Strange But True

Author: Monica-Maria Stapelberg
Publisher: Crux Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1909979139
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This book is a must read for a curious mind!

Heads Of An Analysis Of The History Of Greece

Author: Dawson William Turner
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the deeds of known, recognised, bodily men, not figments of the poet's fancy ;
and having their real subjects on whom they ... that the bards would desert the
beaten track of tradition to lead their heroes into strange and absolutely unknown
paths ? ... it would endure every kind of addition and embellishment — all but the
least elements of veracity might disappear. ... Popular belief, popular traditions,
popular worship, national monuments, would thus commemorate, not the real
event, but ...

Transactions Of The Third International Congress For The History Of Religions Religions Of The Lower Culture Section Ii Religions Of China And Japan Section Iii Religions Of The Egyptians Section Iv Religions Of The Semites

Author: Percy Stafford Allen
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What were the popular beliefs and popular practices among the Jews, especially
in the provinces and in the Diaspora, during ... the practical and partly the
theoretical developments of tradition, and allow only by inference conclusions as
to the real ... But these were not the views of the general public, of the mass of the
nation, who took very little interest in the party ... Many beliefs and practices in the
latter appear, therefore, somewhat strange, and attempts have been made for a
long ...

Mrs Wakeman Vs The Antichrist

Author: Robert Damon Schneck
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698176928
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And Other Strange-but-True Tales from American History Robert Damon Schneck
... Flexibility made witch hazel branches popular with dowsers for use as dowsing
rods. ... since there was a full moon that night they were able to come and go until
early Monday morning.53 (If traditional beliefs about the full moon are true, ...

Partners In Change

Author: Edward M. Read
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
ISBN: 9781568381015
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Narcotics Anonymous Comes of Age: A Brief History 1 55 This remained very
limiting. ... Interpretive Referral Notes: This Tradition contains the real meaning of
anonymity, which, contrary to popular belief, does not focus ... Narcotics
Anonymous Comes of Age: A Brief History As strange as it may seem, one of the
better-known noontime Narcotics ... Others are "off paper," coming on their own
— a fascinating mixture of backgrounds, socioeconomic status, and overall
cultural diversity.

Create Your Own Religion

Author: Daniele Bolelli
Publisher: Red Wheel Weiser
ISBN: 1609258665
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It is true that a strange twist of fate has pushed me into an academic career
teaching university courses on the history of religion as well as a few other
subjects. It is also true that in these pages you will find references to individuals
and practices from many religious traditions that may not exactly be common
knowledge to those readers who have better things to do than pore through
impossibly thick volumes on the topic. But make no mistake about it—this is not
an academic work.

The New American Cyclopaedia

Author: George RIPLEY
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But in order to satisfy his desire, he sent him from the lower regions the beautiful
Greek Helena as a concubine. ... All that is related of his wonderful magical
powers has formed part of popular tradition for centuries before his time. ... Karl
Rosenkranz says : " The popular history of Dr. Faust is merely a combination of a
number of fables, all turning upon the ... German) a " True History of the Horrid
and Execrable Sins and Vices, also of many Miraculous and passing strange
Adventures, ...

The New American Cyclopaedia

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But in order to satisfy his desire* he sent him from the lower regions the beautiful
Greek Helena as a concubine. ... All that is related of his wonderful magical
powers has formed part of popular tradition for centuries before his time. ... Karl
Eosenkranz says : " The popular history of Dr. Faust is merely a combination of a
number of fables, all turning npon the ... German) a " True History of the Horrid
and Execrable Sins and Vices, also of many Miraculous and passing strange
Adventures, ...

Medieval Foundations Of The Western Intellectual Tradition 400 1400

Author: Marcia L. Colish
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300078527
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At first glance, it may seem strange to place under a single heading the beliefs of
people in these diverse subdivisions of Christian ... It is certainly true that clerics
had a professional interest in religion and spirituality not shared by most lay
people. ... But there are more commonalities in the religious culture of the high
Middle Ages than initially meet the eye. ... economic activity being the clearest
examples, trickle-down, percolation up, and cross-fertilization of official and
popular religion ...