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Templeton, John 1912-2008

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Works: 104 works in 352 publications in 11 languages and 22,967 library holdings
Genres: Quotations  Biography  Forecasts  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other, Honoree
Classifications: BL240.2, 215
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The Templeton plan : 21 steps to success and happiness by John Templeton( )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sir John Templeton (1912-2008), the Wall Street legend who has been described as arguably the greatest global stock picker of the twentieth century, clearly knew what it took to be successful. The most important thing, he observed, was to have strong convictions that guided your life--this was the common denominator he saw in all successful people and enterprises. Fortunately for us, he was eager to share his own blueprint for personal success and happiness with the rest of the world. In The Templeton plan, he laid out the twenty-one guiding principles by which he governed both his professional and personal life. These principles were grounded in virtues that he considered important enough to be considered the laws of life --they include honesty, perseverance, thrift, enthusiasm, humility, and altruism. From this moral foundation, Templeton formulated a step-by-step plan to help improve anyone's personal and professional life." --Publisher descrition
Spiritual evolution : scientists discuss their beliefs by John Templeton( )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These personal essays by esteemed scientists worldwide describe the spiritual journeys they have taken. Autohirs share their own experiences of learning to blend an understanding of the Divine with scientific perspectives."
Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds by Charles Mackay( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every age has its peculiar folly; some scheme, project, or phantasy into which it plunges, spurred on by the love of gain, the necessity of excitement, or the mere force of imitation," said author Charles Mackay. It was true then in 1841, and it is certainly true now. This informative, funny collection of popular delusions, from Alchemy to Mesmerism, has become a classic--a study of mass manias, crowd behavior, and human folly. The book encompasses a broad range of scams, manias, and deceptions including witch burning and the Great Crusades. Here are the human quirks that created the Mississippi Bubble and Tulipomania--when speculators lost fortunes on a single tulip bulb. Here are the follies and fads that dictated fashion through the ages
Wisdom from world religions : pathways toward heaven on earth by John Templeton( )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the laws, principles, and teachings of Buddhist, Christian, Confucianist, Hindu, Islamic, Jainist, Jewish, Persian, Native American, Sikh, Taoist, Zen, and Zoroastrian faiths
Spiritual information : 100 perspectives on science and religion : essays in honor of Sir John Templeton's 90-th birthday by Charles L Harper( )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For nearly three decades, Sir John Templeton has inspired and supported scientific research that expands spiritual understanding. "None of us has ever understood even one percent of the reality of God, the infinity, the eternity of God," Sir John has said. "All that we have learned is still tiny compared to what is still yet to be discovered if we search for it."" "Spiritual Information is a collection of one hundred essays by leading experts in various professional fields. Together, these essays offer a thorough interdisciplinary study of ourselves, of our planet, and of our universe. They present an overview of how far we have come in our discovery of spiritual information, and at the same time, they open windows to the vast possibilities for additional research. This collection serves as a tribute to Sir John's vision that continues to inspire a global dialog between science and religion."--BOOK JACKET
Why are we created? : increasing our understanding of humanity's purpose on earth by John Templeton( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

