For hundreds of years seers and prophets have used the Bible's Book of Revelations to whip up hysteria and fear.
The last book of the New Testament declares that all but the true believers will be wiped off the face of the earth and doomed to eternal suffering; only those who follow 'the word' ..
Do not do unto others what you do not want done to yourselfThis Golden Rule of morality espoused by Confucius is just one of the many maxims that originate from Eastern philosophy. From Daoism to Islam, and from The Buddha to Zoroaster, the Eastern world contains some of the most ancient and influen..
The British Eighth Army, which played a decisive role in defeating the Axis in North Africa, was one of the most celebrated Allied armies of the Second World War, and this photographic history is the ideal introduction to it. The carefully chosen photographs show the men, weapons and equipment of th..
In Fully Awake, Fully Human, contemporary spiritual teacher Amoda Maa dispels the outdated view of a transcendent enlightenment and instead presents a new, feminine expression of awakened consciousness for all one that is felt and known through what our everyday lives are made of: our emotions, bodi..
Have you ever found yourself watching a show or reading a novel and wondering what life was really like in the Civil War? Did the war really split families? Was Charles I just too stupid to be King? Did Cromwell really hate the monarchy and did Parliament actually ban Christmas? In The English Civ..
The English landscape is steeped in ruins. Markers of the nation's rich and often turbulent history, ruins represent not only the passing of time but also the constant presence of the past. In English Ruins, renowned architectural historian Jeremy Musson explores some of England's most evocative der..
Buddhism brought to life through engaging stories, historical anecdotes, key facts and accessible description.The ancient parables, disciplines, quotations and distillations of wisdom that lie at its foundation.An orderly study programme for individuals, families, study groups schools and colleges.T..
Today the Korean War of 1950-1953 is overshadowed by later twentieth-century conflicts in Vietnam and the Middle East, yet at the time it was the focus of international attention. It threatened to lead to a third world war, and although fought on a limited scale, it still involved over a million men..
There are some living legends that are so big that even dead, they're larger than life. Famous Graves to Visit Before You Die showcases the final resting places of the famous, the infamous and the historic from Bogart and JFK to Henry VIII and the Great Pyramid of Giza, they're all here in one great..