Theology & Philosophy

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think”
(Socrates)

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  • Description The name Tanya תניא comes from Aramaic and means “what was taught”, this word is the first present in the Jewish mystical text Likkutei Amarim (ליקוטי אמרים “collection of statements”) written in 1797 by Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of the Chabad movement. The Tanya deals with spirituality and psychology from the point...
  • Description Jesus Jew, Riccardo Calimani, Milan 1990, Mondadori Very well structured study of the figure of Jesus, born a Jew and circumcised under the Law on the eighth day. In this magnificent book its Judaism is rediscovered in a search that brings man, the Nazarene, into the historical context. A reflection on the message of...
  • The City of GOD from original latin De Civitate Dei (full title: De Civitate Dei contra Paganos, translated in English as The City of God Against the Pagans) is a book of Christian philosophy written in Latin by Augustine of Hippo (Augustine of Ippona) in the early 5th century AD. The book was in response to allegations...
  • Descrizione Omens of Millennium: The Gnosis of Angels, Dreams, and Resurrection. New York: Riverhead Books, 1996. Chi sono gli Angeli? Quali legami esistono tra Angeli, visioni profetiche e ritorni dalla morte? Quale importanza hanno per noi oggi questi fenomeni? Un libro eccentrico, che non è solo un’accurata sintesi di secoli di religione e spiritualità, ma...
  • Description The Vitae Patrum (literally Lives of the Fathers, also called Lives of the Desert Fathers) is an encyclopedia of hagiographical writings on the Desert Fathers and Desert Mothers of early Christianity. The bulk of the original texts date from the third and fourth centuries. The Lives that were originally written in Greek were translated...
  • Yale University Press, 1990 – 419 pages Kabbalah: New prospectives is the prizewinning new interpretation of Jewish mysticism, Moshe Idel emphasizes the need for a comparative and phenomenological approach to Kabbalah and its position in the history of religion. Idel provides fresh insights into the origins of Jewish mysticism, the relation between mystical and historical...
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