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The Bible of the world

Author: Robert O Ballou; Frederic Spiegelberg; Horace L Friess
Publisher: New York, The Viking Press, 1939.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The scriptural essence of eight great living source religions."--Introduction.
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Genre/Form: Sacred works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bible of the world.
New York, Viking Press, 1939
(OCoLC)614376897
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert O Ballou; Frederic Spiegelberg; Horace L Friess
OCLC Number: 1127488
Notes: "The scriptural essence of eight great living source religions."--Introduction.
"First published in October 1939."
Description: xxi, 1415 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: [1.] Hindu scriptures: The hymns of the Rig-Veda --
The Sarapatha-Brahmana --
The Upanishads --
The ordinances of Manu --
The Bhagavad-Gita (or the Lord's song) --
The Vishnu Purana --
The Garuda Purana --
The Markandeya Purana --
Sankaracharya's Atma Bodha (knowledge of spirit) --
The Hathayoga Pradipika of Swarmaram Swami --
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali --
The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha --
From the Hitopadesa --
The works of Sri Ramakrishna --
[2.] Buddhist scriptures: The life of the Buddha --
The doctrine of the Buddha --
The Tibetan doctrine --
Jaina Sutras --
A manual of Zen Buddhism --
[3.] Confucianist scriptures: The Li Ki --
The Shih King --
Analects of Confucius (Lun Yu) --
The great learning (Ta Hsio) --
The doctrine of the steadfast mean (Chung Yung) --
The works of Mencius (Meng-Tze) --
The book of filial piety (The Hsiao King) --
[4.] Taoist scriptures: The Tao-Te-King --
The works of Chuang Tze --
[5.] Zoroastrian scriptures: The hymns of Zoroaster (The Gathas) --
The Zendavesta --
The Pahlavi texts --
[6.] Judeo-Christian scriptures: The Old Testament --
The apocryphal Old Testament --
The New Testament --
The life and acts of Jesus --
The sermons and sayings of Jesus --
The Acts of the Apostles --
The Epistles --
The Revelation of St. John the Divine --
The apocryphal New Testament --
[7.] Mohammedan scriptures: The Koran --
The Masnavi --
The forty-two traditions of An-Nawawi.
Responsibility: edited by Robert O. Ballou in collaboration with Friedrich Spiegelberg and with the assistance and advice of Horace L. Friess.

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"The scriptural essence of eight great living source religions."--Introduction.

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