Religion & Faith (28)

In A South Island Churchyard

ISBN: 9780473586355

Author: Rodney Wells and Tessa Ward   

Following on from “In A Country Churchyard” and “In A Southern Churchyard” is the new limited edition “In a South Island Churchyard” This collectio...


Following on from “In A Country Churchyard” and “In A Southern Churchyard” is the new limited edition “In a South Island Churchyard” This collection of 54 South Island churches is explored through the pen and ink drawings of Rodney Wells and through the historical text accompanying each drawing by Tessa Ward.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 120


Dimensions: 276 x 225 mm


Publication Date: 01-05-2022


$65.00
Shadowland Tarot

ISBN: 9780764359033

Publisher: Schiffer Books

Shadows are said to be part of unlit corners of a space where creatures lurk and mystery dwells. They may also manifest on a personal or even global level to co...


Shadows are said to be part of unlit corners of a space where creatures lurk and mystery dwells. They may also manifest on a personal or even global level to convey demons, fear, or anxieties. In a broader sense, shadows signify unresolved trauma and bring it to the forefront of our consciousness as aspects of ourselves that we can finally acknowledge -- the skeletons, mummies, spiders, bats, crows, and ghosts we hide. This Tarot deck and accompanying guidebook provide you with the vital creative tools you need to access your shadows and reveal hidden truths. Alongside traditional Tarot symbolism and meanings, shadow aspects of our archetypal personalities are portrayed as 78 playful and quirky ink-and-watercolour creature cards that offer insight and guidance into our deepest selves. The book consists of a detailed introduction to shadows and shadow work, card meanings, reflection questions, and easy-to-follow spreads to help you discover, contemplate, and integrate previously unacknowledged aspects of your life and personality. For beginners as well as seasoned readers and shadow workers, discover imaginative solutions to everyday challenges as well as complex or concealed conditions. Is it time for you to stop hiding from your shadows?


Bind: stationery


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 230 x 153 mm


Publication Date: 01-03-2020


$89.99
Kipper Oracle Cards

ISBN: 9780764359002

Author: Alexandre Musruck    Publisher: Schiffer Books

Developed in 1890, Kipper has long been a favorite of the German divination community. Kipper expert Alexandre Musruck's classically styled deck reinterprets th...


Developed in 1890, Kipper has long been a favorite of the German divination community. Kipper expert Alexandre Musruck's classically styled deck reinterprets the original German images with a Parisian touch. Accessible and practical, it is perfect for beginners and advance readers seeking advice and guidance on their most-perplexing questions. Enhance your reading skills with the companion guide, The Art of Kipper Reading: Decoding Powerful Messages, sold separately. This box contains 36 Kipper art cards.


Bind: stationery


Pages: 36


Dimensions: 85 x 130 mm


Publication Date: 01-03-2020


$45.00
The Art of Kipper Reading

ISBN: 9780764359019

Author: Alexandre Musruck    Publisher: Schiffer Books

Discover the mystical world of Kipper in this easy-to-understand guide! Developed in 1890, Kipper has long been a favorite of the German divination community. J...


Discover the mystical world of Kipper in this easy-to-understand guide! Developed in 1890, Kipper has long been a favorite of the German divination community. Join Kipper expert Alexandre Musruck as he reinterprets the original the 36-card traditional German system with a Parisian touch. Explore each of the cards in detail through card sections, which focus on mantras, influence, direction, combinations, and more. You'll also learn the importance of and how to apply direction; three essential card spreads: Basic 3, Cross 5, and Box 9; the 8 keys to unlocking the Grand Tableau; the three-step formula for memorizing Kipper cards; and three common mistakes to avoid. With practical insight and tips, Musruck shows how Kipper offers readers deeper insight into themselves and the questions they seek to answer. Musruck's Kipper Oracle Cards sold separately.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 153 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 01-03-2020


$65.00
Ko Aotearoa Tatou We Are New Zealand An Anthology

ISBN: 9781988592527

Authors: James Norcliffe, Michelle Elvy, Paula Morris    Publisher: Otago University Press

In the aftermath of the Christchurch terrorist attacks of 15 March 2019, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared: ‘We are all New Zealanders.’ These words re...


In the aftermath of the Christchurch terrorist attacks of 15 March 2019, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared: ‘We are all New Zealanders.’ These words resonated, an instant meme that asserted our national diversity and inclusiveness and, at the same time, issued a rebuke to hatred and divisiveness. Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand is bursting with new works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and visual art created in response to the editors’ questions: What is New Zealand now, in all its rich variety and contradiction, darkness and light? Who are New Zealanders? The works flowed in from well-known names and new voices, from writers and artists from Kerikeri to Bluff. Some are teenagers still at school; some are in their eighties. Māori, Pākehā, Pasifika, Asian, new migrants, young voices, queer writers, social warriors … Aotearoa’s many faces are represented in this unique and important compendium. In a society where the arts, especially marginalised arts, are under threat, this anthology shows that creative work can explore, document, interrogate, re-imagine – and celebrate – who we are as citizens of this diverse country, in a diverse world. A list of all contributors can be found at https://wearenewzealand.org/.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 280


Dimensions: 165 x 210 mm


Publication Date: 20-10-2020


$39.95
The Grail Tarot

ISBN: 9780764358920

Author: John Matthews    Publisher: Schiffer Books

The Grail legend is one of the most famous mysteries the world has ever known. This 78-card Tarot deck with spectacular Renaissance-style art relates to the que...


