The Resource The message and the book : sacred texts of the world's religions, John Bowker

The message and the book : sacred texts of the world's religions, John Bowker

Label
The message and the book : sacred texts of the world's religions
Title
The message and the book
Title remainder
sacred texts of the world's religions
Statement of responsibility
John Bowker
Title variation
Message & the book
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This magisterial guide introduces the great faiths of the world through their most important writings. Surveying 400 key religious books, the author engagingly discusses the content, core tenets, and significance of each
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
208.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BL71
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • abstracts summaries
  • bibliography
Label
The message and the book : sacred texts of the world's religions, John Bowker
Publication
Note
Originally published in Great Britain in 2011 by Atlantic Books
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""CONTENTS""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""Using This Book: Bibliography and Translations""; ""1 JUDAISM""; ""The Bible: The Origins of the Jewish People""; ""Tanakh: History and Revelation""; ""Tanakh: Canon and Translations""; ""Interpretation of Torah: Mishnah and Talmuds; Shulhan Aruch""; ""Maimonides: Mishneh Torah""; ""Qabbalah: Zohar""; ""Liturgy and Prayer: Amida and Piyyutim""; ""2 CHRISTIANITY""; ""The New Testament: Jesus and the Canon""; ""The New Testament: The Gospels""; ""The New Testament: Epistles and Other Writings""; ""Translations: The Vulgate, The Authorised Version""
  • ""Creeds and Confessions: The Apostlesâ€? and the Nicene Creeds from Augsburg to Peter the Great""; ""Councils: Ecumenical Councils, Vatican I, Vatican II""; ""Prayers and Hymns: The Office, The Book of Common Prayer, Hymns, John and Charles Wesley""; ""Liturgy and Eucharist: The Last Supper; Kontakia""; ""Prayer and Monastic Orders: Basil the Great, Dionysius, The Philokalia""; ""Monasticism: Rule of Benedict""; ""Christianity of the Celts: Columbanus, Patrick, Carmina Gaedelica""; ""Acts of the Martyrs: Polycarp, Dietrich Bonhoeffer""; ""Augustine: The Confession""
  • ""The Gurus: Adi Granth, Guru Granth Sahib and Dasam Granth""""7 JAINS""; ""Agamas, Suttas and Tattvartha Sutra""; ""8 BUDDHISM (for Buddhism in Korea, see Korea)""; ""The Buddha: The First and Final Addresses""; ""Sacred Texts of Buddhists: The Pali Canon and the Canons of Tibet, China and Japan""; ""Lives of the Buddha: Jatakas, Buddhacarita and Lalitavistara""; ""The Sangha: Vinaya Pitaka, Dhammapada""; ""Dharma/Dhamma: Abhidhamma, Visuddhimagga, Milindapañha""; ""Mahayana: Sutras""; ""Perfection of Wisdom: Ashtasahasrika Sutra, The Diamond-Cutter Sutra, The Heart Sutra, and Nagarjuna""
  • ""Thomas Aquinas: Summa contra Gentiles, Summa Theologica""""Poetry: Dante and Others""; ""The Reformations: Luther, Calvin""; ""The Reformations: Trent, John of the Cross, Ignatius""; ""3 ISLAM""; ""The Quran: Muhammad the Prophet""; ""The Quran: Revelation, the People of the Book""; ""The Quran: The Mushaf""; ""Hadith: The Six Sound Collections""; ""Shariaand the Life of Muhammad: ibn Ishaq, Sirat Rasul Allah""; ""AlGhazali: Ihya 'Ulum udDin, Munqidh mm adDalal""; ""Sufis""; ""The Poets of Persia: Farid, Sa'di, Hafiz, Jami, Rumi""; ""4 ZOROASTRIANS ANP PARSIS""
  • ""Zarathustra: Gathas, Yasna, Avesta""""5 INDIA""; ""The Vedas""; ""Upanishads and Agamas""; ""Sutras: Badarayana's Vedanta Sutra, Patanjali's Yoga Sutra""; ""Dharmasutras and Dharmashastras: Manusmriti""; ""The Epics: Ramayana and Mahabharata""; ""Puranas: Bhagavata Purana""; ""The Song of the Lord: Bhagavadgita""; ""The Love of God: Gitagovinda""; ""The Love of God: Alvars and Nayanars""; ""Taritra: Shrividya""; ""The Gitas: Anugita, Ishvaragita and Devigita""; ""The Sants: Kabir""; ""6 SIKHS""; ""Guru Nanak: Japji and Mul Mantra""
Control code
ocn785374184
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 406 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300183177
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
78826fae-2d60-42f1-a62c-45c4b90ae771
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35487197
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)785374184
  • pebcs0300183178

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