Oxford University Press
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Religion and the Marketplace in the United States by Jan Stievermann,Philip Goff,Detlef Junker Summary

Alexis de Tocqueville once described the national character of Americans as one question insistently asked: "How much money will it bring in?" G.K. Chesterton, a century later, described America as a "nation with a soul of a church." At first glance, the two observations might appear to be diametrically opposed, but this volume shows the ways in which American religion and American business overlap and interact with one another, defining the US in terms of religion, and religion in terms of economics. Bringing together original contributions by leading experts and rising scholars from both America and Europe, the volume pushes this field of study forward by examining the ways religions and markets in relationship can provide powerful insights and open unseen aspects into both. In essays ranging from colonial American mercantilism to modern megachurches, from literary markets to popular festivals, the authors explore how religious behavior is shaped by commerce, and how commercial practices are informed by religion. By focusing on what historians often use off-handedly as a metaphor or analogy, the volume offers new insights into three varieties of relationships: religion and the marketplace, religion in the marketplace, and religion as the marketplace. Using these categories, the contributors test the assumptions scholars have come to hold, and offer deeper insights into religion and the marketplace in America.

Wild Magic

Wild Magic Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Danu Forest
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738763594
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Wild Magic by Danu Forest Summary

"Like a weaving of the winds or the many-feathered cloak of a bard, Wild Magic is an inspired blending of folk practice, mythic wisdom, and solid scholarship that draws upon the rich cultural heritage of the British Isles, Ireland, and Gaul. Informed by ancient lore, and grounded in Celtic customs by the inclusion of traditional chants, prayers, and spells, Danu Forest presents clear tools and workings that guide the modern seeker along the path to personal relationship with the land, its spirits, and the Gods and guardians of place. This work is a love letter that gathers together authentic information about what the various Celtic peoples believed and practiced, as well as an invitation to put that understanding to respectful use in order to traverse the wild and hidden places both within us and without."—Jhenah Telyndru, author of Avalon Within and The Mythic Moons of Avalon

Transforming Wisdom

Transforming Wisdom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Felicity Kelcourse,K. Brynolf Lyon
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1498208967
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Transforming Wisdom by Felicity Kelcourse,K. Brynolf Lyon Summary

Transforming Wisdom offers an extensive, multidisciplinary introduction to pastoral psychotherapy from some of the most respected practitioners in the field. With special attention to theological perspectives on the practice of psychotherapy, this collection of essays will be useful to students seeking an orientation to the art and science of pastoral psychotherapy as well as to seasoned professionals looking to refresh and renew their practice. As the subtitle, Pastoral Psychotherapy in Theological Perspective, suggests, this book is intended to represent the field of pastoral psychotherapy as a mental-health discipline that maintains intentional dialogue with its theological roots. Even as pastoral psychotherapy has developed from the ancient notion of the cure of souls to the current search for a psychology of happiness, therapists grounded in faith communities seek a practice that is respectful of all persons, mindful of the deep wisdom that emanates from the true self, or soul. While many contributors write from a psychoanalytic or psychodynamic perspective grounded in Christian theological idioms, diverse theoretical perspectives, including Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Buddhist Mindfulness, and Jungian understanding of individuation, are represented.

Contemplation and Midlife Crisis

Contemplation and Midlife Crisis Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rosemarie Carfagna
Editor: Paulist Press
ISBN: 1587683202
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Contemplation and Midlife Crisis by Rosemarie Carfagna Summary

This book helps the reader in midlife crisis frame his/her experience in spiritual/contemplative terms, and thereby provides a wider context in which to understand and eventually accept it.

Authentic Discipleship

Authentic Discipleship Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Edward Michael Gross
Editor: First Edition Design Pub.
ISBN: 1622872886
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Authentic Discipleship by Edward Michael Gross Summary

The book is helpful in 2 ways. A. The believer can and will grow spiritually by taking on the sessions, 1 at a time, to learn what it means to follow Jesus. B. It's a guide to help a disciple-maker take a disciple through it step-by-step, so that they fulfill stages of follow-up and beginning discipleship. The result: someone who has been encouraged in nearly every dimension of spiritual growth.

