The Shining Gateway

James Allen (1864 - 1912)

Students of the works of James Allen all over the world will welcome with joy another book from his able pen. In this work we find the Prophet of Meditation in one of his deepest and yet most lucid expositions. How wonderfully he deals with fundamental principles! Here the reader will find no vague statement of generalities, for the writer enters with tender reverence into every detail of human experience. It is as though he came back to The Shining Gateway, and, standing there, he reviewed all the way up which his own feet have traveled, passing over no temptation that is common to man; knowing that the obstacles that barred his ascending pathway, or the clouds that at times obscured his vision, are the common experiences of all those who have set their faces towards the heights of Blessed Vision. As we read his words now, he seems to stand and beckon to us, saying, "Come on, my fellow Pilgrims; it is straight ahead to the Shining Gateway; I have blazed the track for you." In sending forth this, another posthumous volume from his pen, we have no doubt but that it will help many and many an aspiring soul up to the heights, until at last they too stand within The Shining Gateway. - Summary by Editor, The Shining Gateway

Genre(s): Philosophy, Self-Help

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Forward Audio Andrea
Play 01 Chapter 1: The Shining Gateway of Meditation Audio Andrea
Play 02 Chapter 2: Temptation Audio Andrea
Play 03 Chapter 3: Regeneration Audio Andrea
Play 04 Chapter 4: Actions and Motives Audio Andrea
Play 05 Chapter 5: Morality and Religion Audio Andrea
Play 06 Chapter 6: Memory, Repetition, and Habit Audio Andrea
Play 07 Chapter 7: Words and Wisdom Audio Andrea
Play 08 Chapter 8: Truth Made Manifest Audio Andrea
Play 09 Chapter 9: Spiritual Humility Audio Andrea
Play 10 Chapter 10: Spiritual Strength Audio Andrea