World Scripture

World Scripture

A Comparative Anthology of Sacred Texts

Book - 1995
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World Scripture is an extraordinary journey through the sacred writings of the world's great religions. Organized by subject, the quotations, passages, and excerpts presented here provide readers with easy access to teachings on several hundred subjects, with quotes from different religious traditions. This unusual anthology provides a new, holistic approach to understanding religion–stressing what unites us rather than what divides us. Among the religious texts represented are Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Jainism, Sikhism, Baha'i, Church of Jesus Christ of the Later Day Saints, and Zoroastrianism. Also featured are the oral traditions of various religions of Africa, Native America, Asia, and Oceania along with their recorded prayers and proverbs.

Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Paragon House, c1995
ISBN: 9781557787231
1557787239
9780892261291
0892261293
Branch Call Number: 291.8 WOR
Characteristics: xiv, 882 p. : 26 cm

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