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The World treasury of modern religious thought

Author: Jaroslav Pelikan; Clifton Fadiman
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This world treasury is a collection of some of the greatest and most profound pieces of religious, contemplative and inspirational writings of our time. The contributors represent a range of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jaroslav Pelikan; Clifton Fadiman
ISBN: 0316697702 9780316697705
OCLC Number: 20132531
Description: xvii, 635 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The grand inquisitor / F.M. Dostoyevsky --
The unbeliever / Albert Camus --
The progress of the Christian religion / Edward Gibbon --
Failure of nerve / Gilbert Murray --
The essence of religion / Ludwig Feuerbach --
Beyond good and evil / Friedrich Nietzsche --
The feauture of an illusion / Sigmund Freud --
Religion, the opium of the people / Karl Marx --
Invictus / William Ernest Henley --
The will to believe / William James --
I and thou / Martin Buber --
Faith as confession / Karl Barth --
Modern man in search of a soul / Carl Jung --
The Screwtape letters / C.S. Lewis --
The four stages of life / Rabindranath Tagore --
The prophet and prophetic religion / Seyyed Hossein Nasr --
The diary of a country priest / Georges Bernanos --
God's grandeur / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
The starred heaven above and the moral law within / Immanuel Kant --
Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion / Jane Ellen Harrison --
The image of God / Dorothy L. Sayers --
Sacraments of Africa / James Frazer --
Strange is our situation here upon earth / Albert Einstein --
The new reformation / Alfred North Whitehead --
The intelligence in the service of Christ / Etienne Gilson --
Reverence for life / Albert Schweitzer --
Divinity School address / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
The Qurʼān / Fazlur Rahman --
Continued revelation / Nathan Söderblom --
The sacredness of life / Dorothy Day --
The tragic sense of life / Miguel de Unamuno --
The god above God / Paul Tillich --
The essence of prayer / Friedrich Heiler --
The reconstruction of tradition / Muhammad Iqbal --
In the beginning / Mircea Eliade --
What is traditional Judaism? / Mordecai Kaplan --
Buddhism in the modern world / Joseph Mitsuo Kitagawa --
A neo-Confucian manifesto / Carsun Chang [and others] --
Apologia pro vita sua / John Henry Newman --
The essence of Christianity / Adolf von Harnack --
Orthodoxy / Gilbert Keith Chesterton --
Love abides / Søren Kierkegaard --
The importance of living / Lin Yutang --
Agape and eros in Augustine / Anders Nygren --
The part of imagination in the moral life / Nikolay Aleksandrovich Berdyaev --
The phenomenon of man / Pierre Teilhard de Chardin --
Man and his perfection in Islam / Annemarie Schimmel --
A study of good / Nishida Kitarō --
Letters from prison / Dietrich Bonhoeffer --
Visions of the other world / Black Elk --
Waiting for God / Simone Weil --
Mysticism and ethics in Hindu thought / Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan --
The three elements of religion / Friedrich von Hügel --
The doctrine of karma / Daisetz Suzuki --
The reality of Sufism / Martin Lings --
Mysticism and theology / Evelyn Underhill --
Jewish mysticism / Gershom Scholem --
Faith and freedom / Barbara Ward --
The spirit of Judaism / Abraham Heschel --
The foundations of Islamic thought / Hamilton Gibb --
The spirit of Chinese philosophy / Yu-lan Fung --
The social principles of Jesus / Walter Rauschenbusch --
Once to every man and nation / James Russell Lowell --
Autobiography / Mahatma Gandhi --
Letter from the Birmingham City Jail / Martin Luther King --
Beauty will save the world / Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
Responsibility: edited by Jaroslav Pelikan ; with a foreword by Clifton Fadiman, general editor.

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