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Words of the world's religions : an anthology

Author: Robert S Ellwood
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1977.
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Reading selections exploring the religious traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, in addition to Eastern religions and those of ancient Egypt and the Near East.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert S Ellwood
ISBN: 0139650040 9780139650048
OCLC Number: 2598315
Description: x, 421 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Memoirs / Charles G. Finney --
Jacob Boehme / Hans L. Martensen --
The organization man / William H. Whyte, Jr. --
Cosmos and history / Mircea Eliade --
A Chinese mirror / Florence Ayscough --
Man and the sacred / Roger Caillois --
The idea of the holy / Rudolf Otto --
Zoroastrian studies / A.V. Williams Jackson --
Avesta: the religious books of the Parsis / Arthur Henry Bleeck --
Essays on the sacred language, writings and religion of the Parsis / Martin Haug --
History of the Parsis / Dosabhai Framji Karaka --
Zoroastrianism: the religion of the good life / Rustom Masani --
The sacred and the profane / Mircea Eliade --
The Lugbara of Uganda / John Middleton --
The study of the Lugbara: expectation and paradox in anthropological research / John Middleton --
Pagan religion in a New Guinea village / H. Ian Hogbin --
Shamanism: the beginnings of art / Andreas Lommel --
Peyote hunt / Barbara G. Myerhoff --
Primitive religion / Robert H. Lowie --
Animals in Lele religious thought / Mary Douglas --
The Bontoc igorot / Albert Ernest Jenks --
Naven / Gregory Bateson --
Hindu scriptures / Nicol MacNicol --
A source book of Advaita Vedanta / Eliot Deutsch, J.A.B. van Buitenen --
How to know god: the yoga aphorisms of Patanjali / Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood --
The laws of Manu / G. Buhler --
The song celestial / Edwin Arnold --
Shankara's crest-jewel of discrimination / Swami Prabhavananda, Christopher Isherwood --
Bhagavata religion: the cult of Bhakti / Jadunath Sinha --
Krsna, the supreme personality of godhead / A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada --
Cradle tales of Hinduism / Sister Nivedita --
Tantra yoga / Nik Douglas --
Religious practices of the Hindus / Sivaprasad Bhattacharyya --
Swami Muktananda and the enlightenment through Shakti-Pat / Charles S.J. White --
Mahatma Gandhi's idea, including selections from his writings / C.F. Andrews --
Buddhism in translations / Henry Clarke Warren --
Buddhist suttas / T.W. Rhys Davids --
Some sayings of the Buddha / F.L. Woodward --
Buddhism in Theravada countries / The Ven Balangoda Nanada Maitreya --
Buddhist scriptures / Edward Conze --
The Saddharma-Pundarika or The lotus of the true law / H. Kern --
Buddhist religion: a historical introduction / Richard H. Robinson --
Magic and mystery in Tibet / Alexandra David-Neel --
The Tibetan book of the dead / Frank J. MacHovec --
Gods, ghosts, and ancestors / David K. Jordan --
The sacred books of China / James Legge --
I Ching / John Blofeld --
The heart of Confucius: interpretations of genuine living and great wisdom / Archie Bahm --
Lao Tzu: Tao te ching / D.C. Lau --
Encyclopedia of Chinese symbolism and art motives / C.A.S. Williams --
The monastery of Jade Mountain / Peter Goullart --
Under the ancestors' shadow / Francis L.K. Hsu --
Manual of Zen Buddhism / D.T. Suzuki --
Folkways in China / Lewis Hodous --
Nihongi / W.G. Aston --
Carrying the Mikoshi: further field notes on the shrine festival in modern Tokyo / A.W. Sadler --
Kukai: major works / Yoshito S. Hakeda --
The Shinshu Seiten: the holy scripture of Shinshu --
The Zen master Hakuin: selected writings / Philip B. Yampolsky --
Folk religion in Japan: continuity and change / Ichiro Hori --
Seasonal rituals connected with rice culture / Toshijiro Hirayama --
The human revolution / Daisaku Ikeda --
Teachings of Meishu-sama --
Ancient myth and modern man / Gerald A. Larue --
The epic of Gilgamesh / N.K. Sanders --
The hymns of Zarathustra / Jacques Duchesne-Guillemin --
Hesiod, the Homeric hymns and Homerica / Hugh G. Evelyn-White --
Livy / B.O. Foster --
Ancient Roman religion / H.J. Rose --
Celtic heritage / Alwyn Rees, Brinley Rees --
Caesar: the Gallic war / H.J. Edwards --
Poems of the Vikings: the elder Edda / Patricia Terry --
Gods and myths of northern Europe / H.R. Ellis Davidson --
The revised standard version of the Bible --
The story of Judaism / Bernhard J. Bamberger --
The works of Philo Judaeus / C.D. Yonge --
The Talmud: selections / H. Polano --
9 1/2 mystics: the Kabbala today / Herbert Weiner --
Souls on fire: portraits and legends of Hasidic masters / Elie Wiesel --
The guide to the perplexed of Maimonides / M. Friedlander --
Jerusalem and other Jewish writings by Moses Mendelssohn / Alfred Jospe --
The earth is the lord's and the sabbath / Abraham Joshua Heschel --
This is my god / Herman Wouk --
Sabbath / Margo Minco --
The cotton patch version of Paul's epistles / Clarence Jordan --
Life in the early church A.D. 33 to 313 / A.E. Welsford --
Athanasius: contra genetes and de incarnatione / Robert W. Thomson --
The rule of Saint Benedict / Justin McCann --
Saint Augustine: the city of god / Gerald G. Walsh, Grace Monahan --
Introduction to Saint Thomas Aquinas / Anton C. Pegis --
The lives of S. Francis of Assisi by Brother Thomas of Celano / A.G. Ferrers Howell --
St. Francis of Assisi / G.K. Chesterton --
Revelations of divine love recorded by Julian Anchoress of Norwich A.D. 1373 / Grace Warrack --
Luther's works, vol. 26: lectures on Galatians / Jaroslav Pelikan --
Calvin: institutes of the Christian religion / John T. McNeill --
Passages from the life and writings of George Fox --
A treasury of Russian spirituality / C.P. Fedotov --
The Christ of Catholicism / Aelred Graham --
To Jesus through Mary: true devotion to Mary according to Saint Louis Grignon de Montfort --
Mother Teresa: her people and her work / Desmond Doig --
World aflame / Billy Graham --
The Protestant era / Paul Tillich --
The cross and the switchblade / David Wilkerson --
The Koran interpreted / Arthur J. Arberry --
Muhammad: the man and his faith / Tor Andrae --
Development of Muslim theology, jurisprudence and constitutional theory / Duncan B. MacDonald --
Readings from the mystics of Islam / Margaret Smith --
The Darvishes / John P. Brown --
Le Droit Musulman / Nicolas de Tornauw --
Muslim institutions / Maurice Gaudefoy-Demombynes --
The Hajj: an appreciation / Ismail Ibrahim Nawwab --
Muhammadan festivals / G.E. von Grunebaum --
Islam in the Sudan / J. Spencer Trimingham --
The way of the Sufi / Idries Shah.
Responsibility: Robert S. Ellwood, Jr.

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Reading selections exploring the religious traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, in addition to Eastern religions and those of ancient Egypt and the Near East.

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