Description : When death affects one's friends or family, they wonder what to do, what to say, and how to cope. When people contemplate their own death, they wonder what will happen, and where they will go. Dr. David Swanson has led countless people through death and dying and now offers insights into walking through it with hope. Readers will: •discover what it means to be immortal •explore the move from this life to the next •rejoice in the life to come •learn to care for others in grief Whether facing death or losing a loved one, this book shows readers that death is not the end, and the more they grasp their immortal identity now, the fuller life will be.
Description : The Secret of Everlasting Life is the first translation from the Chinese of the second-century Can Tong Qi. This ancient work, the earliest known text on transformation and immortality, echoes the wisdom and poetry of both the Tao Te Ching and I Ching. The Can Tong Qi is also the ancestral text of all Qi Gong exercises in China. This translation reveals for the first time the meditation methods practised for thousands of years by Taoist sages. Presented here with its original Chinese commentaries, the Can Tong Qi is full of practical information and advice about the process of human transformation and how to nurture and develop the natural life-energy within us. Richard Bertschinger's additional commentary explains the intricacies of Chinese allegory and symbolism for the Western reader. This book is an insightful read for anyone interested in Taoist thought, Chinese philosophy and culture, or Chinese medicine.
Description : This book was written to help all born-again Christians to believe that Eternal Life begins in our present life on earth and continue on into the World of Eternity. It is designed to impress on the minds of all humankind that those who are considered their enemies, will respond and repay them in kindness as a friend. Accordingly, the chosen subject, The Road to Eternal Life, was selected in order to broaden my knowledge and understanding of Christian believer's concepts as to why Eternal Life can be lived in our present day journey on earth, and it is a viable truth in God's plan of salvation. Also, this research is devoted to find out what concepts theories, and beliefs already exist in this area. In addition, my goal was to read and understand the history why Jesus Christ's teachings' are the Way, the Truth, and Everlasting Life for all who repent of sins and believe His Gospel. In addition, my purpose is with the intent to gain a new perspective and pursue efforts to add new thoughts and ideas and to strengthen prior ones in relation to the Kingdom of God which concerns the future and the End of Time. Furthermore, to pursue efforts in detailed reviews of other book data that contain ideas, concepts, and key theories of biblical opinions of God's Eternal Life Plan... Then analyze and evaluate these sources information and evidence used in their conclusion. Likewise, consider the values of other source ideas, theories, concepts, practices that are useful in today's religious culture. Similarly, there is the desire to pursue creative innovations efforts which set forth new theories never before revealed on the subject of Eternal Life. In addition, my efforts are directed to provide accepted meaning, and strength, and theories that already exist. Likewise, the primary design of this research is: (1). to determine what claims are made by major sources in traditional work, (2). to determine if these prior sources actually report viable data, and evaluate and assess the validity of their arguments given for rejection/acceptance of Eternal Life, (3). to determine what ideas, theories, and practices are based on inductive and deductive practices.
Description : "Jews and Christians Rising to Everlasting Life" is a compendium of foundational texts from Biblical and extra-Biblical sources that provide support to the Jewish and Christian belief in the final resurrection of the dead.Some of the questions addressed are: * What are the early Hebraic texts that formed each tradition?* How did Jesus' resurrection affect the "mainstream" Jewish view of the resurrection?* How did the Apostle Paul interpret and confirm Jesus' teaching and resurrection?* How did early Christians define our present Evangelical eschatology?* How did early Rabbinic sages formulate and shape modern Jewish theology on the resurrection?Are we both talking about the same resurrection event prior to the Messianic Age? Most importantly, are both Jews and Christians going to participate together in this once-in-all-of-humankind event?Teri S. Riddering has spent the last 16 years studying the subject of the final resurrection and other eschatological events. She finished her MA in Theological Studies at Liberty University of Lynchburg, Virginia in 2009 (Cum Laude), and is presently doing her PhD at the University of the Holy Land, Center for the Study of Early Christianity in Jerusalem, Israel.She has worked as translator, web manager, and radio producer of educational material in Spanish for Bridges for Peace since 1997. Between 1999 and 2005 she directed the National Office of Bridges for Peace for the Spanish-speaking population, speaking in churches and developing relations between Christians and Jews in several countries in Latin America, especially Puerto Rico. She lived and worked in Jerusalem between 1997-99, and then 2005-10, learning about the Jewish traditions and their worldview, while being a living example of Christian love and service to Israel.