The culture of the Middle East contains a vast repository of stories. Circulating for hundreds of years inoral form, and often told by professional storytellers inthe marketplace, the West became aware of them initially through Bible stories, and later through versions of the Arabian TalesinThe One Thousand and One Nights.
Complex and often multilayered, connected to Sufist thought, these stories can reveal deep psychological understanding of human behaviour, as well as humour and life guidance to the reader. [mehr][weniger]
Tara has a toothache. It's time to get her wisdom teeth out! This is supposed to be a simple procedure, but there's a possibility she may have a cancerous growth on one of her wisdom teeth. Does she have cancer? Read the book and find out. [mehr][weniger]
The strangest figure that meets us inthe annals of Oriental thought is that of Confucius. To thepopular mind he is the founder of a religion, and yet he has nothing in common with the great religious teachers of the East. We think of Siddartha, the founder of Buddhism, as the very impersonation of romantic asceticism, enthusiastic self-sacrifice, and faith inthe things that are invisible. [mehr][weniger]