The Routledge Handbook of Digital Consumption

The Routledge Handbook of Digital Consumption Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rosa Llamas,Russell Belk
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1000644642
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The Routledge Handbook of Digital Consumption by Rosa Llamas,Russell Belk Summary

Since the publication of the ground-breaking first edition, there has been an exponential growth in research and literature about the digital world and its enormous potential benefits and threats. Fully revised and updated, this new edition brings together an expertly curated and authoritative overview of the impact and emerging horizons of digital consumption. Divided into sections, it addresses key topics including digital entertainment, self-representation, communication, Big Data, digital spirituality, online surveillance, and algorithmic advertising. It explores developments such as consumer data collection techniques, peer-to-peer payment systems, augmented reality, and AI-enhanced consumer well-being, as well as digital transgression, secrecy, crypto-currencies, NFTs, and cultural concerns such as the spread of conspiracy theories and fake news. From digital influencers, digital nomads, and digital neo-tribalism to robots and cyborgs, it explores existences that blur boundaries between humans and machines, reality and the metaverse, and the emerging "technoculture" – a state of all-encompassing digital being. This unique volume is an essential resource for scholars, practitioners, and policy makers, and will continue to provide a new generation of readers with a deep understanding of the universe of digital consumption.

The Three Boxes

The Three Boxes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elaine Faucett
Editor: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1664249214
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The Three Boxes by Elaine Faucett Summary

Author Elaine Faucett received a modern vision to outline the deeper meaning for the kingdoms of the world, the kingdom of God, and the kingdom of heaven, and now she seeks to share it with others. The Three Boxes: Book of Kingdoms offers an extraordinary pictorial vison imaging the world kingdom and God’s kingdom. It delves into important portrayals for any Christian and non-Christian to know in these end times. This exploration also provides an imperative vision for the present time. The Bible is the only necessary source for understanding and personal knowledge of God, but here you can find a clear vision of the world kingdom, God’s kingdom, and His kingdom of heaven. You are invited to look inside the mystery of heaven and of God’s kingdom and discover the characteristics and qualities that make each kingdom unique. This spiritual study combines the revelation of a vision with personal prayer and examination of scripture to reveal the deeper connections among the kingdoms of the world, God, and heaven.

Soul Talk

Soul Talk Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Akasha Gloria Hull
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1594775214
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Soul Talk by Akasha Gloria Hull Summary

• A celebration of the journey of African-American women toward a new spirituality grounded in social awareness, black American tradition, metaphysics, and heightened creativity. • Features illuminating insights from Alice Walker, Toni Cade Bambara, Lucille Clifton, Dolores Kendrick, Sonia Sanchez, Michele Gibbs, Geraldine McIntosh, Masani Alexis DeVeaux and Namonyah Soipan. • By a widely published scholar, poet, and activist who has been interviewed by the press, television, and National Public Radio's All Things Considered From the last part of the twentieth century through today, African-American women have experienced a revival of spirituality and creative force, fashioning a uniquely African-American way to connect with the divine. In Soul Talk, Akasha Gloria Hull examines this multifaceted spirituality that has both fostered personal healing and functioned as a formidable weapon against racism and social injustice. Through fascinating and heartfelt conversations with some of today's most creative and powerful women--women whose spirituality encompasses, among others, traditional Christianity, Tibetan Buddhism, Native American teachings, meditation, the I Ching, and African-derived ancestral reverence--the author explores how this new spiritual consciousness is manifested, how it affects the women who practice it, and how its effects can be carried to others. Using a unique and readable blend of interviews, storytelling, literary critique, and practical suggestions of ways readers can incorporate similar renewal into their daily lives, Soul Talk shows how personal and social change are possible through reconnection with the spirit.

