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Four wise men : the lives and teachings of Confucius, the Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad

Author: Mark W Muesse
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Lutterworth Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Confucius, the Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad are among the most thoughtful and influential people in history. Four Wise Men is an accessible introduction to each of these sages in his historical context and a provocative comparison of their lives and teachings. Through careful study, this book examines the ways these fascinating figures speak as one and the ways they differ. Although their voices come from the distant  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Electronic books
Named Person: Confucius.; Gautama Buddha.; Jesus Christ.; Muḥammad, Prophet; Confucius.; Gautama Buddha.; Jesus Christ.; Muḥammad, Prophet
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark W Muesse
ISBN: 9780718847371 0718847377
OCLC Number: 1104139079
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 327 pages)
Contents: Confucius --
The Buddha --
Jesus --
Muhammad.
Responsibility: Mark W. Muesse.

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Confucius, the Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad are among the most thoughtful and influential people in history. Four Wise Men is an accessible introduction to each of these sages in his historical context and a provocative comparison of their lives and teachings. Through careful study, this book examines the ways these fascinating figures speak as one and the ways they differ. Although their voices come from the distant past, they still have wise words to say to us today. --Back cover.

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