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Sacred writings of world religion

by Fernand Comte

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Published by Chambers in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Les livres sacreś.

StatementFernand Comte ; [translated from the French by Alison Twaddle].
SeriesCompact reference, Compact Reference Series
ContributionsTwaddle, Alison.
The Physical Object
Pagination249p. :
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22328278M
ISBN 100550170103

Sacred Writings 6 Book Set World Religions. These books are in VERY GOOD condition. 1) Judaism: The Tanakh. 2) Christianity: The Apocrypha and The New Testament. 3) Islam: The Qur'an. 4) Confucianism: The Analects of Confucius. 5) Hinduism: The Rig Veda. 6) Buddhism: The DhammapadaSeller Rating: % positive. This book, filled with excerpts of sacred texts of many of the major world religions, is a planned companion in structure to Huston Smith's masterpiece, World Religions. It offers the sacred texts without commentary or judgement to support the reader in simply BE-ing with the texts and finding their own interpretation of the essence of the.

(Sacred Books page) The Life of Guru Nanak - revised with larger font (Sacred Books page) The Sahaja Bhajan Book - a collection of 78 bhajans, some well-known, some not, with the tunes given in musical notation and guitar chords. (SY Books page) Australian SY Songbook - complete ()-The Australian SY Songbook with some additions. (SY Books page). With few exceptions, the world's religions are anchored in their sacred texts-core writings that express the ideals and vision of the faiths, forming a basis for belief and action. Humanity's library of sacred writings is a huge canon that includes many of the most influential books ever written.

Sacred text is the scripture, or holy book, that writes about various religion traditions considered sacred. In Shintoism, there is no specific book. Each group/family of Shinto people record their prayers in books. Sometimes they are passed down orally. This is called the Norito or Kojiki, which is a book of prayers from each said group/family. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Spirituality & Religion Sports Videos Television Videogame Videos Vlogs Youth Media. FeaturedPages:


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Sign up for sacred-texts updates by email. Enter your. This extraordinary book is an essential collection of the world's most profound and enlightening wisdom - a world Bible for our time - containing sacred readings from Buddhist, Hindu, Confucian, Taoist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and primal religion sources.

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This reference publication includes bibles and sacred texts of world religions in a variety of languages and versions. Commentaries, concordances, liturgies, prayer books, hymnals, and magazines are also listed. Materials are available in audio, braille, digital text, and large print.

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and since the last book of the Bible was written around B.C., are we to believe that throughout all history and around the entire world, God was only whispering to a select few individuals for only a few brief centuries.

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Scripture, also called sacred scripture, the revered texts, or Holy Writ, of the world’s ures comprise a large part of the literature of the world. They vary greatly in form, volume, age, and degree of sacredness; but their common attribute is that their words are regarded by the devout as words differ from ordinary words in that they are believed either to.

Originally published as From Primitives to Zen, this comprehensive anthology contains writings vital to all the major non-Western religious traditions, arranged are colorful descriptions of deities, creation myths, depictions of death and the afterlife, teachings on the relationship between humanity and the sacred, religious rituals and practices, and prayers and hymns.

The Jewish sacred text is the Tanakh, whose name is an acronym of Torah, Nebi'im and Ketuvim (Law, Prophets and Writings). It consists of the same books as the Christian Old Testament, although in a slightly different order and with other minor differences. The word "Quran" means "recitation" in Arabic.

This book is the sacred text of Islam and the highest authority in both religious and legal matters. Muslims believe the Quran to be a flawless record of the angel Gabriel's revelations to Muhammad from until his death in AD.