The Wisdom of Solomon

The Wisdom of Solomon Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rev. Dr. Richard E. Kuykendall
Editor: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 169871081X
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The Wisdom of Solomon by Rev. Dr. Richard E. Kuykendall Summary

What The Wisdom of Solomon: According to... me is, is a rewriting of all of the books attributed to Solomon--even though we know most were certainly not written by him. And those books would be: The Song of Solomon, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, The Wisdom of Solomon, The Greater Key of Solomon and The Lesser Key of Solomon. The book is poetic in its format, fresh in its content, and extremely informative in its end notes. This book was a product of Kuykendall's practice of "Lectio Divina in Four Dimensions" and he hopes that in reading this book you will be inspired to do the same... in your own way, or "According to... you.

Journey of Souls

Journey of Souls Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Newton
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 9780738717500
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Journey of Souls by Michael Newton Summary

Learn the latest details and most recent groundbreaking discoveries that reveal, for the first time, the mystery of life in the spirit world after death on Earth—proof that our consciousness survives—in Journey of Souls by Michael Newton, PhD. Using a special hypnosis technique to reach the hidden memories of subjects, Dr. Newton discovered some amazing insights into what happens to us between lives. Journey of Soulsis the record of 29 people who recalled their experiences between physical deaths. Through their extraordinary stories, you will learn specifics about: How it feels to die What you see and feel right after death The truth about "spiritual guides" What happens to "disturbed" souls Why you are assigned to certain soul groups in the spirit world and what you do there How you choose another body to return to Earth The different levels of souls: beginning, intermediate, and advanced When and where you first learn to recognize soulmates on Earth The purpose of life Journey of Souls is a graphic record or "travel log" by these people of what happens between lives on Earth. They give specific details as they movingly describe their astounding experiences. After reading Journey of Souls, you will gain a better understanding of the immortality of the human soul. You will meet day-to-day challenges with a greater sense of purpose. You will begin to understand the reasons behind events in your own life. Journey of Souls is a life-changing book. Already, over 600,000 people have taken Journey of Souls to heart, giving them hope in trying times.

Restoration of All Things!

Restoration of All Things! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jennifer E. Sanders
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1450049230
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Restoration of All Things! by Jennifer E. Sanders Summary

Restoration of All Things discusses the importance of genuine relationship with the true and living God. As a result, He has promised to give us abundant life and bring us into a state of wholeness in everything. The world system is bankrupt and does not offer temporary or eternal security. Complete peace and security can only be found in the Kingdom of God. As you transition from the failing system of the world, you discover a new existence. You will come face-to-face with who you are, your secrets, your strengths, and weaknesses. You will be compelled to believe in a more joyful, exciting life as you place complete reliance upon your creator, God. You will view God from different perspectives, highlighting His love for mankind. It is not His will that anyone should perish, be broken, hurt, or damaged, but He desires to restore every wall which has been ruined. I lovingly invite you into His presence, love, peace, and joy – for it is who He is and God is love!

Fingerprints of God

Fingerprints of God Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Barbara Bradley Hagerty
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101052600
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Fingerprints of God by Barbara Bradley Hagerty Summary

From the award-winning NPR religion correspondent and author of Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife comes a fascinating investigation of how science is seeking to answer the question that has puzzled humanity for generations: Can science explain God? Is spiritual experience real or a delusion? Are there realities that we can experience but not easily measure? Does your consciousness depend entirely on your brain, or does it extend beyond? In Fingerprints of God, award-winning journalist Barbara Bradley Hagerty delves into the discoveries science is making about how faith and spirituality affect us physically and emotionally as it attempts to understand whether the ineffable place beyond this world can be rationally -even scientifically-explained. Hagerty interviews some of the world's top scientists to describe what their groundbreaking research reveals about our human spiritual experience. From analyses of the brain functions of Buddhist monks and Carmelite nuns, to the possibilities of healing the sick through directed prayer, to what near-death experiences illuminate about the afterlife, Hagerty reaches beyond what we think we know to understand what happens to us when we believe in a higher power. Paralleling the discoveries of science is Hagerty's own account of her spiritual evolution. Raised a Christian Scientist, she was a scrupulous adherent until a small moment as an adult triggered a revaluation of her beliefs, which in turn led her to a new way of thinking about God and faith. An insightful examination of what science is learning about how and why we believe, Fingerprints of God is also a moving story of one person's search for a communion with a higher power and what she discovered on that journey.


BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ( PART - III ) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Prabhu TL
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No business operates itself. No one person can manage every aspect either. Business and Management are the disciplines devoted to organizing, analyzing, and planning various types of business operations. And if that sounds really general, that’s just because these Book cover a lot of ground! These concepts given in this book teach the fundamental skills that are required to efficiently run or manage a business. So, whether you want to work for a large corporation, or in a mom-and-pop shop, you can be confident that a topic in this Business and Management book will teach you the skills and theory you need for a successful career. Being in the business field could mean anything from routing calls to making sales. Some work in public relations while others choose market research. Purchasing managers share the elevator with distribution managers, and a director of human resources chats with the benefits administrator. A manager keeps the day-to-day business operations running smoothly. They may write departmental procedures, conduct performance evaluations, and train new staff. Some make hiring—and firing—decisions. Managers set budgets, evaluate new technologies, and mentor their employees. Maybe you have the entrepreneurial spirit and want to try your hand at building the next Facebook. Experience goes a long way, but if you combine that with an entrepreneurship degree, you’ll be well equipped to set off on your own. However you choose to pursue either business or management, you want to make sure that you’re choosing a career that fits your unique skills. The possible job titles for Business and Management majors are practically unlimited. They range from financial managers, who use their mathematical skills to generate financial forecasts, to marketing managers, who draw upon their creativity to manage advertising and sales efforts. This Book Business and Management,splitted in to Five parts This is the Third part in the series each part covers 10 Subject Matters ,Subjects covered in this Third part are given below : WORKPLACE CIVILITY WORKFORCE DIVERSITY WORKPLACE POLITICS WORKPLACE STRESS WORK-LIFE BALANCE THE ART OF HAPPINESS TOURISM MANAGEMENT MANAGEMENT ART PUBLIC MANAGEMENT STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT One excels at sales while another pursues new product development. A genius negotiator may fail at public relations. Contracts can fall through in the hands of an otherwise gifted marketing manager. In a successful business venture, the entrepreneur finds experts to cover his or her weaker skills. There is a business career for everyone from high school graduates to a PhD. Of course, the most popular graduate-level degree is the MBA. For that reason, we separated the MBA into its own page. Within the business world, accounting is also a broad field with incredible demand, so we have a separate hub all about accounting. Benefits of This Business Management Book This Business and Management Book will prepare you for a variety of different possible career paths – and with a degree in this field, you’ll always be in demand. That’s because the skills you’ll gain in this Business and Management Book are extremely transferrable, which means that they will be useful in many different industries. That gives you an amazing amount of flexibility if you decide that you want to shift to a different industry or role. You’ll also have great earning potential with the knowledge gained through this book, especially if you complete a graduate program at a top school. Working in finance or as a chief executive, you could even end up taking home a six-figure salary with potential knowledge of Business and Management!

