By: Joseph Cullen Ayer (1866-1944)
|A Source Book for Ancient Church History|
By: Joseph Edmund Hutton (1868-)
|A History of the Moravian Church|
By: Joseph Lewis (1889-1968)
|An Atheist Manifesto|
By: Joseph Morris
|Favourite Welsh Hymns Translated into English|
By: Joseph Pohle (1852-1922)
|Grace, Actual and Habitual A Dogmatic Treatise|
By: Joseph Smith (1805-1844)
|The Wentworth Letter|
By: Joseph Smith, Jr. (1805-1844)
Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon is a volume of holy scripture comparable to the Bible, used by Latter Day Saints. It is a record of God’s dealings with the ancient inhabitants of the Americas.The book was written by ancient prophets through the spirit of prophecy and revelation. It gives an account of two great civilizations. One came from Jerusalem in 600 B.C., and afterward separated into two nations, known as the Nephites and the Lamanites. The other came much earlier when the Lord confounded the tongues at the Tower of Babel...
By: Joseph Warschauer (1869-)
|Problems of Immanence: studies critical and constructive|
By: Justus Hecker (1795-1850)
The Dancing Mania
Numerous theories have been proposed for the causes of dancing mania, and it remains unclear whether it was a real illness or a social phenomenon. One of the most prominent theories is that victims suffered from ergot poisoning, which was known as St Anthony’s Fire in the Middle Ages. During floods and damp periods, ergots were able to grow and affect rye and other crops. Ergotism can cause hallucinations, but cannot account for the other strange behaviour most commonly identified with dancing mania...
By: Kaiten Nukariya
|The Religion of the Samurai A Study of Zen Philosophy and Discipline in China and Japan|
By: Kate Douglas Wiggin
The Old Peabody Pew: A Christmas Romance of a Country Church
A sweet, old fashioned Christmas romance set in an old New England meeting house.
By: Katharine Berry Judson (1866-1929)
Myths and Legends of Alaska (version 2)
The myths in this 1911 volume are authentic. The original collections were made by government ethnologists. Only the quaintest and purest of the myths have been selected. The leading myth of the North the Raven Myth, is given with a fair degree of completeness. . These tribes are included: Eskimo , Tlingit , Tsetsaut, Tlingit, Tsimshian, Athapascan , Eskimo , Eskimo , Koyukun, and Koryak . - Summary by Author's Preface and david wales
By: Kirsopp Lake (1872-1946)
|Landmarks in the History of Early Christianity|
By: L. P. (Lawrence Pearsall) Jacks (1860-1955)
By: L. T. Meade (1854-1914)
|Sue, A Little Heroine|
By: L. V. (Lucy Violet) Hodgkin (1869-1954)
|A Book of Quaker Saints|
By: L. W. (Louis William) Rogers (1859-1953)
|Self-Development and the Way to Power|
By: L. W. Rogers (1859-1953)
This book provides the basics of Theosophy and perhaps the beginning of a life long journey. Theosophy comes from the ancient wisdom that man and nature are as inseparable from the universe as the universe is inseparable from man and nature. It is a science and a philosophy, not a religion which depends on (dogma) faith. Knowledge gained through the study of Theosophy comes from the understanding of natural laws and harmony of the universe. Rogers shows us why we cannot separate ourselves from God (universe); the evolution of the soul; rebirth after physical death; why we don’t remember past lives and much more...
By: Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904)
Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation
Greece-born Lafcadio Hearn (1850 - 1904) spent decades of his life in Japan, even marrying a Japanese woman, thus becoming a Japanese citizen by the name of Koizumi Yakumo (小泉 八雲). He wrote many books on Japan, especially about its folklore. In this posthumously published book, he takes a closer look at Japan's religious history: How it developed from ancient beliefs into Shintoism, resisted suppression attempts by both Buddhism and Christianity and how – despite efforts to westernise Japan during the era known as Meiji Restoration – it remained the basis for Japanese society...