The Grail legend is one of the most famous mysteries the world has ever known. This 78-card Tarot deck with spectacular Renaissance-style art relates to the quest for this sacred Christian relic and connects it to our desire to understand the puzzles within our own lives. Characters drawn from over 2,000 years of fascinating Grail history--including the enigmatic Knights Templar, one of the most influential groups of the Middle Ages--take their place in the Major Arcana. The suits are represented by the four Grail Hallows: Stone, Sword, Lance, and Vessel. Discover the symbolism and stories of the Grail as a universal and potent representation of the search for truth, and find how to connect them with your own spiritual quest.


Bind: stationery


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 152 x 228 mm


Publication Date: 28-05-2020


$79.99
Mystic Spirit Tarot Playbook

ISBN: 9780764359491

Authors: Kooch, Victor Daniels    Publisher: Schiffer Books

Learn about the 22 Major Arcana cards and develop the power of your third eye. Take a unique guided journey to increase intuitive awareness and find meaningful ...


Learn about the 22 Major Arcana cards and develop the power of your third eye. Take a unique guided journey to increase intuitive awareness and find meaningful connections to interpret the 22 Major Arcana cards of the Tarot--play by play in a mystical way! Using vibrant illustrations from various decks, this comprehensive guide gives you useful tools to help you personally touch the silent, sacred wisdom veiled within the Tarot. This is an excellent companion for the major cards of any Tarot deck; specific directions simplify learning the imagery-rich language of the cards. If you're a beginning Tarot student, it provides the means to build a strong inner foundation for creating insightful interpretations. If you're already a reader, it offers journaling suggestions to encourage a deeper personal relationship with each card. At the end of the card descriptions, you'll find an intuition portal or divinatory skill-building technique that you can add to your Tarot understanding. An insightful reference book for all readers.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 152 x 228 mm


Publication Date: 28-05-2020


$45.00
Alchemy & Mysticism

ISBN: 9783836549363

Author: Alexander Roob    Publisher: Taschen

The Hermetic Museum takes readers on a magical mystery tour spanning an arc from the medieval cosmogram and images of Christian mysticism, through the fascinati...


The Hermetic Museum takes readers on a magical mystery tour spanning an arc from the medieval cosmogram and images of Christian mysticism, through the fascinating world of alchemy to the art of the Romantic era. The enigmatic hieroglyphs of cabalists, Rosicrucians, and freemasons are shown to be closely linked with the early scientific illustrations in the fields of medicine, chemistry, optics, and color theory. Even for those with no knowledge of the fascinating history of alchemy, this book is a delight to explore. Each richly illustrated chapter begins with an introduction and quotes from alchemists by specialist Alexander Roob. The roots of surrealism and many other more recent artistic movements can be found in this treasure trove. The author Alexander Roob studied painting at the University of Fine Arts, Berlin. From 2000 to 2002, he was a professor at the University of Fine Arts, Hamburg. He has been teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts, Stuttgart since 2002.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 576


Dimensions: 140 x 195 x 60 mm


Publication Date: 01-04-2014


$46.00
The Book of Symbols Reflections on Archetypal Images

ISBN: 9783836514484

Author: Ami Ronnberg (editor), Kathleen Martin (editor), Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism (associated with work)    Publisher: Taschen

The Book of Symbols combines original and incisive essays about particular symbols with representative images from all parts of the world and all eras of histor...


The Book of Symbols combines original and incisive essays about particular symbols with representative images from all parts of the world and all eras of history. The highly readable texts and over 800 beautiful full-color images come together in a unique way to convey hidden dimensions of meaning. Each of the ca. 350 essays examines a given symbol's psychic background, and how it evokes psychic processes and dynamics. Etymological roots, the play of opposites, paradox and shadow, the ways in which diverse cultures have engaged a symbolic image-all these factors are taken into consideration. Authored by writers from the fields of psychology, religion, art, literature, and comparative myth, the essays flow into each other in ways that mirror the psyche's unexpected convergences. There are no pat definitions of the kind that tend to collapse a symbol; a still vital symbol remains partially unknown, compels our attention and unfolds in new meanings and manifestations over time. Rather than merely categorize, The Book of Symbols illuminates how to move from the visual experience of a symbolic image in art, religion, life, or dreams to directly experiencing its personal and psychological resonance.The Book of Symbols sets new standards for thoughtful exploration of symbols and their meanings, and will appeal to a wide range of readers: artists, designers, dreamers and dream interpreters, psychotherapists, self-helpers, gamers, comic book readers, religious and spiritual searchers, writers, students, and anyone curious about the power of archetypal images.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 807


Dimensions: 244 x 175 mm


Publication Date: 25-11-2010


$90.00
Demons : A Secular Look

ISBN: 9780764361456

Author: Joseph Stewart    Publisher: Schiffer Books

Demons are real; they roam our world looking for opportunities to heap destruction upon us. They are ruled by blind hatred toward humanity, and they don't discr...


Demons are real; they roam our world looking for opportunities to heap destruction upon us. They are ruled by blind hatred toward humanity, and they don't discriminate. Man, woman, or child-all are fair game. Journey into the realm of these horrific creatures with a real demon hunter to see the intense carnage unleashed on an unsuspecting public. Find out how prevalent demons are in our society outside religious persuasion, consider relevant and new research, and read true stories of possession. Discover what these parasites are and what they do, understand their makeup and behaviors, and learn how to get rid of them should you become afflicted. Through trial and error, with significant physical and mental risk to the author, a new exorcism technique of binding demons is unveiled here. Against all odds, the author survives to tell his story. Consider this book a warning . . .


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 178 x 254 mm


Publication Date: 30-04-2021


$45.00
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