- What is the importance of recognizing the presence of the sacred within us and around us?- How can individuals create a purposeful and fruitful way of life?- How does happiness relate to one's purpose?
Golden nuggets by John Templeton( )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<Div> This inspiring collection of sayings by Sir John Templeton provides a welcoming book for a person seeking deeper meaning in life. Practical and uplifting advice, based on a lifetime of experience, is gathered in an attractive package for one's personal use or as a perfect gift. Juxtaposed to his sayings are short essays that elaborate on the ideas and make them easier to understand and apply. The thoughts are arranged by themes such as thanksgiving, forgiveness, positive thinking, love, humility, and happiness. For young or old, rich or poor, this wisdom will find many applications in
Pure unlimited love : an eternal creative force and blessing taught by all religions by John Templeton( )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding and expressing unconditional love-also called agape love-can be a lifelong quest. First, however, we must ask ourselves and others what it is. Is it an action, a universal energy, or a creative principle? And if we understand it, can its expression ever be realized or is it simply a divine attribute? These and other questions are addressed in an inspirational and practical style in this philosophical essay from Sir John Templeton. He seeks to define pure, unlimited love as the ""transcendent power of divine love that expresses itself through our hearts and minds when we are open
The essential worldwide laws of life by John Templeton( )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What does it mean to live a good life? The major scriptures of the world, various schools of philosophical thought, storytellers, scientists, artists, and historians have all offered answers to this question. Surprisingly, many of these answers are common among nearly all of these sources. Famed investor and philanthropist John Templeton called these commonalities the zlaws of life, y and in The Essential Worldwide Laws of Life he gathers the best of these teachings into an accessible and inspiring primer on these valuable lessons. This handsome new volume is aimed at assisting reade
The God who would be known : revelations of the divine in contemporary science by John Templeton( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once, many believed that science would provide a description of the universe that would make religion obsolete. This book reveals the ironic situation where God is being revealed through science, at an ever increasing pace. "This is a book about signals of transcendence, " the authors write, "about points to the Infinite that are coming to us not from mystics but instead through the most recent findings of science."
Evidence of purpose : scientists discover the creator by John Templeton( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection, Sir John Marks Templeton brings together a nucleus of respected scientists to reflect on the evidence they find through their scientific research for design and purpose in the creation and workings of the universe. --From publisher's description
Possibilities for over one hundredfold more spiritual information : the humble approach in theology and science by John Templeton( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scientific knowledge expands exponentially, but religious knowledge is moribund, advancing slowly if at all. Must it be so? Can spiritual understanding grow? Can today's religious visionaries create new spiritual insight that engages our scientific age? These are audacious questions from Sir John, a humble man who is generous with his wisdom and his wealth and who dares to dream of a world in which religion flourishes like science and science respects the gift of religion."--Ronald Cole Turner- Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
The humble approach : scientists discover God by John Templeton( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For generations the discoveries of science tended to challenge the very existence of God. Sir John Templeton makes a striking argument for just the opposite point of view and goes to the writings of many of the world's leading scientific thinkers and discovers them in awe of the universe, perceiving the hand of Divine mystery at work
Discovering the laws of life by John Templeton( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Marks Templeton is a man of boundless erudition, fathomless curiosity, and unaffected piety. His biography is itself a parable for our time. An internationally prominent financier whose investment groups control more than $30 billion, Templeton is also a board member of the American Bible Society and Princeton Theological Seminary. Careful stewardship of his funds enabled him, in 1971, to establish the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, which exceeds even the Nobel Prize in financial value. At the basis of Templeton's life, thought, and philanthropy is the simple conviction that 'progress in religion is even more important than progress in anything else - or even other things combined.' Central to progress in religion is the inner life of the individual believer. Now, at the age of eighty-one, Templeton presents his readers, friends, and admirers with the summing-up of a lifetime of wisdom and observation. His most important discovery is that our lives are shaped by certain eternal laws. These two hundred "laws of life" derive not only from the experiences of a lifetime of one of the world's most prominent businessmen, but also from the scriptures of the great spiritual traditions. Though our parents, teachers, church, or synagogue teach us these laws, we also must discover them ourselves through experience, both joyful and painful. Nor do we ever stop learning them. Not so coincidentally, these forty steps to spiritual growth also mirror the length of both the average school year and Lent, and can be used devotionally as a part of regular spiritual practice."--Jacket
Worldwide laws of life by John Templeton( Book )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Wisdom drawn from major sacred Scriptures of the world and various schools of philosophical thought. ... The laws are arranged into forty weeks of a typical school year; and at the end of each week, you will find highlights from the material presented and guideline exercises for 'living the laws.'"--Dust jacket
Is God the only reality? : science points to a deeper meaning of the universe by John Templeton( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great paradox of science in the twentieth century is that the more we learn, the less we seem to know. In this volume, John Templeton and scientist Robert Herrmann address this paradox. Reviewing the latest findings in fields from particle physics to archaeology, from molecular biology to cosmology, the book leads the reader to see how mysterious the universe is, even to the very science that seeks to reduce it to a few simple principles. Far from concluding that religion and science are in opposition, the book shows how these two fields of inquiry are intimately linked, and how much they can offer to one another. Formerly published by Continuum in 1994
Thrift and generosity : the joy of giving by John Marks Templeton( )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these difficult economic times, thrift may seem like a necessity, rather than a route to joy. But in this handbook, the reader learns about the virtue of thrift, and how, in combination with gratitude and generosity, it can lead to deep, lasting contentment. The book explores the qualities that distinguish thriftiness from merely being cheap; it looks at thrift and wisdom, thrift and gratitude, thrift and ethical standards, and thrift and hard work. With references from the Bible, literature, poetry, and philosophy, as well as examples from daily life, thrift is shown to be more than just un
Is God the only reality : science explores the mysteries of universe by John Templeton( )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great paradox of science in the twentieth century is that the more we learn, the less we seem to know. In this volume, John Templeton and scientist Robert Herrmann address this paradox. Reviewing the latest findings in fields from particle physics to archaeology, from molecular biology to cosmology, the book leads the reader to see how mysterious the universe is, even to the very science that seeks to reduce it to a few simple principles. Far from concluding that religion and science are in opposition, the book shows how these two fields of inquiry are intimat
Looking forward : the next forty years by John Templeton( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Templeton gives his own knowledgeably optimistic view of the future and the world economy, focusing in particular on declining trade barriers and the spread of free markets. Ruth Stafford Peale describes the future of philanthropy and charity and illuminates the salient role they will continue to play in the years to come. Dr. Denton A. Cooley, the renowned heart surgeon, tells of the stunning advances to come in medicine. The Reverend Dr. Theodore M. Hesburgh, president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, shows the direction education must take in the years to come. Dr. Armand M. Nicholi, Jr., a clinical psychologist at Harvard University Medical School, tells how to combat the stresses and temptations threatening our families today
Global investing : the Templeton way by Norman Berryessa( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds
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Spiritual evolution : scientists discuss their beliefsExtraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowdsWisdom from world religions : pathways toward heaven on earthSpiritual information : 100 perspectives on science and religion : essays in honor of Sir John Templeton's 90-th birthdayWhy are we created? : increasing our understanding of humanity's purpose on earthGolden nuggetsPure unlimited love : an eternal creative force and blessing taught by all religionsThe God who would be known : revelations of the divine in contemporary science
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Džonas Templetonas amerikiečių verslininkas, investuotojas, filantropas

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Джон Темплтон

Темплтон, Джон 1912-

Темплтон, Джон Маркс

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جان تمپلتون

جون تمبلتون

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존 템플턴

템플턴, 존 1912-

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