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The great religious leaders.

Author: Charles Francis Potter
Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1958.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Legends
Biography
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Potter, Charles Francis, 1885-1962.
Great religious leaders.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1958
(OCoLC)614390358
Named Person: John Wesley; William Miller; Akhenaton, King of Egypt.; P P Quimby; Moses, (Biblical leader); Roger Williams; Zoroaster.; William Ellery Channing; Robert Green Ingersoll; Muḥammad, Prophet; Patrick, Saint; Mary Baker Eddy; Augustine.; Martin Luther; Jesus Christ; Paul, the Apostle Saint.; Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Jonathan Edwards; Akhenaton, King of Egypt.; William Ellery Channing; Mary Baker Eddy; Jonathan Edwards; Robert Green Ingersoll; Jesus Christ.; Martin Luther; William Miller; Moses, (Biblical leader); Muḥammad, Prophet; Patrick, Saint; Paul, the Apostle Saint.; P P Quimby; Marie Ange Simard; Thomas, Aquinas Saint; John Wesley; Roger Williams; Zoroaster.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Francis Potter
OCLC Number: 1252896
Description: 493 pages 24 cm
Contents: Akhenaten (1388-1358 B.C.) : "the first individual in history" --
Moses (13th century B.C.) : who discovered the personality of god --
Zoroaster (660-583 B.C.) : who discovered the devil --
Jeremiah (650-575 B.C.) : the greatest of the Hebrew prophets --
Buddha (563-483 B.C.) : who found salvation in psychology --
Confucius (551-478 B.C.) : the apostle of morality (including Lao-Tse of the Divine Way) --
The Teacher of Righteousness (170 B.C.?-100 B.C.?) : who prepared the way in the wilderness --
Jesus (8-6 B.C.?-A.D. 29-33?) : who said he was a son of God --
Paul (?-A.D. 62) : who internationalized Christianity --
Augustine (A.D. 354-430) : architect of the City of God : (including the Christian fathers: Polycarp, Irenaeus, Tertullian, Origen, Arius, Athanasius, Eusebius, Gregory Nazianzen, Basil, Gregory of Nyssa, Amerose, Chrysostom, Jerome --
Patrick (A.D. 389-461) : who Christianized Ireland --
Muhammad (A.D. 570-632) : the strange prophet of Islam --
Aquinas (A.D. 1227-1274) : the "dumb ox who filled the earth with his bellowing" --
Nanak (A.D. 1469-1538) : the reformer and peacemaker of India --
Luther (A.D. 1483-1546) : who restored liberty to religion --
Including Wycliffe, Huss, Savonarola, Erasmus, Zwingli, Melanchthon, Calvin --
Nicon (A.D. 1605-1681) : the Luther of Russia --
Wesley (A.D. 1703-1791) : who revived religion in England : (including John Bunyan the Baptist Puritan, George Fox the Quaker, John Murray the Universalist, and General Booth of the Salvation Army) --
American apostles : including Roger Williams the seeker, Jonathan Edwards and the Great Awakening, William Ellery Channing and the Unitarians, Joseph Smith and the Mormons, William Miller and the end of the world, Robert Ingersoll and the agnostics, Phineas Quimby and New Thought, and Mary Baker Eddy and Christian Science --
Conclusion: The future of religion --
Appendix: Leaderless religions (including Egyptian, Babylonian and Assyrian, Hindu, Greek, Roman, Teutonic-Scandinavian, Shinto, and Mexican).
Responsibility: A revision and updating of "The story of religion" in the light of recent discovery and research including the Qumran scrolls.

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