The Tao Teh King, or the Tao and its Characteristics
Written in classical Chinese some time during the sixth century BC, The Tao Teh King or The Tao and its Characteristics is a classical Chinese text that is one of the important keystones in understanding the thought systems of Asia. Though no clear records exist, it is traditionally thought to have been the work of the sage Lao Tzu, the founder of classical Taoism. He is reputed to have been a contemporary of Confucius, though this is also shrouded in mystery. However, many succeeding emperors and dynasties have claimed that he lived in their eras...
By: Legh Richmond (1772-1827)
|The Dairyman's Daughter|
|The Annals of the Poor|
By: Leicester A. (Leicester Ambrose) Sawyer (1807-1898)
|The New Testament Translated From the Original Greek, With Chronological Arrangement of the Sacred Books, and Improved Divisions of Chapters and Verses.|
By: Leighton Pullan (1865-1940)
|The Books of the New Testament|
By: Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)
The Kingdom of God is within you
The title of the book comes from Luke 17:21. It is a non-fiction work of the famous Russian author Leo Tolstoy. He wrote it after many years of reflexion on Christianity and Jesus. Many subjects are present such as wars, non-violence, misunderstanding by believers of the faith, etc.
What Men Live By and Other Tales
Although Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) was a wealthy landowner, in his later life he had what was considered a “religious awakening.” This experience went on to inform his writing and his lifestyle in profound ways. His views transcended the specifics of religion, as known in his day – so much so he came to be a helpful guide both to Mohandas Gandhi and to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The four stories in this collection ask profound questions and gently supply helpful, non-dogmatic hints to their...
As Russia goes to war against Japan, Tolstoy urges those at all levels of society, from the Tsar down to the common soldier, to consider their actions in the light of Christ's teaching. "However strange this may appear, the most effective and certain deliverance of men from all the calamities which they inflict upon themselves and from the most dreadful of all—war—is attainable, not by any external general measures, but merely by that simple appeal to the consciousness of each separate man which, nineteen hundred years ago, was proposed by Jesus—that every man bethink himself, and ask himself, who is he, why he lives, and what he should and should not do...
By: Leonard W. King (1869-1919)
|Legends of Babylon and Egypt in relation to Hebrew tradition|
By: Lewis Hodus (1872-1949)
Buddhism and Buddhists in China
Buddhism and Buddhists in China is an anthropological text describing Buddhism as practiced in China at the beginning of the 20th Century. Interestingly, it also compares and contrasts Buddhism with Christianity with respect to or in response to missionary work.
By: Lilian Staveley (1878?-1928)
|The Golden Fountain or, The Soul's Love for God. Being some Thoughts and Confessions of One of His Lovers|
|The Romance of the Soul|
|The Prodigal Returns|
By: Lillian Nicholson Shearon
|The Little Mixer|
By: Lionel D. (Lionel David) Barnett (1871-1960)
|Hindu Gods And Heroes Studies in the History of the Religion of India|
By: Logan Marshall
Myths and Legends of All Nations
This excellent book contains many great stories from the various mythologies of man throughout the ages.
Wonder Book of Bible Stories
It is with the desire of aiding parents and teachers in telling these stories, and aiding children to understand them, also in the hope that they may be read in many schools, that a few among the many interesting stories in the Bible have been chosen, brought together and as far as necessary simplified to meet the minds of the young. - Introduction by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut inside the book itself.
By: London Missionary Society [Editor]
|Fruits of Toil in the London Missionary Society|
By: Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)
Beauties of Tennyson
A collection of Tennyson's poetry : 1 The Brook - 00:16 2 Song from "Maud" - 1:20 3 A Farewell - 2:34 4 Song from “Maud” - 3:26 5 Break, Break, Break - 4:53 6 From “Locksley Hall”- 5:43 7 Song from “Maud” - 6:43 8 Song from “The Princess” - 7:43 9 Lillian - 8:37 10 Ring out, Wild Bells - 9:52 11 From “The Princess” - 11:27 12 Song From “The Princess” - 12:43 13 From “Enoch Arden” - 13:58 14 From “Enoch Arden” - 15:36 15 The Charge of the Light Brigade- 16:56 16 From “The May Queen” - 18:51 17 Song from “The Princess” - 19:36 18 From “Harold” - 20:14 19 From “The Revenge” - 21:28 (From Sam Stinsson)
By: Louis Bertrand (1866-1941)
By: Louis Ginzberg (1873-1953)
Legends of the Jews
Rabbi Louis Ginzberg was one of the outstanding Talmudists of the twentieth century. He was born on November 28, 1873, in Kovno, Lithuania; he died on November 11, 1953, in New York City. Ginzberg taught at the Jewish Theological seminary from 1903 to 1953. For 50 years, he trained two generations of Conservative Rabbis.The Legends of the Jews is an epic 7-volume compilation of traditional Jewish stories loosely related to the Bible. Volumes 1-4 contain the stories, while volumes 5-7 contain Ginzberg’s notes and commentary...