Tourism Marketing

Tourism Marketing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: PRABHU TL
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The tourism industry is rapidly growing and jobs in tourism management are becoming highly sought after. Working in this sector will offer a huge range of interesting roles, such as meeting new people and the opportunity to travel. If you have a passion for all things travel related and you are a people person, then this type of profession will be ideal for you. Tourism management refers to everything that is related to the hospitality and travel industries. It offers extensive training opportunities for management positions in the travel, accommodations, and food industry. Tourism management can also include working in associations or agencies that are directly involved with tourism services. A bachelor’s degree in tourism management is a precondition for acquiring in-depth practical and theoretical knowledge in the field of administration and business management. The foundation course will also cover the basic principles of legal, economic, marketing, accounting, and finance as well as management in tourism, hotel management and hospitality management. Apart from the necessary qualifications, you must also set yourself apart from other candidates since tourism management is a fiercely competitive industry to work in. Even if you don’t have the formal qualifications to work in this sector, you can still work your way up to the managerial position after gaining experience. You can also work in an entry-level job in the travel and tourism industry and study tourism management on a part-time basis in order to get qualified and earn a higher salary. As a qualified tourism manager, you can work in a variety of jobs that are related to the tourist industry. Some of these are: Front desk clerk/receptionist Events manager Hotel or resort manager Housekeeper Tour operator Tourism marketing manager Travel agency manager Tourist Information Centre manager Accountant or sales manager Guest relations manager The duties associated with a tourism management job vary greatly from one business to another. In general, the main responsibilities are focuses on: Monitoring accounts and managing budgets Overseeing the day-to-day functions of businesses Managing staff Interviewing and training new staff Promoting tourism Ensuring customer satisfaction Maximising business revenue Taking part in financial planning Dealing with customer complaints or queries Marketing the business for the purpose of attracting tourists Keeping up-to-date with the emerging industry trends through attending seminars or doing online research Seeking ways to improve the company’s tourism-related activities The importance of tourism for every country in the world arises from the various benefits it offers to the host country. After all, tourism contributes to the country’s economic growth and development by bringing valuable benefits to the locals as well as to businesses.

Strategic Tools and Methods for Promoting Hospitality and Tourism Services

Strategic Tools and Methods for Promoting Hospitality and Tourism Services Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nedelea, Alexandru-Mircea
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Tourism marketing is a vital tool in promoting the overall health of the global economy by not only bringing necessary revenue to a particular region, but also providing an opportunity for tourists to explore another culture, building tolerance and overall exposure to different ways of life. Strategic Tools and Methods for Promoting Hospitality and Tourism Services provides interdisciplinary perspectives in the areas of global tourism and hospitality. Highlighting cultural boundaries of strategic knowledge management through the use of case studies and theoretical research, as well as the opportunities and challenges of tourism marketing, this publication is an essential reference source for academicians, research scholars, marketing professionals, graduate-level students, and industry professionals interested in international travel and the vacation industry.

Worship That Pleases God

Worship That Pleases God Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen R. Phifer
Editor: Trafford Publishing
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Worship That Pleases God: The Passion and Reason of True Worship is a comprehensive book ranging far beyond the sanctuary to the private altar, to the heart of the worshiper and even to the workplace. Whole-life worship is the kind that pleases God. "...let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praiseÉAnd do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased (Hebrews 13:15, 16 NIV). A worship leader for more than thirty years, Dr. Phifer, brings a passionate writing style and sound biblical interpretation to this search for the meaning of "spirit and truth" worship (John 4:24). Dr. Phifer believes that True Worship establishes the Kingdom of God in our hearts, our homes, our places of worship as well as in the workplace and the marketplace. This book is about much more than what happens on Sunday morning. "Righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit," the three characteristics of the Kingdom of God found in Romans 14:17, form the themes of each section of the book. Section One, Righteousness, deals with a biblical theology of worship. Dr. Phifer offers biblical definitions for the essential elements of worship and he presents seven biblical models for worship. Section Two, Peace, presents the priority of worship as the factor of church life that is intended to bind generations and cultures together in a bond of peace. Section Three, Joy, treats the daily life of the believer dealing with issues of craftsmanship, creativity and the spiritual warfare of private worship. Paul urged the Roman church to "...present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service (of worship)" (Rom 12:1 NKJV [NIV]). Worship That Pleases God is a passionate book presenting that reasonable service of worship to God. HR ALIGN=LEFT

Israel's Messiah

Israel's Messiah Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Tupek
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
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For most of church history, the Catholic dogma of the Trinity has supplanted the original Jewish understanding of God’s incarnation in the Messiah that was taught in the New Testament Scriptures. But the Jews were never trinitarian in their understanding of Yahweh’s self-revelation. So, why is the evangelical Christian church described as trinitarian in her orthodoxy? The forgotten reality is that the Messiah Jesus and his apostles were Jewish and would have understood the nature of God exactly as Moses and the prophets had. They knew Yahweh as a single person Deity. Therefore, whenever Jesus or the apostles would speak of God or his Spirit, they would never deviate from that Mosaic understanding. And so, when we read of the gospel being presented to the Gentiles in the book of Acts, there is no introduction or controversy about the idea of the Trinity at all. This book will argue for the pure scriptural revelation of the Christology that the Jewish apostles proclaimed and defended, and will provide a definitive refutation of the Catholic fiction by appealing to the verbalized convictions and assertions of Moses and the prophets, the Lord Jesus Christ, and the Jewish apostles, which cannot sustain the Trinity.

