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William James published The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study In Human Naturein 1902. This book was based on the Gifford Lectures on Natural Religion that James delivered in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1901-2.  William James defined religion as "the feelings, acts, and experiences of individual men in their solitude, so far as they apprehend themselves to stand in relation to whatever they may consider the divine."


God Talks with Arjuna: The Bhagavad Gita is a translation, with commentary, by Paramahansa Yogananda, of the famed Hindu classic. Available from


In How to Practice : The Way to a Meaningful Life by His Holiness The Dalai Lama, (Jeffrey Hopkins, translator), the Dalai Lama writes about meditation, prayer, and day-to-day living. Available from
"Richly anecdotal and beautifully lyrical, How to Practice is the ideal reference for daily practice, illustrating a clear path to serenity of the mind and body. Filled with the playfulness and vivacious spirit of the Dalai Lama, this delightful book is an invaluable key to the richness and wonders of a fulfilled life."--Earth Star, February/March 2002.


The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis is a classic of Catholic spirituality. Available from


A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of a Course in Miracles by Marianne Williamson is a well-written best-seller offering help in the search for inner peace. Available from


Available from, The Way of a Pilgrim, a classic work of Russian spirituality, tells of a peasant's search for the secret of prayer. Seeking the truth with simple humility, he finds joy and plenty everywhere in life.


As It Is: The Open Secret to Living an Awakened Life by Tony Parsons

"This is it."



Prayer & Meditation: AA Members Share the Many Ways They Connect Spiritually. Edited by AA Grapevine.





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