By: M. (Meletios) Golden
|Conversion of a High Priest into a Christian Worker|
By: M. B. Manwell
|The Captain's Bunk A Story for Boys|
By: M. F. (Michael Ferrebee) Sadler (1819-1895)
|The Lost Gospel and Its Contents Or, The Author of "Supernatural Religion" Refuted by Himself|
By: M. H. (Mary Hall) Adams (1816-1860)
|Small Means and Great Ends|
By: M. M. Mangasarian (1859-1943)
The Truth About Jesus. Is He a Myth?
The following work offers in book form the series of studies on the question of the historicity of Jesus, presented from time to time before the Independent Religious Society in Orchestra Hall, Chicago, 1909. No effort has been made to change the manner of the spoken, into the more regular form of the written, word.
By: Mabel Collins (1851-1927)
|Light On The Path and Through the Gates of Gold|
By: Mabel Williamson
|Have We No Rights? A frank discussion of the "rights" of missionaries|
By: Madeline Leslie (1815-1893)
|The Lost Kitty|
By: Marcus Dods (1834-1909)
|How to become like Christ|
By: Margaret Elizabeth Munson Sangster (1838-1912)
|Five Happy Weeks|
By: Margaret M. (Margaret Murray) Robertson (1821-1897)
|Janet's Love and Service|
|Christie Redfern's Troubles|
|The Orphans of Glen Elder|
By: Margaret Wade Campbell Deland (1857-1945)
By: Maria Louise Greene
|The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut|
By: Marie Corelli (1855-1924)
A Romance of Two Worlds
A Romance of Two Worlds starts with a young heroine telling her story of a debilitating illness that includes depression and thoughts of suicide. Her doctor is unable to help her and sends her off on a holiday where she meets a mystical character by the name of Raffello Cellini, a famous Italian artist. Cellini offers her a strange potion which immediately puts her into a tranquil slumber, in which she experiences divine visions.
By: Marietta Holley (1836-1926)
|Sweet Cicely — or Josiah Allen as a Politician|
By: Mark Twain (1835-1910)
Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Volumes 1 & 2
Mark Twain’s work on Joan of Arc is titled in full “Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, by the Sieur Louis de Conte.” De Conte is identified as Joan’s page and secretary. For those who’ve always wanted to “get behind” the Joan of Arc story and to better understand just what happened, Twain’s narrative makes the story personal and very accessible. The work is fictionally presented as a translation from the manuscript by Jean Francois Alden, or, in the words of the published book, “Freely Translated out of the Ancient French into Modern English from the Original Unpublished Manuscript in the National Archives of France...
Christian Science is a 1907 collection of essays Mark Twain wrote about Christian Science, beginning with an article that was published in Cosmopolitan in 1899. Although Twain was interested in mental healing and the ideas behind Christian Science, he was hostile towards its founder, Mary Baker Eddy . He called her, according to American writer Caroline Fraser, "[g]rasping, sordid, penurious, famishing for everything she sees—money, power, glory—vain, untruthful, jealous, despotic, arrogant, insolent, pitiless where thinkers and hypnotists are concerned, illiterate, shallow, incapable of reasoning outside of commercial lines, immeasurably selfish...
By: Martha Finley (1828-1909)
Elsie, young and motherless, has never met her father and is being raised by her father’s family. As a strong Christian, she has many trials within the unbelieving family. Her greatest comforts are her faith and her mammy, Chloe. Finally, her father returns home. Will her father love her? Will her father learn to love Jesus?