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Autobiography of a Spiritually Incorrect Mystic
4.31
did not like it
Osho apparently experienced genuinely high spiritual states at one point, but he came under the influence of negative forces later in his life. He is ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 19, 2008
 
Catholics
3.70
it was ok
I liked the writing in this book, and as I started reading it, I had high hopes. However, I just felt that it lacked any real sense of transcendence t ...more
not set
May 11, 2009
 
What Tom Sawyer Learned from Dying
3.67
it was ok
This book was really rather inscrutable. Much of what he had to convey may in fact be of tremendous import, but I had a hard time getting much out of ...more
not set
Sep 02, 2008
 
Roll Around Heaven: An All-True Accidental Spiritual Adventure
3.84
liked it
Despite some of the political non sequiturs sprinkled throughout this book, I felt that it started off pretty strong as the author described her trans ...more
not set
Aug 16, 2010
 
Extraordinary Knowing: Science, Skepticism, and the Inexplicable Powers of the Human Mind
4.09
really liked it
This book was really rather well-written. Though I perhaps would have liked to see more of a personal transformation of beliefs from the author, her s ...more
not set
May 04, 2009
 
Turtle Feet
3.87
really liked it
It didn't really contain much that is spiritually beneficial (and probably more than a bit that is harmful), and I might categorize this book almost i ...more
not set
Feb 04, 2011
 
Sophie's World
3.88
liked it
This was one of my first introductions to philosophy. I'd probably give it about 3.5 stars. The story itself is, of course, not compelling, but the ph ...more
not set
May 30, 2010
 
Release
4.80
really liked it
This book is mentioned with glowing reviews by Dr. George Ritchie in his second book "Ordered to Return". There were a few points where I couldn't rea ...more
Jul 29, 2009
Jul 11, 2009
 
Churched: One Kid's Journey Toward God Despite a Holy Mess
3.47
it was ok
2.5 stars.
not set
May 27, 2009
 
The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner's Semester at America's Holiest University
3.96
really liked it
Until close to the end of the book, I thought I would be giving 3 stars to this book. While it still didn't have the deeper spiritually uplifting them ...more
Jul 04, 2010
May 26, 2010
 
Through Painted Deserts: Light, God, and Beauty on the Open Road
3.93
really liked it
3 1/2 stars.
not set
Dec 09, 2008
 
The God Theory: Universes, Zero-Point Fields and What's Behind It All
3.97
really liked it
This book was borderline 4 stars. It had some ideas that I found especially interesting such as the idea that inertia is in fact directly related to t ...more
Sep 28, 2008
Sep 25, 2008
 
The Shaping of a Life: A Spiritual Landscape
4.06
it was ok
I had to give up on this one part-way through. While the author seems very intelligent, her rather intellectual presentation of spiritual matters is g ...more
not set
Sep 22, 2008
 
The Unknown Pilgrim
3.80
it was ok
This book wasn't exactly what I thought it would be. The author had a difficult time removing himself from his usual scholarly work to write something ...more
not set
Sep 08, 2008
 
The Great Emergence: How Christianity is Changing and Why
3.95
liked it
I found that Ms. Tickle painted the picture of contemporary Christianity in too broad of strokes to be either ultimately very compelling or morally en ...more
not set
Oct 09, 2008
 
Fast Lane to Heaven: A Life-After-Death Journey
3.48
really liked it
I rather liked this book. Also, it appears that he might have had some intuition or foresight into the 9/11 tragedy. While I liked the book, what I ha ...more
Jan 2005
Sep 02, 2008
 
God's Continent: Christianity, Islam, and Europe's Religious Crisis
3.93
really liked it
The sheer amount of information provided in this book was very interesting. However, even though the author limited his own personal conclusions to a ...more
Nov 12, 2008
Oct 24, 2008
 
Spiritual Initiation and the Breakthrough of Consciousness: The Bond of Power
3.95
liked it
There are some beneficial things in this book (especially some of the stories of individual spiritual experiences as they related to kundalini), but I ...more
not set
Jun 11, 2009
 
Power vs. Force
4.22
it was amazing
This is the first of Dr. Hawkins's works and perhaps the most easily read. As truly amazing as this one is, his subsequent books are even more profoun ...more
not set
Aug 29, 2008
 
God's Choice: Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church
4.03
really liked it
I have come to really enjoy Mr. Weigel's works and respect him as a man who has an intregrous insight into the temporal workings of modern society. Th ...more
Nov 12, 2008
Nov 12, 2008
 
The Gift
4.53
it was amazing
This book contains some of the very best poetry I have ever come across. It is amazing. At least in the translations I have seen, Hafiz really outshin ...more
not set
Sep 18, 2008
 
The Ramayana: A Modern Retelling of the Great Indian Epic
4.14
really liked it
I really love this book, and I like the literary style. However, it makes me want to find a good one that is more traditional in its telling.
Oct 19, 2010
Sep 27, 2010
 
The Princess and the Goblin  (Princess Irene and Curdie #1)
4.00
it was amazing
One of the best children books of all time. The metaphor for faith and grace in this book is very powerful (even for adult readers).
not set
Aug 29, 2008
 
Miracle Detective
4.05
it was amazing
This is actually a rather disturbing book in many ways but it is also one of the most compelling books I have read.
not set
Aug 29, 2008
 
My Descent Into Death: A Second Chance at Life
3.94
it was amazing
One of the books that greatly influenced me in my walk with Christ. It is also my favorite near-death experience book.
not set
Aug 29, 2008
 
Life for the Reality Impaired: Letting Go of Illusion
5.00
it was amazing
Both of Lou's books on the nature of reality clearly show him to be a man of genuine realization and understanding.
Nov 12, 2008
Sep 02, 2008
 
Zohar: Annotated & Explained
4.03
really liked it
The translation seems good, but the commentary seems to fall short of higher truth signified by the text in parts.
Jan 24, 2011
Jan 21, 2011
 
Padre Pio: Man of Hope
4.37
it was amazing
There are some really great miracle stories in this book. The writing style and research are very accessible.
Jan 2004
Aug 29, 2008
 
The Third Mystic of Avila: The self revelation of Maria Vela, a sixteenth century Spanish nun
5.00
it was amazing
Maria's ability to have faith through some amazingly trying spiritual circumstances is very encouraging.
not set
Sep 02, 2008
 
The Gods Drink Whiskey: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment in the Land of the Tattered Buddha
3.83
did not like it
This is NOT a book I would recommend to someone interested in learning more about Buddhism.
not set
Sep 02, 2008
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