Handbook on Tourism and Social Media

Handbook on Tourism and Social Media Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gursoy, Dogan,Kaurav, Rahul P.S.
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This comprehensive Handbook offers an overview of current research on the use of social media within the tourism industry, investigating a range of social media practices and proposing strategies to address key challenges faced by tourist destinations and operators.

The Omniverse

The Omniverse Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alfred Lambremont Webre
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A tour through the new science of the Omniverse, its spiritual and physical dimensions, and its incalculable intelligent civilizations • Reveals the key travel and communication technologies of the Omniverse: time travel, teleportation, and telepathy • Unveils newly disclosed state secrets about these technologies, about the findings of the NASA Mars rover missions, and about a secret colony and life on Mars • Explains through science how souls are holographic fragments of God and how they help create planets, solar systems, galaxies, and universes in the multiverse We are all citizens of the Omniverse, the overarching matrix of energy, spirit, and intelligence that encompasses all that exists: all universes within the multiverse as well as the spiritual dimensions centered on the divine Source that many call God. In this scientific guide to the Omniverse, Alfred Lambremont Webre reveals startling replicable evidence about extraterrestrial and extra-universal life, the intelligent civilizations created by souls in the afterlife, top-secret alien technology, and the existence of a secret base as well as life on Mars. The author explains how our souls are holographic fragments of God/Source and how souls and Source are co-creating planets and galaxies as virtual realities for soul development. He addresses Grey alien control over soul reincarnation and also sheds light on the presence of invisible hyperdimensional controllers known as the Archons, who feed off negative energy. Revealing the key technologies of the Omniverse, the author explains how hyperdimensional civilizations communicate telepathically, teleport interdimensionally, and travel through time. He unveils newly disclosed state secrets about government possession of these technologies, the findings of the NASA Mars rover missions, and the secret Mars colony whose permanent security personnel is age-reversed and shot back through time to their specific space-time origin points--with their memories blocked. Integrating science and spirituality, this map of the dimensions of the Omniverse sounds the call for scientific inquiry into the holographic origins of the soul, the potential of time travel, and our role as divine co-creators with Source.

Cyber Zen

Cyber Zen Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gregory Price Grieve
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Cyber Zen ethnographically explores Buddhist practices in the online virtual world of Second Life. Does typing at a keyboard and moving avatars around the screen, however, count as real Buddhism? If authentic practices must mimic the actual world, then Second Life Buddhism does not. In fact, a critical investigation reveals that online Buddhist practices have at best only a family resemblance to canonical Asian traditions and owe much of their methods to the late twentieth-century field of cybernetics. If, however, they are judged existentially, by how they enable users to respond to the suffering generated by living in a highly mediated consumer society, then Second Life Buddhism consists of authentic spiritual practices. Cyber Zen explores how Second Life Buddhist enthusiasts form communities, identities, locations, and practices that are both products of and authentic responses to contemporary Network Consumer Society. Gregory Price Grieve illustrates that to some extent all religion has always been virtual and gives a glimpse of possible future alternative forms of religion.

