World's Wisdom Sacred Texts of the World's Religions

ISBN-10: 0060663421
ISBN-13: 9780060663421
Edition: 1994
Authors: Philip Novak
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Description: A world Bible for our time from Buddhist, Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and primal religion sources! In this perfect companion to Huston Smith's bestselling The World's Wisdom, Philip Novak distills the most powerful and  More...

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List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 7/20/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

A world Bible for our time from Buddhist, Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and primal religion sources! In this perfect companion to Huston Smith's bestselling The World's Wisdom, Philip Novak distills the most powerful and elegant expressions of the wisdom of humankind. Authentic, poetic translations of key texts are coupled with insightful introductions and "grace notes."

Laura Anne Ingraham was born on June 19, 1964. She earned a bachelor's degree at Dartmouth College in 1985 and a law degree at the University of Virginia School of Law in 1991. As a Dartmouth undergraduate, she was a staff member of the independent conservative newspaper, The Dartmouth Review. In the late 1980s, she worked as a speechwriter in the Ronald Reagan administration for the Domestic Policy advisor. She is an American radio host, author, and conservative political commentator. Her nationally-syndicated talk show, The Laura Ingraham Show, airs throughout the United States on Talk Radio Network. Some of her written works include The Hillary Trap: Looking for Power in All the Wrong Places; Shut Up and Sing: How Elites from Hollywood, Politics, and the U.N. are Subverting America; Power to the People; The Obama Diaries; and Of Thee I Zing: America's Cultural Decline from Muffin Tops to Body Shots.Philip Novak is the Santo Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Dominican University in San Rafael, California, where he has taught for over twenty years, and the author of The World's Wisdom , a widely used anthology of the sacred texts of the world's religions and the companion reader to Huston Smith's The World's Religions .

Foreword
Preface
Hinduism
The Early Vedas
The Upanishads
The Bhagavad Gita
Grace Notes
Buddhism
The Instructive Legend of the Buddha's Life
The Rebel Saint
Core Doctrines
Mahayana Buddhism
A. Tibetan Buddhism
B. Zen Buddhism
Grace Notes
Confucianism
Confucius the Man
The Confucian Project
The Great Learning
Mencius
Grace Notes
Taoism
The Tao Te Ching
Chuang Tzu
Grace Notes
Judaism
Torah: The Teaching
Nevi'im: The Prophets
Ketuvim: Other Writings
Oral Torah: The Talmud
Grace Notes
Christianity
The Life of Jesus
The Sayings of Jesus
The Life of the Early Church
Grace Notes
Islam
The Qur'an: Suras of Mecca and Medina
The Qur'an: Selections Thematically Arranged
Hadith: Sayings and Traditional Accounts of the Prophet
Grace Notes
Primal Religions
Beginnings
Returning to the Sacred Realm
The Spirit-filled World
The Shaman
The Sacred Earth
Grace Notes
Index of Texts
Endnotes
Acknowledgments

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