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Sacred Suicide

Hardback, 28/09/2014, £85.00
£76.50
The label 'Suicide Cults' has been applied to a wide variety of different alternative religions, from Jonestown to the Solar Temple to Heaven's Gate. Additionally, observers have asked if such group suicides are in any way comparable to Islamist suicide terrorism, or to historical incidents of mass suicide.

Becoming a Reflective Practitioner 5ed

Paperback, 23/06/2017, £34.99
£31.49
'Christopher Johns is an internationally recognised pioneer of reflective practice in nursing and health care.

Sacred History

Hardback, 29/08/2013, £25.00
£22.50
The Sacred History is an account of the workings of the supernatural in history. It tells the epic story of angels, from Creation, to Evolution through to the operations of the supernatural in the modern world.

Thoughtful Health Care: Ethical Awareness and Reflective Practice

Paperback, 06/06/2017, £23.99
£21.59
Using thought-provoking examples from health care and beyond, David Seedhouse advocates the restoration of thoughtfulness, creativity, and independence in health work.

Tao Te Ching: The Illustrated Journey

Hardback, 24/11/1994, £8.99
£8.09
Written more than 2000 years ago, this classic Eastern meditative work is modernized here and presented with illustrations. It teaches that to follow the Tao, or Way of All Things, is to embody humility, spontaneity and generosity, and to develop balance and harmony.

Sacred Dance

7, £8.95
£8.06
Explore a truly astonishing range of interests, philosophies, religions, and cultures -- from alchemy to angels, Buddhism to Hinduism, myth to magic. The distinguished authors bring a wealth of knowledge, visionary thinking, and accessible writing to each intriguing subject in these lavishly illustrated, large-format paperback books.

Atlantis

7, 05/10/1992, £8.95
£8.06
Describes the mythological background of Atlantis, shows examples of the Atlantis motif in art, and discusses the meanings associated with Atlantis.

Epic of Gilgamesh (O/P)

Hardback, 25/02/1999, £20.00
£18.00
Originally the work of an anonymous Babylonian poet, who lived over 3700 years ago, this is the tale of one man's struggle against death. Not content with the immortal renown won by reckless deeds, the hero of the epic seeks immortality itself and journeys to the end of the earth and beyond.

Essential Communication Skills for Nursing

Hardback, 15/09/2009, £22.99
£20.69
Effective communication skills are crucial in all aspects of nursing practice. This title enables you to communicate effectively and with confidence in your professional practice. It focuses on the communication skills needed for the development of effective professional and therapeutic relationships.

Six Religions in the Twentieth Century

7, 21/09/2000, £17.00
£15.30
This best-selling comprehensive resource explores six major religions through themes and messages, scriptures, worship, pilgrimages and festivals.

Reflective Practice: Writing and Professional Development 5ed

Paperback, 10/03/2018, £25.99
£23.39
This bestselling book explains how expressive and explorative writing can develop reflective practice and invite critical examination of practice, values, roles, and responsibilities.

Critically Reflective Practitioner 2ed

Paperback, 19/03/2018, £24.99
£22.49
This important textbook is a revised and updated edition of a very well-received and much-appreciated insightful guide to reflective practice designed for students, practitioners and managers of social work, health care and related fields.

Oxford Handbook of African American Theology

Paperback, 06/09/2018, £32.99
£29.69
The Oxford Handbook of African American Theology brings together leading scholars in the field to present a critical and comprehensive analysis of African American Theology in its many forms and contexts, providing an interdisciplinary examination of the nature, content, and meaning of this form of theology.

Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold

Paperback, 26/07/2018, £8.99
£8.09

Venus and Aphrodite

Paperback, 14/11/2019, £12.99
£11.69
A biography of the ancient goddess Venus by the bestselling historian and broadcaster Bettany Hughes

How to make Gospel Music work for you: A guide for Gospel Music Makers and Marketers

Paperback, 26/06/2019, £12.99
£11.69
'How to make Gospel Music work for you' is an informative and authoritative guide to gospel music in Britain today. In this engaging and readable book, Roy shows how the music, which began in the West Indian Churches started by the Windrush Generation in the 1950s and 60s, rose to become the gospel music we know and love in Britain today.

Concise Introduction to World Religions 3ed

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £53.00
£47.70

Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy 2ed

Paperback, 01/12/2005, £26.99
£24.29
Offers selections from the works of Kongzi (Confucius), Mengzi (Mencius), Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu), and Xunzi (Hsun Tzu); two works, and, the dialogues "Robber Zhi" and "White Horse". This work also contains introductions and bibliographies for each work. Four appendices on important figures, periods and terms in Chinese thought are also included.

Innocence and Experience

Paperback, 07/10/1991, £27.95
£25.16
Humans have lived by very different conceptions of the good life. Hampshire argues that no individual and no modern society can avoid conflicts between incompatible moral interests. Combining intellectual rigor with imaginative power, he illuminates the tensions between justice and other sources of value in society and the life of the individual.

Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy

Paperback, 04/03/2011, £19.99
£17.99

Sourcebook of Asian Philosophy

7, 27/12/1990, £33.11
£29.80
A convenient one-volume collection of English translations of the basic text that have shaped the major Asian philosophical traditions.

Myths from Mesopotamia

Paperback, 11/12/2008, £8.99
£8.09

Introduction to Indian Philosophy

Paperback, 11/11/2010, £18.99
£17.09
Introduces students to the full range of Indian philosophical thought. This textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to all the major philosophical concepts and issues in Indian thought. Ideal for undergraduate students, it describes the various relationships and disputes between Indian traditions of thought in a chronological framework.

Challenge of Person-Centred Care: An Interprofessional Perspective

Paperback, 16/12/2008, £27.99
£25.19
This progressive new text shows how professionals can work as a team to provide seamless treatment that puts the patient first. By exploring the concept of care from different perspectives and discussing the values and ethics each group brings, it links the goals of patient-centred practice and interprofessionalism for the first time.

Supporting People: Towards a Person-Centred Approach

Paperback, 16/05/2011, £19.99
£17.99
Based on the largest independent UK study of person-centred support and written by an experienced team of authors, this book explores with service users, practitioners, carers and managers what person-centred support means to them, what barriers stand in the way and how these can be overcome.

Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives

Paperback, 24/04/2009, £9.99
£8.99
What happens to us when we die? And what does that tell us about being human?

Scripture in World Religions

Paperback, 31/08/2000, £10.99
£9.89
A concise introduction to scripture in the world religions that offers an evaluation of the sacred word and covers everything from the role of the mantra in the eastern relgions to the lives of the ancient scribes.

Picturing God

Paperback, 01/09/1994, £25.00
£22.50
Addressing important issues of the day, this series examines how each of the eight major religions approaches a particular theme. Constructed to be comparative, the books are both authoritative and accessible.

Student Nurse Guide to Decision Making in Practice

Paperback, 01/06/2010, £22.99
£20.69
Being full of scenarios, exercises, examples and links between practice issues, this student-friendly text promises to be an engaging book for nurse students on all branches.

Twelve Theories of Human Nature 6ed

Paperback, 28/06/2013, £30.00
£27.00
Rev. ed. of: Ten theories of human nature / Leslie Stevenson, David L. Haberman.

Prayers For Peace

Paperback, 01/06/2011, £7.99
£7.19
A uniquely wide-ranging selection of prayers and readings drawn from all the major world religions and from over 25 nations.

Power, Freedom, Compassion: Transformations For A Better World

Paperback, 02/12/2011, £10.00
A critical review of contemporary politics using a combination of Marxist and Buddhist perspectives and focusing on education

Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World - His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams

Hardback, 22/09/2016, £12.99
£11.69
In April 2015, Archbishop Tutu travelled to the Dalai Lama's home in Dharamsala, India, to celebrate His Holiness' eightieth birthday. They looked back on their long lives to answer a single burning question: how do we find joy in the face of life's inevitable suffering? This book covers their meeting from the first embrace to the final goodbye.

Cult of Divine Birth in Ancient Greece

Paperback, 18/03/2011, £39.99
£35.99
This book argues that specialized cadres of virgin priestesses in ancient Greece were believed to give birth in miraculous fashion as a means of bringing forth holy political and spiritual leaders.

Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

Paperback, 12/01/2017, £18.95
£17.06
The gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt, worshipped for over half of recorded history, are among the most fascinating and complex of any civilization. This is a guide to the deities that lay at the heart of Egyptian religion and society. It examines the evolution, worship and eventual decline of the numerous gods and goddesses.

Uprooted: On the Trail of the Green Man

Hardback, 06/04/2017, £8.99
£8.09
Who, or what, is the Green Man, and why is this medieval image so present in our precarious modern times?

Jainism

Paperback, 30/05/2009, £20.00
£18.00
Traces the history of the Jain community from founding sage Mahavira to the present day. This book explores asceticism, worship, the life of the Jain layperson, relations between Jainism and other Indic traditions, the Jain philosophy of relativity, and the implications of Jain ideals for the contemporary world.

Chinese Religion

Paperback, 01/02/2010, £22.99
£20.69
Offers an introduction to the field of Chinese religion and culture. This work seeks to guide readers through some of the primary source material and to introduce them to continuing, contemporary debates and interpretations of religious ideas, concepts and practices in China and beyond.

Sacred Scriptures of the World Religions

Paperback, 01/11/2009, £18.99
£17.09
Examines religions across the world, offering an insight into each tradition's views of the world, through their scriptural texts and spiritual practices. This book presents an overview of the meaning and guidance that people find in their religion through these sacred wisdoms. It is suitable for those studying religion.

Practical Guide to Therapeutic Communication for Health Professionals

Paperback, 01/03/2006, £30.99
£27.89
Provides students with the tools to communicate with patients and other health care professionals. This work presents tips to help students engage into the practice of communication. It helps learning the basic principles, and integrating elements such as case scenarios, questions, or hints and tips to encourage application of those principles.

 

 

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