Supernatural and Secular Power in Early Modern England

Supernatural and Secular Power in Early Modern England Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marcus Harmes,Victoria Bladen
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For the people of early modern England, the dividing line between the natural and supernatural worlds was both negotiable and porous - particularly when it came to issues of authority. Without a precise separation between ’science’ and ’magic’ the realm of the supernatural was a contested one, that could be used both to bolster and challenge various forms of authority and the exercise of power in early modern England. In order to better understand these issues, this volume addresses a range of questions regarding the ways in which ideas, beliefs and constructions of the supernatural threatened and conflicted with authority, as well as how the power of the supernatural could be used by authorities (monarchical, religious, legal or familial) to reinforce established social norms. Drawing upon a range of historical, literary and dramatic texts the collection reveals intersecting early modern anxieties in relation to the supernatural, issues of control and the exercise of power at different levels of society, from the upper echelons of power at court to local and domestic spaces, and in a range of publication contexts - manuscript sources, printed prose texts and the early modern stage. Divided into three sections - ’Magic at Court’, ’Performance, Text and Language’ and ’Witchcraft, the Devil and the Body’ - the volume offers a broad cultural approach to the subject that reflects current research by a range of early modern scholars from the disciplines of history and literature. By bringing scholars into an interdisciplinary dialogue, the case studies presented here generate fresh insights within and between disciplines and different methodologies and approaches, which are mutually illuminating.

Passionate Uncertainty

Passionate Uncertainty Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Peter McDonough,Eugene C. Bianchi
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Founded by Ignatius Loyola in 1540, the Society of Jesus remains the largest and most controversial religious order of men in Catholicism. Since the 1960s, however, Jesuits in the United States have lost more than half of their members, and they have experienced a massive upheaval in what they believe and how they work and live. In this groundbreaking book, Peter McDonough and Eugene C. Bianchi draw on interviews and statements gathered from more than four hundred Jesuits and former Jesuits to provide an intimate look at turmoil among Catholicism's legendary best-and-brightest. Priests and former priests speak candidly about their reasons for joining (and leaving) the Jesuits, about their sexual development and orientation, about their spiritual crises and their engagement with other religious traditions. They discuss issues ranging from celibacy to the ordination of women, homosexuality, the rationale of the priesthood, the challenges of community life, and the divinity of Jesus. Passionate Uncertainty traces the transformation of the Society of Jesus from a fairly unified organization into a smaller, looser community with disparate goals and an elusive corporate identity. From its role as a traditional subculture during the days of immigrant Catholicism, the order has changed into an amalgam of countercultures shaped around social mission, sexual identity, and an eclectic spirituality. The story of the Jesuits reflects the crisis of clerical authority and the deep ambivalence surrounding American Catholicism's encounter with modernity.

Hospitality and Tourism 2015

Hospitality and Tourism 2015 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Salamiah A. Jamal,Salleh Mohd Radzi,Norzuwana Sumarjan,C.T. Chik,Mohd Faeez Saiful Bakhtiar
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Innovation and Best Practices in Hospitality and Tourism Research contains 71 accepted papers from the Hospitality and Tourism Conference (HTC 2015, Melaka, Malaysia, 2-3 November, 2015). The book presents theup-and-coming paradigms and innovative practices within the hospitality and tourism industries, and covers the following topics:Mana

Faith or Frustration

Faith or Frustration Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paul Murray
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We begin the second part of this four-part series on the Gospel of John called Meet Messiah. In Part 1, "Behold the Man," we saw the introduction of the Messiah to both the human family and the nation of Israel. In Part 2, "Faith or Frustration," we will join His disciples as they walk in the footstep of the Master from chapter 5 through chapter 12. Here, opposition to Jesus and His ministry begins in earnest. Up through chapter 4 of John's gospel, the leadership of Israel was curious about whom this new rabbi really was. The ministry of John the Baptist had captured the attention of the nation with his proclamation that the kingdom of God was at hand and that folks needed to repent of their sins in preparation of the coming Messiah. At first, the Jews just dismissed Jesus as another new rabbi on the block. But His popularity had grown rapidly, outstripping even that of the Baptizer. The signs that He was doing had caught the attention of the masses as well as the Jews. When He cleansed the temple and chased out all the vendors, which was a primary source of income for the priests, He became a regular topic of conversation in the Great Sanhedrin. We will begin to see that the curiosity of the Jews turned to frustration, their frustrations turned to anger, and their anger turned to hatred, until finally a plot was devised to have Him killed. That was the only way they would ever stop Him and save their positions of power and control over the people. Strap in for the ride. It's going to get really, really bumpy. Who ever said being a Christian and being bold in your faith would ever be easy? The truth is it could get you killed, and history has demonstrated that many have died for their faith. Let's follow along with the One they have all been willing to die for.

