World Scriptures: An Introduction to Comparative Religions

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Paulist Press, 1986 - 298 páginas
World Scripture is a guidebook to the primary source materials of the classical, living religions of the world. It is a guidebook which innovatively blends critical and interpretative tools with sacred symbols and stories of Ultimacy.

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SACRED TRADITIONS AND TEXTS
7
B Studying Religions
9
C Characterizing Sacred Texts
10
D Understanding Sacred Texts
12
THE HINDU TRUE SELF The Vedas and Upanishads
18
THE DIVINE LORD KRISHNA The Bhagavad Gita
49
THE TRACKLESS BUDDHA The Dhammapada
73
THE CONFUCIAN WAY The Analects of Confucius
96
THE COVENANT OF ISRAEL The Torah
170
THE JESUS STORY The Gospels and Pauls Letters
207
THE MUSLIM WITNESS The Holy Quran
250
ENCOUNTER OF SACRED SCRIPTURES
282
A CrossReanimation of Sacred Texts
283
B The Aum of Jesus
284
C The Tao of Jesus
285
D The Zen of Jesus
287

THE TAOIST WAY The Tao Te Ching and Chaung Tzu
118
ZENS ORIGINAL FACE The Diamond and The Platform Sutra
142
Eastern and Western
291
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Página 235 - Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High...
Página 246 - I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
Página 231 - And he took the cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them : and they all drank of it. And he said unto them, This is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many. Verily I say unto you, I will drink no more of the fruit of the vine until that day that I drink it new in the kingdom of God.
Página 238 - Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you; I am no longer worthy to be called your son.
Página 246 - Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Página 246 - Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited, but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, being born in human likeness. And being found in human form, he humbled himself and became obedient to the point of death - even death on a cross.

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