The World's Wisdom: Sacred Texts Of The World's Religions

Paperback | July 20, 1995

byPhilip Novak

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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."

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Novak has created a world Bible for our time from Buddhist, Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic and primal religion sources. The most powerful and elegant expressions of the religious spirit are coupled with authentic, poetic translations, insightful introductions, and "grace notes" that show how each tradition is best...

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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 ...

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 ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.01 inPublished:July 20, 1995Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0060663421

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Novak has created a world Bible for our time from Buddhist, Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic and primal religion sources. The most powerful and elegant expressions of the religious spirit are coupled with authentic, poetic translations, insightful introductions, and "grace notes" that show how each tradition is best expressed as it is lived out.

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