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Conversations with Vincent Van Gogh   Conversations with Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh with Simon Parke

It is possible Van Gogh sold a painting whilst alive. There is rumour of the dealer Pere Tanguy selling one for a few francs in Paris. But whether he did… more
One-Minute Mystic   One-Minute Mystic
Simon Parke

Simon Parke draws on his popular column in the Daily Mail to open you to wide doors of awareness and possibility. One-Minute Mystic gives meditations for… more
Conversations with Arthur Conan Doyle   Conversations with Arthur Conan Doyle
Arthur Conan Doyle with Simon Parke

An imagined conversation in which Arthur Conan Doyle's words are entirely his own, speaking about his commitment to spiritualism, which amazed people in… more
Conversations with Leo Tolstoy   Conversations with Leo Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy with Simon Parke

This is Tolstoy is his own words, drawn from his extensive books, essays and letters. Vegetarianism, marriage, non-violence, the military, death, God and… more
The Beautiful Life   The Beautiful Life
Simon Parke

The Beautiful Life gives ten new commandments for coping with the stresses, strains and pressures of modern-day living. Looking always with the inner eye,… more
Conversations with Meister Eckhart   Conversations with Meister Eckhart
Meister Eckhart with Simon Parke

An imagined conversation with the famous 13th century mystic, on detachment, spirituality, God, the soul and suffering. While the conversation is imagined,… more
The Vital Message   The Vital Message
Arthur Conan Doyle

In this book, Arthur Conan Doyle shares his thoughts on scepticism, religion, psychic phenomena, and Jesus, whom he sees as the highest of spiritual beings. more
The New Revelation   The New Revelation
Arthur Conan Doyle

Written just before the outbreak of the First World War, The New Revelation considers death and the after-life, and contact with the spirit world through… more
Orthodoxy   Orthodoxy
GK Chesterton

Chesterton charts his journey to faith, and his reasons for it, inviting the reader into 'the thrilling romance of Orthodoxy... there was never anything… more
 
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The Orpheus Motif in North America: The Comanche tradition – To give the reader a general idea of the form taken by the Orpheus tradition in North America, I reproduce the version of the Comanche Indians, here published for the first time. It was communicated to me orally by the late Dr Ralph Linton, who noted it down in the course of his field-studies among the Comanche (1933). Particular interest attaches to the Comanche narrative, for it is the first recorded Orpheus tradition from the more easterly Shoshonean groups. No account is given of it in Wallace and Hoebel’s Comanche monograph, which is otherwise a valuable source for the religion and folklore of this tribe. Read here
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