The Joseph Communications

The Joseph Communications Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael G Reccia
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Your Life After Death The book that answers life's BIGGEST QUESTION ...what happens to me when I die? According to Joseph - the ancient, highly evolved spirit who has lived in an enlightened sphere of reality 'beyond the veil' for thousands of years - there are countless opportunities and wonders awaiting you beyond physical 'death'. Communicated through respected trance medium, Michael G. Reccia, this unique book is arguably the most comprehensive account ever written of what lies ahead for you when you leave this world behind. Whether you're a spiritual seeker or simply curious as to what comes next, this definitive guide to the afterlife will answer all your questions and be an essential source of comfort and inspiration ...read it and you'll never look at the next life, or, indeed, this one, in quite the same way again. ............................................ Joseph: 'Some of the concepts we will talk about are frightening and they should be in the public knowledge; some of them are uplifting and take souls to places beyond physical description in terms of beauty and love and ecstasy. The book will give people a better grounding on the subject of death and the afterlife than has been given before in many books.'

African Personality and Spirituality

African Personality and Spirituality Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anthony Ephirim-Donkor
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There is a divine pronouncement among the Akan that all human beings are children of God (Nana Nyame), none a child of the earth (mother); meaning that human beings are spiritual in origin, descending directly from God via the Abosom (gods and goddesses). Every person then has a deity as father (Ᾱgya-bosom), recognition of which existentially enables a person to fulfil one’s career or professional blueprint (Nkrabea). Intrinsically, therefore, human beings embody the very essence of the Abosom, which manifests itself behaviorally and psychologically in a manner identical to those of the gods and goddesses. African Personality and Spirituality: The Role of Abosom and Human Essence therefore addresses ultimate existential concerns of the Akan, revealing the essence of the primeval gods and goddesses and how they transform themselves into human beings, as well as the psychology of personality characteristic attributes, the phenomenon of spirit alightment, and other manifestations of the gods and goddesses, and the imperative of ethical existence and generativity (Ↄbra bᴐ) as basis of eternal life.

Traveling Spirits

Traveling Spirits Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gertrud Hüwelmeier,Kristine Krause
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Maintaining and forging religious networks across borders have long been part of migrants' activities. However, due to the wide availability of communication technologies and the reduced costs of transportation, transnational social practices, including religious activities, have witnessed an enormous intensification in the last few decades around the world. Traveling Spirits seeks to understand these processes by investigating how religion goes global. How do religious agents create and maintain transborder connections? In what way are religious practices being transformed, reinforced or newly invented when transported to different places around the world? How are power relations negotiated within transnational religious networks? How are processes of coming and going linked to religious practices and discourses? The book’s contributors provide rich ethnographic case studies on mobile evangelists, moving spirit mediums, and traveling believers. They analyze the relationship between global, regional, national, local and individual religious processes by centering on economic activities, media representations, or politics of emplacement. Grounded firmly in cross-cultural comparison, this book contributes significantly to the literature on globalization, migration and transnational religion.

Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies, 12th Edition

Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies, 12th Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charles R. Goeldner,J. R. Brent Ritchie
Editor: Wiley Global Education
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Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies, 12th Edition by Charles R. Goeldner,J. R. Brent Ritchie Summary

The 12th Edition of Tourism: Principles, Practices, Philosophies explores major concepts in tourism, what makes tourism possible, and how tourism can become an important factor in the wealth of any nation. Written in global terms, it provides an overview of the principles, practices, and philosophies that affect the cultural, social, economic, psychological, and marketing aspects of human travel and the tourism industry. Among the topics given expanded coverage in this edition are: B&Bs, time shares, meetings and conventions, sustainable tourism, climate change, social media, and mobile marketing.

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