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Sacred Texts of the World, Paper #0001: Sacred Texts of the World: A Universal Anthology

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A well-annotated, impartial anthology of key texts from world religions--including the primitive, ancient, and esoteric alongside the living faiths of both Western and Eastern cultures... The excerpts are grouped by faiths and subclassified by type: sacred narratives, doctrines, rituals, institutional expressions, experience, and ethics...There are good bibliographies at the end of each.A.L.A. Booklist

Synopsis:

A comprehensive account of the variety of spiritualities throughout human history.

A multi-volume series with more than 500 contributing scholars worldwide, presenting the spiritual wisdom of the human race in its historical unfolding, from prehistoric times through the great religions to the meeting of traditions at the present.

Synopsis:

A perennial best-seller, this collection of readings remains a favorite of teachers of world religions for its impartial tone and its balance of major contemporary religious traditions with primitive, ancient, and esoteric religions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780824506391
Editor:
Hecht, Richard
Editor:
Smart, Ninian
Editor:
Hecht, Richard
Editor:
Smart, Ninian
Editor:
Smart, Ninian; Hecht, Richard D.
Author:
Hecht, Richard D.
Author:
Hecht, Richard
Author:
Smart, Ninian
Publisher:
Crossroad Publishing Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sacred books
Subject:
Religious literature (selections: extracts, e
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Sacred Texts of the World, Paper
Series Volume:
0001
Publication Date:
19840731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
426
Dimensions:
9.80x7.18x.95 in. 1.76 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A comprehensive account of the variety of spiritualities throughout human history.

A multi-volume series with more than 500 contributing scholars worldwide, presenting the spiritual wisdom of the human race in its historical unfolding, from prehistoric times through the great religions to the meeting of traditions at the present.

"Synopsis" by ,
A perennial best-seller, this collection of readings remains a favorite of teachers of world religions for its impartial tone and its balance of major contemporary religious traditions with primitive, ancient, and esoteric religions.
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